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Sun Valley Skiing
This was a ski trip with eight people. We picked Sun Valley because we had a friend living there (though there are certainly other good reasons to go there). The group stayed in a condo in Elkhorn....  [Read more]

Submitted by Brian

New Zealand by Motorhome
Toured the South Island of New Zealand with 3 friends in a Mitsubishi mini-RV. We always had the fridge stocked with cans of Victoria Bitter (VB), which is some of the best beer in a can going! Th...  [Read more]

Submitted by Brian

Adventure Moab
We rented a motor home and drove all day from Flagstaff, AZ to Moab, Utah. We had planned to keep the first day for nothing more than R&R, but that changed when we found an epic bike company an...  [Read more]

Submitted by WWP

Peru and Argentina
Spent seven weeks in South America and visited some spectacular places, particularly in Peru and Argentina. We traveled independently until halfway through, when we met up with my Dad and a group ...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure dining hiking historical tours wine

Submitted by brian

Drinkies
Every year, a friend of mine picks a bar somewhere in the world and a date and time. Whoever shows up, shows up. It makes for a great excuse to travel. I've only managed to make it to two of them s...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure advice buddies

Submitted by Brad

South African Desitination Wedding
We spent 3 weeks in South Africa attending a friend's wedding. About 20 people went from the United States. Over the course of 3 weeks, we did the following: 1. Went to Johannesburg and Soweto 2....  [Read more]
Tags : adventure city family hiking safari wedding wildlife

Submitted by Rob

Sisters in Barcelona
My sister and I were separated for five long months while she studied abroad in Italy. I flew to Europe so we could meet for a spectacular reunion in Barcelona. Five days of Hostel stay, a b...  [Read more]

Submitted by anonymous

A Fancy Moab/Telluride Trip
My girlfriend and I wanted to go the southwest, but she's really not the camping type. She likes nice things and likes to be comfortable. We've always talked about going to the National Parks in Ut...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure dining family hiking kayaking rafting

Submitted by scott58

Yosemite
My two colleagues, Sheila, Sue and I went to visit my brother who was one of the Head Rangers in Yosemite at the time. We wanted to hike up Half Dome as none of us, my brother included, had done it...  [Read more]

Submitted by Charley Ehmann

Sun Valley Adventures - White Water Style
Once again our group was looking for a trip to top our previous. This year marked our groups 12th year of our annual White Water Playboy Adventures! Our trip this year was in late May and it was st...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure buddies rafting wildlife

Submitted by Woolfie

Death Valley Christmas
Hottest, Driest, Lowest: A superlative desert of streaming dunes, snow-capped mountains, multicolored rock layers, water-fluted canyons and three million acres of wilderness. Dealth Valley is home ...  [Read more]

Submitted by Brent

Sumatra Surf Journey
The trip was months in planning. Between the 8 of us, we had more than 20 surfboards. This was the surf trip of a lifetime. We were going to surf waves that most surfers only see in magazines and v...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure beach buddies fishing scuba diving surfing

Submitted by Evan

Scuba diving in Tobago
My brother, my college roommate and I had been talking about a fun boys’ trip (i.e. no wives or girlfriends allowed) for a couple years. We finally got serious about it and decided on scuba d...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure advice beach buddies caribbean scuba diving

Submitted by Todd

Ladies Surf Camp n Spa - Costa Rica
Last Christmas, 4 of my girlfriends and I were looking to do something a little different than normal - we wanted the sun, the spa....but also wanted to try surfing in a "safe and controlled" envir...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure beach dining girlfriend getaways hiking mexico shopping spa

Submitted by Cathy

Panama
Some friends and I wanted to try somewhere different over Christmas vacation, so we headed to Panama to see what was there. We went without a lot of planning or knowledge of what there was to do, b...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach caribbean city dining girlfriend getaways hiking historical spa

Submitted by Beth

Namibia - 4 x 4 through Etosha National Park
A group of us (8 ppl in total) decided to spend some time in Africa - budget style (excluding airfare, of course). We decided on Namibia (before Angelina Jolie put it on the map) and rented in Wind...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure historical safari wildlife

Submitted by Cathy

Wrights Lake Ski Trip
Two friends and their high school senior sons joined me for a 3-day cross country ski trip into Desolation Wilderness in the Sierra Mountain Range. The first day was used to ski 7 miles into the c...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure family skiing

Submitted by S. Podesta

Italy-Summer
In honor of my Italian husband's 50th year, we decided that it was time to see Italy. Neither one of us had been there and so we packed up the 9 yr old son and my 22 yr old niece and away we went. ...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure advice beach city dining family historical vacation rentals

Submitted by Seesa

Art and Aesthetics in Japan
We went with a school group on a whirlwind, 14-day tour of Japan focusing on Art and Aesthetics that included visits to several temples, museums, and other cultural destinations. From the surprisi...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure city historical shopping

