Category Archives: Hiking & Outdoors

7 Picturesque Lighthouses in Virginia Worth Visiting (+ Map)

Old and new Cape Henry Lighthouses on the water in VA

Are you a lover of lighthouses? This guide walks you through the seven lighthouses in Virginia and details their history and how to visit them (if you’re permitted to do so). We have omitted Virginia lighthouses that are completely off of the land or unable to be visited or seen visibly.  If you have a […]

20 Beautiful Lakes in Virginia to Visit This Year

Sherando Lake

Something that many people don’t know is that there are only two lakes in Virginia that are naturally formed. However, it doesn’t make the others not worth visiting! This is a guide to the best lakes in Virginia – including ones spread all across the state! What are your favorite Virginia lakes? Let us know […]

6 Best Places for Skiing in North Carolina (+ Ski Resort Info)

Sugar Mountain Resort in North Carolina

While the east coast may not have a reputation for skiing, you can still find plenty of opportunities for skiing in North Carolina. This guide lists the top ski resorts in North Carolina, including ones for beginners (and with ski schools). If you’re looking to go skiing or snowboarding in North Carolina, hopefully, this will […]

6 Best Places to Go Canoeing and Kayaking in Maryland

Potomac River

Are you looking for the perfect kayaking in Maryland experience for your upcoming weekend or trip? Whether you want to relax on lakes for some family time or feel the adrenaline rush of white water kayaking with friends, the Maryland kayaking scene has something special to offer you. If you’re new to kayaking or want […]

13 Breathtaking North Carolina Beaches You Need to Visit

Johnny Mercer's Pier Wrightsville Beach North Carolina

One thing North Carolina is renowned for is having some of the best beaches in the United States. These are some of the most beautiful North Carolina beaches to visit on your upcoming trip! The first beach I ever saw was actually in the Outer Banks in North Carolina. I had been living in Germany […]

10 Best Easy Hikes in Shenandoah National Park (+ Map!)

Limberlost Trail in Shenandoah National Park 2

Are you a beginner hiker or traveling with kids to Shenandoah? These easy hikes in Shenandoah National Park are perfect for your trip! In total, Shenandoah National Park has 236 trails and they range from easy day hikes to difficult overnighters.  In fact, a large portion of the Appalachian Trail passes through Virginia and Shenandoah […]