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    Holland

    Holland | Haarlem to Odoorn

    7 days/6 nights

    Holland Bike Tour Saddle up and prepare for an all-inclusive, small group cycling adventure through the dreamy landscape of Holland.…
    Tour Highlights & Departures

    Highlights

    • Adult Only Vacations
    • Biking
    • Cultural
    • Wine / Gourmet

    Activity Level: Easy

    Departure dates

    • Sep 17, 2017
    • Apr 15, 2018
    • Apr 22, 2018
    • Apr 29, 2018
    • May 27, 2018
    • Jul 1, 2018
    • Aug 12, 2018
    • Sep 16, 2018

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    Call one of our adventure travel consultants to help find the perfect adventure for you (800) 575-1540.

  Planning a trip that the whole family will love isn’t always a walk in the park. We recently asked a handful of experienced travel bloggers for their best tips for successful family vacations in Yellowstone. From what to pack to where to stay, take it from moms who know:   Where to stay   Whether you prefer camping, RV travel, or would rather stay in a cozy lodge, options… Continued

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Top Ten Family Destinations

Our Top 10 Family Destinations of 2016 Family vacations provide an opportunity to spend uninterrupted quality time with family members, while being a source of energy and relaxation. Take your family to one of our Top 10 Family Destinations for an unforgettable 2016. Our family adventure activities are planned for each age group so everyone can hike, bike, kayak, ski or try something new. We encourage families to experience new… Continued

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Vienna to Prague

Bringing Back the Bike Austin Adventures is Re-Introducing 4 Guest Favorite Europe Cycling Adventures We are incredibly excited to share the news that we are bringing back four of our favorite dedicated cycling adventures in Europe: Denmark, Belgium/Holland, Burgundy, and Vienna to Prague. All of these trips will have limited departures and will be guided by Ron van Dijk. Whether you are a seasoned Europe traveler, have just starting thinking about hopping the… Continued

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Don’t worry if you’re still looking for the perfect place to take the kids this summer! We have all sorts of family adventures that both you and the kids will love. Explore with us and feel the chilly glacial water on your face as you raft the Yellowstone River, or hop on horseback and discover Montana’s picturesque Paradise Valley with some real true blue cowboys. Check out our Canadian Rockies… Continued

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BILLINGS, MT, April 11, 2014 – Austin Adventures, international multi-sport vacation specialists, suggests 10 iconic destinations where families can play and bond this summer without leaving North America. And to inspire early reservations, families who book a trip by May 15 will receive $200 off pre-trip accommodations and a coffee table book celebrating the beauty of America’s National Parks. See: https://www.austinadventures.com/np-promo/ “Our National Parks are just incredible to behold,” explains… Continued

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BILLINGS, MT, April 10, 2014 – The editors of National Geographic Traveler announced today that Austin Adventures’ Montana Family: Great Western Adventure has been selected as one of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s ninth annual 50 Tours of a Lifetime. This trip will be featured in the May 2014 issue and listed on a special Tours of a Lifetime landing page on National Geographic Traveler’s award-winning website. “Southeastern Montana is a gem… Continued

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A Banff vacation that brings your family together for hiking, rafting, biking and rock climbing, with unique surprises in between.… Continued

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Montana family vacations in Big Sky, Yellowstone and Paradise Valley featuring hiking, biking, horseback riding and rafting. Enjoy nights under the stars in the most beautiful lands on earth.… Continued

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How to Plan the Perfect Family Adventure Vacation By Dan Austin Fact is a week doesn’t go by where someone doesn’t ask me: “how to I plan the perfect family adventure vacation?” Seems after 20 plus years in the adventure travel business I just take it for granted that everyone just “knows”. Over the years we have published a lot of good help and planning resources for finding the perfect… Continued

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Top Five Reasons to Take a Crater Lake Adventure with your Family

1. Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States. Formed by a volcano that collapsed over 7,000 years ago, Crater Lake is almost 1,950 feet deep at its deepest point! You’ll see the lake for the first time from the caldera rim. As you stare into the stunningly blue waters, you’ll understand why this lake is world renowned as a scenic wonder. 2. Your kids can become Junior Rangers. Sign your… Continued

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Southwestern U.S. Family Adventure Exploring Arches to Moab

