Family

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.

Desert Days: Exploring Southern California's National and State Parks

Andrew Hoang / Destinations, lifestyle, family, activities, and travel

Ever since I've gone up to Seattle, I've gotten this incessant need to go outside and just explore and bask in the glory of the outdoors.

5 Tips for Hiking with Kids and Toddlers

Brandon Dewey / How-to, family, and activities

When I was a week old, my parents took me on my first outdoor adventure.

Give an Invaluable Gift Next Year

Kevin Abernethy / Lifestyle and family

Christmas is right around the corner and most of us are wrapping up our holiday shopping and hoping we found the perfect gift; that article of clothing, maybe some new gear, new shoes, gift cards, th.

Need a Last Minute Gift Idea? A National Parks Pass is the Answer

Eric Sullivan / Destinations, lifestyle, family, activities, and travel

Around this time every year we all begin to experience that familiar anxiety.

3 Things I've Learned about How to Cope with Routine

John Sides / How-to, lifestyle, family, and travel

I traveled a lot growing up.

Why You Should Explore Schwabacher Landing in the Winter

Josh Packer / Family, activities, and travel

A few photographers were in Jackson Hole last year and wanted to visit Grand Teton National Park in the snowy conditions.