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Walking Trails and Destinations

Find walking trails and destinations for walkers to enjoy. These are self-guided walks, routes and paths, plus trail tales.
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  4. Walking Trails in Europe (36)
  5. Walking Trails Asia-Pacific (11)
  6. Top 10 Walks (20)
  7. Top Walking Cities (6)
  8. Walking Trails - Canada (10)
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  10. Walking Trails Middle East and Asia (4)

Top 10 Walks in the USA
What are the best walks in the USA? Here are the winners year by year of AVA year-round walks, from among over 1000 different 10K walking routes throughout the USA.

Walking Route Planner
Use the walking route planner to plan a good walking route for your walking workout or for a walking event.

Favorites Walks - Lists of Favorite Walks by State
Reviews of favorite walks and walking trails by state. What is your favorite walk

What Walks Are on Your Bucket List?
Some day you won't be able to walk, so what walks do you want to do while you can?

My Kind of Walk - 14 Points to Plan a Good Walking Route
Here are the things I think about when I plan a walking route.

Walking Staycation - Take a Walking Vacation Without Leaving Home
While many people take a staycation to save money, you can optimize it with exploring walking destinations within your community.

Favorite Fall Foliage Walks - Where to Walk to See Fall Foliage
Walkers tell of their favorite fall foliage walks and where to walk to see the fall foliage.

Year-Round Self-Guided Walks in the USA
The walking clubs of the AVA host over 1400 self-guided walks throughout the USA. Enjoy these walks at anytime by registering at the starting point, taking a map and directions.

What is Your Favorite Kind of Walking Path
What is your favorite kind of walking surface and walking path? Do you prefer sidewalks, natural trails, or just your treadmill? Tell us why.

Top 10 Ways to Reduce Your Backpack Weight
A heavy pack is no fun to carry. An expert tells how to lighten your backpack while still taking along what you need.

Vineyard Walk Photos
Photos of walking through vineyards.

Art Spied on the Walk
Enjoy these photos of fun art I've seen on my walks. Public art and private sculptures viewed during my walks.

Run the Planet
Wonder where to walk just about anyplace in the world? RTP lists thousands of great routes in cities and towns as added by readers worldwide.

America's Running Routes - USATF
USATF has over 177,000 mapped running routes in a searchable database powered by Google Maps. You can also draw, map and measure your own route online.

GetOutdoors.com Destination and Trail Finder
Find US trails and destinations based on terrain preference, sights to see, distance, etc. From GetOutdoors.com

Trails.com Trailfinder
Subscription index of 30,000 trails throughout the US with description of trail, topo map and area map. Accesses over 1000 trail guidebooks.

Wendy's Walking Highlights of 2011
It was a great year of great walking moments. These included walking in France and Turkey and surviving several half marathons back home.

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