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AMERICAN CLASSIC

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 TOUR COLLECTION 

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AMERICAN CLASSIC

Dear Friends,

on in business, we reflect back As we begin our 32nd year d s we have shared on the roa all of the cherished memorie g sea, we have experienced together. From sea to shinin rked our most successful the best of America. 2019 ma er of people joining our year ever with a record numb community of travelers. Collection of Tours with its I hope you enjoy our 2020 l re images, maps and specia new format complete with mo r largest to date with more features. This catalogue is ou ! destinations than ever before eri Join us as we celebrate Am

ca in 2020!

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Warm regards,

Joseph D. Conroy President . American Classic Tours, Inc

Integrating history, art, architecture, nature, cuisine, agriculture, industry and entertainment into a tour provides a fascinating and creative way to discover America. A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M


2020 TOURS

CONTENTS

Hawaii

February 1 – 11

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Florida Keys & Miami

February 6 – 12

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Southern California

February 7 – 15

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Flyaway Mystery Tour

March 20 – 27

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Cubs Spring Training

March 7 – 11

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Savannah & Charleston

March 24 – 31

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Nashville To Memphis

March 20 – 26

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Mr. Lincoln’s Hometown

April 7 – 9

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California Coast

April 25 – May 3

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Chesapeake Bay Getaway

April 28 – May 5

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Washington DC

April 3 – 8

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New Orleans

April 19 – 23

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New York City

May 13 – 17

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California National Parks

May 16 – 23

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Biltmore Estate

April 26 – May 2

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Amish Country Traditions

May 19 – 23

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Mackinac Island

June 11 – 16

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Holland Tulip Festival

May 7 – 9

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The American Classic Experience

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Alaska

June 16 – 29

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Our Story & Our Team

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Nova Scotia

July 6 – 13

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Mississippi River Cruise

June 17 – 19

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Michigan Blueberry

August 4 – 6

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Pacific Northwest

August 15 – 23

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Cape Cod

September 14 – 19

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Mini-Mystery Tour

Multiple July dates

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Let’s Connect

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Testimonials

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Ready to Start Your Journey?

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– Margo, April 2019

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Southwest National Parks

September 19 – 27

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Black Hills & Badlands

Sept. 30 – Oct. 5

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Agawa Canyon Train Excursion

September 22 – 26

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Oktoberfest in Frankenmuth

September 16 – 19

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Canadian Rockies

September 15 – 24

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New Mexico Balloons

October 5 – 9

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Door County

October 7 – 9

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Rocky Coast of Maine

October 13 – 19

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French Lick

October 20 – 22

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Wisconsin Cranberry

October 6 – 8

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Montreal & Quebec

October 9 – 14

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Smoky Mountain Christmas

November 9 – 14

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Branson Christmas

November 19 – 23

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Nashville Country Christmas

November 19 – 23

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San Antonio Christmas

December 1 – 5

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New York City Christmas

December 2 – 6

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Rose Parade & Los Angeles

Dec. 28 – Jan. 2, 2021 65

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“This is a top of the line tour company. Although I’d had three previous tours of Washington DC, the American Classic Tour surpassed all the others, in the knowledge dispensed. Their employees go the extra mile to handle any difficulties that may arise during your travels. The accommodations and dining selections are always top notch; but my favorite service is their home door pick up and return, with all the tips included. We make a lot of travel friends with this group. So many repeat customers is a testimony to the excellent service of this company.”

Yellowstone, Grand Tetons & Glacier September 8 – 15

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THE AMERICAN CLASSIC EXPERIE WHAT’S DaysINCLUDED? SIMPLY PUT, EVERYTHING. We include more up front so you can sit back, relax and be fully immersed in the destination your visiting.

FREE CHICAGOLAND HOME PICKUP & RETURN When you travel with American Classic Tours your journey will begin with a free professional pickup & return at your front door. Don't tip the driver - that's included as well! Outside of Chicago area? Please ask about our regional departure points

CURBSIDE GREETING & PRIVATE GROUP AIRPORT CHECK-IN

AMERICAN CLASSIC

When you arrive at the airport in your limousine, an American Classic representative will meet you curbside and lead you to your private group check in where you’ll meet your tour director and the rest of your group.

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BEST TOUR DIRECTORS IN THE INDUSTRY

N O T F R O M T H E C H I C A G O L A N D A R E A? WE HAVE “LAND - ONLY” TOUR PACK AGES AVAILABLE!

American Classic Tours is based out of Chicago. Because many of our travelers are from the greater Chicagoland area, all our air tours begin at one of Chicago’s airports. If you are from out of state or country, you can join us via a “land-only” tour package. A “land-only” tour is the exact same as our “all-inclusive” tour except it does not include airfare, airline luggage and airport transportation. Your tour director will meet you at your destination airport and lead you to meet the rest of the group on the first day of the tour. Please call 1-847.548.3333 for land-only pricing. A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M

From the beginning of the tour until you arrive back home, your American Classic Tour Director will be with you to make sure all the details of your tour are taken care of. Caring and compassionate yet responsible and dependable, an American Classic Tour Director is a special person who will go the extra mile to ensure a successful and memorable tour experience.


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AIRFARE INCLUDED Once you have checked in at the airport, you will make your way to the gate with your tour director and the rest of your group. Your plane ticket is included in your package. Luggage fee for your flight is included.

UPSCALE & EXPERIENTIAL LODGING Whether you’re staying at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel, the North Rim Lodge on the Grand Canyon or the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac in Quebec, our tours feature unforgettable hotel properties that are attractions in-and-of-themselves.

ATTRACTIONS From Presidential Libraries to National Parks to Broadway Theater, our tours feature premier attractions and entertainment. Our holistic approach to travel gives you a complete view of your destination as you learn about its history, culture, geography, flora & fauna, architecture, industry, agriculture and cuisine. All attractions and admissions are included in the price of your trip.

DELUXE MOTORCOACH TRANSPORTATION Leave the driving to us. Travel in the comfort of deluxe motorcoaches.

ALL TIPS INCLUDED Tips to your American Classic Tour Director & motorcoach operator are included in tour package. Rest assured, there’s no “passing the hat” for tips.

LUGGAGE HANDLING

Most meals are included in the tour and are fine dining experiences with choices of entrees to satisfy individual tastes.

Leave the heavy lifting to the bell staff. When you arrive at our hotels, your luggage will be delivered to your room.

PREMIER LOCAL GUIDES Along with your American Classic Tour Director, you’ll be joined by premier local guides on your journey. Whether you’re touring New York City or the Amish countryside, our articulate, intelligent, and informative local guides never fail to bring their hometowns to life.

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, JOE CONROY. Days Like a lot of boys growing up in small town America, Joe had a paper route in the morning, UR STORY BEGI NS W ITH FOUNDER AND PR ESIDENT

baled hay and detasseled corn in the summer, and played football on Friday nights. Joe’s parents instilled in him and his five siblings the value of hard work, faith, family and love of country. In high school, Joe’s favorite subjects were history and geography. He became a tour guide at The John Deere Historic Site - planting the seeds for his career years later!

“You will have a wonderful experience traveling with American Classic Tours. Great sightseeing, top notch accommodations, carefully planned trips to where ever your destination. You won’t go wrong planning your next trip with American Classic Tours.” – Bev, August 2019

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JOE ENTERS THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY In 1981 Joe landed a job as a tour director. Leading tours throughout North America, Joe realized the best way to learn about the American Experience is through travel - to witness inperson places only described in history books. Travel makes history comes alive.

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 FIRST HIRE AT AMERICAN CLASSIC, MARY PELC! After interviewing Mary for 10 minutes, Joe hired her on the spot! With her outgoing personality and great sense of humor Mary was a perfect fit for American Classic Tours. For 30 years Mary has charmed thousands of travelers as a tour director. Mary also is head of our Reservations Department.

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A MERICAN CLASSIC TOURS IS FOUNDED Joe founded American Classic Tours to design, market and operate upscale, all-inclusive tours throughout America. The tours are infused with an historical perspective in relation to the broader American Experience. The first trip was in May of 1988 to Nashville, Tennessee with Minnie Pearl and Roy Acuff at the Grand Ole Opry!

“American Classic Tours is the best - wouldn’t travel with anyone else. ” – Marilyn, August 2019

J OE DISCOVERS HIS PASSION Joe attended the University of Notre Dame and graduated with a degree in American Studies. He enjoyed learning about the American Experience as reflected in its history, culture, architecture, art, music, flora and fauna. He was fascinated by America’s dramatic founding, its revolutionary ideals, system of government, and the historic figures who have put their imprint on our nation’s story.

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JOE MARRIES SHEILA Joe married Sheila, the love of his life, in 1991. While Sheila has spent the last 26 years primarily focused on raising their four children, she has always been involved in operations at American Classic Tours and has been the supportive backbone to Joe and the team. Sheila has been working full-time at American Classic Tours since 2016.

