by Diane Spicer
Get a bunch of hikers together and what's one of the first things they talk about?
It's fun to swap stories about the best hiking trails, the perfect spots to pitch a tent, and next year's amazing hiking destinations.
Every hiker has her own personal take on the best destinations for hikers.
Welcome to mine!
I've been to some pretty remote hiking destinations.
Because that's the type of hiking I prefer: wild, rugged, mountainous, and hard to get to.
I'm willing to invest a few days in steadily harder travel in order to get what I want:
In exchange, I'm willing to take some risks with wildlife encounters, weather and navigational challenges.
If that's the style of hiking you're keen to experience, use these links to read descriptions of some of my hiking trips.
These types of hiking trips give you an opportunity to experience unique outdoor adventures, including:
Then Greenland hiking is for you!
Not really interested in dropping off the map and spending weeks at a time exploring the backcountry?
Then my recommendation is to explore some of the best destinations for hikers in the Pacific Northwest.
Get started with my personal take on this gorgeous corner of the United States:
The diversity of wildlife is also a big draw for Mt. Rainier day hiking.
I am always careful to recommend only what I know to be a good experience.
So while I haven't hiked everywhere (yet), I can confidently assure you that these areas also make great destinations for hiking:
This entire website is built around one idea: making you the most confident, safe and smart hiker you can be.
Now you have some hiking destinations to consider, with detailed information to get your planning started.
Just in case you haven't found these pages yet, here is a short list of additional hiking resources you can use when planning your trip to the best destinations:
Use the search box on the bottom of every page, highlighted in bright green.
Just pop in a word, and a list of Hiking For Her pages will appear.
I thought you'd have grabbed your pack and headed for some of these best hiking destinations by now ;)
As always, I'm available for a quick question to get you sorted and on your way.
Or if you'd like some support and encouragement as you plan a big hiking trip, or want to conquer an ambitious hiking goal this year, check out how I can help.
Best Destinations For Hikers
About the author
Diane is the founder of Hiking For Her.
She's been on a hiking trail somewhere in the world for 5+ decades & loves to share her best hiking tips right here.
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Photo credits: All photos on this website were taken by David Midkiff or Diane Spicer except where noted.
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