The Anza-Borrego Desert is a tranquil wonderland of canyons, badlands, mesas, buttes, dunes, washes, palm groves, cacti, wildflowers, and sweeping vistas. It’s California’s largest state park, and it’s just a two-hour drive northeast of San Diego or three hours southeast … Read more
Looking for a way to make your next National Park trip special? Consider these unusual activities, events, and festivals on tap for the remainder of the summer, and mark them in your calendar, along with one more date: August 25. … Read more
Hiking is the most democratic of American pastimes: Almost everyone can do it, and there’s no special equipment necessary. All you need is a pair of sturdy, comfortable shoes and a spirit of discovery. And it’s an activity that can … Read more
Traveling solo can be exhilarating, lonely, enlightening, an adventure, and tough all at the same time. Nonetheless, we firmly believe it’s something everyone should try, simply because it will teach you so much about yourself. Such as:
I’m just back from an action-packed trip to Whistler, Canada. You probably think of Whistler as a ski resort—it hosted the Winter Olympics five years ago—but it offers even more thrills in the summertime. We rode gondolas and chairlifts to … Read more
There’s no doubt that Rome is one of the most visited cities in the world and at the top of many travelers’ bucket lists–its awe-inspiring historic sites, pizzas and open-air markets make it a must-see destination. But with countless things … Read more
If you’re yearning to cross Patagonia off your bucket list, do it during the southern hemisphere’s winter months—because Chile’s famed Torres del Paine national park is even better when the weather changes.