Family

5 Tips for Camping with a Toddler

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

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

I traveled a lot growing up.

Why You Should Explore Schwabacher Landing in the Winter

By 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.

A Road Trip Through Utah's Mighty 5 and Beyond

By Will Cebron / Destinations, family, activities, and travel

While this road trip started in California and looped through parts of Nevada, it was really all about visiting Utah and Arizona.

8 Adventures That Prove Why New Mexico Truly is the Land of Enchantment

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

Do me a favor. Close your eyes...are they closed? Imagine the most picturesque place you've ever seen or place you have always wanted to see in the United States.

Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree the Old Fashioned Way

By Sarah Vaughn / Family and activities

Ever wanted to go out and cut down your very own Christmas Tree the old fashioned way? Well you can! In most national forests you can get a valid permit from local ranger stations allowing you to go .

Bees, Bears and Bratwursts - Family Travel Part 2: Sequoia NP

By Ryan Longnecker / Destinations, family, activities, and travel

The temptation to open with a John Muir quote is very strong. I'll resist.