Retreats

We have developed some very special trips, featuring experiences our guests love. Below are a few examples. Simply contact Mimi to create something just for you and/or your group.

Mimi Morrison (740)591-9094 or mimitouchtheearth@gmail.com

 

Hocking Hills Summer Retreat: Hike. Stargaze. Kayak.

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Immerse yourself in summer by hiking in Hocking Hills. Spend a night under the stars at John Glenn Astronomy Park. Explore sandstone cliffs, gorges and native plants. Enjoy time around a bonfire and take a special hike on a private ranch. Following the next day is a morning sunrise hike and an afternoon of kayaking with a visit to a special hideout of barn swallows.

 

KAYAK, HIKE & BIKE ADVENTURE WOMENS WEEKEND

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I treasure these forested foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and the valleys and rivers that run through them, and invite you to come share them for a three-day adventure: biking on the 17-mile Hock-Hocking Adena Bikepath, kayaking the meandering Hocking River and hiking trails to touch the earth. In the evenings, retreat to the peace of Touch the Earth Adventures’ secluded shelter house or sleep in a Native-American-style tipi. Lodging and meals included.
**Bring your own bike. Bikes available for rent at additional cost.

 CHARLESTON KAYAKING GETAWAY

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Explore the diverse waterways and soak up the local culture of the Charleston area with this incredible Low Country retreat. Spend three days kayaking along sandy bays, winding rivers and the Intracoastal Waterway. In your down time, explore Charleston’s historic downtown and world-class dining scene. We’ll wind up the week with a private boat trip and beach walk on Bull Island (part of the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge). Price includes six nights of lodging and delicious meals (six breakfasts, five lunches and five dinners) prepared by a professional chef.

FAREWELL TO FALL HIKING & KAYAKING ADVENTURE

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Hike with us under wise old trees and kayak on healing waters this September 9 and 10 at Burr Oak State Park with Touch the Earth Adventures. Arrive at Burr Oak Saturday morning to kayak for the day and explore a portion of the lake where we have not paddled before. There is time for rest stops and lunch along our journey. A large fire awaits us along the shore at our late afternoon secluded and hidden stop where our dinner is cooked for us over our fire. Paddle back to the landing to end our day and check into our cabins and enjoy our evening. Daylight will greet us for our sunrise paddle Sunday morning (optional). Enjoy breakfast at the cabin and be ready to experience the connection we feel hiking under the ancient wise trees for the day (four to six miles).

 

HIKE WITH US ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

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Imagine hiking a section of the 2,159 mile Appalachian trail that extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mt. Katahdin in Maine! This section of trail traverses Virginia and crosses over into West Virginia. Hike by day and sleep by night in Bear’s Den Hostel, mountaintop castle-like lodging overlooking the valley with the Shenandoah River running through it.

FULL MOON HIKING RETREAT – JANUARY

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When the leaves bathe the earth and the waters chill, Touch the Earth Adventures transitions to the winter season with new event offerings. We can celebrate the second full moon of January, named the Blue Moon with a one-night, two-day retreat.

2 thoughts on “Retreats

  1. Elizabeth Rioch says:

    for the moonlight paddle at strouds this week. can we make a reservation for 2-3 people.. can’t find the link

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