See why Oak Openings was named one of the 200 "Last Great Places on Earth" by the Nature Conservancy.
Minneapolis, Minnesota. Not typically the place you would imagine spending a weekend getaway at, right? We recently had the opportunity to spend a long weekend in the city and I was incredibly surprised by how much I enjoyed this trip. If you've ever wanted a fun getaway weekend in a walkable city with great restaurants, [...]
Have you been looking for a way to track your trips and adventures in a visually compelling way? Do you get satisfaction from checking things off your list, or in this case, pinning them to a map? I've seen ads for these types of maps show up a lot lately in my Facebook and Instagram [...]
As always it seems time is going by so quickly! It's already mid-May and I haven't had a chance to recap my hikes from April. Between work and vacation the month has slipped away. So, I'll get right down to it. Here is my hiking recap for the month of April. Hike #14: Lakefront Nature [...]
Did you know that Cleveland Metroparks is home to 18 reservations, spanning 23,000 miles in the greater Cleveland area? From what I've experienced, it seems like a lot of people living in the area didn't or still don't know that there's so much to see and explore outside the city limits. I often receive comments [...]
March is officially over and that means four more hikes under my belt, and it means we're getting that much closer to spring! Even with some terrible weather this month, I was able to stick to the challenge and get outside at least once a week. Here's where I went. Hike #9: Bedford Reservation, 2.15 miles Bedford [...]
Month two of the 52 hike challenge is officially under my belt! I was able to explore some new areas and visit old favorites as well. While it was a quick month, I made sure to make the most of every hike. Hike #5: Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, 5 miles My friend and I [...]