Austin Adventures Travel Journals

An Inside Look at Austin Adventures

Wondering what an Austin Adventures vacation is really like? Discover the thrill of hiking through the Grand Canyon in route to Havasu Falls, riding horseback on a South African safari, or trekking lodge to lodge in Peru on your way to Machu Picchu. AA Staff members that have experienced these trips share their first-hand accounts with you here. More than just a listing of activities, you can explore these remote destinations with the authors through their photos and thoughts as they visit some of the most beautiful places on earth.

10 Tips for Your Journey to Good Fitness

Have you often started activities and dropped out due to frustration, an injury or loss of motivation? Are you hoping to develop a fitness schedule for good health this year? Find inspiration in the following 10 tips to get fit and stay in shape over the coming season.

Italy Bike Tour Travel Journal

Ever cycled in Italia? If so, you are likely to remember the many hilltop towns…and of course the climbs to make it up there!

Belize Travel Journal

I’m excited to be on the maiden voyage for Austin Adventures' new Belize adventure trip!

Dan’s Galapagos Travel Journal

It’s always easy to talk me into a tropical trip. When I got a call last March asking if I would be interested in joining a group of travelers to the Galápagos in June, it was a slam-dunk YES!

Bill’s Costa Rica Travel Journal

My Costa Rican Adventure began with a surprisingly easy trip from Billings to San Jose, where I spent the night at the beautiful Hotel Beacon.

Michael’s Machu Picchu Travel Journal

This is the way to visit Peru! I just returned from our Machu Picchu Exclusive Lodge-to-Lodge First Ascent adventure. It was an exciting new trip that had been in the works for nearly a year.

Paul’s Africa Travel Journal

Today we leave Zambia for Botswana. My wife Ronna and I are both very excited because we are going on our first safari trip. Plus, transferring camps is part of the adventure in adventure travel, as we are about to find out.

Carol’s Havasupai Travel Journal

In the last ten years I have had some very exciting adventures, but Havasupai was beyond my expectations… The Havasupai Canyon is one of 600 side canyons off the Grand Canyon. The name Havasupai translates to “the People of the Blue-Green waters.”

3 Perfect Family Trips for 2016

Daydreaming of finally planning that big adventure you've always wanted to take? Or maybe you're looking for the perfect family destination, something the whole gang will never forget? Our experts at Austin Adventures have conjured up three ideal itineraries for families in search of the trip of a lifetime, whether it's your first time taking everyone along or you're just looking for a grand experience somewhere new.

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