JD IS BORN Joe and Sheila welcomed their first child, Joseph Conroy Jr, also known as JD. More on him later…


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–Judy, November 2018

Kirsten joined the team in 1993. Her strong work ethic coupled with her warm, easy going manner have won the admiration of travelers over the years. After being the lead tour director for 10+ years, Kirsten became the Director of Tour Operations at American Classic in 2005. Her expertise creates the best itineraries in the industry!

SUZETTE HORYZA JOINS THE TEAM After partnering with American Classic for many years as a group leader, Suzette officially joined the American Classic Tours team in 2001. Suzette is a tour director and tour designer. A true “Renaissance Woman”, Suzette is blessed with many talents from designing scarves to painting landscapes to playing the ukulele on trips! Her compassion for others is her hallmark.

JAIMIE CARLSON JOINS THE TEAM Coming from behind the “Cheddar Curtain”, Jaimie left her native Manitowoc, Wisconsin to join the team in 2004. Jaimie is a tour director where she combines her efficient manner and engaging personality. Jaimie is also a tour designer whose attention to detail is unmatched!

JD JOINS THE TEAM JD joined the team after graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign with a degree in History. His energy and enthusiasm shine through as a tour director. As the head of marketing, his innovative ideas have resulted in American Classic Tours being available to a broader market.

2018

AMERICAN CLASSIC LAUNCHES TOUR TV Thousands of people have already tuned in over the last couple years to American Classic Tour TV. Episodes starring JD & Joe Conroy feature discussions on American history, art, architecture, geography, topography, culture and cuisine. Many episodes include an in-depth preview of our latest tour releases with premium offers & discounts. Tune in on YouTube, Facebook or our American Classic website amclassictours.com

2020

OUR LARGEST COLLECTION OF TOURS EVER! Our 2020 Collection of Tours features more destinations than ever before! A new format to our catalogue highlights tours from Alaska to Key West and from San Diego to Nova Scotia. Since 1988, thousands of people have joined our vibrant community of travelers to experience the most beautiful destinations in America. We hope you join us, too! P LE A S E C A LL 8 47. 5 4 8 . 3 3 3 3

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“All attractions visited on our Nashville trip were wonderful! Suzette really knows how to make everyone feel welcome and is super efficient. Our bus driver Jeff couldn’t have been better. Worth every penny!!”

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HAWAII

February 1 – 11, 2020 YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Aloha! Arrive in Honolulu with a

KAUAI

Lihne

OAHU

Honolulu Lahaina

MAUI

Hawaii

lei greeting. This city of sunsets, rainbows and tropical flowers sits like a gem between ancient volcanoes and the deep blue sea. Sheraton Waikiki Beach for 3 nights. Dinner at hotel. DAY 2 Breakfast. Visit historic Pearl

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Pearl Harbor & Arizona Memorial

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ÌÌ Hawaiian State Capitol ÌÌ Iaolani Palace

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ÌÌ Punchbowl National Cemetery ÌÌ Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise ÌÌ Polynesian Cultural Center ÌÌ Waimea Canyon ÌÌ Opaekaa Falls ÌÌ Wailua River Cruise ÌÌ Fern Grotto ÌÌ Ioa Valley & Ioa Needle

Heritage Gardens ÌÌ Haleakala National Park ÌÌ Kula Upcountry District ÌÌ Lahaina Whale Watching Cruise ÌÌ Drums of Pacific Luau ÌÌ 3 Oceanside Resorts

Harbor and Arizona Memorial. Guided tour of Honolulu. Highlights include: Hawaiian State Capitol, Iolani Palace, Kawaiahao Church, King King Kamehameha Statue & the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific. Free afternoon to enjoy Waikiki Beach. Star of Honolulu Sunset Dinner Cruise featuring Polynesian entertainment and live band. DAY 3 Breakfast. Free morning in Honolulu. Spend the afternoon and evening at Polynesian Cultural Center - seven native villages give visitors the rare chance to participate in the daily adventures of Hawaiian and other South Pacific cultures. Enjoy dinner and the world’s largest Polynesian night show, the Alii Lu’au. DAY 4 Breakfast. Hop on board a short flight to Kauai - the Garden Isle. Guided tour

through Waimea Canyon - “the Grand Canyon of the Pacific” - a natural wonder creating an incredible canvas of colors from the red bedrock. Witness the breathtaking Opaekaa Falls. Arrive at the Kauai Marriott Resort for a 2 night stay. Dinner at resort. DAY 5 Breakfast. Explore Kauai on the Wailua River Cruise featuring fascinating legends of the river region and Hawaiian songs. View the Fern Grotto, a natural ampitheater


3 LUXURIOUS OCEANSIDE RESORTS

SHERATON WAIKIKI: Enjoy tasteful, modern Hawaiian comfort in the heart of Waikiki, with two pools and a spa steps from the beach. MARRIOTT K AUAI: Enjoy captivating sunsets, breathtaking bay views, top-tier amenities, and beachside pools at this amazing resort. WESTIN MAUI: Experience the essence of Hawaii and the beautiful Ka’anapali Beach at this world-class oceanside resort.

set amidst a tropical jungle where delicate ferns form a wondrous ceiling of green. Free evening at resort.

February 1 – 11, 2020

DAY 6 Breakfast. Flight to Maui. Upon arrival in Maui, enjoy a guided tour highlighting

$6,898 Double Occupancy Per Person

the Ioa Valley & Ioa Needle Heritage Gardens. Arrive at Westin Maui Resort & Spa Ka’anapali for 4 nights. Dinner at resort. DAY 7 Breakfast. Full day tour of Haleakala National Park including Kula Upcountry

District. Haleakala Visitor Center & the Volcano Summit. DAY 8 Breakfast. Free morning to enjoy resort, amenities, Ka’anapali Beach, and Lahaina.

PRICES

ÌÌ + $496.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$8,798 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $633.46 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,500 Per Person

Enjoy a whale watching cruise.

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 10/1/19

DAY 9 Breakfast. Free day to enjoy the beach & Maui. Farewell dinner at the Drums of

TOUR: 10 DAYS/9 NIGHTS

Pacific Luau.

15 MEALS: 9 BREAKFASTS, 6 DINNERS

DAY 10 Breakfast. Flight home returning the morning of February 11th.

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FLORIDA KEYS & MIAMI February 6 – 12, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY

Florida

DAY 1 Flight to Miami. Arrive at

Miami

Key Largo Islamorada Key West

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Key Largo

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ÌÌ Glass Bottom Boat Tour ÌÌ Scenic Drive on Overseas Highway

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ÌÌ Theater of the Sea Marine Park ÌÌ Guided Tour of Key West ÌÌ Southernmost Point of USA ÌÌ Visit Ernest Hemingway’s Home ÌÌ Mallory Square Sunset Celebration ÌÌ Everglades Alligator Farm ÌÌ Robert’s Shake & Fruit Stand ÌÌ Guided Tour of Miami ÌÌ South Beach’s Famous Art Deco ÌÌ Explore Little Havana ÌÌ Vizcaya Mansion ÌÌ Oceanside Marriott Key Largo ÌÌ DoubleTree Key West ÌÌ Oceanside Marriott Hollywood Beach

Marriott Key Largo, 2 nights. Dinner at resort. Watch sunset over beautiful Key Largo Bay from your oceanview room. DAY 2 Breakfast. See live coral and

tropical fish on a Glass Bottom Boat Tour. Free time to enjoy the Marriott Key Largo’s amenities and relax on the resort’s scenic, sandy beach. Dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. Journey to Key West.

Gorgeous seascapes unfold as you travel the Overseas Highway, considered the “main street” of the Keys, through Islamorada, Marathon and Big Pine Key ending in Key West, the southernmost city in the continental USA. Visit Theater of the Sea, a 17-acre tropical garden in Islamorada. See live performances featuring dolphins, sea lions and exotic birds. Box lunch. Arrive at the DoubleTree Key West for 2 nights. Dinner at La Trattoria Oceanside. DAY 4 Breakfast. Conch Train Tour of Key West to view historic architecture, charming

homes, and tales of Spanish explorers, cigar barons and sponge magnets. Stop at Southernmost Point of USA. Guided tour of the Ernest Hemingway Home. Free time at Mallory Square’s famous Sunset Celebration. DAY 5 Breakfast. Enjoy the ocean views as you travel through the Keys. Discover Everglades Alligator Farm with thrilling alligator & wildlife shows and airboat nature ride. Refresh at Roberts Shake and Fruit Stand. Arrive at Marriott Hollywood Beach, 2 nights.


TRAVERSE THE OVERSEAS HIGHWAY

Gorgeous seascapes will unfold as you travel on America’s most unique scenic drive - the Overseas Highway. Journey through Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Big Pine Key and then on to Key West - the southernmost city in the continental United States.

February 6 – 12, 2020

PRICES

$3,798 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $273.46 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,898 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $352.66 to Add Travel Insurance

DAY 6 Breakfast. Guided tour of Miami featuring Little Havana, downtown Miami,

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person

Biscayne Bay & art deco of South Beach. Free time to enjoy hotel beach and amenities. Dinner.

