Venture into the unknown with the help of expert guides on an REI Adventure Tour. Get active this summer while exploring a few new destinations, including Portugal, Greece, Spain and the Great Smoky Mountains on a summer trek.
This seven-day hike brings active travelers from the old-world streets of Lisbon to the stunning beaches of the Algarve, and back. This trip includes six nights in various hotels along the way and is a three on REI’s difficulty meter. Enjoy the rugged and diverse beauty of Portugal’s cities and coastline with a small group of 4–14 like-minded travelers looking for a bit of adventure.
Visit the stunningly picturesque islands of Greece along a journey through Athens to Santorini, with stops in Naxos and Tinos. This eight-day excursion boasts historic sites, white-washed village homes, endless views of the ocean and quintessential Grecian locales. Also a three on REI’s difficulty level, this trek hosts groups of 4–16.
While this tour name may be a mouthful, it’s actually pretty accessible for moderate hikers. This nine-day journey brings guests through Asturias, along the north coast of Spain, over to Monte del Gozo and Cape Finisterre, to name a few. This stunning hike excursion showcases ancient trails to old-world cathedrals and rugged beauty. Group sizes range 4–14.
On the shorter side, but certainly not lesser, hikers can explore the Great Smoky Mountains on a four-day trek. Visit the iconic Appalachian Train, Civil War Roads and exceptionally beautiful scenic hikes and zip line tours, along with a white-water rafting excursion on the Nantahala River. Also a three on REI’s difficulty level, it hosts 4–12 guests at a time.
You've planned every last detail of your trip, from the perfect accommodations to tours to enjoy, but overlooked one crucial element: sleep. Travel and time changes throw off our circadian rhythms and lead to sleep loss. However, sleep deprivation can dull your response time, throw you into a depression, age your skin and pack on the pounds. It also just makes you irritable during much-deserved vacation time. Although you may not be able to restore your sleep to its full capacity on the road, you can get more rest with these products that help you sleep while traveling.
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The novice traveler visiting a foreign country for the first time may face apprehension in knowing where to start in terms of planning, and even a seasoned traveler may find himself lost among the blogs and travel sites that recommend what to see and do. Booking a private tour can be one of the best ways to see the highlights without having to worry about the logistics. When researching such tours in foreign lands, here are a few tips to follow for the best experience.
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Russia is largely a safe city for tourists. Much of the country relies on tourism to bolster the economy, and local governments take great pains to ensure safety for foreign citizens. Crimes against locals and foreigners drastically reduced over the last decade. That’s not to say certain minorities shouldn’t take precaution, but the chance of getting accosted walking down the streets is pretty slim.