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Weekend Getaways There are so many activities to do and adventures to have in our home state, and this upcoming long weekend is the perfect time to get out and explore! So, as we continue with our "weekend getaway" series, we will be highlighting a weekend getaway option right here in Alabama: Cheaha State Park.  Cheaha Pulpit Rock, Photo from Alapark About Cheaha State Park Cheaha State Park is located in the Talladega National Forest, just 1 hour and 20 minutes outside Birmingham. This park is centered on the top of the state’s highest mountain at 2,407 feet above sea level, which allows for 360 degree views...

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Outdoor Adventures Whether it's camping, hiking, backpacking, kayaking, or any other outdoor adventure, it is easy to get up in all the fun and excitement and forget to take the proper safety precautions. To ensure you continue to have a fun and enjoyable experience in the great outdoors, we have collected a number of important safety tips to remember for your next outing.  Pack Safety Essentials: No matter what your outdoor adventure of choice is, it is always a good idea to bring a first aid kit, a map, a compass, waterproof matches, a fire starter, a flashlight with extra batteries,...

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Heat and Humidity If you live in the southeast or are planning to visit, you are guaranteed to encounter this region's typical hot and humid climate! While this weather is perfect for beach days, it can be little miserable for adventure enthusiasts who aren't prepared. Having plenty of experience in this type of climate, we have decided to collect all our best tips so you can fully enjoy your adventures! What To Wear No matter what your adventure of choice is, whether it's camping, hiking, bicycling, or climbing, your clothing choices will have a big impact on your enjoyment levels. Here...

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Alabama's National Forests Alabama has four incredible national forests that offer the perfect escape for outdoor enthusiasts. They also provide some of the best hiking and camping opportunities in the state! If you are planning on going hiking or camping in one of our great state's national forests, then read on! We've outlined all the information you need to know! Photo by Michael Hicks, Flickr, Bankhead National Forest 1. Bankhead National Forest Known as the “land of a thousand waterfalls,” the Bankhead National Forest is one of our absolute favorite hiking and camping spots in Alabama. It is located in the northwestern corner of the state,...

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The Ultimate Adventure  Taking a trip to a national park is an incredible adventure that will have you in awe and leave you with lasting memories. Whether you have been to a national park before or this is your first time, each trip is unique and exciting. Every trip, though, requires proper planning. Continue reading for our step by step guide that will help you plan your national park trip and ensure you have the best time! Badlands National Park, Photo by NPS/ Sara Feldt Planning Your National Park Trip Step 1: Choosing a Park There are 60 national parks to choose from! Choosing...

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