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CARIBBEAN CRUISE

January 22 - February 3, 2019

Featuring Sint Maarten, St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, St. Thomas, Bahamas, Antigua & Barbuda, and Fort Lauderdale!

Experience luxury all the way as American Classic Tours partners with Holland America Cruise Line. Enjoy your stateroom with private veranda, state-of-the-art cruise ship amenities and services, fine dining, professional entertainment, and shore excursions. 


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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

FEBRUARY 8 - 16, 2019 

Warm sunshine, clear blue southwestern skies, swaying palm trees, desert mountains and Pacific Ocean views will greet us on this nine day trip to the best of Southern California! Experience the energy of Los Angeles's glitz and glamour, relax at the lush green oasis of Palm Springs, and marvel at the beautiful views along San Diego's coastline. Talk about your change of scenery - this trip will truly refresh the soul and rejuvenate the spirit. California, here we come!


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FLORIDA KEYS

FEBRUARY 1 - 7, 2019 

Shorten your winter by getting away to a piece of paradise! Fly off to the Florida Keys & Miami for some fun in the sun! The tropical climate combined with interesting attractions, fine cuisine and beautiful hotel properties are just the cure for cabin fever.  Scenic seascapes will unfold as you travel the Overseas Highway through Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, and then on to Key West – the southernmost city in the continental United States. 


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St. Augustine

FEBRUARY 24 - MARCH 1, 2019

St. Augustine, Florida is a treasure trove of Spanish Colonial history. The carefully preserved historic district features quaint brick streets, Spanish influenced architecture with red-tiled rooftops and towers, the classic Bridge of Lions, charming St. George Street, and magnificent churches all amidst stately palm trees and majestic oaks. Enjoy a 5-night stay at the Oceanfront Embassy Suites in St. Augustine. 


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CUBS SPRING TRAINING

MARCH 2 - 7, 2019

Panoramic mountain vistas, stately giant saguaros, famous historic landmarks and wide open spaces offer picture-perfect postcard scenes of the Southwest. Highlights include three Chicago Cubs Spring Training Games,  Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West, Canyon Lake Cruise, Arizona Opry Dinner Show, Musical Instrument Museum, Scottsdale and more! Enjoy a 5-night stay at the Embassy Suites Scottsdale. 


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FLYAWAY MYSTERY

MARCH 8 - 14, 2019

Get ready for the most creative, fun trip ever - the Flyaway Mystery Tour - where you won’t know where you are going from one event to the next. Then you arrive at your mystery destination filled with plenty of sunshine, warm temperatures, and blossoming flowers. After a long, cold Midwestern winter, this change of scenery will be the perfect cure for cabin fever providing rejuvenation for both body and soul.


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SAVANNAH & CHARLESTON

MArch 19 - 26, 2019 

Get an early start on spring by visiting America’s southern colonial coast. Spring is already in full bloom with gardens ablaze in color, grass and trees freshly green and warmth provided by the southern sun. This first class trip features elegant hotels, superb cuisine and variety of quality attractions. In addition to these springtime pleasures are the scenes of an historic past: cities of preserved antebellum architecture, parks, plazas, gardens and markets. 


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MEMPHIS TO NASHVILLE

MArch 22 - 28, 2019 

This tour hits all the right notes as you travel the Music Road through Tennessee! Be immersed in the rich history of country music as you tour Nashville's Music Row and the Country Music Hall of Fame. . Live like the "King of Rock and Roll" during at 3-night stay at the new Guest House at Graceland in Memphis.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY SEPT 1ST


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MR. LINCOLN'S HOMETOWN

APRIL 2 - 4, 2019 - 3 DAYS

Amidst the grand prairielands of central Illinois is a treasure-trove of important American historic sites…Springfield – Mr. Lincoln’s Hometown. Special feature will be a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum.  This state of the art museum will carry visitors on twin journeys from an Indiana cabin to Ford’s Theatre and a reproduction of the House Chamber in the Old State Capitol where Lincoln’s casket lies in state. The museum features Lincoln artifacts, “Lincoln’s Eyes” – a screen presentation and “Ghosts of the Library” – a unique holographic theater presentation.


