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April
26


$105


New York City

Depart Friday Night • Spend 12 Hours Saturday • Return Early Sunday

Travel to the BIG APPLE with rest/food stops. Arrive in Mid- Town Manhattan (Rockefeller Center) @ 8:00 am Saturday and have free time until 8:00 pm. To make the best of your time in the City, each person will receive Pamphlets, a Map & other info a few weeks before departure. We advise waiting to purchase any theater tickets until 1 month prior to departure...

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May
12


$5033 Cat- 5
$5133 Cat-4
$5933 Cat-3

Castles Along The Rhine

May 12- 19, 2019

Find inspiration in the romantic, soulstirring beauty of the fabled Rhine. The spires of medieval churches and castles appear around each bend in the river, and vineyards climb the verdant hillsides. Cruise along the Rhine....

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May
16


$119
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Cleveland: "Run on the Bank"

Thursday May 16, 2019

LEARN THE HISTORY OF CLEVELAND’S WEALTHIEST BUSINESS OWNERS. Including John D. Rockefeller, worth a billion dollars at the turn of the twentieth century. A unique lunch

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May
17


$1395 DBL
$1295 TPL
$1725 SGL

NASHVILLE & MEMPHIS

FRIDAY MAY 17 - 23 , 2019/ 6 NIGHTS

6 nights and 11 meals while we enjoy views of Nashville and Memphis Tennessee. Enjoy a tour of the Fontenal Mansion. Access to Country Music Hall of Fame plus a dinner and show. Guided tour of Graceland and a nights stay at the Guest House at Graceland.

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May
17





Ocean City, Amish and Chocolate, Oh My!

Friday, May 17 - Thursday, May 23, 2019

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May
22


$670 DBL
$640 TPL
$899 SGL

SPRING "POPS" IN BOSTON

WEDNESDAY MAY 22, 2019

Boston in the springtime. 3 nights accommodations plus 5 meals. Guided tours and performance by the Boston Pops.

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May
30


$895 Dbl
$1095 Sgl
$859 Tpl

Rails Across West Virginia

May 30 - June 2, 2019 Thursday - Sunday

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May
30


$119


Spring in Canandaigua

Thursday, May 30 2019

Creativity has no limit at the WIZARD OF CLAY in the Finger Lakes Region. A unique pottery and shop located in geodesic domes you will find an incredible display of custom made fun and functional pieces to decorate every room in your house. The Wizard’s pottery has been a signature keepsake in the Finger Lakes for many years. Next, we’re traveling to CANANDAIGUA, NY...

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June
18


$299 DBL
$289 TPL
$379 SGL

Garden Lovers Dream

Tuesday, June 18 - 19 / 2 Days

Come visit a garden lover's paradise in Columbus, Ohio with Know How Tours!

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June
19


$109


Castle & Gardens

Wednesday June 19, 2019

Explore DUNDURN CASTLE, in HAMILTON, ONTARIO, built in the 1830’s by Sir Allan Napier MacNab, one of Canada’s first Premiers. Tour this magnificent 40-room home WITH GUIDE which was romantically inspired by a grand Italianate Villa. Explore the heritage of Victorian ideas and possessions, which influenced life during this time. Next, we’re off to Denninger Old World Deli featuring foods from around the world. A Bistro lunch is included today where you can order off the menu a beverage, entrée with two sides as well as a delicious dessert. This will certainly be a treat! This afternoon, we head to The Royal Botanical Gardens. This afternoon, enjoy a Guided Tour through...

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June
20


$115


Buffalo's Great Port

Thursday June 20, 2019

Join us as we explore Buffalo in style!!! Our first stop of the day is the FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT FONTANA BOATHOUSE. Explore Buffalo guides will give us a tour of this fascinating attraction. Next, we’re off to a delicious sit down lunch at PEARL STREET GRILL. We will start our Buffalo Port experience at the Buffalo Naval Park (admission included.) Hear the history and highlights told by our excellent guide. Our highlight of the day is BUFFALO’S DOUBLE DECKER bus or explore Buffalo on the first level for the newest way to explore Canalside...

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June
21


$105


New York City

Depart Friday Night • Spend 12 Hours Saturday • Return Early Sunday

Travel to the BIG APPLE with rest/food stops. Arrive in Mid- Town Manhattan (Rockefeller Center) @ 8:00 am Saturday and have free time until 8:00 pm. To make the best of your time in the City, each person will receive Pamphlets, a Map & other info a few weeks before departure. We advise waiting to purchase any theater tickets until 1 month prior to departure...

