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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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Ferncliff Forest, Rhinebeck Hike

The drive down into the Hudson Valley was quick and before I knew it I was crossing the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. While driving I saw a fire tower peeking out from above the treeline. Yup, that’s where we’re headed, to Ferncliff … Continue reading

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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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Central New York Hiking: Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

Migratory season is upon us and I wish I were flying south with the birds to warmer weather too. For the moment I have to settle on watching the birds travel, what a journey they have. Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge … Continue reading

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Adirondack Hike: Cat and Thomas Mountains

It is the perfect time to head to the Adirondacks and see the foliage, but this hike is gorgeous in any season. Cat and Thomas Mountains [761 Valley Woods Rd, Bolton Landing, NY 12814] is just over an hour north of … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Parks: Frederiksberg Palace and Garden

You know you’re in a special park when great blue herons are more prevalent than pigeons. Frederiksberg Palace and Garden [Frederiksberg Alle 65, Copenhagen 1820, Denmark] has so many elements that make it sensational. For me it’s the natural aspect … Continue reading

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Westchester Hikes: Mianus River Gorge

Northern Westchester holds some truly beautiful nature, and it is oh so lovely to walk along the Mianus River with the arrival of spring. A drive into Bedford will expose some gorgeous homes and a popular preserve with the locals: … Continue reading

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