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 10/25/19

DAY 7 Breakfast. Tour Vizcaya Mansion conceived as a subtropical interpretation of

TOUR: 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS

an eighteenth-century Italian villa. Built for James Deering of Deering McCormickInternational Harvester fortune, Vizcaya features lavish interior furnishings and extensive Italian Renaissance gardens. Flight home.

11 MEALS: 6 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 4 DINNERS

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA February 7 – 15, 2020 California Los Angeles

DAY 1 Flight to Los Angeles, CA. Explore Manhattan Beach on the Pacific Coast. Arrive at

the Ayres Inn, Manhattan Beach for 4 nights. Dinner at Ayres Inn. Palm Springs Joshua Tree National Park

Catalina Island

YOUR ITINERARY

San Diego

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Reagan Presidential Library

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ÌÌ Nixon Presidential Library ÌÌ Joshua Tree National Park

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ÌÌ Tour Catalina Island ÌÌ Dinner Aboard Queen Mary ÌÌ Hollywood Walk of Fame ÌÌ Warner Brother’s Studio Tour ÌÌ Mt. San Jacinto Aerial Tram ÌÌ Sea World or San Diego Zoo

DAY 2 Breakfast. Discover how Hollywood was made on the iconic Warner Brothers

Studios Tram Tour. Tour the stunning Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, CA. Dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. All aboard the ferry to the scenic Pacific paradise of Catalina Island.

See the colorful local spots of Avalon on a guided tram tour and enjoy time to have lunch and shop. Guided tour of the Queen Mary featuring rarely seen sections of the ship. Fine dining aboard the Queen Mary. DAY 4 Breakfast. Discover Los Angeles on a guided

tour including: downtown LA, Olvera Street, Disney Concert Hall, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Wilshire Boulevard, Farmer’s Market/Grove, Hollywood’s Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Head for the posh desert resort of Palm Springs, CA, the land of the rich & famous and long time haven to movie stars & millionaires! Arrive at the lovely Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel for 2 nights. Dinner at Billy Reeds.

ÌÌ Palm Springs Renaissance Resort

DAY 5 Breakfast. Tour of Palm Springs with a local guide

ÌÌ Living Desert Museum

highlighting celebrity homes. Hear intriguing stories of the homes & their famous owners. Drive through the exclusive areas of Palm Springs along Frank Sinatra & Bob Hope Blvds and see the estates of the stars of yesteryear and the playgrounds of the elite. Visit the Living Desert to see desert animals. Enjoy wildlife shows, tram tour & lunch. Take the world’s longest double-reversible single span aerial tramway up Mt. San Jacinto.

ÌÌ Pacific Coast Drive ÌÌ Palm Springs Tour ÌÌ Ayres Manhattan Beach ÌÌ Embassy Suites Downtown

San Diego


PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM

Perched atop a mountain overlooking avocado groves and the Pacific Ocean, the Ronald Reagan Library & Museum follows the legacy of Reagan from his midwestern roots to Hollywood to the California governorship and to the White House with exhibits and artifacts. Step aboard retired Air Force One here. RICHARD NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM

The all-new Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda chronicles the life and times of the 37th president through exhibits, artifacts and Marine One Helicopter. Visit Nixon’s humble farmhouse birthplace in the same location where his father built it over 100 years ago – with its original furnishings.

DAY 6 Breakfast. Guided tour of Joshua Tree National Park with

lunch included. Dinner at Kaiser Restaurant. Free time to enjoy Palm Springs. DAY 7 Breakfast. Experience the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in

Yorba Linda, California housing the Nixon Presidential Materials, the Nixon White House Tapes, as well as the Museum, Birthplace, & Helicopter. Travel along the Pacific Coast to San Diego. Arrive at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay for a 2-night stay — c­ onviently located in downtown San Diego. DAY 8 Breakfast. Guided tour of San Diego. Choose to spend your afternoon at the San Diego Zoo or Sea World. Shuttles provided for your convenience to return to the resort to relax & enjoy the amenities. Dinner at the hotel. DAY 9 Breakfast. Flight home.

February 7 – 15, 2020

PRICES

$4,198 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $302.00 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,998 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $360.00 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 11/1/19 TOUR: 9 DAYS/8 NIGHTS 16 MEALS: 8 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 6 DINNERS

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March 20 – 27, 2020

PRICES

$3,998 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $287.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,659 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $335.45 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1000 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 12/1/19 TOUR: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS 16 MEALS: 7 BREAKFASTS, 3 LUNCHES, 6 DINNERS

WHAT IS A MYSTERY TOUR? The Mystery Tour is a themed tour where participants don’t know where they are going from one event to another. • More planning goes into a mystery tour than any other American Classic Tour! •N  ot only are you visiting interesting places, but you’re doing so amidst a special theme complete with witty clues, giveaways, games, costumed tour directors, unique entertainment and festive activities. Simply, there is more high-spirited fun! • Th  is tour is of the first-class quality you’ve come to expect from & trust in American Classic Tours, Inc. Excellent dining, deluxe hotel accommodations, fascinating attractions, fine services of a professional American Classic tour director & all the added themed mystery extras make the Mystery Tour a great value! WHERE ARE WE GOING?

You won’t know where you are going, but the person of your choice will receive a hotel list for the tour. Get ready for the most creative, fun trip ever with your friends from American Classic Tours! WHAT IF I’VE BEEN TO THE DESTINATIONS BEFORE?

The Mystery Tour features unique destinations that even if you have been to the same areas, it is unlikely that you have been to the exact attractions as those used on this mystery tour. And, with the mystery theme, you’ll see it like never before! WHY IS THE MYSTERY TOUR SCHEDULED DURING WINTER MONTHS?

After the holidays, boredom & cabin fever set in as we endure another long winter. By offering this spirited getaway, you have the opportunity to get out of the house, have fun and break up the cold winter months away from home. HOW SHOULD I PACK?

Prior to tour departure, a trip letter will be sent informing you how to pack, what to prepare for, etc.

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CUBS SPRING TRAINING March 7 – 11, 2020 YOUR ITINERARY

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 1 Flight to Phoenix, AZ. Arrive at Embassy Suites, Phoenix - Tempe for a 4-night

ÌÌ 3 Chicago Cubs

stay. Complimentary Manager’s Cocktail Reception nightly. Dinner in area.

Spring Training Games ÌÌ 4 Nights at Embassy Suites Tempe ÌÌ Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West ÌÌ Musical Instrument Museum ÌÌ Dinner at Rustler’s Rooste ÌÌ Old Town Scottsdale

DAY 2 Breakfast. Go Cubs Go! Watch A Cub Spring Training Game. Dinner at

Rustler’s Rooste. Enjoy live country music, a country-style meal and beautiful overlook of the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. DAY 3 Breakfast. Musical Instrument Museum to travel the world of music on a

guided tour. Journey through the Geographical Galleries featuring a variety of countries showcasing their unique musical cultures and fascinating instruments. Time to root, root, root for the Cubbies at the afternoon Spring Training Game. DAY 4 Breakfast. Visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesen West, a national historic landmark

CUBS SPRING TRAINING March 7 – 11, 2020

PRICES

DAY 5 Breakfast. Botanical Gardens of Phoenix. Flight home.

$3,298 Single Occupancy

$2,798 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $201.46 to Add Travel Insurance ÌÌ + $237.46 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 12/1/19 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 7 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 3 DINNERS

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and home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Explore Old Town Scottsdale. See your beloved Chicago Cubs play a Spring Training Game this afternoon. Dinner in area.

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SAVANNAH & CHARLESTON March 24 – 31, 2020 Georgia

South Carolina

Charleston

Beaufort Hilton Head Island Savannah

Jekyll Island

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Charleston Carriage Tour

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ÌÌ Fort Sumter Cruise ÌÌ Charleston Tea Company

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ÌÌ Drayton Hall Plantation ÌÌ Magnolia Gardens ÌÌ Beaufort ÌÌ Parris Island Marine Base ÌÌ Hilton Head Island ÌÌ Dolphin Watching Cruise ÌÌ Jekyll Island ÌÌ Savannah Guided Tour ÌÌ Davenport House

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Charleston, South Carolina. Arrive at The Mills

House Wyndham Grand Hotel for 3 nights. Sit back as the grace & dignity of Charleston comes alive on a carriage tour through one of the best preserved, grandest historic districts of any city in the country. View the southern charm of Charleston in its beautiful homes, historic shrines, old churches, lovely gardens, winding streets, and intricate iron lace gateways. Dinner in Charleston. DAY 2 Breakfast. Cruise through Charleston’s historic harbor to Fort Sumter. Learn about the major events which led to the outbreak of America’s Civil War on this fully narrated tour with time to explore the fort & museum. Visit the Charleston Tea Company for the Field & Factory Tour and shop the Tea Store. Dinner in Charleston. DAY 3 Breakfast. Guided tour of Drayton Hall Plantation

ca 1738. This Georgian Palladian House is in its original condition surrounded by beautiful live oaks. Visit Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ca 1676 - oldest public gardens in America. Tour home, ride the tram to view blooming flowers and wetlands & enjoy box lunch. Free time during the late afternoon and evening exploring the charms of the Charleston Historic Market District. DAY 4 Breakfast. Guided tour of Beaufort, SC - haven to beautifully preserved

antebellum homes. Visit Parris Island Marine Base where 20,000 men and 2,000 women complete training each year. Arrive on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and arrive at the lovely Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort on the island for 2 nights. Dinner at the resort. DAY 5 Breakfast. Dolphin Watching Ocean Cruise. Free time to explore Harbor Town,

stroll the ocean beach and enjoy resort amenities. DAY6 Breakfast. Tram tour of Jekyll Island and lunch at historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Arrive at the DoubleTree Savannah Historic District for 2 nights. Free evening.


revealing the charm, dignity & sultry mystery of this carefully planned city and her wealth of history & architecture beautified by lush city parks, squares and fountains. Tour the Davenport House Museum. Free time at Savannah’s Riverfront. Dinner in Savannah. DAY 8 Breakfast and flight home.

