Deals, Discounts & Offers available for National Parks Week, April 16-24

Grand Teton National Park
Now that we've apparently avoided a federal government shutdown and the national parks can remain open, here's a rundown of deals, discounts and offers available at National Parks during National Parks Week, which is April 16 - 24.

Dozens more discounts, offers and deals valid during National Park Week (Apr. 16 – 24) can be found at nationalparksonline.org.

The offers – being made by park businesses and organizations – are in addition to free admission to all national parks, being given by the National Park Service on Fee-Free Days in 2011. Fee-Free Days in 2011 include National Park Week; the first day of summer, June 21; Public Lands Day, Sept. 24; and the Veteran’s Day weekend, Nov. 11 – 13.

Some of the deals include:

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park (South Rim), AZ — Twice the Twilight! Buy one adult West Rim Sunset Tour at full price (coupon required) and get another seat on the same tour for FREE. To obtain the coupon, visit: http://www.grandcanyonlodges.com/national-park-fee-free-days-8126.html and click on the “print coupons” link. Coupons must be presented and are retained at time of purchase. This offer is valid only on Fee-Free Days in 2011.

Grand Canyon National Park (South Rim), AZ – Save up to 20% on retail purchases of over $50 in Xanterra Parks & Resorts gift shops on the South Rim. To obtain the coupon, visit: http://www.grandcanyonlodges.com/national-park-fee-free-days-8126.html and click on the “print coupons” link. Coupons must be presented and are retained at time of purchase. This offer is valid only on Fee-Free Days in 2011. Not valid on alcohol, snacks, sundries and tobacco.  

Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park Areas, WY — The Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce is offering a Splurge of Spring deals, discounts and offers, valid during National Park Week and on Fee-Free Days. For additional offers visit www.jacksonholechamber.com.

Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park Areas, WY – Save 15% on lodging at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Jackson Hole on any stay of one night or more that overlaps a Fee-Free Day during 2010. To redeem this offer, call 307-739-0808 and mention “National Park Fee-Free Days”. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park Areas, WY — The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, WY is offering $3 off admission on Fee-Free Days in 2011. To receive the offer, mention the Fee-Free Days discount when purchasing admission. More is found at www.wildlifeart.org.
Canyonlands and Arches National Parks
Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, UT – 20% OFF 2 Parks, 1 Day Jet Boat 4×4 Combo (http://tagalong.com/index.php?page=JA0 )… Enjoy a Scenic Jet Boat Cruise on the Colorado River in Canyonlands National Park and then hop into our sturdy and luxurious air conditioned 4×4 vehicles to Explore Arches National Park. Mention “Fee Free” at the time you make the reservation to receive the discount. Call Tag-A-Long Expeditions at 800.453.3292 or e-mail tagalong@tagalong.com for more information and to make a reservation.

Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, UT — 20% OFF 2 Parks, 1 Day Off the Beaten Path (http://tagalong.com/index.php?page=IA0 )… 4×4 Explore Canyonlands National Park and Arches National Park in our sturdy and luxurious 4×4 vehicles. Mention “Fee Free” at the time you make the reservation to get the discount. Call Tag-A-Long Expeditions at 800.453.3292 or e-mail tagalong@tagalong.com for more information and to make a reservation.

Mt. Rainier National Park 

Mt. Rainier National Park Area, WA — Save 10% on a cabin rental for any stay of 2 nights or longer at Wilderness Edge that overlaps any Fee-Free day in 2011. Mention “National Parks Fee-Free Day” to redeem this offer when making your reservation. Contact (360)569-2956 or e-mail redman.beth@yahoo.com to make your reservation.

Mt. Rainier National Park Area, WA – Save 10% on lodging at Altimeter Cabin at Mt. Rainier on any stay of two nights or more that overlaps a Fee-Free Day during 2011. To redeem this offer, call 1-866-267-6814 or visit www.altimetercabin.com .

Mt.Rainier National Park Area, WA — Save 10% on lodging at All Seasons Vacation Cabins on any stay of two nights or more that overlap a fee-free day during 2011. We are located just four miles outside Mt Rainier Nisqually enterance Asford, WA. To redeem this offer call 360-569-2939 or visit www.redcabin.com, use google search.

Mt. Rainier National Park Area, WA. – Stay two nights and get the third night free over the Martin Luther King Weekend, Jan. 15-17, 2011, at the Nisqually Lodge. A room with one queen bed starts at $50.00.
To reserve this rate, call (888) 674-3554 and ask for the MLK Special. More is found at www.escapetothemountains.com.

Mt. Rainier National Park Area, WA – Chateau Timberline in Packwood, WA near Mount Rainier offers one free night (weekend or weekday) to any guest that rents at least two additional nights and expresses interest in visiting one of our nations greatest outdoor wonders. Offer will be good from now until Nov. 13th 2011. To redeem this offer please contact the Chateau at Info@chateauTimberline.com, or call 360-494-0500 and mention your interest in Fee Free Days at Rainier.

