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Best Destinations for Adventure Travel in Spring 2017

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As wintry weather moves across the country, find motivation to explore and stay fit by booking a spring vacation you’ll never forget with Austin Adventures. 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.

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Holland Bike Tours

The best time for a small group cycling tour in the Netherlands is mid-Spring. Whether you’re bringing the whole family or are simply looking for a fairy-tale adventure on the other side of the Pond, our Holland biking vacations are the way to go this year. By day, pedal through sea breezes, charming villages, and windmill-dotted countryside. In the evenings, settle into cozy accommodations and relax over a fine meal featuring the wondrous flavors of Flanders. Holland’s flat, paved paths whisk you from tulip scenes to a cold pint, providing the perfect recipe for your next great adventure vacation in Europe.

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Southwest US

If you’re looking to leave the passport at home this year, book a trip to one or more of the stunning national parks of the Southwest US. After all, red rock country in Spring is about as glorious as the great outdoors gets. Bike through Zion Canyon beneath majestic monoliths and hanging gardens, hike amongst the hoodoos of Bryce, or go for the all-time classic Grand Canyon National Park adventure, discovering views above and below the rim by day and enjoying star-studded skies at night. An adventurer’s paradise awaits… right in your backyard!

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Death Valley National Park

Don’t let the name fool you: Death Valley thrives in Spring, boasting a sea of color, prime biking and hiking weather, and the added bonus of cool cocktails and gourmet meals at the esteemed Furnace Creek Inn. This year, discover the funky history and fascinating wildlife of the Lower 48’s largest national park and go home with memories of your new favorite Spring getaway.

It’s not too late to book your next trip-of-a-lifetime for the quickly-approaching warmer months. Check out the Austin Adventures 2017 catalog for more ideas about where the road could take you and your family this year, or give us a call at 800.575.1540 for recommendations and custom trip planning. Meanwhile, stay warm out there and happy spring dreaming!