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Who is RC, Inc and Bay Area Ski Bus

The Bay Area Ski Bus is a division of Recreation Connection, Inc. - a Tour & Event Management company that specializes in coordinating ski & adventure tours, senior graduation trips and guided wildlife tours.  RC, Inc. opened its doors in 1996 and today runs over 500 Trips & Tours per year!  Management has over 40 years of combined experience producing tours and events.  Operating with integrity and a commitment to quality, RC, Inc. contracts with the finest transportation companies and recreation outfitters with fantastic reputations and safety records.  We focus on the details, while You focus on having Fun!  Our quality and service is unmatched. 

Recreation Connection, Inc. manages 5 Tour Operations:

- Bay Area Ski Bus, the #1 Ski Tour Operator to Lake Tahoe, operates fun, safe bus trips for Adults, Teens, Families and all types of groups.  To Date, we have shuttled over 120,000 people to Lake Tahoe ski resorts on over 2700 buses!

- Ski Ride Tours operates multi-day destination trips to the finest resorts in the world, including:  

Utah Alta, Snowbird, Brighton, Solitude, Park City
Colorado Aspen, Snowmass, Telluride, Vail, Steamboat, Breckenridge, Crested Butte
Wyoming Jackson Hole, Grand Targhee
Montana Big Sky, Whitefish
California Lake Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain
Canada Whistler, Revelstoke, Banff, Lake Louise, Fernie, Kicking Horse, Sunshine Village
Europe Zermatt, SW;  Chamonix, FR; Courmayer, IT, Innsbruck & St. Anton, AU, Val d'Isere, FR
Japan Niseko, Hokkaido
S. Hemisphere Valle Nevado, Chile;  Las Lenas, Argentina, Treble Cone & Cardrona, New Zealand
  & more...

- Graduation Tours organizes & operates custom graduation trips for high school seniors to destinations including:  So. California - Disneyland, Universal Studios, Beaches, San Diego & more; N. California - Great America, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, American River & more.

- Yellowstone Day Tours - offers Guided Tours of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park.  Plus, Morning or Sunset Tours of Grand Teton and Grand Teton / Rafting Combo Trips.

Worldwide Tours - Book your day tour, attraction, city pass or show during your next vacation through us.

»Who Rides the Bus?

Regulars include: 
* singles and couples, 
* young and older (4 to 81 yrs), majority being 22-50 
* corporations, schools, churches, clubs
* those who's friends or spouses do not ski, snowboard, raft or sail,  
* business travelers 
* those looking to ski-ride, raft or sail with some new friends, 
* some who do not own a car 
* and those who will not (or are tired of) driving up to Tahoe and back. 

Everyone loves the convenience and not having to drive or plan their trip!  

Hello!  Have you seen the prices at the pump!  It's a no brainer!

Read what Regulars say about us!

Customer Testimonial:
I wanted to let you know what an absolute BLAST I had on the trip to Sugar Bowl and Squaw. You may remember me -- I traveled alone, but you took such good care of me that I didn't feel alone. Thank you for getting my equipment rental and lesson tickets! I met some fun people at Sugar Bowl, and spent a few hours with them. You have a great business, and I have already been spreading the word about it. Wishing you continued success, and see you next ski season!
   -- Cathy Neuren