SAVANNAH & CHARLESTON March 24 – 31, 2020

PRICES

$3,898 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $280.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,939 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $355.61 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 12/15/19 TOUR: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS 13 MEALS: 7 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 4 DINNERS P LE A S E C A LL 8 47. 5 4 8 . 3 3 3 3

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NASHVILLE TO MEMPHIS March 20 – 26, 2020 TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Hotel ÌÌ Live Grand Ole Opry Show ÌÌ National Civil Rights Museum

at the Lorraine Motel ÌÌ General Jackson Showboat Cruise ÌÌ Country Music Hall of Fame ÌÌ Shiloh National Military Park ÌÌ Memphis’ Beale Street ÌÌ Graceland ÌÌ Rock and Soul Museum in Memphis

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ÌÌ Sun Studios in Memphis

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MUSIC ROAD: NASHVILLE TO MEMPHIS March 20 – 26, 2020

PRICES

$2,598 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $187.06 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,129 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $225.29 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Indianapolis. Arrive at Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN for a

2-night stay. Explore this incredible property including nine acres of indoor gardens, the Delta River area, restaurants, entertainment & more. Enjoy dinner at the Backstage Grill where waiters perform music! DAY 2 Breakfast. Arrive in Memphis. Discover the “Athens of the South” - Nashville,

on a guided tour. Visit the Ryman Auditorium, original home of the Grand Ole Opry. Country Music Hall of Fame Lunch & Lyrics: - a Nashville songwriter will perform and share life as a songwriter. Head over to the Grand Ole Opry – America’s longest running live radio show – and enjoy show featuring the best in country music. DAY 3 Breakfast. Guided tour of Shiloh National Military Park, site of the Battle of

Shiloh - one of the first major battles in the Civil War. Dinner at the Top of the River. Arrive at the Guest House Hotel at Graceland for a 3-night stay. Just steps away from Graceland Mansion, every aspect of this hotel reflects Elvis’ personal style and the unique character of Graceland. DAY 4 Breakfast. Tour Memphis, the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll and home of the Blues,

led by a professional guide who uses music, comedy, and song to create a one-of-a-kind touring experience. Tour Sun Studio, home to the recordings of B.B. King, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and Jerry Lee Lewis. Stop by the Peabody Hotel to see the famous March of the Ducks! Dinner at King’s Palace on Beale Street with entertainment. DAY 5 Breakfast. Tour Elvis’s Graceland Mansion. Tour the Rock & Soul Museum -

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/7/20

telling the story of musical pioneers. National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, Memphis. Dinner in area.

TOUR: 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS

DAY 6 Breakfast. Travel to St. Louis, MO. Visit the St. Louis Art Museum. Arrive at

15 MEALS: 6 BREAKFASTS, 4 LUNCHES, 5 DINNERS

Drury Inn Forest Park, St. Louis with complimentary cocktail & hors d’oeuvres reception. Dinner at “The Hill” at Favazza’s Italian Restaurant. DAY 7 Breakfast. Ride to the top of the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis. Lunch in

Springfield, IL. A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M

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MR. LINCOLN’S HOMETOWN April 7 – 9, 2020

PRICES

$949 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $68.33 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,109 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $79.85 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $400 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/15/20 TOUR: 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS 5 MEALS: 2 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 2 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Abraham

Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum ÌÌ Guided Tour of Springfield ÌÌ Old State Capitol ÌÌ New State Capitol ÌÌ Governor’s Mansion ÌÌ Lincoln’s Tomb ÌÌ Lincoln’s Home ÌÌ Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dana Thomas House

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Travel on Amtrak to Springfield. Guided tour of the

New State Capitol. Check into the President Abraham Lincoln DoubleTree Hotel for 2 nights, downtown Springfield. Dinner at Maldaner’s Restaurant. After dinner enjoy a presentation given by Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln impersonators. DAY 2 Breakfast. Visit the New Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, featuring a special exhibit. Combining impeccable scholarship with brilliant showmanship, the museum carries visitors on a journey from a crude, Indiana cabin to Ford’s Theater. View the screen presentation “Lincoln’s Eyes,” and see the presentation “Ghosts of the Library,” which brings Lincoln’s documents and artifacts literally to life. Free time for lunch and visit Lincoln-Herndon Law Office. Guided tour the city of Springfield including the Old State Capitol, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion & the Oak Ridge Cemetery to see the Lincoln Tomb - the final resting place of Abraham, Mary Todd, Tad, Eddie & Willie Lincoln. Dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. Tour the Lincoln Home,

a Quaker-brown residence where the Abraham Lincoln family lived for seventeen years (1844-1861). Tour the Dana Thomas House, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece. Lunch in Springfield before returning home via motorcoach.

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CALIFORNIA COAST April 25 – May 3, 2020 San Francisco Monterey Big Sur

California

Nevada

Pebble Beach

Hearst Castle Morro Bay San Luis Obispo Solvang

Santa Barbara Malibu

Los Angeles

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Pacific Coast Highway 1

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ÌÌ Golden Gate Bridge ÌÌ San Francisco ÌÌ Santa Barbara ÌÌ Los Angeles & Hollywood ÌÌ Paramount Studios ÌÌ Danish Solvang ÌÌ Wine Country ÌÌ Morro Rock ÌÌ Monterey Aquarium & Cannery Row ÌÌ Old Santa Barbara Mission

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Los Angeles. Free time

in oceanfront Manhattan Beach. Arrive at the Ayres Hotel, Manhattan Beach, 2 nights. Welcome dinner at hotel. DAY 2 Breakfast. L.A. guided tour will

showcase the city’s downtown, Staples Center, oldest street - Olvera Street, Graumann’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood Walk of Fame, famous Hollywood sign, Sunset Strip, La Brea Tar Pits, Disney Concert Hall, Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral and time for dining & shopping at the Farmer’s Market. Dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. Guided tour of Paramount Studios. Free time for lunch and shopping

at Santa Monica Pier where Route 66 ends. Scenic coastline drive through Malibu to Santa Barbara known as “America’s Riviera.” This lovely coastal city is known for its beautiful red-tiled roof Spanish Mission style architecture. Arrive at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort on the ocean for 2 nights. Dinner. DAY 4 Breakfast. Experience a guided tour of Santa Barbara aboard Land Shark

Amphibious Tour. Visit Old Santa Barbara Mission (1786) and La Huerta Historic Gardens. Free afternoon & evening to stroll the oceanfront, enjoy downtown Santa Barbara, Farmer’s Market and relax at the resort.

ÌÌ Fisherman’s Wharf

DAY 5 Breakfast. Tour Flag is Up Farms California Horse Ranch, internationally

ÌÌ San Francisco Bay Cruise

renowned for its successful performance horses, Monty Roberts (the Horse Whisperer) Learning Center, & equine celebrity Shy Boy. Free time in the fairy-tale like Danish town of Solvang. Enjoy a wine tasting at a local California winery. Arrive at the

ÌÌ 17 Mile Drive & Pebble Beach ÌÌ Lone Cypress ÌÌ Flag Is Up Farms Horse Ranch ÌÌ Santa Monica Pier


EXPERIENCE CALIFORNIA’S HIGHWAY 1

Journey on the world’s most famous scenic highway to discover the magnificent California Coast featuring an unforgettable, endless panorama of Pacific Coastline scenes. See California’s towering, coastal cliffs, enjoy views of the beautiful, blue ocean expanse, and visit The Golden State’s iconic cities and charming seaside villages as you make your California Dreams a reality on Highway 1.

CALIFORNIA COAST

DAY 6 Breakfast. View the stunning Morro Rock in the Pacific Ocean. Guided tour

PRICES

of the majestic Hearst Castle atop the coastal mountains overlooking the Pacific at San Simeon. Dinner at the fanciful Madonna Inn. DAY 7 Breakfast. Scenic ocean drive along Highway 1 through Big Sur where the

mountains meet the sea. Free time for lunch & shopping at Cannery Row in Monterey. Visit the Monterey Aquarium. Marvel at coastal views along the scenic 17 Mile Drive at Pebble Beach. See the iconic Lone Cypress. Arrive at the Marriott Union Square located in the heart of downtown San Francisco for a 2 night stay. DAY 8 Breakfast. Guided tour of San Francisco featuring downtown, Chinatown,

Fisherman’s Wharf, Nob Hill, Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, & more. Blue & Gold Fleet Cruise of San Francisco Bay. Dinner. DAY 9 Breakfast. Flight home.

