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  • National Park
    Free Admission to National Parks on September 27
    Support the National Park Service and save money at the same time. September 27 is National Public Lands Day and the National Park Service will celebrate by waiving the entrance fees at all national parks. National Public Lands Day is an annual...
  • Hiking the Highway 39 corridor of the San Gabriel Mountains
    Hiking the Highway 39 corridor of the San Gabriel Mountains
    State route 39 has a long and somewhat infamous history among California highways. Conceived originally as a north-south connection from the San Gabriel Valley to the Angeles Crest Highway, the route has been plagued by construction problems,...
  • Ten more great hikes on the Angeles Crest Highway
    Ten more great hikes on the Angeles Crest Highway
    Linking the San Gabriel Valley with the high desert, the Angeles Crest Highway is the major artery through the wooded country of the San Gabriel Mountains. In the years following the Station Fire, more and more of the great recreational trails off...
  • Heritage Festival at Forest Park
    Sample STL brews at Heritage Festival
    Enjoy trying new beers? Sometimes find it difficult making decisions on which brew to order? If so, the 8th Annual Saint Louis Brewers Guild Heritage Festival is the perfect event for you!Located in Central Fields in Forest Park, 23 St. Louis...
  • Sunny festivals this weekend in San Jose and nearby
    Sunny festivals this weekend in San Jose and nearby
    The weather is looking up – yes temperatures will continue to go up into the 90’s this weekend – perfect for an outdoor festival.Here are some festivals taking place to consider.El Dia de San Juan Festival Bringing together the...
  • Terracotta pots
    Fun DIY uses for terracotta pots
    There are many popular spring and summer time activities that draw crafters out of their craft rooms and out into the warm sun, but being outside doesn't mean you can't be crafty. The truth is, the warm weather opens up a whole new set of...
  • Two Virginia lakes make list of 'America's top 100 best places to fish and boat'
    Two Virginia lakes make list of 'America's top 100 best places to fish and boat'
    Lake Anna State Park (Spotsylvania, Va.) and Smith Mountain Lake (Huddleston, Va.) made Take Me Fishing's list of “America's Top 100 Family-Friendly Places to Boat and Fish,” coming in at number 58 and 51, respectively.The top...
  • Tick prevention tips
    Gardeners can use permethrin to repel ticks and prevent Lyme disease
    If you’ve been outside in the garden yet this year than you know that tick season is already started. Unfortunately for anyone who loves the great outdoors New Hampshire has a very large and active tick population. And the state’s...
  • Day hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail
    Day hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail
    Known as the "Appalachian Trail of the west coast", the Pacific Crest Trail runs from Mexico to Canada, following a rugged course of over 2,600 miles through some of the highest mountains and most remote deserts of the continental U.S....
  • Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at Bronx Week 2014
    BronxWeek 2014 brings pride and community to thousands at closing festivities
    A feeling of great celebration, pride and togetherness was present on Sunday as thousands came to Mosholu Parkway to celebrate the triumphant end of Bronx Week 2014. The festivities began at noon when The 43rd annual Bronx Week parade overflowed...
  • The Outdoor Gettysburg Antique Show
    Satisfy Saturday with Gettysburg Antiquing
    Antiquing seems to be the main highlight in Gettysburg this Saturday with the semi-annual Outdoor Gettysburg Antique Show. From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., over 120 antique dealers and collectors will be setting up in Lincoln Square and all along Carlisle,...
  • Monsters of rock: ten more great geology hikes in Southern California
    Monsters of rock: ten more great geology hikes in Southern California
    In the summer, L.A. residents can catch many of the world's great rock stars on tour. Not all great rock shows happen at the Staples Center or Dodger Stadium however: L.A. and its vicinity has a huge variety of great geological rock formations...
  • Ten more great hikes in Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear!
    Ten more great hikes in Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear!
    The twin lakes of Arrowhead and Big Bear are best known for skiing during the winter and water sports during the summer. However, the huge variety of hiking trails--crossing terrain ranging from the high desert north of Lake Arrowhead to the peaks...
  • a paddler’s paradise
    James Island County Park host East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor Festival
    James Island County Park host East Coast Paddlesports and Outdoor FestivalMoultrie News (East Cooper’s Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1964) announced on 29 March 2014 that James Island County Park will host the East Coast Paddlesports and...
  • Portuguese Bend Trail
    Excuses for early morning hikes in Palos Verdes, CA
    For most weekend warriors in Southern California, hiking one of our scarce local trails usually occurs as an afterthought. You wake up on Saturday, realize how vibrantly brilliant the sky and sun are outside your window, and make mid-morning plans...