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Sensations of Lyon and Provence River Cruise

Available Dates
May 12 - May 23, 2023
From $4885 per person

May 12 - 23, 2023

It is no surprise that the South of France is recognized as the birthplace of photography, its unrivaled beauty includes the finest examples of French 15th-century architecture, with Roman ruins and sun-soaked vineyards nestled at the foot of colossal mountain ranges. Spend three nights in Nice along the stunning French Riviera and enjoy a visit to Monte Carlo, playground of the rich and famous. Sail the Rhône and Saône Rivers while exploring ports of call in Chalon-sur-Saône, Lyon, Tournon, Viviers, Avignon and Arles, all the while experiencing the rich history and picturesque beauty of Southern France.


Machu Picchu & Galapagos Wonders

Available Dates
May 15 - May 28, 2023
From $8979 $8879 per person

May 15 - 28, 2023

Journey from the Land of the Incas to the Galápagos archipelago, enjoying a 4-night cruise aboard a personal yacht. Delve deep into ancient cultures at Machu Picchu – the fabled lost city. Explore UNESCO-designated Spanish colonial cities and stand between two hemispheres at the Equatorial Line. Experience the best of the Galápagos archipelago, where an abundance of natural wildlife recalls Darwin’s theories in a pristine world that’s virtually unspoiled. You’ll encounter hidden wonders in Peru, the “Middle of the World” in Ecuador, and see ethereal wildlife on a cruise along Eden-like islands.

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Irish Splendor

Available Dates
Mar 14 - Mar 21, 2024
From $3249 $3099 per person

March 14 - 21, 2024

Savor a true taste of "Irish Splendor." Explore the historical city of Dublin including a tour of medieval Christ Church Cathedral and its imposing crypt. Gaze upon the historic Rock of Cashel. Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. Explore the spectacular Dingle Peninsula and drive the Slea Head road for majestic coastal views. Meet a local family and enjoy tea and scones at their farm. Stand in awe on the Cliffs of Moher. Spend the night in a stately castle and relax by a roaring peat fire. Sip on the “Water of Life” at a whiskey distillery. From Dublin’s charming Grafton Street to the breathtaking sights of County Kerry, gaze across the countryside and culture of Ireland.

Outrigger Beach Resort

From $6202 per person

Leave the cold Illinois winter weather behind and enjoy either 22, 19 or 40 days at the Outrigger Beach Resort, a beachfront property in Ft. Myers, Florida!  We fly from Peoria to punta Gorda, FL and then shuttle the short distance to the resort.  The beach is just steps away from your room with beautiful soft white sand/ it's impossible not to dig your toes in and instantly relax.  Shopping, a movie, Farmers Markets, Sanibel Island, sunsets, shelling, long walks on the beach, seafood restaurants, and the Estero Island Trolley are just some of the many activities to fill your days.  Or you might want to just relax on the sundeck and soak up some rays as you listen to the ocean breezes.  The resort offers live entertainment daily, a heated pool, Tiki bar and an on-site cafe.  We'll rent a van to be available for short jaunts.  Only a small number of people can be taken in the van so please sign up early to secure your spot.  January 9 - 30 = $4099 pp dbl, January 30 - February 17 = $3347 pp dbl

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Essence of Thailand~Travel w/Amanda Schott

Available Dates
Oct 26 - Nov 10, 2023
From $5249 per person

October 26 - November 10, 2023

Delve into a land where bustling modern cities, ornate ancient temples, and stunning jungle beaches coexist. Discover the busy metropolitan roads of Bangkok by tuk tuk. Nosh on perfectly balanced street food. See intricate colored tiles and golden statues at Buddhist shrines. Explore the melting pot of culture and bright, eccentric Sino-Portuguese architecture in Phuket’s Old Town. Relax at pure white sandy beaches overlooking turquoise waters beside verdant green jungles. Uncover the beautifully balanced mosaic of old and new, metropolitan, rural, and coastal in Thailand.

