Family

  • If You're Adventurous, You Should Consider Eloping

    Cat Ekkelboom-White / Family and lifestyle

    There's that feeling that words can't describe when you're out in the middle of nowhere with no sound but the crashing of waves or the whistle of the wind through the trees.

  • Georgia's Top 5 Family-Friendly Adventures

    Explore Georgia / Activities, destinations, and family

    Most families are juggling multiple schedules that seem to never tire. School, sports, friends ... the list goes on.

  • 10 Adventures to Help You Beat the Heat in Idaho This Summer

    Visit Idaho / Activities, destinations, and family

    Summer has officially arrived! The days are long and sunny and even up in mountains, things are heating up.

  • A Spontaneous Summer Solstice Campout on a Coastal Maine Island

    sofia aldinio / Activities, family, and lifestyle

    If you are a parent you must know that things change when you have kids. If you are not a parent I'm sure you've seen this happen to friends and family.

  • Losing Yourself in the Blue Ridge Mountains

    Sage Robinson / Destinations, how-to, lifestyle, family, activities, and travel

    Lost.  Go out and get lost.  You won't regret it....you'll just have a story. For better or worse, a story and an adventure.  I currently live in the beautiful town of Asheville, North Carolina.

  • When Camping Doesn't Go As Planned, But You Make the Most of It

    Brynn Schmidt / Family and activities

    We had reservations at Moraine Park Campground in Rocky Mountain National Park for Memorial Weekend this year.

  • 5 Tips for Taking Infants and Toddlers Outdoors

    Alex Trudeau Viriato / How-to and family

    The goal of this list is to help parents who want to take infants or toddlers outdoors but have some reservations.

  • Cali Bound: 9 Adventures from our Family Road Trip out West

    Nick Garcia / Destinations, lifestyle, family, activities, and travel

    Road trips have become our families #1 favorite past time, which is great because over the past 10 months we have been traveling the country while my wife takes different nursing assignments as a tra.

  • Exploring the Great Unknown in New Zealand

    sofia aldinio / Family, activities, and travel

    It's very easy to get lost in the South West of New Zealand. The lush rain forest, the lack of reception and access to places by car is limited.

  • 8 Family-Friendly Waterfall Hikes in Utah

    Tylyn Cullison / Destinations, family, and activities

    The cherry on top is that many are within a minutes drive from Salt Lake and Utah counties and are quite easy to get to.

  • 5 Tips for Camping with a Toddler

    Nick Garcia / Family and activities

    When I decided my little family of three might be ready to experience the beauty of camping in the great outdoors, my wife looked at me questioningly and asked...

  • 6 Must-See Arkansas Waterfalls

    Jon King / Destinations, family, activities, and travel

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

  • 3 Life Lessons I Learned from Mountain Biking

    Kendra Perkins / Lifestyle, family, and activities

    During my freshman year of high school, my dad started taking my family and me out mountain biking. I loved the challenges that I faced with every ride and being able to push myself.

  • Why You Should Revisit Those Quick Getaways and Day Hikes

    Tylyn Cullison / Destinations, lifestyle, family, activities, and travel

    One of the wonderful things about living in Utah is the number of local hikes that are easily done in a day or even a few hours.

  • How We Memorize the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

    Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics / Destinations, how-to, family, activities, and travel

    You probably know that Leave No Trace is based on 7 Principles. Can you name them all? In the right order? Here's a little trick we use to help us memorize all seven principles in the right order.

  • All the Way North: Our Family's 7 Week Road Trip of New Zealand

    sofia aldinio / Destinations, lifestyle, family, and travel

    When you decide that you are going to travel 20 hours on a plane and go pretty much as far as you can with your two year old son it must be worth it.

  • 5 Photos of the Havasupai's Grandest Waterfalls

    Jeremy Meek / Destinations, family, activities, and travel

    Almost everyone has heard of the famous Havasu Falls and seen photos of its magical waters that appear as if they have been Photoshopped (not needed!).

  • Your Guide to Winter Adventure in Jackson Hole, WY

    Chelsea Brinkley / Destinations, family, activities, and travel

    GETTING THEREFlying into Jackson isn't cheap (nor is any other part of this trip). It's a very small yet awesome airport. When we arrived they were handing out mimosas when you walked in the terminal.

  • If You Have Dogs and Need a Getaway, Pay a Visit to the Woodland Park Manor

    Benjamin Canevari / Destinations, lifestyle, family, activities, and travel

    We discovered the Woodland Park Manor through a website called Glamping with Pets.

  • Why Having a Baby Doesn't Mean the End of Adventure

    Anna Cohen / Lifestyle and family

    When we found out that I was pregnant with our first child, my husband and I vowed that it would not mean the end of adventure for us.

  • Why Taking Our Baby Backpacking Was a Great Idea

    Adam Parkison / Lifestyle, family, and activities

    “Babe, I don’t see any more foot prints. And look! The path ahead is covered in debris!” I continued up the trail enthusiastically.

  • 5 Things I Learned from Being Raised in the Outdoors

    Austin Jackson / Health, lifestyle, family, and activities

    I grew up fortunate. No, I wasn't the richest kid, and I was never sporting the newest pair of Nikes. I was never the most liked or funniest kid in the class, but I was still fortunate.

  • An Ode to the Weekend Warrior

    Justin Peverini / Lifestyle and family

    I have always dreamed bigger than my legs could carry me. Growing up, I dreamed of climbing the toughest and gnarliest mountains.

  • Why I Take My Baby Outside in Below Freezing Weather

    Brittany Graham / Lifestyle and family

    When I found out I was having a summer baby, my first thought was, "THANK GOD! I won't be cooped up!" Only I was.