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Adventure storyteller, outdoor explorer, and taco eater from the west. If you're in the California area, let's go on an adventure.

Hike to Fall Creek Falls

Pikeville, Tennessee

Fall Creek Falls State Park is sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau.

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Hike Mt. Livermore

Belvedere Tiburon, California

Unless you own a boat or a kayak, this adventure requires a ride on the Blue and Gold Ferry from Pier 41 in San Francisco. But let’s be honest, that’s actually half the fun.

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Run Griffith Observatory's West Trail

Los Angeles, California

The trail starts near Dell Picnic area, near the Trails Cafe.

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Camp on Prewitt Ridge

Big Sur, California

After much time in Big Sur, it became quickly apparent that Prewitt Ridge is the crown jewel of camping in the area.

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Explore Lula Lake Land Trust

Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Lula Lake Land Trust may only be accessible on the first and last Saturday of every month, but a visit to this North Georgia park is well worth planning for.

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Hike to Rainbow Falls

Signal Mountain, Tennessee

Most Rainbow Lake Trail hikers have seen or heard the majestic Rainbow Falls, but fewer have ventured down the treacherous path to the falls themselves.

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Bonfire at Muir Beach

Muir Beach, California

Take in a scenic sunset and enjoy the warmth of a bonfire on the beach! Muir Beach changes the number of fire pits it has seasonally.

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Hike the West Rim Trail to Cherokee Falls

Rising Fawn, Georgia

Good luck finding something you dislike about Cloudland Canyon State Park - one of Georgia's largest and most scenic parks.

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Relax at Sunset Rock

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Sunset Rock provides spectacular access to the Bluff and Gum Spring Trails for hiking, is home to some of the top trad climbing routes in the area, and is perfect for residents and visitors alike who.

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Hike to Edwards Point

Signal Mountain, Tennessee

The Signal Point to Edwards Points trail serves as the southernmost leg of the Cumberland Trail, winding through part of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

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Camp at Cloudland Canyon State Park

Rising Fawn, Georgia

If you're looking to camp somewhere with exceptional hiking and beautiful waterfalls, Southeastern Tennessee locals know not to look further than Lookout Mountain.

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Stroll Chattanooga's Walnut Street Bridge

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga's Walnut Street Bridge was once almost demolished, but instead it was revitalized to be one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.

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Hike to Big Sur's Tin House

Big Sur, California

When it comes to the beauty of Big Sur, a half day on Tanbark Trail to the Tin House captures it all.

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Photograph Dante's View of Death Valley

Inyo County, California

In all of Death Valley National Park, Dante's View might just be the best spot to watch the light fade away after a long day.

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Explore the Grand Canyon in Winter

Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

From snow-dusted red rocks to dramatically painted evening skies, winter brings out a side of the Grand Canyon that is rarely seen at other times of the year.

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Camp at the Calpine Fire Lookout

Calpine, California

I think all explorers agree there is nothing more serene than being surrounded by nothing but wilderness. If you are one of these said explorers, a trip to Calpine's fire lookout is a must.

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Backpack Graveyard Fields-Black Balsam Knob Circuit

Canton, North Carolina

When the weather is in your favor, these treeless mountain tops will have your jaw on the floor with layers upon layers of Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Soaking in Queen's Bath

Princeville, Hawaii

Between the frequent rains and the often overcast forecast, Kauai is not always the typical Hawaiian tropical getaway people dream of.

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Relax at Kauai's Secret Beach

Kilauea, Hawaii

Is a so-called ‘secret beach’ that sits on Secret Beach Road considered secret anymore? Perhaps not, but don’t let that deter you from exploring the depths of Kauai’s renown Kauapea Beach, more widel.

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Photograph Snoopers Rock

Chattanooga, Tennessee

To hit one of the best panoramic views of the Tennessee River Gorge, head into Prentice Cooper State Forest and head straight for Snoopers Rock.

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Hike through the Laurel Snow Pocket Wilderness

Dayton, Tennessee

The Laurel-Snow Trail was the first National Recreation Trail designated in Tennessee and at just under 35 miles from downtown Chattanooga, it is perfect for a day hike, for a day of climbing, or for.

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Camp Under Red Rock Canyon

Kern County, California

Red Rock Canyon is a must stop for those driving along Highway 14 between the Owens and Antelope Valleys.

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Bike or Run the Tennessee Riverwalk

Chattanooga, Tennessee

The Tennessee Riverwalk is a part of the Tennessee Riverpark System that features the Coolidge Park, Renaissance Park, Ross's Landing, and the Walnut Street Bridge, all jewels of downtown Chattanooga.

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Park Day at Renaissance Park

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Renaissance Park is a 23-acre urban wetlands park, snuggled between the Market Street Bridge and Cherokee Blvd. on Chattanooga's North Shore.

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Paddle String Lake and Leigh Lake

Alta, Wyoming

Whether you have your own canoe, kayak, or stand up paddle board or you need to rent, paddling the String Lake and Leigh Lake circuit is a less beaten path through Grand Teton National Park.

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Mountain Bike Raccoon Mountain

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Raccoon Mountain is an extensive, yet newer system of singletrack that circle the TVA Raccoon Mountain pumped storage facility, just 15 minutes east of downtown.

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Camp on Leigh Lake

Alta, Wyoming

Because it's only accessible by canoe, kayak, or foot, the 8 Leigh Lake campsites have a solitary backcountry feel to them while providing all the necessities for an enjoyable night under Mt.

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Backpack to Hanakoa Valley

Kilauea, Hawaii

Hanakoa Falls is one of two large waterfalls along Na Pali Coast.

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Climb at the Tramway of Mount San Jacinto

Palm Springs, California

John Muir once wrote, "The view from San Jacinto is the most sublime spectacle to be found anywhere on this earth!" So it's no surprise that this is a sought after destination for hikers and climbers.

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Mountain Bike Alabama Hills Loop

Lone Pine, California

This 14.7 mile loop has some fun single track descents through the gorgeous Alabama Hills.

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Run or Hike to First and Second Lake via Big Pine Creek North Fork

Bishop, California

The North Fork of Big Pine Creek is often cited as having the most unbelievable scenery reachable in a single day. And it's hard to disagree.

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Photographing the Racetrack

Inyo County, California

Tucked away in the remote northern end of Death Valley is a strange, lonely place: the Racetrack.

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Camp Along the Sonoma Coast

Jenner, California

My favorite spots are ones that flush you into another world, seemingly far away from the one you came from. In just over 2 hours from San Francisco, you will find a state park that does just that.

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