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Trip of the Week: Colorado River Rafting Cataract Canyon

Rafting the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon  In Canyonlands National Park Guaranteed departures: June 30-04, July 7-11, July 14-28, July 21-26, Aug 3-8, Aug 10-15, Aug 24-29 Sept 14-19 5 & 6 day trips, May through Sept.  BOOK NOW!     Legendary Cataract Canyon lies buried in the heart of Utah’s Canyonlands National Park. Our Read More

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Big Water, Big Fun: Raft the Green River through Lodore Canyon

by Julie K. Trevelyan What does a bigger-than-average snowpack mean to you? Plenty of thrills whitewater rafting on Utah’s Green River through the stunning Lodore Canyon. Rip over rapids such as Upper and Lower Disaster, Hell’s Half Mile, and S.O.B. Relax on white sand beaches, enjoying the delicious meals prepared by Holiday’s guides. Fall asleep to the murmur of Read More

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Buzz Holmstrom, “The Doing of the Thing”

By Tim Sattelmeier Haldane “Buzz” Holmstrom was a humble gas station attendant from Idaho and instantly a legend when he ran alone from Green River, Wyoming down the Green River to the Colorado River and on through Grand Canyon, rowing across the Lake Mead impoundment, bumping the boat he made with his own hands against Read More

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Lower Salmon River Canyons Charter Trips – Special Opportunity!

by Julie K. Trevelyan Got family? A book club? A corporate retreat willing to get wet and have fun? A class reunion? Your hiking club that’s been itching to explore some of those river trails that are just too long to get to without river travel would enjoy a trip like this, or the group Read More

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The River of No Return with Mitchum & Monroe….sort of!

By: Derek Farr Hollywood vs. Holiday Do you want to go on a river trip with Robert Mitchum* and Marilyn Monroe**? If you said “yes” then I’ve got a movie for you. The River of No Return was made in 1954 and it’s named after our beloved River of No Return, the Salmon River. It’s Read More

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No Slouches Allowed! Holiday’s Guides Required to Master Rigorous Medical Training

    by Peta Owens-Liston   Despite the fun-loving and spirited nature of Holiday’s guides, they are a serious-minded, vigilant bunch when it comes to the safety of their guests. They have to be, otherwise, they wouldn’t work for Holiday; a company that requires them to jump through some rigorous hoops in dealing with emergency Read More

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2014 Top Picks for Spring High Whitewater Rafting Trips

by Julie K. Trevelyan If you like big whitewater, these spring 2014 rafting trips are for you. Sign up for some thrilling river rafting adventure through the west’s best river canyons, and get ready to get wet and have fun! Yampa River With warming trends indicating some sweet upcoming water flows, the last truly wild Read More

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River Currents Blog ~ Top Five Reasons to Take a National Park Vacation

by Julie Trevelyan   America’s national parks are treasures enjoyed by millions of visitors every year. Our national parks are a great place to spend a vacation! We’ve got five stellar reasons for you to paddle, hike, and overall enjoy the scenery in a park near you.   1) Not only beautiful, national parks are Read More

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River Currents Blog ~ A Message from Founders Dee & Sue Holladay

  The canyons we float and ride through have been here long before Holiday River Expeditions, but in our humblest way we are celebrating our 46th year of river running, hiking and just being in the presence of such grand places and people. It’s been interesting to observe the changes in ourselves, our company, our Read More

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River Currents Blog: Top Five Reasons to Sleep Under the Stars

    By Julie Trevelyan   Camping out is a huge part of a river rafting trip. It adds to the fun quotient, takes you out of your ho-hum comfort zone at home and drops you straight into the über-cool zone of outdoor adventurers, and gets you back in touch with nature.   1) You Read More