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
Play hide-and-seek deep in the U.S. Southwest.
Raft a Class IV river in the desert, hike into the Grand Canyon for some yoga, get tipsy on Sedona’s new wine trail.
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.
Bike Moab’s new king trail, kayak Lake Powell from a houseboat, cruise the newly open Navajo Nation.
Top National Geographic Adventures Trips
A coast-to-coast bicycle ride is just one of our favorite 10 classic adventures.