Frommers 500 Adrenaline Adventures

by Jennifer Swetzoff, Lois Friedland, Marc Lallanilla

Wiley | April 12, 2010 | Trade Paperback

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Frommer''s 500 Best Adrenaline Adventures features high-octane experiences for both passionate travelers and adventure seekers. From dare-devil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to wacky and obscure festivals and races, Frommer''s offers ideas for a wide variety of adventures.  Chapters include:

In the Air:  Hangliding, Bungee Jumping & Ziplining

On the Water: Diving, Snorkeling & Whitewater Rafting

Mountains & Canyons:  Skiing, Snowboarding, Climbing & Hiking

Ground Adventures:  Mountain Biking, Motorcycling & Sand-surfing

Expeditions & Drives:  Safaris, River Trips & Desert Treks

Adventure Camps:  Stuntman School, Cattle Wrangling & Covert Ops

Races & Festivals:  Iditarod, Bay to Breakers & Extreme Eating Contests

With the Animals: Diving with Sharks, Canoeing with Hippos & Swimming with Dolphins

Offbeat Adventures:  Gloucester Cheese Roll & Tomato Food Fight

Rides, Spooks & Scares:  Haunted Houses, Rollercoasters & Catacombs

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 pages, 8 × 5.18 × 1.02 in

Published: April 12, 2010

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470528036

ISBN - 13: 9780470528037

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Frommers 500 Adrenaline Adventures

by Jennifer Swetzoff, Lois Friedland, Marc Lallanilla

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 448 pages, 8 × 5.18 × 1.02 in

Published: April 12, 2010

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470528036

ISBN - 13: 9780470528037

About the Book

Frommer's 500 Best Adrenaline Adventures features high-octane experiences for both passionate travelers and adventure seekers. From dare-devil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to wacky and obscure festivals and races, Frommer's offers ideas for a wide variety of adventures.

Table of Contents

About This Book. A Note on Hotels. Chapter 1 In the Air. Flying High. Leaping & Jumping. 10 Hot-Air Balloon Rides to Lift Your Spirits. 10 Skydiving Adventures: Thrills on High. Gliding, Coasting & Floating. 10 Bungee Jumps for Joy. 10 Ziplines to Make Tarzan Proud. Chapter 2 On the Water. Diving & Snorkeling. Extreme Cliff Diving & Cliff Jumping. Boating. Whitewater River Rafting. Watersports. 10 Places to Go Fly a Kite . . . on the Water. 10 Places to Ride the Curl: Surfing Around the World. Chapter 3 Mountains & Canyons. Hiking. Winter Sports. Heli-Skiing Hot Spots. Climbing & Rappelling. Snowboarding Extreme Terrain. Canyoning & Caving. Chapter 4 Staying Grounded. Cycling. Mountain Biking Around the World. Exploring & Admiring. Unconventional Undertakings. Chapter 5 Great Journeys. Expeditions. Make a Difference. Animal Treks. Hitting the Road. Chapter 6 Camps & Schools. Chapter 7 Races & Festivals. Endurance Endeavors. Foolish Fun. 3 Wacky Climbing Competitions. Spectator Delights. Bet or Not, Horse Races Take You for a Ride. The Kitchen Sink. 10 Extreme Eating Contests. Chapter 8 Urban Thrills. 9 Breathtaking City Views. Chapter 9 Animal Encounters. Up Close & Personal. Safaris. From a Distance. Along for the Ride. Chapter 10 Offbeat Adventures. Exotic Eating. Chapter 11 Spooks, Scares & Rides. Spooks & Scares. Skulls & Bones & Catacombs. Rides. 10 Haunted Houses of the American South. Roller Coasters. World Ma
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Frommer''s 500 Best Adrenaline Adventures features high-octane experiences for both passionate travelers and adventure seekers. From dare-devil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to wacky and obscure festivals and races, Frommer''s offers ideas for a wide variety of adventures.  Chapters include:

In the Air:  Hangliding, Bungee Jumping & Ziplining

On the Water: Diving, Snorkeling & Whitewater Rafting

Mountains & Canyons:  Skiing, Snowboarding, Climbing & Hiking

Ground Adventures:  Mountain Biking, Motorcycling & Sand-surfing

Expeditions & Drives:  Safaris, River Trips & Desert Treks

Adventure Camps:  Stuntman School, Cattle Wrangling & Covert Ops

Races & Festivals:  Iditarod, Bay to Breakers & Extreme Eating Contests

With the Animals: Diving with Sharks, Canoeing with Hippos & Swimming with Dolphins

Offbeat Adventures:  Gloucester Cheese Roll & Tomato Food Fight

Rides, Spooks & Scares:  Haunted Houses, Rollercoasters & Catacombs

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500 Incredible Ways to Get an Adrenaline Rush

This guidebook takes you on an action-packed tour of some of the world''s most exciting adrenaline-pumping adventures. From daredevil sports (bungee jumping, whitewater rafting, sand-boarding) to hair-raising exploits (haunted houses, roller coasters, catacombs) to wacky and obscure festivals and races (tomato food fighting, extreme eating), it''s packed with high-octane experiences you don''t want to miss.

The book includes contact information and details on accommodations and services to make trip-planning easy. A geographical index helps you find destinations quickly.

Experience the Thrill of a Lifetime

  • Cattle Wrangling in Colorado (United States)

  • Caving in the Mayan Underworld (Belize)

  • Climbing Mt. Fuji (Japan)

  • Dracula Tours in Transylvania (Romania)

  • Flying a MIG over Moscow (Russia)

  • Ostrich Racing (South Africa)

  • Tobogganing in Quebec (Canada)

  • World Bog Snorkeling Championship (United Kingdom)

About the Author

Lois Friedland is a freelance journalist and About.com''s Adventure Travel guide. She specializes in skiing, travel, and golf. Her work has appeared in regional and national magazines and newspapers. She has written special sections for The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, and Texas Monthly.

Marc Lallanilla is a New York–based freelance writer and editor. He has written extensively on health, science, the environment, design, architecture, business, lifestyle, and travel. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, ABCNews.com, Weather.com, About.com, and other print and online publications.

Charlie O’Malley lives in Mendoza, Argentina, in the foothills of the Andes. Though he''s surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the world and some of the best rafting, he is mellowing with age and now gets his kicks from visiting wineries. Originally from Ireland, Charlie has contributed to Frommer''s guidebooks about Argentina, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and El Salvador.

Jennifer Swetzoff is a New York–based writer and editor who focuses on travel and international affairs. She has worked for Frommer''s, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Eurasia Group, and she freelances for various publications. When she’s not in the office, she''s exploring new parts of the world in search of her next adrenaline rush.

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