Glorious red sandstone arches, vast views of cloudless skies, and moments to create memories with your family. These are all perks of enjoying a Southwestern US Adventure Vacation with Austin-Lehman Adventures. You will be visiting the states of Colorado and Utah viewing the grand monuments of the Wild West. With fascinating histories and beautiful natural sculptures this family vacation will be like none other. Also with experienced guides, perfected tour… Continued

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Any family with kids knows that vacations can create a lot of stress and exhaustion. Some families end up at the same old theme parks or campgrounds each year simply because these locations provide a one stop vacation that doesn’t require a lot of thought or planning to undertake. And while amusement parks and camps do provide some thrilling action, they cannot compare to family adventure vacations Austin Lehman style.… Continued

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Montana Vacations for Family Adventures

Take your family on an adventure trip filled with various activities to suit everyone’s interests. Montana vacations give you ample number of choices from biking, hiking, campfires, rafting to camping and much more. You can spend some quality time with your family having fun and relaxing in the lap of nature. Experience the thrill of skiing on the snowcapped Big Sky Mountains where the gigantic Lone Mountain towers over the… Continued

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How to Plan the Perfect Family Adventure Vacation

Fact is a week doesn’t go by where someone doesn’t ask me: “how to I plan the perfect family adventure vacation?” Seems after 20 plus years in the adventure travel business I just take it for granted that everyone just “knows”. Over the years we have published a lot of good help and planning resources for finding the perfect adventure vacation, well this time I am going to really try and… Continued

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Going Dutch: Haarlem to Odoorn Biking Tour

Canal in Harlem Today I met up with Anneke (one of our European guides) and our guest in Haarlem (located in western Holland) to check out the tulips on our Haarlem to Odoorn tour. Holland is a breathtaking country, where biking is the standard mode of transportation. There are almost as many bikes as there are people in Holland, 16 million and counting! Everyone bikes here and since the country is… Continued

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Plan the Ultimate European Vacation Europe’s many must-see destinations are inspiring, educational and life-changing. All of which make for the best adventures. But how to choose? We understand the complexities behind picking a destination, causing you to settle for a destination closer to home. We get it! That’s why we’ve created this guide to get you out of that rut and on your way to your European adventure. The Gold… Continued

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Grand Canyon Stars

As wintry weather moves across the country, find motivation to explore and stay fit by booking a spring vacation you’ll never forget. Adventure travel during March, April and May to the following select destinations guarantees fewer crowds, cheaper travel rates, and the added bonus of wildflowers. From cycling betwixt fields of tulips in Holland to hiking across sand dunes in Death Valley, action-packed days are just a click away. Holland… Continued

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Machu Picchu

In 2016, over half of working Americans didn’t use their paid vacation time, according to recent studies. It’s time to buck the trend and make sure travel is a priority for you and your family in 2017. Whether you love planning a year in advance or thrive on the adrenaline rush of booking a last-minute trip, Austin Adventures is here to help transform your adventure daydreams into unforgettable memories. Looking… Continued

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  From wildflower blooms animating Death Valley to sharp greens contrasting with the red rock country of Southern Utah, springtime in the desert Southwest is an adventurer’s paradise. Before the heat and summer crowds arrive, checkout our carefully-crafted itineraries featuring Utah adventures, South Rim sunsets, Havasupai hikes and Death Valley cycling dreams. Death Valley Adventures The greatest surprise in the West awaits, and there’s no livelier time than March to experience… Continued

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Croatia: Small and Mighty (with a side of fresh mussels, please) It’s never too early to start planning your next trip-of-a-lifetime, and we think Croatia is the place to be in 2017. If you love a mix of culture, history, cuisine and adventure, then consider this small and mighty Pearl of the Mediterranean for that perfect vacation the whole family (or not!) will relish forever. History & Mystery Built on… Continued

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Yosemite

Will – Austin Adventure’s Canadian Rockies Leader It’s no secret that our guests LOVE our guides. And our guides love our guests and their jobs!  Will has guided for Austin Adventures for five seasons and after living, working, and playing in the Rockies he definitely knows his stuff. Whether it’s calling his wife, a physician, to soothe a guest’s injury woes or participating in a Game of Thrones costume contest, he knows… Continued

