The Laurel Highlands in Western Pennsylvania has some of the best hiking trails in the entire state. Hiking through the Appalachian terrain, you’ll come across deep rocky canyons, laurel-covered cliffs, and vibrant wildlife everywhere you go. Complete your Pennsylvania hiking trip with a stay at the rustic Oak Lodge, just a short drive from all these trails. With thousands of sprawling acres of natural beauty, it can be difficult to decide on which route to take. We’ve compiled a list of the best hiking trails in all of the Laurel Highlands for all levels of difficulty.

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If swimming and kayaking are the only water sports you’ve ever done in your entire life, then you’re missing out on a LOT! Imagine gliding across the lake at 20 miles per hour. Or maybe riding on a tube as you pass over waves brought on by the motorboat towing you. These activities are not necessarily dangerous; just be smart and follow rules or take lessons beforehand. Once you experience the incredible thrill of speed and water combined, you gain yourself a priceless summer you’ll never forget.

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Best Spots For Salmon Fishing In Alaska

Leland On May - 18 - 2017

Alaska is the largest state in the U.S. in terms of geographic area, containing over 6,500 miles of coastline, 3,000 inland rivers, and an estimated 3 million lakes. The 49th state an undeniable fishing paradise, both commercially and recreationally. With so much available fishing, the different freshwater species are almost limitless, but as has been the case for well over a century, the unchallenged “King” of Alaska’s abundant fish population is the highly sought-after salmon.
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Outdoor Things To Do In Palmer, AK

Leland On May - 8 - 2017

Known as the center of Alaska’s agriculture industry, Palmer is a great spot to vacation if you’re looking to visit The Last Frontier. This small town is perfect for a quiet vacation with plenty of things to do. While hiking may be the number one outdoor activity in Alaska, there’s even more to experience. Here are some outdoor things to do in Palmer, AK during your next visit.

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Places You Can Bring Your Dog In Beaufort, SC

Leland On April - 23 - 2017
If you are planning a trip to Beaufort, South Carolina, you might want to bring your four-legged family member with you. However, you might be unsure of whether or not your beloved pet will be welcome at many places in the area. Luckily, there are plenty of dog-friendly places in Beaufort; these are a few of them.

Top 5 Greatest Football Stadiums in America

Leland On April - 13 - 2017

Top 5 Greatest Football Stadiums in AmericaAmericans live and breathe football. In fact, we’re the only country that seems to actually care for the sport. Other countries even use the name for a different sport altogether and refer to ours as “American football”. Still, it’s important to us, and football’s biggest day, the Super Bowl, is the single most watched event in the country. While the teams compete against each other for titles, glory, and their chance to make it to this grand event, their backers are in a different sort of battle. Stadiums bear the names of their team’s biggest supporters and sponsors, and if those sponsors want to look good and please fans, their stadium better be among the best.

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Cannon Beach, Oregon Dog-Friendly Attractions

Rebekkah On April - 1 - 2017

The Oregon coastline offers thousands of miles of breathtaking scenery, pleasantly interrupted by charming coastal towns and cities. One of these locations, Cannon Beach, was named by National Geographic Magazine as one of the “World’s 100 Most Beautiful Places” in a 2013 issue.
Also known as a canine paradise, Cannon Beach offers a getaway for both owner and companion with a host of pet-friendly attractions and services. Starfish Vacation Rentals even allows dogs in some of their luxury Oregon Coast vacation home rentals. For owners who are heading to this scenic corner of the state, bring your pet to enjoy the following places.

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Your Guide to Whale Watching in Cape Cod

Leland On March - 3 - 2017

Besides the picturesque landscape, Cape Cod draws thousands of tourists every year for whale watching. The largest mammals on Earth definitely deserve an audience as they migrate past coastal points, feed near the coast or swim in inlets. These ocean creatures are as elusive as they are beautiful, so you might want to read our guide first before embarking on a whale-watching excursion.

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The Best Golf Courses in Albuquerque, NM

Leland On February - 15 - 2017

Albuquerque, New Mexico is one of the most diverse and best golfing destinations. If you love to golf, Albuquerque has hundreds of courses to fit any golfer’s desires. You can find lush, amenity filled resorts or desert and mountain view courses. Some of top courses in Albuquerque were designed by golf course legends such as Scott Miller and Ken Dye. Here are a few of the best golfing spots in Albuquerque.

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5 Scenic Hikes Near Nashville, TN

Leland On January - 25 - 2017

There’s more to Nashville, TN than a bustling music scene. Areas around Nashville are home to beautiful rock formations and waterfalls, perfect for a scenic hike. For outdoor enthusiasts, Nashville is the place to be. Try these five hikes for your next Nashville vacation.

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