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June 27 ($70) It’s fin-tastic! Huge tanks and exotic terrestrial habitats bring you close to the sharks, seals,
penguins, hippos, and other deep-diving, high-flying and landlubberly denizens of Camden’s Adventure
Aquarium. Much of it offers interactive experiences, and that’s where the adventure comes in! Includes
Admission to the Aquarium, and a RiverLink Ferry Ride to Philadelphia’s Penn’s Landing, where you’re
free to explore the shops and amusement centers in the Great Plaza and the historic ships in the
Independence Seaport Museum on your own.

May 2 ($78) ‘Hair’ today and ‘gown’ tomorrow! Actually, it all happens in one day and in one magical
location, at American Girl Place on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Your own ‘living doll’ can outfit her
favorite doll with a new hairdo, the latest fashions, and distinctive accessories. Of course, it’s also the
perfect place to ‘adopt’ prestigious additions to your own Doll’s doll collection. We’ve timed it for May as
a memorable Mothers Day treat. Includes Lunch at the American Girl Place Café.

July 11 ($83) It’s only natural to plan a visit to New York City’s Museum of Natural History. After all, the
museum’s been explaining and displaying the nature of nature since 1869. It houses more than 32 million
specimens and artifacts, touching nature with all of the sciences we design to define it – astronomy,
anthropology, zoology, paleontology, and the physical sciences. What’s more, it’s as up to date as global
warming and space exploration. Includes General Museum Admission, the Space Shows at the Rose Center
for Earth & Space, the Imax Films, and any Special Exhibitions that might be there when we arrive. Join us
– it’s the natural thing to do.

April 25, Aug. 1 ($83) It began 50 years ago, in 1959 – the revitalization of Baltimore, and planning for
the restoration of the city’s Inner Harbor. Today, the marine marvel of that urban rejuvenation – the
National Aquarium – features 16,000 creatures and many stupendous exhibits, like a walk-through rain
forest and a new Australian theme area. You’re free to see it all on your own. Includes Admission to the
National Aquarium and the delightful Dolphin Show.

When the Yankees swing into action, we spring into action with winning runs to Yankees Home Games. In
addition to that, we go to bat for Phillies fans, too, with home-game dates for the 2008 World Series
Champion Phillies. If the season for the Yanks or the Phils spills into Playoffs or Series games, we’ll be
your faction for the action at their home stadiums. Check our website ( or call for
schedule announcements.

Dec. 12 ($89) No ifs, ands, or buts – the Moravian Putz is a great reason in itself to visit the “Christmas
City” this holiday season. The Putz, from a German word that means ‘to decorate’, celebrates the birth of
Christ with narration, sacred music, lights, and intricate miniatures. Other reasons include a Christmas
Concert in the 2-centuries-old Central Moravian Church, the awesome aisles of handmade works by the
nation’s finest artisans in the huge heated tents of the Christkindlmarkt, and South Mountain’s Star of
Bethlehem. Also includes Dinner and a Neighborhood Lights Driving Tour of Bethlehem. It’s an
appropriate time for the tour, because Bethlehem, PA was founded on Christmas Eve in 1741.
Sept. 28, Oct. 3 ($27) You need plenty of traction for the kind of action the Bloomsburg Fair offers –
Demolition Derbies, Tractor & Truck Pulls, and Horse & Pony Pulls. There are horse races, car races,
livestock – games you can try, shows you can eye, and collectibles you can buy. Your time at the Fair is on
your own; so you can choose, peruse and enthuse any way you like. Includes Round-Trip Transportation

It’s time to show off the shows that are on our 2009 Broadway Schedule. When you show up, we’ll show
you to the best seats in the house! In the meantime, here are some of the shows we’ll be taking you to in
2009: “Billy Elliott” … ”Jersey Boys” … “Mamma Mia” … “9 to 5” … “Phantom of the Opera” …
“South Pacific” … “The Lion King” … “The Little Mermaid” … “West Side Story” … and “Wicked”.
Check our newspaper ads and our website ( throughout the year for additional shows
and dates.

June 24, Aug. 1 ($63 Adult, $58 Child) The Bronx Zoo is the largest urban zoo in America and an integral
part of the Wildlife Conservation Society. Six thousand animals roam ‘at home’ in humane and
environmentally accurate habitats. Includes Admission to the Zoo.

Every railroad has its ties, but the 143-year-old Delaware and Ulster Railroad has a tie to Northeastern
Pennsylvania – it used to help carry coal from the anthracite mines to New York City. It used a round-about
route – through the Catskills – but it was that route that gave it fame as “the most scenic line in the East”
for the passengers who enjoyed its elegance and sightseeing splendor. You’ll see that splendor and enjoy a
sumptuous Lunch in the domed Observation Car of the Delaware and Hudson’s lovingly refurbished Rip
Van Winkle Flyer Dinner Train. For each trip, we’ll need to know your meal choice when you place your
reservation. Here are the dates and the Special Events for each date:

*June 20 ($93): Dome Train & Hanford Mills Museum (An old working Saw Mill & Grist Mill
powered by a Fitz overshot waterwheel, Hanford Farmstead, Gift Shop)
*July 25, Aug. 22 ($86): Dome Train & Antiquing (Antiquing at Memories Antiques in Parksville –
over 1 acre filled with more than 25,000 items. The largest and most unique store of its kind on the East
Coast! More information at
*Sept. 26 ($86): Dome Train & Margaretville Cauliflower Festival (The 6th annual celebration of when
and where Cauliflower was King from the 1920s through the 1940s. Recipe ideas for vegetarians, antiques,
country fun for all ages. More information at
*Sept. 27 ($86): Dome Train & Lansing Manor (The Lansing Manor House, built in 1819, is a classic
example of Federalist period architecture. More information at
*Oct. 10, Oct. 11 ($93): Dome Train & Plattekill Mountain Sky Ride (Ascend 1100 feet for majestic
views of mountainside vistas, fall foliage and the action below. At the summit, hike if you like or ride the
lift back to the base. More information at

Each date above is for a 1-day excursion. Please check the Multi-Day Tour section of this book for details

Sept. 6 ($86) ‘Yesteryear’ was the second half of the 19th Century and the first half of the 20th Century for
the Golden Age of Railroading. Anyone who appreciates the magic and the meaning of Scranton’s
Steamtown will understand the lure of the Delaware and Hudson Railroad, now owned and operated by the
Catskills Revitalization Corporation purely for the delight of the public. This tremendous train trek
includes a Rail Cruise through the heart of the Catskill Mountains on a beautifully restored vista-dome
streamliner, with a luscious Lunch served onboard (Meal Selection needed at time of reservation). It’s
photogenic and scenic every mile of the way!
Good heavens – everything’s coming up ‘sevens’ this year for Radio City Music Hall Entertainment
Center’s annual Christmas Spectacular! That’s because 2009 marks the 77th year for this family holiday
celebration with the precision choreography of the Rockettes, stupendous stagecraft, powerful
presentations of secular and sacred themes, and memorable music. Check our newspaper ads and our
website ( when the time is right for this year’s dates.

