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Historic & Haunted? 5 Questions for The Stanley Hotel

You asked and our experts answered. Is this one of America's most "haunted" hotels?
Gorilla safari in Uganda - A silverback gorilla in Uganda

African Adventure: In Search of the Mountain Gorilla in Uganda

Fewer than a thousand mountain gorillas remain in the world. Here's where you can see them in the wild.
Our park service guide tells us about the life of the Ancient Publoans in Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde National Park. Photo by Janna Graber

In the Footsteps of the Ancient: Mesa Verde National Park

From 550 A.D. to 1,300 A.D., the Ancestral Puebloans lived and worked in what is now Mesa Verde National Park. Today, you can visit many of the 5,000 stone structures they left behind. Tours are available to Cliff Palace, the most popular ruin in Mesa Verde was once home to 150 families.
Golden, British Columbia is an outdoor lover's playground. Photo by Chris Wheeler

Golden, British Columbia: Canada’s Adrenalin Rush

This small town in British Columbia is one of Canada's adventure capitals. From hiking and rafting to cycling and skiing, Golden, BC is an outdoor adventure lover's paradise. Here's what to see and do in Golden, British Columbia.
Snorkeling on Reunion Island. Photo by Lauren Beche

Exploring Réunion Island: Adventure in the Indian Ocean

Adventure abounds on this French island in the Indian Ocean between Mauritius and Madagascar. From kayaking to diving to sampling the local cuisine, here's what to do and see on Réunion Island.
View of Machu Picchu from the top of Huayna Picchu. Photo courtesy Machu Travel Peru

All You Need to Know about Traveling to Machu Picchu

Traveling to Machu Picchu? Our insider's guide to Machu Picchu has tips on when to go, how to avoid the crowds, where to stay, how to get around and what to see in Cusco and Aguas Calientes. Here's what you need to know when visiting Machu Picchu in Peru.
On the Pinadari Glacier Trek in the Himalayas. Photo by Dan Gowanlock

Pindari Glacier Trek: Simplicity in the Himalayas

The Pindari Glacier Trek covers 58 miles of steep terrain in the Kumoan Himalayan region in Uttaranchal, India. Offering spectacular views of the high peaks of Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot, the trek draws travelers seeking a challenge, peaceful silence and natural beauty.
A surface lava pool attracts visitors at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Flickr/Thomas Tunsch

Edge of the Abyss: Hawaii’s Drive-In Volcano

Madame Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, attracts thousands of visitors daily to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Here's what to see and do in this popular national park in Hawaii.
Travel in Patagonia. The Paine River flowing from the Nordenskjöld Lake towards the Salto Grande iwaterfall within the Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. Flickr/Jon Mould

Making Tracks in Chilean Patagonia

From sun-flamed towers of Torres del Paine to Punta Arenas, the gateway to southern Patagonia on the Straits of Magellan, traveling in Patagonia is filled with natural beauty, rich culture and adventure.
Inside Petra & Little Petra. Photo by Christine Loomis

17 Amazing Photos: An Inside Look at Petra and Little Petra

The once lost city of Petra, hidden in a deep canyon in southwest Jordan, is an archaeological site rivaling any in the world. Here's an inside look at this magnificent historical treasure.
A creative drive and spirit is felt throughout Taos. Photo by Dorothy Maillet

Unexpected Hiking Adventures in New Mexico

Two hikers on the Devisadero Peak Trail near Taos find much more than wildflowers and panoramic views while hiking in New Mexico.
The Nakasendo Way explores one of Japan’s ancient highways. Photo by Victor Block

Walking through Japanese History

A journey with Walk Japan brings a traveler face-to-face with ancient towns, remnants of Japanese history and welcome stays at family-run guesthouses.
Hiking volcano in Guatemala

Hiking Volcanoes in Guatemala

Want to go hiking in Guatemala? Here’s what you need to know about hiking the country’s commanding volcanoes.
Estes Park. Loch Lake. Photo by Linda Ballou

Estes Park, Colorado: In Search of a Rocky Mountain High

Guarded by the 14,000-foot peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado has been a mecca for travelers in search of clean air, abundant wildlife and beautiful alpine vistas.

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