April 25 – May 3, 2020

$4,198 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $302.26 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,998 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $359.86 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,500 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/15/20 TOUR: 9 DAYS/8 NIGHTS 14 MEALS: 8 BREAKFASTS, 6 DINNERS P LE A S E C A LL 8 47. 5 4 8 . 3 3 3 3

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charming Apple Farm Inn, San Luis Obispo, 2 nights. Dinner at the inn. Enjoy the Great American Melodrama.

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CHESAPEAKE BAY GETAWAY April 28 – May 5, 2020 MD

Ft. McHenry WV Annapolis Washington, D.C. St. Michaels Mt. Vernon Skyland Resort

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Monticello

Virginia

Williamsburg Yorktown Chesapeake Jamestown Bay Bridge Virginia Beach

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Virginia International Military Tattoo

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ÌÌ Colonial Williamsburg

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ÌÌ Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello ÌÌ George Washington’s Mount Vernon ÌÌ Historic Jamestown ÌÌ Yorktown American

Revolution Museum ÌÌ Fort McHenry Baltimore ÌÌ Charming Annapolis ÌÌ United States Naval Academy ÌÌ First Landing Cross ÌÌ Old Cape Henry Lighthouse ÌÌ Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum ÌÌ Chesapeake Bay Bridge ÌÌ Shenandoah National Park ÌÌ Guided Tour of Washington DC ÌÌ Virginia Beach ÌÌ St. Michaels A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Washington DC. Tour Fort McHenry – the site of a Battle in the War of

1812 and the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner. Enjoy an authentic seafood dinner at Bobrooks Restaurant. Arrive at the Hotel Annapolis for a 2-night stay. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of the charming, historic town of Annapolis including United States Naval Academy. See Chesapeake Bay’s iconic screw-pile lighthouses on a bay cruise with box lunch on board. Dinner at Mike’s Crab House. DAY 3 Breakfast. Visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum & the town of St.

Michaels. Scenic drive to Virginia Beach. Cross the majestic Chesapeake Bay Bridge with views of the Bay & Atlantic Ocean. Arrive at DoubleTree Virginia Beach for a 1-night stay. Attend the Virginia International Tattoo with over 1500 performers! View military bands, drill teams, drummers, Celtic dancers, choirs and more from around the globe to create a spectacular performance. DAY 4 Breakfast. Old Cape Henry Lighthouse - the first federally-commissioned construction project in American History. See First Landing Cross which commemorates


VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TATTOO

The Virginia International Tattoo hosts 1500 performers including military bands, bagpipers, Celtic dancers, drill teams, choirs, and drummers from countries across the world. This one-of-a-kind event combines music, military, and the arts to create an unforgettable experience. the place where the first English colonists arrived on shore in America. Visit the state-ofthe-art American Revolution Museum of Yorktown. Arrive at Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel for a 2-night stay. Dinner at Campbell’s Tavern. DAY 5 Breakfast. Guided tour of historic Jamestown Settlement established in 1607. Take a step back in time & experience Colonial Williamsburg. DAY 6 Breakfast. Tour Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Estate in the beautiful hills of

Virginia. Enjoy mountain scenery on the Skyline Drive through the Shenandoah National Park. Arrive at the Skyland Resort in Shenandoah National Park for a 1-night stay. Dinner & entertainment at resort. DAY 7 Breakfast. Resume scenic Skyline Drive. Explore George Washington’s Mount

Vernon Estate. Arrive at the Westin Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, VA for a 1-night stay. Enjoy dinner at Filomena’s Restaurant. DAY 8 Breakfast. Guided tour of Washington D.C. Flight home.

April 28 – May 5, 2020

PRICES

$3,698 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $266.26 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,498 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $323.86 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/17/20 TOUR: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS 13 MEALS: 7 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 5 DINNERS

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WASHINGTON DC April 3 – 8, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Washington, DC.

ÌÌ National Cherry Blossom Parade

Arrive at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC for a 5-night stay. Since 1930, this luxurious hotel has hosted presidents, world leaders and inaugural balls, making it a true landmark in our nation’s capital. Located in one of the area’s premier residential neighborhoods, the hotel fuses modern comforts with distinguished service, creating a monumental experience for guests. Dinner at hotel.

ÌÌ Museum of the Bible

DAY 2 Breakfast. Reserved Grand Stand

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ÌÌ Guided Tour of Washington DC

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ÌÌ “Nightlight Tour” of Washington DC

Monuments ÌÌ Smithsonian Museums ÌÌ Potomac River Cruise ÌÌ Mount Vernon -

home of George Washington ÌÌ Arlington National Cemetery ÌÌ Ford’s Theater ÌÌ Dinner at Filomena’s Ristorante ÌÌ Historic Gadsby’s Tavern ÌÌ Omni Shoreham Hotel

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Seating at the National Cherry Blossom Parade - an American tradition! Visit the Museum of the Bible recently opened in 2017. This is an innovative, global, educational institution whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the Bible. Free evening. DAY 3 Breakfast. Discover our nation’s beautiful capital city on an all-day guided tour of Washington D.C. with stops at the WWII, Korean, Vietnam, Iwo Jima, Lincoln and FDR Memorials. Drive by Jefferson Memorial, Capitol, White House, Washington Monument, National Cathedral, Embassy Row, Supreme Court, Navy Memorial, Library of Congress, Women in Military Service Memorial, Union Station and more. Dinner at Tony and Joe’s.


NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

Discover our nation’s beautiful capital city during its most festive time of the year - The National Cherry Blossom Festival! Witness the pageantry of the season at the National Cherry Blossom Parade.

DAY 4 Breakfast. Free day at Smithsonian Campus includes:

Museum of American History, Natural History Museum, Mall Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Castle, Freer Gallery of Art, Museum of the American Indian, Air & Space Museum and more. Dinner at Filomena’s in Georgetown. “Night Light” tour of the beautifully illuminated buildings & monuments of Washington D.C. DAY 5 Breakfast. Potomac River Boat Cruise to Mount Vernon,

home of our country’s first president, George Washington. A tram will meet you dockside and transport you up to the home for a guided tour. Dinner at historic Gadsby’s Tavern (1770) in Alexandria, Virginia. DAY 6 Breakfast. Tour of historic Ford’s Theater. Flight home.

April 3 – 8, 2020

PRICES

$2,898 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $208.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,398 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $244.66 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/2/20 TOUR: 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS 9 MEALS: 5 BREAKFASTS, 4 DINNERS

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NEW ORLEANS April 19 – 23, 2020

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PRICES

$2,798 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $201.46 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,260 Single Occupancy

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to New Orleans. Arrive at

Hotel Monteleone, located in the heart of the French Quarter for a 4-night stay. Take a mule-drawn Carriage Tour of the French Quarter. Treat your taste buds to dinner at Brennan’s in the French Quarter.

ÌÌ + $234.72 to Add Travel Insurance

DAY 2 Breakfast. Morning guided tour of

DEPOSIT: $1000 Per Person

New Orleans which includes the central business district, Jackson Square, above ground cemeteries, the warehouse district, Bayou St. John, Garden District and the famous French Quarter architecture & more! Dinner and jazz entertainment on the S.S. Natchez - an authentic sternwheeler cruising the Mississippi River.

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/5/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 8 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 3 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ French Quarter

Royal Carriage Tour

ÌÌ Dinner Cruise aboard the SS Natchez ÌÌ Guided

Tour of New Orleans ÌÌ Mardi Gras World ÌÌ Honey Island Swamp Tour ÌÌ Café au lait & beignets at famous Café du Monde ÌÌ New Orleans School of Cooking ÌÌ Dinner at the Court of Two Sisters ÌÌ Dinner at Brennan’s ÌÌ Houmas House Sugar Plantation ÌÌ World War II National Museum

DAY 3 Breakfast. Behind the scenes tour at Blaine Kern Studios Mardi Gras World. Learn how Mardi Gras floats are made, walk among towering figures of fantasy, marvel at the skill and technology that animate mega-floats and acquire an insider’s appreciation of the history and traditions of Carnival. Honey Island Swamp Tour - narrated cruise to see cypress, gators & more! Dinner at famous Court of Two Sisters. DAY 4 For breakfast today, enjoy a New Orleans tradition, café au lait & beignets at

famous Café du Monde. Welcome to the fun, food and folklore of the New Orleans School of Cooking. Enjoy lunch and a demonstration by Creole & Cajun experts who will teach New Orleans specialties & season them with history, tall tales and trivia. Take home the recipes! Guided tour of the historic Houmas House Sugar Plantation. DAY 5 Breakfast. Visit the World War II National Museum located in New Orleans.

Flight home.

