The iconic portrait of 20-year-old William H. Bonney (right), nicknamed Billy the Kid, shows him clutching an equally iconic Winchester rifle.

On the Trail of Billy the Kid

Photographer: Ed Bolduc
Hot sun, soft sand and warm, sparkling blue water bring happy crowds to Venice Beach, 20 miles south of Sarasota.

Sarasota’s Three-Ring Circus

  Miles of soft-sand beaches, a vibrant arts community and a weekly farmer’s market come together along the boardwalks and under the big top on...
Visitors can observe elephant seals lounging and jousting at the rookery in Piedras Blancas for free every day of the year.

Pines by the Sea

  Cambria, located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, is an adventurer’s delight The community of Cambria, established 150 years ago, is a small seaside...
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Savannah’s Southern Charm

  Steeped in history, antebellum beauty and architectural treasures, Georgia’s oldest city begs to be explored on foot and by trolley I had never eaten a...
An airboat swamp tour at Atchafalaya Basin Landing gives visitors an up-close look at the ancient mossy cypress trees and alligators that inhabit the area.

Louisiana Cajun Country: Spice of the Southeast

  Louisiana’s Cajun country is a complex blend of traditions, cultures and food all wrapped up in a region with one-of-a-kind wetlands and a laid-back...
The building on the right, the Stallion Barn, housed London’s beloved Shire horses. On the left is a manure pit, as London was committed to replenishing the soil that had been depleted by earlier farming.

California Camping: Jack London Country

  Paying a call at the Northern California home of author and adventurer Jack London a century after his death Trailer Life readers are adventurers. To...

Southern California’s Julian Pioneer Museum

San Diego, California, is renown for its superb climate, exquisite beaches and abundant tourist attractions. And, as would be expected, the city and nearby scenic...

Wandering Through Wisconsin

I hadn't been back to my home state of Wisconsin since leaving in 1949 as a...

Adventure by the Hour

Mike Henry, our sea kayaking instructor, cautioned us that muscle hydration is vital for the strength necessary...

Dodge, Chrysler Hybrids Coming

Later in 2008, Dodge will add the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram and the 2009 Dodge Durango HEMI Hybrid, a hybrid electric vehicle that combines...
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Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...
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Bugg Banner: A Real Cover-Up

Hanging a Bugg Banner keeps most of the insects off the fifth-wheel front cap and dramatically reduces cleaning time. As a fly fisherman, I have...
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Power Tool: Surge Guard Surge Protector

Surge Guard’s latest portable device is a hedge against damage caused by faulty 120-volt AC hookups and natural influences Plugging into 120-volt AC power at...