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Bonkers for bonnets: At the Fifth Avenue Easter Parade, nothing is too ridiculous to be worn as a hat
The unconventional celebration has been on New Yorkers’ social calendars since the late 1800sread more
Canada’s Panda Pod Hotel might be cool enough to ignite a trendread more
Kane County is still full of remnants from its days as an A-list movie backdropread more
Built in 1887, the Graves House is a rare architectural gem in coastal Californiaread more
The massive, interactive art experience opens in Columbus, Ohio in May.read more
The shoe must go on: After one owner’s sudden passing, it’s business as (un)usual at the Haines Shoe House
The shoe-shaped house was once a weekend getaway for elderly couples and newlywedsread more
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Closing the adventure gap: Women of color are reshaping the outdoors travel industry
Meet three women who had to become their own role models
Meet Alice Huyler Ramsey, the 22-year-old housewife who became the first woman to drive across the country
Before Amelia Earhart flew across the Atlantic, before Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to enter space, and before Janet Guthrie became the first female race car driver for the Indy 500, there was Alice Huyler Ramsey, the pioneering 22-year-old housewife who...
Still glowing: How the Radium Girls’ suffering helped advance women's rights in the workplace
I feel a little bit nervous walking into the office at Rosedale Cemetery on a Friday afternoon in March. There’s snow on the ground, but inside the tiny office it feels tropical. I’m greeted immediately by two very friendly women, and their welcoming faces set me at...
From vanlife to the White House: One woman's quest to save the world
On February 1, 2013, 24-year-old Katie Boué and her then-partner eagerly climbed into the front seat of their canary-yellow 2005 Dodge Sprinter van dubbed the Craggin’ Wagon. After nearly 18 months in the making, Boué’s dream of life on the road was becoming a...
South Pass City: The ghost town that changed women’s rights forever
If land and rock could speak, imagine what stories they could tell. In South Pass City, Wyoming, those stories would speak of early women entrepreneurs and politicians, blazing trails decades before their time. Over 300,000 pioneer families, mountain men, and trappers...
Joshua Tree National Park is seeing its biggest wildflower bloom in decades, and it’s a spectacular sight
Joshua Tree, California has been hit hard a few times in just the last six months. In October, heavy rains caused severe flooding and road damage, and many locals were forced to evacuate their homes. Then, the record-long government shutdown brought with it its own...read more
A drive along the US-Mexico border reveals a desolate, beautiful landscape that defies classification
The solitude is palpable at America’s loneliest border crossingread more
One of the most important things to bring along when traveling—besides clean underwear—is an open mind. The travel innovators at Busabout are attempting to push the limits of open-minded travelers with their newest promotion, the Great Travel Experiment. The basic...read more
The Roosevelt New Orleans knows you stole a pair of slippers—and you could win a $15k prize package for returning them
It’s customary to give gifts on birthdays and anniversaries, but The Roosevelt New Orleans is putting a unique spin on this tradition. The historic hotel turned 125 in December of last year, and as part of its ongoing anniversary celebration, The Roosevelt is inviting...read more
Anthony Bourdain’s love of food took him all over the world, from big cities to small outposts in faraway lands—but he also proved you don’t need to travel to other continents to find mouth-watering cuisine. He found it right in his old stomping grounds of New Jersey....read more
The warmth of Nebraska’s afternoon air and the steady drone of the car’s powerful V8 engine had lulled my exhausted body into a deep, although unsettled, sleep. Jolted awake by a sudden lurch to the left, I inhaled sharply, feeling out of place in the...read more
After rain comes sunshine—and after even more rain comes a desert super bloom. At least that’s the case right now in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in California, where the second “once-in-a-decade” super bloom in two years has covered the desert valley in a patchwork...read more
Vermont may be the Green Mountain State, but it’s also a gray state, according to recent demographic data. The state’s population—the second lowest in the country, behind Wyoming—isn’t shrinking, but its birth rate has been the nation’s lowest...read more
Prepare your palate for the stickiest, sweetest, sappiest guide to maple syrup season in New England
March is a rough month. Winter fun starts to lose its novelty. The snow goes from being bright white to dirty gray, and cabin fever sets in. And don’t even get me started on St. Patrick’s Day. But, there is one little thing that saves March from being pure torture:...read more
Most people are familiar with Rosie the Riveter, thanks to the iconic, WWII-era “We Can Do It!” poster. Not every piece of morale-boosting company propaganda strikes such a chord that it endures several decades—but it helps that there’s something...read more
We’re stronger together. That’s the basic idea behind International Female Ride Day (IFRD), a movement dedicated to celebrating women on motorcycles on the first Saturday of May each year. Now in its 13th year, IFRD has become an unofficial holiday for women riders...read more
Meet three women who had to become their own role modelsread more
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A drive up Highway 1 reveals countless coastal towns in Northern California, each with their own unique personality and story. But not every town makes it so easy to hop out of the car and encounter the local flavor, history, culture, and scenery up close and in...read more
Not many people know about the ocean and rainforest that sit in the middle of the Arizona desert, just outside Tucson. They’re contained within a funky-looking three-acre glass building that houses a project known as Biosphere 2. Created in the 1990s, with the...read more
Fair warning, you might leave with more questions than you arrived with.read more