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Getting to the "outdoors" without a car

It varies a lot. You have to research each one on a case-by-case basis. For instance San Francisco to Lake Tahoe is a variety of ski buses straight from the City, or, Amtrak's California Zephyr to ...
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Getting to the "outdoors" without a car

Perhaps this is also a bit of a European answer, but I've been known to take my bike on the train then cycle to where I'm camping (for day hikes, sea swimming, and more cycling, all with a group who ...
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Getting to the "outdoors" without a car

Public transport brings you only so far. It works for some places; for example, reaching Jasper National Park (Alberta, Canada) by train or bus is easy. Death Valley National Park (California, USA), ...
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Getting to the "outdoors" without a car

In Europe you can combine trains and buses. It really depends on the country, the connections are usually decent. In Italy buses during weekends can be a problem,... Most people use private transport, ...
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Looking for cart for standup paddleboard for 1 mile trip, by foot

There are specific carts/dollies for transporting surf boards and SUPs. There exist also strap systems that attach around the board twice with a shoulder strap to carry the weight. Find plenty of ...
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Getting to the "outdoors" without a car

I live in Australia, where the state of public transport is (I believe) closer to the US than to Europe. As for public transport, it either is or isn't; you can check online. Carpool apps might work. ...
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Looking for cart for standup paddleboard for 1 mile trip, by foot

If your board is sturdy but not heavy, wheels under one end and holding onto the other end, or making a grip with some straps, will work for walking. If your board is not sturdy enough, or what you ...
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Getting to the "outdoors" without a car

Here in Austria (Linz) we’ve signed up for car sharing in order to reach cross country skiing tracks and hiking or climbing destinations. There is public transport but the bus stops or train stations ...
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