What to Bring Hiking in Colorado: Absolute Basics

What to Bring Hiking in Colorado: Absolute Basics

Some people like to “hike light” with just what they can carry in their pockets. Others might be carrying enough for three days instead of three hours! Here is a…

What to Do on Lake Erie: Peace & Conservation at Put-In-Bay, Ohio

What to Do on Lake Erie: Peace & Conservation at Put-In-Bay, Ohio

Road-tripping on I-90 along Lake Erie between Chicago, Illinois and Buffalo, New York, there’s a place that is both peaceful and playful. It’s educational and entertaining…

Traveling to Denver, Colorado to Hike: A Basic Guide

Traveling to Denver, Colorado to Hike: A Basic Guide

It’s no surprise that people want to travel to Colorado to hike. After all, the Rocky Mountains are world-renowned all year long, not just for snow skiing in…

Volcanoes and Cliff Dwellings Road Trip: Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico

Volcanoes and Cliff Dwellings Road Trip: Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico

How about a road trip south from Denver to southern Colorado and northern New Mexico? This route is often overlooked in favor of “heading west” from Denver over…

Hiking in Ocmulgee National Monument, Georgia

Hiking in Ocmulgee National Monument, Georgia

If you’re stationed in Warner Robins or otherwise find yourself in Middle Georgia, there’s a great place to hike in the footsteps of indigenous people dating back 17…

Drive Across California for a Tree, Plus Twenty-Nine

Drive Across California for a Tree, Plus Twenty-Nine

Looking at the map, it’s easy to see that there are many natural spaces close to San Diego like Anza-Borrego or Torrey Pines State Parks. But since it…

Colorado’s Cool Sahara, the San Luis Valley

Colorado’s Cool Sahara, the San Luis Valley

Although many people associate Colorado with swishing down snow-capped summits, there is a lot more to the landscape than mountains. The state also has fertile farms, rolling ranchland the…