Explore North America

Explore North America

From Utah’s slick-rock arches to Vermont’s fire-red sugar maples, North America offers a universe of natural beauty and diverse cultures. Come with us and rediscover your own backyard: wooden piers weathered white and stacked with lobster traps on Little Cranberry Island; the ethereal, pink limestone spires of Bryce Canyon; the cobblestone streets and Old-World charm of Québec City.

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Maine: Acadia National Park
Guided Walking

Explore dense balsam forests spilling onto rocky shores. Browse Bar Harbor’s charming shops and savor lobster feasts beside the rugged Maine Coast. Hike Cadillac Mountain, the Eastern Seaboard’s highest point. It’s all waiting for you in Acadia.

 

 

 

Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Island
Self-Guided Walking

Setting your own schedule—with your own vehicle to take you from place to place—enjoy the windswept coast of Cape Breton Island. Experience a land of bald eagles, wild blueberries, foraging moose, and sleepy villages steeped in Scottish and Acadian history.

 

 

 

Québec: Québec City & the Saguenay Fjord Revised Itinerary!
Guided Walking

Walk Québec City’s crooked cobblestone streets, lingering in boutique shops and world-class restaurants. Know a region of rugged pine forests, granite cliffs, and grassy bluffs. Don’t miss out on the thrill of a small-boat whale watch on the mighty St. Lawrence River.

 

 

 

Vermont Fall Foliage: Norwich to Stowe Revised Itinerary!
Guided Walking

Every autumn, an ecstasy of color transforms Vermont. Witness a rural landscape of working farms, old-growth forests, and picture-perfect New England villages. Walk the ridgeline of Vermont’s highest peak and chat with a local dairy farmer as you delight in the seasonal bounty of apple pie and cider.

the northwest

Canadian Rockies: Banff, Yoho & Kananaskis
Guided Walking

In a World Heritage wilderness, discover hidden gems like Rummel Lake, a perfect picnic spot, and Robertson Glacier, whose creek channels lead to a secret heather-scented meadow. Spot mountain goats, eagles, moose, elk, bighorn sheep, bears, and ptarmigan in spectacular backcountry.

 

 

 

Montana & Wyoming: Yellowstone
Guided Walking

Enter a primeval land of skyscraping moun­tains and broad valleys, epic vistas, and geothermal rarities such as mudpots, fumaroles, and geysers. Your journey will reveal Yellowstone’s legendary sights: from the beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs to serene Hayden Valley.

 

 

 

Montana: Glacier National Park
Guided Walking

Witness the smooth stone chutes of Avalanche Gorge, the wind-twisted trees of the Garden Wall, dazzling Grinnell Glacier, and aquamarine Iceberg Lake in one of America’s least-visited National Parks. Get your pulse pounding on a river raft trip and relax during pristine meadow walks.

 

 

 

Washington: Olympic Peninsula
Guided Walking
Walk among the thousand-year-old, moss-draped trees of ancient rainforests rising hundreds of feet into the sky. Visit thunderous waterfalls, linger in fields of brilliant wildflowers, and learn from a Quinault storyteller. Relish the Pacific Northwest’s fresh salmon and local produce in gourmet, locavore meals.

the west

California: Death Valley National Park
Guided Walking

Encounter a land of extreme temperatures and surreal beauty. Trace the narrow recesses of Mosaic Canyon. Walk the rim of Ubehebe Crater, a half-mile wide and 600-feet deep. Behold Natural Bridge, a giant span of rock, and Badwater, an expansive salt flat that epitomizes the valley’s austere beauty.

 

 

 

California: San Francisco to Point Reyes
Self-Guided Walking

From the bustle of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf to the redwoods of Cathedral Grove in Muir Woods, Northern California offers a panoply of landscapes. Browse through the galleries of historic Sausalito, soak up the 100-mile views from atop Mount Tamalpais, and enjoy Point Reyes’s coastal splendor.

 

 

California: The Wine Country
Self-Guided Walking

The gentle sophistication of Northern California blends perfectly with the natural beauty of the American West in Napa Valley and Sonoma. Experience towering groves of redwoods, historic remnants of frontier towns, and renowned vineyards. Experience wine tastings at the finest vineyards in the region.

 

 

 

Colorado & Utah: Mesa Verde, Arches and Canyonlands
Guided Walking

In Mesa Verde National Park, cross juniper and piñon forests to discover the remarkably preserved cliff dwellings of 13th-century Pueblo Indians. Raft through red-rock Colorado River canyons. Trek through Arches National Park to the amazing Landscape Arch, whose 290-foot span is the hemisphere’s largest.

 

 

 

Utah: Bryce & Zion Canyons
Guided Walking

Encounter a haunting landscape of pink-lime­stone spires, natural arches, and towering “hoodoo” rock formations in Bryce Canyon National Park. Soak up the sandstone spectacle of Zion National Park, a geological wonder filled with rare wildlife, slot canyons, winding rivers, colorful slickrock, hanging gardens, and cascading waterfalls.