Camp in a Barracks with the Lodge Tent

Camp in a Barracks with the Lodge Tent

Camping with a large group of friends can be a great experience, but something that almost always disrupts the rhythm of the night is when people start splitting up to go to bed. Most tents have a hard time fitting a family of five, so if you're planning to go with any more than ...

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver the sleep you’ve been desperately craving by combining springy, hypoallergenic latex with high-density memory foam. You can even try the Casper mattress for 100 nights and return it for a full refund if you don’t love it. Plus, Cool Material readers can save $50 on the mattress with code CM50. It’s time to get better sleep.

Gapahuk Cabin

Gapahuk Cabin

The Gapahuk Cabin is a ready-made social dwelling designed to fit perfectly into almost any scenic environment. Gapahuk is the result of a collaboration of two well-known international brands, Snøhetta and Rindalshytter. Snøhetta is the international architecture and design ...

Dream/Dive Is a Camping Hut With a Diving Board

Dream/Dive Is a Camping Hut With a Diving Board

If that first cup of joe isn't waking you up quickly enough, why not hop out of bed and immediately jump in the lake? That's a possibility with the Dream/Dive Platform situated on Bobs Lake, Ontario. The 64-square-foot space is perfectly named and combines a space with a large, c...

WIN THIS: A Case of Heady Topper

WIN THIS: A Case of Heady Topper

There are select beers that carry with them a certain mystique. These are beers that have launched road trips, online trading forums, and shady second-hand websites. The most legendary in this revered clan is Heady Topper, the Double IPA brewed by The Alchemist in Vermont. It was once the highest rated beer in the world and remains the bucket list brew for any beer lover. How can you get your hands on some? Well, you could make the trek to Vermont and pick up an allocation from The Alchemist or one of the select shops that have cans, or you could win this contest, because we’re giving away a whole freakin’ case. All you have to do is sign up for Hoppist, our new beer-related email newsletter. Every Friday, we’ll send you interesting news and stories from the world of beer, hot releases, and more. If you enjoy beer, it’s a win-win. Simply sign up before 5/29/17 to be entered. This contest is open to U.S. residents only who are 21+.

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Collective Retreats Luxury Camping

Collective Retreats Luxury Camping

Collective Retreats was built to the idea that traditional hotels are just places to sleep and there had to be something better. Their innovative approach of canvas tents, connected teepee bathrooms and local experiences is luxury camping at its finest. Here's how that all works ...

The Man Who Makes the World's Most Incredible Mazesplay

The Man Who Makes the World's Most Incredible Mazes

In every activity book and diner placemat we had as kids, we always flipped right to the mazes. They were easily our favorite parts, difficult enough that we were legitimately challenged but rewarding enough that we never felt cheated. It's unlikely that Adrian Fisher designed th...

Banksy Has a New Hotel In Bethlehem

Banksy Has a New Hotel In Bethlehem

Banksy's never been shy about addressing tumultuous politics, so it had to be only a matter of time before the notorious street artist got involved in Israeli/Palestinian relations. The artist's significant contribution to the conflict is the new Walled Off Hotel in Bet...

Tipping Cabin Concept

Tipping Cabin Concept

If it ever gets produced, "Tipping" will offer one hell of a unique view of the Montpellier mountains thanks to architect and designer Christophe Benichou. The theoretical project was dreamed up on the occasion of a friend's 30th birthday as a combination of an homage to the...

You Can Stay in This Centuries-Old Warrior Fort

You Can Stay in This Centuries-Old Warrior Fort

Opening in April of 2017, Alila Fort Bishangarh is a centuries-old warrior fort that's been converted into a luxury resort the likes of which you've probably never seen. Lovingly restored by Alila Hotels and Resorts to keep the original fort intact while expanding the grounds to ...

Free Spirit Spheres Suspended Treehouses

Free Spirit Spheres Suspended Treehouses

If you’re spending any time in or around Vancouver Island, British Columbia, check out Free Spirit Spheres suspended treehouses for a unique, inspired and altogether different sleeping experience. As the name implies, Free Spirit Spheres are spherical treehouses built with a mi...

Hikers Can Sleep in These Restored Fire Lookouts

Hikers Can Sleep in These Restored Fire Lookouts

High above the forests across America there are special lookout towers that were constructed by the Civil Conservation Corps after the Great Fire of 1910 as an early warning system in an age before radios, aircraft and GPS. The lookouts are no longer used for their original purpo...

The Woodman's Treehouse

The Woodman's Treehouse

Designed by Guy Mallinson's Crafty Camping & Woodland Workshop and architect Keith Brownlie of BEaM, the Woodman's Treehouse is a perfect getaway for adults. The two story "glamping" getaway blends the childhood wonderment of a treehouse with adult creature comforts like a fu...

The 7th Room Is a Swedish Treehouse You Can Rent

The 7th Room Is a Swedish Treehouse You Can Rent

Treehotel, a resort in the woods of northern Sweden that's built into the trees themselves, recently unveiled 7th Room, an adult treehouse designed by architecture firm Snøhetta. Designed and built to almost seamlessly integrate into the surrounding forest, 7th Room includes two...

How to Travel Across the USA by Train for Just $213

How to Travel Across the USA by Train for Just $213

In December 2011, adventure traveler / entrepreneur Derek Low spent four days traveling across the USA by train for just $213. The 3,397-mile journey took him across 11 states and through 4 time zones along with allowing him to see both the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Low documen...