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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 →

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 →

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 →

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