July 26 ($60) Goose Gossage, Dick Williams, Bowie Kuhn, Billie Southworth, Barney Dreyfuss, and
Walter O’Malley were all enshrined as members of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008. We don’t know
who, or how many, of the sport’s luminaries will follow them in 2009, but we sure know the score on how
to get you there when the newest inductees are honored. Includes Admission to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Aug. 29 ($97) This is an All Points Bulletin, but in advance! We’re alerting you to the fact that you will be
kidnapped, and your motorcoach taken over, by a gang of prison escapees who will treat you to so much
fun that it’s almost criminal! They elude the police by planning a getaway to Williamsport, where you’ll
hide for a time in the Victorian Rowley House, an old lumber baron estate. Before they can be arrested for
breaking and entering, your captors will lead the police on a merry chase with a Susquehanna River Cruise
aboard the authentic paddlewheel riverboat “Hiawatha”. You’ll be rescued, but not until you’ve also
experienced Wine-Tasting with Cheese and Crackers at Shade Mountain Winery, a hot served Luncheon, a
Driving Tour of Lewisburg, and free time for Shopping at Country Cupboard. We’re sure you’ll want to
testify, when it’s all over, that you’re guilty of having had a wonderful time!

May 15 ($104) It’s the right fork in the road that leads to our main course – the Hudson Valley Culinary
Institute in Hyde Park. We dish out a great platter of sightseeing treats – a Tour of where tomorrow’s
master chefs are trained, and a Visit to the Hudson Valley’s opulent Vanderbilt Mansion. Of course, we
include a gourmet Feast at the Culinary Institute. (Note: No jeans or sneakers are allowed at the Culinary

June 4 ($95) It’s hard to beat a treat that’s sweet when you’ve learned how to make it at the Williamsport
School of Technology’s Dessert Demo Class. Do it well enough and your creative concoction might be the
featured dessert of a Luncheon that’s included in the school’s teaching restaurant. Also includes a Narrated
Riverboat Cruise on the Susquehanna River aboard the paddlewheeler “Hiawatha” and a special take-home
Memento of the school. (Note: Meal Selection is needed at time of reservation.)

Dec. 5 ($90) Wellsboro was founded in 1806. Charles Dickens was born in 1812. It’s only fitting, then, for
them to come together for the 26th annual “Dickens of a Christmas Festival” in the Endless Mountains. The
setting is perfect: Wellsboro’s Main Street and surrounding side streets become an early Victorian
marketplace, strolling thespians and musical performers spin a nostalgic spell, and the town’s gas lights
cast a soft glow of reverie over it all. This yuletide charmer also includes a Stage Show at Wellsboro’s
Arcadia Theater and a Buffet Dinner at the Antlers Inn.

June 13, Aug. 22 ($58) The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in 1886, and Ellis Island was opened as an
immigration center in 1892. How appropriate that both should be part of the same National Monument
today – one a shining symbol of freedom fervently sought, and the other the doorway to achieving that
freedom. This tour focuses on Ellis Island and its myriad displays reflecting the passage of 12 million
immigrants into America, but it also offers an optional Visit to the Statue of Liberty (not admission).
Another option is free time at South Street Seaport.
June 13 ($40) What a year for New Jersey’s Englishtown Flea Market – it’s their 80th Birthday! What
started as a farmers market in 1929 is that plus a mall, an outlet center, a fabulous flea market, and an
awesome arts/crafts/antiques fair. There are 40 acres of outdoor shopping and 5 buildings with indoor
bargains. It’s their birthday, but the surprises are yours!

Sept. 12, 19 ($45) Take it to the streets! In this case, we mean the streets of New York City’s Little Italy to
celebrate Italian culture and heritage at the 81st Annual Feast of San Gennaro. It’s the oldest and most
famous religious street festival in NewYork City, and it’s a totally not-for-profit event. Both dates are
filled with parades, free entertainment, exciting activities, and food stands. But, September 19 is the
Official Feast Day, with a celebratory Mass honoring San Gennaro and a candlelit procession as the Statue
of San Gennaro is carried through the streets of Little Italy. You’re free to enjoy the Festival on your own.

Aug. 8 ($90) General Robert E. Lee invaded the North for the second, and last, time in the hot summer of
1863. Gettysburg was not his goal, but fortune intervened and made this the site of the bloodiest battle of
the Civil War and the turning point of that titanic struggle. We show it to you, with the respect and detail it
deserves, on a Narrated Motorcoach Tour of the entire Battlefield. The Shriver House Museum, Battlefield
Museum, and the film “Fields of Freedom” accentuate the drama and pathos of the event. Also includes a
Visit to the Farm of President Dwight Eisenhower and Lunch at General Pickett’s.

Oct. 10 ($79) The written word becomes the ‘spooken’ word, because we base this haunt-hunt on the book
“Ghosts of Gettysburg”, whose tales of eerie and other-worldly visitations are true. The author, Mark
Nesbitt, should know, because he’s a resident of Gettysburg and a Park Service Ranger there. You don’t
have to tour the battlefield to dare a scare. There are plenty of chills right in town, as you’ll see on a
Candlelight Walking Tour. After all, Gettysburg has a history that dates back to 1736 – and where you
have lots of history, you’ll find lots of mystery! Pssst…do you think Mark Nesbitt had a ghost writer?

Aug. 19 ($81) See what’s ‘bruin’ with the brown bears, nudge up close to what ‘giraffe-ter’, gaze at what’s
‘lion’ around, hear if the elephants are making ‘trunk’ calls, find out if the kangaroos are in a snooze – be
beguiled by the wild on Great Adventure’s Wild Safari Ride. It’s the largest drive-thru safari outside of
Africa, covering a 350-acre wildlife preserve. Of course, we also include Admission to Great Adventure
itself, the 6 Flags theme park in Jackson, NJ.

July 15 ($69 Adult, $61 Child 3-8) What was new in Hersheypark, 8 acres of shore-like fun in “The
Boardwalk”, gets newer in 2009 with the addition of SEAquel and 2 more water rides. But, liquid or land,
Hersheypark’s grand with 110 acres of fabulous family attractions! Includes Admissions to Hersheypark,
Chocolate World, and ZooAmerica.

May 30 ($59) The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is our destination for the most inspiring adventure
in America. It took 80 million dollars and two years to do it, but New York City’s park-like Pier 86 is now
home for the aircraft carrier “Intrepid”. It’s a museum complex now, one that features spectacular
interactive exhibits, multi-sensory virtual technology, 30 restored aircraft, a submarine, and Concorde. By
going in May, you can spend part of the day enjoying some of the activities of Fleet Week, a colorful
celebration of the various sea services. Ships from all over the world visit New York Harbor each year for
this seven-day celebration – and the City of New York, the United States Navy, and the Intrepid Museum
combine their resources to honor America’s fighting men and women. Includes Intrepid Admission and
free time for Fleet Week.
Aug. 22 ($39) It’s been a nifty fifty for the East Coast’s largest shopping complex, and a thrifty fifty for
you – 50 years of growing from a single store and a small strip mall to a lavish and beautifully landscaped
complex with more than 365 specialty shops and over 40 restaurants! You’ll bag bountiful bargains on
brand-name booty in its 3 million square feet of prime retail space!

May 7 ($83) This ‘Mom’entous 1-day vacation will suit you to a ‘tea’. If you think that’s rather Victorian,
you’re right, because it takes place at a property that was built in the 1860’s. That property is now the
Victoria House Restaurant in Lewisburg, where you can treat that special woman in your life to a hot
served Brunch that is nothing short of a banquet! Between the entrée and dessert, the Victoria House
serves a ‘tea’rific cup of tea. After the meal, we appeal to the Country Farm & Home in Mifflinburg to
‘teas’ you with details on growing herbs for tea. Also includes a Guided Tour of the 1860’s Victorian
Mansion Slifer House on the outskirts of Lewisburg, and free time at Country Cupboard in Lewisburg.
Is there anything to ‘tea’ you off? Maybe, but you’ll enjoy it!

