The Place That Stopped A Volcano
It is also home to the "World’s Loneliest House," which is not Bjork’s.
These Top Beaches in North America Will Have You Dreaming
Is this the real life, or is this just fantasy? At these gorgeous North American beaches, it’s hard to tell.
Travelers Say These Are America's Top 10 Local Experiences
From seeing Hawaii’s volcanoes to doing a ghost tour in Savannah, Georgia, these amazing experiences have been voted the best in the country.
U.S. Beaches With the Most Breathtaking Sunrises
Whether you get up early or stay up all night, these U.S. beaches are the most amazing spots to catch a sunrise.
The World’s Most Beautiful Beach Is in Africa
Beach lovers will regret not making the long trip to this remote beach at least once in their lifetime.
10 Best States for Happy Campers to Enjoy the Outdoors
From great campgrounds to gorgeous trails, these states will make any camping enthusiast very happy.
Biscayne National Park Is Miami's Most Underrated Spot
Away from Miami’s glitz and noise, you’ll find a protected underwater paradise in Biscayne National Park.
30 Longest Rivers in the U.S., Ranked
Which of the more than 250,000 rivers in the U.S. are the longest?
Does Anyone Live in Antarctica?
Surprisingly, yes. But also, no, they don't.
Astoria, Oregon, Is a Perfect Fishing Town
Head to Astoria to fish salmon — or just to eat it.
Lake Como Is One of the 10 Most Beautiful Lakes in the World
Take a dip in Lake Como or one of these other gorgeous lakes and then enjoy the quaint towns surrounding them.
Chena Hot Springs in Alaska Are the Best in the U.S.
You can soak in hot springs while gazing at the northern lights.
Bruce Peninsula Is Lake Huron’s Idyllic Hidden Gem
In Bruce Peninsula National Park, you’ll find cerulean water, shipwrecks and Canadian hospitality around Lake Huron.
Best Sports Activities to Do While Traveling
Engaging in sports can be a great way to make your trip even more memorable.
Trust Us, These Are the Best National Parks by State
Find out the best national park in your state for when you want to escape to nature.
10 Hottest Places on Earth (And One Honorable Mention)
From dry deserts to humid marshlands, these places will have you begging for shade.
Worst Floods in California History
The old song says "it never rains in California" — but that's not necessarily true.
Here's Where to Go Swimming With Sharks
For those brave enough, swimming with sharks can be a completely magical experience — here's where to do it.
Costa Rica’s Coolest New Experience: Mushroom Hunting
Mushroom hunting is the fun(gi) side of Costa Rica’s rainy season.
Readers’ Choice: Alaska Is the Most Beautiful State
Is Alaska the most beautiful state? Our readers think so.
Fascinating Crater Lake National Park Facts
Learn more about Oregon's only national park.
Everglades National Park Through the Eyes of Photographer Clyde Butcher
The famed photographer tells us what makes the Everglades the “most beautiful place in the world.”
Best Gifts for the Outdoor Traveler
We all have a friend who spends most of their time in nature. These awesome gifts will make their adventures even better.
Where to Go Leaf Peeping to Spot Colorful Fall Leaves
These leaf-peeping destinations are particularly spectacular because of their beautiful fall colors.
Readers’ Choice: Rocky Mountain National Park, Mapped
Our readers voted Rocky Mountain as Colorado’s best national park. This map shows you exactly which spots to visit.
Are Yellowstone’s Grizzly Bears Actually That Dangerous?
Yes. And No. The answer is more complex than you'd think.
Where to Go Wild Swimming in Spain, Mapped
Escape the tourists at these secret Spanish swimming spots.
All 3 National Parks in Washington Are Absolutely Incredible
In Washington state’s national parks, you’ll find mountains, lakes and infinite beauty.
Skip the Clubs. Head to Florida's National Parks Instead.
Like their home state, Florida’s national parks are unlike any other in the country.
10 of the World’s Most Dangerous Natural Wonders, Ranked
The number of accidents that happen in these destinations is wild.
Largest National Parks in the U.S. Provide a World of Wonder
Some of these national parks are bigger than entire states.
Black's Beach and Other Must-Visit San Diego Beaches
Surf, swim and play at these awesome San Diego beaches, including the secluded Black's Beach.
These Freshwater Springs in Florida Are Absolutely Magical
These springs in Florida offer a magical experience away from the touristy beaches for which the state is known.
What Is the Most Beautiful Arizona National Park?
Arizona's three national parks boast incredible natural beauty.
