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10 Tips for Adventure Cycling Trips

Could you ever see yourself turning your back on a normal job and living the life of a nomadic free spirit for a week, a month or even an entire year? If so, adventure cycling is probably for you.

5 Amazing Rainforest Canopy Adventures

Rainforests are normally dark with very little sunlight seeping through from above. But up in the treetops -- that's where the real party is happening.

A Guide to Hiking the Grand Canyon

It's one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. But the Grand Canyon isn't just a curiosity or a bucket-list item for the American traveler: It's also a world-class hiking and adventure destination.

A Guide to Hiking the West Coast Trail

The West Coast Trail in British Columbia is considered one of the world's most scenic trails. But what exactly makes this hike so special?

Can you camp in a tree?

Sure, you can camp in a tree. The question is: Will you sleep in a portaledge, a "tree boat" or a tree house? And also, are you afraid of heights?

5 Tips for a Walking Adventure Journey

A walking adventure provides the perfect pace to take in everything around you and truly experience a destination. These 5 tips could make it even more enjoyable.

5 Suggestions for Scenic Cycling Day Trips

Got the tour-bus blues? Cycling day trips will help you see the sights and get some exercise at the same time. These two-wheeled excursions are getting more popular every day.

A Guide to Hiking the Zion Narrows

This adventure has it all – water, canyons, mountains and gorges. Even hanging gardens. You'll enjoy squeezing your way through the Zion Narrows.

A Guide to Long Trail Hiking

The original long-distance hiking trail, the Long Trail has been lovingly preserved by the Green Mountain Club for decades. What can you see on this breathtaking but rugged hike?

A Guide to Hiking the John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail (JMT) in the western U.S. spans three states and three national parks. Its sheer size and beauty makes it one of the most popular hikes in the U.S. What makes it such a great hike?

Top 5 Most Extreme Bungee Jumping Destinations

Bungee jumping isn't for the faint of heart. And these five bungee jumping destinations are for the most extreme of bungee jumpers.

How Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp Works

There's not a music lover among us who hasn't dreamt of singing on stage with their favorite rock group. Enter Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp.

A Guide to Hiking the Bright Angel Trail

The pink rattlesnake, the chuckwalla and the ponderosa pine populate this trail. So do some really gorgeous views of the Grand Canyon. What else makes this route unique?

A Guide to Hiking Mount Shasta

Although much of Northern California is relatively flat, there's one point that rises above and can be seen from miles away. Mount Shasta has been a hiker's dream for years -- how do you get to the top?

A Guide to Hiking Bear Mountain

Although Bear Mountain is a popular state park that is part of the Appalachian Trail, the area was once set aside as a prison. Today, the trails offer beautiful views of the Hudson River.

A Guide to Hiking the Colorado Trail

As far as mountain trails go, the Colorado Trail might win the award for most varied -- its terrain ranges from snowy mountains to lush meadows, and hikers of all different kinds of experience will find something suitable.

A Guide to Hiking the Catskill Mountains

Memorialized by the Hudson River School painters during the 19th century, the Catskill Mountains have been a favorite of hikers for years. But did you know that they're not even really mountains?

A Guide to Hiking the Continental Divide

Only about 30 people are said to thru-hike the Continental Divide Trail each year. So what makes it such a challenge?

5 Fun Hawaiian Volcano Adventures

Did you ever build one of those volcano models and watch it spew vinegar and baking soda everywhere? That science-fair stuff doesn't hold a candle to seeing a real volcano in action, as we'll show you.

10 Tips for a Costa Rican Surfing Trip

With miles and miles of beaches and two oceans to choose from, it's obvious why Costa Rica is one of the best places in the world to catch some waves. Whether you're a novice or a veteran, we've got tips for your trip to this surfing paradise.

A Guide to Hiking in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains have a misty, otherworldly quality about them that makes them unforgettable. What better way to enjoy their charms than hiking? Our guide will get you started.

A Guide to Hiking in the Adirondacks

One of the most breathtaking spots in North America, the Adirondacks offers plenty of hiking trails rife with natural beauty and important history.

A Guide to Hiking in Sequoia National Park

What other park has such an abundance of these tall sequoias but Sequoia National Park? And that's not the only beauty you can see.

A Guide to Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park

The highest park in the U.S., Rocky Mountain National Park is known for snow-capped peaks even in summer and the Continental Divide. What else can you see?

Understanding Hiking Trail Markers

Trailblazing means forging your own path to discovery, but in the wilderness, the word refers to marking your hiking trail for others to follow. Trail markers are like a secret language that hikers use to find their way, but it's pretty easy to learn.


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