A stone’s throw from Las Vegas, Valley of Fire State Park will have you exchanging your gambling tokens for hiking boots. This park is packed with massive red rocks jetting hundreds of feet in the air from seemingly nowhere ranking as my most underrated state park in America. Who hit the Nevada jackpot? You did.
Uinta National Forest near Spanish Fork is home of Utah’s epic Fifth Water Hot Springs. The hike from trailhead round trip is around 4.5 miles - with the springs as the half way turn around point. You'll know you're near when you start to smell the sulfur seeping up from the spring that winds along the side of the trail.
You can’t cover all of the things to do in Copenhagen over the span of a weekend but this makes for a good sampling to give you the true taste of a city with such an interesting culture. Hygge is a word they have to describe illuminating light and warmth (even on the darkest, coldest days.) Hygge is Copenhagen for you.