Where We Visit / The Trapper Grill at Signal Mountain Lodge

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Our “Where We Visit” blog series has been a very valuable tool in helping show our guests the value and meticulous standards that we uphold in our partners. Our team understands that a tour goes beyond just Experience Park Tours and what we do. Our guests are affected by our lodging, how we dine, and who we choose to involve in our tours. We understand how valuable vacation time is. That is why we do …

Beyond the Parks // Hiking Near Leavenworth

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Outside of its charming Bavarian theme, its abundance of wine tasting rooms, and its unique little boutiques, the town of Leavenworth, Washington offers incredible outdoor recreation in its surrounding mountainous wilderness. Outdoor activities available for Leavenworth visitors include floating the Wenatchee river, rock-climbing, golf, horseback trail-riding, bird watching, and of course, trail hiking. Leavenworth is located near the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and the Wenatchee National Forest, both of which have an endless supply of gorgeous …

The Value in Corporate Team Experiences

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In the new wave of technology and its impact on effectiveness in the American workplace, businesses are able to get more objectives accomplished in less time than ever. Although the advanced productivity can be packed into the traditional eight-hour workday, this still naturally impacts how employees feel about their careers and work life. Corporate team experiences are one of the most optimal ways that modern offices are shaking up the workplace and sparking the fire …

3 National Parks to Beat the Heat

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As we move into the middle of August, we also move into our last bit of summer and now is a good time to evaluate your summer thus far. Did you get to check everything (or most things) off of your summer bucket list? Did you have the opportunity to spend quality time with the family before the kids go back to school? Fall is around the corner and nothing is worse than wishing that …

Experience the Parks / Yosemite National Park: Meeting El Capitan

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El Capitan is a 7,573-foot high vertical rock formation that is on the north side of Yosemite Valley. I have always marveled at the giant, naturally made rock, but it wasn’t until the middle of March in 2018 that I was able to finally come face-to-face with the famous wall that I had seen so many times online. After a long day exploring the park, our research team pulled our trusty Dodge truck that had carried …

Beyond the Parks // Lake Powell

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Some places can brand your soul. A memory can become a piece of your identity. Lake Powell is one of those places for visitors from near and far. If you’ve never been to the Southwest, others who have will tell you that it has a beauty all its own. They might talk about the incredible red-rock formations, the golden desert-dirt, and the quaint cowboy towns. Utah is one of these described Southwest states and straddling …

Experience the Parks: Grand Teton National Park

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Our Alpine Wonders of Yellowstone and Grand Teton itinerary is chock full of opportunities for one to experience the resounding Grand Teton mountain range from every angle.   On our last Grand Teton tour, we were able to conclude the second night perfectly by watching the sun dip behind the peaks of the Grand Tetons from the Granary- an upscale restaurant overlooking the bright green foothills and the east side of the mountains. As the …

Multigenerational Travel at Experience Park Tours

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When it comes to the way we travel, there has always been a very personal element to how we interact with our guests- a large part of that is attributed to the multi-generational groups that tour with us. At Experience Park Tours, we have an internal joke of calling our Limo Liner “Noah’s Ark” because mainly coupled groups are who tend to book our tours. But, we’ve also had the pleasure of showcasing our National …

Beyond The Parks // Washington State

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Washington State has many renowned national and state parks, but the beauty of this state goes well beyond just the National Park system. From downtown Seattle, to expansive wine country, to the cliffs along the Columbia River, there are so many other noteworthy areas to check out in Washington! A Few Places No Visitor Should Miss Snoqualmie Pass This central mountain pass carries interstate 90 across the Cascade Range and is named after the Snoqualmie …

Where We Visit: Featuring Timberline Lodge & Mount Hood

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On our engaging Oregon Adventure, we spend the day traveling up the historic Columbia River Highway that features Vista House, the Gateway to the Gorge, Multnomah Falls, The Dalles, the Lewis and Clark Columbia River Discovery Center, and the Hood River Fruit Loop with spectacular views of Mount Hood-finally ending in the comfort and warmth of Timberline Lodge. Emily, who works to promote all aspects of the lodge and her husband, Jason, the Executive Chef …