february 2008
In this issue:
This Month
Moab, Utah and Grand Junction, Colorado
Featured Outfitters
River Rafters, Jeep Safaris and Dinosaur Digs reviewed.
What’s New
We’ve added Traveler Reviews and content for kids.
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Moab, Utah

There is more to Moab than mountain biking. This small town in the heart of Canyon Country boasts a nearly endless offering of outdoor activities. And it is a convenient base for families touring Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Dead Horse Point State Park and the La Sal Mountains as well as those exploring the Colorado and Green Rivers and Native American Rock Art Sites.

Grand Junction, Colorado

Grand Junction is more than just the mid-way point between Denver and Salt Lake City. This small town on Colorado’s western slope is a great place to explore the great outdoors. Home to Colorado National Monument and Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Area, Grand Junction boasts miles of hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking trails of varying length and difficulty.
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Selecting the right outfitter is essential for a successful family adventure. The following adventure travel companies and non-profit organizations make planning an outdoor adventure easy and take the stress out of traveling with kids.

Moab Adventure Center, a Moab, Utah based outfitter, offers outdoor experiences for nearly every family style. And the professional guides do more than chaperone, they work hard to ensure each excursion is memorable for all.

Western River Expeditions, Utah’s best of state for 4 years running, goes out of its way to make family whitewater rafting trips both carefree and fun for the novice as well as the enthusiast.

Museum of Western Colorado in Grand Junction, Colorado offers dinosaur adventures for kids aged 5 & up. Whether you dig for a day or for a week this hands-on program brings science to life.

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We’ve add some hot new functionality and loads of new content.
Traveler Reviews provide you with an opportunity to share your views and family travel experiences as well as find out what other family travelers have to say about destinations, attractions, activities, outfitters and accommodation around the globe.
for kids, geared to children aged 7 – 12, are fun tidbits that will spark the curiosity of children and get them ready for a family trip. Click on one or more of the following and peek inside:
Digging for fossils
Tonto National Monument
Dinosaur Journey Museum
Fiery Furnace, Arches National Park