What many visitors don't know, and locals are happy to keep a secret, is that Las Vegas is a serious outdoor town. It's brimming with hikers, climbers, skiers, and mountaineers of all stripes.
Unless you've been under a travel rock for the past couple of years, you've probably heard about the discovery of Hang Sơn Đoòng (HSD), the largest cave in the world. The good news? It's now open to explorers.
Despite having grown up in chilly Maine, I don't think I've ever experienced the kind of cold that is January in Kyrgyzstan.
I went up a mountain and received a message not on stone tablets or from a booming voice, but tattooed on a bicep.
These indoor baked s'mores are easy enough for any time of year.
Is it possible for a woman to be independent and still be nurturing?
Have you ever known someone who has that special spark that can help change her community? Sooky Goldman helped save the parklands of Franklin Canyon in Beverly Hills.
The real questions that I want to answer are: "Why should homeowners try to extend the use of their backyards?" and: "Do we even have a reason to be in the backyard in the wintertime?"
During July 2013 I hitch-hiked around Ireland, recording people's voices and visions for the country, on what I called the 'hitching for hope' listeni...
Boutique resorts throughout North America are continually elevating the standards of dude-ranch accommodations, pairing ultra-inviting-yet-rustic lodging with unparalleled outdoor adventures.
A few years ago, I was having my annual physical when my physician made one of those squinched-up faces that sets off alarm bells. When you see a do...
These gentle giants head for warmer climates in the winter, much like their human snowbird counterparts. Here are our tips to having a manatee-filled getaway.
During the distinct four-season climate of rural Carbon County, Pennsylvania, which hugs the Pocono Mountains, Lyle had many pleasant nights. He also endured rain, snow, sleet, thunderstorms, lightning, and buffeting winds, not to mention some sweltering summer weather.
I headed to the South Island -- known for its mountains, snow, and glaciers -- having no idea what to expect. I just hoped I wouldn't have to dress nicely or wear makeup. I was right.
What happens when you have two equally gorgeous parks in one of the most picturesque places on the globe, but can only choose one?
This fall, we decided to round up our very favorites and created the ultimate getaway guide. Here are five on my own travel wish list -- from the Big Sur coast to the Joshua Tree desert.