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Why Outdoor Adventure is Beneficial for Your Life

Why Outdoor Adventure is Beneficial for Your Life

Vacations are wonderful, especially with your family. But even if you don’t have a family to look after, a vacation is needed for stress relief from school or jobs. Many people like to just go and sit on a beach for a weekend, or some like to just relax and stay home on their vacation. One way to really do a vacation is to get outdoors and explore the beautiful world we live. We’re not talking about traveling to different cities with all the busyness going on. We’re talking about exploring the natural world of mountains, lakes, rivers, and more!

The Benefits of Exploring the Natural World

The United States has so much to offer when it comes to the terrain and natural world. Yes, we have major cities spread across many different states, but those states also have incredibly breathtaking scenery outside of the cities. States such as Idaho sometimes gets brushed under the rug, but in reality, we have some of the most beautiful landscapes this world has ever seen. From mountains to lakes and sand dunes to rivers, we have it all. So why is it important to get outside and explore these areas?

We are here to tell you the benefits of doing so:

 

  • Physical Health – Exploring the outdoors naturally gives you physical health benefits. When hiking, camping, walking, kayaking, hunting, and fishing, you’ll be getting exercise just by exploring the beautiful landscapes.
  • Mental Health – Your mental health needs a break from your day-to-day activities including your job and schoolwork. Getting outdoors to explore will only help relieve your stresses and leave you at peace with the world.
  • Go to Places You Haven’t Been – When going camping or hiking, you have to embrace the wilderness and the beauty of the world. You may just find different places you haven’t been to be some of your favorite places once you leave.
  • See the World from a Different View – Whether you’re hiking up to a mountain peak, or your witnessing beauty on a lake, you’ll see the world from a different point of view. Your life becomes much smaller in the grand scheme of things, and you’ll appreciate the world you live in.

Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge

At Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge, we have plenty to offer when it comes to escaping the world and exploring nature. Located in Dixie, Idaho, our lodge includes many different hunting, camping, fishing, horseback riding, and pack trips for you to have an incredible outdoor adventure with. Contact Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge at 208-842-2417 today or visit us online for more information!

4 Helpful Tips for Your First Time Horseback Riding

4 Helpful Tips for Your First Time Horseback Riding

Whether you have tried horseback riding or not, your first time on a horse can be an intimidating event. It’s an experience that introduces you to the fun of the sport, as well as the enjoyment of bonding with an animal. Before you saddle up, there are a few steps to keep in mind to… Continue Reading

The Benefits of Backpacking

The Benefits of Backpacking

It’s already May, which means it’s that time of the year to get out your backpacks, boots, and hiking gear and go backpacking through the wilderness. The great state of Idaho has some amazing scenery to get lost in with your friends and family. Backpacking comes with many benefits to your well-being, physical and mental… Continue Reading

Stay in a Bed & Breakfast Instead of a Hotel

Stay in a Bed & Breakfast Instead of a Hotel

Hotels may cost quite a bit of money when traveling. If you’re traveling to the Idaho backcountry, and you’re looking for a comfy and cozy place to stay, Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge Idaho Bed & Breakfast is the choice for you! Why Choose a Bed & Breakfast? A bed and breakfast is the best… Continue Reading

Plan Your Backcountry Trip with Us!

Plan Your Backcountry Trip with Us!

It’s the beginning of March, which means it’s time to start planning your backcountry pack trip with Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge for this coming summer season. We have so much to offer the outdoor enthusiast like you, your family, and friends. Summer Pack Trips in Idaho The backcountry of Idaho offers incredible hiking, exploration,… Continue Reading

Here are Some of the Top Hiking Boots

Here are Some of the Top Hiking Boots

If you’re an avid hiker, or you’re looking to start climbing into the hiking scene, it’s extremely important to have the right footwear to attack those Idaho mountains with. You want to make sure you have protection and comfortability while on those rough trails. Here are some of the best boots for hiking: Danner Mountain… Continue Reading

Snowmobiling this Winter in Idaho

Snowmobiling this Winter in Idaho

Idaho is home to some of the most amazing snowmobile trails in the country. The backcountry of Idaho is already remarkable during the warmer months, and in the winter, it’s even prettier and scenic with the unending terrain. Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge offers snowmobiling excursions and trips during the… Continue Reading

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