Sept. 6 ($79) You’ll have a lot to ‘wine’ about on this trip! The effervescence begins at the Shade
Mountain Winery in the Penns Creek area for an introduction to the local wine industry and Tasting with
Cheese and Crackers. The bubbles continue to pop with a stop for a Tour and Tasting at the Spyglass
Ridge Winery, just outside of Sunbury. Before the wine, there’s a meal divine at the Victoria House
Restaurant, a 19th Century showpiece in Lewisburg. No fooling – you’ll be drooling when you see the
banquet that awaits you for this hot served Brunch.

Aug. 12 ($79) How it’s done is fun, especially if you’d like to learn how to do it yourself! If you want to
do candle-decorating on your own, you’ll be able to after a Demonstration and Workshop Tour at Colonial
Candlecrafters in Lewisburg. And, if you want to create a living wreath, you’ll be able to do that, too, after
a Demonstration and time for browsing at Mifflinburg’s Country Farm & Home. Also includes a
Victorian-inspired Brunch that’s really a banquet at the Victoria House Restaurant, a Chef Demo at the
Victoria House on how to create and serve a crepe (you can take the recipe home with you), and Tasting
with Cheese and Crackers at the Shade Mountain Winery in the Penns Creek area.

Dec. 12 ($105) Fountains shower, evergreens tower, and poinsettias flower in many a nook and bower of
the Brandywine River Valley’s Longwood Gardens. You’ll visit Longwood twice on this scent-sational trip
– in the afternoon and then at night, when all of Longwood is resplendent in holiday lights. Before
Longwood, you’ll enjoy free time in Historic Kennett Square, established in 1855. A non-profit
organization here maintains a “Small Town America” setting with holiday decorations, art stores, gift shops,
and quiet cafés. Also includes a Visit to the Brandywine River Museum to see the Americana displays and
Andrew Wyeth masterpieces there, and a glorious Dinner at the magnificent Mendenhall Inn.

April 25 ($77) Longwood looms with fragrant blooms in floral rooms and 1050 acres of exquisite gardens
and fountains. You can sniff the whiff of 11,000 types of plants! The banana trees should have some ‘a-
peel’ to you, too. Speaking of appeal, get ready for a ‘steal’ on your favorite on-air merchandise at the
QVC Studio Store in West Chester, PA. The QVC Studio Tour is a one-of-a-kind Guided Walking Tour
through the fantastic world of electronic retailing. Of course, you’ll visit their Merchandise Store, too.

Nov. 26 ($41) Go to bed early the night before, because Macy’s 83rd Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off
the holiday season from 9 am to 12 noon. You’re free to enjoy the floats, balloons, bands, and
entertainment stars as they pass by in colorful and musical profusion, with time for lunch on your own
before we head home. Just think – you don’t have to do the driving, and we get you back in time to
celebrate the evening with family and friends! Includes Round Trip Transportation.
Sept. 19 ($89) “Knight and day, you are the one….” That’s our theme for this dream of an adventure at
New Jersey’s Medieval Times in Lyndhurst. “You are the one” that a knight in armor will defend and
honor in hand-to-hand and horseback combat with those who have the courage to compete for your favor.
It’s high in chivalry, and even higher in atmosphere with the songs and antics of costumed performers.
Also includes a Royal Feast for you and your minions.

July 22 ($106) Features a Progressive Luncheon! We take our bunch to Lunch at two multi-story brick
mansions in Williamsport’s Millionaires’ Row. This was the posh neighborhood that gave Williamsport its
title of “City of Millionaires” in the second half of the 19th Century, with a reputation for having the most
millionaires per capita in the world! The lumber barons resided here, and our Progressive Lunch begins
with Appetizers at the home of one of the richest of them – the E.A. Rowley House, built in 1888. A sit-
down Main Course follows that at the Herdic House, built in 1865 by magnate and political powerhouse
Peter Herdic. Dessert is served aboard the paddlewheel riverboat “Hiawatha” while you Cruise on the
Susquehanna River.

May 17, Sept. 13 ($111) If ‘by street’ is your beat, we give you a seat on a Narrated 3-Hour Motorcoach
Tour of New York City. If you prefer the water, we make you a yachter with a 2-Hour World Yacht Cruise
along the famous New York City skyline. You’ll do both on this hip trip to the Big Apple. Includes a
delicious Brunch aboard your World Yacht sightseeing ship.

July 18 ($57) If you don’t choose to cruise on a yacht, this is the one-day New Yorker for you. We add an
hour to the Narrated Motorcoach Tour from our other NYC packages for a 4-Hour sightseeing treat in
Manhattan and Brooklyn. We also give you free time to walk about what so many talk about – Rockefeller

Aug. 29 ($45) We ‘fair’ thee well with a date to the great New York State Fair at the Empire Expo Center
in Syracuse. You’re free to enjoy on your own this summer showcase of the best of New York State’s
agriculture, entertainment, education, industry, and technology – not to mention its mountains of mouth-
watering food. Includes Round-Trip Transportation only.

July 22, Aug. 12 ($63 Adult, $58 Child) Consider this: the beach is bliss, but it’s even greater when you
don’t have to drive home later. That’s what this ‘hoportunity’ is all about. We take you right to Ocean
City’s Boardwalk and drive you home when your fun is done. After a day of play, a snooze that’s sweet in
a reclining seat makes the day complete!

Dec. 5 ($40) Harrisburg’s Farm Show Arena hosts the largest holiday craft show in the eastern United
States. Your Admission is included and covers all events – over 500 vendors with unique gifts priced from
$2 to $700, musical entertainment on the premises, and joyful yuletide displays. It’s a Christmas shopping

July 11 ($97) See the Amish as they really are, and experience Amish culture as it really is, at the Amish
House and Farm. It’s the oldest and most authentic Amish homestead open to the public in Lancaster
County. You’ll witness the Plain People’s way of life, as it was and still is, with absolute accuracy. Also
includes a dream of a Steam Train Tour in Pennsylvania Dutch Country on the Strasburg Railroad, the
Amish Quilt & Craft Shop, Dinner at the Good ‘N Plenty Restaurant, and Shopping at Kitchen Kettle
Oct. 3 ($103) Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon is a true natural wonder and scenic marvel – 50 miles long,
1000 feet deep, and embraced by 300,000 acres of state-owned forests. On its Upper Gorge is an old Indian
trail. Along that trail, we take you on a horse-drawn Covered Wagon Tour that’s rich in both nostalgia and
vast vistas. it’s a wagon, but it isn’t laggin’ in comfort: rubber tires, shock absorbers, and thick seat
padding provide a pleasant ride. Also includes Lunch at Penn Wells Restaurant and free time in Wellsboro.

April 4 ($109) America’s longest-running Passion Play began in 1915 when German and Swiss
immigrants in Hope, NJ aspired to create for America what Europe already had with the Oberammergau.
The script has been changed slightly over the years, and some songs have been added, but the tradition is
the same as it was 94 years ago. Also includes a 2-Hour Cruise that takes you past the Statue of Liberty
and to the Brooklyn Bridge, and Lunch aboard your Hudson River cruise ship.

May 2, Sept. 12 ($36) Oh, what a serene setting for what you’re getting! You’re out in the Bucks County
countryside, in a 42-acre village whose winding brick pathways and quaint specialty shops weave images
of a quieter age. The scene might be ‘olden’, but the fun is golden with themed festivals that feature
colorful activities and performers throughout this vintage shopping village. We have two old-fashioned
events on our schedule: the STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL in May, and the SCARECROW FESTIVAL in
September. Each also includes an optional trip to Historic New Hope, an 18th Century village with its own
unique collection of boutiques and one-of-a-kind shops.

