Hiking is one of the best forms of exercise that you can participate in. Not only is it physically challenging, but it also allows you a chance to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. Anyone can go for a run on the treadmill, but who’s going for a hike through nature is a different ballgame.
Endless vistas of rolling hills, vineyards, redwoods, and oak-studded grassland soothe your soul. Fresh air enlivens you. While deer graze quietly and jack rabbits nibble nearby, a sense of calm overtakes you. You gladly surrender to the magnificent beauty of Wine Country backlands. If you’ve been enjoying a few days of wine tasting, you’ve discovered how many great wineries are tucked throughout the countryside around Healdsburg, Calistoga, and the Pacific …