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  • New ROAM Journal – Preorder Now!

    Get your copy of the new print/ebook compiling ROAM's 50 best travel tales of the year

  • Topping Out in Thailand

    Images and joy from a day of rock climbing victory in Railay Beach

  • The Beauty of Fallingwater

    See an architectural masterpiece and underground caverns in the forest of Pennsylvania

  • 5 Last-Minute Big Summer Vacations

    No plans? No worries. These spots still have room for you.

  • Colombia’s New World

    A rebirth of people, plazas and playas

  • Oregon by Airstream

    Three weeks of Oregon’s diverse wilderness and hipster towns

  • The Perfect Time in Patagonia

    Expansive vistas, unforgettable hiking, and once-in-a-lifetime glacial action

  • Cambodia: Way More than Angkor

    Why families love Kep and other still-Khmer corners of the kingdom

  • Another Taste of San Sebastián

    Spain’s go-BACK-to Basque beach town

  • Manta-Hunting on Yap

    Meet Fumiko - and more fascinating and friendly inhabitants in Micronesia

  • Memories of a Small Town Memorial Day

    Sometimes the biggest memories are the small town ones.

  • Trekking with the Women of Ladakh

    Himalayan veterans aim for India's Konzke La - and meet an unexpected challenge

  • The Toughest Kilimanjaro Climb

    Facing Tanzania's summit despite snow and sickness

  • ROAM 2019’s Best Spring Break Photos

    Editors’ pick the best shots of the season

  • Paradise Islands in the Philippines

    Hidden coves, volcano treks & lovely locals – for less

  • Off the Beaten Track in Bolivia

    See dinosaur footprints, salt flats, vicunas and red rock canyons.

  • Pedal Power in Bicycle Heaven

    Marvel at Pittsburgh’s mecca for bike fans

  • Soaring in Peru’s Colca Valley

    Incan trails, Andean villages, hot springs and really, really big birds

  • Switzerland 101: Into the Heart of Europe

    The must-see Alpine glory of Luzern, Interlaken & Bern

  • Sailing the Coast of Croatia

    10 perfect days of the historic streets, epic meals, and coastal bliss that Portugal can deliver

  • For Parents – Havaiki on Fakarava, French Polynesia

    Run away to Havaiki's lagoon bungalows near Tahiti

  • Rafting Heaven in Hell’s Canyon

    ARC’s experts make the Snake River fun, easy and delicious

  • Wild & Wondrous Safaris in South Africa

    Find more than the “Big 5” without losing your shirt

  • Windswept Wonder on Îles de la Madeleine

    10 perfect days of the historic streets, epic meals, and coastal bliss that Portugal can deliver

  • To Everest Base Camp with Babies

    Parents and the tiniest-ever trekkers tackle Nepal’s Himalayas

  • Houseboating into Borneo’s Jungle

    10 perfect days of the historic streets, epic meals, and coastal bliss that Portugal can deliver

  • Hikin’, Cavin’ & Moosin’ in the White Mountains

    Counting down the 5 ‘must-dos’ in New Hampshire’s wilderness

  • Going Deep on Catalina

    10 perfect days of the historic streets, epic meals, and coastal bliss that Portugal can deliver

  • Trading “Beach” for “Bucket List” this Spring

    You can’t afford to stay, but after three days, you’ll want to

  • On Safari in Sri Lanka

    10 perfect days of the historic streets, epic meals, and coastal bliss that Portugal can deliver

  • Family Galapagos on a Budget

    How to see Earth's natural spectacle without breaking the bank

  • William & the Whale Sharks of La Paz

    Bad planning and “bad” luck make for a dream trip

  • Loving Lisbon, Lagos & Beyond

    10 perfect days of the historic streets, epic meals, and coastal bliss that Portugal can deliver

  • ROAM’s 19 Adventures for 2019

    Check our picks for the most unique and exciting REAL family trips

  • 3 Days of the Good Life in Vancouver

    You can’t afford to stay, but after three days, you’ll want to

  • 25 Most Popular ROAM Adventures

    Want to get away – FAR away – this Christmas? If you’re done with the cold, the rain, the snow,…

  • Winter Adventuring in Denali

    Snowshoe, ski, and drive in Alaska’s backcountry

  • Hot Spots for the Holidays

    Want to get away – FAR away – this Christmas? If you’re done with the cold, the rain, the snow,…

  • ROAM’s Winter Trip
    Bucket List

    Brrrrrrrrave the cold for unforgettable, frosty fun

  • Oahu 101: A Waikiki Week with Everyone

    Even a room-without-a-view leads to the perfect multigenerational Hawaii vacation

  • Country Bliss
    in Nashville

    Mom & daughter find new boots and new friends in Tennessee

  • Yellowstone Winter: Road Trip of a Lifetime

    An epic expedition of snow, steam and solitude

  • Thrills & Chills
    in Colorado’s Winter

    Lots of snowy action for non-skiiers in the Rockies

  • Winter Fun
    in Snowy Japan

    Snow festivals, hot ramen and holiday lights

  • For Parents – Nick’s Cove Getaway

    Just 90 minutes north of San Francisco, seafood, sea air and relaxation await

  • Enter the ROAM 2019 Photo Contest!

