Category Archive: Get Traveling

Travel Guide: Hike Virginia’s Old Rag Summit Trail

Virginia is for lovers, or so they say, and while we can’t predict whether or not you’ll get lucky during your visit, we can confirm this: It’s definitely for hikers. For impressive views… Continue reading

Travel Guide: How to Do Yellowstone in a Day

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, is a geological marvel, a landscape dotted with herds of elk and buffalo, a treasure trove of waterfalls and mountains. But it’s also considered the Disneyland of the National… Continue reading

Adventuremobiles: Download Cyrus Sutton’s “Compassing” for Free

Cyrus Sutton bought his old Econoline van with the dream of outfitting it with solar panels and a bed, a little investment in that “someday” surf trip he’d take down to Mexico. But… Continue reading

Adventure Log: Lizbeth’s Coastline Discoveries

“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” —Jack Kerouac, On the Road. These are stories from the road straight from the mouths of Dirtbag Darlings.  Who: Lizbeth… Continue reading

R.I.P. Big Yellow Adventuremobile

One of my favorite quotes is from the founder of Patagonia, Yvonne Chouinard, and it goes like this: “The adventure doesn’t start until something goes wrong.” Well, if a recent turn of events… Continue reading

Thank You, Washington

For this empty trail and a perfect weather day. Now stop raining all the time so I can live in you.

Packing List: What To Pack In Your Mess Kit

Trust me: I’ve done my fair share of backpacking trips where all I had was a baggie with some toilet paper in it. That works half the time, and the other half of… Continue reading

Go West, Young (Wo)Man! The Big Bus Trip

The mountains are calling. The open road beckons. So I’m loading up a big yellow renovated school bus with nine of my friends, ten backpacks and a whole lot of protein bars for… Continue reading

Adventure Log: New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Sometimes all you need to fix a cloudy day is some good surf, a cute bikini and a black and white filter.

Adventuremobiles: Grace King’s Surf Wagon

Name: Grace King, 20 Hometown: Chesapeake, Virginia Adventuremobile: 1974 Volkswagon Adventurewagen “This Adventurewagen has seen many an adventure with various owners in its lifetime. When we bought this bus a year ago, it… Continue reading

Travel Guide: Mt. Scott Trail at Crater Lake, Oregon

Oregon’s Crater Lake is blue—really blue. At 1,943 feet, it’s the deepest lake in the United States and the seventh deepest in the world, and it also has some of the clearest fresh… Continue reading

Adventuremobiles: Adventure Filled’s Tiny Car Is Big on Spirit

From the dirtbag van to the noble bicycle, this is an on-going series dedicated to all the things that move us. “It’s missing a hubcap, the fifth one lost. It doesn’t like to… Continue reading

Adventuremobiles: Drive Nacho Drive Goes on the Search for Clean Water

From the dirtbag van to the noble bicycle, this is an on-going series dedicated to all the things that move us. Quit your job. Buy a van. Travel the world. Bring people clean… Continue reading