Are you a Ferdinand or a Heather?

On our active trips – whether it be hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing or skating – we generally like to have one guide toward the front of the pack to help steer the group, and a “sweep” guide toward the back that makes sure nobody gets left behind.   This summer on our Beartooth Hiking Adventure in Continue Reading →

Top 5 Iconic Sights You’ll See In Banff

Banff, Canada’s oldest National Park, offers stunning beauty around every corner. Awe-inspiring mountain peaks, sweeping valleys, free-flowing rivers, and my personal favorite, jaw-dropping glacial lakes. Banff covers 2,564 square miles, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts over 1,000 miles of hiking trails, Canada’s longest cave system, Castleguard caves, and is home to Alberta’s Continue Reading →

Active Yet Easy Vacations

We like to provide a range of activities on each of our tours, to accommodate all ability levels. We try to ensure that each hike or bike ride has several route options – easy, medium, and hard, when possible. But when you take a look at our itineraries overall, there are some that are more Continue Reading →

The Best Less-Visited European Bike Tour Locations

Taking a bicycle tour in Europe is perhaps the most famous and beloved type of “adventure” or active travel. For good reason – biking through Europe often offers wonderful scenery, interesting culture, outstanding food and wine, and healthy exercise. We believe Europe offers the best bicycle tour locations in the world and have run many Continue Reading →

Remarkable, Active Travel For Most Ability Levels

It’s no secret that we believe the best way to experience the world is by seeing it while hiking, biking, kayaking or skating. But just because our focus is on active travel, it doesn’t mean you have to have pro-level physical abilities to enjoy our vacations.  We pride ourselves on offering memorable trips to fascinating Continue Reading →

2017: Celebrating 20 Years of Adventures

2017 was a special year for us here at Zephyr. It marked 20 incredible years of skating, hiking, biking, and adventuring. We explored several new destinations, like Cuba and Portugal, and revisited some old favorites, like the Grand Tetons and Chile & Argentina. We gathered and reminisced with a large number of our awesome alumni Continue Reading →

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