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A Different Kind of Island Vacation
When you hear about an island vacation, most people immediately think of the tropics. It’s a trip that’s all about relaxation—lying on the beach, sipping drinks by the pool, and riding the warm ocean waves…right? Well there is a different kind of island vacation that offers up a whole different type of fun and adventure….
6 Amazing Places to Go Hiking in Canada
Canada may be known for its friendly people, ice hockey, and Tim Hortons, but if that’s all you know about our neighbor to the north, you’re really missing out. Canada’s national parks and wilderness spaces are an incredible resource, and they’re often far less traveled than similar trails in the U.S. And what better way…
How To Get Your Indoorsy Friends Outside
When it comes down to it, it’s really not about the destination (or the journey). It’s all about who you take with you.
7 Off-The-Beaten-Path Road Trips To Take This Summer
The country is filled with beautiful places to explore, making this summer the perfect time for a road trip
Sail Aloha: An Interview With Ambassador Willie!
This summer William Woodward shifted gears and decided to take to the waters for some reflection, introspection and distance from the life he was accustomed to. Now that he is back, we sat down with him to get the scoop on how his endeavor changed, challenged and impacted him. What was the influencing factors that…
5 of America’s Best Mountain Towns
There are so many great options in the United States to choose for your next adventure. So let’s narrow it down a bit and look to the mountains. Mountain towns are fun: enthusiastic outdoor scene, hidden gems, local breweries, and culture. Each town has a unique personality and once you figure out which one matches…
A Guide to Your First Trip to the Backcountry
If you’ve never tried backcountry camping, we’re here to get you stoked about it! So you love camping (but only in a car!) or perhaps you’re a pro at tent camping, but only at a site. Either way, we all agree that it’s hard to beat an evening spent swapping stories with friends around a…
The AT Thru-Hiker’s Decision: Get Back on Trail or Call it Quits
Gretchen Pardon was one month and more than 270 miles into her Appalachian Trail thru-hike when she realized she had to leave the trail. It was March 23, less than two weeks after the World Health Organization had officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic, when she walked into the city of Hot Springs, NC expecting to…
A Summer Spent Chasing Slippery Gold
I don’t think many people refer to salmon as “slippery gold” but after spending three months on a fishing boat, I quickly learned that the more fish you caught, the larger the paycheck would be. Just about 5 years ago a friend of mine from high school reached out and made me an offer I…