Multi Day Trips

Caribbean Cruise

Cozumel, Harvest Caye, Roatan & Costa Maya

Feb. 17-26

Pick-up Locations:

Blue Bus:  Midland, Mt. Pleasant, Lansing

Red Bus:  Gladwin, Clare, Alma

Cozumel, Harvest Caye, Roatan, & Costa Maya

 

Leave winter behind on this weeklong cruise in the Caribbean. Stop in Cozumel on the coast of Mexico’s beautiful Yucatán Peninsula. The day is yours to snorkel, dive fabulous reefs, explore the jungle in an ATV, relax poolside at a beach club, or visit an ancient Mayan temple.

 

Experience sun, fun, and sand in Harvest Caye, the premier
resort-style destination in Belize — cool off with a drink at the swim-up bar or relax on the beach in style.

 

Beautiful & unspoiled, Roatán is a peaceful, eco-tourist’s
dream, just off the coast of Honduras. Teeming with marine life and home to some of the best pillar coral in the Caribbean, the pristine Honduran Reef is a diver’s paradise. The beauty of Tabyana Beach is always a sight to see.

 

While in Costa Maya, ponder the lives of the ancient Mayans
as you explore fascinating ruins, or opt instead to snorkel the second-largest barrier reef in the world!

 

New Orleans, Louisiana

 

The jazz is cool and the food is hot. Get in on the action best known as the French Quarter, with its Dixieland sounds and Bourbon Street banter. Tour the charming Garden District or just stroll along the Mississippi.

Rates: DBL from $1554

Call office for more room rate options

Sat, Feb 17: Travel via JAG to New Orleans Port of Call, one hotel night in Bessemer, AL.

Sun, Feb 18: Board Ship,

Embark.

Mon, Feb 19: at Sea.              Tues, Feb 20: Cozumel, Mexico.             

Wed, Feb 21: Harvest Caye, Belize.    

Thurs, Feb 22: Roatan Bay, Honduras.  

Fri, Feb 23: Costa Maya, Mexico.

Sat, Feb 24: at Sea.                Sun, Feb 25: 8am Disembark, Free Time in New Orleans, begin drive home with one hotel night in Bessemer, AL.    Mon, Feb 26: Leave Bessemer AL, return to your drop-off location.

Pennsylvania Sights and Sounds that Thrill

March 25-28

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Clare, Midland, Bridgeport

From the fiery furnace to the infamous den of lions, DANIEL is a spectacular theatrical experience for the whole family. Witness one of the Bible’s most          hope-filled stories as it comes to life in this brand-new original stage production from Sight & Sound Theatres.

 

Be delighted as you watch this epic Biblical Event unfold all around you in this massive, panoramic, indoor theater. Experience a full 300 ft stage, wrapping around the audience, with live animals and stars in the sky!

 

Spend the night in the heart of Lancaster, PA in the unique Steamboat Inn Hotel.  Enjoy free time shopping at your own pace in well-known places such as Kitchen Kettle Village, Bird-in-Hand Market, Bakery, & Village, as well as uptown trending shops in the Tanger Outlets Outdoor Mall.

 

Be engaged in a one-of-a-kind experience! Tour inside a replica of King Solomon’s Temple where God’s Arc of the Covenant spent time with Israel in Jerusalem, known as the Tabernacle Experience.

 

Explore as you walk down the Kinzua Skywalk to gaze at the expansive Allegheny National Forest! And wrap up your trip with an included lunch at the Toledo Zoo!

S: $854   D: $648

T: $572   Q: $542

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Mon, March 25Travel to Bedford, Pennsylvania, see the giant Coffee Pot & Claycomb Covered Bridge around sunset.         

Tues, March 26: Enjoy Sight & Sound’s Presentation of Daniel. Enjoy free time at Kitchen Kettle Village, dine & rest at the Steamboat Inn.                

Wed, March 27: Tour the Tabernacle Experience, explore & shop Bird-in-Hand Market Area & Tanger Outlets, in your free time. Walk the Allegheny National Forest’s Kinzua Skywalk! Spend night in Clarion, Pennsylvania.          Thurs, March 28: Enjoy included lunch at the Toledo Zoo on your way home then return to your drop off locations.

