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Trip Name Destination Start Date #Days Difficulty Availability
On the Camino de Santiago Europe 10/17/2019 10
3
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We will be hiking the last 103 kms (62 miles) from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela, the last section of the traditional pilgrimage route known as El Camino de Santiago. Not a typical hiking trip, we are following an historic pilgrimage route and will be observing some of the pilgrimage traditions that have grown up along the road over the years.

Walking and Wildlife In Tanzania Africa 2/16/2020 13
3
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Our African safari combines a traditional jeep-based safari during the amazing wildebeest and zebra migration with a walking safari in a remote part of Ngorongoro Highlands and the Great Rift Valley. Visiting Tarangire, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro National Parks by jeep allows us to quickly go where the wildlife is best.

Discovering Jordan - Hiking and Culture Asia 4/5/2020 10
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The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, which once captivated ancient travelers, continues to amaze a whole new generation of travelers. From the haunting starkness of Wadi Rum, to the teeming center of urban Amman, the majestic ruins of ancient civilizations of Roman and Nabatean civilizations, to the timeless splendor of the Dead Sea, Jordan is a unique destination offering breathtaking and mysterious sights, delicious food, wonderful people and rich history.

Discovering Cornwall Europe 4/25/2020 10
3
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Cornwall, the southwest peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic, is known for its rugged coastline, unspoiled beauty, ancient myth and legend, and welcoming villages. During our eight days we'll intersperse hiking on different sections of the South West Coast Path with visits to villages, ancient castles, and old estates and gardens.<b>Rating:</b> 1 2 <a href="http://www.adventuresingoodcompany.com/rating.php" target="_new"><b>[3]</b></a> 4 5

Colors of Provence Europe 4/26/2020 9
3
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Provence is surely one of France's most fabled regions, known for the incredible diversity that exists within its borders, its rich human and natural history, and its sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and utter charm. We will combine scenic hikes with visits to village markets, stays at French inns, a little culture, and a chance to sample all the fantastic tastes of the south of France.

Island Hopping in the Greek Islands Europe 5/3/2020 9
3
Available

Fishing villages with whitewashed flat roofed houses and narrow streets, hundreds of chapels, rocky landscape contrasting with the deep blue sea and bays with powdery white sandy beaches: if this is your image of Greece, it is exactly what you find on our island hopping hiking trip in the Cyclades Islands.

Hiking Ireland Europe 5/9/2020 10
3
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The Emerald Isle is known for its varied and delightful hiking and on this trip we aim to sample the best. We'll hike parts of the Wicklow, Kerry and Burren Ways, visit Killarney National Park and the Cliffs of Moher, listen to Irish music and sample Irish cuisine. <b>$xxxx</b> <b>Rating:</b> 1 2 <a href="http://www.adventuresingoodcompany.com/rating.php" target="_new"><b>[3]</b></a>4 5

Ireland: Castles, Culture, and Hiking Europe 5/19/2020 9
2
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This trip is a hiking and sightseeing tour designed to explore Ireland from Shannon to Dublin. We'll hike high cliffs, national parks, and secluded islands, while also enjoying castle visits, city visits, and some of Ireland's most unique natural wonders. <b>Rating:</b> 1<a href="http://www.adventuresingoodcompany.com/rating.php" target="_new"><b>[2]</b></a>3 4 5.

Hiking Italy's Northern Alps Europe 7/12/2020 8
5
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Italy's northern Alps, also known as the Dolomites, are known for its many sheer rock walls, fantastic spires, and rugged massifs; it's also known for its varied culture and cuisine, reflecting its Italian and Austrian roots. On this hiking trip we will hike from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Alta Badia with day hikes in both areas.

Colors of Provence Europe 8/27/2020 9
3
Available

Provence is surely one of France's most fabled regions, known for the incredible diversity that exists within its borders, its rich human and natural history, and its sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and utter charm. We will combine scenic hikes with visits to village markets, stays at French inns, a little culture, and a chance to sample all the fantastic tastes of the south of France.

Hiking Wales Europe 8/30/2020 11
3
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Wales is a small country with fascinating history, varied and stunning topography, and a warm and welcoming tradition of hospitality. Our hiking trip to Wales is a perfect mixture of hiking in stunning landscapes, interwoven with cultural encounters and experiences. We'll visit all three of Wales' National Parks: the wild windswept escarpments of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the coast of Pembrokeshire which is known as the spiritual heartland of Wales, and the rugged mountains of Snowdonia, a stronghold of Welsh culture.

On the Camino de Santiago Europe 9/17/2020 10
3
Available

We will be hiking the last 103 kms (62 miles) from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela, the last section of the traditional pilgrimage route known as El Camino de Santiago. Not a typical hiking trip, we are following an historic pilgrimage route and will be observing some of the pilgrimage traditions that have grown up along the road over the years.

Cappadocia's Caves and Valleys Asia 9/17/2020 6
3
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Cappadocia is one of those areas you really must see if you're visiting Turkey. Years of volcanic eruptions left layers of soft rock that were eroded into myriad shapes. Human populations took advantage of the soft rock and carved out houses, churches, and whole underground cities. During our four days of visiting the area we'll pack in as much exploring as possible, hiking through this magical area where traditional Turkey and modern tourism peacefully coexist.

Island Hopping in the Greek Islands Europe 9/20/2020 9
3
Available

Fishing villages with whitewashed flat roofed houses and narrow streets, hundreds of chapels, rocky landscape contrasting with the deep blue sea and bays with powdery white sandy beaches: if this is your image of Greece, it is exactly what you find on our island hopping hiking trip in the Cyclades Islands.

