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Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails
CBS News / Hiking & Biking / USA

Old Train Tracks Become New Hiking & Biking Trails

Many of America’s railroads began their decline in the 1960s, leaving behind thousands of miles of abandoned and unused tracks. But thanks to the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, started in 1986, these… Read More…

Travel Tip: More River Cruises Add Biking to Their Itineraries
Cruise Travel / Hiking & Biking / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: More River Cruises Add Biking to Their Itineraries

If you thought taking a cruise was synonymous with sitting around the Lido deck with a Piña Colada, think again. Smaller river cruises are actually incorporating on-the-ground biking trips into… Read More…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro At Any Age
Hiking & Biking / Senior Travel

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro At Any Age

Have you always wanted to hike Mount Kilimanjaro, but felt too intimidated by the climb? Contributing writer Joseph Seldner climbed the tallest peak in Africa in his 60s—with an artificial… Read More…

6 Biking Apps to Download This Summer
Apps & Technology / Hiking & Biking

6 Biking Apps to Download This Summer

May is National Bike Month, and we’ve rounded up the best biking apps to help you get the most out of your time on two wheels. Read on to see… Read More…

How to Walk across the United States
Adventure Travel & Sports / Health & Fitness / Hiking & Biking / Travel Tools / USA

How to Walk across the United States

A cross-country road trip is a time-honored tradition, but it doesn’t necessarily mean driving. Alex Thurnher introduces five travelers who actually walked across the country and what inspired them to… Read More…

Hidden Gems: Australia–Wild Tasmania
Australia & New Zealand / Eco Travel / Hidden Gems / Hidden Gems: Australia / Hiking & Biking / Videos

Hidden Gems: Australia–Wild Tasmania

Looking to find a Hidden Gem of Australia? Sometimes you need to bypass the major cities of Sydney and Melbourne and travel to where Australians actually visit–down south to Tasmania…. Read More…

Travel Deals: 2012 Savings July to December
Budget Travel / Destinations / Hiking & Biking / Romantic Travel / Travel Deals / USA

Travel Deals: 2012 Savings July to December

Looking for the perfect vacation to round out the summer as we coast into the second half of 2012?  You can spend a couples’ vacation on Hawaii’s beaches, take the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Bike Programs
Adventure Travel & Sports / Health & Fitness / Hiking & Biking / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotel Bike Programs

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—in some cities, getting around by bicycle is the best way to immerse yourself while covering a lot more ground than on… Read More…

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Adventure Travel & Sports / Hiking & Biking / Travel News / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: The American Hiking Society

In this week’s Voluntourism Spotlight, we look at the American Hiking Society’s work to maintain U.S. hiking trails and this summer’s voluntourism trip in Washington. Check back every Wednesday for… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Warm-Weather Winter Vacations
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Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Warm-Weather Winter Vacations

Did you know that today is National Escape day? In honor of this January day, why not plan a winter escape from the cold?  Kerri Zane’s Window Seat or Aisle… Read More…

Travel Tip: E-Bikes
Adventure Travel & Sports / Hiking & Biking / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: E-Bikes

You’ve heard of electric cars, but what about electric bikes? That’s right, this eco-friendly trend is growing rapidly in cities around the world. E-bikes involve battery-powered vehicles so you have… Read More…