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.
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
Travel is an excellent way to hit the reset button. Our guest adventurer, Ethan Kiester, is currently in Scotland during his European travels. He discusses how he has done a few hard resets, and how you might want to be ready to push that reset button when the opportunity presents itself.
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.
After hunkering down for a year during the pandemic, at 71-years-old, Rachel begins her fourth bicycle tour with partner Patrick.
Favorite Guest Adventures
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, 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!
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.
Adventures by type
We’ve grouped a lot of categories together, like unicycle and bicycle, so if you are looking for a specific type of adventure or location, please try a search below.
Bicycle Tourists (Bikepackers)
Hiking and Backpacking