Get Outdoors

Do You Want to Learn How to Play Outside?

Do You Want to Learn How to Play Outside?

One thing that I try and teach my kids is you can never stop learning. In a previous post, I talked about I didn’t grow up with an outdoors influence. I have had to learn it all on my own. Recently I came across some great […]

8 Apps that Make for a Super Camping and Hiking Experience

8 Apps that Make for a Super Camping and Hiking Experience

As much as I like to disconnect, sometimes you just have to be connected. In the world that we live in now, it is almost dangerous not to have some sorta instant media. So I’ve decided to take advantage and use it to help make […]

How Do You Plan on Celebrating Earth Day?

How Do You Plan on Celebrating Earth Day?

This year Earth Day is April 22nd. This year’s campaign is all about environmental & climate literacy. According to the web-sight, that means: “We need to build a global citizenry fluent in the concepts of climate change and aware of its unprecedented threat to our planet. […]

10 Ideas for Outdoor Love and Romance

10 Ideas for Outdoor Love and Romance

Valentines day is just a few short weeks off and many of you GUYS are still looking for that special way to show some love. You need something sweet and romantic, with no distractions from the kids. Somewhere you can be alone doing something you […]

Can Hiking Really Change Your Brain?

Can Hiking Really Change Your Brain?

No more excuses. There is now a medically necessary reason for you to hit the trails. Hiking has become a prescription. Doctors have discovered that getting back to nature can scientifically reduce depression, anxiety and even reduce the symptoms of ADHD.  We already know the […]

I Want to be an Outdoor Woman

I Want to be an Outdoor Woman

Taking my family camping or hiking or just getting outside with them bring me so much happiness. Having a Boy Scout, I’ve learned about wilderness survival and the fundamentals of camping and hiking. I’ve learned what gear to take, how much water you will need […]

Do You Know What the WMA Can Do for You?

Do You Know What the WMA Can Do for You?

Just recently we discovered our states WMA (Wildlife Management Area). A state organization the helps you to get outside with your family, sponsoring many different activities. Spending time outside with your kids is probably one of the most rewarding things you can do. For many […]

Don’t Forget About Your National Parks

Don’t Forget About Your National Parks

When you think of National Parks you immediately think of places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, or Glacier National Park. But did you know there are more than 412 parks covering more that 84 million acres across the U.S. and surrounding territories. With that being said I’m […]

National Get Outdoor Month

National Get Outdoor Month

For those of us who love the great outdoors June is our favorite month. Its National Get Outdoors Month. Started in 2008 as National Get Outdoors Day it encourages people (especially kids) to connect with nature and a healthy lifestyle. The day has evolved into […]

Where Do I Start?

Where Do I Start?

Any journey begins with the first step. So you’ve decided to give camping a try. You’re channeling your inner Survivorman; it’s time to disconnect from the hustle of life and get back to nature. So now what? Every experienced camper has been exactly where you […]