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Guest Adventures

It’s our mission to feature inspirational adventures of all kinds, even those in your own backyard. Before you go anywhere, whether that be a vacation, sight-seeing tour, backpacking cross countries, volunteer mission, expedition or a full-fledged adventure, it’s useful to learn what is an adventure and how to set a theme to your travels. And, of course, you will need some inspiration. Below is a collection of the inspiring adventures that we’ve featured for over twenty years.

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adventures before social media

Adventures before the era of blogs

When Scott’s first adventure-travel website, theArgonauts.com, came online in 1999, our vision was to give adventurers a forum to share their adventures in real-time — as they were happening!

Recent Guest Adventures

Exploring a moulin at Root Glacier Alaska

Glacier exploring at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park 

Adventurer Mark Loftin explores the glaciers of Alaska, including climbing ice walls, rappelling down and sitting before the beauty of an ever-changing, surreal ice wonderland. It turned out to be an antidote to the information overload of daily life.

Rachel and Patrick's first day on the bikes

Another one for the Bikes

After hunkering down for a year during the pandemic, at 71-years-old, Rachel begins her fourth bicycle tour with partner Patrick.

Railroad tracks and scenic view

Is travel by train worthwhile in the USA?

Traveling the country is often considered to be a road trip in a car, but travel by train can allow for a different kind of enjoyment seeing the vast spaces and places of the continental US.

Favorite Guest Adventures

Dolly Sods Wilderness panorama. Flowing boulders in the foreground followed by rows of pine trees, mountains and clouds.

Old friends never die

A heart-warming story about how our true friends never leave us even when they take that last great adventure into the sky.

Rachel Hugens and Patrick standing on Uhuru Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The highest point in Africa. 5895 meters.

A new way of seeing

Rachel Hugens, world traveler by bicycle, shares the biggest lesson she learned after 25 years on and off the road. Avid traveler or armchair traveler, this will change your life, too!

Thunder Mountain Trail, Utah. A hoodoo that resembles a statue from Easter Island.

Desolate Highways to Thunder Mountain and Beyond

It has been 20 years since adventurer Mark Loftin has contributed his first story to our website. Your future self will thank you for his insights and wisdom that you can apply right now to your travels. Besides it is a beautiful story about biking Thunder Mountain Trail and exploring the Extraterrestrial Highway.

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