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April 19 – 23, 2020

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NEW YORK CITY May 13 – 17, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY — FEATURING 3 BROADWAY SHOWS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 1 Flight to New York City. Enjoy stunning views of Central Park & Manhattan

ÌÌ 3 Broadway Shows

Midtown from the observation deck at the “Top of the Rock” at Rockefeller Center. Arrive at Sheraton New York Hotel, Manhattan for a 4-night stay near Broadway. Dinner in New York City.

ÌÌ Guided Tour of New York City

DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of New York City: Central Park, Fifth Avenue, St.

Patrick’s Cathedral, Broadway Theater District, Times Square, Ground Zero, Lower Manhattan, Wall Street, Chinatown & more. Enjoy “Broadway Classroom” - a unique workshop that will enhance your Broadway experience. A cast member and musician who are part of the Broadway Production you will be seeing that evening will teach the choreography, staging and music. Dinner at Carmines in New York City. Evening Theater Production TBA. York City. Highlights include the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier, the Space Shuttle Pavilion, Submarine Growler, and British Airways Concorde. Evening Broadway Theater Production TBA. DAY 4 Breakfast. Ferry to Ellis Island where more than 12 million immigrants entered

the United States from 1892 to 1924. Explore the Ellis Island Immigration Museum which gives voice to the immigrants themselves. Visit Liberty Island to view the Statue of Liberty. Dinner at Hurley’s. Broadway Theater Production TBA. DAY 5 Breakfast. Visit National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Flight home.

ÌÌ Fifth Avenue ÌÌ Times Square ÌÌ 9/11 Memorial & Museum ÌÌ Ellis Island ÌÌ Broadway Classroom ÌÌ Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ÌÌ Top of the Rock ÌÌ 4 Night Stay at Sheraton Manhattan ÌÌ Liberty Island

NEW YORK CITY May 13 – 17, 2020

PRICES

$3,698 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $266.26 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,459 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $321.05 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 2/1/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 8 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 3 DINNERS

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DAY 3 Breakfast. Discover the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum at Pier 86 in New

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CALIFORNIA NATIONAL PARKS May 16 – 23, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Sacramento. Step back in time to the Old West at Old Town

California Sacramento San Francisco

Nevada

Yosemite National Park Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia National Park

Sacramento. Visit the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. Arrive at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Sacramento next to the California State Capitol Building and the lovely World Peace Rose Garden. Dinner. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided Tour of California State Capitol building and gardens. Scenic

travel to Yosemite National Park. Arrive at Yosemite Valley Lodge, located in the center of the beautiful Yosemite Valley for 2 nights. Dinner at Yosemite Valley Lodge. DAY 3 Breakfast. Guided history, flora & fauna tour of Yosemite National Park featuring

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Old Town Sacramento

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ÌÌ California State Capitol Building ÌÌ World Peace Rose Garden ÌÌ Yosemite National Park ÌÌ Mariposa Grove ÌÌ Sequoia National Park ÌÌ General Sherman Tree ÌÌ Kings Canyon National Park ÌÌ General Grant Tree

Half Dome, Glacial Point, Vernal Falls, High Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls & Bridal Veil Falls. Box lunch. Make the most of your free time at Yosemite National Park with shuttle service to any of these attractions: Yosemite Indian Village for the Indian Cultural Center, Ansel Adams Gallery or Majestic Lodge. Explore Yosemite Valley with a rangerstaffed information desk, bookstore, Spirit of Yosemite film, and exhibit hall detailing the park’s geology. DAY 4 Breakfast. Visit Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in

Yosemite National Park. Box lunch. Arrive at Wuksachi Lodge in the Sequoia National Park for a 2 night stay. Dinner at lodge with a Living History Performance of stories relating to “Life Under the Big Trees.”

ÌÌ California’s Central Valley

DAY 5 Breakfast. Guided tour of Sequoia National Park with a

ÌÌ Tour at Hillmar Cheese Factory

naturalist guide featuring Giant Forest Grove & General Sherman Tree, Big Tree Trail at Round Meadow, box lunch at Wolverton Meadow and Lodgepole Visitor Center. Return to lodge with dinner.

ÌÌ Guided Tour of San Francisco ÌÌ Golden Gate Bridge ÌÌ San Francisco Bay Cruise ÌÌ 2-Night Stay at Westin St. Francis

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DAY 6 Breakfast. Guided tour of Kings Canyon National Park

featuring General Grant Tree. Visit Grant Grove Village. Lunch & tour at Hillmar Chesese Factory. Arrive at the luxurious Westin St. Francis Hotel on Union Square for 2 nights. This hotel


SEE THE WORLD’S LARGEST TREES Take guided tours of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks to learn of the flora and fauna of this pristine natural environment and view giant Sequoia trees including the General Sherman Tree (the world’s largest tree) and the General Grant Tree (the world’s second largest tree). is a vibrant, iconic destination in San Francisco & the only hotel directly located on Union Square with cable cars stopping just outside their door.

DAY 8 Breakfast. Flight Home.

May 16 – 23, 2020

PRICES

$4,598 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $331.06 to Add Travel Insurance

$5,595 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $402.84 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,500 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/15/20 TOUR: 8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS 16 MEALS: 7 BREAKFASTS, 4 LUNCHES, 5 DINNERS

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DAY 7 Breakfast. Guided tour of San Francisco with picture stop at the Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy free time exploring Fisherman’s Wharf. Board the Blue & Gold Fleet vessel for a cruise on San Francisco Bay with incredible views & interesting narration. Dinner.

CALIFORNIA NATIONAL PARKS Yosemite, Kings Canyon & Sequoia

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BILTMORE ESTATE April 26 – May 2, 2020 TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Dinner at Historic Holly Hill ÌÌ Kentucky Horse Park ÌÌ Blue Ridge Mountains ÌÌ Biltmore House & Gardens ÌÌ Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate ÌÌ Antler Hill Village at the Biltmore ÌÌ Lake Lure Cruise ÌÌ Chimney Rock Overlook ÌÌ Great Smoky Mountain Railroad ÌÌ Nantahala River Gorge ÌÌ Kentucky Artisan Center

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ÌÌ Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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THE BILTMORE ESTATE April 26 – May 2, 2020

PRICES

$2,598 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $187.06 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,098 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $223.06 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 1/25/20 TOUR: 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS 14 MEALS: 6 BREAKFASTS, 3 LUNCHES, 5 DINNERS

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YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Indianapolis, IN. Dinner at the historic Holly Hill Inn circa 1845, in

Midway, KY. Arrive at the Hilton Garden Inn, Georgetown, KY for a 1-night stay. DAY 2 Breakfast. Tour Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington. Dinner at Stone Ridge. Arrive

at the Village Hotel on the Biltmore Estate for a 4-night stay. Nestled in the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC your charming guestroom will be an easy stroll from outdoor activities, the Winery at Biltmore, shopping and attractions at Antler Hill Village at Biltmore. DAY 3 Breakfast. Visit the Biltmore Estate. This extraordinary estate comprises 8,000

acres fashioned by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Stroll the magnificent landscaped grounds featuring gardens of blooming flowers, trees, and shrubs. The Biltmore estate is America’s largest home with 65 fireplaces, 43 bathrooms, 34 bedrooms & 3 kitchens. Dinner. DAY 4 Breakfast. Enjoy stunning mountainous scenery as you take a cruise on Lake Lure. Visit legendary, picturesque Chimney Rock Park for breath-taking panoramic views. Dinner at Pack’s Tavern. DAY 5 Breakfast. All aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for a scenic ride

through the mountains of North Carolina. Relax at the hotel, explore the Biltmore grounds, visit the Biltmore winery or dine at one of Antler Hill Village’s distinctive restaurants. DAY 6 Breakfast. Visit Kentucky Artisan

Center of Berea. Arrive at Drury Inn, near Cincinnati, OH. Dinner at Montgomery Inn Restaurant. DAY 7 Breakfast. Visit Indianapolis

Motor Speedway & Museum. Lunch in Indianapolis, IN.


