How I've Been Inspired by My Backyard

By John Entwistle / Destinations and lifestyle

I have a mantra in life that I should always be inspired by where I live.

The West Coast's Top 20 Backpacking Trips

By Under Armour / Destinations and activities

There is no better way to see what you're made of and test your outdoor skills than in the backcountry and - this part is up for debate - there is no better place to explore the backcountry than the .

Four Volcanoes, Five Days, and Endless Tacos: Climbing Mexico’s Highest Peaks

By Rachel Davidson / Destinations and activities

Last week I had the privilege and pleasure of joining a group of mountaineering friends in Mexico on one of the toughest climbing programs I’ve ever participated in.

10 Must-Do 14er Hikes in Colorado

By Garmin / Destinations and activities

Hiking to the top of any mountain gives you a sense of accomplishment and pride that you can't find anywhere else.

Climbing Montana's Tallest Mountain, Granite Peak

By Karissa Frye / Activities and destinations

The rocks below my feet shook with every step forward, the harsh surface of the granite boulders scraped my hands as I tried to grasp them. My body insisted that I crawl.

My Favorite Drive in the World: Part 2

By Billy Bowling / Destinations and activities

So here you are! You came back to see what all the fuss was about after that long run on sentence that was The Blue Ridge Parkway: Virginia Edition I take it? Well, thanks for coming back again for r.

How to Prepare for Backpacking Europe

By Shalee Blackmer / Destinations and how-to

You've decided to take a leap and backpack Europe. Excited, frantic, and eager, it may be hard knowing where to start planning the upcoming journey.

5 Photos That'll Make You Want to Visit Samuel H Boardman State Park

By Camaran Khiev / Destinations and activities

This was my first time visiting this state park, or even coming to see Oregon's Coast.

Explore 3 Beautiful Trails at Colorado's Windy Saddle Park

By Matthew Eaton / Activities and destinations

As a city-dweller who longs all week for upcoming weekend adventures, I often look to escape to the mountains during the week as well.

25 Amazing Campsites in the American Southwest

By Chaco Footwear / Destinations and activities

There's something special about waking up in the desert. There's a stillness and clarity that you just can't find anywhere else.

6 Must-See Arkansas Waterfalls

By Jon King / Destinations, family, and activities

1. Neil Compton's Double Falls With no marked trail and a steep scramble down, Compton’s Double Falls makes you earn the view.

Watch Sunrise on Half Dome from Yosemite Conservancy's Live Webcams

By The Outbound Collective / Destinations

If you’re reading this, you’re obviously not in Yosemite (at least we really hope you’re not in Yosemite and staring at your phone) but you can do the next best thing and watch one of the four live w.

Winter Meditations in the Canadian Rockies

By Jason Hatfield / Destinations

Each of my experiences in these fantastical peaks and valleys brings new stories and images to share.

March Among the Penguins in the Strait of Magellan

By Marguerite McNeal / Destinations

My first thought when we stepped onto the tiny island was “it doesn’t smell.

Make a Detour to These Two Spots on the Way to Las Vegas

By Leo Xu / Destinations

A lot of people from Utah would like to spend weekend in Las Vegas, it is really not my type of place for my day off, but if you got a chance to tag along, make it different.

8 Things a Year in the Sub-Antarctic Taught Me

By Jamie Gallant / Destinations and lifestyle

In 2013 I quit my job at an advertising agency in Chicago and jumped at the chance to join a British Royal Air Force flight heading 8000 miles south to the Falkland Islands.

How to Camp on a Deserted Island in Panama for $5

By Alyssa + Hannah ODYSEA / Destinations, how-to, and lifestyle

Every morning I would wake to the sunrise over the nearby rocks, stumble from my tent with my mask and snorkel in hand, and fall into the crystal clear waters.

Why You Should Visit the National Parks in Their Off Season

By Matthew Eaton / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Have you ever felt the excitement of getting to visit one of the country’s beautiful National Parks, but as you get close you find a line of cars a mile long trying to work through the park gate? If .

10 Amazing Spring Hikes in Georgia

By Explore Georgia / Destinations and activities

Whether you're craving a long climb to a rushing waterfall or a leisurely walk through a shady forest, Georgia has something for every hiker this spring.

Climate Change and the Transformation of Glacier National Park

By Michael Graw / Lifestyle and destinations

Put Glacier National Park at the top of your summer to-do list - the last remaining glaciers in this iconic American landscape may be gone before you get there if you wait much longer.

101 Guide: Yosemite in 3 Days

By Tom Humphrey / Destinations and activities

I get it. This story is not necessarily very new, innovative or sexy.

Keystone Dreamin': A Road Trip on Pennsylvania Route 6

By Jack Tumen / Destinations and activities

If I had to guess, I'd say Pennsylvania isn't very high on most travelers' lists of "must-see destinations.

The Ultimate Oregon Adventure Bucket List

By Hi-Tec USA / Destinations and activities

Oregon is home to some of the most beautiful and unique landscapes in America.

You Need to Go to Death Valley for the Super Bloom

By Michael Wigle / Destinations and activities

In Death Valley National Park wildflowers are so rare that they are actually called ephemerals because of how quickly they bloom and die. Witnessing a super bloom here is incredibly powerful.