Idaho is a bastion of alpine lakes, wildflower meadows, and stunning mountain vistas. Though not traditionally thought of as a must-see hiking destination, the state actually houses roughly 20,000 trails. The Gem State truly lives up to its nickname, by offering hidden gems just around every corner. Snake River Trail, Hells Canyon Idaho has no […]

The Midwest has a reputation for being more or less “flyover states.” The overwhelmingly flat landscape of our country’s central region doesn’t get much love, but if you take a peek underneath you’ll be fascinated by what you find. The Midwest has a large concentration of underground cave systems just waiting to be explored. Mammoth […]

Nevada’s dry, arid landscape might not sound like a suitable destination for SUP, but you might be surprised by some of the gems hiding here. There are dozens of excellent lakes and rivers to paddle on. Check out these five spots next time you’re in the state. Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Incline Village might be […]

Alaska offers some of North America’s greatest fishing opportunities. Unfortunately, most of the state is so remote that the greatest fishing holes are hard to get to. But if you’re willing to make the trip, here are some of the best fly-in fishing spots to choose from. Alagnak River The Alagnak River is a designated […]

Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness is northernmost portion of the Appalachian Trail and often considered one of the most rugged and remote regions along the hike. The vast area is home to hundreds of ponds, lakes, and mountain views to enjoy. You could spend a lifetime exploring it and probably never experience everything there is to see, […]

The high plains of Eastern Colorado might not offer much in the way of watering holes, but head toward the mountains and suddenly you’ll find that there’s plenty of lakes, rivers, and streams where you can take a dip. The northern half of the state is a kayaker’s dream, offering incredible waterways alongside some of […]

Arkansas might primarily be known as a trout fishing hotspot, but in recent years it’s been steadily building a remarkable reputation among cyclists. From paved street racing to backcountry mountain trails, there’s two-wheeled adventure around every corner of this state. Check out these incredible biking trails to see why Arkansas is a premier outdoor destination. […]

Unless you’ve spent a lot of time there, you might be under the impression that Oregon is a rainy tundra full of hipsters. To be honest, that’s sort of true. But this western state has a hidden gem lying in the southern region, where you’ll find a beautiful high desert chock full of incredible wildlife […]

America’s Four Corners region—the meeting point of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah—contains some of the most exciting hikes in the country. The desert climate and sweeping mountains make for some incredible views. The region also offers its fair share of challenges for those with a little more experience under their belts. Mesa Verde National […]

Kayaking in California is an experience like no other. Between the beautiful shorelines, glistening alpine lakes, and incredible whitewater rivers, there’s a little something for kayakers of every kind. The Golden State offers some of the best paddling in the country, and here are a few spots you cannot miss. La Jolla Sea Caves Off […]