Where Tough Has More Fun: Seattle
It’s hard to imagine a big city with more outdoor recreation so close at hand. There’s trail running in Discovery Park, mountain biking under I-5, and sea kayaking, well, everywhere—and that’s all right in town. Head a few hours outside of the city and you’ve got everything from whitewater kayaking and resort skiing to mountaineering and rock climbing. To see all the action, from fat tire biking in Icicle Creek to snow surfing on Mission Ridge, click here.