trip ideas

No matter what your outdoor interests are, there’s a trip out there for you. These five ideas will get your creative juices flowing and have you itching to explore the great outdoors. Whether you’re a hiker, camper, cyclist, paddler, or all of the above, there’s something on this list for you! So get planning and make your bucket list dreams a reality.

1. Hike to Machu Picchu, Peru

This bucket list hike is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the most popular hikes in the world, and for good reason. The views are incredible, the history is fascinating and the sense of accomplishment you’ll feel upon reaching the famous ruins is incomparable. While the hike can be challenging at times, it’s definitely doable for most people with a reasonable level of fitness. Just make sure to give yourself plenty of time to acclimatize to the altitude before embarking on this high-altitude trek.

2. Camp in the Rockies

For many, camping in the Rockies is the ultimate outdoor experience. With towering mountains, pristine lakes, and ample wildlife, it’s easy to see why this is such a popular destination. There are countless campgrounds to choose from, so you can find one that suits your needs perfectly. Whether you’re looking for a remote backcountry site or a more developed spot with amenities, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in the Rockies.

3. Cycle Through Vietnam

Vietnam is quickly becoming a top destination for cyclists, and it’s not hard to see why. The country has everything you could want on a cycling trip – beautiful scenery, friendly locals, and plenty of delicious food. The climate is also ideal for cycling, with year-round warmth and relatively little rain. You can easily find a reputable tour company that will take care of all the logistics, so all you need to do is enjoy the ride.

4. Paddle Through Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park is one of the most popular paddling destinations in North America, and for good reason. The park boasts over 700 lakes and rivers, as well as countless glaciers and waterfalls. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful float down a calm river or an adrenaline-pumping whitewater adventure, you’ll find it here. There are also plenty of camping and hiking opportunities, so you can make your trip as long or short as you like.

5. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is one of those bucket list items that are on many people’s minds. And for good reason – it’s the tallest mountain in Africa and one of the Seven Summits (the highest peak on each continent). The climb is no easy feat, but the views from the summit are truly incredible. If you’re up for the challenge, there are plenty of reputable companies that offer guided climbs. Just make sure you’re properly prepared before undertaking this epic adventure.

So there you have it – five bucket list trip ideas for outdoor enthusiasts. Which one will you tackle first?