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Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge, Hilton Head SC

Birding bonanza and gators galore! A visit to Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge [1/2 miles west of Hilton Head Island off of U.S. Highway 278] is a nature lovers dream come true. Just outside of Hilton Head it is a must … Continue reading

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Magnolia Plantation, Charleston SC

One of my ‘musts’ when visiting Charleston was to visit a plantation. There are so many to choose from in the city, Drayton, Boone, and Middleton just to name a few, it can make your head swim! After carefully weighing … Continue reading

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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia

Philly is full of surprises. My mom and I went for an early morning hike, despite drizzly conditions it was remarkably warm on and pleasant at the end of December. Our destination was John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge [8601 Lindbergh … Continue reading

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Black River and YS Falls, Jamaica

We decided to plan out one day trip out of Negril during out stay and with so many options, it was really hard to choose. We wanted a lot of bang for our buck, to be able to see more … Continue reading

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Henry Hudson Park, Selkirk

The Hudson River gets a bad rap. It’s understandable that people would want to stay away from it because of the heavy pollution…but even though the river has had a hard few centuries, it still manages to maintain life and … Continue reading

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Tivoli Bays, Red Hook Hike

Marsh and mountain views, peaceful and scenic trails, a hike at Tivoli Bays [Follow the dirt road to the parking lot at the end of Cruger Island Road, Red Hook] is a dream. Just an hour south of Albany, and … Continue reading

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Best of Thousand Islands: Wellesley Island State Park

Large, lush, and full of life, a hike at Wellesley Island State Park [44927 Cross Island Rd, Fineview, NY 13640] should definitely be on your list of things to do. You might even consider camping here, it’s the largest site … Continue reading

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