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  • 3 Days Away: Hiking Big Sur

    90 miles of coastline. 1 stunner of a weekend.

  • 25+ REAL California Adventures

    Our favorite outdoor vacations around the Golden State

  • High on the PCT

    2,650-miles of highs, lows & unforgettable father-son time

  • Yosemite 2021: Half Capacity, Full Beauty

    A weekend of adventures near Oakhurst

  • Wandering the Murals of the Mission

    Discovering San Francisco's incredible street art

  • Beyond Airbnb: 7 More Ways to ‘Borrow’ Fun on Vacation

    How to get RVs, resort pools, chef dinners, and more

  • 15 Unique Family Adventures in Europe

    ROAM editors' favorite trips on the Continent

  • France with Kids: Vaucluse by Van

    Get a taste of the REAL Provence

  • Ready for Takeoff? Tips for 2021 Travelers

    5 to-dos for today!

  • The Best of Kid-Friendly Seattle

    Cool outings from Pike's Place to the Gas Works

  • Alameda: Island Livin’ in SF Bay

    Biking, breweries, boats & beaches just east of SF

  • Still in the Saddle

    Life at a High Sierra pack station

  • Hut-to-Hut Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

    A day-by-day recap of one family's Alpine trek

  • Ye Olde Weekend in Mystic, Connecticut

    Tall ships, lobster rolls, white whales & craft beer

  • Parent Escape: Singapore

    Everything from the unusual to the majestic to the serene.

  • Best Family Hikes in Zion & Bryce

    So incredible they'll forget to complain.

  • Ambling around Old West Texas

    Big Bend & Terlingua with "Thelma & Louise"

  • Playing 10 Days in Austin

    Doin' the local thing and keepin' it "weird"

  • On the Road to West Yellowstone

    Non-stop outdoor action in the "Family Truckster"

  • Show Your Ocean Love

    Follow & support these NorCal marine conservationists

  • Chartering a Yacht in the Caribbean

    It's not just for billionaires anymore.

  • Time for a Spring Fling

    There's still time to book a much-needed break

  • Horsing Around on the NorCal Coast

    Saddle up for a trail ride near San Francisco

  • Living Coastside in Dillon Beach

    Getaway to a vintage California beach village in "Far West" Marin

  • A Wild Itinerary for RVing Alaska

    10 days of action, with grizzlies, ATVs, salmon, and whales

  • Moorea: The Idyllic Family Isle

    Lush tropics just one flight from California

  • Boutique Retreats in the Wine Country

    Overdue for a Napa or Sonoma escape?

  • Stairwalking San Francisco

    Climb up, stroll down or just enjoy the views

  • ROAM’s Guide to Family Skiing in California

    Ski, board, or just play in the powder? We've got your mountain.

  • The Best-Ever Time to See NYC

    All the masterpieces, views and deliciousness - none of the crowds

  • Armchair Travels for Covid-Confined Families

    Oh the places you'll go... from home!

  • SF in the Outdoors

    No Pier 39, Union Square or Crooked Street from this local mom.

  • An Insider’s Guide to San Diego with Kids

    Native daughters dish on Covid-safe beaches, scenes & dishes

  • Meet Harriet Chalmers Adams, Explorer

    A trailblazer for female adventurers

  • See the World’s Best Travel Photos

    Get inspired by the winning shots of the year

  • Tips for Planning a Pandemic Trip

    Must-have resources for planning Covid-safe vacations

  • 21 Covid-Safe Family Adventures for 2021

    Oh, the places you can REALLY go - without quarantines, vaccinations or worries

  • How to Travel to Hawaii during Covid-19

    Follow these rules and find Aloha

  • A Guide to French Polynesia for Families

    Deciding to go is simple. Picking an island is difficult. We can help.

  • RVing Around Lake Michigan on a Budget

    Dunes, beaches, islands, swims and sunsets around a great Great Lake

  • A Kid-Friendly Guide to Kauai

    The best spots to stay & play - from Na Pali to Poipu

  • Florida: A Kayaker’s Paradise

    An incredibly array of paddling around the peninsula

  • How to Move through The Mission

    A local's guide to the best of SF's sunniest corner

  • A Path Through the Presidio

    Bayside trails with marshes, beaches, history - and views! view! views!

  • A Yosemite Winter Gamble

    Whether its a “snow globe” or “flip flop” weekend, you can’t lose.

  • Alcatraz: San Francisco’s Most Dramatic Outdoor Adventure

    Go for the prison. Stay for the unique natural environment.

  • Hiking through History on Angel Island

    A day - or night - of spectacular views from the center of SF Bay

  • COVID Camping in Big Bear

    A fun budget getaway to the mountains near LA

  • South Africa Reopens to Families

    The joy of returning to the wild and the thrill of a memorable tinkle.

