Traveling is all about embracing the adventures and achieving just the perfect adrenaline rush. It enhances your self-confidence and transforms your personality into a better one. Also, you are likely to understand the world better after a few meaningful voyages. Some travelers enjoy adventurous sprees like hiking, kayaking, paragliding, scuba diving, and other related activities. If you’re an adventure-seeker, you must list down the most suitable adventurous places that fetch you the perfect soft as well as hardcore adventures.

1. Belize, North America

Belize has a lot of interesting adventure activities to try
Belize is pretty much highlighted as one of the top adventurous places in the world.

Filled with astonishing valleys, stunning landscapes, and biodiversity to fall for, you must explore Belize at least once. This place is the gateway towards natural aesthetics, that too its undisturbed forms. Although, the fun and frolic don’t end here. You get to embark on adventurous activities like hiking, trekking, ziplining, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Other activities like sailing, kayaking, and diving are also quite popular in this region.

Adventure Activities To Try

  • Snorkeling is your escape from the busy schedule while exploring this ecstatic place. You get to observe the undersea life, that too with utmost safety. Some animals like seals, fishes, and eagle rays are present in abundance in the Belize seas.
  • Hiking trips in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest and other local jungles offer the most tranquil environment. When bored, embark upon the horseriding journey in the Mayan ruins and fulfill your adventure cravings.

Keep reading to know the best places to fulfill your cravings for a thrilling and memorable trip.

2. Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town in South Africa

If you’re looking for a destination that allows adventure at every possible location, be it the land or the sea, then Cape Town is the right choice. This ecstatic location in South Africa is a hub of top-notch architecture and mouth-watering delicacies. What adds to the overall experience are the water-based activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, and canoeing. Also, a journey to the ocean takes you closer to gazing at the great white shark right in its natural habitat.

Adventure Activities To Try

  • Snorkeling is an adventure activity that allows you to observe aquatic life in its authentic form.
  • Kayaking is yet another amazing stuff that you can try while in Cape Town. All you need to do is assemble the roof rack accessories and place your kayak over it. Boulder’s beach has one of the best penguin populations and you might get lucky enough to kayak with them.

3. Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, Canada has one of the most interesting adventure activities
Vancouver, Canada has an interesting adventure activity to do.

Here’s the country with the second-largest land area and a population of around 40 million. Moreover, Vancouver province in Canada is your answer to never-ending fun and adventures at their peak. Most travelers think of this place to be the hub of modernity and technological revolution. Nevertheless, it also has the best adventurous activities in place for you. You can try mountain biking, skiing, and hiking activities amidst the natural reservoirs and snow-capped mountains.

Adventure Activities To Try

  • Ziplining is one of the popular adventure activities in the region. Due to the abundance of mountain tops, you are likely to experience ziplining amidst the huge heights with lush-green valleys below.
  • Skiing & Snowboarding is yet other activities to try when in the city. Make sure to visit Whistler for the best snow activities festivals that happen once in a while.

4. Costa Rica, North America

Rich in biodiversity, Costa Rica is one of the most sought after travel destinations
Costa Rica is one of the most adventurous destinations in Central America.

Adventurous places are plenty, but no place fulfills the natural aesthetics better than this country in Central America. Being rich in biodiversity, Costa Rica is one of the most sought-after travel destinations. Travelers explore this region for a variety of reasons, including adventure cravings and natural vibes. You can enjoy diverse water activities like kayaking and scuba diving.

Adventure Activities To Try

  • Ziplining offers you the chance to gaze at the tree canopies below and the blue skies above. Filled with adventure, this activity is a must-try when in the country. You can try this activity at the popular Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Diamante Eco Adventure Park, and the area of Arenal Volcano for the most fulfilling experience ever.
  • Hiking is yet another adventure activity that Costa Rica offers to travelers. The lush green forests and rich biodiversity is likely to leave you mesmerized. Go ahead and choose some of the best hiking trails like Manuel Antonio National Park’s main trail and Monteverde Cloud Forest.

5. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru, one of the top adventurous destinations in the world

Here’s the incredible region instilled with nature’s wonders in the forms of huge mountain trails and snow-capped hilltops. For all the travelers who adore the beauty of mountains, Machu Picchu is one of the top adventurous places to explore. Get going along the Incus trails and finish the hiking experience before dawn sets in. This will allow you to explore the night sky at the top and instill a sense of accomplishment. You can also try trekking, ziplining, mountain biking, and other mountain-based activities without having to walk much.

Adventure Activities To Try

  • Hiking is one of the most sought-after activities in Machu Picchu. This is because of the rich mountain aesthetics and never-ending valleys. Make sure to try out the various hiking trails like Classic Inca Trail and Sacsayhuamán fortress.
  • Lake Kayaking brings you closer to the water bodies and the diversity inside them. At the popular Lake Titicaca, you can enjoy natural aesthetics.

6. Las Vegas, The USA

Red Rock Canyon in Las Vegas is one of the most adventurous places
Cycling in Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas is an activity that makes this destination one of the most attractive adventurous places on Earth.

Las Vegas is home to astonishing casinos and late-night adventures. It offers the most thrilling experience to all the travel freaks out there. However, the city also possesses a rich natural habitat and diversity. You can try out the never-ending adventurous activities like zip-lining and racing. Experience the adrenaline rush like never before with the life-changing games in Vegas. Whether it’s hiking along the Valley of Fire state park or Kayaking in the Colorado river, everything brings travelers great joy.

Adventure Activities To Try

  • Golfing is one of the major games in the region. You can try the extraordinary golfing experience at Angel Park.
  • Cycling is yet another fun activity that you can experience in Las Vegas. Red Rock Canyon has one of the best cycling tracks filled with adrenaline-rush and rough terrains.

7. Chile, South America

Horses in Easter Island, Chile, one of the adventurous places
Mountains, ocean, and wildlife, are the things that make Chile one of the must-traveled adventurous destinations.

If you’re someone who likes both the serenity of the mountains as well as the hustle-bustle of the ocean, then Chile is the right choice. Indeed, enriched with high-rise mountains and the turquoise waters of the pacific ocean, you get to enjoy an adventurous voyage here. During the daytime, you can enjoy the teal lakes and ecstatic glaciers. However, the nighttime brings the utmost fun and frolicking by the seashore.

Adventure Activities To Try

  • Mountaineering in Chile is one of its kind with beautiful lakes and greenery everywhere.
  • Rafting & Kayaking lovers also get the chance to amaze the thalassophile inside them. Some popular kayaking sites like Siete Tazas National Park and Grey Lake are a must-try, when in Chile.

Bottom Line

Exploring adventurous places makes you more humble, grounded, and open to versatility. It broadens your mindset and enhances self-discipline without much effort. Some travelers like to explore adventurous regions all over the globe. While many places offer adventure-packed activities, some of them rank higher on the list. Las Vegas is home to the best hiking tracks whereas Chile is a blend of both the mountains as well as turquoise waters.

Harold Camaya - The Broad Life contributor

Harold Camaya
Harold Camaya is a blogger who loves to write especially in the Travel vertical. He continues to diversify his skills with changing trends and technologies. On his off days, he likes to spend his time at the nearest animal shelter, lift weights or be nose-deep in a novel.

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    • I think you should put all of the places on your bucket list to start traveling right after the world open again.

  1. These are good destinations and I would love to visit all of these and make a beautiful adventure from all of these places.

  2. Great suggestions, it was such an interesting read. Am just waiting to freak out once the world heals up. I was supposed to visit Van Couver. Las Vegas I have been. Rest are in my bucket list/

  3. i have been to a couple of these and they are amazing! i can’t wait to cross off the others off my list.

  4. We went to Las Vegas but just did the touristy things. I’d like to go back and explore other areas (and take the drive to Antelope Canyon as well).

    • I see. Many people go to Las Vegas only do the city tour, but forget the other great parts outside the city.

  5. Wow, these places looks incredible. There’s so much to do and see there! Looks like a brilliant place to take the whole family

  6. Costa Rica is on my bucket lists to visit this year. But due to pandemic crisis, we’ve cancelled it. Maybe after this Covid19, and everthing gets back to normal.

  7. I cannot wait for the pandemic to be over because Cape Town is at the top of our Bucket List. We’re also wanting to visit Costa Rica and Vancouver.

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