Summer Tours: Time to Enjoy All That Summer Has to Offer

Going on vacation in summer is nearly mandatory, wouldn’t you agree? After our seemingly never-ending winter, we owe it to ourselves to pack our bags and go explore this great country of ours. This summer we have several amazing tours designed so you can see and experience a wide variety of activities—and create wonderful memories to bring back home! Check out these fun tours:

MYSTERY TOUR

If you want to add a bit of intrigue to your life, our Mystery Tour is for you! This fun 6-day tour is packed with surprises and unexpected activities. You’ll enjoy 5 nights of hotel accommodations and 8 included meals. If you want to know more, you’ll just have to book your reservation and be prepared to be amazed as we journey to (we’re not telling!) and explore (Shh! It’s a secret!). Don’t miss it!  (June 19-24)


CANADIAN ROCKIES (including Calgary Stampede, Rodeo and Chuckwagon Races)

Ahhh, the Canadian Rockies! This tour is the granddaddy of gorgeous and breathtaking vistas. If you want to drink in the splendor of the Canadian Rockies, reflect in the tranquility of alpine lakes, and visit numerous well-known attractions, this is the tour for you! We’ll visit Banff, Jasper and Kootenay National Parks. We’ll also explore the incomparable Lake Louise (one of the world’s best-known and loved lakes). Plus, we’ll traverse the Columbia Icefields Parkway, enjoy the Athabasca Glacier Snowcoach Ride, experience the Calgary Stampede Rodeo and much, much more! (July 7-15)


NORTHWEST CIRCLE

This tour has it all! Grand Coulee Dam, Seattle, the always-entertaining Pike Place Market, Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helen’s, Grants Pass, the gorgeous California Coast, the towering Redwoods on the Avenue of the Giants, San Francisco, 2 nights at the famed Fisherman’s Wharf, Reno, Nevada and Salt Lake City, with a visit to Temple Square and Mormon Tabernacle. This tour is even more jam-packed than that last sentence! Seriously, this tour is loaded with fantastic attractions and sightseeing activities—with something fun for everyone. (July 21-August 3)

 


NEW YORK CITY

New York, New York! The Big Apple! The City that Never Sleeps! No matter the nickname, New York City is one-of-a-kind. We’ll spend 4 nights in New York City (Manhattan) and our hotel is in the Theatre District at Times Square. We’ll visit Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and much more. We’ll also enjoy an amazing city tour of New York and attend a Broadway play. Plus, we’ll have 1 ½ days of free time in New York City! If you’ve been thinking about taking a tour to NYC, this is the one! (August 11-19)

 


NORSK HOSTFEST (Minot, North Dakota)

Norsk Hostfest celebrates the Scandinavian culture of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Norsk Hostfest is the largest Scandinavian festival in North America, featuring top-notch entertainment, authentic Scandinavian foods and merchandise. There are numerous entertainment options—the only problem will be deciding which performances to attend! This tour promises to provide lots of fun and entertainment for all! (September 25-29)


SUMMER VACATION – TIME TO GO EXPLORING!

Each of these tours offers fun and memorable entertainment options - all you have to do is decide which tour (or tours) you want to go on, make your reservation and pack your bags! If you have any questions at all, please contact us or give us a call at 866-277-8687.

Winter Getaway Escapes: Adventures in the Sunbelt

Brrrrr! Have you had about enough of the cold and ice for a while? Isn’t the thought of a getaway to a warmer climate just that little dose of somethin’ you need to help you cope with the arctic blasts and frozen tundra?

Stop dreaming and start packing! We’ve got three awesome winter getaway-to-someplace-much-warmer trips planned for you…all you need to do is decide which one suits your fancy and make your reservation. Then you can sit back, enjoy yourself and laugh at winter—because you know you’re outta here! Sound good? (Seriously, how can it not?)

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Florida Coasts

If you’re looking for lots of sunshine, beaches and miles of coastline, this is the tour for you! We’ll whisk you away to sunny Florida and where you’ll enjoy a big sweeping loop around the gorgeous Florida coastline delighting in memorable sights and experiences. As we travel along the Florida Panhandle we will glide along the Gulf Coast, slip down to the very tip of Florida and soak in the show-stopping sunset in Key West. As we continue our journey up the East Coast of Florida, we’ll create more unforgettable memories of our getaway while soaking in Florida’s bright sunshine. (Feb. 2-13)

 

 

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Texas

If your idea of a winter getaway includes soaking up lots of history and learning more about our nation’s past, this is your tour! We have lots of awesome historical sites and places of interest packed into our getaway to Texas. We’ll visit the Alamo, LBJ Ranch, Dealey Plaza, NASA Space Center, Fort Worth Stockyards, and many more memorable attractions. We’ll also journey to Corpus Christi where you can dip your toes in the Gulf of Mexico. This tour includes plenty of free time to explore, shop and take in the unique flavors of the Lone Star State. (Feb. 18-28) 

