| Feb 15, 2015
Go ahead. Tell people you're traveling to Antarctica and wait for the responses:
"Wait, what? Did you say Antarctica?"
"Be sure to get a selfie with a polar bear, OK?"
"You're gonna freeze your [you-know-what] off!"
And, perhaps most frequently,...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:53 PM
A family out for a kayak trip in California picked up an unexpected hitchhiker: a sea lion pup that hopped on for a 20-minute ride.
Video aired by KEYT-TV shows the little sea lion enjoying the sunshine on the back of the kayak in Santa Barbara on...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:14 AM
CLERMONT — Outdoor recreational opportunities in south Lake are about to get better thanks to a recent state grant awarded to the Lake County Water Authority to enhance Crooked River Preserve, south of Clermont.
The 63.4-acre Crooked River...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:33 PM
There's a reason that Extreme Kayak Fishing's Sailfish Smack Down appeals to offshore fishing novices:
They have as good a chance to win as anybody.
For the second consecutive year, the winner of the tournament, which was Saturday and Sunday off the...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Stephanie Salvatore wasn’t sure whether her then-9-year-old daughter, Lily, was ready for sleepaway camp. But the tears were a good sign.
Lily was crying because she didn’t want to go home, says Salvatore, a Bethesda mother of three....
| Jan 25, 2015
GLOUCESTER – A team of faculty and students from Virginia Commonwealth University is beginning its second semester of laying out a potential waterfront recreational design for a 97-acre piece of property on the Severn River in Gloucester County....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:03 AM
A recent report says there were six unprovoked shark attacks along the U.S. Pacific Coast in 2014. All of them were in California, and all the sharks were great whites.
Four of the attacks occurred in October, one in July and another in December,...
| Nov 28, 2014
AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Dec. 6: A guided moonlight canoe trip is 7-9 p.m. at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Meet at the Lee Road boat ramp, west of U.S. Highway 441 in Boynton Beach, for a tour through a portion of the refuge interior. Rental canoes are available for...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:57 AM
If you're looking for fun things to do on Monday, Jan. 19, enjoy free entry at Everglades National Park as the U.S. National Parks service waives fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day.
There are lots of fun, free, things to do in the 1.5-million-...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Designers aren't just looking to transform the Fox River into a more palatable recreation spot for the people of St. Charles, but are pitching a grander vision to city officials: an international, water-based tourist attraction.
"We're confident the Fox...