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13 Tips | How To Find Hiking Trails Wherever You Are [2021]

Do you ever set out to hike with family or friends but don’t know how to find hiking trails in your area? I’ve definitely had trouble knowing where to find hiking trails, both near our home and when we are traveling. As we’ve dug through a variety of resources, we’ve had lots of luck finding …

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One Simple Way To Help Kids Connect With Nature

How often do you just let your kids explore nature and relish in its beauty? Try this simple trick to help kids connect with nature. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to help kids connect with nature. If we want to raise future citizens of the world who care about the planet, we …

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7 Places To Find Free Eco-Friendly Educational Projects For Kids

Looking for nature-based, screen-free activities for your kids that foster an appreciation for the planet and environment? Check out this list of free eco-friendly educational programs and projects for kids, some of which are aligned or consistent with national academic standards. I’m sure nearly all of us have heard our kids whine about being bored …

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Fun Ways To Enjoy Nature In Your Neck of the Woods

What better way to fall in love with nature than spending time immersed in it? Visiting National Parks to see some of nature’s most glorious works implores us to better protect our environment, but we can’t (nor should we) all travel around the world visiting every National Park to connect with nature. Here are lots …

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Beginner Tips for Planning a Vacation to a National Park

Getting ready for your first trip to a National Park? Check out these beginner tips to make sure you’re on the right track and will fully enjoy your adventure. I took my first trip to a national park in June, visiting Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks in Utah. My in-laws planned the entire trip, …

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Flexible Itineraries For Family Travel with Kids

Family travel can get stressful. Kids flip from lovely to grumpy in minutes, and a change in plans can feel like a royal disaster. However, incorporating a bit of flexibility and downtime into family travel can make all the difference. Although we grew up in Minnesota and my parents still hold down the fort there, …

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