Published: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:09:41 +0000
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZYour choice of an adventure travel company could ensure a wonderful vacation. Here's a selection of the very best!
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZLooking for details on taking great day hike in the Swiss Alps? Greg Witt, author of
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWhere are the best places in the world to spot whales? We have six suggestions for those going in search of these amazing mammals.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe annual World Bog Snorkeling Championships in Wales draw more competitors than the bike bog Snorkeling Champions. But, in either of these bog snorkeling contests you must submerge your body into filthy, dank-smelling trenches dug out a peat bog near Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales. This style of snorkeling definitely qualifies as an extreme adventure travel experience.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe gear retailer has refocused on its own in-house brand of gear, and as a result is turning out premium products for travel and the outdoors.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAt 350+ miles in length, Expedition Alaska just might be the toughest, most challenging adventure race on the planet.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZGuest author and hiking guide Greg Witt believe the Jungfrau region is one of the most beautiful places on earth. It's a glistening mountain landscape and home to the Alps’ highest concentration of glaciers, where you’ll find exquisite hiking trails, dazzling waterfalls, and legendary peaks like the Eiger with its fearsome North Face.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe Women's Travel Group offers adventure travel trips that set women in exotic locales, on sandy island beaches and in sophisticated cities.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHere's an update on the rules because the Transportation Security Administration, including the amount and you can carry gels and liquids in your carry-on plane bag. Plus, details on where to get continually updated info.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHere's where to find tour operators specializing in women's adventure travel vacations, including trips to the Himalayas, Central America, and Europe.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHere are several companies offering multi-sport trips and vacations guaranteed to keep your adrenalin flowing.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZSave space when staying in tight quarters with these foldable and collapsible travel bags.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAlways travel with photocopies of your passport and other important travel documents. If your purse or wallet is stolen, it's easier to replace everything if you have photocopies of the originals that show the passport and card numbers.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe top hot springs locations in the United States where travelers can find instant relaxation in natural and manmade environments.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZIf you are a solo traveler, here are companies, cruise lines and websites with lots of information and advice for people who like to travel alone, and singles looking for trips where they can meet others.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZActive adventure travel trips for the 50plus crowd that younger travelers will want to (and can) book, too.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZIn 2016, the U.S. National Park Service celebrates a century of service. In honor of that milestone, here are 100 reasons America's national parks still rock!
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe Granite Gear Cross-Trek Wheeled Duffel is a perfect alternative for adventure travelers looking to ditch the backpack.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZTired of pulling your laptop and other electronic gear out of your carry-on bag or backpack? TSA won’t make you take your laptop out of these checkpoint friendly bags and backpacks.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZLooking for some options for extreme adventure travel? These companies offer some of the most unique itineraries on the planet.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZDropped your passport in a mailbox with those letters you had to get out before leaving for Paris? Don’t laugh. I saw it happen. If you’re at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, go to the It’s Easy Service 24/7 desk. It’s where you’ll find last-minute help for lost, expired or stolen passports.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZIf you're smart and savvy, you can save yourself a lot of money and get unique experiences by choosing the right time to visit a destination.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAs overlanding continues to rise in popularity with adventure travelers, here are five classic routes to add to your bucket list.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZIntrepid Travel is a niche adventure travel company that focuses on taking travelers off the beaten track in Asia, and in the Antarctica. Many of their trips are cheap, because travelers stay in the same accommodations as locals do.
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2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWhether you're in Hawaii, California, New Hampshire, Alaska or dozens of the other states, odds are there's a zip-line within easy driving distance.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZLooking for a company that offers family adventures you and your kids will love? Here are several companies that offer family adventure travel chock-full of activities just for kids, plus adventures the entire family will enjoy as a group.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZGap Adventures, which made National Geographic Adventure magazine’s top “Do It All” outfitter list again in the February, 2009, issue, offers a choice of more than 1,200 small group adventure travel trips to all seven continents.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZOlder women traveling solo enjoy OAT trips because they are small, have good guides and make traveling easier.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZLooking for an unforgettable adventure for your next trip? You'll find these ten great options simply unforgettable.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZMajorca might be an island paradise in the Mediterranean, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of adventures to be had there.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThese 8 global adventure travel companies limit their tours to small groups, often 16 people or less.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZSearching for the best zipline adventures (sometimes called a “canopy tour”) in the U.S. and around the world. These zip line adventures cover the globe. Click here to see if there's a zipline or canopy tour where you're taking your next vacation.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZIf the boat ride between dive sites and shore kills your scuba vibe, these shore-accessible dives should fit the bill.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAt this all-inclusive Jamaican resort scuba diving and golf on the 18-hole course are part of the package. The beach is pristine and the Caribbean surf is gentle.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThis tour operator is a leg of the Discovery Channel. Visit and join the local cultures you've seen on TV.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZCentral Asia offers some of the best untapped destinations for adventure travelers. Here's why Kazakstan just might be the very best of all.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZYellowstone—the nation's first national park—is a two million-plus acre playground... even in the winter.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZVolunteer travel abroad and in the United States. Where to find companies with trips with volunteer opportunities while on vacation.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZLooking for a company that offers personalized, reasonably priced adventure travel trips that are limited to 12 people? Here's where to learn more about adventure travel with Austin Adventures
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZGeographic Expeditions offers adventure travel and vacations around the globe. The varied adventures are to remote and challenging destinations since 1981, offers a varied portfolio of overland tours, treks, walks, and expeditionary voyages to the world's most astonishing places.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZA list of five of the best U.S. national parks to visit during the winter.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZOne of the hottest trends in adventure travel at the moment is overlanding. But does this style of travel actually involve?
