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Share ThisSkip the bus tours and souvenir shops, and experience the world from a different angle. Pedal, swim, hike, and dive your way through new places on these active escapes.

Exile Yourself to the Islands of Italy

Exile Yourself to the Islands of Italy

Italy's lesser-know islands of the Tuscan Archipelago make up Europe's largest protected marine park--boasting new realms of exploraration and adventure.

Multisporting Europe's Wildest Coast

Multisporting Europe's Wildest Coast

Pack your bike, kayak, climbing and hiking gear. This outdoor lover's paradise answers all your multisporting desires.

Pamplona: Running With the Bulls--Part I

Pamplona: Running With the Bulls--Part I

The running of the bulls in Pamplona is a life-changing experience for many. Active Expert Martin Dugard recounts his visit to Pamplona during the big event in Part I of this feature.

Biking Bhutan: A Journey Through <br>the Last Himalayan Kingdom

Biking Bhutan: A Journey Through the Last Himalayan Kingdom

It's not easy getting there, but this journey proves that biking is the best way to explore a distant land.

The Art of Cycling Around Japan

The Art of Cycling Around Japan

Smooth, open roads and beautiful scenery make biking the best way to explore Japan. Travel routes from Kyoto to Nara and Honshu to Shikoku, but don't forget to bring your rinko bukuro when traveling on the trains.

Multisporting Mexico's Highlands

Multisporting Mexico's Highlands

Cruise through canyons, superb singletrack and impossibly blue skies, and you'll begin to understand why some 30,000 gringos have flocked to this south-of-the-border paradise.

Top 5 U.S. Vacation Destinations for Active Travelers

Top 5 U.S. Vacation Destinations for Active Travelers

Stick to The States for some home-grown fun. These parks offer endless adventures for restless wanderers.

The Bahamas: Our Favorite Neighbor - Part I

The Bahamas: Our Favorite Neighbor - Part I

Only 158 miles from Miami, these scuba dives take you through deep water canyons, into shark experiences and along the third longest barrier reef in the world.

The 7 Best Snorkeling Spots

The 7 Best Snorkeling Spots

From bobbing with whales in Rurutu to swimming with sting rays in Moorea, here are seven of the best snorkel spots in the world.

Ultimate Adventure: Discover Dominica

Ultimate Adventure: Discover Dominica

Clamoring up to the Boiling Lake or diving down to where the Atlantic and Caribbean meet, this exotic island offers ultimate adventures for any hiking or diving enthusiast.

Coral, Colombian Style

Coral, Colombian Style

This trip proves there's more to Colombia than coffee and more to scuba diving vacations than what's under the water.

Insider's Perspective on Touring the Tour de France

Insider's Perspective on Touring the Tour de France

From wine tastings to lazy cafe mornings--not to mention the bike race--watching the Tour de France in person is a unique experience. Here is some travel advice for those venturing into France in July.

Across Canada by Car

Across Canada by Car

Travel writer Martin Dugard journeys through the Canadian Rockies in search of a polar bear, and uncovers the secrets that separate a good road trip from a great one.

AP Photo/Gerry Broome

Patagonia: Cure for Winter Blues

Patagonia: Cure for Winter Blues

Itching to hide away from winter for a while? Try this 36-mile trek through Patagonia.

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