Tuesday, November 30

Great cities for people that love the great outdoors


Great cities for outdoorsy people

Cities that capture the best of the outdoors

Copacabana Beach at sunrise with joggers,walkers and cyclists (© Jeremy Walker/Getty Images)

Copacabana Beach at sunrise with joggers,walkers and cyclists (© Jeremy Walker/Getty Images)

Copacabana Beach at sunrise with joggers,walkers and cyclists (© Jeremy Walker/Getty Images)

Copacabana Beach at sunrise with joggers,walkers and cyclists (© Jeremy Walker/Getty Images)

Copacabana Beach at sunrise with joggers,walkers and cyclists (© Jeremy Walker/Getty Images)

Copacabana Beach at sunrise with joggers,walkers and cyclists (© Jeremy Walker/Getty Images)

Copacabana Beach at sunrise with joggers,walkers and cyclists (© Jeremy Walker/Getty Images)

For many, exploring a big city is all about the culture and food scene – after all, why go to a city if you’re wanting rural pursuits? But there are some cities that offer the best of both worlds – they’ve got the museums and restaurants, but they’ve also got plenty of natural beauty and activities to keep the outdoors-minded happy. Whether it’s a case of hopping in a kayak, slogging your way up a mountain or learning to surf – these cities have an energy of a different kind…