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Hiking Las Vegas: Leave the Buffets and Blackjack and Head for the Hills!

Las Vegas is known for its bustling “Strip,” perhaps the most famous (and infamous) swath of hotels, casinos and bars in the world. The glitz, glam and grit of Vegas are intriguing and exciting, and there are endless round-the-clock opportunities for tourists to indulge and explore. When you stay at a Las Vegas hotel, your experience can be an action-filled adventure. When the sights and sound

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Camping Trade Show Exhibits – For the Latest and Greatest Camping Gear

Those who said that it takes a lot of money to enjoy a vacation with your family probably haven’t tried going camping. People who love to go out of their house and do some outdoor activities with family and friends should consider camping. There is always a camping experience that is meant for everybody. Those who want to be alone with nature or those who want to experience the beauty and wonder

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Camping in Louisiana USA

This is a guest post by Aaron Garcia, an adventure seeker who often takes family vacations to Louisiana thanks to its great outdoor attractions. He loves staying at the campground in Robert, LA, because of its proximity to family attractions in New Orleans. Louisiana's Natural Outdoor Beauty When it comes to camping and traveling in the great state of Louisiana there is more to tempt visitors t

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03Aug2011
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The Day the World Ended

In the summer of 1972, my two sisters and I were three wily adolescent girls, all on the brink of trouble. So our father, Eugene Porter, dragged us camping to the most remote spot that he could find – the Gila Wilderness in western New Mexico. Daddy struck camp there and we found ourselves stuck out there for two weeks in the middle of a glorious nowhere with our tent-loving, bean-cooking, story

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Camping Cues

Camping is in my blood. From the time I was just an infant, my parents took me camping, along with my two younger brothers as they joined the family. We lived in the near-wilderness of Northwestern Montana, where the emerald pines stretch as far as the eye can see, and the sky is so close it seems you could dip your finger in it and taste the fresh mountain air. Now I have my own children, aged

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Being Rocked to Sleep by a Bear While Camping

One of the many camping trips my family took every summer was especially memorable. It's not every time you encounter with a bear while camping. Each time we would try various campgrounds all over Minnesota; the only prerequisite being that the sites we pitched our tent had to be within walking distance to a lake for fishing and swimming. Encounters with a Bear while Camping at Potato Lake in

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Ohiopyle State Park: Pennsylvania’s Outdoor Mecca

This is a guest post by Jennifer from "Hiking Along”. Jennifer is an avid outdoor enthusiast and explorer. She loves getting her kids, along with other children, outdoors in Washington DC. She runs group hikes for kids in the area, helping them learn and appreciate all that nature has to offer. For years, I have heard many great stories and comments about Ohiopyle State Park in Southweste

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15Jun2011
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“Hiking Along” with Jennifer

I stumbled across the site Hiking Along and loved what it was promoting. I arranged to have an interview with Jennifer, the founder, to learn more about her and the program to share with you. Meet Jennifer Jennifer is a fun, full of energy, teacher and mother of two – to put it simply.  She is an involved, loving mother of two, her daughter ten, and son six. Jennifer is very active in eve

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