Mt. Rainier National Park, WA – Save 15% on lodging at Moon Mountain on any stay of two nights or more during National Park Week (April 16-24). To redeem this offer, call 360-494-4949 or visit www.moon-mtn.com. When making your reservation, mention Fee-Free National Park Week.

Mt. Rainier National Park Area, WA – Stay April 16th through April 24th and get a $10.00 discount each night at the NISQUALLY LODGE. A room with one queen bed starts at $50.00. To reserve this rate, call 888674-3554 and ask for the Spring Break Special. More can be found at www.escapetothemountains.com.

Mt. Rainier National Park Area, WA – Save 10% (up to $100) on any Three Bears Lodge cabin for any stay of 2 nights or longer that overlaps a Fee-Free day in 2011. Visit us at www.ThreeBearsLodge.net or www.facebook.com/ThreeBearsLodge or contact us at 877-RU-BEARS for more information. Please mention this website and “10% Off for National Parks Fee-Free Days” when making your reservation.

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks – Save 15% on lodging at the Blue Heron Inn Bed and Breakfast on any stay of two nights or more that overlaps a Fee-Free Day during 2011. To redeem this offer, call 866-745-9922 or visit www.idahoblueheron.com.

Yellowstone National Park Area, MT – Save 20% discount on Grizzly Bear Wolf Safaris, Day Hiking, Snowshoeing, Day Tours, and other activities on every Fee-Free Day in 2011 until May. 1, 2011 from Adventure Yellowstone, Inc.. After May 01 15% discount. To redeem this offer, call 406-585-9041 or email SeeGrizzly@aol.com and mention the Fee-Free Days offer. Pickups available throughout Yellowstone country. More information is found at www.national-park-tours.com. (website under remodeling now) National Park Service and US Forest licensed. Japanese speaking guides available.

Yellowstone National Park Area, ID — Save 15% on lodging at Le Ritz Hotel & Suites in Idaho Falls on any one night or more that overlaps a fee-free day during 2011. To redeem this offer call (800) 813-9266 and mention “fee-free Rate” or visit www.leritzhotel.com and type promo code fee-free to receive discount.

Yellowstone National Park Area, MT — Save 10% on lodging at Yellowstone Vacation Rentals on any stay of two nights or more that overlaps a Fee-Free Day during 2011. To redeem this offer, call 406-223-7939 or visit yellowstonevacationrental.net.  

Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park Area (South Entrance), CA — Rent a Premium, Premium-Loft or Luxury Cabin at Yosemite Pines and we will refund your Badger Pass lift tickets up to $50.00 for a one-night stay and up to $100.00 for a two-night stay. Create unforgettable memories in the only place in California to ski or snowboard in a National Park. Don’t know how to ski or snowboard? Badger Pass Ski Area is California’s first ski school and one of the best places to learn to ski. If you take advantage of this special before Feb. 28th, 2011, you will receive our low Off-Season rates. *Phone reservations only to (209) 962-7690. This offer good until the Badger Pass Ski Resort closes for this ski season. Not applicable with other discounts or current reservations.

Yosemite National Park (North Entrance), Highway 120, CA — Cafe Charlotte is open 7 days a week from 11:30 to 3:30 for Lunch and Wine Tasting, and anyone traveling from the Sacramento or San Francisco Bay Area to or from Yosemite National Park will be passing through our lovely Gold Rush era town of Groveland only 24 miles from Yosemite’s Big Oak Flat entrance station. Stop at Cafe Charlotte for lunch on any of the National Park Service Fee Free dates in 2011, and enjoy a Complimentary Wine Tasting with your meal. Eligible dates are January 15 – 17, April 16 – 24, June 21, September 24, and November 11 – 13. Must mention this Special at time of booking; can not be combined with other offers. Please call ahead if your group is 8 persons or larger, thanks!

Yosemite National Park (North Entrance), Highway 120, CA — Celebrate National Park Week & Spring Break with Hotel & Cafe Charlotte in Groveland on Highway 120 only 24 miles from Yosemite’s Big Oak Flat entrance. Rent any of Hotel Charlotte’s vacation condo for 3 or more nights and receive 25% off our normal rates, plus a $50 Savings Coupon to use for lunch or dinner at Cafe Charlotte. Condo’s sleep from 4 to 12 poeple, with high speed internet, satellite TV, fully equipped kitchens, towels and linens included. Offer subject to availability, first come first served, must mention this Fee Free special when booking, cannot be combined with other offers. Have the kids bring their skateboards and helmets, Groveland boasts a world class skateboard park, a wonderful museum, boutique shops, and more.

Yosemite National Park (North Entrance), Highway 120, CA — Hotel & Cafe Charlotte in Groveland on Highway 120 near Yosemite has a Sweet Deal for You to celebrate the First Day of Spring in June and Public Lands Day in September. Stay with us on the night of June 21st or September 24th and receive one FREE DESSERT with dinner at Cafe Charlotte. Choose from any item on our Homemade Dessert Tray, perfect for sharing. Must mention this special when booking room and dining table, cannot be combined with other offers.

