CNN's Brooke Baldwin talks to a man who climbed Mount Everest and he describes the journey.
Four people died while coming down the southern slope of the mountain during the weekend after reaching Mount Everest's 8848-meter (29,028 foot) summit, officials said.
A 73-year-old Japanese woman on Saturday became the oldest woman to climb Mount Everest breaking her own 10-year-old record.
Shanna Kurth began biking to work three years ago to improve her health. Several times a month, she loaded her bike onto her car, drove most of the way and biked the last three miles to her office.
How does the wealthy boating enthusiast reconcile a passion for gas-guzzling superyachts with concern for the natural ocean environment?
Maintenance, upkeep and near endless running costs; the many pleasures of owning a superyacht are punctuated by some less than glamorous realities.
A rescue team locates the body of a missing hot air balloonist who crashed in Georgia last Friday.
A search-and-rescue team on Monday found the body of a missing hot air balloonist who had crashed in Georgia three days earlier.
You've probably never heard of the race, but there's no doubt you'd appreciate the action. The athletic skill and white-knuckled bravery possessed by Green River Narrows whitewater kayak racers can only be described as impressive.
Kayakers and spectators gather outside of Hendersonville, North Carolina, for the 15th annual Green River race.
Every year, thousands of yachts owners head to warmer waters to escape the bitter cold of winter. But it seems that for some adventurous owners and charter guests, the balmy air of the Mediterranean and Caribbean no longer hold the same allure, and they are swapping palm trees for penguins in a quest for the ultimate sailing experience -- ice cruising.
CNN's Max Foster talks to Karim Sadjadpour about why Iran is releasing the U.S. hikers.
As China's super rich grow ever richer they need new toys to play with. Now, some are betting that superyachts will be the next big thing for those Chinese millionaires wanting to show off their bling.
Two young campers were injured early Wednesday when they were attacked by a black bear at Stokes State Forest in northwestern New Jersey.
A 52-year-old Nepalese man reached the top of Mount Everest for the 21st time on Wednesday, breaking a record he set last year for the number of ascents of the world's tallest peak, a tourism official ministry said.
Grab a helmet and check out these 15 cities where drivers use all five fingers when they wave at you.
BASE jumpers took the plunge in 2010 during the "New River Gorge Bridge Day Festival" in West Virginia.
From his home in Manhattan, the performer bikes his way to better health and cleaner air.
â¢ Talk about an eventful (belated) birthday! Pink and her husband Carey Hart celebrated her 31st with a camping trip at Cachuma Lake, near Santa Barbara, Calif. The couple rode around on motorcycles and spent the evenings in front of a campfire. "They seemed to have an amazing weekend," an eyewitness said. But did they celebrate too much? After complaints they played music too loudly, the two were asked to leave the campground - not that Pink seemed bothered. "F--- it all," the singer later Tweeted. "I love camping. We are the only couple I know that can get kicked out a campground."
Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers held in Iran for more than a year, will be released Saturday, Iranian officials said Thursday.
Skeletal remains found near an Arizona campground are believed to be those of a missing 2-year-old, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
Human remains have been found in Yavapai County, Arizona, near the area where Syler Newton went missing.
Authorities in Arizona now believe that 2-year-old Syler Newton, who went missing July 24th, is dead.
The case of a missing 2-year-old boy who disappeared from an Arizona campground more than a week ago has turned into a criminal investigation, the Yavapai County sheriff announced Monday.
The exasperated and infuriated mothers of the three U.S. hikers seized by Iranian forces along the Iraqi border say it's time for the regime to free their children, who will be in custody for exactly a year this Saturday.
Biking for as little as five minutes a day can help women minimize weight gain as they enter middle age, especially if they're overweight to begin with, a new study suggests.
At least one person is dead after a severe storm struck a campground in suburban Detroit.
No one cares that the water is cold. The kids splash at the lake's edge, play on the small sand beach as older, daring ones splash in the water and peddle kayaks, rowboats and paddleboats. Our pup eyes them all curiously.
Some travelers are surprised when I tell them to consider biking in Europe. I explain that it's not only a cheap way to travel, but it gets you close to the ground and close to the people.