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New Orleans

April 7 - 11, 2019 

New Orleans is one of the world's most fascinating cities. Steeped in a history of influences from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa and beyond, it's a brilliant mosaic of culture, food and music. Come down and experience one of America's most culturally and historically rich destinations with American Classic Tours and let us introduce you to all of New Orleans’ greatest charms.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY SEPT 1ST


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Kentucky

April 8 - 12, 2019 

Kentucky: the birth­place of Abraham Lincoln, home of the Kentucky Derby, world-famous bourbon, the Mint Julep and fields of bluegrass. Kentucky is a state full of unbridled spirit!  Where else can you see rolling green pastures decorated with white fences and glorious stallions in their blazing beauty? Take picturesque scenery and mix in southern hospitality, stir in nostalgia and top if off with a bit of class and you have Kentucky.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY SEPT 1ST


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Chesapeake Bay Getaway

APRIL 23 - 30, 2019

Join us for this historic, springtime pilgrimage to America’s Mid-Atlantic Region. This getaway features a wide variety of topography from the meandering shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay  to the mountainous Skyline Drive of the Shenandoah National Park.  Special feature: The Virginia International Tattoo thrills audiences with an awe-inspiring spectacle of music and might featuring marching bands from all over the world. 

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY SEPT 1ST


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WASHINGTON DC

APRIL 12 - 17, 2019 

Discover our nation’s beautiful capital city during its most festive time of the year - The National Cherry Blossom Festival!  Witness the pageantry of the season at the National Cherry Blossom Parade. Enjoy a guided tour of Washington D.C. Celebrate your patriot’s pride in Washington D.C. next spring! 

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY SEPT 1ST


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Springtime at the Biltmore

May 5 - 11, 2019

Welcome the colors of spring at the Biltmore Estate’s annual Festival of Flowers. Spring awakens the heady scents and glorious sights as blooms burst forth from a variety of flowers, and 1000 native & hybrid azaleas add pastel colors to the garden’s palette. Marvel at George Vanderbilt’s extraordinary estate which comprises 8,000 acres fashioned by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. 

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY SEPT 1ST


Holland Tulip Festival

May 9 - 11, 2019

Tip toe through the tulips with us next spring! The Tulip Time Festival is an annual event in Holland, Michigan – the center of Dutch culture in America. From reserved seats see the Muziekparade featuring street scrubbers in Dutch costumes & wooden shoes, floats and bands. Enjoy a guided tour of Holland with its tulip-lined streets and authentic windmill. Marvel at the sight of acres and acres of blooming tulips at Veldheer Tulip Gardens-tulip bulbs available for purchase here. 


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Amish Country Traditions

May 21 - 25, 2019

Refresh your soul this spring with a visit back to a simpler time in the heart of Amish Country in Ohio and Indiana. Meander the country backroads on a guided tour to see the neat Amish farmsteads, country schools, Amish folk in plain dress and black buggies. Savor a homemade meal in an Amish farm home. Shopping stops will feature Amish cheese, bakery, noodles, jams & jellies, quilts and more. 

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY NOV 1ST


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Mackinac Island

June 13 - 18, 2019

Experience a landmark of Victorian elegance and charm – the Grand Hotel of Mackinac Island. Listen to the harpist at afternoon tea. Unwind in a rocking chair on the magnificent porch lined with American flags and red geraniums. Savor fine dining while a stringed ensemble provides pleasant background music. Relish the tradition of horse carriage rides around the island. There is no place on earth like this place – the Grand Hotel of Mackinac Island. 

