Best Warm Weather Walks in the Twin Cities

Ask almost anyone in Minnesota and they'll tell you that the long, cold winters are tolerable because the summers are so perfect. And now that it's June and the last of the snowdrifts are finally disappearing, it's a wonderful time to stretch your legs and...

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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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The Best Rail-Trails to Bike in New York

Grab a copy of the new Rail-Trails New Jersey & New York, and start exploring the Empire State by bike. Warren County Bikeway Visitors can expect a couple of easy climbs as they travel on the Warren County Bikeway through the southern Adirondacks for 10 miles between...

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Five-Star Trails: The Ozarks, Menasha Ridge Press, Jim Warnock

A Rainy Hike on the Redding Loop in Arkansas

Hiker-dog and I needed a nice long dayhike. The expected rain began about one hour into our hike. The temperature hovered around 44-degrees. Just perfect! Dogwoods provided accents across the forest understory. I paused to take a photo of a single bloom, causing Hiker-dog to return...

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Camping Emma Long Metropolitan Park, Best Tent Camping Texas

The Best Spot to Camp in Austin

When our authors research for our Best Tent Camping series, they have an incredibly difficult and subjective job to find the very best campgrounds in a state. A campsite has to be near perfect in terms of beauty, spaciousness, quiet, security, privacy, and spaciousness to...

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