Summer Adventure Guide

by Justyna Frank


  • Adventure Planning 101
  • Preliminary route planning and research:
    • TraiLink by Rails To Trails Conservancy lets you search bike trails by location, length, and other criteria. For a small annual subscription fee you gain access to offline trail maps which you can download before you embark on your next journey.
    • Alltrails is another good app for doing preliminary trails research and download maps for offline use.
    • Real Maps! For imagining adventures, and getting the bird’s eye view of your planned destination, there’s no substitute for topographic maps. While they may be too bulky to carry along on a hike or bike ride, they are invaluable in the planning stages of the trip.

Sample Local Destinations


Here are some ideas for tiny outings when you only have a few hours:



Packing Lists

Featuring our favorite outdoor gear for adventures of any size.

Food & Recipes