Hiking Guides

Hiking is one of our favorite things to do when we travel. No matter our destination, we always look for top rated and popular trails to hike. And we’ve been lucky enough to tick off some of our major bucket list hikes like the Tour du Mont Blanc, the Inca Trail, the W Trek in Patagonia and day hiking Rim to River in the Grand Canyon.

We hope to inspire you to try a new trail with our guides. Below, you’ll find our favorite day hikes and the top hikes in popular national parks.

USA Hiking

Photo of Half Dome at sunrise with words 50 best hiking trails in the US

US Bucket List

Our roundup of the most amazing day hikes and multi-month treks from across America. These are the 50 US trails you should add to your bucket list.

READ: 50 unmissable hiking trails in the US

How to hike Rim to River at the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Day Hike

Hiking from Grand Canyon South Rim to the Colorado River and back is among the most iconic US day hikes, and it’s one of our favorites to date!

READ: South Kaibab to Bright Angel day hike

How to hike the Enchantments in Washington State

The Enchantments

This incredibly picturesque hike in Washington is one of the hardest but most rewarding day hikes we’ve done in America. Don’t miss it!

READ: How to day hike The Enchantments Trail

How to hike the Wave in Arizona

The Wave

One of the most incredibly unique and beautiful landscapes we’ve ever seen, The Wave on the Utah and Arizona border is your prize for winning a highly sought after permit.

READ: Our hike to The Wave Arizona

Hitting the trails soon? Use these inspirational hiking quotes for motivation during your next adventure.

Best Hikes in Mount Rainier National Park
Best Hikes in Zion National Park
Best Hikes in Sedona
Best Hikes in Grand Canyon South Rim
Best Hikes in Acadia National Park
Best Hikes in Arches National Park

Hiking Resources

The best apps for hiking

Hiking Apps

Our roundup of the best hiking and outdoor apps to help you explore new routes and stay safe on the trails.

READ: The best hiking apps for beginners and pros

Hiking tips for beginners

Hiking Tips For Beginners

New to hiking? Here are our top tips covering everything you need to prepare for hitting the trails.

READ: Beginner hiking tips

Day hiking essentials

Day Hiking Essentials

Need help with packing for a day hike? In this guide, we show you 10 important things you should always take on the trails.

READ: 10 things you should bring on a day hike

Everything you need to know about the National Park Pass

National Park Pass

Planning to visit more than 3 or 4 national parks in the next year? You should definitely consider buying an America the Beautiful Pass.

READ: Is a US National Parks Pass worth it?

Love the US National Parks? Use a National Parks Passport to document your adventures.

Hiking Gift Guides

Our favorite gift ideas for hikers

Gifts For Hikers

Our top hiking gift ideas for both him and her. We only include things they’ll actually use and love on the trails, based on our own experiences.

READ: Gift ideas for those who love to hike

Best gift ideas for outdoor women

Gifts For Outdoor Women

Kristen’s must-have gifts for the outdoorsy woman in your life. These are tried and tested items that will make a huge difference.

READ: Our favorite outdoorsy women gift ideas

Best gifts for men who love the outdoors

Gifts For Outdoor Men

Mark’s essential list of outdoorsman gift ideas based on years of experience exploring the great outdoors.

READ: Our favorite gift ideas for the outdoorsman

Love camping when you hike? You might also like our popular camping gift guide.


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