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Hike the Appalachian Trail

To hike all 2,181 miles of the Appalachian Trail takes months, and includes many nights in a tent and army-ration-grade meals. If this doesn’t sound like your idea of vacation, there’s a far more comfortable way to complete a multiple day hike of the Appalachian Trail. Lodge-to-lodge hiking in Shenandoah National Park let’s you enjoy hot meals, a shower and a bed between stints on the trail. Skyland Resort, Big Meadows Lodge and Lewis Mountain Cabins are all roughly 10 miles apart from each other along the trail, letting you to accomplish your dream of a multiple day hiking trip, without the camping and cardboard dinner part. Paul Harris