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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…

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 or more and we offer…

AAE Cribs: Cheapest Housing Along the Arkansas River

AAE Cribs

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 Irish guide trainees, Tom, hanging…

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

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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 people choose to take an…

7 Christmas Gift Ideas for Summer Lovers: Christmas in July

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Whether you love snow or not: There’s nothing quite like soaking up the stars with friends after grilling burgers over an open fire. (Yes, this scene is achievable with snow and an igloo—but it’s a much greater challenge in every way possible! More layers. More gear. More risk.) Here’s a roundup of gift ideas for…