Trail Talk Blog

Adventure Travel

There is a category of my business known as “adventure travel”. It evokes images of llama trekking in the Andes, zip-lining across the Amazon, hang-gliding or similar vigorous pursuits which would have made Teddy Roosevelt proud. By this definition, we don’t do adventure travel at Shebby Lee Tours. But –… read more >

Kindles and Other Modern Miracles

I am a Kindle owner, though admittedly a reluctant one. I come from a long line of bibliophiles and moving my massive and beloved library every time I’ve been uprooted in this lifetime has always been the most onerous part of what is already an ordeal.

Tell Me A Story

The late television producer, Don Hewitt, famously stated that his mantra during his 30+ years as guiding light of CBS’ Sixty Minutes was one simple sentence: “Tell me a story”. This is good advice, not only for television news but for just about any human endeavor. People are hungry for… read more >

Does How You Make Change Make a Difference?

As far as I know, there is only one place in my town which makes change with two dollar bills. The bills are always crisp and new and the vendor obviously makes a special effort to keep these rare bills in stock, since most other merchants have shunned them (there… read more >

Exploring the Old West

“Wagons West!” is more than a catch phrase here at Shebby Lee Tours. At this time of year, we eagerly await the greening of the grass just as our forebears did, and work even harder to make sure everything is in readiness for our own excursions through the great American… read more >

What’s in a Title?

Members of the travel provide a good time for our travelers, making happy memories with unforgettable journeys. It’s second nature for us to share our happy outlook on life with those around us – customers, suppliers, and colleagues alike.

Explore the West Where Legends Live

Like school field trips, vacation travel resonates when it includes activities which give meaning to the experience. Shebby Lee Tours provides memorable travel excursions which enrich your lives.

Shebby Lee Tours Welcomes Sports Travel & Tours

We are pleased to announce an agreement with one of our TAP Partners, Sports Travel & Tours, which brings you yet another travel option in a new, easy to use format. The two companies have joined together to offer one-click access to clients interested in sporting events of a lifetime…. read more >

Busman’s Holiday?

The life of a tour planner is far from all play. It takes research and hard work to provide lasting vacation memories.

West or Midwest?

It is an irritating burr under my saddle that some people – actually, many people – insist on placing my home state of South Dakota in the Midwest. I live 50 miles from the Wyoming border, for Pete’s sake, and I’ve never heard anyone call Wyoming a midwestern state.   Now,… read more >

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