Adventure

Story by “Chez” Chesak Photos by Austin Coop, Two Lane America It’s 2,448 miles of blacktop Americana, stretching from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California. It passes through three time zones, eight states, and takes at least two weeks to drive (if you do it right). Hit songs have been

By Everett Potter For sophisticated travelers, an Alaska cruise presents a classic travel conundrum. The magnificent fjords, glaciers and small coastal towns beckon, along with the possibilities of abundant wildlife sightings of brown bears and whales. On the other hand, setting sail with several thousand other passengers in a large

By Everett Potter The #VanLife movement is getting stronger every year, and RV companies have responded with an increasing number of models aimed at Millennials, Boomers and everyone in between. But while many new recreational vehicles easily crest the six-figure mark, there are some companies making incredibly affordable trailers that

By Everett Potter When Valentine’s Day rolls around, say “I love you” with a new piece of outdoor gear or clothing for an adventurous traveler, especially one set to embark on a winter trip or a spring escape. Here’s a roundup of gear and garb that’s bound to please and

By Brian E. Clark For years, veteran rafting company operators Dick Linford (above) and Bob Volpert would gather at the Marin County pub known as Sam’s Anchor – not far from the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge –  to share lunch, a few beers and tell tales about

Where should you go in 2019? I spoke with 10 adventure travel companies about the new trip they’re most excited about in the coming year. They included O.A.R.S., Backroads, DuVine Cycling + Adventure Company, BikeHike Adventures, Explorer X, Wildland Adventures, Country Walkers, Classic Journeys, Trek and REI Adventures. They came

Georgia: Feast of the Senses from GLP Films on Vimeo. By Rob Holmes and GLP Films Step into Georgia and take a journey through time. Experience Georgia’s 8,000-year-old winemaking and their UNESCO recognized polyphonic singing. Rooted in ancient culture and traditions, Georgia is an unforgettable “Feast of the Senses.” Follow

By Everett Potter Iceland has been a trendy, go-to destination for a while, and it’s not hard to see why. There are geothermal spas, glaciers and fjords to explore, not to mention an intense nightlife in the capital city of Reykjavik. It’s an exotic cocktail that’s just 5 hours and change

Georgia: Adventure for the Soul from GLP Films on Vimeo. By Rob Holmes and GLP Films The rugged and unspoiled nature of the Georgian Caucasus Mountains has been luring the adventurous to its untamed rivers, scaleable canyon walls, and monastery-topped summits for generations. Today, it’s these very same pristine landscapes

By Everett Potter Backroads has been the world’s largest active travel company since pretty much forever. Founded in 1979 by Tom Hale, the company has become synonymous with hiking, biking and walking vacations.   They have a global reach and a pioneering spirit when it comes to new technologies –