White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

The Maze Bike Trip Review: Breathtaking Scenery

Biking & Camping The Maze In Glen Canyon & Canyonlands National Park May 06-09, 2014 The office staff was very helpful! The Hike was enjoyable, but we didn’t reach our destination because we didn’t think we had enough time. Turns out we had plenty of time and could have hiked for another hour. Not a Read More

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Utah Desert Springtime Wildflowers Arriving Soon!

By Julie Trevelyan   People often think of deserts as barren wastelands. Nothing could be farther from the truth in Utah. Whether you take a river rafting vacation down an awesome canyon like Cataract or do some mountain biking on the White Rim Trail, the spring months tend toward an explosion of unexpected yet very 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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Women’s Lodore Canyon Rafting Trip with Yoga

by Julie Trevelyan   Life can be busy. Ringing alarm clocks, racing to get ready for work, get the kids to school, make that meeting on time, prepare for that big presentation, ferry the kids to sports’ practice, negotiate traffic, spend quality time with your spouse or significant other—then get up and do it all Read More

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5 Things You Might Learn from Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail

  by Julie Trevelyan   The White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park is a pretty sweet mountain bike ride by most people’s definition. Outstanding scenery, technical sections to test your mettle, long flat sections in which to enjoy the views, canyon rims to peer over, stellar overlooks, side hiking trails to take, and a mountain bike-friendly Read More

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Was that you doing the rain dance last month?

  By Peta Owens-Liston   When Snowpack Goes with the Flow   Flowers weren’t the only ones cheering on April Showers. River rats, river runners, old and new, and all of Holiday River Expeditions’ returning customers were too. I could hear them. No doubt, the guides (often ski junkies) were eyeing the weather as well Read More

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Time for Spring Flowers: What’s Blooming now on the White Rim

By Julie Trevelyan Springtime plus rains equals fantastic blooms in the desert. A recent mountain biking trip to the White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park yielded bounteous blooms, with the promise of many more soon to come. Here’s a sampling of the flower color bursts so common, yet also so breathtakingly unexpected, to the Utah desert lands.   Read More

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River Currents Blog: Must-See Springtime Rafting Trips

  by Julie Trevelyan   Where can you find the funnest, most rapid-y whitewater rafting in the springtime? Or the most classic views of southwestern canyon country scenery? How about water that begs to be played on in inflatable kayaks? On one of these four river trips, with Holiday! Each trip offers something unique and not-to-be-missed. Read More

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

River Currents Blog: Women’s River and Yoga Retreat Trips

  by Julie Trevelyan   If you feel like getting onto the river with a group of women who all like to stretch out with yoga moves, Holiday has some perfect rafting trips to check out. For 2013, Holiday’s Women’s Rafting Trips head out on Lodore, the Salmon River Canyons, and Cataract Canyon. There’s no stress Read More

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

River Currents Blog: Early Spring on the Colorado River

    This blog post was originally published in June of 2009 just after John returned from his early season May Cataract Canyon trip.  As you begin to make your plans for the 2013 season, it’s a great reminder to consider the early season.  High water, fewer folks on the river, warm days and cooler Read More