Adventure Travel

The Best Storm-Sighting Travel Destinations in America

The Best Storm-Sighting Travel Destinations in America
Mother Nature can provide some of the most adventurous travel experiences around, from chasing tornadoes in the Midwest to catching the biggest swells on the Carolina ocean fronts. For a certain type of adventurer, there is an allure to watching the clouds roll in and seeing Mother Nature’s show of...

The Most Inspiring Travel Books of All Time

The Most Inspiring Travel Books of All Time
Looking for some travel inspiration to feed your wanderlust? Try reading one—or all—of these amazing travel books. Looking for your next great read? With summer upon us, it’s always good to have a stable of great books on hand for long afternoons lounging in the sunshine. Even better if those books...

Adventure For One: Solo Travel In The American Southwest

Adventure For One: Solo Travel In The American Southwest
Have you ever had the desire to travel solo but didn’t know where to begin? Patrick Gensel uses his solo road trip around the American Southwest as a template to give you the tips you need to have a great solo experience. In Desert Solitaire, Edward Abbey wrote “We need the possibility of escape as...

How to Handle a Bear Encounter

How to Handle a Bear Encounter
While attacks are rare, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Learn how to avoid and react to an encounter on the hiking trail. Bear attacks on humans are rare, but encountering one during a hiking or camping trip in the wild can be frightening, which is why it’s important to know how to react—or...

The Most Incredible National Parks to Explore in Winter

The Most Incredible National Parks to Explore in Winter
Worried that dropping temperatures and a little snow will shut down your outdoor fun? These national parks prove winter really can be the most wonderful time of the year. It’s tempting to spend winter holed up inside—but you’d be doing yourself a disservice by spending these shorter, colder days...

Where to Go Snowshoeing: Top Spots in North America

Where to Go Snowshoeing: Top Spots in North America
Snowshoeing has become one of North America’s fastest-growing winter sports. Whether you’d prefer to compete in a snowshoe race or just spend a couple hours meandering through the forest, we can suggest an ideal snowshoeing location for you. Snowshoeing doesn’t offer the extreme thrills of...

Go Spelunking! The World’s Coolest Caves

Go Spelunking! The World’s Coolest Caves
Looking for a unique adventure? Check out six of the quirkiest caves on—and deep within—the planet. Adventure travelers don’t just roam the earth—they explore inside it. Submerge yourself in our list of the world’s top six cave destinations, and then starting planning your own descent. Just don’t...

What to Do in Bali: 5 Can't-Miss Adventures

What to Do in Bali: 5 Can't-Miss Adventures
From snorkeling to mountain climbing to visiting holy temples, the Indonesian island of Bali offers plenty of awesome experiences. Check out our list of must-do adventures. With its inviting pristine beaches and heavy doses of nature and culture, the Indonesian island province of Bali has a variety...

America's Top Snowboarding Destinations

America's Top Snowboarding Destinations
Whether you’re an experienced snowboarder or a newbie to the sport, these six spots across America always provide plenty of powder and groomed terrain. Long before the X Games and the Winter Olympics made it a mainstream sport, snowboarding had developed a community of enthusiasts that appreciate...

How Rugged of a Traveler Are You?

How Rugged of a Traveler Are You?
Find out if you have the strength, skills, and…well…guts to consider yourself the toughest of travelers. Before you strap on your crisp new backpack and slip on your never-before-worn hiking boots for a rugged journey, you may want to make sure you are ready for the road ahead first. The following...

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