Part 3 in our series on choosing the right rafting trip. Read #1: How to Choose the RIght Rafting Trip or #2: Beginner Rafting Trips in Colorado. Trying to choose the perfect rafting trip for your family? Whitewater rafting is one of the best summer activities in Colorado–especially for families. A whitewater rafting trip is great for helping your family unplug and reconnect. You'll step away from your daily stresses and enjoy a scenic and adventurous trip through some of Colorado's most beautiful areas. You'll get out of your comfort zone and into a whole way to experience “family time!” Beginner-Intermediate Family Rafting: Arkansas River rafting trips provide some of the best family rafting in the country. The famous Brown's Canyon offers some of the best scenery and whitewater you can find in one trip. Brown's Canyon rafting trips go through a proposed federal wilderness area, so there are no roads as you paddle a multitude of Class III rapids. This level rafting is perfect for families, both beginner first-timers and those who have been rafting previously. No one will ever be disappointed with a Brown's Canyon rafting trip. With a minimum age of 7 years of age, Brown's Canyon provides a great outdoor adventure option for many families. Some of AVA's best family rafting trips are the full day Brown's Canyon trip with lunch, a 3/4 day Brown's Canyon trip, and a half day Brown's Canyon trip. Or try the 24 Hours in Brown's Canyon overnight trip for the ultimate family escape. It's a great weekend getaway and we provide all the camping and rafting gear except your personal sleeping bags. Dinner and breakfast cooked hot and hearty for you? Sounds good, right?! Other great Class III family rafting trips include the Clear Creek Beginner in Idaho Springs near Denver or the Upper Colorado Scenic Float. Advanced Family Rafting Do you have a particularly adventurous family or kids who are 15+ years old? Taken the kids rafting a few times before and ready for the next step? Consider one of our advanced rafting trips. Some of the best advanced family rafting is on our Numbers rafting trips, a Class III-V section of rapids on the Arkansas River. This trip can be done as a half day or full day trip with lunch. Or try the Clear Creek Intermediate trip for a Class III-IV family rafting adventure. Whatever your pleasure or passion, we want to help you find the perfect trip for your family. Call us today at 800-370-0581 and we'll help you find what you're looking for! Arkansas River rafting trips and Clear Creek rafting trips are excellent options for your family rafting trip.