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Leave Winter Behind, It's Time To Get Tropical

Leave Winter Behind, It's Time To Get Tropical
Winter weather means heavy shoes, bulky gloves, big coats and umbrellas... Leave all that behind and give your family the ultimate winter getaway at a tropical destinations where the sun shines throughout the year. Travel to Central America can get pretty busy over the Holidays, but we still have some space available on three adventures to help your family escape winter. Yes, space is getting pretty limited as trips continue to fill up fast.  Costa Rica Family Vacation Dec 24-31: and Dec 26-Jan 02: *Only room for one more family on each departure.  Families who still like to be on the go and are interested in learning about different types of ecosystems and have fun at the beach should consider this week long family adventure. This is a great adventure for multigenerational travel, just enough adventure for children and grandparents.        Costa Rica Active Family Adventure Dec 26-Jan 02: *Space...
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Best Beach Resort for 2014

Best Beach Resort for 2014
Outside Magazine just named South Water Caye, Belize the best beach in 2014 and Pelican Beach Resort the best place to stay while you're there. From the Belizean styled wooden cottages to the breathtaking views, Pelican Beach Resort on South Water Caye is a the perfect spot for everyone looking to escape the chaotic city life and go wild on their Belize beach and active adventure. Find peace and tranquility surrounded by the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Families love the safe sheltered beach for swimming, where kids can even have their first snorkeling experiences. Adult travelers love this piece of paradise because of the flexibility to either join a guided excursion or just get kayaks and snorkeling equipment and ‘get lost’ on a short adventure. Not to mention this is the perfect place for couples looking for a romantic getaway.Don't just take my word and Outside Magazine's word, check out what...
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7 Wild Things Not to Miss on a Belize Family Adventure

7 Wild Things Not to Miss on a Belize Family Adventure
Belize is one of the most exciting family adventure travel destinations in Central America, especially for teens and young adults. Lately, I've been planning a lot  of adventure trips to Belize for active families. It seems likes the everyone's most cherished experience involves making connections with the local cultures. Dinning on traditional native cuisine, exploring Maya ruins and learning about the history of this beautiful country. Here are my top 7 activities and experiences you don't want to miss during your family vacation in Belize.1. ATM CAVE: Actun Tunichil Muknal is considered one of the top 10 caves in the world. Access to this Maya underworld and sacrificial site can be done by most spelunkers 12 and older. We first hike through the forest, once we get to the caves we swim in underground rivers surrounded by crystallized stalactites and stalagmites to get to the main chamber. Inside you'll find ancient...
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Champagne Kisses on Temple Tops

Champagne Kisses on Temple Tops
During a recent call with a Wildland Alumni traveler we got to chatting about their past trip that I helped them plan to Belize and Guatemala. She recalled that “… and you made our 25th anniversary so special. When our guide surprised us with a bottle of sparkling wine while watching the sunset from temple top at Yaxha, it was truly incredible.” I replied “Of course, I got you covered.” Maybe that’s a bit braggadocios, but that’s just how we roll at Wildland Adventures. It’s the little things in unexpected places that can turn an already special time together into classic moment that you’ll cherish forever.Planning a romantic vacation takes a finer level of understanding about the destination you are visiting. I find that it BEST to personally try my tricks out, because you have to be absolutely sure it’s going to work. My lucky experimentee is my wife LeeAnn. When...
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Wildland took the stress out of our Belize honeymoon

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 We aren't the type of people that can sit on the deck of a cruise ship for 10 days, drinking boat drinks (although we have no objection to boat drinks), and call it a honeymoon.  So a trip to Belize was perfect for us!  It gave us the perfect balance of adventure travel and tropical destination.  We spent part of our time exploring underground caves through Mayan sacred spaces and seeing the remains of their great cities. Those days were ideally complimented with time on the coast, as beach bums, snorkelers,  fly fisherman (and woman), and generally getting pampered.  It was just the right balance of culture and comfort.   Wildland took the stress out of adventure travel.  At Black Rock Lodge, we ate dinner with a different couple each night.  Each of them told stories of how difficult it was for them to get to this part of Belize.  These stories included...
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Guest — Kurt Kutay
It's not every day we get to go the wedding (especially in Breckenridge, CO) and plan the honeymoon too! We're so glad you loved t... Read More
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 09:11
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