Yeah, this is a hiking website, but you’ve gotta eat too, right? Ever heard of a culinary trail? Think of it as a trail you hike with your face.
The best damn fried chicken restaurants in the United States are all conveniently clumped together in one little artery-clogging corner of Southeastern Indiana. Here, fried chicken is lifeblood, and we’ve assembled a comprehensive list of establishments on (and off) the famed “Chicken Trail.”Continue reading “The Best Damn Chicken Trail Guide for Southeastern Indiana”
What gift do you get for the hiker in your life who has everything?
Well … nothing I guess. I mean, if they have everything already, maybe they should be buying things for you.
But for those with hiking friends and loved ones who don’t have everything, this hiking gifts guide is perfect for the holidays and special occasions!
So what are the best gifts for hikers? Here are our field-tested favorites we use ourselves.Continue reading “39 Perfect Gifts for Hikers – 2020”
A visual story highlighting the wolves of the habitat and the unique opportunity to interact with the animals.
So you’ve been action blocked on Instagram? Welcome to the club. Stop mashing your index finger into the “Tell us” button, take a deep breath and relax.
We’ve been there, and despite all of the advice out there on the interwebs, there are really only two things you can do to get yourself out of Instagram’s penalty box.Continue reading “Instagram Action Blocked: How To Fix It”
Brum Woods is a small network of well-maintained multi-use trails on the southwest side of the city of Batesville in Indiana.
Lena Brum (1900-1993) was opposed to Batesville development and denied many offers for her land, and she left the property to the city upon her death. In turn, the city honored her wishes for preservation and created a fine park for the public to enjoy.Continue reading “Brum Woods, Batesville, Indiana”
Auxier Ridge Trail #204 in the beautiful Red River Gorge Geological Area of Kentucky is an unforgettable hike featuring narrow exposed ridges overlooking sweeping Appalachian vistas of the Daniel Boone National Forest.Continue reading “Auxier Ridge Trail, Red River Gorge, Kentucky”
A nearly private beach and stunning views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline await on this 4.5 mile hike through the charming forested dunelands in one of the United States’ youngest national parks.
Cowles Bog at Indiana Dunes National Park features diverse habitats and was one of the sites used in botanist Henry Chandler Cowles’ study of ecological succession — one of the driving factors behind efforts to save the dunes from commercial development.Continue reading “Cowles Bog Trail – Hiking Indiana Dunes National Park”
If you’re visiting Indiana Dunes, you probably already know about the 3-Dune Challenge, but did you also know that the less-trekked Trail 9 (pictured above) was named best hiking trail in Indiana by USA Today? (Well, kind of — more on that later)
Our curated hiking route combines both experiences as well as the gorgeous shoreline with an easily-customized map for those wanting to hike shorter or longer distances.Continue reading “The Perfect Hiking Route at Indiana Dunes”
If you don’t have a lot of time to explore Hocking Hills in Ohio, I’m going to get right to the point: There is one place that outshines all the others.
That place is Conkles Hollow Nature Preserve.Continue reading “Best Hocking Hills Trails Hiking Guide”
Remember that episode of The Brady Bunch where the boys were held captive by a crazy doctor (Vincent Price) in an ancient Hawaiian burial cave? Well, this isn’t that exactly, but there is a doctor in a historic Hawaiian cave.Continue reading “Maha’ulepu Heritage Trail Hike To Makauwahi Cave”