“Ok folks, you’re going to want to hold on tight. This one is a big one. It’s called House Rock and today it’s looking like a 6,” our guide, Shavonne, bellowed from the rear of the boat.
Christie and I immediately glanced at each other in excitement as our eyes communicated that we migrate to sit in the front of the boat. The ‘bath tub’ is the wettest and, arguably, the best seat in the house. It was a very hot and long first day full of built up anticipation. Up until this point, it still had not hit me that we were in the grandest of all canyons.
Fran & Dan Take on the Grand Canyon 1-Day Rafting Adventure!
This summer we sent our Adventure Booking Specialists, Daniel and Francesca, out on a Grand Canyon 1-Day Rafting Adventure. Neither one had ever been on the Colorado River, so they left R&O with a blank canvas of expectations and a spirit full of excitement for the journey ahead.
This year the U.S. National Park Service turns 100!
Grand Canyon river guide and R&O leader, Geoff Gourley, explores the Grand Canyon National Park and the surprising role commercial river running has played in finding the balance between protecting this sacred area and making it accessible to visitors.
The Grand Canyon National Park
A Really Good Idea Turns 100 Years Old
We all face challenges in our day-to-day lives…but there’s something about traveling and being on an adventure that makes us more accepting of these challenges. In a new environment we are often more open and less resistant, which makes it easier to overcome obstacles and keep our sense of humor. Our challenges become part of
Seasons of Grand Canyon – Rafting through the Grand Canyon is an unparalleled experience. One of the most common questions we receive from first time rafters is, “What is the best time to raft?” We wish we could give a finite answer; however, the honest answer is that the “best time to raft” varies from person to person. Truly, each month offers a different experience. Seasons of Grand Canyon – Rafting through the Grand Canyon is an unparalleled
We wake to the aroma of fresh brewed coffee, as we do every day, along with the morning croak-like call from our guide: “COFFEEeee!”. I’m amazed that the coffee down here is so good! The birds serenade us as we pack up our sleeping bags. Breakfast today is freshly cooked eggs, sausage and English muffins. After breakfast we form a duffle line, working together to load the boats and head out for a day of exploration.