06/06/2013 03:53 pm ET Updated Aug 06, 2013

Getting Outdoors in the Southwest (PHOTOS)

The Southwest is one of our favorite places to get physical thanks to its crisp, high-altitude air; gorgeous terrain; and earthy, holistic vibes. And though there may be tons of incredible national parks throughout the region -- including Arches, Zion, and the Grand Canyon -- other lesser-known areas prove to be just as majestic. Take a look at just a few of our favorite places in the Southwest to get fit and reconnect with Mother Nature!

--Devon Antonetti,

Getting Outdoors in the Southwest