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Built on former railroads, a unique characteristic of rail-trails is their tangible connection to the past. Many feature restored 19th-century depots from the rail corridors they now inhabit, refurbished cabooses, train whistle posts, graceful trestles, and, perhaps most dramatic, railroad tunnels blasted—or sometimes even hand-carved—out of the rock. Here’s a list our favorite rail-trails for exploring these magnificent tunnels.
Apple picking, crisp air and multicolored foliage. There’s something about autumn that warms our hearts as much as crackling fires warm our toes.
Rail-trails, many of them traversing the darkest portions of our country, make ideal places to see the stars as you pedal your way through changing landscapes.
Whether hiking or biking, trails offer so many rewarding views. One of the most special natural sights that can take a traveler’s breath away is a waterfall.