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Lakes vs. Oceans
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Lakes vs. Oceans

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Last week we looked at why a river is a more optimal swimming choice than a lake. This week we’re going to compare lakes and oceans. When most people think of summer, they think of fun in the sun, at the beach. Unfortunately, lakes sometimes [...]

Happy Catfish Day!!
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Happy Catfish Day!!

by Anna Fletcher You may not realize it, but today is a very special day. Not only is it the 176th day of the year and National Strawberry Parfait Day, today is National Catfish Day!! In 1987, President Ronald Reagan officially proclaimed June 25 as a day to honor “a [...]

Rivers vs. Lakes
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Rivers vs. Lakes

by Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior The start of summer means it’s time to splash down and cool off. Where’s the best place to take a nice dip to cool off and relax? We’ve already read why a lake is a better swimming choice than a pool. But what about a [...]

Why You Should Bring Your Dog Camping
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Why You Should Bring Your Dog Camping

by Anna Fletcher If you are planning a camping or backpacking trip, there are essentials that you will need to take with you, like your tent, headlamps, food, and of course your hammock. Another essential that should be added to the list is your dog. Why? No Boarding Expenses For [...]

Camping and Day Trips at Foster Falls
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Camping and Day Trips at Foster Falls

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Tucked away in the Southeastearn corner of Tennessee, about 40 minutes Northwest of Chattanooga, you’ll find Foster Falls in the little town of Sequatchie. Foster Falls makes for a great day trip or weekend camping trip if you’re not into climbing (more on that in [...]