Tag Archives: autumn

Stissing Mountain, Taconic Hike

Whether you’re a new hiker looking to challenge yourself with a starter mountain, an experienced hiker looking to take a quick jaunt up, or just plain fire tower crazy – Stissing Mountain [Route 82 and Lake Road, Pine Plains – … Continue reading

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Spruce Mountain Fire Tower Hike, Southern Adirondacks

They say opposites attract. I like to go go go, while Jeff wouldn’t mind staying at home sometimes. A lot of times I’ll run us ragged, and he has to step in and tell us to slow down. Well, when … Continue reading

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Lawson Lake County Park, Albany Hike

When the days get shorter, my battle to avoid cabin fever begins. The fight starts in fall for me. I found myself just gazing at google maps, one of my favorite tools. I zoomed in and out of my location … Continue reading

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How to spend a day in Zion National Park

This November I went on an absurd road trip starting in Las Vegas, all the way around Utah, through Arizona and ending at the Grand Canyon. It was exhausting, it was glorious, and it was everything in between. Our first … Continue reading

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Arnold Arboretum, Best of Boston

I can’t spend too much time in a city before I have the urge to get back into nature. Lucky for me, Fredrick Law Olmsted has designed many green spaces around American cities. One of them is the Arnold Arboretum … Continue reading

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Lakeside Farms, Ballston Lake

Upstate New York is abuzz in autumn. So much to do, to see, everything crisp and beautiful. People flock to the farms to fill their senses with the season. Lakeside Farms [336 Schauber Rd, Ballston Lake, New York 12019] has … Continue reading

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Pratt Falls County Park, Central New York

Pratt Falls County Park, Central New York Waterfalls are always worth a stop. On our way to Syracuse we pulled off to visit Pratt Falls County Park [7671 Pratt’s Falls Rd, Manlius, NY]. As you’re driving in make sure you … Continue reading

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