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Essential Denver: 7 Things to do in ‘The Mile High City’

Filed in The USA by on February 14, 2017
Essential Denver: 7 Things to do in ‘The Mile High City’

Known as the ‘The Mile High City’, Denver is located at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains and provides the perfect place to indulge in city life before or after adventuring your way through Colorado state. The brilliant blue skies and 300 days of sunshine inspire urban adventures for all ages year-round, and the […]

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Adrenaline-pumping adventures on the Colorado Multi Active tour

Filed in The USA by on February 13, 2017
Adrenaline-pumping adventures on the Colorado Multi Active tour

If you’re looking to get in some serious active adventure time, Colorado’s the destination you want to head for. We chatted to Joseph Wynes, who headed out on the Colorado Multi Active tour recently, about some of his favourite experiences during his active Colorado adventure. What inspired you to take the Colorado Multi Active trip? […]

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From snowshoes to horseshoes and two wheels – exploring America differently

Filed in Active by on February 10, 2017
From snowshoes to horseshoes and two wheels – exploring America differently

In the rear-view mirror I saw the blue light flashing before I heard the siren. We pulled over and a large police officer, with an even larger hat, sauntered over to us. I prepared to put on my best Hugh Grant accent, bluff it out as a British tourist, and rolled down the window. But […]

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Top 10 adventure activities in North America

Filed in Active, Alaska, Canada, National Parks, The USA, Uncategorized by on February 8, 2017 1 Comment
Top 10 adventure activities in North America

Ever had the urge to get away and do something totally out of the ordinary? To swap your drive to work with sandboarding down colossal dunes, or your time in the office with rafting through the wilderness? Your knee-jerk reaction those thoughts might be disregard them as flights of fancy – but do you really […]

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A new perspective on America’s national parks

Filed in National Parks by on January 13, 2017
A new perspective on America’s national parks

Sure, you’ve seen the best pictures and videos of America’s incredible national parks – but have you seen them from above? For a truly breathtaking view over four amazing natural sites, click ‘play’ on the videos below and be bowled over by a whole new perspective on Yosemite, Bryce, the Grand Canyon and Zion! Yosemite […]

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Seven of the best hiking trails in the Americas

Filed in Walking by on January 10, 2017
Seven of the best hiking trails in the Americas

There’s something about exploring on two feet that invokes a true sense of freedom and adventure. Exposing yourself to the elements with just the rucksack on your back as you adventure along incredible scenic paths, one step after another. The views and diverse landscapes; the camaraderie when the going gets tough; and the countless rewarding […]

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Why take a walking holiday in North America?

Filed in Walking by on January 10, 2017
Why take a walking holiday in North America?

Maybe it’s this time of year when we ponder kick starting our healthy (OK, make that ‘slightly healthier’) resolutions and trying to shift a few extra Christmas kilos? The time of year that makes us think of taking a walking holiday…could 2017 be the year that you get off the sun lounger and don those […]

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Our top travel highlights for 2016

Filed in General by on December 20, 2016
Our top travel highlights for 2016

Another year at its end, it’s the perfect time to round up the year’s best moments. The Grand American Adventures team are some of the biggest advocates of our own trips, and here are some of our favourite travel experiences from the past year… Nina Sherman, American Adventure Specialist – Discover Cuba I was fortunate […]

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Your 2017 travel resolutions

Filed in General by on December 8, 2016
Your 2017 travel resolutions

Once those final boxes of chocolates have been polished off and entire box sets devoured, your thoughts might well turn to the year ahead. You might be resolving that 2017 is your year to get fit, enjoy more family time, or simply relax more. And we know for sure that travel will be on a […]

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Polar Bear spotting in Churchill

Filed in Canada by on December 7, 2016
Polar Bear spotting in Churchill

The Polar Bear is perhaps one of the most fascinating of the bear species, only to be found in the far Northern hemisphere. Grand American Adventures’ Product Manager Iain Shiels lived out a boyhood dream of sighting these amazing creatures in their natural habit – a breathtaking experience. Here, he shares some of his favourite […]

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