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Burger Hill, Rhinebeck Hike

This delicious morsel is a perfect addition to any day in Rhinebeck. A quick jaunt up the hill for jaw dropping views, Burger Hill [3137 New York 9G Rhinebeck, NY 12572 – sign comes up quickly!] could only be made … Continue reading

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Scott M Matheson Wetland Preserve, Moab

Moab is a Mecca for the outdoorsy. Most flock to the national parks or state parks, it is easy to overlook the townie preserve. Scott M Matheson Wetland Preserve [820 Kane Creek Boulevard, Moab, UT 84532] is a vacation from … Continue reading

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Road Trip from San Diego to Tucson

By car it takes just under six hours to make the trip from San Diego to Tucson. Six hours is quite a chunk of time, especially to spend driving on a relatively short vacation. Some people said that the trip … Continue reading

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Hudson Hike: Greenport Conservation Area

We took a brisk walk at this interesting preserve the other day (319 Joslen Boulevard, Hudson). There is a little parking lot and there are trail maps provided, so grab one and go! Fresh snow on the ground, but the … Continue reading

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Catskill Hike: Ashokan Reservoir

You don’t have to be a mountain climber to experience the beauty of the Catskills, you just have to know where to look. There is a flat paved trail along the Ashokan Reservoir in the town of Olivebridge with breathtaking … Continue reading

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Catskill Hike: Diamond Notch Falls and West Kill Mountain

We hiked past Diamond Notch Falls up to West Kill summit in the Catskills, and had a real memorable time doing so. The short easy trail from Spruceton Rd. to the falls followed a creek gushing with water and great … Continue reading

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Turkey Mountain, Westchester NY

I’ve been spending a lot of time with family downstate this summer, and having a great time exploring. I hiked Turkey Mountain in Yorktown Heights with my mom.  The hike was just over 3 miles by doing the perimeter and … Continue reading

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