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A researcher thinks we may be able to recycle beer waste into a powerful algae-fighting tool

If you're interested in disaster tourism, these places are packed with adventures and need your dollars more than ever before

Those tasty bivalves we can't get enough of are also great for filtering pollutants out of the water, but there's a balance that comes with building more oyster farms

It's easier than ever to jump on a bus, bike, train, or trolley to climb, paddle, hike, and camp

Newly created state offices are promoting outdoor recreation as a major contributor to local economies and the public good, but they need a lot more support to be successful

The résumé of P. Daniel Smith, including a troubling work history

Looking for a road-trip excuse? the Atlantic and Gulf coasts have some of the best oysters in the country.

From epic skiing in Antarctica to a lazy beer-fueled canoe trip in North Carolina, these are the best places to visit this year

In burgs recognized for an abundance of adventure, these are the winning places that will set you up for everything

A river- and mountain-loving town took home the top prize (again) in our 2015 contest.

One man and his canine pal cover 13,000 miles in 32 states to discover just how strong our relationship is with man's best friend.

With the launch of Strava Metro, the Bay Area-based online fitness company hopes to become an advocate for its users.

The Mid-Atlantic section of the Appalachian Trail includes New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Surprisingly, this portion is known for the hottest weather—even more so than the southern section of the trail—due to lower elevations. The Mid-Atlantic portion of the Appalachian Trail. The Virginia section of the Appalachian…

In September, when the nights cool and the mosquitoes follow the RVs inland, the salt marshes of ­Assateague Island National Seashore are perfect for a quick fall paddling escape

The best beaches for practicing your moves offer gentle waves and a no-pressure atmosphere. Here, over 20 of the best beginner breaks in the country to get your feet wet.

  Blackwater NWR is the center of the greatest nesting density of bald eagles in the eastern United States north of Florida. Q: I'm thinking of taking a kayak trip around the Chesapeake Bay. Can you point me to some resources for planning a route, camping areas, maps of…

Is a great beach more than a gazillion grains of sand mixed with sun and water? You bet. Here, the 15 best for families.

Sampling sea and shore along Chesapeake Bay

Where the water is calm, the camping great—and the sea kayaking takes you to a world of beautiful swimmers

Using cutting-edge techniques, three young mavericks set out to tackle one of the hardest routes in the Himalayas