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Driving the Alaska Highway…The Ultimate Road Trip to begin your Alaska Family Kenai Peninsula Adventure! by Adventure Guide Sheri For the past years, I have had the honor of blogging fun extensions to your Austin Adventures Alaskan holiday. This year, I thought I’d expand on the idea of road-tripping to The Great Land and give you a play by play of the drive to Alaska, in hopes that you may… Continued

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AA’s 20 Most Popular Destinations of 2016 From the turquoise-blue waters of Havasupai to Denmark’s salty sea breezes, travelers hiked, biked, swam, and soaked in the best of our 2016 itinerary offerings. The numbers are in, and we’re excited to share this year’s top-selling trips both domestically and internationally. We’ve also noted which ones you loved taking the whole family on and which ones you simply cherished solo or with… Continued

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Top 5 Fall Destination

“A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles.” ~ Edward Abbey Cooler temperatures, fewer tourists, leaf peeping, harvest season, cheaper airline tickets and hotel prices…what’s not to love about traveling in the fall? As if these weren’t reasons enough to start planning your next big autumn adventure, it turns out… Continued

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Austin Adventures Shows Travel Advisor Appreciation – Agents Booking 2016 Trips Earn Generous Commission Plus $100 per Person Bonus BILLINGS, MT – May 10, 2016 – Travel agents who introduce their clients to some of the world’s best travel experiences can now pocket more than customer satisfaction. Think $100 per person (man, woman or child) booked on a 2016 vacation – in addition to a generous 12 percent commission. This is Austin… Continued

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Why the National Parks Should Be Your 2016 Vacation Destination (Teaser: Fourth Graders Travel Free!) “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” – John Muir, Our National Parks (1901) Born in Scotland and raised in the Midwest US, John Muir, the Father of the National Parks, first worked as an engineer. Coming of… Continued

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Austin Adventures Expands 4th Graders Travel Free Program – Adds Two Family-Focused Vacations in Canada To Current Roster of 11 US National Park Adventures   BILLINGS, MT – March 7, 2016 – While the US National Park Service is getting heaps of attention this centennial year, one company wants families to remember our Canadian neighbor and its parks north of the border as well. That’s why Austin Adventures https://www.austinadventures.com/ is expanding… Continued

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Virtuoso® Selects Austin Adventures As Network’s Newest Tour Operator BILLINGS, MT – Jan 6, 2016 – Dan Austin, president of Austin Adventures (https://www.austinadventures.com/), a leader in luxury multisport and active family vacations worldwide, announces that his company has been invited to join the prestigious supplier portfolio at Virtuoso®, the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. In this new partnership, Virtuoso, one of the best-known and respected travel… Continued

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Austin Adventures Newsletter Spring is in the Air! March 14, 2015 Great news! The cure for cabin fever from this winter can be found in our catalogs and on our new website. We have even more “WOW” moments planned for this highly anticipated season, so book your vacation at an exceptional value and travel like a VIP! “We returned to our busy lives and realized how much of a long-term… Continued

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Don’t Miss Our Webinar!Five Ways To Do Peru! Dan and Kasey Austin explore all the different ways you can experience the Land of the Incas with Austin Adventures. Register here! Machu Picchu is the driving force that attracts travelers from all corners of the world to the Sacred Valley and the land of the Incas. It is an incredible place and an experience you will never forget, but we like… Continued

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Program to be Presented and Discussed During Free Webinar On Tuesday, December 8th at 3 PM EST Billings, MT, Nov. 30, 2015 – The year was 1974 and at 11 years old, Ron van Dijk was already blazing new trails and guiding small group cycle tours in Europe. His family company, Euro-Bike (acquired by Austin Adventures in 2008) was the first U.S. cycle tour company to venture overseas and lead active… Continued

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Here it is, folks! The top 10 list of Austin’s most beloved trips! Peruse and choose from these superlative family or sans-children adventures, and prepare to be inspired by a terrific selection spanning from Asia to Alaska, canyons to mountains and a delicious selection of beaches and islands to boot. Happy day-dreaming! Austin’s Top Five Family Trips for 2016: Costa Rica Multisport Action-packed days are the name of the game… Continued

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Austin Adventures Suggests Seven Trips On Seven Continents to Enjoy or Book This Fall  BILLINGS, MT – July 29, 2015 – Austin Adventures (https://www.austinadventures.com/) enjoys a legacy spanning more than four decades of engaging travelers on small group trips to the world’s best destinations for active travel. With another record-setting summer winding down, the company turns its focus on the fall and upcoming winter seasons and recommends seven best-in-class adventures on seven… Continued

