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March
19


$1949 Dbl
$2249 Sgl
$1919 Tpl

San Antonio Texas

March 19 - 23, 2017 - 5 Days

Featuring a visit to an authentic Dude Ranch

Highlights
MISSION SAN JOSE ● THE ALAMO ● EL MERCADO ● LBJ RANCH SOUTH ● TEXAS HERITAGE CENTER ● FREDERICKSBURG ● MAYAN DUDE RANCH ● PASEO DE RIO CRUISE ● SANDY OAKS OLIVE GARDEN

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March
28


$59


Syrup & Slots

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Off to the Southern tier to celebrate spring and maple syrup season as you travel to SPRAGUE'S MAPLE FARMS. Sprague’s is a great place to visit year ‘round – but especially in March. Enjoy Breakfast & time to browse in their gift shop. Continue on, to enjoy the slots, at the SENECA ALLEGANY CASINO. With 68,000 sq. feet of world-class gaming, more than 2,200 reel-spinning & video Slot Machines & 40 favorite table games. The casino also features Turtle Island, the non-smoking casino, a high limit slot and table games areas, the Poker Room and The Casino Bar. RECEIVE $20 SENECA SLOT DOLLARS & $5 FOOD during your 5 hour stay...

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April
13


$89


Easter Traditions in Buffalo

Thursday, April 13, 2017

We will meet our STEP ON GUIDE and head to the BUFFALO AND ERIE COUNTY BOTANICAL GARDENS. The tri-dome glass, wood and steel building was designed by the Lord & Burnham Co. Built in 1897-1899, it was one of the largest public greenhouses in the country. Stroll the beautiful gardens and enjoy the beautiful SPRING FLOWER SHOW. A FAMILY STYLE LUNCH is planned at ILIO DIPAOLO’S RESTAURANT. Following lunch, visit OUR LADY OF VICTORY BASILICA AND NATIONAL SHRINE. The basilica was the last dream of Father Nelson H. Baker. See life size Stations of the Cross carved from a single block of Italian marble. There is time to browse the gift shop. Fill up with Easter goodies at the BROADWAY MARKET, a Buffalo tradition for many years. Founded in 1888, the market has been known for unique products, with more than 40 meat stands, poultry stands, produce counters, bakeries, delis, candy stands and restaurants featuring Buffalo’s best love ethnic foods, especially Polish delights. Be sure to purchase a butter lamb and pussy willows or the Easter celebration...

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July
30


$95


A “Gorge”ous Summer Day

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Relax & view the summer scenery on the way to WATKINS GLEN, located on the south end of Seneca Lake. We will begin our summer morning with a narrated sightseeing CRUISE ON SENECA LAKE. After the cruise we will travel a short distance to WATKINS GLEN STATE PARK, the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks. We will enjoy a picnic in the park. Boxed LUNCH catered by SENECA HARBOR STATION served in an outdoor pavilion. After lunch, our guide will meet us to begin our GORGE WALK. Within 2 miles, the glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over & under waterfalls & through the spray of Cavern Cascade with spectacular views of the gorge. You will have plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the scenery before heading home...

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August
23


$105


Buffalo Outdoor Adventure

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Experience the natural beauty of the NEW OUTER HARBOR AREA within view of downtown Buffalo and most recent new additions to the Inner Harbor area. Begin the touring day with an overview of the exciting developments or changes that have taken place along the BUFFALO HARBOR WATERFRONT. Visit the BUFFALO HARBOR MUSEUM for a narrated tour of the facility which was once the home of the long time Buffalo Ship Chandler – Howard Baker Company. The museum features many displays, artifacts and exhibits highlighting Buffalo as a port city. Enjoy a PLATED LUNCH at BUFFALO RIVER WORKS located on the bustling Buffalo River. Visit WILKESON POINT which has become one of the best Outer Harbor viewing areas featuring paved paths, artistic wind sculptures, marble remnants of an original downtown M & T Bank, also harbor views, breakwaters and Times Beach Nature Area. Visit BUFFALO LIGHT HOUSE PARK home of the historic Buffalo Lighthouse which was erected in 1833 and one of the oldest lighthouses on the Great Lakes. Top off the day with a FLYING BISON CRAFT BREWERY TOUR & TASTING ...

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September
14


$125


Buffalo's Happening

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Experience the NEW & OLD BUFFALO – with the emphasis on the new or resurrected aspects of an ever changing city. It features many of our prominent and newest architectural sites including exciting new developments which are changing the face of Buffalo in the 21st Centruy and generating interest nationwide. Enjoy a GUIDED TOUR of the historic KLEINHAN’S MUSIC HALL. Named after Edward Kleinhans one of the founders of Kleinhans Men’s Clothing Store. The music hall was one of the first important American commissions by the Saarinen architectural firm in America. Enjoy a docent led tour and learn the history of this major cultural icon. Enjoy LUNCH at the HAMLIN HOUSE – located in historic 1860’s mansion in the ever changing and rejuvenated Allentown neighborhood of the city. Visit ST. LOUIS CHURCH which is the oldest Catholic Parish in Buffalo dating back to 1832, featuring the tallest open spire in the country, a massive Seth Thomas Clock, a 1903 Kimball organ and stained glass windows made at the Royal Munich Institute. Finish off your tour day with an enjoyable 1 ½ hour narrated cruise aboard the GRAND LADY RIVER CRUISE departing from a new downtown location, RIVERWORKS...

