Hiking in Maui

Paradise Lost: Unexpected Adventure in Maui

It was supposed to be a fun afternoon hike through the rainforest. But then our adventure lead us right into the path of danger.
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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.
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Video: Ice Climbing in Ouray, Colorado

Ouray, Colorado may be tiny, but the ice climbing here draws climbers from around the world.

Bagging Peaks by Train in the Colorado Rockies

A couple finds adventure in the backcountry of Colorado, riding an 1890’s steam train to access pristine mountains near Durango.
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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.
Surfing is better than just sitting on the beach

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.
Estes Park, Colorado Near Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiking Adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is great for hiking, and it offers access to pristine landscapes of the high alpine, even without long hikes.
Relax after a long day of adventuring in the Strawberry Hot Springs just outside of Steamboat Sprins

Following the Colorado Hot Springs Loop

Thermal hot springs and exhilarating experiences are tucked away in the Rocky Mountains. A new 720-mile Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop combines them.
Arches National Park trail marathon

Moab’s Trail Marathon

The Moab Trail Marathon runs every November in the San Raphael desert of southern Utah, Here's what it's like to run the race.
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.

Stargazing in New Mexico

Many of our outdoor activities take us far from civilization, far from the hustle and bustle – and far from the light of the city. When you find yourself there, look upward into the...
Best places to snorkel in Hawaii

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.

Hiking Shadow Canyon 

Boulder, Colorado rests at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is continuously ranked as one of the best cities in the U.S. for outdoor activities and health. Boulder has many trails to hike...
Canoe trip in Colorado. Photo by Janna Graber

Canoe Trip on the Colorado River

Exploring the Colorado backcountry by river.

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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