Virginia Beach & Washington DC

A Tribute to our Soldiers & their Families!

April 16-22

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Clare,  Flint

Your trip includes visits to many popular sites in DC, Northern Virginia, and Hampton Roads.

 

You’ll stop at impressive memorials honoring US Presidents and those who have served in US wars.

 

Then you’ll have a chance to visit the presidential estates of two founding fathers.

 

The next leg of your trip focuses on the Virginia International Tattoo, Parade of Nations, & NATO Fest held annually in Norfolk. The Tattoo is an elaborate military marching band performance featuring personnel from over a dozen militaries around the world. It is the largest military band performance in the US and was named one of the “Top 100 Events in North America” by the American Bus Association in 2016.

 

 

4 Days / 3 Nights in Virginia Beach with an OCEAN FRONT ROOM for everyone!

 

  • Dinner included at a local restaurant in DC & 2 Dinners included in V-Beach
  • Step-on guided tour of DC
  •  Step-on guided tour of V-Beach
  •  Step-on guided tour of Norfolk
  • Admission to Mount Vernon
  • Admission and a highlights tour of Monticello  
  • Visit to Cullipher Farm
  • Admission to the Military Aviation Museum
  • Tickets for Nauticus & the Battleship Wisconsin, Virginia International Tattoo performance, Parade of Nations, and NATO Village.
  • Visit to the MacArthur Memorial

 

 

S: $2120   D: $1594

T: $1436   Q: $1365

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Tues, April 16Travel Day, stay night at Drury Hotel in Pittsburg, PA.         

Wed, April 17: Arrive in DC, Tour Roosevelt Island & Arlington Cemetery, spend night at Holiday Inn in Alexandria, VA.                       

Thurs, April 18: Tour Mt Vernon,  Monticello, and arrive at V-Beach Hotel The Capes. Enjoy 3 nights at this hotel with ocean view.                   

Fri, April 19: Tour V-Beach, Cullipher Farm, & Tattoo Performance.

Sat,April 20: NATO Parade, Tour Nauticus & Battleship Wisconsin, Downtown Norfolk & MacArthur Memorial.            Sun, April 21: Enjoy one last morning in V-Beach, begin traveling home, spend last evening at Drury Hotel in Pittsburg, PA.                           

Mon, April 22: Travel Home Day, return to your drop off location.

Glacier National Park Montana

& the Wild-Wild West!

June 17-28

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Mt. Pleasant

To all those wild-at-heart, this tour is for you!

 

Get lost in the wonder of Glacier National Park as your major vacation destination; we will be in the area 3 days! Enjoy free time to explore, adventure on a guided tour via the Park’s Red Buses, visit the popular western towns of Kalispell & Whitefish Montana, & soak in the majestic views of the mountains all around.

 

Traveling to Glacier National Park, you will enjoy sights & sounds such as an evening in the Dells, riding a WWII Duck (an amphibious vehicle) through a Wisconsin Dells waterway, the Corn Palace & Wall Drug, the Dignity Statue, a chuckwagon dinner show, Mt. Rushmore, and Crazy Horse. These stops will warm your heart, inspire, & bring smiles to your faces!

 

As we journey home, this tour keeps getting better, spending 2 nights in Medora, North Dakota! You will tour through Theodore Roosevelt National Park to see his personal log home, cattle ranch property, & possibly see native wildlife such as buffalo, wild horses, & antelope, in the wild Dakota Badlands. Enjoy a unique outdoor dining experience, known as the “Pitchfork Steak Fondue” and an unforgettable theatrical performance, “the Medora Musical,” in an outdoor Badlands’ amphitheater.

 

Enjoy a night on a Native American Reservation at Spirit Lake Resort & Casino after watching an authentic private tribal pow-wow presentation! Wrap your tour up with a glass-bottom shipwreck tour, on Lake Superior, off the coast of Munising, MI.

 

From beginning to end, fall in love with our Nation’s beauty & wonder!