Daily Trips March 1 thru 7 ($63) This year’s flowerful, powerful theme is “Bella Italia” – Beautiful Italy.
Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center re-creates the art, the music, the gardens, even the
sparkling canals of Italy – all under one roof! From the exotic paradise of the Italian Riviera and Lake
Region in the north to Italy’s sunny retreats in the south, the Flower Show emulates Italy in breathtaking
displays. Includes Admission.

Oct. 17 ($61) There is still a Spirit of 1776 in the city that hosted the Continental Congresses of the
American Revolution. Many say that there are myriad other spirits, too, in the nation’s most historic and
most haunted city. If there are hosts of ghosts, it’s because the city was chartered way back in 1701 by
William Penn and populated before then by Dutch and Swedish settlers and, before them, by the Lenape
Indians. This haunt jaunt includes Independence Park, Society Hill, and the now vacant (or is it?) Eastern
State Penitentiary. Children age 7 and under are not admitted to the Penitentiary – it’s that scary!

Nov. 7 ($45) Looking for high-end shops with famous names at outlet prices? Well, here’s a dilly near
Philly, in Limerick. A part of the Chelsea Property Group, the Philadelphia Premium Outlets are 150
brand-name savings centers in all. Adidas, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Gap, Guess,
Neiman Marcus, Nike, Polo, Ralph Lauren, and Sony are just some of the headliners bannered here. Plug
into these outlets for exciting ‘selectricity’!

July 25 ($70) The evolution of the Revolution – that’s the ticket! If you pick it, you’ll tour Independence
National Park in Philadelphia, where dwell the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Congress Hall, and other
icons of our Founding Fathers and their declarations of nationhood for the united colonies. Next, we’re off
to Valley Forge, where from December 1777 to June 1778 General George Washington and Baron von
Steuben forged the American rebels into a disciplined army ready to attack the British in New Jersey. After
disastrous defeats in New York, it was the winter encampment in Valley Forge that saved both the
Continental Army and the American Revolution. Includes Admissions.
Aug. 8 ($54) Wow! The stats on the habitats here are beastly good! There are 19 of them – and, all
together, they serve as home for 1800 animals. Conservation lovers will be ‘exzooberant’ about the fact
that the Philadelphia Zoo adds new inhabitants every year from among the many endangered species of the
world. It’s the oldest zoo in America, chartered 150 years ago. Includes Admission.

The nation’s largest professional Christian theatrical company offers awesome Biblical presentations at the
exquisite showplace – the Millennium Theatre in Lancaster County’s Strasburg. Great Bible stories come
to life with gifted actors, elaborate sets, artful costumes, live animals, and incredible special effects. Each
date includes an inspiring Stage Show, a Family-Style Dinner at the Good ‘N Plenty Restaurant, and free
time for Shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village.

*”Behold the Lamb” March 28 ($120)
*”Miracle of Christmas” Nov. 28 ($117)

June 6 ($103) The clues point to who’s the culprit, the vile villain who was willin’ to commit a murder
and darken your quiet Steam Train Ride in Lancaster County with such a dastardly deed. If you like, you
can participate and help bring the scoundrel to justice. Either way, you’ll find the Crime Skit a sublime hit
in the elegant Dining Car of the historic Strasburg Rail Road. You’ll have a winner of a Dinner on the train.
When you sign up to be in our line-up, we’ll ask you to choose between oven roasted rib of beef, baked
flounder stuffed with crabmeat, chicken cordon bleu, or the vegetarian pasta platter. Also includes free
time in Kitchen Kettle Village. All the evidence is in your favor!

July 18 ($100) New York City millionaire Frederick Bourne surprised his wife and children by building,
on Dark Island in the St. Lawrence Seaway, a medieval castle styled after one in a Sir Walter Scott novel.
He named it Singer Castle in honor of the company for which he served as Director and President in the
1880’s, the Singer Sewing Machine Company. When the castle was completed in 1905, it featured a 5-
story clock tower with Westminster chimes, 28 rooms in a 4-story mansion, magnificent furnishings,
dungeons, and mysterious underground passageways. The Vanderbilts and the Astors were entertained
here, and now we entertain you with a Narrated Tour. Also includes a scintillating Thousand Islands
Cruise and a Buffet Lunch at the Captains Landing Restaurant in Alexandria Bay.

Hopin’ to make the Open? We’re copin’ by ropin’ one of the day sessions of the United States Tennis
Association’s 2009 U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows in New York. Check our newspaper ads or our
website ( in May and June for the date.

Oct. 10 ($33) Reading’s Vanity Fair Factory Outlet Village is a real topper for a shopper who wants brand-
name fame and savings that are grand on every brand. Over 90 fashion outlets and a total of over a million
square feet of retail space offer apparel for all seasons and all reasons, outdoor products, housewares and
home furnishings, shoes and accessories, even tools and books.

Aug. 8 ($100) We see DC in a day – believe it! We know the territory, and part of the Martz Group of
companies is there. So, relax on your luxurious motorcoach as we narrate the major sites on this
comprehensive and expert Tour. Why, there’s even time to trod the sod outside the Capitol Building, at the
World War II Memorial, and in Lafayette Park for clear view of the White House. Also includes a Tram
Tour of Arlington National Cemetery, and free time for Shopping at Union Station.
July 8 ($95) We don’t desert dessert on this Endless Mountains escapade. Fact is, we like it so much that
we put it first! It’s a tasteful start, with chocolate Dessert Treats and sparkling beverages at the non-profit
Highland Chocolates in Wellsboro. While there, we’ll share a Tour of the workshop area. Next, we’re off
to the Main Course - an entrée at the Penn Wells Restaurant in Wellsboro. When you’ve had your fill,
we’re off to thrill at the PA Grand Canyon Overlook & Visitors Center in Ansonia, followed by an old-
fashioned Train Ride from Wellsboro to Hammond Lake and back again on the Tioga Central Railroad,
whose history dates back to 1840. Look forward to this ‘backward’ Luncheon Tour!

Sept. 26 ($107) West Point has been the seat of the United States Military Academy since 1802. That adds
up to over two centuries of training young patriots to serve their country, their fellow citizens, and each
other. Its tradition is as rich as its history, and we honor and respect both on this meaningful tour. Whether
trained at West Point or elsewhere, an honored few have been awarded the Purple Heart for valor. Their
achievement and sacrifice are recognized at the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in the Hudson
Valley’s New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site. Its interactive resources make it the place to be if
you wish to obtain or provide information on a Purple Heart honoree who has touched your life. Special
Note On West Point: We must provide a Passenger Manifest to enter the grounds. That means we have to
give the name and birth date of each person, as well as what type of ID each passenger will be using to
gain entry.

June 6 ($70) World-Class describes the range of interest in the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s collection of
vintage aircraft – winged warriors and civilian transports built from 1928 to 1982. Some of these aerial
attractions will be included in the Museum’s 19th Annual World War II Re-Enactment at the Reading
Regional Airport. They’ll be joined by military vehicles, encampments, rare memorabilia, air shows, old
radio broadcasts, and live period music – all melding into a vivid mosaic of America at war in the 1940’s.
It’s an international event that’s close to home! Includes Admission to the Re-enactment and a Barbecue
Chicken Dinner.


