10 Fun Things to Do on the Erie Waterfront & Presque Isle Peninsula

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Decades ago, Lake Erie was dying a slow death due to pollution. Partly for that reason, the city of Erie was also suffering economic issues. However, once officials stepped in to clean up Erie’s waterfront, industry leaders and tourists put Erie back on the map. Today, what used to be Dreary Erie is now a favorite Great Lakes coastal vacation destination. Now, Erie is a bright beacon welcoming visitors to experience all the cool waterfront attractions and fun things to do on the Presque Isle peninsula!

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Campfire Safety Tips to Help Prevent Forest Fires

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Campfire safety is one of the most important rules to follow when camping. Campfires are amongst the top contributors to woodland and forest fires in the United States. Almost 85% of wildland fires in the United States are caused by humans. And because of it, wildlife is displaced and the natural environment is destroyed. Even nearby homeowners suffer because of just one spark. Continue reading “Campfire Safety Tips to Help Prevent Forest Fires”

75+ Must Visit Firefighter Memorials and Monuments in the U.S.

Fallen Firefighters Memorial  - Seattle, Washington

Firefighters are a group of our Nation’s unsung heroes that we all take for granted everyday. In every city or town, paid or volunteer, they answer the call not knowing if it will be their last. They risk their own lives to save lives and help protect and preserve property. To honor our Fallen Firefighters, communities all across America build Firefighter memorials to reflect on their courage and pay our respects. But more so, these Firefighter monuments are in place to never forget their sacrifice.

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Best Places to See Manatees in Florida (and Swim with them too!)

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Snowbirds aren’t the only ones flocking to Florida for the bright sunshine and warm coastal waters. It’s also the winter home to thousands of Manatees, who migrate south to the warmer turquoise waters and blue springs in the coastal inlets. But, where are the best places to see manatees in Florida?

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Best Places to See Bison in America

In the past several decades, through federally protected preserves and wildlife conservation programs, the American Bison can be seen in the wild once again. Perhaps not the vast millions of pre 1800’s, today 9 bison herds in 12 states roam the Plains and Prairies of the United States. And now, the Bison reigns as the U.S. National Mammal. So, I bet you’re wondering, where are the best places to see bison in America?

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10 Unforgetable Things to Do in Bedford Virginia

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Bedford, Virginia, nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, is an outdoorsman’s paradise! But it’s scenic Blue Ridge Mountains treasures aren’t the only reason to visit. Bedford also has an incredibly deep-rooted military history that will make your your heart beat red, white and blue! The This small Virginia town lives and tells the story of tragedy and the great loss their community endured on D-Day.

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