Trip Recap: American Classic Mystery Tour 2017

Trip Recap: American Classic Mystery Tour 2017

On March 15th, a group of American Classic travelers returned home from our annual Fly Away Mystery Tour. For almost 20 years, American Classic travelers have come together in March to escape the cold weather and enjoy a journey full of fun and mystery. This year our journey led us to Daytona Beach, St. Augustine and Orlando. Below I want to take you step by step to show you how our Mystery Tour unfolded this year. 

Inside America's Summer Palace

Inside America's Summer Palace

It was 1895 as Mark Twain stepped off the steamboat that carried him to Mackinac Island. Twain was visiting this budding tourist hub to give a lecture at the new Grand Hotel Casino. Hundreds of rich vacationers from Detroit, Chicago, and Montreal paid a hefty $1 admission fee to attend Twain's lecture. Twain was drawn to the elegance of America's new summer Palace. Following Twain's lead, thousands of "rich & famous" visited the Grand Hotel in the 20th century.

17 Reasons Why You Should Join American Classic Tours As We Journey to the Southwest National Parks

In June of 2017, a group of American Classic Tours travelers will embark on a journey to the National Parks of the Southwest. On this trip we will see 5 National Parks, 1 National Recreation Area, 1 Native American Reservation, 3 states, and 2 iconic American cities. Below are 20 places you will experience if you join us on a trip to the National Parks of the Southwest.

Music, Military, and One Heck of An American Spectacle

Music, Military, and One Heck of An American Spectacle

In 2017 the Virginia International Tattoo will be home to over 1500 performers including military bands, bagpipers, celtic dancers, drill teams, choirs, and drummers from countries across the world. This one-of-a-kind event music, military, and the arts to create an absolutely unforgettable event. The Virginia International Tattoo will take place from April 27th to April 30th of 2017. 

5 New Releases for 2017 (You Don't Want to Miss These Trips)

5 New Releases for 2017 (You Don't Want to Miss These Trips)

Visit some of the world's best wine vineyards. Explore an old North American city that will make you feel as if you were in Medieval Europe. See a tiny city in flyover country that was home to a number of classic American films and one of the most significant moments in modern music history. Take a train ride through a sea of Canadian fall foliage. Discover one of Illinois' most fascinating historical sites - an antebellum religious colony on the prarie!

3 Short Getaways You Don't Want to Miss in 2017

3 Short Getaways You Don't Want to Miss in 2017

Scenery abounds here in the Uplands of Wisconsin – this driftless area of valleys and hills was not leveled by the last glacier. Highlights include: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin near Spring Green, House on the Rock, Wisconsin Dells Boat Cruise, The Fireside Dinner Theater featuring “Back to the 50’s”, the unspoiled beauty of the scenic Wisconsin River of southwest Wisconsin and so much more! Relax and refresh at the House on the Rock Resort located on a course featuring 27 holes of championship golf.

Why This Small Town in Michigan is a Premier American Destination...

Why This Small Town in Michigan is a Premier American Destination...

For 51 out of 52 weeks each year Holland is just like any other humble, Midwestern town--its inhabitants work normal jobs, its children go to school five days a week and the community lives comfortably in routine. But every year, in the second week of May, the town of Holland explodes as it welcomes thousands of visitors from across the world.