Frommer's 500 Adrenaline Adventures

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Wiley, Mar 25, 2010 - Travel - 448 pages
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Frommer's 500 Best Adrenaline Adventures features high-octane experiences for both passionate travelers and adventure seekers. From dare-devil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to wacky and obscure festivals and races, Frommer's offers ideas for a wide variety of adventures. Chapters include:

In the Air: Hangliding, Bungee Jumping & Ziplining

On the Water: Diving, Snorkeling & Whitewater Rafting

Mountains & Canyons: Skiing, Snowboarding, Climbing & Hiking

Ground Adventures: Mountain Biking, Motorcycling & Sand-surfing

Expeditions & Drives: Safaris, River Trips & Desert Treks

Adventure Camps: Stuntman School, Cattle Wrangling & Covert Ops

Races & Festivals: Iditarod, Bay to Breakers & Extreme Eating Contests

With the Animals: Diving with Sharks, Canoeing with Hippos & Swimming with Dolphins

Offbeat Adventures: Gloucester Cheese Roll & Tomato Food Fight

Rides, Spooks & Scares: Haunted Houses, Rollercoasters & Catacombs

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About the author (2010)

Lois Friedland is a freelance journalist and About.com's Adventure Travel guide. She specializes in skiing, travel, and golf. Her work has appeared in regional and national magazines and newspapers. She has written special sections for The New York Times, Travel + Leisure, and Texas Monthly.

Marc Lallanilla is a New York–based freelance writer and editor. He has written extensively on health, science, the environment, design, architecture, business, lifestyle, and travel. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, ABCNews.com, Weather.com, About.com, and other print and online publications.

Charlie O’Malley lives in Mendoza, Argentina, in the foothills of the Andes. Though he's surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the world and some of the best rafting, he is mellowing with age and now gets his kicks from visiting wineries. Originally from Ireland, Charlie has contributed to Frommer's guidebooks about Argentina, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and El Salvador.

Jennifer Swetzoff is a New York–based writer and editor who focuses on travel and international affairs. She has worked for Frommer's, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Eurasia Group, and she freelances for various publications. When she’s not in the office, she's exploring new parts of the world in search of her next adrenaline rush.

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