2016 OVERNIGHT TOUR
All trips will be traveling on a large motor coach with bathrooms, with DVD and some WIFI
Tunica Gaming Tour
Tour Date: June 20 - 23
Meals Included: 3 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners
Upon arrival you will check into Casino Hotel in Tunica and receive a FREE $10 Casino. Tonight, enjoy a relaxing dinner buffet at your casino hotel. After breakfast for the next 2 days you will be visiting different Casino Hotel in Tunica. On the 4th day after breakfast you will depart for home and discuss how much fun you had.
Tour Cost: $309 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: May 1
New Orleans, LA
Tour Date: July 17 - 23
Meals Included: 6 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 3
A morning departure has you heading for overnight stop for check-in, so pack an overnight bag. Dinner is on your own this evening. After breakfast, check out and we'll depart for the Cajun County of New Orleans. Upon arrival, you'll check into your rooms and get ready for a enjoy a delicious dinner at one of New Orleans popular restaurants. Next day after breakfast you will have guided tour of New Orleans, visit National World War ll Museum and learn all the history regarding this war. Afternoon is free for you to explore and dinner will be at another popular restaurant. Next day tour the Houmas House Plantation & Garden. This after you will have another free afternoon shopping, exploring the French Quarter which has the best preserved historical neighborhoods which features a strong, lasting Spanish and French influence with the best known party street (Bourbon Street). This evening you will enjoy a cooking demonstration with dinner at the New Orleans School of Cooking. After breakfast the next day, for those of you that likes Casino we will go to Harrah's Casino where you can spend a few hour trying your luck. For lunch you will enjoy a spectacular cruise aboard th Natchez on the mighty Mississippi River. Dinner will be on your own. Day 6 and 7 after breakfast, check out, will be heading back home with an overnight stop, so have your overnight bag pack.
Tour Cost: $844 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: June 1th
August 8th - 13th
Meals Included: 5 Breakfast, 3 Dinners
A morning departure with an overnight stay on way to Vermont, so pack a overnight bag for this night. Dinner will be on your own. Next day we will be traveling to beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont and staying at a lovely inn in the Killington Peak area to enjoy a welcome reception followed by dinner at local restaurant. We will have a local guide for a day of touring such places like, learn how Vermont maple syrup is made and you will tasted different grades at Morse Maple Sugar Farm. After lunch on your own will be touring Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory for tasting different flavors. To complete the afternoon with a video on cheese making at Cabot Cheese for again sampling different varieties of delicious cheeses. Next day full of tours to such places as the Vermont Marble Museum to view the largest marble display from around the world. You will get to watch a sculptor at work and see the Hall of President's exhibit. Next we'll go to Danforth Pewter to see artisans at work too discover the history and romance of this timeless metal. After lunch (on your own) in charming town of Middleburg. Then head for a special treat at Woodchuck Hard Cider where you will get to sample four fun flavors in the Cider House. Last stop before dinner is at the Maple View Alpaca Farm to see gentle animals as well as garments and accessories made of alpaca fibers. You'll have a gourmet dinner and live cooking demonstration to complete your day. Featuring a Vermont Chef, you'll love being entertained "in the kitchen" while receiving cooking tips and recipes. Then taste the results! Last day in Vermont we depart for Weston and visit the Vermont Country Store where nostalgia reins. Have an overnight bag pack for overnight as we start traveling home.
Tour Cost: $759 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: June 15
August 22th - 26th
Meals Included: 4 Breakfast and 4 Dinners
We are on our way to the most exciting sizzlin' cities in the country. Later the day, you can enjoy a relaxing Dinner and afterward check into your hotel. After breakfast there will be a Guided Tour of Chicago and experience one of Chicago's top attraction. The Historic and Fun-Filled Navy Pier where you can enjoy great shopping, eateries and beautiful settings. Get prepare for a 75 minute architectural Cruise on the Chicago river. This evening, enjoy an exclusive Diamond Tours Dinner Part with entertainment. Next day filled with more exciting tours where you will visit the World Famous 360 Chicago located along Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile. The 360 Chicago soars 1,000 feet above Lake Michigan where you can see breathing views of downtown Chicago, lakefront and 4 neighboring states and beautiful city architecture. Last day in Chicago you'll visit the Art Institute of Chicago, rated #1 Museum in the world. Then head to Chicago Area Casino. This evening enjoy a relaxing dinner before heading back to hotel.
Tour Cost: $475 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: June 15
Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC
Tour Date: September 12 - 15th
3 Breakfast, 1 Lunch and 2 Full Course Dinners
First day we'll travel to Charleston where we will meet our guide for the Historic Charleston Tour by seeing the most beautiful and historic cities in the South. This tour features stately homes with lovely gardens, magnificent public buildings and churches and much more.
Then we'll check into the motel and prepare for a delicious dinner at one of Charleston's popular restaurant. Next day after breakfast we'll depart for a visit to the Magnolia Plantation for a tour of the home and nature tram tour of the gardens. Lunch will be on your own in Charleston's historic are before departing for an afternoon harbor cruise and visit Ft. Sumter. After the cruise return to hotel to prepare for dinner at of Charleston's fine restaurants. After breakfast, travel to Savannah's Visitor Center where we'll meet our guide for a 2-hour tour. You will see 2.2 square miles of the Historic District showing over 270 years of rich history with its restored 18th and 19th century building and waterfront. You will see and hear about Factors Walk, Trustees Garden, City Market and Colonial Cemetery. Have buffet lunch at Paula Deen's The Lady & Son Restaurant. After checking into hotel and freshen up before departing for Savannah's River Street District where you can browse and enjoy dinner on your own. Next morning check out and have breakfast, you have free time browsing Savannah's River Street District and enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants and then we'll depart for home.
