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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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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: Trip of the Week: Salmon River Canyons Women’s Retreat

by Julie Trevelyan   Idaho’s Salmon River is wild, no doubt about that. As the country’s longest undammed river running through a single state, the Salmon provides a glimpse at the way rivers used to wind and roar and whisper through the landscape before humans attempted to corral them. Impressive whitewater rapids mark the Lower Read More

White Rim Trip in Canyonlands, October 1-3.

Behind the Lens: Clicking and Capturing Memories on Biking Trips

  By Peta Owens Liston   Every time I look at a series of framed photographs hanging on our hallway wall, I flash back to our first river trip on the Gates of Lodore. Memories ripple back along with a feeling of gratitude that our family shared that experience together. The same is true for 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

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White Water Rafting School

For adventurists looking to take the plunge into white water rafting, the beginning White Water Kayaking School is an ideal holiday gift. While prior kayaking experience is not a requirement, it is helpful. Holiday River Expeditions suggests guests take a kayak swimming pool class, which helps ease the white water rafting river learning curve. Many Read More

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Gifts for Special Women

For anyone that has special women in their lives, albeit it husbands, boyfriends, girlfriends, parents or simply friends, there is nothing more touching than giving the gift of adventure. Holiday River offers several rafting trips that are designed specifically for women, offering spiritual and physical retreats that are cleansing, purifying and rejuvenating. Women’s Salmon River Read More

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River Currents Blog: Top Five Reasons to Go On a Specialty Trip

by Julie Trevelyan   As if river rafting wasn’t cool enough itself, you can also choose to go on a specialty river trip. With an added emphasis on a particular activity or topic, your rafting vacation can be even cooler and include a focus on an interest you already had, or perhaps something new. Holiday’s Read More

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Our Commitment to the Environment

    Holiday River Expeditions from the beginning has been active in promoting environmentally sensitive business practices. We are constantly striving to raise the bar on what we expect from ourselves as expedition operators in the wilderness as well as in our operations at the office and in the warehouse. Our commitment to the environment Read More

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Kayak Adventure – Holiday River Expeditions’ Kayaking Workshop

In addition to its many varied white water rafting trips, Holiday River Expeditions has a six-day kayaking workshop. This kayaking workshop is spent in Desolation Canyon in August. You first meet at Green River, Utah to embark on your trip. This kayaking school is not for the faint of heart; you should be in excellent Read More