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The Complete Guide to Adventure Travel

From the best hiking trails to how to get scuba certified. 



How to Plan a Seamless Family Camping Trip

Step-by-step guidance on finding a campsite during high season, easy and delicious meal ideas, and games that'll turn your kids into lifelong campers.
Places to Stay

8 Glamping Sites to Upgrade Your Next National Park Visit

Sleep under the stars, without having to actually sleep on the ground.

The Best Tent for Every Kind of Camper

From solo adventurers to families with dogs.

Hiking and climbing


When the Navajo Nation Reopens, Visitors Must Return Slowly—And Respectfully

Writer Pauly Denetclaw hopes visitors will arrive at the Navajo Nation with a new perspective.
National Parks

The Best State Park in Every Single State

With ancient redwoods, bison, and red sandstone rock formations, they're just as impressive as America's national parks.
National Parks

How to Plan Your First Backpacking Trip

You don’t need to be a pro to hit the trail; you just need to be prepared.

The Best Hikes in the U.S.

Where to get out in the wilderness, from Alaska to Maine.
National Parks

Via Ferratas Offer an Entry Into Rock Climbing—Here's Where to Find Them in the U.S.

Meaning “iron path” in Italian, this protected style of rock climbing makes mountaineering approachable for beginners.

For Under-the-Radar Vineyards and Hiking Trails, Head to Colorado's Western Slope

The region is filled with red rock trails, desert vistas, and rolling vineyards.
Islands & Beaches

The 24 Best Beaches in the U.S.

All the surf and soft sand you could ask for—no passport required.

The 51 Most Beautiful Places in the World

From the Serengeti to the Grand Canyon.
National Parks

10 National Parks to Visit During Wildflower Season

These parks are home to the country's most vivid blooms from late March through August. 

The Best Women's Hiking Boots for Every Type of Trail and Climate

Boots for day hikers and mountain trekkers alike.

5 Canadian Adventures to Plan Right Now

With border reopened, these are the trips to suit every type of traveler.
News & Advice

What It’s Like to Climb a Rocky Mountain Via Ferrata 

Via ferratas have helped amateur hikers tackle the Alps for decades. Now, they are catching on stateside.

6 Expert-Recommended Bug Sprays That Actually Work

Whether you're camping, hiking, or just hanging out at a nearby park.
News & Advice

How an Indigenous-Owned Adventure Company Is Bringing Bike Tourism to the Navajo Nation

Dzil Ta’ah Adventures' cycling tours pair desert landscapes with Navajo creation stories—and all tour revenue is reinvested into Navajo communities.

Where to See Mammoth and Dinosaur Fossils in the U.S., Including Active Dig Sites

From South Dakota to Maryland, these places are sure to please any amateur paleontologist. 
Islands & Beaches

The 15 Best New Jersey Beaches, from Cape May to Asbury Park 

The spots worth planning a day, a weekend, or a whole week around, all summer long.