Monaco is famed for its glamorous Grand Prix, exclusive Casino's and mega-wealthy occupants.
My mountain bike hasn't seen a mountain in about two years. But it has seen a lot of Tokyo's jammed roadway, which I would argue on some days provides as much of a perilous track as any rugged, unpaved trail.
CNN's Kyung Lah reports on the pros and cons of biking to work in Tokyo.
The world's most fashionable women may finally have the perfect place to show off their designer dresses: A haute couture superyacht.
Cities across the nation are aggressively bidding to be part of Google's new experimental high-speed fiber network.
Peter Smith was riding his bike down a particularly busy road in Austin, Texas, when, amid a frightening blur of big-truck traffic, a thought hit him:
Monaco and Abu Dhabi are both exclusive tax havens known for high-profile monarchs and ostentatious displays of wealth.
Superyacht captains will never be ultra-wealthy like the yacht owners they work for but the lifestyle certainly makes up for it.
"There's nothing less sexy than data," says yachtsman Michael Moore.
For Min Bahadur Sherchan, being recognized as the oldest person to climb the Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, was the realization of a half-century old dream.
A mother pleaded Friday with Iran's supreme leader to release her daughter and two other hikers detained in that country since July.
A military-grade laser that blinds temporarily is the latest security technology available to wealthy superyacht owners afraid of pirate attacks.
Demand for the world's largest, most expensive yachts is on the rise ahead of the Monaco Yacht Show this week.
Audrey Peterman grew up surrounded by Jamaica's verdant mountains and lush mango orchards. She'd watch fish and an occasional shrimp dart in the stream that flowed near her house. When she settled in America, she yearned to relish the natural beauty of her new homeland.
Travel warnings from the U.S. Department of State didn't stop Faith Hentschel, 65, from venturing to Iran this May to visit the rustic sites in ancient Persepolis and the colorful bazaars in Tehran.
A British backpacker is found safe after being lost for nearly two weeks in the Australian mountains.
Like many Nepalese guides, Apa Sherpa started trekking to the top of Mount Everest in the shadow of more famous climbers -- including the son of the late Sir Edmund Hillary, the first person to climb to the top of the world's tallest peak.
With family vacation budgets tight as ever, one Georgia organization is offering an inexpensive vacation alternative that is at once economically and environmentally friendly.
The Shepard family boasts four generations of skydivers.
Does jumping out of a plane show love? For one family in Florida it does.
"Don't get speared by the shark's tooth," my kayaking guide warns. "Stay low." Then his neon green boat disappears through a small gap that separates the Pacific from a towering cliff. I follow, hesitantly.
No video games. No cell phones or Internet. No TV, swimming pools, souvenir shopping or even a bed. And no one's complaining. In fact, parents and kids say they don't miss any of it.
In March of 1997, hiker Bill Maddrell set off on a solo trip down the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, a well-worn ribbon that slices through 14 states, eight national forests and six national parks from Maine to Georgia. Determined to walk the entire 2,176 miles, he took a 60-pound backpack, but his relatives thought that wasn't enough. "They asked me if I was going to carry a gun," he said.
Penobscot Bay may be one of the world's great cruising grounds for sailors, but you don't need a mast to fall under its watery spell. Kayakers love it, too. Ancient glaciers sculpted the big bay's granite coast, creating countless inlets and coves to explore. The setting offers snug harbor towns and inviting inns, many an easy paddle apart. Throw in the world's tastiest lobster and you have all the ingredients for a self-propelled trip that's more relaxing than taxing.
Two canoes were crushed running over a dam in southeastern Slovenia, killing 8 people
Two canoes were demolished when they tried to go over a dam in Slovenia, spilling more than a dozen people.
Eleven hundred and six steep, stone steps that never seem to end.
When Mike Sinyard started importing Italian bike parts in 1974, his toughest challenge was finding space to store them inside his eight- by 30-foot trailer.
In 2002, at the ages of 62 and 48, Pat and Catherine Patterson decided to leave it all behind. They sold their real estate business and their cars, gave their furniture to their children, and put their home up for rent. Strapping their remaining possessions to two bicycles, the couple set off to bike around the world.
