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The Best Hiking on Hawaii’s Big Island

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The Big Island of Hawai’i is one of the most beautiful places on earth. 11 of the world’s 13 climate zones are located on this one island. That makes for some excellent hiking in all kinds of terrain with spectacular views. Here are some of the best hikes on Hawai’i’s Big Island.

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A Guide to White Water Rafting in Cody, WY

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Besides epitomizing America’s Old West, the city of Cody, Wyoming has also become a popular destination for whitewater rafting enthusiasts. Running through Cody is the Shoshone River, forming a deep canyon that provides ideal conditions for rafting and kayaking in various locations throughout the canyon. The river offers different levels of rapids for eager rafters to enjoy.

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State Parks to Visit Near Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Once you book a trip to Fort Lauderdale, you may be thinking about what else there is to do besides visiting the beach. Fort Lauderdale is everyone’s vacation destination. There’s beaches, shopping, dining and state parks where visitors can hike and explore. Here are some of our favorite state parks in the area and what to do at each.

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Where to Hike Near Southport, ME

Friday, November 17th, 2017

While primarily known for its maritime history and infrastructure, Southport, Maine offers more than a scenic harbor area for visitors. Several working lighthouses loom over the rocky coastline, which makes a day of hiking and exploration worth a try. Nature-filled hikes, where opportunities to see the local flora and fauna, are also available in the area. The Boothbay Land Trust offers a handy guide on some of the trail sites in Southport. Below are some of the closest to the island and the Boothbay peninsula. Trail difficulty varies with each site, and some are pet-friendly.
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The Best Fishing Spots In Boothbay Harbor, ME

Friday, October 20th, 2017

You’ll find a plethora of fishing spots in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, whether you’re into freshwater or saltwater fish. The area is known for its saltwater fishing and fishing charters on the Atlantic Ocean. You can remain inland for the lake, pond and reservoir fishing. Fish on or near the harbor, venture a few miles from the harbor or sail into the deep waters of the Atlantic.

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The Best Fishing Spots Near Stanley, Idaho

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Situated 130-plus miles from Boise, the small Idaho town of Stanley epitomizes rural northwest America. Located along the Salmon River at the foot of the picturesque Sawtooth Mountains, Stanley has become a popular destination due to its many world-class fishing areas that have long been raved about both by locals and visitors.
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The Best Albuquerque Hiking Trails

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

While relaxing all week at a bed and breakfast in Albuquerque sounds like a great vacation, you may want to get outdoors and explore some trails during your trip too. New Mexico has some very unique wildlife and native plants so hiking in the state is an experience like no other. Here are our picks for the best hiking trails to explore when you take a trip to Albuquerque.

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Explore The State Parks Near The Columbia River Gorge

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

The Columbia River Gorge is known as the “Northwest’s Beloved Outdoor Playground.” While the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is a highlight of the area, there are also several state parks to explore during your trip. Pack your bags, book your stay at a Hood River bed and breakfast, and put on your walking shoes for an amazing outdoor adventure. Here are some of the best state parks to explore in the Columbia River Gorge.
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The Best Biking Trails Near Nashville

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

If you love to bike, you may be visiting the city for the close proximity from your Nashville lodging to the city’s attractions. Biking around Nashville is an easy way to get from one place to the next. You can also take your bikes to nearby trails to see another side of the city. Here are the top biking trails near Nashville.

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What To Do On A Trip To Matanuska Glacier

Monday, June 19th, 2017

For many people, visiting Alaska is a trip of a lifetime. Those who forgo the cruise ship experience in favor of a more flexible vacation, flying into Anchorage is the first stop. Alaska has only four highways, one of which is the Glenn Highway connecting Anchorage with Glennallen. Driving the Glenn Highway alone offers multiple sightseeing opportunities such as multiple viewing points of the Matanuska Glacier, which is the largest car-accessible glacier in the Unites States. Driving from Anchorage to Glacier Park, the jump-off point for those who wish to explore the Glacier on foot takes about three hours. The privately-owned park is at mile 102, and it provides access to the glacier for a daily fee. Fortunately, the 100-mile drive offers several sight-seeing opportunities for those who wish to have the real Alaska experience. Here are some more things to experience on a trip to Matanuska Glacier.

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