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No other company will connect you to the nature and culture of your travel destinations the way we do. We use the full force of our thirty years—our accumulated expertise, local knowledge, and connections—to make sure you have the kind of trip that you can’t stop talking about – spirited, fun, meaningful, warmly connected, and unforgettable. Let us help you find your way to the heart of the place this year, Off the Beaten Path.

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No other company will connect you to the nature and culture of your travel destinations the way we do. We use the full force of our thirty years—our accumulated expertise, local knowledge, and connections—to make sure you have the kind of trip that you can’t stop talking about – spirited, fun, meaningful, warmly connected, and unforgettable. Let us help you find your way to the heart of the place this year, Off the Beaten Path.

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Where the heart of the traveler
meets the soul of the place.

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OBP offers many ways to travel: Small Group Adventures, Fly Fishing Expeditions, Ranch Vacations & Custom Journeys.

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Dear Friends:
Thanks so much for taking a few minutes to review our website and learn more about our unique, experience-focused travel company.

Off the Beaten Path has been partnering with our friends in travel for over 31 years and our whole team is as invigorated as ever to be a good steward to our clientele during their travels. Whether on one of our small group adventures, or our “flagship” service of tailor-made travel experiences, we would love to connect and talk about getting you off the beaten path in the coming year.

Given our focus on regional depth and expertise, we encourage you to peruse all of our nearly 20 travel destinations that span the globe. We hope the travel experiences we’ve illustrated here will give you a good sense for how we link our travelers to each of these magnificent landscapes in meaningful ways.

As with everything we do, we encourage you to connect with us directly – digitally or in person – to learn more about our unique approach to travel and the many ways that we differentiate ourselves in the travel industry. Whether your interests lie in immersive experiences to any of our sacred national parklands, cultural connections with people capturing life in divergent ways from your own, or active explorations with friends and family that “stir the pot” to the authentic core of why we all need to travel, we would be honored to be your partner.

Everything we do is in celebration of this big, beautiful world and our good fortune to dwell in, immerse, and connect with it! Please enjoy our website and let us know when it is time to get off the beaten path!

Wishing you all the very best in travel and life,

Cory Lawrence Cory Lawrence President & CEO

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Migrations

Wild Yellowstone: Saving All the Parts

Posted on 02/24/2020

This past September, I was fortunate to have guided a group of twelve OBP clients on a wildlife watching expedition in Yellowstone National Park. We lucked out with weather and with wildlife sightings, and it was wonderful to focus on just one national park and ecosystem over six days, too. What I love most about […]

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Gifts from the Sea in Portugal

Posted on 02/12/2020

We were tired and hungry and without accommodations when the three of us arrived in Tavira, a small coastal town in Portugal’s Algarve region. We had crossed the eight-mile-wide Strait of Gibraltar from Morocco to southern Spain and journeyed over to continue our trip to Portugal; the winter sun had set and many were sitting […]

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South Dakota: Where the West Begins

Posted on 01/24/2020

Almost two decades ago, I had my baptism by gumbo in the rolling prairie of South Dakota. The sticky clay-like soil of the plains — gumbo, as it’s known — brought down more than a few of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer’s horses when his army traveled through here in the 1870s. They were bent […]

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Ten Tips for Ecotourists

Posted on 01/14/2020

Many years ago, when I was on an adventurous tour of northern Pakistan, an incident occurred that continues to trouble me. Our hardy band of 10 had been told by both our Pakistani guide and our U.S. guide that we should not take pictures of local women, as this was extremely disturbing to the Pakistanis. […]

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