Bulgaria's Mountains And Monasteries Europe 9/24/2020 11
3
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Bulgaria doesn't have a great reputation in the West, which is both good and a shame. It's a shame because it is a diverse and stunningly beautiful country outside of the cities, with charming small villages, colorful history and culture, and delicious fresh food, much of it organically grown. But it's reputation is a good thing because it means we won't see other American tourists and prices are quite low compared to other countries. We will visit longstanding monasteries; hike in the Rila, Pirin, and Rhodope mountains; meet the local residents of traditional Muslim villages; and learn about the transition this country is going through as it emerges from a long period of Soviet domination.

Camino de Santiago to the Sea Europe 9/27/2020 10
3
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Trekking to Everest Basecamp Asia 10/2/2020 19
5
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On this 15 day trek through the Khumbu to Everest Basecamp, we combine strenuous and invigorating hiking in one of the most beautiful places in the world with a chance to learn about Sherpa culture. Our challenging trek through the Himalaya to the Everest region is guaranteed to be the trip of a lifetime!

Cinque Terre and the Italian Riviera Europe 10/10/2020 10
4
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We visit some of Italy's most intriguing destinations on this combination of hiking and culture. Florence, widely regarded as one of the loveliest cities in Italy, the seaside town of Camogli and the Cinque Terre, a collection of five colorful towns perched on steep cliffs overlooking the Ligurian Sea, known as the Italian Riviera. We'll hike timeless landscape along paths that wind through vineyards and charming villages and ancient stone paths that climb up and down cliffs, sample local wines and other locally produced specialties, relax in romantic outdoor cafes, take a dip in the Ligurian sea, and visit the fascinating towns of Vernazza, Monterosso, Manarola, Corniglia and Riomaggiore. Our trip to Italy is truly a feast for all the senses.

Japan's Culture and Countryside Asia 10/13/2020 10
3
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While Japan has long been known for its dynamic cities, only recently has the beauty and culture of the Japanese countryside begun to gain attention. On this trip we experience both, with visits to both Kyoto and Tokyo. In between we will hike some of the best parts of the Nakasendo Way, which linked the two cities during Japan’s feudal period and still passes through villages that have retained their traditional character.

Japan's Culture and Countryside Asia 11/2/2020 10
3
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While Japan has long been known for its dynamic cities, only recently has the beauty and culture of the Japanese countryside begun to gain attention. On this trip we experience both, with visits to both Kyoto and Tokyo. In between we will hike some of the best parts of the Nakasendo Way, which linked the two cities during Japan’s feudal period and still passes through villages that have retained their traditional character.

Japan's Culture and Countryside Asia 11/2/2019 10
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While Japan has long been known for its dynamic cities, only recently has the beauty and culture of the Japanese countryside begun to gain attention. On this trip we experience both, with visits to both Kyoto and Tokyo. In between we will hike some of the best parts of the Nakasendo Way, which linked the two cities during Japan’s feudal period and still passes through villages that have retained their traditional character.

Portugal: Hiking and Culture Europe 5/16/2020 9
3
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Portugal is the oldest nation-state in Europe, rich in maritime culture. We will explore ancient castles and other historic sites while hiking a diverse landscape of coastal cliffs, white sand beaches and thick forests. We will also kayak along the coast.

Tour du Mont Blanc and the Chamonix Valley Europe 7/19/2020 9
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The Tour du Mont Blanc is a demanding trip, a classic hike in some of the most beautiful mountains anywhere. The circuit is comprised of over 120 miles of trails which originally were trade routes and now link the seven valleys that surround Mont Blanc. Not surprisingly with this topography, the hiking is challenging with long ups and long downs. While we will not be completing the entire circuit, the section of the route we travel is widely regarded as the best.

Day Hiking the Swiss Alps Europe 8/15/2020 9
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The Swiss Alps offer both excellent and diverse hiking opportunities, and hiking in both the Berner Oberland and the Valais is the perfect introduction to what the Swiss Alps have to offer. On this trip we take advantage of the extensive transport system, consisting of trains, cog railways, funiculars, gondolas, and chair lifts, to offer both a longer and shorter hike each day.

Istanbul, Ephesus, and the Coast of Turkey Asia 9/22/2020 12
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Turkey is known for its history, culture, hospitality, and natural beauty. Visit the vibrant city of Istanbul and the fascinating city of Ephesus, and then explore its beaches and bays aboard a gulet, a traditional wooden sailing yacht. We'll hike on trails accessible only from the sea, explore ancient ruins, visit small villages, feast on fresh food prepared by our on-board chef, and relax at night to the sound of the sea gently lapping against the boat.

Sicily and the Amalfi Coast Europe 10/4/2020 10
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Our trip to southern Italy encompasses two regions that, while close together, are different in history, culture, cuisine, and landscape. We then move on to Sicily, only recently emerging from the shadow of the Cosa Nostra to receiving well-deserved recognition as a fascinating place to visit with fabulous cuisine. From volcanoes to panoramic views, our trip to southern Italy will delight all your senses.

Trip Name Destination Start Date #Days Difficulty Availability
Exploring Panama, the new Costa Rica Latin America 2/1/2020 9
2
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Panama is rapidly emerging as a popular Central American destination. Combining a stable government and an incredible variety of ecosystems, it is possible to feel that you have gotten off the beaten track here. We'll spend nine days exploring this beautiful country as we visit the three of the jewels of Panama: Panama City, Boquete and the Chiriqui highlands, and Bocas del Toro

Kayaking and Snorkeling Belize Latin America 2/29/2020 7
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Kayak and snorkel clear waters over reefs teeming with brightly colored fish, feast on tropical foods, and sleep in a comfy bed every night. This is the perfect vacation for anyone with some kayaking experience who wants an active warm weather vacation with lots of kayaking and snorkeling.

