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Western wildfires: 8 ways to protect your property

The wildfires burning in California today—like the Wragg fire near Lake Barryessa (pictured) and in various spots around the West, including Glacier National Park, Montana—are stark reminders: Our grassy and forested landscapes are crackling dry from drought, and the wildfire season is heating up. What to do? Read on…

Cool swimming holes, fun summer camps, great hotels—and more travel gems

Where to celebrate 4th of July—and more great travel finds

Camp Sunset: Surprising ways duct tape can save your next campout

Duct tape may not be the first thing you’d think to pack for a camping trip—but it might be one of the most useful. Lightweight and cheap, the shiny stuff can be used for everything from first aid to gear repair. Here, we show you the surprising ways duct tape can come in handy in our new Camp Sunset video.