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  • 6 great escapes for the guys

    Whether you call it a “mancation” or a “guys’ getaway,” the essential ingredients are the same. There must be hearty food, cold drinks, and adventure for all. These six trips offer an assortment of outdoor activities from surfing to hiking and biking, alon…

  • Get your green on at 8 amazing urban parks

    Walt Whitman once extolled the virtues of Saturdays in the Park, where “every day’s the fourth of July.” Okay, it was actually the ’70s band Chicago. No matter! They understood the joys of escaping the concrete jungle and plopping down on a grassy field, m…

  • 8 national and natural treasures

    This summer, explore some of the national parks, monuments, and icons that are such a big part of the authentic American experience. From the expansive natural beauty of Yellowstone National Park to the majestic grandeur of the Washington Monument, here ar…

  • 10 best snowboarding resorts

    Whether you’re really good at catching air on the halfpipe, sailing through the backcountry, or wiping out as soon as you hop off the ski lifts, grab your boots (or rent some) and check out these epic resorts. Many mountains cater to the skateboarder…

  • 5 best Vail hiking trails

    Situated in the scenic Colorado Mountains, Vail Valley has been one of the country’s top vacation destinations for decades. Famous for its views, this hugely popular hamlet is a hotspot for winter thrill-seekers—skiers and après-skiers alike—but it is also…

  • 10 cheap ski vacations

    Like every family across the country, you're trying to save money wherever you can. In fact, with all the stress you're dealing with, there's never been a better time to get away from it all. Relieve some stress with one of the many cheap ski vacations ava…

  • Top 10 Attractions in the Smoky Mountains

    Like any national park, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is gigantic, bursting with trails, mountaintop views that span state lines, historic sites, famous waterfalls, bewitching wildflowers, and even black bears. But where should you start? If you’…

  • Best State Parks in Tennessee

    With several state parks reopening since 2000, Tennessee is keen on keeping its rivers running wild, its daunting cliffs as established as ever and its beautiful forests and mountains as iconic as the day they formed. Whether you prefer to climb, hike, ped…

  • Top 10 Florida Golf Vacations

    Florida has over 1,000 golf courses, which means picking the perfect golf vacation can be daunting, but it also means that there is no better place to hit the green. Golf vacations provide you with not only challenging courses in beautiful settings, but wi…

  • Top 10 National Parks

    America's national parks preserve some of the most special wild and ancient places on earth. National parks are a great way to introduce your children to the wilderness and also make a great romantic getaway for a pair of outdoor enthusiasts. A vacation re…