Belize: Beaches, Jungles, and Ruins Latin America 3/1/2020 9
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On this trip we start with an exploration of Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, the top neotropical birding site in Belize. We'll learn about the inland wildlife, conservation movements, and visit a Mayan ruin. We then move to our completely private island basecamp on Lighthouse Reef Atoll, a remote tropical marine park 55 miles offshore from the mainland that is managed by the Belize Audubon Society. From here we can snorkel, kayak, swim, or try stand up paddleboarding. We also have the options of birding, beachcombing, and lazing in hammocks. No experience necessary, the guides will make sure you learn what you need to know to stay safe and have fun.

Exploring the Galapagos Islands Latin America 3/7/2020 10
2
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The Galapagos Islands are loved the world over for their rich and diverse wildlife and plants, and fantastic geology. On this journey we spend 8 days in the Galapagos on three different islands, where we swim with sea lions, snorkel in clear waters teeming with brightly colored fish, and walk within a few feet of blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, and giant tortoises.

Chile: From Atacama to Patagonia Latin America 3/15/2020 11
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Chile is a country of startling contrasts and extreme beauty. On our trip we will immerse ourselves in this country's rich and historic culture by visiting a variety of colorful cities, villages, and points of interest. While there is some hiking this trip is primarily an exploration of the rich cultural and natural history of this fascinating country, particularly the Atacama Desert and Patagonia.

Ecuador's Amazon Jungle Latin America 3/15/2020 6
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The Amazon Jungle is known for its exceptional biodiversity and the peoples who have lived there for centuries. You'll spend four days in the jungle learning about the flora, fauna and local customs and culture. This trip can be taken as an extension of our Galapagos trip or as an amazing adventure in its own right.

Exploring the Galapagos Islands Latin America 3/21/2020 10
2
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The Galapagos Islands are loved the world over for their rich and diverse wildlife and plants, and fantastic geology. On this journey we spend 8 days in the Galapagos on three different islands, where we swim with sea lions, snorkel in clear waters teeming with brightly colored fish, and walk within a few feet of blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, and giant tortoises.

Iceland Winter Delights Europe 3/22/2020 5
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Iceland Winter Delights is a visit to the land of fire and ice and so much more! Our five days will be packed : we'll tour Reykjavik, walk on a glacier, ride an Icelandic pony, feast on Icelandic specialties, and see evidence of Iceland's geothermal activity in all its many forms, from geysers to volcanoes. We'll hope to see the Northern Lights but even if we don't, we'll come away with a deep appreciation of this most magical of countries.

Wats and Wonders of Vietnam and Cambodia Asia 3/27/2020 10
2
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Join us for 7 days of exploring Viet Nam followed by a visit to Angkor Wat in Cambodia. <b>Rating: 1 </b><a href="http://www.adventuresingoodcompany.com/rating.php">[2]</a> 3 4 5

Hiking and Kayaking in Greenland Europe 6/15/2020 10
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Greenland is the least populated, wildest country in the world. Most of it is covered by a huge ice cap and the population of 56,000 clings to the green fringe along the coast. It is spectacularly beautiful: soaring mountains tower over fjords choked with blue-tinged icebergs, sheep graze in deep green meadows, Viking ruins remind us of the population that survived here for 400 years. We'll explore a small area by foot, kayak, and boat, and spend our evenings absorbing the profound silence of this amazing area.

Kayaking and Hiking the Douro Valley Europe 9/26/2020 10
3
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Paddle among unique landscapes, where deep granitic valleys with craggy slopes have been slowly excavated by the Douro and Águeda rivers since the beginning of times. Such slopes, at some points reaching more than 650 feet high, feature sumptuous gorges cut by deep rivers, creating some of the most beautiful images you’ll ever see! We will also enjoy hiking the Douro Valley and visit historical villages that have been occupied since Prehistory. We reserve you the best of local accommodation and gastronomy, especially gorgeous meat, which also make this trip so singular. Bork

Exploring New Zealand New Zealand 3/8/2021 14
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Join us for as we explore New Zealand's South Island! We will hike in several National Parks, including a hut to hut hike on one of the locals' favorite tracks. We will kayak in the Milford Sound and along the coast, visit the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage area with its incredible fjords and lagoons, cycle on one of New Zealand's legendary cycle trails, visit with fur seals, and taste the local wines that reflect its unique climate.

CUSTOM Tanzania Wildlife Safari Africa 2/15/2020 10
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This is a traditional jeep-based safari during the amazing wildebeest and zebra migration. Visiting Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro National Parks by jeep allows us to quickly go where the wildlife is best.

Kayaking and Snorkeling Panama Latin America 2/15/2020 9
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Coiba National Marine Park is known for pristine beaches, colorful coral reefs, and outstanding biodiversity, both marine and on land. Kayak through crystal clear water, pull up to empty beaches and relax on the white sands, or don your snorkeling gear and explore the abundant marine life. At night sleep beneath star-filled skies and listen to the lapping of the ocean waves. Coiba is indeed a paradise for those looking for a warm water winter vacation.

Exploring Norway Europe 8/18/2020 10
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From its crystal blue glaciers and fjords to the deep greens of the forests and mountains passes, Norway is an adventure traveler's paradise. This trip starts in Oslo and ends in Bergen, and the majority of the trip is spent in wild and dramatic scenery in the landscape between. You'll hike on a massive mountain plateau and ride a bicycle along the most famous bike route in Scandinavia, hike across a glacier and explore glacier-carved fjords by kayak and cruise ship, and may discover that the quiet you can find in Norway's natural world envelops you like a hug. You'll feel right at home in the cozy villages and farms that make up the happiest country on earth.

