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. Stay at our Little Sand Bay Base Camp, which is designed to be universally accessible, or join us for an island camping adventure. Choose from six great itineraries. 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, jungles, and mountains. Experience the unique Garifuna culture near Hopkins and visit modern Mayan villages. Travel to Tikal, Guatemala—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and ascend to the top of Temple IV. Enjoy local hospitality at eco-lodges and beach bungalows.
We have paddle the pristine lakes and rivers of northern Minnesota’s million-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for 40 years. join us to hear loons call and wolves howl as you travel through a an untouched ecosystem of clear waters and old-growth forests. We have created four great itineraries for you—come and see what northern Minnesota really has to offer!
Join us for this rare and incredible opportunity to see the Colorado Rockies on horsepack. Watch the sun rise over the Continental Divide while enjoying a cup of coffee and a hot meal. Explore new trails through wildflower meadows and mountain passes before falling asleep under shooting stars.
Costa Rica is known for its laid-back culture and natural wonders. Travel to Corcovado National Park, described by National Geographic as one of the most biologically intense places on Earth. Observe monkeys, iguanas, sloths, and a wide variety of birds. Hike the cloud forests of Mount Chirripo, the country’s tallest mountain. Relax in the quiet hospitality of locally-owned inns and cabanas.
Come with us to the town of Ayampe and enjoy an enchanting diversity of natural and cultural sights and sounds. Kayak along traditional fishing villages, visit national parks, and view a plethora of wildlife – from seabirds to dolphins.
Canoe through Florida’s freshwater and brackish estuaries to the pristine white sand beaches of the Keys. Keep an eye out for dolphins, manatees, and pelicans as you paddle through a maze of islands and mangrove forests. Spy white ibis, osprey, and possibly a roseate spoonbill in this paradise where air plants and exotic flowers flourish. Explore Florida’s wild Southwest and see what you can discover!
Explore pristine forests, rugged mountains, and thundering waterfalls off the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Learn about Glacier’s history, wildlife, and ecosystems from experienced park rangers and WI guides. Spend quiet evenings around the campfire and fall asleep under the stars.
Experience the Aloha spirit and beauty of the Big Island’s wild northern shore. Hawaii’s varied ecosystems provide options for everyone, whether it’s hiking to crater rims and cloud forests or soaking up the sun while watching sea turtles in the surf. End each day with a good night’s sleep in comfortable accommodations.
See the best of Iceland while hiking the rugged coastline, exploring lava tubes, spotting puffins, riding famed Icelandic horses, and learning about the country’s history at Thingvellir National Park. The trip begins in historic Reykjavik before venturing to see all the natural wonders Iceland has to offer. Explore the island’s incredible water features including geysers, hot springs, glaciers, and waterfalls. Stay in comfortable hotels.
Immerse yourself in a world of grassy steppes, tall mountains, and wonderful people with local guide Richard Muthoga Mwaura. This East African adventure is a blend of natural wonders and cultural experiences. Watch the sunset over the plains of Maasai Mara. See elephants, lions, giraffes, hyenas, and more. Sample traditional foods and hike with Masaai Warriors. Stay in comfortable lodges and safari camps.
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—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend your days hiking through old-growth rainforests, admiring glacial lakes, and traversing alpine highlands. Kayak in Okarito Lagoon, stroll along golden beaches, and bike the West Coast Track Trail. Spend your nights in comfortable lodges.
Explore varied ecosystems—from mountains to sea—and enjoy the cozy comfort and hospitality of a cabin resort in the heart of the park. Internationally recognized as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site, the park contains the longest stretch of coastal wilderness in the lower 48 states.
Hike part of the famed Inca Trail, discover the serenity of the Sacred Valley, and admire the ancient city of Machu Picchu on our newest itinerary. Immerse yourself in age-old traditions while enjoying local cuisine and learning about Incan culture. Local guides accompany you throughout this journey, which includes overnight accommodations in comfortable hotels and lodges.
Discover this beautiful and protected National Wild and Scenic River. Great sightseeing, exciting daily activities, and the area’s remarkable natural history are only a few of the things you’ll experience on this paddle down the St. Croix River.
Explore lush forests with rocky cliffs, serene inland lakes, and waterfalls that empty into Lake Superior as you hike one of the most scenic trails Minnesota has to offer. Take in breathtaking views of peak fall colors by day and unwind in a cozy lodge at night. From novice to expert hikers, the Superior Hiking Trail is guaranteed to inspire awe.
Join local guide Donatus Gadiye and travel to Lake Eyasi, Empakai Crater, and Serengeti Park to see”the big five”–elephants, lions, rhinos, leopards, and buffalo. Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, where Donatus is the head elephant researcher. Visit Olduvai Gorge, one of the world’s most renowned paleontological sites, and visit with the nomadic Hadzabe people. Enjoy great food and spirits as you stay in excellent lodges and safari camps.
Our newest safari destination is rich in biological and cultural diversity. Visit four national parks where you’ll track some of the last remaining gorillas. See elephants, chimpanzees, lions, buffalo, and giraffes in an incredible landscape of misty mountains, tea plantations, and wild rivers. Stay at comfortable lodges and indulge in local cuisine recommended by our Ugandan guide, Charles Morgan.
Utah is a hiker’s dream with some of the most beautiful and remote landforms on the Colorado Plateau. Take several day hikes in the Waterpocket Fold – a geological feature known as the “Sleeping Rainbow” – in Capitol Reef National Park and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Visit historic settlements, sample local fruits right from the orchard, and view intricately painted pictographs and carve petroglyphs. Evenings are spent relaxing in comfortable lodges and savoring award-winning meals.
Enjoy the beauty and splendor of multi-day canoe trips without all of the portaging. Relive the early explorer experience while paddling on some of Minnesota’s largest lakes. A great destination for both beginner and experience campers, Voyageurs National Park is sure to bring out the explorer in you!
Discover the many natural wonders that make Yellowstone a world-renowned treasure. Visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Midway Geyser Basin, Old Faithful, and sites most visitors never get to see. As on eof the few organizations allowed to bring canoes into the park, we offer a unique perspective of Yellowstone from the water. Eagles, bison, elk, and other wildlife abound.