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Best American Adventures: Paddle Lake Powell

  We've just updated our popular America's Best Adventures feature with 50 new trips, bringing our grand total to 100 iconic escapes (see the map, state-by-state list, and photo gallery, too). So no matter what your pleasure—hiking, heli-skiing, surfing, climbing, biking, or paddling—we've got the perfect adventure for you. Check in each day for a…

Best New Trips in the World: Biking, Kayaking and Rafting in the Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho and Montana

For our annual Adventure Travel issue, we scoured the globe to find the 25 Best New Trips in the World for 2010, complete with a Best Trips photo gallery. Today, we present Idaho and Montana. The world's far corners are now well within reach. IDAHO + MONTANA: Bitterroot Bonanza As the co-owner of ROW Adventures, Peter Grubb has…

Best New Trips in the World: Sea Kayak, Snorkel, and Swim with Whales in Tonga

For our annual Adventure Travel issue, we scoured the globe to find the 25 Best New Trips in the World for 2010, complete with a Best Trips photo gallery. Today, we present Tonga. The world’s far corners are now well within reach. TONGA: Whale World Each June, some 450 humpback whales arrive in the shallow waters off Tonga’s…

Best New Trips in the World: Hike and Kayak in Iceland’s Nature Reserve

For our annual Adventure Travel issue, we scoured the globe to find the 25 Best New Trips in the World for 2010, complete with a Best Trips photo gallery. Today, we present Iceland. The world's far corners are now well within reach. Iceland: Into the Arctic Circle At first glance, the fjord-y, fragmented northwest corner…

Best New Trips in the World: Research (and Kayak and Ski) in Manitoba

For our annual Adventure Travel issue, we scoured the globe to find the 25 Best New Trips in the World for 2010, complete with a Best Trips photo gallery. Today, we present Manitoba, Canada. The world's far corners are now well within reach. Manitoba: Tundra Quest Visiting the world’s vanishing places has become a bit…

The Tao of Surf Kayaking: How to Ride a World-Record Wave

There is at least one important difference between kayaking a two-story wave and riding it on a surfboard. “On a board, you can bail if things get ugly,” says pro paddler Tao Berman, 30. “But in a kayak, you’ll either get torn out of the boat and snap a femur or, if you’re lucky, stay…

Top Ten Urban Kayaking Cities – Plus Fireworks Paddles

Kayaking during the Fourth of July celebration in Pittsburgh.  Photo courtesy of Cara Rufenacht, Venture Outdoors. If you live in a waterfront city or are visiting one this weekend for Independence Day festivities, chances are you’ve seen at least one stranger navigating your metropolis in a kayak and wondered, Could that actually be . .…

Deal of the Week: Save on Sea Kayaking British Columbia

God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park in British Columbia was determined one of the best cold-water diving areas in the world by none other than the late Jacques Cousteau. This was due to its abundance of marine wildlife. However, cold water and challenging dive conditions sometimes discourage all but the most seasoned divers. Luckily, the park…

Headliners: Adventure in 60 Seconds

A roundup of the latest adventure news, by Mindy Zacharjasz Talk about a killer paint job: Kayaker Wave Vidmar sets off on a 45-day expedition down the rugged California coastline where he plans to create a visual record of the state–-and kayak every recurrent great white shark attack spot in California. His secret weapon? A…