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Adventure & Travel

Ride along in your truck, SUV, or van with Truck Trend magazine. Come along on road trips, travel around the world, and experience off-road adventures through Truck Trend's Adventure and Travel section.
On the Road: Off-Roading on Maui On the Road: Off-Roading on Maui
Surfers consider Oahu's famous Banzai Pipeline with its mountainous waves the original Hawaiian rollercoaster ride. But for landlubbers,... more
On the Road: Arches National Park, by Truck and on Foot On the Road: Arches National Park, by Truck and on Foot
It's an easy 7.7-mile drive on two-lane Salt Valley Road to reach the trailhead for the hike to Tower Arch. The sparse vegetation--juniper... more
Motorsports:  Desert Racing in Dubai Motorsports: Desert Racing in Dubai
Mention Dubai in the U.S., and you're likely to get a blank stare. It's a city halfway around the world--literally. more
On the Road: Montana's Glacier Country On the Road: Montana's Glacier Country
Skis and snowshoes are the order of the day for six months of the year in northwest Montana's Glacier Country. more
Travel: Do-It-Yourself African Adventure Travel: Do-It-Yourself African Adventure
The watering hole was on the unmarked border between Botswana and neighboring Zimbabwe--about 100 yards from where we were eating dinner. more
Travel: Rally in the Moab Valley Travel: Rally in the Moab Valley
The NBA Playoffs, Super Bowl, World Series--all tough tickets, but nothing compared with an invite to the Seventh Annual Sportsmobile Rally. more
Travel: Pushing Limits in the Rocky Mountains Travel: Pushing Limits in the Rocky Mountains
Many of the trails that snake through the Rockies can only be described as gnarly. What better environment to explore the capabilities of a... more
Travel: The Great Alaskan Safari Travel: The Great Alaskan Safari
Imagine a land of 20,000-foot mountain peaks and more than 10,000 glaciers, a place where wild animals roam freely, as they have for eons. more
Travel: Nordic Adventure Travel: Nordic Adventure
Wheeling in the Land of Icebergs, Caribou, and Vikings - Rain driven by fierce winds at nearly a 45-degree angle stung my face and whipped... more
On the Road: The Road to Palace Station, Arizona On the Road: The Road to Palace Station, Arizona
The road to Palace Station has mountain lakes, abandoned mining towns, steep switchbacks, and washed-out roads through a forest of... more
Hot Texas BBQ, Hotter Truck Hot Texas BBQ, Hotter Truck
When it comes to BBQ, no region of the United States takes this heated subject more seriously than central Texas. more
Off-Roading 101 Off-Roading 101
While each vehicle class has certain defining characteristics, distinctions applicable to off-road travel cross over classes. You may find... more
Travel: Baja's Guadalupe Canyon Travel: Baja's Guadalupe Canyon
Imagine waking up as a tangerine sun is just peeking over the ridge. The smell of sweet desert air, crisp and cool, greets your senses. more
On the Road: Colorado Winter in Animas Forks On the Road: Colorado Winter in Animas Forks
Mountains with elevations over 13,000 feet surrounded us: Snowdon Peak, West Needles Mountain, Molas Pass, and Kendall Mountain... more
Travel: The Wonders of Missouri Travel: The Wonders of Missouri
Bull Run Guest Ranch has visitors from around the world come to enjoy horseback riding, campfire cookouts, and, at certain times of the... more
On the Road: Lost Souls and Quicksilver in Texas On the Road: Lost Souls and Quicksilver in Texas
A lone buzzard circled the morning sky as we left the pavement and turned onto a dirt road with a sign that read, "River Road East--Road... more
Travel: Destination Rocky Mountains, Colorado Travel: Destination Rocky Mountains, Colorado
We take a Toyota 4Runner on our sixth excursion to our backwoods log cabin, deep in the Rocky Mountains of Clark, Colorado. more
Travel: Extreme Competition Goes Worldwide Travel: Extreme Competition Goes Worldwide
By 5 a.m., I hear the buzz of flies outside my tent. I know the minute I slip into the morning air, they'll begin to bite. more
Travel: A Place Called Pyramid Travel: A Place Called Pyramid
Put a fence around a man, and what do you get? A sheep. All too often, this is what society makes us, with too many signs and regulations... more
On the Road: Baseball, Apple Pie, and Mercedes-Benz On the Road: Baseball, Apple Pie, and Mercedes-Benz
In the USA, baseball has been the national pastime since the rules of the game were written around 1845. more
On The Road: Hike the Kentucky Highlands On The Road: Hike the Kentucky Highlands
Dense forest and rugged cliffs in the Kentucky Highlands on the eastern side of the Bluegrass State act as a siren's song to outdoor lovers. more
Baja Teardown: Testing to the Extreme Baja Teardown: Testing to the Extreme
Extreme use for the average consumer may amount to a midsummer trip to Vegas. Granted, the tarmac may shimmer with heat, but at least it's... more
Extreme Tourism: Offroad on a Guatemalan jungle adventure Extreme Tourism: Offroad on a Guatemalan jungle adventure
Clods of mud fly into the air--one lands right in the lap of Susan Barley who, along with her 12-year-old daughter, Simone, are riding in... more
On the Road:  Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Utah On the Road: Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Utah
It's 9 a.m. when we drive a Yamaha Rhino 660 onto the flourlike sand of Coral Pink Sand Dune State Park and out of sight of our Ford F-350... more
Travel: Dakar 2003: SUVs Conquer The world's toughest off-road race Travel: Dakar 2003: SUVs Conquer The world's toughest off-road race
International Intrigue, SUVs Conquer The world's toughest off-road race more
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