What we're about

Calling all Chicks who dig the Outdoor, Adventurous life and Travel!

Explorer Chick (https://explorerchick.com/) is an Adventure Travel Company that offers Women-Only, Small Group Trips, Work Shops, and Mini’s in the outdoors. We're local! Born and raised in Cincinnati.

Our adventures are endless including hiking, camping, rafting, backpacking, road trips, canyoning, surfing and more! Basically, anything that gets us in the outdoors or being active and Playing!

Our destinations range from local Mini Adventures to weekends in the woods, and bucket list hot spots like Iceland and Machu Picchu.

Oh, and we think we’re the most BAD ASS tribe of Women around!

This Meetup is sponsored by Explorer Chick Adventure Co (http://explorerchick.com/). So, there are no dues for joining our Meetup! Just follow along and hopefully, embark on an adventure with us!

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We are always looking for local Explorer Chick Ambassadors to host local events for your area! Check out our Ambassador page (https://explorerchick.com/about/brandambassador/) for all of the details and to apply!

Upcoming events (5+)

Smoky Mountain Glamping and Hiking

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Hike through sweet smelling pine forests to sweeping panoramic vistas on our 4 day Women Only, Small Group Hiking and Glamping Adventure Tour in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This hiking tour has been carefully curated and “in the field” tested to include some of our favorite hikes in the Smoky Mountains. Expect to be challenged on the trail, only to be rewarded with stunning mountain views and lovely waterfalls. You’ll climb to only one of three remaining fire towers in the National Park when you embark on the strenuous trek up Mt. Cammerer. You’ll take it “easy” on a moderate hike to the park’s highest single-drop waterfall, Rainbow Falls. You’ll inch out on to a bald rock outcropping to be drenched in mountain scenery in every direction on Charlie’s Bunion. On two of your hikes, you’ll walk in the foot path of thousands of Appalachian Trail thru hikers that have come before you. Of course, what’s a trip to Tennessee without whiskey? You’ll spend a few hours on an exclusive, private tour with our local guide visiting distilleries on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. You’ll get to go behind the scenes at a real working still house and see how everything is made start to finish. You’ll learn the history of whisky including the Prohibition era, the state’s history with whiskey, and why these mountains were such an integral part of moonshine culture. Our nights will be spent at our adorable Glamping site located conveniently minutes from Gatlinburg. Each tent has been tastefully decorated and is totally Pinterest worthy! Your digs are outfitted with everything you need to camp comfortably including Wifi and temperature control. Your meals will be freshly prepared at camp by your Explorer Chick guides giving you the only task of relaxing daily after every hike! ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Hike three of Explorer Chick’s favorite mountain hikes in the Smoky Mountain National park. • Enjoy the sweeping panoramic views from a fire tower high up on Mt. Cammerer. • Get up close and personal with the Smokies highest single-drop waterfall, Rainbow Falls. • Stand in the midst of mountains from the rock outcropping on Charlie’s Bunion. • Taste the flavors of Tennesee with a private whiskey walking tour and sampling flights. • Kick back at camp with breakfasts and dinners cooked by your Explorer Chick guides. • Sleep easy at our glamping site with canvas tents outfitted with all the creature comforts. • Relax with a comprehensive itinerary that makes the logistics, transportation, navigation, meal planning, lodging, and everything between easy. • Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of bold women! Early Bird Discount: $200 Expires: 3/1/19 Discount Code: EBSM[masked] See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/smoky-mountains-hiking-and-glamping/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/295311904446090/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Cincinnati Zoo Africa Slumber Party 🦒

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Explorer Chick has partnered with the Cincinnati Zoo for a Women-Only Private Safari Slumber Party! That’s right! You will get to spend an entire evening surrounded by African Wildlife! When camping in canvas tents with all the sounds of the Safari around you, you’ll feel like you’re anywhere but in the city limits! We will be split up into small groups as we are guided on our private tour behind the scenes of the zoo! Your evening starts with 2 drinks tickets and a cash bar with hors-d’oeuvres while getting to know all of the other Explorer Chicks! 🍻🍷 Naturally, there will be games during our Social Hour and Special Guests! You’ll meet three stars of the Zoo’s Animal Kingdom up close and personal. They might even show off a trick or two! We will start our African Safari in the Giraffe exhibit. You’ll enjoy several encounters all while experiencing the zoo behind the scenes. #ZooLife Heck, you never know who you may see! 🦒 🙊🐅 At the finale of the evening, we will meet back at our Safari Camp and enjoy s’mores and trail mix around the fire! Some of the best memories made are the laughs and stories around a good ol’ campfire! Fall asleep to the sounds of the Safari around you with the moonlight above you! As we rise with the morning sun, you will be greeted with the delicious smells of our private Waffle Bar and Scramble Egg breakfast. Fuel up with some fresh joe’ ☕ because you get free admission to enjoy the Cincinnati Zoo for the rest of the following day! ADVENTURE HIGHLIGHTS • Meet and greet with 2 drink tickets and a cash bar with hors-d’oeuvres • One on one encounters with the Stars of the Cincinnati Zoo! • Customized encounters throughout the zoo during the tranquility of the night • Forget you are still in the city as you escape to your African Safari Huts for the night! • Private Waffle Bar and Eggs for breakfast • Free admission to the zoo the following day • Meet other local Explorer Chicks in the area! Woohoo! • Private Explorer Chick, small group, women only tour. Embark on your adventure with an encouraging and supportive group of Bold women! You must book through the website to join us on this adventure. Full details are there as well. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/cincinnati-zoo-africa-slumber-party/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/2433458866883387/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Trampoline Superhero Party

