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Tagged With: land

Zip Lines

What could be more thrilling than flying through the air over some exotic landscape, hanging by a cable? Well, if you want to try your hand on a zip-line, here are a few excellent places that will give you that chance. Caribbean Canopy Adventures They have several zip-lines above the rainforest jungles of Punta Cana … Continue reading »

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Seeing the Northern Lights

Though watching the sky may not seem too adventurous at first glance, considering the remote northern locations you need to get to in order to find the best Northern Lights views, I think this counts as an adventure travel activity. Also known as the Aurora Borealis, this amazing shimmering light-show is something few people get … Continue reading »

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Animal Safaris

  Though the idea of an animal safari could mean anywhere in the world, the term is usually used when talking about the open grasslands of Africa to watch for game animals. If you want to see some of the most impressive wildlife ecosystems in the world, an African safari is the way to go. … Continue reading »

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Eco-Tourism Destinations

I’ll admit that lounging in an eco-friendly resort may not be real “adventure” but most of these places are off the beaten path and can be pretty rugged. So I’m including them. Besides, I like the concept. South America El Nagual Nature Reserve Surrounded by rainforest, El Nagual is a perfect spot to learn about … Continue reading »

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Horseback Adventures

Get a little taste of the Wild West on horseback for your next adventure holiday. Release your inner cowboy on a dude-ranch or other horseback activity. USA Double E Ranch Visit a real working guest ranch in New Mexico, and take part in the regular day-to-day activities with the cattle and horses. Flynn Ranch Vacations … Continue reading »

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Wilderness Adventure

These are tours that let you just get out into the great outdoors and experience the wilderness. Just some simple ways to go hiking in more remote and interesting places, which is the best way to see the world if you ask me. USA Yukon Wild Explore the wild Yukon region with one of these … Continue reading »

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Ice Climbing

For a change of pace from rock climbing, tackling a sheer cliff of ice can be a whole new world of adventure. Many snowy regions have opportunities to climb some ice though it can be a little tougher to find good locations. Canada Ice Climbing at Mont-Tremblant Not a full tour, but a chance for … Continue reading »

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Adventures on Wheels

A little vehicular adventure might be a change from the ordinary, so check out some of these adventures on wheels. These are less common activities than some of the others, but I’m adding more as I go. Canada Bigfoot 4×4 Safari Adventure Choose an off-roading tour for an afternoon, weekend or a try a challenging … Continue reading »

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Abandoned Places and Ghost Towns

Now for a little different kind of adventure. There is something thrilling about finding lost or abandoned places, so why not visit a ghost town or two next time you are on a trip? These places may not even be on the map anymore, and you can’t get much more remote than that. Just remember … Continue reading »

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Mountain Climbing

It’s the classic adventure, climbing a mountain to tackle the summit. Whether your after Everest or would be happy with a local peak, there are more mountains out there to climb than you can handle. USA Moab Desert Adventures Climb the remarkable sandstone towers of the Moab Desert, in the USA. A climbing experience like … Continue reading »

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Dog Sledding

Mush through a winter wonderland, and see some unspoiled wilderness from behind a team of sled dogs. Yes, this is something you can do and there are actually a large number of dog-sledding tours out there. Bundle up and get going! USA Alaska Dog Sledding Snowmobile and dogsled tours of the Alaskan wilderness, with Iditarod … Continue reading »

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Caving

Head deep into the Earth to explore remote cave systems around the world. Large caverns are awe-inspiring but its the narrow chasms that really test your adventure resolve. Not for the faint of heart, though some larger caves are ideal for new adventurers or even families. USA Mammoth Cave National Park A whole range of … Continue reading »

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

By Terri Wilson Imagine the sweeping vistas and beautiful scenery as you ascend the summit of Tanzania’s famous Mount Kilimanjaro.  This extinct volcano is the highest peak in Africa as well as the highest walkable mountain in the world.  These features make it a magnet for hikers and climbers alike.  It’s a breath-taking challenge that … Continue reading »

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