Trip Name Destination Start Date #Days Difficulty Availability
Death Valley and Joshua Tree U.S. - National Parks 3/5/2020 8
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Death Valley and Joshua Tree are the perfect antidote to the winter blahs! In March the skies are clear and sunny (but not too hot!) and the hiking is excellent. There is the fascinating geology, unique ecology, and equally engaging human history at both parks. If you long to put away your down jacket and put on your shorts, feel warm sun on your deprived skin, and be totally immersed in a place that has a mythic status for many of us, join us as we explore both of these desert National Parks.

Wildflowers & Waterfalls: Exploring the Great Smokies U.S. - National Parks 4/12/2020 7
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Spring weather is notoriously fickle in the Great Smokies, but spring wildflowers are not! The diversity of flora and fauna is truly exceptional and your guides know where to find the best wildflowers and the most spectacular views. And by mixing our hiking with a day of whitewater rafting, we experience the full spectrum of the extraordinary variety of ecosystems that exist here. Everyone gets her own private room in our huge luxury cabin on this trip. <b>On this trip we extend a special invitation to women over 50 and to anyone wanting leisurely hikes.</b>

Wildflowers & Waterfalls: Exploring the Great Smokies U.S. - National Parks 4/19/2020 7
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Spring weather is notoriously fickle in the Great Smokies, but spring wildflowers are not! The diversity of flora and fauna is truly exceptional and your guides know where to find the best wildflowers and the most spectacular views. And by mixing our hiking with a day of whitewater rafting, we experience the full spectrum of the extraordinary variety of ecosystems that exist here. Everyone gets her own private room in our huge luxury cabin on this trip. <b>On this trip we extend a special invitation to women over 50 and to anyone wanting leisurely hikes.</b>

Sedona and the Grand Canyon U.S. - National Parks 4/19/2020 8
3
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Arizona's canyon country is justly famous. From the cliff side dwellings of an ancient pueblo people, and the colorful chasm known as the Grand Canyon, to the red rocks of Sedona, it is a never ending feast for the eyes. The best way to see it is on foot, and we'll combine lots of hiking with time to relax and absorb the beauty of the area as we explore these three very different areas. If you have been wanting a more intimate view of the area than most people ever get, please join us for seven days of hiking, eating, relaxing, and laughing.

Hiking Utah's National Parks U.S. - National Parks 4/19/2020 8
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Southern Utah is home to some of the most well known national parks and monuments, and each has its own special magic and unique attractions: Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, and Capitol Reef National Parks and Goblin Valley State Park. Day hikes are a great way to explore this magical area and on our "tour du parks" you will gain a new appreciation of the diversity and beauty of southern Utah's geology. This itinerary on this trip is similar to Exploring the National Parks of Utah but offers more challenging hikes.

Exploring the National Parks of Utah U.S. - National Parks 4/27/2020 8
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Southern Utah is home to some of the most well known national parks and monuments, and each has its own special magic and unique attractions: Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, and Capitol Reef National Parks and Goblin Valley State Park. Day hikes are a great way to explore this magical area and on our "tour du parks" you will gain a new appreciation of the diversity and beauty of southern Utah's geology. This trip offers hikes appropriate for both novice and intermediate hikers.

Waterfalls, Wildflowers, and Wineries U.S. - East & Midwest 4/30/2020 4
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Northern Georgia, the jumping off point for the Appalachian Trail, is known for its gorgeous and rugged mountains, its towering waterfalls, and its ... wineries? Who knew?! Turns out the soil, climate, and elevation are not only great for hiking, they're also perfect for wine growing. So, on this four-day getaway, we combine hiking to waterfalls with opportunities to visit wineries, learn about wine, and sample some of the wonderful cuisine that can be found here.

Hiking Lodge to Lodge on the Appalachian Trail U.S. - National Parks 5/31/2020 6
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There are many ways to hike the Appalachian Trail: day hikes, slackpacking, backpacking, and hut to hut. On this trip, however, we do it in style! We'll go lodge to lodge, staying in the lovely and very different lodges that are conveniently spaced along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, while our luggage is transported by van. This part of the AT is well-graded and well-maintained, with climbs rarely exceeding 500 or 1,000 feet, so it is excellent for novice hikers and anyone who enjoys vistas and abundant wildlife.

Intro to Lightweight Backpacking on the AT U.S. - East & Midwest 6/7/2020 8
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On this wilderness backpacking trip we travel along one of the Appalachian Trail's most interesting sections, from Dicky Gap to Elk Garden, at the height of the rhododendron and azaleas in bloom. This is an ideal backpacking trip for novices: our moderate mileage leaves time for you to learn everything you need to know to pursue backpacking on your own. Or if you haven't been backpacking for awhile, join us to learn about the lightweight revolution. Our lightweight approach should keep your pack under 30 pounds.&nbsp; <b>$1475</b> <b>Rating: </b>1 2 <a href="/rating.php"><b>[3]</b></a> 4 5<br><br>

Alaska: From Fairbanks to Anchorage U.S. - West 6/11/2020 9
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From Fairbanks to Anchorage, we'll hike through boreal forests and over alpine tundra, look for Alaskan wildlife, raft a whitewater river, and spend time in Denali National Park. During our week we will discover the wide diversity of Alaska's natural beauty and meet a few of its characters along the way. <b>Rating:</b>1 <a href="http://www.adventuresingoodcompany.com/rating.php" target="_new"><b>[2]</b></a> 3 4 5

The Art of Mountain Hiking - the Appalachians U.S. - East & Midwest 6/24/2020 5
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If you long to hike in the mountains but lack the knowledge and skills that only come from years of experience, this trip is for you. During these five days we combine mountain hiking in the Appalachians with instruction in everything you need to know: basic technique, clothing and equipment, conditioning and nutrition, safety considerations, trip planning, weather, and navigation with map and compass.

