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Great places to kayak on Cape Cod

Paddlers enjoying Washburn Island in East Falmouth. (Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Reserve Photo) With one of the most dynamic coastlines in the Northeast,...

A Summer To-Do List

Monument Rock on Pennsylvania's Standing Stone Trail. (StandingStoneTrail.org Photo) Fact is, summer goes by fast. To make the most of it, plan out your adven...

Hiking the Shawangunk Ridge Trail

The Trapps Cliff along the Shawangunk Ridge. (Wikimedia Photo) The roughly 74-mile long Shawangunk Ridge Trail is a spectacularly scenic trail running along...

Paddling Massachusetts’ North River

“Sometimes I just make bad decisions.” That thought kept running through my head as I sat in my kayak, propped sideways on rocks, being pushed over by rushing...

Great mud season hikes in Vermont

There's really five seasons in the Northeast: spring, summer, autumn, winter . . . and mud. Mud season is the cruelest of all the seasons. After a long, cold...

TRIPS: PA’s Black Forest Trail

A view of the Naval Run drainage area and the winding corridor of Pine Creek Gorge seen from the Black Forest Trail. One of Pennsylvania's best hikes, the B...

Great Snowshoe Trails in NY, NJ & PA

We recently ran an article on some great snowshoe trails in New England. But the rest of the Northeast also offers up some exceptional places for snowshoeing. S...