Best Beaches to Watch Beautiful Sea Turtles Nesting
Where to see the miracle of sea turtles nesting and hatching.
All 8 Alaska National Parks, Ranked From Pretty to Stunning
Few places in the U.S. have as much untamed natural beauty as Alaska’s eight national parks.
30 Overwater Bungalows That Inspire Us to Book a Flight, Now
While the South Pacific and Maldives are go-to spots for overwater bungalows, you don’t have to travel to the ends of the Earth for these posh paradises.
Plitvice Lakes National Park Shows Croatia’s Natural Beauty
For natural beauty in Croatia, visit the astonishing Plitvice Lakes.
Visiting Australia’s Bondi Beach
Bondi Beach offers travelers in Australia golden sand and great surfing.
What to Know Before Visiting Pig Beach in the Bahamas
Pigs may not fly, but at Pig Beach, they definitely swim.
Forget South Beach. Haulover Beach Is Where You Want to Go.
Take it from a Miami native: Haulover is the city's best beach.
Beach Reads With a Bit of Romance and a Lot of Thriller
Get cozy under the sun with these thrilling beach reads you won’t be able to put down.
Map of Mexico Beaches You Truly Will Love
Some of Mexico's best beaches are famous. Others are hidden secrets. All of them are beautiful.
Have You Visited a Pink Sand Beach? Here Are 25 You’ll Love
If you've never been to a pink sand beach, we suggest booking a trip to go explore one of these tropical destinations — stat!
Spain Beach Vacations for Every Type of Traveler
Whether you want to party or relax, Spain has a beach vacation for everyone.
Map of Florida Beaches Too Beautiful to Be Real
You'll discover famous destinations and hidden gems on this map of Florida beaches.
Best Turks and Caicos Beaches in the Caribbean
You won't find beaches more magical than these.
What’s the Best Cruise Ship to Alaska?
Want to cruise to Alaska? These are the cruise lines you’ll want to go with … and the ones you’ll want to avoid.
The World's Oldest Trees Are Astonishing
The oldest tree in the world is over 5000 years old.
11 Airbnbs in Myrtle Beach With Amazing Ocean Views
Enjoy your morning coffee with a side of ocean views at these Myrtle Beach Airbnbs.
Movies Aren't the Only Reason Why White Sands National Park Is Unlike Anywhere Else
White Sands National Park has been used for films, music videos, nuclear tests and more.
How to Explore Salar de Uyuni, aka the Bolivian Salt Flats
Here's why, how and when to visit Bolivia’s majestic salt flats (or Salar de Uyuni).
Every National Park in California, Ranked
Californian national parks have beauty to spare from snow peaks to deserts to forests.
Puerto Rico’s Magic Bioluminescent Bays Glow in the Dark
Here’s everything you need to know about kayaking or swimming in the bioluminescent bays in Puerto Rico.
Coldest Places on Earth Are Ridiculously Cold
You’ll be amazed at the average temperatures and record lows of the coldest places in the world.
These Beautiful Ocean Pictures Are What We Need Right Now
From surfers riding waves to secret coastal beaches, these 30 beautiful ocean pictures remind us just how intoxicating nature can be.
Big Sur Camping: Best Hikes, Campgrounds and Must-See Spots
This guide will get you ready for the camping trip of a lifetime in Big Sur.
25 Most Underrated Beaches in the World
Despite their sumptuous stretches of sand, quaint coves, snorkeling opportunities and idealistic swimming conditions, these 25 beaches are highly underrated.
Meet the Most Dangerous Animals in Australia
Watch out for these truly dangerous animals the next time you're in Australia.
Every Underwater Hotel in the World, Ranked
You can literally sleep in the ocean if you want.
Best Places to Pan for Gold and Gemstones in America
You can find gold, emeralds and diamonds here if you're lucky.
39 of the World's Most Beautiful Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks
Ice skating rinks don't get any better than this.
15 Jaw-Dropping Puerto Rico Beaches
These Puerto Rico beaches are some of the best in the Caribbean.
30 Rainiest Cities in the U.S. to Enjoy Stormier Weather
Rain is a part of life here.
15 Best Natural Hot Springs in the U.S. for a Good Soak
You’ll come out of these natural hot springs a whole new person.
Most Extreme Adventure Tours in the World
This is for travelers who really want to push their limits.
Beautiful Wildflower Fields You’ll Want to Run Through
Around the world, life stops for a moment as people stumble or seek out the beauty of wildflower fields.
30 Deepest Lakes in the World Take You to the Earth's Core
Here's everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the world’s deepest lakes.
