Fall Adventures at Apple Orchards!

Fall season is for apple orchards! We went and visited 6 different orchards around the Grand Rapids area! If you’re looking for an orchard to visit this fall, we highly recommend one of these!     Moelker Orchards: Tucked away on the Northwest side of Grand Rapids, this orchard has u-pick apples and pumpkins, donuts,…

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Bring Coffee on Your Adventures!

Need a little coffee with your adventure? We have you covered! Whether you like a pour over, aeropress, French press, or percolator, our recommended coffee makers will give you that caffeine boost wherever you go! GSI Outdoors Ultralight Java Drip Coffee Maker: This pour over is so simple to use. Simply clip it to a mug,…

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Get Wet and Cool Down in Grand Rapids

This hot and humid wave has us reaching for every fan in sight and basking in front of our AC units. But if you have kids that just need to get out and play, the next best thing is enjoying some water play time! Thankfully, there are a ton of parks in Grand Rapids that…

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Fresh Coast Festival 2021 Recap

It was another awesome year at the beach for the Fresh Coast Fitness Festival! RE/MAX Fitness sent 2 out of 8 teams from the CrossFit Allendale Gym. All divisions were full, and the competition was fierce!  This year a couple new pieces of equipment were brought into play. Weight vests for a sand run and…

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A Childhood Dream Road Trip | Assateague and Chincoteague Islands

When I opened up my birthday present in December, I never expected that part of my present would be a family road trip to a place I’ve wanted to go to since I was 10, Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. I fell in love with the book Misty of Chincoteague when I was young and have…

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Spring Break 2021-Fournier Family

Spring Break 2021 is definitely a road trip the Fournier Family will not forget!   A few hours into the start of our trip we heard the infamous thumping coming from below the vehicle accompanied by a litany of warning lights. The dreaded flat tire, uuuggghhh!  After a record-setting 9-minute tire swap by my amazing husband,…

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Adventures in Hocking Hills, Ohio

The best adventures are full of good stories for later, and this adventure to Hocking Hills has some great campfire stories to dig up in the future. I had never heard of Hocking Hills until my sister was researching waterfalls in Ohio to see for a weekend trip. The trip had two goals-hike some cool…

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5 Reasons to Love Fall Camping

As the air turns cooler and days get shorter, you might start getting into winter hibernation mode, but for some, we really start getting the itch to go camping! Below are 5 reasons Fall may just be our favorite season for camping! Fewer people! If you are someone who doesn’t like all the noise of…

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Paddling the Wisconsin River

The first time I ever went on a pack-out canoe trip was probably when I was 15. My siblings, dad, and I rented out some canoes with some friends and did a 3 day paddle on the Au Sable River. It was so much fun, and I was hooked! I’m not a hardcore outdoor adventure…

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5 Grand Rapids Parks to Explore

The outdoors are a place to refresh, relax, and get re-energized. Grand Rapids is a hot spot for parks and outdoor recreation.  If you are looking for trails to hike, bike, or run or perhaps a park that can offer new experiences, check out this list of 5 parks in Grand Rapids you need to…

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