September 21, 2016
How to Have an Unforgettable Trip to Lake Powell premium
With 2,000 miles of serpentine coast full of inlets, side canyons, bays, and outcroppings, the shoreline of Lake Powell, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona, is vast. It feels like one person could never explore all the mysteries of this man-made reservoir on the Colorado River—the second largest in the U.S. Its beauty runs […]
How to Plan a 7-Day Backpacking Trip Along the Shenandoah’s 100-Mile Section of the Appalachian Trail premium
Almost a fifth of Virginia’s 554-mile segment of the Appalachian Trail meanders through the state’s Blue Ridge jewel–the Shenandoah National Park. For 101-miles, the trail rambles through the park’s 200,000 protected acres, adorned with tumbling waterfalls, leafy hollows, craggy peaks, and abundant wildlife. Despite the park’s 80,000 acres of wilderness, the AT in the Shenandoah […]
September 8, 2016
5 Travel Hacks to Make Your Next Road Trip Cheaper premium
When it comes to planning an all-American road trip, one of the biggest concerns is always money. While cost is certainly a central factor, one of the biggest misconceptions about road trips is that there’s no way around spending all kinds of money when, in fact, there are all kinds of ways to make your […]
September 1, 2016
The Southeast’s Best Swimming Holes premium
Whether you’re looking to plunge from the top of waterfalls in the Blue Ridge Mountains, swing from ropes in Alabama or dive into a bubbling turquoise spring in Florida, there’s a swimming hole for you in the southeastern U.S. There is no better way to transform a sultry, sweltering day into a refreshing adventure than […]
August 25, 2016
10 Tips for the Burning Man Newbie premium
Sweet. You’ve decided, for the first time, to go to Burning Man in late August with 69,999 of your closest friends. Now you get to plan for your virgin trip. Seasoned Burners have found plenty of ways to simplify their journey “home.” But if you’re venturing into the desert for the first time, there are […]
August 5, 2016
The Five Best Rivers in the U.S. for Tubing premium
Sometimes it’s nice to just sit back and let the river do all the work. Tubing is a relaxing way to cool off in the summer heat, enjoy a scenic river view, and spend time with friends in the outdoors. Bring a cooler and some drinks along and it’s a movable party in the water. […]