Best Whitewater Rafting Near Vail Colorado

Best Whitewater Rafting Near Vail Colorado

Looking to go rafting in Vail? Well, the good news is there is a plethora of options. There is anything from mild and scenic to wild and adventurous for your next rafting adventure near Vail, Colorado. From the Colorado River to the Arkansas, the options are vast, so let’s dive in to what option is […]

Top Winter Activities in Colorado for Water Enthusiasts

Top Winter Activities in Colorado for Water Enthusiasts

For all the water enthusiasts out there, you might find these long frigid winter months feeling endless. If you miss making a big splash, Colorado is the perfect destination to keep the water activities coming even as our mountains turn into winter wonderlands. We have complied a list of the Top 8 Winter Water Activities to participate with the family this […]

Top Camping spots along the Colorado River

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in Camping, Colorado River, Rafting, Travel, Trip Planning
Top Camping spots along the Colorado River

When you think of a Colorado vacation you think of mountain air, wild flowers, river side camping, whitewater rafting and horseback riding. There is no better family friendly location than among the Colorado River in the Rocky Mountains. Kremmling, Colorado is a great location. The river finds itself close to Breckenridge, Vail, and Winter Park, and more spots that […]

7 Fun facts about the Colorado River

7 Fun facts about the Colorado River

1. How long is the Colorado River really? The Colorado River is 1,450 miles (2,330 kilometers) long! 2. The Gift of the Colorado Hydroelectric power is consistently generated by the Colorado River through its powerful water flow & strategic dam placement throughout the river. 3. From the Rockies to Mexico The Colorado River begins at […]

10 Safety Tips for Private Boaters on the Colorado River

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in Rafting, Travel, Trip Planning
10 Safety Tips for Private Boaters on the Colorado River

Getting out on the river with friends family or even solo is pretty unbeatable. There is definitely something about being on your own time, stopping where you want, maybe camping along the river and taking in the serene Colorado environment. No matter how amazing the experience is, it is always most important that you are […]

Rafting the Upper Colorado River in October: Perfect for a Quiet Adventure in Remote Colorado

Rafting the Upper Colorado River in October: Perfect for a Quiet Adventure in Remote Colorado

Rafting the Upper Colorado River in the fall is a fantastic experience. A lot of the busy summer crowds are long gone and the small group that does remain are like- minded individuals who want to experience all of the great fall outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. Be prepared to make some new friends […]

Most Important Gear to Rent for an Overnight River Trip

Most Important Gear to Rent for an Overnight River Trip

Written by Abigail Ryan Rafting overnight trips are a combination of camping, rafting, delicious meals, games, and making memories with new and old friends all on a beautiful riverside spot. With good preparation and a solid check list your overnight trip will go smoothly and you won’t have to have a single worry. Here is […]

Top Activities in Colorado and on the River for this Fall

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Destinations, Rafting, Scenery, Travel, Trip Planning
Top Activities in Colorado and on the River for this Fall

Fall in Colorado typically runs in September and early October above 8,500 feet in elevation. Late September to early November below 8,500 feet. Colorado offers a wide diversity of activities during the fall season. Rafting & Ziplining Thanks to record breaking snowfall this past winter the rafting season has been extended to September 29th!! Trips […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself While Planning a Whitewater Rafting Trip

5 Questions to Ask Yourself While Planning a Whitewater Rafting Trip

By: Alison Stevens Colorado is home to many excellent sections of rivers for rafting. Along with that comes many companies with the ability to take you down river. If you’re like me sometimes the number of trips they offer can tend to be a little overwhelming. So instead of stressing I have come up with […]

4 of the Most Beautiful Rivers to Kayak or Raft in America’s West this Summer

4 of the Most Beautiful Rivers to Kayak or Raft in America’s West this Summer

By Geoffrey Johnson The American west is home to some of the most extreme landscapes in the world. Harsh barren deserts can turn into giant mountains covered in forest. One thing these landscapes have in common is much of their terrain has been carved by rivers making their way to a distant ocean. Some of […]