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Waimea Canyon and Koke’e State Park | Kauai, Hawaii

Located on the western side of the island of Kauai is Waimea Canyon also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Starting in the town of Waimea, a 2-mile scenic drive will take you through two state parks and to tons of scenic overlooks and hiking trialheads. I highly recommend taking Waimea Canyon Drive […]

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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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Day Trip from the Twin Cities | Lake Mille Lacs

It’s the time of the year again, temperatures are dropping and everyone is flocking north to see the fall colors. We used last Saturday to head up to Lake Mille Lacs which about an hour and a half drive straight north from Minneapolis. It’s the second largest lake in the state and you can barely […]

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Afton State Park | Day Trip From the Twin Cities

Last weekend, we visited our 20th Minnesota State Park! I think that’s pretty impressive given that we’ve only lived here ¬†for a year and a half and that Minnesota is covered in three feet of snow most of the time.   Our most recent day trip was to Afton State Park, one of the most […]

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Camping FAIL at Flandrau State Park

Flandrau State Park is located in New Ulm, Minnesota. It’s a 1 hour and 45 minute drive from Minneapolis and the park itself is located right within New Ulm city limits. For a rather small park, it has an impressive 81 campsites. I imagine it’s a popular place for the citizens of New Ulm to […]

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