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Upcoming Trips

July 14, 2022
One Day Mystery Tour

What surprises does the First Dakota Travel team have up their sleeve? This one day trip is full of unique and interesting stops and our goal is to surprise you with secret places and adventures you don't know about. Learn more and register for this tour.

July 18 - 26, 2022
Mark Twain's Mississippi River Cruise
Redwing to Alton

As river bends unspool, the natural splendor comes alive along the dramatic riverbanks and bluffs of this glacial valley. Much like Mark Twain would have experienced on his many trips along the river, you'll be captivated by the cultures you discover and bounty that awaits. Hop aboard the American Countess. With only 245 guests, her sleek, contemporary design offers plenty of open space for gathering and sharing the fun, and you'll love the great forward-facing windows and portside bar with an 80 foot view. Work-out in the contemporary gym with its brand new equipment and a dramatic river backdrop. Our cruise will start in Redwing and we will have stops in La Crosse, Dubuque, Bettendorf, Burlington, Hannibal, and St. Louis. Learn more about this Mississippi River Adventure. Register for the Mark Twain tour.

August 9 - 19, 2022
Danube River Cruise

Visit historic Salzburg. Explore Gottweig Abbey, one of Austria's most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. Spend two days in Vienna, and celebrate the city's musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Straus. Soak in the healing qualities of Budapest's thermal baths. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this 8-day journey on the "Blue Danube" is one you are sure to love. Special Air Fare package offered through November 30, 2021. Learn more about this Romantic Danube Adventure. Register for the Romantic Danube tour

September 27 - October 6, 2022
Canadian Rockies - Vancouver to Jasper Rail

Join us for a wonder that will last a lifetime! We will start in Vancouver and visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Then board the Rocky Mountaineer train to see the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. The train will travel along the shores of Kamloops Lake. On our way to Jasper National Park, one highlight will be Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. One of our next stops includes the Columbia Icefields to experience an Ice Explorer ride on the Athabasca Glacier. We will experience the Glacier Skywalk with a glass-floored observation platform that extends nearly 100 feet out over the Sunwapta Valley. Then off to Yoho National Park which offers magnificent natural wonders like the Spiral Tunnels, the turquoise serene waters of Emerald Lake, and a natural Rock Bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. Captivating Banff National Park is a must see, along with the breath taking surroundings of Lake Louise. The Banff Gondola is a spectacular eight-minute gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. There is so much natural beauty packed into this 7-day tour and some areas can only be traveled by train. Learn more about this Canadian Rockies experience. Register for the Vancouver to Jasper Rail tour.

December 6 - 11, 2022
Christmas in Boston
The Nutcracker Ballet and the Newport Mansions

Christmas in Boston turns the city into a festive wonderland of lights, spectacular decorations, special holiday music, and plenty of good cheer. Visit the Boston Opera house to see The Nutcracker ballet! Join conductor Keith Lockhart and the world famous Boston Pops at the historic Symphony Hall. Be mesmerized by a performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along, and a visit from Santa Claus himself! The glitter of gold and the sparkle of silver will dazzle you as you tour three magnificent mansions decked out in Yuletide finery. Music, tours, and spectacular decorations highlight the celebration of Christmas at the Newport Mansions. Come and join us for this wonderful Christmas tour! Register for the Christmas in Boston tour.

January 5 - 28, 2023
Australia and New Zealand

Join us as we take you "Downunder" to Australia! See and enjoy iconic bucket list items such as the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne, Ayers Rock, and the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise on the Norwegian Spirit through Fiordland National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit seven ports which include some of New Zealand's most beautiful regions on both the South and North Islands. End your three week adventure with a farewell dinner at the Auckland Sky Tower with spectacular views. Learn more about this one in a lifetime trip. Register for Australia and New Zealand.

February 20 - March 1, 2023
Undiscovered Treasures of Florida

There are places in Florida where the landscape is not a theme park or a skyscraper. This part of Florida is where the natural environment is a long-standing tradition and you’ll find it off the beaten path in the state’s “undiscovered” wonders of nature, history and culture. During our 360-mile journey, which spans from Sarasota to Jacksonville Beach, you will experience horse farms, crystal springs, powder-sand beaches, and the country’s oldest settlement of St. Augustine. Join Fran and leave the Midwest Winter behind! Let her show you places in Florida, where vacation surprises come out of the blue and where you will experience the unpredictable, unbelievable, and unforgettable treasures of Florida. Register for Undiscovered Treasures of Florida.

April 21 - May 1, 2023
Pacific Coastal Getaway
Cruise featuring San Diego, Santa Barbara, Astoria, Seattle, Ketchikan & Vancouver

Come aboard Norwegian Jewel and discover the best of the West on this Pacific Coastal cruise with its eye popping landscapes! Enjoy a stroll through sunny Santa Barbara with a visit to Stearns Wharf and the boutique and restaurant-lined promenade, or take to the water on a whale watching or kayak tour. Then catch a bird’s eye view of Seattle from the city’s famous Space Needle and visit Chihuly Garden and Glass—home to thousands of colorful glass flowers and plants and other awe-inspiring sculptures. In Ketchikan, hike through the enchanting ancient Tongass National Forest, nicknamed the “Crown Jewel,” or savor fresh local seafood at a Dungeness crab feast. Learn more about this amazing vacation. Register for this Pacific Coastal Getaway.

September 5 - 18, 2023
Atlantic Coastline - Wine & Culture Voyage

Cruise along the spectacular Atlantic Coastline on this Port-Intensive Voyage with Azamara Club Cruises! Welcome aboard a luxurious boutique hotel at sea, the Azamara Journey®, a 5-Star mid-sized ship (680 guests and 400 crew) with a deck plan that’s intimate but never crowded, and offers everything modern voyagers are looking for - plus some unexpected extras. It’s been said that guests sail with Azamara for the destinations, but come back for the staff and crew. Re-imagined staterooms include modern amenities, furnishings, and European linens. The cruise line’s authentic service goes beyond anyone's expectations. We will visit Southampton, Stonehenge, St. Peter Port, Bordeaux, St. Jean de Luz, Bilboa, Gijon, La Coruna, Porto, and Lisbon. Learn more about this amazing tour. Register for this Wine and Culture Voyage.