According to the U.S. Travel Association, one of the biggest trends in the travel industry in recent years is
adventure travel destinations. The concept of an adventurous getaway is not just men. Women can find plenty of adventurous destinations providing both thrills and memories that last a lifetime. If you are not one for relaxing on the beach or enjoying an afternoon of shopping and an evening of fine dining, you’re in luck.

An adventure-packed vacation takes a little more planning than your typical getaway, but you will have more than enough experiences to share with your friends when you get back.

1. Galapagos Islands

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Galapagos Island

Looking to get closer to nature? The Galapagos Islands is the perfect destination. The islands, located by the equator in the Pacific Ocean near Ecuador, is home to hundreds of species of rare birds, seagoing lizards and some of the most stunningly beautiful and rare species of flora and fauna in the world.

Swim, snorkel and dive or take a minute to relax on the beach between adventures. It’s easy to see why this has been named one of the best adventure destinations in the world. Click here to read more »