15 Extraordinary Places To Hike In Florida

When winter sets in in the Northern states is when the season starts down in Florida. Home to a good number of pristine parks some of the country’s strangest wildlife, Florida 1. Big Cypress National Preserve When winter sets in in the Northern states is whe View this post on Instagram Late afternoon in Ochopee, FL. […]

Best Hiking Boots the Features and Styles to Look For

Preparing to explore the world on foot? Great idea! Hiking can reduce depression and mitigate the effects of stressful life events. It can also lower your risk of heart disease, strokes, and various cancers. Pretty good motivation, right? But before you run straight for the hills, you need to choose the best hiking boots, for both feet […]

5 Reasons You Need a Waterproof Hiking Backpack

Not all backpacks are created equal. That’s certainly apparent to hikers who are selecting the right waterproof hiking backpack to enhance their journey. A lot of companies make water-resistant backpacks to withstand heavy rains, but only waterproof bags can be fully submerged. So how do you know if you need one? After you read this post, you’ll […]

Seven Haunting Hikes

With Halloween around the corner, what better way to get into the mood than a spooky hike seething in mystery and legend? Here’s our top picks, ranging from hauntingly beautiful to downright scary. 1. Mount Chocorua, Albany Legend has it that a local Indian Chief, Chocorua, believed that a settler named Campbell was responsible for the death […]

Proven: Hiking Makes You Happy

Proven- Hiking Makes You Happy

Okay, so anyone familiar with hiking already knew it – but it has now been proven scientifically that outdoor walks improve mental health. British and American scientists have published new research showing that group nature walks help us combat stress while boosting mental well-being. Researchers from the University of Michigan and Edge Hill University in England […]

Visually Sumptuous – The Mountain

The Mountain and stars

Glue Your Eyes To The Screen For A Moment As you watch this, you’ll be reminded why people all over the world actively seek out the outdoors. There is no better way to start, or end, your day than feasting your eyes on scenes like these – except maybe if you can do it in real life […]

3 Incredible Fall Foliage Hiking Locations In The Northeast

Autumn color seen from the Kancamagus Highway, in White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire

Smoky Mountains and Beyond Search for any list related to viewing fall foliage and you’ll find the Great Smoky Mountains National Park included in it somewhere. In fact, gorgeous fall hikes abound all up and down the Appalachians – from Maine down into northern Georgia. If you time things right, you may even be able to squeeze in more […]

Taking The Subway – Zion Style

Taking The Subway Zion Style

Another Incredible Zion National Park Hike Zion National Park, Utah, seems to have an amazing hike around every corner. One of the most exciting trails is The Subway. It is a permit only trail that takes hikers down steep and sometimes treacherous terrain into a narrow, watery canyon. For those who can get a permit and don’t mind […]

Angels Landing – A Hike That Will Take Your Breath Away

Angels Landing - A Hike That Will Take Your Breath Away

One Of The National Park System’s Most Trilling And Famous Hikes The Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park, Utah, is a very well frequented hike, considering it’s dramatic drop-offs and steep, chained pathways. However, it’s no wonder it’s popular. Spectacular vistas accompanying every step of the way, and finally the magnificent views in every direction […]

World’s Most Terrifying Hiking Trail?

World's Most Terrifying Hiking Trail?

Some Wouldn’t Call That Hiking! Mount Hua Shan in Central China definitely falls into the category of extreme hiking. Considered by many as the world’s most terrifying, and dangerous hike. Trails are narrow, exposed pathways with precipitous drops. In some parts consisting of mere footholds carved out of sheer rock-face and in others plank walks that […]