Amelia Arvesen

Contributing Writer, Via

Amelia Arvesen is a journalist focused on writing about travel and the outdoor industry. Her work appears in Backpacker, Outside, Climbing, and SNEWS, where she was an editor on staff. She roams the U.S. in her converted camper van with her husband.


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How to Do Basic Bike Maintenance

These DIY preventive measures keep your bike in working order so you’ll stay safe on the roads and trails.
How to Plan and Prepare for the Perfect Road Trip

How to Plan and Prepare for the Perfect Road Trip

Get the most out of your next road trip with these steps.
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Here are eight new trails, from cross-state bike routes to family-friendly hikes.
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Plan your trip for a hassle-free experience.
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Implement these strategies in your yard and community to help the butterflies bounce back.
7 Best National Parks to Visit in Winter

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Bundle up and venture out for a frosty view of the United States' treasures.
5 Ways to Experience the Majestic Colorado Plateau

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Explore the Four Corners region’s geology and history.
8 Favorite Winter Hikes in Arizona

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From easy riverside strolls to strenuous climbs, hit these can’t-miss trails across the state.
8 Unique Things to do in Arizona This Winter

8 Unique Things to do in Arizona This Winter

Explore the state during some of its best months.
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Experience the season’s magic at these unique destinations.
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National parks get all the hype, but there are countless treasures hidden in Arizona’s state parks.
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Discover the Best National Park for You

Whether you’re seeking solitude or family-friendly activities, there's a park waiting for you.
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9 Lesser-Known Arizona Campgrounds for Fall

Pitch your tent or park your RV at one of these spots during the cooler, calmer season.