Experience the Holy Land with Grace Church

From $4599 per person

January 30 - February 8, 2023

Come with us to Experience the Holy Land on this 10-day tour of Israel.  We depart on January 30th and return on February 8th, 2023 from Chicago O'Hare Airport.  Peoria Charter will provide transportation to/from O'Hare.  We arrive in Tel Aviv, make our way through Customs, board our awaiting motorcoach and depart for the hotel.  Tomorrow we depart for Caesarea, Mt. Carmel, Galilee and then to the Jordan River seeing many things as we travel.  On Thursday, we travel north to Golan Heights to a special lookout to view the area.  Then we continue to Caesarea Philippi for devotions, take a short walk to Tel Dan and then visit Gideon Springs.  Friday has us traveling to Magdala and Tabgha and then on to Mt. of Beatitudes for worshipping. Next we head to Capernaum where Jesus was based for his early ministry and then we'll visit Beit Shean. Then we find ourselves at Jerusalem for dinner & overnight stay.  Saturday we'll make a trip to the Dead Sea and Bethlehem. Sunday finds us visiting the Shrine of the Book Museum, the Temple of King David, view the Pool of Bethesda, visit the Lithostratos, see the Mt. of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemane and visit Mt. Zion.  We've got a couple more days of touring before departing for home.

Treasures of Ireland - St Patrick's Day!

From $3795 per person

March 14 - 22, 2023

Join us as we travel through some of Ireland's most iconic cities and spend St Patrick's Day in Dublin and Limerick!  We will visit Trinity College in Dublin and see the Book of Kells, visit a Whiskey Distillery and sample some good Irish whiskey and visit the world famous Guinness Storehouse and have a tasting of Ireland's most famous beer. We will also visit the Cliffs of Moher for the breathtaking views and drive the Ring of Kerry.  So much fun to be had on this amazing tour!

Exploring Britain & Ireland

Available Dates
Oct 01 - Oct 15, 2023
From $5649 per person

October 1 - 15, 2023

Travel to some of the world’s most magnificent cities and through the magical countryside of Britain and Ireland. This comprehensive journey takes you through rolling farmland and across the Irish Sea, through England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Marvel at the mystery of Stonehenge. Experience a traditional afternoon tea in London. Be mesmerized by the breathtaking landscapes of Ireland’s Ring of Kerry, the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, and the medieval “shambles” of York. Admire the ancient Roman ruins in elegant Bath. Get acquainted with Britain’s pageantry in the royal cities of Edinburgh and London.

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Alaska: America's Last Frontier

Available Dates
Jul 20 - Jul 28, 2023
From $5649 per person

July 20 - 28, 2023

Journey through America’s last great frontier to discover awe-inspiring beauty, inviting locals, and rich cultural heritage. Learn the art of gold panning from two local sisters in Fairbanks. Tour Fairbanks and see the Trans-Alaskan Pipeline up close. Meet mushers and the dogs of the Trail Breaker Kennel. Travel the scenic Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks to Denali in a domed railcar. Head into Denali National Park on a full-day Tundra Wilderness Tour. Experience small-town Alaskan life in Talkeetna. Meet new furry friends at Musk Ox Farm. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center to delve into the region’s indigenous culture. Embark on a glacier cruise of Prince William Sound, narrated by an expert guide. This is Alaska – a land without parallel.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Available Dates
Oct 06 - Oct 11, 2023
From $3225 per person

October 6 - 11, 2023

Dazzling during the day, the spectacle of hundreds of hot air balloons is even better when they light up at dawn and dusk. See these amazing displays, plus explore early Pueblo life, and the artists of Santa Fe.

New England Rails & Sails

Available Dates
Sep 27 - Oct 05, 2023
From $4149 per person

September 27 - October 5, 2023

Tour New England by rail and sail during autumn’s splendor by taking four exciting rail excursions and three fun-filled New England cruises. Also, travel the beautiful Kancamagus Highway through the White Mountains and spend two nights at Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino.

