Archive for Adventure

Island of Hawaii [Open for Travel]

Where can you still go on the Island of Hawaii? Just about everywhere! Two-thirds of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is closed, and an active lava flow has closed a very small part of the island’s acreage. [...]

Eat & Burn: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Savor Hub City Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By Hope S. Philbrick Great restaurants and adventures abound in Spartanburg, South Carolina, so it’s easy to [...]

Sea Kayak Georgia

Paddle the Lowcountry around Tybee Island, Georgia. By Hope S. Philbrick “My mom always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” Forrest Gump said while sitting on a [...]

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Washington, D.C.

Q&A with co-author Renee Sklarew. The new book, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Washington, D.C. Including Suburban and Outlying Areas of Maryland and Virginia, is the result of 12 months of energetic research by hiking enthusiasts [...]

Hike Big Schloss

One among many great hiking trail options in Shenandoah County, Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick There are so many compelling hiking trail options in Shenandoah County, Virginia, that it’s hard to choose just one, if that’s [...]

Fife Coastal Path: Hike from Kincardine to Leuchars

Our European correspondent walked 138 km (86 miles) along the Scottish coast in six days. By Hans Egefalk This past July I was planning a trip to Scotland for a week to participate in a six-day [...]

Autumn Escape to Beech Mountain, North Carolina [Update]

The budget-friendly “Bike & Brew” and “Hike & Wine” packages are tempting lures to make the most of fall. Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By [...]

[UPDATE] 4 Best Zip-Line Courses in the Southeast U.S.A. [Video]

Fast times. Find thrills and surprises at four zip-line courses in the southeastern United States. By Hope S. Philbrick Who says a TV show can’t change your life? It was thanks to episodes on shows like [...]

Mill Pond Kayak and George L. Smith State Park [Nature Adventure]

Twin City, Georgia is home to a picturesque, otherworldly setting and fun paddling challenge. Plus some sweet cottages. All inside a Georgia State Park. By Hope S. Philbrick One of my favorite things about my adopted [...]

Q&A with Black River Outdoors

Richard Laurent, the owner of a kayak eco-tour company on South Carolina’s Hammock Coast, answers our questions. By Hope S. Philbrick During my first kayak tour with Black River Outdoors, I helped rescue a sea turtle. [...]

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