Hut to Hut on the Appalachian Trail U.S. - East & Midwest 7/26/2020 7
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This section of the Appalachian Trail offers the highest peaks in the White Mountains, windswept ridges, and dramatic views. It also has something more commonly found in the Alps: comfortable huts with a warm bed and a hot meal at the end of the day! This represents a great solution for women who want to hike on the Appalachian Trail but prefer not to carry a backpack.

Hiking Colorado U.S. - National Parks 8/15/2020 8
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Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is known for lush meadows, high mountain lakes, craggy peaks, diverse ecosystems and abundant wildlife. On this trip we start on the west side of the Park and then move over to the eastern side with hikes that vary from moderate to strenuous every day.

Hiking Hut to Hut in British Columbia Canada 8/16/2020 8
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Do you want to combine hiking in remote wilderness with a cozy hut at the end of the day? Wells Gray Park, one of the best kept secrets in Canada, has 1.4 million acres of beautiful peaks, unspoiled lakes, and lush meadows with an infinite variety of mountain wildflowers. Tucked away in this magnificent park are 2 cozy huts that we have to ourselves, so well-stocked that we need only carry light packs on our hikes into them.

Hiking the Grand Staircase National Parks U.S. - National Parks 9/13/2020 8
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Spend the week hiking the Grand Staircase, an immense sequence of sedimentary rock layers that stretch from Bryce Canyon National Park and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, through Zion NP, and Grand Canyon NP. We'll be hiking in those three National Parks, all spectacular and all very different from the others. The Grand Canyon is vast: it is 10 miles from one side to the other and a mile deep. Bryce is famous for its amazing hoodoos, the brightly colored spires of varied shapes; and Zion, with the tallest layer of redwall limestone of any canyon, is both majestic and a much more intimate canyon that fully deserves its name. We have chosen some of the classic trails in each park, designed to give you an experience and understanding that can only be gained by hiking in them.

Slackpacking Virginia U.S. - East & Midwest 9/13/2020 7
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed. We've been doing the first and last sections of the Appalachian Trail this way for years and now have Virginia!

Autumn on the Superior Hiking Trail U.S. - East & Midwest 9/19/2020 6
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On this hiking trip at the height of fall colors, we sample different accommodations as we explore various sections of the trail. With the option of two hikes of different lengths each day, this is a perfect getaway vacation for women who enjoy fall hiking and hospitable lodging.

Exploring the National Parks of Utah U.S. - National Parks 9/21/2020 8
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Southern Utah is home to some of the most well known national parks and monuments, and each has its own special magic and unique attractions: Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, and Capitol Reef National Parks and Goblin Valley State Park. Day hikes are a great way to explore this magical area and on our "tour du parks" you will gain a new appreciation of the diversity and beauty of southern Utah's geology. This trip offers hikes appropriate for both novice and intermediate hikers.

Autumn on the Superior Hiking Trail U.S. - East & Midwest 9/26/2020 6
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On this hiking trip at the height of fall colors, we sample different accommodations as we explore various sections of the trail. With the option of two hikes of different lengths each day, this is a perfect getaway vacation for women who enjoy fall hiking and hospitable lodging.

Fall in the Great Smokies U.S. - National Parks 10/4/2020 7
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The Great Smokies are known for spectacular fall foliage and beautiful fall weather with crisp days and cool nights! The human history is fascinating and the diversity of flora and fauna is truly exceptional. And by mixing our hiking with a day of whitewater rafting, we experience the full spectrum of the extraordinary variety of ecosystems that exist here. Everyone gets her own private room in our huge luxury cabin on this trip.

Slackpacking Maryland U.S. - East & Midwest 10/12/2020 6
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed. This trip is our latest addition to our slackpacking trips and covers all 40 miles of Maryland, from Pen Mar Park to the Potomac River.

Slackpacking Harpers Ferry U.S. - East & Midwest 10/18/2020 7
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed. This trip covers the northernmost section of Virginia, covering 60 miles from Harpers Ferry, WV, to Chester Gap in Front Royal.

Hiking Lodge to Lodge on the Appalachian Trail U.S. - National Parks 10/18/2020 6
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There are many ways to hike the Appalachian Trail: day hikes, slackpacking, backpacking, and hut to hut. On this trip, however, we do it in style! We'll go lodge to lodge, staying in the lovely and very different lodges that are conveniently spaced along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, while our luggage is transported by van. This part of the AT is well-graded and well-maintained, with climbs rarely exceeding 500 or 1,000 feet, so it is excellent for novice hikers and anyone who enjoys vistas and abundant wildlife.

Hiking Bryce and Zion National Parks U.S. - National Parks 10/24/2020 5
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Sometimes you just want to fit in as much hiking in a short period as you possibly can, and that is what we have planned for this four-day getaway. We spend three nights in Zion with a day trip over to Bryce for one of its premiere hikes. The cool weather and quiet of late fall are delightful for hiking.

Hiking Bryce and Zion National Parks U.S. - National Parks 10/29/2020 5
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Sometimes you just want to fit in as much hiking in a short period as you possibly can, and that is what we have planned for this four-day getaway. We spend three nights in Zion with a day trip over to Bryce for one of its premiere hikes. The cool weather and quiet of late fall are delightful for hiking.

