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Francis Marion National Forest, Charleston Hike

When we discovered that there was a national forest just minutes from Charleston excitement ran deep. The boots were strapped and the bug spray was slathered on thick. To Francis Marion National Forest we go! First stop was a visit … Continue reading

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Best Free Gardens of Kauai

I love the peace and beauty found in a botanical garden. On my first trip to Oahu, some of my most cherished memories are hiking around the paths of the many free and gorgeous gardens. On Kauai however, the three … Continue reading

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Punalu’u Bake Shop, Big Island Hawaii

Malasadas are an awesome Portuguese donut which became extremely popular in Hawaiian culture. If you’ve never had one, you must try! Our first time gorging on these tasty morsels was on the island of Oahu at Leonard’s, a bakery renowned … Continue reading

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How to spend a day in Canyonlands National Park

The town of Moab, Utah is beyond blessed to be surrounded by some of the most splendidly obscure sights on the planet. The area boasts two national parks, the well-known Arches and the more hushed Canyonlands. This perhaps is one … Continue reading

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How to spend a day in Arches National Park

Arches National Park is iconic, with all of the insane natural sights in Utah – Delicate Arch takes the license plate. Leaving the streets of Moab behind and climbing into the mountains, it won’t be long until alien monuments and … 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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Hudson Valley Hike: Anthony’s Nose

Did you know New York has little lizards with electric blue tails? I surely didn’t until I hiked Anthony’s Nose [Intersection of Route 9D & Route 6/Route 202, Cortlandt Manor, NY – Parking on Route 6]. This is a popular … Continue reading

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