Trip Ideas for Adrenaline Junkies

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Do you enjoy the rush you get from intense and exciting activities? If your trip planning revolves around thrilling adventures then keep reading! Here we discuss our top trip ideas for adrenaline junkies.



Maryland is truly the land of adventure! It offers countless thrilling activities for travelers of all ages. Which of the following exciting activities will you engage in during your unforgettable Maryland getaway?

Roller Coasters

Put both of your hands in the air if you crave coasters! Maryland has a number of parks where you can experience the thrills of drops, loops, and corkscrews. Adventure Park USA is Maryland’s largest family fun center with 21 rides and attractions, including 3 roller coasters. Ocean City is home to the Wildcat at Jolly Roger Amusement Park and the Tidal Wave at Trimper’s Rides. For a novel experience stop by Playland’s Castaway Cove to ride its newest roller coaster GaleForce! GaleForce has a 64 mph launch speed and 7 thrilling elements.

For more intense roller coaster options, head to Six Flags America in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Six Flags America has some of the fastest, tallest, and wildest rides in the country, including Maryland’s only floorless coaster.

Whitewater Rafting

Maryland is a place to get wild on the water! It is home to rapids for all ability levels, from calm class 1 rapids to violent class 5’s. You are never far from the water in Maryland. Dip your paddle in rivers including Upper Youghiogheny, Savage, Potomac, Cheat, and Big Sandy. For a unique and family-friendly whitewater course, check out Adventure Sports Center International near Wisp Resort. It’s the only mountaintop re-circulating white water course in the world!

Safety should always be your top priority when going on the water. We recommend planning ahead and booking with a professional guide for the best whitewater rafting experience.

Zip Lines

Reach new heights when you experience the beauty of Maryland via zip lines! No matter where you travel in Maryland you can get your heart racing as you soar through the sky while holding a zip line.

For a unique zip line experience check out the Flying Squirrel Canopy. It is a combination of obstacle course and canopy tour that offers agility challenges and 5 breathtaking zips from 180 feet to over 400 feet! If you can keep your eyes open be sure to take in the beauty of the Deep Creek Lake area from above the trees! Request your free Deep Creek Lake Area Guide today for more travel ideas.

Maryland’s longest zip line can be found at River Valley Ranch in the scenic hills of Carroll County. You’ll have plenty of time to take in the surrounding area during your zip of 1,500 feet. To plan more adventures in Carroll County request your free Carroll County Visitors Guide today!

If you really can’t get enough of zip lines and obstacle courses there are plenty more to choose from in Maryland including the following: Terrapin Adventures in Savage; The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring; and Go Ape! Zipline in Rockville.

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Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska

If you are looking for 24/7 thrills then look no further than Fairbanks, Alaska! Known as the Land of the Midnight Sun, you will have plenty of daylight hours for activities from April through August. Some of the best ways to take advantage of the daylight and beauty of Fairbanks are discussed below.

ATV or Jeep Tours

Alaska is meant to be seen and experienced! What better way to get your adrenaline pumping than to experience the beauty of Alaska while riding an ATV or during a jeep tour? Both vehicles can take you through the Alaskan backcountry while offering spectacular views and once in a lifetime memories. The warmer months are the perfect time to get out and explore Fairbanks!

Dog Sledding

The world of dog sledding is alive and well in Fairbanks! Get your heart racing as you are pulled by a team of experienced and excited dogs. When there is snow on the ground visitors have the opportunity to be pulled while in a sled. During the summer months dog teams often offer forest tours via a wheeled cart. Many dog teams are also available for hikes. This allows you the opportunity to marvel at their training regime and prowess in the wild.

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New Jersey

New Jersey

New Jersey is exhilarating, especially during the spring and summer months! If you are looking for heart pounding thrills, look no further than the Garden State. Keep reading for our top trip ideas for adrenaline junkies touring New Jersey.


Hang ten (or try to) when you visit New Jersey! New Jersey has 130 miles of beaches which are home to some of the best surfing on the East Coast. Surfers of all ability levels can have a great time catching waves and soaking up the sun.

If you are trying to surf during the early spring months be sure to bring a wetsuit. While the ocean temperatures may be cool, the surfing action heats up along the Jersey Shore coastline during the spring. During the summer months, you can get your heart racing by catching waves in Manasquan, Ocean City, Seaside Heights, Atlantic City, and the Wildwoods.


Do you have a need for speed? New Jersey is home to a number of racetracks where fans can experience the thrill of watching speed racers compete. Some of the top racetracks in New Jersey include the following:

● New Egypt Speedway
● Wall Stadium Speedway
● Bridgeport Speedway
● Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
● New Jersey Motorsports Park

For an even more exhilarating experience, some race tracks offer the chance to ride along with a professional driver. If that doesn’t get your heart pumping fast enough then consider putting the pedal to the metal yourself! At select race tracks visitors can sign up for a race car driving experience. This typically includes a training session and the opportunity to take laps around the raceway. Fire up your engines and start planning your adrenaline-filled trip to New Jersey raceways today!

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Greater Zion, Utah

Greater Zion is a destination unlike any other. It is stunning and thrilling to behold. Located where the Mojave Desert, Colorado Plateau, and the Great Basin come together, it offers some of the world’s most stunning scenery. It is a land of excitement and wonder. Keep reading for some unique trip ideas to this amazing destination!

Choose Your Own Adventure

Greater Zion is home to over 2,400 square miles of outdoor recreational possibilities. There is no right or wrong way to experience its striking red rocks and magnificent vistas. Some of the best ways to get your adrenaline going in Greater Zion include hiking, mountain biking, ATV riding, hang gliding, and paragliding.

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Anyone who has stepped up to the tee knows that golf is an adrenaline-filled sport. From crushing drives to sinking putts, and everything in between, golf is a great way to get your heart racing during a trip.

If you are looking for a golf getaway that is perfect for golfers of all ages and abilities, look no further than Greater Zion, Utah. Greater Zion is home to 14 courses within a 20-mile radius. Each course is unique and set against the stunning backdrop of Greater Zion. Depending on where you are playing, you may experience stunning red rocks, snow-capped mountains, and desert wildlife.

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The United States offers countless destinations for adrenaline junkies. If you are looking for more ways to get your adrenaline fix, check out our list of featured experiences. Don’t forget to request your free travel guides so you can start planning your next trip!

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