Raft One Ocoee River Rafting

21 Sep 2023

Reasons to Book a Pet-friendly Cabin in Blue Ridge Ga

There’s no need to leave your pet friend behind when arranging a holiday. You may have a quiet vacation with your cherished pet by your side in Blue Ridge, Georgia, which is tucked away in the heart of the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains. If you’re still debating whether to pack your bags and go on an unforgettable trip, we are here to tell you that it can be an amazing time for you and your furry companion. Read on to […]

19 Sep 2023

10 Reasons the Ocoee Is the Most Popular Whitewater Rafting Destination in the US

Each year, hundreds of thousands of individuals make the trip to the Ocoee to forge bonds of friendship, make experiences that will last a lifetime, and get their adrenaline racing. You owe it to yourself to attempt the Ocoee white water rafting if you enjoy whitewater rafting or are just curious about it. The Ocoee is a 93-mile-long river that runs through the Appalachians and into Tennessee and Georgia. Here are 10 compelling factors why Ocoee is a must-visit for […]

18 Sep 2023

Things To Do In Ocoee Tn – The Perfect Getaway For Adventures

If you are wondering what to do in Ocoee TN, fret not. This hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts has something for everyone. Whether you’re traveling with a youth group, a business getaway, or are just looking for adventure on your own, Ocoee has something to offer. We will introduce you to all the major outdoor events, as well as quieter events for people looking for some Me Time. So plan your trip, carry your sense of adventure, and get ready […]

05 Nov 2019
What if you fall out of the raft

What to Do If You Fall out of the Raft

When considering a whitewater rafting trip, the first question many people ask is, “What if I fall out?” While this is an understandable worry for first-timers, falling overboard should not be a concern as long as you’ve got a professional guide by your side and are familiar with the safety procedures. In this guide, we’ll teach you how to be safe on the river in the event of an unexpected plunge. Falling Out of the Raft Is Normal If you […]

29 Jul 2019

Florida Whitewater Rafting Tours

Since Florida is the flattest state in the nation, whitewater rafting is obviously not one of its major attractions. However, just because whitewater rafting in Florida is scarce, that doesn’t mean there isn’t good whitewater rafting near Florida. Just a few hours north of the border, Floridians can raft on Tennessee’s famous Ocoee River, the most popular rafting destination in the entire country. Read on to find out why so many rafters choose the Ocoee River, the many rafting deals […]

25 Apr 2019

Top Whitewater Rafting Destinations for Large Groups in the U.S.

Traveling alone is very different from traveling with others, and whitewater rafting trips are no exception. When planning a rafting adventure with many friends or family members, you can’t pick just any destination. While many rivers in the United States offer an unforgettable rafting experience, when it comes to accommodating larger-than-average party sizes, some are better than others. For this reason, we’ve compiled a list of the best group-friendly rafting destinations in North America. What Makes a Whitewater Rafting Destination […]

03 Apr 2019

Best Times to Book 2019 Rafting Trips

If you’re curious about the best times to book 2019 rafting trips for your vacation, it’s a good thing you’ve started to plan now. The most popular lodgings and tours can book early, and getting organized right away can help you avoid disappointment. The best times to book 2019 rafting trips depends in part on where you’re rafting. If you’re in Colorado, for example, you need to consider temperatures and water levels. If you’re rafting the Ocoee River, you’re in […]

31 Jan 2019

Overnight Rafting Trips in Tennessee

If you’re looking for an exhilarating rafting adventure, the best rafting in the country can be found right in the mountains of eastern Tennessee. The American Outdoors Association dubbed Tennessee’s Ocoee River the most popular whitewater rafting destination in the entire country. It’s no wonder it was selected as the location for the 1996 Olympic whitewater games. We can list a great number of reasons for the river’s popularity. While many whitewater rivers feature long stretches of calm water, the […]

17 May 2018
beautiful lodge interior lodging options in southern tennesee

Team-Building Overnight Trips in Tennessee

Are you looking for a way to bring your office together? You could try doing the usual team bonding activities, such as escape rooms or a karaoke night. But those activities, amusing as they may be, don’t really teach you anything about your fellow employees. To go beyond silly fun and truly bond your employees by showing them each other’s impressive strengths, you need something a little more intense and a lot longer than just a two-hour activity. You need […]

10 May 2018
white water rafting weight limit

Is There a Weight Limit for Whitewater Rafting?

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear at Raft1 is whether whitewater rafting has a weight limit. We get people of all shapes and sizes who want to paddle along the Ocoee River through the Class III rapids. So do we post any restrictions on weight for our rafters? The short answer is no. There is no hard and fast weight limit for whitewater rafting. The longer answer is that weight could impact some other factors that play into […]