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Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a record breaker.

Not only has she hiked the Appalachian Trail multiple times, but she’s also the first woman to be the overall record holder – hiking 2,181 miles in 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes!

She’s hiked thousands of miles all over the world including Mount Kilimanjaro, the Inca Trail in Peru and the Bibbulmun Track in Australia… just to name a few.

But her love of the Appalachian Trail is undeniable and expressed in her hiking memoir Becoming Odyssa.

Listen as Jennifer shares her personal journey hiking the Appalachian Trail in record time in this exclusive interview…

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Colonial Williamsburg; Virginia

It’s like an amusement park for history buffs.

One of America’s oldest and most significant Revolutionary War era towns brought back to its former glory for the enjoyment of modern patriots and lovers of the American saga.

It’s truly a one of a kind experience that takes you back in time to the founding of a great nation.

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Underworld Exploration in Caverns; Luray, Virginia

It’s one of the most celebrated caves in America. Each year around 500,000 people visit Luray Caverns in northern Virginia to marvel at the unique and sometimes bizarre formations, gigantic chambers, colossal columns, mirrored lakes and phantasmagorical colors.

It is truly a sight to behold and renders every visitor speechless and in awe of nature’s capacity to amaze. Continue

How to Hike the Appalachians Without Falling Over

The great mountain range of eastern North America, the Appalachian Mountains are also one of the oldest – and best – long distance hikes in the world.

It’s also the longest. The Appalachian Trail draws thousands each year, though only a few hundred successfully complete this 2,157 mile (3,473 km) hike. It begins in Springer Mountain, Georgia and crosses 14 states – not to mention eight national forests and two national parks – before ending up in Mount Katahdin, Maine. Continue