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Congaree National Park, South Carolina

On our trip down to Charleston and Savannah we were tantalizingly close to a National Park, so we decided to amp up the crazy and stay in three separate locations during our seven day journey. No sweat, the road’s my … Continue reading

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Mud Pond Preserve, Nassau

If you’re looking for a quiet walk in Columbia County Mud Pond Preserve [591 Central Nassau Rd East Nassau, New York] is the perfect spot, you may just have the entire place to yourself. The parking lot and kiosk look … Continue reading

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Hike the Na Pali Coast, Kauai

Hiking along the Na Pali Coast is the definition of Hawaii: raw beauty. Na Pali translates to ‘The Cliffs.’ Hiking along the Kalalau Trail will make you feel small beside the sheer ridges that drop thousands of feet. No road … Continue reading

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Berlin Mountain, Taconic Hike

I have had Berlin Mountain [Intersection of Torrey Woods Rd and Berlin Road, Williamstown MA – continue on Berlin and the parking lot will pop up on the left – The trail is a two minute walk back down the … Continue reading

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Hot Ponds, Big Island

The Big Island is the youngest of the Hawaiian Islands and still has active volcanoes. For this reason, you won’t find as many long stretches of sandy beach as you would on the other islands, but a lot of rocky … Continue reading

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Bell Rock, Sedona Hike

“How it swells! How it dwells On the Future! how it tells Of the rapture that impels To the swinging and the ringing Of the bells, bells, bells” One of my favorite Poe poems, “The Bells” was all I heard … Continue reading

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How to spend a day in Grand Canyon National Park

Possibly the most famous of the United States National Parks, the Grand Canyon is an American icon. How to spend a day here when you’ve dreamed about this place all your life? The image always runs through my head…a nuclear … Continue reading

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