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Featured - Customized Luxury Bike Tours in Europe and France:
Digngo Bike Tours

Based in the heart of Europe (Switzerland), Digngo (Pronounced Dig and Go), is an active travel company that designs incredible cycling adventures in the most beautiful areas of France and Italy. Crafted from the finest ingredients (luxurious authentic accommodations, exclusive access, stellar wines and food, first class guides and more) our bike tours and custom vacations combine active adventure with unrivaled cultural immersion.

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iExplore.com
Leading online resource for Adventure l & World Travel. iExplore with National Geographic.

WildernessTrip.com
Your one-stop resource for self-guided wilderness trip planning. This web site photo-documents trips with interactive maps and detailed route descriptions. Each trip has free pictures and free topographic maps of the trail, all in a print-friendly format.

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Southwest United States:
Southwest Outdoors
A comprehensive sight encompassing the American Southwest. Articles, information, and ideas for traveling and enjoying Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and California. Edited by expert Jill Florio.

Grand Canyon Tour Company
Offer the best tours for the best prices from Las Vegas.

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Hawaii:
DeepHawaii.com
Contains a comprehensive directory of all aspects of travel to and information about Hawaii.

Volcano House and Volcanoes National Park
A favorite here at TouristTravel. Some of the most unique and varied landscapes you'll find anywhere on the planet. Stay for a day, or book your room at the charming Volcano House and really explore all this great park has to offer!

Hawaii Astronomy -
Mauna Kea on the Big Island is one of the premier places on earth for astronomers and the exploration of the universe. This directory provides many sources of information on Astronomy and the work done on Mauna Kea.

Mauna Kea Summit Adventures Adventures -
A TouristTravel personal recommendation! We have taken three tours and each time their guides have been knowledgeable of the Big Island, Mauna Kea, and the night sky.

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Ecotourism:
Sacred Earth Eco-travel Adventures
Sacred Earth offers eco-travel adventures in Central and South America, Peru, Ecuador, Galapagos, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia, and more.
Find out all about these earth-friendly adventures at the Sacred Earth website.

Pachamama Journeys
Specializing in exotic adventures, spiritual journeys, retreats and workshops. Peru, Machu Picchu, The Andes, New Mexico.

Ecosummer Expeditions
Ecosummer are operators of world class wilderness expeditions since 1976. Adventure activities include eco-tourism, wilderness expeditions, sea kayaking, sailing, canoeing, and marine science.

Natural Habitat Adventures -
A premier provider of eco-tours, with specialty tours throughout the world, you're sure to find a trip to reawaken the wonder of the natural world.

Help Promote Sustainable Tourism -
Worldsurface.com is a global community working to promote and develop sustainable tourism. Thousands of travelers, travel guides and tour operators share information to ensure that you have the best trip possible and the communities you visit really benefit from your presence.

Planet Expeditions Alliance -
The Planet Expeditions Alliance is an exclusive group of adventure and exotic travel companies dedicated to providing unique outdoor, cultural, and wildlife tours at home and around the world. Trips range from wildlife safaris and Arctic expeditions, to whitewater rafting on pristine rivers, hiking through rainforests, and bicycle tours along the wine routes of France.

The Ethical Traveler -
Veteran travel writer Jeff Greenwald has created this site to promote awareness of human rights and environmental issues in certain areas of the world and suggests boycotts of the most egregious offenders. The also includes a comprehensive reference section of the nations of the world.

Global Eco Spiritual Tours -
Choose a unique travel adventure combining eco-tourism and spiritual awareness in the heart of the Himalayan Mountains. The tour is a tax-deductible, charitable donation that you participate in as you travel.

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River Rafting:
Warren River Expeditions
Five, Six, and Ten day white water rafting river adventure vacations on Idaho’s Middle Fork and Main Salmon River. Many options available for a range of skills and interests.

White Water Rafting Adventures
Find the perfect rafting adventure at RaftInfo.com. This comprehensive site lets you search for rafting outfitters throughout the world either by state, country, or river. Also includes message boards and a bookstore for the rafting enthusiast!

Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions
The best in California river rafting trips. Zephyr is one of California's original and most experienced whitewater rafting outfitters. They offer exceptional California whitewater trips on the Kings, Tuolumne, Merced, and American rivers, all near Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, and Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Parks.

Rafting.com - Whitewater Rafting Guide to River Trips
If you're looking for the perfect whitewater rafting trip, either in the United States or worldwide, this unique directory is the place to start. Instead of listing a plethora of outfitters with no assurances of quality, Rafting.com offers only one outfitter per state or region. You can be assured that the outfitters listed in this directory have been thoroughly screened and meet the rigorous guidelines set by Rafting.com. You'll also find some of the best information and resources on the web for whitewater rafting.

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Diving:
Aggressor Fleet - World Wide Diving. "Eat, Sleep, Dive".

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Northwest United States:
Fly Fishing in Big Sky Country!
Fly fishing in the pristine wilderness of Montana is unequaled anywhere else in the world. Anglers will find everything they need to enjoy the rivers and lakes of Big Sky country!

Warren River Expeditions
Five, Six, and Ten day white water rafting river adventure vacations on Idaho’s Middle Fork and Main Salmon River. Many options available for a range of skills and interests.

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Alaska:
Alaskan Bicycle Adventures
The only locally owned bicycle tour company, ABA offers more Alaskan tours than all other bicycle tour companies combined. A great way to see the breathtaking beauty of Alaska!

Alaska Brown Bear Photo Safari
From the lush coastal rainforests of the Kodiak Islands to the rugged volcanic coast of Katmai National Park, Bald Mountain Air has developed an unequaled brown bear viewing program to excite the most seasoned wilderness traveler, adventurer and photographer.

Denali Park
Denali Park Resorts, which celebrates its 25th anniversary at Alaska’s Denali National Park & Preserve this year, has announced the May 15 opening of an all-new guest lodge at the McKinley Chalet Resort and the unveiling of extensive property and room renovations. The new lodge still hasavailability for the 2003 season (May 15 through mid-September). Start you Alaska adventure to the breathtaking Denali National Park by visiting their website.

Big Salmon &Rainbow Trout Fly Fishing Float Trips
World class Wilderness guided trips - Adventures in the Russian Far East (next to Alaska).

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Safari/Africa:
African Mecca
Specialists in African Tours and Adventures. Everything you need to create the most rewarding African experience.

Specialized African Tour Service
SATS offers an unparalleled level of service for visitors to South Africa.

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Mexico:
Riviera Maya, Mexico -
Visit the site voted #1 by the Wall Street Journal for the Mexico Caribbean coast - The Riviera Maya. Comprehensive site has everything you need to plan and book the perfect adventure to this popular destination. LocoGringo.com

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Asia:
High Adventure in Asia
Motorcycle Tours, 4 Wheel Drive, Trekking Tours, Bicycle Tours, Camping, Travel Services.

Bali Hotels, Bali Villas, Bali Weddings, Bali and Beyond News
Bali Tourist Resources Site

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Black Sea/Crimea:
Black Sea-Crimea Destination Guide
An on-line travel guide to what for most western travelers is a new destination - the beautiful Crimean Black Sea coast.

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Turkey/Istanbul:
Discover Turkey
Everything you need to learn about and plan your adventure to Turkey!

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The Andes/Machu Picchu:
Pachamama Journeys -
Specializing in exotic adventures, spiritual journeys, retreats and workshops. Peru, Machu Picchu, The Andes, New Mexico.

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Argentina/Patagonia
Curiocity Travel
Curiocity offer hi-end travel opportunities to the most spectacular places you can travel to in Argentina and select locales in South America

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Egypt:
Explore the Ancient Wonders of Egypt
The Great Pyramids and Mysterious Sphinx await! Everything for you'll need to explore Egypt is here!

