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Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Hudson Valley Hike

History…nature…ruins…THREE state parks in FOUR miles, do I have your attention yet? Let’s begin down in the Hudson Valley at Staatsburgh State Historic Site [75 Mills Mansion 6 Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580]. So you’ve entered through the fancy gate and … 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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Best of Syracuse: Onondaga Creekwalk

History, art, architecture, and nature all blended into an out of the ordinary hike in an urban setting…The Onondaga Creekwalk [Armory Square Trailhead 310 W Jefferson St. Syracuse, NY] was a great way to explore the city of Syracuse as … Continue reading

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Griffith Park and Trails Café

No trip to LA is complete without a visit to Griffith Park. Iconic Griffith Park is to LA what Central Park is to NYC, there is something to see for anyone visiting. You can spend an entire day exploring, or … Continue reading

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Westchester Hike in Rye: Marshlands Conservancy

I go to so many preserves to see what they have to offer, and this is one of the few that is a true winner warranting return. I went to the Marshlands Conservancy with my Mom over winter break and … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Hikes: Diamond Head

Diamond Head (Lighthouse, Military Remnants, Tunnels, Waikiki) This is the quintessential Oahu hike located right in Waikiki, everyone does it and the trail is packed accordingly. There are many things that make this hike very interesting and unique, but it … Continue reading

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Best of Oahu Hikes: Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail (Paved, Lighthouse, Military Remnants, Windward) This would make a really great sunrise hike because it’s paved and therefore easy to navigate, and on the windward side where the sun rises most visibly. The park that contains … Continue reading

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