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A few hours in Columbia, South Carolina

If you have just a few hours to explore South Carolina’s capital city of Columbia, hit the streets! Here are four fun things to do: Check out the Tunnel Vision Mural [1550 Marion St., Columbia, SC] Keep your eyes peeled for birds of … Continue reading

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Five Rivers, Delmar Hike

Every spring I have to swing by Five Rivers Environmental Education Center [56 Game Farm Rd, Delmar, NY 12054] to see all of the chicks and listen to the frogs. It’s one of my favorite close to home gems (just … Continue reading

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Tivoli Lake Nature Preserve, Albany Hikes

Albany has New York’s second largest urban nature preserve, an impressive fact, but it seems to be abandoned. Abandoned by the city, who ignores its potential. Abandoned by the people, who are concerned for their safety in the Arbor Hill … 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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Smith Botanical Gardens, Northampton

Any time I enter a garden conservatory I feel as though I’ve been transported to another land. No matter what the weather is outside, under the glass frames the temperature is catered to the warmth the plants require – and … Continue reading

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Antelope Island State Park, Salt Lake City

Utah has five national parks, a lot to see for just one state. Many travelers decide to make a loop out of them and may not think to visit the state parks, which would be quite a mistake in the … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, & Union Pacific Railroad Trail

During my stay in Las Vegas, I barely stayed in Las Vegas! There is so much to do other than the strip, and a great side adventure is just under an hour east. Heading towards the Hoover Dam we stopped … Continue reading

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