The nerve - centre of Mussourie, facing Dehradun, and distant snowclad peaks can be spotted from the summit of Gun Hill.
Camel's Back Road
The 3 km long road starting from the Kulri Bazaar and ending at the Library Bazaar offers a picturesque walk with superb views of the higher Himalayas.
The Jheel(The Lake)
A newly developed picnic spot on the Dehra-Dun Mussoorie Road, it has good views of the Doon Valley and offers pedal boats. 6 km from Mussoorie.
Yamuna Bridge is about 27 km on the Chakrata Road it is a popular angling destination.
This is the highest peak in Mussoorie. An excellent trek - 4 km from Picture Palace. You can get a clear view of the Himalayan peaks from here.
Lake Mist Resort
This is about 12 km from Mussoorie on way to Kempty Falls. An ideal spot for a picnic.
This temple dedicated to Lord Balbhadra, brother of Shri Krishna, offers a commanding view of the Doon Valley and Chakrata ranges.
A powerful telescope is installed here, and the view of the snow from this spot is exhilarating.
Nag Tibba is 55 km away, it is an ideal spot to trek to. Nag Tibba is the highest peak around Mussoorie at about 10,000 ft. and is covered by thick forests.
It is picnic spot having a beautiful garden and an artificial mini lake with paddled boating facility.
7 Kms. from Mussoorie on Mussoorie-Dehradun Road near Bhatta Village.
Located at 8.5 Kms from Mussoorie on Mussoorie-Jharipani road. One can go by local bus or car upto Jharipani from where the fall is about 1.5 Kms on foot.
The fall is surrounded by a dense forest and is 7 kms. from Mussoorie. One can go there via Barlowganj or Balahisar.
Sir George Everest House
The place called Park Estate where building & laboratory of first Surveyor General of India, Sir George Everest, after whom world's highest peak Mt. Everest is named , stills stands. It is 6 kms from Gandhi Chowk and vehicle can go right upto the place. The place provides an enchanting view of Doon Valley on one side and view of Yamuna Valley & snow bound himalayan ranges on the other. An ideal place for picnic and trekking.
Nag Devta Temple
An ancient temple dedicated to Snake God Lord Shiva and is situated on Cart Mackenjee road is about 6 kms from Mussoorie on way to Dehradun. This place provies an enchanting view of Mussoorie & Doon valley.
Dhanolti is Located on Mussoorie-Tehri Road at a distance of 25 km, it has deodhar forests and interesting mountainscapes. There is a GMVN Tourist Bungalow and a hotel here, for those interested in an overnight stay.
Surkhanda Devi is an ancient temple located at 10,000 ft. and is 10 km beyond Dhanolti. A 2 km walk up the mountain path offers fascinating views of the valleys and snow-covered peaks.
Lakha Mandal is 80 km away from Mussorie on the MussoorieYamunotri Road and is associated with the epic Mahabharata.