You press your body tightly against the rock, fingers running along its crevices, trying to keep from slipping.
Next time you visit the Big Island, why not skip the fancy resort and hop in a VW camper van?
Among water people, there are planers and there are displacers.
When Lauryn Axelrod plans a vacation with her teenage son Josh, she begins with one question: What new cultural and physical experiences do I want to give my child?
By national park standards, Isle Royale's tourist tally of 23,000 is small. In June, July or August, you'll likely find manageable "crowds," as well as great weather. North of Michigan's Upper Peninsula lies this lesser-known getaway -- a favorite of backpackers, kayakers and world-weary jet-setters who seek unspoiled splendor.
Coming soon to a metropolis near you: Class IV rapids. Jeff Wise, a former software entrepreneur, is helping develop the first white-water park in the U.S., on a 307-acre plot outside Charlotte. Th...
Although the Tour-de-France ended yesterday, the race may have inspired you to cultivate your inner Lance Armstrong.
When Steven Hofmeyr joined a mountaineering club, he expected scenic hikes and leisurely backpacking trips. Instead he found himself clinging, spiderlike, to the side of a cliff, a position made al...
Almost every popular vacation destination has a secret season. It's the little-known sweet spot between peak travel season, when a place is overrun with tourists and sky-high prices, and the off-se...
Two Japanese mountain climbers were discovered dead Wednesday in Yosemite National Park, a few hundred feet from the peak of the world's largest granite monolith, officials said.
Part 2: High Atlas range
Most winter sports enthusiasts scoff at frigid temperatures and frozen appendages. Snow-matted facial hair and nose icicles serve as a testament to their commitment and rugged determination.
The cool fall weather may not have you thinking about getting on a two-wheeler. But if you're looking for a new bike, now's the time to buy. With 2004 models rolling into most stores in November, m...
Baja California, the 1,100-mile-long Mexican peninsula jutting south from California, has long been a playground for the adventurous. But until recently it was mostly Southern Californians who crossed the border, and they often limited their sojourns to day-trips in Tijuana or weekends in Cabo San Lucas.
Unless you live in Minnesota or maybe one of its neighboring states, you've probably never heard of Itasca State Park, which is located in a fairly remote area of Minnesota's northwest quadrant.
Unless you live in Minnesota or maybe one of its neighboring states, you've probably never heard of Itasca State Park, which is located in a fairly remote area of Minnesota's northwest quadrant. An...
Yes, it is presumptuous of us to name the 12 best places to spend a summer vacation. Perhaps even foolhardy. After all, most of us can already see in our mind's eye a place that all but defines the...
Picking a place to retire sounds easy enough: Just grab a map, find a town with clear skies and balmy weather, buy some sunblock, move, relax.
--CAMPING The National Parks Less Traveled.
You have to go camping only once to know that the right gear is what separates the awesome adventure from the outright disaster. But finding that gear--How light must it be? What materials are best...
If shuffling out of your condo and climbing aboard the Happy Hills van--which will whisk you away to the climate-controlled splendor of the nearby mall--isn't your idea of how you want to spend you...
FOR MILLIONS of Americans, camping season begins when they dig through their basements and garages and unpack their Coleman gear. The Wichita-based manufacturer is practically synonymous with lante...
So you're looking for adventure? Or a relaxing getaway with the kids? If you experiment with new destinations, off-peak seasons and schedules, your payoff will be terrific. Travel prices have jumpe...
There is no need to deny yourself a winter vacation in the tropics just because your budget is as tiny as a thong bikini. You can strip away a big part of the cost of lying on the beach if you slee...
Sea kayaking, a sport that until recently was dominated by rugged outdoorsmen, is catching on with the less intrepid -- and their young children. Ken Horwitz, 38, a stockbroker with Paine Webber in...
What to do for summer vacation? Raymond Benton, founder of the biggest U.S. bicycle tour operator, has an alternative to that oh-so-typical fortnight at Martha's Vineyard. His company, Travent Ltd....
Halfway through a nine-day bicycle tour of the Chianti region of Tuscany in Italy, Arthur S. Labatt, 51, president of Trimark Investment Management, a Toronto mutual fund company, was fully adjuste...