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What You Should Know Before Buying a Rooftop Tent

With a rooftop tent, you can have access to a plush, go-anywhere sleep space that's as comfortable as your own bedroom. But there are things to consider.
Winter Camping Tents

The 7 Best Four-Season Tents for All Your Weather Adventures in 2021

Gear up with a real all-weather tent. Stay protected from the elements of spring, summer, winter, and fall all year-round in one of the best 4-season tents.
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What Size Bike Do I Need? A Beginner’s Guide

Knowing your unique riding position and how to size a bike for you will make riding infinitely more enjoyable. Here's how to find the right size for you.
Where Vaccinated Americans Can Travel Right Now

7 International Destinations for Vaccinated Americans to Travel Safely Right Now

Here are a few of the best international destinations that vaccinated Americans can safely travel to right now.
Best Inflatable Paddle Boards

The 8 Best Inflatable Paddle Boards for an Affordable Way To Enjoy the Water

Paddleboarding doesn't have to be cumbersome and expensive. Escape to the water with the best inflatable paddle boards of 2021.
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The 7 Best Rooftop Tents That Every Seasoned Car Camper Must Have

Rooftop tents serve as an on-the-go "bedroom" for car campers. Here are the best rooftop tents, all comfy enough for you to live a bucolic life.

How to Sleep Outdoors: The Best Gear for a Good Night’s Sleep

There is no one perfect backcountry sleep system. The top solution is the one that’s right for you. Find the best camping gear for a good night's sleep.
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The 9 Best Items of Portable Fitness Gear To Stay Fit While Traveling

If you value your workout routine, even when traveling, it pays to be prepared with a compact workout kit. Here is the best portable fitness gear to stay fit.
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The 25 Best Hiking Gear Items and Accessories To Get You Through Any Trek

We’re only halfway through the year, but we can safely say these are some of the best hiking gear items and accessories of 2022.
Best Thru-Hiking Gear

The 14 Best Thru-Hiking Gear in 2021 That Can Tackle Any Long-Distance Trek

Tackling a long-distance thru-hike on North America's most epic trails requires proper planning and the right equipment. Here are the best thru-hiking gears.
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The 7 Best Coolers to Buy in 2022: Yeti, Pelican, and More

Whether you're camping, road-tripping, or having a picnic, we've rounded up the best beverage coolers for 2022 to keep your food safe and your drinks chilled.
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The 8 Best Luggage Pieces Under $50 for Men on Amazon

Savvy travelers can shop tremendous deals on rollaboards, carry-ons, and other best luggage under $50 for men on Amazon.
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The 7 Best Duffel Bags for Every Occasion, from Trips to the Gym to Overlanding

Duffel bags are versatile, designed for both everyday and outdoor use. Whatever your use case, these best duffel bags for 2022 will make your life easier.
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15 Best Travel Backpacks To Take With You on the Road

Backpacks are the best luggage type for anyone looking to travel carry-on-only. Here are 15 of the best travel backpacks for men for work, travel, and more.
A First-Timer's Guide to Renting an RV with RVshare

A First-Timer’s Guide to Renting an RV with RVshare

If you’re new to RV'ing or a first-timer considering buying your own, why not try before you buy? Thankfully, there’s an app for that.
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Top National Park Camping Destinations in the United States

Of the 59 total United States National Parks, here are the best national park camping spots, ranging from the coast to the desert, to get away from urban life.
Best Firewood-Cutting Tools and Accessories

The Best Firewood-Cutting Tools and Accessories in 2022

It takes hard work to keep a fire ablaze. To do so, equip yourself with the right firewood-cutting tools and accessories, and your job will be a little easier.
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What Does the New COVID-19 Delta Variant Mean for Travel?

The COVID-19 Delta variant could undo much of the headway we've made in the last six months. Here's how it could affect travel this year.
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The Best Food Delivery Services in 2022

Every major food delivery service is still operating in 2022, making it entirely possible not to leave the house (or your pajamas) for the foreseeable future.
Best Fixed Blade Knives

The Best Fixed-Blade Knives for Camping, Carving, and Cutting

The best fixed-blade knives sit near the intersection of utility and survival. Bring one along whenever you camp, trek, or push for the summit.
Best Four-Person Tents

The Best Four-Person Tents for Camping With Your Friends This 2022

You know what's better than camping? Camping with friends. We've done the hard work to round up the best four-person tents.
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The Ultimate Guide to a Butter-Smooth Shave

Shaving needn't be a stressful (or bloody) part of your day. If you're prone to nicks and cuts, we’re here to help with the ultimate shaving routine.
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The Best Ways to Rent an RV for Your Next Road Trip

RVs are expensive, gas-hungry, and more prone to mechanical problems than the average car. The solution? Just drive someone else's.

