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Plan Your Next Travel Adventure

Looking for a good place to go on your next adventure? Use our destination guides and plan the perfect outdoors getaway. Whether you’re looking for an epic backpacking adventure or a fun kayaking trip, we share our top tips for making the most of your active weekend away from home.

Here at Active Weekender, we focus on destinations with a lot to offer the active traveler. Our guides are created based on real experiences from our contributors’ real holiday travel excursions.  As our contributors travel more, we will update this page with more destination guides.

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10 Unique Outdoor Winter Activities for Families

It’s no secret that our kids spend far less time outdoors than we do. Glued to their digital devices, most kids are more than happy to spend their entire winter vacation in front of a screen. Although the last thing you want to do is fight with your kids over their excessive screen time, research

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Squamish, British Columbia

Why Canada Is The Perfect Destination For Outdoor Lovers

There’s something about Canada’s diverse landscape that calls to the outdoor adventurer in us all. Maybe it’s the rushing rivers, rugged coastlines or picturesque lakes. Sometimes, you can find all these things in one small town. Canada is a veritable paradise for outdoor enthusiasts who can choose from a wide range of activities, including whitewater

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Top 13 Must-Visit Adventure Destinations for 2018

When it comes time to make plans for adventure travel, it seems like the same destinations get recommended over and over. And those of us who have hiked the Grand Canyon, mountain biked in Moab, and went diving while visiting Australia, it can be a challenge to find a cool new place to visit for

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Visiting Jordan: Best Places To Stay In Petra

When I planned my trip to Jordan, visiting Petra was #1 on my priority list. I couldn’t wait to go hiking in the Rose City and see Al Siq and all the other famous sites that I’d seen in travel magazines. Having never been there before, I had no idea where to stay. I just knew

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15 Outdoor Activities In and Around Paris for Active Travelers

Most closely related to thoughts of traveling to Paris are romance, history, architecture, art, or love. Perhaps wine, fine dining, or delectable pastry and sweets cross your mind. Paris is also well known for high fashion and shopping sprees for the ages. While these are all easy to find in Paris, the city also offers

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