Beautiful beaches or sweeping mountain views make for a great trip, but a truly epic vacation calls for some adventure. Enter tequila horseback riding, a set of Mexico-based excursions that take thrill-seekers on nature outings, distillery tours and spirit tastings atop majestic animals. If you’re not planning to visit Mexico any time soon, you will be after checking out these horseback tequila tasting tours.
Mickey has been leading visitors on excursions to Tequila for almost 10 years, so you’re in good hands when you spring for one of his day trips. His Horseback Riding and Tequila Tasting Tour is a round trip through Guadalajara and Tequila, during which you’ll visit a family-run distillery, learn how to properly taste blanco, reposado and añejo varieties, eat an authentic lunch at the market, and visit the Tequila National Museum. Enjoy 90 minutes of horseback riding in and around Amatitán, Jalisco in between stops to take in the area’s natural beauty. $190