Outdoor Traveler is an example of one of the many companies that offer resorts that cater especially to the outdoor enthusiast. Here are a few examples of the different types of vacation resorts that have luxury amenities for budget prices.
Lake Lanier, Georgia
For those who favor the thrill of the hunt, Lake Lanier offers a selection of wildlife from which to choose. The season is generally in September. With the proper permits, you can hunt Canada goose, teal, deer, feral hogs, and more. There is luxury accommodation on the shores of the lake that offers a wide variety of activities for the whole family including biking and hiking, water sports, golfing, horseback riding, and swimming.
Gallatin River, Montana
If you’re looking for the relaxation of fly fishing, the Gallatin River is for you. Located in the wilderness of Montana and near Yellowstone National Park, you can enjoy fly fishing every day and many other outdoor activities. Surrounded by forest service land, you and your family or friends can hike, bike or go horseback riding and see only wilderness for days. There is rustic, but comfortable accommodation available with wood-burning fireplaces and rooms built from the local materials.
The Keys, Florida
The Florida Keys are world famous for all kinds of water activities including deep sea fishing. There are charter companies that have the latest electronic equipment and are fully licensed to take you out for some great deep sea fishing. The resorts offer a wide range of activities for the days off fishing, including swimming with dolphins, visiting wildlife refuges, and renting motorcycles to visit much more along the Florida Keys.
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains, Pigeon Forge offers a wide variety of activities for visitors. From ice skating to mini-golf there is something for children of all ages. The Dollywood Theme Park is just minutes away, and there are many historical sites in the area. For the outdoor-lovers, there are nature trails and hiking, boating, fishing, and golf. Evenings are filled with live entertainment and fantastic casinos. There are resorts close enough to Pigeon Forge to give easy access to the activities but far enough to give a sense of isolation in the forest.
Whistler, British Columbia
Whistler is one of the top ski resort towns in the world. If you’re looking for the perfect skiing vacation, you can’t do better than Whistler. There are seventeen bowls, four glaciers and a mile of vertical rise with more than 200 marked trails. There is the perfect run for every level of skier and snowboarder. You can have all of this at reasonable prices at the inns and suites available just minutes from the slopes and gondolas. In the summer, you can golf at the championship courses that have the backdrop of spectacular scenery or walk or ride the trails in the mountains through alpine meadows, evergreens, brilliant blue lakes, and sprawling glaciers.
Whatever outdoor activity you’re longing for, you can find it in the huge variety of vacation destinations in North America. With special deals and packages, your dream vacation need not break your budget.