How to Keep Your Dog Safe During Winter Hiking

Winter is here! That means all the layers, all the snowball fights, all the hot chocolate, and all the snow adventures with your pupper. Our friend Nat Smith from Rover.com, the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers, shared with us how to keep your pet...

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How to protect our national monuments

How to Protect Our National Monuments

Our country was dealt a severe blow yesterday—President Trump went against the Antiquities Act and greatly reduced the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments by 2 million acres. Bears Ears, designated a national monument by President Obama last year, will shrink by...

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Utah winter camping, Best Tent Camping: Utah, where to camp in Utah in the winter

Why You Need to Camp in Utah this Winter

Winter camping. The idea conjures up images of frozen toes and sagging, snowy tents. But don't let that deter you from what can be the most memorable camps of your life. Perfect hiking temps, bright stars, and zero bugs are just a few reasons to escape...

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haunted DC hikes, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Washington, D.C.

The Most Historically Haunted Hikes Near D.C.

What are adults supposed to do once they get too old for trick-or-treating? Hit the trails in search of ghosts, of course! Go ahead and play hooky tomorrow and spend Halloween on these haunted hikes near Washington D.C. Monocacy National Battlefield In the summer of 1864, near the...

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North Carolina Adventure Weeekends, Epic Outdoor Adventures, visiting North Carolina

Five North Carolina Towns Just as Cool as Asheville

Asheville is, no-doubt, an adventure lover’s landing pad. Bisected by the Blue Ridge Parkway and French Broad River, this town has easy access adventure, restaurants for days, and more beer per square inch than the Hofbrauhaus during Oktoberfest. But maybe, just maybe, you’re a tiny...

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Best Recovery Hikes After the Marine Corps Marathon

After months of training and hundreds of miles logged, the Marine Corps Marathon is finally here! Congratulations on making it to the starting line, and good luck running the race! When you proudly cross that finish line on Sunday afternoon, hiking will probably be the last thing on...

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Tips for Fall, hiking in fall

Five Things More Fall Than Pumpkin Spice Latte

We have a problem here, folks. Pumpkin spice has commandeered fall. We have been brainwashed to believe that fall equals pumpkin spice. Everywhere you turn, another pumpkin spice product appears out of thin air. Kind of like Linus's Great Pumpkin, only not. And the leader of this false...

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Five Hidden Gems to Hike in D.C. This Fall

At first glance, Washington, D.C., may seem like a large city with an inescapable amount of people and politics. Even the sightseeing-worthy national monuments and museums will find you elbow-to-elbow with equally contemplative tourists. While touring the traditional D.C. monuments is all well and good, Renee...

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