Cannon Mountain, Franconia Notch State Park
Out West: We hiked a few mountains in Utah’s Zion National Park, in more than 100-degree heat.
N.H. : Cannon Mountain, Franconia Notch State Park.
Not only is it cooler, the views from Cannon’s 4,080-foot summit are stunning. On a clear day, you can see four states’ mountaintops and Canada. 603-823-8800, www.cannonmt.com/hiking.html