The adjective exhilarating means something that makes you feel very excited and happy.

Synonyms are breathtaking, inspiring, intoxicating, or thrilling.

The word origins from Latin (1530s) exhilaratus meaning “cheerful, merry”, past participle of exhilarare meaning “gladden, cheer”. It comes from ex meaning “out, out of, thoroughly” plus hilarare meaning “make cheerful”, from hilarus meaning “cheerful”.

We totally enjoyed our exhilarating activities at the camp.

She was able to make a song from the exhilarating story.

Exhilarating Alpine experience where you can ski is what I suggest for our next trip.