America’s 10 Best Ice Fishing Spots

Conjure up an image of ice fishing in your mind. Like many, sitting on a stool next to a round hole in the ice is likely the first picture that comes to your mind, and that’s not too far from the truth—just like an old cartoon. But these days, ice fishing is a lot fancier […]

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Best Online Veterinarians

10 Best Online Veterinarians

Receiving health care services via electronic or telecommunication technology, also called “telemedicine,” is here to stay for us two-legged beings—but also increasingly for our pets. Choosing this new form of health care likely raises many questions. Primarily, can quality health care really be conducted over the internet?  The answer is yes, many services provided by […]

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America's 25 Best Rock Climbing Destinations

America’s 25 Best Rock Climbing Destinations

A climber, alone on the mountain, wind whipping through their hair. Their strength and concentration stand between them and certain peril. Okay, for the average person, rock climbing isn’t quite that dramatic.  There are, in fact, a lot of different kinds of rock climbing, and the experience can be as mellow or adventurous as the […]

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best Online Personal Trainers

10 Best Online Personal Trainers: Fitness, HIIT, Pilates

Get the kids to school? Check. Rush to work? Check. Make dinner, help the kids do homework, wrestle the kids to bed…  Check, check, check.  Alone time? Don’t count on it. For many people, this schedule is reality. How is anyone supposed to fit time for the gym into that schedule? If any of that […]

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Ultimate Paddle Board Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand up paddle boarding is one of the most popular and fun ways to spend an afternoon on the water. Whether it’s a leisurely afternoon touring a nearby lake or river, or seeking adventure in the ocean or a more far-flung location, stand up paddle boarding is an easy way to take in all the […]

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best online talk therapy / counseling

Best Online Talk Therapy and Counseling

Are you feeling so overwhelmed you’re having trouble getting out of bed in the morning? Have you lost interest in things that formerly brought you joy? These are just a few signs you could be suffering from depression. Or perhaps you’re a storm of negative self-talk, worry and anxiety. While getting those endorphins up and […]

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Best Water Rafting Destinations

Best Water Rafting Destinations

Beautiful rivers criss-cross every corner of the U.S., and, each year, thousands explore our nation’s waterways via white water rafting. If you’ve always wanted to try this exhilarating water sport, but you don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place.  In this ranking, RAVE Reviews will tell you America’s 15 best white […]

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Best Paddle Boards

Best Paddle Boards

Ready to hit the water? We broke down the finalists in our buying guide into the following three categories, best paddle board, best paddle board for beginners, and best paddle board for kids. We’ll go ahead and tell you a little of what we liked about each board up front — no cheating though, keep […]

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What size paddle board do I need

What Size Paddle Board Do I Need?

While it’s pretty simple to get started, there are a few things to get right before you hit the water, like finding a paddleboard that’s the perfect size for you. No two paddle boarders are the same and neither are their paddle boards. That’s why “What size paddle board do I need?” frequently tops of […]

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Best inflatable paddle board

10 Best Inflatable Paddle Boards: Beginners, Yoga, Fishing, and More

It’s a beautiful day and the water is calling so we’ll tell you right up front our picks for best overall inflatable stand up paddle board, best for beginners, and the best for SUP yoga or SUP fishing, covering all your bases.  We’ll clue you in to everything we liked about these boards a little […]

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