Death Valley Delights U.S. - National Parks 11/11/2020 5
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Death Valley is the perfect antidote to the winter blahs! In February the skies are clear and sunny (but not too hot!) and the hiking is excellent. Then there is the fascinating geology, unique ecology, and equally engaging human history. If you long to put away your down jacket and put on your shorts, feel warm sun on your deprived skin, and be totally immersed in a place that has a mythic status for many of us, join us as we explore one of our newest National Parks.

Slackpacking Maryland U.S. - East & Midwest 10/20/2019 6
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed. This trip is our latest addition to our slackpacking trips and covers all 40 miles of Maryland, from Pen Mar Park to the Potomac River.

Hiking Lodge to Lodge on the AT in Fall U.S. - National Parks 10/20/2019 6
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There are many ways to hike the Appalachian Trail: day hikes, slackpacking, backpacking, and hut to hut. On this trip, however, we do it in style! We'll go lodge to lodge, staying in the lovely and very different lodges that are conveniently spaced along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, while our luggage is transported by van. This part of the AT is well-graded and well-maintained, with climbs rarely exceeding 500 or 1,000 feet, so it is excellent for novice hikers and anyone who enjoys vistas and abundant wildlife.

Slackpacking Georgia U.S. - East & Midwest 10/26/2019 9
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed in a gorgeous mountain vacation home.

Hiking Bryce and Zion National Parks U.S. - National Parks 10/26/2019 5
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Sometimes you just want to fit in as much hiking in a short period as you possibly can, and that is what we have planned for this four-day getaway. We spend three nights in Zion with a day trip over to Bryce for one of its premiere hikes. The cool weather and quiet of late fall are delightful for hiking.

Hiking Lodge to Lodge on the AT in Fall U.S. - National Parks 10/27/2019 6
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There are many ways to hike the Appalachian Trail: day hikes, slackpacking, backpacking, and hut to hut. On this trip, however, we do it in style! We'll go lodge to lodge, staying in the lovely and very different lodges that are conveniently spaced along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, while our luggage is transported by van. This part of the AT is well-graded and well-maintained, with climbs rarely exceeding 500 or 1,000 feet, so it is excellent for novice hikers and anyone who enjoys vistas and abundant wildlife.

Hiking Bryce and Zion National Parks U.S. - National Parks 10/31/2019 5
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Sometimes you just want to fit in as much hiking in a short period as you possibly can, and that is what we have planned for this four-day getaway. We spend three nights in Zion with a day trip over to Bryce for one of its premiere hikes. The cool weather and quiet of late fall are delightful for hiking.

Death Valley Delights U.S. - National Parks 2/13/2020 5
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Death Valley is the perfect antidote to the winter blahs! In February the skies are clear and sunny (but not too hot!) and the hiking is excellent. Then there is the fascinating geology, unique ecology, and equally engaging human history. If you long to put away your down jacket and put on your shorts, feel warm sun on your deprived skin, and be totally immersed in a place that has a mythic status for many of us, join us as we explore one of our newest National Parks.

Big Bend Exploring and Hiking U.S. - National Parks 2/22/2020 7
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Hiking Lodge to Lodge on the Appalachian Trail U.S. - National Parks 5/17/2020 6
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There are many ways to hike the Appalachian Trail: day hikes, slackpacking, backpacking, and hut to hut. On this trip, however, we do it in style! We'll go lodge to lodge, staying in the lovely and very different lodges that are conveniently spaced along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, while our luggage is transported by van. This part of the AT is well-graded and well-maintained, with climbs rarely exceeding 500 or 1,000 feet, so it is excellent for novice hikers and anyone who enjoys vistas and abundant wildlife.

Slackpacking Georgia U.S. - East & Midwest 5/30/2020 9
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed in a gorgeous mountain vacation home.

Canadian Rockies Hiking Holiday Canada 7/18/2020 9
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Join us for some of the most spectacular alpine hiking in the world. Glacially sculpted peaks, wildflower-filled alpine meadows, aquamarine lakes, deep green forests, and brilliantly white glaciers present a never-ending visual feast. Hiking opportunities are practically unlimited so we have chosen the best of the best for our active exploration of this enchanting land.

Slackpacking Maine U.S. - East & Midwest 8/15/2020 8
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed in a hostel. We've been doing the first section of the Appalachian Trail this way for years; in 2014 we added the last section.

Alpine Backpacking in the Snowy Mountains U.S. - West 8/16/2020 7
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The Snowy Mountains of Wyoming provides a fantastic setting for a moderate backpacking trip with a focus on acquiring or refining backpacking skills as well as enjoying alpine beauty.

CUSTOM - Hiking and Rafting Glacier National Park U.S. - National Parks 8/25/2020 8
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PRIVATE TRIP: Glacier National Park is truly one of the crown jewels of the National Park System. Famous for having more glaciers than anywhere in the lower 48, it is also known for an astounding array of jagged peaks, wildflowers, and abundant wildlife. We'll hike some of Glacier's classic trails, take a day trip to Waterton Park, and finish with an exciting whitewater raft trip on the Flathead River. Please join us for a week of fun, challenge, and beauty during our week in Glacier National Park.

Slackpacking Georgia U.S. - East & Midwest 10/10/2020 9
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Have you been dying to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail, but you just cannot see carrying a heavy pack and sleeping in shelters without a hot shower? We have the perfect solution- slackpacking! Hike a new section every day and get picked up at the end for a hot meal, shower, and a comfortable bed in a gorgeous mountain vacation home.

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Paddling with Manatees U.S. - East & Midwest 1/25/2020 4
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Who can resist these gentle giants in their winter home of Florida's spring-fed rivers?? On this trip we experience the manatees up close and personal in their natural habitat, viewing them through crystal clear waters as we sit above and among them in our kayaks. This is an ideal trip both for women who know they love paddling and for those who want to give kayaking a try: you'll learn basic kayak strokes on calm waters and by the end of the weekend you will be a competent and confident paddler. Even if you discover you don't like kayaking (which we doubt), the thrill of these wondrous creatures sticking their snouts out of the water beside your kayak, as if to be petted, is simply an amazing experience.

