The only problem? You have to hike the food in yourself.
Last night we decided a mini adventure was in order so we picked up a Little Caesar's $5 cheese pizza and headed to Fort Mountain State Park. The views up there are incredible and there is a little viewing area where you can look over the whole region. I know some people hike with hydration packs and backpacks, but the pizza on the head routine works pretty well too.
We got there and the place was deserted, unsurprising for 7:30 on a Monday night. We dug straight into the pizza and enjoyed the silence up there. Then I started talking because I needed to remark on how silent it was. I don't know why, but even $5 cheese pizza tastes incredible when you have views like we did.
The only thing I would change about this perfect adventure? My choice of shoes. I had no idea we would be hiking, so I had some cheap Tom's ripoffs. Next time I will opt for shoes made out of more than string and cardboard.
Are you a fan of hiking? Where's your favorite place EVER to hike?
I really liked hiking the start of the Appalachian Trail here in Georgia just to say I had. I also love Fort Mountain, mostly because it's so close to our house.
Do you have specific hiking shoes?
I have an actual pair of hiking boots but I never wear them. Normally I wear an old pair of really sturdy trail running shoes and that works fine.
Just a heads up...The same company I partnered with last November to give away free entries to the Publix Atlanta Marathon is putting on another great race - The Allstate Life Insurance℠ Atlanta 13.1 Marathon®. The race takes place on Sunday, October 7th and starts as well as ends in Town Brookhaven. I'm really excited to be there for this one too - and also give away some free entries and discount codes for registration in the future! If you live in Atlanta or can travel for the race - pencil this into your calendar!