Vacations departing October 2020
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta & Southwestern Tour
This fall tour has it all: historic Western towns, out-of-this-world intrigue in Roswell, Native American culture, the incredible beauty of the desert, stunning sunsets and of course, the spectacle of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta.
Enjoy hundreds of colorful balloons soaring at once, floating over the picturesque Sandia Mountains in the quiet morning. The colors are luminous and rich while the technique, skill, and timing is precise. In the evening, you walk among the balloons as the propane burner’s twinkle and illuminate the aircrafts against the black sky backdrop. It happens every autumn in gorgeous New Mexico at the world’s biggest Balloon Festival, The International Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Before or after the festival, we will then take you on a journey to discover the Southwest. Enjoy the great food, and experience the rich and complex history of this hidden corner of America. From the expansive sparkling desert of the White Sands National Monument to the quirky attractions of Roswell and Tombstone, New Mexico and Arizona are waiting to be explored! With such amazing sights, history, and culture this tour is ideal for all!
You’ll appreciate the scope of Australia on this expansive tour of one of the most world’s most unique countries. This rugged land is full of wonders, and its unusual creatures, striking landscape, and fascinating cultural guarantee that every morning you wake up Down Under will be a very g’day.
Autumn Leaves Tour
Imagine taking a tour through the heart of America's history while enjoying the spectacle of fall colors in the Northeast. This 13-day itinerary takes you from New York City to Niagara Falls, Boston and then back to New York, against a backdrop of the rich colors of fall.
Check out our Travel Blog for articles on tips and ideas for your Autumn Leaves Tour!
Bella Italia Tour
Imagine being in the most romantic country in the world, surrounded by historic sites, incredible architecture, art that will amaze you and food that will delight you. Each of the images that come to mind when you think of Italy are included in this 10-day, fully-guided tour.
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Bella Italia Tour!
Best of Germany
IntroductionExperience Germany’s fascinating history and culture as you travel through its most important major cities and darling fairytale villages. From the refinement of the capital to the unfaded beauty of its castles and ruins, Germany is one of Europe’s most vibrant nations.
Best of Hawaii Four-Island Tour
This value-packed Hawaii vacation features many fantastic inclusions at prices you won’t find anywhere! Enjoy a fascinating Pearl Harbor experience, 4 different island tours, a river cruise, and a Farewell Feast. One of our friendly local Tour Directors will accompany you the entire way, and show you the best of Hawaii in an intimate experience!
Best of Peru
Travel across the misty, mysterious land of the Incas—Peru is a mountainous vacation destination with limitless magic to uncover, history to learn, and beauty to fall in love with on this sweeping tour.
Crimson Canyons & Mesas National Parks Tour
America’s National Parks system is the envy of the world, and on this exciting value-packed itinerary, you will visit 6 spectacular national parks. Most Americans only see one or two of these parks in their lifetime, so seeing so many of them in just one trip is truly amazing!
Elegant Central Europe
Travel through 4 countries in storybook Central Europe, from Austria’s towering Alps to the sparkling blue Danube in Budapest. Discover forested riverbanks, snow-tipped peaks, and spectacularly preserved Baroque and Gothic architecture that inspired some of history’s most celebrated minds.
IntroductionIceland, “The Land of Ice and Fire,” is as dramatic as it is beautiful. You will never forget the impressive displays of Mother Nature’s might that still dominate the landscape of this remote country, the home of ancient Vikings, friendly locals, and stunning nature.
Take a week off to unwind, relax, explore, and enjoy the incredible beauty of 2 of Hawaii’s most popular islands! Your local Tour Guide will take you through the best parts of paradise on Oahu and Maui, where you can immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture and bask in the Aloha spirit!
Hawaiian Islands Cruise & Tour
The islands of Hawaii encompass the ultimate vacation. Each offers an amazing mix of beautiful beaches, magnificent views and exquisite cuisine. Enjoy a tour of Oahu before you visit the four major islands of Maui, Hawaii (also known as “The Big Island”), Kauai and Oahu from Norwegian Cruise Line’s incredible Pride of America. This vibrant ship provides guests a collection of amenities with more than 15 restaurants and exciting nightly entertainment - a perfect combination to discover paradise and sail in luxurious style.
Enjoy a YMT Welcome the morning of your first full-day in Honolulu, Oahu. Your local Tour Director will escort you to Pearl Harbor, where you will see the USS Arizona Memorial and the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Then enjoy sightseeing through Downtown Honolulu and a visit to Punchbowl Crater. The next two days of your vacation are free to spend at leisure. Waikiki Beach is the ideal spot to relax along the Pacific Ocean and plenty of optional tours are available to satisfy everyone from a helicopter ride over popular Oahu sights to a luau right on the beach.
Then embark on your cruise from Honolulu, Oahu and learn about the Hawaiian culture through the eyes of local ambassadors on board the ship. Enjoy port stops in Kahului, Maui, where you may wish to explore Iao Valley or the old whaling town of Lahaina. Next is Hilo and Kona, Hawaii, with the opportunity to snorkel along the “Gold Coast.” Then Nawiliwili, Kauai, that embraces the spectacular canyons, cliffs and waterfalls the “Garden Island” is well-known for. A special afternoon trip along the breathtaking Na Pali Coast is a final highlight and not to be missed. Sit back with a refreshing beverage and have your cameras ready for the amazing colors and incredible views that lie ahead.
Heart of Texas & New Orleans
Experience the charm of New Orleans and the Lone Star State’s 4 largest cities on this incredible tour up the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the heart of Texas. Experience a more gracious way of life as you learn about the region’s history and culture over 11 wonderful days!
Historic Route 66
Get your kicks on a tour of the Mother Road, historic Route 66. America’s most famous road connected the country using miles of concrete, unique attractions, and an identity built on the ideals of freedom and individuality.
Legendary China & Yangtze River Cruise
Walk along the Great Wall of China, see the world-famous Terracotta Army, and stand in the middle of Tiananmen Square! Our groups to China are small, and departures are limited, so if this is a place that has been on your bucket list, don't wait to finally check it off!
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your Legendary China & Yangtze River Cruise!
Panama Canal Cruise & Coastal California
The Panama Canal is a 51-mile overland route connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans—it’s a miracle of modern engineering that anchors this unbelievable journey through Coastal California, Mexico’s greatest beaches, and several of Central and South America’s most charming cities.
Portugal & The Douro River Valley
The Douro River Valley has been home to a thriving wine industry for over 2,000 years—sail through this stunning region whose history, natural beauty, and sophisticated culinary culture make it one of Europe’s most appealing vacation destinations.
Rendezvous on the Rhône
IntroductionSightseeing in Paris followed by a river cruise through the heart of Provence and French wine country, as made famous in the works of Vincent Van Gogh. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? This picture-perfect vacation is designed to give travelers a complete experience of France in just 8 nights: Paris, Versailles, Dijon, Lyon, Avignon, and more!
Rocky Mountains & Black Hills National Parks Tour
Immerse yourself in America's beautiful western landscapes. Discover quaint towns, historic sights, and majestic landscapes as you journey to Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone, the Grand Tetons, and Salt Lake City. This tour is sure to leave you captivated!
Southern Music and Dixieland Tour
Travel down to the historic heart of the south in this music-filled trip through the birthplace of country music, jazz, the blues, and rock and roll. See the towns and streets that shaped America’s greatest art forms—music and history buffs alike will love this tour, where the south comes alive!