A must have resource for a short hike or a day long adventure, AMC's Best Day Hikes near Philadelphia, by Susan Charkes, will lead you to 50 of the best trails around the Philly region. . Describes 50 of the best hikes in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, featuring the Pinnacle, Lehigh Valley, and the Appalachian Trail. Each trail description includes a map, difficulty rating, route distance, elevation gain, estimated hike time, and detailed directions including GPS coordinates to the trailhead. Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights. Locator map and At a Glance highlights chart allow for quick and easy trip planning. Offers tons of hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack. Includes fascinating essays about the flora, fauna, and history of the region. Perfect for beginners, seasoned hikers, families, tourists, and even local residents. 2010, first edition, 251 pages. 6 x 9 x 0.75in.