• Photo: Biker on Lion's Back in Moab, Utah


    Bike, Kayak, and Cruise the Beehive State

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A Guide to Canyon Country

America's promised land for adventure is singular in its ability to reinvent itself, and the ancient wonders of the Four Corners region have never seemed fresher. In our annual homage to red-rock country, discover where to rappel through hidden canyons of the Colorado, bike Moab's latest king trail, and drive the Wild West along a new scenic byway—plus 11 more adventures sure to refresh and inspire.

Best of the Southwest

  • Photo: Family on cliff of a canyon

    Family Trip: American Southwest

    Play hide-and-seek deep in the U.S. Southwest.

  • Photo: Backcountry Sedona, Arizona


    Raft a Class IV river in the desert, hike into the Grand Canyon for some yoga, get tipsy on Sedona’s new wine trail.

  • Photo: Hikers jump into a frozen lake


    Rappel hidden canyons of the Colorado, ride the only heli-accessed skiing in the Lower 48, raft the Southwest’s best runs in one trip.

  • Photo: Biker on Lion's Back in Moab, Utah


    Bike Moab’s new king trail, kayak Lake Powell from a houseboat, cruise the newly open Navajo Nation.

Adventure Photos

  • Picture of a man biking in Snodgrass Mountain Trail, Colorado

    Bike Across America

    A coast-to-coast bicycle ride is just one of our favorite 10 classic adventures.