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As frequent national-park visitors know, the Park Service offers coveted passport stamps, maps, and badges. Here’s how to get them.
See where your favorite resort landed in the 2023 Ski Magazine reader survey
Shenandoah National Park has unveiled Shencamp, a text message-based update to help campers locate vacant campsites
The results are in from the 2023 Ski Magazine reader survey! Did your favorite East Coast ski area make the list?
Visitors are waiting up to five hours to enter the famed Utah parkland, which did away with a timed-entry system earlier this month
From outdoor adventure to sampling local food culture, here’s how to enjoy the Green Mountain State
Sorry for sending the crowds your way, but sharing special places in the outdoors is my job, and if it’s done right, it’s for the greater good
We asked Andrew Collins, author of the new book ‘Ultimate Road Trips: USA and Canada,’ to reveal his favorite fall road trips. From underrated national parks in Utah to classic leaf peeping in New England, here’s his intel on where to go and what to do.
With the summer high season wrapping up, a variety of national parks are doing away with timed-entry and reservation rules for the next few months
It’s like sustainable tourism 2.0—with a focus on leaving destinations better than we found them.
Traveling this summer was chaotic and expensive. Fall trips don't have to be that way with this advice on how to save and where to go.
8 ways to experience all New Mexico has to offer
An inside look at Black Diamond Ambassador Chris Burkard’s hike through Iceland in pursuit of the perfect photograph
Lighthouses across the country are crumbling amid worsening storms and dwindling funds. One promising exception is Graves Light Station, offshore from Boston, which has outlasted the Perfect Storm, among many poundings. Plus: lighthouses where you can spend the night.
Beautiful weather for outdoor fun, fall colors galore, and festive seasonal activities—what more could you ask for?
Winter has shown up big time in the Southern Hemisphere as ski resorts reopen to international travelers
Plan accordingly, because these mountains all require reservations to hit the slopes in 2022
Turns out you can carve fresh snow in August. Put these Southern Hemisphere resorts on your bucket list.
Award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander explains how the expansion of the National Park Service Mellon Humanities Fellowship will allow scholars to deepen our understanding of the history within our public lands and share it with visitors
In the summer of 2020, an anonymous artist who goes by the name of Roadside Senryu started installing road signs inscribed with poems, a joy for those driving past them and for communities nearby
You’d be hard pressed to find a better deal on a fully built camper van
Take the whole family along in this distinctive camper
A program called Malama Hawaii is connecting hotel and restaurant visitors with environmental nonprofits to tackle the state’s mounting plastic-pollution problem
Thanks to a number of world-class races, a community-focused running culture, historical landmarks, and accessible wooded trails, the nation’s capital is one of the best urban running environments in the country
Granting access to more than 2,000 national parks and recreation areas, the America the Beautiful pass is a game changer for any park-hopping traveler. Here’s how to know if the pass is right for you—plus how to buy it and use it.
A park-by-park list of entrance charges and reservation information
Outside’s gear director, Will Taylor, included the StoneHauler Pro in his roundup of the best winter workout gear. “The padded duffel has a separate cinchable wet-clothes zone within the main compartment, plus backpack straps and a stout side handle,” he wrote.
The precocious author’s debut release was the December-January pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with him about his journey along the Magdalena, Colombia’s longest waterway, and his attempt to understand the quickly changing country
A ski trip into these Italian mountains unfolds into a learning experience and a bridge to much needed healing
Tips and products to make your stay in the terminal a whole lot more bearable when your flight gets canceled
Jordan Salama’s new book is an impressive debut by an up-and-coming travel writer
Author Jordan Salama began writing this captivating book, about a journey down Colombia’s Magdalena River, when he was just a college student
“Quite simply, this is the perfect travel pack,” wrote our Buyer’s Guide tester of the 45-liter Peak Design pack. “ There are pockets for just about everything, including a hidden one for passports, a soft-lined one for sunglasses, and a padded one for a laptop.”…
These are our favorite pieces that won’t break the bank
“This clever pack is padded, to safeguard electronics, and has separate compartments for clean and dirty gear,” wrote Buyer’s Guide tester Melissa McGibbon. “The back straps are made of comfy closed-cell foam, and the Praxus (and women’s Proxy) fits in an overhead bin.”…
The forest is a sight to behold when the vibrant foliage is on full display
At trailheads and on city streets, thieves are stealing more gadgets than ever. Here’s my solution for stopping them.
Whether you’re on a road trip or backpacking through Europe, download these apps to learn more about the culture, weather, and even history of the places you’re visiting
You can’t beat the desert vibes at these stunning vacation homes, all minutes from California’s most laid-back national park
From Arkansas to Wyoming, these abandoned towns are packed with history and located on stunning public land. For some of them, it’s an adventure just to reach them.
Gear Director Will Taylor reviewed the Burnt Rock in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide: “Merrell’s no-nonsense, stylish casual shoe can pedal you from the office to the trailhead and then provide the stability you need to hike to the summit. It’s stiff enough for good power transfer, and the…
No two waterfalls are exactly alike, but these will always capture our imagination