Pittsboro, NC – I love the great outdoors and, over the last few years, I’ve written all about Jordan Lake – Fall Hiking, Spring Camping, a Dog’s Guide to Jordan Lake and more. But the most popular post has been about renting a boat. Just in time for summer, freshly-updated, is my 2013 Guide to Renting a Boat on Jordan Lake. Continue reading
Pittsboro, NC – People love their pets. I love my dog Princess. Yep, that’s her name. Don’t mock, don’t judge. For all you pet-lovers in the area, here’s my Dog’s Guide to Chatham County. Continue reading
Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County is rich in opportunities for outdoor recreation. But, sometimes overlooked, the park system right here in the town of Pittsboro offers many of its own unique charms. Continue reading
Pittsboro, NC – Do you canoe? I do. I also kayak and enjoy a river rafting trip, too. Here’s a short guide to paddling the Haw in Chatham County. Continue reading
Pittsboro, NC – The Fall leaf colors are peaking this week. A perfect time for me to get out of the house and go for a hike with the kids. Continue reading
Pittsboro, NC – I love living so close to Jordan Lake. Almost every weekend, the kids and I find ourselves out there to camp, hike, swim, paddle board, sail, cook out or just hang out.
But maybe the best way to see the lake – the entire lake all at once – is a boat tour. Continue reading
Pittsboro, NC – Living in Chatham County, right next door to Jordan Lake, is heaven to a nature lover like me. The lake offers just about everything an outdoorsy person could want, including amazing opportunities to bird watch.
An outstanding birding location year-round, Jordan Lake seems to attract more stellar rarities, such as Long-billed Murrelet, White-tailed Tropicbird, and Smith’s Longspur, than any other local spot. And did you know that Jordan Lake supports the largest concentration of bald eagles in the eastern United States? Continue reading