ON THE LINE: Owen Rachampbell of Darn Tough Socks Hikes the A.T.

Owen Rachampbell of Darn Tough Socks in Smoky Mountains National Park on Charlies Bunyon.

The challenges of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail are many – both physical and mental. Then, think about setting out to do it on your own … in just four months! You’ve got to be darn tough!Owen Rachampbell was the right ...

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Looking Back : Vintage Camping In Minnesota

As the old saying goes, they just don’t make ’em like they used to. While times (and gear) have changed, we decided to take a fond look back at some history of vintage camping in Minnesota over the years. As ...

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27 Great Hiking Trails Near New York City

New York City is well-known for walking. People there walk to work; walk to lunch; walk home; at the very least walk to the subway or train station. They walk their dogs. Even with all that walking, many seek places ...

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10 Destinations With Names Outdoor Lovers Will Love

Outdoor lovers will love these romantic destination names, and checking out these great places themselves. It’s a quote that certainly fits around Valentine’s day. It’s got roses. It’s from “Romeo and Juliet.” It applies to outdoor lovers as much as ...

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Airbnb Experiences & Accommodations for Outdoor Lovers

Airbnb outdoor destinations are romantic for lovers of the outdoors.

Finding a romantic outdoor getaway has never been so easy. The world is literally at your fingertips. Airbnb not only offers a wide range of camping and glamping accommodations, they now catalog customizable Airbnb experiences as well. There are a ...

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Map Of The 16 Best Sleigh Rides In Michigan

16 Incredible Sleigh Rides In Michigan! Michigan is a magical place for sleigh rides! From the UP, down through northern Michigan, and all the way down to the Southwest – you’ll find farms that look forward to pulling friends and ...

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12 Great Winter Sleigh Rides In Wisconsin

There’s nothing quite like experiencing winter in Wisconsin…unless you’re experiencing it while riding in a horse drawn sleigh! We’ve put together a list of 12 great winter sleigh rides in Wisconsin, divided by area of the state! If you know ...

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Seeking (… and Avoiding) Scorpions

Seeking Scorpions in the desert not far from Las Vegas.

When you come to the desert for a camping trip, you can look at its most common wildlife as something to be scared of and avoid or as a focus of interest, learning, and discovery. Whether you find things like ...

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Have You Considered Airbnb for Camping or Glamping?

A glamping option at Nevada's Sandy Valley Ranch is a specially built covered wagon.

In planning 50 Campfires’ Field Trip: Death Valley, we knew that at least part way through the trip, we’d want to find a place to get out of the omnipresent sand, dust, and wind for at least one night. We ...

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Red Rock Canyon – Las Vegas’ Outdoor Paradise

Any wonder how Red Rock Canyon gets its name?

Just barely outside of the the Las Vegas metro area is the amazing Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, it offers dozens of hiking trails, an auto tour route, a campground, and ...

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