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Austin Adventures adds Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka to its Lineup Five New Trips Let Guests Experience the Best in Adventure Travel in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Bali, Vietnam, and Thailand BILLINGS, MT – June 2, 2015 – Austin Adventures has catered to globe-trotting guests for decades sending them to the far reaches of South America, Europe, Africa and Australia. But now, for the first-time in the company’s 41-year legacy, it’s offering guests small… Continued

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Visit National Parks with Adventure Travel Icon Who Knows Them Best And Can Pull Strings to Help Travelers Austin Adventures Combines Strategic Partnerships, Veteran Guides To Create Multi-sport Vacations in National Parks  BILLINGS, MT – May 5, 2015 –The National Park Service reports that 2015 is on its way to besting the 2014 record for park visitation. But with parks like Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Canyon and Death Valley each covering more than 1,500 square miles,… Continued

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Meet Sergio Sinesi!

I am Sergio, a 38-year-old Italian male. I live in Rome, my wonderful city. I work part-time as a computer programmer and, in the rest of the time, as a masseur (particularly with Shiatsu), and as a spinning instructor. I just started to work as a Tour Leader with Austin Adventures and I love it! I use the bike for everything: to get around, to work out, and to see… Continued

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Celebrate National Park Week – Spend a Week in a National Park BILLINGS, MT – March 30, 2015 – The National Park Service and National Park Foundation will celebrate National Park Week April 18-26, 2015 by waiving entrance fees on April 18 and 19. “That’s a great way to introduce people to America’s most treasured spaces,” says Dan Austin, President and Founder of Austin Adventures (https://www.austinadventures.com/). This company for over 40 years… Continued

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Did You Know? You can visit a different national site each day of the year and STILL not see them all. That’s right; there are more than 400 national sites in the National Park Service. While some of these sites are smaller parks or even structures, a handful of them are huge expanses of some of the most beautiful acreage on earth. Obviously, we’re a bit biased since Yellowstone, Grand… Continued

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Sure, Alberta is home to some pretty stunning scenery and wildlife. But there’s a lot more to do in this Canadian province than just sit back and enjoy the nature show. As pioneers in the field of multisport vacations, nothing gets us more excited than helping guests experience destinations in active and meaningful ways. While it can be challenging to design group travel itineraries that cater to a range of… Continued

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Canada: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 5 Reasons to Visit Canada in 2015 1) Value – The strong American dollar means now is the time to go to Canada if you want to get the most bang for your buck. As of March 3, 2015, 1 USD = 1.24 CAD. 2) Glaciers – Alberta is famous for its Columbia Icefield which is home to Athabasca Glacier, the most-visited glacier in North America.… Continued

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Canada is Calling! Austin Adventures Kicks off Canada Month With “Adventures in Alberta” Webinar BILLINGS, MT, Mar. 3, 2015 – With the U.S. dollar doing so well against the Canadian dollar, 1 USD = 1.25 CAD, now is a good time for Americans to visit their neighbor to the north. To celebrate the strong dollar and highlight its distinctive itineraries to more than one provincial paradise, Austin Adventures is celebrating March… Continued

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Explore the world with the leaders in adventure travel!   We thank you for your interest in traveling with Austin Adventures – we would love to help you in any way we can. At Austin Adventures, we specialize in creating special experiences for our guests all over the world. As an active travel company, we want you to fully enjoy each destination, whether than means hiking in the Canadian Rockies… Continued

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Explore the world with The Anschutz Company!   We thank you for your loyalty to Austin Adventures. Through our parent company, Xanterra Parks and Resorts, we are fortunate to offer extraordinary travel experiences with our family of award-winning tour operators and luxury resorts. As one of our valued alumnus, you can enjoy these amazing experiences at special rates. Whether you want to be immersed in nature with an African Safari,… Continued

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“Beyond the Bike” Travel Trend Taking Off Across the European Continent  Flood of Interest Inspires Austin Adventures to Host Free Webinar Highlighting New Trips and the Growing Multisport Adventure Trend BILLINGS, MT, Jan. 27, 2015 – Just one month after announcing its new lineup of multisport vacations abroad, Austin Adventures is receiving so much interest from prospective travelers it has decided to host a free one hour webinar to discuss the “beyond the bike”… Continued