S: $4596   D: $3198

T: $2770   Q: $2555

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Mon, June 17: Evening in Wisconsin Dells.                      Tues, June 18: Ride Wisconsin Ducks & travel to South Dakota.                     

Wed, June 19: Corn Palace, Wall Drug, Chuckwagon Dinner, & Mt. Rushmore Show.       

Thurs, June 20: Crazy Horse, & travel.                 

Fri, June 21: Arrive at Glacier Hotel.             

Sat, June 22: Full day in Glacier area.             

Sun, June 23: Full day in Glacier area.            

Mon, June 24: Travel to Medora, ND.

Tues, June 25: Full day in Medora, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Steak Fondue Dinner, & Medora Musical.   

Wed, June 26: Travel to Spirit Lake, Native American Show.  

Thurs, June 27: Travel to the UP.        

Fri, June 28: Glass-bottom Shipwreck tour, & Travel Home.

Alaska Bound

Back by Popular Request

July 30 – Aug. 7

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Clare, Mt. Pleasant, Alma, Grandville

Visit many popular Alaskan destinations such as Anchorage, Fairbanks, Denali, Denali National Park, Talkeetna, Girdwood, & Seward. Travel along the Glenn & Richardson Highways with stops along the way viewing the Mighty Matanuska Glacier & local roadhouses.

 

Visit the world renowned “Gold Daughters” to see archeological finds and try your hand at digging for Gold in Fairbanks!

 

Ride the Chena River in style on a Riverboat learning history of the area’s natives as well as stopping by the home of the world famous, 3-time Iditarod champion, Susan Butcher. Enjoy glorious views of the Alaskan mountains & gorges as you travel in style from Fairbanks to Denali on a Deluxe Dome Railcar.

 

Visit the Denali Visitor Center & hike some trails in the park, if desired. Unwind with free time in Denali or book optional tours through your tour director. Wrap it up with an all-you-can-eat Denali dinner & quaint little comedy show.

 

You’ll be surrounded by beauty on a 5hr guided Tundra Wilderness tour into Denali National Park, your driver will share of the importance of the Park as well as help point out local fauna along the way. Bear, moose, Dall sheep, & migratory birds are some of the wildlife you may encounter during your ride.

 

Saving the best for last, you’ll stay in the most luxurious hotel in Alaska, known as Alyeska Ski Resort, have time to explore on your own & ride a tram to the top of Mt. Alyeska for   spectacular views! Then you’ll wrap it all up in the charming sea-faring town of Seward with a noteworthy wildlife and glacier cruise & time to explore on your own before heading back to the heartland of Anchorage. Every moment of this tour is filled with wonderous views and dream worthy locations!

 

If exploring the land of Alaska has been on your “bucket-list,” then this is the tour of your dreams!

S: $5832   D: $4787

T: $4497   Q: $4282

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Tues, July 30: Drive to Chicago, fly to Anchorage, AK.                          

Wed, July 31: Enjoy mountain views along Richardson Hwy on way to Fairbanks. Salmon Bake tonight.                          

Thurs, Aug 1: Dig for gold in Fairbanks, see the Pipeline, & ride the Riverboat on the Chena River.                        

Fri, Aug 2: Ride a Deluxe Dome Railcar into Denali.        Sat, Aug 3: Guided Tundra Wilderness Tour into Denali National Park.                          

Sun, Aug 4: Visit Talkeetna & Girdwood. Stay at the Premier Resort Alyeska.      

Mon, Aug 5: Ride a tram up Mt. Alyeska, visit a wildlife sanctuary, enjoy free time, & stay for the evening in Seward.                            

Tue, Aug 6: Enjoy a wildlife & glacier cruise out of Seward today. Travel back to Anchorage & fly home.            Wed, Aug 7: Arrive back at Chicago Airport, then return home.

Mississippi Riverboat

Aug. 14 – 17

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Mt. Pleasant, Alma

Kick off the tour with a dinner show at Circa’21 Dinner Playhouse, featuring “Menopause, The Musical.”

 

Stroll through a river-front garden, enjoying your first views of the Riverboat, from the dock, in LaClaire IA.

