Central America

Central America is just a short plane ride away from most of the US. We’ve loved Belize and Costa Rica for adventure travels.

Little boy with a blue helmet and blue shirt rappelling over the side of a waterfall in Costa Rica.

Canyoning Costa Rica: Arenal | Waterfall Rappelling with Pure Trek Canyoning

Looking to challenge yourself with a bit of waterfall rappelling in Costa Rica? Feeling a bit adventuresome and want to try something new? Pure Trek Canyoning (Arenal) is the top company in the Arenal/La Fortuna area for canyoning and you’ll see why! Started by a Californian with a love of rock climbing and canyoning, Cynthia …

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Sign that reads Viento Fresco Waterfalls at the start of the trail.

Exploring the stunning Viento Fresco Waterfalls in Costa Rica

If you are looking for beautiful waterfalls without the crowds, be sure to visit Viento Fresco Waterfalls. They are located an hour north of Monteverde and make a great stopping point on the way from Monteverde to La Fortuna/Arenal. Featuring four waterfalls that you can visit ranging from 66 ft up to 312 feet. Arrival …

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Best Family Vacation Ideas for 2020

Looking for the best family vacation destinations? Check out the best family vacation ideas for 2020 including the best places to travel with kids. We will share some of our favorite family vacation spots around the globe, highlighting kid-friendly attractions and what makes each destination family-friendly. What do you consider great family vacation spots? Is …

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3 Day Monteverde Itinerary: Best Things to Do in Monteverde.

3 day Monteverde Itinerary: Best Things to Do in Monteverde Costa Rica

Looking for the perfect Monteverde Itinerary? I’ll share all the best things to do in Monteverde, Costa Rica from zip-lining through the cloud forest, night wildlife viewing, finding the elusive quetzal in Curi Cancha Reserve in Monteverde to shopping at CASEM–Cooperative of Artisans Santa Elena Monteverde. It’s the perfect mix of adventure tours and relaxing …

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Best Zip Line in Monteverde: Sky Adventures Canopy Tour (Costa Rica): What it’s really like!

Sky Adventures Monteverde was created in 1997 by a team of three siblings, one of whom enjoyed studying the flora and fauna of the Cloud Forest. They started with around 10 acres and had hanging bridges for guests to enjoy the beauty of the area. They then added a few short zip lines and now …

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