USA and Canada
Our nation’s capital and the Virginia countryside are yours to explore..
A continuation of our successful 2013 tour visits six more California Missions
Our 35th Anniversary Tour has a mysterious twist!
Visit Martha’s Vineyard, plus two nights in both Provincetown and on Nantucket.
Featuring natural scenic wonder and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
There’s something for everyone at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. All the garlicky food you can imagine, arts & crafts vendors and much, much more.
Board Amtrak’s Empire Builder for a short journey into the majestic mountains of Washington. Enjoy dinner at your leisure on board and watch the scenery dance by your window. At the heart of the state you’ll find the small community of Leavenworth, Washington’s own Little Bavaria.
Life-seeing in Baker City, Joseph, McCall and Hells Canyon
It may be chilly outside now but it’s time to start thinking ahead to the hot days of summer and a cool escape to the Mendocino Coast. After a long absence, we’ll return to the final home of a thoroughbred champion and spend two lovely evenings in Ft. Bragg, perched high above Noyo Harbor.
Our first tour sold out in just a few weeks after we announced it. Here’s another opportunity to experience one of our finest signature tours of the year. Enjoy a lavish Champagne Sunday Brunch on board the Queen Mary, and a tour of the exhibit “Diana: Legacy of a Princess,” chronicling her private and royal life. Explore the small town of Orange with a docent-guided tour, showcasing over 50 different architectural styles. Discover the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, presented in an outdoor theatre with reserved orchestra seating providing comfortable and excellent viewing. This year’s theme The Art Detective will surprise and amaze with life-size recreations of famous art works from all around the world in three dimensions with live persons. There’s even an included lunch and speaker from Pageant who will provide insight and answers to all your questions about the memorable event you experience.
Journey to Southern California to see a new exciting exhibit, Baseball! Celebrating Our Great American Pastime. You’ll see the world’s rarest baseball card, personal items owned by Babe Ruth, and countless examples of bats, balls, and equipment from the earliest era of the game. You’ll also see the A’s in Anaheim and the Giants in Denver on this special itinerary.
Featuring a breathtaking drive through the Rocky Mountains. A passport is required for this trip and must be valid at least six months past your tours return date.
Washington’s Marine Highway and a seaplane to Rosario Resort
Featuring three scenic trains during fall foliage season
Enjoy private train accommodations from The Crescent City to Chicago
Experience the most beautiful portion of the river at her fall foliage best.
Get your girlfriends onboard for a getaway that includes all the things you love to do: world-class shopping, great dining and some pampering at sea on a four night cruise on Holland America’s msZaadam! Our itinerary was made for the ladies but men are welcome to come along!
Designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort, the ms Zaandam is a prize in the mid-size ship category. Offering spacious public areas and plush accommodations, many staterooms have private verandahs. Your one port of call will be in Victoria where you may decide to walk the waterfront or take an excursion to Butchart Gardens. Other shore excursions will be available and announced closer to departure date. A passport is required for this trip and must be valid at least six months past your tour’s return date
Featuring Virgins Spaceport America and White Sands National Monument
Catalina Island isn’t a destination; it’s a state of mind. And October is the perfect time to visit, with mild temperatures and long after the summer crowds are gone. Our annual escape to the island “26 miles across the sea” features three nights at the Pavilion Lodge, in the center of Avalon, right on the harbor and within walking distance of countless shops and restaurants and pubs. Begin with a short flight to Southern California. Enjoy a tour and spectacular Sunday Brunch aboard the Queen Mary, moored in Long Beach Harbor. Travel aboard the high-speed Catalina Express ferry to the island. At your hotel, enjoy a wine reception each night and a continental breakfast each morning.
The itinerary includes several adventures on the island as well as plenty of free time to enjoy additional activities or time to relax on your own. Included in the package is a behind-the-scenes tour of Catalina’s famous ballroom and Casino Building. Get a look at the underwater world surrounding the island by a semi-submersible vehicle. Additionally, view Avalon and its beautiful harbor from high above on the Inland Motor Tour: follow the island’s original stagecoach route aboard a specially designed bus and visit the Catalina Fox Island Habitat and the Nature Conservancy Center. A final night dinner is included at the Avalon Grill, across from the harbor, just steps from your hotel.
A mid-morning return to the mainland by ferry allows you time for lunch in Long Beach prior to your late afternoon flight back to Sacramento.
Experience a rail adventure around the Golden State! Four trains await to show you scenery like no other, all from the comfort of your chair. The best part? SuperCoach III will follow you from city to city, platform to platform, keeping you free of your luggage!
Time to head down South for mountains, mama and moonshine! Visit Charlotte Motor Speedway and learn about the fastest growing sport in America. Did you know that Nascar was born from bootlegging moonshine? You’ll even get to sample some at a new moonshine bar known for craft cocktails!
Slow down in Mt. Airy, NC, Andy Griffith’s hometown and inspiration for fictional Mayberry. Aunt Bea will ready you a room! For dinner, dig into a plate of slow-smoked Lexington style BBQ and hushpuppies.
Wind along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway at the height of fall colors and spend two nights in the low mountains in downtown Asheville, NC. Tour and dine at the Biltmore Estate, the Hearst Castle of the Southeast. Take in the charm of Hendersonville, NC and attend a John Denver tribute concert.
Pass though Chris’ little hometown of “Sparkle City” (Spartanburg, SC) and hear the local gossip before stepping back in time in historic downtown Columbia, SC. For you foodies, experience nouveau Southern cuisine at Saluda’s, an popular upscale eatery.
The last stop is Atlanta, GA to visit the Margaret Mitchell Home, CNN Studios and The World of Coca-Cola. Dinner is at The Varsity, a local institution where the question is, “What’ll ya have?” Try the famous Frosted Orange to wash down a slawdog (a hotdog topped with chili and coleslaw…a Southern favorite!) before pigging out on “Hot Now” Kripsy Kreme Doughnuts. From high cotton to down-home backwoods charm, this tour has a little something for everyone. Put on your eatin’ pants and let’s get goin’! Mama’s waitin’!
Depart on board Supercoach III for the south shore of Lake Tahoe where you will enjoy the popular Forest Buffet at Harrah’s.