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Exploring the Outdoors in the Pacific Northwest

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Exploring the great outdoors of Washington and Oregon is an adventure that every nature lover should experience. From the rugged coastline to the towering mountains, these states offer some of the most diverse and breathtaking landscapes in the country. As someone who has spent a significant amount of time exploring the Pacific Northwest, I can …

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Kayaking Pictured Rocks

Pictured Rocks

I had the opportunity of kayaking along the stunning Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan. The intimidating waters of Lake Superior, the towering sandstone cliffs, and the colorful rock formations make for an unforgettable experience. Pictured Rocks kayaking is a popular activity for both locals and tourists alike. With miles of unique shoreline to explore, …

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Visiting El Yunque in Puerto Rico

El Yunque

If you’re looking for a tropical getaway, then look no further than El Yunque! Located on the northeastern side of the island, this national rainforest is home to many waterfalls and hiking trails. It’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Puerto Rico, and for good reason – it’s absolutely beautiful. Orientation to Puerto …

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Exploring the NY Finger Lakes Area

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You have probably heard of the Finger Lakes. This area of upstate New York is known for its beautiful, rugged landscape, a group of lakes each with a different personality, and small, quaint resort towns. Set where the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains meet, the Finger Lakes sit inside a triangle with Rochester, Syracuse, and Ithaca …

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