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!”

2016: another year of adventure!

2016 has been another adventurous year for the books!   We explored a wide range of terrains from mountains to valleys to oceans to jungles and more. We traveled to 12 different countries on 21 action-packed trips where we hiked, biked, skated, kayaked, snorkeled, rode horseback, rafted, and ziplined.  We shared incredible meals,… Continue reading “2016: another year of adventure!”

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”

Travel Tips

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”

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”

Be Happier: Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things

Expecting a big tax return this year? If so, what are you planning on spending it on? A new TV? The latest smart phone? You might want to hold off. According to an article on Fast Company’s Co.Exist by Jay Cassano, there have been several studies that show that people who spend… Continue reading “Be Happier: Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things”

Zephyr Adventures Guides

Highest Tour Ratings in Zephyr Adventures History!

If you’ve been on one of our Zephyr Adventures trips, you know that we ask our tour participants to fill out an evaluation once the tour has finished in regard to every aspect of the trip, as well as the individual guides. Every year at our annual company meeting, we meet to… Continue reading “Highest Tour Ratings in Zephyr Adventures History!”

Connecting with fellow fitness lovers on Sweaty Nation

As a travel company focused on active vacations, we love learning about innovative tools and resources that help us stay healthy and fit.  That’s why we’ve recently partnered with Sweaty Nation, a new social media site focused on health, wellness, and fitness.  Sweaty Nation is a proud community of fitness lovers encouraging… Continue reading “Connecting with fellow fitness lovers on Sweaty Nation”

Go There. Do That. Annual Adventure Sale

Was one of your 2015 resolutions to travel more this year? Well then, it’s time to Go There. and Do That. with Zephyr Adventure’s annual sale. (this is our one and only sale this year – so don’t wait!)  Book now through January 31st to receive $100 off a domestic adventure or… Continue reading “Go There. Do That. Annual Adventure Sale”

Zephyr Adventures Annual Meeting

Zephyr Adventures is a virtual company. There are six of us working from six home offices in six cities in five states. We love this because it allows us to balance our lives with work much better than if we were commuting into an office to work standard hours and because it… Continue reading “Zephyr Adventures Annual Meeting”

Video: 2014 Zephyr Guide Training

Every two years we bring our guiding staff together for Guide Training. This year we had a focus on our wine, beer, and food adventures and met in Eugene, Oregon – an awesome food and drink town. Our training is always a mix of hard skills (bike maintenance), soft skills (wine and… Continue reading “Video: 2014 Zephyr Guide Training”

Come Rico, Come Sano, Come Peruano

“Eat well, eat healthy, eat Peruvian” is a theme of the Mistura food festival in Peru held every year in September.  Latin America’s largest fête of the gastronomic world, la Mistura (“mixture” in English) is a cultural celebration that honors a country rich in biodiversity, sophisticated in temperament, and embracing of bold… Continue reading “Come Rico, Come Sano, Come Peruano”