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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…

Are You Up for the Challenge? Rafting The Royal Gorge versus The Numbers!
Are You Up for the Challenge? Rafting The Royal Gorge versus The Numbers!

Two of the most popular and more exhilarating sections of the Arkansas River are The Numbers and The Royal Gorge.  Both sections are considered some of the top whitewater rapids in the entire country and it’s definitely for a great reason!  The Royal Gorge route sends you through a crack…

3 Reasons July Whitewater Rafting is the Best!
3 Reasons July Whitewater Rafting is the Best!

It’s finally July, summer is half-way over and it’s getting hotter here in Colorado. But what many don’t realize is that July is the best time to go rafting in Colorado. Why, you ask? There are many reasons, but here are the top three! 1) High water season is OVER and…

5 Tips for White Water Rafting With Kids
5 Tips for White Water Rafting With Kids

When white water rafting is portrayed in videos and photos, you see people braving deep, tumultuous rapids while clinging on to the raft for dear life. In reality, hundreds of miles of smooth-as-butter river water exist, and such idyllic conditions are awesome for beginners and families with little ones. White…

5 Reasons You NEED to go Whitewater Rafting Before it’s too Late!
5 Reasons You NEED to go Whitewater Rafting Before it’s too Late!

Are you looking for an adrenaline rush to start your summer?  Colorado was lucky enough to build up an abnormally huge snowpack over the winter.  This is great news for any thrill seekers out there!  As Colorado experiences rising temperatures, the runoff from the mountains will continue to increase water…

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