Planning Your Family Whitewater Rafting Trip in Glenwood Springs

Vacation is fun. Organizing the details and planning for your adventure can be a drag though. Most families want to have the highest quality experience for the best price so they can stretch their holiday dollars further. You’ll get just that when whitewater rafting with Glenwood Adventure Company. We work with Lakota Guides, who have […]

GAC on Rotation: Adventure Travel Songs

Every good adventure needs a sound track… and unless you’re Travis Pastrana it can’t be all heavy metal. You want enough beat to get your adrenaline up and some nice easy listening to let you enjoy the Great Outdoors in Colorado. For our magic adventure playlist formula, start with some “Road To Nowhere ” by the […]

Glenwood Springs – America’s Coolest Small Town

Glenwood Springs is nominated for Budget Travel’s ‘America’s Coolest Small Towns’! There are loads of reasons why Glenwood Springs should top Budget Travels list. Locals and visitors can tour the gorgeous Bair Ranch on the seats of Glenwood Adventure’s own ATV’s, have a nice soak in  the Glenwood Springs Hot Spring Pool, experience a breathtaking Paragliding flight from the […]

Winter Activities in Glenwood Springs

While not particularly known as a ski town, Glenwood Springs has been voted one of the top 7 ski towns in America by Best of the Road. You may remember from out last post that the site as also called Glenwood Springs one of the best “fun” small towns in America – and that is an award we […]

Horsing Around in Glenwood Canyon

This week, we had the pleasure of taking April Clark with the local newspaper up to our ranch in Glenwood Canyon for a horseback ride through the spectacular fall foliage. Our family-run ranch is tucked away right in the mouth of Glenwood Canyon bordering White River National Forest. From the moment you arrive on the […]

Fall Adventures in Glenwood Springs

Just because summer is basically over doesn’t mean that Glenwood Springs closes up shop. There are still loads of great activities to be had in our beautiful little town and all without the crowds! A few recommendations: Bike Rentals and our free Glenwood Canyon Shuttle: If you don’t spend a few hours on a bike […]

Glenwood Springs Named Best Place to Stand Up Paddleboard in USA

USA Today recently named Glenwood Springs one of the top ten places to stand up paddleboard in the country. “With the Colorado River passing through town and a man-made whitewater park, there’s no shortage of places to kick up some surf here.” SUPing on the Colorado river is certainly a unique experience from the flat […]

Open Air Movie Night in Glenwood Springs

Have you ever been to a drive-in theater? What about a raft-in theater? Okay we’re not exactly going to be coming in via river – but this week, we’re going to bust out all of our rafts, duckies and tubes at our headquarters downtown and show a good ole’ fashioned American classic on our big screen. There […]

Have You Tried a Ducky Yet?

When the water starts to get a little lower later in the summer, we have a lot of guests ask us how they can add a little bit more excitement to their rafting trip. While you’re still going to get some awesome whitewater in the bigger boats, an inflatable kayak, or ducky, is a great […]

Guest Feedback: Segway Tours

Recently, we had a lovely group of people come try out our segway tour. This was their first time on a segway – but boy did they have fun. Read what Steve had to say about their adventure: All four of us had never been on a segway before and thought that this was the […]

Our Resident Football Star

We thrilled to have a friendly face hanging around Glenwood Adventure again. Mike Tepper, the offensive lineman for the Indianapolis Colts who spent the 2011 NFL lockout with us, is back for some Colorado fun! Mike is taking some downtime to enjoy his love for the outdoors and get in some high altitude training before […]

Gone Fishin’

Though we didn’t have particularly high water this year, normally it’s best to give the river a month or so after the run-off to clear up for some first-class Colorado fishing! Glenwood Adventure has some pretty amazing trips – and one heck of a guide – if you’re looking to get your pole in the […]

Preventing Wildfires in Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs has been through the mill when it comes to forest fires. Mother nature has a way of correcting itself in the the least opportune moments. Someone’s material life can go up in flames in a matter of minutes. This might seem like a pretty heavy topic, but wildfires in this area have affected […]

An Evening at our Ranch

If you didn’t know, Glenwood Springs gets quite a few visitors throughout the year and there are quite a few people that work in the travel and tourism industry in the surrounding area to keep up with that adventuresome bunch of travelers. Concierges tell epic stories of whitewater rafting and Colorado sunshine to their guests, front […]

The Best Father’s Day Present… EVER.

It’s likely that we’ve all had trouble finding our dad’s a good gift on Father’s Day… or maybe every single gift-giving holiday for the last 20 years. Guys are hard to shop for! It’s a fact. It’s also probably science. But Glenwood Adventure has THE perfect idea for the present that your pops will never […]

Getting Fit and Having Fun in Glenwood Springs

Normally, we just get outside and have some fun just for a good time, but who would have guessed that some of our adventures are actually good for your health? Okay okay, that might sound like it’s bogus, but it’s not. Whitewater rafting, paddleboarding, rock climbing, and cycling all burn some major calories and will […]

What’s the Best Adventure for Me?

Let me start off by saying that we encourage pretty much anyone and everyone that comes to us to go whitewater rafting with GAC and Lakota Guides. Not only is Glenwood Springs one of the best areas for rafters of all levels, but it’s just a wonderful activity on summer’s day to bond with your […]

Hiking in Glenwood Springs

Considering Glenwood Springs is surrounded by dramatic mountain ranges, it’s no wonder why most visitors plan to hike during their stay. If you pick up a guide on local hikes, it might be a bit overwhelming. With trails in every direction, it’s hard to pick out what treks will be best for your group – […]

Prepared for your Glenwood Adventure? What to wear on the big day.

When you’re spending the morning getting splashed by whitewater on the Colorado River, cycling 16 miles through the Glenwood Canyon in the afternoon, and on horseback to your western cookout in the Rockies at night – you better come prepared! There is just so much to do in Glenwood Springs; we have a lot of […]