Amy Choate-Nielsen: Dear kids: In the grand scheme of things, excitement is a relative thing

Friday, September 16, 2016

From The Deseret News in Salt Lake City.  Originally published on Sept 13, 2016.  Writer Amy Choate-Nielsen joined us for a 4-day trip down the Green River through Lodore Canyon with our Artist  Michal Onyon.  Read on about Amy’s first rafting experience and the thrills and excitement of her trip.   If my children ever Read More

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Stand-Up Paddle Along the Colorado River

Sunday, June 19, 2016

June 19, 2016 Holiday River Expeditions’ four-day tour lets clients explore the Ruby and Westwater canyons By: Sean Stroh Adventure TravelUSA / CanadaTour Operators Families will love a stand-up paddleboard excursion along the Colorado River. // © 2016 Holiday River Expeditions Holiday River Expeditions’ Stand-Up Paddleboard Trip is perfect for active travelers. The four-day tour takes Read More

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Holiday River Expeditions Celebrates 50 Years by Honoring Late Founder’s Legacy

Thursday, February 25, 2016

02/25/16 / MoralCompass / Leave a comment / Adventure Travel, river rafting / adventure travel, Holiday River Expeditions,rafting expeditions, river expeditions, river rafting Holiday River Expeditions is marking its 50th anniversary by honoring the legacy of founder Dee Holladay. SALT LAKE CITY, UT– The late Dee Holladay was an adventurer, entrepreneur, family man and rafting visionary. The Read More

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Holiday Expeditions Teams with Clark Planetarium on New Star-Gazing Trips

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Posted on December 15, 2015 by Adam J. Sinclair Veteran adventure travel company, Holiday River Expeditions (, clusters spokes with stars and river canyons with constellations in a new trip line-up for 2016. Its new Dark Sky Stargazing Trip Series in cooperation with Salt Lake City’s Clark Planetarium includes both mountain biking and whitewater rafting Read More

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Honoring Dee Holladay

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Honoring Dee Holladay Celebrating [Excerpts from “He was passionate about preserving U.S. rivers and their history”, published in the Salt Lake City Tribune, June 25, 2015, shared by member Herm Hoops, and an interview with John Wesley Powell Museum director Tim Green, July 8, 2015.] Dee Holladay, known for his innovative designs of Read More

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Dee Holladay, veteran river guide, dead at 78

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

By Tom Wharton The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Jun 24 2015 09:06AM    •    Last Updated Feb 17 2016 01:14 pm   Memorial » He was passionate about preserving U.S. rivers and their history. When a veteran guide such as Dee Holladay passes away, fellow river runners often say that “he ran his Read More

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Utah by Dirt: The Lure of the Wild River

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Posted by Max Lowe of Nat Geo Young Explorers in The Adventurists on June 23, 2015   As the river carried us strong and gentle through this labyrinth of sandstone in Ruby-Horsethief Canyon—past beautiful beaches occupied solely by shifting cottonwoods and slot canyons only accessible via a float down the Colorado or a 30-mile hike Read More

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Holiday River Expeditions & National Parks Traveler Team Up for Cataract Canyon Raft Trip

Monday, April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 👤by Travel News Desk When you are a recognized leader in orchestrating life-changing rafting adventures in the West, good things are bound to come your way. So is the case for Holiday River Expeditions who has been chosen by the innovative business leadership training firm NewCo to operate a series of river trips Read More

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Floating Through Spectacular Desert Landscapes

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The Park Record (Park City, UT) reporter, Amy Roberts loves to travel. And she’s a thrill seeker enjoying kayaking the Nile and  Zambezi rivers, (think crocs), swimming with great whites in  South Africa and tracking mountain gorillas in Rwanda. She once was nearly sold for 2,000 camels in Morocco.  So a Utah river trip may Read More

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Support group for caregivers striking a mental chord

Thursday, March 6, 2014

THURSDAY , MARCH 06, 2014 – 2:31 PM  Caregivers rafting on the San Juan River. Courtesy photos. Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner Correspondent OGDEN — Anna Madry was at her breaking point. As the mother of a 7-year-old with multiple health conditions, including autism, she had reached the point of exhaustion. “He has a lot of different Read More

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