Features family-oriented trips that include a variety of outdoor activities, from biking and canoeing to panning for gold and trekking with llamas
Family Adventures gives parents -- and grandparents -- on-target advice for selecting the perfect trip.This complete guide to family adventure travel lists more than 200 family-friendly outfitters who make it easy to travel safely and comfortably with even the youngest children. There are terrific trips for everyone, from infants to teens, and for any time of year. Icons show the youngest age each outfitter accepts. Want to trek with llamas in Oregon? Bicycle along the Maine coast? Houseboat on the Erie Canal or the mighty Mississippi?Each chapter focuses on one of 22 great activities and is packed with the best trips. You'll find options throughout the United States and Canada (and some farther afield). An appendix lists sports, activities, and outfitters in each state.More Than 700 Great Trips for you and your familyArchaeology AdventuresBikingCanoeingCattle DrivesCovered Wagon AdventuresCross-Country SkiingDigging for Dinosaur Bones and Other FossilsDogsleddingFishingHiking and BackpackingHorse PackingHouseboatingKayakingNative American ExperiencesRaftingRanchesRock ClimbingRV AdventuresSailingSnorkeling and DivingTrekking with Llamas and Burros Wildlife EncountersChristine Loomis is the travel editor of Family Life magazine and was formerly travel editor of Parents. She has adventured all over the world with her husband and three children, ages 7, 10, and 16.