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Adventure Interacting with Marine Life
Seeing marine life can be a life-changing experience. Getty

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.
Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Aspen, Colorado
One of the dreamiest winter escapes—whether you're an adrenaline skiier and concertgoer, or more of a bunny-slope and shopping enthusiast. 
Ski & Snow
An International Guide to the World of Aprés-Ski
Whether you're looking for Champagne showers in Austria or sticky-floored dives in Montana, we've got the rundown of where to go (and what to drink). 
21 European Cities That Are Even Better in Winter
Summer temps can’t compete with mulled wine and snow-dusted canal houses.
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. 
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.