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April 2014

Texas Roundup

9 days - April 7-15, 2014

Explore the Riverwalk of San Antonio with all its colorful history.  Visit the alamo , the Mission of San Jose, and Tower of the America’s just to name a few.  Tour the famous Southfork Ranch.  Enjoy time in Fort Worth with a city tour and excursions to Sundance Square and Historic Stockyards.


Washington DC Cherry Blossoms

7 days - April 9-15, 2014

Youkoso! Welcome! Celebrate the 102nd annual Cherry Blossom Festival in our nation’s capital.  Visit the historic sites like the Smithsonian, the National Archives, the Capital Building, and many more.  Take a cruise on the Potomac River and visit Mt. Vernon.


Tunica, Mississippi

6 days April 27-May 2, 2014

Depart for “The South’s Casino Capital”, Tunica, MS.  Enjoy the variety of 24 hour action packed gaming at Harrah’s Tunica, Bally’s, Gold Strike, and many more  Optional day in Memphis at Graceland & Beale Street.

May 2014

Springtime in Branson

5 days - May 12-16, 2014

Welcome to Branson!  Take a ride on the Branson Scenic Train, shop at Branson Landing, visit Titanic Museum, and the performances, Red, Hot & Blue, Hughes Brothers “IT”, and Hamner Barber Variety Show. 

Daniel O’Donnell Live in Concert

2 day - June 4-5, 2014 - Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA

1 day - June 8, 2014 - Weidner Center in Green Bay, WI


Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

3 day - June 14-16, 2014

Mackinac Island will amaze you with it’s natural beauty and simplicity.  Enjoy a carriage ride around the island and the numerous attractions of the 65th Annual Lilac Festival.  Try an optional lunch at the Grand Hotel.


Gold Coast Discovery

15 day - June 15-29, 2014

Embark on an adventure out west to San Francisco.  Visit Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz Island, Napa Valley, and Yosemite National Park.  Explore Lae Tahoe, Reno, and Old Sacramento. 


South Dakota: Cowboys, Horses, & Mammoths

6 days - June 23-28, 2014

Follow in the footsteps of the famous and infamous of America’s west as we explore the beauty and history of Deadwood, SD.  Explore the Black Hills Horse Sactuary, marvel at Mt Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial, and the picturesque Black Hills.

June 2014

July 2014

New York City

6 days - July 7-12, 2014

Experience the sites and sounds of New York City, including the optional Broadway play, “Les Miserables”.  View the skyline from the Top of the Rock, discover Uptown-Midtown, Visit Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty. 


Ontario Escape

7 days - July 21-27, 2014

Discover awe-inspiring Niagara Falls aboard the Horn Blower Cruise, see the area with a tour, take in a show, and stroll the streets of Niagara-on-the-Lake.  Visit Toronto’s Beautiful Casa Loma, enjoy dinner and the view from the CN Tower.


Classic Oldies Cruise

3 days - July 22-24, 2014

Enjoy time at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium and a Mississippi River Cruise aboard the Celebration Belle. Tour the Cornish historical village of Pendarvis in Mineral point, WI.

August 2014

Apostle Island

3 days - August 11-13, 2014

Our adventure takes us to Ashland, Wi where we will overnight on the shores of Lake Superior.  Enjoy a tour of Bayfield, a lunch at the Victorian Mansion, the Rittenhouse Inn, take a cruise and discover the beauty of the islands.


Canadian Rockies


Be awed by the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Take in the view from above, with the gondola at Banff National Park.  Walk on a glacier, at the Colombia Icefields, Jasper National Park.  Take the Jammer to Glacier National Park, Montana. 


Day at the Fireside - Smokey Joe’s Cafe

1 day - August 30th, 2014

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. 


Northern New England Spectacular


Experience New England as never before.  Take a cruise through the 1000 Island area, view the colors in the Adirondack Mountains, sample maple candy in Vermont, enjoy a lobster dinner in Maine.


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. 



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.

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. 


Capital Colors

9 days - October 20-28, 2014

Enjoy the Fall colors in Shenandoah National Park, go back in time at Historical Williamsburg, discover the monuments in Washington DC.  Explore Philadelphia and learn about the Pennsylvania Amish. 

December 2014

Day at the Fireside - A Fireside Christmas

1 day - December 13, 2014


A Country Christmas Featuring Nashville & Louisville

6 days - December 7-12, 2014