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June
23


$998 DBL
$958 TPL
$1398 SGL

THE ISLAND HOPPER

SUNDAY JUNE 23 - 28, 2019

Lets hop those New England islands as we start with a cruise from Point Judith, RI and view the 200 ft Mohegan Bluffs. Then we head to Block Island for the night. Explore the island with stops at the Marble House Mansion; a Vanderbilt built-owned mansion. We will head to another island famously known as Martha's Vineyard.

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June
27


$115


Margaritaville

Thursday,June 27, 2019

Join us for a fun filled afternoon aboard Captain Bills Seneca Lake Cruises for an afternoon luncheon cruise with entertainment featuring the most energetic entertainer, Mr. Harry Harvery in a nonstop JIMMY BUFFET MUSICAL REVUE for all parrot heads. We are headed to Margaritaville!

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July
14


$859 D
$1125 S
$829 T

Islands of Maine

Sunday July 14-18 2019

* Four Nights' Accommodations * All State and Local Guest Room Taxes * Round Trip Baggage Service; Throughout * Two Full Breakfasts * Two Expanded Continental Breakfasts w/Hot Choices * Three Luncheons; including One on Bailey Island One on Mt. Desert Island One Traditional Lobster Clambake on Cabbage Island * One Complete Dinner * Meal Tax and Meal Gratuity * All Attractions and Guide Service Listed Below * Local Guide Gratuity Not Included

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July
16


$89


CULINARY DELIGHTS, PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK & ERIE, PA

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Join us for the day as we travel to PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK & ERIE, PA for a CULINARY DELIGHTS TOUR. Our first stop is the TOM RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER AT PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK...

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July
19


$109


Washington DC

Depart Friday Night • Spend 12 Hours Saturday • Return Early Sunday

Travel to WASHINGTON with 2 rest stops. Arrive & depart from Union Station and “Do your own thing” until 8:00 pm. To make the best of your time, each person will receive a Map & some info with ideas on what to do in Washington a few weeks before departure.

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July
24





Big Creek Boat Tour

Wednesday July 24, 2019

It’s a grand day on the GRAND RIVER in CALEDONIA, ONTARIO – Big Creek Boat Style! Our day begins with COFFEE AND MUFFINS UPON ARRIVAL and shopping at the LARGE CRAFT SHOP. After a presentation on the Grand River, enjoy ENTERTAINMENT BY “THE BLAZING FIDDLES” before we embark on a 3-HOUR CRUISE featuring a 3-COURSE ROAST BEEF LUNCHEON. During the cruise, the captain gives an informative commentary and a...

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August
18





THOUSAND ISLANDS

SUNDAY AUGUST 18- 21, 2019 / 3 NIGHTS

Depart for 1000 ISLANDS WINERY - Enjoy a wine tasting at the winery that brought vineyards to the 1000 Island region. Arrive at your New York 1000 Islands Accommodation. Guided 1000 ISLANDS TOUR See the stunning shoreline dotted with historic lighthouses, summer mansions and marinas. Hear about the colorful history. 1000 ISLANDS LUNCH CRUISE - The fabulous islands await you on this "Two Nation Cruise" with an international tour offering the enjoyment of historic and natural wonders in both American and Canadian waters! Enjoy a delectable hot and cold LUNCH while you cruise. BOLDT CASTLE TOUR - Stop on Heart Island to tour through the impressive BOLDT CASTLE, built at the turn-of-the-century by George C. Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Dinner On Own tonight. INGER CASTLE CRUISE - through the 1000 ISLANDS while enjoying a lively narrative of the sights on your way to and from the mysterious (and possibly haunted) Singer Castle. While at the castle, take part in a one hour walking tour. ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM

