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Hiking Hotspot: Flagstaff’s Incredible Inner Basin Trail

Lockett Meadow to Inner Basin, a spectacular 1.7 mile out and back journey through towering aspen trees, is Flagstaff’s premier fall and summer hike. If there is any trail to add to your Northern Arizona outdoor adventure bucket list, the Inner Basin hike is definitely one of the most worthy additions. You will start at Lockett […]

Hiking Hotspot: Sedona’s Breathtaking Airport Mesa Loop Trail

The Sedona Airport Mesa Loop is one of the area’s scariest & most scenic hiking trails. Not only does this trail offer amazing views of many of Sedona’s most stunning red rock formations along a steep, narrow course, but it also happens to be one of 4 vortex hikes. Vortex sites are areas of enhanced natural energy […]

Hiking Hotspot: Red Mountain in Flagstaff, Arizona

The Red Mountain trail is an easy, quiet, scenic 1.5 mile out and back hike, located just 25 miles north of Flagstaff. It’s a great short stop on the way to or from the Grand Canyon, or as just one of many outdoor adventures to explore during your time in Flagstaff, Sedona, and surrounding areas. […]

Hiking Hotspot: Bell Rock Pathway in Sedona

Bell Rock is one of Sedona’s most popular hiking trails. Aside from the picturesque views of Sedona’s towering red rock formations, Bell Rock is also one of the 4 major vortex sites, making it one of the go-to trails for new tourists to the area. The trail is scenic with nice views of both Bell […]

Hiking Hotspot: Torrey Pines State Nature Reserve in San Diego

San Diego is most well-known for its’ beautiful 70 mile long coastline which is lined with a diverse selection of gorgeous beaches. With year-round sunshine, mild weather (average temps are in the 70’s), and an abundance of fitness activities, it’s no wonder so many flock here each year. However, there are more ways than one […]

Hiking Hotspot: 2 Great L.A. Hikes with Views of the Hollywood Sign

When thinking of Los Angeles, the first terms things most people think of include crowds, tourists, Hollywood, traffic, smog, and pollution. With a metro area population of over 12 million, things can get pretty hectic and crowded. However, if you venture into the mountains, you will find pockets of peaceful natural beauty, and if you […]

Hiking Hotspot: New Hampshire’s White Mountains

The White Mountains National Forest is most well known for Mt. Washington, the highest mountain in the Northeast (6288 ft) and one of the windiest places on Earth (wind speeds reached 231 miles per hour back in 1934). The area is very popular for recreational activities, especially hiking, biking, and cross country skiing during the […]

Hiking Hotspot: Camden Hills State Park in Camden, Maine

Camden Hills State Park offers over 30 miles of scenic hiking trails. The park is located in beautiful Camden, Maine whose fitting slogan is “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea.” Camden is one of the 2 locations along the Atlantic Coast where the mountains meet the sea, which leads to some amazing scenery. There are […]

Hiking Hotspot: Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona

Camelback Mountain is a challenging hike in Phoenix, Arizona. I love the idea of having a hiking area in the middle of an urban city; it’s a great way to get out and get some exercise in at the beginning or end of the day. This popular recreational area within Phoenix was suggested to us […]

Hiking Hotspot: North Menan Butte in Rexburg, Idaho

The North Menan Butte Trail, also referred to as “R” Mountain by locals because of the large R painted on the side of the mountain is a scenic hike located just a short drive from both Idaho Falls and Rexburg. This trail is the ideal recreational activity for both locals and tourists. North and South […]