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February 21 - March 2, 2021
Florida including Key West
Take a winter trip to Florida featuring St. Augustine, Kennedy Space Center, Clearwater Beach, Fort Meyers and Key West. You will have two nights in beautiful St Augustine, the longest continually inhabited European-founded city in the United States. While you are there visit landmarks such as Castillo de San Marcos, Ponce de Leon's "Fountain of Youth," and the oldest wooden schoolhouse. Spend a full day at the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Then spend two nights at Clearwater Beach. Travel to the small town of Tarpon Springs, also known as the "Sponge Capital of the World." Enjoy a cruise through the Historic Sponge Docks on the Anclote River and learn about the history of sponge diving. Take a fun and exciting airboat tour on the Peace River. Then we will finish off with two nights in Key West. Your memories of Florida and the Keys will last a lifetime. Learn more about this exciting week. Register for this tour.
April 21 - 27, 2021
Arizona - Fun in the Sun
Welcome to Greater Phoenix, America's sunniest metropolis! Join us for a full week in a land of warm weather, bright sunshine, and blue skies. You will explore the culture, history, and entertainment that makes Phoenix such a great city. You will also visit Scottsdale with all it's charm, sought out golf courses, posh neighborhoods, and luxury spa resorts. Learn more about this exciting week of fun in the sun. Register for this tour.
June 2 - 14, 2021
A Journey to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
You will have overnights in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney, Donegal, and Belfast on this fascinating journey. While in Dublin, you will see Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, the General Post Office, Phoenix Park, and Victorian St. Stephen's Green. Then we will travel to Kilkenny, one of the most Medieval cities in Ireland, where you will visit Kilkenny Castle. Our next stop will be the world-famous Waterford Crystal factory. We will visit Blarney Castle, and you will have the opportunity to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." After crossing the River Shannon on a ferry, you arrive at the famous Cliffs of Mohr. Stand in absolute awe of these series of cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. We will stop in Belleek to visit Ireland's oldest working fine china pottery factory. We will board a full-scale emigrant ship to experience the conditions faced by many as they set sail for a new life in America. We will visit Bogside to see the 12 Murals, the striking artworks that have become central to the neighborhood's identity. We will stop at the award-winning Titanic Belfast Museum. While on this tour, enjoy Irish foods and Irish music. Learn more about this Irish Journey. Register for this tour.
July 12 - 23, 2021
Alaska Land and Cruise Tour
Join us as we experience the "final frontier" - Alaska. The adventure begins in Anchorage, Alaska. We will travel southward on the stunning Seward Highway. It has been called one of the most scenic highways in the U.S. Our stay for the evening will be at the Alyeska Resort, nestled at the base of Mount Alyeska. Enjoy a tram ride up the mountain and take in breathtaking views of the endless peaks of the Chugach Mountain range and seven "hanging" glaciers. Watch for wildlife as our scenic float trip takes us through the Chugach National Forest and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. We will take a 5-hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise and experience up-close encounters with wildlife as the ship is guided along massive bird rookeries and sea lion colonies, stopping along the route to view passing whales and otters. Enjoy the Seavey "Ididaride" Complex, where we will take a wilderness dogsled ride. Then we will board Celebrity Cruises beautiful Millennium for a 7-night cruise. Our first destination will be the Hubbard Glacier, a towering glacier which is about 7-miles wide, 76-miles long and as tall as a 30-story building above the waterline. We will port in Juneau, which features more hiking trails than roads. Additional stops include Skagway, Icy Strait Point, and Ketchikan. Then travel through the Inside Passage, which is home to bald eagles, sea lions, porpoises and whales. Our cruise ends in Vancouver. Learn more about this Alaskan adventure. Register for this tour.
August 22 - September 2, 2021
The Very Best of Eastern Germany
Our good friend and past tour leader, Christoph Voelkel, will take us on a 10-night journey to his motherland of East Germany. We will see sights that most haven't seen on other tours. Enjoy meats, cheeses, breads, and try local beers. We will learn the English Waltz from Christoph's sister at her dance school. We will visit the famous Meissen porcelain factory. We will have the opportunity to meet and hear from locals on our city tours of Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, and Potsdam. We will relax and enjoy the countryside between cities. Visit the Summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, and eat at the same restaurant Goethe and Bach dined. We will take a river cruise on the river Spree and see Berlin from it's best angle. Learn more about this very best of Eastern Germany tour. Register for this tour.
September 13 - 19, 2021
Waco, Texas and Cowboy Country
Take a journey south to the country's most popular destinations including the creations of these pop-culture icons! Featuring The Pioneer Woman Mercantile, Blake Shelton's Ole Red restaurant, and Chip and Joanna's Magnolia Market at the Silos! Don't just watch television...live it! This tour has so much to offer above and beyond the featured popular destinations:
> The Drury Hotel Kickback in Wichita, Kansas
> Tour of Waco homes featured on "Fixer Upper"
> Visit Harp Design Company
> Fort Worth Stockyards with cattle drive
> Oklahoma City Memorial
> Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Chuck Wagon supper and so much more!
September 28 - October 7, 2021
Canadian Rockies - Journey through the Clouds
Vancouver to Jasper Rail
Join us for a wonder that will last a lifetime! We will start in Vancouver and visit the Vancouver Lookout, a 360-degree view of 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, we will visit Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Our next stop is the Columbia Icefield 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 the 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 spectacular tour that you don't want to miss! Register for this tour.
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