Travel Picks: Top 10 adventure vacations in the U.S

Thu Apr 2, 2009 8:04pm EDT
 
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NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Are you a thrill-seeker looking for adventure this summer, without breaking the bank?

Men's website AskMen.com has come up with a list of its top 10 adventure vacations within the United States. The list is not endorsed by Reuters:

1. Surfing, scuba diving, mountain biking at Oahu, Hawaii

If you're into board sports, the surf scene on Oahu's northern shore is a must-see spot while the scuba diving off Oahu is out of this world. Back on land, check out the many mountain trails for biking, ATV riding and horseback adventures.

2. Rafting, hiking, bungee jumping at Grand Canyon, Arizona

If you're looking for perhaps the best rafting site in the United States, the Canyon's Colorado River runs could be your answer. Camp along the banks of the enormous river, and explore the variety of hiking trails around the region.

3. Mountain biking, hiking at Flagstaff, Arizona

When it comes to mountain biking, no spot is better than Flagstaff, Arizona, which boasts several dozen trails, ranging from short, simple tracks to long, challenging ones.

4. Surfing at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina   Continued...