  • A Local’s Guide to Whidbey Island

    Days - or weeks - of beaches, trails, farms and sunsets near Seattle

  • Nature Bathing in Lassen

    The power of sparkling water, romping bears, and endless trails.

  • Tips for Family Hiking Near San Francisco

    Families reconnect and recharge on the trails.

  • California’s Great Lakes that Aren’t Tahoe

    Locals' favorite family-friendly lakefront destinations

  • Local Families’ Favorite California Beaches

    Same coast. More value. Fewer crowds.

  • Best Road Trips in the West

    25 unique & classic must-drive vacations for families

  • COVID-19 Travel: Taking the Leap?

    Considerations for responsible travel during COVID-19

  • A Family Ride through Soweto

    A must-do day of locals, history and culture in Johannesburg

  • 10 Best Fall Foliage Road Trips in the West

    Incredible golds, oranges and reds of the coast, high desert and mountains.

  • Safe-r Family Vacations for Summer 2020

    Gotta get away? Check these ideas for COVID-19 trips

  • “Guess Where?” Take Our Weekly Quiz!

    Family travelers -show us your travel trivia knowledge!

  • ROAM’s Big Book of Virtual Adventures

    Armchair trips for active families.

  • 30 Photo Book Makers for Travelers

    From classics to apps, an album option for every photographer

  • Preserving Your Vacation Memories

    Helping you remember your “unforgettable” family vacations

  • Walking the Camino with Kids

    Two weeks with pilgrims in Northern Spain finds cows, pinecones, flowers, castles, and new friends.

  • On the Road across South Dakota

    Take the grandparents on a cross-state odyssey of Wild West vistas & outdoor majesty

  • Where to Go Next Year?

    Your one-stop-shop for 2020 family vacation ideas from all the top travel writers.

  • The Very Best Video Editors for Travelers

    Free/low cost, Apple/Android, mobile/desktop - here's our 15 favorites

  • Top 10 Map Gifts for Travelers

    Ain’t no better gift or keepsake than a visual of the ground you’ve covered.

  • How to Be “Microtravelers”

    Sharing small scenes and small stories from small trips near home.

  • The Road from Rome to Berlin

    Stops in Italy, Austria, Czech and Germany please parents and teens, alike.

  • Chicago’s 10 Best Outdoor Adventures

    First-rate recreational activities to tackle in the Second City

  • Skiing Denver’s “Hidden Gems”

    The big-value, small-crowd resorts that Colorado families love

  • The 12 Trips of Christmas

    This holiday season, give your family the gift of travel.

  • Aliens Land in Kecksburg

    A small-town UFO festival is a little weird, a lot hokey & pretty wonderful

  • How to Nomad around South America

    Dream of leaving behind the hustle & bustle for the open roads? Here's how.

  • 5 Back-to-school Breakaways

    From European glamping to Maine kayaking, check out these last-chance summer escapes

  • Rollin’ on the Russian River

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

  • How to Tackle Europe with Kids

    Craft a happy family trip for everyone with tips from a Continental veteran

  • Oregon by Airstream

    Three weeks of Oregon’s diverse wilderness and hipster towns

  • Cambodia: Way More than Angkor

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

  • 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.

  • My 30 Must-Download Travel Apps

    The best apps for planning and taking great trips

  • Pedal Power in Bicycle Heaven

    Marvel at Pittsburgh’s mecca for bike fans

  • To Everest Base Camp with Babies

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

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

    Break the mold this spring break with a unique & unforgettable trip

  • 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

  • Loving Lisbon, Lagos & Beyond

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

  • ROAM’s Winter Trip
    Bucket List

    Brrrrrrrrave the cold for unforgettable, frosty fun

  • ROAM’s 2018 Holiday Gift Picks

    Paul says any family traveler would be happy to get something from his list

  • The Fastest Way from SF to LA

    One mom’s insider tips for driving I-5

  • A Hostel Stay in Half Moon Bay

    Getaway to the coast - for less.

  • Cheap & Cozy Cabins Outside San Francisco

    Kidnap your kids and unplug for a few days.

  • Yosemite & Sequoia: Snow Amazing!

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

  • Best Gifts for Traveling Mothers & Fathers

    Mother’s Day? Father’s Day? Birthday? Fun ideas for any day.

  • A Prescription for Planning Yellowstone

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

  • Pirates & Princesses on the Gulf Coast

    Family fun near Pensacola

  • The ROAM Gear & Gift Guide 2016

    Our picks for the best bags, books, presents and paraphernalia

  • Bags to Keep Your Family Rolling

    REI’s Wheely Beast

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