Abby ShepardStoryteller

Advocating outdoor adventure and chasing sunsets, all with a serious case of wanderlust.

Snorkel at Hanauma Bay

Honolulu, Hawaii

With a high fish populations, calm shallow water, and white sand, Hanauma Bay is the perfect snorkeling destination on Oahu. Large reefs teeming with marine life are located a short swim from shore.

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Relax at Halona Cove

Honolulu, Hawaii

When driving along the Kalonianaole Highway, traveling towards east from Hawai'i Kai, keep an eye out for the Hanola Blowhole lookout... Park at the lookout and walk out towards the highway.

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Hike the Sliding Sands Trail

Kula, Hawaii

If you're headed up to Haleakala to catch the sunrise or sunset at the summit, leave a few hours before or after to do a quick hike into the crater on the Sliding Sands Trail.

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Explore Haleakala's Summit

Kula, Hawaii

Head to Haleakala's summit for amazing views of the island and your choice of a stunning sunrise or sunset.

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Explore the Nakalele Blowhole

Wailuku, Hawaii

Getting to the Nakalele Blowhole is not too difficult. Use the Google Maps location on here to drive to the spot listed. There will be a dirt parking lot.

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Explore the Road to Hana

Paia, Hawaii

Start near Paia on Highway 36 and head east. The road is famous for its many twists and turns, so consider taking lots of breaks to get some fresh air and avoid getting car sick.

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Hike through Iao Valley to Kūkaemoku (The Needle)

Wailuku, Hawaii

This is a very simple hike for people of all ages, and a great way to see the beautiful Maui rainforest.

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Hike & Swim Twin Falls, Maui

Maui County, Hawaii

The parking area for the trail is right off of Hana Hwy. The lot may be packed which isn't surprising as a lot of people visit, but there aren't as many people once you start exploring the falls.

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Hike the Lanikai Pillboxes

Kailua, Hawaii

The Lanikai Pillbox Trail, also known as the Kaiwa Ridge Trail, is a family-friendly hike. The beginning of the trail is steep with loose gravel, but gets more manageable as you climb the trail.

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Hike to Kilgore Falls

Pylesville, Maryland

This 1.2 mile roundtrip hike leads to the second tallest waterfall in the state of Maryland. It is a short hike that's great for families and bringing the dog.

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Hike to Rainbow Falls and Pretty Place

Greenville County, South Carolina

Jones Gap State Park in the Upstate of South Carolina is one of the most beautiful parks in the state offering a good range of moderate and challenging hiking and backpacking trails through the Mount.

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Hike to Cedar Falls

Logan, Ohio

Located on Queer Creek in Hocking Hills State Park, the popular 50 ft-Cedar Falls still tends to be less crowded than Old Man's Cave.

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Hike to Old Man's Cave

Logan, Ohio

Take the Rim Trail in Hocking Hills State Park, which descends into the deep gorge and takes you alongside a stream as you head towards a number of cascades and interesting rock faces.

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Hike to Bushkill Falls

Lehman township, Pennsylvania

Bushkill Falls offers visitors a choice of 4 different trails to explore. All trails are very well maintained, making this trip safe for the whole family. The most rewarding trail is the Red Trail.

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Hike Mt. Tammany, NJ

Columbia, New Jersey

This is a short but strenuous hike to a bluff overlooking the Delaware River and surrounding mountains and hills.

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Hike the PennDel Trail At Whit Clay Creek SP

Newark, Delaware

White Clay Creek State Park is a large expanse of beautiful woods and streams with over 37 miles of trails. The PennDel Trail follows White Clay Creek and winds through the hardwood forests.

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Sea Kayak in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik is stunning seaport city located right on the Adriatic Sea and surrounded by impressive fortifications known as the City Walls.

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Hike in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Rastovača, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia's largest national park and is just a few hours away from the capital city of Zagreb.

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Hike the Red Trail, Calvert Cliffs SP

Lusby, Maryland

Starting in the parking lot you will follow the Red Trail for 1.3 miles until you reach the cliffs that give this park its name.

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Camp at Lums Pond State Park

Bear, Delaware

Lums Pond State Park offers endless adventures while you camp in the newly renovated campground.

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Camp at Killens Pond State Park

Harrington, Delaware

The Killens Pond Campground is tucked in a section of forest overlooking the 66-acre millpond.

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Camp at Delaware Seashore State Park

Bethany Beach, Delaware

Delaware Seashore State Park offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and Rehoboth and Indian River Bays to the west.

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Camp at Trap Pond State Park

Laurel, Delaware

Camp within the enchanting forest of Trap Pond State Park and explore the northernmost natural grove of baldcypress trees on the east coast.

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Camp at Cape Henlopen State Park

Lewes, Delaware

Located at the point where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Henlopen is a 7,000 acre park which offers a unique combination of natural wonders and cultural history.

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