Hiking tips for beginners. Day hikes at national parks and local hikes. Whether it's mountains or easier hiking trails, be prepared! Hiking gear, your outfit, shoes, water, food, snacks, nature with forests and waterfalls, and hiking in hot weather! Items to put on your hiking packing list for your backpack that includes essential hiking gear. Find lots of hiking trails that are outdoor travel destinations and when you’re on a road trip on a budget during summer vacation adventures!