Chicago Trails for the Best Fall Foliage

Chicago Trails for the Best Fall Foliage

With temperatures starting to decline and the leaves beginning to fall, now is a better time than ever to hit the trails. You’d be surprised how many trails are within two hours of Chicago that offer beautiful fall foliage this time of year. Thanks to Jeff Banowetz,...
The Best Winter Hikes in the U.S.

The Best Winter Hikes in the U.S.

You may think that just because it’s winter and (depending on where you live), it’s cold outside and there may be snow on the ground, that’s an excuse to confine all of your physical activity to the indoors. Hiking is not an activity many people associate with winter-...
Seven Great National Parks to Hike Through

Seven Great National Parks to Hike Through

National parks play a vital and storied role in the American fabric. The National Park Service just celebrated its 100th birthday on August 25, 2016, commemorating the establishment of the parks system on August 25, 1916. Today, with 409 park sites spread over 84...