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Outdoor Activities Van Buren AR

There are outdoor activities for every season, climate and landscape. Types of outdoor activities include mountain climbing, rock climbing, mountain biking, backpacking, and ice climbing, as well as water sports like kayaking and canoeing. Read on to learn more and to find local resources in Van Buren, AR that give access to outdoor activities and outdoor recreation.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(479) 646-8900
Fort Smith Pavillion
Fort Smith, AR
 
Gellco Outdoors
(479) 471-1166
703 East Pointer Trail
Van Buren, AR
 
Mackie`s One Stop
(479) 785-0377
3828 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AZ
 
Bullseye Precision
(479) 785-3500
2205 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR
 
Gellco Outdoors
(479) 646-2402
4600 Zero Street
Fort Smith, AR
 
Outdoor Living Center
(479) 471-0961
1716 Fayetteville Road
Van Buren, AR
 
Swaim`s Saddle & Tack
(479) 474-9608
206 West Plumwood Road
Van Buren, AZ
 
Paul`s Pawn
(479) 782-0465
1717 Midland Boulevard Apt 4
Fort Smith, AR
 
Tim`s Pawn and Jewelry
(479) 709-9406
5520 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AZ
 
Academy
(479) 494-1740
5001 Phoenix Avenue (at Airport Blvd)
Fort Smith, AR
 

Top 5 Tips for Dads at the Beach


Top 5 tips for dads at the beachA trip to the beach is supposed to a time to simply relax and revel in the natural beauties of a vacant landscape. Facing the vast expanse of sand and sea, it's easy to just enjoy the sun on your face and forget about all of your responsibilities in the office buildings and homes that clutter your inland turf.

Of course, not every trip to the beach goes like it's supposed to, and as fathers know, nothing can change your plans more quickly than a posse of kids for whom you're responsible.

Suddenly, your time spent sun tanning is cut short when you're called upon to remove the sand from your toddler's sandwich. In lieu of catching some waves, you may have to apologize to the woman who was just hit in the back with a football. And the one thing that can topple the overwhelming sense of comfort of a beach at sunset is the gargantuan libido of an adolescent in a bathing suit.

But because a day at the beach is a gift too precious to be squandered, be sure to strategize before heading out on the sandy battlefield. Remember, you only have a few months before a day at the beach means you're lost, not on vacation.

This summer, remember the top 5 ways to enjoy yourself at the beach:

1.) Have your kids bury each other: As a glorious gift to parents, kids actually enjoy being buried at the beach. Encourage your kids to do this early in the day, and take your time uncovering them. Of course, there will be one left above ground once this is completed, but otherwise it's just you and the surf.

2.) Bring sunglasses and a magazine: No, not to read - you can do that anywhere. This decoy ploy has for years allowed men to check out the beach babes without the wife knowing.

3.) Strategically apply suntan lotion: Do this in private at the beginning of the day, and then revel in your family's amusement that night as they see "Life's A Beach" tanned onto your chest.

4.) Pretend to lose your wed...

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