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Cross-Country Skiing Wisconsin’s Northwoods – Six Spots For Frozen Fun




MADISON, Wis. (December 22, 2016) – Wisconsin’s northwoods hold a few advantages when it comes to cross-country skiing. First, winter has staying power here. The snows come early and often don’t know when to quit – of course, for winter warriors, that’s one of our more endearing qualities. Secondly, the vast majority of the state’s northwoods is protected land, including county, state and national forests, leaving hundreds of thousands of acres pristine and perfect for exploring. Continue reading Cross-Country Skiing Wisconsin’s Northwoods – Six Spots For Frozen Fun

INFOGRAPHIC – 21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills That Might Save Your Life

“INFOGRAPHIC – 21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills That Might Save Your Life”

Involving in outdoor activities (hunting, camping, hiking, etc) can be really challenging and at times, dangerous. Situations are constantly changing and it’s important for you to be fully prepared before attempting any outdoor activities (for safety purposes).

Today, I would like to share an infographic that covers 21 basic wilderness survival skills that you should know. If you are lacking of any of these skills, maybe it’s about time for you to consider practicing them before it’s too late. Continue reading INFOGRAPHIC – 21 Basic Wilderness Survival Skills That Might Save Your Life

Kentucky Sandhill Cranes – Winter Wildlife Watching at Its Finest

Kentucky Sandhill CranesJust this week our fearless leader, publisher, and editor CarrieZ did a great post about winter eagle watching opportunities in Kentucky. But eagles aren’t the only outstanding bird watching opportunity during the winter months in Kentucky.

While Carrie was writing about the eagles, I was attending a sneak peek tour that was designed to give me the same experience that attendees of the upcoming Sandhill Crane Nature Watch Weekend at Barren River State Resort Park will enjoy.
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Eagle Watching in Kentucky and Missouri

We have a healthy eagle population here in Wisconsin. If you’re in a state that offers eagle watching you should definitely go and experience it.

“Eagle Watch Weekends Coming to Kentucky State Parks”
FRANKFORT, Ky. – A unique Kentucky State Park tradition – Eagle Watch Weekends – will be offered once again in January and February 2015.
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Destination Review: Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea-Makena, Maui, Hawaii

When discussing the destination we’d like to visit for our 10 year anniversary, Hawaii was at the top of the list. We’d visited Kauai prior to getting married; to this day (despite all the places we’ve traveled to) we talk about how our very first vacation together was our all-time favorite vacation.

My husband and I were quick on our feet when we wrote the 10 year anniversary text in the sand! #MauiSo another Hawaiian island was the perfect choice. After looking at the different islands and comparing the different things each island has to offer, we settled on Maui. Continue reading Destination Review: Makena Beach & Golf Resort, Wailea-Makena, Maui, Hawaii