If you love fishing, St. George Island should be your next vacation destination. Nestled between Apalachicola Bay and The Gulf of Mexico, St. George Island is home to over 100 species of fish. St. George’s local fishing guides know all about what’s biting and where during your stay, from snapper to sharks. Here are some of the best places for an unforgettable charter fishing experience.
Some of the most pristine and beautiful waters are the ones surrounding Hilton Head Island and Bluffton. This makes this locale a popular resort area, but the fact that these waters are also the warmest on the Eastern Seaboard is definitely icing on the cake. Water sports galore await the individual visiting the Hilton Head area, and here are a few that the adventurer can try.
In the winter we all struggle to stay active. Everybody just wants to curl up in their warm homes, drink hot chocolate and watch a movie. However, there are just as many activities in the winter as there are in the summer. If you stay inside all winter long you will be missing out on so much. There are so many sports and activities that can only be done in the winter, or when there is snow, so why miss out? There are specifically some cool things to do in Alaska in the winter. If you don’t believe us, here is a list of the coolest (literally and figuratively) winter sports that you can do in Alaska.
Located 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.
If 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” »
Hilton 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” »
Some 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” »
For 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” »
Now 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” »
Fishing 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.
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.