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Ah, the great outdoors. Don’t let a lack of experience keep you from enjoying it. We’ve got gear suggestions, guides, and how-tos for aspiring adventurers and seasoned explorers alike. Camping, hiking, and survival essentials are our focus, but we also touch on activities like snow sports, off-roading, and extreme experiences, as well as general fitness and exercise.

Ballybunion Golf Club

These are the can’t-miss golf courses to play in Ireland

Plan your next golfing adventure in Ireland and discover why it remains a top choice for golf enthusiasts from around the world.
Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Plus early Prime Day deal with two solar panels

This Jackery solar generator deal includes two solar panels and it’s $1,400 off

A man using the Blackstone 36-inch Gas Griddle Cooking Station in a yard.

Best Blackstone Prime Day deals

A person taking a swing on the golf course.

What does par mean in golf?

Mount Everest with prayer flags in the foreground

Want to climb to the top of the world? Here’s how long it takes to climb Mount Everest

A golfer carrying their bag on the course.

How many clubs are in a golf bag? What you need to know

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

Study reveals the dark side of visiting national parks

Two people looking at each other while holding their golf clubs over their shoulders

How much are golf lessons? It depends

A pickleball court in the U.S.

How often should you change your pickleball paddle?

White Jeep camping in the Australian desert.

The best tips and tech for beating the heat while car camping this summer

A view from the inside of a tent looking out on a campground.

The ultimate packing list for summer camping (so you’ll never forget a thing!)

Mesa M415BZ from Monument Grills for Independence Day grill deals

These Monument Grills deals are just in time for Independence Day: Shop now

Group working out with Academy Sports gear on the road.

Academy Sports 4th of July Sale: Up to 50% Off Outdoor Gear

If you're looking to pick up some outdoor gear during the Fourth of July to have some fun out in the sun, this sale from Academy Sports is worth checking out.
golfer giving fist pump

These are the best golf apps to improve your game

From free basic trackers to advanced paid apps with comprehensive features. Here are our picks for the best golf apps to improve your game.
Anker Solix portable power station

The sexy looking Anker Solix F3800 can power your home or your camping equipment

Design and functionality are important to me, so that’s why I fell in love with the Anker Solix F3800 when I first saw it.
The Magic Chef 27-lbs Countertop Ice Maker next to iced drinks.

Home Depot 4th of July Sale 2024: Best home and garden deals

These home and garden deals at the Home Depot will help you save for summer. Get everything from power tools and mower to ice makers and planters on sale today.
An opened Classic Joe III with food cooking, from Kamado Joe.

Best 4th of July grill deals: Save on Traeger, Blackstone and more

Taking advantage of 4th of July grill deals. Traditional grills and smokers, charcoal grills, and more are available to your now for July 4th deals for summer.
Opening and beginning to build the Canyon Spectral CF 8

3 things I wish I knew before buying my first mountain bike

Buying a mountain bike isn't cheap, but it can be a whole lot more expensive if you don't consider these things
A man looking up in the woods, seemingly lost

Study reveals haunting truth wabout getting lost in the wild—and how to avoid it

This study reveals how people made it through harrowing trials in the great outdoors and shows which survival skills are most important in this situation.
Exodus Capax travel trailer being towed by a black SUV down a desert highway.

Exodus’ Capax travel trailer is luxe, off-road-ready, and fits in a standard garage

Inspired by traditional pop-up travel trailers, Exodus' Capax features a streamlined design with a surprising amount of luxury features and living space.
A man holding an America the beautiful parks pass wearing a button down top and blue jeans standing outdoors

Is the America the Beautiful pass worth it? Here’s how to decide

The America the Beautiful pass lets visitors enjoy every national park for one annual fee. But is it worth the investment for your upcoming travel plans?
A group of friends playing golf.

How long does 18 holes of golf actually take?

How long does 18 holes of golf take? Don't worry about how long it takes a pro to play through. There is a realistic time frame anyone can work with.
Man swimming out of rip current

How to get out of a rip current, according to a pro

Every guy should know how to spot and escape a rip current, whether you’re swimming at a protected beach manned by a Baywatch team or exploring uncharted coves.
The landscape of False Cape.

The 4 best beaches in the U.S. for camping like a castaway

From catching breathtaking sunrises to falling asleep to the sound of the waves, these best beaches for camping are every outdoor and beach lover's paradise.
Panoramic view of mountains and valleys along the John Muir Trail.

A complete guide to hiking the John Muir Trail in California

The John Muir Trail requires patience and planning. The Manual's guide explains how long it takes to hike the John Muir Trail and what you need to do it.
a man sitting next to a campfire near a lake

Camping insurance is a good idea, and you may already have it

Camping insurance is a good investment since you're more exposed to risk outdoors. Here's how to get it and a few ways to see if you're already covered.
Big camping green backpack and yellow tent in the mountains.

