The Best Family Vacation Spots Nobody Knows About


Planning a family vacation can be stressful, right?  After all, where can you go where everyone will be entertained, happy and content…together in one spot?  That’s where whitewater rafting trips can save the day (or rather, that precious week you can spare each summer for a family trip).

In case you need to persuade your loved ones, or need a little convincing yourself, here are 20 reasons why a rafting trip is the perfect family getaway.

Otherwise, forget the stress and check out our picks for the best family vacation spots that you’ve probably never thought of:

Green River Rafting through the Gates of Lodore, CO/UT

Raft through Dinosaur National Monument, inflatable kayak through fun, Class II-III rapids, hike along rippling creeks to side canyon waterfalls, and hunt for petroglyphs. Watch this little snippet from the Green River…


Lower Salmon River, ID

OARS. Lower Salmon River rafting trips offer something for everyone—fun, exhilarating rapids, huge sandy beaches through four separate gorges, stand up paddleboarding and refreshing water for swimming and playing.

Rogue River, OR

Raft through forests, meadows and narrow gorges, and enjoy beach campsites and abundant wildlife viewing. The warm water makes it ideal for swimming and inflatable kayaking on Rogue River trips.


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