Wednesday, April 4, 2012 by
Introduce your kids to family adventure vacations that explore geological formations and exciting terrains. Start your vacation by stopping by the Colorado National Monument. This park is just a primer to the next few days of fun and adventure with a mix of educational discoveries. The Arches National Park is home to thousands of geological arches that fill the landscape. Children will be amazed learning about these prehistoric formations that have survived for millions of years.
Indulge in a filling breakfast at Moab’s Jail House Café. This is a preparation for your trek to the vast expanse of Moab. Get ready to be fascinated by the enormous rock structures at the Fischer Towers. These reddish monoliths look like ancient skyscrapers. Many mountain biking enthusiasts enjoy the terrains in Canyonlands National Park particularly in the 100 mile stretch of the White Rim Road in the Sky mesa. The view of the La Sal mountain range from this vantage point is breathtaking. Keep your camera handy. The landscape provides different photogenic views as the sun shines through rock formations at different angles. Adventure trips like these make all the hiking, biking and trekking worthwhile.
These are just a few of the many activities you can enjoy in Utah. With Austin-Lehman’s adventure vacation packages, you experience cozy accommodations that also provide a relaxing retreat after an adventure filled day.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 by
Night skies filled with stars, towering trees, majestic wildlife and clean, brisk air are closer than you think. Yellowstone National Park vacation packages can prove it.
Montana vacations provide an impeccable way to explore a beautiful place untouched by nature with majestic wildlife roaming freely in their beloved home. Explorers who appreciate the water can experience fishing, kayaking or rafting in the spectacular white water of the Yellowstone River. Animal lovers will love looking out for elk, bison, bears and eagles.
Kids will enjoy snacking on delicious fruit kebabs on the lovely shore of a glacial stream in Beehive Basin, where they can dip their feet in an alpine lake surrounded by wildflower studded hillsides. If you dare, raft the Yellowstone River, the longest free-flowing river in North America. To unleash your inner cowboy, saddle up for a gentle horseback ride up Pine Creek to the Absaroka Mountains and enjoy awe inspiring scenery unlike anything else in the world.
Austin Lehman adventures are the perfect choice for families looking to create lasting memories with each other. Plan your family’s trip to Yellowstone Park this year by visiting our online catalog to learn more about all of the activities available in our vacation travel itineraries. Get ready for the vacation of a lifetime.
Monday, March 26, 2012 by
If you are looking for an adventure packed vacation with your family, call Austin-Lehman Adventures now to learn more about our customized family adventure vacation packages. We understand the diverse interests of different people and plan a lot of activities like sight-seeing, rafting, hiking and much more.
Journey through the north and south rim of the Grand Canyon and explore the inner canyon on your day hike to discover an amazing world under these gigantic rocks. The magnificent Grand Canyon stands proudly spreading over 277 miles of land. Carved by the Colorado River over millions of years, the Canyon is defined and redefined. People often feel overwhelmed as they are surrounded by this huge natural wonder of the world.
Grand Canyon National Park is full of surprises, and you’ll find new adventures waiting for you at every turn. As you hike along the rugged rocks, you’ll be mesmerized by the scenic beauty of this place. Walk with our guides to the Pipe Creek Vista and learn amusing historical facts and other information about the place. There are many trails to explore, and our adventure trips make sure that you discover the wonders of the Grand Canyon on your own pace. Explore the mysterious Colorado River rafting through its gentle and wild waters amidst the Hualapai Indian Tribal Lands.
Reserve Grand Canyon vacation packages today by visiting our travel catalog online or calling us at (800) 575-1540.
Friday, March 23, 2012 by
If you are one of those people who love history, culture and adventure, Israel is an exciting destination for adventure trips. You will enjoy exploring the mountains of Masada and begin to understand its significance to what you have read in history books.
Travelers to this exciting country should never miss floating in the Dead Sea. Because of its high concentration of minerals, the Dead Sea is also a healing place for those with skin ailments. Israel is mostly known for being a holy site for the world’s three major religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. You can visit mosques, churches and temples. You can trace the path Jesus took before he was crucified or ride a donkey on a path overlooking the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret).
