2011-06-09-Yampa-397

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 Colorado river rafting vacation down an awesome canyon like Cataract or do some mountain biking on the White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park, the spring months tend toward an Read More

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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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Family River Rafting Trips: Five Things You’ll Gain by Hitting the River with Mom

By Haley Strand   Mother-daughter time is always a precious thing. Whether you’re out to lunch at your favorite spot, or you are at home looking through old photos, we all love those little moments that are shared together. Mother-daughter relationships can also be very complicated. Bickering, disagreement, eye rolling, these are all very common actions Read More

2011-06-24-Deso-1922

Out of the Office & Into the Wild

Escape the Rat Race for an Epic Group Wilderness Adventure by Julie K. Trevelyan Work is an essential part of most people’s lives, and hopefully we have fulfilling work that adds depth and richness to our days. Co-workers, bosses, and employees make up a significant portion of our time on this planet. If you run Read More

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The Photo Diary of a Whitewater River Rat: Part 1

By Joe Ballent Photo Diary Of A Whitewater River Rat They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and after combing through my folders of rafting photos (dating back to the ancient 2008) I’m forced to agree.  I compiled the highlight shots from a number of different trips with Holiday River Expeditions, with guests Read More

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Desolation Canyon Kayak Workshop Trip Review: Loved The Kayak Workshop

Utah River Rafting & A Kayak Workshop Down The Green River, Desolation Canyon August 04, 2014 All aspects of the trip exceeded my expectations. Chet was a phenomenal trip leader. Andy did a super job with the kayak workshop. The kayak workshop is the trip of a lifetime. If you are physically capable of paddling for Read More

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Idaho River Rafting Trips: Salmon River 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.

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