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Hiking Inn to Inn

Hike inn to inn - Savor the journey and the destination. Leave the car behind, explore the wild and sleep in a comfortable inn each night.

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Take a California vacation hiking from inn-to-inn

Welcome to the Walkabout Community

We invite you to read and share stories about inn to inn vacations, in California and around the world.

With a light daypack and a few reservations you can travel for days on California's breathtaking coastline or in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, each night recovering your energy with a delicious meal, a comfortable bed, and maybe even a hot tub. Hiking inn to inn is an age old tradition. Enjoy and share stories, pictures and resources about human-powered travel from around the world.

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Hiking the Tahoe Basin - Donner Pass to Lake Tahoe

Hike the spine of the High Sierra along the Pacific Crest Trail on this 3-day, 30 mile walkabout.  This is a challenging hike, but you’ll be rewarded with stopovers at mountain resorts in spectacular settings and with the solitude and pristine beauty of the Sierra Nevada…


Posted by Tom Courtney on October 11, 2018 at 12:30pm

Exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park

An enchanted land of rugged mountains, alpine lakes, clear streams, deep glaciated canyons, and other-worldly hydrothermal landscapes, Lassen Volcanic National Park is a wild and exotic Northern California treasure.  Towering above it all, Lassen Peak rests after its…


Posted by Tom Courtney on August 9, 2018 at 10:30am

Hiking Tuscany - Hill Town to Hill Town

Is there anything better than a leisurely drive through Tuscany? Yes! A multi-day hike from hill town to hill town savoring the Tuscan countryside at two miles an hour, exploring farmland and forest, walking the quiet streets of ancient villages, meeting the locals, and enjoying the famous…


Posted by Tom Courtney on May 15, 2018 at 11:22am

Slovenia's Julian Alps - Hiking Hut to Hut

Beautiful Slovenia, a pastoral country of 2 million, lies in So. Central Europe, nestled between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea.  Set in its NW corner, in the Julian Alps, Triglav National Park is a land of raging rivers, crystalline lakes, alpine meadows, and soaring peaks.  At its heart stands Mt. Triglav, Slovenia’s…


Posted by Tom Courtney on March 15, 2018 at 11:21am


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