Tag archives for adventure

All-American Adventures in Wonderlands

Don’t just see the world, seize it. From paragliding the Grand Tetons to cave explorations in Kentucky, these six wild adventures in the U.S. turn vacations into calls to action.

Adventure 101: Mountain Biking in Moab

Southeastern Utah, marked by huge expanses of sandstone, deep canyons, and striking buttes, is about as close to lunar travel as you can get without leaving the ground.

Who’s Your Pick for Adventurer of the Year?

Who will be the People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year?

It’s up to you.

Reinventing Family Travel

Family. Travel.

Those two words are enough to make the average reader click away. But they shouldn’t be.

The Radar: The Real Zimbabwe, Point Reyes Paradise, Amsterdam’s Best

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The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups. Photograph by David Mulder, Flickr.

Former Explorers Club President Talks Travel

The winds that bear down on Patriot Hills from Antarctica’s Ellsworth mountains can reach hurricane speed. Many expeditions begin at this base camp because its naturally occurring ice patch makes an ideal landing pad for planes shuttling in explorers from Punta Arenas, Chile. But conditions can deteriorate quickly, making evacuation nearly impossible. Former Explorers Club President…

Spring Trips: Find Your Home on the Range

We just launched our Best Spring Trips 2012 list and yesterday on IT we gave you three ideas for yoga-centered trips. But if the longer spring days are awakening the inner adventurer in you, then strap on some spurs, saddle up a horse, and read on for three trip ideas that will take you out…

Last Chance: Vote for Your Favorite Adventurer of the Year

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Over the last few weeks here on Intelligent Travel, we introduced you to the 2012 Adventurers of the Year– twelve outstanding athletes with remarkable achievements in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports. We want to hear from you! Vote for the person you think best embodies the spirit of adventure to win the People’s Choice award.…

Adventurers of the Year: Kayakers Jon Turk and Erik Boomer

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For seven years, National Geographic has combed the globe to find Adventurers of the Year, each selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports. This year, our Adventure editors, in partnership with Glenfiddich, selected men and women who are pioneering innovation in the world of adventure. Here on Intelligent Travel…

Adventurers of the Year: Snowboarder Travis Rice

For seven years, National Geographic has combed the globe to find Adventurers of the Year, each selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports. This year, our Adventure editors, in partnership with Glenfiddich, selected men and women who are pioneering innovation in the world of adventure. Here on Intelligent Travel…

Adventurers of the Year: Skier Nick Waggoner

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For seven years, National Geographic has combed the globe to find Adventurers of the Year, each selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports. This year, our Adventure editors, in partnership with Glenfiddich, selected men and women who are pioneering innovation in the world of adventure. Here on Intelligent Travel…

Adventurers of the Year: Rider Danny MacAskill

For seven years, National Geographic has combed the globe to find Adventurers of the Year, each selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports. This year, our Adventure editors, in partnership with Glenfiddich, selected men and women who are pioneering innovation in the world of adventure. Here on Intelligent Travel…