Zion National Park

Hiking in Zion National Park: the hypnotizing exprience

There are few places on earth as mesmerizing, as Zion Canyon. Considered to be Utah best adventure spot, this vast labyrinth of sky reaching limestone walls painted by nature in red, pink and creme colors, allows anyone to follow ancient paths of Native Americans and discover hypnotizing, stone carved trails. No visit to the Zion is the same – with neighboring Kolob Canyon the area offers almost 20 trails, varying from easy to strenuous, this amazing nature’s amphitheater can be endlessly explored all year round. Regardless your age and stamina, you will be able to find here a trail, suitable for you. From almost flat, paved paths, which accessible to prams and wheelchairs to steep and narrow trails leading though rocky ridges and including some scrambling and climbing – in Zion you will experience creme de la creme oh Utah adventure.
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Sedona vortex trail

Mystic trails in Sedona: hiking the vortex trail

Arizona adventures always take you to the desert – hypnotizing and awe-striking in its pristine and harsh beauty. Yet, while exploring miles of hiking, MTB and off-road trails you are quite likely to miss one of the strangest attractions this deserted land is hiding. What it would be? The answer is: famous vortexes – the earth’s secret places, where our planet’s energy gets released, allowing mistical-oriented travelers to find and experience Arizona’s most unique adventure. And what is the best place to look for vortexes? Undoubtedly – Sedona – the city nicknamed “New Age Capital”. Let us take you there!
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Sailing Grand Traverse Bay

Tall Ship sailing across True North: your ultimate schooner adventure

Sailing in Traverse City is a must – do for anyone keen on active holiday in Michigan. This charmingly small town is often described as “True North” – and indeed: northern, harsh climate is felt here at every step. Located at Lake Michigan’s shore, right at the mouth of Grand Traverse Bay, it is the best place to experience one of the most unique Michigan adventure – tall ship sailing. Cruising on board of majestic 1800s schooners through peacefully shimmering waters of the lake allows sailing back in time to feel the ambiance of foregone era. Ahoy, then! Let’s sail away and explore troubled and mystic waters of Traverse Bay!
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Croatan National Forest

Paddling into the swamp: boating in Croatan National Forest

Boating in Croatan National Forest is probably the most charming North Carolina adventure. Spreading over 160,000 acres, this vast, forested land is becoming increasingly popular as a family-friendly weekend gateway. Being the East’s only coastal forest, it is, surprisingly, a genuine water kingdom. Dense woodlands are bordered from three sides by three rivers and, from one side, by the calm and chilling waters of Boque Sound. In result, one is certainly overwhelmed here by the abundance of marine and saltwater wildlife. Countless water trails navigate through saltwater estuaries, bogs and pocosins (raised swamps) – and their shallow, dark waters are just perfect for flat-bottomed boats, which means a hell of a lot of adventure for you and your canoe, raft or kayak.
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Boundary Waters Canoe Area canoeying

Paddling with the Moose: canoeying in Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Boundary Waters Canoe Area is the perfect gift from Mother Nature to the humanity. The million -acre wetland area, dotted with crystal clear lakes, dense northern woods, streams and rivers is the Minnesota adventure like no other. And, of course, the main activity here is meandering through this enchanted water world in a shaky canoe – a perfect idea for active family holiday!
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American Prairie Reserve camping

Camping in American Prairie Reserve: the great grass-land adventure

Camping in American Prairie Reserve is still relatively unknown and thus – uncrowded and fascinatingly thrilling wildlife adventure in Montana. Commonly known as APR, this vast, privately founded reserve restores the beauty and natural bounty of America’s Great Plains. What one can encounter here, is the amazingly diverse spectre of wildlife and outdoor based activities. You’ll love all of them, if you have ever watched and loved “Dancing with the Wolves” – as the main attraction of the APR is the … bison! This majestic animal, once roaming Great Plains freely, was successfully reintroduced to this area in 2004 and today you are almost guaranteed to spot the whole herd, counting over 700 animals. But bison-spotting is not the only attraction of this area. So if you are looking for some ideas what to do in American Prarie Reserve, read on our short activity guide!
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Jacksonhole paragliding

Jacksonhole paragliding: the unexpected soaring adventure

There are just too many adventures in Jacksonhole to choose from, do you agree? This mountain resort has the country’s most vibrant ski and snowboard scene in winter and awesome hiking trails in summer. But is there any activity one can enjoy here both in summer and winter months? There is one – and you won’t believe it – it’s paragliding.
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Bryce Canyon flights

Bryce Canyon scenic flight is a one in a lifetime experience, which can be compared to very few adventures. Once you step into magical world of one oh Utah’s most astonishin national Parks you’ll be overwhelmed by its graneur. Why? Because without any doubt famuos Bryce Canyon is the place, whee you can see the world’s biggest collection of hoodoos – fairytale shaped pillars that resemble anything from giantic stone needle to sunken ship. Flying over this awe-stricking landscape is the only way to experience it in its full glory an explore otherwise inaccesible areas.
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Columbia River Gorge kayaking

