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Improve vehicle storage and security during National Car Care Month

2014-04-09 18:09:50

While April is typically a time where vehicle owners have their cars inspected at body shops, why not also improve a ride by adding some additional security and storage accessories?


High-tech camping gadgets

2014-03-27 16:11:53

For some, camping is all about roughing it: living off the land, communing with nature and getting away from the hustle and bustle of every day life.


10 camping essentials

2014-03-25 18:08:06

Whether you've been camping all your life or this is your first time sleeping out under the stars, there's a few things every outdoorsman needs.


Camping safety checklist

2014-03-25 10:36:12

Whether you are going on a hike for an hour or two or a week-long camping trip, safety is always key.


Day hiking checklist

2014-03-21 17:20:59

Now that spring is officially here, many outdoors enthusiasts are ready to strap into their boots and hit the trails.


Getting ready for your first solo camping trip

2014-03-18 18:08:16

Like most hobbies, camping can be tailored to just about anyone's preferences.


Picking the perfect tent

2014-03-17 15:18:48

When you're planning a camping trip, there are few pieces of equipment more important than your tent.


Tips for preparing for your first camping trip

2014-03-14 12:24:05

While camping is a great pastime once you get the hang of it, it can be intimidating to give it a try for the first time.


Picking your hiking backpack

2014-03-13 10:22:05

Picking out a good hiking backpack should be as important as choosing your boots.


Planning your trip to Yellowstone National Park

2014-03-11 17:30:11

More than 200 years ago, Yellowstone National Park became the first national park in the U.S.


Easy and moderate hikes near Denver

2014-03-11 17:28:27

After a particularly harsh winter, the weather is finally warming up, which is leaving plenty of hikers itching to hit the trails.


Tips for first-time off-road drivers

2014-03-10 09:51:26

As the snow is finally starting to melt and temperatures are slowly climbing out of the sub-freezing range, many of us are looking forward to pulling our vehicles out of storage and hitting the roads.


Planning your trip to Glacier National Park

2014-03-06 15:51:11

One of the jewels of North America, Glacier National Park has been stunning travelers from all over the world for generations.


Tips for hiking the Appalachian Trail

2014-03-06 15:50:30

For serious hikers, tackling the Appalachian Trail is the great white whale.


Tips for your first time skiing or snowboarding

2014-02-18 17:31:34

Though skiing and snowboarding are among the most popular winter sports in the country, there are plenty of people who are nervous to hit the slopes for the first time


Staying safe when traveling alone

2014-02-17 15:11:54

For travelers, every experience is unique.


All about AreaBFE: 320 acres of open wilderness

2014-02-13 15:27:38

For the uninitiated, AreaBFE is a recreational park in Moab, Utah.


Tips for your Grand Canyon trip

2014-02-11 10:04:05

There are few locations in the United States as iconic as the Grand Canyon.


Campfire safety tips

2014-02-04 17:25:49

Whether it's a cool summer night or a chilly winter afternoon, you don't need Smokey the Bear to tell you that campfires can be dangerous and need to be attended to carefully.


King of the Hammers Race 2014 attracts thousands

2014-02-04 11:17:08

Each year, some of the country's toughest racers meet in a dried lake bed in Johnson Valley, Calif., to take part in The King of the Hammers Race.


Bringing your dog camping

2014-01-24 15:25:44

Camping is an activity that can be enjoyed solo, but many of us prefer to hit the trail with our loved ones.


Making your kids' first camping trip a success

2014-01-22 17:17:52

Camping can be the perfect family vacation.


Tips to properly pack your pack

2014-01-22 15:14:02

Whether you are backpacking through Europe or through the Rocky Mountains, a well-organized bag is the key to comfort and convenience.


Tips for choosing the right car rack for you

2014-01-21 12:37:22

If you spend your weekends biking, kayaking or snowboarding far from home, then chances are you need to look into car roof racks.


Keeping your RV secure

2014-01-16 18:09:21

There are no shortage of Americans - old and young - who consider driving the open road in a recreational vehicle to be the ideal vacation.


Planning for a kayak trip

2014-01-16 10:14:23

Packing for a kayak trip is like preparing for no other kind of experience.


Winter hiking tips

2014-01-07 18:04:56

For those of us who love the great outdoors, winter can be one of the best times for hiking.


Must-have camping supplies

2014-01-06 18:22:35

 Sure, winter isn't exactly the time most of us are clamoring to spend a few nights sleeping in a tent, but spring is right around the corner.


Taking road trips with your kids

2014-01-03 18:57:34

Perhaps, in your younger days, your image of a road trip involved a convertible, a mix tape, spontaneity and the open road.


All about winter road trips

2014-01-02 15:06:50

While most Americans consider the summer to be road trip season, the more hardy among us aren't afraid to hit the roads during the winter.


Tips to keep your stuff safe while camping

2013-12-30 13:59:13

If you are getting tired of the city grind, a weekend camping trip can be the perfect way to escape and relax.