 

Be pampered by the Riverboat Twilight, complete with meals, snacks, narration, entertainment, activities, and luggage handling!  During the cruise you will be entertained by the scenery & wildlife!

 

Enhance your knowledge with a walk through the National Mississippi River Museum, in Dubuque. Explore with quality time strolling along the riverwalk. Use the free shuttle service on Friday morning to visit your choice of the Diamond Jo Casino, 4th Street Elevator, Cable Car Square shopping center, the Tiffany Glass in St. Luke’s Methodist Church to see
the original Tiffany-Stained Glass windows or enjoy the Stone Cliff Winery.

 

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the famous Tony Roma’s Restaurant!

 

Before returning home, you’ll have time to make everyone jealous, finding interesting treasures inside the shop Antique Archeology, TV’s well acclaimed “American Picker’s” Show.

S: $965   D: $798

T: $748   Q: $734

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Wed, Aug 14: Travel to IL, enjoy dinner, show, & hotel night.                     

Thurs, Aug 15: Day on the Mississippi Riverboat & evening time in Dubuque, IA.                         

Fri, Aug 16: Morning events in Dubuque, IA & day on the Mississippi Riverboat. Hotel in IA.                                       

Sat, Aug 17: Shopping stop & travel home.

Circle the Lake

Michigan, Illinois & Wisconsin

Aug. 27 – 30

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Clare

Join with us for a Brand-New Style Tour! You’ll get to view the great Lake Michigan from every angle, north, south, east, & west! Take time to see many popular beautiful lighthouses! Ride a handsome sailboat out of Navy Pier in downtown Chicago to view the skyline & learn about historic architecture!

 

Spend two days & nights in fabulous Door County,  one of the most beautiful areas of Wisconsin!

 

You’ll enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the 2022 Hallmark Ornament Lighthouse known as Big Red!  Walk the Hank Aaron State Trail to Lakeshore State Park. View the Milwaukee Pierhead Lighthouse and Breakwater Lighthouse. Explore scenic locations along Door County such as Sister Bay, Sturgeon Bay, Fish Creek, & Egg Harbor, and enjoy a fish-boil!

 

When in the UP, ride a pulley raft over the turquoise waters of Kitch-iti-kipi’s scenic natural spring and explore the beautiful coast of Northern Lake MI, at the Cut River Bridge. Wrap up your tour with another picnic lunch overlooking “The Bridge” at Bridgeview Park in St. Ignace, some free time shopping in Mackinaw City, and a delicious dinner with beautiful views of the Bay at Bay View Inn, in Petosky.

S: $1085   D: $824

T: $747   Q: $708

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Tues, Aug 27: Enjoy Holland’s Lighthouse on the east side of Lake Michigan, shop at Bass Pro in Indiana, stop for south views of Lake MI, & ride a Sailboat in Chicago as we begin our west side of the Lake touring.  

Wed, Aug 28: See the west side of Lake Michigan Lighthouses, a fish-boil dinner, & relax in Door County for 2 days & nights!                          

Thurs, Aug 29: Tour & shop Door County’s popular sights, stay 2nd night in Door County.  Fri, Aug 30: Explore Escanaba’s Lighthouse, Kitch-iti-kipi & Cut River Bridge in the UP, stop for beautiful north side of the Lake views, enjoy free time in Mackinaw City, & enjoy an included dinner on the bay in Petosky as we round back to the east side of our great Lake Michigan.

Canadian Maritimes, Quebec & Maine

Sept. 6 – 14

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Clare, Brighton

For those of you who love the East Coast, have dreamed to sit in the sands where “Anne of Green Gables” wrote her delightful tales, or longed to see the Maritime Provinces this tour is for you! A first of its kind tour, this has been hand crafted with you in mind.

 

Begin this tour traveling your way through a few of the New England States, enjoying delightful destinations such as the mighty Niagara Falls, the mountains & valleys of Vermont & New Hampshire, & picturesque views of Maine! Enjoy an entire evening in downtown Bar Harbor and relax at the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel with its quintessential views of the bay.

