Danielle Sharples

Graphic designer exploring to keep sane.

Visit the Frosty Drew Observatory

Charlestown, Rhode Island

The Frosty Drew Observatory is located near the tip of southern Rhode Island, which means apart from summer this is a very quiet beach town.

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Explore the Bunkers at Fort Revere

Hull, Massachusetts

Fort Revere is an 8-acre (3.2 ha) historic site situated on a small peninsula located in Hull, Massachusetts.

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Explore the Ancient City of Petra

Petra District, Jordan

I'm sure we all know and recognize Petra or the "treasury" from the Indiana Jones movie, but did you know its not a stage but an ancient city you can explore and enjoy.

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The Enchantments Mountain Run

Leavenworth, Washington

At the Snow Lake Trail, you start at a elevation of 1400 feet and run up to Nada Lake 5000 feet at 5.6 miles. From here, you make your way to Lower and Upper Snow Lake, 2.2 miles.

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Hike Mount Moosilauke via Beaver Brook Trail

Benton, New Hampshire

The trailhead is located along Lost River Road.  There is a $5.00 day use parking pass required.   The trail starts off on the Beaver Brook Trail (also the Appalachian Trail).

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Hike Cardigan Mountain via the West Ridge Trail

Orange, New Hampshire

Cardigan Mountain is located in Cardigan Mountain State forest just outside of Canaan, New Hampshire.

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Summit Mount Watatic via the Wapack Trail

Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Entering Mount Watatic in your GPS will take you to Rindge State Road (119), continue about two minutes down the road past where the GPS tells you.

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Camp at Panther Meadows

McCloud, California

The Panther Meadows Campground is located in the timberline on Mt. Shasta. The free campsite has 10 sites with a fire ring and a table.

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Explore and Hike Mono Lake

Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake is was formed at least 760,000 years ago, making it one of North America's oldest lake. Explore the coastline of this unique lake filled with unusual rock formations called tufas.

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Hike the Tallest Peak in New York

Lake Placid, New York

Mt. Marcy is New York's tallest peak standing at 5,343 feet. I recommend starting from the Adirondack Loj parking lot and heading up the Van Hoevenberg Trail past the Marcy Dam. The ascent up Mt.

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Explore Otter Point

Bar Harbor, Maine

If you only have an hour or so left to your day in Acadia, Otter Point offers some amazing views of the coastline, without being on a crowded beach.

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Explore Otter Cliff

Mount Desert, Maine

Otter Cliff – not to be confused with Otter Point – is a popular stop along the Ocean Path trail in Acadia National Park.

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Hike Pemetic Mountain in Acadia NP

Mount Desert, Maine

Pemetic Mountain is a challenging hike in the Jordan Pond area of Acadia National Park.  There are several route options to the summit, with varying levels of difficulty.

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Hike the Great Head Trail in Acadia NP

Bar Harbor, Maine

To begin the Great Head Trail hike, you'll want to park at the parking lot for Sand Beach located on the Park Loop Road.

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Hike the Beehive Trail, Acadia National Park

Bar Harbor, Maine

This 1.6 mile round trip trail starts with a moderate grade as you leave the sand beach parking area.

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6 Must-Do Adventures in Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park, the only national park in the Northeast, may be small in size but it’s big on adventures.

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Kayak Antelope Canyon

Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon is perhaps the most well-known and most photographed slot canyon in the United States. But many people probably don’t realize that you can also kayak a portion of the canyon.

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10 Photos That Will Convince You Hocking Hills Is Straight out of The Lord of the Rings

Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

Tripleblaze.com listed the 2,356-acre Hocking Hills State Park in southeast Ohio's Hocking County as the best of the best of 100 public and private campgrounds in the U.S.

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Hike the Precipice Trail of Champlain Mountain in Acadia NP

Bar Harbor, Maine

The Precipice Trail is one of the most well known trails in Acadia, probably for its difficulty and the fact that it is along the exposed edge of Champlain Mountain.

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Relax at Little Hunters Beach

Mount Desert, Maine

Little Hunters Beach is a hidden gem in Acadia National Park.  It’s the perfect place to get away from the crowds and listen to the crashing waves and the crackling of the cobblestones.

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Summit Dorr Mountain via the Ladder Trail

Bar Harbor, Maine

To find the trail head, drive out of Bar Harbor down Route 3.

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Hike to the Summits of Mt. Jackson and Mt. Pierce

Crawford Notch Road, New Hampshire

From I93 take exit 35 onto rt 3. Follow that until you get to a four way intersection. Take a right onto rt 302 and follow that until you see an AMC information building on the right.

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Hiking to the Lower Falls and Cave

Rochester, New York

From the Maplewood Park parking lot off of Driving Park, head towards the restroom building to the east (opposite the rose garden).

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Photograph Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, Canada

Located on the Niagara River, which is the border of Canada and the USA, it dumps water from Lake Erie into Lake Ontario.

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