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Articles tagged “outdoors”

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Seven campgrounds that highlight the diversity of the American landscape

Experience a different side of American culture at these national parks where you sleep above a swamp, eat next to the ocean or Indian dwellings, or can bath in an actual bathtub of natural spring water.

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10 destinations where the wildlife is almost too close for comfort

These parks and sanctuaries are set up so tourists can safely chase rhinos on foot, watch polar bears migrate, or dive with sea creatures without endangering themselves or the animals.

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Two more climbers perish on Peruvian climb, bringing number to eight this season

As climbing becomes more popular the real life and death challenges get lost in the promise of the adventure-packed brochures.

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Traveling from Paris to Provence via bicycle and stomach

Some of Europe's most under-served tourist routes straddle ancient roads connecting medieval towns and modern cities. The trick to discovering them, though, requires travel by foot or by bike. But the payoff is both delicious and memorable.

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Colorado tourism hit hard this season by wildfires

The ripple effect from the fire is driving visitors away from parts of Colorado that aren't burning and turning a promising season into one of lost revenues.

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Guardian publishes its expert-led list of the world’s best hikes

Travelers up for a trek should look to the Guardian's list of top hikes as chosen by the field's top practitioners.

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U.S. says to get outdoors during National Park Week (and Arbor Day, too)