6 Awesome Blue Ridge Parkway Hikes Near Asheville

The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches 469 miles across Virginia and North Carolina. With popular national parks on either end -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Shenandoah National Park -- the Blue Ridge Parkway is the most visited National Park service site in the country. With lush forests, rhododendron tunnels, waterfalls, wild berries, and spectacular … Continue reading 6 Awesome Blue Ridge Parkway Hikes Near Asheville

8 Outdoorsy Destinations Where You’ll Find a Little Extra Green

Mary Jane. Grass. Weed. Reefer. Cannabis. Whatever you call it, it's becoming increasingly accessible to find it for legal recreational purposes across the country. Marijuana can help achieve relaxation, self-reflection, and stress reduction. Pair those benefits with some outdoor adventuring and you've got our kind of vacation. At the start of 2018, 9 states had … Continue reading 8 Outdoorsy Destinations Where You’ll Find a Little Extra Green

8 Apps That Will Help You Stay in Shape When You Can’t Get Outside

Exercise doesn't feel like exercise when we're doing the activities we love, like climbing, hiking, kayaking, or trail running. But when cold wet days drag on, or we just don't have time to get outdoors, it's handy to have some quick and convenient alternatives for inside workouts, too. In the age of apps, we have … Continue reading 8 Apps That Will Help You Stay in Shape When You Can’t Get Outside

6 Reasons To Give Yourself the Gift of a National Parks Pass

It’s time to get outside and see more of America's beauty. By treating yourself to an America the Beautiful National Parks Pass you’ll gain access to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. If that’s not enough, here are 6 more reasons to gift yourself an annual pass this year. 1. Exercising outside is more fun. … Continue reading 6 Reasons To Give Yourself the Gift of a National Parks Pass