Vacations departing October 2021
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta & Southwestern Tour
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Details
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!
Australia Discovery Tour
Australia Vacation Package Details
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
New England Vacation Package Details
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
Italy Vacation Package Details
Take a journey you won’t forget! Enjoy an Italy vacation where you will visit site after legendary site all the way from Rome to Milan. Explore the most romantic country in the world whose historic ruins, incredible architecture, stunning natural beauty, and exceptional cuisine make it irresistible to travelers from across the globe.
Tour Vatican City, home to the pope and some of the world’s finest artwork including Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. In Rome, explore the Forum and other buildings and massive ruins that came to symbolize the Ancient Roman Empire’s unparalleled strength and influence. Admire Orvieto’s abundance of history, and then relax in the ancient spa town of Montecatini Terme.
Strike a pose for a classic picture in front of the leaning tower of Pisa, before falling in love with Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Foodies will be thrilled to visit the culinary hotspot of Bologna, where pasta is a must. The next day starts and ends in Venice, and includes a fascinating guided tour of the canals. Shakespeare fans will be enamored of the House of Juliet in fair Verona, while our most fashionable travelers will enjoy a final city tour of Milan, the stylish capital of the Lombardy Region.
“Bella,” which means beautiful, is the only way to describe this incredible country whose best traits and most famous sites are the focus of this great Italy vacation package.
Best of Hawaii Four-Island Tour
Hawaii Vacation Package Details
Enjoy our always popular 4 island Hawaii vacation package. It’s packed with fun, and you’ll enjoy the friendly, knowledgeable guidance of local Tour Director whose years of experience make them the best guides in all of Hawaii!
Start in Oahu with three days of fun and relaxation. There is plenty of time to unwind on your own in between memorable activities like the Pearl Harbor Tour, where you will learn about the day that would live in infamy. Poignant and powerful, take the site in and pay your respects before visiting the National Cemetery of the Pacific.
Continue to the Big Island where you will come to appreciate all the gifts the rich soil and tropical environment provide. Enjoy samples at a macadamia nut farm, be dazzled by the ornate flowers of a dedicated orchid garden, explore Volcanoes National Park, stroll along a black sand beach, and sip to your heart’s content at a coffee plantation.
Next, take a quick flight to Kauai, nicknamed the "Garden Isle" for its daily rainbows and vibrantly green rainforests. Visit the spectacular Opaekaa Falls, and take a blissful riverboat cruise on the Wailua River down to the tropical Fern Grotto.
Your tour concludes on Maui, Hawaii’s second largest island. Take a sightseeing tour with stops in Iao Valley and Lahaina, the enjoy this golfer’s paradise at your leisure, ending with a scrumptious Hawaiian Farewell Breakfast.
Best of Peru
Peru Vacation Package Details
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.
Best of Portugal
Portugal Vacation Package Details
Portugal, the starting point of countless expeditions of discovery, is itself full of treasures and wonderful sights. Cathedrals neighbor cork forests, and blue Azulejo tiles are the perfect place to put down your glass of local wine. Prepare to love this stunning Mediterranean nation!
Best of Southern Spain
Spain Vacation Package Details
Uncover centuries of history, staggering natural beauty, and a culture as warm as the beaming Mediterranean sun on this unforgettable exploration of southern Spain. From bustling cities to peaceful medieval churches, this tour promises to be full of fond memories.
Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains
Blue Ridge Parkway & Smoky Mountains Tour Details
Experience the spectacular natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Parkway on this unforgettable journey from the Appalachian Highlands through the Smoky Mountains, Kentucky Bluegrass Country, and all the way down to Music City, Tennessee.
Coastal Maine & Acadia
Maine Vacation Details
Spend a week falling in love with the beautiful state of Maine. Maine is affectionately called Vacationland thanks to its exceptional natural beauty, easy-going charm, exquisite cuisine, and the warm welcome it extends to all. Maine really is "The Way Life Should Be!"
Colorado & New Mexico Frontiers
Colorado Vacation Details
Travel through the mesmerizing landscape and rich history of Colorado and New Mexico on this spectacular journey through snow-capped mountains, endless sand dunes, lush forests, and ancient dwellings.
Crimson Canyons & Mesas National Parks Tour
National Parks Tour Details
Enjoy natural wonder after natural wonder on this unforgettable journey through the rugged beauty of six of America’s most spectacular national parks. From Las Vegas, your national parks tour begins with a stop at the Grand Canyon. Marvel at the sheer glory of the sunset over the South Rim, where you can watch the light slowly change across miles of red, orange, and purple rock. The countless layers formed over millions of years, and the dazzling sight of the canyon, with the slow-moving Colorado River that carved it flowing slowly far below, is some of the most iconic scenery in the world.
