Click on the points in the map above to learn more about our selections for "Best of the Southwest." Red dots represent 2010 selections. Blue dots represent 2009 selections.

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.