Cape Cod & the Islands

Available Dates
Jul 15 - Jul 21, 2023
From $3145 per person

July 15 - 21, 2023

Spend 1 night in Boston and 5-nights in Cape Cod. Take a city tour in Boston, tour Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown and Newport, Rhode Island.

Nantucket Island Visit • Nantucket Whaling Museum • Boston City Tour • Plimoth Plantation • Plymouth Rock • Hyannis • Martha’s Vineyard Tour • Newport’s Ocean Drive • Breakers Mansion Tour • Heritage Plantation • Sandwich • New England Lobster Dinner • Faneuil Hall Marketplace 

Creation Museum & ARK Encounter

Available Dates
Aug 25 - Aug 27, 2023
From $720 per person

August 25 - 27, 2023

We depart for Kentucky to see the Creation Museum and the ARK Encounter.  This 3 day trip is packed full of these two museums.  Enroute to our hotel, we make a stop at the Creation Museum for a self-guided tour.  Walk through history in this museum that's an alternative to the evolutionary natural history.  See how its interpretation of the Bible - the "history book of the universe" provides an account of the beginning of all things.  You'll take a journey through a visual presentation of hte history of the world, based on its 7 "C's" of history - Creation, Corruption, Catastrophe, Confusion, Christ, Cross and Consummation, where you'll discover an interpretation of how science confirms biblical history.  Tomorrow we have the entire day to explore The ARK Encounter.  Again, this is a self-guided tour of this full-sized replica of Noah's ARK.  The ARK contains 3 levels of exhibits - "Before the Flood, "During the Flood" and "After the Flood".  There are a couple of short 20-minute video's you can watch as you explore.  There are benches you can rest on as you explore.  We've included lunch vouchers at Emzara's Kitchen today.  At 4:00 PM, you'll enjoy a Christian Concert before returning to the hotel.  En Route home, we'll tour the Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

Shipshewana Gospel Jubilee

Available Dates
Aug 07 - Aug 09, 2023
From $575 per person

August 7 - 9, 2023

Let's depart for Shipshewana, Indiana to enjoy Shipshewana's Gospel Jubilee.  Upon arrival we've got time to freshen up before enjoying a delicious Buffet Dinner followed by the Gospel Jubilee Show.  This show renews your spirituality and lets us Praise God for all he does for us.  Tomorrow our day begins with a guided tour of Amish Country including lunch in an Amish Home.  You'll learn all about the Amish way of life and how their faith guides them daily.  Dinner is on your own and then we head to the theatre for an evening performance of "The Confession".  Based on the novel, The Confession is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a mystery that must be solved before she can be reunited with the "Englisher" mother who gave her up for adoption 20 years earlier.  Our third day is our travel day home.

Kentucky's Bourbon Trail

Available Dates
Jul 24 - Jul 27, 2023
From $880 per person

July 24 - 27, 2023

Do you love history and bourbon?  Then this is the tour for you.  We depart for Louisville, Kentucky, where we'll follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.  Upon arrival we check into the Drury Inn & Suites before departing for the Frazier Museum for a Kentucky Bourbon Reception.  Enjoy various bourbon tastings and get your Bourbon Trail Guidebook and Passport for the rest of your tour.  Tomorrow we begin at the Louisville Slugger Museum for a factory tour.  You'll receive a mini-bat as a souvenir.  Afternoon finds us enjoying the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Tour before visiting the Old Forester Distillery for a tour.  Wednesday finds us at the Hermitage Thoroughbred Nursery for a tour.  You'll see next year's babies at the age of 4-5 months old and learn how they're trained to become racehorses.  Next, we'll enjoy a Historic Tram Tour on an underground adventure righ in history, geology, mining, recycling, green building technology and just simple HUGE in scale.  Evening has us learning all about prohibition before relaxing aboard a riverboat for our evening dinner & sightseeing cruise.

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