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balanced rocks
By Jen Sinkler
Fitness buff Jen Sinkler tests her limits — at a mountaintop meditation retreat for beginners.
illio soap bar
By Heidi Wachter
It's been more fun to fly since I've been following a self-care routine.
men relaxing in mud
By Laurel Kallenbach
3 ways to immerse yourself in the rich health benefits of mud.
skiers
By Laurel Kallenbach
Honor the significant accomplishments in your life with a vacation to remember.
beach scene
By Laurel Kallenbach
When big vacations seem too few and far between, shorter trips can remind you what away-time is all about.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Most of the hiking I do in the Twin Cities is on trails and fairly flat ground in local parks. On our trip to Colorado, we planned to be active every day, and Sunday’s plan included driving and hiking. And…
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
In celebration of my 31st birthday on the 12th and our six-year anniversary on the 9th, my husband planned a trip for us to Colorado. We haven't flown anywhere together since our Florida trip in March 2011, so I was excited for this vacation — and to visit someplace new.
3 towns, 2 wheels: urban bike tourism
By Courtney Helgoe
One of the best ways to explore a new city is to rent a bike and go.
Relax. Retreat. Lose Weight.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Courtney Lewis Opdahl’s journey to Kripalu for an enlightened weight-loss retreat where slimming down is about self-care, not self-denial.
Come Sail Away
By Laurel Kallenbach
Not into conventional sailing cruises? Climb aboard a historic schooner for an unplugged, old-fashioned adventure at sea.
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Senior editor Courtney Lewis Opdahl gets creative for a workout on the road.
By Jocelyn Stone
They may seem like an unlikely duo, but in practice, yoga and rock climbing are a natural match.
By Laurel Kallenbach
Ever dream about “getting back to the land”? Many organic farms around the world are happy to host visitors in exchange for a little hands-on help.
a man with a large backpack overlooks the Appalachian Mountains
By Berit Thorkelson
Feeling like a nice little 2,000-mile walk? Just one foot in front of the other will get you started down one of the most beautiful, varied and challenging trails in the country.
ziplining
By Sarah Tuff
Zip lining through the trees is exhilarating fun. It’s also a great way to see a rarely witnessed world.
Jen Sinkler MovNat
By Jen Sinkler
By emphasizing functional movement and a reconnection to primal roots, MovNat clinics take you into the woods and help you once again become the animal you are.
Walking on cobblestone
By David Farley
International travel doesn’t always require a passport. Here are five U.S. cities where you can immerse yourself in other cultures - without going through customs.
By Joe Robinson
If doing new things makes us feel good, why do we resist doing them? Here are practical ways to get past our fear of the unknown and make each day an adventure.
Woman in hot spring
By Courtney Helgoe
In cities throughout the United States, public bathing rituals are reclaiming their historic reputation as rejuvenating experiences. Here are four places to enjoy the practical luxuries of the communal bath.
jocelyn stone
By Jocelyn Stone
After almost a month of the rain denying me the experience of my first outdoor climb, our group finally got out this past Saturday.
By Laurel Kallenbach
A trip that combines cooking and outdoor exploration is a recipe for adventure — whether you travel far afield, or stick close to home.
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