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August
18


$635 Dbl
$815 Sgl
$595 Tpl

THOUSAND ISLANDS

SUNDAY AUGUST 18- 21, 2019 / 3 NIGHTS

Depart for 1000 ISLANDS WINERY - Enjoy a wine tasting at the winery that brought vineyards to the 1000 Island region. Arrive at your New York 1000 Islands Accommodation. Guided 1000 ISLANDS TOUR See the stunning shoreline dotted with historic lighthouses, summer mansions and marinas. Hear about the colorful history. 1000 ISLANDS LUNCH CRUISE - The fabulous islands await you on this "Two Nation Cruise" with an international tour offering the enjoyment of historic and natural wonders in both American and Canadian waters! Enjoy a delectable hot and cold LUNCH while you cruise. BOLDT CASTLE TOUR - Stop on Heart Island to tour through the impressive BOLDT CASTLE, built at the turn-of-the-century by George C. Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Dinner On Own tonight. INGER CASTLE CRUISE - through the 1000 ISLANDS while enjoying a lively narrative of the sights on your way to and from the mysterious (and possibly haunted) Singer Castle. While at the castle, take part in a one hour walking tour. ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM

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September
8


$569 DBL
$499 TPL
$795 SGL

The Hamptons

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 8 - 10, 2019 / 2 NIGHTS

Explore the Old Westbury Gardens at the Phipps Estate. Enjoy a guided tour of the charming, coastal villages of the Hamptons, each one unique, including Southhampton and Sagaponack plus a visit to the Vanderbilt Mansion!

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September
15


$945 DBL
$1095 SGL
$845 TPL

Hudson Valley, West Point, and Cooperstown

Sun, Sept. 15 - Wed. Sept. 18

Travel with Know How Tours to visit Hudson Valley, West Point & Cooperstown, visiting iconic sites such as the FDR Museum, Vanderbilt Mansion, West Point, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame!

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September
20


$105


New York City

Depart Friday Night • Spend 12 Hours Saturday • Return Early Sunday

Travel to the BIG APPLE with rest/food stops. Arrive in Mid- Town Manhattan (Rockefeller Center) @ 8:00 am Saturday and have free time until 8:00 pm. To make the best of your time in the City, each person will receive Pamphlets, a Map & other info a few weeks before departure. We advise waiting to purchase any theater tickets until 1 month prior to departure...

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September
23


$655 DBL
$595 TPL
$725 SGL

Leaf Peeper

Monday September 23 - 26, 2019 / 3 nights

3 nights in foliage heaven; New Hampshire and Vermont. Includes highlight visits to the Yankee Candle Company; Hildene Estate and gardens. Along with a Green Mountain train excursion and Lake Sunapee Cruise.

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September
23


$105


Panama Rocks Scenic Park-Autumn Begins

Monday September 23, 2019

Autumn begins today and there is no better destination than the Chautauqua Region in Fall. En route, we will stop at THE GRAPE DISCOVERY CENTER which is the official Visitor’s Center for the Lake Erie Concord Grape Belt, designated a New York State Heritage Area in 2006. Developed by the Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association, it seeks to be an experiential destination that supports and promotes the grape industry through sharing stories and engaging, educating and informing the public about all things grape. Located on beautiful Chautauqua Lake in Mayville, NY, WEBB'S CAPTAIN'S TABLE RESTAURANT has been family-owned and...

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October
7


$865 DBL
$785 TPL
$1175 SGL

Best D*mn Foliage Tour

Monday October 7 - 11, 2019 / 4 nights

Come see the best foliage tour ever! Vermont and New Hampshire; two nights each. Visit the Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop; enjoy Champagne on Champlain Lunch Cruise before a trip to World Famous Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Enjoy one of countries most scenic drives on Route 100! We will then travel to Franconia Notch- Home of the site of the state’s symbol, the ill-fated “Old Man on the Mountain“. Enjoy Pancakes at Fadden’s General Store & Maple House w/ Pancakes - , boasting syrup worthy of being named New Hampshire’s best a whopping five times, as well as being once named the best in North America! Travel through scenic mountain passages to “The Rocks”. Learn about the interesting lives of the moose and bears of New Hampshire at The Rocks Estate with Moose & Bear Program. Munch on samples of New Hampshire made and grown products as you ride the rails through the majestic White Mountains of New Hampshire, through passes and notches with grand mountain vistas, and amazing foliage on the Taste of New Hampshire - Mountain Train Ride. Board the four-passenger gondola skyride and enjoy extraordinary scenery, while being carried to the 3,050-foot summit of Loon Mountain, in the heart of the New Hampshire's White Mountains at the Loon Mountain Skyride and Summit Adventure. Take in the Austrian-style train station, crisp, white church steeples and colonial era shops. Check out the yummy local food products, Main Street cafés, hand-made crafts and antiques at Zeb’s famous New England Country Store at North Conway Village. Enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience to the very top of New England's tallest peak at 6,228 feet on the Mount Washington Mountaintop Tour!

