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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.
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Free Activities in Colorado Ski Country

Ski vacations in Colorado don't have to break the bank. Check out these free offerings at Colorado's top ski resorts.
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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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Motors or Muscles? Journey through Arizona’s Grand Canyon

Four ways to explore Arizona's Grand Canyon by boat.
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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.
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.
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.

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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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.
Morning Arch in Negro Bill Canyon near Moab, Utah. Flickr/Jim Lemire

Geocaching in Utah: A High-Tech Scavenger Hunt

Follow this unusual geocaching adventure through some of the most dramatic landscapes in the American Southwest

The Hemingway Experience in Key West

Ernest Hemingway was not just a great writer, avid sportsman and fisherman, but a lover of animals too. His former residence in Key West, overrun by his cats, continues to be a draw for...

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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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.

Weird Road Signs from Around the World

Skewed meanings create comedy and confusion in signs around the world
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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.

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