Dog Sledding and Winter Fun U.S. - East & Midwest 2/7/2020 6
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Find out why winter is our favorite season! Whether you've always avoided winter or are already an experienced winter outdoorswoman, you'll enjoy action-packed days of dog sledding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking on frozen rivers. Our base for this trip is an award-winning resort on the shores of Lake Superior. Pamper yourself with a sauna, outdoor hot tub, or perhaps even a massage. Except for the first night in Duluth, all bedrooms are private, single rooms.

On the Suwannee River U.S. - East & Midwest 3/7/2020 4
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Most people have only heard about the Suwannee River in Stephen Foster's famous song, "Old Folks At Home". And so it comes as a surprise how incredibly rich the natural and human history of this area truly is. On this hiking and paddling trip we will immerse ourselves in the beauty, variety, and fascination of the Suwannee and the clear springs that make this a truly unique early spring destination.

Adventures in the Caribbean U.S. - National Parks 3/14/2020 8
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Spend a week on St John sea kayaking turquoise waters, snorkeling in warm water among vibrant colored fish, trying our hands at standup paddleboarding, and maybe even spending some time relaxing and swimming on white sand beaches.

Exploring New Mexico - Land of Enchantment U.S. - West 5/9/2020 8
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New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment and we think we know why. It has stunning desert landscapes, breathtaking mountains, great cuisine and a spectacular river - the Rio Grande. It has a mix of European American, Native American, and Mexican heritage, making the state a unique and colorful place to visit. We've picked a sample of the best that it has to offer in hiking, exploring and adventure. We'll go hiking, rafting and kayaking, browse Santa Fe's galleries and museums, visit the ancient town of Taos, explore Bandelier National Monument, and Chaco Canyon National Monument the option to soothe our muscles at the spa at Ten Thousand Waves. <b>Rating:</b> 1 <a href="http://www.adventuresingoodcompany.com/rating.php" target="_new"><b>[2]</b></a> 3 4 5.

Harpers Ferry Holiday U.S. - East & Midwest 5/14/2020 4
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At the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, Harpers Ferry is an outdoorswoman's delight. The C&amp; O Towpath provides excellent bike riding; the Shenandoah is a perfect introduction to river paddling; and the world-renowned Appalachian Trail will delight both experienced and novice hikers. Combine all this with spring flowers and a town that is both historic and charming, and you have the recipe for the perfect weekend getaway.

Rafting and Hiking the Rogue River U.S. - West 5/29/2020 6
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On this trip we offer you the best of all worlds: hiking, rafting, and a comfortable bed every night. Traveling through the Wild and Scenic section of the Rogue River, a riverside trail allows us to swap between hiking and rafting if we choose, or to simply raft or hike the entire time. Our riverside lodges provide hot showers and a comfortable bed every night.

Highlights of Nova Scotia Canada 7/4/2020 9
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Nova Scotia offers an enticing combination of outdoor adventure, fascinating history, diverse culture, and great wildlife viewing. Completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, it is particularly known for the high tides of the Bay of Fundy, the Cape Breton Highlands, its many picturesque fishing villages, and the migratory wildlife that includes puffins and whales, as well as many other seabirds. We'll go hiking, sea kayaking, and whale and wildlife watching, and we'll hope to find some of the music that epitomizes its rich Gaelic heritage.

San Juan Islands Exploration U.S. - West 7/5/2020 7
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Our San Juan Islands Sampler is a multi-sport adventure in one of the most spectacular island archipelagos in the country. Craggy coasts, deep blue-green waters with abundant sea-life, and pastoral landscapes abound. We’ll explore this landscape via our feet, kayaks, tall sailing ships, and even a zip line. Staying on both San Juan and Orcas Islands gives us the opportunity to sample all that this unique environment has to offer.

Kayaking the Adirondacks U.S. - East & Midwest 7/12/2020 7
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The Adirondack State Park in northern New York is one of the premiere spots for kayak tripping on the East Coast, with countless lakes and streams of all sizes. We'll be kayaking one of the most beautiful routes as we travel through Upper, Middle and Lower Saranac Lakes before arriving back in the town of Saranac Lake.

Hiking and Sketching in the Colorado Rockies U.S. - National Parks 7/25/2020 7
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If you long to hike through forests and meadows, along sparkling creeks and cascading waterfalls, and take the time to capture this splendor in a hiking/sketching journal, this hike is for you. During these five days we combine guided mountain hiking through the Colorado Rockies, with expert art instruction and sketching materials to capture it all!

Peaks and Paddles in Olympic National Park U.S. - National Parks 8/8/2020 8
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Can't decide whether you prefer mountains or beach, boats or hiking? Experience all of these - and more - as we spend a week exploring the beauty of Olympic National Park. Olympic National Park, one of the gems of the Pacific Northwest, is beloved for its spectacular scenery and amazing array of ecosystems. Often referred to as "three parks in one," Olympic National Park encompasses miles of beach along the wild Pacific Coast, the towering peaks of the Olympic Mountains, and an incredible variety of old-growth and temperate rain forests. On this adventure, we'll use kayaks, rafts, and our feet as we sample the best the park has to offer.

Magical Maine U.S. - National Parks 8/29/2020 8
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Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor have long been a magnet for tourists, especially in the delightful month of August. We will explore this area thoroughly, by bike, hike and kayak. With all this activity, that Maine lobster will taste particularly delightful!