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July 8-9 ($272 pp dbl) Set away getaway time for Lancaster County. You’ll get in touch with the
Pennsylvania Dutch by visiting the working Amish Farm & House, the Amish Quilt & Craft Shop – and
the Amish Experience F/X Theater to see the critically acclaimed multi-media production “Jacob’s
Choice”, the dramatic tale of an Amish family’s effort to preserve their lifestyle and culture. That culture is
accurately depicted in the Landis Valley Museum & Village, the nation’s largest living-history village
dedicated to the total preservation of early Pennsylvania German life. Also includes Wheatland, the home
of President James Buchanan (1857-1861)…Tour of the historic City of Lancaster…Tour of the Julius
Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, America’s first commercial pretzel bakery, founded in 1861…Dinner & Show
(“Singing in the Rain”) at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater…an old-fashioned Wagon Ride…free time for
Kitchen Kettle Village’s over-40 shops and restaurants…1 Breakfast…and Accommodations at
Lancaster’s Country Inn.
Nov. 1-5 ($828 pp dbl) Of all of America’s great estates, which is the biggest? Well, the Vanderbilts built
more with the Biltmore in Asheville – it’s America’s largest privately-owned home, with an 8000-acre
“backyard”! You’ll visit the 250-room French Renaissance chateau (65 fireplaces, indoor pool, bowling
alley, huge banquet hall, voluminous library, art masterpieces, 16th Century tapestries), explore the
Biltmore’s gardens, ‘pop’ into the award-winning Biltmore Winery, and step into the working world of
1890s’ life at Biltmore’s River Bend Farm. After Biltmore, we lilt more with a Train Ride on the Great
Smoky Mountains Railroad. When we’re back from the ‘track’, we’ll pack in some time with regional
Native People attractions – the Museum of the Cherokee Indian and the Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual. As
for Asheville itself, we provide a Driving Tour that includes a Guided Tour of the historic Old Kentucky
Home, and a Visit to the Victorian Smith-McDowell House Museum (Asheville’s oldest house, circa
1840). Also includes Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee (the size of 3 football fields!)…free time at Asheville’s
Grove Arcade Public Market…4 Continental Breakfasts…2 Lunches (1 on the train)…4 Dinners (1 at
Harrah’s Casino)…and Hotel Accommodations in Roanoke and Asheville.

Aug. 7-9 ($435 pp dbl) Assateague is in a league of its own when it comes to islands – over 37 miles of
protected and pristine Atlantic coastline in Maryland and Virginia. The National Park Service maintains a
National Seashore & Wildlife Refuge here – so, who knows what you’ll see on our Guided Tour! Perhaps
one of the wild ponies, or some of the over-320 species of migratory and native birds? Ocean City, MD is
the northern gateway to Assateague. We’ve added a day to last year’s tour to give you more free time in
Ocean City. Accommodations are at Ocean City’s deluxe Flagship Oceanfront, featuring fully-equipped
efficency units, indoor recreation & fitness facilities, free HBO & Disney, and a wide guarded beach. Also
includes Guided Tours of the beautifully restored Village of Berlin (Colonial and Victorian reminiscences
galore), 1 Crab Feast Dinner, 2 Full Breakfasts, and Welcome Reception.

May 23- 25 ($459 pp dbl) The ‘Pops’ is tops! You’ll agree after attending a live performance of the
celebrated Boston Pops Orchestra. Feel free to hum the music they played, while you join us for a Guided
Tour of Boston’s diverse neighborhoods (the cobblestone streets of Beach Hill, the chic Back Bay,
Chinatown, and the busy waterfront) and the city’s Freedom Trail (Boston Common, Boston Massacre Site,
Old North Church, “Old Ironsides”, Bunker Hill Monument, more!). Our Guided Tour adds Cambridge,
home of M.I.T. and Harvard. You’ll walk through Harvard Yard and drive down mansion-lined Brattle
Street. Also includes Admission to the John F. Kennedy Library & Museum, free time at Quincy Market, a
Dinner at “Cheers”, and Accommodations at the Radisson Hotel Boston.

July 20-23 ($577 pp dbl) Excuse the “ooohs” and the “aaahs”. They’re only natural, because this merry-
time maritime ‘esCape’ offers 2 Cruises: one through Sesuit Harbor and into Cape Cod Bay, and the other
to Nantucket for a marvelous Motorcoach Tour of the island. You’ll have a whale of a time driving past
elegant old whaling mansions and other reminders of Nantucket’s 19th Century lure and lore, and you’ll
have plenty of time to explore the island’s upscale boutiques and art galleries on your own. Also includes
Guided Tours of Hyannis and along the Cape’s Old King’s Highway, Photo Stop at the John F. Kennedy
Memorial overlooking Lewis Bay, free time in Rhode Island’s Newport, 3 Full Breakfasts, 1 Lobster Roll
Lunch (on the Cape Cod Bay Cruise), 1 Dinner, and Accommodations at the Hyannis Inn Motel on Main
Street in Hyannis.
June 5-7 ($407 pp dbl) Sixty-five years ago – June 6, 1944 – the Allies invaded Normandy. That’s why
this is the relevant weekend for Cape May to observe the many ways in which World War II changed this
resort town into a pivotal part of America’s defense efforts during the war years. You’ll see that most
dramatically on a World War II History Tour that shows you the coastal fortifications at Cape May Point,
highlighted by the Battery 223 and Fire Control Tower No.23. Fire Control Tower No. 23 is New Jersey’s
last remaining restorable World War II tower, part of the immense Harbor Defense of the Delaware system
known as Fort Miles. Other World War II remembrances are Cape May Canal, the Naval Air Station’s
Wildwood Aviation Museum, the Veterans Memorial Ceremony at Sunset Beach – and, most appealing –
an afternoon with Cape May’s World War II veterans at the Carriage House Tearoom & Café. Also
includes free time in Cape May, the Music of the War Years, 2 Breakfasts, a Lunch at the Physick Estate, 1
Dinner, and Accommodations at the Atlas Inn in Victorian Cape May.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1 ($200 pp dbl) The Delaware & Ulster Railroad’s Catskills Dome Train puts on a good
head of steam for this trip. But, first you take a chance on meeting someone who is steamed because he
doesn’t have a head! A delightfully scary Headless Horseman Hayride & Haunted Houses Happening
highlights a first day that also features free time to enjoy the Free Hayrides, Animals, Ice Cream,
Homemade Cider & Snacks, and Mountain Vistas on your own at Dressel Farms in New Paltz, NY. Day
Two finds us on the Dome Train for an ‘entertraining’ Rail Ride to free time in Margaretville, nestled in
the northeast corner of the Catskills Forest Preserve. There’s lots of old-fashioned rural family fun here!
Also includes free time for Shopping in upper Kingston, NY, a sumptuous Harvest Luncheon on the Dome
Train, a Breakfast Buffet, free time for dinner on your own at the Rondout Inn in Kingston’s historic
Waterfront District, and Accommodations at the fabulous Holiday Inn in Kingston.

Sept. 12-13 ($273 pp dbl) The tour’s informal, as normal. But if you want to wear some finery because of
your winery visits, that’s okay! After all, you’ll feel elite with this sweet Sampling at 5 Finger Lakes
Wineries – 3 along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, and 2 along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. You’ll feel
special because of these tour features, too: a Seneca Lake Boat Cruise, a Dinner at the elegant Belhurst
Castle on the shores of Seneca Lake in Geneva, a Souvenir Wine Glass from Seneca Lake, 1 Full
American Breakfast, and Accommodations at the Holiday Inn Waterloo.

