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Experience The Rocky Mountains: Raft + ATV Adventure

It’s the mountains and the rivers of this state that make it truly unique, and there is no better way to experience them both than with a little ‘on water and off road’ adventure. Our Colorado Rafting + ATV combo package includes plenty of rapids on Colorado’s most popular river, a gourmet riverside lunch, and…

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August 18, 2016

A Colorado Must-Do: Rocky Mountain Horseback Riding Adventure

The Arkansas River Valley is historically significant for many reasons, but one of our favorites is it’s deep roots in rich Wild West lore. From gold mining to shootouts at salons, our Arkansas River Valley boasts great history and beautiful views. What’s the best way to experience the beauty of the Arkansas River Valley, besides by raft,…

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August 11, 2016

5 Things You Need To Bring White Water Rafting

If you’re anything like us, you like to be prepared for any adventure. We make sure that every trip through AAE is equipped with a sweep kit including emergency essentials, a first aid kit, a radio and extra gear. We provide all guests with personal floatation device’s (PFD’s), helmets, and for a small fee, we…

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July 15, 2016

What Makes Us Different

Colorado whitewater rafting trip outfitters can be found all over, so why should you pick us over someone else? Easy. 1. We’ve been hosting Colorado rafting adventures for over 20 years. What does this mean? Our vast experience with these waters allows us to better guide you in order to make your trip that much better. 2. American Adventure Expeditions goes the extra mile to make you feel welcome, wanted, and comfortable. Our staff members can answer all of your questions and address any concerns. 3. We believe one size does not fit all! Colorado whitewater rafting trips differ, and you need options in finding the trip that’s best for you. This is why we offer rafting trips of all levels- from beginner, to intermediate, to advanced. 4. Booking a trip is easy! Don’t get frustrated or overwhelmed- Colorado rafting

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September 6, 2011

Colorado Rafting Trips – How to Pick the Best Trip for Your Adventure

When thinking about fun activities to do in Colorado, skiing probably is the first thing that comes to mind, and rightfully so; Colorado has some of the best ski mountains in the world.  But, what happens when all of that wonderful snow melts in the springtime?  With a wide variety of options for adventurers of all ages and ability levels, whitewater rafting in Colorado is THE summer activity not to be missed.  Colorado’s Arkansas River is America’s most popular river with exciting whitewater and some of the most amazing scenery anywhere to back it up.  No matter how much time you have (trips range from a few hours to a few days) or how adventurous your crew, you can’t pack more fun and excitement into a day in Colorado than spending some time on the river with American Adventure Expeditions….

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April 15, 2011

Colorado Rafting Trips – How To Get The Most Out Of The Arkansas River

The Arkansas River Valley is considered by many to be a ‘hidden gem’ of Colorado.  Not only does it boast the highest concentration of 14,000’ peaks in the lower 48 states (making it an excellent place for biking, hiking, and fishing) but it also contains some of the most ideal whitewater rafting in Colorado and the U.S.!  The best thing about Colorado rafting trips in the Arkansas River Valley is that they are for every age and ability level.  From our mild ‘Family Floats’ to our wild ‘Class V trips’ to our fun ‘Combo’ trips, there truly is something for everyone.  Read on for more information about our different Colorado rafting trips. Colorado Family Float Trips Family Float trips are perfect for families and first-timers that aren’t looking for much whitewater adventure.  These trips are appropriate for kids ages 5…

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February 25, 2011