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Austin Adventures Launches “President’s Trips” Series – Unique Opportunity to Travel with Industry Icons BILLINGS, MT – Jan. 20, 2015 – One of the perks of using a travel company to book a small group guided vacation is getting to know your travel partners in a way that’s only possible with a small number of people. When the group is hosted by the travel company’s president and his wife, the group dynamic… Continued

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group photo in front of Yellowstone sign

First of all, I should explain that Austin Adventures, based in Billings, MT, sits just a few short hours from our world’s first national park: Yellowstone. Because of our close location, connections and local knowledge, we feature three amazing trips that revolve around Yellowstone National Park: 1) Yellowstone Adult Only Vacation (Yellowstone) 2) Montana Family Vacation (Montana) 3) Wyoming Adult Only Vacation (Wyoming) Because these three summer-time adventures feature Yellowstone National Park, I’m sure you can… Continued

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Austin Adventures Announces Multisport Europe: Beyond the Bike NEW Multi-Activity Trips Designed by Operations Director Ron van Dijk Celebrating His 40th Year of Guided European Bicycle Touring BILLINGS, MT – Dec. 9, 2014 – Group bike tours have always been a popular way to take an active vacation in Europe. But thanks to Austin Adventures, travelers can now discover some of the continent’s best kept secrets by going beyond the bike. In a move… Continued

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We’re already in the thick of summer. Have you decided on this year’s vacation yet? Europe is always an incredible experience for you and your friends or for the whole family. Whether you’re taking in Italy’s rolling vineyards and delectable dining or Spain’s world class museums and famously beautiful Costa Brava there is an adventure and new memory around every corner. Enjoy biking through the mesmerizing lavender fields of Provence… Continued

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Austin Adventures Brings Life to New Death Valley Adventures BILLINGS, MT – Nov. 14, 2014 – The inaugural Austin Adventures Death Valley trip departs February 15, 2015, but travelers can learn about this distinctive vacation destination during the company’s upcoming Death Valley Adventure Week Dec. 1-7. In 2014, Death Valley National Park began celebrating its 20th anniversary as a national park, and the adventure travel consultants at Austin Adventures are noticing a… Continued

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My name is Marko Polich, I was born 1976 and raised in a quiet little town Ogulin in mountain part of Croatia. Since childhood I was outdoors hiking, skiing, making tree houses, you know kids stuff. After I graduated high school, I went to Zagreb University to Faculty of Forestry to become Forest Engineer. Then I started became a raft guide for a local company and became a travel outdoor… Continued

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BILLINGS, MT, July 10, 2014 – Travel companies must turn on a dime faster than ever these days. A leading multisport tour operator Austin Adventures reports that summer bookings that once averaged 40-60 days in advance of departure are now coming in under 30 days or fewer this season. “Because people are planning summer vacations at the 11th hour it takes all of our skill and connections to be able to… Continued

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Will was born in Calgary, Alberta Canada, in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies. He spent a large amount of time playing in the mountains with his family growing up and decided to turn his love of adventuring outside with people into a profession. He graduated from Mount Royal College in Calgary with an Bachelors of Applied Eco-Tourism and Outdoor Leadership. He is also a proud member of the Association… Continued

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New York – April 29, 2014 – Terry Dale, president and CEO of The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), announced today that Austin Adventures, offering upscale, active adventures for adults and families throughout the world, has joined the association as its newest Active Member, bringing its current total to 49 corporate members representing more than 150 brands.   “Adventure tourism is a fast growing market, and Austin Adventures’ has been… Continued

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Billings, MT, March 18, 2014 – The company that for four decades has offered award-winning international multi-sport vacations has responded to growing demand by launching a new category of adventure – small ship cruising.  Utilizing a variety of classic vessels that carry from 12 to 150 passengers, this year there are seven cruises from Antarctica to Alaska. Dan Austin, Founder and President, cautions that an Austin Adventures cruise is a far cry from… Continued

