The Happy Wanderers An American Volkssport walking Club

Walking is our passion

We are a premier walking club based in Port Orange, Florida. You might say that walking is our Passion. Our other activities include cycling and swimming. Sundays you will find us hosting Year-Round Events and on Wednesdays we gather for our Fun Walks. Check out our calendar and Come Walk With Us!

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Featured Events

Membership 2022 Time to Join or Renew

For those who join the club in the last quarter of 2021, your dues include all of 2022. 



Bus Trip 2022

SAVE THE DATE: April 29 – May 1, 2022

Come walk with us! Experience a walking weekend in Charleston, SC, and Savannah, GA for some fun, fitness, and friendship. Click the button below to see the full details including the registration form.


You deserve every thank you for your generosity
and kindness. The Big Give 2021 has officially come
to an end, and thanks to you, this year’s annual
fundraiser was another BIG success. With your
help, the AVA raised a total of $95,109.85, meeting
and surpassing our $90,000 goal. 521 donors
opened their hearts and left their footprint during this
year’s campaign; 107 alone were first-time Big Give
donors! We couldn’t have done it without you.
Thank you for your support and your desire to help
the AVA succeed. Your gift will change lives!

Texas Trail Roundup San Antonio, Texas

February 18-20, 2022

Corona Virus update

If you need specific information regarding the latest information relating to  COVID 19 the buttons to the right will access the county and state websites.

The Happy Wanderers encourages all attendees to be vaccinated. If you are not vaccinated please wear a mask and practice social distancing at all our events.


Walking events vary in distance consisting of (5, 6, 10, 11,12, 13 ,15, or 20K)


Two events available Palm Coast (13K/31K) Port Orange (13K/26K)


Event held at the Port Orange YMCA 300m (6 laps up & back)

What Our Walkers say

Great fun group of active and like minded people. Wish I lived here all year long to enjoy all the group activities, but the winter months will have to suffice for now.

William Fitzgerald

Great fun, seeing new places in the area with a bunch of good people.

Gina - Taino Hamsley