4 surprising US islands for adventure seekers

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4 Surprising USA Islands for Adventure Seekers
We could all use a little fun our lives and everyone knows nothing screams adventure like a fun-filled, exciting, island getaway. Though there are endless places to go when it comes to your vacation, there are a handful that really make a mark on your soul and leave you wander lusting for the rest of your life.

From an undiscovered gem on Utah's Great Salt Lake to an island on the Georgia Coast, these 4 getaways with incredible adventure activities may surprise you.

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1) Antelope Island, Utah

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Known as the largest island on the Great Salt Lake, Antelope's back country trails are popular for biking, hiking and horseback riding. Mix in wildlife viewing and stunning mountain scenery, and you've got a recipe for adventure.

2) Maui, Hawaii

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While many think that kicking back on a Maui beach is adventure enough, there's certainly a lot more on this piece of paradise. Hike or horseback ride to a waterfall, go zip lining with amazing views, bike a volcano, kayak and much, much more! It may take a little motivation to leave your resort, but the adrenaline rush is definitely worth it.

3) Mackinac Island, Michigan



Whether you're hiking or biking, the trails on this island are insanely incredible. Filled with gorgeous state parks, golfing, sailing and more -- you'll never be bored on Mackinac.

4) Jekyll Island, Georgia



From crochet and horseback riding to beaches and beautiful wildlife, this Georgia gem has all the adventure you could possibly ask for.

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9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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