HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL
The Appalachian Trail runs from Georgia to Maine where if you enjoy hiking and are fit enough you should consider conquering it this season. There are also other shorter and easier treks you can opt out for.
BEAR WATCHING IN ALASKA
You can go bear watching in the Katmai National Park in Alaska in the Brooks camp area where there are three viewing platforms for visitors to safely watch bears fish for salmon along the river.
Just about every state offers someplace to dip an oar for a day. You can get a canoe rental at various parks, camping areas, cabins or lodges at reasonable prices.
MAMMOTH CAVE TOUR
You can explore the Mammoth Cave National Park that has the most extensive cave network in the world.
WILDLIFE SWAMP TOUR
Bayou tours in New Orleans taken in swamp boats, offer an up-close look at a unique ecosystem with a wide swath of wildlife, including water snakes, minks, egrets, eagles, and, of course, alligators.
WHALE WATCHING TRIPS
Whale watching is such a fun experience, especially if you can get up close. There are tons of whale watching cruise that you can explore that don’t come with a large price tag.
Thrill-seekers can get an adrenaline rush and unparalleled views at the same time with zip lining.
Many people consider whitewater rafting the an adrenaline rush there are some spots in Jackson, Wyoming that offer trips down the Snake River in rafts that is ultimately thrilling.
Tropical reefs are far from the only destinations for scuba diving. Experienced divers can rent a charter boat and explore several underwater sites off North Carolina, including the wreck of the tanker Papoose.