Yosemite National Park (North Entrance), Highway 120, CA - Happy 120th Birthday Yosemite! Hotel Charlotte guests will enjoy a full year of birthday celebrations! Stay with us on your birthday and take $30 off any of our large guest rooms. ID will be required at checkin as this special is only valid on the night of your birthday. This 1-year special starts on October 1, 2010 to coincide with Yosemite National Park’s 120th birthday and Groveland’s one year celebration of the same, not to mention our own Highway 120 location. Hotel & CafĂ© Charlotte is also celebrating its 7th anniversary with Lynn & Victor at the helm. Valid on birthday stays through 10/1/2010 – 9/31/2011. Must mention this special at time of booking, can not be combined with any other special.

Yosemite National Park (North Entrance), Highway 120, CA — Enjoy Yosemite National Park in all its autumn glory over Veterans Day Weekend, a $308 value only $238 almost 25% discount. Stay at Hotel Charlotte any 2 nights from November 10th to November 15th, 2011 during National Park Fee Free Week and receive a FREE $50 Savings Coupon to use at Cafe Charlotte. Traditional room Queen bed, private bathroom & TV $119 plus tax per night 2 people, free computers & WiFi in the parlor. Mention this special when you book www.hotelcharlotte.com located in the authentic Gold Rush era town of Groveland only 24 miles on Highway 120 to Yosemite. Must mention this Special at time of booking; cannot be combined with other offers.

Yosemite National Park (South Entrance), Highway 41, CA – Oakhurst Giftworks, est. in 1982 at the corner of the “Talking Bear,” is one of those places you happen upon while driving to Yosemite and end up spending an hour lost among its fascinating shops. Six antique dealers are under one roof, with additional shops to find gifts, kitchen items, candles, tea, lodge/western stuff, cards, willow angels, frames and Jim Shore collectibles. Mention this offer and save 15% on purchases, Visit www.frameworks-giftworks.com, email giftworks@sti.net or visit Oakhurst Giftworks on Facebook.

Yosemite National Park Area (South Entrance), Highway 41, CA — Heading to Yosemite? Stop by the Sumner Peck Ranch Fruit Stands and Winery in Friant (14439 N. Friant Rd.) or Madera (14860 N Hwy 41) and get 10% off any purchase during National Parks Week. To redeem this offer, print out this page and present on purchase.

Yosemite National Park Area (South Entrance), Highway 41, CA — Save 10% any purchase of $45. Offer includes any snackable and packable Yosemite Sierra Specialties food. Choose from USA Beef or Turkey Jerky, packaged in California or dried fruit packaged in the Sierra Foothills. This offer is valid on all Yosemite Sierra Specialties delectable delights, until 12/31/11, for one-time use. At check-out mention the coupon code “feefree” to redeem this “Fee Free Day in a National Park Coupon”.

Yosemite National Park Area (South Entrance), Highway 41, CA — All aboard for a steam train excursion drawn by an historic logging engine at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad in Fish Camp, CA. Receive a 10% discount for all members of the family on any regularly scheduled daytime excursion. A one hour narrated steam train trip at Yosemite National Park’s South Entrance on state route 41. Print this offer and bring to ticket office to receive discount. For more information, call (559) 683-7273 www.yosemitesteamtrains.com. Not valid for the Moonlight Special.

Yosemite National Park Area (South Entrance), Highway 41, CA — Save 15% on lodging at Hampton Inn & Suites Fresno on any stay of one night or more that overlaps a Fee-Free Day during 2011. To redeem this offer, call 559-447-5900 and ask for the “National Parks Week” special rate. Visit www.fresnosuites.hamptoninn.com for more information about the hotel.

Yosemite (South) and Sequoia National Parks (North) Areas, Fresno, CA — Save 15% with best value club card on lodging at the Americas Best Value Water Tree Inn Hotel in Fresno, CA on any stay of one night or more that overlaps a Fee-Free Day during 2011. To redeem this offer, visit our website at www.abviwatertree.com, email wtreeinn@pacbell.net or call 559-222-4445 and mention “ Best Value Club National Park Event.”. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Yosemite (South) and Sequoia National Parks (North) Areas, Fresno, CA — Mention “National Park Week Promotion” and get Dinner and Show “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!” PG13 at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater in Fresno, CA for $40 for performances on Thursday or Sundays & $42 for performances on Friday or Saturday. (Tip & Beverage not included) Offer good for performances from April 16 through April 24, based on availability. Reservations must be made by calling 559-266-9494 or 1-800-371-4747 and mentioning “National Park Week Promotion”. For more information, visit www.gcplayers.com.


Zion National Park Area
Zion National Park Area, UT – “Come stay at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Kanab, UT for 3 or more nights and we will buy your National Parks Pass. This is an $80 value and good for 12 months! The Holiday Inn Express and Suites of Kanab, UT is located in the middle of 5 national parks; Zions to the west, Bryce to the north, Grand Canyon North Rim to the south, with the Grand Staircase National Monument and Glen Canyon Recreational Area and park to our east. Call or email us today to book your National Parks Trip! 435-644-3100 / hikanab@gmail.com