Submitted by BCM

Camping with Fred
Three families (1 dog, 4 adults and 6 kids, ages 8-11) embarked on a hiking, kayaking, motorboating, camping, swimming, fishing extravaganza. All 10 of us hiked with packs full of gear and food do...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach family fishing hiking kayaking wildlife

Submitted by Friends of Fred

Try it All at Tryall
More like get away from it all! Ten of us met in Jamaica last year to celebrate our 40th birthdays. We'd spent weekends together before, but never like this! This time we rented a house in Tryall ...  [Read more]

Submitted by Laura

Our Long Anticipated Adventure in the Homeland, Eirann!
After a pact was set with my best friend that I would make my first trip to Ireland with him, we finally made good on it by going for 10 days in July!!! Now a threesome (my wife Tara came as well- ...  [Read more]

Submitted by Tim!

California Caverns
It was a few years ago but a story worth telling. The group I cave, raft, camp and scamp with is the White Water Playboys. We have had twelve years consecutive with each other and every year it get...  [Read more]

Submitted by Buck

Going to Maui with the Family
I just got back from the beautiful Island of Maui after 2 weeks of fun in the sun. Stayed with my wife and twin 7 year old daughters in a small condo located between Kaanapali and Nepili. If you ar...  [Read more]

Submitted by Marlon

Sailing around Sicily
Last September, eight of us rented a boat and sailed around the coast of Sicily and up into the Aeolian Islands. We started at Agrigento and hiked around ancient ruins...moved around the southern...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach buddies cruise dining historical sailing vacation rentals

Submitted by Nique

Ukrainian Road Trip
It's mid-July in the danger zone of Chernobyl, Ukraine. The geiger counter is beeping rapidly, as Greg and Kevin explore the ghost town of Pripyat. Beneath a dilapidated twenty-year old ferris whe...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach buddies hiking historical shopping

Submitted by Kevin

Buckskin Gulch/Paria River, Utah
Oh my goosh! is all I've got to say about Buckskin Gulch and the Paria River in Utah. If you are looking for long, crazy, narrow red rock canyons, you have come to the right place. I have traveled...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure advice buddies hiking wildlife

Submitted by Stewart "Scout" McClure

Tanzania Together
Traveling to a foreign country can make you a bit nervous. Our trip to Africa a few years ago left me asking a lot of questions. And having spent 40 hours traveling (23 hours of flight time) from E...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure historical safari wildlife

Submitted by Fonebone

Namotu, Fiji
The perfect surf trip, this trip couldn't have been better. This majestic island located off of Nadi, Fiji in the South Pacific truly depicts a surfer's paradise. I went with my dad and sister who ...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure beach family surfing

Submitted by Dana Hutchinson

Villa Holidays in Thailand
Steer away from the tourist hives and get off the beaten path during your next group vacation in Thailand. Enjoy an authentic holiday, with a genuine Thai welcome, and get to see parts of the count...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach city dining fishing vacation rentals

Submitted by jane

Copper Canyon
In the heart of the Sierra Madre and Sierra Tarahumara lies Mexico's Copper Canyon. Four times the size of the Grand Canyon, and made up of over 20 mountains and canyons, it offers supremely dramat...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach historical mexico scuba diving
Military package in Moscow, Russia
Topping the charts of play-with-toys-to-relieve-stress group travel is something that will be sure to take your group's paintball game to the next level. Try a trip to the Ryazan Tank Range just ou...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure buddies historical tours
Family Trip to the Galapagos Islands
For families with older, curious children,  a trip to the Galapagos Islands is a must-do. Traveling together there provides a fun and educationally immersive experience that is ...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach cruise family hiking historical safari wildlife
Girlfriend Getaway Hawaii Vacation
Taking a Hawaiian girlfriend getaway means you are going to, for sure, relax and enjoy the beaches, laid back people, and tropical settings. What's really cool is that on your girlfiend g...  [Read more]
Ideas for a Quick Girlfriend Getaway
A quick getaway can be the best way to really recharge the batteries and rejuvenate the spirit with a group of your female friends. With only a few days to take off, a weekend excursion, or even a ...  [Read more]
Dive Cozumel
For any friends and family group looking to play, enjoy, and relax in a beautiful sea, enjoy the laid-back island of Cozumel which provides the pristine beauty of the Riviera Maya at a gentler pace...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach buddies family mexico scuba diving wildlife
Ski and Snowboard Girlfriend Getaway
How about an awesome Girlfriend Getaway on a ski vacation together? If you're ready to trade in the stresses of the daily grind for a big sized shot of adrenaline with just the girls, then wrap-up ...  [Read more]
Tanzania or Kenya Explorer Safari
An African Explorer safari is the perfect way to do group adventure travel. Friends and family will bond deeper and have more incredible stories to tell for years to come. For the ultimate group sa...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure hiking safari wildlife
The Amazon Jungle
Ready to experience some truly wild nature together? Consider heading deep into the Amazon jungle with your favorite group of adventure / nature enthusiasts. The Amazon River, the largest riv...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline adventure fishing hiking rafting wildlife
A Memorable Trip with the Kids to Hanoi
We visited Vietnam on our holiday with my 2 sons. That’s the first time we've gone to Vietnam, but it was a wonderful and memorable time. Our first city was Hanoi which is a very busy and no...  [Read more]
Tags : adventure beach family

