I love discovering new places and doing things on the spirit of the moment but when things are planned ahead, you start dreaming about it and how it would feel like, what kind of clothing to pack, is it winter, snow, rain or what kind of gear I'd need. All those things make an adventure planning more exciting and even accelerating. Here is a list of my top 10 Adventure Travel Destinations.
If you know where to look, adventure is everywhere. The adventures you and your family take are an excellent way to bring your family closer together, expand your worldview, and help you feel young and vibrant.
Traveling to Antarctica is the pinnacle of exploration, from crossing the world's most treacherous sea to seeing pristine ecosystems. If you're feeling particularly adventurous, trekking across glaciers or the polar plunge is considered a right of passage.
If you love winter sports, traveling to Austria won't disappoint. There are many adventure opportunities, including exploring the rolling hills on a fat bike or Segway, snowshoeing, and tobogganing down mountainsides. You can also climb a frozen wall!
There are no shortages of adventurous opportunities in Belize with its wildlife, stunning coastlines, thick jungle, and world-famous reef. Belize's Barrier Reef is the second-largest in the world. Your trip can also include climbing through caves or exploring Mayan ruins.
Canada is our world's second-largest country, which means endless adventure opportunities. You can walk with polar bears, watch grizzly bears, and canoe in isolated lakes to watch moose. Not to mention, because Canada's coastline is the longest globally, there's a plethora of coastal adventure!
Nestled snug between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains, Chile's Patagonia Park gives explorers endless opportunities when checking out Torres del Paine National Park. Check out the Atacama Desert, where you'll feel like you've landed on the moon while exploring geysers and salt flats.
6: Costa Rica
Families traveling together love heading to Costa Rica for its gorgeous mix of animals, ecosystems, and ways for adventure-lovers to relish in them. There's something for everyone from surfing schools to relaxing in hot springs. If you prefer staying on land, you can explore 28 national parks, go on canopy walks, and go ziplining.
7: Galapagos Islands
With its location 600 miles from Ecuador, animal lovers and outdoor adventurers feel like the Galapagos Islands are heaven on earth. You can explore Devil's Crown, an extinct volcanic cone near Floreana Island. Watch sea lions sunbathe on Gardner Bay's beach, or check out the tortoises in Santa Cruz and more!
Greenland's outdoor activities, untouched landscapes, and indigenous culture tick off boxes for many adventure travelers. From hiking past herds of reindeer on the Arctic Circle Trail to kayaking among the Southern Fjord's icebergs, there's no shortage of adventurous activities in this country!
There are plenty of adventure opportunities in Guatemala. For example, you can take a one-hour hike up Volcano Pacaya or go overnight camping near Acatenango's summit. With the country featuring 30 volcanoes, endless wildlife watching, and kayaking, adventure travelers won't have trouble finding fun things to do!
While mainstream travelers flock to the country's most famous sites along the Golden Circle, there are plenty of other opportunities for adventurers to dig in their heels. No matter if you want to hike Iceland's wide-open spaces to become part of the land of fire and ice or snorkel between the European and North American continents, this country is the epitome of adventure.
It's time to plan your adventure. Make sure to pick up the phone and CALL Me today to start planning it. I can't wait to see photos and videos of your newly created memories.
About Sheyla Paz
Sheyla was born and raised in Cuba. Moved to the United States 20 years ago after meeting her husband at her beloved island when she was performing with a band at the Riviera Hotel in Havana. She is a Journalist, Actress, Producer, and Photographer with a passion for travel. Sheyla launched the tour agency to Cuba out of her desire to share her culture, music, dance, and the architecture of her homeland with others. Her agency provides travel arrangements to all Latin countries and Caribbean islands. She has several award wining short films and was recognized as a leading media personality in the Latino community in Tennessee with the award “Beacon of Light” in 2019. Sheyla was one of the few Cuban-American journalists selected to travel to Cuba with President Barack Obama in 2016 as part of the White House Press Corp. Sheyla is an ASTA Verified travel advisor, Signature Travel Network Luxury Certified Travel advisor and several destination specialist in the Caribbean and Latin America. She is also certified in Luxury River and Ocean cruises.
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