Explore Colorado on an Epic Beer Adventure

This October we’ll be heading back to beautiful Colorado for another epic beer adventure. Our itinerary is the perfect combination of taking in the stunning natural landscape and tasting our way through Colorado’s impressive craft brew scene. And to top off an already fun-filled vacation, we spend our last afternoon at the… Continue reading “Explore Colorado on an Epic Beer Adventure”

Zephyr Announces New Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference

Zephyr today announced a brand-new Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference, which will take place March 28-30, 2017 in Asheville, North Carolina. As you might or might not know, we at Zephyr have two sides to our business: tours (here at Zephyr Adventures and with our sister company Taste Vacations) and conferences (run… Continue reading “Zephyr Announces New Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference”

Epic Adventures with a Real-Life Beerbarian

Epic Adventures with a Real-Life Beerbarian

Main photo credit: Zak Jokela Meet Doug Bailey, resident Beerbarian for Zephyr Adventures and Red Lodge Ales. Doug is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades.  Not only does he know his beer, but he can teach you how to snowboard, wrangle a horse, navigate rapids, and make a mean cocktail, all while wearing a… Continue reading “Epic Adventures with a Real-Life Beerbarian”

Prioritizing Adventure in Colorado

Last October I spent five exciting days exploring Colorado with amazing Zephyr Adventures tour guides and new friends. Wow; there was never a dull moment. I met tour guide Doug (a large man wearing a kilt), and the rest of the group at the Denver airport. It wasn’t long before we were exploring… Continue reading “Prioritizing Adventure in Colorado”

Beer, Meat, Forest Fires, and…BEER!

Beer. Beer, beer, beer. I love beer. I’m not talking about guzzling gallons of light (or LITE) yellow swill, I’m talking about beer of many colors, flavors, and styles. I’m talking about American made (and owned) high quality craft and micro brewed beer. My job title is Beerbarian after all, I’d better… Continue reading “Beer, Meat, Forest Fires, and…BEER!”

Oktoberfest – A Global-To-Local Celebration

For any beer loving imbiber, celebrating Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany will rank high on one’s bucket list. Oktoberfest in Munich can be one of those life-affirming events where copious amounts of beer are served, friendships are forged despite language barriers, roller coasters cruise, and John Denver’s “Country Roads” play over and over… Continue reading “Oktoberfest – A Global-To-Local Celebration”

Colorado Hiking, Biking, and Beer…Oh My!

When I think of craft beer, (and being an enthusiast that is often), one of the places I have on my bucket list is Colorado. So when I saw that Zephyr Adventures partnered up with Draft Magazine, New Belgium Brewing, and Untappd to give away two places in their active beer tour… Continue reading “Colorado Hiking, Biking, and Beer…Oh My!”

Top 4 Reasons You Should Join Our Brewlicious Colorado Hike, Bike and Beer Tour!

Let’s talk. Before we reveal the top four reasons you should join our Brewlicious Colorado! Hike, Bike and Beer Tour (October 8, 2012-October 12, 2012) we think you should know a few important facts. Here goes: In 2012, Colorado ranks second in the nation with the most number of breweries by state… Continue reading “Top 4 Reasons You Should Join Our Brewlicious Colorado Hike, Bike and Beer Tour!”

3 Misconceptions about Group Travel

NOTE: Though this post was originally written several years ago, the most common misconceptions certainly still ring true! Zephyr Adventures has been in the group travel business for 15 years, so we understand that like most people who join us for the first time, you might feel a bit uneasy about the… Continue reading “3 Misconceptions about Group Travel”

Win a Free Active Colorado Beer Tour

We want to bring you along with us on an active tour of Colorado’s craft beer scene! Zephyr Adventures partnered up with Draft Magazine, New Belgium Brewing, and Untappd to give away two places in our active beer tour adventures and World Class Beer is providing the airfare for the two lucky… Continue reading “Win a Free Active Colorado Beer Tour”

How to Make a Travel Blog

Gone are the days of projector slideshow recaps of your summer vacation.  Yet in a digital age, there’s even more to share with your friends and family!  I have been sharing my photos, videos and thoughts from my travels on my Facebook for years, but it doesn’t offer the organization or presentation… Continue reading “How to Make a Travel Blog”

Is Beer Tourism the new Wine Tourism?

NOTE: Zephyr Adventures’ 2016 active beer adventures include the Greater Yellowstone Multisport & Beer Adventure and the Colorado Beer, Hike, & Bike Adventure. The more time I spend amongst the beer blogging community, the more I begin to realize that destination travel to indulge in fine adult beverages is no longer limited… Continue reading “Is Beer Tourism the new Wine Tourism?”

Alumni Skate Tours in Colorado

We recently ran not just one but two alumni-only skate tours in Colorado. The idea for an alumni tour came to us last fall and given our long history of running inline skating tours, naturally we selected that sport for our first-ever alumni tour. The tour concept was a hit and sold… Continue reading “Alumni Skate Tours in Colorado”