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September
27


$4899 Lower Outside
$5599 Middle Outside
$5949 Upper Outside

Classic Danube

September 27 - October 7, 2017 - 11 Days

Highlights
BUDAPEST● BRATISLAVA ● VIENNA ● WACHAU VALLEY ● LINZ● PASSAU ● REGENSBURG● ROTHENBURG● WURTBURG ● MUNICH

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October
2


$105


A “Gorge”ous Fall Day

Monday, October 2, 2017

Relax & view the fall colors & scenery on the way to WATKINS GLEN, located on the south end of Seneca Lake. It’s harvest time in Apple Country. We will enjoy this lovely fall stop with coffee and apple cider donuts at REISINGER’S APPLE COUNTRY. Next, we’re off to CAPTAIN BILL’S on SENECA LAKE for a 2-hour LUNCHEON CRUISE. After lunch, we will take a short ride over to WATKINS GLEN STATE PARK, the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks. Within 2 miles, the glen's stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over & under waterfalls & through the spray of Cavern Cascade with spectacular views of the gorge. We will take a one and a half hour Gorge Walk with a guide. With time on your own to enjoy the fall scenery. The coach will pick up the group at the bottom-no need to walk back up...

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October
18


$125


Buffalo-City of Presidents Tour

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

After an active Presidential election year, there is no place better to tour than Buffalo. While touring the city, you will learn about a few of the famous men who went on or became President of the United States. Some started their career in Buffalo or visited the city during their terms of office and made a lasting impression. Buffalo is proud to say the roster of men include MILLARD FILLMORE, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, GROVER CLEVELAND WILLIAM MCKINLEY AND THEODORE ROOSEVELT. In some ways, Buffalo was the road to the White House and into the pages of history. See the ORIGINAL BUFFALO CITY HALL where GROVER CLEVELAND began his career. See the CURRENT ART DECO CITY HALL to view the statues of MILLARD FILLMORE AND GROVER CLEVELAND as well as NIAGARA SQUARE to view the MCKINLEY MONUMENT which was erected in 1907 in his honor. Visit the THEODORE ROOSEVELT SITE with a visit from President Roosevelt himself! THE KARPELES MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY boasts the permanent exhibit of THE PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAT SERIES. LUNCH IS INCLUDED AT CHEF’S RESTAURANT. Visit the BUFFALO HISTORY MUSEUM RESOURCE CENTER to see the PRESIDENT MCKINLEY ROOM featuring materials from the Pan American Exposition. Visit WENDT ARCHIVES & RESOURCE CENTER AT FOREST LAWN CEMETERY ...

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November
9


$4239 Dbl
$4639 Sgl
$4209 Tpl

Southern Italy & Sicily

November 9 - 20, 2017 - 12 Days

Highlights
PALERMO, MONREALE, AGRIGENTO, VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES, GIARDINI NAXOS, TAORMINA, CATANIA, MT. ETNA VOLCANO, MATERA, ALBEROBELLO, AMALFI COAST, SORRENTO, POMPEII

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December
9


$115


Gingerbread & Candlelight

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday season by getting in the mood with a tour to the Niagara Falls region. This tour features holiday lights, early frontier history, culinary displays and good food. Visit NIAGARA FALLS CULINARY SCHOOL for a GUIDED TOUR and their annual GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND event. It features a life size Gingerbread Santa House, culinary demonstrations, entertainment, decorations, toy train show & vendors, Gingerbread Houses, video and much more. A fun stop to get you into the holiday mood! Enjoy an EARLY PLATED DINNER in the “Cataract Room” of the NIAGARA CONFERENCE CENTER. Visit OUR LADY OF FATIMA SHRINE for the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS event started in 1991. There are 75 displays to be viewed. The Basilica itself is gorgeously illuminated on the outside and inside lit by candlelight to reveal a Nativity Scene behind the main altar. The gift and book shop will be open for you to make that special holiday season gift purchase. Experience a chance to welcome the holiday season at OLD FORT NIAGARA in the spirit of the 1700’s during their annual “CASTLE BY CANDLELIGHT” event. The visit includes hands on activities and interactive history demonstrations including celebratory musket and canon firings. The fort and pathways will be illuminated by candlelight and the French Castle will be

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Canyon Country

9 Days • 12 Meals: 7 Breakfasts 5 Dinners

A journey through Canyon Country brings you into a colorful world of stunning southwestern vistas and the unique topography of three national parks: Zion, Bryce and the Grand Canyon. Roll up your sleeves for a good old-fashioned Chili Cook-Off...

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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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Northern National Parks

8 Days • 11 Meals: 7 Breakfasts / 4 Dinners

Marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Yellowstone National Park andsee the world-famous Old Faithful geyser erupt! Enjoy the stunning beauty of the incredible peeks of the GrandTetons...

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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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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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Hawaiin Adventure

10 Days • 13 Meals: 9 Breakfasts 4 Dinners

Waikiki Beach - Pearl Harbor - Oahu's Famous North Shore - Kilohana Plantation - Waimea Canyon - Kauai Coffee Company - Iao Valley Monument - Lahaina - Polynesian Luau

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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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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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