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZOsprey's new FlapJack travel backpack features a redesigned look, durable fabrics, and a plenty of storage for safely carrying all of your important gear.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe outdoor and travel gear retailer is hosting a special three-day weekend adventure designed specifically for adventurous ladies.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZLike to travel light? This just might be the perfect carry-on travel pack for you.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZNational parks are some of the best places to go hiking. Here are five parks that are at the top of that list.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZCuba: On cultural exchange tours with licensed travel providers, you talk with musicians, historians who have lived through the revolution, seniors and even school-age children you wouldn't be able to visit on most trips.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZColombia isn't the first South American country that comes to mind when deciding where to travel, but here are six reasons you should plan a visit.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZBonvoy Adventure Travel offers multisport trips. Ask about the flexible pricing options and you may get a discount.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWhether you're headed to the city or a remote destination, these 6 tech gadgets are the perfect companion for your next adventure.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZNature and wildlife adventure travel trips are growing in popularity. Would you like to dive with whale sharks, watch thundering herds during the annual animal migration in Africa or track wolves with your camera in Yellowstone National Park.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWalking and swimming in the underground river that flows through Rio Secreto was our favorite tourist attraction in Mexico's Riviera Maya. Here's why!
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAre you going to ride a zip line on your next trip? Before you start zipping, all reputable zipline tour operators will give you basic training. Here's what to expect.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe Pacsafe Citysafe 200 travel shoulder bag is, quite simply, the best travel purse I've used during my years of exploring the world. Read on for details.
2016-10-25T11:09:41Z10 lessons from climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZOn Curacao, one of the ABC islands that are surrounded by reefs, you just have to walk offshore and swim a few minutes to see colorful coral. There are more than 60 marked sites on this island in the southwestern Caribbean.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWhether you're hiking to Everest Base Camp or trekking the Annapurna Circuit, be sure you're properly equipped. Here's everything you'll need.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe adidas Wandertag jacket offers outstanding performance for adventure travelers at a price that can't be beat.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZEver wanted to drive a military tank and fire a cannon? Here's where civilians can do it—completely legally.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAbseiling, or rappelling as it is called by many mountaineers, is sliding down a rope under controlled conditions. It's a technique used by people who are rock climbing, ice climbing, kloofing, canyoneering and mountaineering to get down steep cliffs or even man-made objects, such as buildings or bridges.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWrap a vacation around a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This will take you to many exotic locations around the globe.
2016-10-25T11:09:41Z2016 is here at last, and it is time to start making your travel plans of the year ahead. Here are 10 big adventures to help get you started!
