Walks of a Lifetime from Around the World

November 13, 2023

Vicariously travel forty long walks over six continents. Robert and Martha Manning take you to some of the most beautiful multi-day hikes in their newly published book, Walks of a Lifetime from Around the World. As longtime American Hiking Society Ambassadors, they have the chops and experience to write this book that covers a wide […]

Street Scramble Gig Harbor

May 16, 2019

Coming May 25, 2019. Fun and free! From the folks that brought us the Street Scramble Fremont Oktoberfest, comes the Street Scramble Gig Harbor. Held in the quaint, waterfront town of Gig Harbor (named one of the best small towns in the United States by Smithsonian Magazine), this picturesque Washington town tempts visitors with views […]

West Highland Way

April 29, 2019

For a pure dead brilliant (Scottish slang for really good!) long distance walk, head to the West Highland Way! It’s no wonder that as Scotland’s first officially designated Long Distance Route, it is the best loved and most popular. Taking you 96 miles from Milngavie, a short train ride from Glasgow, to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands, the […]

Cherry Blossoms Galore Tour

March 18, 2019

Starting March 18, 2019. Spring has almost sprung! This year’s predicted cherry blossom peak blooming time is April 3rd, so be sure to sign up now for the Cherry Blossoms Galore Tour with USA Guided Tours. On this 4 hour walking tour, you’ll revel in the beauty of the sea of blooms along Washington, DC’s Potomac […]

Fit to Be (Kenmore) Square at the Hotel Commonwealth

October 15, 2018

Visit Boston, walk and get a discount! Visiting one of the oldest cities in the US just got a whole lot more enticing with the Fit to Be (Kenmore) Square package at the Hotel Commonwealth. As the name implies, this centrally located hotel is situated in Kenmore Square, close to Boston University, Fenway Park, and a scenic […]

Downtown to Defiance

August 23, 2018

Coming September 9, 2018. No cars allowed! Downtown to Defiance is a free event designed to encourage everyone to get outdoors and enjoy the Tacoma waterfront. Situated along the saltwater banks of Puget Sound, Tacoma is 32 miles southwest of Seattle and is known for its world-renowned glass art. The waterfront will be closed to […]

Wild Walk

July 24, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side at the Wild Walk! This treetop adventure, located at The Wild Center in the Adirondack forest, is a quarter mile network of walkways high among the trees. Designed to give visitors an appreciation of the natural world by transforming the forest into a living, breathing, learning landscape, you’ll be delighted […]

Mother’s Day 5K

May 11, 2018

Coming May 13, 2018. Here’s to Mom! This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so do something active with Mom this year and sign up for the Mother’s Day 5K. Sponsored by KC Express, this chip-timed race is Kansas City’s only race by women for women. Up to 3,500 women and girls take to the tree-lined course […]

Walking the French Riviera with Exodus

April 23, 2018

Coming September 29, 2018. La perle de la France…mais oui! It’s no surprise that Menton is known as the Pearl of France with it’s beaches, gardens, and medieval old town, and this is the starting point for the Walking the French Riviera tour from Exodus. This company has arranged coed and independent travel for over 40 years, and […]

Nashville Cherry Blossom Walk

April 4, 2018

Coming April 14, 2018. Not just the home of country music, it’s the home of the Cherry Blossom Walk! Yes, Nashville, Tennessee, where country music is king is also home to 1,000 trees with those quintessential springtime blooms. The 2.5 mile walk takes you through the downtown streets, following the Cumberland River Greenway, viewing these beautiful […]

Women’s London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives

February 27, 2018

Celebrate women! Just in time to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of Britain’s suffragette movement and International Women’s Day on March 8th, comes the new book by Rachel Kolsky, titled Women’s London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives, This prize-winning London tour guide introduces you to historical and contemporary women excelling as leaders in the areas […]

Oboz Juniper Low Shoes

February 26, 2018

Buy their shoes…and they plant a tree! Yep, our friends at Oboz are as passionate about the environment as they are about designing great shoes for your outdoor adventures! Their new Juniper Low Shoes are a stellar shoe from their Main Street to Mountains series, a line built exclusively for women and as their name […]

Big Onion Walking Tours: Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Historic Harlem