Total Cost: $504 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: August 10
September 24th - 30th
Meals Included: 6 Breakfast, 4 Dinners
We will leave early morning and will be stopping for an overnight stay, so pack an extra bag. Next day after breakfast you'll off to Branson. After checking into the Welk Resort Hotel there is a "meet & greet" session with the Million Dollar Quartet Cast. Afterward enjoy buffet dinner at the Stage Door Canteen. That evening you will be entertain by the Million Dollar Quartet at the Resort Theatre. Other shows that you will seeing while in Branson are the Brett Family at the American Bandstand Theatre, The Haygoods at the Clay Cooper Theatre, Dinner and show at the Roundup on the Trail Chuckwagon Show, Clay Cooper's Country Music Express, attend the King's Castle Theatre for performance of "Puttin' On The Ritz". You will visit the Alumni Center at the College of the Ozarks for a student guide tour, dinner and wine tasting at the Stone Hill Winery and last we will help Branson with their 45th Anniversary Celebration. There will be another overnight stay on way home so have an extra bag pack.
Tour Cost $779 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: July 1
Myrtle Beach Show Trip & Charleston, SC
October 2th - 8th
Meals Included: 6 Breakfast and 4 Dinners
We are off to beautiful Myrtle Beach. On the way there we will be stopping for an overnight stay, so pack extra bag. After breakfast, we will continue our journey to Myrtle Beach for the next 4 nights. After checking into your hotel, you'll enjoy dinner and then have free time to check out the beach. Next, after you've had breakfast we're off to see the Hot Jersey Nights Show at the Palace Theatre. Memories will be borrow back with hit songs of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons greatest hits with a special tribute to the music of the Beach Boys. Next stop you'll visit Broadway At The Beach for shopping, dining at the entertainment complex. You'll enjoy Dinner at a local restaurant before going to the fabulous Carolina Opry Show. This show has awards include Most Outstanding Attraction and voted #1 show for 30 years. Next day after breakfast on our way to historic Charleston, SC. Upon arrival you will explore Charleston Market and lunch on your own. After lunch you will have a guided tour of Charleston, followed by free time to explore this charming city. Then, Dinner at a local Myrtle Beach area restaurant before seeing the Legends in ConcertShow in their all-new, state-of-the-art-theatre. After breakfast you'll visit the amazing Brookgreen Gardens which is one of America's premier gardens for 85 years. After, you'll go to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Later, Dinner before seeing 'ONE THE SHOW" at the Alabama Theatre. Last day you'll enjoy breakfast before leaving for the South Caroline State Museum in Columbia, SC. This evening, relax at your hotel en route home.
Tour Cost $645 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: August 15
October 16th - 19th
Meals Included: 3 Breakfast and 3 Dinners
Pack your suite cases because we are traveling to the Amishlands of Pennsylvania, stopping for rest and lunch on your own along the way. Will be stopping for dinner before checking into hotel for the next 3 nights in the Lancaster, PA area. After breakfast will depart to Lititz, home of the Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery. This bakery is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America and get a hands on lesson in twisting pretzels. Next stop is Hershey to enjoy lunch on your own in the food court at Chocolate World Visitor's Center, followed by the Great American Tram Tour ride through a simulated chocolate factory. The highlight of your afternoon is to visit Turkey Hill Experience. Here you learn how they make their ice cream. You'll also create and design your own virtual ice cream and enjoy unlimited free samples of select ice cream and ice tea. Return to the lodging to prepare for dinner and depart to Shady Maple, where you'll find great tasting. After dinner, go downstairs to browse in their huge gift shop. Last day there, you will have a guided tour of the Amish Countryside, including stops at an Amish Craft Farm and bake shop. Lunch will be on your own at Kitchen Kettle Village where you will have time to browse in the unique specialty shops. Early afternoon, we go to Sight & Sound's Millennium Theatre to see a performance of "Samson," one of the most captivating stories in the Bible. This show features colorful characters, extraordinary feasts of strength and amazing special effects. Watch as he literally "brings down the temple"! After the show a family-style dinner awaits you at a nearby restaurant.
Tour Cost: $474 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: August 30
Christmas at The Biltmore House
November 7th - 10th
Meals Included: 3 Breakfast and 3 Dinners
An early morning departure to Asheville, NC. After checking into your hotel to freshen up for dinner, we will go the Grove Park Inn for a nice dinner. Next morning we will meet our tour guide for a historical tour of Asheville and visit to the Folk Art Center. After the tour we will stop at Grove Arcade, which features region's fabulous, dining, and local crafts. Afterwards, on to Biltmore Village, that was built in 1890's. You'll visit retailers and this evening dinner will be at the Deerpark Restaurant on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate. Highlight of your tour will be the Candlelight Christmas Evening Tour of Biltmore House with candles and soft lights as when George Vanderbilt officially open his home on Christmas Eve 1895. Last day of tours will be back at Biltmore Estate where your daytime pass allows access to the Mansion Winery, the Antler Hill Village. This evening enjoy a Southern-style barbecue with entertainment.
Tour Cost: $579 per person/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: September 12