World Wildlife Day – Spotting Wildlife On Our Guided Small Group Adventure Tours

Here in the American West we are privileged to see a great variety of wild animals still thriving in their native habitats. Traveling with small groups to the best viewing spots in many of our protected areas including Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite, the Grand Tetons and the Pacific Northwest, we have learned the best […]
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Western Canada Outdoor Adventure, Small International Groups

Join us for an in-depth look into our Canada Explorer tour – Part 1:

Our tour starts in Seattle, rated America’s second-most livable big city. It’s also the birthplace of Starbucks! Get here one day early and explore this green and pedestrian friendly city. Our history laden hotel is within walking distance to many […]
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Capitol Reef National Park Small Group Adventures

Journey to the remote and scenic “Last Frontier” found within the continental Western USA, still untouched by mass tourism.  Here in Utah’s south-central desert lies Capitol Reef National Park with it’s massive cliffs and dirt roads that lead into the heart of an expansive wilderness, explored only by adventurers such as our small […]
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5 Reasons to Tour the Western US this Winter

  I am going through our winter activity and hotel lists, planning sleigh rides and snowshoeing adventures, trips to hot springs and train rides through glorious mountains.  There is so much to love about winter in the western USA, and we have three very unique tours that capture all of the reasons why traveling in […]
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Our National Parks: North America’s Wilderness

As our tour team celebrates the United States Declaration of independence on the anniversary of  July 4, 1776, it’s a good time to appreciate one of America’s great ideas: The National Park System. If there is one thing we are most excited to share with our small group tour visitors while traveling in the USA […]
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Announcing Winter 2019 Tour Dates

It’s been an amazing winter season, with highlights that include a sparkling sunrise over snow covered Bryce Canyon, icicle encrusted bison herds in Yellowstone National Park, and contemplative silence in places that are bustling with tourists during other seasons.  As we wrap up one winter, we begin to look forward to the next, and we’ve […]
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Historic Women Adventurers

Leaving a lasting impact on Environmental and National Park Preservation in the United States

Isabel Bassett Wasson, a geologist, was one of the early female Rangers at Yellowstone National Park

Lower Yellowstone Falls as seen on our adventure tours

Our company mission focuses on travel in small groups, along the back roads of […]
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Travel in Spring and Summer – See Young Wildlife in the Western US

Our national and state parks, monuments, and wildlands provide an important habitat for a wide array of wildlife, and during the months of May and June many animals can be spotted with their offspring on our adventure tours throughout the Western USA. We are very lucky to be able to travel in small, respectful groups […]
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Canyon Region and National Park Area Movies and Documentaries

Winter cold has arrived, and for many adventure travelers this is the time to relax with a cup of tea, a cozy blanket and an exciting movie. I love seeing familiar places on screen and there is nothing more quintessential to American films as the canyon regions of Utah and Arizona.

These unique and arresting […]
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Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Long before I first stepped foot in the beautiful US wilderness, before I marveled at the canyons, stood under towering saguaro cactus and felt dwarfed by our mountain ranges, there were people here that treated the earth gently, who lived in harmony with nature.  Honoring Native American Heritage as a white European immigrant has special […]
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