1. The best hikes in the U.S.
For nature lovers and fitness enthusiasts, you can’t get much better than a good day of hiking. And finding a great day hike—one that’s not too long and not too short, with a payoff that makes the effort absolutely worth your while—can be as rewarding as winning the lottery. Luckily, no matter where you live in America the Beautiful, there’s bound to be a decent spot for trekking somewhat nearby, whether it’s a few miles on paved trail or a rugged climb up a mountain.