Lifestyle

From local wildlife to recreation on your own property, the land lifestyle is unique in every way.

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The Gold Rush of La Panza

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Culturally Modified Trees: Living Sculptures Waiting to be Discovered

Best cities for urban adventures

12 Best Cities for Outdoor Urban Adventure

Hunting’s Place at the Table

pan with gold nuggets in it
The Gold Rush of La Panza
View of culturally modified tree cross-section
Culturally Modified Trees: Living Sculptures Waiting to be Discovered
Best cities for urban adventures
12 Best Cities for Outdoor Urban Adventure
Hunting’s Place at the Table
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How to Get the Country’s Favorite National Parks (Almost) to Yourself this Summer

America's favorite national parks are popular for good reasons: dramatic landscapes, pristine ecosystems, epic wildlife and iconic vistas, to name but a few. But there are ways to enjoy stunners like Grand Canyon, Glacier and Great Smoky national parks without the crowds. Find out how here.

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5 Tips for Hiking With Your Dog

Learn useful tips for hiking with your dog that will ensure a safe trail experience and give you a chance to bond and spend a great time with your dog outdoors.

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Gallery: An 1890s Dairy Barn Rebuilt

When JLF Architects Principal Paul Bertelli spotted an 1890s stone barn on a defunct Montana dairy farm, he knew just the client who’d appreciate its Old World resilience and charm. Here's a gallery of images from the renovated property in eastern Montana.

Paddleboarders at Lake Tahoe

Water Worlds: A Paddleboarder’s Guide to Exploring the Outdoors

The founder of Floating Authority, a gear-review site for paddleboards, kayaks and other paddling equipment, gives us his top picks for where to paddleboard in the U.S.

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The Five-Minute Guide to Building Your Off-Grid Bolthole (Video)

Watch a timelapse video of Canadian outdoorsman Shawn James handcrafting his off-grid cabin in the Ontario backwoods.

Cowtastrophe by Jason Scull

Jason Scull: Cowboy Artist

Jason Scull grew up in a family that farmed and ranched on the fringes of the South Texas brush country. Scull's life with cattle and horses coupled with his respect for the culture of the American West have shaped and continue to inspire the direction of his art.

Best dog breeds for the outdoors: Labrador retriever in aspen grove

8 Dog Breeds That Are Perfect for the Outdoor Lifestyle

To celebrate all that is wonderful about our canine partners in adventure, here are eight of our favorite dog breeds made for the outdoors.

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An Aerial State of the Union

We’ll leave discussion of the country’s direction and progress to the President and his Republican and Democratic counterparts. Instead, here’s an aerial view of the United States by a filmmaker who took a tour across this diverse and beautiful land to capture its best angles from a drone’s-eye view.

Field of Texas bluebonnets: Best places to see spring wildflowers

Blooming Wonderful: 6 Great Places to Enjoy Spring Wildflowers

After what's been a brutal and particularly cold winter for many parts of the country, we're ready for spring. Here are our picks for the best places to enjoy spring wildflowers!

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Guide to the Best Wading Boots & Gear for Female Anglers

Our guide to the best women-specific boots and wading gear for fly-fishing, whether you're hiking mountain streams or casting at your local lake.

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Airbnb Expands “Experiences” Program to Hawaii

Airbnb announced today the addition of a new “Hawaii experiences” program, extending coverage for its popular Trips platform to 50 markets around the world. The popular community-sharing site continues to enhance new economic opportunities for its network of hosts in more rural parts of the country.

Best fishing lodges: Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado

7 Best Fishing Lodges for North America’s Most Epic Fly-Fishing Experiences

These seven outdoor-focused lodges serve as base camp to some of the continent's best fly-fishing adventures, as well as offering comfort and amenities for when you're not out on the water!

Best burger joints in Texas

Burgers on the Way: Where to Find the Best Burger in Texas

Burgher-Ray Ranch Sales' Harlan Ray dishes on his favorite burger joints throughout the state of Texas.

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Clint Orms: Crafting a Legacy

The handcrafted originality and quality of Clint Orms’ handmade belt buckles, bracelets and other pieces uniquely reflect Texas’ proud cowboy heritage.

Property for Sale Near Ski Resorts

Sick!: Epic Property For Sale Near the Country’s Best Ski Resorts

To get you in the mood for the coming 2017-18 ski season, here’s a look at some of the finest property for sale near some of the country’s best ski resorts.

off-grid living guide

Off-Grid Living: A Guide to Outdoor Living in Upstate New York

Since the beginning, Christmas and Associates has worked with many customers to set up their own small, self-sufficient camps. Helping people build a remote camp that is completely energy independent and comfortable is easy, affordable and rewarding.

Time: The Lost Equity

Owning wild land presents a lot of opportunities to exist in a different context with exponentially older variables.

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The Rise of the Natural Wine Movement

If you keep abreast of wine developments in the press, you’ll have noticed the latest trend polarizing opinion in the wine world: natural wine.

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Q&A with Dry Farm Wines Founder Todd White

We sat down with Dry Farm Wines founder Todd White to discuss the rise of the natural wine movement in recent years and the benefits of these wines over their traditional counterparts.

Best national parks for fall foliage: Shenandoah National Park

8 National Parks with Beautiful Autumn Leaves

Autumn really is an especially scenic time of year and there’s no better place to take in the changing of fall leaves than at one of the national parks.