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It’s time to take the scenic route. The American road trip is as timeless as fresh apple pie and we’ve found some off-the-beaten-path adventures and all new road trip itineraries. So whether you’re looking for national parks road trips, pet-friendly road trip tips, or the best road trips in the U.S., we’ve got you covered. Put on your favorite playlist, sit back and enjoy the open road.

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Asheville: From Tubes to Tubing

In North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest, mountain biker Raheim Robinson mentors novice Mariko as she navigates big climbs and steep drops. After checking out...

Fly Geyser Near Burning Man: Nevada’s Stunning Secret That Keeps Getting Bigger

Most of the stunning geological wonders we travel to see are the products of natural forces. Some of those forces wield their powers slowly,...

Grand Junction: Lightspeed Heavy Lift

Near Colorado National Monument, boulder Raheim Robinson teaches amateur weightlifter Jaime how to leverage her strength on the Millennium Falcon, a red sandstone overhang....

Asheville: The Perfect Appalachian Adventure

Asheville’s location in the heart of Appalachia is ideal for setting out to explore some of the best outdoor scenery in the country. Stunning...

See the Redwood Trees in Mendocino, California by Railbike

There’s yet another travel mode/site visit combo to add to your list of extraordinary trip experiences: a railbike expedition through the breathtaking redwood tree...

Tucson: An Oasis In The Sonoran Desert

Tucson may be Arizona’s second smallest city—but it’s second to none when it comes to sunny scenery; adventurous outdoor experiences; world-renowned restaurants, and a...

SCENIC DRIVES

Unforgettable Outdoor Adventures In Asheville

Though known as a vibrant, bustling center for arts, culture, fantastic food, and craft brews, Asheville is also the perfect spot for visitors to...

Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park: Experience a Lifetime of Extraordinary Sights in Just Half a Day

Though Acadia National Park, located on Maine’s Mount Desert Island and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, is the kind of knock-your-socks-off place you’ll be...

Mount Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire: A Spectacular (and Hair-Raising) Drive in the US

Head up the highest mountain in the northeastern U.S. to experience an adrenaline-pumping drive, captivating history and stunning panoramic views – all without the...

Discover the Magnificence of Shenandoah National Park Along Skyline Drive

There’s a long list of things to love about Virginia (is it any wonder that Virginia Tourism has used the “Virginia is for Lovers”...

WINTER TRIP PLANNING

Ice Fishing Adventures on Legendary Lake of the Woods

Article content courtesy Explore Minnesota. Learn more about fun things to do in every season in Northwest Minnesota at ExploreMinnesota.com/Northwest. Springtime Ice Fishing in the...

Dog Sledding Tours for Beginners in the US

Below are fabulous tours that cater to various levels of mushing experience—an ideal trip awaits you whether you’re a total novice or a more...

Death Valley National Park Winter Hikes and Camping

Some spots that you’d want to avoid at all costs during summer become amazing places to visit during the winter. One such place is...

El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico – Waterfalls, Wildlife and Mountain Hikes

When you hear the term “rainforest” it likely conjures up an image of a dense, thickly canopied, jungle somewhere in the Amazon region of...

FAR-FLUNG ADVENTURES

Storybook Landscapes in Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Dreaming of your next far-flung adventure? With landscapes straight out of a fairytale, Isle of Skye is a magical spot to add to your...

Home of the Bubble Tents: Basecamp Terlingua

Camping at Basecamp Terlingua is like stepping into another world. Located deep in West Texas, the camp is a popular spot for travelers visiting...

Island Hopping Adventures in Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

While all 63 parks in the U.S. National Park system feature extraordinary natural landscapes and provide a restorative break from the demands and stresses...

This Crater is “Africa’s Garden of Eden”

Tanzania's Ngorongoro Crater Imagine a natural version of Noah’s Ark—an enormous container resulting from a cataclysmic event that holds and protects a huge number of...

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VENTURING OUT: PARK 2 PARK

Follow boulderer, mountain biker, and all-around outdoor enthusiast Raheim Robinson as he creates adventures for nature-loving novices, building their technical skills and helping them to rediscover their authentic selves.

Venturing Out: Grand Junction

Grand Junction: Lightspeed Heavy Lift Near Colorado National Monument, boulder Raheim Robinson teaches amateur weightlifter Jaime how to leverage her strength on the Millennium Falcon,...

Venturing Out: Asheville

Asheville: Treetop Adventure In North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, boulderer Raheim Robinson helps former disc golf champ Brett rediscover his love of bouldering following a...

Venturing Out: Tucson, AZ

Tucson: Ropes and Fears In Tucson, Arizona, outdoor enthusiast Raheim Robinson challenges amateur climber Shelly to abandon her ropes and fears and attempt her most...

Venturing Out: El Paso, TX

El Paso: Conquering Mountains In El Paso, Texas, outdoor enthusiast Raheim Robinson coaches new mom and aspiring mountain biker Isabel as she rides rocky desert...

TRIP PLANNING SPRING & SUMMER

Get ahead of your vacation plans for 2022

Creating Unforgettable Spring or Summer Vacation in Washington DC

Warm weather brings a myriad of ways to enjoy the outdoors in the nation’s capital, many of them free. See the cherry blossoms around...

Only Accessible in Summertime: Crater Lake National Park’s Scenic Rim Drive

Every summer, from late June through mid-September, the snow that blankets Crater Lake National Park (about 533 inches per year), disappears to reveal details...

Best Hidden Gems in St. Pete/Clearwater, Florida

There are the classic must-see places – Clearwater Beach and St. Pete Beach, John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk, Central Ave. – and then there...

5 Parks Near Naples: Everglades, Big Cypress, Ten Thousand Islands and More

Wherever you are on Florida’s Paradise Coast, you’re never far from natural beauty that will transport you away from the hustle and bustle of...