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Adventure Approved Classic Gingerbread Cookies

It’s that time of year again!  The season to cozy up to a warm fire after a long day on the slopes or in the outdoors. We love a good fireside chat, but we also enjoy a great snack. So we are here to help you have both! Make up some easy to bake adventure…

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November 22, 2019


Colorado has been one of the top vacation spots for decades. With its breathtaking scenery and outdoors culture, it’s been a hot spot for anyone yearning for some outdoor fun. If you’re still not convinced to plan your next trip to Colorado, here are twelve reasons to book your next trip to the Rocky Mountains…

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November 22, 2019

10 Reasons To Go Kayaking!

Rafting may be one of our favorite activities on the water, but there is plenty of other watercraft to take to the rapids! Kayaking is a huge part of our life here at DVK and we want it to be part of your life too. With amazing health, mental, and athletic benefits Kayaking is the…

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May 23, 2019

A Life In The Rapids – Matt Dvorak

              Matt is the CEO of Dvorak Expeditions and was born into river sports. His passion for the river doesn’t just stop at rafting he is often found SUPing class four and five rapids and lives the outdoor mindset every day. Although Matt thrives off of river sports his…

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February 7, 2019

5 Reasons Vacations Make You Happier & Healthier

Did you know that people who skip annual vacations are more likely to have heart attacks and women who traveled at least twice a year were less likely to have heart attacks than those who traveled every six years or less? Vacations are not only fun they are vital to our well being. In a…

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January 30, 2019

Stay Summer Fit All Winter – With these winter time activities

Summer is in Colorado is not only fun, but it also keeps you fit and healthy. Between rafting, Suping, Kayaking, biking, and hiking it’s easy to stay on your game all summer long. But what happens when the sun sets early and blankets of snow covers the valley? Don’t let winter blues get…

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December 16, 2018

Your Ultimate Local Holiday Gift Guide

We all know big city shopping for the holidays can be stressful. Never knowing exactly what to get friends and family can be traffic, crowds,  time-consuming and all fuss and no fun. Well, this year we’ve got you covered! Get away from the big city and spend a weekend in Salida or Buena Vista and …

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November 9, 2018

2019 Bucket List Trips

They say time and choosing how we spend it wisely is the most important resource in a person’s life. So stop thinking about all those amazing experiences you want to take and start doing them! We at Dvorak Expeditions are here to help you start checking those good times off your list and to make…

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November 8, 2018

Fall is a Wonderful Time for an Outdoor Adventure

The leaves change, the air cools, and the summer crowds leave town. Fall is an amazing time here in Chaffee County. Imagine all of your favorite summer mountain sports elevated by the beautiful fall foliage. It’s truly a spectacular season here in Colorado and a must-see for anyone who loves the outdoors. Here is our…

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September 10, 2018

Our Favorite SUP Boards For Every Occasion

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is one of the worlds fastest growing sports. It’s loved by everyone from first-timers to advanced boarders because it covers such a broad spectrum of abilities. From running class IV rivers to paddling with your dog, SUP boards are fun for anyone. However, finding the right board for you can be a…

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August 30, 2018

Get Schooled With Dvorak Expeditions

We want you to jump into school early this year. However, these are classes you definitely do not want to skip 😉 With skilled river guides and multiple sports to choose from, we have something for everyone. The best part is we even pack your lunch! So get a good nights sleep and get…

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August 3, 2018