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October 3 - 14, 2023
Canada and New England Fall Foliage Cruise
Explore four ports in Canada and two in Maine on this 7-day cruise from Quebec City. Your first stop is Charlottetown, known as the birthplace of Canada, and inspiration for the novel Anne of Green Gables. Seafood is another star attraction, especially mussels! The world’s largest fiddle greets you in Sydney, a fitting tribute to its Celtic community. Experience this fascinating culture at Highland Village, a living museum. Acadia National Park is yours to explore from Bar Harbor. Afterward, tie on a bib for a picture worthy feast of local, fresh Maine lobster. All this and much more awaits you on this fall foliage cruise!
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November 5 - 13, 2023
The Lower Mississippi - Memphis to New Orleans
Embark on a unique riverboat adventure along the Lower Mississippi River between Memphis and New Orleans. Savor a week aboard a luxurious paddle-wheeler as you cruise down the river on the American Queen. Enjoy expansive river views, the rising bluffs of the historic river towns, and the tree-lined banks accented with blue herons and bald eagles. You will have a panoramic tour of Memphis, including Graceland. Then you will have the opportunity to stop at Cleveland, Vicksburg, Natchez, St. Francisville, Baton Rouge, Nottoway, and New Orleans. Fond memories of your Charms of the South Cruise will last forever.
November 28 - December 3, 2023
Nashville - Music City Christmas Tour
Music is a universal language. There is no better place to experience music than Nashville, a city of storytellers and dreamers, where everyone is welcome with an authentic, friendly, creative spirit. We will enjoy our stay at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Throughout our tour we will share the wonder and warmth of a down-home Christmas. We will take a guided tour of historic RCA Studio B, Home of 1,000 Hits, where music legends, including Elvis, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, and Carrie Underwood, just to name a few, have recorded timeless songs. We will enjoy the annual Nashville Christmas Parade. The parade takes place on the first Saturday in December with show-stopping performances, marching bands, floats, and more. What a way to start your holidays.
January 17 - 28, 2024
Enjoy 7- nights aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's Pride of America. Set your watches to island time for this 7-night Hawaii cruise with pre- and post-cruise packages in Honolulu. Discover cascading waterfalls, active volcanoes, black, green, and white sand beaches, historic sites and unspoiled nature at five incredible ports. We dock overnight in Maui and Kauai, giving you the opportunity to experience evening activities and morning sunrises unlike any you've seen before. Aloha and join us on this cruise of a lifetime.
February 15 - 26, 2024
Kenya: Up-close with the Big 5
Join us for a fabulous photo safari, where you will sleep in luxurious tented camps and enjoy the tranquility of Kenya. You will have a full day in Nairobi, where you will visit the Giraffe Center, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Nursery, Karen Blixen Museum, and the handiwork of women crafting Kazuri Beads. Visit the beautiful Aberdare Country Club, a 1,300-acre wildlife sanctuary teeming with eland, impalas, zebras, giraffes, and reclusive leopards. Stay the evening at the Ark, which was built to resemble Noah's creation. You will then travel and stay at three tented camps for six nights. You will enjoy numerous photo game drives with the opportunity to see aardvarks, caracal cats, bat-eared foxes, leopards, giraffes, zebras, water buffalo, ostrich, various bird species, elephants, tigers, lions, cheetahs, hippos, rhinos, crocodiles, and so much more. This is a trip of a lifetime!
May 3 - 17, 2024
Best of the Mediterranean Sea!
A 15-day cruise and tour that you don't want to miss! We will begin our adventure in Rome, Italy. We then travel to the Tuscan region, Florence and Pisa, resplendent in art and history. We'll cruise the stunning Amalfi coast and stop in Naples. A tour around Naples' grand piazzas, cathedrals, and castles in the old center will take you back centuries. Enjoy the magnificent fountains, cathedrals, historic sites, and wonderful food on the island of Sicily. Corfu is one of the lushest of the Greek Isles, rimmed in dramatic blue waters and topped with tranquil hillside villages. The Croatian city of Dubrovnik exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery with its shimmering marble streets, centuries-old buildings capped by bright orange roofs, and lovely beaches ensconced between awesome rocky ledges. Enjoy a half-day sightseeing in Venice. Join us today on the best of the Mediterranean Sea!
