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Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolutions at the Sandhills Motel and Glidden Canoe Rental

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolutions at the Sandhills Motel and Glidden Canoe Rental

Kick Start Your New Year’s Resolutions at the Sandhills Motel and Glidden Canoe Rental

With the holidays behind us for another year, many are now focused on bettering themselves in 2019 and have made a New Year’s resolution list filled with personal goals. Everyone’s list varies a bit, but one thing that seems to unite us all is the fact that the list tends to be put on the backburner by the end of January. Despite our best intentions, life happens and adding more to your plate in the form of goals can leave you feeling overwhelmed. However, working towards your goals doesn’t have to be a chore, and we’re here to let you in on how you can complete your resolutions right...

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5 Benefits of Bird Watching

Posted by on Nov 27, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Bird Watching

5 Benefits of Bird Watching

If you consider yourself a bird watching aficionado, you may already know the many benefits of taking part in this pastime, which has been steadily increasing in popularity in recent years. But those that have just begun to take part in birding, or are interested in learning more about the hobby, may be surprised to learn that bird watching has quite a few physical, mental and social advantages. Here in the Nebraska Sandhills, we are lucky enough to witness the millions of birds that make their journey across the state each year, and are here to share with you five ways you can reap the...

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Tips for Fall Camping Comfort

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Tips for Fall Camping Comfort

Tips for Fall Camping Comfort

There are many reasons why camping during the fall months can be just as, if not more, appealing than any other season. The weather tends to be more mild than summer, the colorful fall foliage enhances your surroundings, and it’s the opportunity for one last “hurrah” before the frigidly cold temperatures of winter set in. But there are also aspects to fall camping that can set you at a disadvantage, such as the short days and freezing nights. Continue reading to learn some camping tips that will help ensure you are able to have an awesome autumn adventure in comfort. Before You...

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Tips for an Eco-Friendly Camping Trip

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Tips for an Eco-Friendly Camping Trip

Tips for an Eco-Friendly Camping Trip

Going on a camping trip is the perfect way to get away from the stresses of everyday life and get closer to nature. However, there are some common camping practices, such as the utilization of single-use products and disposable water bottles, which can be detrimental to the earth.  Read our camping tips to learn how you can be more eco-friendly during your next outdoor voyage. Skip single serve snacks. Although they can be a convenient way to get some nourishment during your trip, they result in a lot of waste, and can even take up more space than snacks that are prepared at home and stored...

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Tips for Stress-Free Camping with Dogs

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Tips for Stress-Free Camping with Dogs

Tips for Stress-Free Camping with Dogs

Forget the hassle of finding a pet-sitter or expensive kennel service to look after your four-legged friend while you enjoy your next outdoor getaway, and enhance your camping trip with your furry buddy’s presence.  With the following camping tips, you can take the steps needed to ensure your next outdoor excursion with Fido goes smoothly and you’re both able to enjoy your time off the grid in peace. Pay a visit to the vet A check-up before you head out will help spot any issues that may become exacerbated when your dog is in different conditions than they are used to. During the visit,...

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What You Need to Know About Kayaking and Canoeing

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Kayaking and Canoeing

What You Need to Know About Kayaking and Canoeing

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful way to spend the afternoon or are seeking some thrills, a kayaking or canoeing trip is sure to satisfy. Many people enjoy the benefits of partaking in the sports, with about 23 million Americans hitting the water in a canoe or kayak each year. But for those that have not yet experienced an adventure in one of these watercrafts, the thought of hopping in one and zooming through the water may seem a bit intimidating. We’re here to let you know the ins and outs of both canoeing and kayaking so you can find the right fit for you and start planning your...

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