Hiking

Hiking / Personal / Travel By On September 1, 2019

Meet my adventure team

This post was updated on September 2, 2019. Part of traveling and exploring is exploring it with good company. While occasionally I enjoy a solo trip to see some sights and clear my mind, I’m usually accompanied on my adventures — human or dog.   Partner in crime, Sean Sean is a fellow writer that works for Penn State University…

Hiking / Published / Travel By On July 8, 2019

Hike, paddle, relax, repeat–in Cook Forest State Park

This post originally appeared in Recreation News. Step into Cook Forest — in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region —to relax, unwind, disconnect from the world and enjoy nature. Cook Forest is one of those special places — there’s few left — where you can always hear the mountain breeze, the sound of small animals scurrying around in their natural habitat…

Hiking / Published / Travel By On July 6, 2019

The forest is calling: Hiking and mountain biking opportunities in ANF

This post originally appeared in Recreation News. Thinking about leaving the city behind and getting back to nature? In the Allegheny National Forest of Pennsylvania, you can do just that. The Allegheny National Forest is home to 13 hiking trails, covering more than 200 miles. So which ones should you hike during your visit? Tuna Valley Trail System According to…

Hiking / Published By On March 1, 2019

First hike of 2019

This post originally appeared in Recreation News. It took some convincing, but I finally got out for our first hike of 2019. As most of our Mid-Atlantic readers know, it’s been a more brutal winter than usual — especially in my home base of Pennsylvania. Getting outdoors gets to be more difficult, and motivation to get moving even harder. But…

Hiking / Published / Travel By On February 4, 2019

Five things to do during a romantic getaway in Clarion, Pa.

During the month of celebrating love, there’s nothing more romantic than cozying up in a cabin in a remote location — and the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region is full of them. The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region consists of five counties in the northwest and central part of the state: Forest, Elk, Cameron, Jefferson and Clarion. It’s also home to outdoor…

Hiking / Travel By On July 21, 2018

We camped in a top-rated site in Pennsylvania!

Remember when I told you that we were going to be adding one of the top-rated camping sites in Pennsylvania to our bucket list? We did it! And it was incredible. Based on the recommendation of blog Mike’s Road Trip, we stayed at site No. 74 in Dew Drop Campground for two nights, and we’ve already decided that this is…