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  1. 7 Fun in the Sun Memorial Day Events in Alabama

    From watermelon eating contests to the great Beach Ball Drop, here are seven fun Memorial Day events in Alabama.

  2. How to Prepare Your Kids for Their First Backpacking Trip

    Here's how to prepare your kids so their first backpacking trip will be fun and successful.

  3. The 10 Best Hikes in the Smokies

    From smoke-shrouded summits to laurel-laden hollows, these incredible hikes in the Smokies explore America’s most popular national park.

  4. 5 Unique Spots to Grab Food and Drinks in Huntsville

    These five unique spots to grab food and drinks in Huntsville include a middle school, mill, and old school bus that have been transformed.

  5. Great Whites and Great Waves: A Surf Road Trip from Seattle to San Francisco

    From being pummeled and humbled along to Oregon Coast, to encountering great white sharks, here's a glimpse into a six-day surf road trip from Seattle to San Francisco.

  6. 5 Easy Ways to Participate in National Walk at Lunch Day

    National Walk at Lunch Day encourages workers, students, and individuals to get outside in the fresh air, rejuvenate, and get healthier.

  7. A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking Safety

    Before you explore the Alabama backcountry, check out this this beginner's guide to backpacking safety.

  8. Coosa Riverkeepers: The Watchdog for a Threatened Alabama Waterway

    The Coosa Riverkeepers are working to protect one of Alabama's most important and most threatened rivers.

  9. 8 of the Rarest Wildflowers in Alabama and Where to Find Them

    Here's where to find eight of the rarest wildflowers in Alabama.

  10. Alabama Spring Road Trip: Don't Miss These Amazing Waterfalls

    Hit the road this spring for a three-day trip to see some of Alabama’s most amazing waterfalls.

  11. A Paddling and Fishing Guide to Alabama’s Lakes

    Follow this guide for fishing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding on Alabama lakes.

  12. 7 Fun Family Adventures in Birmingham

    From riding ziplines to paddling, here are seven fun family adventures in Birmingham.

  13. The 5 Best Day Hikes on the Pinhoti Trail in Alabama

    These five day hikes will lead you to the best sections of the Pinhoti Trail in Alabama.

  14. 5 Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep on the Trail

    Follow these five tips to get a good night’s sleep and stay alert and healthy on the trail.

  15. A Quick & Dirty Guide to Overlanding in Alabama

    Follow this Alabama guide to overlanding, which combines camping and off-roading.

  16. How to Explore Alabama’s 4 State Forests

    Alabama's four state forests provides great recreational opportunities for outdoor lovers of all ages.

  17. A Day Trip for Kids: See the Bats at Sauta Cave

    Each evening between June and August, more than 400,000 bats put on an aerial show at Alabama's Sauta Cave.

  18. An Insider’s Guide to the Delta Woods & Waters Expo

    Visit the Delta Woods & Waters Expo to learn about the magnificent 260,000-acre Mobile-Tensaw River Delta.

  19. Alabama’s 8 Best Wildlife-Watching Events

    From a cave full of bats to turtles on the beach, these are the eight best wildlife -watching events in Alabama.

  20. A Northern Baja Road Trip: Planning a South of the Border Adventure

    What to do, where to stay, and insider tips on how to make your Northern Baja road trip an unforgettable adventure.

  21. A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Adventures on Tofino

    From surfing to stargazing to slurping oysters, here are must-do adventures to enjoy all year in Tofino.

  22. 10 Reasons to Visit Alabama State Parks in Winter

    Thinner crowds, reduced rates, and amazing views are just a few of the 10 reasons to visit Alabama state parks in winter.

  23. 48 Hours in Manteo: Alligators, Wolves & More!

    During this 48-hour Manteo itinerary, you'll see fantastic wildlife and explore the waterfront, gardens, shops, and restaurants.

  24. A Guide to Ultras in the Southeast

    Here's a guide to the top ultra races for every state and every season in the Southeast.

  25. A Family Guide to the NC Kids in Parks Program

    North Carolina's Kids in Parks Program is a great resource for families who are new to outdoor activities.

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