Where we visit: Featuring Deschutes Brewery

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When it comes to quality and originality, Deschutes Brewery goes the full mile. Located in the lively downtown of Bend, Oregon, Deschutes public house has been around since 1988 and have been successfully expanding and growing their brand ever since. The Brewery is the #1 largest independently owned craft brewery in the Pacific Northwest, which gives them the ability to brew over 478,000 beer barrels a year and produce many different seasonal beers. Deschutes has …

Where we visit: Featuring Icicle Brewing Company

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The town of Leavenworth has plenty of charming, one-of-a-kind stops that serve ice-cold beer, but one pub that we make sure that our guests do not miss is Icicle Brewing Company. Experience Park Tours has over 10 years of experience in bringing guests to the most premier breweries and wineries in each region that we visit, and we make sure that Icicle Brewing Co. is on the list because it is an iconic piece of …

National Park Week: How to take photos of stars in the National Parks

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Happy National Park Week! This year’s theme, “Park Stars,” is to celebrate the bright elements and souls that make up, represent, and provide for the National Parks. Visitors, protectors, and advocates come together this week to celebrate the light that these stars bring to the National Park Community. We decided to get the inside scoop from one of our very own shining stars, Ryan (who just so happens to also be our photographer and videographer), …

How do you choose to celebrate Earth Day?

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In honor of Earth Day, we asked our followers, “How do you choose to celebrate?”. We compiled their answers in hopes that they will help give you an idea of how you can do your part this Earth Day. “We plant trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, wildflowers and hanging baskets. It is a total makeover with natural rocks and boulders.” –Cindy K. “I like to #OptOutside to appreciate my own backyard.” -Ellie S. “Last year I …

Experience Park Tours Launches First Day Trip: Seattle to Rainier

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The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most enchanting landscapes on earth, featuring lush forests and majestic mountains; naturally, we’ve chosen the glorious Mt. Rainier National Park in Western Washington to kick off our first offered day trip- Seattle to Rainier! Mt. Rainier National Park is one with an intriguing history and breathtaking attractions. According to the National Park Service, the park was established in 1899 and was the fifth National Park that the …

Joshua Tree National Park: Fire safety in the parks

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What can we learn from the Joshua Tree fire? How can we prevent future destruction by fire in our parks? Picture a desert. You might imagine something harsh like endless deserts of Africa, or maybe you imagine an endless sky, a gradient of browns and sage greens, a determined sun ready to lay down a blanket of vitamin D, and an overall scene of beauty all its own. Though, unless you were born with desert …

Small group travel: The travel trend that is shaping modern vacations.

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What is a small group? “Small group travel” depends on what tour operator you choose to travel with. Some companies offer “small groups” of more than 40 people, while others offer a more intimate setting with less than 20 people. No matter what size small group that you choose to travel with, you will be experiencing moments with people of different backgrounds, reflections and lifestyles that will each add a new perspective to your trip. …

When We Play: Balancing Adventure and Leisure

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Raising the industry standard We believe that leaving room for rest is just as important as making time to play. Whether our tours are a quick vacation, romantic getaway, or a family road trip; your travel experience should reflect a balanced blend of leisure and adventure. Pairing the action-packed elements of our tours with relaxing,  multi-generational opportunities allows each moment to be maximized to the fullest. Every guest has a custom experience We know that …

Trailblazers in the National Parks: International Women’s Day

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The rigid, mountainous landscapes of Joshua Tree National Park, the beaming giants of Sequoia National Park and the arenaceous panoramas of Great Sand Dunes National Park are sights that we will be able to savor for years thanks to pioneers in protecting these regions. These National Parks wouldn’t be here today without the steadfast leadership and bravery of women. In honor of International Women’s Day, Experience Park Tours brings you three examples of iconic women …

Where We Rest: Lodging

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Raising the industry standard With Experience Park Tours, every guest’s experience is characterized by the way they like to travel. Whether you’re an active early riser or a professional lounger, we invite you to choose how you vacation. We do this by providing mornings, afternoons and evenings that allow the flexibility to explore the region independently. Enjoy a private, sit-down meal with your travel partner using our Flex Pass, sneak off to the city for …