Featured National Outings Trips
Treasures of Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and the Andaman Sea, Jan 11–24, 2016.
Explore the sights, sounds, and tastes of Thailand. From Bangkok, we'll venture north to Chiang Mai’s temples and famous night bazaar, visit an elephant camp, and embark on a three-day trek to tribal mountain villages.
Snowshoeing Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, Feb 14–21, 2016.
Discover a unique ecosystem in the magnificent Tetons. From our deluxe cabins, we'll embark on daily snowshoe tours through meadows, aspen groves, and forests and observe moose, bison, elk, deer, and coyotes.
Caribbean Sun and Sea at Vieques Island National Wildlife Refuge, Puerto Rico, Mar 6–12, 2016.
Our trip will mix adventure and relaxation as we explore this peaceful Caribbean island, learn about its history, paddleboard, snorkel, relax on beautiful sandy beaches, and paddle a world-famous bioluminescent bay.
Side Canyons of the Escalante River, Utah, Apr 12–18, 2016.
Join our llama-supported exploration of two fabled side canyons of southern Utah's Escalante River. Discover natural wonders and history as we hike among desert varnish and towering red sandstone.
Beyond Hollywood: The Natural Beauty of Southern California, Apr 23–30, 2016.
Journey from stunning Pacific Coast vistas to grasslands and sage scrub, then inland to epic mountains and desert oases. Hike a variety of terrains, dine at local restaurants, and learn about local history and conservation.
Mammoth Cave National Park Service, Kentucky, Apr 24–30, 2016.
Spring brings an incredible burst of birdsong, croaking frogs, and new growth in this unique karst geology. We'll help with invasive-plant removal, trail work, and research projects and tour caves during free time.
Rafting the San Juan River, Utah, May 26–30, 2016.
Enjoy the colorful canyons of the San Juan River on a raft trip featuring Class II rapids, Ancestral Puebloan ruins and petroglyphs, and a variety of side hikes. At camp, we'll relax, enjoy hearty meals, and watch for mountain goats.
Gems of Kauai: Rainforests, Canyons, and the Deep Blue Sea, Hawaii, Jun 4–12, 2016.
Assist with reforestation projects in a verdant valley near the North Shore of Oahu. We'll help remove invasive species and plant native trees, with time to snorkel coral reefs, swim at protected beaches, and relax.
Musk Ox Magic at Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Alaska, Jun 5–11, 2016.
Visit the tundra haunts of this gentle arctic beast. We'll observe brilliant wildflowers, enjoy splendid views of the Chukchi Sea, search for northern birds and musk oxen, and bask in the endless daylight of the midnight sun.
Packrafting and Hiking Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska, Jun 18–25, 2016.
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in the heart of the largest park in the States. We'll learn to packraft and embark on a variety of day hikes featuring mountains, valleys, glaciers, and wildlife.
Pampas, Andes, and Waterfalls in Argentina, Sep 6–18, 2016.
Get to know Argentina on a journey from Buenos Aires to the Andean highlands and the famous Igazu Falls in the northeast. Hike a national park, see stunning desert landscapes, search for condors, and learn about the gaucho way of life.
Provence d'Azur, France, Sep 12–21, 2016.
Treat yourself to the relaxing pleasures of coastal Provence amid early fall colors. We will take day trips to the National Park of Port Cros, a coastal hill town, and a botanical garden, and enjoy moderate hikes amid early fall colors.