more about: hiking

See the Pacific Crest Trail—without taking a single step

You’ve probably heard of the Pacific Crest Trail, or PCT, the 2,664-mile footpath made famous by Cheryl Strayed’s 2012 bestseller, Wild, and the Reese Witherspoon–starring movie of the same name.

The best coastal towns in California, free concerts in Portland, and more great weekend travel finds

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

5 things to do in Yosemite with a toddler

Inspired by a lifetime of Sunset stories, and envious of our more adventurous friends’ Instagram feeds, my husband and I recently decided to take our first trip to Yosemite—with our 3-year-old son. Our 3 year old who is too big to fit in a hiking backpack, but too small to handle a walk of more than a few blocks before starting up with the “carry […]