I love my time in the wilderness, and I enjoy challenging trips, but even with all of the extreme adventures I’ve undertaken, there’s one adventure I’m not quite ready to tackle: backpacking with a toddler!
The hardwoods, hilly horizon, and sandy shores of the Wisconsin River offer seclusion and wilderness that can rival the BWCA. Check out this nearby paddling destination and start planning your trip to the lower Wisconsin River!
Paddle and portage from one secluded and undeveloped lake to another with only wilderness and wildlife by your side in WI’s little-known and tucked-away Birchwood Canoe Routes. Check out our weekend in Birchwood and start planning your own getaway—just don’t tell anyone about this pristine paddling destination!
Looking for an easy, fun, close-to-home family vacation that gets your kids outdoors? Check out our trip to the Upper Mississippi River Valley, WI's Driftless Area, and Devil's Lake—with a quick stop at WI Dells!
Tucked away in Wisconsin's Northern Highlands-American Legion State Forest is Lost Canoe Lake, filled with wildlife and outdoor scenery we didn't expect. Check out our latest paddle through northeastern Wisconsin!
The Sylvania Wilderness Area in Michigan's U.P. offers a fantastic canoe camping experience. A smaller, but attractive alternative to the BWCA! Check out my visit and start planning your next adventure in Sylvania!
We got married and decided to celebrate in Kauai with a honeymoon of hiking, kayaking, exploring, and a little oceanside R&R! It was an unforgettable experience on a small island that offers so many big outdoor options.
What do you think of when you think of Yellowstone National Park? Cliché. Hours in the car. Bored kids. Annoyed adults. Me, too! As it turned out, Yellowstone National Park is an incredible family vacation and a unique way for your kids to experience the outdoors--and it can be as easy or as involved as you want it to be. Check out our trip to this awe-inspiring national park!
I was excited to finally attend the Maine Canoe Symposium this year! It's a fantastic event for anyone wanting to learn more about canoes, wilderness camping, and paddling skills, or for anyone who just wants to hang out with fellow bush nuts.
When life gives you lemons, the outdoors can help you make lemonade! Check out Scott's latest adventure as he takes an unscheduled drive home from Chicago off the interstate and into the hilly, unglaciated region of southwest Wisconsin--turning around his sour mood.