25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Austin TX

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We like our Austin as weird as it gets, but sometimes it can get a little weirder and wilder where the blacktop ends near this slice of Texan heaven. Below are some excellent spots to get away from it all ...

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours Of San Francisco

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of San Francisco Though there’s much to experience in America’s favorite city by the bay, it’s equally wonderful to get out of the urban area and explore the natural wonders Northern California has to ...

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Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve : A Hidden Gem In North New Jersey

Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve

Nestled in northern New Jersey, we discovered a small beautiful park called Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve. It’s a 120-acre park with a 75-acre lake, and we spent two days there fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and hiking. There are 2.3 miles of ...

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Ramsey Outdoor : Rock Solid Gear Shop In New Jersey!

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On our last 50 Campfires Field Trip to New York, we needed gear. We usually do because flying and camping can get a little tricky. We were going to be spending two days at a place called Franklin Lakes Nature ...

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Nashville

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25 Best Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Nashville As much as we love America’s music city and its fast pace of life and sound, it’s pretty great to head out of town sometimes to experience a quieter pace of living. ...

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We Had A Blast At Headwaters Outfitters in North Carolina

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Western North Carolina is home to some of the best canoeing and kayaking you’ll find in the United States. The sheer number of rivers and paddling grades offer adventure for beginners and experts alike. You can relax on the calm ...

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Fishing The Beautiful Lakes Of Door County WI


Planning the 50 Campfires Lake Michigan Shores Field Trip, the temptation was great to focus on “The Big Pond” as it’s sometimes called. After all, Lake Michigan is home to three species of salmon, four species of trout, and other ...

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Hike 10,000 Years Back In Time On The Ice Age Trail


Most everyone with even a slight interest in the outdoors has heard of the Appalachian Trail, but for many, it’s a “far away” thing.  Far fewer know about the National Trail System or realize there are opportunities to explore trails ...

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Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory – Ghost Town : Gothic, Colorado

Laboratory in a Colorado Ghost Town Gothic, Colorado was a boomtown in the 1880s. The search for fortunes in silver is what brought people to this town just down the road from what today is Crested Butte. But 10 years ...

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Colorado Road Trip Challenge : Road Side Attractions & Junk Food

All epic road trips have a few things in common. They require driving … somewhere … that usually takes hours, if not days, to reach. Even so, there’s often no definitive destination. They truly are more about the journey than ...

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