Outdoor Adventures

Amp up your adrenaline, whether you want to paddle down a raging river or take a walk hundreds of feet in the air. If you want to escape into the woods, head out on a hike on of our nation’s national parks or the multitude of state parks that span forests, mountains, gorges and caves.

Starved Rock State Park in Oglesbay, Illinois (photo courtesy of destination)

See canyons, waterfalls, natural springs, sandstone overhangs and breathtaking views along 13 miles of trails in Oglesby, Illinois.

Lost Sea Adventure in Sweetwater, Tennessee (photo by Trey Sullins)

Explore a beautiful and intricate cave system that leads 140 feet below the surface in Sweetwater, Tennessee.

Coopers Rock State Forest in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia (photo courtesy of West Virginia Department of Natural Resources)

Take in the beauty of the Cheat River Gorge and its seemingly unending canopy of green in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.

Mammoth Cave National Park in Mammoth, Kentucky (photo courtesy of destination)

Head to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, to explore the world’s longest known cave system, with over 400 documented miles of tunnels and passageways.

Louisville Mega Cavern in Louisville, Kentucky (photo courtesy of destination)

This 100-acre underground attraction in Louisville, Kentucky, is home to the world’s only fully underground zip line and aerial ropes courses. 

Mount Bohemia in Mohawk, Michigan (photo courtesy of destination)

With 585 acres and a vertical drop of 900 feet, Mount Bohemia in Mohawk, Michigan, has the longest runs with the highest verticals in the Midwest.

New River Gorge Bridge Walk in Lansing, West Virginia (photo courtesy of destination)

Get an adrenaline rush by taking a walk on a 1,000-foot-long catwalk that runs 876 feet above the New River in Lansing, West Virginia

Sinnemahoning State Park in Austin, Pennsylvania (photo courtesy of destination)

Take in fiery autumn hues along the George B. Stevenson Reservoir or book a cozy cabin for a winter weekend in Austin, Pennsylvania.

Nature’s Kennel Sled Dog Racing and Adventures in McMillan, Michigan (photo courtesy of destination)

Head out on either 10-mile and 20-mile dogsledding journeys in this Upper Peninsula excursion experience in McMillan, Michigan.

Clingmans Dome in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee (photo by Steve Markos)

Just short drive from Gatlinburg, this section of Great Smoky Mountains National Park straddles the Tennessee-North Carolina border and offer incredible views.