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We put together our favorite in-state itineraries in every region of the country, to make it easy for you to explore your own backyard

The Navajo Nation has the highest known rate of coronavirus in the country. The scale of the tragedy can be traced to a long history of denying the tribe's legal right to water access.

For decades, the cowboy has occupied a storied place in Americana—but the image in popular narratives excluded cowboys of color. This year the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and Grammy-winning musician Dom Flemons sought to change that. At the event, held in Nevada earlier this winter, the theme was the same as Flemons's 2018 album: black cowboys.

Boomtown and Drilled tackle climate change and oil and gas extraction from different angles

An entire mountain range to itself, dramatic stretches of the Rio Grande, and 118 miles of shared border with Mexico are just a few reasons why this 801,163-acre range in southwest Texas is worth a visit

New Zealand's South Island is undoubtedly one of the world's most beautiful places, where golden beaches and dense rainforests border the snow-capped Southern Alps and adventures are endless. But for those of us who can't pick up and move to Christchurch, here's a definitive guide on how to make the most of your time there.

From visiting Alaska's fat bears to traveling solo across Scotland, here's how we're spending our PTO

Parts of the southern border are ecological wonderlands. The wall threatens 23 endangered and at-risk species.

Snag some major airfare discounts on your next trip

The answer: it depends. But we read through the fine print so you don't have to.

Geologists have captured the low, deep hum of Castleton Tower near Moab

Téa Obreht's sprawling new novel ties together camels, immigration, and the myths of the Southwest

The River of Sorrows almost never flows, due to a tricky confluence of climate change and water rights, but this year was different

In 'Hike the Line,' from Corey Robinson, these hikers share an experience that's unlike any other thru-hike

In pursuit of the most accurate results, we equipped all 50 rigs in our 2019 test with Enve hoops and Maxxis rubber. Here's what we learned.

There was something about Primland that made Emily Nunn see red—a lavish and expensive outdoor Xanadu situated near her beloved Virginia hometown. Then she went there and had... a pretty good time. Blame the trout stream and the 400-thread-count linens.

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