60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Chicago, Ted Villaire, Menasha Ridge Press, hikes with swimming in Chicago

Best Places to Hike and Swim in Chicago

What Chicago winters do to morale rapidly disappears in the minds of residents when summer rolls around. People can be found doing myriad of outdoor pursuits such as picnicking, playing Frisbee, casting a fishing line, or practicing your tai chi. Many people prefer hiking in...

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Best Tent Camping: Minnesota, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Minnesota, Tom Watson

Why Minnesota Summers are the Best

Minnesota. A state that can be so harsh, yet so endearing. Long, cold winters give way to breathtakingly beautiful summers with ideal weather and ample opportunities to get outside and explore. The state does have 10,000 lakes, after all. Spend this summer exploring the trails of...

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Best Tent Camping: Minnesota, Minnesota camping, Tom Watson

Best Camping in Minnesota in Early Spring

Happy official start of camping season (if you're a fair-weather hiker, that is)! The land of 10,000 lakes is a fantastic camping destination. You can enjoy camping in three distinct but overlapping regions: the southeastern Big Woods region, accented by remnant hardwood forests lining deep, glacially carved...

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Make Your Kids Fall in Love with Nature

Cincinnati-based hiking expert and author Tammy York has been busy this past month sharing tips all over the blogosphere on how to make your kids fall in love with the Great Outdoors. Recently, Tammy shared with the Cincinnati Nature Center one particular way to get your kids...

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Kevin Revolinski Takes Us Down the Wisconsin River

Kevin Revolinski, prolific outdoor author and hiking/camping expert from Madison, WI, took today to paint an intimate portrait of the Wisconsin River, the state's longest river. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Courtesy TheMadTraveler.com[/caption] They say you never step in the same river twice. On the Wisconsin River it can also...

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Adventure Summit in Dayton, Ohio

The Adventure Summit in Dayton, Ohio (Adventure Capital of the Mid-West) was a success. We met some fun and exciting people from across the world. The kayaking expo was very entertaining and the beer tasting made conversations more interesting. The Adventure Summit had plenty of...

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FREE Map and Profile for Cincinnati Hikers

Attention Cincinnati! Here is a FREE hike download for you! It's taken from the pages of the recently released 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati. So download this free file, lace up your boots and follow along as author Tammy York takes you out on the...

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