Most Beautiful Hotels in National Parks
Enjoy America's great outdoors in luxury, comfort and style.
The Verdict Is In: These Are Europe's 25 Best Beaches
These European beaches should really be on your bucket list.
25 Dangerous Surf Spots That Scare Even the Pros
These are the world's most dangerous surf spots are not for rookies.
21 Underrated State Parks That Are in Your Backyard
National parks get all the attention — and all of the crowds. Head to these awesome state parks instead.
25 Most Affordable Beach Towns in the U.S.
America is home to some affordable beach towns that come with beautiful stretches of coastline without the hefty price tag.
All the Camping Gear to Help You Camp Like a Pro
All the best camping gear to make your next trip a breeze.
Cities With the Bluest Skies, Based on Air Quality Rankings
We’ve finally managed to quantify the blue of the sky.
America’s Top Stargazing Spots to See Beautiful Night Skies
We rounded up America’s top stargazing spots, from small towns to sprawling parks, that you can visit on moonless and clear nights.
30 Most Fascinating Facts About the Ocean
All life comes from the ocean, yet it still remains a mystery.
Best Fourth of July Celebrations in the U.S.
Independence Day parties don't get better than this.
25 Private Islands — Yes, Islands — You Can Rent
It might be time to make this the summer you book your own private island escape to one of these 25 islands you can rent.
Europe's 20 Best Small Beach Towns
A European beach vacation without the crowds? We’re in.
Most Dangerous Rivers in the World
Rapids, predators and pollution make these rivers deadly.
30 Best Small Beach Towns in the U.S.
These beach towns have all the sand, sea and seafood with none of the crowds.
25 Most Stunning Forests to Explore Around the World
While all of these famous forests around the world are unique and different, one thing remains the same — they are all beautiful.
30 Cherry Blossom Tree Facts That Highlight the Season
Celebrate the beauty of spring with this visual festival of cherry blossom trees.
13 Best National Parks to Visit
Start planning your trip to these national parks right now.
15 Best Beach Destinations in the World, Ranked
These are the best beach destinations in the world, and they can be found in every corner of the globe for your next vacation.
Top Whale Watching Spots to Visit in North America
Get ready for an incredible wildlife experience.
The Verdict Is In: These Are America’s 25 Best Beaches
Whether or not America's best beaches are within driving distance of you, they should certainly be on your travel bucket list.
30 Amazing Surfing Spots in the U.S.
Looking for some killer waves? You'll love these surfing spots.
Beautiful Photos of Islands Around the World
If your wanderlust is at a peak, we're about to make it worse with these stunning Instagram photos of the world's best islands.
30 Best City Parks in the World for a Nice Stroll
In a sea of skyscrapers, miles of concrete, traffic jams and smog, there are beautiful city parks for residents and visitors to enjoy Mother Nature.
Stunning Photos of the Tallest Waterfall in Every State
There is something about a waterfall that drives us to seek it whenever one is nearby — and here are the tallest in every state.
Fascinating Facts About Beaches Around the World
These beach facts prove there is more to learn about our world's coastlines than what meets the eye.
Deadliest & Scariest Natural Disasters
Which are the most dangerous natural disasters — and where do they occur most?
35 Tallest Mountains in the World You Wish You Could Climb
There’s a particular attraction to these 35 tallest mountains in the world that you can’t deny.
These Are the Best Hiking Trails by State
These are the best hiking trails in America to enjoy the path less traveled and the great outdoors.
Fascinating Facts About All 63 National Parks
Learn more about each of our country’s 63 national parks from these fascinating facts.
Most Dangerous Animals on Earth
Watch out: Humans encounter these dangerous animals more often than you might think!
Travel Virtually to the World's Most Amazing Parks and Sites
Virtual travel gives you up-close access to some of the most amazing bucket-list locations in the world — from underwater dives and ancient structures to outrageous national parks.
The Most Extraordinary Wildlife Experiences in the World
From the cute and cuddly to the fierce and ferocious, here are our recommendations for extraordinary wildlife experiences to have before you die.
The World's Most Iconic Beaches, Ranked
These iconic beaches enjoy worldwide fame because of their breathtaking looks.
Every U.S. State's Best Beach
America is packed with gorgeous beaches. These are the most gorgeous of all.
20 Best Beaches in Europe by Country
Want to soak up the sun in Greece, Italy, Croatia and beyond? Start here.
Spectacular Natural Phenomena Around the World
From moonbows to volcanic lightning, prepare to be amazed.
Places You Have to See to Believe
These awe-inspiring sights look like they're from another planet. But they're all right here on Earth.