The stunning glacial landscapes of Maine’s Lakes and Mountains region beckon outdoor adventurers who love exploring the vast rocky terrain, swimming in alpine lakes and bagging peaks. Ale aficionados who like to chase their hikes with a cold beer will find plenty of breweries, too, thanks to Maine’s booming craft beer scene.
If you love mountain biking, fat biking might be your new favorite winter sport. Using bikes with huge, grippy tires, riders take to trails typically used by snowshoers and Nordic skiers. Throughout Maine’s Lakes and Mountains region you’ll find ideal fat biking trails that traverse through forests, snow-covered hills, and quiet lakes and streams.
If you love to bag peaks, you’re going to be thrilled when you visit Maine’s Lakes and Mountains. Boasting the state’s highest concentration of mountain peaks over 4,000 feet, baggers come here to summit as many as possible. Whether you’re looking for an easier summit to check off your list or a challenging, grueling climb, you’ll find it in one these 10 high-peak hikes in western Maine.
With its wild landscapes, pristine lakes, and rocky mountains, Maine is one of those places that inspires you to just hop in the car and set out on an adventure. When fall arrives, forests of orange, gold, and red surround the state’s highways and byways, creating a brilliant backdrop to your drives.
It’s the spookiest season of the year, and whether you like celebrating with adults-only costume parties or trick-or-treating with the kiddos, we have a local event for you. From walking in the legendary Howl-O-Ween dog parade to haunted wagon rides, use this guide to find the ten best Halloween happenings around town—plus a few favorites beyond Summit County’s borders.
From 5,000-person mega shows at Deer Valley Resort’s amphitheater to bitty gigs in pocket parks, here’s Park City's can’t-miss summer music list.
From buckin’ bulls to beauty queens, the Summit County Fair (summitcountyfair.com) is brimming with local, small-town charm. Held through August 10 in Coalville, this event rounds up local cowboys, farmers, and fairgoers for everything from carnival games and horse shows to parades and rodeos.
Tucked in an oak forest halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Central California town of Atascadero is lesser-known than these big cities but offers more than expected to charm visitors.
As one of America’s most distinctive cities, New Orlean's vibrant culture, diverse people and beautiful architecture make it a place where there are more opportunities than expected to photograph its countless charms.
Moab, Utah, is home to two national parks, Arches and Canyonlands, and boasts a red-rock landscape that emulates Mars more than it does Earth. And this destination pairs its adventure ethos with small-town charm, making it a dream destination for outdoor photographers.
With its Texas-sized museums, galleries galore and unique boutique shopping, Austin is a prime destination for art and shopping lovers alike. Stroll the shops, take a Segway art tour and shop till you drop with this expansive guide to Texas’ creative capital city.
There’s Texas, and then there’s Austin. This eclectic capital city is an oasis of cool in a land of honky-tonk that’s best known for its live music scene and keeping things weird. A hotbed of art and culture, Austin marches to its own drumbeat. There’s more magic than expected to capture here through photography, it’s hard to know where to start.
From the raging Gallatin River to towering Baldy Mountain, Bozeman, Montana’s spectacular outdoor scenery makes it a mecca for photographers looking to explore outside. And with Yellowstone National Park just 90 minutes away, Bozeman’s the perfect basecamp for an adventure — and offers so much more than expected.