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Self Guided Travel Will Lead Travel Return Post Covid-19

April 23, 2020:  SELF GUIDED IS THE SOLUTION! Today we received a bit of good news and confirmation, in an e-newsletter from our industry peers at the Travel & Adventure Show group. This indicated that self guided travel will be the most sought after type of travel when people return to travel in the post...
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Cycling & Hiking Utah Canyon Country

Some of the best ways to bike, hike, or mountain bike in Utah Canyon Country See the rock formations of Bryce Canyon National Park, hike beneath towering red walls of Zion Canyon, and explore the slots of the Grand Staircase-Escalante. Southern Utah is filled with beautiful and unique rock formations, slot canyons, and magical hard-to-reach wilderness corners....
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5 Reasons To Buy Less & Experience More In 2016

With the holidays behind us, and the new year upon us, thoughts go to new year’s resolutions and finding ways to live better, healthier, and happier. How do you see yourself accomplishing your goals in 2016? For you, does living better mean acquiring the latest tech, appliance, or maybe a home reno? Maybe being happier...
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Pure Adventures Gets a Mention in Outside Online Top 30 Awards

Outside Magazine has just issued its latest awards; this one is found here: www.outsideonline.com/adventure-travel/travel-awards/30-Trips-to-Take-This-Year.html Pure Adventures is mentioned for our cycling tours in California in support of the award to California as a top road cycling destination. From the article:  #19 Best Road Biking: California “The Golden State has 800 miles of coastline and half a...
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Sedona: 5 wallet-friendly restaurants

  Sedona, Arizona’s four-season red rock playground, is famous for it’s beautiful lush green landscapes, purported to have spiritual properties that nourish your mind and soul. What may not not know is that Sedona is home to an eclectic dining scene, that after a day of cycling or hiking on Sedona’s desert trails, will nourish...
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Don’t ride? An SSD tour is a great fit!

Imagine reigning supreme over the inclines and passes of world famous Death Valley National Park, or conquering the notorious climbs of Arizona’s Sky Islands? This year, Pure Adventures, pioneers in cycle tourism, invites cyclists to experience Western USA’s most challenging and world-class routes with their newest label, Supported Self Directed: a visionary blend of guided...
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Beat the heat: 5 tips for summer cycling

Depending on where you live, summer cycling can feel like you’re in sizzling Death Valley – unless of course you live in Missoula, Montana, where it was hotter than Death Valley last week. Of course, while Death Valley is sometimes regarded as the hottest place in the United States, the winter temperatures are quite moderate...
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Summer hydration tips for hiking in Utah’s National Parks

If you’re wondering what the weather will be like on a summer hiking trip in Zion National Park or Bryce Canyon National Park, the Utah Visitor’s Bureau sums it up nicely: Generally speaking, Utah is best experienced with an extra bottle of water and some sunscreen. With daytime temperatures peaking at 102F in July and August, it is essential...
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How to choose the perfect bicycle vacation

Cycling tours make up a significant volume of adventure travel holidays. For years, the only known option for most people was a guided trip. The description is obvious, but to summarize, this historic trip was a package a traveler booked with a tour operator offering a bicycle vacation with a specific departure date and a...
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