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This generously illustrated volume features 1,001 carefully selected scenic walks throughout the world in both natural and urban settingsfrom Africas Rift Valley to the Appalachian Trail. This latest volume in the hugely popular 1,001 series is the ideal guide to the worlds most exhilarating walks, hikes, and views. Walking is one of our favorite pastimes and one of the easiestand healthiestways to explore the world. It allows walkers to go at their own pace, savor local colors and details, and discover sights that would be missed if in a car or even on a bicycle. The popularity of recreational walking is on the rise with the growing number of trails and the conversion of former canal towpaths and railway lines, like New Yorks High Line, into mixed-use walkways. Wide-ranging routes carefully selected for scenic beauty, historic attributes, or natural charms include Californias John Muir Trail, the Miami Beach Art Deco walk, Hadrians Wall and Offas Dyke paths in England, the Italian lakes, and many others, from easy jaunts to more rugged hikes.Each entry provides essential details about a must-try walk, including start and finish points, overall distance, difficulty rating, maps, and likely duration, making this book an inspiring reference for anyone looking to venture off the beaten path.