If your idea of a family vacation includes more thrill than chill, we’ve got some spots you need to check out ASAP. From canyoneering in Zion National Park to canoeing through Minnesota’s Boundary Waters, there’s an adventure waiting for every family. Read on and plan your next excursion!

Paws Up Ranch – Greenough, Mt

It’s glamping at its finest at Paws Up Ranch. We can’t picture a better way to beat the heat than with a rustic ranch experience of horses, hot air ballooning, fly fishing and more. Their special Family Glamping Package also includes visiting a ghost town - now how many times can you say you’ve planned that?

Online: pawsup.com

photo: Ranch Seeker via Flickr

Where do you like to adventure as a family? Let us know below!

— Kate Loweth, Wendy Altschuler & Christal Yuen