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!

Boundary Waters – Ely, Mn

With over a million acres of wilderness to explore, a trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area is a great spot to go for a truly off-the-grid family adventure. With over 1200 miles of canoe routes and 2000 designated campsites, the Minnesota land is ready for exploring. Guided tours are available to assist you with your conoeing, fishing and camping trip, or you can rent the gear on arrival and do it yourself. Want to go super remote? Book a fly-in trip and they will drop you and your gear at your destination!


photo: Boundary Waters Outfitters


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— Kate Loweth, Wendy Altschuler & Christal Yuen