Get Wet and Wild in the West

The Western USA and Canada experienced a fantastic winter with an epic snowpack. As the warm spring sun melts the abundant snow, it’s time to plan a trip into the wilderness to witness this season’s epic waters tumble down waterfalls and down roaring rivers and creeks to the ocean. Hike, raft or just gaze at nature’s grandeur. Get started with these select itineraries to inspire your wild and wonderful trip.

By Editor Cheryl Crabtree

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon/Washington

By travel writer Elizabeth Rose

Glacier National Park, Montana

By travel writer Becky Lomax

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

By travel writer Christian Williams

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

By travel writer Becky Lomax

Kauai, Hawaii

By travel writer Michele Bigley

Big Sky, Montana

By travel writers Jeff Welsch & Sherry L. Moore

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