Houghton is located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and is considered to be one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America”. The city’s culture and cuisine were influenced by the European immigrants, who reached the area to work in the copper mines. Houghton, due to its location, offers to visitors many recreational moments and a grand variety of sports including hockey, snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking and climbing.
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Mountain Biking in Mount Parnitha, Athens, Attica Region Greece
Parnitha National Park is only 35 km/21.8 mi away from the center of Athens. If you are a nature lover and mountain bike fun, this is the place to be! Blessed with exceptional natural beauty, numerous biking routes and stunning landscape views, it is not difficult to understand why it is so popular among bikers.
There is a wide variety of routes to choose from, including paved paths, forest trails and dirt roads, according to your experience level and desire for adrenaline rush. So, get some fresh air and enjoy the beauty of pine forests, natural springs and the rich fauna including birds, hares, foxes and deer. This amazing activity lasts about 2-3 hours and can be performed at any time of the year. Note that, you should bring a backpack with water, a clean t-shirt and a towel. Finally, there are companies with experienced instructors that organize tours to Parnitha National Park.