 

While in the Maritime Provinces, you’ll be swept away with nostalgia as you watch the day roll in at West Point Lighthouse, enjoy free time & shopping in Charlottetown, walk the beaches of Cavendish, explore the grounds where the 1985 Green Gables movies were made, & enjoy a lobster supper! You’ll even get to watch PEI’s critically acclaimed show “Anne & Gilbert, the musical!” Visit Nova Scotia’s capital, as we explore the Halifax Citadel, with a guided tour & enjoy free time at a charming seaport harbor district.

 

As we venture northwest, you’ll be blown away at the magnitude of the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac! This glorious castle-like hotel overlooks the entire historic district of old-town Quebec & the St. Lawrence river. Soak in the French sights & sounds of this quaint village & enjoy your glorious views of the city at night. We close out our unforgettable journey in the well-known cities of Montreal & Toronto.

S: $3252   D: $2425

T: $2023   Q: $1923

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Fri, Sept 6: Cross thru Canada as we head to Niagara Falls, NY, ride the Maid of the Mist.         

Sat, Sept 7: Travel thru upper New York & Vermont. Enjoy dinner in NH, at Fireside Inn.                 

Sun, Sept 8: View the Portland Lighthouse in Maine, enjoy downtown Bar Harbor, Maine, & a beautiful resort overlooking the bay.       

Mon, Sept 9: Arrive on Prince Edward Island today!              Tues, Sept 10: Prince Edward Island highlights: West Point Lighthouse, Green Gables Heritage Place, “Anne & Gilbert” the musical, & lobster supper!               

Wed, Sept 11: Travel to Nova Scotia. Explore the Halifax Citadel & the Seaport Farmer’s Market. End day in New Brunswick.                    

Thurs, Sept 12: View Montmorency Falls & check in at the Quebec hotel “Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac!”      

Fri, Sept 13: Spend free time, lunch & shopping in Montreal.  Sat, Sept 14: Spend free time in Toronto & head home.

Covered Bridges of Historic Ohio

Sept. 25 – 27

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Clare, Bay City

For those who are enchanted by the sentimentality of days gone by, this trip is for you! Cozy orchards, down home farmer’s markets, and charming vintage covered bridges will be the topics of the days.

 

Enjoy quaint stops for delicious cheeses, wines, pastries, & coffees, along with perusing in delightful shops that will allow you to soak in the beginning of the fall season. Discover the spice of life as you venture through the countryside hills and valley of beautiful central Ohio.

 

Sit back & relax as a seasoned step-on-guide navigates the pastoral countryside on our tour of 7 covered bridges in Union County. Four of these bridges were constructed in the 1800’s. This scenic drive also includes expansive views of the Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway.

 

Participate in a truly unique experience of dining on a covered bridge, complete with delicious cuisine, folk music, storytelling, lively conversation in a setting that is sure to celebrate a slower era of American history, on the picturesque Pottersburg Covered Bridge, built in 1873.

 

As you begin your return home, you’ll enjoy multiple stops that continue the sentimental feeling of yesterday’s era gone-by. Stop and see quaint bridges and cozy markets to delight your senses.

S: $599   D: $458

T: $428   Q: $408

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Wed, Sept 25: Enjoy an orchard, farm markets, down-home Amish cooking & shopping on our way to Marysville, Ohio.                   

Thurs, Sept 26: Explore Marysville & Union County covered bridges on tour today! You’ll even eat a buffet dinner on the charming Pottersburg covered bridge!                     

Fri, Sept 27: Enjoy two more enchanting, covered bridges and an orchard on your way home today.

Hawaii

Oct. 29 – Nov. 6

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Clare, Flint, DTW airport

Get ready to get your toes in the sand & get some tan lines because we’re taking you to Hawaii!  

 

Enjoy 8 luxurious days & 7 glorious nights in one of America’s most desirable destinations! Sit back and relax as you tour the island via a comfortable motorcoach for portions of 4 days. You’ll see Oahu’s most historic places such as the Pearl Harbor Memorial, Punchbowl National Cemetery,  downtown Honolulu, Hanauma Bay, Halona Blowhole, Waimea Valley’s waterfall & enchanting botanical paradise, North Shore’s Beaches, Haleiwa Town, the Dole Pineapple Plantation, Greenwood Coffee Farm, & the Polynesian Cultural Center! 