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October
16


$1399 DBL
$1375 TPL
$1625 SGL

WACO, TEXAS

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 2019 / SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019

Travel with Know How Tours to explore Waco, Texas! Named one of the top travel destinations of 2018 by TripAdvisor, it is the home of Dr. Pepper, Baylor University and of course, Magnolia Market...

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October
18


$765 DBL
$735 TPL
$925 SGL

Washington, DC & Gettysburg

October 18–21, 2019 • 3 NIGHTS • 4 DAYS

Come experience the beauty, history, and wonder of Washington, DC and Gettysburg with Know How Tours!

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November
28


$499 DBL
$485 TPL
$685 SGL

CHRISTMAS IN THE OHIO VALLEY

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 28 -30, 2018 2 NIGHTS

Day 1 Nov. 28: Home City ~ Steubenville: City of Murals ~ Fort Steuben Nutcracker Village & Visitor Center: Travel aboard a deluxe highway touring motorcoach into the Ohio Valley. As we travel rest and meal stops are made periodically. Following a lunch break we arrive in Steubenville, Ohio – City of Murals. A guided city tour will feature some of the 30 murals which depict the history of this Ohio River town. Later today we gather for dinner at a local restaurant and then enjoy free time to stroll through the quaint Nutcracker Village at historic Fort Steuben. Highlights include life-size nutcrackers depicting local and historical characters and the gift shop in the Visitor’s Center offering a unique selection of gifts and souvenirs. Later this evening we arrive at our hotel for a two-night stay. Day 2 Nov. 29: Cambridge Dickens Victorian Village ~ Oglebay Park’s Winter Festival of Lights: Today we travel to historic Cambridge, Ohio to enjoy the annual Dickens Victorian Village. Journey back in time and experience old world England as historic downtown Cambridge is charmingly transformed into a Dickens Victorian Village. Our guided city tour features 88 scenes of 185 lifelike figures representing classic scenes from Victorian society. The displays include engaging depictions of classic Dickens-era scenes and figures such as Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim, the town crier, groups of carolers (that actually “sing” classic carols!), a bucket \brigade, lamplighters, school children, street peddlers and Father Christmas, all posed in active scenes that appear frozen in time. Enjoy free time to explore the charming streetscape, striking historic architecture, and eclectic shops and eateries of Cambridge. Later today we enjoy the Guernsey County Courthouse Holiday Music & Light Show. The courthouse comes alive with thousands of pulsating lights synchronized to holiday music. The display is computer controlled with over 500 electrical circuits and 20,000 lights. Following dinner we travel to Oglebay Park and embark on a memorable guided tour of Oglebay’s Winter Festival of Lights display. Since 1985 the Winter Festival of Lights has been delighting visitors of all ages! This annual holiday light show is one of the nation's largest, covering more than 300 acres over a six-mile drive throughout the resort. Enjoy a shopping stop at the festive gift store and a chance to see the life-size nativity scene. Later this evening we return to our hotel for the night. Day 3 Nov. 30: Pittsburgh ~ Phipps Conservatory ~ PPG Place Wintergarden & Advent Market ~ Journey Home: Following breakfast at the lodge we depart Oglebay and travel to Pittsburgh. Later this morning we visit Phipps Conservatory & Gardens and enjoy the wonderful Christmas displays. The conservatory was donated to the city of Pittsburgh in 1893 by steel and real estate magnate Henry Phipps. Set amidst one of Pittsburgh's largest greenspaces, Schenley Park, Phipps Conservatory stands as a cultural and architectural centerpiece of the city's Oakland neighborhood. Continue into downtown Pittsburgh for a stop at PPG Place. Visit Wintergarden, a bright and open, plant-filled, all-glass garden environment and site of the annual Spirits of Giving Around the World and Gingerbread House and Train Exhibits. The complex also features a quaint Advent Market which offers unique gifts and foods from around the world. Later today we begin our journey home. Rest and meal stops will be made periodically.

