Outdoors and Adventure

Outdoors and Adventure Articles

Top 5 Killer Coasters

Hold on tight for heart-pounding rides on the world's top roller coasters. A reawakened Texas giant, the world's fastest coaster and a Brooklyn legend that will show no mercy.

Top 5: Fast and Furious

Crisscross America to experience the TOP 5 adrenaline pumping thrills allowed by the law. Go 150 mph on a NASCAR track, scream your way down an Olympic bobsled run and much more.

Early Check-In: Free National Parks Days

More than 100 of America’s best national parks offer free entrance days. Mark your calendars for some of nature-loving fun -- free of charge.

Adventures on the Road

On your next road trip, take a route less traveled. When you see something enticing, pull over and check it out. Chances are you won’t regret it.

Enjoying Chicago's Parks

The city of Chicago has more than 500 parks. Some are no more than a sandbox and a few swings -- but many are grand, sprawling green spaces with ball fields, golf courses, gardens, lagoons and zoos.

Best Places to See Wildlife in Florida

Take a walk on the wild side with Travel Channel's top picks for spotting wildlife in Florida.

Animals in the Caribbean

Travel Channel provides info on how you can explore some of the Caribbean's most interesting animals.

Best Backpacking Trips

Travel Channel shares tips on where outdoor enthusiasts should travel for the best backing and hiking trips.

Spain's San Fermin Festival

Running for your life in front of a pack of angry, 1,200-pound bulls is just the type of irresponsible, wild, out of control fun essential for a Mancation.

Outdoor Adventures in Pigeon Forge

Get outside in Pigeon Forge, TN, for a variety of heart-racing outdoor adventures, such as sliding down the alpine coaster and rafting Class III rapids along the Pigeon River.

Meet Teri Johnson

Meet Teri Johnson, the host of the "Fall in the Finger Lakes" web series on TravelChannel.com.

Beyond Central Park: NYC's Green Spaces

Spend some quality time in NYC's fun green spaces, including Brooklyn Bridge Park. See our Top 5 recommendations.

Editor's Trip: Summer Adventures in Whistler

Though Whistler's majestic mountain views and glacial lakes are a serene summer backdrop, this Travel Channel editor didn’t come here for a lazy mountain retreat, but for a taste of adventure.

See New York City by Boat

Where can you get the best views of New York City? Try a fun excursion to see the city's amazing skyline, sights and architecture by boat. See our list of top 5 recommendations.

The Galapagos Islands Guide: What You Should Know

The Galapagos Islands are a bucket-list destination for many who want to get up close and personal with friendly wildlife. Find out when to go, what tours to take and more.

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