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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” »

Biking is the Best Way to See Yosemite National Park

thumb177With over 12 miles of flat, paved biking trails, Yosemite National Park ranks highly among excellent places for biking. Family-friendly trails give everyone a healthy way to enjoy all that Yosemite National Park in California has to offer. You’ll find Several designated bike paths, and most people can make the 12-mile looping trip in about two hours. Continue reading “Biking is the Best Way to See Yosemite National Park” »

Get Outdoors in Helen, Georgia

There is no better way to spend the last seconds of summer than to spend them outdoors. The seasons are soon to change, and there will no longer be hot days consecutively, depending on where you live of course. Helen, Georgia is the best place to get in the last cravings of outdoor activities. Here are some outdoor sports and activities that you and your family could partake in at this end of the summer.

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5 Outdoor Activities to Do on Johns Island, S.C.

boat-913576_960_720Located in South Carolina’s Charleston County, Johns Island is the state’s largest island and the 4th largest on the East Coast of the U.S. Named for historic Saint John parish in Barbados, the island encompasses 84 square miles and its population is approximately 14,000. Johns Island history includes significant roles in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars due to its proximity to the Confederate stronghold city of Charleston, which over time has annexed roughly 1/3 of the island into its city limits. Native wildlife and fauna are in abundance, especially among the surrounding marshlands and rivers, most notably in shellfish and dolphins. A popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts, Johns Island also offers plenty of other fun-filled outdoor activities for visitors. Continue reading “5 Outdoor Activities to Do on Johns Island, S.C.” »

6 Hiking Trails in Breckenridge, Colorado

Hiking in Breckenridge, Colorado

When the snow melts in Breckenridge, Colorado, it’s the season for hiking. In a few months, more and more people will be taking to the trails to hike, jog, or go on a casual walk through the nature trails of Breckenridge. The resort city is known for its skiing and snowboarding, but its trails are hidden gems. The trails are gorgeous, the altitude is not too bad, and the hikes are fulfilling. Continue reading “6 Hiking Trails in Breckenridge, Colorado” »