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7 Designed Dream Trips You Can Book Right Now

We travel for the thrill of seeing and experiencing something new — be it an awe-inspiring monument like the Grand Canyon, a city going through dynamic change, such as Lima, Peru, or nature at its most elemental, in wildlife-rich destinations like Tanzania.

This self-guided driving trip focuses on the country’s scenic west coast; you’ll stay in five-star castles throughout the journey. Explore the Burren, renowned for its alpine flowers and limestone landscape; the charming streets of Galway; and the bogs and bays of emerald green Connemara, what many consider to be the spiritual heart of Ireland. Spend the night at Ashford Castle  — where you can walk the beautiful grounds of the 12th century estate, sip a pint of Guinness, and take a falconry lesson. Six days from $5,295 per person.

Arizona Great Adventure

The spellbinding beauty of the Sonoran Desert — one of the most bio-diverse deserts in the world — comes to life on this epic journey in the heart of the American Southwest. Outdoor adventures include rafting and kayaking on the Salt River, cycling through the desert itself, and then taking a thrilling flight over the Grand Canyon. Your luxurious home base: the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. Five days from $8,195 per person.

Rioja Great Adventure

On this picturesque two-wheeled trip of Spain’s gorgeous wine region, which begins in San Sebastian, you will bike parts of the Camino de Santiago in Basque Country, see mind-bending architecture in Elciego, and taste delicious local tapas and Michelin-starred cuisine. This entire region is home to beautiful boutique hotels and inns — two of which, Hotel Viura and Marqués de Riscal, will be your home base after days spent on the road. Five days from $5,995 per person.

Peru Great Adventure

From the culinary and cultural pleasures of Lima and Cuzco to the archaeological wonders of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley — including the Inca village of Ollantaytambo, the stone terraces of Tipón, and the Maras Salt Pools — this is the definitive Peru trip. In the Sacred Valley, you’ll stay at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba,  and an intimate property known for its restful atmosphere. Nine days from $7,995 per person.

Tanzania Great Adventure

With far more walking than the typical safari experience, this one-of-a-kind itinerary through the northern part of the country offers extraordinary opportunities for wildlife encounters in the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the often-overlooked Tarangire National Park. Over the course of your journey, you’ll connect with nature at top camps including Kuro Tarangire, Ngorongoro Entemanu, and Serengeti Safari Camp. Nine days from $7,895 per person.

Canada Great Adventure

This Vancouver and Whistler trip offers the perfect combination of urban sophistication and outdoor adventure in British Columbia. In the city, you’ll bike through Stanley Park and on to Granville Island, renowned for its market, stopping for a bite whenever hunger hits; hike the magnificent old-growth forests above Howe Sound; and explore Whistler’s extensive Valley Trail Network, as well as the trails that surround the pristine Joffre Lakes. You’ll also get to enjoy plenty of downtime in Whistler village. Seven days from $6,495 per person.

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