How to Hike the Appalachian Trail

Throwing caution to the wind and hiking a trail that is 2,179 miles long is not something you do lightly. The Appalachian Trail was conceived of by Benton MacKaye in 1921, finally completed in 1937 and is now the narrowest national park in the United States. ...more
I want to do this so bad!  My husband and I have decided that when our kids are older we will ...more

Adventures in Backpacking

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Take a hike down the Appalachian Trail.

Fall is the perfect time for hiking and camping out. The weather's great and the bugs are at a minimum. The smell of woodsmoke seems to always put me in a great mood too....more

Take a hike down the Appalachian Trail.

Fall is the perfect time for hiking and camping out. The weather's great and the bugs are at a minimum. The smell of woodsmoke seems to always put me in a great mood too....more

Best of Budget Travel April

Since April’s Budget Travel includes an article titled “How it Pays to Be Green,” you might have thought it would be included in this edition of the Best of BT. You’d be wrong and we’ll explain the reasons behind its exclusion in another post coming soon. ...more