Water vs. Land – Which Colorado Outback experience is right for you?
Colorado is no stranger to amazing scenery and a host of adventurous activities, both on land and water. Whether you are a local or a visitor, this is the perfect way to relax, have fun, and experience Durango. It doesn’t matter if you like to stay grounded on land or you like to get yourself into some water action. In today’s article, we’ll be looking at which Colorado Outback experience we think is best for you.
Benefits of a Land-based Outback Experience
Getting to those off-the-beaten-path locations and spending time away from the crowds can be exciting, but if you don’t have a car suitable for off-road driving, a Jeep rental may be a great option for you. If something a little more rugged is more your style, you may want to try out a four-wheeler or UTV.
The Colorado outback can be a bit rough and unforgiving, so if you want to get away from the crowds, you’ll need an automobile that can take on rough trails and roads. Jeep or RZR/UTV rentals are a terrific alternative, and our guides take the time to make sure you thoroughly understand how to operate them, while also taking you on the greatest trails in the area.
While water can be fun, boating adventures aren’t for everyone. Maybe you don’t know how to swim, or have small children with you that you’re a little nervous about having out on the water. Maybe you own your own boat and the water isn’t anything new to you, and you want to try something new! Maybe you’re more interested in taking a closer look at the local flora and fauna than navigating the water. Maybe you’re visiting during the winter and it’s just too cold to get wet. Whatever the reason, if you are more interested in the tracks and trails of the Colorado Outback, we’ve got you covered with our Jeep and UTV rentals and knowledgeable, experienced guides.
Benefits of a Water Outback Experience
While most people have some idea of how thrilling rafting can be, it’s one of those things you just can’t know for sure until you experience it yourself. If you’re unsure whether a day on the river would be good for you, read on to learn more about the benefits of a Colorado water adventure.
According to new research, sitting outside in the fresh air rather than being cooped up at your office is far better for your mental health and stress levels than any indoor activity. It’s no surprise that being around the water can amplify that stress relief! Rafting releases endorphins, which make you feel good, help solve problems, and clear your mind in addition to reducing stress. Rafting is a wonderful way to temporarily forget about your problems and put them away.
The rapids may appear intimidating at first, depending on how difficult the river is, but once you’ve overcome them, a sense of accomplishment that will boost your self-esteem to new heights is waiting on the other side. As you and your friends or family overcome hurdles and near the finish of your journey, you will have played a key part in navigating and overcoming one of nature’s challenges. In addition to some great exercise, rafting can be a great bonding experience for teams, friend groups, and families.
It’s hard to say who all a water adventure is good for, because we think a little water is good for everyone! If you don’t mind getting a little wet, take a step out of your comfort zone and give the rivers of Colorado a try. With our experienced guides, you’re sure to have the time of your life.
Colorado Outback Adventures
Truth be told, both land and water adventures both have amazing perks, and honestly, why do you have to choose one when you can have both?
Colorado Outback Adventures in Durango, Colorado has a variety of outback adventures for you, ranging from land adventures like Jeep and RZR/UTV rentals to water adventures like white water rafting, kayaking, and water skiing. We are dedicated to making sure you have the very best adventures in the state of Colorado and we have something for everyone! Contact us today to book for the outback adventure of your choice.