    Give us your best shot! ROAM is picking five winning photos for its Best Adventures of 2019 features. Check our…

  • Rugby & Rambling in Cape Town

    South Africa’s southern coast delivers a pleasant pre-safari stop

  • Layover in Dubai: Golden Dunes & Golden Cars

    A unique dose of sandboarding, dunebashing, and culture

  • A Not-Quite-White Christmas in Chamonix

    An Alpine Noel delivers on sparkle, not snowpack

  • Autumn Leaf-Peeping in Woodstock, NY

    Long before the Hudson River hamlet lent its name to the hippie hordes, the area was known for its beautiful…

  • Delicious Thanksgiving Trips to Share

    November is the right time for families to hit “pause,” escape and reconnect.

  • Exit Elsa, Enter Evita: Buenos Aires for Families

    With world-class heroes, food and art, Argentina’s capital charms kids and parents alike.

  • A “Bohemian” Boardwalk Empire on the Jersey Shore

    Autumn still rocks & rolls in the artists' enclave of Asbury Park

  • Spooky Spots for Spine-tingling Trips

    Halloween happens all year long at these mysterious destinations

  • Getting Into the Swim in Maui

    Learning to swim in Hawaii was just one fun part of a week of Maui highlights for a San Francisco…

  • The Magic of Santa (and Wine) in Northern Italy

    The Barolo vineyards of Piedmont turn into the “Lapland of Italy” at Christmas.

  • Into the Wild: 10 Trips for Adventurous Families

    Been there? Done that? Take your kids into the wilderness.

  • A Local’s Guide to the Best of Central Marin

    Epic walks, dining, shops, and activities lie just 15 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

  • Roaming Paris with Twins

    Double strolling to find parks, cafes, and art everywhere.

  • Kayaking Chile’s Comau Fjord

    Natural hot springs, epic vistas, braying penguins and misty jungles await your family in Patagonia's Lake District.

  • Going Local in Ecuador

    Quito and nearby Andean villages are affordable and family friendly

  • No Coat, No Problem in Vienna

    Savor the Easter markets, palaces, gardens - and lots and lots of cake

  • The Fastest Way from SF to LA

    One mom’s insider tips for driving I-5

  • Adventure on the Ladder Canyon Trail

    Trek this slice of Utah near Palm Springs.

  • A Return to Italy – con Bambinis

    Celebrating our anniversary where it all began.

  • Jumping for Milos

    It's the best Greek island for a family vacation.

  • To Thailand with Twins

    A double dose of authentic Thai culture.

  • The Best Bali Beaches for Families

    Pass Kuta to find these off-the-beaten-path spots.

  • Toddling through the Heart of Mexico

    Go Guadalajara & Lake Chapala for non-touristy culture and family fun

  • 1 Day, 2 Volcanoes, 3 Islands

    In Italy’s Aeolian Islands, it’s entirely possible.

  • A Hostel Stay in Half Moon Bay

    Getaway to the coast - for less.

  • Ski-Free Fun in Tahoe

    Not a skier? Not a requirement for snowy good times.

  • Cheap & Cozy Cabins Outside San Francisco

    Kidnap your kids and unplug for a few days.

  • Meeting Friends in Japan

    A reunion of 8-year-old BFFs creates a family of Japanophiles.

  • Partying with Cranes in Lodi

    Wildlife wonders + good wine = a happy family getaway.

  • Summering in Australia’s Winter

    It might be the best season for a "walk about" Down Under.

  • Finding the Italy of Our Dreams

    Ortigia turns down-on-Italy cynics into true believers.

  • Rekindling a Hong Kong Infatuation

    A 25-year reunion with the beloved territory

  • Yosemite & Sequoia: Snow Amazing!

    A winter getaway offers all of the glory but none of the crowds.

  • Beach Daze in The OC

    RVing to splashy fun in Newport Dunes

  • Caribbean Yacht Chartering 101

    Take your family on a dream trip - for less money than you think.

  • Near the Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Hike and kayak the unspoiled beauty of the Channel Islands.

  • SUP/Skate/Stroll on Vancouver Island

    (Plus hiking, surfing, caving, dining, tidepooling and more...)

  • Rollin’ on the Russian River

    ... and more splashy, summery times in Forestville and Guerneville.

  • A Prescription for Planning Yellowstone

    America's first national park is on every list, but planning Yellowstone ain't easy.

  • Wet & Wild in Belize

    White sand, jungle and Mayan ruins, Belize has it all.

  • Splashing Out in Maui

    Enjoying the good life in high-end Hawaii.

  • Time to Take the Kids to Cuba

    Here's how to have an unforgettable family adventure.

  • Getting to Africa!

    The forty hours from our house to the guest house.

  • When Toddler Meets Dolphin in Oahu

    Figuring out which Hawaiian experiences delight both boy and mom.

  • Pirates & Princesses on the Gulf Coast

    Family fun near Pensacola

  • 5 Rooms for 5 in Italy

    Hotels that will fit your family

  • Cruzing the Boardwalk

    South of the San Francisco fog, Santa Cruz beckons with sun and fun.

  • A New Year’s Blast in Panama

    Celebrate with a swim in the Pacific AND the Caribbean.

  • April! In Paris!

    Walk a child into a French bakery and watch Paris' magic come to life.

  • Fast Times in SLO Country

    Zoom over dunes and zip through vineyards on the Central Coast.

  • Navigating Argentina with Kids

    After Buenos Aires? Jungle, mountains, plains, deserts and glaciers.

  • Action-Packed Snowpack in Soda Springs

    Stop short of Tahoe for snow biking, snowshoeing and a skater mecca.

  • Exploring the Crazy Beauty of Moab

    Ride, raft and ramble in Utah’s ultimate outdoor playground.

  • Can Your Kids Hack the Inca Trail?

    ROAM learns the do’s and don’ts from a Peru trekking expert.

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