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The Complete Guide to Adventure Travel

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

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Where Should You Go on Vacation Next?

Take our travel quiz to find your perfect trip.
Women Who Travel

How to Plan a Responsible Outdoor Adventure



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 21 Most Beautiful Islands in the Caribbean

Empty beaches, azure water, towering peaks—what's not to love?

A Beginner's Guide to Winter Camping

With the right gear and preparation, winter camping can actually be—dare we say—cozy.

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in America

You've heard about the spacious skies and amber waves of grain, but what about the otherworldly deserts, prismatic hot springs, and fairytale forests?

The 51 Most Beautiful Places in the World

From the Serengeti to the Grand Canyon.

The Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization has more than 1,100 locations on its prestigious World Heritage list.

The Most Beautiful Places in the Pacific Northwest

All the misty beaches and wooded mountains you could ever want.
Family Travel

23 Family Summer Vacation Ideas, From Costa Rica Eco-Lodges to Alaska National Parks

Whether city, the sea, or the great wildernesses beyond, these are the ultimate family adventures.
Islands & Beaches

The 17 Best Beaches in New Jersey

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

16 Best Beaches in Mexico—Whether You Want a Quiet Surf Escape or Thrumming Nightlife

With nearly 5,800 miles of coastline, Mexico has no shortage of beach destinations. 

The 12 Best Places to Go Skiing in Switzerland

From après-ski scenes, nearly vertical slopes, and family-friendly resorts, the Swiss mountains have it all. 

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 Après-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). 
Islands & Beaches

The 24 Best Beaches in the U.S.

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