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Outdoor mountains and dog
By the Experience Life Team
Mix up your daily routine with these simple-yet-novel experiences. Most are accessible any time of year and can be done in your own backyard or community. 
Moab Utah
By Heidi Wachter
Our staff writer takes on a dual-challenge adventure  — and finds a new way to explore one of her favorite places.
Adventure Travel
By Sarah Tuff
These getaways combine adventure with health-enhancing options, leaving you feeling recharged and ready for anything.
eco tourism
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
An unexpected invitation leads our fitness editor into the jungles of Nicaragua — and opens her eyes to the possibilities of ecotourism.
By Katy Bowman
Katy Bowman recaps the lessons she learned while walking 41 miles in search of local food and small-scale farmers. 
towels on bathroom counter
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Everyone is trying to cash in on the eco-tourism boom. Here are six tips to help you be a savvy eco-minded traveler.
cycling wheels
By Sarah Tuff
Hitting the road for the first time? Get a smooth start with this advice.
By Sarah Tuff
Road biking can expand your horizons in more ways than you might expect.
By Katy Bowman
Follow along on Experience Life’s Instagram as Katy Bowman celebrates her 41st birthday by walking 41 miles through her community in search of local food and small-scale farmers.
By Jamie Martin
Determined to face her fears, our editor in chief clicked into a pair of skis for the first time and confronted a mountain. The mountain almost won.
By Heidi Wachter
Images from our staff writer’s latest adventures in Utah’s desert paradise.
Maggie Fazeli Fard
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Dogsledding offers a chance to connect with untamed nature and reclaim our wild selves.
National Treasures
By Heidi Wachter
The National Park Service turns 100 this year. Celebrate this forever-young centenarian by exploring the remarkable places it protects.
By Karen Olson
Finding your rhythm can be restorative and joyful. These dancing, drumming, and hula-hooping retreats will get you moving.
By Sarah Tuff
Upgrade your next trip with these eight travel necessities.
A woman runs outdoors on a trail.
By Sarah Tuff
Ready to expand your horizons? Our travel and gear guide will help you go where you’ve never gone before.
red rocks
By Heidi Wachter
Looking to get a fresh perspective? Visit one of these National Park Service wonders.
Come to Your Senses
By Heidi Wachter
Enhance your experience of the world around you with these tips for sharpening your perception.
Cover model Jimmy Chin
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Mountaineer-turned-filmmaker Jimmy Chin talks about the value of courage over fearlessness and the parallels of life above and below the clouds.
artist retreats
By Jessie Sholl
Artistic retreats can help you break away from daily routines and make delving into your imagination easier — and more productive — than ever.
A picture of maps, a camera, and other things people might pack when planning a trip.
By Heidi Wachter
Staycations combine the healthy benefits of vacations — reconnection, relaxation, and exploration — with all the comforts of home.
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