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.
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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.
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Nestled in the hills of Brown County, Indiana, is this lovely forest hiking trail loop at Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill, one of nearly 20 protected sites governed by the Sycamore Land Trust.
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I’d never skied a day in my life, but who needs lessons, right?
Apparently I do.
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AUGUST 10, 2019 UPDATE – We’ve now received word from three users who had success getting the action block lifted after having been banned for three weeks. They simply logged out of the app and logged back in (go figure). We reached out to others currently still banned and asked them to try it out, but none of them had similar success. That said, it won’t hurt to give it a shot. Be sure to log out from every device. If that doesn’t work (and don’t be surprised if it doesn’t), keep reading …
AUGUST 7, 2019 UPDATE – OUR THIRD ACTION BLOCK ENDED EARLIER THAN EXPECTED! What did we do differently? Keep scrolling or click the anchor tag to read: The private profile theory.
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.
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A couple years ago when I fell down a flight of stairs and broke my back, I was terrified.
Questions swirled in my mind. Would I recover from the major surgery to repair the unstable burst fracture of my L2 lumbar spine vertebra?
Would I ever be the same, and how long would the journey be before I regained a sense of normalcy?
Continue reading “Recovering From a Broken Back: A Timeline”
Nestled among the planate farmlands of west central Indiana lies an alien landscape where time stopped 12,000 years ago. About an hour outside of Indianapolis, Turkey Run State Park is an easily-accessed popular Midwest treasure for hiking an ecosystem normally found in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
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Iao Valley State Park in Maui is short on “official” hiking trails to explore, but a quick hop over a railing to an ancient Hawaiian trail is all that lies between you and adventure.
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The Road to Hana is a long, twisting and slow (and sometimes
white-knuckle) drive along Maui’s northern shore, but the experience is well worth
it if you hit the pavement early and plan ahead. There are lots of interesting
stops along the way, but there is one in particular that you shouldn’t miss.
Unfortunately, by the time most travelers get to this destination, it’s time to
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Dear Rocky, we need to talk. I love you, but you’re a bit of a hot mess …
Poor Rocky Mountain National Park has a problem: it may be too beautiful for its own good.
In July, the nation’s fourth most popular park is inundated with visitors who want to experience the majesty and tranquility of the Rockies, and who can blame them?
The 4th of July holiday landed on a Thursday in 2019, and we decided to fly out to Colorado for an extended weekend for some awesome hiking and sightseeing.
It turns out we weren’t the only ones who had this idea.
Continue reading “Navigating the Crowds and Summer Snow at Rocky Mountain National Park”