Booking apps, glamping, and tricked-out Sprinter vans: over the past decade, life under the stars has been upgraded. Here's your up-to-date guide for enjoying the ultimate socially distanced weekend.

These tablets make freshening up on the go a breeze. Just chew one up and brush. The spearmint and neroli version is our favorite, but the toothpaste pellets come in an assortment of flavors, including bubblegum, lime, and juniper berry.

This spring, photographer Kiliii Yuyan gathered his camera equipment and, practicing social-distancing guidelines, explored the West Coast to find out how it's been faring in the age of COVID-19

Electric vehicles are becoming popular among the environmentally conscious, but are they realistic for road trips to more remote destinations? I took my Tesla to Utah to find out.

Once it's safe to get back out there, you and your pups will be long overdue for an adventure. Here's what you need to keep them comfortable—and you sane—on your next road trip.

While there are far more serious problems facing the world, for some people whether or not to travel in the weeks and months ahead has become a confusing and heated topic. Here's what a longtime travel writer thinks.

Because an organized road-tripper is a happy road-tripper

Thinking of taking your next road trip overseas? Keep these five tips in mind for your next overlanding adventure.

Nothing puts a damper on a vacation like losing your wallet, laptop, or luggage. This technology will help you keep track of what's most important.

'Highway of Tears' tells the story of the dozens of indigenous women and girls who have gone missing or been found murdered along Canada's Highway 16

Don't let staying connected keep you from your next adventure. Make this simple upgrade and boost your cell service while on the road.

The short road trip on British Columbia's Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler packs in a ton of adventure

Plus: where to stay, eat, and play outside along the way

'Only Music // Alaska' documents the people Justin Fountain met, the places he saw, and the conversations he had on his 3,800-mile trip

When Jeff Gordinier accepted an invite from chef René Redzepi to hunt for tacos in Mexico, he had no idea what he was getting into

Choose the right card, and you might not pay a cent for your next vacation

We picked the Olly as one of our favorite pieces of road-trip gear for dogs. The one-liter bottle has an integrated bowl so you always have a way to keep your pup hydrated. The Olly Bottle is also BPA-free and dishwasher-safe.

Summer jams can't last forever. The Highwomen lead the way on our mix for fall road trips and campouts.

From troubleshooting an active engine light to naming that mountain in the distance, download these tools for a fun, stress-free road trip

The clock is winding down. Don't dwell on summer's missed opportunities—make new ones.

Whether you want to chase early-season powder in the Rockies or lobster rolls in New England, we've got your perfect road trip to end the year on a high note

Overwhelmed by crowds of people sleeping in their vans and trucks, outdoor dream towns are taking actions that could end a way of life

How to handle the ups and downs of nomadic life

Our Gear Guy recommended this running stroller in his roundup of the best gear for road-tripping with children. Folded down, the Revolution Flex goes down to 35-by-10 inches and easily squeezes into an already full car. Jackson especially liked the stroller’s stability and shock-absorbing suspension system.

How a 21-year-old and her pet snake took YouTube by storm

With the help of Steven Glass and Mitchell Rosko, you could be living in a skoolie (complete with a fireplace and shower) within a year

Filmmakers Granite and Light took off with eight friends, four vans, and one furball for a holiday vacation in Baja

From the Canadian Kootenay Rockies to Southwest hot springs, we found the most scenic stretches of road for epic summer adventures

We prioritized natural beauty—and lack of crowds

Slow travel is popular in Europe and catching on in the U.S. It's not a bad way to ease your climate (and possibly flight) anxiety.

Here's a guarantee: if you show up to Overland Expo West, you'll of course see some incredible Jeeps and Toyota Tacomas. But the real way to take in this annual gathering in Flagstaff, Arizona, is to walk past the cliché Sprinter van build-outs and keep your eyes peeled for the trucks, vans, and other four-wheel-drive campers that are one of a kind. We spent all weekend tracking down some of these gems.

How you organize your gear is just as important as the gear you take

Go the distance with these nine essentials

Meet the newest trend in full-service trip planning: surprise travel. You won't find out where you're going until it's time to go.

Look no further for your go-to playlist for the long hauls

Whether you’re rinsing off after a bike ride or grabbing a quick shower at a hostel abroad, having your own towel comes in handy. This one is an ultralight option (6.4 ounces for the full-body version) that folds down to the size of a pocket square. It’s made from a…

Why waste time and materials cutting the end off a cheap plastic toothbrush when you could use this overdesigned model that folds into itself? Plus, the head is replaceable when the bristles wear out.

Showers are great—when you can take them. But it’s not always possible, so make sure you have a pack of these wipes in your kit. They’re extra thick but soft enough to use in the most sensitive places, and aloe vera and vitamin E moisturize as you scrub the grime…

There are plenty of organic, biodegradable soaps out there, but it’s hard to beat the classic: Dr. Bronner’s. A liquid pure-castile soap (no chemicals or phosphates), it doubles as shampoo and bodywash. The label also makes for fun bathroom reading.

Not all Dopp kits are created equal. The North Face’s version is made from tough ballistic nylon that easily withstands shower spray and mist. More importantly, it has a wide opening, a flat bottom, and a hook, so it can sit upright on the countertop or hang from the showerhead,…

Forget stealing the hotel shampoo. Fill these durable Cordura bags with your shower and grooming essentials instead, and you’ll have everything you need in reusable, leakproof containers. Each weighs less than half an ounce and carries three ounces of liquid—well within TSA restrictions.

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