Destinations

5 Reasons to Visit Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument This Winter

By Sara Sheehy / Destinations and activities

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument may be the National Park Service's best kept secret. Reopened in 2015 after a lengthy closure, this park in the Sonoran Desert is flying under the radar, for now.

An Amateur Dirtbag’s Guide to Exploring Zion in the Winter

By Emily Pennington / Destinations and activities

“I feel bad about Ben,” J.C. muttered as we tip-toed down the razor’s edge of Angels Landing. “He would have loved this.

Colombia is an Adventure Travel Paradise

By Kyle Frost / Destinations

Colombia probably brings to mind a couple of things. Cocaine, kidnapping, and Narcos being some of the most prevalent.

15 Hikes for the Best Views of Mt. Hood

By Rachel Davidson / Destinations and activities

You’ll recognize Mt. Hood as the imposing volcano looming over Portland in most paintings, photographs, or film of the city.

7 Bay Area Waterfalls You Should Explore This Spring

By Chaco Footwear / Destinations and activities

If you live near the San Francisco Bay Area, you may have noticed just a little bit of rain over the last few weeks. And by a little bit, we mean a whole lot.

A Beginner's Guide to Exploring Kauai

By Will Cebron / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

Kauai is a lush island paradise of immense canyons, powerful waterfalls, vast jungles and pristine beaches.

Why I Keep Going Back to the West Coast of Scotland

By Richard Smith / Destinations and activities

The weather plays a big part on spending time in Scotland. Whether it's the infamous Scottish winters, howling winds and driving rain. Or the midgies in the summer and indeed more rain.

10 Photos That Will Convince You to Visit Cape Kiwanda, Oregon

By Chris MacMurray / Destinations and activities

The Oregon coastline is arguably the most stunning portion of the Pacific that borders the mainland states.

How to Work a Summer Job in the Canadian Rockies

By Tara Stamnes / Destinations, how-to, and lifestyle

With the summer hiring season coming up soon, many people will be heading out to find seasonal employment destinations. Well, look no further: mountain dreams can come true in Banff National Park.

25 California Waterfalls You Need to Explore This Spring

By Hi-Tec USA / Destinations and activities

The winter California has needed for so long finally arrived this year. You can practically feel mother nature's sigh of relief as the rain and snow continue to pummel the state.

Why I'm Taking the Yellowstone Pledge

By Josh Packer / Destinations and lifestyle

What I love about Yellowstone are the memories I've enjoyed there.

Goblin Valley Shadows: Why This Small State Park in Utah Is Worth the Detour

By Natasha Smith / Destinations and activities

Driving through the relatively deserted planes between Arches National Park and Capitol Reef National Park, one might miss this unique little spot.

My Favorite Drive in the World

By Billy Bowling / Destinations and activities

I cant tell you where this love affair started. I can certainly telly you that it does have two end points though.

Why You Should Add Luang Prabang to Your Travel Bucket List

By Will Cebron / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

When people talk about visiting Southeast Asia, they usually focus on places like Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, often neglecting Laos. I was definitely guilty.

Laguna Beach's Top 5 Trails for Hiking, Biking, and Running

By Visit Laguna Beach / Destinations and activities

Most people think of Laguna Beach as an idyllic, sun-swept, coastal town in SoCal with endless pristine beaches, but what is less known is that Laguna Beach is surrounded by more than twenty-thousand.

Whitetop Mountain: Virginia's Overlooked Peak That Should Be on Your Bucket List

By Billy Bowling / Destinations and activities

Sometimes, life happens. I get it. There is a chance most of you guys who happen upon this story are avid hikers, or adventurers.

10 Incredible Winter Backpacking Trips in Washington

By Garmin / Destinations and activities

Winter is in full force up in Washington and for those of you ready to take on the elements, the backcountry has turned into a winter wonderland for adventure.

Backpacking The Greatest Wilderness in Europe

By Erik Nilsson / Destinations and activities

Well above the arctic circle in Swedish Lapland lies Kungsleden - The King's Trail. This 450km swath of trail stretches between the towns of Abisko, the northern terminus and Hemavan, the southern.

Love and the Unknown: A Surprise Proposal in Patagonia

By Marguerite McNeal / Destinations and lifestyle

I shouldn’t be surprised when he gets down on one knee. Our dating history is a long one, and this trip to Chile has ample opportunities for epic gestures.

Finding Balance in New Hampshire's White Mountains

By Chloë Lynn Mykytyn / Destinations, health, lifestyle, and activities

In December, I had resolved to balance out the law with more hikes and photography. I did the research and made a plan. But like with any design, this too did not go as planned.

Adventure by Campervan: 10 Days in Scotland

By Trent + Georgie / Destinations and activities

Day 1As we arrived in Scotland by overnight bus from London, our journey began in Glasgow.

A Photo Tour of Henry's Lake and Yellowstone National Park

By Tylyn Cullison / Destinations, lifestyle, and activities

I hate being a tourist, and I've never been more of a touristy tourist than last summer when I visited Yellowstone National Park during the 4th of July weekend.

How to Plan a Trip to the Galapagos

By Kyle Frost / Destinations

What comes to mind when you think of the Galapagos? Darwin? Finches? Baby marine iguanas being chased across the beach by dozens of snakes and eventually escaping? For me, the Galapagos Islands were .

The Debate about a New National Monument in Maine’s Northern Woods

By Danielle Tourigny / Destinations and lifestyle

On August 24, 2016 President Obama designated 87,500 acres of Maine’s northern Woods as the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.