Israel offers so many more things to experience so bring your adventurous spirit with you. Take a dip on the famed Red Sea. Have an oasis experience in the Ein Advat National Park. You will surely be amazed to see a waterfall in the middle of the arid desert.
Make this trip one of your memorable adventure vacations by taking a side trip to Jordan and see the enormity of the ancient city of Petra. No words can describe the magnificence of this place. It is a testament to the architectural genius of the people in earlier centuries.
Austin Lehman offers adventure vacation packages to Israel, Jordan and several other Africa destinations so visit our online travel catalog to learn more.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by
Austin-Lehman adventures take you on a journey that redefines style of vacations. Don’t just go on a relaxing trip, but mix it with some adventure in true Austin-Lehman style. Adventure vacations for couples are tailor made for small groups. Travel to Big Sky from Bozeman and ski on the biggest cross- country skiing resort in America. Winter makes the already beautiful landscapes of Big Sky even more wonderful. The breathtaking scenery, fresh powder and slopes of Big Sky are simply mesmerizing. Professional staff is available to give you a quick lesson and help you to go snowboarding right from your front door. Explore the magnificent landmarks and learn about the rich history of Yellowstone National Park while relaxing on a snowmobile.
Sit and relax on a tram trip and marvel at the snow capped scenery of Yellowstone Park and amazing mountain ranges filled with soft snowy powder all around you. Your adventure trip is not complete without going on a dogsled. Discover the enchanting Moonlight Basin and challenge yourself by taking reins of the dogsled in your hands. Cruise through the fresh snow and explore the backcountry of Yellowstone that is mostly unknown by tourists. Savor a glass of wine and cheese while you take in the view of Big Sky while at Ryan Turner Photography Gallery.
Learn more about our Yellowstone National Park vacation packages by giving us a call at 800.575.1540.
Monday, March 12, 2012 by
Pedal through Napa Valley and experience unforgettable enchantment on one of Austin-Lehman’s cycling tours through the Golden Coast. Family adventure vacations to beautiful California offer an incomparable way to reconnect with the people you love in the place many love to dream of.
Adventure travel companies provide package tours to take care of every facet of your trip so all you have to take care of is your unquenchable yearning to explore new, wonderful places. And the California Wine Country is the perfect place to discover. Splashed in forest green, nature brown and beautiful crystal blue, Napa Valley is every nature lover’s dream.
Our travelers enjoy hiking through forests filled with lush ferns until they arrive at the most spectacular overlooks of Mount Tamalpais that give a panoramic view of redwood groves and oak woodlands as well as the seemingly endless expanse of the Pacific and the famous San Francisco city skyline.
Experience beautiful Coyote Peak at Napa State Park and delight in its spectacular views. Pedal through Presidio National Park and over the renowned Golden Gate Bridge.
When it’s time to rest, enjoy your cozy, boutique-style room at the EuroSpa & Inn tucked away on a quiet street near vineyards and wineries. Don’t forget a delicious glass of wine. After all, Napa is known for producing some of the finest wines anywhere.
Call Austin-Lehman Adventures today to schedule your unforgettable trip of a lifetime.
Monday, March 12, 2012 by
High up on many traveler bucket lists is a visit to the African continent. Africa is synonymous with safari adventures. One of the best places to experience safari adventure vacations would be in Namibia. This country covers 824,000 square kilometers of land with amazing flora and fauna. Adventure vacations for couples will find you in a 4X4 vehicle for an exhilarating ride to meet the black rhino. The rugged landscape is also home to different animals in their natural habitat. Be amazed at the abundance of wildlife. Nature lovers will be captivated by the regal beauty of the big cats like the lions, leopards and cheetahs.
After an adrenaline pumping day in the wild, everyone can relax at a desert oasis. Take a dip in the swimming pool under shady palms to fend off the desert heat. Soak in the breathtaking view at Mowani while spotting desert elephants. Be in awe of the Bushmen engravings in the historical site of Twyfelfontein.