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZLuggage Limits is a free search tool for flight-specific information about baggage allowances and fees. On this Web site, you simply put in airline, the name of the airport you are leaving from and your destination airport, then click.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZBest places for snowmobiling in North America. Snowmobile tours, rent or bring your own to Colorado, Alaska, Utah, Quebec and New Hampshire.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZMountain Travel Sobek is a leader in adventure travel. This company introduces active travelers to the world’s best adventure destinations, from Alaska to Antarctica, from Zanzibar to Zambia, believing any fit, active, flexible person can embark on a walking expedition with a small group to the highest mountains in the world, when led by experienced outdoor guides who know the region intimately.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWith Pink Jeep Tours, you can ride on rugged roads or off road to view the red rocks in Sedona, visit ancient Native American ruins, roll through Death Valley and visit the Grand Canyon. This company has both open-air jeeps and luxury all-terrain Tour Trekkers with leather seats if you want more comfort.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZSoaring off cliffs up to 80-feet high into lakes and oceans is an extreme sport, for sure.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZPrivate tour guides take you where the locals go, can help you avoid long lines at tourist attractions, and give you the best routes for adventurous hikes and bike trips.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHiking, walking and trekking vacations are a lot of fun. Here are suggestions for choosing and getting ready for your trip.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZActive adventure travelers will enjoy these trips, which combines adventure travel and the types of exploration for which National Geographic is famous. The company has united with Mountain Travel Sobek to create these new adventure trips. Here's where to find a list of these amazing adventures.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZNeed to stay in contact with friends and family without cell service? The new goTenna Mesh can help you do just that.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe five best Yellowstone hikes from a person who hiked more than 300 miles while working at the National Park.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHere are some sources for adventurous family vacations and family trips, plus companies with affordable options designed to engage multiple generations.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZCliff Diving: Diving into the water from a steep cliff. This is a risky sport that should only be done by divers trained to soar from extreme heights.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe Avenza Maps app for iOS and Android gives travelers the ability to download interactive maps that can be used for navigation, even when offline.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHow to get in shape for trekking and hiking trips, so you'll enjoy the vacation more.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHeavenly Mountain Resort in California claims it has the longest zipline in the United States. During the 80-second ride, you're guaranteed spectacular views of Lake Tahoe and the ski slopes you underneath as you descend.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZA real cattle drive isn't like what I saw in the City Slickers movie. It's must harder and lots of fun.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZHelpful tips and hints to make it easier to pack for adventure travel.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAquarium scuba diving and snorkeling programs are offered at more than 10 aquariums in the U.S.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAt Red Mountain Resort & Spa you can experience outdoor activities, including hiking, canyoneering, mountain biking and more, or choose from dozens of fitness classes and wellness programs.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZCustom and culture guides give you customs, customs, hand gestures and ways to greet locals before you travel to foreign countries.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZAdventure travel news for the week ending April 17, 2015. Stories include the last white male rhino in Africa, how Ecuador tricked its citizens into thinking it was Costa Rica, and much more.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThe GoVoluntouring Web site acts as matchmaker between travelers who want a volunteer experience and projects that need volunteers.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZKensington Tours personalizes trips to 90 countries and expedition cruises. The Explorer in Residence trips are for true adventurers.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZScuba Diving in Colombia, you choose from coral reefs in a UNESCO Biosphere in the Caribbean, or humpback whales and more in the Pacific.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZMt. Kilimanjaro in Africa is amongst the top adventure travel destinations in the entire world, luring thousands of trekkers on an annual basis.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZMaps.com bills itself as the world’s largest map store - and the selection of maps, guidebooks, globes and map accessories is astonishing.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZPakems lightweight, comfortable packable shoes. Slip them on after skiing, hiking and other active sports. Easy to put in backpacks and carry-ons.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZThese companies offer the best bicycle trips through fascinating locales around the globe. Whether you want a biking trip in Utah's slick rock terrain or exotic Morocco, these companies have a variety of biking vacations to tempt you.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZA list of essential skills that every adventure traveler should have in order to not only enjoy their experiences more thoroughly, but to travel safer as well.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZOutdoor enthusiasts and adventure travelers finally have a smartwatch designed specifically for them – provided you use an Android phone.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZYou might think cheap golf on Kauai, Hawaii, is an oxymoron, when so many courses cost $100 to $200 or more for a round. At Kukuiolono, it's just $9 for the right to play all day! (Plus $3 for a hand cart or $9 for a gas cart.) Thank Walter McByde.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZFor a unique animal encounter visit Quebec's Adventuraid, where dog sledding and wolf encounters are an everyday occurrence.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZREI Adventures offers great active travel trips, such as canoeing on a lake here in the U.S., cycling in Vietnam, or sea kayaking and hiking in Croatia. And, these are just a few of the 90plus weekend-to-multiweek trips offered by REI Adventures, part of the REI that has more than 80 stores in the U.S. chock-full of equipment and clothing for adventure travelers.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWinter Driving School - Get skills to handle snow and ice at these winter driving schools. You'll learn to recover from skids, braking techniques and more.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWife Carrying Contests may have started as a joke in Finland, where supposedly a man would court a prospective wife by racing into a village, grabbing her and carrying her off. True or not, today the Wife Carrying World Championships are held in Finland, the North American Wife Carrying Championships are held at Sunday River, Maine, and there are regional contests in other states.
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZQuebec has much to offer the adventure traveler, including some excellent whitewater rafting along the beautiful Métabetchouan River
2016-10-25T11:09:41ZWould you rather purchase a travel package or plan an adventure travel trip yourself? Here are the pros - and cons - of each approach.