How do I find pedestrian-friendly routes for walking?

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The best places to walk are places that have sidewalks or side streets that are not overly populated with car traffic.  If you live in the city then this might present a challenge but more than likely sidewalks will be present.  Another great option would be to find a nearby trail.  Trails are great and can give you an extra challenge and make you work a little harder as the terrain is not as flat.  Lastly, use googlemaps, type in the address you want to walk from and to, click on the picture of the person and walking routes will appear.

Your town/city has a website.  Go to their website and they have either a list of walking trails, or a link to an organization that does.  The park system is a wonderful thing to use for walking.  The simplest thing is to just walk out your front door and walk for 15 minutes, then turn around and walk home.

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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.