Continue with our family adventure vacations on safari at the wildlife sanctuary of Etosha National Park. Witness herds of animals like zebras, wildebeests, springboks gather around water holes. It is a great place to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. End your adventure with a close encounter with cheetahs and leopards that are part of the conservation efforts of the AfriCat Foundation.
Namibia is one of Austin Lehman’s destinations in Africa. Check out our adventure vacation packages and experience a trip of a lifetime.
Thursday, March 15, 2012 by
Carved by the Colorado River and its various tributaries over millions of years, the Grand Canyon is a vast mountain range with great depths and soaring heights. Out of our numerous adventure vacation packages we offer here at Austin-Lehman, you must not miss our Grand Canyon vacation if you have the passion for thrilling adventure.
Family adventure vacations are a perfect way to spend quality time with your family and truly revel in some heart pumping action. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon stands proudly over 277 miles of land. Mostly unknown to tourists is a hidden oasis of thundering waterfalls, serene lakes and hot springs. It’s a place called Havasupai, the most remote village of America.
Hike the uneven rocky paths of the canyon – the only way to reach the base camp of the falls and your efforts of the day will prove to be worthwhile at very first sight. Cascading waterfalls falling into sparkling blue crystal clear water is nature’s way to give you well deserved relaxation. Play around and splash water on your partner and sleep camping under the clear night sky at the foot of a 100 ft. waterfall.
Take a hiking tour in the Grand Canyon National Park and hike on the Bright Angel Trail and along the rims to catch the first glimpse of the roaring river below. Visit Navajo and Hopi trading posts, and shop for exquisite Native American jewelry and handicrafts. Stroll through the picturesque East rim and check out the Desert view lookout.
Make the Grand Canyon your vacation destination this year by simply stopping by our website to view our travel destinations.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by
Austin-Lehman offers the most exciting adventure vacation packages for adventure lovers. Go wild on Montana vacations and explore the Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, Big Sky and Paradise valley; all on one trip. Explore the picturesque backcountry of Yellowstone hiking through the stream side trails and along side vibrant flora and fauna of the park. Watch grizzly bear playing around with its cubs in the forest and catch a glimpse of many other wild animals like wolves, bison, elk, bald eagle etc. Marvel at nature’s wonders as you come across numerous mud pots, geysers, hot springs, cascading waterfalls and snow- capped mountains. Raft in the white waters of Flatbed River and its various branches around Glacier National park and explore the spectacular scenery of the park and its nearby villages. A large part of the river is quite mellower for the beginner rafters though that does not make it any less exciting.
Visit the cowboy ranch with herds of buffalos and horses roaming around and relax on a hammock or go fishing in any nearby river. Big Sky is a huge attraction for skiing lovers. Go for snowboarding and cross country skiing in snow capped mountain range spread over acres of land. Experience the mystic nature of awe- inspiring valleys like Paradise valley, Gallatin Valley and Flathead valley. Stroll through the dense forests and look for many exotic species of birds on the trees.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by
Surprise your family by planning an adventure trip to Yellowstone National Park. Family adventure vacations are a great way to spend quality time with your kids and to indulge in loads of fun and entertainment. The journey through the park is a truly touching experience for both adults and kids equally.
The experience of breathing fresh air while hiking into Yellowstone’s backcountry is overwhelming. Before starting the hike, kids can participate in the registering as “junior rangers.” The whole family will never forget the excitement of watching geysers erupting right in front of everyone with splashing, steaming hot water spraying in all directions. The park is dotted with numerous mud pots, geysers, beautiful lakes, and of course, no one will want to miss Old Faithful. Take the off track path into the forest, and discover wild animals like bison, wolf, grizzly bear, moose and elk just as they are in their natural abode. It is an amazing experience watching a mama bear cuddling and rolling with her babies….from a distance of course. Raft in the Yellowstone River. Play in the blue green waters of the lakes under thundering waterfalls. There are paths to hike that reach behind the waterfall so that you can jump in the water below. Just be careful not to allow the water current flow to sweep you away! Children love seeing their parents reveal a little of their own child like revelry in nature while doing things outside of normal daily activities while back at home. The quality time spent with each other as a family is totally worthwhile, and an experience that will live on with your children forever.
