20 Must-Do Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

Sitting on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, the seemingly endless ridges of the Smoky Mountains attract more annual visitors than any other national park in the country.

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10 Tips for Photographing the Ocean

The ocean is one of my favorite places to be and to photograph. Living in Delaware by the Atlantic, I spend a lot of time at the beach. Here are my top 10 tips for photographing the ocean. 1.

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12 Must-Do Backpacking Adventures in North Carolina

North Carolina

Home of the famous Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina is an incredible place to put your backpacking to the test.

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The 25 Best Hikes in North Carolina

North Carolina

North Carolina is home to some of the tallest mountains east of the Mississippi and while they may be half the size of some of the peaks out west, they're just as much fun to hike.

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Hike Skyline Divide

Deming, Washington

If driving 13 miles on a forest road, and hiking miles of switchbacks doesn't bother you, your in for one of the most exquisite views that you can get from hiking in Washington state.

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Hike Around Squires Lake

Bellingham, Washington

This short, easy loop around the water makes for a peaceful afternoon excursion, or a family-friendly outing.

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Explore the Flower Fields of Skagit Valley

Mount Vernon, Washington

Skagit Valley is an important agricultural region of Washington State, but the prettiest time of year to attend is during the spring when flower season takes hold.

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Visit the Subway Cave Lava Tubes

Old Station, California

The Subway Cave Lava Tube is located at Old Station in the Lassen National Forest. About 26 miles south of Burney, CA.

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Paddle McDonald Creek, Glacier National Park

West Glacier, Montana

Begin your trip by dropping your car (or bike) at Quarter Circle Bridge just inside Glacier Park.

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Hike the Rocky Point Trail, Glacier NP

West Glacier, Montana

From the trailhead, just past Fish Creek Campground on the North Fork Road, begin strolling along the trail towards Rocky Point.

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Hike to Avalanche Lake

West Glacier, Montana

This is a 4.5 mile hike with a total elevation gain of 730 feet. The hike to Avalanche Lake begins from the Trail of the Cedars trailhead. Be prepared for a lot of incline.

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