Some like relaxing on an exotic beach for vacation but the rest of us need a little more adventure and excitement when we decide to get away. Below is a list of the top ten adventure travel destinations for those who like to experience adventure and excitement when they get away.
With a population barely over 4 million New Zealand is any adventurers dream vacation. In addition to beautiful beaches there are hundreds of scenic nature trails and hikes to be explored in the beautiful countryside.
Thailand is paradise for those who enjoy tropical climates and water activities. Thailand consists of a network of tropical islands with activities ranging from jet skiing to beautiful hikes through unspoiled jungle.
The main attraction for visitors to Peru is the famous Incan ruins Machu Picchu which is only accessed through a scenic and beautiful hike.
Alaska is well known as one of the most unspoiled nature preserves on the planet. It offers travelers everything from grueling yet rewarding hikes to some of the best sports fishing in the world.
Chile contains miles of coastline as well as the famous Andes mountain range offering an infinite supply of adventure activities from surfing to mountain climbing.
Bulgaria is home to both the Black Sea and Mt. Pirin. Mt. Pirin is known as a picturesque yet difficult mountain to climb making Bulgaria the perfect spot for seasoned adventurers.
For those that like the desert Jordan is a great spot to pick for your next adventure travel vacation. Its main draw is the ancient city of Petra which is carved completely out of a sandstone cliff.
When most people think of France they think of Paris however France has much more things to offer the adventurer than just Paris. One popular option is mountain biking or skiing in the French Alps.
Canada has miles and miles of unspoiled nature making it ideal for backpacking trips. It is also the ideal destination for a ski or snowboarding trip.
Belize is the scuba divers paradise. It is home to some of the most beautiful reefs on the planet displaying a vast array of underwater wildlife.