Kuranda Koala Gardens

May 18, 2018

Who could resist these cuddly creatures! The Kuranda Koala Gardens is one of the few places in the world where you can hold a koala. Yes, we said hold, as in snuggle with one of, if not THE cutest animal in Australia! Located in the village of Kuranda, a picturesque retreat surrounded by World Heritage […]

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

May 17, 2018

The best way to see the oldest continually surviving topical rainforest on earth. The Skyrail Rainforest Cableway smoothly glides you over the canopy of this Wet Tropics World Heritage Area just outside of downtown Cairns, Australia. The 6-person gondolas continuous run the 7.5 km from the Smithfield Terminal, making 2 stops, and ending at Kuranda village. Be […]

Voyages Field of Light Star Pass by Camel

May 15, 2018

An all around magical experience! The Australian outback is awash with color; add to that, viewing of the imposing and impressive Uluru and Kata Tjuta atop friendly camels, and finish with a unique, glowing, outdoor art installation, and “magical” is most definitely an understatement! The Field of Light Star Pass by Camel from our friends at […]

Scenic World

May 14, 2018

The best way to see the Blue Mountains! Our friends at Scenic World have created quite the experience in this UNESCO World Heritage listed wilderness area. The Blue Mountains, named for the blue tinge in the air thanks to the evaporating eucalyptus oil from the abundant eucalyptus trees, cover one million hectares (3,861 square miles) of tall […]

Milford Track

April 17, 2018

It’s like stepping onto the set of Jurassic Park! The Milford Track in the Fiordland National Park in the southwest of the South Island, the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, is a very popular walk, with 14,000 people visiting each year. Classified as a Great Walk, this one way hiking trail covers a […]

Awasi Iguazú

March 5, 2018

A TrailblazerGirl’s paradise! The Awasi Iguazú Lodge is located just 20 minutes away from Argentina’s impressive Iguazú Falls, the largest waterfalls in the world. Each of the 14 exclusive villas has its own private guide and 4 wheel drive vehicle at your disposal. The villas are luxuriously furnished with local woods and crafts and include […]

India Jungles and Jewels Adventure by Wild Women Expeditions

November 8, 2017

Coming February 8, 2018. Tigers and elephants and sloth bears, oh my! It’s the India Jungles and Jewels Adventure by the folks at Wild Women Expeditions, a new 11-day tour of India. With an emphasis on conservation and responsible tourism, highlights include naturalist escorted visits to several National Parks teeming with animals from tigers to endangered swamp deer, elephant […]


October 6, 2017

Experience the pure bliss of New Zealand’s awe-inspiring natural landscape in a PurePod. PurePods are individual, glass eco-cabins set in 4 isolated locations around this vast Kiwi country from the bush high above the town of Little River to the hills overlooking the award-winning Greystone vineyard. These luxury, solar-powered Pods are completely surrounded by glass – floor, ceiling, […]

Angama Mara, Maasai Mara

July 6, 2017

Experience the Great Migration! In the late summer and early fall, the vast herds of wildebeest and zebra cross the Mara River traveling through the Maasai Mara National Reserve, considered to be one of the best reserves in Kenya. Angama Mara, inspired by the Swahili word for suspended in mid-air, is perched above this reserve with […]

Five Star Whale Watching

June 2, 2017

A glorious day in Victoria, British Columbia warrants getting out on the water…with Five Star Whale Watching!  With over 30 years of experience, Five Star Whale Watching is Victoria’s longest running family owned whale watching company. The vessel used is a double hulled, expedition catamaran that was designed for whale watching by whale watchers. It’s very stable, offering […]

2017 National Park Week

April 12, 2017

Coming April 15-23, 2017. It’s almost mid-April…don’t think about your taxes (hopefully you’ve already filed!)…think about National Park Week! That’s right, April is when there are oodles of activities going on at the National Parks: ranger led hikes, battle demonstrations, birding walks, parades, bike rides, Olympic distance triathlons, and more. Plus there’s free admission to all the parks on […]

Baffin Island: Polar Bears and Glaciers with AdventureWomen

March 22, 2017

Coming August 14, 2017. Here’s one for the bucket list. Join AdventureWomen for their Baffin Island: Polar Bears and Glaciers tour. Baffin Island, the largest island in Canada, is located in the far northern territory of Nunavut and is home to polar bears, caribou, Arctic fox, Arctic hare, Arctic wolf and bowhead whale. The 7-day itinerary […]

