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7 Best Places for White Water Rafting in Colorado

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Originally published on March 23, 2017, updated on April 24, 2019 There is something uniquely exhilarating about experiencing the Rocky Mountains from a raft. Paddling through the Colorado wilderness, you become part of your surroundings. You have just enough time to marvel at the towering granite walls on either side of the river and appreciate…

Top 5 Reasons People Come for Winter & Stay for the Summer

  Snow capped peaks. Champagne powder.  Bluebird skies. Small town feel. Natural snow. No lift lines.  These are just a just a handful of the reasons that people choose the Upper Arkansas River Valley…

The 7 Mountain Adventures We Offer!

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unique valentine's day gifts atv Okay, yes. We love to talk about the magical river valley that we live in, and how stoked we are to be able to raft the Arkansas every single day, all summer long. But truth be told, American Adventure Expeditions is more…

Visiting the Royal Gorge in Cañon City: Where to Eat, Play, and Sleep

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royal gorge activities Looking for a weekend escape that’ll blow you away? Then you’ll dig a trip to the Royal Gorge in Cañon City. The Royal Gorge has everything that we adrenaline junkies love,…

The Essential Guide to Rafting Browns Canyon in Colorado

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browns canyon in colorado Sheer granite canyon walls peppered with colorful rock formations. Bighorn sheep hanging out on treacherous cliffs. Postcard-perfect landscape, perhaps with a glimpse of mule deer, elk, bobcats, black bears, falcons,…