Archive for March, 2016

Camping Quickly Becoming Most Popular Outdoor Activity Among Americans

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With Spring and warmer weather right around the corner, more and more people are gearing up for outdoor activities like camping, fishing, rollerblading, biking, hiking, or any other outdoor activity one might enjoy during the warmer months. Spending time outdoors is not only exciting and fun, but it’s a good part of a healthy lifestyle and can help reduce stress built up over the week from work and family obligations.

One of the most popular outdoor activity at the moment is camping. In fact, popularity towards camping has and is increasing across all age groups, with an estimated 3 million more Americans camping in 2012 than in previous years. Camping is one of this versatile outdoor activities because it can accommodate other types of activities, like hiking, fishing, hunting, rafting, and more. Becau Read the rest of this entry »

Retreating From Technology How Americans Are Getting Away and Embracing Nature

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For all the good it does by bringing people together, technology has a tendency to find its way into nearly every aspect of our lives as people are constantly plugged into the internet. While this is all fine and good, many people fear that we are losing a significant part of ourselves due to the overbearing nature of technology. For this reason, many people are retreating back to the outdoors in order to better connect with nature and enjoy a world free from the connections that bind us to our everyday lives.

Camping Like a Pro

Camping is one of America’s great pastimes with thousands of campers going on trips every year. While the average vacation costs Americans around $1,415, the average camping trip is significantly cheaper costing just $380 on average. Campers have the opti Read the rest of this entry »

The 5 Top Most Dangerous Water Sports in the World

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If you are a risk taker or an adrenaline junkie, then you probably have participated in some pretty exhilarating sports and activities in your life time. There are a lot of different kinds of things you can do to feed your adrenaline addiction that are dangerous, risky and probably extremely fun. Not everyone loves these kinds of sports but those that to, find meaning in life to scratching off those crazy bucket list items. A decent whitewater rafting company and other businesses thrive on the sense of adventure that some people have. Take a look at the following list and see if you have taken part in any of the top five most dangerous water activities in the world.

  1. Cliff Jumping
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3 Things You Didn’t Know About The Grand Canyon A Natural Wonder of the World

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Anyone who has visited the Grand Canyon can attest that it is indeed not only Great, but extremely beautiful. The awe inspiring canyon boasts some pretty amazing colors, fading from pink to red to tan as the geological layers fade into themselves. Many people come to the famous canyon for to do spiritual soul searching, and spend a couple of days hiking and admiring the astounding landmark, but there are a lot of things about the great canyon that most people don’t know. Check out these three interesting facts about America’s best known natural feature:

1. It has cultural significance to Native People:
The Paiute Indian tribe has dubbed the canyon Kaibab, meaning “mountain lying down” or “mountain turned upside down”, and the creamy white Kaibab Limestone forms the surface that vi Read the rest of this entry »

Why Your Next Rafting Adventure Should Take You To Colorado

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The 77% of Americans who view outdoor recreation as an important part of their lives are in luck, because American the Beautiful is chock full of incredible national parks. These parks span from Glacier National Park in Montana, to the heavy, humid mystical Everglades national park in Florida. Every single one has unique opportunities for outdoor adventures, including hiking, biking, mountain climbing, rafting, bird watching and other types of boating.

For those looking to experience iconic Colorado rafting trips Grand Canyon national park is undoubtedly the way to go. Although the famous canyon is the not the deepest or longest canyon in the world, it is certainly one of the most stunning. “It’s all in the l Read the rest of this entry »