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Nov 1ST


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Nova Scotia

July 17 - 24, 2019

Travel along one of the most beautiful drives in the world - The Cabot Trail – to view the dramatic coastline where the mountains meet the sea. Nova Scotia is a rich blend of Scottish, English, Irish and Acadian traditions. It is the Land of Evangeline, made famous by Longfellow’s poem. Craggy shorelines, authentic fishing villages, expansive apple orchards, historic forts, placid lakes, Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse and bustling Halifax – this is Nova Scotia

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Nov 1ST


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Summertime Mini-Mystery

3 Dates in July

Get ready for the most creative, fun trip ever - the Summertime Mini-Mystery Tour - where you won't know where you will be going from one event to another. Not only will you be visiting interesting places, but you'll be doing so amidst a special theme complete with witty clues, giveaways, games, costumed tour directors, unique entertainment and festive activities.


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Canadian Rockies

June 15 - 24, 2019

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train for the experience of a lifetime on the ‘most spectacular train trip in the world!”  As you ride in comfort, be pampered by Rocky Mountaineer’s Gold Leaf Service featuring the Bi-level Glass Dome Coach for panoramic viewing, hot gourmet meals created by Executive Chefs, morning scones and afternoon wine & cheese, and exclusive outdoor viewing platform revealing a non-stop parade of glorious living postcards. 


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Lake Michigan Blueberry

July 30 - August 1, 2019

Enjoy scenic views of Lake Michigan as you sail across its bright blue waters aboard the S.S. Badger from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michigan. Pick blueberries, take a dune buggy ride across Michigan’s beautiful lake shore, and discover classic Michigan attractions like the Gilmore Car Museum and Cornwell’s Turkeyville on this amazing summer escape!


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Pacific Northwest

August 16 - 24, 2019

Cool off next summer with a visit to America’s Pacific Northwest featuring Washington, Oregon and northern California. Mountain vistas, scenic river gorges, cascading waterfalls, giant redwood forests and the Pacific Ocean coastline await you on this magnificent trip. Visit Seattle, Portland and San Francisco.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Feb 1ST


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North Dakota

September 4 - 9, 2019

A land of big sky and wide-open spaces with wild horses and roaming bison, North Dakota celebrates its remoteness as one of America’s last frontiers. From Fargo and the rolling prairies of the East to Medora and the rugged terrain of the West, you’ll be amazed at the variety of attractions on this exceptionally designed itinerary. If you are looking for an unique destination and have never visited North Dakota, this is the perfect time to do so!

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Feb 1ST


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CAPE COD

September 9 - 14, 2019

Come along with us as we visit beautiful Cape Cod. A guided tour of this pine-scented peninsula will highlight bustling harbors, sea captain homes, and the Cape Cod National Seashore with its pristine beaches and windswept dunes. Visit Hyannis, home of the Kennedy family, to see the John F. Kennedy Memorial, Korean War Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church. Join us on this American Classic Tour to Cape Cod and Boston next September!

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Feb 1ST


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COLORADO TRAINS

September 18 - 25, 2019

This special getaway features not one, but three spectacular train excursions throughout Colorado: Durango & Silverton-voted one of the top train journeys in the world; Cumbres & Toltec-America’s most authentic steam rail through the San Juan Mountains along the Colorado & New Mexico border; and the Royal Gorge Train. Journey to the summit of Pikes Peak to view stands of of Colorado blue spruce & Ponderosa pine.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Feb 1ST


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FRANKENMUTH OKTOBERFEST

sEPTEMBER 18 - 21, 2019

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!


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Canadian Rockies

September 24 - October 3, 2019

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train for the experience of a lifetime on the ‘most spectacular train trip in the world!”  As you ride in comfort, be pampered by Rocky Mountaineer’s Gold Leaf Service featuring the Bi-level Glass Dome Coach for panoramic viewing, hot gourmet meals created by Executive Chefs, morning scones and afternoon wine & cheese, and exclusive outdoor viewing platform revealing a non-stop parade of glorious living postcards. 


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Agawa Canyon

September 24 - 28, 2019

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. Full breakfast served in the dining car and box lunch provided later during a two hour stop at the majestic Agawa Canyon. This tour also features a visit to the “Bermuda of the North”-Mackinac Island!


