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6 Scenic Railroad Vacations

6 Scenic Railroad Vacations

For those that haven’t had the pleasure of vacationing by train, you don’t know what you’re missing. By far the most comfortable form of public transportation, the trains offers the hands-free and social environment you’ll never find by car, and the anonymity and space that’s vacant from most buses and [...]

10 Best Urban Hiking Trails in America

10 Best Urban Hiking Trails in America

For most folks, hiking is pretty much just walking around with extra granola bars. It’s the everyman’s outdoor pursuit, and one of the few recognized outdoor activities in which you can participate accidentally. Most people equate hiking with the great outdoors, and that’s okay. But what exactly makes any one [...]

The Best 6 Bars in Whistler, BC

The Best 6 Bars in Whistler, BC

In it’s 40 year history the town of Whistler, BC has gained a steady reputation as one of the world’s finest mountain resorts. During the day adventure seekers from across the globe flock to the hills for gravity-fed thrills, hopefully avoiding any dangerous spills. But another facet of what makes [...]

4 Must Visit Northern California Destinations For Athletes

4 Must Visit Northern California Destinations For Athletes

Northern California is one of the most beautiful locations in the country, providing runners, cyclists, and triathletes with the best natural playgrounds available.  Many people visit the area and either compete in organized races, or pick a spot and decide to explore on their own.  A growing collection of park [...]

The World’s Richest Cities by GDP

The World’s Richest Cities by GDP

When one thinks of the richest cities in the world, they often imagine a place flushed with cash. Millionaires, billionaires and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are only some of the features that make a city rich. Outdoor pursuits, urban activities and progressive energy also contribute to the richness of each [...]

8 Hot Springs to Warm Up Your Winter

8 Hot Springs to Warm Up Your Winter

It’s getting chilly outdoors with the winter season creeping up on us, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take a refreshing dip in the water. There are natural hot springs located all over the globe, many known for their relaxing, steamy waters and healing mineral qualities. Here are 8 hot [...]

Best Places to Snowboard and Surf in the Same Day

Best Places to Snowboard and Surf in the Same Day

Ah, the classic dilemma. Do I slide on frozen water, or liquid water? Our planet is small and mostly water, so why choose? The following is a list of places where you can absolutely bro-out and snowboard and surf in the same day. Southern California Some call it the California [...]

Southern Hemisphere SUPing

Southern Hemisphere SUPing

Winter season is bad news for water lovers. The water is cold, dreary and possibly frozen. But the great news is that it’s summer somewhere in the world. And that somewhere is the Southern Hemisphere. Grab your board and get your plane ticket ready as you venture toward tropical, pristine [...]

6 U.S. Border Towns That Are Worth a Visit

6 U.S. Border Towns That Are Worth a Visit

The term ‘border town’ carries a lot of shady connotations, but there are plenty of charming communities across the United States that just happen to lie relatively close to our Mexican or Canadian neighbors. Here are some of our favorite U.S. border towns, from coast-to-coast. For the sake of this [...]

Warm Weather Destinations for Winter

Warm Weather Destinations for Winter

Are you the type that frowns at the sight of snowfall? Or begrudgingly scrapes the ice of your windshield with grunts and snarls? How about the kind of person that takes the carrot from Frosty’s nose and snaps it in half with a weird sense of satisfaction? Well instead of [...]