Gold Star Tours

              Exploring North America Since 1971

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New York in the Fall

8 days - September 6-13, 2014

Experience the sites and sounds of New York City, including the optional Broadway play, “Wicked”.  View the skyline from the Top of the Rock, discover Uptown-Midtown, visit Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.  Enjoy the boardwalk, casinos, and attractions at Atlantic City. 

September 2014

October 2014

Southwest Peaks & Canyons

12 days - October 3-14, 2014

Tour Colorado Springs’ Air Force Academy, visit Garden of the Gods, take the Cog Train up to Pike’s Peak.  Cruise Lake Powell, be awed by the Glen Canyon.  Enjoy Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta. 

December 2014

Day at the Fireside - A Fireside Christmas

1 day - December 13, 2014

The Fireside’s Christmas show has become a must see tradition for tens of thousands of people throughout the nation. It’s their mission each holiday season to bring you a show that will re-kindle the true Christmas spirit in all of us. Through songs, stories, and dances – both traditional and original – they commit  themselves to capturing the very heart and essence of the holiday season.

South Dakota:  Deadwood

6 Days - September 23-28, 2013

Deadwood, South Dakota, is where Wild Bill Hickok’s luck ran out, but yours begins!  Find your riches and your inner outlaw as you walk in the footsteps of legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, and Seth Bullock.  Not much has changed in Deadwood, it is still a town wild at heart.  From the history of the first inhabitants to the diversity of America today, Mount Rushmore brings you face to face with the rich heritage we all share.  The Crazy Horse Memorial honors the culture, tradition, and living heritage of North American Indians.  Continuing the progress on the world’s largest mountain sculpture, carving a memorial to the spirit of legendary Lakota leader Crazy Horse and his culture. 

Tunica Mississippi: The South’s Casino Capital

6 days - September 14-19, 2014

Tunica has non-stop excitement with its nine world-class casino hotels that have the best gaming, sensational dining, and the greatest live entertainment between Atlantic City and Las Vegas.  There is more to Tunica than world-class 24/7 casino excitement. If you look beyond the slot machines and table games, you will discover unique shopping, exceptional restaurants, and relaxing day spas.

Agawa Canyon & Mackinac Island

4 days - September 23-26, 2014

View the fall colors of Algoma Country aboard the Algoma Central Railway.  Take the ferry to Mackinac Island and enjoy a carriage tour before exploring the island on your own.  Try the optional lunch at the Grand Hotel. 

Treasure Island Resort Casino

3 days - September 29-October 1, 2014

3 days - October 20-22, 2014

Welcome aboard the La Crosse Queen for a sightseeing cruise on the upper Mississippi River. Visit historic Red Wing with all it’s diverse shops and restaurants.  Enjoy the many attractions that Treasure Island has to offer:  gaming, indoor pool, fitness center, bowling, and lounges.

A Country Christmas Featuring Nashville & Louisville

6 days - December 7-12, 2014

Treasure Island Resort Casino

3 days - September 29-October 1, 2014

3 days - October 20-22, 2014

Welcome aboard the La Crosse Queen for a sightseeing cruise on the upper Mississippi River. Visit historic Red Wing with all it’s diverse shops and restaurants.  Enjoy the many attractions that Treasure Island has to offer:  gaming, indoor pool, fitness center, bowling, and lounges.

2014 Tour Schedule

November 2014

Branson Christmas

6 days - November 9-14, 2014

5 days - November 17-21, 2014

The "Live Music Show Capital of the World", Branson, MO, is truly a one of a kind vacation destination. There are more than 50 live performance theaters with more than a 100 different shows playing, three pristine lakes, dozens of attractions and museums, an Historic Downtown district, and shopping galore. There is world class entertainment around every corner. Join us for an unforgettable experience! Whether it be the fall colors or the sounds of Christmas you are looking for we have it all! Each tour offers it’s own unique combination of shows and entertainment.

Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

1 Day - December 13, 2014

Departure Locations:  Green Bay, Appleton, Neenah, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac, Lomira, and Allenton

Chicago’s Magnificent Mile - Featuring Woodfield Mall

2 Days - December 6-7, 2014

Departure Locations:  Escanaba, Powers, Stephenson, Menominee, Peshtigo, Oconto, Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac

Fox River Mall

1 Day - November 22, 2014

Departure Locations: Escanaba, Bark River, Powers, Stephenson, Menominee, Peshtigo

Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

1 Day - November 15, 2014

1 Day - December 13, 2014

Departure Locations:  Green Bay, Appleton, Neenah, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac, Lomira, and Allenton

The Mall of America

2 Days - November 22-23, 2014

Departure Locations: Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac

Festival of Lights

5 Days - December 7-11, 2014

Capture the Magic of the Holiday season in Beautiful Niagara Falls at Canada’s illumination festival, The Winter Festival of Lights”. Featuring over 125 animated lighting displays and 3 million tree and ground lights which can be seen within the Niagara Parks Winter Wonderland and includes the world’s largest Canadian-American Flag.

New Year’s Eve at Island Casino - overnight at Island Casino

3 Days - December 30, 2014 - January 1, 2015

Departure Locations:  Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Neenah, Appleton, DePere, Oconto, and Menominee

New Year’s Eve at Island Casino - overnight at Super 8

2 Days - December 31, 2014 - January 1, 2015

Departure Locations:  Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Neenah, Appleton, DePere, Oconto, and Menominee

A Carolina Christmas

Featuring Myrtle Beach and Charleston

9 Days - December 1-9, 2014

Join Gold Star Tours for a Carolina Christmas.  We will enjoy the unique holiday décor of Myrtle Beach and Charleston.  Be dazzled by the luxurious family home of the Vanderbilt’s, Biltmore Estate. Explore Broadway on the Beach with it’s many attractions and shopping venues.  The Carolina Opry’s Christmas Special is filled with music, comedy, and dance.  We will also enjoy a Night of a Thousand Candle’s, at the beautiful Brookgreen Gardens, plus much more...

Holiday Cruise -  Moline, IL

3 Days - November 20-22, 2014

Join us aboard the Celebration Belle. The four hour Holiday Cruise with the Celebration Band, will bring us holiday cheer. We will undeniably be put in the Christmas Spirit with music and dance. During the cruise, homemade sticky rolls, fruit, and lunch will be served. This evening we will be entertained at the Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse. Our visit will begin with a magnificent meal served in their beautifully restored historic 1920s theatre. Sit back and enjoy Irving Berlin’s, White Christmas. The classic holiday movie is brought to new life, filled with dancing, laughter, and some of the greatest songs ever written.