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Astronomy:
Explore the Night Sky at the Star Hill Inn, New Mexico!
Enjoy the solitude of a quiet mountain valley with plenty of hiking trails, or just relax on the porch of one of eight cozy cottages. Within an hour or two drive to Taos and Santa Fe. At night, have full access to a variety of quality telescopes as well as your own guided tour of the heavens with the proprietor, Phil Mahon. An excellent way to shake off the modern world and change your perspective! The Star Hill Inn is personally recommended by The Traveler!

Hawaii Astronomy -
Mauna Kea on the Big Island is one of the premier places on earth for astronomers and the exploration of the universe. This directory provides many sources of information on Astronomy and the work done on Mauna Kea.

Mauna Kea Summit Adventures Adventures -
A TouristTravel personal recommendation! We have taken three tours and each time their guides have been knowledgeable of the Big Island, Mauna Kea, and the night sky.

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Storm Chasing:
Be a Storm Chaser!
Storm chasing tours are available for the 2004 tornado season of Tornado Alley, in America's heartland. If you're fascinated by weather and storms this is a great to indulge that interest! For information regarding these tours, as well as a photo and video gallery visit Tempest Tours

Your Ticket to the Storm
Spend a week with professional storm chasers for an up close and personal look at the most mystifying thunderstorms in Tornado Alley. Bring your camera to capture these beautiful and awe inspiring wonders of weather during your storm chasing tour. Tornado Alley breeds some of natures most numerous, violent, and destructive tornadoes.

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Camping/Hiking/Outdoor Adventure:
Trails.com
Find your trail! Whether you are a hiker, biker, or paddler, this site provides all the information you need to find the perfect trail.

TrailLink.com
Lists mileage and featured activities for hundreds of U.S. trails.

Pacific Coast Trail
Hike from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Coast Trail! This site has all you need to know about hiking on the Pacific Coast Trail.

Campsites411.com
Contact information and a listing of amenities offered for thousands of privately owned outdoor facilities.

Wildernet.com
Search by activity; fishing, horseback riding, etc.

Kayaking Tours in British Columbia - Northern Lights Expeditions has specialized in sea kayaking in the extraordinary paddling areas of Vancouver Island and the fabled Inside Passage region. They specialize in close encounters with wildlife, especially the orcas of Johnstone Strait and the Robson Bight orca sanctuary.

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Amusement Parks:
Ettractions.com
Ettractions.com offers comprehensive on-line trip planning information unavailable anywhere else. With detailed information for over 7000 amusement parks, shows, museums, children's activities, seasonal events, and much more across North America, you won't need to go anywhere else.

Medieval Times Theme Parks
With locations throughout the continental US and Canada, families can go back "to a time where chivalry still reigns". Learn the history of this period and witness great spectacles. A great adventure for the entire family.

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Bicycling Vacations
VBT Bicycling Vacations
Over 33 years experience in deluxe bicycle vacations. VBT has led the way in designing and running deluxe bicycling vacations that invigorate and pamper! You will travel at your own pace in small groups of 14 - 20 to provide you with an intimate experience. They utilize global offices, expert Trip Leaders, and professional support staff take care of all the details allowing you to fully enjoy your vacation and get to know the places you travel as only a native can.

Duvine Adventures
Bike Tours: France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Swiss, Napa, Chile, New Zealand
For over 12 years, DuVine Adventures has been offering deluxe bicycle tours through unspoiled villages all over the globe; while staying in luxury hotels, eating gourmet cuisine and tasting world-class wines. Our European bike tours specialize in Burgundy, Provence, Loire, Bordeaux, Tuscany, Ireland, Spain, Swiss Alps.
TIME Magazine, Bicycling and Outside Magazine all named us one of the top bike tour in the Europe.

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Study Abroad
Transitions Abroad
Portal for Work Abroad, Overseas Travel, Study Abroad and International Living. Transitions Abroad has provided work abroad, overseas travel, study abroad and international living information for 27 years as a travel magazine and now a portal.

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