A detour to Snow Canyon State Park proved to be a highlight of our writer's trip to the Southwest. Enjoy this video from his day amid the petrified dunes.
Horseback riding, rafting down Class IV and V rapids, hooking monster trout, trekking through national parks: Chilean Patagonia has all that and more.
Dedicated to reforestation initiatives and expanding gorillas' natural habitat, Singita has opened Kwitonda Lodge in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.
For all the beauty and adventure of a luxury stay in a remote location, the greatest payoff can come from above. Here are 12 hotels for serious stargazing.
The scenery of the American Southwest is often otherworldly. Listed below are my favorite landscapes from a spring road trip through Arizona, Nevada and Utah.
Despite the crowds and long lines, there are still ways to escape the crowds and enjoy the beauty of Zion National Park in relative solitude.
Outside the Phoenix-Scottsdale area are numerous places to hike. The 30,000-acre McDowell Sonoran Preserve is one of our favorites.
Visitors to Grenada will want to see its natural beauty, whether in the picturesque waterfalls of its interior or the profusion of color in its estate gardens.
Sailing in the Caribbean -- slipping through sapphire water along emerald coastlines, rum punch in hand -- is one of the world's great pleasures.
We went on two whale-watching tours: one in the Channel Islands, off the coast of Santa Barbara, and another, farther south, off Newport Beach.
An afternoon hike in Runyon Canyon, a park rising from Hollywood up into the hills, proved exhilarating in the cool air and ultimately "very L.A."
Los Angeles has a reputation for endless urban sprawl, but in fact it's easy to find scenic hikes within the metro area. Here are four parks we explored.
Over five days, our writer enjoyed an inn-to-inn-style cycling itinerary linking Córdoba and Granada using lightly traveled back roads through Andalusia, Spain.
Bike travel can seem intimidating, but a range of tour styles and options for everyone from novices to experienced cyclists can make for a trip.
Our writer took video on sensational game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the Zambezi National Park and on sundowner cruises on the Zambezi River.
Visitors to Victoria Falls in the rainy season are rewarded in many ways. On this trip we stayed on the Zambia side and the Zimbabwe side of the falls.
Victoria Falls is the region’s star attraction, but it is a shame to neglect the wildlife. Four nights is enough time to see animals on both sides of the falls.
The magnificent bleak beauty of Namibia draws a small but increasing number of well-traveled visitors. New luxury lodges and amazing wildlife are other draws.
Sundowner drives are always wonderful, but this one, in Namibia's Hoanib Valley stood out for its scenery, elephants at play, a sudden rainbow and more.
Our writer usually avoids ATV excursions until all other activities have been exhausted, but quad biking in Namibia proved quite fun and memorable.
A trip to Namibia uncovers upscale lodges amid an otherworldly landscape of red dunes, the canyons of Hoanib Valley, the brooding Skeleton Coast and beyond.
The 14-cabin Zambezi Queen makes excursions up and down the Chobe River, between Botswana and Namibia. Two days allow for fishing, game viewing and more.
Namibia may be known for its otherworldly landscapes and harsh conditions, but the wildlife — elephant, giraffe and more — have adapted and are a joy to see.
Discover the top fly-fishing lodges worldwide. These top-tier properties include fishing, food and breathtaking views.
It may seem like another sleepy Colorado town, but Crested Butte is bursting with things to do, especially if you want to spend your time outdoors.
There is no shortage of luxurious retreats located in significant birding spots across the globe. Here are 13 exceptional hotels for bird-watching.
On the border between Brazil and Argentina, the Iguazú River topples off a basalt ridge and forms the world's largest waterfall. We get up close.
Our editors had an unforgettable year in travel. Here are the life-changing hikes, wildlife experiences, road trips and itineraries of the year.
For those who want to pair a trip to Cape Town with a safari, these six lodges and game reserves provide excellent options, especially December to March.
For travelers looking for a different sort of wildlife experience, I would recommend Iwatayama Monkey Park in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto.