Nashville is known for its country music and boisterous clubs, but the adventurous should head to Johnson City in Northeast Tennessee instead.
New York is one of the best places in U.S. for outdoor adventure," says Siegel (designed by Manhattan's Central Park).
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.
Referred to as Red Rock Country, Sedona offers breathtaking scenery, enjoyable hiking trails, and a never-ending supply of opportunities for outdoor getaways.
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.
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.
There's no doubt about it: A visit to Moab will make you feel like you're at a theme park for outdoor lovers.