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Georgia’s Tallulah Gorge

Go Take A Hike Georgia’s amazing Tallulah Gorge, is a 1,000-foot deep canyon carved out of the North Georgia landscape. The town of Tallulah Falls was once a popular resort area that rivaled Niagra Falls. Located two hours northeast of Atlanta people from all over came to view the natural beauty of Tallulah Falls. The […]

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Urban Hiking In Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is an incredible city worthy of a couple of days of urban hiking. There’s something to see on virtually every block and the whole city is a treasure trove of colonial architecture and historic sites. Add in great food and libations at every turn and they’re guaranteed to more than replace any calories you […]

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Here are a few suggestions… As we travel, one of our favorite things to do is to hike. From wilderness trails to hiking through urban landscapes it is a fantastic way to get exercise. While we explore the world at our pace and from ground level we get the opportunity to see a lot more. […]

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Zion Hikes, The Simple & The Sublime

Zion National Park is one of the most rugged in America with a number of trails worthy of only the most fearless and adventurous hikers. Some hikes cross thin ridge tops with sheer cliffs on both sides or work across sheer walls. If you’re not up for narrow trails and thousand foot cliffs there are […]

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HIKE THE LONGLEAF TRACE

Beginning in Hattiesburg Mississippi it is one of the countries longest hiking and biking trails. Originating in downtown Hattiesburg it runs past the beautiful campus of the University of Southern Mississippi and on for almost 45 well maintained miles. The Longleaf Trace was completed as a Rails-to-Trails conservancy project in 2000, making use of a […]

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Red Bluffs Mississippi

Mississippi Odyssey Take A Hike or The Attraction That Could Be We’ve overlooked Mississippi. It always seemed that there were much more interesting or attractive places to visit and the truth is we focused much of our travel itineraries on international destinations. Our attention was initially drawn to Mississippi by a show on HGTV called […]

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Florida’s Hillsborough River State Park

Wilderness And Recreation In A Park Near Tampa Go Take A Hike / Kayak or Canoe We were twenty miles east of Tampa and realized we were a couple of hours ahead of schedule for our next stop. Seeing a directional sign on the interstate that indicated Hillsborough River State Park was at the next […]

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Visiting Mount Rushmore

American History, Alive in the Stone of South Dakota Lately national patriotism seems to be only worthy of contempt by some people. I’m not sure what a community becomes if it stops celebrating the people and events that contributed to making it what it is? In many instances the monuments themselves can leave us overwhelmed […]

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Australia’s Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk

Not far from downtown Sydney, Australia is an almost mile long sweep of sandy beach, tucked inside quarter-moon shaped bay with a gently sloping bottom that creates a year long season of good surfing conditions. This is Bondi Beach. While the waves provide surfing for long distances they average only between 2 and 3 feet […]

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An Urban Hike In St. Thomas USVI

A St. Thomas Walking Path From Havensight into Charlotte Amalie This is more an urban hike with a special interest to passengers on cruise ships tied up at the West Indian Company docks. Centered on an area known as Havensight it is only about a mile walk into the west end of downtown Charlotte Amalie […]