Visit us online or call our 24 hour support line to learn more about Yellowstone vacation packages for your family.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 by
The word “Zion” means “place of harmony and refuge,” which makes Zion National Park the perfect name for Utah’s oldest national park. Clean, fresh air and geological beauty await you at this beautiful sanctuary. And Austin-Lehman’s Adventure Vacation Packages to Utah offer the perfect escape for you and your family.
Boasting endless hiking possibilities, as well as rock structures, river-carved canyons, natural springs and waterfalls, Zion is a nature-lover’s dream. The wind-swept rock terrain is unlike anything in the country. Created by years of storms pitting ice, snow and water against rock, the sandstone walls and structures are absolutely stunning and provide the perfect backdrop to capture the many memories you will make in a single image…that is, if you can take your eyes off the scenery for long enough to reach into your backpack and grab your camera.
Even the pickiest teenager will be awestruck by the natural beauty of Zion. Families will enjoy bonding while hiking and kids will think they are in a dream as they run through nature’s playground.
Adventure Travel Companies take care of the details so you can focus on the little things…like your camera. Call today to learn more about our Family Adventure Vacations to southwestern Utah.
Thursday, March 15, 2012 by
Grab your camera, some comfortable clothes and your favorite walking shoes. Sparkling, crystal-clear waters, majestic wildlife and lush green forests await you. Adventure vacation packages to the San Juan Islands in Washington are a great way to explore one of the top travel destinations available today.
Bring your family and experience Austin-Lehman’s family adventure vacations as you kayak the pristine waters of Orcas Island, keeping your eyes peeled for whales and seals, and hike to Lime Kiln Park Lighthouse. Explore the quaint, Cape Cod style village of Eastsound and grab a coffee or ice cream as you peruse its eclectic, boutique shops.
Watch the sky transform from blue to a sea of purple, pink and yellow while you enjoy a delectable Pacific Northwest meal of fresh local seafood and scrumptious vegetables. Then, retreat to your room at the 100 year old Rosario Resort and Spa, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Take in the stunning views of the San Juan Islands from your comfortable home away from home.
Adventure travel companies take care of the details for you so all you have to do is enjoy everything your destination has to offer. Call us today or visit us online to plan your next journey.
Friday, March 16, 2012 by
Hike through the Redwood Forest of California and discover picturesque perfection filled with nature’s favorite colors – forest green, reddish brown and sky blue. Then, take in Coyote Peak at Napa State Park and delight in its spectacular views. Pedal through Presidio National Park to the Golden Gate Bridge, enjoying the historic panoramic views of San Francisco Bay that is often seen only in the movies. Adventure vacations for couples to California Wine Country offer once in a lifetime experiences with the person you want to spend a lifetime.
Cycling tours through the center of the divine Napa Valley are pure unparalleled excellence. Explore California’s spectacular grassland and mountain trails, untouched bays and hillside vineyards all while sampling some of the finest wine in the world. Check out Beringer Vineyards, the oldest winery in Napa in operation since 1876 and possibly even the most beautiful with its colorful gardens, charming stone walls and the unsurpassed quality of its structures.
When it’s time to call it a day, enjoy a mouthwatering dish and delightful glass of wine at the lovely Point Reyes Seashore Lodge.
Adventure travel companies provide package tours to take care of every aspect of your trip so all you have to take care of is your insatiable desire to explore new, amazing places. Call Austin-Lehman Adventures today to plan your unforgettable getaway.
Thursday, March 15, 2012 by
Your children have always wanted to see sea lions, bears, moose, eagles and mountain goats in person. You’ve imagined what it would be like to hike through wildlife rich forests, stand atop a glacier and capture an amazing image of majestic 30 ton humpback whales in their natural habitat. Together, you’ve always imagined going on the adventure of a lifetime, and adventure vacation packages with Austin-Lehman Adventures are sure to fulfill that dream.