The 5 Best Survival Knives That Could Save Your Life

Being prepared with strong, sharp, survival knives and tools could really be a lifesaver. Check out our list of the 5 best camping survival knives for survival.
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8 Surprising Destinations That Will Pay You to Move There

If you’re the digital nomad sort, these eight surprising destinations will pay you to move there (at least temporarily).
Best Tips for Camping in the Rain

10 Best Waterproof Tents for Camping in the Rain

You can’t dodge the rain, of course, but you can keep mostly dry with the right tent. These are the best waterproof tents for backpacking and camping in 2021.
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The Best Wetsuits for Men Braving the Waves in 2022

Whether you’re shopping for a 'shorty' to keep warm while surfing or you need a full-body wetsuit for cold-water freediving exploration, we’ve got you covered.
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How to Enjoy Your Campfires Responsibly This Summer

Campfires are a natural hazard, especially when left unattended. Here's how you can enjoy your campfires safely to prevent wildfires from devastating nature.
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Tips for Planning the Perfect Socially Distant Road Trip in 2022

A road trip is an ideal vacation right now, but there are precautions you need to take to make your trip as safe and socially responsible as possible.
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Best Road Trips in the World: 12 Drives Worth Flying For

Some of the world's best drives are worth flying for. Here are 12 of the best road trips in the world, including routes in South America, Australia, and more.
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The 7 Best Axes for Your Specific Needs, from Camping to Woodworking

Be the most badass version of yourself with the best axes for tackling everything from woodworking to log-splitting to axe throwing.

The Top 10 Must-Have Stand-Up Paddleboard Accessories for 2022

Stand-up paddleboarding has become one of the fastest-growing pastimes, and aside from being a unique form of travel, it’s also a great workout.
Best Deserted Islands in America to Visit

8 Deserted Islands in America to Visit Before They’re Overrun With Tourists

It's not hard to escape the maddening crowds in the United States. The best place to start? One of the many deserted islands that dot the country’s coastline.
Best Men's Sport Sandals and Flip Flops

Expose Those Toes: Best Men’s Sport Sandals and Flip Flops

After a winter of having our toes restricted, we all love the freedom of men's summer sandals during the warm summer months. Here are our favorites.
Airstream x Pottery Barn 2.0 Capsule Collection

Airstream Teams Up with Pottery Barn on a Second Capsule Collection

Is it time to upgrade your RV? The latest Airstream x Pottery Barn capsule collection has the perfect décor for giving your home-on-wheels a handsome makeover.
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Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Scuba Diving Certification

Scuba diving is beautiful, amazing, and even life-changing for some. For the uninitiated, diving in to diving can feel overwhelming, but it needn’t be.
Rossmonster Overland The Baja Adventure Truck Camper RV

The Baja Adventure Rig Is Like an Off-Road Apartment on Wheels

Travel almost anywhere while enjoying all the comforts and luxuries of home with Rossmonster Overland's The Baja adventure truck camper.
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Best RV Rentals for Road Tripping in Colorado in 2022

With the Rocky Mountains and some of the country’s best outdoor adventures, there’s no better place for test driving an RV than a road trip through Colorado.
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The 10 Best Cycling Gloves for Any Weather and Skill Level

Embarking on an adventure will be more blissful with a pair of cycling gloves made to accompany you anywhere from paved lakeside paths to bumpy trails.
Best Cabin Rentals for Large Groups

8 Best Cabin Rentals for Large Groups in the U.S.

We scoured the best vacation rental sites for seriously big cabins with enough room for you, your squad, the family, and the dogs, too.
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The 10 Best Bike Pumps to Keep Your Wheels Up and Ready to Go in 2022

A must-have for every cyclist, the best bike pumps will keep you going — whether you are cruising the rolling hills or traversing bumpy trails.
Best Spring Cabin Rentals in the United States

Best Spring Cabin Rentals in the United States

If you love nature and vacationing in the great outdoors, there’s nothing better than sleeping in a classic cabin in the woods.
Why COVID-19 'Vaccine Passports' Won't Change the Face of Travel

Why COVID-19 ‘Vaccine Passports’ Won’t Change the Face of Travel

Vaccine passports might make traveling in a post-COVID-19 world safer. We know because we've already used them for the better part of a century.
Best Multipurpose Hiking Gear

Multipurpose Hiking Gear: 8 Outdoor Tools That Do More Than One Job

Multipurpose gear lets you do more with less. The less junk in your trunk — er, backpack — the lighter it will be. The lighter it is, the happier you are.
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The Best National Parks for RV Camping in 2022

With more than 400 'units' in the U.S. National Park Service system, where do you go next? These are the best National Parks for RV camping in 2022.
European Union to Welcome Vaccinated American Travelers This Summer

Vaccinated Americans Can Soon Travel to Europe

The European Union may welcome Americans again as early as this summer. It’s time to dust off your passport, pack that carry-on, and get traveling again.
Why Going Vegan Is Good for the Environment

Going Vegan Might Be the Single Best Thing You Can Do to Help Save the Planet

Vegans cite plenty of reasons why everyone should give up eating meat. But, doing it for the environment might be the clearest reason of all.
Best Cabin Rentals in Pennsylvania PA

8 Best Cabin Rentals in Pennsylvania to Book in 2022

For Northeasterners ready to book their next vacation but not quite ready to pull the trigger on an international getaway, why not book a cabin rental in PA?
Offline Campers Domino Off-Road Travel Trailer

This Rugged, Off-Road Tow-Behind Trailer Transforms at the Push of a Button

Offline Campers’ flagship Domino is a one-of-a-kind, off-road-ready rig -- a hybrid off-road travel trailer with a clever trick up its sleeve.
ModyPlast Mody Outdoors Fat-Tired Teardrop Bikepacking Trailer

Take the Ultimate Cycling Road Trip With This Fat-Tired Teardrop Trailer

The idea of an ultra-lightweight teardrop trailer specifically built for bikepackers is something we don’t see every day.