SEPTEMBER 19 - 22, 2018 - 4 DAYS
Willkommen to Frankenmuth - Michigan's Little Bavaria. This charming village is known for its well tended flowers, lush greenery, Bavarian architecture and its annual Oktoberfest. Celebrate German culture with German food, German dancing, live bands playing German music and of course, plenty of beer! Other highlights: Guided tour of Frankenmuth, pretzel rolling demonstration, riverboat cruise, Bronner's Christmas Wonderland-the world's largest Christmas store and more.
SEPTEMBER 25 - 29, 2018 - 5 DAYS
All aboard the Algoma Central Railway for the Agawa Canyon Fall Foliage Train Excursion. View the Canadian wilderness of hills and ravines draped in brilliant fall color from the comfort of the train. This tour also features a visit to Mackinac Island for a guided tour and a gourmet lunch at the Grand Hotel. On our way home we will stop by the scenic Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
2 DATES: OCTOBER 3-5 OR 10-12, 2018
Door County is known as the "Cape Cod of the Midwest" due to its picturesque lakeside villages, extensive shoreline and rolling woodland. See the charming communities of Sister Bay, Ephraim, Bailey's Harbor, Egg Harbor, Gills Rock, Fish Creek and Northport. Special visits will be made to Al Johnson's Swedish Restaurant, Bjorklünden Norwegian Chapel, Cave Point, Seaquist Farm Orchard, Door Peninsula Winery, Door County Maritime Museum, cruise on the sparkling waters of Sturgeon Bay and the legendary fish boil.
OCTOBER 4 - 11, 2018 - 8 DAYS
Come see the autumn majesty in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. This unforgettable fall foliage getaway will feature the best of the Empire State of New York. Relax and enjoy mountain fall foliage from the comfort of a scenic train ride along the famous Hudson River. Marvel at stunning mountain vistas draped in autumn color in the Adirondacks. Be refreshed on two boat rides on the pristine waters of both Lake Placid and Lake George.
OCTOBER 5 - 12, 2018 - 8 DAYS
Witness a spectacular display of hot air balloons ascending into the clear blue autumn skies of New Mexico during the annual Balloon Fiesta. Then in the evening watch the glowdeo balloons light up the sky followed by a fireworks show. From green mountain forests to deep, rugged canyons to colossal mesas, the topography of New Mexico is as varied as any place in the USA. Learn of the rich blend of cultures, the flora and fauna and the historic southwestern architecture that makes New Mexico so unique.
OCTOBER 8 - 13, 2018 - 6 DAYS
Get away from it all on the perfect autumn trip to one of North America’s most attractive cities - Quebec City, Canada. This historic walled city overlooks the valley of the St. Lawrence River. With vivid maple leaf fall foliage coupled with charming European inspired architecture, the quaint streets of Quebec will take you back to medieval France.
October 9 - 11, 2018 - 3 Days
From the Thanksgiving feast to breads, sauces, coffees and teas, cranberries are one versatile fruit. Experience the annual autumn harvest of one of America’s native berries – the cranberry. See cranberry marshes ablaze in shades of scarlet with colorful fall foliage all around. Freshly harvested cranberries available for purchase. Come join us on this beautiful autumn getaway to Cranberry Country – you’ll be “berry” glad you did!
OCTOBER 14 - 23, 2018 - 10 DAYS
Uncover a wealth of natural, awe-inspiring beauty and iconic destinations that will take your breath away as you cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Queen Steamboat Company’s elegant American Empress from Astoria, Oregon to Clarkston, Washington. Enjoy your American Empress deluxe stateroom with private veranda, amenities and services, fine dining, professional entertainment, and shore excursions.
OCTOBER 23 - 25, 2018 - 3 DAYS
Embrace elegance on this autumnal getaway to one of America’s most beautiful, historic landmark resorts – the West Baden Springs Hotel in the quiet village of French Lick in southern Indiana. Lavish guest rooms, grand ballrooms, superb cuisine, fine amenities, afternoon tea, artfully designed landscaped grounds and the awe-inspiring, domed grand atrium await you. Pamper yourself in the lap of luxury!
decEMBER 9 - 14, 2018 - 6 DAYS
Experience a Smoky Mountain Christmas with American Classic Tours! Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg transform into a festive wonderland of twinkling lights during the Winterfest Lights Festival. Entertainment abounds with professional musical theater shows! Celebrate a Smoky Mountain Christmas - Dolly Parton style - at her brand new DreamMore Resort!
NOVEMBER 15 - 19, 2018 - 5 DAYS
Get in the holiday spirit as we visit the Music City-Nashville, Tennessee! This trip will feature a guided tour of Nashville highlighting Music Row Recording Studios Area, homes of Country & Western Music stars, the Parthenon, Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and more. Enjoy great entertainment including: Grand Ole Opry Show, General Jackson Showboat, Opryland Hotel Holiday Dinner Show, and “Broadway In Nashville” Theater production.
NOVEMBER 15 - 19, 2018 - 5 DAYS
Branson is America’s Music Showplace and is especially fun and festive during the holiday season. Highlights include 5 Christmas shows including Johnny Mathis, Shoji Tabuchi, Osmond Brothers & Lennon Sisters, Sight and Sound Theater, and Showboat Branson Belle!
NOVEMBER 26 - 30, 2018 - 5 DAYS
Experience the best of the Southwest on this Christmas-themed getaway to San Antonio. Take a nighttime cruise down the famous Riverwalk, tour one of America's most revered historical sites - the Alamo, enjoy authentic Mexican-American cuisine, and so much more! This trip features a 4-night stay in the heart of downtown San Antonio at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk.
DECEMBER 6 - 8, 2018 - 3 DAYS
Savor homemade Amish meals. At the Menno-Hof Interpretive Center learn the story of the Anabaptists: Amish, Mennonites and Hutterites and their journey from Europe to the New World. Tour the peaceful rolling countryside of the Crystal Valley with its small Amish country schools, neat Amish farmsteads, Amish folk in plain dress and black buggies. Attend 3 shows: Christmas in Paradise at the Blue Gate Theater, Essenhaus Heritage Theater Christmas Show and the Texas Tenors!
December 28, 2018 - January 2, 2019 - 6 Days
California: it’s full of sunshine, movie stars and the annual Tournament of Roses Parade! An American New Year’s Day tradition, the Tournament of Roses Parade has all the bells and whistles – magnificent floral floats, high-stepping equestrians, spirited marching bands, celebrities and more!