Love is in the air in February and there’s nothing better than going outside to breathe it all in. This coming February, why not ditch break the traditional dinner out and take your sweetheart on one of these adventure-packed romantic Valentine’s Day getaways? Regardless of ages, sparks will ignite, not only for romance, but also your passion for adventure!
Hiking has become a favorite outdoor activity for all ages because it is great exercise, fairly inexpensive and gets you out to enjoy nature. Hence, why so many people are hitting the hiking trails. But, how do novices or beginner hikers who have never hiked a day in their life prepare to hike the outdoors? This hiking for beginners guide will get you on the hiking trail in no time!
DEET-free bug spray Insect repellents and bug sprays don’t have to be chocked full of toxic chemicals, smell bad and leave you feeling sticky or greasy to deflect even the toughest blood-sucking mosquitos and stinging insects. There are healthier, natural ways to prevent mosquito bites and insect stings without the icky noxious bug sprays and wipes!
Hiking etiquette seems to have fallen off the cliff. With so many new people out there taking to the hiking trails, it’s no wonder there’s trash everywhere, wildlife interactions, loose dogs and just plain utter disrespect to the environment. So, how do we fix this senseless lack of respect and common courtesy on the hiking trails?
We discovered Toadstool Geologic Park by mere accident while we were traveling through Northwest Nebraska. This geological wonder, located in the Oglala National Grasslands near Fort Robinson State Park is a very remote hiking and camping paradise! But, do you think you could hack it all by yourself there?
In western North Dakota lies the quiet less-visited Theodore Roosevelt National Park. This crown jewel of the National Parks gets far few visitors than Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons. Perhaps because of its’ solitude in nature and its’ off the beaten path destination.
Did you know there is actually an amazing beachfront campground in the desert of Arizona? Cattail Cove State Park Campground has a white sand beach, boat ramp, and 61 campsites right on Lake Havasu. This picturesque Arizona State Park campground offers a broad spectrum of activities for all to enjoy. Read more of what we have to say in our Cattail Cove State Park Campground Review!
Quartzsite, Arizona has become the RV Boondocking Capitol of the world. In the past few decades, this small, eclectic desert town draws hundreds of thousands during in January and February has become a pilgrimage for traveling RVers.
Have you been to a National Park lately? If not, you’re missing out on an incredible experience. Park visitors have grown to epic numbers of visitors. It’s because it’s relatively inexpensive, educational and a great way to get in touch with your wild side. But how can you make the most of your visit? Here’s some National Park visitor tips to create incredible memories that last a lifetime.