Adventure is Calling Your Name

Sometimes, as travellers, we have a little a bit of difficulty appreciating our surroundings at home. We get caught up in far-flung places and exotic destinations, and we forget all about our own little special part of the universe that might actually be pretty cool to somebody else.

That’s why I was stunned, after a few minutes of watching this video titled “Adventure is Calling”, to realize that half these destinations are right in my own backyard — in Canada and the United States. This surreally beautiful video captured by Shane Black (who seems to use at least a dozen cameras when he travels, by the way) will absolutely have you looking for ways to get to the mountains or the coast ASAP.

Checked off on my to-do list so far: gazing in awe at Lake Louise in Banff National Park (Alberta), and watching the sunset atop Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii. That’s it. And I can call myself an adventurer!

Having recently spent time in both the Canadian Rockies and Hawaii, I can assure you that both places are well worth your time (especially Hawaii – I’ve gone ahead and written a list of 6 Amazing Things to do in Maui for you). But exploring the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park is one of my all-time favourite things to do. I suggest hiring an adventure guide to take you out into the wilderness, however. Like a Banff hiking trekking guide. Mind the grizzlies.

What’s on your to-do list in the United States and Canada?

Sign up for a no-cost no-spam traveler account to see hidden VIP trip prices, earn some social conscience karma points, and get in on some awesome prizes too!

Wait, before you go...

For more great content, VIP prices and social karma points, create a Traveler account on GuideAdvisor for free.

Are you a guide or an operator? Click here.

Privacy Policy

Join GuideAdvisor Now.
3 great reasons!

  • Find Guides

  • Get VIP Deals
  • Win Prizes
  • Give Back
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Reach Travelers

  • Be Seen
  • Connect Directly
  • No Commission

I'm a traveler I'm a Guide