Vacation means lying by the pool, hitting up the buffet and chilling out on the beach — right? Well, maybe for some people. But if that’s not your idea of a good time, you're not alone. If you want more activity and adventure when you travel, you have lots of options.
"People have more access to the world now than any generation before," says Chris Chesak, executive director for North America/Oceania at the Adventure Travel Trade Association. What’s more, an adventurous vacation doesn't always mean an expensive one. "Adventure travel at its core is incredibly economical," he says. Here are some of the top destinations for active travelers seeking active and adventurous vacations.