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Adventure Travel 2006:
The 25 Best Trips


Photo: Kayaking Croatia

In our annual tribute to adventure travel, we crown the 25 best new trips, the top ten destinations, and more!
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New Digital Cameras

Photo: Digital Cameras

We've sorted through the
new contenders to match up the right digital camera to your shooting style.
See the digital cameras


November Weekend Getaways

Photo: Woman in hot springs

Try these 12 frost-free weekend getaways, sorted by region.
Find a weekend escape



"Life's an Adventure" Staff Photo Album
Adventure's staff share photos from their own amazing trips
Photo: Under a giant sequoia in Yosemite
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"Trying to hug one of these trees is like a flea embracing an elephant—the scale is truly mind-blowing. On a spring hiking trip in Yosemite's Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias [www.nps.gov/yose], we were surrounded by the largest living things known to humans." 
 
Caroline L. Hirsch
Associate Photo Editor
 
Do-It-Yourself: "Trees this grand deserve an extra effort. I highly recommend getting past the Lower Grove, which is closer to the parking lot and more trafficked by visitors, to explore the Upper Grove, where you can marvel at the giants all by yourself."


Photograph courtesy of Clint Koltveit

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"Life's an Adventure" Reader Photo Submission Guidelines: 
 If you've been on the trip of a lifetime and have the photos to prove it, we want to hear about it. Send us your best travel pics and a trip advice of 250 words or less. It could be published in an upcoming issue of the magazine. 
 
Via e-mail:

(For digital images, send 72 dpi)
adventure@ngs.org, subject line: "Life's an Adventure" Reader Photo Album

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