The summertime is notorious for outdoor getaways, but you’d be missing out if you overlooked some of the most-popular national parks during the holiday season. Sprinkled snow, morning fog, and a wide-open sky make national parks ideal for hitting up during the holidays.
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 seven great free campsites 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.
Travel writer and adrenaline junkie Dan Oko shares his experiences rafting the white waters of Durango, Colorado's Upper Animas Riverfrom initial nerves to rescuing raft mates and celebratory beers afterward.