AMISH COUNTRY TRADITIONS May 19 – 23, 2020

PRICES

$1,498 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $107.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,729 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $124.49 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $600 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 3/15/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 9 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 4 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Shipshewana

Flea Market ÌÌ Blue Gate Theater Show ÌÌ 2-Night at Stay Carlisle Village Inn ÌÌ Authentic Dinner at an Amish Home ÌÌ Holmes County Amish Country ÌÌ Behalt Mennonite Center ÌÌ Wendall August Forge ÌÌ Yoder’s Amish Farm ÌÌ Sauder Village ÌÌ Essenhaus Heritage Theatre Show ÌÌ Ohio Star Theater Show

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch & shopping at famous

Shipshewana Flea Market. Arrive at country-themed Blue Gate Inn, Shipshewana, IN for 1 night. Dinner and Show at Blue Gate Theater & Restaurant. DAY 2 Breakfast. Scenic travel through rolling countryside of Holmes County, heart of Ohio Amish Country. Arrive at lovely Victorian-themed Carlisle Village Inn, Walnut Creek, Ohio for 2 relaxing nights. Enjoy a hearty, home-cooked dinner at a local Amish home. DAY 3 Breakfast at Der Dutchman Restaurant. Discover the Amish lifestyle on a full day

guided tour of scenic Holmes County, Ohio. Visit the Behalt Mennonite Center - a 265 ft. cyclorama describing the history, culture, and lifestyle of the Amish, Mennonites and Hutterites. Treat your taste buds to a variety of delicious Amish cheeses, baked goods & candies at Heini’s Cheese Chalet & Kauffman Bakery. Visit Wendall August Forge where craftsmen fashion impressive pewter goods. Explore Yoder’s authentic 100-acre Amish farm and enjoy a ride in an Amish buggy. Dinner at Dutch Valley Restaurant in Sugar Creek, Ohio. Evening show at the Ohio Star Theater. DAY 4 Breakfast at Der Dutchman. Explore Sauder Village - a living history village of 34

restored structures complete with tradesmen, costumed interpreters, bakery, homestead, barn and farm animals. Experience the unique story of furniture making at the Sauder Furniture Company Museum. Arrive at Sauder Heritage Inn. Dinner at the Barn Restaurant. DAY 5 Continental Breakfast. Arrive at Das Dutchman Essenhaus for lunch followed

by free time to stroll the beautiful grounds featuring unique shops. Matinee show at Heritage Theater at Essenhaus

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MACKINAC ISLAND June 11 – 16, 2020 TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ 3-night stay at the Grand Hotel ÌÌ 3 Elegant Breakfasts & Dinners

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at the Grand Hotel ÌÌ Mackinac Island Lilac Festival & the Lilac Parade ÌÌ Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ÌÌ Gerald Ford Presidential Museum ÌÌ Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park ÌÌ Carriage Ride Tour of Mackinac Island

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PRICES

$2,549 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $183.53 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,259 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $234.65 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $800 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 3/10/20 TOUR: 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS 12 MEALS: 5 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 5 DINNERS

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YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Saugatuck, Michigan. Travel to Traverse City, Michigan & enjoy fine

dining at Harrington’s By the Bay. Lodging in Traverse City for a 1-night stay. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Discover

the lakeshore’s variety of landforms such as sand dune deserts, hardwood forests, cedar swamps & bogs of sphagnum moss and gigantic dunes overlooking Lake Michigan. Free time in Traverse City. Board a Shepler’s Ferry to Mackinac Island with views of the Mackinac Bridge. Step back into the 19th century where transportation is limited to horse & buggy, bicycle or foot. The Victorian atmosphere will enchant you from the moment you step off the dock. Horse drawn carriages will transport you to the worldfamous Grand Hotel where we will check in for a 3-night stay. DAY 3 Breakfast at the Grand

Indulge in the formal dinner at the Grand Hotel.

Hotel. Discover the island on a narrated Island Carriage Tour. Free time to get acquainted with Mackinac Island with a visit to Main Street or sign up and discover the beautiful Grand Hotel on one of the optional specialty tours (fee may apply).

DAY 4 Breakfast at the Grand Hotel. Free time to visit shops & sights of Mackinac Island. Enjoy activities of the Lilac Festival: listen to fife & drum quartets, see decorated storefronts, & enjoy the charming, afternoon Lilac Festival Parade from your complimentary canvas chair. Indulge in the formal dinner at the Grand Hotel. DAY 5 Breakfast at the Grand Hotel. Return to the mainland aboard Shepler’s Ferry.

Scenic travel through Michigan. Arrive at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Wyoming, MI for a 1-night stay. Dinner in Grand Rapids. DAY 6 Breakfast. Visit the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids.

Narrated tram tour of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids with free time to explore the exhibits and gift shop. Lunch at Taste of the Gardens Cafe at the gardens. Return home.

Featuring a 3-Night Stay at The Grand Hotel


HOLLAND TULIP FESTIVAL May 7 – 9, 2020

PRICES

$929 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $66.89 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,098 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $79.06 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $400 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 3/1/20 TOUR: 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS 5 MEALS: 2 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 2 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Veldheer

Tulip Gardens Klomp Wooden Shoe ÌÌ Delftware Factory ÌÌ The Famous Muziekparade ÌÌ De Zwaan Dutch Windmill ÌÌ Frederik Meijer Gardens ÌÌ Ford Presidential Museum ÌÌ Two Shows ÌÌ Guided City Tour of Holland ÌÌ Tour of Historic Pillar Church ÌÌ Dutch Marktplaats ÌÌ Holland’s Tulip Lanes ÌÌ De

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Saugatuck, Michigan.

Visit the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, MI to have an opportunity to participate in history, not just view it, while reviewing the highlights of the lives of President and Mrs. Ford. In addition to the permanent exhibits, a succession of temporary exhibits draw upon the rich holdings of the entire Presidential Libraries System, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Archives, and others. Arrive at Drury Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan for two nights. Enjoy dinner in area with a show. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of Holland, the center of Dutch culture in America. A local

guide in Dutch costume highlights the tulip-lined city streets, historic churches, charming neighborhoods, bustling downtown & more. Tour the authentic De Zwaan Dutch Windmill, a 250-year-old working windmill. Also view over 150,000 tulips on 36 acres of manicured gardens, dikes, canals and walking paths. Authentic Dutch food available for lunch here. Marvel at Veldheer Tulip Gardens with its acres of blooming tulips featuring a vast array of types and colors. Tulip bulbs for purchase here. Visit De Klomp Wooden Shoe & Delftware Factory. See craftsmen carve wooden shoes on machines brought over from the Netherlands, as well as artists molding, hand painting & glazing Delftware. Wooden shoes, Delftware & other imported Dutch products sold here. Dinner at Alpenrose Restaurant in Holland. Enjoy a show. DAY 3 Breakfast. Visit Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Spring bloom. View the gardens from the comfort of a narrated tram tour. Return to Holland, MI for the grande finale of the Tulip Time Festival - the Muziekparade which is one of Michigan’s largest and most spectacular parades. Free time before the parade to visit the Dutch Marktplaats at the Civic Center. Discover Dutch food, crafts, stage entertainment and more! Afterward enjoy viewing the parade from your reserved seating.

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ALASKA

June 16 – 29, 2020 Fairbanks Denali National Park

Alaska

Anchorage

Yukon

Northwest Territories

Haines Seward Glacier Bay Juneau National Park British Misty Fjords Columbia National Monument Ketchikan Vancouver

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Tanana Valley Gold Dredge Tour

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ÌÌ Denali National Park ÌÌ Denali Tundra Wilderness Tour ÌÌ Visit Dog Sled Team Kennel ÌÌ Mt. Denali (Highest Peak in US) ÌÌ Scenic Train Excursion to Anchorage ÌÌ Guided Tour of Anchorage ÌÌ Lake Hood & Earthquake Park ÌÌ Wild Alaska Salmon Bake ÌÌ Alaska Raptors

& Bald Eagle Foundation ÌÌ Whale-Watching Cruise ÌÌ Mendenhall Glacier & Orca Point ÌÌ Misty Fjords National Monument ÌÌ Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve ÌÌ Cruise the Inside Passage ÌÌ Guided Tour of Vancouver A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Fairbanks, Alaska. Arrive at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge for 2 nights.

Dinner in Fairbanks. DAY 2 Breakfast. Gold Dredge Tour on Tanana Valley Railroad. Meet Alaskan miners who

explain mining history & pan for gold! Lunch. Chena River Sternwheeler Cruise. Dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. Scenic travel to Denali Visitors Center. Arrive at Grande Denali Lodge for 2 nights. Dinner in Denali. DAY 4 Breakfast. Tundra Wilderness Narrated Tour in Denali National Park to search

the vast wilderness for bear, caribou & Dall sheep. Lunch & dinner. DAY 5 Breakfast. Visit Dog Sled Team Kennel to learn about Iditarod. Deluxe dome railcar to Anchorage. Lunch & dinner included aboard train excursion. DAY 6 Breakfast. Anchorage guided city tour including Earthquake Park and Lake Hood. Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to see wildlife up close & personal. Arrive in coastal city of Seward to board MS Westerdam to begin a 7-day cruise. DAY 7 Day at sea aboard Holland

America’s MS Westerdam. Private American Classic Welcome Reception. All meals included aboard the ship. DAY 8 Narrated scenic tour through

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. All meals included.


DAY 9 Haines, Alaska. Shore Excusion: Alaska Raptors & Bald Eagle Foundation. All

meals included. DAY 10 Juneau. Shore Excursion: Best of Juneau! Whaling Watching Quest, Mendenhall

Glacier and Wild Alaska Salmon Bake at Orca Point Lodge. All meals included. DAY 11 Ketchikan. Shore Excursion: Explore Misty Fjords National Monument described by John Muir as the “Yosemite of the North.” All meals included. DAY 12 Narrated cruise through the Inside Passage. All meals included. DAY 13 Breakfast. Vancouver, BC, Canada guided city tour. Arrive at Sutton Place Hotel

Vancouver. Dinner. DAY 14 Flight home.

