Extreme Vacationing

A desire for thrills prompts travelers to turn to daredevil activities

Implications - As consumers struggle to battle day-to-day complacency, sources of travel and leisure are getting revamped in order to satiate a desire for excitement and stimulation. Seeking experiences that are both mentally and physically challenging, consumers are going outside their comfort zones to participate in activities that provoke fear and uneasiness. Terrifying travel activities reflect a move towards experiences that help provoke and encourage personal accomplishment and ability.
SCORE: 4
Mild Top 5 Examples: 30,240 Total Clicks Oct 13 - May 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: Art & DesignWorldTravel
Suspended Hanging Hammocks - This 'Ticket to the Moon' Double Hammock Lets You Relax in the Air
SCORE: 6.3
V. Hot 22,705 Clicks Pub: Oct 3, 13
Suspended Hanging Hammocks
This 'Ticket to the Moon' Double Hammock Lets You Relax in the Air
With these Ticket to the Moon hanging hammocks, you might even be able to catch up on your sleep in mid-air. The lightweight travel hammock has a capacity of 200 kg so that you can relax beside your... [More]
Overnight Cliffside Adventures - Colorado’s Kent Mountain Adventure Center Lets You Sleep on a Cliff
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 3,995 Clicks Pub: May 17, 14
Overnight Cliffside Adventures
Colorado’s Kent Mountain Adventure Center Lets You Sleep on a Cliff
Colorado’s Kent Mountain Adventure Center is offering extreme adventurists the chance to not only climb a cliff, but sleep on it as well. Taking outdoor camping to a whole other level, outdoor... [More]
Ilusionary Alpine Cable Cars - 'Step Into the Void' is a Fear Factory-Worthy Glass Box
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 2,349 Clicks Pub: Dec 29, 13
Ilusionary Alpine Cable Cars
'Step Into the Void' is a Fear Factory-Worthy Glass Box
Located in the Aiguille du Midi mountain (otherwise known as the Needle of the South,) ‘Step into the Void’ is a glass box that daringly hovers in the void next to the mountain’s... [More]
Border-Crossing Zip Lines - This International Zip Line Amazingly Crosses from Spain to Portugal
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 676 Clicks Pub: May 16, 14
Border-Crossing Zip Lines
This International Zip Line Amazingly Crosses from Spain to Portugal
If you’re truly looking for something extreme for your next adventure, then this international zip line will definitely provide a quick and exhilarating way to cross from one border to another.... [More]
Breathtaking Glass Bridges - The Glacier Skywalk is Not for Those Who Fear Heights
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 515 Clicks Pub: May 7, 14
Breathtaking Glass Bridges
The Glacier Skywalk is Not for Those Who Fear Heights
Jasper National Park, located in the Rockies of the Great White North (Canada), is boasting a new addition: the Glacier Skywalk. Entirely transparent, this bridge will make you feel like you’... [More]