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8 Fitness Destinations That Will Change the Way You Vacation

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Looking to change up your vacation? Then head to a place where your favorite activity headlines the itinerary. Here are eight destinations where fitness is the name of the game.

1) Surfing Camp in Costa Rica

Whether you’re a die-hard surfer or a Barney (novice), the Kalon Surf Week at the Kalon Escuela de Surf could be for you. The trip includes rooms, meals, surf coaching and video analysis, Pilates for surfing and professional photos and video.

Can you say Cowabunga!?

2) Kenai Peninsula Multisport Adventure Tour in Alaska

Want to see Alaska up close and personal? Backroads Multisport Adventure Tour will show it to you while you cycle, hike, kayak, raft and camp.

MoneyCrashers.com cautioned that this trip isn’t for the faint of heart. There are no spa services or comfy beds. So plan to rough it.

What you do get are meals, campsites, bikes, kayaks and expert leaders to keep you safe while traversing the Alaskan wilderness.

3) Trail Running in Dolomites, Italy

See the Italian mountains in a whole new way. Imagine running in the gorgeous landscape during the day and enjoy phenomenal food every evening on a Holimites Tour.

You’ll experience 10,000-foot spires, rollicking trails and cushy huts within solid running distance.

4) Ski Camp in Alta, Utah

The Alta Lodge Women's Ski Camp is for intermediate and advanced skiers. Challenge yourself, improve your techniques, and meet new ski buddies for three days of instruction and four nights of lodging and meals. Instructors come from the Alf Engen Ski School.

5) Ride Camp in Mallorca, Spain

Trek Travel’s Mallorca Ride Camp makes it easy.

Skopec, Christine. "5 of the Best Vacation Spots for Athletes and Fitness Buffs." The Cheat Sheet. N.p., 2015. Web. 10 July 2016.

Williams, Laura. "Top 13 Fitness & Spa Vacations on a Budget." Money Crashers. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 July 2016.

Wira Dineen, Cari. "The Best Women-Only Fitness Retreats." Shape Magazine. N.p., 2015. Web. 10 July 2016.

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