Most Americans travel during the summer, as tourist season is at it’s peak, but adventurous vacations don’t have to take place solely in the summer. In fact, you can find great deals all year round. If you’re the adventurous type looking for a trip of a lifetime, here’s a list of destinations that surely won’t disappoint.

Guided Zip line Tours

Every tour with Empower Adventures offers 11 different activities during the tour. Florida’s ultimate zipline destination sits just between Tampa and Clearwater. On top of an intensely fun zip lining adventure, take a walk on the 200 foot suspension bridge hovering above water. Offering levels of difficulty from easy to moderate, your reservation can be custom planned for your group.

Kayaking Whale Tours

If you have a love for the great outdoors, adventure, and kayaking, this trip is calling your name. Kayaking has never been the same until you’ve been on an open water expedition around the islands of San Juan. Sea Quest Expeditions is a company that guides travelers through a kayaking expedition and tour. They offer a variety of packages from half of a day tours to 5 day trips that are all under $1,000 per person. They’ve offered kayaking vacations for over 25 years for all levels of adventure seekers– from beginners to the extremely experienced.

Aside from the educational aspects of these trips, kayakers gain an experience of a lifetime– whale watching. These tours showcase some of the best habitats for whale watching and give travelers an up-close and personal view of orcas. Additionally, they offer guided tours around the Baja Peninsula.

Hiking in the Smoky Mountains

REI is an outdoor co-op that’s widely popular among your average traveler. REI Adventures is part of their company that offers guided travel tours all over the globe. From Antarctica back to the United States, you’re bound to find a journey worth embarking on.

One of the most affordable travel packages REI has to offer is hiking in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. You also get a discount if you become a lifetime member. Some highlights of this trip are zip lining through the mountains, rafting, and camping with REI tents.

Outdoor adventures range depending on the location and time of year, but are easily found wherever you plan to go. Finding affordable trips for the outdoors isn’t always an easy task, however. Guided tours are your best bet. So where’s your next destination?