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Door County

October 2 - 4, 2019

Door County is known as the "Cape Cod of the Midwest" due to its picturesque lakeside villages, extensive shoreline and rolling woodland. This tour features a 2 night stay at the beautiful Stone Harbor Resort on the Sturgeon Bay waterfront. A guided tour of Door County will highlight the charming communities of Sister Bay, Ephraim, Bailey's Harbor, Egg Harbor, Gills Rock, Fish Creek and Northport.


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New Mexico Balloons

October 7 - 11, 2019

Up, up and away! Witness a spectacular display of hot air balloons ascending into the clear blue autumn skies of New Mexico during the annual Balloon Fiesta. This southwestern getaway features the historic cities of Albuquerque and Santa Fe and the beautiful scenery of mountains and valleys which surround them. 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.


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Wisconsin cranberry

October 8 - 10, 2019

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!


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Montreal & Quebec

October 10 - 15, 2019

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.


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Rocky Coast of Maine

October 11 - 17, 2019

Autumn sweeps like wildfire across the beautiful state of Maine. The landscape lights up with garnet-red maples turning forests into sparkling treasure chests of color. Along the rocky Atlantic coast from Portland to Bar Harbor are charming New England scenes of seaside villages, lighthouses and lobster fisherman.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Feb 1ST


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autumn in Pennsylvania

October 13 - 20, 2019

View spectacular mountain vistas of fall foliage on this autumnal getaway to beautiful Pennsylvania. Visit great American landmarks like The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Valley Forge, and Gettysburg. Savor delicious meals in top notch city restaurants, historic colonial taverns and even in a charming Amish farmhome near Lancaster. Be entertained at professional theater shows.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Feb 1ST


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FALL IN FRENCH LICK

OCTOBER 24 - 26, 2019

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!


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Branson Christmas

November 14 - 18, 2019

Branson is America’s Music Showplace and is especially fun and festive during the holiday season. Highlights include the Brett Family Christmas Show, Osmond Brothers & Lennon Sisters, Sight and Sound Theater, and Showboat Branson Belle! This trip features a two night stay at the new, luxurious Hilton located at the area’s newest attraction: Branson Landing Promenade – a festival marketplace complete with shops, eateries and a dazzling water, sound & light fountain show along scenic Lake Taneycomo.


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sMOKY mOUNTAIN cHRISTMAS

nOVEMBER 17 - 22, 2019

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! Marvel at her Dollywood park featuring holiday lights & decorations, music shows, mountain craftsmen, and a variety of interesting attractions.


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NASHVILLE CHRISTMAS

nOVEMBER 21 - 25, 2019

Get in the holiday spirit as we visit the Music City-Nashville, Tennessee! Enjoy a four night stay at the magnificent Opryland Hotel. 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.   


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San Antonio Christmas

December 2 - 6, 2019

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.

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Apr 1ST


Kansas City Christmas

December 3 - 6, 2019

Experience the heartwarming sentiments of Christmas past and present with a visit to the Hallmark Visitors Center and corporate headquarters which features exhibits about the company's history including historic greeting cards and postcards, Christmas ornaments, exhibits from the company's art collection, and displays about the Hallmark Hall of Fame programs.


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colonial christmas

December 9 - 13, 2019

Celebrate the joyous season of Christmas as our forefathers did 300 years ago. This holiday tour brings to life the spirit, sights and sounds of Christmases past. Christmas in Williamsburg is festive indeed especially with its colonial holiday decorations using real fruit, bayberry and magnolia leaves, evergreens, holly and ivy. Delight in colonial entertainment and dinner at an historic tavern. Also visit Washington DC to see our great national monuments, memorials and museums.


New York City Christmas

December 4 - 8, 2019

It’s Christmastime in the city – and there is no city more exciting than New York City during the holiday season! The festive decorations trimming the city streets, the imaginative store windows displaying a wonderland of holiday dreams and the entertaining Broadway shows are sure to spark the holiday spirit in your heart.


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rose parade

DECEMBER 28, 2019 - JANUARY 2, 2020 - 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!

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT: $100 OFF BY Apr 1ST