The benefits of walking—even short strolls—are numerous and oft-reported on. Pair a steady stride with the gorgeous surroundings of nature and world-class architecture, and getting your steps in won’t even feel like exercise. The first section of the High Line in New York City opened in 2009, and since then, metropolises around the world have taken note. A fresh air escape—whether you’re a staircase away from bustling streets or surrounded by a redwood forest—is a welcome refuge for city dwellers and adventure-seeking tourists alike.
AD checks out 11 striking elevated walkways in nature that offer bird’s-eye views of their serene surroundings. We think you’ll recognize number 7 in North Charleston.