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Wheeler Peak, Carson National Forest     Photo: Courtesy of New Mexico Department of Tourism

FLOAT WESTWATER CANYON
Sherri Griffith River Expeditions' two-day, one-night trip on the Colorado River takes you through 17 miles of Class II–IV rapids and the 1,600-foot walls of Utah's Westwater Canyon. $460, all-inclusive; March–October; griffithexp.com

RIDE THE U.P.
Head to Marquette, on the shores of Lake Superior, and spend two days riding rugged singletrack in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. $500 for two; May–September; michigancyclingcharters.com

RIDE NORTHERN VERMONT
You'll be based at the Montgomery House Inn—a converted stagecoach station with a hot tub—on this three-day trip with Bike Vermont. Begin in Montgomery and ride a total of 78 miles, from rolling farmland to the shores of Lake Carmi, and on to cozy Freleighsburg, Quebec. $470, BYO bike; June–September; bikevt.com

SIERRA PADDLE
REI's three-day kayak trip explores 76,200-acre Loon Lake, southwest of Lake Tahoe next door to the Desolation Wilderness. The trip is designed for beginners (read: mellow lake paddling), but your guides can teach you advanced techniques. $385; June–September; rei.com/adventures

PADDLE THE 'DAX
On Saranac Lake, New York–based St. Regis Canoe Outfitters' three-day, two-night trip in the Adirondacks' Five Ponds Wilderness, guests paddle 14 miles up the Oswegatchie River and camp near a 25-foot waterfall. $399, all-inclusive; July and August; canoeoutfitters.com

VINTAGE ARIZONA
You don't usually think of Arizona and wine in the same sentence, but the state is getting attention for its syrah. Rubicon Outdoors' two-day, two-night trip, based in Prescott, gives you a taste at local vineyards, plus a day spent playing in the Prescott National Forest. $495; year-round; rubiconoutdoors.com

FOLLOW A LLAMA
Hike northern New Mexico's Latir Peak Wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on this three-day, two-night llama-packing trip. The camelids carry your packs, leaving you free to just enjoy the views from 11,500 feet in Carson National Forest. Dinner: fettuccine spiced up with porcini mushrooms you pick en route. $499; March–November; llamaadventures.com

RAFT THE CHATTOOGA
Georgia's Chattooga River offers Class II–IV rapids and hoggish brown trout; get into both on Southeastern Expeditions' two-day trip. $319, including everything but a sleeping bag; April–October; southeasternexpeditions.com

MULTISPORT MAINE
See Maine without the coastal crowds on Three Rivers Whitewater's Wilderness Overnight trip. Guests stay in log cabins for two nights and choose from rafting 13 miles of the Kennebec River; kayaking five miles of Class III waters; hiking 2,447-foot Pleasant Pond Mountain; or trekking the Upper Kennebec Valley for views of a 100-foot waterfall and wildlife (which, in Maine, means moose). $285, all-inclusive; April–October; threeriversfun.com

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