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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

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

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

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

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

Sun Valley - Memorial Day Weekend
A large group of friends from college (a couple dozen) gathered in Sun Valley for Memorial Day weekend festivities in a resort setting. The weather was fantastic, though it's certainly not guarante...  [Read more]

Submitted by brian

Tsuniah Lake Lodge Trip
There is no specific story to tell about this place. Perhaps there are a hundred stories to tell, since all of the family members on my father’s side of the family have been gathering at this...  [Read more]
Tags : family fishing hiking us domestic wildlife

Submitted by Dan F.

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

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

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

Waikiki With 3 Boys
We needed a week on the beach. We also needed some activities. With 3 boys ranging in age from 8 to 19 (plus the 19 year old's girlfriend) it could have been challenging to find things we all wante...  [Read more]
Tags : beach family hawaii hiking scuba diving surfing

Submitted by Mom and the Moye Boys

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
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
California
There is a great diversity of accessible weekend getaways from Los Angeles or the San Francisco Bay Area. Explore the California Coast and/or wine country and enjoy the diverse outdoor activities a...  [Read more]
Tags : beach dining golf hiking shopping weekend getaways wine
Costa Rica Tropical Adventure
Costa Rica offers the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation, providing the opportunity for everyone on your group trip to have a broad choice of activities at every stop. While visiting ...  [Read more]
New Zealand
Take in the beauty of New Zealand by touring together across its landscape of storybook mountains, icy glaciers, spectacular fiords, primeval forests and unbelievable coastlines. With the exce...  [Read more]
Tags : adrenaline biking buddies family hiking mountain biking rafting wildlife wine
New Orleans Area
New Orleans serves up an abundance of festivals, restaurants, all night bars, architecture, and incredible music, making it a blast for a weekend getaway. Those interested in delving deeper into ...  [Read more]
Dive and Play Together in the Dominican Republic
For dive entusiasts planning a group trip, The Dominican Republic is on par with other Caribbean dive destinations but is also a great value. Dominican Republic dives offer lots to experiences for ...  [Read more]
Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas
Always near the top of any list of top adventure travel destinations is "The Lost City of the Incas," Machu Picchu. An important and extraordinary archaeological site, Machu Picchu was discovered...  [Read more]
Tags : hiking historical
Kauai
The lush and tropical "Garden Isle", Kauai, has papaya trees, waterfalls, rain forests, fern grottos, and a hang-loose attitude. Get ready to really relax together amongst the friendliest locals ...  [Read more]
Tags : beach golf hawaii hiking kayaking scuba diving
Orlando
Orlando is called "The City Beautiful" for good reason. Sunny beaches, great year-around weather, and a plethora of first-rate theme parks and activities make Orlando a very attractive destinatio...  [Read more]
Tags : beach city festivals fishing hiking shopping theme parks us domestic

More Group Trips

Nature, Beauty, And Adventure From Group Travel To New Zealand
Amazing Adventure In South America With My Dad.
Tags: adventuredininghikinghistoricaltourswine
Incredible Journey In The Name Of Love.
Tags: adventurecityfamilyhikingsafariweddingwildlife
Beauty, Nature, And Luxury In Utah
Tags: adrenalineadventurediningfamilyhikingkayakingrafting
Half Dome With My Brother The Ranger.
Fun Christmas Surfing In Costa Rica
Tags: adrenalineadventurebeachdininggirlfriend getawayshikingmexicoshoppingspa
The Girls, A Plan, A Canal, Panama
Tags: adventurebeachcaribbeancitydininggirlfriend getawayshikinghistoricalspa
Beauty, Fun, Golf With The Guys.
So Much Or Nothing At All To Do For 50 Years.
Tags: familyfishinghikingus domesticwildlife
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
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]
Strangers Become Friends On A Group Trip Through The Ukraine.
Tags: adventurebeachbuddieshikinghistoricalshopping
A Little Canyoneering Fun With The Boys.
Tags: adrenalineadventureadvicebuddieshikingwildlife
Hawaii With The Family So Much To Do
Tags: beachfamilyhawaiihikingscuba divingsurfing
For families with older, curious children,  a trip to the Galapagos Islands is a&n...  [Read More]
Tags: adventurebeachcruisefamilyhikinghistoricalsafariwildlife
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
Explore The Pacific Coast, Wine Country, And Joshua Tree
Tags: beachdininggolfhikingshoppingweekend getawayswine
Volcanoes, Rain Forest, Beach Fun, And Convenience
Spectacular Scenery, Adventure, Solitude, Ultimate Thrills
Tags: adrenalinebikingbuddiesfamilyhikingmountain bikingraftingwildlifewine
Plantations, Cajun Bayou Communities, Sporting Activities
Great Value, Amazing Nature, Nightlife, And World Class Diving
Explore The Mysteries Of The Lost Incan Empire
Tags: hikinghistorical
Dramatic Natural Attractions, World Class Golf, The Garden Isle
Tags: beachgolfhawaiihikingkayakingscuba diving
Disney World, Great Weather, And Exciting Events
Tags: beachcityfestivalsfishinghikingshoppingtheme parksus domestic

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