You’ll have the chance to visit Horseshoe Bend and stand 1,000 feet above the most dramatic curve of the entire Colorado River. At Zion National Park, enjoy the lush greenery and deep red sandstone canyon walls, then gaze up at the sandstone monoliths known as hoodoos at Bryce Canyon. Marvel at the ancient petroglyphs created by Native Americans thousands of years ago at Capital Reef National Park, then stroll under the natural sandstone bridges of Arches National Park. Finally, stand in awe of the breathtaking vistas of Canyonlands National Park, whose dramatic landscape is a fitting final park visit across four states and countless views that will take your breath away.
Elegant Danube River Cruise & Tour
Danube River Cruise DetailsDelight in the scenery, spirit, and robust culture of 5 Central European countries as you enjoy a leisurely cruise down the dazzling Danube River. See countless miles of spectacular scenery—vibrant villages, colossal castles, ornate churches, and sophisticated capital cities await!
Enchanting Danube River Cruise & Tour
Danube River Vacation Package Details
Travel down the brilliant blue Danube, experiencing the stunning nature, history, and culture of riverside settlements in Germany, Austria, Budapest, and Slovakia. Fall in love with intimate villages, sophisticated cities, and the sprawling countryside found on the banks of Europe’s second-longest river.
Enchanting Iceland Tour
Iceland Vacation Package Details
Iceland is known as the Land of Fire and Ice because of its dramatic natural beauty. Here you can witness nature’s might in a country carved by glaciers, volcanoes, and slowly shifting tectonic plates.
The Golden Circle tour promises to be a highlight of your trip to Iceland. This day trip will take you to the legendary sites of Thingvellir National Park, Strokkur Geyser, and Gullfoss, the Golden Waterfall that shines on sunny days. End your day with tours of Fridheimar geothermal greenhouse and horse farm, including a horse show.
You will also visit Europe’s largest hot spring, Deildartunguhve. This natural power source provides the hot water for homes and businesses within a 40-mile radius. Learn about Iceland’s more ancient history at the Settlements Center. There you can discover the story of Egil, Iceland’s most famous “tall tale.” The following day, visit the deep black sand beaches of the tiny village of Vik on The South Coast of Iceland.
Explore the Reykjanes peninsula, a UNESCO Global Geopark famous for its birds and unusual geological formations including volcanoes. Then continue on to enjoy lunch and a view at the famous Blue Lagoon. The geothermal spa’s rich minerals turn the hot water a vivid aqua blue. Finally, before your Iceland tour comes to an end, hunt for the Aurora Borealis on a late-night Northern Lights pursuit!
Golden California National Parks Tour
National Parks Vacation Package Details
Get to know California on this celebration of all things golden. Soak in magnificent vistas, the glamour of Los Angeles, and of course the awe-inspiring majesty of Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks. Your tour includes a full day in the sparkling city of Las Vegas!
Greece & Her Islands Tour
Greece Vacation Package Details
Ancient, breathtakingly beautiful, and culturally rich, Greece travel is full of endless opportunities. You will enjoy sightseeing, island hopping, and fabulous meals. The trip starts and ends in Athens, an ancient city you will discover on a fascinating guided tour. Visit historic sites and charming neighborhoods, with plenty of time left to relax on your own at a local taverna.
From Athens, embark on your adventure to the spectacular Greek Islands. Take a ferry to Mykonos, which is small in size but rich with charm and beautiful views. Visit one of the island’s legendary windmills, stroll through the villages past whitewashed buildings looking out to the sea, or relax at the beach. The deep blue waters of the Aegean are warm and welcoming.
Next you explore Santorini, which many consider the finest island in the world. Look out at the caldera at sunset or stroll on a black sand beach. Experience the island at its best when you book a waterfront table to enjoy tzatziki, fresh fish, and delicious roasted meats with a magnificent view. When your tour ends in Athens, you’ll take home memories from this Greece vacation you’ll cherish for the rest of your life.
Hawaii Tour Details
Take a week off to unwind, relax, explore, and enjoy the incredible beauty of Hawaii’s most popular islands! Your first stop is Waikiki on Oahu. It’s the ultimate place to relax and take a stroll as you enjoy the wonderful restaurants, fabulous shopping, and pristine white sand beach - all found close to the hotel. Your time on Oahu also includes a tour of Pearl Harbor where you will see the USS Arizona Memorial. This unique national cemetery was created in 1948 as a memorial to the brave men and women who served in the American Armed Forces, and it serves as the final resting place of over 53,000 veterans and their families.
The next part of your tour is in Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Known as the “Valley Isle,” this majestic island has two-mile-high mountains, thousands of breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls and pools, 120 miles of shoreline, and more than 80 golden beaches. Kaanapali Beach could be the most relaxing in the world—and its white sands, clear water, and calm waves have repeatedly earned it the title of most beautiful beach! Get settled into the resort life, where anything you want is within walking distance.
Your time on Maui is mostly yours to enjoy at leisure. Activities include a tour of Iao Valley and Lahaina, and a festive Hawaiian Farewell Breakfast on the last day of your trip.
Hawaiian Islands Cruise & Tour
Hawaii Cruise Details
Our Hawaii cruise offers you the ultimate affordable way to fall in love with the Islands’ beautiful beaches, magnificent views, and exquisite cuisine. Experience the four major islands of Maui, the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu, from the comfort of Norwegian Cruise Line’s incredible Pride of America. This ship has fantastic amenities, including live nightly entertainment and more than 15 restaurants.
