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Focus Term: Trail Destinations

The Alternative List: 10 Great Trails for Fall (Under the Radar)
October 08, 2015
For those of you looking for a fall adventure that might not be on everyone's bucket list, we've uncovered 10 great trails for fall.
Fall vista from the Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail in California | Photo by Stan Bales, courtesy Bureau of Land Management
10 Great Hiking and Walking Trails
September 30, 2015
In honor of Trails, Parks and Outdoor Spots month, here's a list of 10 great walking and hiking trails across America (in no particular order).
Chessie Nature Trail | Photo by Frank N. Carlson
Pennsylvania’s Heritage Rail Trail County Park and Maryland’s Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail
September 18, 2015
One of the largest completed sections of that developing network is a pair of connected rail-trails—the Heritage Rail Trail County Park and the Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail—a 44-mile expanse.
Heritage Rail Trail County Park | Photo by John Gensor, courtesy Steam Into History
Five Great Rail-Trails for Family Camping
July 16, 2015
School is out, summer is in, and it’s time to take the kids on a vacay. Below are five great options for a weekend camping and biking trip!
Photo courtesy RTC
Virginia’s New River Trail State Park
July 13, 2015
Nestled in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Highlands, the New River Trail State Park offers 57 miles of green.
Trail users crossing the trestle at the Fries Junction | Photo by Tom Bilcze, courtesy TrailLink
Florida’s Sanibel Island Shared-Use Paths
June 15, 2015
Sun, sea, and sandy beaches: Florida’s Sanibel Island is a summer sanctuary. Better yet, the island’s extensive shared-use path system—totaling 24 paved miles—provides access to it all.
Sanibel Island beach | Photo by Robert Styppa
Destination: Virginia — Strolling the Chessie Nature Trail
May 18, 2015
Chessie Nature Trail: In late fall, ash, oak and beech trees burn brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet the Allegheny range.
Photo courtesy RTC
Appalachian Engine: The Virginia Creeper Trail Keeps Bringing Visitors Back
May 15, 2015
Southwest Virginia’s 34-mile Virginia Creeper Trail (VCT) is timeless. The trail is a beloved regional asset and economic boon.
Photo by Jason Barnette - Southeastern Traveler:Courtesy Abingdon Convention and Visitors Bureau
Nebraska’s MoPac Trail East and West
May 12, 2015
One of the cornerstones of Lincoln’s network, the MoPac Trail (consisting of the seamlessly connected West and East segments) begins at the University of Nebraska campus in the heart of the city and stretches eastward 27 miles, just shy of Omaha’s doorstep.
Mopac Trail West | Photo courtesy Market to Market Relay
The Minuteman Bikeway (A Revolution on Two Wheels)
April 22, 2015
Minuteman Bikeway billed as "America's Revolutionary Rail-Trail" is an 11-mile Tarmac ribbon that follows roughly the route of Paul Revere.
Minuteman Bikeway | Photo courtesy Friends Lexington Bikeway