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Mesa Falls, Idaho

Mesa Falls, Idaho

  Anyone near Targhee national forest has most likely heard of Mesa Falls. I’ve personally been there a few times, and it is a well-known spot with lots of traffic during the summer. At the upper falls, you can find any information you need at […]

Your Guide to Hammocking

Your Guide to Hammocking

If my town is anything like the rest of the country, people are becoming obsessed with hammocks this summer. Brightly colored hammocks sway from trees in every park you pass. In the year I’ve owned it, I have stargazed in it, camped overnight, read books in […]

Packsaddle Lake, Idaho

Packsaddle Lake, Idaho

Hidden in Big Hole Mountains near Driggs, Idaho, Packsaddle Lake is a great spot to cool off in the summer. My roommates and I went near the end of July, and while the hike was hot, the water was cold. That didn’t stop us or the […]

Four Ways to Explore Your Town and Improve Your Summer

Four Ways to Explore Your Town and Improve Your Summer

After the surprise of blue skies and warm weather wears off, most people usually find themselves back inside. Sure, maybe you can be productive inside and finally finished the new season of your favorite show on Netflix, but there is so much you’ll be missing just on […]

Five Hikes Near Rexburg You’ve Never Heard Of

Five Hikes Near Rexburg You’ve Never Heard Of

If you have lived in Rexburg for more than a semester, chances are you’ve probably heard the same hikes mentioned over and over again. With Yellowstone, Targhee National Forest and Craters of the Moon so close by, there must be more hikes. Here is a […]

How to Stay Cool this Summer

How to Stay Cool this Summer

A heat wave hit Rexburg this week. On June 3, the recorded high was 78 degrees according to wunderground.com. In Rexburg, the average high temperatures in July is 83 degrees according to usclimatedata.com. With the heat approaching, here are ways to stay cool this summer. […]

25 Cheap Spring Activities

Spring has arrived! In honor of the warmth, my roommate and I set up my Kammock in a park near my apartment. Walking up to our perfect spot, a group slacklined nearby and children played in ecstasy. Two other people had a hammock set up […]

How to Entertain Yourself on a Solo Road Trip

How to Entertain Yourself on a Solo Road Trip

In preparation for a 24 hour long road trip spanning over 1600 miles, I looked at at least 20 blogs and websites, looking for ideas for entertaining oneself on a solo trip. I was disappointed to find none of them had any tips I liked. […]

Learning to Love Hiking

Last week I took my friend to Starved Rock. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been to that park. In the Chicago area, if you want unique terrain, not flat prairies, it’s about the best place you can find. One of my favorite things to do at […]

How to Find a Hike Anywhere

How to Find a Hike Anywhere

If you’re like me, you love finding hikes while you travel. Sometimes it’s frustrating to see so many opportunities for hiking but to not know where to look for an actual trail. Finding a hike can be difficult, especially finding the right one. The more obvious […]