Spring in the Grand Canyon 2017 River Season

One Week Until Our 2017 Season Launch!

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The 2017 River Season Is Almost Upon Us! Monday, March 20th was the official first day of spring, bringing with it flowers, sunshine, longer days and of course RIVER RUNNING! On April 4th the first trip of our season launches and everyone at Grand Canyon Expeditions is excited! Our warehouse has been pretty quiet since 2016 fall cleanup. We’re ready …

The Desert Bighorn – Rams

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  If you were to be on a River Trip in the late fall you might be able to hear the crash of horns against each other (it can be heard up to a mile away!)   The reason the Desert Bighorn Sheep slam their heads together is to determine which Ram gets to have more females.  The Rams run at each other at speeds of …

Grand Canyon Expeditions Mother's Day

Happy Mothers Day!

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‘It takes someone really brave to be a mother, someone strong to raise a child and someone special to love someone more than herself.’  Lilly Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful moms who make it all possible.     “I want my kids to have all the things I couldn’t afford.  Then I want to move in with …

National Park Week

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In celebration of 100 years of service, the National Park Service (NPS) has events throughout the year. This week, April 16-24 is National Park Service week. What does this mean for you? Access to all National Parks for the week is free! So we suggest taking advantage of this wonderful opportunity to go exploring, sightseeing and learn more about the …

Grand Canyon Expeditions Shutterfly: How to Upload Pictures to our Photo Sharing Site!

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We here at Grand Canyon Expeditions love guest pictures! We love to see all of the parts of the Canyon from your point of view. With this in mind, we created a photo sharing site where you can upload your own pictures, and see the pictures of other guests!   STEP 1. GETTING TO THE SITE – SIGNING UP  Go to www.grandcanyonexpeditions.shutterfly.com …

Colorado River rafting adventure

3 Excuses to Take a Colorado River Rafting Adventure

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Have you ever wanted to go on Colorado River rafting adventures, but haven’t had the time or people to go with? Sure, it’s bigger than an easy weekend getaway to your cabin up north or the nearby beach, but a Grand Canyon expedition is a truly unique and special experience you’ll have with you for a lifetime. With an average …

What You’ll Really Gain by Taking a Grand Canyon Rafting Trip

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If you’re like many others, you may already know about the excitement and thrill of white water rafting. A full 28% of Americans currently participate (or plan to participate) in this heart-pumping activity. You may also already know that the Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, but did you know that rafting through it is …

How to Plan a Grand Canyon Rafting Trip in 3 Easy Steps

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As mentioned in our last blog, the winter weather puts our Grand Canyon raft trips on a brief hold. There’s no need to fret, though, because our Grand Canyon expeditions will start back up again in April. As we wait for the snow to melt and the ice to thaw, we’re already thinking about the adventures to be had this …

The Wonderful World of the Grand Canyon in the Winter

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As the winter chill sets in across the state, we have to face the fact that the Grand Canyon white water rafting season is currently on hiatus. As much as we love Arizona rafting adventures, the northern part of the state gets buried under a blanket of snow when winter comes. So what’s an outdoor explorer to do? Well, there’s …

Amazing Grand Canyon Facts that You Never Knew

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If you’re considering taking one of our Grand Canyon raft trips, you should prepare yourself for the expedition of a lifetime. Before you set off for your trip and dive into the wonders of the canyon, there are some interesting facts you should know. A lot of people think they know the basics of the Grand Canyon’s history; however, these …