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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

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Explore The Best Campgrounds In America’s National Parks

If you’re planning a road trip to a new camping destination this summer, gas up. Here are a few of America’s best for you to explore.

06/30/2014

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School’s Out: Ways To Beat Summertime Boredom

Don’t let the summertime blues get you down. There are lots of ways to beat that boredom if you just let your creativity soar. Here are a few fun ideas to get you started.

06/09/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

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Ask A Pittsburgh Outdoorsman: Packing List For Your Next Campout

You won’t be hard-pressed to find dozens of wilderness, camping and nature exploration reality shows on television today, but don’t let the fun and adventure fool you. Venturing out into the wilderness is rather difficult if not done properly, and the participants on these shows have entire crews of people to turn to if the going gets rough. CBS Local spoke to Christopher Fenn, local wilderness aficionado and expert hunter, to glean the five top tips to bear in mind when planning your first – or next – camping excursion.

04/27/2013

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Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In Pittsburgh

If the wilderness fascinates you but you aren’t too keen on properly roughing it, check out these five places to experience nature without, ahem, substituting leaves for TP. Read on to learn about the best nature reserves, state parks and retreats with lovely accommodations for both the ruffian and pampered soul within us all.

04/20/2013

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Locals Already Camped Out For Black Friday Deals

Black Friday is still slightly less than a week away, but some locals are already camping out for deals.

11/18/2012

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Free and Affordable Pittsburgh for 5/25: Affordable Memorial Weekend Fun!

By Rachel Booth Hip hip hooray for the three day weekend! Spend this holiday weekend with those you love, doing fun things you can afford. This week’s Free & Affordable Pittsburgh, we’re talking about a […]

05/24/2012

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Is Camping The Right Vacation For You And Your Family?

Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.

05/14/2012

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Ex-Swim Coach Found In Louisiana

A former high school swim coach who did not show up for his trial on Monday has been located. Ray Novak is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student back while he was an assistant swim coach at Burrell High School back in 2009.

09/30/2011

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Best Camping Around Pittsburgh

If you’re still looking for something to do during Labor Day weekend, why not try camping? Whether you’re an experienced backpacker or just a novice, the Pittsburgh area has some great places to

08/27/2011

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Guide to Ohiopyle

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Aside from providing a peaceful and serene atmosphere, Ohiopyle State Park offers great white water rafting, bike trails, and some very unique natural waterslides in addition to absolutely beautiful scenery!

07/30/2011