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The Best Biking Trails In Juneau, AK

Juneau is a beautiful city with scenic views of water, forests, mountains, and glaciers. It is unique in that the city is not accessible by land due to water on one side and rugged terrain surrounding the rest of the city.
Biking is extremely popular in Juneau. The city is biker friendly, and many biking trails are located in and around the city. Three trails provide riders with a way to see much of what Juneau has to offer and are bikeable from nearby Juneau accommodations.

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Places To Take Windsurfing Lessons In Hood River, OR

Ready to ride the waves? Visit Hood River, Oregon, also known as the windsurfing capital of the world. The city is named after the nearby river and is at the heart of the Columbia River Gorge.

Not quite ready to feel the wind in your hair? Or don’t know how? Maybe just a little rusty? Luckily, the town is chock full of places for lessons. No matter what your skill level is.

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Things To Do In The Sawtooth National Forest

When people think of a typical vacation, Stanley, Idaho doesn’t regularly come to mind. This outdoor paradise is a hidden gem for those who love fresh mountain air and getting outdoors for vacation. It’s a great place to unwind and unplug for a week and explore the Sawtooth National Forest. Redfish Lake Lodge is located right inside the forest and is a great central location for your forest adventures. Here are some things to do while you are visiting the Sawtooth National Forest.

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The Best Fishing Spots In Port Aransas, TX

Port Aransas, Texas is located on Mustang Island in the southeastern region of the state and roughly 180 miles southeast of San Antonio. Port Aransas‘ unique geography has helped to make the small town (less than 4,000 year-round residents) a popular resort/vacation area, especially in spring and summer when the population regularly exceeds 60,000.

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Water Sports To Try On The Oregon Coast

If you are into water sports and going on vacation with either family or friends, the Oregon Coast is the perfect destination. The Oregon Coast is one of the most popular vacation spots in the United States for its various fun activities. The beaches and rivers on the Oregon Coast are optimal for water sports and family fun on the water. Here are some of the best water sports to try the next time you visit the Oregon Coast.

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Best Hikes in the Adirondacks

The Adirondack mountains are a mountain range in upstate New York. The pristine mountain land is an outdoor lover’s paradise. It encompasses over 2,000 miles of hiking trails, 3,000 lakes and ponds and 1,200 miles of rivers. Here’s your guide to the best hikes in the Adirondacks.

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The Best Places to Watch Iditarod 2017

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Races remains the most popular sport in the state of Alaska. The event is representative of living in the last frontier. Teams of dogs and mushers travel the dangerous 1,049 miles of trail, which spans from Anchorage to Nome. Viewing the race and attending other festivities is a once in a lifetime opportunity for many. There are a few recommended locations to view the iconic race. Continue reading “The Best Places to Watch Iditarod 2017” »

The Best Outdoor Activities in Juneau, AK

Outdoor enthusiasts love the snow covered terrain of Juneau, Alaska. The Alaskan capital is filled with glaciers and hiking trails to explore. You won’t want to miss an Alaskan sunset at night after a day filled with outdoor activities. Here are some outdoor activities to try for your visit to Juneau.

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Why Your Dune Vacation is Actually A Workout

Vacationing near sand dunes is fun. There are many different dunes to experience in America from Michigan to Alabama and anywhere in between. If you enjoy being active on your vacations than a dune vacation is just the thing for you. There are so many different activities that you can do on sand dunes. Not only are these activities fun, but they are also a great workout. Just walking on sand gives you a better workout than running on concrete, and imagine what else you could do. Well, you don’t have to imagine too much. Here are a few of the best sand dune activities that are also a great adrenaline boost and workout: Continue reading “Why Your Dune Vacation is Actually A Workout” »

Best Activites in Palmer, AK

alaska-horse-adventuresPalmer, Alaska, like most Alaskan cities, is surrounded by beautiful sights. This city is framed by the Chugach Mountain Range and the Talkeetna Mountains and is located about 42 miles northeast of Anchorage. But Palmer isn’t just beautiful, it is also constantly teeming with things to do. There are all sorts of events and activities that happen in Palmer that you can easily join. Here are just a few of the best activities in Palmer, Alaska. Continue reading “Best Activites in Palmer, AK” »