Jeff Banowetz

Chicago, Roanoke, Santa Barbara, Orlando, Chattanooga, Heber Valley, Park City, Farmington, Denver, Southwest Virginia

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  1. Better Bring Your Camera: 10 Santa Barbara Hikes with Amazing Views

    Santa Barbara

    When it comes to combining the mountains and the sea, it’s tough to think of a better place in the country for hiking than Santa Barbara, California. Here are ten scenic hikes that offer postcard-worthy views.

  2. An Introduction to Disc Golfing (and the Best Places to Go Near Orlando)


    Take advantage of these excellent disc golf courses around Orlando. You'll get a fun outdoor experience without the green fees and long waits for a tee time.

  3. A Paddler's Guide to the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes


    Stretching more than 40 miles and spanning 21,000 acres, the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is an amazing resource for paddlers of all kinds looking to explore this unique natural environment.

  4. An Introduction to the Paddling Scene in Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara

    The coastal town of Santa Barbara, which has long drawn visitors for its beautiful beaches, Mediterranean-inspired architecture, and world-class wineries, is also one of the state’s top paddling destinations.

  5. The 5 Toughest Hikes in Chattanooga


    Chattanooga is known for its incredible hiking trails. But if you really want to challenge yourself, here are five scenic hikes that will test your endurance.

  6. Palos Trail System - Hiking


    Great hiking, right in the Chicago area. The Palos Trail System offers more than 25 miles to explore.

  7. Deer Grove Forest - Hiking


    Hiking in the northern suburbs of Chicago? Indeed! Deer Grove Forest is a peaceful retreat in the big city

  8. Indiana Dunes State Park - Hiking


    The Indiana Dunes have more than 16 miles of trails for hikers to explore.

  9. Kettle Moraine Forest - Hiking


    Chicago area hiking that escapes the city and explores beautiful forests.

  10. Kankakee River State Park - Hiking


    This state park along the Kankakee River features some nice off-road trails amid a great natural setting.

  11. Waterfall Glen - Hiking


    This nearly 10-mile loop trail circles the Argonne National Laboratory and features rolling hills with ecologically diverse terrain.

  12. Greene Valley Forest - Hiking


    This forest preserve features 12 miles of crushed limestone trails that offer both wooded and prairie sections to enjoy.

  13. McAfee Knob - Hiking


    Considered one of the most scenic spots on the Appalachian Trail, McAfee Knob offers incredible 270-degree panoramic views of the valley below and mountains in the distance. The signature ledge is one of the great hiking spots in the country.

  14. 90 Holes of Golf in a Long Weekend in Heber Valley

    Heber Valley

    .Located less than an hour from Salt Lake City, the beautiful Heber Valley features five award-winning golf courses that are among the best in the state.

  15. 10 Reasons You Must Visit Utah Olympic Park Next Summer

    Park City

    While Utah Olympic Park was built for the 2002 Winter Games, the facility has been transformed to a year-round destination, with ropes courses, zippiness, hiking trails, climbing walls, and more to entertain the whole family.

  16. 9 Must-Do Outdoor Adventures at Utah Olympic Park

    Park City

    Think Utah Olympic Park is just for winter sports? Think again—you can find thrilling summer rides at this year-round facility that features rope courses, ziplines, extreme tubing, and a summer bobsled ride.

  17. How to Have the Ultimate Adventure Day in Utah Olympic Park

    Park City

    With high-speed ziplines, extreme tubing, high-ropes courses, and a summer bobsled ride, Utah Olympic Park in Park City is filled with options for those looking for outdoor thrills.

  18. Exploring Davis County’s 10 Best Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails


    Nestled between the Great Salt Lake and Wasatch Mountains, Davis County, Utah, has more than 500 miles of trails to explore. Here are some your best options for great views, challenging hikes, and spectacular singletrack.

  19. The 7 Best Outdoor Activities to Do with the Kids in Utah Olympic Park

    Park City

    Utah Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, offers more than its signature bobsled ride. Summer is filled with activities, from rope courses to a climbing wall, that are sure to put a smile on any kid's face.

  20. The Best Apres-Ski Dishes at Western Resorts


    Ready for a bite to eat after a day of skiing? These western resorts featuring impressive offerings on the plate that are just as spectacular as the mountain setting.

  21. 7 Family-Friendly Outdoor Adventures in Utah Olympic Park

    Park City

    With hiking trails, rope courses, ziplines, and an alpine slide, Utah Olympic Park is filled with options for families looking for some outdoor adventure.

  22. Hiking to Mount Rogers: The Best Day Hike in Southwest Virginia?

    Southwest Virginia

    The tallest peak in Virginia also provides one of the states best day hikes, offering spectacular views of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest.

  23. Ski School Spotlight: 7 Resorts with Fantastic Ski Workshops


    Learn to ski and snowboard—or improve your skills—at these fantastic ski schools and workshops in Colorado, Utah, and California.

  24. 10 Reasons to Strongly Consider Making Park City Your Next Ski Vacation

    Park City

    Park City, Utah, features some of the best snow on earth and is just a 30 minute trip from the Salt Lake City International Airport. And those are just the start of what makes Park City the perfect spot for a ski getaway.

  25. The Best Mountain Bike Trails in Santa Barbara for Adrenaline Junkies

    Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara may be best known for its beaches, but mountain bikers have just as much reason to visit. Just outside of town, you can explore some incredible trails in the Santa Ynez Mountain range and the Los Padres National Forest.