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The best way to catch aurora borealis in all its lit-up beauty: go to the darkest places on earth, at just the right time, and hope for the best

It’ll take some miles to reach these eight remote, high-elevation lakes, but what better way to cap off a strenuous trek than diving into cool, crystal-clear water?

Across the country, hard-to-nab spots are sitting vacant. How do we make sure these coveted spaces aren’t going to waste?

Forget waking up at dawn to save your spot or navigating through crowds on Main Street. These coastal destinations are all about empty stretches of sand, activities for everyone, and ocean-view rooms that don’t break the bank.

You’ll be surprised by the places on this list, but maybe it’s time we started redefining what makes a ski town

Figuring out how to best equip and dress yourself when you’re just starting this sport can feel overwhelming. We’re here to help.

It’s February, which means you’d better start reserving campsites for August now. We have a few tips for you.

The young rock-climbing phenom, who got her start bouldering in Central Park as a kid, shares her favorite places in her home city for vintage clothes, vegan gelato, and indoor climbing

From affordability to crowd control, we considered a variety of factors to determine the best ski towns to visit or live in

Andrew Jackson reveals his favorite places to ride a bike, fuel up, and play in his home city

Whether you’re looking to take up classic skiing or skate skiing, the U.S. gold medalist has some words of wisdom for beginners. Consider this your introductory primer to one of the season’s most fun and affordable sports.

A day out on the slopes doesn’t have to be wildly expensive. You just need to know where and when to go.

From huts with easy approaches to less crowded areas, we’ve got beginner-friendly ways for you to get out of bounds

Glenn McConkey raised one of freeskiing’s greatest icons. Now a Utah estate lawyer has pleaded guilty to taking millions of her dollars.

Don’t be afraid of ice climbing. It’s a fun winter skill to pick up, and we’ve got all the intel on how to get started.

Whether you want to learn a new sport—like skate skiing or ice climbing—or improve your skills, there’s a lesson out there for you

These places may not be ultra fancy or ski-in, ski-out, but the point is: if you’re savvy, you can take a ski trip on a budget

Expect full-capacity chairlifts and indoor dining to return to ski resorts this season. But some COVID-era policies, like buying lift tickets online, will remain.

We’ve got your next car-based ski vacation dialed, complete with worthy detours and the best powder stashes

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