Top 5 Off-The-Beaten-Path Adventures

Jul 20, 2021
Destination Inspiration
Sunset view from a canoe gliding across a still lake in Minnesota.

Are you looking for an adventure with jaw-dropping views, wild fun and unforgettable memories? Rather than visit an overly popular location, why not take the road less traveled to a remote and unique destination? These are our top 5 off-the-beaten-path adventures, and they beckon you to escape the everyday!

Off-the-beaten-path in the wilderness of Alaska.

Denali National Park, Alaska

You may not have heard a lot about Denali National Park, and that is part of its allure! This remote wonderland is full of hidden lakes, enormous mountain ranges and truly unique activities. The park has everything an outdoor enthusiast would need, from camping and hiking to all manner of exciting outdoor activities.

Two women canoeing in the Minnesota Boundary Waters, totally off-the-beaten-path.

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Minnesota

Looking for a vast expanse to “sink your boat into”? The Boundary Waters Canoe Area of Minnesota has over 1 million acres and is perfect for any water-enthusiasts. Planning a trip to the wild expanse of the Boundary Waters means being prepared for anything. Make sure you are packing the essentials, so you are never stranded.

Man looking up at the colorful milky way, stargazing at Black Mesa State Park in Oklahoma.

Black Mesa State Park, Oklahoma

Are you a fan of star-gazing? Do you love laying out beneath a vast sky with awe-inspiring views of the Milky Way? Black Mesa State Park in Oklahoma boasts some of the best star-gazing conditions you’ll find in America. Positioned far from cities, with ultra-dark skies, and sparse visitors make this park an optimum place to view the night sky. And, when you aren’t exploring the cosmos, Black Mesa has some incredible adventures lined up including hiking to the top of the plateau, fishing, exploring dino tracks and formation viewing.

Cowboys rounding up cattle through the trees in Red Lodge, Montana.

Red Lodge, Montana

Who here is a fan of westerns? Curious to sample the cowboy lifestyle and the wild west for yourself? Look no further than the unique mining town of Red Lodge, Montana. Montana is in the heart of the midwest and offers some of the quietest and remote destinations the U.S. has on offer. Red Lodge fits right in with this remote atmosphere and serves up Western charm to spare. Staying here will have you feeling like you’ve stepped into the past (or a Clint Eastwood movie!).

Completely off-the-beaten-path, a fan boat navigates the Florida Everglades.

The Everglades, Florida

Looking for an adventure steeped in history, unique wildlife, and pirates? Head to Florida and visit the Everglades, where fishermen gather, wildlife enthusiasts wander and sight-seekers gaze. The Everglades may be remote (it’s the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S.), but its sights and activities are endless and exciting. If that’s not enough, you might even see the phantom pirate ship that has sailed through local legend for decades.

Woman viewing Alaskan mountains.

Escape From The Everyday

America is brimming with exciting adventures that have nothing to do with packed trails, crowded streets and loud groups. Your next outdoor adventure could be an escape from the everyday! These top 5 off-the-beaten-path adventures offer the perfect places to truly getaway. Take a break from the mainstream, and experience the true, undisturbed beauty that America has to offer. 

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