When you think about it, walking is really one of our favorite pastimes. Whether it’s an after dinner stroll through the neighborhood or hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, it’s both an easy and healthy way to get out there and explore. So to help you navigate the best walks in the world – from country hikes to city stomps, coastal strolls to mountain paths – 1001 Walks You Must Take Before You Die is THE guide to getting around on your own two feet. Curated by travel editor Barry Stone, it’s the ultimate reference on venturing off the beaten path to explore the sights, sounds and details of the world’s most interesting and beautiful sites.
Whether you’re going on vacation or just want to journey off in your own backyard, there are literally more than 1000 walks to explore. The front index is divided by country, so you can easily navigate walks in your own city or get to dreaming about your next faraway destination. From there, the book is divided into five different sections of walks: Overland, Urban, Mountain, Heritage and Coastal & Shoreline. And there really is something for everyone, from easy walks that last no longer than an hour to treks that could keep you walking for weeks. Each entry is packed with facts so you have all the essential details at hand before making the journey. With info including starting and finishing points, overall distance, difficulty rating, maps, estimated completion time and must-see sights, this guide will help you get the absolute best experience possible when you embark on your next on-foot adventure.
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Some of our personal favorites featured in the book include the Grand Canyon Rim Trail, Central Park, the Seine’s Left Bank and Italy’s Cinque Terre Classic, but we won’t give them all away. With so many to explore, isn’t it about time you packed up and hit the trail? To learn more about 1001 Walks You Must Take Before You Die, visit 1001beforeyoudie.com and head over to Amazon to pre-order the book.