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See Where You Can Go Off the Beaten Path

Get after it! Join us for an in-depth, out-of-doors, Off the Beaten Path journey.

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.

Find a Trip

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

Seven Wonders of Saguaro National Park

Posted on 04/25/2019

As luck would have it, I arrived in Saguaro National Park right after a March rainy spell. The Sonoran Desert was alive and thriving, and the saguaro were extraordinary. Each seemed to be thinking its own thoughts—present but private, attendant but uninvolved. The Tohono O’odham people consider saguaro to be friends and respected members of […]

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Seeing the Quetzal: A Costa Rican Birding Quest

Posted on 04/18/2019

“Here, take a look,” whispered Ricardo. Peeking through the lens, I was six years old again. There was the bird I had been yearning to see, a quetzal as resplendent as I had read about—a vivid dream from my distant past. He sat on a tree branch, preening his feathers, cocking his head and looking […]

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A Guide's View of Glacier National Park

Posted on 04/11/2019

Glacier National Park is one of the last, virtually pristine wilderness areas left in the Lower 48 states. The rugged peaks, forested valleys, and alpine meadows offer refuge to a diversity of flora and fauna found in few other locales. To experience it, I choose to leave the roads behind, step onto the trails, and […]

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Five Field-Tested Tips for Successful Family Trips

Posted on 04/04/2019

Suddenly it’s April! Summer is fast approaching. For kids, that’s the time to kick back and savor long, school-free days. For parents, it’s the time to embark on one of the year’s scariest roller-coaster rides: planning a family vacation. A successful family vacation is as good as it gets. You can encounter new places and people […]

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