Lifestyle

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

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Everything You Need to Know About Off-Grid Living

Guide to living off-the-grid: tiny home

The Pros & Cons of Living Off the Land

Epic adventures: Scotland fly-fishing

Your Year in Adventure: 12 Epic Trips for the Land Aficionado

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One Horse Open Sleigh: A History of “Jingle Bells”

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Everything You Need to Know About Off-Grid Living
Guide to living off-the-grid: tiny home
The Pros & Cons of Living Off the Land
Epic adventures: Scotland fly-fishing
Your Year in Adventure: 12 Epic Trips for the Land Aficionado
winter sleigh ride on ice
One Horse Open Sleigh: A History of “Jingle Bells”
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.

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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.

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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.

Sunset over Blue Mountain Ranch in Uvalde County, Texas

Listing of the Week: Blue Mountain Ranch, Texas

Located between Uvalde and Knippa, Texas, this awesome high-fenced 2,280± acre ranch offers incredible commercial hunting opportunities.

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Listing of the Week: Ghurka Founder Marley Hodgson Lists His Colorado Guest Ranch for $8.3 Million

A stunning wilderness property nestled within a valley of the West Elk Wilderness of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Smith Fork Ranch was assembled and designed by Ghurka leather goods founder Marley Hodgson.

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Survival 101: How to Survive a Snake Encounter on the Trail

Snake encounters are uncommon, and snake bites even more so, but it’s always important to read up on snake safety on the trail, just in case you come across one of these slithery creatures.

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The Wild Side of Business: Adding Flavor to the Outdoor Experience

A mile-high look at a few cornerstone considerations for enhancing the outdoor enterprise through the culinary compartment.

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Top Summer Hikes for Land Lovers (& How to Make the Most of Them)

When people in other industries go on vacation, they want to get as far away from anything relating to their business as possible. In the land industry, land experts and landowners take a break from land by… going to see more land! Here are our picks for five perfect hikes for land lovers.

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In the Spotlight: Melody Golding is an Ardent, Adventurous Observer

Melody Golding is an author, photographer and artist living in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

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Loving Life in the Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountain Foothills

Take it from two people who did and who truly believe they reside in one of the most magnificent places in our great country. Everything about the Bighorn Mountain Foothills of Wyoming says "welcome home."

Horseback riding in the Bighorn Moutain Foothills region near Sheridan, Wyoming

Just West of Worry, You’ll Find the Wonderful Sheridan Lifestyle

Just west of worry, you’ll find the wonderful Sheridan lifestyle from the peaks of the beautiful Bighorn Mountains to the working ranches below.

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Destination Spotlight: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa

The Museum & Aquarium’s vision is to become the world’s leader in interpreting and protecting the life, history and culture of our rivers, to create a more global, knowledgeable and engaged citizen.

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6 Great Summer Swimming Holes

With the arrival of the summer swelter, we dive into a few of our favorite swimming holes around the country, from clear Hill Country pools to clothing-optional mountain springs with a view!

Q&A with Kathy Shea Mormino, aka “The Chicken Chick”

We recently had the pleasure of connecting with Kathy Shea Mormino, author of The Chicken Chick’s Guide to Backyard Chickens: ...

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The Quest of McKenna Quinn to Make the Perfect Upland Shirt for Women

Meet Amber Haynes, founder of women's upland fashion shop McKenna Quinn. Starting with shirts, the company is expanding into hunting pants and style accessories for ladies who love to hunt game birds and shoot clays.

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Georgia Pellegrini Debuts Her New “Wild Food” TV Show on Travel Channel

Georgia Pellegrini's new TV show, "Wild Food", is set to debut on the Travel Channel and take viewers on a journey around the globe to source new foods that will go into a meal that Georgia will prepare at the end of each episode.

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How to Get the Country’s Favorite National Parks (Almost) to Yourself this Summer

America's favorite national parks are popular for good reasons: dramatic landscapes, pristine ecosystems, epic wildlife and iconic vistas, to name but a few. But there are ways to enjoy stunners like Grand Canyon, Glacier and Great Smoky national parks without the crowds. Find out how here.

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5 Tips for Hiking With Your Dog

Learn useful tips for hiking with your dog that will ensure a safe trail experience and give you a chance to bond and spend a great time with your dog outdoors.

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Gallery: An 1890s Dairy Barn Rebuilt

When JLF Architects Principal Paul Bertelli spotted an 1890s stone barn on a defunct Montana dairy farm, he knew just the client who’d appreciate its Old World resilience and charm. Here's a gallery of images from the renovated property in eastern Montana.

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Water Worlds: A Paddleboarder’s Guide to Exploring the Outdoors

The founder of Floating Authority, a gear-review site for paddleboards, kayaks and other paddling equipment, gives us his top picks for where to paddleboard in the U.S.