Routine life tends to get boring and it makes you crave for some fun and excitement. For some people, escaping the monotony of routine life means getting an adrenaline rush by going bungee jumping, river rafting, hiking or a similar adventure. If you too are looking to spend your holidays doing adventure activities, book a USA holiday packages for a great adventure trip. No matter what your idea of adventure is, a trip to the US offers it all. Let’s take a look at five adventure activities you must try during your trip to the US.
1. Storm Chasing in Tornado Alley
Storm chasing is getting popular among adrenaline junkies and there is no better place to experience a raging storm than Tornado Alley. The six day tour begins from Oklahoma City and in it you get to chase twisters and thunderstorms using satellite radar imaging. Spring is the best time to try this activity as the winds reach speeds of around 500 km/h.
2. Drag Racing in Florida
For all the speed lovers who don’t get to drive fast in the city, Florida is the place to be and drag racing is an adventure they can’t miss. When drag racing, you can cover a quarter-mile of a race track in just eight seconds! But, before you get to try your hands on a powerful dragster, you got to go through a two day mandatory training. Those who perform well can also get an NHRA license and go professional later.
3. Skydiving in Las Vegas
Skydiving is one of the top adrenaline pumping adventures around the world. If you are traveling to Las Vegas then do try this activity in which you get to jump from the world’s tallest observation tower, that is 108 stories high. Standing at 830 feet to take a leap into the air is not for the weak-hearted, but for true adrenaline junkies, taking a free fall from the Stratosphere hotel in Las Vegas is something they can’t miss.
4. Rope Swinging in Grand Canyon
The famous rope swing in Grand Canyon is for true-blue adrenaline junkies. Touted as the world’s largest rope swing, you will get to experience a freefall of 400 feet on the swing. As you fall you will go swinging between a narrow gap in the canyon. A lot of people tend to chicken out seconds before riding the swing!
5. River Boarding in Colorado
River boarding in Colorado is a great way to get your adrenaline pumping. You’ll get to swim through undulating rapids in a life jacket. It is not going to be a kayak but a torso-length, board-type contraption to help you rule the rapids. Don’t go by the look of the board. It provides good maneuverability and control.
Participating in these five adventure activities will help you skip your mundane routine and get your adrenaline pumping. When in US, you can also try fly-fishing at the Wulff School of Fly Fishing which covers fishing knots, fly selection, playing, and wading. If you want to travel to the US to try any of these adventure activities, book a USA tour package through a reputable travel agency. Bon Voyage!