Awards & Accolades

2012 Best of the World

National Geographic January, 2012

Just when it seemed impossible to find untrammeled singletrack in Europe or snorkel uncharted waters in Australia, National Geographic awards their 2012 Best of the World and our Bruneau and Jarbidge trip made the short list...

Near Nature, Near Perfect

May, 2010

In recognition of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Spokane region's finest local businesses and individuals were honored on May 13th, 2010 at the 11th Annual Inland Northwest Tourism Awards hosted by the Spokane Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau. ROW Adventures won the category of "Near Nature, Near Perfect" which recognizes a business, organization or community that has developed a tourism product/service that best demonstrates the ecological, cultural or historic assets of the region.

Tour of a Lifetime - 2009

January, 2009

For the 4th year in a "ROW", ROW Adventures wins National Geographic Traveler's "Tours of a Lifetime" for it's South American trip to Brazil!

Adventures in Brazil

Tour of a Lifetime - 2008

National Geographic Traveler - 50 Tours of a Lifetime June, 2008

Each year National Geographic Traveler magazine's editorial team combs the world to find the 50 most authentic, innovative, best-guided and most sustainable trips for its Tours of a Lifetime list. Superlative Idaho, a 7-day multisport adventure vacation guided by ROW, was selected in 2008.

Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth

National Geographic Adventure - Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth June, 2008

With assistance from the Adventure Council, Adventures in Travel Expo, the Adventure Travel Trade Association, and other travel and tourism organizations, National Geographic Adventure (NGA) magazine reached out to hundreds of tour companies around the world. NGA surveyed over 200 outfitters and scored them on the criteria that matter most: education, sustainability, quality of service, and spirit of adventure.

2008 Stay List

National Geographic Traveler - 2008 Stay List June, 2008

After sending out in-depth questionnaires to more than 600 nominated properties and conducting further research, National Geographic Traveler magazine selected 150 properties in the United States for its "Stay List." These properties have location-inspired architecture, ambience and amenities, eco-stewardship, and an ethic of giving back to the community.