Autumn on Cape Cod U.S. - East & Midwest 9/19/2020 9
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Autumn on Cape Cod is spectacular! The whales and birds are migrating, the air is crisp and clear, and the hordes of summer tourists have left. Join us for a week of hiking, kayaking, biking, and exploring the natural history of this remarkable area.

Appalachian Autumn Adventures U.S. - East & Midwest 9/24/2020 4
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Northern Georgia, the jumping off point for the Appalachian Trail, offers an astounding array of activities for those who like to get out and play in the crisp, invigorating air of fall. So on this four day getaway, we will sample as much as we can: horseback riding, hiking, and whitewater rafting, intermingled with great food.

Volcanoes & Vino - Lassen National Park & Napa Valley U.S. - National Parks 9/26/2020 7
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Lassen National Park is a lesser known, undiscovered park, nestled in the southern tip of the Cascade Mountains. A wonder for volcanic geology, within Lassen boundaries are all 4 types of volcanoes: shield, plug dome, cinder cone, and composite. We'll explore different parts of the park each day, returning to our historic, secluded ranch in Lassen National Park for the night. At night we will watch the stars come out. We’ll hike, bike, have a winery bike tour and have options for spa services or hot air balloon rides.

Blue Ridge Rambling U.S. - East & Midwest 9/27/2020 6
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The Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina are rich with scenic beauty, opportunities for outdoor adventure, and deep cultural traditions. During our six days we'll combine moderate hiking and whitewater rafting with visiting some of the area's iconic destinations, including the Biltmore Estate, Black Mountain, and Folk Art Center.

Paddling with Manatees U.S. - East & Midwest 1/21/2020 4
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Who can resist these gentle giants in their winter home of Florida's spring-fed rivers?? On this trip we experience the manatees up close and personal in their natural habitat, viewing them through crystal clear waters as we sit above and among them in our kayaks. This is an ideal trip both for women who know they love paddling and for those who want to give kayaking a try: you'll learn basic kayak strokes on calm waters and by the end of the weekend you will be a competent and confident paddler. Even if you discover you don't like kayaking (which we doubt), the thrill of these wondrous creatures sticking their snouts out of the water beside your kayak, as if to be petted, is simply an amazing experience.

Living the Cowgirl Life U.S. - West 9/5/2020 8
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Join us for a week of fun at&nbsp;an historic dude ranch near Wyoming's Snowy Mountains. A place of peace and quiet, our ranch combines time in the outdoors with comfortable lodging and hearty meals at night, away from cell phones and the internet. Combine riding well-trained horses, fly fishing in the local pond or river, and hiking through beautiful landscape with soaking in a hot tub, sitting on the porch while you read a book, and enjoying delicious meals - this week can be as relaxing or as active as you choose. Everyone has her own room on this trip.

Trip Name Destination Start Date #Days Difficulty Availability
Paddling with Manatees U.S. - East & Midwest 1/25/2020 4
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Who can resist these gentle giants in their winter home of Florida's spring-fed rivers?? On this trip we experience the manatees up close and personal in their natural habitat, viewing them through crystal clear waters as we sit above and among them in our kayaks. This is an ideal trip both for women who know they love paddling and for those who want to give kayaking a try: you'll learn basic kayak strokes on calm waters and by the end of the weekend you will be a competent and confident paddler. Even if you discover you don't like kayaking (which we doubt), the thrill of these wondrous creatures sticking their snouts out of the water beside your kayak, as if to be petted, is simply an amazing experience.

Kayaking and Snorkeling Belize Latin America 2/29/2020 7
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Kayak and snorkel clear waters over reefs teeming with brightly colored fish, feast on tropical foods, and sleep in a comfy bed every night. This is the perfect vacation for anyone with some kayaking experience who wants an active warm weather vacation with lots of kayaking and snorkeling.

On the Suwannee River U.S. - East & Midwest 3/7/2020 4
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Most people have only heard about the Suwannee River in Stephen Foster's famous song, "Old Folks At Home". And so it comes as a surprise how incredibly rich the natural and human history of this area truly is. On this hiking and paddling trip we will immerse ourselves in the beauty, variety, and fascination of the Suwannee and the clear springs that make this a truly unique early spring destination.

Kayaking the Adirondacks U.S. - East & Midwest 7/12/2020 7
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The Adirondack State Park in northern New York is one of the premiere spots for kayak tripping on the East Coast, with countless lakes and streams of all sizes. We'll be kayaking one of the most beautiful routes as we travel through Upper, Middle and Lower Saranac Lakes before arriving back in the town of Saranac Lake.

Paddling with Manatees U.S. - East & Midwest 1/21/2020 4
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Who can resist these gentle giants in their winter home of Florida's spring-fed rivers?? On this trip we experience the manatees up close and personal in their natural habitat, viewing them through crystal clear waters as we sit above and among them in our kayaks. This is an ideal trip both for women who know they love paddling and for those who want to give kayaking a try: you'll learn basic kayak strokes on calm waters and by the end of the weekend you will be a competent and confident paddler. Even if you discover you don't like kayaking (which we doubt), the thrill of these wondrous creatures sticking their snouts out of the water beside your kayak, as if to be petted, is simply an amazing experience.

Kayaking and Snorkeling Panama Latin America 2/15/2020 9
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Coiba National Marine Park is known for pristine beaches, colorful coral reefs, and outstanding biodiversity, both marine and on land. Kayak through crystal clear water, pull up to empty beaches and relax on the white sands, or don your snorkeling gear and explore the abundant marine life. At night sleep beneath star-filled skies and listen to the lapping of the ocean waves. Coiba is indeed a paradise for those looking for a warm water winter vacation.