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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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Camping/Backpacking Meals When you have an upcoming camping or backpackinging trip, one of the most important elements to plan for is your meals. Adequate nutrition is very important to ensure you enjoy your trip, stay healthy, and avoid fatigue. Whether you are trying to pack light or just looking for the best meal options, we highly recommend dehydrating your meals yourself! Not convinced? Read on to learn the benefits of dehydrating your own camping and backpacking meals! 1. You Save Money Processed snacks and prepackaged meals can get expensive quickly, especially if you are buying the organic versions. When it comes to...

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Weekend Getaways There are so many activities to do and adventures to have in our home state of Alabama. We've talked about the state parks, national forests, and outdoor adventure opportunities, such as hiking and kayaking, that this state offers, but what we haven't covered yet is how conveniently Alabama is located! We border Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, all of which provide numerous weekend getaway options! Today we are going to highlight Ponce De Leon Springs State Park in Florida! About Ponce De Leon Springs State Park Located just 3 hours and 45 minutes away from Birmingham, the Ponce De...

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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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National Park Week Every April, during the presidentially-proclaimed National Park Week, The National Park Service teams up with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks. Together they celebrate America's treasures! This year National Park Week is from April 20-28 and it is all about exploring Earth's amazing places and discovering stories of history and culture! The National Park Service and The National Park Foundation encourage you to help out and find your park!  The Daily Schedule  We celebrated Earth Day yesterday, and now here is the schedule for the rest of the week! There is so much to learn and so many activities to participate...

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