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All-American Adventures in Wonderlands

Don’t just see the world, seize it. From paragliding the Grand Tetons to cave explorations in Kentucky, these six wild adventures in the U.S. turn vacations into calls to action.

Get Outside in the U.S.A.

‘Tis the season to get outside. Frolic in the sunshine at these five open-air events across America.

Adventure 101: Climbing in the Colorado Rockies

Rocky Mountain National Park is an ideal alpine playground, complete with sheer rock walls, steep couloirs, and craggy peaks—everything a budding climber needs to cut his or her teeth.

I Heart My City: Avery’s Boulder

After a thoroughly East Coast childhood, Avery Stonich traded Boston for Boulder in 1988. Once she experienced the city locals lovingly refer to as the “People’s Republic of Boulder,” she never looked back. This outdoor enthusiast and freelance adventure and travel writer has more than 40 countries under her belt, but still thinks Boulder is among the greatest places on Earth. Here are a few of her favorite things about her hometown of choice.

Reader Recs: Favorite National Parks

The beauty of America’s 59 national parks, from the crystal clear waters of Glacier to the sharp silhouette of the Grand Tetons, is something you should experience firsthand–and this is the perfect time to do it. Why? It’s National Park Week. To pay homage to the amazing natural splendor of America’s best idea, we asked our Facebook community to share their favorite national park with us–and what makes it so special. Here’s what they had to say.

Wild and Wonderful: Estes Park

Last weekend, I would witness the effect two recent front-page events are having on travel: The flooding in Colorado and the shutdown of the U.S. government.

Rocky Mountain Blitz

When it comes to places that give you a feeling of discovery, America’s national parks top the list. But Rocky Mountain National Park took that vibe to the max last month when it hosted a BioBlitz within its borders.