If you yearn for falling asleep to the sound of crickets underneath a ceiling of stars, if you find the smell of unnamed bug repellent strangely intoxicating, if a bathing suit is not a priority and WiFi is not a necessity, Glamping -- one of the newer terms in an ever-growing lexicon -- is not for you.
Some of us dream of escaping into the outdoors, but without all the twisting of tent poles, all those roots and rocks pressing against your spine. Here we present seven hotels that take most of the rough edges off the camping experience.
Clinging like a giant gecko to the sheer face of a giant rock slab, I reckon there's no better time to practice mind over matter. I'm still only midway through what has been dubbed the wildest new outdoor adventure in North America.
I have a friend who just got a puppy and named him Fredo after the traitorous brother of Michael Corleone in the "Godfather" movies. I might have to ask him if I can borrow the name.
Why someone would want to leave indoor plumbing and decent food and increase the likelihood of contracting mosquito malaria, dirt-covered food and being attacked by a baby deer in the woods is beyond me.
Our favorite summer amenities and where to find them.
What started as a very simple, almost cordial inquiry via Twitter in mid-February landed me strapped to an all-terrain wheelchair, clinging to the sid...
Summer is the time to get outdoors and get active.
Heading to a destination resort -- mountains or beach or wherever each individual can do their own thing during the day and the group reconvenes for dinner each night -- is common.
Busting out the barbecue? Car-camping with friends? Wherever your plans take you, these Imbibe-inspired recipes will help make your Memorial Day celebrations even better.
Packing guides will often list trekking poles as "optional," but they are lying to you. They are as important as a backpack, if not more -- after all, backpacks can't really double as lightsabers to aid in the settling of disputes.
With the macho pride of desert dwellers, Arizonans remind visitors that everything here will either poke, bite, sting or burn. It is easy to believe. What is more difficult to fathom, but trust me it's true, is that in Sedona, "everywhere is beautiful."
Although we love to ski and can't wait for the next season to begin, we don't want to wait as long to come back to America's mountain resorts. One of its best-kept secrets is that when the snow disappears, the fun doesn't.
Scottsdale is a 20 minute drive from Phoenix and is filled with luxury resorts and spas, amazing restaurants, golf, and shopping, which makes it the perfect destination for springtime travel.
If you're backpacking, or on a leisurely vacation, chances are you want to experience the destination in all its glory. Often the first places that enthused travelers are itching to check out are historical monuments, museums, clubs, bars, and restaurants.
Northern California's gorgeous Napa Valley region has tons of wino-centric activities to offer throughout its lush, rolling hills and endless vineyards. But there's also plenty to do here even if you're not a wine connoisseur, from biking, to hiking, to hitting the Napa River.