A white minivan on a well-paved two-land road that winds between rolling golden hills dotted with greenery.

Driving to Puerto Vallarta from the United States

If you’re adventurous and like going to out-of-the-way places, but you still want to have all the comforts of home, you may enjoy driving your own car or RV to Puerto Vallarta. Author Justin Henderson covers the essentials for motoring in Mexico: routes, fuel costs, car repair, insurance, and various safety tips.

View outside a plane window of the Canadian Rockies mountain range.

Getting to the Canadian Rockies by Air

Everything you need to know about gateway cities and travel to the Canadian Rockies by Air. This handy guide includes airline service information from the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, as well as Asia.

Dramatic view of the Grand Canyon, with the thin snaking line of the Colorado River visible at the bottom.

Driving in Grand Canyon National Park

Arizona expert Kathleen Bryant shares her wisdom for those planning to drive in Grand Canyon National Park. Learn about the area’s garages and gas stations, how to prepare for exploring the backcountry behind the wheel, and where to get the best information on weather and road conditions.

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Advice for Road-Tripping RVers: Part Two

No matter where you park your RV for the night, you’re bound to encounter some inconsiderate neighbors at times. Laura Martone offers some tips on RV Camping etiquette to enhance your next RV trip.

An RV parked at a seaside campsite as dusk settles.

Advice for Road-Tripping RVers: Part One

Whether you’re planning a family vacation or hoping to pursue various outdoor activities, RV camping is a terrific way to travel across America. The trip is bound to go easier with the right supplies on board, and Laura has just the list to get your vehicle well-stocked before hitting the road.

A row of kayaks lined up on the shore.

Advice for Kayakers and Canoeists

Paddling along the country’s lakes, rivers, bayous, and coastlines can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be dangerous if you’re ill-prepared. High winds and waves, for instance, can make paddling conditions rather challenging, even for veteran paddlers. Laura provides tips and resources for folks looking to hit the water.