Sometimes you want to find a vacation that’s more than just chilling out on the beach. If you’re looking for adventure, try a few of these vacations and see how you like them.
1. Hike the Grand Canyon.
Maybe you’ve been hiking before, but that pills in comparison to hiking the Grand Canyon. With multiple switchbacks that carry you more than a mile down, the Grand Canyon is one of the worlds natural wonders. But make sure you are prepared, because hiking it is not for the faint of heart.
2. Kayak or canoe the Big Island.
There are a lots of tourist attractions in Hawaii, but kayaking the open ocean around The Big Island may be the best of all. Not only is it a test of your physical abilities, but hey kayak gives you a water level view of the natural beauty that is Hawaii. He might even meet a few dolphins along the way.
3. Scuba around the Galapagos Islands.
The Galapagos Islands are a haven of natural beauty and one of the locations that inspired Darwin’s theory of evolution. Scuba diving around these islands gives you the chance to see incredible see life that you won’t see anywhere else in the world, including the famous Galapagos turtles.
4. Take a safari in Etosha National Park.
Namibia’s Number one national Park is a preview of what the conservation effort can be. With more than 40% of the country protected by conservation laws, you can visit this national park and see huge populations of black rhino, cheetahs, lions, and elephants. You can also get a firsthand look at how hard authorities work to stop poaching and protect these incredible animals.
5. Explore glaciers in Iceland.
Iceland can seem like a cold, remote place, but it’s also full of breathtaking views that can’t be matched anywhere in the world. And if you’re looking for hot Springs, Iceland does them best. The famous Blue Lagoon is just 25 miles from the capital, easily within reach of a day trip. Many tourists come to the Lagoon to relax and enjoy the natural warmth while admiring the clear blue waters.
6. Explore Casablanca in Morocco.
Casablanca is in the top 10 greatest movies of all time. And it is based in a real place. If you love Bogart’s adventures as much as everyone else, book a flight to Morocco and explore the famous city for yourself. Words don’t do it justice.
If you are tired of the humdrum vacations that everyone else seems to take, spice things up a bit. Find an adventure that will excite you and get the blood pumping in a way that a weekend at the beach just can’t live up to.