A refreshing departure from vacation over-indulgences, a detox retreat leaves your mind clear, your body restored, your daily habits reconsidered. Here’s how to find the right one for you.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill and Hurricane Katrina may no longer be making front-page headlines, but the region still needs help. Taking a Gulf Coast volunteer vacation empowers you to play a part in its recovery.
Via ferrata (Italian for “iron way”) is a mountain-climbing method that lets less experienced climbers enjoy views and adrenaline rushes usually reserved for the pros.
You don’t have to travel beyond our borders to find the perfect island getaway. These secluded isles deliver a little bit of paradise your whole family can enjoy.
Get past the stereotypes of snow and ice, and you’ll discover a warmer side of Canada – one that’s ideal for outdoor adventures of all sorts.
Challenge your physical and mental strength by making extreme sports part of your next getaway.
Want to come home from your next vacation feeling more deeply revived? Leave your tech gadgets—and habits—at home.
Test your physical strength on a trek below the rim of one of America’s most challenging natural wonders: the Grand Canyon.
Help others and recharge your own batteries on a getaway that gives back.
Looking for the perfect getaway? Choose from an à la carte menu of activities and therapies offered at today’s leading spas and wellness centers.
Athletic fantasies become reality at these sports-immersion schools.
Looking for an exhilarating way your whole family can explore the great outdoors together? Consider an unforgettably fun horseback-riding adventure.
Looking for a fresh way to push your physical limits in an ever-changing and otherworldly environment? Dune hiking can challenge even the fittest athletes.
Many of the world’s most spectacular landscapes are vanishing because of climate change, spurring concerned visitors to experience and protect them before it’s too late.
Build your outdoor survival skills — and reconnect with nature — on an educational wilderness adventure.
Sometimes the best vacations are stay cations. Here’s how to find active adventures in the place you call home.
Life-visioning retreats can free you from your routine, spark new revelations about how you really want to live and equip you with a plan to get there.
On Extreme Makeover: Home Edition – and in his life – designer Eduardo Xol creates spaces that appeal to the senses, and to his own notion of what living well is really about.
Feeling frozen out of your favorite outdoor activities? A warm-weather paddling, climbing or cycling getaway and a change of scenery may help you beat the winter blahs.
The hot-spring spas in these three towns offer a restorative reprieve after fun-filled days of adventure.
Discover the pleasures of farm life—and get insight into an important part of our food supply—on an agritourism adventure.