Hello, Bozeman: Chasing That Rocky Mountain High

The second part of our travels took us to Bozeman, Montana. We loved the low humidity and morning temperatures were glorious. Based on a recommendation, we stay at the Lewis & Clark Motel right on Main Street in Bozeman. It was being remodeled, but the rooms were comfortable,...

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Chasing That Rocky Mountain High

Arkansas gets hot in June! Even the most enthusiastic consider June through August the offseason of backpacking. Hiker-dog and I attempt to stay in shape with early morning walks at Lake Alma. I struggled to find the word that describes how I feel about camping...

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Crabtree Falls, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond

Check Out This Must-Do Waterfall Hike in Virginia

One of our favorite things to do is ask our authors what are their favorite hikes that had to be excluded from their books. And Phil Riggan, author of the newly-updated 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond definitely delivered. Technical trails, tall cascades, and views...

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Bookish

An Indie Bookstore for Folks Who Read

It’s hip! It’s fun! But, there’s depth, too! Bookish is Fort Smith’s independent bookstore, owned and operated by a group of delightful ladies who are themselves, bookish through and through. As a bonus, they were excellent teachers, known for their ability to build strong relationships through the...

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Why We Need Our Independent Bookstores

Here in the River Valley, sandwiched between the Ouachita Mountains to the south and Ozarks to the north, we have the luxury of two wonderful indie bookstores. They’re each unique! You won’t find another Bookish or Chapters on Main anywhere else on the planet. Full disclosure: Both of these bookstores...

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Flagg Mountain, Nimblewill Nomad, Alabama hiking

Why Flagg Mountain is the New Springer Mountain

Everyone who knows anything about the Appalachian Trail has heard of Springer Mountain in Georgia—the southern terminus of the A.T. Mile 0 for all #NOBO hikers, and the emotional end for all #SOBO hikers. But if you're scratching your head wondering what or where Flagg...

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