Budget Travel Adventures

Budget Travel Adventures Budget Travel Adventures is a blog about connecting people with travel. Travel isn't just about where you go but how you connect with the places you visit. This blog features travel adventures in northern California, the US, and beyond. What is budget travel and why should I be interested? Budget travel is not about spending as little as possible but getting the most experience out of what money you have to spend. Budget traveler, father and traveling dad, sports fan, family travel, California and US travel, international travel, imperfect traveler who makes lots of mistakes, human being. Whether you are a backpacker or luxury traveler, find ways to save money and get more out of your travel experience. Budget Travel Adventures will offer travel tips, travel deals, destinations, and travel stories to give you a better travel experience. Whether you are traveling around the world or close to home, be ready to be inspired, changed, and challenged through the world of travel!

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Jackson Hole on a Budget

Jackson Hole on a Budget

Even though our entire family skis and snowboards each year, we are pretty much split down the middle with mountain sports preferences as the kids grow older. When they were elementary-school age, we alternated our vacation times at Jackson Hole, Wyoming; winter skiing and snowboarding one year, late spring mountain biking and river water...

Visiting Utah’s Mighty 5-Arches National Park

Visiting Utah’s Mighty 5-Arches National Park

This week I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite hikes and views from Arches National Park for our tour around Utah’s Mighty 5. Arches National Park is home to over 2000 natural sandstone arches and located just outside of Moab, Utah. To introduce you to what you will see when...

Budget Exploring Familiar and Foreign Amsterdam

Budget Exploring Familiar and Foreign Amsterdam

The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a small city that packs an important cultural punch in Europe and beyond. From its humble origins as a simple fishing village in the 12th century, Amsterdam has evolved into one of the top financial centers in Europe, but pleasure, culture, arts, history and more are always...

Top 5 Unique Alaskan Adventures

Top 5 Unique Alaskan Adventures

Make the most of your vacation to the Last Frontier with these unique Alaskan adventures. Between catching halibut and king salmon, enjoying the great outdoors and finding treasures in a streambed, you’ll have plenty of stories about Alaska to tell when you go back home. Fishing for “a Barn Door” The cold, rich waters...

Visiting Utah’s Mighty 5

Visiting Utah’s Mighty 5

This past year the state of Utah came out with a very successful marketing campaign promoting Utah’s 5 National Parks. They featured ads in various locations throughout the United States and came up with an amazing commercial highlighting some of the amazing sites visitors could see as they toured the parks around Utah. Growing...

5 Fun Trips Near Perth

5 Fun Trips Near Perth

Perth is a beautiful, friendly city with plenty to see and do, but if you’re heading to Western Australia then you should also consider spending some time in regions outside of the capital city. From iconic wine destinations to breathtaking natural scenery and idyllic islands, there is something in the surrounds of Perth to...

Tips For A Budget Vacation In Australia

Tips For A Budget Vacation In Australia

When looking into travel to exotic destinations like Australia, there’s the tendency to assume everything will be expensive. To some extent this can be true, but it also depends on the specific destination and what you plan to do there. In many cases, budget travel is all about careful planning and the organization of...

Touring European Cities by Bicycle

Touring European Cities by Bicycle

What’s the best way to see major European cities on a budget? By bicycle! Many cities have introduced bicycle hire schemes that are ideal for visitors. With most of these, you can register online or by phone and pick the bike up from one of the designated stations. London has 570 stations whilst Paris...

Snowboarding the French Alps on a Budget

Snowboarding the French Alps on a Budget

Sometimes the best adventures come about by happenstance and pure luck. Sometimes adventure can come about by planning and preparation. Breaking the routines of daily living and responsibilities can be challenging. However there are those of us who need outdoor adventure, to be in open space, on top of a mountain living passionately and...

River Rafting the West

River Rafting the West

Oh the magic of Rivers. Few out door adventures offer the ability to completely escape day to day life the way river trips do. When you put on the river and float downstream, often cut off from roads and cell service, it can be liberating and scary. Once the put-in is out of sight...