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The Rising Popularity Of Beachside Holiday Rentals — And Why Investing In One Isn’t A Bad Idea

Why you should consider buying a vacation rental.

By Kylee
February 01, 2021

How Technology Is Influencing America’s Most Niche Climbing Hobby

Highpointing is celebrating its 33rd year this April, and since day one, the practice has had a strong bond with technology and gear.

November 03, 2020

The Most Underrated Piece of Equipment while Highpointing

Every expedition requires a pack full of gear, but what is one piece of equipment you can't leave home without?

By Branndon Bargo
February 12, 2020

The Highpointers – Virginia (Part 3 of 3)

Day 3 of our Virginia Highpointers trip. SUMMIT DAY!

By Branndon Bargo
December 23, 2019

The Highpointers – Virginia (Part 2 of 3)

Day 2 of our Virginia Highpointers trip.

By Branndon Bargo
December 18, 2019

Northeast Vacations: The 9 Cutest Towns for Your Trip

Tiny cottages with smoke puffing from their chimneys. Glassy water crashing into rocky coastlines. Fishermen pulling up cages full of fresh lobster. We all have an image of what New England looks like, and most of our daydreams...

By Kacey Bradley
December 18, 2019

The Highpointers – Virginia (Part 1 of 3)

Our most recent adventure was a non-stop 3 -day extravaganza covering the vastness of Virginia- from beaches, history, and southern cooking, to a beautiful hike to the top of Mt. Rogers with a Navy Seal. 

By Branndon Bargo
December 02, 2019

12 Christmas Towns to put you in the Holiday Spirit – FRBO

Christmas is a perfect time of the year to get in touch with family, friends, and relatives. During this time, Americans are all busy planning trips and making the most of the festive holidays.

By JR Johnson
November 30, 2019

Top Kid-Tested Beach Essentials for Your Next Trip

Heading to the beach with little ones? Don’t panic! While the beach is the ultimate place for fun and sun, packing for a beach trip can be a tall order for those responsible for little beach-goers.

June 05, 2019

Brighten Your Stay: Easily Personalize Your Vacation Rental

Private accommodation rentals are set to reach $14.5 billion in 2019. Such a booming industry is likely due to the fact that renting a home comes with comforts not available in a hotel. 

March 27, 2019