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“Superb guides—they really made the trip!”

Guests can’t stop raving about REI guides, and neither we can we! Find out what makes our guides so deserving of every accolade.
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Members save $250 on UnCruise trips

Small ships, cozy groups, boundless adventure. Set sail with UnCruise for an REI-style excursion of a lifetime. Cruise around Hawaii, the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica and more.
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Explore your Bay Area backyard with REI

Our local experts lead classes and guided trips in San Francisco, the East Bay and beyond. We also rent bikes, kayaks, camping gear and more.
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World-class adventures from coast to coast

Island-hop in orca country

Our skilled guides nailed the balance of organization, education, and meal prep with flexibility, personability, and a knack for knowing when to assist and when to let us play on our own. Just an unforgettable experience for every one of us—we couldn’t have imagined a better trip. - Angie, San Juan Islands Family Adventure
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Bring the kids: Family-friendly trips

The family adventures have been a wonderful experience—we get to spend time in the mountains with other families who want to be in the outdoors. Can’t wait for our next one! - Laurel, Yellowstone Family Adventure
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    Adventure travel done right

    Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to get into, we've got a trip that’ll make your dream vacation come true. Visit like a local, explore at your own pace, and eat like a king (or a vegan king, if that's more your thing).

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    The uncommon path

    We go where others don’t, exploring unique destinations and the lesser-seen sides of popular places.

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    Expert, indispensable guides

    Our experienced, multitalented guides will keep you smiling, well-fed and learning new things around every bend.

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    Decades of experience

    For 30+ years, we’ve wowed travelers with exceptional service, flexible booking policies, and our dedication to travelers’ health & safety.