Your tour starts on Oahu, known as the “Meeting Place” because of its abundance of unique opportunities for fun. Unwind on your own on Waikiki Beach in between memorable activities including the Pearl Harbor Experience, where you will learn about the day that would live in infamy and pay your respects at the heart-wrenching the National Cemetery of the Pacific.
As you cruise through the warm sea from island to island, learn about Hawaiian culture onboard through the eyes of local ambassadors. Stop by the old whaling town of Lahaina on Maui. Stroll through Hilo and Kona on the Big Island’s “Gold Coast.”
Nawiliwili, Kauai is home of the Garden Isle’s most spectacular canyons, cliffs and waterfalls. Finally, a special afternoon trip along the breathtaking Na Pali Coast is a final highlight and not to be missed.
Historic Route 66
Route 66 Vacation Details
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.
Historic Southern Coast
Historic Southern Coast Tour Details
Natural beauty, flavorful cuisine, a distinct culture, unique history, and more than a few dashes of good ol’ fashioned charm are part of this tour of the South. From Spanish forts to Revolutionary War strongholds, experience Southern history and hospitality in equal measure as you travel up the Southern coast!
Journey through Vietnam
Vietnam Vacation Package Details
Head to Southeast Asia for a fascinating 11-day tour of Vietnam! Experience its ancient history, savory cuisine, breathtaking natural beauty, and lively culture on this unforgettable trip.
Mackinac Island & Grand Hotel
Mackinac Island Vacation Details
Travel back to a time of bygone splendor at the Grand Hotel on Michigan’s Mackinac Island, the “Jewel of the Great Lakes.” The elegant and refined Grand Hotel has been the peak of luxury since 1887, and is just one of the many beautiful places you’ll see on this tour across Michigan and Illinois.
New England & Canadian Maritimes Cruise and Tour
New England & Canada Cruise Details
Explore New England and Coastal Canada’s most famous and fascinating sites, resplendent in an Autumnal eruption of golds, reds, and oranges. Stunning natural beauty, vibrant history, and some of the world’s best seafood are all waiting for you on this glorious East Coast adventure.
Check out our Travel Blog for more tips and ideas for your New England and Canadian Maritimes Cruise & Tour!
Portugal & The Douro River Valley
Portugal River Cruise Details
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
Rhone River Cruise DetailsSightseeing 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
Rocky Mountains Vacation Details
Be captivated by America’s most beautiful western landscapes as you discover historic sites, visit uniquely charming towns, and take in endless vistas on a Rocky Mountains tour. Don’t miss this journey through the (formerly) Wild, Wild West and three breathtaking national parks.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is both quaint and upscale. This ultimate cowboy town is surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains and dense wilderness; but it also happens to house fine art galleries and excellent dining and shopping. Next door to Jackson Hole, yet a world away, is Grand Teton National Park, whose tallest peak, Grand Teton, rises more than 7,000 feet into the clean air.
Yellowstone National Park, our nation’s first national park, is one of its most majestic. See pristine nature in Yellowstone, including the legendary Old Faithful. The geyser’s 20 daily eruptions earned it the nickname “Eternity’s Timepiece.”
The Black Hills of South Dakota are home to the frontier town of Deadwood, where countless infamous characters made and lost their fortunes. The massive stone carvings of the Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore National Monument must be seen to be believed.
Stop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, America’s “Rodeo and Railroad Capital.” Look at scenic mountains, impossibly clear lakes, and an abundance of wildlife at Rocky Mountains National Park. Natural beauty and frontier history make this tour a can’t-miss!
The Blues Highway
The Blues Highway Tour Details
The mournful, joyful, soulful notes of the blues are the true heartbeat of America—and this tour celebrates every chord that created America’s signature sound. Immerse yourself in music as you visit the cities that defined the blues, from Chicago down to the Big Easy!
Treasures of the Rhine River Cruise
Rhine River Tour Details
Experience all the beauty, culture, and history of the Rhine River as it weaves its way through the stunning countryside and greatest cities of Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Sophistication meets tranquility on this fabulous river cruise.
Ultimate Canyons & Rocky Mountains National Parks Tour
Vacation Package Details
Discover the American West on this tour through 9 spectacular National Parks. The fascinating history, diverse landscapes, and stunning views on this itinerary will captivate you!
Ultimate Southern Coast & Blue Ridge
From Spanish forts to Revolutionary War strongholds, experience Southern history and hospitality as you travel across the Historic South! The next half of your tour is a journey from the Appalachian Highlands through the Smokey Mountains, Kentucky Bluegrass Country, and Music City.
Ultimate Spain & Portugal
Uncover the warm culture of Southern Spain & Portugal as you marvel at stunning sights, explore bustling cities, and experience unforgettable delights. Explore two of the most historic countries in this ultimate journey including visits to Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Porto, and more!