Explore coves of the bay in Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve, with an experienced, friendly local ranger. Once you arrive at the Icy Strait, join the Captain on the bridge or the Expedition Leaders out on deck to search for marine mammals. Then, relish in the spirit-nourishing peace and absolute magic of two evenings in practical isolation inside of Glacier Bay.
Family adventure vacations to Alaska truly are epic adventures that you will cherish forever. Rediscover nature as it was intended to be – untouched and beautiful.
Adventure travel companies take care of the details so you can focus on the little things…like listening for the sound of the crack of a calving glacier and counting rainbows. Call today to schedule your voyage into the last frontier.
Monday, March 5, 2012 by
Adventure vacations are a perfect way to break the boundaries and explore your wild side. Climb gigantic mountains or jump off a waterfall and surprise yourself or your partner by doing things that you never thought you were capable of.
Take a hiking vacation in Argentina and Peru and enjoy the thrill of adventure vacation packages with Austin Lehman. South America is one place where you get to trek across a national treasure, the Perito Moreno Glacier, which is one of the only three glaciers that are still growing. Explore the natural beauty of deep valleys and huge mountains in the Glacier National Park on Lake Argentino. As you reach the “Curve of the Sighs,” you’ll be overwhelmed by the front view of the glacier. The immense mass of ice 64 meters high is a majestic sight and is extremely overpowering.
Walk through El Calafate village, known as the national capital of glaciers in Los Glaciares National Park and admire the gardens full of variety of flowers and trees that blend leisure and warmth into your adventure trip.
You can also hike to the mountain range of Fitz Roy’s and soak the breath-taking panoramas of sky high peaks of Mount Saint Exupery and Poincenot. Chile’s fascinating Torres Del Paine National Park offers hiking paths through the mesmerizing forests of Asencio Valley.
Learn more about South American vacations by visiting our online travel itineraries today.
Monday, March 5, 2012 by
Costa Rica is a destination with great beaches and marvelous rainforests. Rich in biodiversity, Costa Rica’s rainforests are home to different plant and animal species. Experience the thrill of being under a canopy of trees by hiking through a trail of hanging bridges in Arenal. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted to see different bird species. Children will love to see different animals in their natural habitat like monkeys, iguana, frogs and sloths. This would be one of the many family adventure vacations with Austin Lehman that you will enjoy.
The geothermal activity around the active volcano brings forth warm and relaxing spring waters. After a long day of exploring the rainforest, kids and adults alike will enjoy taking a dip in different hot springs near the Arenal Volcano. Do not forget to take a souvenir photo of the majestic natural wonder.
Adventure vacation packages to Costa Rica won’t be complete without frolicking on the beach. The term “Costa Rica” is “rich coast” when translated to English. Facing the Pacific Ocean, surfers will enjoy hitting the waves. You can take surfing lessons here and discover why surfing is enjoyed by many. Kayak through the mangroves of Manuel Antonio National Park. During dry season when tidal pools are clear, you can even try snorkeling.
Our adventure vacations for couples are also truly marvelous in a place with rich biodiversity like Costa Rica. Being one with nature makes a person understand the importance of protecting the environment.
Monday, March 5, 2012 by
Hiking vacations are more fun when spent with loved ones. The Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico welcomes visitors to different outdoor activities like hiking, camping and bird-watching. Hiking through the Main Loop trail leads you to see dwelling places of ancient communities. Refer to the guide map and follow the trail to Big Kiva (communal meeting place), Tyuonyi (ancient pueblo) and cliff dwellings (petroglyphs) like the talus houses and long houses. Experience how people lived in ancient times by climbing to the petroglyphs. Our competent guides will explain this ancient culture.
For those looking for adventure vacations for couples, New Mexico is the place to be. Couples can bike along Rio Grande or conquer New Mexico’s highest summit, the Wheeler Peak. To reach the site, couples can drive up to the Taos Ski Valley parking and commence hiking to an alpine forest and Wheeler Peak. Roam around the historic Santa Fe and visit museums to appreciate Indian and folk art. Take a little of New Mexico with you by souvenir shopping at museum shops. Take home a piece of artwork from the local artists. Do not forget to enjoy the best southwestern cuisine. There is no other way to wrap up your vacation than to feast on sumptuous cuisine that blends in Native American and Spanish culinary traditions.
