Historical Attractions in Crested Butte, Colorado

November 23rd, 2016

crested-butte_paradisedivideLocated 120 miles southwest of Denver in Colorado’s Gunnison County and nestled amid a lush and scenic mountain valley, is the city of Crested Butte. Crested Butte is a popular destination for enthusiasts of both summer outdoor activities (fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, whitewater rafting), and winter outdoor activities. (cross-country and downhill skiing, snowboarding.) Formerly noted for coal and silver mining, the town thrived from the 1880s until the early 1950s when the region’s biggest and most productive mine (Big Mine) was closed. Thus began the transition from mining to tourism in the early 1960s with the opening of the area’s first public skiing slopes on Crested Butte Mountain Resort.

Continue reading “Historical Attractions in Crested Butte, Colorado” »

Where to Golf on Cape Cod

November 18th, 2016

858If you are planning a Cape Cod vacation and do not plan on scheduling a tee time, then you are really missing out. There are many amazing golf courses on and near Cape Cod. With wonderful bayside and ocean views, there is nothing more relaxing than golfing. Golfing is a great way to stay active while still having fun on your Cape Cod vacation. Here are just a few of the many beautiful golf courses you should play at while on Cape Cod. Continue reading “Where to Golf on Cape Cod” »

Where to Fish on Hilton Head Island

October 18th, 2016

fishing-charters-hilton-head-island-water-activitiesHilton Head Island, South Carolina is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States. It’s not hard to see why. The resort town offers beautiful beaches and countless activities for visitors, from shopping to golfing. Thanks to the diversity of marine life in the waters, fishing is an unforgettable experience at Hilton Head Island. Continue reading “Where to Fish on Hilton Head Island” »

Things to do in Leavenworth Washington in the Fall and Winter

September 26th, 2016

115262Some may believe that the fall and winter are just not times to vacation or explore, but that is not true for Leavenworth, Washington. In Leavenworth there is just as much to do in the fall and winter as there are in the warmer months. So here are a few of fun activities you can do in the fall and winter: Continue reading “Things to do in Leavenworth Washington in the Fall and Winter” »

5 Family Fun Outdoor Activities in Helen, GA

June 20th, 2016

lsFor a fun and unique family vacation, consider a cool summer trip to Helen,Georgia. Helen is a quaint Bavarian replica town nestled in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains. Rocky creeks, cool streams, and the famed Chattahoochie River wind through the hills to create stunning scenery. You’ll be compelled to return in the fall for the town’s family-friendly Octoberfest held among the autumn splendor. Continue reading “5 Family Fun Outdoor Activities in Helen, GA” »

5 Outdoor Activities in Provo, UT to Try this Summer

May 30th, 2016

maxresdefaultNow that Spring has bloomed, the warm Summer months will be upon us shortly. Days will be spent basking in the sun and enjoying the Great Outdoors. As one of the top destinations in Utah, Provo is teeming adventure and is truly an outdoor enthusiasts’ dream. Whether you want to take to the water or scale a rock wall, the little town south of Salt Lake City has it all. Here are the top 5 outdoor activities to put on your to do list this summer. Continue reading “5 Outdoor Activities in Provo, UT to Try this Summer” »

Tips for First Time Fishers: Guide to Your First Purchases

April 18th, 2016

Cree-Lake-Lodge-Sunset-with-people-fishingFishing can be a terrific hobby, but if you’ve never fished before, it can seem a bit daunting. You don’t have to start with expensive equipment. Beginners can start with a rod, fishing line and a few accessories. Your new hobby doesn’t have to be expensive.

Starter Gear

Rod and Reel
For a beginning fisher, you’ll need to purchase a rod and reel. You can purchase one at a local department store, bait shop or a sports store. They can range in price from a little over $10 to $30. You don’t need to pay an excessive amount of money for the first rod and reel. At this point, you shouldn’t worry about the kind of rod. There are choices between cane, graphite and fiberglass, but for a starter rod, you can choose one that feels comfortable for an affordable price.

Continue reading “Tips for First Time Fishers: Guide to Your First Purchases” »

Best College Towns on the East Coast to Visit

April 5th, 2016

wellesley collegeCollege towns are often known for the university or college they are home to. But often times, these cities are more than just a home to students and faculty. They have historic charm that is worth visiting! Here are a few college cities to visit on the East Coast:

Burlington, Vermont

Ben-Jerrys-ConesBen and Jerry’s ice cream — need we say more? How about coffee and breweries? This little town has a lot to offer. Not only does it have a lively downtown with a lot of food options, the scenery is absolutely breathtaking.
Hop on a bike and travel along their trails to take in the sights and also stop at one of the many breweries or take a spin around the University of Vermont.

Continue reading “Best College Towns on the East Coast to Visit” »

How to Win Your Office’s March Madness 2016 Pool

March 11th, 2016

static1.squarespaceIt’s that time of year again, folks. We’re gearing up for another March Madness. And if you think you have a shot at creating the perfect bracket, well, your chances of that are (at least some believe) 1 in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808. Don’t let that get you down. If you’re partaking in an office March Madness pool (or maybe even with just a set of friends), here are some tips to creating a (somewhat) promising March Madness bracket.

Continue reading “How to Win Your Office’s March Madness 2016 Pool” »

QB’s of the NFL Combine

February 25th, 2016

qb-handAs the NFL Scouting Combine continues to progress throughout the week players are closely compared and contrasted. No other position is evaluated more closely than QBs and the media loves drawing up measurements and stats on each of the top QBs, so we’ll do the same.

Christian Hackenberg

  • Hand span: 9″
  • Height: 6′ 4″

Continue reading “QB’s of the NFL Combine” »