When it comes to Grand Canyon rafting, most of us think of two-week expeditions that involve navigating whitewater rapids and camping on a beach. But I’d like to bring to your attention to 1-day float tours, which take place on the smooth section of the Colorado River and are ideal for couples, seniors and families.
There are two places where you can take this kind of river-rafting adventure:
Las Vegas travelers will partake in West Rim float trips, while folks heading up from Arizona cities like Phoenix, Sedona and Scottsdale will do the South Rim tours.
The West Rim is 120 miles from Las Vegas, which makes the region ideal for day trips. The typical float tour involves the following:
Personally, I get quite a kick out this trip. For one, the West Rim is the only place in the National Park where you can ride a helicopter to the … Read MoreContinue reading