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5 Best National Parks for Fall Color in the Western U.S.

When you think of the western United States, what comes to mind? It’s likely vast deserts, impossibly steep canyons, soaring mountain ranges, enormous and unusual rock formations, and colorful sunsets. While seasonal fall foliage may not be at the top of that list, it would…

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5 Best National Parks for Fall Color in the Eastern U.S.

There are a lot of things to love about autumn: just-about-perfect weather, pumpkin-flavored everything, flannel and chunky sweaters, apple cider and, of course, colorful fall foliage. Who can resist those vibrant, multi-hued shades of orange, red, and gold? It’s hard to imagine a better place…

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Review: 8 of the Best Night Hiking Trails in the U.S.

If you already enjoy hiking or trail running, you’re probably familiar with all the physical and mental health benefits. It strengthens your muscles and core, improves balance, helps regulate blood pressure and blood sugar levels, boosts your mood, lowers anxiety and reduces the risk of…

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10 Tips for Night Hiking (Plus Gear Recommendations!)

Maybe your work schedule doesn’t allow you to get to the trailhead during daylight hours. Perhaps you live somewhere that gets extremely hot (we’re looking at you, Arizona), but it’s still important to get those miles in. Or, maybe you simply enjoy the distinct quiet…

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9 Best Places to SUP and Kayak in New England

Comprising the northeastern-most section of the U.S., New England is a scenic region with a history and culture very literally rooted in waterways. The six-state area, consisting of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, has thousands of miles of coastline, plus countless…

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9 of the Best Places to SUP and Kayak in the Southeast U.S.

The Southeastern United States, or simply “the Southeast,” is a large, scenic and geographically diverse region. It’s loosely defined as Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The area is best known for having a laid-back…

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6 Best Kayak Storage Racks for Your Home

One could easily argue that kayaking is among the best ways to spend time outdoors. It allows you to access areas you otherwise couldn’t, it’s a phenomenal full-body workout, it’s a budget-friendly hobby, and you don’t necessarily need to be particularly skilled to enjoy it.…

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