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.

Things to Do Outdoors in and Around Portland

Surfing, kite-boarding, bicycling, rock climbing; you name it and you can find it somewhere in or close to Portland, Oregon. Here are some of the most popular active outings in the Portland area.

What You Should Know About Visiting Machu Picchu

Among travelers and historians, Machu Picchu is one of the most popular sites in the world. See our tips on where to stay, what to do, how to get there and more, when visiting these Inca ruins.

7 Outdoor Adventures Near Denver

With some of the best riding, rafting, climbing and skiing in the world, Colorado's stretch of the Rocky Mountains are a mecca for adventure geeks.

Best of Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul

Feed your inner adrenaline junkie in the highlands or get a taste of the finer things in Gramado. There’s a little something surprising for everyone in Rio Grande do Sul.

Weight-Loss Vacation: Slimming Getaways

These getaways will keep you so busy having fun, you will barely realize how hard your body is working.

Germany’s Great Outdoor Adventures

Germany offers as much in the way of great outdoor adventures as it does in big city thrills. Here’s where to go for unforgettable nature experiences in Germany’s great outdoors.

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