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10 Himalayan Treks Below 5000 Meters

If you’re looking for adventure take one of these Himalayan treks. These 10 hikes are all below 5000 m and cover various seasons and levels of difficulty.

Catamaran and Snorkeling Adventure in Puerta Plata in the Dominican Republic

Discover why Puerta Plata in the Dominican is a great winter holiday. Add a catamaran boat ride and snorkeling in coral reefs to your tropical adventure.

Road Trip Adventures in Minnesota: Discover Minnesota’s Iron Range

Discover things to do on the Mesabi and Vermilion ranges of Minnesota’s Iron Range. Learn about iron while experiencing the best of Minnesota nature.

Plan to Hike Toadstool Geologic Park in Nebraska

Toadstool Geologic Park has many fossils and rare geological formations. Here are some tips on what you’ll find on a hike and how to plan your hiking trip.

How To See Albuquerque, New Mexico, From 4000 Feet Above

There’s an adventure to give everyone a view of Albuquerque, NM, from the skies – Sandia Peak Tramway to the balloon fiesta to paragliding!

New Zealand Travel Ideas — 6 Extraordinary Adventures

Discover the wonders of New Zealand with these New Zealand travel ideas. You’ll find 6 extraordinary adventures from glowworm caves to sightseeing cruises.

Plan to Travel to Vancouver for Your Vacation? Here’s a Vancouver Travel Guide!

No matter what time of year you plan to travel to Vancouver for your vacation, you’ll find some tips for a great visit to Canada’s most beautiful city.

Discover 8 Great Adventures in Australia’s Outback

Consider these 8 great adventures in Australia’s Outback when you’re planning your adventure holiday in Australia!

Visit & Hike Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site: A Great Regina Day Trip

Take a day trip from Regina, Saskatchewan, to discover the Claybank Brick Plant National Historic site museum and hike the Massold Clay Canyon.

Top Things to See in Yellowstone National Park Driving the Grand Loop

Find the most spectacular spots to stop on the 140 mile Grand Loop through Yellowstone National Park’s 10,000 hydrothermal features including 500 geysers.

Best Vacation Spots In Mexico For Adventure Lovers

From extreme sports to ancient cities and pyramids–there’s an adventure for everyone in Mexico.

Adventures at a Jungle Lodge in the Rainforest

Visit Sabah, Malaysia, and discover adventures at a jungle lodge in the rainforest from flora and fauna to 1671 species of wildlife!

Hiking Trails to Swinging Bridges — Travel Adventures in Georgia

Take your next travel adventure to Georgia and try some hiking trails, swinging bridges and ziplines, and maybe even pan for gold!

5 Must Visit Places in Japan for Snow Addicts

Snow addicts looking for a new destination find lots to do in the winter in Japan, from skiing to relaxing in hot springs to seeing snow monsters, or juhyo.

Find Adventure on the Missouri River on a Riverboat

Find travel adventures as they were in the 1800s on the MIssouri River, in Bismarck, North Dakota, on the Lewis & Clark Riverboat.

See Stunning Wildlife on the Menanggul River in Malaysia

You’ll see all kinds of wildlife from proboscis monkeys and long-tailed macaques to wild orang-utans and crocodiles in an early morning boat ride in Sabah.

How to See Old Faithful When Winter Roads are Closed

Old Faithful, the most famous geyser in the world, is amazing in the winter–here are three ways to get there when roads are closed.

ATVs, Horses, & Waterfalls: Camel Safari Top 3in1 Dominican Adventure Tour

The full-day, Top 3in1 Adventure of ATVs, horses, and waterfalls, with Camel Safari Exploring in the Dominican, is an amazing adrenaline rush!

Trek Over the Top: Snowmobile the Top of the World Highway

The Top of the World Highway runs through Yukon’s unglaciated mountain ridges providing amazing views, especially on the Trek Over the Top snowmobile run.

Under the Northern Lights–Things to Do in Churchill, Manitoba

Churchill, Manitoba, has amazing adventures during the winter, with experiences from viewing the Northern Lights to riding in a tundra buggy to dogsledding.

Ultimate Winter Guide to Things to Do in Quebec

Quebec is the ultimate winter destination in the great white north-Canada. Find a flavor of Europe along with skiing, dogsledding, winter carnival and more!

How to Survive Your Stay at the Ice Hotel or Igloos in Quebec

Tips on how to survive your night at the Ice Hotel (Hôtel de Glace) or igloo adventure in Quebec City, Canada, and enjoy every minute!

Snowmobile Quebec–the Ultimate Winter Destination for Snowmobiling

Quebec is a winter paradise -- especially for those of us who love snowmobiles. This Eastern Canadian province has thousands of miles of groomed trails that stretch from the shores of the St. Lawrence Seaway to the Upper Laurentians to Gaspe, up against...

5 Adventures You Must Take in Dubai

Find 5 amazing adventures in Dubai as you “Discover All That’s Possible” from desert safaris to the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark.

A Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure – Helen, Georgia – Things to Do

Helen, Georgia, things to do – styled like a Bavarian Alpine village in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Alpine Helen is the state’s 3rd most visited destination.