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Top 5 hiking gadgets

Filed in Active, Walking by on August 29, 2015 0 Comments
Top 5 hiking gadgets

A walking holiday in the USA presents a wonderful opportunity to escape hectic modern life and reconnect with nature in some utterly spectacular settings. However, while you may relish the thought of parting with your computer or mobile phone for a few weeks, you might not want to abandon gadgets altogether; after all, there are […]

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How to choose the right hiking clothes

Filed in Active, Walking by on August 28, 2015 0 Comments
How to choose the right hiking clothes

Finding the right clothes for your hike can be surprisingly tricky. Factors such as the length of your trip, the weather (as well as how changeable it is expected to be!) and the kind of terrain you’ll be facing are all important factors to consider. Photo credit: iStock This guide will help you navigate the […]

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Great navigation tips to teach your kids

Filed in Family Adventures by on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
Great navigation tips to teach your kids

Indeed, as well as getting to grips with all kinds of new skills through all kinds of optional activities, such as horseback riding at Bryce Canyon, a break in the great outdoors provides a brilliant opportunity to teach your kids something new in an engaging environment. Take navigation, for instance – there’s no better place […]

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How to choose the right footwear for hiking

Filed in Walking by on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
How to choose the right footwear for hiking

The run-up to any hiking holiday – or any break that features walking, for that matter – is an exciting tangle of anticipation and preparation. When it comes to the latter, one of the most important things to consider is footwear. See all our specialist walking tours The hiking footwear market is absolutely flooded with […]

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Wildlife spotting in the USA: The ‘Little 5’

Filed in National Parks, Wildlife by on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Wildlife spotting in the USA: The ‘Little 5’

While you’re likely to have heard of the USA’s ‘big 5’ animals, which include the likes of bears and bison, you may be less familiar with the country’s smaller, but no less important, creatures. We have put together our own ‘little 5’, which are great fun to try to spot during our tours. See all […]

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Exchange the everyday for the extraordinary

Filed in General, National Parks, The USA by on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
Exchange the everyday for the extraordinary

As time ticks on, it is easy to feel as if your 9-5 lifestyle is all-encompassing. However, take a step back and it’s not so hard to see how you can swap those humdrum, routine activities – the daily commute, the slog at the gym, the nights slumped in front of the TV – for […]

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A Journey to the Garden of Eden

A Journey to the Garden of Eden

I recently had the amazing opportunity to do a research trip for Grand American Adventures and visit the Havasupai Indian reservation in Arizona. The Havasupai, or “people of the blue-green waters”, live in a remote corner of the Grand Canyon on land they have occupied for at least 800 years. There are no roads leading […]

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Our new fleet of custom-designed vehicles

Filed in General by on July 9, 2015 9 Comments
Our new fleet of custom-designed vehicles

We take customer feedback very seriously and have listened to our passengers comments when it comes to being comfortable on tour. As a result, we’re extremely happy to announce that our brand new fleet is currently being rolled out for the summer season, starting with the lower 48 states in the USA. We’re confident that […]

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A journey through the Lone Star State

Filed in Active, Deep South, The USA by on July 8, 2015 0 Comments
A journey through the Lone Star State

When you think of taking a holiday to the USA your mind probably wanders to the clear blue waters of Florida or the incredible national parks on the West Coast, and we don’t blame you, they make for an amazing adventure. But, have you ever thought about a road trip through America’s second largest state, […]

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Why now is the time to visit Cuba

Filed in Central America, Discovery by on July 6, 2015 0 Comments
Why now is the time to visit Cuba

I think it’s rather unfair on the poor Americans – who I always find make very good travel companions – to sniffily shout “ooh, get to Cuba now before it changes”……. “it” being not-so-secret code for the Hawaiian-shirted hordes massing in Miami, ready to launch a hundred Starbucks and Subways in Havana before you can […]

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