We at Travel and Explore are a national outdoor retail co-op dedicated to inspiring, educating and outfitting its members and the community for a lifetime of outdoor aventure and stewardship. Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.
Top 10 Camp Sites
Sometimes you need a little motivation to get up and head outside. The process of finding a campground, organizing and packing your gear can deter even hardcore campers from venturing out.What better reason to go camping than to enjoy the outdoors and the scenic wonders of nature while we still can? With popular outdoor destinations requiring reservations as much as a year in advance, the feeling of the outdoors is getting lost in the crowds. More and more it's becoming necessary to camp in the off-season or to travel great distances in order to find peace or solitude. Check out our Top 10 Campsites for inspiration!
We believe that traveling around the world shouldn’t be hard: it’s actually something everyone should be able to do at least once in their lives. Whether you choose to spend a few years or just a couple months traveling this beautiful planet, it’s important to see what’s out there. It’s up to you to make the dream come true and take the first step. If you’re open and willing, travel will make you an incredibly more well-rounded human being. All the challenges and opportunities travel lays at your feet help you discover who you are in a way that’s only possible on the road. Sometimes it’s only far from home that you realize you you’ve got skills you’ve never used. It’s travel that brings them to the surface and makes you smile, satisfied to have reached the mountain top, or crossed a gorge or helped a villager clean up after a storm, or even to have successfully ordered a meal at a rural Chinese restaurant. If you are looking for awe-inspiring places to travel check out our popular destinations!
Our Favorite Hikes
If North America's snowcapped peaks, jagged cliffs, towering volcanoes and verdant forests are calling your name, then there's no better time than the present to grab your boots and hit the trails. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, reduce stress, or simply clear your head and get out into nature, hiking delivers almost immediate rewards. Assuming you haven’t been leading a totally sedentary life, you can follow a few basic steps and begin hiking right away. If you’re looking for some motivation to get off the couch and onto the trail, consider these reasons to start hiking. Here are some of our favorite hikes.