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Rivers

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Camping Connection – Florida’s Flatwater

By Bill Steiden
The popular image of canoeing is eternally linked with 1972’s Deliverance – four men shooting deadly Class V rapids on a wild, remote river in wooden canoes. And that wasn’t the riskiest part of their adventure.

But…

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Good for the Body, Great for the Soul: Kayaking Tips for Women

By Dian Jordan
Broken Bow, Oklahoma – Kayaking is one of the most wonderful outdoor experiences you can have. It gives you the freedom to float on water, enjoy nature at its best and have a great physical workout. There…

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Camping Connection – National Park Alternatives

By Bill Steiden
America’s national parks are due for a celebration. The first, Yellowstone, was declared in 1872, and it was President Woodrow Wilson who established the National Park Service in 1916. But President Theodore Roosevelt, whose term in office…

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Nantes: A Fresh View of France

Story and photos by Betsy Marvin
If you follow the Loire River southwest of Paris past Blois and all those grand chåteaux, near the end about thirty miles short of the Atlantic, you will find the astonishing city of…

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Old Saybrook and the Connecticut River

By Cindy Murphy-Tofig
History is everywhere in Connecticut. The southern New England state is home to the nation’s oldest public art museum – the Wadsworth Atheneum, in Hartford – as well as a university that’s a good bit older…

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Camping Connection: Clean, Cool & Clear – Florida’s Answer to the Summer Heat

By Bill Steiden
Ever since the early European explorers set foot in Florida, people have been coming to its subtropical peninsula in search of treasure. The quest continues, though the goal now is not to find gold and jewels, but…

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Camping Connection: Whitewater Rafting the Nantahala River, North Carolina

By Chris Reinolds
Rushing rapids, cool water and stunning scenery are just a few of the ways to describe the experience of paddling a raft on the Nantahala River in North Carolina.
The Nantahala, a Cherokee Indian term meaning…

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Gracious Graz

Story and photos by Betsy Marvin
You think you’ve done Austria? Visited Vienna, loved Linz, stuck on Salzburg, intrigued by Innsbruck? How about directing your sights southeastward, over the snow-capped mountains toward the lovely city of Graz?
A rich history,…

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Staying in Belize…

…in a small, romantic and affordable hotel nestled off the coast of Central America.
Story and photos by Stacey Dougherty

Nothing quite beats getting away from it all when that means jetting off to a remote island in the…

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