Recent Adventure Travel Articles

The Great Escape: The Benefits of a Vacation on Horseback

Here is one thing to think about when planning a vacation: horseback riding vacation takes you where no car, train, or cell phone tower can travel.  "You're out in the middle of the wilderness; you're on a horse. There is a lot of tranquility. You're getting that authentic... more

There's Gold in Them Thar Hills: Twin Peaks Guest Ranch Typifies the Guest Ranch Trend

The Gold Rush may be over. But believe it or not, Americans are still searching the West and any other ground that might contain even the smallest nugget of gold! Panning for gold is something everyone can enjoy. Not only is it inexpensive, but it also combines teamwork and... more

Into the Rainforest: An Amazing Vacation, and Education to Boot

Big hairy bugs. Spiders that eat birds. Mosquitoes the size of tennis balls. Those are my first thoughts when I hear the word rainforest. There are many other impressive facts about the rainforests, of course; the main one is its staggering diversity of species and the... more

Rock Climbing: Safer Than You Think, More Exciting Than You Can Imagine

If I suggested your next family vacation be a rock climbing adventure, what would you think? Too dangerous. Far too much risk. Right? Now imagine this: You are driving home from work in a rush hour that brings new meaning to the saying 'bumper to bumper.' As the clock... more

All in the Same Boat: Morrison's Rogue River Lodge Brings the Family Together, White-Water Style

It's the typical family vacation: Dad wants to go fishing; mom wants to relax; and the kids just don't want to be bored. The simple solution is to let Dad fish while Mom's shopping, and the kids are swimming in the hotel pool. Just another vacation spent having fun without... more