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 →

Why Visit Asheville – the Ultimate Craft & Adventure Playground?

Travelers have long been drawn to Asheville, North Carolina for its scenic vistas, stunning waterfalls, and fresh mountain air.  Today, Asheville attracts not only outdoor enthusiasts but craft beer, food, and art lovers alike. Because of this, Zephyr Conferences, a sister company of Zephyr Adventures, hosted the first ever Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference in Asheville Continue Reading →

Announcing the 2018 Zephyr Adventures Schedule!

Each year in September we roll out the new tour schedule for the following years. The 2018 schedule is live now. We are very excited to again be offering quite a few brand-new trips we hope you will find exciting: On February 25, we will test a new concept that combines adventure travel with Spanish Continue Reading →

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 you – let’s Continue Reading →

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 Great American Beer Continue Reading →

Mosel Valley Wines: A Challenge Worth Taking

My favorite book on wine, Karen MacNeil’s The Wine Bible, says “The Mosel is where Germany’s most ravishingly elegant wines are made.” Ravishingly elegant. Sounds worth trying. But Mosel Valley wines are a challenge, for three reasons. In general, German wines are hard to understand and, because of this, many consumers either avoid them or Continue Reading →

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 kilt. We had Continue Reading →

Calling Brussels: A Clever Campaign To Help Ease Travelers' Minds

Around the new year, Brussels had been linked to terrorist plots. Consequently, the international media began falsely portraying the city as a dangerous war zone. To help ease travelers’ minds that Brussels is still a safe and thriving city, the Visit Brussels tourism board has recently launched a cute and clever campaign called #CallBrussels. The Continue Reading →

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