May 4-10 ($1146 pp dbl) Happy Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan! Tiptoe through troves of tulips in
Veldheer’s Tulip Gardens, a magnificent bouquet of brilliant bloomers in a setting of windmills,
drawbridges, and canals. Then we ‘ticket’ you to see the Tulip Time Festival’s Premier Bands and
Klompen Dance performances, followed by the grand finale’s Festival Parade. If you want to take a part of
Holland, and the Netherlands, home with you, you’ll adore your free time among the Dutch arts, crafts,
and collectibles at Dutch Marktplaats. Also includes a Guided Driving Tour of Frankenmuth (Michigan
“Little Bavaria”) with stops at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church (famous for its stain glass windows), the
Bavarian Inn for Lunch and to enjoy its Glockenspiel, and Bronners Christmas Wonderland (the world’s
largest Christmas Store) and Silent Night Chapel…Ferry Ride to Mackinac Island with a Carriage Tour
that includes Visits to the Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, Surrey Hills Museum, Arch Rock,
and Historic Fort Mackinac…6 Breakfasts…2 Lunches (1 at the Bavarian Inn, 1 at Mackinac Island’s
Grand Hotel)…3 Dinners (1 a Dinner Show in Holland)…and Hotel Accommodations in Toledo,
Frankenmuth, Mackinac Island, and Holland.
Sept. 7-11 ($607 pp dbl) This is our ‘Maine Event’ of the year, and it begins with Sightseeing in the
multi-faceted region of York. York is York Village, a fashionable summer resort that was first settled in
1636. Today it is well known for its many examples of Gilded Age Architecture. York is York Beach, a
honky-tonk kind of place with arcades, zoos, and a wide diversity of amusements and attractions. York is
York Harbor, a haven for yachts and working lobsterboats. York is also Cape Neddick, home of the
famous Nubble Light, where we’ll make a Photo Stop. The ‘reMAINEder’ of the tour includes Sightseeing
in Kennebunkport past the Wedding Cake House, Franciscan Monastery, and President George H.W.
Bush’s summer estate on Walker’s Point…Narrated Lobster Cruise on Ogunquit…scenic Cruise in
Boothbay Harbor with ocean views of 3 lighthouses…Guided Driving Tour that includes East Boothbay
and Boothbay Harbor, with a Photo Stop at Ocean Point…Guided Tour of Portland that includes stops at
or views of Portland’s 5 lighthouses, highlighted by a stop at the Portland Head Light and Museum with
Admission…free time in Kennebunkport (Dock Square), Perkins Cove, Ogunquit, Boothbay Harbor, and
Portland (“Old Port”)…4 Hearty Continental Breakfasts…3 Dinners (1 a Lobster
Option)…Accommodations at the Ogunquit Motel…and a Welcome Reception.

May 17-21 ($764 pp dbl) Say “Shoo” to the blues at Barefoot Landing. You might even want to say
“Shoo” to your shoes in this old-time setting with its 27-acre lake and quiet village. On second thought,
don’t lose the shoes! You’ll need them to explore on your own the livelier aspects of Barefoot Landing –
the shops and shows that shimmer across the lake. Choose your shoes for these Myrtle Beach gems, too:
Dinner & Show at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede…a Guided Tour of the sculpture gardens, native
animals, and four rice plantations of Brookgreen Gardens…and free time at Broadway at the Beach, a 350-
acre complex with 100 specialty shops, 20 restaurants, 10 nightclubs, and 14 fun attractions. Also includes
the Carolina Opry Show, Virginia’s Pamplin Historical Park in Petersburg (the most innovative Civil War
history park in the country), Hotel Accommodations in Virginia and at an oceanfront resort in Myrtle
Beach, 4 Breakfasts (2 Continental, 2 Full), and 4 superb Dinners.

Nov. 10-12 ($232 pp dbl) Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino bills itself as “the largest casino in the
world” and lives up to that name with over 5000 slot machines, 370 table games, Race Book, Poker Room,
Keno, High Stakes Bingo, Cinetropolis (specialty theaters), and over 40 retail stores, boutiques and kiosks.
Another hot spot in Connecticut is the Mohegan Sun, whose array for play includes slot machines, table
games, bingo, restaurants, retail shops, and a food court. Is there time for anything else? You bet! You’ll
have a Driving Tour of Connecticut’s southern seacoast, see recently restored Fort Trumbull
(Revolutionary War), board the U.S. Nautilus (the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine), drive through
the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and explore Mystic Seaport (the nation’s largest maritime museum). Also
includes free time for Shopping in Olde Mystick Village, Admission to Mystic Seaport and the Nautilus
Submarine & Museum, 2 Hearty Continental Breakfasts, 2 Dinners (1 at each Casino), and
Accommodations at the Comfort Inn in Mystic.

Aug. 9-13 ($544 pp dbl) You won’t blow a gasket in Nantasket! It’s calm and comfort all the way,
beginning with Deluxe Accommodations at the Clarion Nantasket Beach Resort & Spa in Hull, MA. Can
you reach for the beach from here? You ‘shore’ can – the surf, white sand beach, and Boardwalk are right
outside your door! We’re on Boston’s South Shore, so join us for a Guided Driving Tour that features
Boston’s Freedom Trail and free time at Quincy Market. From Plymouth, we’ll ‘whale’ away a few hours
on a Narrated Whale Watching Cruise to Stellwagon Bank, a marine sanctuary and primary feeding
grounds for whales, dolphins and porpoises. Also includes free time at the Plymouth waterfront (Plymouth
Rock and the Mayflower II are here), a full day for Nantasket Beach, 4 hearty Continental Breakfasts, 2
Dinners, and your stay at the Clarion Nantasket Beach Hotel.
June 22-24 ($336 pp dbl) Get a ‘lode’ of this! The riches of the Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada made
the building of Newport’s Rosecliff Mansion possible. James Graham Fair was one of the Silver Kings of
the 1860s, and it was his daughter who used a reported 2.5 million dollars of her inheritance to commission
the raising of Rosecliff on Bellevue Avenue in Newport in 1898. We provide a complete Tour of Rosecliff.
If it looks familiar, that’s because Rosecliff has been a setting for a number of major motion pictures. A
Narrated Driving Tour of Newport takes you past many more Gilded Age Mansions along Bellevue
Avenue and additional magnificent estates and yachting locales along Newport’s Ten Mile Ocean Drive.
Also includes a Narrated Cruise of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, a Baking Demonstration with
Coffee & Pastry at an authentic Italian Bakery in Providence, free time in Olde Mystick Village, 2 hearty
Continental Breakfasts, and Accommodations at the Comfort Inn Middletown/Newport (a short walk from
Newport’s favorite beach).

June 12-14 ($416 pp dbl) The “Maid of the Mist” gives a pleasant assist with a Boat Ride at Niagara Falls.
Another boat goes afloat to treat you to a Cruise on the Erie Canal in Lockport. Also includes a Tour of the
Niagara Area, Dinner Show, Winery Tour with Sampling, 2 Full Breakfasts, 1 Buffet Lunch, 2 Dinners,
and Accommodations at the Niagara Imperial. NOTE: A passport is required for U.S./Canada border

Aug. 9-14 ($594 pp dbl), Sept. 7-11 ($318 pp dbl) You’re free as the sea to make waves or tide yourself
over with rest and relaxation on these independent vacations in Ocean City. Each date includes spiffy
Spinnaker Accommodations. The Spinnaker Motel features rooms with balconies on the outside – and, on
the inside: a kitchenette, in case you want to steal a meal on your own.

