Wellness Activities

Hiking the Florida Trail

Hiking the Florida Trail – Green Swamp East Tract

Hiking the Florida Trail is the ultimate in outdoor adventures in the Sunshine State. Most people have heard of the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail, but the Florida Trail is less known and much less used than its counterparts. The 1,300 mile Florida National Scenic Trail begins in the Everglades and ends at the …

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Outdoor Travel Adventures in the French Alps

10 Must-Do Outdoor Adventure Travel Trips in the South of France

Outdoor adventure travel and France may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but France has an overwhelming number of trails, coastal paths, and parks to keep you busy for a lifetime. From the coast to the Alps, the South of France is rich in hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, thermal baths, and medieval …

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Lake Monroe Conservation Area

Lake Monroe Conservation Area: Exploring Florida Trails

What I love best about Florida is that you only have to go a few miles in any direction to find deeply wooded forests or swampland. We recently checked out the Lake Monroe Conservation Area in West Volusia County. Located off of state route 415, is the St. John’s River Water Management District which includes …

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Tick Tock Ultra Race

Tick Tock Ultra Race – You Don’t Stop for 12 Hours

There is something magical about the ultra running community. The runners are just nice and caring. So are the volunteers and race directors. There is a friendship in spending good money to push yourself to the upper limits for fun. The Tick Tock Ultra Race in Lakeland, Florida is a perfect race for experts and …

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Niagara Falls, Runcation, Niagara Falls Marathon, Wellness Weekend Getaway

Niagara Falls Marathon Runcation Guide – Wellness Weekend for Runners

The Niagara Falls Marathon and Half Marathon should be on every runner’s wish list! Besides spending an entire weekend in gorgeous Niagara Falls, Canada, the race is scenic and well organized. In this blog post, I have provided additional information on how we spent a runcation marathon weekend in Niagara Falls, Canada. It’s the ultimate …

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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking the Cotswold Way

Charming villages, old English pubs, and plenty of history can be found along the Cotswold Way, a 102-mile walking path that crosses through the most beautiful of England’s landscapes. Along the Cotswold Way you travel back in history to ancient civilizations and see how time has changed little. Sheep have grazed these hills for centuries …

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C & O Canal Towpath

5 Can’t Miss Spots on the C & O Canal Towpath Trail

The Columbus & Ohio (C & O) Canal National Historic Park is a flat, shaded, and forested trail of 184.5 miles from Georgetown in Washington, D. C. to Cumberland, Maryland. The canal is the site of over 250 years of American history including the French and Indian War, Civil War, passage to the West, birth …

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Central Florida Legends Marathon

7 Experiences You’ll Only Have at the Central Florida Legends Marathon

Have you heard? A new marathon is coming to Central Florida! Oak-tree canopied paths provide a beautiful setting for crushing your running goals this fall. The route is flat, fast, and is a USATF Certified Boston Marathon Qualifier. The Central Florida Legends Marathon offers paved trails and roads through Old Florida on the Spring-to-Spring Trail …

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