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The Best Summer Ever!

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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, and positive word of mouth,…

Inspiration to Explore Before It’s Too Late!

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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, but we wanted to share…

5 Reasons Late Season Rafting is a Better Adventure!

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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 the Voluntary Flow Management Program,…

Ready For Colorado Mountain Biking Season?

American Adventure Expeditions prides itself for offering more than just whitewater fun. We offer everything Colorado including the quintessential Colorado viewfinder: mountain biking excursions. Our bike trips in beautiful backcounty locations around the Upper Arkansas River Valley of South Central Colorado. Chaffee County is a beautiful area – complete with a pristine river, bookmarked by…

White Water Rafting With A Meal!

White Water Rafting is Hard Work, But Don’t Worry, We Feed You Well. Really Well. One of the best parts of Colorado white water rafting is reminiscing about your successful voyage down epic rapids, the times you laughed, the times you splashed. With our delicious, gourmet, handmade meals, you can enjoy the success and savor…

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 stars, in the outdoorsy comfort…

Book Early!

Since most of us are counting down to our summer vacation days, why not ensure that those days are filled with adventure, sunshine and fun? Here at American Adventure Expeditions, we recommend that you go ahead and book your Colorado whitewater rafting trip early; if anything, just to give yourself something really amazing to look…

Royal Gorge Train

The first snows have fallen yet the autumn colors of Colorado are holding strong. This is not a sight to be missed and what better way than in the class and comfort of the Royal Gorge Train? While the leaves change from green to gold, and the river runs along, the train pushes forward, as…

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 only fun but knowledgeable. Feel…

Overnight Colorado Rafting Trips With AAE!

The only thing better than a Colorado rafting trip on the Arkansas River is sleeping underneath the stars in ‘rustic comfort’ and doing it all again the next day! After an exhilarating day on the water, relax and share the day’s adventures around the campfire as your guides take care of everything…from preparing the meals to…