East Coast US - Appalachian Trail Thru-hike - "The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpath in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes through fourteen states along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian mountain range from the southern terminus at Springer Mountain, Georgia, to the Trail’s northern terminus at Katahdin, Maine."

East Coast US - Appalachian Trail Thru-hike - "The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpath in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes through fourteen states along the crests and valleys of the Appalachian mountain range from the southern terminus at Springer Mountain, Georgia, to the Trail’s northern terminus at Katahdin, Maine."

Need a reason to hike the Appalachian Trail? There are plenty. Sure, it may not be the longest hiking trail in the world anymore, but it still goes through 14 states, six national parks and eight national forests.

Need a reason to hike the Appalachian Trail? There are plenty. Sure, it may not be the longest hiking trail in the world anymore, but it still goes through 14 states, six national parks and eight national forests.

Appalachian Trail - Wikitravel

Appalachian Trail - Wikitravel

10 Things You Need to Hike the Appalachian Trail. (Great info even if you're not doing that one!)

10 Things You Need to Hike the Appalachian Trail. (Great info even if you're not doing that one!)

Appalachian Trail Map. I think this one is better at encompassing the magnitude of such a hike.

Appalachian Trail Map. I think this one is better at encompassing the magnitude of such a hike.

Before sending yourself mail drops on the Appalachian Trail, read this post. We outline the towns that offer expensive and/or limited resupply options.

Before sending yourself mail drops on the Appalachian Trail, read this post. We outline the towns that offer expensive and/or limited resupply options.

Does your train run Northbound or Southbound :)???? Listen to "Wagon Wheel" by Old Crow Medicine Show for my answer!

Does your train run Northbound or Southbound :)???? Listen to "Wagon Wheel" by Old Crow Medicine Show for my answer!

How to section hike the Appalachian Trail

How to section hike the Appalachian Trail

This road trip will deepen your knowledge of American history and geography. The Appalachian Trail passes through 14 states, but the best driving routes are the Skyline Drive in Virginia and the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Let's get goin'!

This road trip will deepen your knowledge of American history and geography. The Appalachian Trail passes through 14 states, but the best driving routes are the Skyline Drive in Virginia and the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Let's get goin'!

Looking for tips on hiking the Appalachian Trail? Read up on everything, from food to camping, packing, shoes, diet & more!

Looking for tips on hiking the Appalachian Trail? Read up on everything, from food to camping, packing, shoes, diet & more!

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