If you have some time off saved up and you can get away for a little bit longer than normal then you should plan something a little different that you have never tried before. Here are some ideas for incredible once in a lifetime travel experiences.
USA Road Trip
You can take a drive on the east coast of US and travel through the state of Florida and visit some great locations along your drive. Travel along the highway A1A and visit Ponte Vedra Beach, a great location for ocean side resorts, golf, tennis, deep sea fishing, trekking, fine dining and shopping. You can visit St Augustine along the way and see the stunning views of the city lined with cafes, museums, art galleries, stores and parks. Take a drive to the Flagler Beach that is lined with waterfront restaurants and natural parks. It is also a popular surfing destination and you can get rentals and lessons if you are a beginner.
You can drive down the coast of Daytona Beach popular for its motorsports and the world’s first motorsports stadium resides here. You can drive away from the coast in to Orlando and visit one of the greatest theme parks Walt Disney World. Orlando has more than a dozen theme parks and if you are driving around US with your family the theme parks in Orlando are a great way to spend your vacation.
Here are some more ideas of exciting USA road trips. If you don’t have enough time to drive to all the destinations you want to see, then you could always take advance of the domestic flights available and then rent a car when you land.
Trekking in Borneo
Going on an adventure holiday in Borneo is an incredible experience. Borneo is a great place to trek as its one of the last untouched forests with wildlife seen only in these forests. It is a rainforest and there are many guided treks that you can join. You can visit orangutans and see elephants as well. You can take day walks in the Tabin Wildlife Reserve and stay in a lodge at night to complete your two day trek. Go trekking in the Danum Valley and you may see monitor lizards that can grow up to 3 metres long. Be sure to visit Borneo Rainforest Lodge and view the stunning scenery in this area. In Tanjung Datu National Park many families operate homestay programs and it is a great place to go on a vacation with your family.
You can find out more about planning your travels in Borneo here and be sure to get all the relevant vaccinations well in advance.
Exploring Latin America
Start your exploration of Latin America in Belize on the eastern coast of Central America. Make sure to visit Ambergris Caye to indulge in water sports. You can also go diving in the Great Blue Hole, snorkel and scuba dive in the Belize Barrier Reef, and visit the Belize Zoo to see animals and birds in their native habitat. Head over to Costa Rica to visit the Poás Volcano and watch the stunning view of the Crater Lake. You can also visit the Tortuguero National Park which is a turtle nesting site. Spend some time in El Salvador where you can surf in the beaches of El Tunco and enjoy a fabulous nightlife. Take a trip to Guatemala to visit the iconic Tikal National Park where you can see preserved Mayan ruins and temples.
If you aren’t sure where to go, then get in touch with a specialized travel agency such as www.thelatinamericatravelcompany.com who can provide specific advice and guidance to help you make the most from your travels.