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American Adventure Expeditions

American Adventure Expeditions

What Sets Us Apart
What Sets Us Apart

What sets American Adventure Expeditions apart from the rest? We are here to help you build lasting memories and to ensure your return to the beautiful Arkansas River Valley. Building relationships with our customers is second nature for all of us at AAE. Although it is a critical part of…

Overnight Rafting Adventures
Overnight Rafting Adventures

To get the full experience of a Colorado summer, we have created great overnight rafting trips for those of you who want to truly enjoy adventures with American Adventure Expeditions. Not only do you get to maximize your playtime, but you will also get to spend the night under the…

This Big Wet Winter Will Call for a Big Wet Rafting Season!
This Big Wet Winter Will Call for a Big Wet Rafting Season!

Colorado has seen more snow in January and February than we’ve seen all winter in past years and, honestly, without trying to jinx it — we’re stoked! Big winters mean big summers and with everyone out there, playing and enjoying what Mother Nature has to offer, we’re jazzed for this…

Salida Biking Tours
Salida Biking Tours

The beauty behind the bike is that you go as fast, as far and as hard as you want. Feel like cruising through the historic district of Salida? We will happily take you on a leisurely cruise around town. Feel like riding up to abandoned mines? Our guides are not…

Arkansas River History
Arkansas River History

Did you know these awesome historical facts about the Arkansas River? Take a look at some interesting Arkansas River history: Evidence of the first humans on the Arkansas River dates back 10,000 years.   Many Native American tribes including Apache, Ute, Arapahoe, Cheyenne and Kiowa used the river as a migration…

Beer Pairing With Elevation Brewing Company
Beer Pairing With Elevation Brewing Company

American Adventure Expeditions is very excited for our Beer and Food pairing with Elevation Beer Co. this coming Thursday! As the summer heats up the more we find ourselves cooling off with one of Elevations beer that we have here on tap. Come out on Thursday and meet some of…

Summer Adventures With AAE
Summer Adventures With AAE

My name is Sierra, and I’m a Guest Services Representative here at American Adventure Expeditions. This is my fourth year working for this Colorado rafting company, and the experiences and friends I’ve made here keep me coming back. I believe there is a noticeable difference when the employees at a…

Food & Beer Pairing With AAE
Food & Beer Pairing With AAE

We got some exciting news at American Adventure Expeditions. The owners let us know that we we’re doing a food and beer pairing in a few days. I’m so excited for it. We’re doing it right here at our outpost. Elevation is providing the beer, consisting of their ‘8 Second…

July 4th With AAE!
July 4th With AAE!

It’s was an exciting day here at American Adventure Expeditions on the 4th! It was super festive and all of our guides we’re exciting to hit the water. Everyone was wearing their red, white, and blue. The last couple of days here have been so hectic and busy, it’s awesome.…

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