Trips by Destination

  • Located on Lake Superior’s South Shore, the Apostle Islands are a sea kayaker’s paradise. Paddle to red sandstone cliffs and sea caves, scenic islands, historic lighthouses, and sunken shipwrecks. Click here to see a 2-minute video about our Apostle Islands Basecamp at Little Sand Bay.

  • The Caribbean’s best-kept secret, Belize has it all–sun-drenched beaches, cayes, jungles, and mountains. Travel to Tikal in Guatemala and ascend ancient Mayan temples. Enjoy local hospitality at jungle lodges and beach bungalows.

  • Paddle the pristine lakes and rivers of northern Minnesota’s million-acre Boundary Waters. Hear loons call and wolves howl as you travel through a uniquely intact ecosystem of clear waters and old-growth forests.

  • Costa Rica is known for its laid-back culture and natural wonders. Observe monkeys, iguanas, sloths, and a astounding variety of birds. Hike through cloud forests in the country’s tallest mountains, and relax in the quiet hospitality of small inns and cabanas.

  • Explore pristine forests, rugged mountains, thundering waterfalls, and spectacular lakes. Hike trails off the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road. Spend quiet evenings in spacious group sites around the campfire enjoying s’mores and listening to the fire crackle.

  • Join us to experience the culture of Aloha and the beauty of the Big Island. Hike to crater rims, cloud forests, and lava flows. Soak up sun, swim, and watch sea turtles in the surf. Experience a variety of ecosystems and traverse the less-visited northern shore.

  • Hike the rugged coastline, explore inside a lava tube, and take in awesome geothermal features–some of the geysers and hot springs you will see were among the first discovered. Iceland is also famous for its many stunning waterfalls and glaciers.

  • Immerse yourself in a world of grassy steppes, tall mountains, and wonderful people. Watch the sunset over the plains of Maasai Mara. See elephants, lions, hyenas, and more. Sample traditional foods and go hiking with Masaai Warriors.

  • Looking for adventure in the heart of the Twin Cities? Paddling the Mississippi in one of our beautiful 24-foot cedar strip canoes is easy, fun, and affordable–everyone enjoys it.

  • Explore the South Island’s beautiful national parks, including Arthur’s Pass, Paparoa, and Te Wai Pounamu. Spend your days hiking through old-growth rainforests, around glacial lakes, and into alpine highlands. Spend nights in comfortable lodges and huts.

  • Hike and explore from the mountains to the sea while enjoying the cozy hospitality of Lake Crescent Lodge. Discover the West Coast’s longest stretch of coastal wilderness, old-growth rainforests, and mountain ranges that rise from the sea to over 7,000 feet.

  • Whether you are a seasoned paddler or have never canoed before, the easy paddle down the St. Croix will provide you with great sightseeing, exciting daily activities, and an insight into the area’s natural history.

  • Our Superior Hiking Trail trips coincide with peak fall colors. Spend nights in a cozy lodge and days hiking to lush forests with rocky cliffs, serene inland lakes, and thundering waterfalls that empty into Lake Superior.

  • Experience Tanzania’s wildlife–”the big five”–elephants, lions, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo. Travel to Tarangire Park, Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Empakai Crater, and Serengeti Park while staying in comfortable lodges and safari camps.

  • Our newest safari destination is rich with biological and cultural diversity. Visit four national parks where you’ll track gorillas and chimpanzees. See elephants, lions, buffalo, and giraffes in an incredible landscape of misty mountains and wild rivers.

  • Hike the iconic Waterpocket Fold – a geological feature known as the “sleeping rainbow” – in Capitol Reef National Park to experience one of the most beautiful and under-explored landforms on the Colorado Plateau.

  • Paddle the path of fur-trading Voyageurs in our 24-foot cedar strip canoes. With some of Minnesota’s largest lakes and best maintained campsites, it’s a great destination for beginning and experienced campers.

  • Discover the natural wonders that make Yellowstone a world-renowned treasure. Visit the Grand Canyon, Norris Geyser Basin, Old Faithful, and other sites most visitors never get to see. Eagles, bison, elk, wolves, and other wildlife abound.

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