What is your idea of an adventure vacation? Do you want to hike an active volcano, rappel down a dangerous rapid or jump off a helicopter followed by skiing down steep hills? Whatever your idea of thrill is you can find a venue to make it come true in the U.S.
The U.S. is chock full of forests, mountains, and glaciers. Seek your thrills in this vastly diverse country, where limited time and money are non-issues. Your next adventure vacation in the USA awaits…
Looking for the ultimate thrill list for your upcoming trip? Here is our pick of some of the nation’s best adventure hot spots. Fasten your belts we say, and enjoy the ride of a lifetime, while making unforgettable memories.
16- Telluride, Colorado
Telluride boasts over 2,000 acres of skiable terrain. Even the most voracious skier would struggle to cover all of that in one adventure tour. If you want a skiing vacation where you can explore new runs every day, Telluride is your gal.
Telluride was a flyover, mining town until 1972 when the first ski lift was installed. The town then began its transformation into a mecca of outdoor adventure. In the winter, the available activities are limited to snow sports. As spring begins though, Telluride’s options expand to include everything from hang gliding to mountain climbing to kayaking.
15- Hawaii, The Big Island
The largest of all Hawaii islands, the Big Island has everything from flourishing forests to active volcanoes to boating to snorkeling. Then, there is hiking via the popular Hawaiian Volcanoes National Park as well as the Hakalau Forest. If you are looking for a less intense adventure, hike inside the Akaka Falls State Park that sweetly culminates at the gushing Kahuna Falls and Akaka Falls. GO Next Page To See More …