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National Parks of Connecticut

Connecticut is the third smallest state by land area yet has the 29th largest population. The state is within the Northeast Region. The state is nicknamed the “Constitution State” for its role in developing the federal government. The state has an important maritime history. It’s national park service sites related to art and nature. There …

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5 Things to know before planning an Appalachian Trail thru-hike

Are you dreaming of leaving life behind and taking a long-distance backpacking trip? Do you want to hike your way thru iconic National Parks and landscapes? Are you planning an Appalachian Trail thru-hike from Springer Moutain, Georgia to Katahdin, Maine. Long-distance backpacking trips often occupy the upper echelon of many a wanderer’s bucket list. The …

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