Jeff Banowetz

Chicago, Roanoke, Knoxville, Santa Barbara, Orlando, Chattanooga, Denver, Park City

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  1. Better Bring Your Camera: 10 Santa Barbara Hikes with Amazing Views

    Santa Barbara

    When it comes to combining the mountains and the sea, it’s tough to think of a better place in the country for hiking than Santa Barbara, California. Here are ten scenic hikes that offer postcard-worthy views.

  2. An Introduction to Disc Golfing (and the Best Places to Go Near Orlando)


    Take advantage of these excellent disc golf courses around Orlando. You'll get a fun outdoor experience without the green fees and long waits for a tee time.

  3. A Paddler's Guide to the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes


    Stretching more than 40 miles and spanning 21,000 acres, the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is an amazing resource for paddlers of all kinds looking to explore this unique natural environment.

  4. An Introduction to the Paddling Scene in Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara

    The coastal town of Santa Barbara, which has long drawn visitors for its beautiful beaches, Mediterranean-inspired architecture, and world-class wineries, is also one of the state’s top paddling destinations.

  5. The 5 Toughest Hikes in Chattanooga


    Chattanooga is known for its incredible hiking trails. But if you really want to challenge yourself, here are five scenic hikes that will test your endurance.

  6. Palos Trail System - Hiking


    Great hiking, right in the Chicago area. The Palos Trail System offers more than 25 miles to explore.

  7. Deer Grove Forest - Hiking


    Hiking in the northern suburbs of Chicago? Indeed! Deer Grove Forest is a peaceful retreat in the big city

  8. Indiana Dunes State Park - Hiking


    The Indiana Dunes have more than 16 miles of trails for hikers to explore.

  9. Kettle Moraine Forest - Hiking


    Chicago area hiking that escapes the city and explores beautiful forests.

  10. Kankakee River State Park - Hiking


    This state park along the Kankakee River features some nice off-road trails amid a great natural setting.

  11. Waterfall Glen - Hiking


    This nearly 10-mile loop trail circles the Argonne National Laboratory and features rolling hills with ecologically diverse terrain.

  12. Greene Valley Forest - Hiking


    This forest preserve features 12 miles of crushed limestone trails that offer both wooded and prairie sections to enjoy.

  13. McAfee Knob - Hiking


    Considered one of the most scenic spots on the Appalachian Trail, McAfee Knob offers incredible 270-degree panoramic views of the valley below and mountains in the distance. The signature ledge is one of the great hiking spots in the country.

  14. Peter Kern Library


    Located in the Oliver Hotel, the Peter Kern Library is a modern-day speakeasy.

  15. Preservation Pub


    Knoxville's Preservation Pub is the standard for hangouts in the city, and it's constantly creating new ways to experience a night on the town.

  16. Suttree's High Gravity Tavern


    Suttree's High Gravity Tavern has the rustic feel of a bygone urban age without any of the grime.

  17. The Best Apres-Ski Dishes at Western Resorts


    Ready for a bite to eat after a day of skiing? These western resorts featuring impressive offerings on the plate that are just as spectacular as the mountain setting.

  18. Ski School Spotlight: 7 Resorts with Fantastic Ski Workshops


    Learn to ski and snowboard—or improve your skills—at these fantastic ski schools and workshops in Colorado, Utah, and California.

  19. 10 Reasons to Strongly Consider Making Park City Your Next Ski Vacation

    Park City

    Park City, Utah, features some of the best snow on earth and is just a 30 minute trip from the Salt Lake City International Airport. And those are just the start of what makes Park City the perfect spot for a ski getaway.

  20. The Best Mountain Bike Trails in Santa Barbara for Adrenaline Junkies

    Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara may be best known for its beaches, but mountain bikers have just as much reason to visit. Just outside of town, you can explore some incredible trails in the Santa Ynez Mountain range and the Los Padres National Forest.