Russian River Refreshment

Grab a swimsuit, some sunscreen, and friends who know what’s SUP! The Russian River is one of the…

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Grab a swimsuit, some sunscreen, and friends who know what’s SUP! The Russian River is one of the best cool-down destinations in the Bay Area. And family-run Rubicon Adventures, located in the heart of the Russian River wine appellation, is ready to send you down its most scenic waters—on a stand-up paddleboard! New to SUP? Perfect! Rubicon’s been running rivers for over 40 years, and their certified expert team gets you started with a lesson. Before you know it you’ll be stoked to show off your stroke on a 2-hour paddle along the verdant waters of wine country, cruising past coastal redwoods and spotting wildlife like osprey, ducklings, and maybe even a bald eagle! (Rubicon Adventures can also help you plan personalized excursions, and experienced paddlers should ask about their Ocean Surf clinic.) Get ready to cool down in the coolest way possible: Rubicon Adventures on the Russian River gets two thumbs-SUP.

WHITE WATER RAFTING SPECIAL OFFER: The American River is the most popular whitewater rafting destination in California, and for good reason! The South Fork’s action-packed Class III rapids are rollicking good fun for the entire family. You’ll get up close and personal with rapids like “Meatgrinder” and the infamous “Troublemaker”.  A day-trip (including full lunch) is just $89/person. Or book Rubicon’s overnight trip, which includes a full day of rafting on the South Fork American, overnight camping, a grand cuisine dinner, and a fantastic breakfast.

The beginner-friendly SUP on the Russian Rivers is $79/person with discounts for 4 or more people. Visit Rubicon Adventures for more information on SUP in wine country and Whitewater Rafting deals. Book a trip by calling (707) 887-2452.

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