Extraordinary Places, Great Outdoors
January 26, 2020

Finding solace in the old-growth forest of Congaree, one of the least-visited national parks in the U.S.

The unique floodplain ecosystem, located in central South Carolina, is home to wildlife and some of the tallest trees on the East Coast

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Through thick and thin: Along Nova Scotia’s Chowder Trail, the hearty soup unites a coastal province

Through thick and thin: Along Nova Scotia’s Chowder Trail, the hearty soup unites a coastal province

The Annapolis Valley on the shores of the Bay of Fundy is famous for having the world’s highest tides and some seriously good local seafood

Wild country: Coffee, cults, and prehistoric creatures have all left their mark on Oregon’s John Day Fossil Beds

Wild country: Coffee, cults, and prehistoric creatures have all left their mark on Oregon’s John Day Fossil Beds

With 200,000 visitors a year, the remote national monument is a quiet—and breathtaking—alternative to some of the busier national parks

Mourning the loss of the Newseum: A love letter to our First Amendment freedoms

Mourning the loss of the Newseum: A love letter to our First Amendment freedoms

The Washington, D.C. museum is closing after 11 years, but its displays will continue to circulate around the country

Psychic dogs, monster robots, and ‘trashion’: Pasadena’s occasional Doo Dah Parade celebrates the freaky and farcical

Psychic dogs, monster robots, and ‘trashion’: Pasadena’s occasional Doo Dah Parade celebrates the freaky and farcical

The pioneer of alternative parades has been referred to as “the twisted sister” of the Rose Parade, which runs along Colorado Boulevard on New Year’s Day

Burn, baby, burn: Meet the families who are raising Burning Man’s next generation of burners

Burn, baby, burn: Meet the families who are raising Burning Man’s next generation of burners

Through child-centric programs like the Kidsville camp and Black Rock Explorers, kids learn how to survive and thrive in the desert

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