Adventure Travel Ideas

For thrill-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts, planning a vacation or road trip is even more exciting. Discovering adventure travel ideas from Drive The Nation can help you turn an ordinary trip into an extraordinary one. From traditional outdoor vacations like camping, to fun activities like hiking, rock climbing, ziplining, stand up paddle boarding and more, your adventurous U.S. vacation awaits.

Our country is full of various experiences and unique destinations that provide the ultimate adventure. With the vast terrain waiting for you, we want to help you get started on your journey through our adventure travel ideas. The landscape can be overwhelming, but we point you in the right direction and help you find the tours, treks, and expeditions for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

If you’re looking for adventure travel ideas, you’ve come to the right place! Our travel writers are dedicated to helping you find exciting and fulfilling travel experiences. No matter which season you’re planning to travel, our articles include adventure travel ideas that will enhance your journey. From summer camping trips to winter hiking excursions to spring rock climbing, you’ll find tips and ideas to help you make the most of your adventure.

Go ahead, be spontaneous. Your next destination and adventure is just a click away.

5 Best Places To Camp
4 years ago

5 Best Places To Camp

No road trip is ever complete without spending at least a few nights in the great outdoors camping. Not only is it a great way to save some money while on a road trip, it’s a really fun way to see some nature and switch up the scenery a bit.
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Ski The East: Killington, Vermont
4 years ago

Ski The East: Killington, Vermont

Thanksgiving in New England means more than just pilgrims and cranberries, it is also the unofficial start of ski season! Each year, around this time, skis and snowboards around the region come out of the basement, and off for a tune up. Of all of the resorts in the New England region, Killington is one of the most popular. Read More

Top 5 Family Ski Trips


We are entering the season of snow days and holidays. Therefore, you’re probably thinking about where to take your family on vacation once the kids are out of school on winter break. This year, we love the idea of a fun snowy getaway to a ski destination.  Whether it is New England or out west, there are several resorts and locations that are fun for the whole family.

Take a look at our five picks for this year: Read More

Page, Arizona Attractions
5 years ago

Page, Arizona Attractions

While we live in an RV, we also take many side trips away from “home”, and stay in motels, just like anyone else would do taking a trip from their home. Our method of traveling gives us the best of both worlds! When we visit with the grandchildren, we usually get a motel room with two double beds, and let one of them spend the night with us each night. It makes for some pretty fun “slumber parties”, and lets us get to spend one on one time with them. When they come to visit us, we all pack into the RV, and have a campfire in the evening, roasting wieners and marshmallows. Since we don’t see them often, when we do, we spoil them rotten!

Page, Arizona is a hot place to go in the summer time, but my husband and I felt we would be cheating ourselves out of some gorgeous scenery if we skipped it just because of the heat.  Read More

Adventure Travel IdeasMore Adventures Await…

Turn your next road trip into an adventure-travel journey! Explore America in the great outdoors and embrace activities that will leave you feeling exhilarated. From low-key adventures like fly fishing and wildlife viewing to thrilling outdoor sports like snowboarding and mountain biking, the diverse American terrain is begging to be explored.

Let us help you find the destinations you’ve been yearning to visit. Our articles are updated frequently with the latest tips and adventure travel ideas that could be the perfect excursion for you. We all have different interests, and when you’re up for an adventure, we’ll help you begin your journey.

Find information about the best hiking trails and fishing spots, exciting destinations like America’s national parks, plus articles that guide you to the best places in the U.S. for road trip destinations for adventurous travelers.