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 …

Experience the Parks: Lassen Volcanic National Park

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It has been said that Lassen Volcanic National Park is the Yellowstone of California because of its world-stopping hydrothermal sites. We interviewed Shanda Ochs, a Lassen park guide, to get an insider’s perspective on how to make the most of your time spent in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Lassen is located in Rural Northern California, about an hour east of Redding, but only a quick 10 minute Limo Liner ride from waking up at Highlands …

Experience the Parks: Smith Rock State Park

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There are many perks to working for a travel company. One of those perks is getting the opportunity to explore the areas that we will bring our guests to. By physically visiting these places ourselves, we can properly and strategically craft itineraries and activities that we are familiar with to create the best opportunities for our guests. In mid-March, part of our team headed down the coast to scope out new, captivating areas that would …

Cruises vs Land Cruises: Why we choose land and you should too

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When most people think of group travel, they imagine a packed bus full of picture-taking tourists, or of a traditional cruise ship where the decks are too crowded and the rooms are too cramped. Modern travel trends have tried something new by taking all that is sought after in a traditional cruise and subtracting the water- creating a land cruise. At Experience Park Tours, we prefer land cruises because guests are able to experience the …