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2011-05-22 00:02:19

August 5th - 7th, 2011 in Wallkill, NY. Tickets go on sale May 27! Wallkill, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2011 Sparks on the Ridge (http://www.sparksontheridge.com) is in its first year as a festival of music and art, with camping and a wide variety of bands, artists, vendors, and live performers. Tickets go on sale May 27 (one day: $25, weekend without camping: $40, weekend with camping: $65, camping passes: $25). The event will feature 50-plus bands on three stages, over the weekend of August 5th -...

2011-05-10 11:00:00

DENVER, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Redverz Gear, innovator of world-class expedition tents, has captured the attention of motorcycle travel enthusiasts around the globe with its flagship product. The company's second-generation tent adds to the appeal of the unique design, which shelters travelers, motorbikes and gear under one roof, by allowing customers to go stealth in a new, more neutral green color. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110510/LA98763) The spacious garage...

2011-04-13 00:00:29

Explore A Utah Slot Canyon With a Local Wildlife Biologist Springdale, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 With the Federal Government still in operation, America's National Parks are hot on travelers' bucket lists, and none more than Zion National Park. After the buzz created by the movie 127 Hours, tour operators have jumped to provide creative ways to explore the spectacular rock playgrounds of southern Utah. Sol Fitness Adventures is the only company that offers a backbacking trip near Zion...

2011-04-12 12:36:00

WOOLRICH, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Woolrich, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company®, for the fourth consecutive year will criss-cross the country with Backpacker Magazine's Get Out More Tour to educate consumers about the skills and equipment needed to enjoy the outdoors and inspire healthy active lifestyles. The Woolrich sponsored tour began last week in Raleigh, NC and will make sixty-seven stops at retail stores, events and festivals before finishing in...

2011-04-12 12:00:00

Seven State Parks Currently Taking Reservations HARRISBURG, Pa., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dogs will be allowed to stay with their owners at select state park cabins and camping cottages under a pilot program that will begin in April 2012, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said today. "Every year a number of visitors ask us whether their dogs can stay with them at a state park cabin," said Bureau of State Parks Director John Norbeck. "To better serve our...

2011-04-07 08:00:00

ROCK HILL, S.C., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You don't have to just dream of flying anymore, you can make it your favorite pastime at South Carolina's newest Zipline Canopy Tour just minutes from Charlotte, NC. Camp Canaan is home to many exciting outdoor adventures. There are lodges and retreat opportunities, kayaking, fishing, hiking, game fields and now the Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour it's newest high-flying adventure. The Zipline Tour offers a 2 1/2 to 3 hour exhilarating...

2011-03-16 07:12:00

ALSEA, Ore., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Stay U.S. today named the top states for farm travel and tourism, finding that Pennsylvania, California and Vermont lead the nation in "haycation" destinations with the largest number of farm vacation listings in its FarmStayUS.com database. The FarmStayUS.com searchable website has grown within a year to become the largest online source for farm vacations in the U.S., having expanded rapidly to 721 listings in all 50 states. That number...

2011-02-12 00:00:42

As the Midwest and Northeast United States came under siege from yet another massive snowstorm, CampingSurvival.com announced that they have purchased additional stock so that customers can order enough emergency supplies to keep their car and home stocked in a snow emergency. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 As the Midwest and Northeast United States came under siege from yet another massive snowstorm, CampingSurvival.com announced that they have purchased additional stock so that...

2010-11-08 16:46:00

CARLE PLACE, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, will host a grand opening of its newest location in Carle Place, NY on November 13, 2010. Located across the street from the former space Eastern Mountain Sports occupied for the past 24 years, the new 13,152 square-foot store features an expanded boat department, a climbing gear test area, as well as a full-service bike shop. These improvements complement an extensive...

2010-10-27 12:15:00

BOSTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan E. Lewis, Chairman of Overseas Adventure Travel (www.oattravel.com), today announced that OAT has been awarded a Global Vision Award by Travel + Leisure. In its sixth year, the Global Vision Awards honor companies and organizations that are making a difference in the traveler's world. Details are included in the magazine's November issue, currently on newsstands, and on www.travelandleisure.com. OAT's "Unraveling the Maya's Mysteries" tour is one of...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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