Our selections are not your Yosemites and Grand Canyons, where you have to elbow your way to the front of the pack at Tunnel View and Mather Point. Go to those if you want. But also carve out time to enjoy these less visited destinations, which are both especially scenic and well rounded in their offerings.
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Here are seven of our favorite places to park your van or pitch your tent to experience life down by the river.
Our new active-lifestyle festival brings the best new road-tripping rigs and outdoor gear to the windy city—along with demos, adventure films, inspirational speakers, and rockin' live music. See ya there?
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Slow travel is popular in Europe and catching on in the U.S. It's not a bad way to ease your climate (and possibly flight) anxiety.
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“With so few untrammeled wildlands still holding on, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is worth all we can do to help save it. This geographic wonder of 1,100 lakes in a million acres exists nowhere else on the globe.”
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Introducing the latest trend in travel: surprise trips to places that won’t be revealed to you until it’s go time.
From our favorite packable meals to TSA-friendly containers, here are 10 easy hacks to eat well while flying.
The 1,900-mile-long thru-hike winds through the southern Andes from Santiago to the climbing mecca of Mount Fitz Roy. To complete it, adventurers need a lot more than physical stamina.
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Not only will you save a chunk of change by acting as your family’s camp counselor, but you’ll also be able to set a more flexible schedule and pursue activities that work for everyone in your minivan.
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How you ORGANIZE your gear is just as important as the gear you take.
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The ins and outs of overnighting in the actual wilderness.
At these festivals around the country, you can watch top athletes perform, learn a new sport, get access to remote terrain, or kick back and watch The Killers in a field with a cold craft beer. Or do it all.
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Frequent fliers spend a lot of energy trying to avoid long layovers. But with these tips, the right attitude, and a bit of ingenuity, you can turn your layover into another adventure.
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It's almost summer. Here's how to avoid loading up on junk food as you fly off to mountain and beach adventures.
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You can try to book your epic adventure by spending hours online. Or you can save time, money, and hassle by using a travel agent.