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5 Ways to Spend Spring Outdoors in Atlanta

Known as the “City in the Forest,” Atlanta has an abundance of greenery that engulfs its skyline and suburbs. The metropolis is lined with magnolias, dogwoods, Southern pines, and oaks, offering an immense amount of coverage compar

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5 Outdoor Activities Near Austin, Texas in Spring

As the second largest state in the country, there's plenty to see and do in The Lone Star State. As the state capital, the city of Austin exceeds expectations for dining, cultural experiences, and perhaps most importantly, outdoor acti

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Ecotourism: Four Handpicked Destinations for Safe & Sustainable Travel

If you're anything like us, you live for the thrill of exploration and authentic beauty only nature can provide. Now more than ever, it's important to take care of the planet we call home. Spending time outside safely and sustainably s

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Shopping for Fishing Kayaks: The 7-Point Inspection

Not everyone can afford a bass boat to get to those hard-to-reach bass beds and holes, and float tubes don't cover enough water to hunt down Kokanee and lake trout. Over the past few years, kayak brands have been targeting the itch anglers have been trying to


Introducing the Beautiful, Barely Inhabited Island Off the Coast of Maine to Have on Your Travel Radar

Though it sits just 10 miles off the mainland, Monhegan Island—whose name comes from an Algonquian word that means "out-to-sea island"—feels light years away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. The is


The Modern Adventurer's Travel Guide: How to Do Alaska in 10 Days

Alaska is huge—bigger than two Texases put together, with a longer coastline than all the other states combined. So it's probably no surprise that you can't see all of our craggy, snow-capped mountains, vast tundra

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Exploring The Unknown: Kayak

Obviously, all activities associated with the element of water have millions of fans all over the US. Feeling connected to nature, suspense and fun are some of the unforgettable feelings. Consequently, a kayak is the best way to make your dreams come true. Th

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Kayaking in Fall and Winter: Don't Get Frozen Out of the Fun

My wife and I are what you might call "digital nomads." A few years ago, after our son enlisted in the Navy, Anne and I decided to rent out our Traverse City home and hit the road in a 19-foot Fiberglas trailer insulated for cold weather road trips.