For those seeking fun outside without the crowds, the Canadian province of Québec shows its best self when snow blankets the ground. From ice sculptures dotting the city to a frozen hotel and ice climbing just beyond its borders, winter activities abound, enticing visitors to escape the indoors and embrace the cold.
Instead of wasting your ski break on pizza or basic burger at a ski cafeteria, step up your lunch and treat yourself at Alta's on-mountain bistro, Collins Grill.
Alta is one of the world’s last remaining ski-only resorts, and its traditional vibe and fresh pow keep skiers coming back season after season. While you won’t find night clubs or a bumping all-night party scene, Alta does deliver in the dining and drinking department.
Even travel pros get stressed. Here's what to pack to help you relax on the road.
The great state of Idaho is famous for more than potatoes. With more than 130 usable hot springs, it has one of the highest concentrations in the country—and they’re not as far from Utah as you might think. Next time you’re looking to fight winter’s chill, take a drive north for a soak in these five thermal springs.
Today, the Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains are known as one of the top ski destinations on the East Coast as well as a scenic outdoor escape any time of the year. Over the last 70-plus years, the Poconos have evolved from a convenient getaway for couples to an outdoor destination for winter lovers from all over the East Coast.
Whether you’re bound for the beach or a round-the-world tour, you’ve likely long forgone the idea of traveling without tech. From getting lost to misplacing your smartphone, tech can prevent the worst in travel mishaps. Reduce your stress by packing these 10 essential gadgets in your vacay carry-on.
Launching in 2019, snowsports apparel brand Picture Organic Clothing is bringing its first bio-based membrane to market with a collection of sustainably sourced outerwear. Called Dryplay Biosource, this bio-based membrane is 30 percent castor oil and 70 percent recycled PET, plus it’s waterproof and has a 20K breathability rating, just like its PU-based counterparts.
Apparel is a lifeblood of the outdoor industry, with new jackets, shirts, and pants canvassing the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show floor. But the abundance of unwanted apparel has to go somewhere, and most ends up in the trash. That's where PrimaLoft Bio, the world's first biodegradable insulation, comes in to create fully sustainable apparel pieces.
A family ski trip doesn’t need to break the bank. For a fun ski vacation, the resorts of the Pocono Mountains feature excellent options that won't disappoint. Thanks to abundant snowmaking, the snow lasts all season long—even when Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate.
Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains have been welcoming skiers in droves since the 1950s, and today the region continues to attract urbanites, families, and avid outdoor lovers alike. Whether you’re a city-dwelling newbie, an expert skier, or terrain park-obsessed teen, there’s a Pocono Mountains resort for you.