Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge is known for its pristine sagebrush-steppe ecosystem.View of the range looking south from Catnip Reservoir.

A Safari Across Nevada’s Remote Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

Located in the Northwestern corner of Nevada by the Oregon border, the park appears lunar and sterile, yet conceals many surprises.
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Polar Bears: Up Close and Personal

The icy waters of Hudson Bay in Manitoba are home to the world’s largest terrestrial predator.
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Exploring Canada’s Bay of Fundy

With the Bay of Fundy’s extreme 53-foot tides, you can explore the ocean floor first on foot and then by kayak just a few hours later.
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Whitewater Fun: Riverboarding in Golden, Colorado

Clear Creek Whitewater Park is known for its kayaking, but a newer sport is also taking hold.
Granite Rapid, Grand Canyon, Arizona

Motors or Muscles? Journey through Arizona’s Grand Canyon

Four ways to explore Arizona's Grand Canyon by boat.
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6 Unusual and Spooky Vacations

From Island of the Dolls to the Whaley House, here are six of the spookiest and creepiest vacation and holiday ideas.
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Frozen Dead Guy Days: Colorado Gone Crazy

A wild celebration emerges from the springtime snow in Nederland, Colorado
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Best Places to Snorkel in Hawaii

In Hawaii, there is a whole underwater world to explore. Here are some of the best places to snorkel in the Hawaiian Islands.
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Learning Vacations: Why Not Learn a New Skill When You Travel?

Learning vacations have become popular for good reason – learning something new is a great adventure. Here are six different learning vacations.
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Crossing America by Bicycle: TransAmerica Trail

The TransAmerica Trail runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific, allowing travelers to see America in one of the most direct ways possible – bicycle touring.

Snorkeling with Belugas in the Arctic

The icy waters near Churchill, Manitoba are home to beluga whales and polar bears.

Is Corporate Sponsorship the Answer for America’s National Parks?

The United States National Parks system is celebrating its 100th birthday in a state of disrepair, starved for funding and considering a potential sellout of the country’s finest natural features to corporate sponsorship. The...
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Things to Do with the Family in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is famous for its casinos, hotels, shows, and exhibitions, but it also has a lot for families.
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14 Tips for Hitchhiking across America

If you're tempted to hit the open road, here's what you should know about hitchhiking across America.
Canoe trip in Colorado. Photo by Janna Graber

Canoe Trip on the Colorado River

Exploring the Colorado backcountry by river.

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