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10 Unique Lodgings Along the Great American Rail-Trail
April 15, 2024
We highlight lodging along the Great American Rail-Trail, and history buffs can find more from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Washington's Iron Horse Inn Bed and Breakfast is located adjacent to the Cle Elum Depot along the Great American Rail-Trail | Photo courtesy Iron Horse Inn Bed and Breakfast
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You Can Get to These Eco-Friendly Stadiums by Trail
April 08, 2024
These stadiums are eco-friendly champs, but they also encourage fans to reduce their carbon footprint by getting to the games via trails.
Participants on an Urban AdvenTours ride reach Boston's TD Garden | Photo courtesy Urban AdvenTours
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California’s Sacramento River Rail Trail and Trail
October 05, 2023
The Sacramento River Rail Trail and its sister trail to the south, the Sacramento River Trail, together form a 21-mile major artery to a 200-miles-plus trail system of mostly dirt (but some paved) routes that can take users from Redding, a major urban area, into open areas of wilderness.
Diestelhorst to Downtown ride | Photo courtesy City of Redding
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Plan These Top 10 Summer Trail Experiences With TrailLink
August 08, 2023
Here's a Top 10 bucket list of trail experiences for fun in the sun on TrailLink.
Virginia's Virginia Creeper Trail | Photo by Cindy Elswick McCrary
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Arkansas’ Razorback Regional Greenway
July 05, 2023
Whether he’s going to work or out to eat with his family, Fayetteville resident Matt Mihalevich often hops on his bicycle and rides the Razorback Regional Greenway in Northwest Arkansas to get there.
Arkansas' Razorback Regional Greenway | Photo courtesy Experience Fayetteville
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Of History and Industry: The Legacy of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail
March 14, 2023
“This towpath has made it so much easier for people to feel comfortable riding their bikes to a lot of places,” DevahD said. “You can shop off the towpath. You can eat off the towpath. You can play off the towpath. It can’t get any better than this.”
Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath | Photo by Jason Cohn
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Big Bike Country: Experiencing Montana’s Bitterroot and Milwaukee Trails
March 14, 2023
Users of the 51-mile Bitterroot Trail can sometimes forget to look past the road traffic and noise to fully appreciate the surrounding area bursting with history and natural beauty.
Montana's Bitterroot Trail | Photo by Robert Annis
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10 Great Places of Learning Along the Great American Rail-Trail
November 04, 2022
The Great American Rail-Trail® and its hosts trails connect to many places of learning, history and culture where students can take a break from the grind of classwork and explore. Here are some of our favorites.
National Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, Wyoming | Photo by Amy Kapp
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Trailside: Richmond’s (Haunted?) Poe Museum and the Legacy of a Gothic Literary Master
October 28, 2022
To celebrate Halloween this year, let's shine a light on a 100-year cultural attraction in Richmond, The Poe Museum, which sits just a block from the 52-mile Virginia Capital Trail and pays homage to one of America’s greatest gothic writers: Edgar Allan Poe.
The Poe Museum and its famous kitty ambassadors, Edgar and Pluto, near the Virginia Capital Trail in Richmond | Photo courtesy The Poe Museum
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Check Out These Historical Haunted Houses and Buildings—Trailside
October 28, 2022
In honor of Halloween, we’ve explored a few of the great houses and structures along rail-trails that are rich in both history and paranormal mystery.
White House at Halloween | Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks