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ROW Adventures Rafting on the Wild and Scenic Rogue River

Guide to Rogue River Outfitters

Statesman Journal | May, 2015

The wild section of the Rogue River is Oregon's most iconic multiday river trip, and there is no shortage of outfitters ready to bring visitors safely through its Class III, IV and V rapids.

Rogue River Rafting

It's Always Mother's Day on the River

Life is Short... Pack Light! | May, 2015

A mother's account of her family bonding on a whitewater rafting ddventure: "It’s day two of a six-day white water adventure on Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon, often referred to as The River of No Return (how comforting is that), and as usual, I am powerless to stop my son Rigel from adding another heart-pounding feat to his stash of adventures."

Middle Fork Salmon Rafting
National Geographic Traveler Tours of a Lifetime Corsica Unbound

"Corsica Unbound" Awarded National Geographic Traveler "50 Best Tours of a Lifetime"

National Geographic Traveler | April, 2015

Our new "Corsica Unbound" trip was selected as a National Geographic Traveler’s “2015 Tours of a Lifetime!” Now in it's 10th year, the 2015 list features 50 of the world's best guided trips chosen by the editors of National Geographic Traveler. Norie Quintos, acting editor in chief of National Geographic Travel magazine said that "the 50 best guided tours selected this year offer authentic travel experiences that are sure to leave participants engaged and ensconced in culture," and that "the types of immersive and experiential trips... are going farther and deeper than ever before."

Corsica Unbound

Rejuvenate with River Rafting

Inlander InHealth | April, 2015

"Whether on your own or with family, ROW's backcountry rafting offers thrills and reflection... World-wide adventure tour operator ROW has its roots firmly planted in Idaho, and recently developed River Soul Journeys to take the wilderness rafting experience to an even deeper spiritual level. You'll spend the day paddling a stunning Idaho backcountry river — alternating between adrenaline-pumping Class IV rapids and nap-inducing ripples — and the dusk stretching through yoga poses beneath a canopy of pine trees."

River Soul Journeys
Beached Baby Whale in Baja Spokesman Review Rich Landers

Sea Kayakers Connect with Dying Whale

Spokesman Review | March, 2015

Coeur d’Alene-based sea kayaking guides connected in a personal if not spiritual way to a baby whale destined to die on a Mexico beach.

“I’ll never forget the look in that eye,” said Michelle Darnell, back in the ROW Adventures office last week.

Baja Aventura
Top Places to Film Fantastic GoPro Footage Active Times Lochsa River

Action-Packed Getaways: Top Places to Film Fantastic GoPro Footage

The Active Times | March, 2015

One of the wildest rivers in all of America the Lochsa is home to more than 60 thrilling rapids, most of which are class III to IV. Nearby River Dance Lodge offers guests the chance to experience the river’s photo-worthy excitement through guided rafting trips with ROW Adventures. Rafters will have the chance to capture extreme action footage while making their way down the river’s rugged waters, as well as the opportunity to snap serene, scenic shots while pausing for a break on a small island that’s home to towering, 200-foot tall white pine trees.

The Mighty Lochsa
Epicure & Culture Fusion Safaris

Fusion Safaris: Top 12 Fitness And Food Vacations For 2015

Epicure & Culture | January, 2015

Here are 12 fitness-minded foodie-adventures, including our Culinary Whitewater Series, for those who love to travel AND eat! Featuring trips that will keep you active by day, and enjoying local wines and cuisine by night, the list includes both U.S.-based and international destinations. From skiing to river rafting to snorkeling, it's all in here.  

Culinary Whitewater Series
101 Places to Go Baja Sea of Cortez Bioluminesence

Backpacker Magazine's "Hiker's Life List" #92: See the Ocean Catch Fire

Backpacker Magazine Hiker's Life List | December, 2014

"Liquid Lightning" - that's how Backpacker Magazine's Editor in Chief, Dennis Lewon, describes his moonless night of kayaking off of Baja's Isla Carmen in the Sea of Cortez. Fortunate to have been there when bioluminescent plankton were lighting up the warm waters, Lewon lists the many reasons that "sea kayaking belongs on anyone's life list - rugged islands, soft beaches, whales, turquoise water - but going during a peak bioluminescent plankton bloom elevates the experience to the top of the list."


Baja Aventura
ROW Adventures Family Magic Rafting Trip in the Salmon River Canyons

Idaho's Whitewater Family Adventure

Jewish Independent | September, 2014

There’s nothing quite as thrilling as a whitewater rafting adventure, especially when you can do it with your kids. For safety reasons, most rafting companies restrict the participation of kids 12 and under for anything other than a bland float downstream. With one exception, that is: ROW Adventures’ five-day Family Magic rafting excursion on the lower fork of Idaho’s Salmon River. Here, the rapids are safe enough for a 5-year-old and just sufficiently exciting to get parents’ adrenaline pumping, without ever feeling dangerous. Add a “River Jester” to the mix, a staff member whose job it is to keep kids busy, happy and engaged, and you have the recipe for a perfect family vacation.

Family Magic Rafting Trip
Forbidden Mountains Balkans Homestay Experiences Epicure and Culture

The World’s 12 Best Homestay Experiences For Culturally-Curious Travelers

The Daily Meal | August, 2014

Fortunately, your home is not the only place where you can feel welcomed like a family member, share home-cooked meals and swap cultural anecdotes. This collection of tours with home stays will allow you to integrate yourself in an authentic experience of a new place, where you will feel welcomed and not alone. Our "Peaks of the Balkans" trip was chosen as one of 12 destinations for you "to experience places others love, call home and want to share with you."

Peaks of the Balkans Hike