Urban Trails: Kitsap

February 9, 2017

A pocket-sized resource filled with treasures! The Urban Trails: Kitsap is your guide to 36 trails in the Key Peninsula, Kitsap Peninsula, and Bainbridge Island areas of Washington State. This guide has two missions: (1) to promote fitness and get you outside and (2) to promote the local parks, preserves, and trails in urban areas. […]

Midwest Outdoor Expo

January 31, 2017

Coming March 24, 2017. Love the outdoors? Then check out the inaugural Midwest Outdoor Expo at the Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis. It’s 3 days of vendors, seminars, demonstrations, and entertainment, all related to enjoying the outdoors. Some of the exhibitors include Yurts of America, various campsites, RV and boat vendors, action sports, and […]

National Parks of Canada

January 25, 2017

Happy 150th! Back in November 1885, the Canadian National Parks system was formed so this year’s 150th anniversary is being celebrated with a big present to you! Parks Canada is offering their Discovery Pass free of charge to anyone who applies online for this pass. It allows free entrance to over 40 national parks, historic sites and […]

Smith Rock State Park

November 3, 2016

A TrailblazerGirl’s paradise! Smith Rock State Park in central Oregon is an impressive sight with towering rocks and a winding river (aptly named, Crooked River!), making it a popular backdrop for movies like Wild, Swordfish, The Postman, and a John Wayne western called Rooster Coburn. But the real star of the show are the tuff and basalt […]

The Beast

October 28, 2016

The Beast. No, it’s not your next Halloween costume or the latest scary movie. It’s Dayak Inc’s new power-assist electric “bike”. We say “bike”, because it’s like an e-bike on steroids with the features of an ATV that make it ideal for taking off-road on those trails, plus it’s street legal. With 4 models to choose from, you […]

Carson HookUpz 2.0

October 27, 2016

You’ll be hooked! The optics industry leader, Carson, just released their latest innovation, the HookUpz 2.0 Smartphone Optics Adaptor. This patented optics adaptor easily connects to your smartphone or phablet and a variety of optical devices such as binoculars, monocular, spotting scopes, telescopes, and night vision scopes. This allows you to take pictures and videos with your […]

Tumalo Falls

October 25, 2016

Get out and explore! When in Central Oregon, check out Tumalo Falls in the Cascade Range west of Bend. At this time of year, the aspen trees are turning golden, and the falls are filled with water from springs and glacial melting. There is about a 3 mile, unpaved (read: gravel and lots of potholes!) […]


October 19, 2016

Glamping in Japan? Yes! HOSHINOYA Fuji offers breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji from it’s prime location on the slopes north of Lake Kawaguchi. Every guest room has floor to ceiling windows, a private ensuite bathroom, and a balcony with an outdoor campfire or wood burning stove. Public areas also take full advantage of this unique […]

Alaska: Northern Lights Ecotour with Gondwana Ecotours

September 29, 2016

Various dates in 2016 and 2017. Ever dreamed of seeing the Aurora Borealis? Then check out Gondwana Ecotours Northern Lights Ecotour in Alaska. This 6-day adventure is limited to 12 lucky guests who will experience local culture and amazing natural beauty. Highlights include: dogsledding; curling lessons; a visit to Chena Hot Springs; entry to Running Reindeer Ranch and the […]

Winter Wellness Retreat at Retreat in the Pines

September 23, 2016

Coming December 2, 2016. Plan a respite for yourself before the craziness of the holidays begins. The Winter Wellness Retreat at Retreat in the Pines is designed to be a women’s restorative retreat. Nestled in 30 acres of pine trees in eastern Texas, this all-inclusive getaway is a chance to escape with your TrailblazerGirl-friends or make new […]

Crocodile Bay Resort

September 14, 2016

Nature at its best! Head to the Crocodile Bay Resort on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica for an amazing fishing or ecotour holiday getaway. Situated at an ideal location where the Pacific Ocean meets Costa Rica’s largest coastal rainforest, Crocodile Bay Resort offers fishing options galore including inshore, offshore, fly fishing, kayak fishing, and surf casting. If […]

Flinders Ranges Walking Tour by Adventurous Women

September 2, 2016

Coming September 23, 2016. The true Australian outback. Head to the largest mountain range in South Australia for Adventurous Women’s 7-day Flinders Ranges Walking Tour. Highlights include Wilpena Pound, Tanderra Saddle, Mount Remarkable National Park, Spencer Gulf, and Alligator Gorge. On the Heysen Trail and Mawson Trail, be sure to keep an eye out for hundreds […]