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Great Family Adventures: ROW Adventures' 'Family Magic Rafting Trip on the Salmon River'

Outside Magazine March, 2013

This four- or five-day rafting trip down Idaho's Salmon River covers up to 74 miles of easy and intermediate (Class II-IV) rapids at a pace that allows stops to play on the big, sandy beaches and swim the not-too-cold water. After a brief safety and how-to training, you’ll be on your way down the legendary waterway. Keep a lookout for the river’s abundant wildlife, from bass, trout, and steelhead to river otters and eagles. The journey stops for Native American rock art and pioneer homesteads, and a stretch traverses Blue Canyon, so named for its dark igneous rock. Off the water, a “river jester” coordinates kids’ activities...

Galapagos Island Tours

Eye Explore Magazine February, 2013

ROW's Galapagos Islands Adventure Tour, "Galapagos Unbound", is a multisport vacation and the first of its kind offered in this tropical archipelago. This trip gets you off the typical cruise ship-based Galapagos tour and allows you to see the diverse wildlife and scenery of these islands from behind a paddle. Snorkeling, hiking, and kayaking through the Galapagos gives you the most intimate journey possible in this incredible island chain. ROW's Galapagos Islands adventure vacation is the most sustainable eco-tour of the Galapagos available...

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Adventurous Girlfriend Getaways

American Fitness Magazine January, 2013

"While biking the entire 46-mile route, you will be dazzled by 11 tunnels and nine breathtaking trestles. But we gals peddled a mere 15 miles--starting in Montana, finishing in Idaho. We rode with legendary guide, Peter Grubb, founder of ROW Adventures..." -Elise Oberliesen, American Fitness Magazine

101 Places Every Traveler Should Know

Travel + Leisure November, 2012

Whitewater aficionados consider this America's most dramatic river. Attack it on a weeklong rafting trip with ROW Adventures. Expect luxury camping and stops at waterfalls and hot springs.

No Risk, No Reward

Delta Sky Magazine October, 2012

"Let's go out on a limb here and call the Middle Fork America's classic rafting trip." -Grayson Schaffer From expeditions down raging rivers to grueling ascents of snow-capped mountains, ROW Adventures' Middle Fork of the Salmon River Idaho rafting trip is one of Delta Sky Magazine's "26 Trips of a Lifetime to Start Planning Now."

ROW Adventures Named World's Best Tour Operator

Travel + Leisure July, 2012

On July 6, 2011, Travel + Leisure announced that ROW Adventures separated itself from the world’s most renowned tour operators, standing alone as #1 on the list of Top Tour Operations with an overall score of 97.97 out of a possible 100...

Best Summer Getaways: Weekend Floats

Outside Magazine June, 2012

The Lochsa tumbles over 40 major rapids as it cascades out of the Bitterroot Mountains, which received 100 percent of normal snowpack this winter. Row Adventures offers single-day, 20- or 30-mile roller-coaster rides through the Lochsa’s legendary Class IV waves and...

2012 Tours of a Lifetime

National Geographic Traveler May, 2012

Choosing a classic this year, National Geographic recognized ROW Adventures' Middle Fork of the Salmon rafting trip to their 50 Tours of a Lifetime. Carving through more than 100 miles of the largest federally designated wild­erness area in the lower 48 states, the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, in Idaho, is prime family-rafting territory. Natural hot springs, pioneer homesteads, Indian rock art, hiking trails, and, of course, top-notch white water captivate kids and adults. The outfitter, known for a knack with...

Best of the World - Adventures Category

National Geographic Adventure February, 2012

Far in the southwestern corner of Idaho, a hundred miles southeast of Boise on the border of Nevada and Oregon, is the newest staging ground for two world-class river trips. The Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness, one of the newest designated wilderness areas in the country, is a 90,000-acre parcel of land that protects its namesake rivers. It's also a dead ringer for Bryce and Zion National Parks...

The Feel-Good, Do-Good Vacation

Food & Wine February, 2012

Instead of the usual freeze-dried dinners, paddlers have locavore meals. In addition, a portion of the trip’s profits support the Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center, which helps maintain the Rogue River...