10 Best Halloween Festivals in the U.S.

Halloween isn’t just about sugar overloaded kids knocking on your door taking some of your hard earned candy.

It’s a time to enjoy life, family, and exciting cultural activities. In this article, you will find info on the history of Halloween and the 10 U.S. cities that offer the best Halloween festivals.

20 Apps Every Runner Should Utilize

Tony Robbins once said that “setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”

Sometimes wanting to be a better runner can seem like an impossible task. Where do you start? These apps will help you set realistic goals from start to finish as you push yourself to be a better runner:

14 Simple Steps for Planning Your Next Trip

I remember my first backpacking trip like it was just yesterday. I was only 12 years old at the time. Through a series of unfortunate events, our entire group of 15 ended up getting lost in the middle of nowhere on a mountain in the rain at night.

Can’t get much worse than this. Since then I still experience major setbacks on most trips, but careful planning helps me be prepared for whatever may come.

15 Fantastic Fall Getaways

Fall is my favorite season of the year. Leaves change colors, winds bring in fresh mountain air, and children head back to school leaving the house peaceful once again.

It also happens to be one of the best times for travel in general. Here are 15 US destinations for a relaxing getaway.

19 Inexpensive Ways to Stay Fit on the Road

A recent Pew Research Center study revealed that in nearly half of American two-parent homes both the mother and father work. (1)

Stressed, pressed for time, anxious parents just can’t seem to find the time or money to fit fitness into their busy routine. If travel is cutting into your ability to workout, here are 19 inexpensive tips to stay fit on the road.

About Me


Hi there! My name is Kenneth and I started this blog for two reasons: to capture fantastic outdoor U.S. travel destinations, and to write about how to live a healthy lifestyle.

Fitness nut and outdoor enthusiast, I share my experiences with nature while traveling and my quest for better health through food and fitness.

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