How to pack a tent in a backpack: A pro guide for beginners in 6 easy steps

When you’re out for an overnight hike in the wilderness, you want to be amply prepared for the experience. Here's a guide for how to pack a tent in a backpack.
Hanes Originals Men's No-Show Socks on model

These amazing moisture-wicking socks will keep your feet dry this summer

Stay sweat-free during your workout with our favorite men's moisture wicking socks
A gorgeous view of an empty golf course.

What is a semi-private golf course? What you need to know

What is a semi-private golf course? It's where cost meets prestige, allowing lovers of the game to putt on the same green in a way that works for everyone.
A man using the Blackstone 36-inch Gas Griddle Cooking Station in a yard.

Best Blackstone deals: Save on griddles and accessories

We've picked out all the best Blackstone deals available right now so you can save big on great griddles along with accessories to go alongside it.
Man running on street by a body of water.

Best running shoe deals: Nike, Asics, Adidas, and more

Runners and style enthusiasts can get in on some savings with a new pair of running shoes, and we've tracked down the best deals out there.
Relaxing in the back of a car on a mattress

Car camping: How to live in your car comfortably for a few weeks (or longer)

Here’s everything you’ll need to stay safe, sane, and happy when you choose to live out of your car for a little while if you ever want or need to.
Golf Resort

These are the best golf resorts in Florida

Do you want to take a luxurious golf vacation to Florida? These are the best golf resorts in Florida.
A view of a golf green with a flag in the middle.

What is a par 3 golf course?

What is a par 3 golf course? It's becoming one of the best ways for you to fall in love with the game of golf — either for the first time or all over again.
Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

This is the absolute best time to visit Yellowstone

As we transition to summer, Yellowstone comes alive with vibrant wildlife and milder weather, making June the perfect month for an unforgettable adventure.
A Roam Resilient Baja Edition overland trailer parked by a lake.

The overland trailer from this new company is rugged enough to take you anywhere

With hardcore specs and a bright, modern interior, the Baja Edition overland trailer is ready to take you anywhere without leaving the comforts of home behind.
A view of a golf course without anyone playing.

What is the hardest golf course in the world?

What is the hardest golf course in the world? If you want to see if the toughest golf courses would challenge you, here are the greens to swing your clubs on.
Powder day snowboarding at Jackson Hole

The upcoming ski season is about to get a lot better — here’s why

For the 24/25 ski season, Delta Air Lines adds more flights to more mountains. That lets you visit your dream destination at a time that fits your schedule.
Ford Bronco Raptor parked on the roadside in Big Bend National Park.

We drove the Ford Bronco Raptor in the vast desert of Texas’ Big Bend National Park

The Ford Bronco Raptor is taller, wider, meaner, and more aggressive than any of its brethren, making it one of the most capable factory SUVs on the market.
man in green jacket and brown pants standing on brown grass field near lake during the daytime fishing

If you want to catch a catfish, you need this to bait them

Catfish aren't sexy but they are fun to fish for, especially if you know what to put on your hook.
Backyard wildlife sanctuary bird feeder

How to turn your backyard into a wildlife-friendly sanctuary

Wildlife adds a whole new experience of enjoyment to any outdoor space. These tips can help turn your backyard, deck, or patio into an animal-friendly oasis.
Hiking Denali National Park in Alaska

7 real locations from outdoor movies to explore

No matter what outdoor hobbies you enjoy, chances are you've seen these cinematic portrayals. Now you can visit the real landscapes and filming locations.
golf ball on grass

Play a round at one of the best golf courses in Myrtle Beach (or all of them)

Discover the best golf courses in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
A man floating on a river in an inner tube on a cloudy day with hills in the background

These 5 river tubing experiences will float your worries away

When things heat up, river tubing can cool you down, and it's a relaxing way to see the best nature out there. Here are our 5 favorite floating spots to enjoy.
Man golfing at a club.

What is a birdie in golf?

What is a birdie in golf? If you thought it referred to checking the sky before your swing, here's what the term means for golfers.
Channel Islands

Why this national park is known as North America’s Galapagos Islands

Channel Islands National Park offers an experience that is reminiscent of the Galápagos Islands, but right off the coast of California. Here's why.
Rendering of a Toyota Tacoma with a Scout Yoho pop-up truck camper installed.

Scout debuts Yoho, its first pop-up truck camper, with more models to come

Yoho, the first in Scout's all-new line of pop-top campers, packs a kitchen, toilet, and sleeping quarters for four adults in the bed of most midsized pickups.
A golf course with water views.

How much does it cost to build a golf course?

How much does it cost to build a golf course? The answer isn't a one-swing-fits-all deal, so we break down if it's something you want to putt around with.
The Yeti Hopper M12 Backpack Soft Cooler sitting against a tree.

This is my new favorite on-the-go cooler

This backpack cooler from Yeti is built to go the distance — it's ice cold, surprisingly comfy to carry on extended trips and super stylish.
A camping setup with tents

This is how to avoid getting sick while camping

Getting sick is never fun, but it's particularly unfortunate when you're out camping. Take note of these basic tips to stay safe and well in the outdoors.

Snowsports

Camping

Hiking

Snowboarding