Lifestyle

From local wildlife to recreation on your own property, the land lifestyle is unique in every way.

Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Idaho

4 Out-of-the-Box Spots for Fall Fun

Apple picking, pumpkin patches, leaf peeping—there are so many ways to appreciate the beauty of land during autumn. If you are looking for some out-of-the-box ways to have fun this fall, check out these unique attractions across America!

South Carolina Lowcountry landscape

The South Carolina Lowcountry Region Is in Its Own Little World

It’s a region where you can find Spanish Moss hanging off century-old oak trees, bright green saltwater marshes and towering sand dunes at the local family friendly beaches.

image of picnic table from Open Range cookbook

Jay Bentley Explores the Culinary World of Open Range Cuisine

Open Range, written by Jay Bentley and Patrick Dillon, serves up generous portions of meat—including venison, quail, duck, elk, fish, pork, and beef—in near-excess, and all manner of favorite local steakhouse sides.

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Maximizing Your Outdoor Adventure Vacations

When it comes to adventure-type vacations, such as hunting, fishing, backcountry hiking and camping, rafting, and other outdoor excursions, the enjoyment and satisfaction levels of the end-result will often boil down to how well prepared the traveler is for the trip, mentally, physically, and gear-wise.

View from Stone Mountain in Georgia

Explore the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia

The Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia are the most physically spectacular or unusual sites in the state—and they are both convenient and breathtaking!

Gallery: The Work of American Bird-Dog Artist David Lanier

The paintings of David Lanier, American bird-dog artist, reflect a deep appreciation for the beauty of nature.

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10 Best Fall Outdoor Adventures

It’s a perfect time of year for outdoor activities, from forest hikes to high-desert bike rides to paddling along a rugged shore. Here are our picks for ten of the best adventures across the United States this fall!

Vineyard in the Finger Lakes Wine Region of New York

6 Great Wine Destinations in the U.S. & Canada

Wine travel doesn’t have to mean a trip to France or Italy. There are thousands of vineyards and wineries waiting to be uncovered right here in North America. From the valleys of California to the fields of Quebec to North Carolina, wine destinations across the continent offer distinctive regional flavors, plus they’re easily accessible for a weekend getaway with your crew.

image of home for sale in Bath County, Virginia

Listing of the Week: Scenic Rural Retreat in Virginia’s Bath County

Virginia's River Ridge Ranch Estate occupies a scenic perch that movie buffs may recognize from the 1993 Richard Gere/Jodie Foster flick, Sommersby. This well-manicured property shares a boundary with the region's sprawling George Washington & Jefferson National Forests and overlooks the meandering Cowpasture River.

bear in forest

Survival 101: How to Use Bear Spray Effectively

Aggressive confrontations with bears are rare, but in that event, your best defense is bear spray. Here's what you need to know in case you do have a tangle with a bear on the trail.