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December
6


$105


New York City

Depart Friday Night • Spend 12 Hours Saturday • Return Early Sunday

Travel to the BIG APPLE with rest/food stops. Arrive in Mid- Town Manhattan (Rockefeller Center) @ 8:00 am Saturday and have free time until 8:00 pm. To make the best of your time in the City, each person will receive Pamphlets, a Map & other info a few weeks before departure. We advise waiting to purchase any theater tickets until 1 month prior to departure...

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December
13


$105


New York City

Depart Friday Night • Spend 12 Hours Saturday • Return Early Sunday

Travel to the BIG APPLE with rest/food stops. Arrive in Mid- Town Manhattan (Rockefeller Center) @ 8:00 am Saturday and have free time until 8:00 pm. To make the best of your time in the City, each person will receive Pamphlets, a Map & other info a few weeks before departure. We advise waiting to purchase any theater tickets until 1 month prior to departure...

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Shades of Ireland

13 Days • 17 Meals 11 Breakfasts • 6 Dinners

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this 10-day tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle...

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Bavarian Europe

11 Days • 15 Meals: 9 Breakfasts  6 Dinners

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension ~ Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Afterglow Fireworks Display ~ Acoma Pueblo ~ Albuquerque Old Town Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway ~ Loretto Chapel & Miraculous Stairway Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi ~ Historic Turquoise Trail ~ Santa Fe Palace of the Governors ~ Chimayo Shrine

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Magnificent Cities of Central and Eastern Europe

14 Days  18 Meals: 12 Breakfasts  6 Dinners

Experience the cultures of Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary and Poland. Visit the Jasna Gora monastery with one of its clergy to witness the world-famous Black Madonna...

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British Landscapes

10 Days • 13 Meals: 8 Breakfasts  5 Dinners

Visit the historic town of Cambridge, home of the elite university. Explore the picturesque Lake District villages. See the natural hot spring baths that were enjoyed by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago...

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Discover Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria

10 Days • 13 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners

Enjoy breathtaking Alpine views with a ride on the GoldenPass Panoramic Train from Montreux to Gstaad. Walk the halls of the legendary, medieval Chateau de Chillon, located on the shores of Lake Geneva...

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Exploring Greece and Its Islands

14 Days •  22 Meals: 12 Breakfasts / 1 Lunch / 9 Dinners

Join a local expert exploring Athens’ famed Acropolis. Visit two Byzantine monasteries in Metéora and learn about the devout lifestyle of the monks who live there. Explore the grandeur of Olympia...

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London & Paris

8 Days • 10 Meals: 6 Breakfasts / 4 Dinners

Enjoy one of London’s spectacular theatre performances. Cross the English Channel aboard the innovative high speed Eurostar Train. Dinner at the Eiffel Tower features wonderful French cuisine...

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California Coast

9 Days • 9 Meals: 5 Breakfasts 4 Dinners

From the big cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego, to Mother Nature’s masterpiece, Yosemite National Park, you’ll see the sights and landmarks that make California so unforgettable. Witness the majestic Golden Gate Bridge...

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Canyon Country

8 Days • 10 Meals: 6 Breakfasts 4 Dinners

Highlights Include
Scottsdale, Oak Creek Canyon, Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Choice of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park or Canyon Adventure Cruise, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park & Las Vegas.

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National Parks

12 Days •  17 Meals: 10 Breakfasts  7 Dinners

Explore the vast treasures of the American west as you journey to five fantastic national parks on this 12-day journey. Relish overnight stays in a lodge nestled in the heart of Yellowstone and in a National Historic Landmark inside the Grand Canyon...

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From the Outback to the Glaciers

20 Days • 25 Meals: 15 Breakfasts  2 Lunches  8 Dinners

Explore the diverse wonders of the lands "down under." A 3-day adventure in the rugged Outback introduces you to the Aboriginal life and culture of Alice Springs and Ayers Rock. Delve into the colorful world of the Great Barrier Reef...

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Reflections of Italy

10 DAYS

Two nights in Rome gives you time to explore its rich history, including a guided tour of the COLOSSEUM, PIAZZA VENEZIA and PIAZZA NAVONA. Discover Siena’s narrow GOTHIC STREETS, MAGNIFICENT PALACES and HISTORIC PIAZZA DEL CAMPO on a walking tour...

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Shades of Ireland

10 Days • 13 Meals 8 Breakfasts • 5 Dinners

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this 10-day tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle...

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