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Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Florida

Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in Florida
Whether you’re just stepping into the wonders of camping or you’re a seasoned camper who’d never be caught in a hotel, you know…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Florida

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in Florida
While Florida is known for its lush resorts, there’s just no substitute for a night under the stars, especially when those nights come complete…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Florida

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in Florida
Despite the countless beach resorts and upscale hotels in Florida, camping throughout the state is still a favorite among locals and travelers alike.…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Florida

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in Florida
Whether it’s tucked away in the forest or sprawled out under the stars on the beach, camping in Florida is among the best because of the…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in Florida

5 Awesome RV Campsites in Florida
No matter what side of the compass you’re visiting, Florida’s many RV campsites are ready to be your home-on-the-go. Below you’ll…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Florida

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Florida
Running has amazing physical benefits, but when you add trail running into the mix, your workouts become even more rewarding. Trail running ups your…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Florida

5 Energizing Hikes in Florida
While Florida may be better known for its beautiful beaches and ocean views, the state also offers an incredible hiking scene that shouldn’t be…
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5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Florida

5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Florida
If you’re big into birdwatching, there’s no better place to roost with your binoculars than in Florida. The Sunshine State’s…
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Making the Most out of Highlands Hammock State Park

Making the Most out of Highlands Hammock State Park
Florida is known for having some of the best vacation spots, best restaurants, best theme parks, and a never-ending list of places worth visiting.…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Florida

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Florida
When it comes to Mother Nature, Florida’s got it all: oceans, lakes, swamps, camping, wildlife, and plenty of hiking trails that take you to…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Blue Spring State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Blue Spring State Park
Florida vacations don’t usually come cheap, but they don’t always have to put a dent in your bank account, either. Spending some time in…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Florida

5 Great Hiking Trails in Florida
Freshwater springs perfect for swimming, swamplands full of wildlife and more are waiting to be explored in Florida. Featuring some of the most…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Florida

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Florida
Without question, Florida offers some of the most stunning shoreline sights and scenic vistas in the entire country. With the following five…
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10 Best Watersport Retailers in Florida

10 Best Watersport Retailers in Florida
Florida’s never-ending coastline gives you every opportunity to enjoy your favorite watersports. From jet skiing and boating to stand up…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Florida

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Florida
Paddleboarding is widely known as one of the fastest growing watersports in the United States. With the recent uptick in interest, is it any surprise…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Florida

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Florida
There’s much to see and do in Florida, but to experience some of the state’s best features, you’ll need to leave your land legs…
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10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping

10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping
It’s sweltering out, and the air conditioning is beckoning, but you’re longing to get away on just one more camping trip of the summer.…
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How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide

How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide
As much as America is a country defined by grit, franchise hamburgers, and interstate highways, you could also say ours is a nation defined by deer.…
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5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Florida

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in Florida
The diverse range of waterways throughout the Sunshine State make for a satisfying experience for any kayaker! But for those just starting out,…
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10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer
Choosing a list of top 10 favorite deer hunting cartridges is no easy task, particularly since there are so many suitable cartridges that could make…
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Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success

Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success
The most natural tendency for bowhunters looking for the best place to ambush a big whitetail in the early season is to gravitate toward the field…
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5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States

5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States
Of the four seasons, fall is by far the most popular for riding ATVs that seat one or two people, and “side-by-sides” that seat two to…
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How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days

How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days
It’s hot, it’s humid and the dog days of summer are living up to their billing. But bass don’t stop biting just because the heat…
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Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!

Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!
Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is the fastest growing watersport in the world for good reason: It’s easy to learn, fun, refreshing, awesome core…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year

Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year
Archery industry manufacturers seem to have fractured into two factions lately. On one side you have high-end, uber-expensive equipment that while…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started

Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started
Whether you head out for a day across the bay or a jaunt into the wilds for a week-long adventure, paddling is one of the best outdoor activities you…
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Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today

Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today
Note: The following was adapted from Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids, By Eugene Buchanan, which is available on the author’s website.  It…
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6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun

6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun
Getting your kids into the paddle sports is all about keeping the fun quotient high and the hassle factor low. Our water sport expert shares his…
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Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water

Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water
“I Spy”: (“I spy something green, something wet, etc.”) – perhaps make a rule that it can only be something people…
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How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking
There once was a time when carrying electronic devices with us into the great outdoors was pretty much unthinkable. Fragile and expensive, such…
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How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids

How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids
When it comes to fishing with kids, conventional wisdom says to find a place where they can catch any fish with a high level of frequency and…
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Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro

Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro
Four-wheeling is a hands-on experience. You can gather a lot of driving tips from online stories, magazine articles and books, but to really get a…
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National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun

National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun
The National Shooting Sports Foundation has designated August as National Shooting Sports Month. This annual event is your chance to invite a friend…
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WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro

WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro
In August, Bryan Maess and his group were fishing near the mouth of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. A GoPro camera mounted on the…
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WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!

WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!
  This wakeboarder glided up next to his boat in style, managed to catch a beer, and then…you’ll just have to see what…
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How to Scout Deer the Easy Way

How to Scout Deer the Easy Way
The problem with scouting whitetails during mid-summer is that the woods are as uninviting as they’ll be all year. From hordes of mosquitoes to…
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WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat

WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat
A group of people on the Pangolin Photo Safari on the Chobe River in Botswana were greeted by an unlikely guest while zipping across the water. A…
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How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range
When it comes to long-range shooting at big game animals like deer and elk, the best advice is don’t do it. Do your hunting before you pull the…
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Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now

Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now
What if I told you about a hunting opportunity that’s happening right now, which offers abundant access to productive land, requires a minimum…
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9 Best Outdoor Festivals and Events in Florida

9 Best Outdoor Festivals and Events in Florida
Florida is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise and fortunately, there are plenty of ways to celebrate that passion. Across the state, you’ll…
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Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For

Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For
People have a lot of methods for picking a puppy, but most of them involve trying to evaluate a litter of six-week olds to find the right…
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WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash

WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash
While competing in the Red Bull Rampage, a freeride mountain bike competition held in Utah, rider Nicholi Rogatkin withstood one of the most…
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Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting

Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting
A couple of years ago I walked up to a trail camera in north-central Wisconsin to check the images. When I opened it up to retrieve the SD card, I…
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Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure

Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure
There’s something downright elegant about stripping life down to its basic elements: shelter and food (and, ideally, good company). We’re…
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Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro
The handgun is the toughest of the three primary firearms to master. Rifles and shotguns are fired from the shoulder, which provides a more stable…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America

5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America
Summer is here and now is the best time to enjoy a whitewater adventure with friends and family. Outfitted trips can be found all across the U.S. and…
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How to Choose the Best Times to Fish

How to Choose the Best Times to Fish
The best time to go fishing is whenever you can. While that old maxim has merit and speaks to the value of fishing just for the fun of it, there are…
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