Getting Started

By Lois Friedland, Marc Lallanilla, Jennifer Swetzoff, and Charlie O'Malley

Our book Frommer's 500 Best Adrenaline Adventures features high-octane experiences for both passionate travelers and adventure seekers. From daredevil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to wacky and obscure festivals and races, we offer ideas for a wide variety of adventures, including:
  • In the Air: Hangliding, Bungee Jumping & Ziplining
  • On the Water: Diving, Snorkeling & Whitewater Rafting
  • Mountains & Canyons: Skiing, Snowboarding, Climbing & Hiking
  • Ground Adventures: Mountain Biking, Motorcycling & Sand-surfing
  • Expeditions & Drives: Safaris, River Trips & Desert Treks
  • Adventure Camps: Stuntman School, Cattle Wrangling & Covert Ops
  • Races & Festivals: Iditarod, Bay to Breakers & Extreme Eating Contests
  • With the Animals: Diving with Sharks, Canoeing with Hippos & Swimming with Dolphins
  • Offbeat Adventures: Gloucester Cheese Roll & Tomato Food Fight
  • Rides, Spooks & Scares: Haunted Houses, Rollercoasters & Catacombs
Scroll through these 18 picks for insight into adventures that are fit for all kinds of travelers.