Williams Lake Trail, New Mexico
Hiking is an undeniably popular pastime in the US, and with good reason — it's accessible to people of various abilities and fitness levels, it's inexpensive, and best of all, you often don't have to travel far to find a breathtaking hiking spot. Whether you're looking for a driveable day trip or your next vacation away from home, there are countless hiking options scattered around the country, each beautiful it its own unique way. From the Pacific Crest Trail in California to Colorado Bend in Texas and the Appalachian Mountains on the East Coast, there's something for everyone, no matter what part of the country you live in. Here are 25 for you to choose from.