Aug. 9-15 ($1225 pp dbl) What a train ride this is! Ontario Northbound’s Polar Bear Express take you to
the edge of the Arctic, all the way to Canada’s historic James Bay. It travels 186 miles between Cochrane
and Moosonee through Ontario’s most pristine and spectacular scenery, and you enjoy it all in a climate-
controlled passenger car. Includes your old-fashioned Train Ride, Tour of Toronto, the “Dynamic Earth”
Exhibit in Sudbury, Tour of Moosonee and Moose Factory Island, a Sunset Cruise on Lake Nippissing and
the Dionne Quints Museum in North Bay, 4 Full Hotel Breakfasts, 6 Dinners (1 on the Polar Express) –
and excellent Accommodations in Toronto, Sudbury, Cochrane, North Bay, and Niagara Falls.

Oct. 23-25 $442 pp dbl) Who’s boardin’ at the Borden House? If it’s Lizzie, is she still in a tizzy over the
grisly 1892 murders of her wealthy parents in their Fall River, MA home? You’ll tour the Lizzie Borden
House and decide for yourself if Lizzie was the guilty party. You might even be able to ask her yourself,
since she’s reputed to haunt the place. Another spooky spot is Hammond Castle, also known as the Castle
of the Damned, in Gloucester. It’s actually a museum, whose displays are so bizarre that they might be too
intense for the very young or faint of heart! Also includes a Haunted ‘Boston Spirits’ Walking Tour (spirits
are allowed to float), a Guided Driving Tour of Salem, a Walking Tour of Salem’s Haunted Happenings, 2
Hot Buffer Breakfasts, 2 Dinners (1 at “Cheers” in Boston), free time for lunch on your own in Newport,
RI, and Accommodations at the AAA 3 Diamond-rated Hampton Inn Bedford in Burlington-Billerica, MA.

April 25-26 ($260 pp dbl) A real ‘brewhaha’ of an adventure! Of course, it has it ups and downs, like
Sampling and Cheese Snacks at Wineries down one side of the lake and up the other. If you’re game for it,
you can vie for the prizes that will be awarded for various contests on a weekend-long Scavenger Hunt.
Also includes a Keuka Lake Luncheon Cruise aboard the Esperanza Rose (an elegant 65-foot vintage
cruising vessel), a Lunch at the Wagner Vineyards’ Ginny Lee Café, a Continental Breakfast, and
Accommodations at the Hampton Inn Geneva.
Sept. 20-23 ($583 pp dbl) The Boston & Maine Railroad built the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad line in
1849. In its heyday, the 1890s to the 1950s, this 160-year-old train was used heavily to bring tourists to
Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire’s largest lake. This tour includes a 2-Hour Dinner Train Ride along
the scenic shore, with a Hot Turkey Dinner served aboard your vintage coach. Another ‘track treat’ is a 3-
Hour Round Trip Train Ride on the 140-year-old Cog Railway (the only all-steam cog railway in the world)
to the top of Mount Washington (the highest peak in the Northeast), with free time at the summit for the
mile-high state park. Also includes a Cruise across Lake Winnipesaukee on the first-class 230-ft “M/S
Mount Washington”…free time for shopping in the lakeside resort town Wolfeboro and in the village of
North Conway…Admission to the Wright Museum, replete with 1939-1945 Americana…a stop at the Old
Country Store, dating from 1781…Touring through Crawford Notch and along the scenic Kancamagus
Highway…a stop at the Yankee Candle Company for the world’s largest candle shop and the Bavarian
Christmas Village…3 Dinners and 3 Full Breakfasts…and Accommodations at the NASWA Resort Motel
in Laconia.

July 19-22 ($488) Do you have a little of Virginia ‘in yuh’? A spirit of adventure, and a desire to be free?
Then, plan your own agenda where we ‘send yuh’ - the Best Western Oceanfront in Virginia Beach. You
report to resort accommodations, which means your room has everything you need to feel at home.
Includes your Accommodations at the Best Western Oceanfront, the “inn” place to be in Virginia Beach.

April 3-5 ($465) If you’re feeling restive, change to festive with Reserved Seats for the annual Cherry
Blossom Festival Parade. There’s nothing passive about this massive celebration in DC – free concerts on
the Mall, lantern lighting, dances and races add to the pageantry of the huge parade. After the parade,
you’re free to explore any or all of the Smithsonian’s 7 Museums. Also includes an Evening Illuminated
Tour with stops at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and Air Force
Memorial…Photo Opportunities outside the U.S. Capitol Building, outside the Supreme Court Building,
and of the White House from Lafayette Park…Daytime Tours with stops at the National World War II
Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and Marine
Corps War Memorial…Tour of the Library of Congress…a walk through the Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts…Tram Tour of Arlington National Cemetery…2 Breakfasts…2 Dinners (Bravo’s,
RockBottom Brewery)…and Accommodations at the Comfort Inn University.

Nov. 10-12 ($385) The new Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Park is one of the highlights of a tour that pays
tribute to all of America’s veterans and honors the victims of the September 11, 2001 attack at the
Pentagon. Another highlight of your first day in DC is the new Capitol Visitors Center, an underground
facility that houses an exhibition gallery that features the House and Senate while in session. Our second
day is Veterans Day, with an agenda so filled with significant events that the activities are tentative
depending on times and wreath-laying ceremonies. Our plans include Tram Tickets for the National
Veterans Day Service at Arlington National Cemetery with a wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknown
Soldier, and wreath-laying ceremonies at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National World War II
Memorial, Air Force Memorial, and U.S. Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center. Day Three focuses on
the National Museum of the Marine Corps, and the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center National Air &
Space Museum near Dulles Airport. Also includes Tours outside the U.S. Capitol Building and the
Supreme Court Building…Visits to the Library of Congress and the National Museum of American
History…Stops at the Lincoln Memorial and the Korean War Veterans Memorial…an Illuminated Tour to
the Marine Corps War Memorial and Jefferson Memorial, with a drive by the Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts…2 Continental Breakfasts…2 Dinners (RockBottom Brewery and Vie de France)…and
Accommodations at the Comfort Inn University.
Oct. 9-12 ($684) A little Cheat-ing will take you a long way! Nothing dishonest, mind you; just a 17-mile
Train Ride through the Monongahela National Forest aboard the Cheat Mountain Salamander, the highest
standard gauged mainline railroad east of the Mississippi River. You’ll chug to the top of a mountain and
hug a horseshoe curve through an empty ghost town. Another train, the Durbin Rocket, meanders through
the mountains behind “Old No. 3”, one of only three remaining operating Climax geared logging steam
locomotives on earth. Our third Railroad Excursion is on the Cass Scenic Railroad to a Tour of the re-
creation of an authentic Logging Camp. On the way, we’ll stop for some breathtaking views of a vast
wilderness area. Also includes Visits to 5-stories-high Blackwater Falls, the National Radio Astronomy
Observatory, and Backbone Mountain Windmill…2 Variety Shows at American Mountain Theatre…3
Breakfasts…a Box Lunch on the Cheat Mountain Salamander…3 Dinners (1 at the Graceland Mansion in
Elkins)…and Accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express in Elkins.


