On Your Own: Hike Away!

Best for: anyone physically fit enough for hiking!
Season: spring, summer, fall
Interests: physical activity, family time, photography, nature appreciation
Total time: 2-3 hours
Driving time: the longest time in-between stops will be about 40 minutes driving (times include driving)

Harness the kids’ energy–and maybe even the dogs’--and set off for a pleasant hike

with nice pastoral scenes... or a moderate hike that rewards you with some height to see out...  or a strenuous hike that leads you to fantastic views (instructions and times for all included).