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The closest national park we have to Orlando is the gorgeous Canaveral National Seashore. But it's as flat as flat can be and I wanted some elevation change, so last month I went with three friends to the majestic Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. Over the years, the government has added more and more land from that area to the public treasury, forming two massive parks adjacent to one another, forming one big super-park. Sequoia, interestingly, was the nations second-oldest national park, after only Yellowstone.

5 Tips for Visiting Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks »

Big Green Egg Cooking Shortcuts

10/15/2018 03:48:27 P.M.

We followed our Big Green Eggspert, Gary, out to his house for him to show us his favorite Big Green Egg shortcuts and tips.

Big Green Egg Cooking Shortcuts »

Must-Have Big Green Egg Accessories

10/10/2018 09:14:01 A.M.

Gary, Travel Country Outfitters' resident Eggspert shares Eight Must-Have Accessories (aka Eggcessories) that each new Big Green Egg cook in Orlando should have.

Must-Have Big Green Egg Accessories »

Are you looking at the Big Green Eggs and not sure which is best for you?  Maybe you're in college, torn between the Mini and the MiniMax or you're not sure if your small family needs the Large or the XL

Which Big Green Egg is Right for You? »

Do you live in Orlando, FL, or another similar "flatland"? Apparently, there is a classification of information that might be considered 'Mountain Knowledge,' that isn't common knowledge to a Flatlanders. Here are some helpful tips for Floridians heading to the Mountains.

6 Tips for Flatlanders Headed to the Mountains »

Mountain Biking the Little Big Econ

03/26/2018 03:13:39 A.M.

How often does a crisp winter wind make bearable the typically skin-burning Central Florida sun?  Rarely, but this is exactly what inspired me to seek an outdoor adventure.  A spontaneous sunset bike ride with my dog was in the works. At roughly 4 PM, with my large dog and mountain bike wedged in the back of my hatchback, we departed for the Little Big Econ recreation area on the outskirts of Orlando, FL.

Mountain Biking the Little Big Econ »

Big Green Egg at KBIS Orlando, FL

02/20/2018 04:45:27 P.M.

Big Green Egg at NKIB Orlando in 2018Have you been dreaming about your Big Green Egg as the centerpiece of an amazing outdoor kitchen? We have, and Lapitec S.p.A, made that dream a reality.

Big Green Egg at KBIS Orlando, FL »

Handling Winter Properly in the U.K.

01/17/2018 12:01:32 P.M.

Over the course of the last 3 years, I’ve spent 3 months in London. But this trip was going to be different, it was going to be in the winter. And WHAT could you possibly do in the UK winter? 

Handling Winter Properly in the U.K. »

Christmastime in Oslo

11/15/2017 10:47:03 A.M.

Wanna hear the story of how an Outdoor Research Transcendent Sweater, a pair of Vibram Fivefingers CVT Hemps, and a pair of Mountain Hardwear Power Stretch Gloves literally saved my skin in Norway? Good. I’d love to tell the tale. 

Christmastime in Oslo »

Mike Plante credits the summers he spent with this family on the road in a motorhome for his love of the outdoors.

Travel Country Stays Local in Central FL »

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