Outdoors

Rainbow Springs Kayaking and Tubing

The Rainbow River has been a natural Florida gem for decades and continues to draw locals and tourists to its crisp cool waters. The Rainbow River is fed by the headspring at Rainbow Springs State Park which is one of Florida’s largest freshwater springs. The river’s vibrant colors and crystal clear water make it the …

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Everything You Need To Know Before Climbing Kilimanjaro

Taking on an adventure of this nature takes a lot of careful planning to ensure your trip unfolds seamlessly. This post compiles all the details, big and small, for the most comprehensive list of everything you need to know before climbing Kilimanjaro. Start your planning early so that when the time comes, you can sit …

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Tubing Ginnie Springs Florida

There are dozens of natural freshwater springs that are scattered across central Florida. These springs offer a great way to enjoy the outdoors while escaping the shoulder to shoulder crowds of the attractions in Orlando. If you are looking for a way to relax on the water while floating down a crystal clear river with …

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The 5 BEST Natural Springs Near Orlando

Looking towards the island of the Emerald Cut.

Florida is home to more than just theme parks. There are plenty of outdoor activities in Central Florida including tons of natural springs near Orlando.

Kayaking From King’s Landing

Kayaking from King’s Landing near Apopka, Florida is the perfect starting point for a paddling adventure down the Wekiva River or through the Emerald Cut.

Summiting Grays Peak

Our trip to Colorado had one goal, climb some 14ers. We opted for the highest, Mount Elbert, followed by a route where we could snag two at once. This being my first trip to Colorado, it was important to stay safe, but also see as much as possible during a long weekend. Grays Peak and …

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Visiting Georgetown, Colorado

It’s not hard to stumble upon unique mountain towns as you gallivant across the Rockies. A short drive from Denver reveals stunning landscapes and picturesque mountain ranges for as far as the eye can see. Coming from Florida, where the elevation tops out at about 345′ above sea level, it was easy to get distracted by …

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Summiting The Second Tallest Mountain In The Lower 48

If you are visiting Colorado, most likely your plans call for some time spent in and around the mountains. For the more adventurous, you might include a hike to the summit of a fourteener, which is a mountain that reaches 14,000′ or higher. Colorado boasts over fifty fourteeners scattered across the state. These mountains are …

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Staying In Leadville To Summit Mount Elbert

This past year I accomplished one of my bucket list goals by climbing to Everest Base Camp in Nepal and upon returning home I realized there is a mountain range right here in this country that I have yet to explore. A girl’s trip out to Colorado to summit the second tallest peak in the …

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Ricasoli Italy’s Oldest Winery

If you are planning a trip to Italy, most likely you’ll want to include a wine tour through the many famous vineyards of Tuscany. I’ll be honest that I am not a “wino” and instead would rather enjoy an ice cold beer, but a chance to immerse myself in the long history of the area …

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