Winter snow brings a fresh crop of sporting possibilities, and ski resorts around the United States are filling up with downhill enthusiasts. To get out of line and into the great wide open, we suggest strapping on the skinny skis and hitting up these five places for cross-country skiing in a more serene environment.
Surprise! America's national parks are open for business during winter. Sure, your options may be a bit different than in the popular summer months, but adventurous souls will be mightily rewarded for their efforts.
The gear experts at ActiveJunky.com, a partner of GORP.com, know the outdoors like the back of their hands. Here they guide you to six great city hikes across the country, with gear recommendations for each spot included.
You don't get out there very often, so make the most of your time on the open road. Bag two national parks in one trip with these five scenic drives that start and end in some of the best spots in the West.
Nearly five million people visit Grand Canyon National Park every year to view the spectacular scenery and participate in recreational opportunities suitable for the entire family. From hiking to rafting to train rides and more, here's our guide to planning an unforgettable family outing at the Grand Canyon.
There’s a reason serious hikers love taking on a loopyou never see the same thing twice, and you end where you started. Here are our top ten backpacking loops in the United States, from wildflower fields of the Maroon Bells to the Appalachian Trail in Maine.
The American Southwest may be light on population, but it’s heavy on adventure. With mountain ranges, deserts, rivers, and canyons in four statesUtah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Coloradothere’s something for every stripe of adventurer.