50 Hikes 50 States
50 Hikes 50 States Project–Idaho

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Idaho

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Idaho Idaho, with its odd shape and odd location, presented a challenge for us. It sits just a titch too far to drive from Denver, and it's too far away from the hikes we wanted to do in Oregon and Washington to be combined on a western...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Iowa

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Iowa

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Iowa After two flat hikes in a row, one in Oklahoma and the other in Kansas, our Colorado legs were itching for some ups and downs on our 50 Hikes 50 States Project. With Iowa being our destination for the day, I didn't have high hopes for...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Kansas

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Kansas

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Kansas Perhaps the giggle I get the most when talking about hiking all 50 states is the one about Kansas. "Does Kansas even have any hiking?" people have asked. Yes, by golly, it does. After spending a day driving from Oklahoma to Iowa...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Oklahoma

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Oklahoma

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Oklahoma Our trip to the midwest, something I felt would be a bit of a chore, delighted us at every turn. I mean, really, who thinks that hiking in the midwest would be interesting or challenging? To our surprise, as the 50 Hikes 50 States...

50 Hikes 50 States–Maine

50 Hikes 50 States–Maine

50 Hikes 50 States--Maine A last-day-of-summer hike in coastal Maine was the perfect antidote to summer 2020. I've hiked many times in Maine, including almost dying in Arcadia National Park. My sister has lived in Old Orchard Beach for many years, so I have often...

50 Hikes 50 States–New Hampshire

50 Hikes 50 States–New Hampshire

50 Hikes 50 States--New Hampshire Sometimes, I don't pick the right hike. After researching and looking at many websites, I'll pick a hike that meets our criteria for our 50 Hikes 50 States Project, and off we'll go to the trailhead without doubt. But our New...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Vermont

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Vermont

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Vermont To get to Vermont, you have to *go* to Vermont. It's not a state that you think you'll just swing by or get to on a business trip. It's a place you have to make a plan to visit. Even lumping it into our New England tour of our 50...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Colorado

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Colorado

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Colorado Colorful Colorado. From the nation's tallest mountain range to red rocks and prairies, Colorado dazzles with healthy people constantly enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Everyone wants to be outside. Even the state's lotto...

50 Hikes 50 States Project

50 Hikes 50 States Project

50 Hikes. 50 States. A project to hike one hike in every state in the U.S. Lucky. I live in a beautiful country filled with millions of miles of trails through thousands of beautiful places organized around 50 states. As a resident of the United States, I am more than...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Virginia

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Virginia

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Virginia By the time we got to Virginia on our 50 Hikes 50 States Project, we had been staying just a few hours ahead of Hurricane Isaias. Breezes started to blow on us the day before on our Delaware hike, and the weather pattern forecasted...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Delaware

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Delaware

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Delaware Interesting pockets of nature and people exist all over the U.S that we often don't hear about in depth. Delaware, an odd-shaped state on the east coast of the US, is one of those places. We ventured there on our 50 Hikes 50 States...

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Maryland

50 Hikes 50 States Project–Maryland

50 Hikes 50 States Project--Maryland Sometimes hiking is like life. You just have to go with the flow and enjoy the unexpected things that come your way. This was the case on our 50 Hikes 50 States Project when we got to Maryland. For this trip, my husband, daughter...