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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.

Mt. Rushmore, Badlands & Black Hills

Available Dates
Aug 27 - Sep 02, 2023
From $945 per person

Our travels take us northwest to the great state of South Dakota where we'll visit the Badlands, the Black Hills & Mt. Rushmore!  En route we'll make a stop at the Badlands Nat'l Park where you'll see some amazing landscapes before continuing on to Wall Drug Store.  Wall is known for it's Fresh Cold Ice Water as well as lots of shopping opportunities.  Upon arrival in Rapids City, we stop at the Borglum Historical Center where you'll learn the story of Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor of Mt. Rushmore.  Afterward we head to Mt. Rushmore where you'll have time to explore.  Then we'll enjoy a Tour of Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park.  This road takes you through rolling prairies & pine covered hills offering the best spot in the region to view native animals in the wild.  Tomorrow we'll visit the High Plains Western Heritage Center and then enjoy a guided tour of Deadwood.  Day #5 has us headed to the Journey Museum and then on to the spectacular Crazy Horse Memorial.  On our way home, we'll make a stop at the famous Corn Palace before continuing on home.

Beautiful Vermont

Available Dates
Oct 07 - Oct 15, 2023
From $1345 per person

What a great adventure into the northeastern United States to see some beautiful Fall Foliage!  We've got 2 full travel days to get to our destination - Vermont so relax and enjoy the ride.  Our first stop in Vermont is at Shelburne Museum - an outdoor museum spanning 45 acres with 39 out buildings to explore.  Next we head to Burlington's Church Street Market where you'll have time to grab lunch on your own & shop.  Tonight, you'll enjoy a Dinner Cruise on Lake Champlain.  Tomorrow you'll start your day off with a guided tour of Rock of Ages Granite Quarry.  Then it's on to the State Capitol - Montpelier where you'll visit the Vermont History Museum.  Afternoon finds us at Morse Maple Syrup where you'll have a "Sugar & Snow" experience.  Our 3rd day takes us to Cold Hollow Cider Mill for a tour and then we're off to Stowe Village where you can lunch on your own.  Later, we'll visit Ben & Jerry's and get to enjoy a scoop of ice cream.   Tomorrow, we begin our journey home making overnight stops along the way.

Amelia Island, St. Augustine & Jacksonville, FL

Available Dates
Feb 18 - Feb 26, 2023
From $942 per person

And we're off to Sunny Florida!  We'll overnight 2 times before reaching Jacksonville, FL.  You'll enjoy a scenic drive along the coast with our Step-on Guide.  learn about the Kingsley Plantation and Florida's unusual history as we head to Amelia Island.  Upon arrival you'll take a guided tour and then visit the historical district in Fernandina Beach.  You'll have the opportunity to stroll the beach before enjoying dinner at a local restaurant.  Tomorrow we'll enjoy a guided tour of St. Augustine, America's 1st City.  Later you'll have lunch on your own and have some free time to browse the shoppes on Historic St. George Street.  Our final day in Florida includes a Guided Tour of Jacksonville.  Afterwards you'll enjoy a narrated cruise on the St. John's River.  This evening you'll enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.  We begin our journey towards home making 2 overnight stops along the way.

Sparkle & Shine...Its Christmastime!

Available Dates
Nov 28 - Dec 01, 2023
From $1155 per person

This 4-day adventure is sure to get you in the Christmas Spirit as we depart to Clarksville, Tennessee!  After a long travel day, we'll check into the Hampton Inn before Dinner and the Holiday Dancing Drive Through Light Display.  Day 2 begins with a Catered Breakfast and a Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long.  Next we'll enjoy a driving tour before settling in at the Roxy Regional Theatre for a stage production of a Holiday Classic.  After the show, you'll be able to explore downtown Clarksville on your own.  Take your stocking with you to get it stuffed by the local vendors.  Afternoon finds us at the Beachaven Winery for a tour & tasting.  This evening we'll enjoy a dinner event  at Oak Grove Gaming.  Day 3 has us exploring Johnny Cash's Storyteller Hideaway Farm.  We'll see the Storyteller Museum and enjoy a Christmas show featuring Mark Alan Cash - Johnny's nephew.  A Catered Lunch is included here today.  Finally we depart for Miss Lucille's Marketplace for a little shopping before we settle in for Dinner & Entertainment this evening.  Day 4 is a travel day home.


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.

Biltmore Estate & Asheville, NC

Available Dates
Jun 04 - Jun 09, 2023
From $762 per person

June 4-9, 2023

Join us on this exciting adventure to North Carolina!  We've got 2 days of travel to get to Asheville where we'll check into our area hotel.  Here you'll enjoy a visit to the spectacular Biltmore Estate, America's largest privately owned home.  Your visit includes experiencing the house, and gardens as well as Antler Village and the Winery.  The next day you'll enjoy a guided tour of Asheville.  See downtown Asheville and the magnificent St. Lawrence Basilica.  The afternoon has us driving the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway - America's most visited National Park unit and know as "America's Favorite Drive".  Later, we'll visit the Folk Art Center before returning to your hotel.  En route home, we'll make a stop at the Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea.

All Around Iceland with Donna Day

Available Dates
Nov 02 - Nov 09, 2023
From $4320 per person

November 2 - 9, 2023

Join Donna Day we we depart for beautiful Iceland for 8 wonderful days exploring this area.  We motorcoach to Chicago O'Hare airport where we'll board our flight to Iceland.  Some of the hightlights are: Botanical Gardens, What Watching, The Dark Castles, many Fjord visits, Europe's largest National Park, Diamond Beach, photo stop at the Blue Lagoon and much, much more.  Don't miss out on this fantastic tour, call us and reserve today!

Pella Tulip Festival

Available Dates
May 05 - May 05, 2023
From $98 per person

May 5th, 2023

We're off to the Pella Tulip Festival today in Pella, Iowa.  Upon arrival we'll pick up a Step-on Guide for a one-hour tour.  Lunch and browsing will be on your on before the Parade.  We've got Grandstand Seating for the afternoon parade followed by a short amount of time to explore a little more.

Chicago Gangster Tour & Lunch

Available Dates
Sep 08 - Sep 08, 2023
From $143 per person

September 8th, 23

Arriving in Chicago, we will pick up a Step on Gangster Guide who will transport us back to prohibition era Chicago. We will visit sights of old

hideouts, shootouts and the life and times of the likes of Al Capone and John Dillinger. Get ready to have a swell time on the world-famous

Untouchable Gangster Tour.  After our tour, we will enjoy an included Lunch at Berghoff’s in the Loop area.

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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.

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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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