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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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Top 10 adventure activities in North America

Filed in Active, Alaska, Canada, National Parks, The USA, Uncategorized by on January 6, 2017 2 Comments
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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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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Top travel trends for 2017

Filed in Canada, The USA by on December 7, 2016
Top travel trends for 2017

If you had a crystal ball, what would be your predictions for 2017? A reality TV star will become president of the USA? Personally, I’m putting a tenner on Inverness Caledonian Thistle to win the UEFA Champions League and a fiver on Mongolia winning the Eurovision Song Contest…well, it seems that anything can happen these […]

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The gift of travel for all the family

Filed in Family Adventures by on November 11, 2016
The gift of travel for all the family

It’s coming up to that that time of year again. The not-so-subtle nagging from the kids about getting a bike or a new iPhone under the tree is getting stronger (bad news kids: Father Christmas’ back isn’t what it was and the elves are demanding minimum wage with full benefits, so don’t expect Santa to […]

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10 breathtaking North American panoramas

Filed in Canada, The USA by on November 10, 2016
10 breathtaking North American panoramas

Sometimes, when you visit somewhere incredible and want to take a photographic reminder, a simple frame just doesn’t do it justice. We know the Grand American Adventures team always struggle to work out which direction to point their camera in; what amazing sights to showcase through the lens? However, a panoramic shot can capture so […]

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