Rafting vacations are those vacations that every member of the family can enjoy. Of course, they are for the adventurous and physically fit, but for a vacation that will bring you and your kids together a few days rafting down a mighty river will do the trick. There’s no better way to get to know the river and each other than to face the type of challenge only to be found river rafting.
Contrary to what many people think, river rafting trips can be found on many rivers across the United States, and in some of the most exotic locations around the world. Below is a brief list of some of the best rafting rivers.
Rogue River Rafting – The Pacific Northwest’s best rafting river is the Rogue River winding through Oregon, and squeezing thru some narrow canyons that produce some fantastic whitewater.
Idaho Rivers - For river rafting trips with spectacular scenery you can’t beat the any one of the rivers in Idaho: the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, the gorges of the Lower Salmon River, the Main Salmon and the Snake Rivers.
New River, West Virginia – Not all white water rafting is west of the Mississippi. The New River in West Virginia is famed for the holes and incredible high volume waves.
Colorado Rivers – The white water rivers in Colorado offer spectacular rafting trips whether on any one of the Rocky Mountain State’s major waterways; Clear Creek, the Blue River, the Arkansas and Colorado Rivers.
Maine Rivers – In the Northeast those adventurers who want to go white water rafting will find the Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead Rivers offer the experience of a lifetime.
Raft Fiji – Until recently, the two mountain rivers on the Fijian island of Viti Levu were virtually unknown. For the truly exotic rafting vacation the white water rafter must travel the Wainikoroiluva or the Upper Navua River through the mountain jungles.
From Costa Rica to Switzerland, from Turkey to Iceland, rafting vacations can be enjoyed by the most adventurous traveler. Book your rafting vacation today.
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