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Seasons: Spring  ▪  Summer  ▪  Fall  ▪  Winter

Need a road trip to somewhere you can take a hike, ride a bike or head deep into the woods in search of a waterfall? Rent a car from Enterprise and venture into the great outdoors. Float an Ozark river in Missouri or Arkansas, vacation in the Catskill Mountains of New York or go “glamping” (that’s glamorous camping) outside Portland, Oregon. Maybe a leisurely drive along the Pequawket Trail Scenic Byway in Maine appeals or perhaps you’re up for exploring mountains in New Mexico — with llamas. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is ready when you are!

Floating with Friends on Ozark Rivers

For almost half a century, a group of high school buddies has bonded on the water.

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Also: Echo Bluff is Gateway to Ozark Adventures | Top 5 Ozark Rivers to Float

Solo Traveler Drives Icefields Parkway in Alberta, Canada

Taking three days to complete this three-hour drive isn’t uncommon; there’s a lot to see.
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Saguaro National Park Drive Features Unique Beauty

The iconic saguaro cactus is a symbol of the Southwest.
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Glamping in the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains

Glamping is a more luxurious form of traditional camping that still allows you to connect with nature.
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Palo Duro lives in the Grand Canyon’s shadow

The second largest canyon in the United States is nicknamed “The Grand Canyon of Texas.”
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Algonquin Park Scenic Drive

Ontario’s largest provincial park influenced some of Canada’s most iconic art.
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Glamping in Oregon

An adventure-loving couple takes a more luxurious route to celebrate their anniversary.
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The Hidden Side of Las Vegas

A day trip to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area provides a welcome contrast to the glitz of the Strip.
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Finding Nature Along the Crooked Road

Explore the trails of Southwest Virginia with easy day hikes.
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Summer Road Trip on the Snowy Range Scenic Byway

The route through the Medicine Bow Mountains features fly-fishing, camping and more.
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Road Trip to Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge

Geological wonders offer clues to Wyoming’s distant past.
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Balloon Ride Gives a Bird’s-Eye View of the Sonoran Desert

Scottsdale, Arizona, makes a good base for a new adventure.
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Floating with Friends on Ozark Rivers

For almost half a century, a group of high school buddies have bonded on the water.
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Pier Fishing Along Florida’s Gulf Coast

Even if you don’t catch a thing, you can still savor the experience.
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Type Two Fun: Learning to Mountaineer on the Wapta Icefield

A look into the reasons we explore, and what drives us to stand on summits.
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Canyon de Chelly: A Drive to the Home of the Navajo

Native American land inspired an iconic art form.
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Dream of Diamonds? Take a road trip to Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only publicly accessible diamond site.
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Fourteener Fever

For the past 25 years, Connie Gelb Otteman’s family has crisscrossed Colorado's high country on a mad mission to climb all 58 14,000-foot peaks.
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Road Trip to See Waterfalls in Tennessee

A loose travel itinerary allows discoveries around every turn.
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Photographing Sandhill Cranes in Kearney, Nebraska

The small town welcomes 500,000 birds and those who come to see them.
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A Nature Photographer Shares Tips and Tales

Good photos require passion — and patience.
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Road Trip to Montana’s Independently Owned Ski Areas

Mom-and-pop lodges offer affordability and community.
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Hiking to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon

Six family members immerse themselves in nature and attempt to bond.
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Drive to Mexico’s Río Secreto, an Underground River

The secret is out at this hidden cave system near Cancun.
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Every Hour Is Golden in Mexico’s Loreto

A road trip from Cabo San Lucas is worth your time.
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A Road Trip Through Time: Exploring Mayan Ruins in Mexico

Sites in Yucatán and Quintana Roo offer awe-inspiring history lessons.
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Sinkholes and Underwater Caves Rival Tulum’s Caribbean Beaches

In Mexico, clear water in limestone pits beckons travelers.
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Todos Santos: A Colorful, Seaside Town in Mexico

Local handicrafts, artfully tiled walls and baby turtles delight visitors.
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Sedona Provides a Romantic Setting for a Weekend Getaway

With its towering red rocks, the Arizona desert city has an unforgettable natural beauty.
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Stargazing in Texas: McDonald Observatory and Beyond

West Texas' dry climate and sparse population create ideal conditions.
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Nova Scotia's Wild Berry Bounty

A Canadian writer recalls her fruit-foraging childhood.
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Following the Berkshire Cheese Trail

Head to Northeast dairy country for some of America’s finest cheeses.
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Mushroom Hunting in Indiana

Adventurous activity reminds author of childhood spent in Russia.
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Old Friends Drive the Sea to Sky Highway

A workaholic who dreads weekends and a wanderer constantly in motion explore Canada’s Sea to Sky Highway.
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Road Trip to See Whales

A whale watcher dedicates nearly four decades to an unanticipated passion.
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Llama Trekking in New Mexico

Explore the mountains with some new furry pals.
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Meeting Wildlife in the Sea of Cortez

The "World’s Aquarium" is so full of marine life, it almost defies belief.
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Vancouver Spawns New Friendship

A former university student explores British Columbia’s largest city — and finds spontaneous adventure.
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7 Popular Destinations Where You Can Watch Whales in the Wild

Book a flight, rent a car, drive to a marina and board a boat.
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A San Luis Obispo County Stay, Three Ways

New California residents try camping, glamping and a destination hotel, all in one road trip.
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Adventures on Maine’s Pequawket Trail Scenic Byway

Hike, swim or just enjoy the views on this rural road trip.
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Colorado Fourteener Side Trips

If you don't want to climb, families and non-hikers can still find plenty to do near Colorado fourteeners.
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Surf's Up in Tofino

This Canadian hot spot welcomes newcomers all year long.
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Day Trips from Las Vegas

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and Valley of Fire are easy drives from the city.
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Payday Getaways: Grand Lake, Colorado

Outdoor activities include kayaking and zip lining.
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Catskill Mountains Adventure

Hikers are rewarded with breathtaking views.
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An American Safari

The Ponce family travels from their hometown of Chicago, Illinois, to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
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The Cumberland Trail Connection

Discover a bike trail that spans Pittsburgh to Washington, DC, connecting cyclists along the way.