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Best Camping near Durango

Camping is a great way to spend a relaxing time in nature while vacationing! Durango is located in a beautiful and diverse region of the Southwest.  To the north of Durango are the jagged San Juan mountains full of old mining roads, hiking, and high alpine lakes. To the west are the beautiful peaks of…

Raft Trips Through Colorado’s History

For many people, history is a major part of the travel experience. For these people, a trip to southern Pennsylvania would not be complete without a visit to Gettysburg and a trip to San Antonio would not be complete without a visit to the Alamo. What is in store for these travelers when they visit…

8 Unbelievable Places You Need to Visit in Durango, Colorado

Durango is a tourist town located in Colorado and near New Mexico border. It has an approximate 16,000 people, which means it is a small town with vibrant tourism activities. From lake fishing, parks, and museums, here are some of the top places you can visit in the late Apollo 14 astronaut home. 1. San Juan National Forest This is one of the landmark natural features that you will find in this region. It is an attractive natural phenomenon for many people who have never been to Colorado. With thousands of tree species and bird species, San Juan National Forest will be a wonderful tour to remember. However, you need ATV rentals to manage to move around the rocky hills and valleys around the forest. 2. Animas River Trail Animas River Trail is another breathtaking experience you can get when…

Planning a Family Vacation? Then Consider a Rafting Trip

Planning a family trip can be difficult. Depending on the size and age of the members of your family, you may be frustrated with planning a trip that will entertain and enrich. Of course, you also want to create lifelong memories. If your family is more of the adventurous type, or if you are looking…

Five Reasons To Take Family Fishing Trips

Almost everyone remembers a great family trip from his or her childhood. But do we remember why it was a great trip? If those great family trips were family fishing trips, the answer is probably “they were fun.” But here are five more reasons to take family fishing trips: Experiences Make Us Happier Than Possessions…

Adventure for the Whole Family, Rafting in Durango

While on your next trip to Durango, you would be remiss if you didn’t include white water raft trips on your bucket list. Durango is one of the top Southwest destinations for Colorado white water rafting trips. The reason for this is in no small part to the Animas River. The Animas is the perfect…

Best Outdoor Activities in Durango, CO

The weather is finally getting warmer and sunnier here in the great state of Colorado, so it may be time to finally plan that family trip you’ve been putting off. Whether you’re looking for white water rafting trips for the adrenaline seekers in the family, or something more low-key like family fishing trips, we have…

The White Water Family Experience: 3 Tips To Guarantee A Fun Ride

Family vacations offer opportunities for bonding through adventure. Whether you’re headed across the ocean or simply a few towns away, there are a number of activities that the whole family can take part in. When it comes to the great outdoors, your options are basically limitless: take a kayaking trip, teach your kids the joys…

Colorado River Rafting Trips: From Tame to Insane!

Extending nearly 1,450 miles and winding through 11 of the United State’s national parks, the Colorado River is the Southwest’s solitary major river. For those eagerly planning their Colorado white water rafting trips, here’s some information to help you choose the best type of river rafting trip for you. 1. Family-Friendly. This trip along the…

Huge Snow Pack!

2019 is going to be an incredible year for rafting in Durango! We are already at 100% of snowpack for the year and still have 2 more months to reach our historic peak snowpack totals. This is a far cry from last winter where we only received 50% of historical snowpack. What does this mean?? Huge splashes and long season for an Animas rafting . With all this snow the San Juan Mountains have seen a ton of avalanche activity. Here’s photo I took in Telluride on February 23.  I just happened to be at the right place at the right to see this avalanche occur.  This is the headwaters of our San Miguel river trips. Luckily I was a safe distance away. Stay tuned for more updates as the the river season approaches.

3 Activities to Enjoy When You Visit the Southwest For the First Time

If you’re visiting the Southwest United States for the first time, there are countless opportunities to have fun. In fact, adrenaline seekers from far and wide can’t help but visit Colorado for the best in thrills, sights, and outdoor activities. If you’re visiting the Southwest for the first time, don’t hesitate to try these wild…

Adventures In Colorado: 5 Places To Go White Water Rafting

Colorado offers a great many outdoor activities for the discerning sportsman or woman. The soaring peaks provide ideal skiing and snowboarding conditions; the thick forests supply ample opportunity for hikes of all sizes and lengths (not to mention the numerous zipline courses and zipline tours that carry you through the treetops); and the state’s 158…

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