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6 Rafting Halloween Costumes to Rock This Year
6 Rafting Halloween Costumes to Rock This Year

You only date people who can handle at least a Class 3 rapids. You have dreams about eddies and waves. Your bumper sticker says: “I’d rather be whitewater rafting”. To say you’re a fan of white water rafting is an understatement! If you just can’t get enough of the adventure…

Don’t Miss Out: Here’s Where to View Colorado Fall Foliage in October
Don’t Miss Out: Here’s Where to View Colorado Fall Foliage in October

While cozy sweaters and groovy boots are part of fall’s annual perks, the natural perks are even more amazing if you’re in Colorado. Colorado fall foliage is some of the most spectacular in the nation, with aspen golds and riveting reds mixing to create the perfect fall landscape. The Colorado…

The Best Summer Ever!
The Best Summer Ever!

Thank You For Everything! After an unbelievably successful summer, rafting season is over and our outposts are all packed up until spring.  Undoubtedly, the number one factor that made this season so outstanding were all the outstanding guests that joined us on an adventure.  Without the enjoyable interactions, kindhearted reviews,…

Inspiration to Explore Before It’s Too Late!
Inspiration to Explore Before It’s Too Late!

Breathtaking sights of Colorado range from majestic snow capped peaks all the way to beautiful desert formations.  It’s easy to forget how drastically the environment can change within just an hour or two of driving.  Here at American Adventure Expeditions, we will always appreciate our locations along the Arkansas River,…

The Best Way to Close Out This Summer!
The Best Way to Close Out This Summer!

Want to end this summer with a bang?  Here at American Adventure Expeditions, we offer many amazing deals on full day adventure packagttes.  While we are whitewater rafting company, we have worked with some of the top local businesses in order to provide huge discounts for customers who are looking…

Huge Group For Rafting? No Problem!
Huge Group For Rafting? No Problem!

Quick Info! Here at American Adventure Expeditions, we pride ourselves on customer service no matter how small or large of a group we encounter.  We’ve worked hard to provide a convenient and enjoyable experience for our larger reservations.  Our discounts of 10% off rafting trips begins with groups of 10…

5 Reasons Late Season Rafting is a Better Adventure!
5 Reasons Late Season Rafting is a Better Adventure!

By the time August rolls around the water levels on the Arkansas tend to take a pretty big dip. The storms we’ve had early this month helped maintain some pretty awesome late season water levels, but even the rain can’t keep the river from losing steam.  With the help of…

AAE Cribs: Cheapest Housing Along the Arkansas River
AAE Cribs: Cheapest Housing Along the Arkansas River

Have you ever wondered where your raft guide lives all summer?  This is a very common question heard throughout the day at both American Adventure Expeditions outposts due to the seasonality of the job, but more likely because guests catch a glimpse of our magnificent “Tent City.” One of our…

What’s the Best Canyon for Rafting on the Arkansas River?
What’s the Best Canyon for Rafting on the Arkansas River?

Browns Canyon in Buena Vista and Bighorn Sheep Canyon outside Canon City are definitely two of the most popular and stunning whitewater rafting locations on Colorado’s Arkansas River. Buena Vista is also home to The Numbers, another awesome rafting experience, but because how technical and intense the section is, many…

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