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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River

    Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River
    A few years ago, just a splash from the Chicago River would have triggered calls to Poison Control. Now, the river is slowly putting its toxic past behind it and welcoming fish and humans—even the young and permeable of pore—to ply its waters....
  • Taking the Kids -- to Vermont for fall foliage, and more

    Taking the Kids -- to Vermont for fall foliage, and more
    Red maple, or hemlock? The trees in the northern Vermont forest look a lot different when you're looking at them 75 feet above the ground through branches that anchor zip lines -- as long as 1,000 feet -- on a zip line canopy tour. "Our mission is to...
  • South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10

    South and west suburban area events, Sept. 4-10
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south and west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please go here: http://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Sept. 4 Burr...
  • Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail

    Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail
    "Monocacy" is an Americanized version of the Shawnee word "Monnockkesy," which means "river of many bends," and the Monocacy River lives up to its name. Though my kayak glides calmly under my kayak through the opaque green water, I struggle to keep up...
  • Blind athlete Erik Weihenmayer to kayak 277 miles of Colorado River

    Blind athlete Erik Weihenmayer to kayak 277 miles of Colorado River
    Erik Weihenmayer's bucket list is impressive. He checked off Mt. Everest in 2001 and the highest summits on each of the world's seven continents a year later. He checked off the Expedition Impossible race across the mountains and desserts of Morocco and...
  • Upper Farmington River A Fly-Fishing Mecca

    Upper Farmington River A Fly-Fishing Mecca
    Fourteen years ago, Jack Gagnon moved from Waterbury to the tiny village of Lakeville, Maine, (population 105), near the Canadian border. He went to enjoy the peace and quiet and the trout fishing. But in recent years, he has been making a yearly summer...
  • First-ever L.A. Boat Race held at Glendale Narrows

    First-ever L.A. Boat Race held at Glendale Narrows
    Water enthusiasts flocked to the Los Angeles River last weekend for the first-ever L.A. Boat Race that tested the skills and speed of paddlers, but drew some criticism from those against the river’s use. The nearly mile-long race took place in...
  • How to get the most out of traveling just off-peak

    How to get the most out of traveling just off-peak
    Everyone loves a bargain, and when it comes to travel, most of us are always on the lookout for that sweet deal on lodging, an affordable cruise or a cheap flight. Flexibility often is the key to finding deals. Much of travel to Europe is June through...
  • End your summer with a Labor Day picnic

    Labor Day weekend, summer's last official hurrah, is this weekend. If you don't already have plans, consider a picnic with family or friends. Hampton Roads offers plenty of beaches and parks where you can spread a blanket and enjoy the day. For a complete...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area
    LEHIGH COUNTY LEHIGH COUNTY CHIEFS OF POLICE ASSOCIATION will host a Citizens Police Academy, 6-9 p.m., weekly, Sept. 9 to Nov. 25, at Lehigh Carbon Technical Institute, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. Topics include fingerprinting, firearms...
  • It's Hawk Mountain's namesake season

    It's Hawk Mountain's namesake season
    It started last week and will only get bigger as temperatures dip and the thermal currents unfold. No, we're not talking about the latest winter forecast for the region, which reminds us of the lovely snow-filled winter of 2013-14. We're talking the...