5 best hikes while traveling across the U.S.
Posted on February 21 2016
Instead of planning yet another beach getaway, embrace your adventurous side.
There is no better time than the present to grab your boots, put on your favorite pair of Buddha pants, and hit the trails!
- Yosemite- Towering waterfalls, century- old Sequoia trees, high peak cliffs and some of the most unique rock formations are found in this national park within the Sierra Mountains, California. All-year round, people are lured in by the Yosemite’s powerful beauty and tranquility, giving you a sense of true nirvana.
For more info on the best times, climate, passes to take a trip here >
2. Grand Canyon- Arizona’s most distinguishable and vast landmark. There are plenty of adventures to endure here; whether you decide to take in the breathtaking viewpoints or take part recreationally. These rocky walls dive down into the canyon’s floor, where the Colorado River meets southwest.
Check out all of the these adrenaline junkie options.
- Yellowstone- Established in 1872, as America’s first national park, the Yellowstone is known for it’s incredible Geysers and thriving ecosystem. If you are a wild- life seeker, this park is home to grizzly bears, wolves, bison, elk, and the list of native species goes on! This historical wilderness is primarily in Wyoming, but also lays into Montana and Idaho too.
Are you ready for your spirit animal interactions? More info on park & exhibits
- Banff- A Canadian region of awe-striking majestic, mountain scenery and hot natural springs, Banff is a HOT spot to go hiking. Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, it is the highest town in Canada. With legacy trails (bike, skate, walk), cave systems, and glaciers, this park is filled with sweet jewels.
Check out some vivid landscape photos by National geographic.
- Kauai- The infamous attraction in Kauai is Waimea Canyon, also known as “the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.” Some think of it as a tropical Grand Canyon, because- well, that’s just what it is. A mile wide, 14 miles long, and roughly 3,600 feet deep, and on a clear day you can see all the way to the secretive (and privately owned) island of Niihau.
Before you decide to come play, get informed about the island first!