Planning an Active Vacation

Embrace Adventure with Xanterra Travel Collection

Does sitting on a crowded beach for hours a day sound less than relaxing? Then get moving for your vacation this year! Step out of your comfort zone and explore the great outdoors instead and embark on a hiking, biking, kayaking, or climbing adventure with one of the many active travel brands that make up the Xanterra Travel Collection.

VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations

Since 1971, Vermont-based VBT has been devoted to providing extraordinary experiences for active travelers in destinations around the world, with stays in places such as castles and quaint farmhouses. VBT’s six- to 14-day small group bicycling trips are offered at various, easy to understand levels of activity.


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Country Walkers

At Vermont-based Country Walkers, every trail tells a story. For 40 years the company has been leading off-the-beaten-path adventures on foot with expert local guides, providing guests immersive cultural moments complemented by stays in unique boutique accommodations. The tours are offered at various activity levels – the core belief being that walking is a great way to experience the world.


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Holiday Vacations

Since 1973, thousands of people have experienced carefully planned, value-priced itineraries with Wisconsin-based Holiday Vacations. What started as a small company providing motorcoach tours to Midwest travelers has grown into a nationwide provider of guided vacations to more than 65 destinations worldwide. Tours are now available by motorcoach, van, air, rail, and cruise.


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