Have you ever thought of spending your next winter vacation inline skating (Rollerblading) in Arizona? Whether you have or not, here is your opportunity. Join our Arizona Inline Skating Adventure scheduled for February 9 – 13, 2024. The truth is it is very difficult to find inline skating vacation destinations. Some of our skaters can Continue Reading →
Category: Inline Skating
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 that can help Continue Reading →
Kayaking and Inline Skating
Yesterday morning was one of the toughest I have experienced during the five weeks of lock down we in New York have so far been through due to the pandemic. It was Saturday morning and a beautiful day, with the sun shining and temperatures heading towards 70 degrees. I needed to get outside but on Continue Reading →
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 →
The Perfect Skate Tour Location
There is no “perfect” inline skating tour location, as what constitutes a good location depends on the tour participant. But our new tour in Switzerland is in the running for everyone! In general, our inline skating (Rollerblading) tours fall into two categories: Locations that use long, paved, flat paths. These often require shuttling between paths Continue Reading →
Is Rollerblading Making a Comeback?
It might be short on facts and statistics but getting an article in the Wall Street Journal titled “Redesigned Rollerblades Worth Lacing Up” is a positive sign for the resurgence of inline skating. (You can read the entire article without a paywall on this site.) It is certainly true that the skates and wheels are Continue Reading →
Meet Our Newest Zephyr Guide – Jose Bordas!
Originally from beautiful Cienfuegos, Cuba, Jose Bordas is now a U.S. Citizen and has lived in Miami for the past 8 years. Jose was a former inline skate racer for Team USA and is now attending college with a focus on business. He loves to travel and has explored China, Columbia, and Europe. Over the Continue Reading →
The Original Inline Skating Tour: The Netherlands
Zephyr Adventures was formed in 1997 as Zephyr Inline Skate Tours, the world’s first inline skating tour company. In April of that year, I quit my job and traveled to Europe, looking for the best skate tour location I could find. I had two destinations on my list: the Netherlands and the Danube bike path 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 →