It’s time to lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails – but first, we need to make sure we have snacks! That delicious bite at the end of a trek through the trees just hits different, so you have to do your due diligence in making sure it’s a tried-and-true good one. Luckily we’ve done all the leg work for you, and have created this tasty guide to making sure your next hike is more delicious with these U.S. businesses that are ready to ship snacks to your doorstep.
Pinckney Cookie Cafe – Kirkland, WA
Fancy a taste of something sweet after exerting all of that energy? Pinckney Cookie Cafe based out of Kirkland, WA has got you covered. This Black-Owned cookie cafe ships across the U.S. and allows clients to build their own boxes in order to try an assortment of flavors. Popular options include brown butter brown sugar bourbon spice, double chocolate espresso, snickerdoodle, and more. Pinckney Cookie Cafe only uses all natural ingredients, and dark Belgian chocolate as well as offering gluten-free and vegan cookie options.
Taos Bakes – Questa, NM
Many people opt for granola bars as their snack of choice for a hike, but Taos Bakes takes it to the next level with their bakes. Taos Bakes provides delicious granola bakes with all-natural, healthy ingredients packed full of protein, whole ingredients, and low amounts of sugar. Mouthwatering flavor options include dark chocolate almond and sea salt, peanut butter chocolate and butterscotch, toasted coconut and vanilla bean, and more. You can get assorted boxes of 12 for $29.98 on their website, or order a whole box of a flavor that piques your interest the most.
Al’s Delicious Popcorn – Cincinnati, OH
You really can’t go wrong with savory or sweet pieces of popped corn, and Al’s Delicious Popcorn has got it figured out. This family-owned popcorn shop has been popping flavored corn since 1985 and ships all over the U.S. Whether you’re looking for individual sealed bags, popcorn tins, or gift boxes, they’ve got it handled. They have special seasonal flavors, as well as staples such as almond coconut bliss, bacon and cheese, bubble gum, buffalo ranch, and more. The pre-packaged, sealed bags make this an easy snack to pack in your hiking bag and make snacking carefree!
Alien Fresh Jerky – Baker, CA
Maybe you’re an alien aficionado or maybe you’re a fan of delicious, dried meat snacks – either way, Alien Fresh Jerky in Baker, CA is the way to go if you’re looking for a hearty trail snack that’s easy to pack and keep fresh. This family-owned and operated business originally planted roots in Nevada, but has been flourishing in the golden state since 2002. On their website, you can purchase trio sampler packs of jerky for an assortment of prices (often at a discount), or you can opt to try unique flavors like pineapple teriyaki beef jerky, whiskey beef jerky, and more.
Mother of Macros Meal Prep – Sparks, NV
Mother Of Macros, a Women-Owned, Latinx-Owned Sparks business that ships nationally, offers a line called “Clean Cheatz” that include donuts, trail bars, sugar cookies, cupcakes, trail mix, and more that combine sinfully delicious dessert aesthetics and healthy, wholesome ingredients (gluten-free, even) for an epic trail eat that’ll keep you fueled for the fun ahead.
So, what are you waiting for? Place an order for one (or all) of these delicious, easy-to-pack snacks to take along with you on your next adventure – and be sure to let us know which one your favorite is on Yelp.