Spend your next vacation staying fit with burpees, ring dips, handstand push-ups and snatches on a CrossFit-inspired vacation in beautiful destinations around the world.
Though many CrossFit affiliates all over the globe welcome visitors to take part in the location’s workout of the day (WOD), specific companies cater to CrossFit junkies and those with a passion for fitness and adventure with vacations focusing on workouts, skills competitions, seminars and coaching sessions.
San Francisco-based Destino Retreats offers trips for groups of 10 to 12 people to four destinations: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Mammoth, Calif.; and Maui, Hawaii. Vacations include overnight accommodations in 4-star lodging, two workouts per day, competitive challenges, skill sessions, two to three Paleo meals per day and organized group activities.
Australian-based WOD Tours provides coaching sessions with Olympic athletes, seminars with the world’s best CrossFit coaches, plenty of training sessions, overnight accommodations in 3- or 4-star hotels and breakfast. Upcoming tours this year are taking place in locations in Europe and Korea.
Organized by local CrossFit Admundson, WODcation is a five- or seven-day vacation in Santa Cruz, Calif., offered three times each year for groups of two to five people. The trip’s workouts include unlimited weekly enrollment at CrossFit Admundson; group workouts at CrossFit Santa Cruz, CrossFit Santa Cruz Central and CrossFit West San Cruz; outdoor workouts at the famous Seacliff State Beach wooden stairs and University of California Santa Cruz outdoor track; and two private classes. Two meals per day are included as well as overnight accommodations in a beach house.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
It’s difficult to truly do Ireland justice with just one short trip. However, one tour is hoping to make an attempt at it, with a 12-day offering titled the Giant Irish Adventure by Vagabond Small Group Tours.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
North America offers many scenic and historic train rides. These train rides delight and inspire travelers because it gives them a new way to experience the world. Thousands of people take these trains every year and this type of travel is only gaining more followers. The North American train system is still years behind European and Asian countries, but they get the job done. Taking a train is also a great way to add an extra adventure to a trip or destination. It’s not just going from one place to another but getting to view everything in between as well.