If you’re headed out to Big Bend National Park, you’ll appreciate this itinerary of towns along the route — and a few flavorful local recipes.
At the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, our athletes will prove their American mettle. Here are a few of the Western champions giving us gold fever.
Not 10 miles from the famous western film location of Lone Pine, California, photographer Ansel Adams documented a very different chapter of western history at the Manzanar Japanese internment camp.
Who knew Ken Burns was so into quilts? The International Quilt Study Center & Museum did, and it’s exhibited a lot of fine examples of Americana from the famed filmmaker’s never-before-displayed private collection.
If you enjoy hitching your vacations to large cultural events, get out your calendar and get ready to mark down some of the greatest festivals and gatherings in the American West. We’ve got options in every state, so there are possibilities for family fun both near and far.
From the 1539 Hernando de Soto expedition to the Battle of Bear Valley in 1918, the visually impressive and densely informative “The Indian Wars” takes the reader through the stories of resistance, the stories of conflicts between empires and within tribes, and the stories of conquest and survival.READ MORE
With horseback riding, archery, fishing, zip-lining, ropes courses, and more, this summer camp in the Texas Hill Country offers camaraderie and outdoors fun to kids living with physical challenges and chronic illness.READ MORE
In the midst of a war fought on land that once was theirs, over a nation that denied them citizenship, Native Americans found themselves faced with a dubious decision: Whose side should they be fighting for?READ MORE
Professional Bull Riders medical director Tandy Freeman has earned bull riders’ trust by balancing their safety in an exceptionally dangerous sport and their need to make a living.READ MORE