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8 Underrated Ski Destinations Out West

As the cold weather approaches, so do winter getaways. For many of us, that means a trip out west, where 18 of the 21 most-visited ski resorts await. But while Vail, Aspen and Jackson Hole get most of the attention, there are plenty of under-the-radar spots with all the powder you can shred. So for…

A 15,000-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened in Canada

Botany Bay in British Columbia. Tom Collins/Flickr. It’s been 25 years in the making, but Canada’s massive cross-country hiking trail, dubbed the Great Trail, has finally opened. Spanning nearly 15,000 miles, the trail isn’t actually one path, but 400 different trails maintained by different communities across the country. And, in fact, it’s not even just…

The 4 Best Hiking Backpacks

David Fulmer/Flickr Whether you’re a weekend trail warrior or are hitting the Appalachian Trail for a through hike, there’s no shortage of different hiking backpacks out there. The options can be overwhelming! We’ve rounded up a short list of our favorites, based on value, capacity, durability, and weight. Ready to hit the trail? Here’s a…

The 13 Best New York State Parks and Protected Areas

New York State is fortunate to have diverse picturesque landscapes — many of which are within protected areas like state parks. From the tip of Long Island to the northern Adirondacks to Western New York, millions of acres of forests, lakes, rivers, and wetlands have been granted protective status. Each and everyone one of New…

Video: Would You Ride the World’s Longest Overwater Zip Line?

If you’re a medium-range thrill seeker — and by that we mean you’re not quite ready to go skydiving or bungee jumping, but you’re game for a good adrenaline boost — you might want to book a trip to Labadee, Haiti. The popular cruising destination is home to the world’s longest overwater zip line that…

18 Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Visiting Bali

When it comes to exotic tropical islands that one should visit in their lifetime, Bali ranks high. It has towering volcanoes, untouched forests, remote beaches, and an ancient local Hindu culture that’s resisted the onslaught of time. The island’s famously liberal attitudes have also made it something of a go-to destination in Indonesia, a nation…

Where to Travel Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type

We’ve all taken a personality test at this point — whether it’s a quick Buzzfeed quiz that tells us our secret cereal identity or a more in-depth character analysis. People want to know more about who they are. And when it comes to travel, your personality can be a crucial component in planning your next…

How to Travel to Antarctica

Andrew Mandemaker/Wikimedia Commons The southernmost continent is the world’s most elusive. While explorers, navigators, and geographers had long theorized that there might be a continent at the bottom of the earth, humans only landed on Antarctica for the first time in 1821. And over the past 200 years, the destination has become a bucket-list items…

Hiking in Southeast Asia: 7 Treks to Inspire Your Next Trip

Southeast Asia is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. High volcanic peaks, cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests, and highly diverse flora and fauna abound. One of the best ways to reach these places — while working to minimize environmental impact and contribute to the local economy — is through a trek.…