Columbia River Gorge kayaking: conquering untamed waters

Columbia River Gorge fully deserves its nickname “Oregon and Washington‘s ultimate playground”. This spectacular natural phenomena, created by Nature’s hand throughout millennia, creates a natural boundary between country’s two adventure-oriented states. As it is almost 4000 ft deep and about 80 miles long, it delivers a full package of adrenaline filled activities. Among them the most family- and beginner-friendly is kayaking. Why won’t we go today for a short Columbia Riber Gorge kayaking trip to meet the land&water wonders?
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Lake Tahoe MTB

MTB riding in Lake Tahoe: Nevada adventure with downhill

Vast, crystal clear waters and Lake Tahoe MTB possibilities attract hundreds of thousands of tourists each season – mostly those keen on active side of life. One of the top Nevada adventures to experience here is without doubt cycling – lake’s shores are outlined by more than 490 kilometers of epic bike trails. With fully suspended MTB bike you are likely to find here more thrills and adrenaline rides than you can imagine!
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Kayaking in Alsek Lake

Icy adventure: kayaking Alaska’s Alsek Lake

Exploring Alaska is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. The largest US state, covered with snow and dotted with sky-reaching summits, attracts all year round. And while most of us decide to visit Alaskan highlights in the most conventional way – by walking or driving around, there are some folks that like to do it extreme. Like those, who boat the wild, glacier-surrounded Alsek River all the way from Canadian Yukon to the ice-capped surface of Alsek Lake in US’s Glacier Bay National Park. But what makes this demanding, 12-days long kayaking trip so special?
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Acadia National Park Climbing

Climbing in Acadia National Park – conquering Atlantic’s vertical Paradise

Everybody loves the peaceful and serene Atlantic Coast in Maine. The taste of lobsters and the scent of ocean breeze make you want to sit and relax. But Maine has also its less known, more active side. The vertical side, to be exact. If you visit the stunning coastal area of Acadia National Park, you may discover that some of the laces here are simply ruled by just one sport: rock climbing. Indeed, Acadia has some of the contry’s top true sea cliffs that offer stunning climbing routes in varied terrain. And what makes them so special as climbing destinations is the vistas they give: the ocean waves roaring below your feet and clear blue sky shimmering over your head.
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Priest Lake trout fishing

Priest Lake trout fishing: catch the fish of your life!

Fishing in Priest Lake, Idaho’s “Crown Jewel”, is a prefect activity for anyone who is tired of everyday hassle. It is also the best way to spend some quality time close to the nature and… challenge one’s angling skills. Reason? Priest Lake is one of the top US trout fishing destinations: in the lake itself and in the surrounding creeks and ponds you can catch any kind of this “king fish”. Are you ready for your ultimate Idaho fishing adventure?
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Santa Fe horseback riding

Ultimate saddle adventure: Santa Fe horseback riding

Horseback riding in Santa Fe, New Mexico is an exhilarating and adventurous experience. In fact, this is one of the very few true wilderness jaunts one can have in the country! Crossing barren lands of New Mexico deserts, admiring vast canyons and deep gorges, while sitting perfectly comfortable on your horse’s back is worth every muscle pain. But horseback riding tours in Santa Fe are not only about stunning views and spectacular panoramas…
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Yampa River whitewater rafting

Yampa: boating the undammed beautie

Yampa River whitewater rafting is one of the top things to do on your adventurous holiday in Utah. This wild river, floating through canyons and gorges of Dinosaur National Monument, remains the only undammed tributary of the Colorado River. Yes, it means it is still pristine and wild. Although there are rivers with more impressive rapids and more jaw-dropping scenery in the country, Yampa is still the one that attracts many. We think it because of its untamed beauty and rugged charm of surrounding canyon landscapes…
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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls: the power of Nature

Iguazu waterfalls are one of the world’s greatest wonders. Dozens of falls, majestic and deafening with continuous roar of thousands tons of falling water, they leave no-one insensible. Moreover, as one of few waterfalls this category on earth, they are accessible from almost every side. Visiting them is a visceral experience – especially, if you allow yourself to spend there enough time and walk on the both sides of the border between Argentina and Brazil.
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Appalachian Trail Smokies

Walking the Appalachian Trail – world’s last epic adventure

The Appalachian Trail trekking may be the most epic thing in USA you will get to experience. It looks impressive even from the statistics: it is 2100 miles long, crosses 14 states and 6 national parks.  And, for most of us, it is impassable in one time, of course – which is great, because the trail’s length gives the excuse to visit it as many times as we need. Of course, it is possible to do the whole Appalachian Trail in a one gigantic hike and become a real ‘thru-hiker’, but with so many breathtaking landscapes en route from Georgia to Maine doing the hike slowly is way better idea.
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Eungella National Park hiking

Wild, wild Queensland adventure: Eungella National Park

Hidden from the crowds sunbathing at the Queensland’s coast, there is mists-wrapped Eungella National Park. Well known for its mountainous, gripping scenery and lush rainforests, it makes a perfect wilderness gateway for a whole family. It combines all kind of activities young people can dream of: from daylight sunrise walks among majestic Red Cedars in Cedar Groove, lunch-time scrambling to Sky Window Lookout to dust-time platypus stalking. It does sound entertaining, doesn’t it?
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