20th Anniversary Sale – Now Through Jan. 31st!

Join us in celebrating Zephyr’s 20th anniversary! Starting out as the world’s first inline skate tour company, we’ve expanded over the years to include hiking, biking, kayaking, horseback riding, snorkeling, and more. We’ve loved every minute of the past twenty years and are looking forward to sharing many more incredible experiences with… Continue reading “20th Anniversary Sale – Now Through Jan. 31st!”

Life after Zephyr

Is There Life After Zephyr?

One of the most common questions I get from our Alumni is, “What is (insert name of former guide) doing these days?” I thought it would be interesting to pose that question to all our former guides themselves. The answer to the question in the title above in one word: Absolutely! Here… Continue reading “Is There Life After Zephyr?”

Get a Free 2017 Zephyr Calendar

Our motto is “Life’s short … prioritize adventure!” With the coming new year, we thought what better way to empower you to prioritize your own adventures than to provide you with a tool to will help you begin planning your adventures for 2017! Request a free calendar and we will mail it… Continue reading “Get a Free 2017 Zephyr Calendar”

How to Make Your Next Trip Go As Smoothly As Possible

Getting your passport stolen, having your bank freeze your account, or getting injured or sick just before or during your trip can make your vacation quickly go from a relaxing experience to a stressful one.  We collaborated with our sister company, Taste Vacations, to come up with a list of travel tips… Continue reading “How to Make Your Next Trip Go As Smoothly As Possible”

Ohio Inline Skating Alumni Tour

Ohio Inline Skating Tour: New Alumni Tour to Celebrate Zephyr’s 20th Anniversary

What is high in the middle and round on the ends? OHIO! New skate tour locations are nearly impossible to find but they are super important to us because our skaters like to visit new places – and we do, too! The criteria for new locations is daunting. There has to be… Continue reading “Ohio Inline Skating Tour: New Alumni Tour to Celebrate Zephyr’s 20th Anniversary”

Adventure Pets- Leo, the fearless and friendly German Shepherds

Adventure Pets: Leo the fearless and friendly German Shepherd

We admit it – we are big animal lovers here at Zephyr. In fact, it doesn’t get much better than to share an adventure with our delightful pets. Because of this, we’d love to introduce you to a few of the furry members of the Zephyr Adventures family. To start, meet Leo, the… Continue reading “Adventure Pets: Leo the fearless and friendly German Shepherd”

How to Explain Our Adventures in One Word

We recently asked our alumni to describe the adventures they’ve been on with Zephyr, but there was a catch. They could only use one word. Above is the result of this survey in a word cloud.  We’ve also posted a larger version here. Word clouds are a visual way of representing how… Continue reading “How to Explain Our Adventures in One Word”

Zephyr Alumni Refer-A-Friend

The Importance of Refer-A-Friend to a Travel Business

Something that we take pride in at Zephyr is having an amazing alumni base. Once you’ve been on a tour with us, you get the sense that you are joining a family or tribe of sorts. We’ve seen it happen time and time again that gathering a group of like-minded, positive people… Continue reading “The Importance of Refer-A-Friend to a Travel Business”

Finding a Career You Love

Finding a Career You Love: Starting Zephyr Adventures

I am lucky enough to have a graduate degree in Entrepreneurial Management, which certainly helped me in creating Zephyr Adventures. But this story is not about creating your own company. It is about finding a career you love. I learned a valuable tool from some forgotten professor in one of my entrepreneurship… Continue reading “Finding a Career You Love: Starting Zephyr Adventures”

Catching the Travel Bug and Prioritizing Adventure

I caught the travel bug when I was in college. My parents, who would definitely say they are not hipsters, carted their three children around the Pacific Northwest on family vacations in what is now considered a very cool Airstream trailer. But I had never been outside North America until college. I… Continue reading “Catching the Travel Bug and Prioritizing Adventure”

Italy - Epic Fails in Adventure Travel

Epic Fails in Adventure Travel

I am known for being calm, cool and collected. That is a reputation I relish and do my best to uphold, particularly when guiding trips. However, there have been more than a handful of moments during my 17 years with Zephyr when things have gone south and I have momentarily entered panic… Continue reading “Epic Fails in Adventure Travel”

Zephyr Adventures Annual Meeting of the Minds

Every year the Zephyr Adventures team meets to discuss the coming year’s plans, enjoy delicious food, drink tasty wine and beer, and explore the great outdoors. This year’s meeting was held in Zephyr’s worldwide headquarters, beautiful Red Lodge, Montana. To start the meeting off right, we ventured over to Mas Taco for… Continue reading “Zephyr Adventures Annual Meeting of the Minds”