 

Stay at the Twin Fin Resort—directly across the street from one of the world’s most famous    beaches—for the entire week’s stay! Try any of the hotel’s other optional excursions on your free days; you can personally customize your own vacation!

 

Experience an authentic luau, see a powerful Hawaiian theatrical performance, dine at Duke’s restaurant, one of the island’s most iconic locations, & enjoy Halloween in downtown Honolulu, where the locals take dressing up in costumes to the extreme! You’ll be so entertained you’ll want to spend every fall on Waikiki’s Beach!

S: $4300   D: $3412

T: $3300   Q: $3200

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Tues, Oct 29: Travel to Detroit, fly to Oahu Hawaii. Check into the Twin Fin Hotel—stay 7 nights!           

Wed, Oct 30: Tour the city of Honolulu & Pearl Harbor Memorial.                        

Thurs, Oct 31: Free Day!       

Fri, Nov 1: Free Day!              

Sat, Nov 2: Tour the Island! See many hot spots!              

Sun, Nov 3: Free Day!            

Mon, Nov 4: Tour the Polynesian Cultural Center, & enjoy an authentic luau!

Tue, Nov 5: Tour Dole Plantation, Coffee Farm, & begin flight home.         

Wed, Nov 6: Arrive in Detroit, head back to drop-offs. 

Note: There are many types of excursions that you can book while at the hotel in Waikiki for your free day opportunities.

Or simply walk across the street to be submerged in island life on the ocean beach.

A Country Christmas

Dollywood, Nashville, & Graceland

Dec. 9 – 15

Pick-up Locations:

Gladwin, Midland, Mt Pleasant, Alma

Embrace this Christmas with all your senses as you discover a winter wonderland, at Dollywood’s Resort, with more than 6 million twinkling lights, dozens of festive flavors, heartwarming holiday shows, & seasonal shopping! A hallmark of the Smoky Mountain Christmas, seasonal shows return to the stage to share holiday cheer! You’ll enjoy 2 full days & nights at this fantastic venue, with so much to do surrounded by the beauty of the mountains, yet only minutes away from excitement, Dollywood’s Dream More Resort offers everything you need to make your trip memorable.

 

Stop for a day & night in Nashville Tennessee, the heart of Country’s new & old stars of all shapes & sizes! Start this day’s adventure on the General Jackson Showboat, being delighted by song, dance, and a deliciously plated lunch! After you’ve checked into your Nashville hotel, get ready for an evening out again with a buffet dinner and show that will keep you singing, at Nashville Nitelife!

 

As you turn the page on this holiday tour, give a toast to a day & night at the most famous home in all of America, the original home & property of the King of Country and Rock & Roll, Elvis Presley’s Graceland & Guesthouse! Enjoy a light lunch, dinner, tour of Graceland, & a night’s stay in the most famous land in the Nation: Graceland!

 

Keeping in the Spirit of Christmas, as we travel home, venture with us through the Shrine of Christ’s Passion, where sculptured art help us to remember the gift that was given to us through the birth & life of Jesus Christ.

S: $2250   D: $1645

T: $1467   Q: $1385

Single,  Double,  Triple,  Quad.

Prices listed per person rates.

Mon, Dec 9: Travel day, see the Louisville Lights Mega Cave.

Tues, Dec 10: Arrive at Dollywood! Enjoy dinner, shows, & more.

Wed, Dec 11: Enjoy another full day in Dollywood at the Dream More Resort where you can choose your own holiday experiences.                   

Thurs, Dec 12: Experience Nashville through dining, song, & dance today at the Showboat and “Nitelife” venues.    

Fri, Dec 13: Arrive at Graceland!  Experience lunch, dinner, tour, & evening at the tribute to the home of “the King.”    

Sat, Dec 14: Begin heading home, enjoy a Drury style dinner and hotel night.              Sun, Dec 15: Enjoy a stop at the Shrine of Christ’s Passion on the way home today.