One Last Trip Before School Starts

August is upon us, but there’s still time to get out for one last trip before school starts. Whether it’s a day trip, an overnight stay, or a weeklong vacation, make a plan to explore one more place on your bucket list. 

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Roooooaad Trrrriiiip!: 5 Things You Always Forget On A Road Trip.

Your hair’s windblown, you’re jamming to your favorite playlist and you see the green reflective signs clueing you in that your destination is nearing. Yes!

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So You’re Goin on a Hike…

The good vibes you get from a PB&J while on the trail is a distinct type of happiness. You find yourself resting on broken rock, pumping your blood with glucose. You note the poplar trees tinkling like New Year’s Eve confetti, and spot a great blue heron on the lake’s distant edge. You’re far from your desk and there’s an innocent ant crawling across your knee. He wants your jelly drip.

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Preparing for Camping Season

Wandering America’s natural wonders is a pastime everyone can enjoy. Just remember that preparing for your own journey includes a long checklist of must-haves and, we’d argue, a few crucial leave-behinds. Starting with those modern distractions you complain about but can’t seem to part with. Ditch the smartphones, tablets and laptops for a few days. Cut the cord and bliss out. You won’t regret it. 

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