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My Top 5 Hikes in Washington State

By Caroline Bonnet / Destinations and activities

I couldn't be more lucky than moving to Washington from France. This is where I found out my love for hiking and how much I enjoy my time in the mountains. Here's my 5 favorite hikes I have done:  1.

When You Live in Paradise, Why Would You Ever Want to Leave?

By Cassie Kawamata / How-to and travel

As someone who has lived on the island of Oahu their whole life, the struggle to find cheap flights, plan trips, and maximize vacation time off work is real.

Pro Tips: Climbing & Camping in Joshua Tree

By Clif Bar / Destinations and activities

Joshua Tree is a very popluar national park, and appropriately so in the spring. The weather is mild, the wildflowers are in bloom, and the wildlife is going crazy.

How to Leave Your Mark on the National Parks

By Katie Johnson / Destinations and lifestyle

If you clicked on this honestly thinking you'd be told how to leave a mark when you visit these beautiful places, you're exactly who needs to be reading this.

I Want to Use My Camera as an Instrument for Change: Here's How You Can Be a Part of It

By Emily Hlaváč Green / Lifestyle and travel

It was not more than four months ago that I applied with Photographers Without Borders, an NGO set up to support grassroots initiatives by linking them with photographers for assignments in remote lo.

Life at Potrero Chico, Mexico's Awe-Inspiring Rock Climbing Destination

By Carter Clark / Destinations, lifestyle, activities, and travel

Our escapade to far off lands started like so many do: in a foreign customs office being told that we needed to exit the country immediately.

Catching an Epic Sunrise on Taiwan's Snow Mountain

By John Sides / Destinations and travel

It’s disappointing watching your trip plans seemingly fall apart. Months earlier, I’d planned a backpacking trip in Taiwan with my wife.

The Best Places for Camping in Georgia

By Explore Georgia / Destinations and activities

Georgia is home to a variety of incredible camping opportunities that you need to add to your to-do list. Bring your kayak and paddle your way around Georgia's unique swampy wilderness.

2 Days of Adventure through the Landscapes of Oregon’s Remote Southeastern Corner

By Chaney Swiney / Travel and destinations

Oregon’s most remote areas are in its southeastern corner. Here, deep in the rainshadow of the Cascades, the dry lands are folded and faulted in tilting mountains and vast expanses of sagebrush.

6 Beginner Tips for Long Exposure Ocean Photography

By Tori Marsh / How-to and activities

1. Find a Rocky Beach. The coolest part of taking a long exposure shot of the ocean is seeing the patterns of the current. These patterns are exacerbated by structures in the water.

15 Amazing Hikes in Glacier National Park

By LifeStraw / Destinations and activities

Montana is about as wild as it gets in the continental U.S. and nowhere shows off the state's staggering beauty more than Glacier National Park.

10 Photos from My Long Weekend Road Trip to the PNW

By Leo Xu / Destinations, travel, and activities

I have to say Oregon is one of my favorite states. There are so many amazing places and I just never got enough time to go there.

Photographing the Supermoon and What I'll Do Differently Next Time

By Abby Shepard / How-to and activities

In December of 2016, there was a natural phenomenon happening called the Supermoon, where the moon was extra close to Earth during its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the .

The Best Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

By Chaco Footwear / Destinations and activities

We know you've heard of Havasu Falls and likely pined for the chance to go, so naturally, it tops this list.

13 Highlights of the Great Ocean Road, Australia

By Alyssa + Hannah ODYSEA / Destinations, activities, and travel

Enjoy this spectacular adventure by camping in National Parks, finding secret lookouts, surfing beautiful waves and knowing the koala hotspots. This is our Great Ocean Road itinerary and highlights..

How One Lobster Pot Maker in the UK is Keeping Old Traditions Alive

By Gabriel Nivera / Lifestyle and travel

Going exploring on your own in a foreign land is by far one of the most rewarding experiences you can do as a traveller.

AmeriCorps Service Programs Are Being Threatened Like Never Before. Here's Why We Should Care.

By Brian Pinkard / Lifestyle

In 2015 I graduated from college with a fancy engineering degree, promptly said “to hell with it” and joined AmeriCorps.

If You're Driving I-5 through Northern California, Make a Stop at Castle Crags State Park

By Michael Fricke / Destinations, activities, and travel

Growing up with my mother in Portland, Oregon and my father working in Long Beach, California I had driven up and down the I-5 many times. I never really stopped to see things in between until now.

Stanley, Idaho Belongs on Your Summer Bucket List

By Visit Idaho / Destinations, activities, and travel

With endless trails, lakes, and gorgeous scenic vistas, Stanley is your quintessential mountain town destination.

7 Photos from a Hiking Gem Near Atlanta, Georgia

By Andrew Todd / Destinations and activities

I've lived in the Atlanta metro area for almost a year now, and while I'm a little embarrassed to have just now begun to hike, camp, & explore north Georgia ... better late than never.

Alabama's Best Destination That You've Never Heard Of

By Merritt McKinney / Destinations and activities

Stephens Gap is Simply Magnificent I'm not going to write about why or how you get to this place because my friend and fellow Outbound writer, Edward Day, has already written an excellent adventure .

How My Home Became a Wasteland

By Jonathon Reed / Lifestyle

I grew up on an isolated property north of County Road 45, which was Digby Township in my young life and has now amalgamated into the City of Kawartha Lakes.

How Hikers Can Avoid Blisters and Other Foot Problems

By Thomas Johnson / How-to and health

Hiking is an activity that requires extensive use of the feet. We rely on them to carry us safely to the end of the trail.

6 Photos from Alaska's Hatcher Pass and Independence Mine

By Alex Watts / Destinations, activities, and travel

Hatcher Pass is a great recreational spot in the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska. The area is filled with miles of hiking and biking trails in the summer, and cross-country skiing trails in the winter.