• "The Utah trip was an awesome trip. Joe did a great job as a guide. He did excellent with the meals, snacks, accommodations and made it a trip to remember for all that made the trip."

    - Kipp L. Utah Canyons 2014

  • "I enjoyed every facet of the trip; food, scenery, and most of all my fellow hikers, all were first class. Thank you for encouraging me to not pull the plug on the trip when I had doubts. You do your job very well. Please pass along a big thank you to the fine folks at headquarters for being such wonderful promoters of the great outdoors and making this trip possible for me. I have enjoyed a 20 plus year relationship with your store in OKC and hope to have 20 more. "

    - Bill L. Utah Canyons 2014

  • "Our Mt. Everest trek was truly an experience of a lifetime. Thank you for sharing your energy, experience, and love of adventure with us over these past few weeks. "

    - Bill & Susan D. Nepal 2012

  • "I have had the privilege to follow guides up Rainier, in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, and in the outback of Australia, but none of them measure up to you enthusiasm, kindness, and stamina. I look forward to future adventures with Backwoods Adventures and you. "

    - Steve H. Nepal 2012

  • "Thank you for a wonderful experience. All your guidance and prep-work help me be prepared and fit enough to enjoy the climb and feel great afterwards. Minus the cold fingers and toes (which i kind of expected;-), I couldn't have ask for a better climb up the mountain."

    - Amanda M. Kilimanjaro 2013

  • "I hope this weekend goes as well as last week. You, Joe and Billy were excellent hosts and instructors. I had a wonderful time. Thanks again for all your patient coaching and kind words. "

    - John R. Colorado Fly Fishing 2013

  • "Being serenaded in the middle of the night albeit the wee early morning hours, on the steepest slopes of Kilimanjaro by voices of pure melodious balance brought complete joy, heightened peace, and humbling memories to me. I am happy to have shared such a significant time with you. Thank you! "

    - Trent & Pamela A. Kilimanjaro 2013

  • "Thanks for being the best guide ever. Your encouragement, concern, and professionalism has made this trip a truly wonderful experience. I wish you all he very best in all that you do and hope to see you soon. "

    - Kay G. Kilimanjaro 2014

Something Life Changing Is Just One Adventure Away!

Why Travel With Backwoods Adventures?

A Gift To Yourself
Exploring the cultures and wonders of the world: trekking in the Himalayas, zip lining through a rain forest, reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro, hiking through Europe only to find a fabulous meal awaiting, staying in quaint, unique places. Many people dream of these experiences but find it cumbersome to actually make the dream come to life.

meet-new-faces.jpgBackwoods Adventures makes the dream a reality while you sit back, relax and enjoy. Once you decide to travel with us, we take care of all arrangements from start to finish (including air travel), so you can do one thing – have the time of your life!
Backwoods Adventures is an affordable luxury.

Travel With Trust
Backwoods Adventures visits all locations prior to offering the trip to fellow adventurers. The BWA team explores the location, accommodations, and meets the local guides that will be a part of your experience. You can feel confident when you travel with us that your trip will be a success.

Passionate Staff
Our guides are travel-savvy, trained and experienced team members. You’ll speak with them before you embark on your adventure to answer all your questions. They are passionate about travel, the BWA destinations and primarily about exploring the world with others.

Explore & Enjoy
Whether exploring a domestic location or venturing to the other side of the world, you can expect the adventure you’ve always dreamed about. Whether enjoying the local culture, taking in the beauty of the outdoors, challenging yourself physically, tasting the local cuisine, relaxing during a “built-in” day off, or just having fun, you will be treated to the experience of a lifetime!

Meet New Faces
You’ll meet some amazing people on your journey with Backwoods Adventures, including your fellow travelers! Backwooders all share a common interest in travel and the outdoors, as well as a passion to explore the world. You’ll meet locals around the globe that you’ll never forget and you’ll be traveling with friends that you’ll keep for a lifetime. Backwoods Adventures trips are filled with encounters with local residents, camaraderie with fellow travelers and experiences of a lifetime!

Backwoods Adventures History
Backwoods, founded in 1973, was one of the first specialty outdoor retailers in its region. Known for integrity, treating the customer right, an exceptional staff, top quality technical gear and a broad collection of outdoor clothing and footwear, Backwoods has been keeping people safe and comfortable in the outdoors for over 35 years. Currently operating stores in 5 states, Backwoods also opened an online store in November 2008 to serve customers both inside and outside its region.

Backwoods Adventures, founded in 2004, took the Backwoods mission a step further- an adventure travel company that would make exploring the world an experience worth remembering! Taking the core values of Backwoods to heart, Backwoods Adventures promises to provide a unique, personal, first-rate experience for all adventurers.