Tromp through a Florida cypress swamp, find solitude on a Catskills peak, look for rare Carolina blooms, plus 9 more.
Traverse a primeval landscape of cypress swamp, hardwood hammocks, and pinelands.
Kentucky's Land Between The Lakes, see a South Carolina swamp (without the bugs), hike through four states in one huge day, and more.
Check out the River Trail in South Carolina, the Florida Trail, or a loop in Mississippi and Virginia.
Our favorite high-risk, high-reward adventures in North America.
Jump-start your hiking season on these spring-ready trips from around the country.
See a week's worth of terrain on an epic dawn-to-dusk hike.
Tired of the same old weekend loops? Looking to create memories your grandkids will talk about? In this how-and-where guide, we serve up 15 extraordinary escapes that will shatter your expectations of "normal." From adventure moviemaking to canyoneering, we'll take you places you've never been—but will long to visit again soon.
See Shenandoah's tallest waterfall, traverse secluded ridgelines, score cliff-top panoramas, swim beneath falls, and walk through wildflowers and oak stands on the Florida Trail.
Hike these long trails in North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, and Florida, and paddle three days in the Everglades backcountry.
See Yosemite's river of ice, witness there-and-gone meteor showers in Hawaii, and mark your calendar for eight more fleeting natural wonders.
See these colorful flutters fuel up for the long flight to Mexico.
Your favorite Southeast trips—from dayhikes to weekenders to multiday trips.
Paddle to a beach-camping paradise in the Everglades.
The best hikes near Tallahassee, FL.
The best local hikes in the southeast, as chosen by the area's best hiking clubs.
See ferns that play dead, then dramatically come back to life.
Witness the birthing of a species that shared the seas with dinosaurs.
Gaze into a 2,000-foot-deep tub of snowmelt.
Discover the world's tallest geyser, North America's smallest bird, and the country's best shade tree on these three treks.
Whether you're looking for Coastal, Canyon, Peak, Forest, or Urban hikes, we have those. Plus some paddling (Water) trips for good measure.
Check out these city hikes in Walt Disney World, Las Vegas, and Manhattan.
See the Everglades by boat on this 23 mile trip.
Hike Disney's Magic Kingdom with the family.
Colossal trees, sweet swimming holes, and the USA's best picnic spot.
See big water, massive trees, and tiny amphibians.
Celebrate the arrival of summer with an unrivaled circus of color.
Have a picnic on one of the Southeast's biggest balds.
Bag four scenic peaks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
See wild, historic surprises in the Sunshine State.
See a Great White North south of the Mason-Dixon.
Kayak to pocket beaches and Gulf islands at Florida's southern tip.
Hike these paths before the masses find them.
These three treks to life-list phenomena will take you to Bryce Canyon, Florida gator land, and fall foliage in the Texas desert.
Discover the world's oldest tree, America's biggest cavern, and Florida's largest herd of wild horses on these three treks.
Accessible national forests like the George Washington and Jefferson surround national park gems like Great Smoky and Shenandoah in a southern terrain that varies dramatically from Florida's Everglades to West Virginia's wilderness.
Use our comprehensive state-specific pages to find hikes in your home state our a state you're planning on visiting.
Paddling, hiking, testing self arrest skills–we cover it all in these 10 epic trips throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Get your feet (and more) wet on the Florida Trail's best section.
Looking to catch baby animals taking their first step? You can't go wrong with these picks.
What do Florida's Everglades and Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias have in common? Both face uncertain futures as temperatures rise.
From Florida to Wyoming, track wild horses for four hours or 10 days.
Track the sun on these 2-4 day trips in the Southeast, Southwest, and Hawaii
Florida's Everglades National Park has a December high of almost 78°.
16 wild ways to find backcountry solitude and big-time scenery. All this, and you can bring the ice chest, too.
Coming soon to your city: far-out adventures that are shockingly close to home.
Learn everything you'll ever need to know about swamps while canoeing the Everglades.
A humble high point in a low-lying state
Canoe the wildlife-filled waters of Everglades National Park
Clear-running creeks, longleaf pines and wildlife in Florida's outback
Who wouldn't want to be marooned on this Florida barrier island?
Hike the Myakka Trail for a glimpse of the Sunshine State's wild and grassy past.
Our comprehensive guide to the best backpacking you can find in Florida.
Say hello to North America's newest long trail.
In Florida's Big Cypress National Preserve, you'll walk on water -- almost.
Take a lazy cruise through exotic scenery, where monkeys swing and eagles soar.
In Big Cypress' land of exotic plants and lurking alligators, swamps aren't such bad places after all.
Consider trying to spot a red-cockaded wood-pecker in Florida's Big Cypress Preserve a form of treasure hunting.
The Purple Trail through Chase Prairie or the Green or Red Trails through Floyd's Prairie are good routes for viewing Sandhill cranes.
Twelve trails that'll chew you up, spit you out, and have you begging for more.
You don't need a canoe to reach some of the Everglades' best beachfront campsites.