Destination: Asheville, North Carolina


One of my favorite East Coast destinations has to be, without a doubt – Asheville, North Carolina.  It’s a quirky, bike-centric town in the mountains of western North Carolina with a young outdoorsy vibe, vibrant arts community, and phenomenal craft beer scene.  The surrounding area is a hiker’s and mountain biker’s dream, with hundreds of miles of state and national…

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Beginner’s guide to Winter Hikes in the White Mountains, New Hampshire


Winter is coming here! For some this may mean hibernation.  But for the adventurous souls, it means piling on a few more layers and getting out there to explore and play.  In New England the fun doesn’t stop when the temperatures drop – it’s just getting started.  But what do you do if you’re not a skier or snowboarder??  Cold temps…

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Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Adventurer


The holiday season is here, and it’s time to swing into elf mode and get that Christmas (or Hanukkah, or whatever other holiday you celebrate!) shopping finished (….. or started, if you are a solid procrastinator like me).   Have a camper, hiker, or other adventurous soul on your list?  Here are some great ideas for the outdoors-person in your life.…

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Las Vegas to Denver Road Trip: Fruita, Frisco, and Breckenridge Colorado


The final two days of our Escape Campervan Vegas to Denver trip were spent in ColoRADo.  I had a sneaking suspicion we would fall in love with Colorado immediately and never want to leave – turns out I was right. We had no plan for this part of the trip.  Nowhere to stay, no idea where we were headed or…

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Two Days in Moab: Day two – Arches National Park


One of the hardest things about traveling and trip planning is trying to squeeze in everything you want to do within a limited time frame.  We only had one full day in Moab, so we decided to head to iconic Arches National Park to do some hiking.  (This meant skipping Canyonlands, which we were super bummed about.  Just a good excuse…

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