Category Archives: Adventure​

The Maine Attraction Featured in Home By Design

Mount Desert, Bar Harbor, and Acadia National Park From rugged coastlines and islands to countless hiking and biking trails, Maine is a New England treasure. Without a doubt, Maine’s top destination and crowning jewel is Mount Desert Island and its town of Bar Harbor (pronounced Bah Hahbah). Known as the gateway to Acadia National Park…
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5 Minute Adventure Travel Video of the Road to Hana Maui Hawaii

Have you always wanted to drive the Road to Hana on Maui, Hawaii? Perhaps you want to relive your epic Road to Hana experience? Join me (Author and Adventurer, Heidi Siefkas) for a fast-forward 5-Minute Road to Hana road trip in Maui, Hawaii. See the best waterfalls, beaches, swimming pools, and hikes. This video is…
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Hawaii Travel Tips 2020 Fall and Winter

As a resident of Hawaii and travel lover, I wanted to share a little aloha with my simple Hawaii travel tips for Fall and Winter 2020. For many months now, Hawaii's travel rules and regulations have been changing by the day faster than the weather atop Haleakala. Instead of surfing the web and wasting previous…
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Three of the Best US Hiking Trails

If you are craving some adventure, then getting out into the fresh air is one of the best things that you can do at the moment. Fresh air, space to distance and roam around, means that a hiking trip is always going to be a good idea. But where are the best trails to go…
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Planning Your Post-Pandemic Adventure

2020 has put a solid halt on most of our travel plans for the year. The establishment of a worldwide pandemic back in March has changed the way that the majority of us live. For months, we spent all of our time indoors within the confines of our own homes. As restrictions are being lifted,…
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Paddling Home – Boundary Waters Minnesota

Paddling, wandering, and camping can do wonders for the soul when disconnected from Wi-Fi and reconnected with nature—despite the occasional obstacles. The pops and whistles from our campfire were the percussion section of the starry night's playlist. The songs of loons calling their mates replaced my ever-running to-do list in my head, reminding me how…
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Look Up from a Tent in the Boundary Waters Minnesota

Earlier this month, I took off with my PIC to wander where there was no wi-fi, cellphone reception, and most importantly no 24/7 news and pandemic updates. We set our sights on the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Both of us grew up in the Midwest (myself a Sconie, Brian Minnesota-nice), but surprisingly neither one of…
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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Travel Tips – Minnesota Adventure Travel

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is a pristine wilderness of over a million acres in Northern Minnesota. And, the best way to explore the Boundary Waters is in the name, by canoe. So, when in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, you must paddle. Like many, if you’re looking for an outdoor adventure to recharge…
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Unforgettable Adventures for You to Try in Utah

Utah isn’t short of natural wonders. From sprawling deserts to snow-capped mountains to lush forests, the state practically has it all. This makes it the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers. Below are just some of the top outdoor adventures to try in Utah. Take a paddle in Great Salt Lake Utah’s Great Salt Lake is…
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