Cmdr Kelly

Astronaut Cmdr. Mark Kelly Enthralls Explorers Club Audience

Kelly flew into space four times and served as a naval aviator in the Gulf War.

Defense Bill Includes Funds to Add & Improve National Parks

Congress has approved a defense-spending bill that includes funds to create and expand several national parks, and also study possible future park sites. Read More

The LA River Expedition: Kenny Hahn Recreation Area

Tucked between La Cienega Boulevard and La Brea, this recreation area is a hidden gem, with a small lake, a stream, hiking trails and a spectacular view of downtown Los Angeles. Read More

Holiday Gifts: A Few of Our Favorite Things

Whether it's a heart-rate monitor, stainless steel pint cup or wool travel wrap, there's something here for everyone who loves the outdoors and travel. Read More

Swarovski CL Pocket 8×25 Binoculars

For compact binoculars, the CL Pocket delivers surprisingly brilliant views, and they’re tough enough for travel. Read More

Astronaut Cmdr. Mark Kelly Enthralls Explorers Club Audience

Kelly, a retired astronaut and the husband of former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, spoke to the Explorers Club about his experiences aboard International Space Station and his service as an aviator during the Gulf War.Read More

The Growing ‘Gap Year’ Trend

Adventures Cross-Country has new programs for students who are encouraged to take a few months off before enrolling in college classes. Read More