May 26 - June 7, 2024
Alaska - by land and sea
Join us as we explore the "final frontier" - Alaska. This 4 night land adventure and 7 night cruise is a trip of a lifetime. Thrill to the sight of soaring eagles. Watch for breaching whales. Cruise past magnificent glaciers that have helped form this wild land. Visit fascinating ports of call during the day and explore the amazing amenities available aboard Celebrity’s Summit at night. All of this and more awaits you in Alaska!
June 14 - 23, 2024
Explore the land of fire and ice! This will also be the closest you'll ever get to Mars on Earth! Board a super truck - glacier vehicle, specially made to explore the glacier environment. Soak in the view as you journey up the white slopes. Learn more about glaciers and admire the different shades of blue. Take a tour of the Valley of Horses. View beautiful waterfalls. Take a relaxing dip in the Mytvatn Nature Baths, where clouds of steam rise from a fissure deep in the earth's surface. See incredibly shaped icebergs, transparent and opaque ice, and even deep jewel blue ice. Visit geysers, which are the most popular natural wonders of South Iceland. Truly a trip you don't want to miss.
July 23 - August 3, 2024
Shades of Ireland - Grand Tour
This is a journey to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland featuring overnights in Waterford, Killarney, Adare, Galway, Donegal, Belfast, and Dublin. You will visit the Waterford Crystal factory where the Master Sculptor sculpts the desired piece from a solid block of crystal. Visit Cobh, which was the last port of call of the Titanic. A trip to Ireland wouldn't be complete without stopping at the Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." Take the most scenic drive along the Ring of Kerry. Spend a day at Dingle Peninsula loop, which is home to 500,000 sheep. Visit the puffins at the famous Cliffs of Moher, stunning rock formations that soar 700 feet above the churning Atlantic Ocean and extend for 9 miles. You will stop at Connemara National Park, a place of contrasts, colors, wilderness, and warm welcomes on the west coast of Ireland. Board a full scale emigrant ship to experience the conditions faced by many as they set sail for a new life in America. You won't miss anything on this trip, it truly is a grand tour.
September 28 - October 5, 2024
Colorado's Rails and Rockies
This tour features the famous Rocky Mountaineer on a two-day rail journey between Denver & Moab. Also includes the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad in upgraded Vista Dome Cars, the Pike’s Peak Cog Railway, a Hummer jeep tour on the legendary “Hell’s Revenge” trail, and a sound & light boat tour on the Colorado River after dark. Join us on this fascinating rail journey with highlights best seen by train.
October 19 - 28, 2024
London and Paris
Join us in London to see the changing of the guards, Westminster Abbey, Churchill War Rooms, London Eye, Harrods Department Store, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Borough Market, and Thames River Dinner Cruise. Then we will take the high speed train from London to Paris. While in Paris, we will take in the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Opera House, the Orsay Museum, Versailles Palace, Seine Dinner Cruise, and so much more. Fond memories of your time in London and Paris will last forever.
December 5 - 10, 2024
Montreal and Quebec City
We'll start at the Great Montreal Christmas Market. Here you’ll enjoy a magical cultural culinary journey through the Quartier des spectacles. Whether it’s sipping mulled wine or admiring beautiful Christmas decorations that gets you into the festive spirit, nothing says it’s the Holiday season like a Christmas Market! Enjoy the many sites, both new and old, throughout the city, highlighting the Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Jacques Cartier Square, McGill University, and a panoramic view of the city from atop Mount Royal. From here transfer to the Montreal Central train station and board the VIA Rail Canada for a scenic and relaxing train ride to the “Paris of North America”, Quebec City. The Marché de Noël Allemand de Quebec ~ German Christmas Market is a magical place that comes to life in the heart of Old Québec, designed to recreate as closely as possible the atmosphere of the big European Christmas markets and to offer you a unique and unforgettable experience. Enjoy a wonderland with a unique and warm atmosphere, a great selection of succulent German treats (bratwurst, mulled wine, gingerbread, and other traditional delicacies), and delicious terroir products, exquisite Christmas gifts, and popup performances. Experience the holiday season at one of the most authentic and traditional Sugar Shacks in all of Canada – Sucrerie de la Montagne! Upon arrival, you’ll be shuttled by sleigh or cart pulled by horses to partake in a traditional Quebec holiday feast while enjoying lively musical entertainment!