Notes: Hiking The Catskills With Six-Year-Olds

From gear to snacks, a guide to getting kids into nature

Taking off my hiking boots and Smartwool socks, I step barefoot into the rushing water, telling my six-year-old son to climb up on my back. The river is cold and swift, and there’s simply no easy way to ford it. We are in a wild section of the Catskill mountains in upstate New York, and the only viable camping spot is on the other side …

TAXA Outdoors’ NASA-Inspired Campers

We speak with Garrett Finney about how designing for astronauts influences his more down-to-earth vehicles

Traditional campers, the types that sit dormant in driveways or clunk their way into commercial campsites, rarely excite design enthusiasts. Their interiors are outdated and the exteriors leave plenty to be desired. But for TAXA Outdoors, campers are meant to be an enhancement to your trip, providing a home-base in which you can have confidence. Their Cricket camper epitomizes this. At 15 feet long, it …

Terra Glamping Spoils Guests With Natural Splendor

From kayaking to water views, this semi-permanent site in the Hamptons has it all

For many people, the Hamptons bring to mind multimillion-dollar beachside properties and restaurants with queues that stretch further than the sand itself. But 20 minutes off Route 27, down a windy and tree-hugged road, Terra Glamping offsets the glitz of the more popular stretches of the eastern end of Long Island. Established in 2014 by Rebecca Martin and David Levine (a 20-year veteran of event-planning …