Adventure

Text & photo by Colleen Duffley When you travel for a living, making time for a “vacation” somewhere you’ve never been can be a job in itself. A fellow adventurer pointed me in the direction of the Via Ferrata in Zion, Utah. I’ve made a habit of traveling alone but

By Bart Beeson Getting out of my car in Beech Mountain, North Carolina was, quite literally, a breath of fresh air after having spent the previous two days in sweltering Washington, D.C. Driving up the steep and winding road that leads to the town, navigating hairpin turn after hairpin turn,

  By Brian E. Clark In spite of dry conditions in California and other parts of the West, rafting outfitters say bookings are soaring this season. So much so that many multi-day whitewater trips are sold out form much of the summer. In large part, they say, the reason for the boom

  By Everett Potter A year ago, I did an interview for Forbes with British wildlife photographer Graeme Green, who had just begun a new initiative called the New Big 5 project. The name is derived from the “Big 5,” an old term used by trophy hunters in Africa for

By Adam Barker If I had to write a script encompassing all that defines the Trentino region of northern Italy, it would be the most romantic love story, the most sensational drama, the most jaw-dropping thriller…or the most gut-busting comedy. Quite simply, it is “the most” of anything and everything

  By Julie Snyder After the 10-plus-hour drive from Portland to the Bay Area that launched our trip (read Part One here), Joe suggested that we limit driving to no more than five hours a day. I’m a road warrior, and with a bed in the back of Van Go,

By Everett Potter The good news for travelers is that with some European countries now actively welcoming back Americans, a number of forward-thinking adventure travel companies are already offering trips to these destinations. For those who love walking, hiking and cycling, not to mention eating, drinking local wine, and relaxing

  Story & photos by Julie Snyder Wide awake in our Barstow, California hotel room at 3 a.m., Joe and I pondered our next move. Did we carry on east to the Grand Canyon despite the winter travel advisory and frigid temperatures? Or cancel our reservations and point Van Go

  By Brian E. Clark During winter, former pro snowboarder Gabe Taylor watches the weather forecasts like a hawk for storm cycles that could dump powder on the slopes at Mammoth Mountain (mammothmountain.com) on the east side of California’s Sierra range. “Winter is all about riding powder, which is one

By Everett Potter Under Canvas, one of the leading glamping companies in the US, has just opened their latest resorts:  Under Canvas Acadia on the Maine coast and Under Canvas Lake Powell – Grand Staircase in Utah.     Under Canvas currently has seven other camps that are near some of