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Top 5 Adventure Instagram Accounts

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If you love the outdoors, you probably scan through Instagram to get some inspiration for your next adventure. We decided to put together a short list of our top five Instagram accounts for you to follow in hopes of inspiring you to explore the beauty of Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. We are a bit…

2016 Rafting Season!

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Welcome 2016 Rafters! The 2016 rafting season has finally began in Colorado on the Arkansas River! We are excited to start this rafting season off with a splash and want to welcome our returning guides back for another season on the Arkansas River, as well as our trainees that are currently going through a three…

Colorado Rafting Video!- American Adventure Facilities

Want to see what American Adventure Expeditions is all about? Take a look at our new video!  Get a glance of our facilities, equipment, surrounding scenic views, and more.  Colorado rafting has never been better! Book Now Calendar Book Now

Arkansas River White Water Rafting Season Has Begun!

The season for white water rafting has officially begun and AAE is the place to be! With the cold weather being replaced by sunny skies, now is your chance to book your Arkansas River rafting trip.  American Adventure has been your #1 guide for river rafting in Colorado for over 23 years, and our experienced…

Colorado Rafting – A Beginner’s Guide to Colorado Whitewater Rafting

One of the biggest misconceptions about whitewater rafting in Colorado is that it’s only for people looking for an extreme adventure. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Colorado has plenty of stretches of river that are perfect for the beginner, or those who are looking for a little bit of whitewater. Read on for a few tips for…

Rafting in Colorado – What to Look For In a Colorado Rafting Guide

The Arkansas River boasts some of the most incredible scenery, wildlife, and rapids in the country, but what really makes a Colorado river rafting trip so special is the river guide! Rafting in Colorado is great fun, but unless you’re a trained professional, it’s not something to do on your own. Since the rapids are…

If you can’t take the heat…Get outta the kitchen!

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Entering our fifth year of ownership here at AAE, I’m not sure if we can still consider ourselves new business owners anymore.  Regardless, we continue to learn at an amazing pace.  The old saying ‘if I knew then, what I know now’ has never rang so true, as it has for us over the past…

Hello world!

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Welcome to AAE’s First Ever Blog!  This is Amber Kissack, co-owner of American Adventure Expeditions. Amber Kissack, Rowing through Cataract Canyon, Utah As we jump feet first into a brand new decade, we’ve decided that it’s time for us to throw our hat into the ring of social media.  But we’re just simple outdoorsy people, unassuming and unapologetic, never conforming to ‘the…