 

 

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New Orleans & The Gulf Coast

Our getaway to the Deep South is mixed with plenty of attractions and lots of variety. We’ll visit battleships, take a shrimping boat tour and delight in free time in New Orleans. We’ll even traverse the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway which is the longest bridge in the world! Other attractions include visits to the French Quarter, the Mardi Gras Museum, World War II Museum, a swamp boat tour, antebellum mansions and even a tour of a working plantation and cotton gin. We’ll also tour the Vicksburg Battlefield, which was one of the most decisive battles of the Civil War. (Mar. 11-20)

 

 

Winter Getaways - The Elixir for the Winter Blues

Pick your getaway and shake off winter! Escape to a warmer climate, learn about our great country’s history, feast on unique cuisines, and make new friends—all while experiencing the rejuvenating warmth of the sun. If you have any questions at all, please contact us or call us at 866-277-8687.  

Christmas Tours

A Time for Adventure, Fun & Camaraderie

With autumn here, our days are definitely cooler and our evenings are getting longer—soon the excitement of the holiday season will be upon us. That can mean only one thing: it’s time to get into the spirit of Christmas!  What better way to do it than to visit places well known for their Christmas attractions, world-class shopping opportunities, or Broadway-caliber holiday shows? 

Christmas tours are amazing because it seems as if there truly is magic in the air during this oh-so-special time of the year. Many venues are decked out for the holidays, there is a festive atmosphere nearly everywhere and many folks are filled with a sense of wonderment and joy that harkens back to a simpler, more innocent time. Looking for something fun to do? We’ve got several awesome Christmas tours planned and all you have to do is say ‘yes’ and pack your bags!

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BRANSON CHRISTMAS

We have three amazing tours to Branson—each of them offers a wonderful variety of entertaining shows and other interesting highlights. If you’ve never been to Branson, you owe it to yourself to find out for yourself why it’s remained a popular destination for years—especially at Christmas time! We’ll see many of the tops acts and enjoy sightseeing in the breathtakingly beautiful and ever-so-hilly Ozarks area. Tour dates Nov. 1-5 (includes a delightful excursion to Eureka Springs), Nov. 8-12, and Nov. 15-19.    

 

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CHICAGO CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Another fantastic tour is our “Chicago Christmas Shopping” tour (Dec. 1-3). We’ll whisk you away to Chicago where our first stop will be at Navy Pier which juts 3,300 feet out into Lake Michigan and offers restaurants, shops and a variety of entertainment. The views of Chicago’s skyline from Navy Pier are breathtaking and may indeed be the best part of the trip!

We’ll also visit Christkindlmarket—an outdoor holiday market located in Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago.  Reminiscent of the Christkindlmarket in Nuremberg, Germany, Chicago’s Christkindlmarket features a variety of German foods and beverages. Just imagine: fresh strudel, snow balls, warm pretzels, delicious schnitzel, weisswurst, yummy baked apples, German beers and other goodies too numerous to mention! There is also a wide variety of entertainment and unique holiday shopping opportunities to enjoy at the open-air market. Christkindlmarket is a favorite and much-loved stop for many visitors to Chicago!

You’ll also have ample time to shop along the appropriately named Magnificent Mile, which is widely regarded as one of the best shopping destinations in the country! This shopping district on North Michigan Avenue is oozing with upscale boutiques, department stores and charming restaurants amid a backdrop of Chicago’s glorious architecture like the Chicago Water Tower, the Tribune Tower and the Wrigley Building. This is truly shopping at its finest!

This shopping tour to Chicago will appeal to multi-taskers—you get to enjoy the holiday festivities in Chicago, do some sightseeing and get your holiday shopping done! Plus, we’ll navigate the traffic so you can relax and soak in the sights of Chicago’s stunning skyline.

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OMAHA – CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

We will also be pilgriming to Omaha for our fascinating “Christmas Around the World” tour (Dec. 6-10). This tour is action-packed with a wide variety of activities. We’ll enjoy an international Christmas celebration: Olde England Madrigal Christmas feast, Christmas in the Ukraine presentation, Christmas in Germany dinner, Greek holiday dinner and an Irish music and dance presentation. We’ll also visit the Lauritzen Botanical Gardens to take in the Poinsettia Show, enjoy a performance of “The Christmas Carol” and take in many more fun activities! 

 

HOLIDAY cheer - enjoy the season

Come along with us and celebrate the holiday season—we’d love to be a part of your holiday memories. Book soon, as seats are filling fast! If you have any questions at all, please contact us or call us at 866-277-8687.