From the Ski Resorts of the Colorado Rockies to hiking the lush rainforests of Belize, there is always adventure awaiting you!

 

If you are the adventurous type of vacationer who enjoys the outdoors over a roof above and walls around, your choice of vacation destinations will certainly depend on many different variables, including what kind of activities you enjoy, what kind of equipment you have, and what season you intend to travel in. However, there are some places that are just ideal destinations for anyone interested in extreme living, no matter what the underlying conditions of the trip are.

 

Rocky Mountain National Park: The Loch
Rocky Mountain National Park: The Loch

Colorado Rockies
Beginning at one of the many ski resorts in the area, including Winter Park, Vail, Arapahoe Basin, Eldora, and

Loveland, you can ski, snowboard, sled, hike, sightsee, or raft, although certain activities will be dependent on the travel season. And, conveniently enough, there are plenty of lowland outdoor activities in the surrounding regions of Boulder, Denver, and Ft. Collins.

 

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Winter activities here in the Wild West include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling, and guests

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Photo by Jim Bowen

can also take dog-sled tours and sleigh rides. In the summer guests can experience whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, fly fishing, camping, hiking, and horseback riding, as well as go on various scenic and wildlife tours.

 

Punta Cana
Located on the far eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana offers visitors magnificent outdoor activities not just restricted to their gorgeous, relaxing beaches, which include Bavaro, Macao, and others. Guests can also take tours of any number of surrounding attractions, including parks, forests, and islands, which will help them maximize their vacation experience. Finally, the water activities in Punta Cana are virtually unlimited, including water skiing, surfboarding, parasailing, and diving. Punta Cana tours are also available through many different places like olympus-tours.com.


 

Belize
Outdoor activities at this Central American travel destination include zip lining, rappelling, hiking in the rainforests, caving, and, naturally, water activities such as scuba diving, surfing, rafting, kiteboarding, and fishing.

 

 

Elkhorn Scenic Byway is an Oregon state
Elkhorn Scenic Byway is an Oregon state – Photo by Baker County Tourism

Oregon
As a state, Oregon is one of the best places to visit for outdoor activities, with miles of coast for water activities, and hundreds of peaks for mountain activities, as well as acres and acres of forest regions and connecting waterways. It is perfect for hiking, fishing, climbing, biking, sailing, rafting, climbing, or any other imaginable outdoor activities.

 

As someone trying to enjoy a holiday in the outdoors, it is important to select the locations based on the type of activities you enjoy and the season. Some locations are much more exciting at different times of the year, although, naturally, the great outdoors can be a thrilling and relaxing place no matter when you visit.

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