Even though we city folk are well-versed with Old Man Winter, many Chicagoans dislike and complain about it nonetheless. But the one thing we do know is that the best way to deal with the cold and the snow is to embrace it, and a great
The summer is almost over and so is the canoeing season; however, fall is still a great chance to get out on the water before winter. Fall foliage from a canoe is a great way to view the yearly autumnal phenomenon. Four southwest Wisconsin canoe
Looking for a cool new urban adventure this summer? Have you always wanted to paddle a canoe, but did not know where to begin? Do you like beer?
If you have asked yourself any of these questions, then a guided trip with the Friends of the
Seattle, Washington is known for urban adventure and is famous for being in the shadow of Mt. Ranier. Likewise, other cities in the Pacific Northwest sit in the tourist shade of Seattle, and it's not the only city in the Evergreen state noted for its exceptional
Although the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is a nine-hour drive from Chicago, for many residents, the wilderness holds a magical place in their heart.
This might be due to the fact that the BWCA is the closest place to Chicago where you can actually dip
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie was established in 1996, making it the first national tallgrass prairie and the closest federally protected outdoors area to Chicago. It is less than 50 miles from Chicago down Interstate 55.
And yet, Despite this, many Chicagoans have not heard about it.
Nicaragua is a small country in Central America about the size of the state of New York. Despite its small stature, the country is home to 19 volcanoes. This is why the country is known as the land of volcanoes and lakes. They are very
After nine days of snow in February fell and melted, and as the days grow warmer and longer, it's time to leave winter for a spring outdoor adventure. A perfect segue for this time period is Canoecopia. This is the world’s biggest paddlesport exhibition, which takes place
The city of Chicago got a little more exciting thanks to the Adventurists Convention that took place last weekend. It started with a movie night debut of their newest adventure at the Davis Theater and concluded with a black tie affair at the Stan Mansion on
[caption id="attachment_27763" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Somewhere along the American Birkebeiner Trail between Cable and Hayward, Wisconsin[/caption]
While nine days of snow melted away in Chicago, nearly perfect ski conditions awaited Nordic ski adventurers from 49 states (where were you, Oklahoma) and over 30 countries in Hayward, Wisconsin. They came