Submitted by Janevu

Girlfriend Getaway - Surfing Safari
One of the coolest recent travel trends is the girlfriend getaway surfing safari. Imagine the exhilaration of communing with the ocean, incredible weather, laughing together, some yoga, and the fre...  [Read more]

More Group Trips

This was a ski trip with eight people. We picked Sun Valley because we had a friend living there ...  [Read More]
Nature, Beauty, And Adventure From Group Travel To New Zealand
5 Days In/Around Moab Utah With The Guys.
Amazing Adventure In South America With My Dad.
Tags: adventuredininghikinghistoricaltourswine
Incredible Journey In The Name Of Love.
Tags: adventurecityfamilyhikingsafariweddingwildlife
My sister and I were separated for five long months while she studied abroad in Italy. I fle...  [Read More]
One Long But Very Rewarding Group Bike Ride.
Tags: adventurebiking
Beauty, Nature, And Luxury In Utah
Tags: adrenalineadventurediningfamilyhikingkayakingrafting
Half Dome With My Brother The Ranger.
Hottest, Driest, Lowest: A superlative desert of streaming dunes, snow-capped mountains, multicol...  [Read More]
Surfing Perfection.
Tags: adrenalineadventurebeachbuddiesfishingscuba divingsurfing
Guys Adventure To A More Remote Caribbean
Tags: adventureadvicebeachbuddiescaribbeanscuba diving
Fun Christmas Surfing In Costa Rica
Tags: adrenalineadventurebeachdininggirlfriend getawayshikingmexicoshoppingspa
The Girls, A Plan, A Canal, Panama
Tags: adventurebeachcaribbeancitydininggirlfriend getawayshikinghistoricalspa
African Safari On A Budget.
Tags: adventurehistoricalsafariwildlife
Family Cross Crountry Ski Getaway.
Tags: adventurefamilyskiing
In honor of my Italian husband's 50th year, we decided that it was time to see Italy. Neither one...  [Read More]
Tags: adventureadvicebeachcitydiningfamilyhistoricalvacation rentals
Whirlwind Tour Of Japan With A School Group.
Tags: adventurecityhistoricalshopping
3 Families Hiking, Biking, And Boating Together.
Tags: adventurebeachfamilyfishinghikingkayakingwildlife
There are times when nature calls. The city, traffic, pollution, noise and all the other accoutre...  [Read More]
Tags: adventurebuddieshikingwildlife
Jamaica N Us Laugh Hard Together.
Immersion In The Central Coast Together.
Down Stream Circut, Dark Holes, Mud And Much More.
I just got back from the beautiful Island of Maui after 2 weeks of fun in the sun. Stayed with my...  [Read More]
Group Of 8 On An Odyssey Together.
Strangers Become Friends On A Group Trip Through The Ukraine.
Tags: adventurebeachbuddieshikinghistoricalshopping
A Little Canyoneering Fun With The Boys.
Tags: adrenalineadventureadvicebuddieshikingwildlife
Incredible Experiences In Africa.
Sometimes, a picture is really worth a thousand words. This trip took me back to my childhood. We...  [Read More]
Tags: adventurewildlife
The Perfect Group Surf Trip.
Tags: adrenalineadventurebeachfamilysurfing
Off The Beaten Path In Thailand.
Tags: adventurebeachcitydiningfishingvacation rentals
In the heart of the Sierra Madre and Sierra Tarahumara lies Mexico's Copper Canyon. Four times th...  [Read More]
Tags: adventurebeachhistoricalmexicoscuba diving
Topping the charts of play-with-toys-to-relieve-stress group travel is something that will be sur...  [Read More]
Tags: adrenalineadventurebuddieshistoricaltours
For families with older, curious children,  a trip to the Galapagos Islands is a&n...  [Read More]
Tags: adventurebeachcruisefamilyhikinghistoricalsafariwildlife
Taking a Hawaiian girlfriend getaway means you are going to, for sure, relax and enjoy the beache...  [Read More]
A quick getaway can be the best way to really recharge the batteries and rejuvenate the spirit wi...  [Read More]
Enjoy The Waters Together In Cozumel
Tags: adventurebeachbuddiesfamilymexicoscuba divingwildlife
Great Runs With Great Friends.
An African Explorer safari is the perfect way to do group adventure travel. Friends and family wi...  [Read More]
Tags: adventurehikingsafariwildlife
Awesome Nature, Great Group Travel.
Tags: adrenalineadventurefishinghikingraftingwildlife
We visited Vietnam on our holiday with my 2 sons. That’s the first time we've gone to Vietn...  [Read More]
Tags: adventurebeachfamily

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