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Get ready for the ultimate summer on the water with these 11 trips down National Wild and Scenic Rivers.
Spend anywhere from a few memorable hours to a few remarkable days circumnavigating one of these ten lakes.
You don’t need to travel far to try something new. Redline your state, see a celestial show, or get to know your local wildlife with these 8 ideas.
Make memories without the crowds on five spectacular treks that aren’t household names.
[Member Exclusive] You don’t need to renew your passport to make memories this year: Get out and get hiking with these phenomenal, uncrowded destinations.
Spend a weekend exploring an unexpected Nebraska wilderness on this route from one of our field scouts.
Winter on the Appalachian Trail is blessedly crowd-free. Enjoy it on this classic day hike.
A weeklong paddle through Florida’s Everglades National Park is chock-full of wildlife encounters.
Ride the train or the bus all the way to the trailhead on these short adventures.
Nature and Old West history meet.
Get to know the northwestern rainforest—and its salamanders—on this overnight route.
See the coast the way it was meant to be seen.
Thanks to COVID-19, big-name national parks are drawing larger crowds than normal this year, leading to busy trails and hard-to-get permits. So skip ‘em and set your sights on these sleeper alternatives instead. Not only will you still nab beauty to rival any national park, but there’s a good chance your social distancing will extend for miles and miles.
Be sure to check out one of these hikes