Archive for Adventure

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 [...]

[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. [...]

World’s First Diamond Safari

Frontiers International Travel now offers a unique bucket-list experience to the mineral-rich west coast of South Africa culminating in selecting a rough diamond to be cut, polished, and set into a piece of custom jewelry. This [...]

Ready, Set, (Winter) Hike in Burke County, North Carolina

Get geared up at CBS Sports then hit the (snowy) trails. Excellent views! No snakes! By Hope S. Philbrick Whether you’re new to hiking or a trail blazer, when hiking in Burke County, North Carolina, take [...]

Winter Hikes near Morganton, North Carolina

Excellent views, no snakes. Winter hiking in Burke County can be “spectacular” according to Ed Phillips, director of tourism. The Burke County Tourism Development Authority is launching its first-ever effort to market the area as a [...]

Colorado Ski Country

Already blanketed in snow. With several ski areas already open and another five on Thanksgiving Day and over the weekend, Colorado Ski Country USA ski areas across the state received significant snowfall from a storm on [...]

Gearhead Moto Tours

Adventure on wheels in Giles County, Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick Gearhead Junction is a new, small independent motorcycle service center in Pearisburg, Virginia that sells bikes, accessories and parts for v-twin and metric bikes. Owner [...]

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