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BILLINGS, MT, Mar 12, 2014 – The votes have been tallied and it is good news once again for award-winning Austin Adventures https://www.austinadventures.com/. Kasey Austin, Vice President of Operations and trip leader extraordinaire, has been named one of the planet’s best guides for 2014. Austin was singled out by the editors of OUTSIDE Magazine as the world’s top Family Guide for 2014. “Many of my favorite experiences have to do with… Continued

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Alaska family vacations ”“ Soak up the midnight sun while hiking, biking and kayaking in beautiful Alaskan destinations that will take your breath away.… Continued

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Utah is a mecca for adventurers – from world class hiking and biking trails through the red rock, hoodoo-filled valleys to top tier, white water rafting on the canyon-carving Colorado and Green rivers. At Austin Adventures, we like to show off the country’s best, which is why all of our North America adventures tour national parks. We explore four of Utah’s five national parks and each is unique but equally… Continued

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European Bike Tours with ALA                                                                                              01.19.2013 Celebrate 35 years of cycling in the Loire Valley with Ron! Ron Van Dijk, our European Director, has been leading… Continued

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Dreaming of Summer                                                                                              02.23.2013 It’s time to vote!Vote for your favorite Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter in Travel + Leisure’s annual World’s Best Awards Survey!  What’s… Continued

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Sinking into Summer  03.23.2013 You know we’re on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, but did you also know we’re on… LinkedIn Google+ Instagram Flickr Blog Despite the persistent cold weather, spring really is upon us, which means that summer is just around the corner! If you haven’t started planning your summer getaway, now is the time! Perhaps biking through France’s pastoral country side has always been on your bucket list, or… Continued

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How much commission does AA pay to Travel Agents? We pay 12% commission to travel agents with a 1% override for Signature Agents. Some trips are an exception to this so always be sure to ask your sales person for details. Does AA offer FAM trips for Travel Agents? AA will offer a 50% discount on a FAM trip for a Travel Agent and a 25% discount for their travel… Continued

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Heather McKaig

Heather lives in Columbia Falls, MT, just miles away from the mountains, lakes, and rivers of NW Montana and Glacier National Park. She spent an extensive amount of time in the Northwest, including Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Montana. She has also traveled to all 50 states, New Zealand, and Antarctica, and is always looking for opportunities to explore new adventures. Growing up in a family that encouraged a healthy relationship… Continued

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Kasey was born in Alaska and raised in Billings, Montana. She graduated in 2011 as a Presidential Leadership Scholar at the University of Montana in Missoula with a degree in Education. Growing up in the world of adventure travel, it was only natural for Kasey to jump in to the family business upon entering “the real world”. Currently, Kasey works full time at Austin Adventures as the Vice President of… Continued

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How to Plan the Perfect Europe Bike Tour By Ron van Dijk Cycling is truly a journey of the senses. And there is no better place than Europe, where the villages, castles, cathedrals and museums are unrivaled and the reward of breezing along under your own power is an exhilarating experience. What you see, what you feel, what you encounter is sharper and more relaxed, more complete, when the warm… Continued

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How to Plan the Perfect Custom Adventure Vacation By Carol Austin Over the past 13 seasons I have had the pleasure of working with many guests, helping them choose the adventure that is just right for them. That said, my favorite trips to plan are custom vacations and/or exclusive adventures. I love going from A-Z, start to finish with the group, family, or friends getting together for that special adventure vacation… Continued

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Tour Operator When it comes to your precious vacation time and dollars, a little time and energy spent on the front end will help ensure the vacation of your dreams. Plus, the whole process can and should be a fun part of the overall experience. Following are Ten Tips to take you from research to R&R. Our assumption is that you have chosen to… Continued

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Austin Adventures P.O. Box 81025 Billings, Montana 59108-1025 Telephone: 406-655-4591 info@austinadventures.com www.austinadventures.com Toll-free Reservations: 800-575-1540 Fact Sheet Company Name Austin Adventures Headquartered in Billings, Montana USA Founder/President Dan Austin – dan@austinadventures.com Company Profile The choice provider of active vacations, AA specializes in multi-sport, hiking, biking and family travel experiences that are immersed in history, wildlife, culture and geography. The company has built a reputation for exclusive, small-group active travel (limited… Continued

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Company Background In pursuit of a dream – building a world-class adventure travel company. The history of Austin Adventures is really the history of founder Dan Austin’s passion to create the world’s best travel company. Dan wasn’t born into travel. In fact, he got his start in construction management in places like Alaska and Hawaii. But along the way he became enamored with global travel and the personal transformation it brings.… Continued

