The Best Mountain Cabin Getaways in Colorado premium
Colorado’s Rocky Mountains attract year-round outdoor enthusiasts who come to enjoy the unbeatable scenery, world-class skiing and endless hiking trails. For those looking to stay a few nights in the wilderness, camping is not the only option. Scattered among the Colorado mountains are some wonderful secluded getaways including private alpine lodges, old mining cabins, and […]
September 29, 2016
How to Plan the Perfect Weekend Camping Trip in Joshua Tree National Park premium
At first glance, Joshua Tree National Park doesn’t seem to be much more than wide open desert with massive, sand-colored boulders, spiky trees, and the occasional cactus. But, as Native Americans and millions of people who have visited Joshua Tree (“J-Tree” to locals) know, the park is a special place. The park has one of the […]
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 […]