Our favorite outdoor vacations around the Golden State
High on the PCT
2,650-miles of highs, lows & unforgettable father-son time
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
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
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"
Horsing Around on the NorCal Coast
Saddle up for a trail ride near San Francisco
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
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.
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
New Ideas for Costa Rica in 2021
Delivering off-the-beaten path, Covid-safe travel bubbles for families
21 Covid-Safe Family Adventures for 2021
Oh, the places you can REALLY go - without quarantines, vaccinations or worries
A Guide to French Polynesia for Families
Deciding to go is simple. Picking an island is difficult. We can help.
The Difference on Dominica
A Lesser Antilles isle with less tourists & more action
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
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.
Escaping to Sea Ranch
Unplug from the crazy. Plug into nature.
COVID Camping in Big Bear
A fun budget getaway to the mountains near LA
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.
A First-Timer Houseboats Shasta Lake
Peaceful NorCal lake + tricked-out rental = a ton of fun
Local Families’ Favorite California Beaches
Same coast. More value. Fewer crowds.
A Once-in-a-Lifetime Yosemite Summer
See California's crown jewel with a fraction of normal crowds
A Family Ride through Soweto
A must-do day of locals, history and culture in Johannesburg
Planning Summertime in Lake Tahoe
Your complete guide to the family-friendliest shores
Hiking Glacier National Park with Kids
Wildlife, wildflowers, wilderness - oh, and glaciers!
Morocco 101: Souks, Sahara & More
A week of Marrakech, medinas, Atlas Mountains, Merzouga - and more.
Trekking with the Women of Ladakh
Himalayan veterans aim for India's Konzke La - and meet an unexpected challenge
The Best Family Skiing in the French Alps
Les Gets converted “never skiers” into "every-winter" fans.
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
Building Mom-Daughter Bonds in Peru
An immersive experience delivering far more than snapshots.
William & the Whale Sharks of La Paz
Bad planning and “bad” luck make for a dream trip
Chicago’s 10 Best Outdoor Adventures
First-rate recreational activities to tackle in the Second City
Adventure Faceoff: The Alps vs. The Rockies
Why even Coloradans gotta do Switzerland.
ROAM’s Best Action Shots of 2020
Eliane Zürrer's winner plus more pics of families on the road and on the move
Skiing Denver’s “Hidden Gems”
The big-value, small-crowd resorts that Colorado families love
A New & Refreshing Water Park near NYC
The luxury Kartrite Resort has wet AND dry fun for everyone
5 Back-to-school Breakaways
From European glamping to Maine kayaking, check out these last-chance summer escapes
Saigon by Scooter
Want to experience Vietnam like a local? Get on the back of a scooter.
How to Tackle Europe with Kids
Craft a happy family trip for everyone with tips from a Continental veteran
Deep into the Amazon Rainforest
You're in the jungle, babies
Topping Out in Thailand
Images and joy from a day of rock climbing victory in Railay Beach
Colombia’s New World
A rebirth of people, plazas and playas
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
The Toughest Kilimanjaro Climb
Facing Tanzania's summit despite snow and sickness
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
Unforgettable family time from Dubrovnik to the Southern Dalmatians
To Everest Base Camp with Babies
Parents and the tiniest-ever trekkers tackle Nepal’s Himalayas
Going Deep on Catalina
Offseason stays have all the action & more “Old” California
On Safari in Sri Lanka
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
Oahu 101: A Waikiki Week with Everyone
Even a room-without-a-view leads to the perfect multigenerational Hawaii vacation
Thrills & Chills in Colorado’s Winter
Lots of snowy action for non-skiiers in the Rockies
Layover in Dubai: Golden Dunes & Golden Cars
A unique dose of sandboarding, dunebashing, and culture
SUP/Skate/Stroll on Vancouver Island
(Plus hiking, surfing, caving, dining, tidepooling and more...)
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