Our nation’s most iconic vacation destinations are that much more awe-inspiring when you experience them up close under your own steam.
Discover how active multigenerational vacations can broaden your horizons in fun and unexpected ways.
Our city-dwelling staff writer takes a walk on the wild side to connect with nature and herself.
A human “rewilding” retreat helps a longtime city dweller face her fears, relinquish control, and rediscover what sparks her joy.
Gritty, military-inspired team adventures push your mental and physical limits. They may also redefine your idea of fun.
Our fitness editor’s “what if” curiosity leads to a transformational trek in the Andes.
Solo camping can stoke your appetite for adventure, bring you closer to nature, and put you in touch with your true self.
Simple tips for getting out of your house — and your comfort zone — from adventurer Alastair Humphreys.
Roll up your sleeves and make a difference with voluntourism.
New-experience getaways that help you leave old behaviors behind.
More than just a vacation, these retreat centers offer restoration for mind, body, and soul.
Roll right over the winter blues by heading south for a warm-weather bike tour.
World traveler Tyson Mayr crusades for clean water in the Third World — and proves that simple acts can make a big difference.
Experience Life’s fitness editor discovers that PrimalCon — an immersion into primal living in the modern world — involves more than just eating like a caveman.
Breathtaking views and pristine mountain trails make the Yellowstone Ski Festival an early-season mecca for skiers of all abilities.
Join Experience Life’s Steve Waryan on the Rendezvous Ski Trails in West Yellowstone during his trip to the Yellowstone Ski Festival last November.
A canoe transports you to places you’d never see otherwise — at a speed that allows you to appreciate them.
Thanks to its physical and mental challenges, rock climbing gives new meaning to upward mobility.
Why a change of scenery can make us feel better about everything — including ourselves.
Choose your own summer adventure with a trio of travel books that explore life off the beaten path.
Learn about yourself through equine eyes with hippotherapy.