Hiking in The Fall

Hiking in The Fall

Hiking
It is the time of year when most people are getting out as much as possible before winter shuts them in. Hiking is one of the best ways to do this. The fall foliage will be at its best and temperatures are far more accommodating. The fall foliage colors are like so many balls of yarn, and when the leaves start to fall and swirl it gives you that feeling that you need to snuggle closer to something warm. You can get some really up close photographs when you are hiking and the view of a far away area is easier to see because the brush is a little bit thinner. The coloring of the whole forest is different and it is possible to watch animals scurrying around storing food…
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Dinner Hikes: Walking to a Meal

Dinner Hikes: Walking to a Meal

Dinner Hikes
Can The Love of Hiking and Delicious Gourmet Food be Combined? Oh yeah.Mary and I are both avid hikers and gourmet cooks so we looked for a way to have the best of both worlds. We started taking Dinner Hikes. We could get some exercise, sit down and eat a scrumptious meal, and then hike some of it off. In a public park, nearby State Park, or recreation area we find it a great way to decompress after a trying day, have dinner out, and get a workout. No matter where you live there are places to take short hikes in the evening. Limit the total distance to a couple of miles or less. It is important to have time to eat a leisurely meal. Picking a place for a…
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Purchasing a Lantern for Camping or Hiking

Purchasing a Lantern for Camping or Hiking

Lantern for Camping
Throughout the year, families across the United States engage in a recreational, and inexpensive, weekend getaway that often includes camping. With countless numbers of park and recreation facilities across the United States, children, and their parents, can enjoy the great outdoors, even if in their own backyard.When camping, as in any other sport or recreational activity, the key to safety lies in the preparation of the activity. Camping, for many families, can be overwhelming when not properly prepared with the right tools and resources. One such tool, the lantern, is a necessity but choosing the right lantern for camping can be equally as challenging as the camping event itself. Camping Lanterns: As a general rule, camping lanterns come in a variety of sizes but, generally, classified as either small or…
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