It may be the oldest means of locomotion, but the benefits of walking everyday go on for miles. Proven to help combat diabetes, heart disease, strokes, dementia and depression, it’s one of the most accessible and inexpensive ways to boost your general health. And if that wasn’t enough of an incentive, it’s also a fun way to get outside and explore. With a decent pair of boots and a durable jacket, you can enjoy walking no matter what time of year it is, whether you’re traversing a coast path, hiking up a mountain, or ambling through a national park. Come rain or shine, here are just a few highlights to look forward to in the walker’s calendar.