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rough it. The choice ranges from genuine, working ranches with basic amenities to luxurious resort-type ranches with all the home comforts you could wish for. If you are looking for a more gentle form of horse-riding, sta-

bles throughout the country offer treks on well-maintained trails. That includes Texas. Away from its famous ranches, horse-riding is offered at several state parks as well as along some Gulf Coast beaches. Elsewhere, the choice of magnificent scenery ranges from the barrier islands of North Carolina and the Amish coun- tryside of Ohio to the Black Hills of South Dakota and the vine- yards of California. Native American heritage can be experienced across the USA,

from pow wows in Oregon and Oklahoma to interpretive centres in Connecticut and Michigan and special tours in both Arizona and Montana.

HAPPY HIKING Whether you want to take a gentle stroll in the countryside or a tougher trek across the USA’s wide variety of landscapes, there are well-maintained hiking trails in all parts of the country. The choice ranges from short paths in beautiful state parks and seafront boardwalks in resorts such as Atlantic City in New Jersey and Myrtle Beach in South Carolina to challenging routes across rugged mountains, lush forests, rust-red canyons and stunning deserts. The 272-mile Long Trail, which crosses Vermont from the Massachusetts state line to the Canadian border, was laid out between 1910 and 1930 – making it the oldest long-distance hiking path in the country. Other routes for serious walkers include the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail, which runs through 14 states from Georgia in the south to Maine in the north, and the 2,650-mile Pacific Coast Trail through California, Oregon and Washington State.


If pedal power gets your wheels turning, you will find plenty of excellent bike paths in whichever part of the USA you visit. State and national parks usually have a variety of trails for all ages and abilities. And if you’d rather stick to an urban bolthole than a rural retreat, you won’t have to wander far to hit the saddle. Cycle around Central Park in New York, which now has a bike- sharing scheme similar to London’s famous ‘Boris bikes’.

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“Growing up in the American Southwest, I’ve spent countless days hiking the larger-than-life landscapes of the national parks. One experience that stands out is the epic day hike to the top of Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park. The trail starts with gruelling switchbacks taking you up nearly 500 vertical feet to Scout Lookout. From here you continue another 1,000 vertical feet up a narrow trail with sheer drops on both sides to the canyon fl oor. At points on the fi nal ascent, you rely on chains to pull yourself up to what is a spectacular 360-degrees view.” Christopher Bradfi eld, Commercial and Product Manager, My America Holiday

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