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Oct. 2-6 (Land Only Rate $1049 pp dbl. Call Martz for Air Rates from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.) You
won’t need a siesta during this Fiesta! Your spirits will soar as you watch more than 700 balloons from all
over the world ascend into the skies during your four nights in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The morning
Mass Ascension of the Opening Ceremonies and the evening Balloon Glow with Fireworks highlight this
High Time. Also includes a Guided Tour of Albuquerque, especially the Old Town neighborhood of its
Spanish founders (1706)…Los Alamos and the 600-year-old ancestral Pueblo dwellings of Bandelier
National Monument…a Walking Tour of Santa Fe’s Historic District, with Visits to the gothic Loretto
Chapel and the shops and artists studios of Governor’s Plaza…1 Breakfast and 2
Dinners…Accommodations at the Rio Grande Inn in Albuquerque…$25 in Mayflower Money (from your
tour host)…and Round Trip Airport Transfers.

Oct. 10-16 (Land Only Rate $1599 pp dbl. Call Martz for Air Rates from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.)
You won’t want to ‘Hyde’ from this ‘Jekyll’. Much of the Vanderbilt society world has been preserved and
faithfully restored on Jekyll Island. We provide a Narrated Tram Tour of the Island’s 240-acre Historic
District. Also includes a Guided Tour of Charleston with Visits to the Battery at the Harbor (overlooking
Fort Sumter) and the 325-year-old Magnolia Plantation, and a Dinner Cruise on Charleston Harbor…a
Visit to Beaufort, “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands”…your choice of independent Sightseeing in
Savannah or on Hilton Head Island…5 Breakfasts…3 Dinners (1 on your Charleston Cruise, 1 at the
exclusive Jekyll Island Club, 1 in Savannah)…Accommodations in Charleston (Marriott Hotel), on Jekyll
Island (Jekyll Island Club Hotel), in Savannah (Hilton DeSoto, Historic District)…and Round Trip Airport
Aug. 1-8 (Land Only Rate $1799 pp dbl. Call Martz for Air Rates from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.)
Over 20,000 years ago, glaciers covered Montana. Their retreat left the rugged mountains, steep ravines
and deep lakes we see now in places like Glacier National Park in the northern Rockies. A 2-night stay
gives us plenty of time for a Park Tour that includes the Going-to-the-Sun Road, a 52-mile highway that
crosses the Continental Divide and offers the most memorable vistas of the Park. We’ll follow the track of
the glaciers with a Cruise on the crystal waters of Upper Waterton Lake in Glacier-Waterton International
Peace Park in Alberta, Canada. We’ll follow the track of Lewis and Clark, when they first gazed at the
foothills of the Rockies, with a Gates of the Mountains Cruise on the Missouri River and Visits to Helena,
the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls, and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Also includes
free time to explore Spokane’s Riverfront Park…Visits to historic Wallace in Idaho (once the Silver
Capital of the World), the recreational paradise of Big Fork and the Victorian Conrad Mansion Museum in
Kalispell, Montana…a Tour of Flathead Lake in northwest Montana (the largest freshwater lake west of
the Mississippi)…6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch (at the Prince of Wales Hotel on the U.S./Canada border), 3
Dinners…Accommodations at Red Lion Inn in Kalispell, Glacier Park Lodges in Glacier National Park,
Best Western Heritage Inn in Great Falls, and Comfort Inn in Bozman…and Round Trip Airport Transfers.

Aug. 22-28 (Land only Rate $1899 pp dbl. Call Martz for Air Rates from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.)
‘V’ is for Victory, and you’ll feel victorious on a Pacific Coast dazzler where ‘V’ also stands for
Vancouver and Victoria in Canada’s British Columbia. Victoria is British Columbia’s capital city. So,
expect a really ‘capital’ City Tour from its beautiful Harbor Boardwalk to its incredible Parliament
Building, with the 100-year-old Butchart Gardens thrown in for good measure. A City Tour of
cosmopolitan Vancouver features the splendor of Stanley Park (1000 acres of gardens and sand beaches).
Also includes a Seattle Tour that takes in Pike Place Market, Chinatown, historic Pioneer Square, and the
Space Needle…a 3-hour Train Trip from North Vancouver to the mountain town of Whistler on the
Whistler Express…Ferry Service from Vancouver to Victoria and from Vancouver Island to Washington
State…the Olympic National Park Visitors Center in Washington State…5 Breakfasts and 3
Dinners…Accommodations at Holiday Inn Express in Seattle, Hampton Inn or Rosedale on Robson in
Vancouver, and Chateau Victoria in British Columbia...and Round Trip Airport Transfers.

Sept. 14-21 (Land Only Rate $1649 pp dbl. Call Martz for Air Rates from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.)
Two Colorado 19th Century Steam Trains put us on the right track to unparalleled adventure in the
untamed Wild West and the majesty of the Rocky Mountains. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge
Railroad Train climbs and winds through the San Juan National Forest, and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic
Railroad adds Lunch to mountain meandering in the Rockies. Also includes, off-train, Sightseeing in
Canyonlands National Park and Arches National Park in Utah, and in Colorado’s Mesa Verde National
Park…Tour of Santa Fe, New Mexico (the oldest state capital in the U.S. – founded in 1610) with a Visit
to the Loretto Chapel…Float Trip, with Lunch, along the Colorado River…6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3
Dinners…Accommodations at Sheraton Hotel in Salt Lake City, LaQuinta Inn in Moab, Hampton Inn or
Comfort Inn in Durango, and Courtyard by Marriott in Santa Fe…and Round Trip Airport Transfers.

Sept. 17-25 (Land Only Rate $1859 pp dbl. Call Martz for Air Rates from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.)
The only ‘rush’ on this tour is in the name Rushmore. We want to take our time exploring every wonderful
westward attraction, like Mt. Rushmore’s towering Presidential images and the imposing Crazy Horse
Memorial sculpture. We’ll take our time in Salt Lake City, too, for a Tour that includes Temple Square
(perhaps even a rehearsal of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir) and Great Salt Lake. Also includes the Old
Wild West Cowboy Town of Jackson, Wyoming…a scenic Float Trip down the Snake River in the Grand
Tetons (elk and bison country!)…Wyoming’s Buffalo Bill Historical Center…Tour of Deadwood and its
Boot Hill…a 2-night stay in Yellowstone National Park…a Sightseeing feast of natural wonders, from the
Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota to the Devil’s Tower in Wyoming…5 Breakfasts…5 Dinners (1
a Chuckwagon Dinner with Entertainment in Jackson)…Accommodations at Sheraton Hotel in Salt Lake
City, Antler Inn or Days Inn in Jackson, and Yellowstone National Park Lodges in Yellowstone…and
Round Trip Airport Transfers.
Sept. 28-Oct. 5 (Land Only Rate $1798 pp dbl. Call Martz for Air Rates from Wilkes-
Barre/Scranton.) We’re beholdin’ what’s golden in San Francisco. In fact, we’ll cross the Golden Gate
Bridge on an Area Tour that also includes a Cable Car Ride, free time for Shopping in Sausalito, a San
Francisco Bay Cruise, and Dinner on Fisherman’s Wharf. Next, we drive through the San Joaquin Valley
and into the Sierra Nevada Mountains for a Yosemite National Park adventure that includes a Narrated
Tour of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, a Guided Tram Tour of the Yosemite Valley Floor, El
Capitan (a 1-mile thick granite mountain), and Yosemite Falls (the tallest waterfall in North America).
Your vacation also includes a Cruise on Lake Tahoe…a Visit to Old Sacramento’s 200 shops in an Old
West motif…a Winery Tour with Sampling in Sonoma…5 Breakfasts and 4 Dinners…Accommodations at
Hyatt Hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf, Yosemite View Lodge in Yosemite, Horizon Casino Resort in Lake
Tahoe, and Double Tree Hotel Sonoma Wine Country in Rohnert Park…and Round Trip Airport Transfers.

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