North America’s Top 5 Incredible River Adventures

If you love excitement and don’t want to travel far, there is an incredible assortment of exciting river trips right in your backyard, North America. Heart-pounding whitewater challenges or calm waters relax; possibly both experiences can be savored in the same trip down the river. Rafting trips vary from Class I (easy and possibly a canoe adventure) to Class VI (might include rapids that are not really runnable.) Excitement and action loom in the Class IV and V range. Here are some top 5 picks:

Tuolumne River

1. Tuolumne River 

Right outside California’s Yosemite National Park, one can raft the river while viewing splendid waterfalls and canyons. Considered a “Wild and Scenic” river, rapids challenge on this Class IV trip. Boulders can add difficulty, and this river is for experienced paddlers. For relaxation, San Francisco is a few hours away.  Continue reading “North America’s Top 5 Incredible River Adventures”