Itís Time to Take a Hike in Baltimore, Maryland!
The best way to experience Baltimore is by hiking it! Get outdoors with authors Allison Sturm and Evan Balkan, with the new full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Baltimore. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body. Youíll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of Charm Cityís best hikes!
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where youíre going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether youíre a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Baltimore provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from Baltimore and the surrounding communities.
Allison Sturm is a writer living in Baltimore County, Maryland. Her love for the outdoors has taken her on hikes all over the world, including Italy, Spain, Ireland, and Saba, where she spent her honeymoon hiking up a volcano. Allison and her husband, Steve, love exploring all of the wonderful recreational options in and around Baltimore, and look forward to instilling the same spirit of adventure in their newborn, who joined the family this past fall.
Evan Balkan teaches writing and literature at the Community College of Baltimore County. His fiction and nonfiction, mostly in the areas of travel and outdoor recreation, have appeared in numerous publications throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, England, and Australia. He holds degrees from Towson, George Mason, and Johns Hopkins universities, and he lives in Lutherville, Maryland, with wife, Shelly, and daughters, Amelia and Molly.