Hike across some of America’s most impressive and scenic trails with this inspiring travelling companion from Lonely Planet. With a foreword by celebrated author Cheryl Strayed, the celebrated author of Wild: A Journey From Lost To Found, the National Trails of America features the US's 30 National Trails - from the scenic wonder of the Pacific Crest Trail to the heavy history of the Trail of Tears - as well as 28 others. Hikers will discover the majesty of each route and all the unmissable stops along the way.
With a series of beautifully-shot photos and maps scattered throughout, this comprehensive guide to America’s best trails can’t help but inspire. From the epic scenery of the mighty Grand Canyon to the steamy rainforests of Puerto Rico, and from the historic battlefields of Eastern Tennessee to the Gateway Arch of St. Louis, no corner of America is left unturned. Plus, with accompanying planning details for each and every hike, including details on where to stay, top tips along the way and how to get there, it’s never been easier to hit the road. And, with a mixture of day treks and multi-day thru-hikes, there’s something to cater for all types of hikers. So, lace up your boots and hit the road!
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