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ExperiencePlus! is Giving Back

by Julie Horton - Wednesday, February 5, 2014 ExperiencePlus! S.A.T.T. winner Kelly's 1st grade class.

2014 Send A Teacher Traveling Application Deadline Fast Approaching:
The ExperiencePlus! Send a Teacher Traveling Award (S.A.T.T.) recognizes outstanding K – 12 public school teachers throughout the United States by encouraging teachers to participate in educational, active travel opportunities, like those offered by ExperiencePlus!.

Since the program began in 1996 we have given away over 20 free bicycle tours across Europe and South America and we are excited and proud to continue this great program in 2014. If you know a deserving educator have them submit an application by March 31, 2014.

Bike Tour Donations:
Each year ExperiencePlus! donates 3 to 4 bicycling tour certificates worth $3500 to $4500 to worthy non-profits. If you know of a worthwhile organization have them apply.

Past Beneficiaries Have Included:

  • McKee Medical Foundation  was established in 1982 to develop and generate ongoing philanthropic support for the continued growth and development of McKee Medical Center, its programs and the communities it serves.
  • The Women’s Wilderness Institute works with both girls and women to build courage, confidence, and leadership qualities through the support and challenge of wilderness- and community-based experiences.


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Julie Horton - Julie Horton is the Purveyor of Cycling Adventures at ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours. She bicycled in more than 20 countries on a year long, self-supported bicycle tour around the world, which covered more than 14,000 miles. Her career in the adventure travel industry began back in 1994 when she started leading hiking tours in the USA, Europe, and far flung locations like Nepal and Thailand. After 10 years on the trail her desire to get back on the road led her to ExperiencePlus! in 2004. Her passion for traveling by bicycle and sharing the possibilities and plans with our travelers makes her "work" at ExperiencePlus! fun and gratifying. She looks forward to sharing her enthusiasm for traveling by bike with each of you and hearing of your adventures. Email Julie(at)

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