Austin Lehman offers adventure vacation packages to magnificent destinations like New Mexico. Everyone should experience a vacation with mixture of adventure, culture and history once in their lifetime.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 by
Thundering waterfalls, soaring trees and majestic wildlife surround you at Montana’s spectacular Yellowstone National Park. If you’re ready to unleash your wild side, take advantage of Austin Lehman’s Yellowstone National Park Vacation Packages and rediscover nature at its finest.
From elks, eagles and bison to enchanting waterfalls and erupting geysers, Yellowstone Park is a photographer’s and adventurer’s dream. Whether you’re looking for camping, hiking, star gazing or the delightful package of all three, adventure trips with Austin Lehman have you covered.
Montana vacations will not disappoint if you’re looking for an assortment of enjoyable outdoor activities. Go rafting down the glorious Yellowstone River for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime. Then, take a simple moment to just inhale the delicious aroma of clean, fresh air and pine and delight in the grandiose nature and tranquility that surrounds you.
When it’s time to relax, enjoy a soothing dip in a natural hot spring and search the starry sky for the constellations you learned about as a kid, before enjoying a scrumptious dinner at your comfortable accommodation. Call today to schedule your well-deserved adventure with Austin Lehman Adventures. A trip to Montana is sure to satisfy even the pickiest adventurer.
Monday, March 5, 2012 by
For a new meaning to family adventure vacations, travel to the land of diversity in Alaska to be greeted by spectacular scenic beauty, wildlife, rich forests, gorgeous glaciers and rich history all waiting to be explored.
Our Remote Alaskan wilderness tour takes you to Glacier Bay National Park where you’ll see some amazing glaciers, and if lucky, you’ll be able to lower the skiff and float alongside icebergs created from fallen pieces of glacier. Kayak or hike through the rich country to get a glimpse of wild animals like puffins, sea lions, mountain goats, bears, moose and eagles. The excessive brightness of the forestlands due to its flora and fauna is simply breath-taking.
Stand atop a glacier and fill your lungs with clean and crisp fresh air. You will journey through the park with a local ranger as he leads you in exploring secluded places generally missed by tourists. Listen to Tlingit elders and learn fascinating facts about the place. Get inspired by learning about the Glacier Bay from scientists busy researching this unique biosphere reserve. Hike on North America’s highest peak that is 20,000 feet above sea level, Mt. McKinley. It is the world’s coldest and most spectacular mountain.
Of all the adventure travel companies out there, Austin Lehman helps you to see and experience the ‘real’ Alaska so visit us online today to learn more about our adventure vacation packages.
Friday, February 24, 2012 by
If you’re looking for unparalleled adventure vacation packages, look no further. Austin Lehman Adventures offers trips to Zion National Park, which is internationally recognized as one of the most geologically beautiful places on Earth. With its awe-inspiring display of rock structures and river-carved canyons, Zion provides travelers with natural, serene splendor and a sense of rejuvenation.
Adventure trips through wind swept rock terrain in Zion National Park allow travelers to explore natural beauty at its finest. Bring your family along for one of our family adventure vacations through Southwestern Utah and see the fantastic images that adorn your favorite travel magazines in person.
Hike past natural springs and waterfalls and check out Bryce’s Peek-a-Boo trail, giving you spectacular views of hoodoos – tall spires of rock that project from the bottom of barren basins – which the Native Americans believed would come to life to keep invaders away.
Be sure to pack your camera as Zion is truly a photographer’s fantasy. The colors that light up the sky during sunrises and sunsets are phenomenal – orange, red and yellow create a sea of magnificence above. If you’re looking for some of the finest star gazing in the United States, you’ve come to the right place. The cleanliness of the area, combined with the elevation, makes star gazing an activity too outstanding to miss.
Call today to start planning your getaway to one of the most magnificent places on Earth.