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Best US Cities for Outdoor Adventures

Nashville is known for its country music and boisterous clubs, but the adventurous should head to Johnson City in Northeast Tennessee instead.

Johnson City, Tennessee

New York is one of the best places in U.S. for outdoor adventure," says Siegel (designed by Manhattan's Central Park).

New York,
New York State

Seattle is also known as "The Emerald City" because of its lush surroundings including mountains, lakes and some of the state's most stunning hikes.

Seattle, Washington

Referred to as Red Rock Country, Sedona offers breathtaking scenery, enjoyable hiking trails, and a never-ending supply of opportunities for outdoor getaways.

Sedona, Arizona

The desert is certainly full of beauty, Enter Los Angeles, an excellent basecamp for outdoor explorers who want to travel up and down the heart of California's coast.

Los Angeles, California

South Lake Tahoe is another great spot in California—and a great three-hour drive from San Francisco to get there. As a bonus, the city is beautiful any time of year.

South Lake Tahoe, California

There's no doubt about it: A visit to Moab will make you feel like you're at a theme park for outdoor lovers.

Moab, Utah