Leave no trace travel is about more than just preserving the environment. It’s an entire movement geared toward a healthier planet and population. Sustainability is about connecting with the world and cultures around us. “Leave no trace travel” isn’t just a buzz word, it’s a lifestyle that’s here to stay.
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Backpacking backpacks are like travel companions. And mama always said, “Choose your friends wisely.” From hiking backpacks to travel daypacks, these bags will be your new best friend.
Bike touring is the perfect way to experience just about any region or landscape. You might be asking yourself, what is bike touring? It simply means getting around by bike. Bike touring encompasses all experience types, from one-hour city bike tours to multi-day overnight excursions. Not only is biking an eco-friendly mode of transportation, it allows you to cover more ground than walking or hiking while still going slow enough to appreciate your surroundings. If you’re interested in exploring by bike but aren’t sure where to start, here’s our guide to bike touring, from basic day trips to weeklong mountain biking expeditions.
It’s no secret that Sedona, Arizona is a world-class destination for travelers of all kinds. But just because it’s popular doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to find peace and quiet. Follow this four-day itinerary to map out your ideal adventure in Sedona.
The more you experience this state’s greatest adventures, the more you understand why it’s important to do your part in preserving Arizona for generations to come.
Sedona, Arizona is home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the American West. Its red rocks are recognized around the world as being a source of outdoor recreation and artistic inspiration—and there’s plenty of shopping and culture, too. Wondering how you can experience all this natural beauty while preserving it for generations to come? Read on to find out.
As a full-time travel writer, it’s not often that I have the opportunity to return to a place. Our visits are short, jam-packed, and if and when we can, we do it all. But when a destination has as much to offer as Carson Valley, Nevada, you take any chance you get to go back!
When traveling across North America you also travel across the ancestral lands of hundreds of different Indigenous tribes. Indigenous communities are still very much tied to the land, and you can create a positive experience for both yourself and these communities by visiting with gratitude and respect – prepared to learn about the local cultures and histories.
About five miles south of town, something starts to happen. The landscape stretches out and the monstrous, nearly 11,000-foot silhouette of Pilot Peak starts to rise over West Wendover. Its stark presence reaching out from the middle of the desert is intriguing and dramatic. When I was there it had just snowed up high, making views of this iconic peak truly breathtaking.
Here, where the mountains meet the ocean, there’s no shortage of nature to explore. And better yet, when you’re ready to kick off your hiking boots, you’ll have no trouble finding farm-fresh fare to refuel for your next adventure.