by Jonathan Vatner | January 01, 2006

hadrians wall

These walking tours offer a not-too-vigorous way of seeing an unexplored destination without all the car sickness.

The Wayfarers conduct walks all over the world,including a tour of Hadrian’s Wall and the Lake District of England. Participants will see the remnants of the Roman occupation and perhaps experience some of William Wordsworth’s inspiration in his homes at Dove Cottage and Rydal Mount. (800) 249-4620;

Country Walkers recently has begun offering Women’s Adventures, through which female travelers can experience wine tasting in Italy, belly dancing in Morocco, weaving in Bhutan, gallery hopping in New Mexico and whitewater rafting in the Canadian Rockies. Not to mention plenty of walking. (800) 464-9255;