January 12, 2018

Coming January 15, 2018. Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr Day by enjoying a walking through Harlem, renowned as the center of African-American history and culture. Big Onion Walking Tours offers a 2 hour jaunt through the streets of Harlem visiting sites such as the Abyssinian Baptist Church, Striver’s Row, the Apollo Theater, The Schomburg Center for […]

Salem Night Tour

October 18, 2017

What better way to get into the Halloween spirit (tee hee, pun intended!), than with a walking tour in one of the most haunted cities in America? Home to the famous Salem witch trials, this city celebrates October with the Haunted Happenings Festival, and one of the highlights is the Salem Night Tour. This easy […]

ENGO Blister Prevention Patches

October 13, 2017

Blisters? Attack the source and not your feet with ENGO Blister Prevention Patches! Rather than place plasters on your skin that may be tender and sore, place them directly on the shoes that cause the blisters. Blister Prevention Patches are available in different sizes and look a little like dialogue balloons that you see in cartoons. But […]

Street Scramble Fremont Oktoberfest

September 21, 2017

Coming September 24, 2017. This weekend, head to Seattle for the Street Scramble Fremont Oktoberfest! No, it’s not an odd breakfast item, it’s a fun-filled urban adventure through the Fremont district of Seattle. Known for being a very quirky neighborhood, this self-proclaimed “The Center of the Universe”, has an 18 foot, concrete troll, named the Fremont Troll, […]

LumaGlo Crossbelt

August 23, 2017

The latest in wearable safety gear. LumaGlo Crossbelt is a bright idea (hee-hee, pun intended!) that will help keep you safe when you are doing your TrailblazerGirl thing at night. Just released this month, LumaGlo is a practical safety device that ensures you will be seen from all angles, front, back, sides, or as they […]

Hiking Washington’s History and Walking Washington’s History: Ten Cities

July 14, 2017

Girl power: in 1876, Clara McCarty was the very first graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle. Just one of the many nuggets of information packed in these two books by Judy Bentley: Hiking Washington’s History and Walking Washington’s History: Ten Cities. Hiking Washington’s History weaves historical highlights and slices of what life was like for both […]

The Viking Way

May 23, 2017

Keep your eyes open for the Norse invaders! Well, not really. Not since medieval times have the Vikings traveled along this footpath in England. The Viking Way takes travelers from the Humber Bridge in North Lincolnshire to Oakham in Rutland and is waymarked with yellow discs featuring a viking helmet. That’s 147 miles through farmlands, valleys, and […]

Lycian Way

May 18, 2017

One of the world’s top ten walks. The Lycian Way is a 540 km long footpath traveling along the coast of Lycia in southern Turkey, from Fethiye to Antalya. The entire route takes about 29 days to complete, and it is clearly marked with red and white striped indicators. Graded medium to hard, the path covers many ascents and […]

Gobbler’s Knob Trail

February 2, 2017

Happy Groundhog Day! By the time you read this, Punxsutawney Phil will have made his appearance and determined whether we’ll have six more weeks of winter or an early spring. Either way, you can still enjoy the Gobbler’s Knob Trail where the weather forecasting groundhog makes his prediction each year as well as a leisurely half mile […]

SmartFlare Products

January 12, 2017

Clever, clever design! We are thrilled to share the SmartFlare product line with you: LED Combo Light,  SwivelProLED, and SwivelClip. Yes, they are flashlights but not just any ordinary flashlight; they have some cool features that are VERY handy. All are ultra bright, LED lights with multiple modes of lighting, weather resistant, and have innovative, magnetic bases that allow […]

Halloween Weekend London Ghost Walks

October 21, 2016

Coming October 28-31, 2016. Fearless TrailblazerGirls, we have a spine-chilling adventure for you! It’s the Halloween Weekend London Ghost Walks, a one hour, 40 minute walking tour through the streets of London with Richard Jones, the Master of the Macabre. Hear spooky stories of murders and executions. Visit haunted pubs and graveyards. Dare to wander in the city’s […]

Sydney Zombie Walk

October 20, 2016

Coming October 29, 2016. Calling all zombies! Head to Australia’s most populous city for the Sydney Zombie Walk, an event that raises both awareness and money for Australia’s Brain Foundation. The Brain Foundation funds research throughout Australia to advance diagnosis, treatment and patient outcomes of neurological disorders, brain disease, and brain injuries. Dress up in your […]