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Company FAQs Contact Details Q. How do I contact Austin Adventures? A. By phone for immediate response. By email for a quick response. By snail mail for a timely response: Toll Free Phone: (800)575-1540 Local Phone: (406)655-4591 FAX: (406)651-9236 Email: PR: pr@austinadventures.com Dan Austin: dan@austinadventures.com General Consumer Information: info@austinadventures.com Austin Adventures P.O. Box 81025 Billings, MT 59108-1025 USA Q. How can I get a copy of your latest catalog? A.… Continued

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Austin Adventures – Recent Press Highlights May 2017 This Week in Travel News: Soon You’ll Be Able to Bike More Easily Around Jordan, Thanks to Charity – Outpost Collaboration of Travel Industry Visionaries Brings Donated Bicycles and Community Development to Jordan – Adventure Travel News Industry Q&A: Dan Austin, Founder, and President of Austin Adventures – Travel Age West January 2017 A Costa Rica Family Tour: Arenal to Tortuguero –… Continued

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The best bike rides by Ron, a guy who knows bike rides. 1. Dordogne Valley between Argentat and Beynac (110 miles), France: One of my favorite regions of France, for its authenticity, the peace, the great food, the old Romanesque churches, the castles and the history (such as the Hundred Years War between France and England). Make sure to divert from the valley every now and then to visit villages… Continued

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Top Ten AA Best Sellers Christy lists the best of the best. 1. Yellowstone: Our world’s first national park is the perfect place to explore with your family. With something for everyone from wildlife viewing to soaking in the Boiling River, you’ll want to keep coming back year after year to explore this gem of our national park system. 2. France: France literally has it all: mountains (Alps, Pyrenees), beaches… Continued

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Tour Operator When it comes to your precious vacation time and dollars, a little time and energy spent on the front end will help ensure the vacation of your dreams. Plus, the whole process can and should be a fun part of the overall experience. Following are Ten Tips to take you from research to R&R. Our assumption is that you have chosen to… Continued

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The How To’s to Planning an Adventure Vacation With more than 40 years of planning adventure vacations, we decided to build this page to cover any questions you had about “how to” plan your next adventure vacation. We combined our travel experiences to make a “how to” on each of our travel package options. Whether you’re planning a family adventure, a custom trip or traveling solo; we have some helpful… Continued

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Frequently Asked Questions If you don’t find the question or answer you’re looking for below, don’t hesitate to call one of our Adventure Consultants at any time at 800.575.1540 or send us an email at info@austinadventures.com. What’s included in the price? Apart from the freedom of one meal on your own, we design our trips to be all-inclusive. Typically, the price covers: Double occupancy rooms with private baths All meals… Continued

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What Our Guests Are Saying About Us -the folks who have ‘been there, done it.’ In fact, if you’d like to speak with one of our alumni about their adventures, we’d be happy to put you in touch. Just give us a call and we’ll provide references for the specific trip you’re interested in. In their own words, here are some guest reviews from this season that we thought you’d… Continued

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Top-of-the-Line Equipment We use high quality, expertly maintained adventure gear and equipment on all Austin Adventures trips. Our equipment meets strict performance and durability standards. Each piece is meticulously cleaned and inspected during and between trips. From top-notch bikes to spotless vans and specially designed trailers, we provide top-of-the-line adventure gear from the leaders within the industry. Vans & Trailers Our vans are expertly maintained and inspected to ensure your… Continued

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About Dan Austin Dan Austin, Founder and President of Austin Adventures Born and bred into the outdoor life in the hills of California, Dan ignited his passion for adventure travel in 1976 as a partner of a rafting company in the Pacific Northwest. His travels soon took him to Alaska, where he owned and operated a mid-size construction company. Here he gained valuable experience working out difficult logistics and long-distance… Continued

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Swakopmund, Namibia – have you heard of it? I hadn’t either until I learned that the Adventure Travel World Summit would be taking place there earlier this year. I was fortunate enough to attend the Summit just this past week for my second time (it’s been running for ten years now), and I met some wonderful and interesting people (imagine 700 high-energy adventure travel enthusiasts networking in one common area) and… Continued

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