Sunday, April 26, 2015

The 2015 Adventure Wishlist

With a more intense craving for pure wanderlust, the fix is going to be lots of travel. Lots of it. A new career job means good chunks of my monthly paycheck will be spent on outdoor rec hobbies I pursue and epic adventures taking place over the next 8 months. My goal is, starting with this month of April, to go camping or backpacking at least once a month. So far I've been off to a good start since coming home from my seasonal six-month life in Colorado. In the mix of a hectic work-life balance, I'm trying to plan some epic adventures. Ones inside this country, ones outside the US of A, ones in Wisconsin, ones that can be done in 2 days, ones that can be done in 10-15 days. Ones that involve backpacking and camping, ones that involve kayaking and others that involve just a long, road trip. Here are a few hopeful options.

Ideas for Domestic Adventures:
-Devils Lake State Park, Wisconsin
-Porcupine Mountains, Northern UP of Michigan
-Arches National Park, Utah
-Red River Gorge, Kentucky
-Newport State Park, Wisconsin
-Big Bend National Park, Texas
-Mauthe Lake State Recreation Area, Wisconsin
-Craig Lake State Park, Northern UP of Michigan
-Ozark Moustains, Arkansas
-The Ice Age Trail, Wisconsin
-Denali National Park, Alaska
-Jacob Hamlin Arch Trail, Utah
-Horicon National Marsh, Wisconsin
-Bryce Canyon, Utah
-Isle Royale National Park, Northern UP of Michigan
-Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin
-Olympic National Park, Washington
-Glacier National Park, Montana
-Peshtigo River State Forest, Wisconsin
-North Cascades National Park, Washington
-US Virgin Islands

Ideas for International Adventures in 2015:
-Vietnam (again)
-Germany (again)