The Path Less Chosen

Travel that's just a bit off the beaten trail.

 "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."

- St. Augustine

Getting from point A to point B by foot, bicycle, kayak, or some other non-motorized means.

Interesting destinations that make you want to linger, overnight or for several days.

Things that make the journey worthwhile, whether it's a brew pub or the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

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December 11, 2018

There's nothing quite like soaking in a hot spring after a long hike. In central New Mexico, north of Albuquerque and west of Santa Fe, sits the Jemez plateau, an active geothermal area that boasts several natural hot springs. Some of these, like McCauley Hot Springs a...

October 22, 2018

You enter an old factory building and walk up three flights of metal stairs that have seen better days. The cramped passageway opens onto the large, high ceiling, naturally lit, taproom of Rhinegeist Brewing. Located in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, th...

September 26, 2018

Hiking up waterfalls seems to be a particularly Caribbean pastime. In Jamaica, the best known waterfall hike is Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios. Being on the north side of island near Montego Bay means the falls get a lot of tourists. For a similar, some would argue be...

August 24, 2018

Geographically speaking, the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail is in the Finger Lakes region of upper New York state. But it doesn't take much of an imagination to think you've been transported into the realm of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. You hike over stone walkways, up and...

July 10, 2018

Niagara Falls is one of the best known tourist destinations in North America. But just a few miles downriver from the thundering falls is a natural hiking trail about as different from the falls as one can imagine.

The Canadian side of Niagara Falls is the side that get...

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About Tom Scheidel

Tom is an award winning producer/director. He is a long distance cyclist and avid basketball and volleyball player. He blames his love of traveling on his parents.

 

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