Gyms are great, but not when trying to discover a new city or your hometown in an active way. Do you know about the trails on your side of town? What about the rock climbing gym on that street you never go on or the kayaking rental facility right by the downtown lake? Many people may not even know the adventure available in their backyard. If you do, well, every adventurer craves something new. Each new destination has another route, trail, park, track to be discovered. All it takes is lacing up your shoes and just going. Here are the 7 of the best U.S. cities in which to live a healthy, active, fun lifestyle.
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McGee Nall is a Paste intern and a freelance writer based out of Athens, Georgia. She was probably eating Nilla wafers and Nutella while writing this.