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And actually, it didn’t turn out as bad as I originally thought it would.

I had this bright idea a few weeks ago that I wanted to go back in time to a fond childhood memory and go river tubing again. So, I did the only logical thing and went searching for a tube that I could take on my water adventure.

I didn’t want to spend a lot, so I figured the dollar store was the best place to go. I splurged and purchased two, in case one popped, and I was ready to go. After weeks of waiting because of our rather rainy weather, I finally got the opportunity to go river tubing and chose Wilson Creek located in the Pisgah National Forest as my river race track.

This is how it went…

Overall, I recommend buying a tube that isn’t $1. I think I kept felling out for the following reasons:

  1. My butt couldn’t fit in the tube
  2. I’m now pretty sure I purchased a child’s tube
  3. I blew the tube up with my mouth and it kept deflating

I have since purchased a ready…$5 tube from Walmart, that is made for river-tubing. I will be taking a shot at concurring the river yet again this weekend and I am pumped. You can see more about exploring Wilson Creek and create your adventure here.

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige