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Wild River State Park | Minnesota

This post is going to be a quick overview of Wild River State Park. It’s located along the St. Croix river about an hour north of Minneapolis. We visited for a little Saturday morning hiking but it also has campgrounds, cabins, horseback riding trails, canoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter. The leaves were just […]

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Hiking and Beers in Marquette, Michigan

After four days of camping (check out the posts on the Apostle Island and Porcupine Mountains if you missed them) we decided to break up our 10-day road trip with a stop in Marquette, Michigan. We passed through Marquette last year to pick up some sleeping pads for camping (which we still use to this […]

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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Exactly one year ago, we stopped at the Porcupine Mountains for a few minutes on our way to Copper Harbor. This time, we came back to do it all! The Porkies were the second stop on a 10-day roadtrip along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Our campsite was at the White Pine Extension Outpost. […]

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore | Suitcasey

A few years ago, I took a solo camping trip over Fourth of July weekend and that trip started a tradition of road trips every Independence Day. My boyfriend Glenn and I rented a campervan and headed west to Yellowstone and last year we had a pandemic-friendly week in Copper Harbor, Michigan. This year we […]

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Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Beaufort & Port Royal

After a year of working from home in Minneapolis, my boyfriend and I took a break from winter and spent a few months in South Carolina before our offices reopen. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’d know that I am an ‘outdoorsy’ person. Give me some hiking boots and a trail […]

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Hunting Island State Park

Hunting Island State Park is the most-visited State Park in South Carolina. The land was originally used as a hunting preserve for the Lowcountry planters and elite. Thus the name, Hunting Island. It’s about a 25-minute drive from Beaufort and there is a ton to do; beaches, camping, a lighthouse, hiking and ATV trails, marsh […]

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The Angel Oak | John’s Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak tree is one of the most visited and recognizable sites in the Charleston area. It’s believed be between 400-500 years old and has survived a number of hurricanes and natural disasters (and of course, human interference). According to the City of Charleston’s website: Live oaks are not particularly tall trees, but have […]

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