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June 22, 2017 FAQ: Fueled by Biofuels? Really?!?

Fueling the tour vehicle with biofuel

Incredible Adventures proudly proclaim ourselves as San Francisco’s Greenest Tour Provider. Our office operates as a San Francisco Green Business. On the road, our vehicles predominantly run on biofuel – a renewable alternative to petroleum. Recently, a fellow environmentalist called us out on Facebook with a picture comment on our page of our guide filling up at a…
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May 29, 2017 Camping Video: Find Yourself in Yosemite National Park

School’s out, the snow is (mostly) gone, and we’re stoked for Camping season in California once again! Check out this sweet camping video that highlights the best of our 3-day Tour in Yosemite National Park. Camping Video There are parts of the park that many people never see because of time and transportation limitations. It’s…
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April 6, 2017 FAQ: Yosemite Day Tour Pickup

In order to decrease needless time in the vehicle and add value to your trip, Incredible Adventures has consolidated pick up locations for our Yosemite 1-day tour. Read on to learn why this is the case: Why do you consolidate the pickup locations on the Yosemite day trip? Less Waiting: We’ve listened to our guests’ feedback. By…
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December 12, 2016 11 Winter Activities in Yosemite National Park

Winter in Yosemite can be a chilly, peaceful escape from San Francisco. Sometimes the waterfalls and lakes freeze up, the trees glisten covered in fresh, white snow and a gorgeous, tundra-like wonderland is revealed. Without the rush of the Summer crowd, you’ll find yourself experiencing the beauty and solitude of a special side of the…
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October 13, 2016 Video Footage: An Incredible Day in Wine Country

How might heavy rain after the drought effect wine country's grapes?

Preview what it’s like to experience our tour of Napa and Sonoma from our passenger’s perspective! We sent out Mari Johnson, a California native, as a tourist in her own city. Whether you’re traveling from across the world or across the Bay, a day spent in Wine Country is always a treat! Check out the…
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May 23, 2016 Guide to Incredible Guiding

Incredible Adventures Staff

So you want to be an Incredible Guide – Or at least know what it takes to become one? Well, it’s a rigorous process. Only the strong may survive. But if you can pitch a tent, start a campfire, cook up some gourmet and delicious meals, drive a 20-passenger vehicle, know bits of history, geology,…
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March 23, 2016 The Current State of Biofuels

Things are changing in California. Even though our state is considered to be one of the most eco-conscious and our city is at the forefront of technology, there are still obstacles to overcome. A core value of ours was complicated recently when a regulation passed that prohibits the sale of B99 biofuels – our alternative solution to petroleum for more than a decade.  While…
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October 12, 2015 Lunchtime in Sonoma Town Square

You’re going to drink some of the best wine that California has to offer with some of the most picturesque acres of vineyards as your backdrop. Could you imagine your day getting any better? Well just around lunchtime – it does! Here are some ways you can spend your free time in historic Sonoma Town Square:…
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May 25, 2015 Biodiesel: By All Means

National Biodiesel Board recently featured our company on America’s Advanced Biofuel website. We were selected as one of eight stories to highlight Biodiesel in Action from coast-to-coast. Check out their video interview here! It was the middle of the night when our owner, Jolie Ginsburg, woke up with a harsh realization: Our petroleum tours to the…
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November 13, 2014 FAQ: Winter in Yosemite

Q) Do you go to Yosemite year-round? A) Incredible Adventures travels to Yosemite EVERY DAY. Many tour companies around here shut down their Yosemite operations during the snowy winter months, but we’re one of the few that stay operational year ’round! With the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years’ Day (the only 3 days we…
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August 14, 2014 FAQ: Biodiesel Fuel Surcharge on Yosemite Tours

Dogpatch Biofuels Station

Q. WHAT’S YOUR “FUEL SURCHARGE” ALL ABOUT? WHY DO YOU CHARGE IT? A. Incredible Adventures uses a petroleum-free biofuel fuel. This this isn’t yet common in the industry and isn’t directly influenced by gas prices, but we’re still at the effect of market prices for our fuel, and sometimes even subject to limited supply. The…
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July 14, 2014 Let’s Talk About Greenwashing

Eco Friendly Van

GREEN. You’ve seen it in the news, in advertisements, on the television, and in your local stores. With the mainstream media *finally* recognizing the devastating effects of global warming and conscious consumers demanding change, being green is “cool” these days and everyone’s jumping on-board. Corporate “greenwashing” is rampant. You may see the words  “Sustainable”, “Eco-Conscious”,…
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