Love to hike? So do we! If you are looking to do some hiking this summer, lucky for you there is an endless supply of scenic hikes all throughout the United States. Featured below are a few of our personal favorites that you might want to keep in mind when you are planning your perfect Mountain Getaway.
Conundrum Hot Springs
As secluded as it is beautiful, this hike is set in an amazing wilderness location. The hike ends at a collection of pools ranging in size and temperature. The average pool is about 102 degrees, so don’t forget your bathing suit for a perfect, relaxing ending to a scenic hike.
Lake Placid, NY
Mount Marcy is the highest point in New York with an elevation of over 5,000 feet. This hike has become increasingly popular and well-known for its breath-taking views and scenery. Although there are multiple routes, the most popular is about seven miles long.
The Grand Teton Loop
The Teton Range is one of the most beautiful and impressive in the United States. This circuit allows the hiker to truly capture the magnificence of the range. Although you need at least four days to hike the entire loop, it is definitely worth it. For anyone interested in a backpacking trip, it is hard to beat the Tetons.
San Gorgonio Mountain
Big Bear Lake, CA
With impressive glacial cirques, lakes, meadows, and forests, this hike seems to be almost out of a fairytale. San Gorgonio Mountain is the highest in the region and the hike is about 24 miles roundtrip. Don’t forget to get your Wilderness Permit before setting off on this memorable adventure.
Big Cottonwood Canyon, UT
This six mile roundtrip hike is the perfect one day trip. The hike ends at three serene lakes and a river that make the steeper incline competely worth it. Make sure to pack a picnic and spend some time eating and fishing at the beautiful lakes!