Credit-card mileage programs are as confusing as they are enticing, with rules, add-ons, and fine print that's always changing. Here's how to make them work for you.

'The River and the Wall' chronicles an intense journey down the Rio Grande, bearing witness to the ecosystems and livelihoods along the U.S.-Mexico border

Beat credit companies at their own game—and travel entirely with points, miles, and cash-back

Well-thought-out rain gear from a proven manufacturer

A few years ago, more than 60 percent of the country fell under some level of drought. The worst thing? These warm, dry conditions tend to lead to even warmer, drier ones.

New research suggests that national parks are getting hotter and drier faster than the rest of the country

Scientists discovered that the temperature of a patch of water on the other side of the world can help predict how dry winters will be in the Southwest

New Mexico's Bandelier National Monument holds clues to what may happen to forests affected by massive fires

When your home-on-wheels is in the shop for multiple days, take the opportunity to explore someplace new on foot

In Arizona, the Verde River was running dry, so Kim Schonek devised a plan to save it with the help of everyone's favorite malted beverage.

We know a thing or two about the Southwest—our offices are located in Santa Fe, after all. So trust us when we say that these radar-ducking adventures are full of hidden rivers and otherworldly canyons. Just don’t pass it on.

This desert abode is built from 12 shipping containers

Ignore the countless images of the super bloom in your Instagram feed—the real miracle of the desert is just how much life it contains

James Coleman is snapping up small ski areas in Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. As warming temperatures shorten the winter season and the West contends with drought, we had to ask: Why?

Photographer Alex Strohl and videographer Mathieu le Lay overland across the Southwest in search of desert landscapes.

Increase your MPG (meals per gallon) this summer with these rules for finding the best road food.

'The Silence' is a beautiful short film from Matthew Irving about the silence found in the American West

In 2015, filmmaker Dan Sadgrove set off on a 5,000-mile road trip from California to Louisiana and back

Filmmaker Oleg Zayanov traveled across Arizona, Nevada, and Utah, taking in the colossal landscapes iconic of the region.

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