The Old West gold rush town of Deadwood, South Dakota, once placed on the Most Endangered List of historic sites by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, has recently earned a spot on another – far different – list: Forbes Magazine’s 2010 List of the Prettiest Towns in America. Tombstone,… read more >
Archive for 2010
Anticipation of your upcoming journey can be half the fun. In addition to reading the suggested reading list which accompanies many tour programs and checking out your itinerary, follow Shebby Lee’s travel tips on what to pack, how to protect your valuables, and how to maximize your travel experience.
If the current trend by airlines to charge for pillows, blankets, overhead carry-on space and even toilet privileges has you hot under the collar, perhaps you’d like to know why they are here for the foreseeable future.
I always thought of travel insurance as something for other people. I never get sick or have an accident, so why spend the extra money? But as a travel industry professional, I have done a one-eighty on this subject.
The hit movie, Bucket List, reminded American travelers that they may still lack travel destinations to complete their list. And on that roster of 50 states, the one most likely still remaining is North Dakota! If this is the one state remaining on your ” bucket list”, Shebby Lee Tours can take you… read more >
Take a group tour! Research studies condcuted by the Union of Concerned Scientists, DePaul University, and MJ Bradley & Associates all confirm what the American Bus Association has been saying all along: motorcoaches are the greenest way to travel by virtue of drastically lower carbon emissions compared to airlines, trains, and… read more >
The Black Hills Central’s 1880 Train is featured in the exclusive short list of day trips in Parade Magazine’s March 28 article entitled “America’s Greatest Train Rides”. This outstanding experience is yours to experience when you participate in Shebby Lee Tours’ Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup Sept. 25-30. This increasingly popular Old West… read more >
Explore the West where legends live on this 7-day journey to the past. Majestic mountain scenery, Old West adventure and historic trails highlight this seven-day program which is sure to be a winner for folks hankering for an Old West experience. Travel through the cowboy state of Wyoming where cattle… read more >
When North and South Dakota became states in 1889 after twenty-seven years in territorial limbo, the political differences between the two regions had escalated to the point where they could have never entered the Union as originally planned: one unified state. Within ten years the political climate had changed and both… read more >
Rapid City, SD-based tour operator, Shebby Lee Tours, has been “marching to a different drummer” ever since the company began offering group tours thirty-three years ago. Beginning as a provider of step-on guides in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the company eventually expanded its coverage area to include the… read more >