|Five Must-Try Adventures for Spring||March 4, 2010|
|Austin-Lehman's 2010 Spring Adventure Lineup||800.575.1540 | Email Us|
|Goodbye Winter, Hello AdventurE!|
We love our winters here in Montana, but we haveto admit, we’re about ready to give our Gore-Tex a rest. If you’ve spent thepast few months bundled up as we have, shoveling snow, sloshing around in rainboots or holed up inside to escape the cold, chances are you would agree – spring can’t get here soon enough.
You’re probably thinking it’s too early to startdreaming about tulips and tee shirts and backyard barbeques. The good news isit’s not. Spring is right around the corner, and there’s no better time tostart planning your warm-weather adventure than now. Visit us today at www.austinlehman.comto browse our vacation lineup, or peruse a copy of our new catalog(click hereto download a PDF version). Don’t see the exact trip you’re looking for?Give one of our Custom TripExperts a call and we’ll start planning youridea of a perfect spring or summer getaway: 800.575.1540.
|5 Must-Try Adventures for 2010|
From the saguaro-studded expanse of the SonoranDesert to the snowy peaks of Flagstaff to the riparian depths of the GrandCanyon and the roaring waters of Havasu Falls, Austin-Lehman’s Havasupaiand GrandCanyon/Sedona hiking adventures will leave you tan, toned and thirsty formore.
For a true taste of prairie land, saddle up fora weeklong biking adventure in the BlackHills of South Dakota. Pedal to a backdrop of pine-clad mountains, abundantwildlife and world-class National Parks with visits to Sturgis, Deadwood, MountRushmore and Crazy Horse along the way. Thinking about hopping the pond to France? Takea two-wheeled journey along spectacular shoreline from the beachesof Brittany to the battlefields of Normandy, or explore the storybooksetting of Bordeaux,coasting along the glassy waters of the Dordogne River, admiring the region’squaint villages, medieval homes and world-renowned cuisine.
|New: Preserve-A-Park Program|
In1850, Glacier National Park had 150 glaciers spread over its acreage. Todayonly 26 remain. In an effort to protect the natural beauty and culturalheritage of our National Parks, ALA is excited to announce the launch of a newconservation and education initiative, the Preservea Park program. This year, to coincide with its 100thanniversary, we have selected GlacierNational Park as our beneficiary.
Booka spot on one of our three centennial Glacier vacations and ALA will donate $100 to the Glacier National Park Fund. Each trip will featurean educational element woven throughout the week, including an enrichingafternoon or evening with the experts from the Fund. Tripsare filling quickly, so reserve a spot today!
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ALA Travelogue FEATURED RECIPE
|There's a reason why our guests rave about our food. Whether served campfire-side or at a 5-star restaurant, our artfully prepared local eats are sinfully delicious!|
Trail Mix Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two bakingsheets.
- Beat applesauce, white sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla in a largebowl. In another bowl, use an electric mixer to beat egg whites untilthey are frothy and begin to firm up.
- Fold egg whites into applesauce mixture. Combine the flour,baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Fold into the egg mixture. Stir in theoats, chocolate chips, walnuts, and cranberries.
- Drop by heaping teaspoons on prepared baking sheets.
- Bake cookies in preheated oven until set and lightly browned,about 10 minutes.
- Remove immediately to wire racks to cool.
* Recipe compliments of www.allrecipes.com
|View all of our Local Bites recipes here!|
|- 1/2 cup applesauce|
|- 1/2 cup white sugar|
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
|- 2 egg whites|
- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 1/4 cups quick cooking oats
- 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/3 cup dried cranberries
The toughest part is going home.