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Join Explorer Chick as we take over a Trampoline Park in Cincinnati for a Private and Exclusive Women-Only Super Hero Party Night! Take a night off from fighting crime in the streets of Gotham for a night jam-packed with Explorer Chick group activities and games. First, you’ll start pumping up those muscles with a 30-minute SkyFit class. Even Super Heroes need a fun dynamic workout that will keep you fit and ready to keep evil at bay! Now that we’re all warm and the blood is pumping, it’s time for the Jousting Competition! You’ll hop up on a pedestal with your joust stick to go head to head with a fellow Explorer Chick. Your goal? Not be the one landing in the foam pit. “Hulk Smash!” your way through and be the last one standing! Next is when your Spiderman Skills will come in handy as you balance up the SkyLadder and Scale the FreeClimb Bouldering wall. No harness is necessary as you climb the Bouldering Wall safely above a foam pit. The Foam Zone Relay Race is next! With so much Super Speed power in the building, we might even break light speed! ⚡ We’ll finish our adrenaline pumping night with a fun game of Ultimate Dodgeball. We will She-Bam! our way through the night keeping our skills sharp and streets safe! • Show up dressed as the Super Hero you are in your Work Out Attire • Fully Planned Night of Games and Activities exclusively for Explorer Chicks • Private 30 minute Sky Fit Class • Sky Jousting Competitions • Sky Ladder Climb • Free Climb the Bouldering Wall • Foam Zone Relay Races • Ultimate Dodgeball Games • Sky Socks are included • Let those capes fly with an encouraging and supportive group of Bold women! You must book through the website to join us on this adventure. Full details are there as well. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/trampoline-superhero-party/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/572020863201383/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Red River Gorge Backpacking Workshop

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Learn how to backpack with our small group, women only backpacking workshop in the Red River Gorge. Have you ever dreamed of hiking to a faraway, remote land to spend a few days camping and living in the wild surrounded by mountains? We have! And, we want you to be able to live freely in the wild at your every whim armed with the skills and experience to do so! We’ll meet you in the Red River Gorge to spend 2 days teaching you the fundamentals of backpacking with plenty of hands-on experience. With it’s abundance of natural bridges, sandstone cliffs, rock shelters, and arches, we couldn’t think of a more beautiful location to teach you how to backpack in the wilderness. The best part? We’ll lend you the essential Gear to get started! Every Explorer Chick will be provided with a Backpack, a Sleeping Bag, a Sleeping Pad, and a shared 2 person tent. We’ll provide all of the meals beginning with Saturday lunch through our Sunday closing lunch at a Red River Gorge local eatery. As for the rest of the gear, you’ll be provided with a packing list. Workshop Highlights: • Explore the many Arches, Sandstone cliffs, Natural Bridges, and Rock Shelters in the Red River Gorge. • Receive a hands-on experience with a small group of women guided by the Explorer Chick experts. You’ll be able to ask all of your questions, practice your skills as often as necessary, and get personal attention without feeling awkward or embarrassed! • Borrow the expensive gear giving you the opportunity to learn all about Backpacking and the required gear before investing in your own! • Spend two days meeting and becoming friends with a fabulous group of outdoor adventure lovin’ women! • Optional day hike to Iconic Landmarks in the Red River Gorge on Sunday • Eat Picnic lunches surrounded by the natural beauty of Red River Gorge. • End your Outdoor Adventure with our closing lunch at a local Red River Gorge eatery. Go home with a full belly and a happy heart! Early Bird Discount Savings: $20 Expires: April 15, 2019 Discount Code: RedSum19 See website for full details and to book. https://explorerchick.com/adventures/red-river-gorge-backpacking-workshop/ Join the Facebook Event to meet Explorer Chicks from other cities! https://www.facebook.com/events/2190811151170263/ Don't forget to follow Explorer Chick on Facebook too! https://www.facebook.com/ExplorerChickAdventureCo/ We’re on Instagram as well! https://www.instagram.com/explorerchickadventureco/

Past events (129)

Hocking Hills Rappelling 101

High Rock Adventures/Hocking Hills Ecotours

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