Awards & Accolades
2012 Best of the WorldNational 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 PerfectMay, 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.
2010 Trips of the YearOutside Magazine Picks 2010 Trips of the Year April, 2010
ROW Adventures' Kayaking 101 makes Outside's list of 2010 Trips of the Year. "Our Mission: Sort through 763 of the world's most spectacular new outfitted adventures and choose 20 that will blow your mind, but not your savings..." Outside Magazine
Best Adventure Travel Companies on EarthNational Geographic Adventure - Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth January, 2009
For the second time in as many years, ROW Adventures is ranked at the top with the best adventure travel companies on earth. This year ROW Adventures jumped all the way up to #2 under the water adventure category...
Tour of a Lifetime - 2009January, 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!
Tour of a Lifetime - 2008National 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 EarthNational 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 ListNational 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.