7 DAY CRUISE OF ALASK A’S INSIDE PASSAGE WITH HOLLAND AMERICA

June 16 – 29, 2020

PRICES

$8,998 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $647.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$12,398 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $892.66 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $2,000 Per Person

After visiting the interior of Alaska set sail on Holland America’s MS Westerdam for a relaxing 7-day cruise of southeastern Alaska. Experience the luxury of state-of-the art cruise ship amenities and service, fine dining, professional entertainment and your stateroom with private veranda. While cruising the Inside Passage, witness the unique rainforest eco-system, quaint villages, native cultures and majestic glaciers. Three shore excursions included. An American Classic Tour Director will accompany you for the entire trip to ensure a most memorable travel experience.

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NOVA SCOTIA July 6 – 13, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Lodging for 2

New Brunswick ME

Baddeck

DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of Halifax & Citadel Hill.

Nova Scotia

Digby

Halifax Peggys Cove

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Annapolis Valley

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ÌÌ French Acadia

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nights at Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax. Dinner at hotel.

ÌÌ Evangeline Trail ÌÌ Port Royal Habitation ÌÌ Fort Anne ÌÌ Grand Pre National Historic Park ÌÌ Cape Breton Island ÌÌ Cabot Trail ÌÌ Lunch at the Keltic Lodge ÌÌ Alexander Graham Bell Museum ÌÌ Guided Tour of Halifax ÌÌ Bay of Fundy Whale Watching ÌÌ Peggy’s Cove & Lighthouse ÌÌ Gaelic College ÌÌ Digby

Afternoon guided tour of Peggy’s Cove with its world-famous lighthouse anchored in the rocky coastline. Dinner in Halifax. DAY 3 Breakfast. Pass through French Acadia settlements, fishing

centers, rich orchards & farmlands. Visit Fort Anne, a National Historic Site built upon the central area of conflict between the English & French for control of North America. Visit Port Royal Habitation, a reconstruction of one of the oldest settlements in North America. Lodging for 2 nights at Digby Pines Resort. Special dinner at hotel featuring world famous “Digby Scallops & Fisherman” talk. Enjoy delicacies from the sea as you discover the interesting Scallop 101 talk from a local fisherman. DAY 4 Breakfast. Guided tour of the Bay of Fundy with box

lunch. Highlights: Point Prim Lighthouse on the Bay of Fundy Shore with excellent views of the Bay of Fundy & Digby Gut. Listen to stories of shipwrecks, and discover bay marine life, the culture of the Mi’kmaq indigenous people of the region, coastal lighthouses & the bay tides. Visit Trinity Anglican Church National Historic Site & hear the story of survival of American Revolutionary War refugees. Tour Maud Lewis Memorial Site, a tribute to the local folk artist famous for her colorful artwork - 2 of her paintings hang in the White House. Also visit Little River, a quaint fishing village and Sandy Cove Beach. Exciting afternoon Whale Watching cruise! Dinner at hotel.

ÌÌ Bras d’Or Lake

DAY 5 Breakfast. Discover Longfellow’s Land of Evangeline on the Evangeline Trail.

ÌÌ Citadel Hill

Guided tour of the Grand Pre National Historic Park, setting of Longfellow’s poem, Evangeline. Travel to Cape Breton Island where Scottish, Acadian, Irish & English traditions blend. Lodging at historic Inverary Inn, Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova

ÌÌ Trinity Anglican Church

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SCENIC DRIVE ALONG THE CABOT TRAIL

Enjoy wonderful, sweeping views of the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean as you drive the dramatic cliffs of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island. The Cabot Trail is home to the best coastal scenery on North America’s Atlantic Coast.

July 6 – 13, 2020

PRICES

$3,898 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $280.66 to Add Travel Insurance

Scotia for 2 nights. This charming inn is located on the shores of beautiful Bras d’Or Lake. Dinner at the Inverary Inn.

$4,498 Single Occupancy

DAY 6 Breakfast. Full day guided tour of the breathtaking Cabot Trail on the northern

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person

part of Cape Breton Island. View the dramatic coastline where the mountains meet the sea. Lunch included at Keltic Lodge. Dinner at the Inn.

ÌÌ + $323.86 to Add Travel Insurance

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 4/10/20

DAY 7 Breakfast. Explore the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. Visit Gaelic College to

TOUR: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS

learn of the history of the Scottish Kilt & traditional Cape Breton music demonstration. Lunch at Gaelic College. Scenic travel to Halifax. Arrive at the DoubleTree Halifax Dartmouth, 1 night. Dinner.

16 MEALS: 7 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 7 DINNERS PASSPORT REQUIRED

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER CRUISE June 17 – 19, 2020 TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Full Day Cruise

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on the Celebration Belle ÌÌ Live Entertainment on the Celebration Belle ÌÌ Fried Green Tomatoes in Galena, IL ÌÌ Free time in historic Galena ÌÌ The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium ÌÌ Bishop Hill Swedish Colony ÌÌ Swedish Lunch at PL Johnson’s ÌÌ Dinner at historic Breitbachs Restaurant

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PRICES

$1,059 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $76.25 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,198 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $86.26 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $350 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 3/25/20 TOUR: 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS 7 MEALS: 2 BREAKFASTS, 3 LUNCHES, 2 DINNERS A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch at Fried Green Tomatoes, Galena, Illinois. Explore the charms of historic

Galena. Visit the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa. Get acquainted with America’s major river that has contributed to our nation’s colorful history, legend and lore. Arrive at the Hampton Inn, Dubuque, Iowa. Dinner at Iowa’s oldest country restaurant (ca 1852) - Breitbach’s Country Dining in Sherrill, Iowa. This place is famous for down home cooking, rich family heritage, and beautiful views of the Mississippi River Valley. DAY 2 Experience the magic of the Mississippi on a 100-mile river cruise aboard the Celebration Belle. Cruise from Dubuque to Moline while enjoying a breakfast, lunch, & prime rib dinner as well as narration by the captain, live entertainment, activities, travel through three locks & dams and views of wildlife and majestic bluffs. Arrive at the Radisson on John Deere Commons in Moline, IL located on the Mississippi River. DAY 3 Breakfast. Guided tour to discover the rich history of the Bishop Hill Colony as a “prairie utopia” established by industrious Swedish immigrants. This prosperous colony built 18 handmade brick buildings, farmed extensively & exported fine products. Swedish lunch at the PL Johnson, Bishop Hill. Explore the heritage shops featuring Swedish foods, handmade gifts, country crafts, quilts & more.


MICHIGAN BLUEBERRY August 4 – 6, 2020

PRICES

$998 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $71.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,198 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $86.26 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $400 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 5/1/20 TOUR: 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS 6 MEALS: 2 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 2 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Ferry

Across Lake Michigan Aboard Historic SS Badger ÌÌ Mac Woods Dune Buggy Ride ÌÌ Little Sable Point Lighthouse ÌÌ DeGrandchamps Blueberry Farm ÌÌ TreeMendous Fruit Farm ÌÌ Gilmore Car Museum ÌÌ Cornwell’s Turkeyville USA Dinner Theater

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Lighthouse Inn overlooking Lake Michigan in Two

Rivers, WI. Board the S.S. Badger Car Ferry for a 4-hour cruise across Lake Michigan from Manitowoc, WI to Ludington, MI. The 410 ft. long ship features amenities on board: passenger lounges, cocktail bar, restaurants, game room, museum, Badger Bingo, mini shops & movie room. Dinner at Jamesport Restaurant, Ludington, Michigan. Arrive at the Comfort Inn, Ludington, MI, for the evening. DAY 2 Breakfast. Begin the day at Mac Woods Dune Rides to discover the dunes along the vast Lake Michigan scenic shoreline. Photo stop along the sand dunes to view the Little Sable Lighthouse. Visit the amazing Gilmore Car Museum on its beautiful 90-acre historic campus. View the incredible collection of 300 vintage automobiles, motorcycles and memories. It’s America’s signature collection! Arrive at the Hampton Inn Kalamazoo. Savor a meal of fresh turkey at Cornwell’s Turkeyville USA Dinner Theater & see a professional production. DAY 3 Breakfast. Pick a pail full of blueberries at DeGrandchamps Blueberry Farm in

South Haven, MI - Michigan’s largest blueberry U-Pick/Farm Market. The blueberries are easy to pick as they grow on bushes so no bending or reaching necessary, and the first pail is on us! Tree-Mendous Fruit Farm in Eau Claire, MI for a picnic buffet lunch in a serene valley. Board the Folkswagon for a narrated tour of this 600-acre working farm. Fresh produce will be available for purchase. Head home with memories of these fun-filled summer days.

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST August 15 – 23, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY

Seattle

WA

MT

Portland

OR

Oregon Dunes

ID

Redwood National Park

CA

WY

NV

Sonoma Wine Country San Francisco UT

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Space Needle

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DAY 1 Flight to Seattle-Tacoma Airport.

ÌÌ Guided Tour of Seattle ÌÌ Pike Place Market ÌÌ Blake Island & Tillicum Village ÌÌ Mount St. Helens ÌÌ Columbia River Gorge ÌÌ Multnomah Falls ÌÌ Guided Tour of Portland ÌÌ Portland Rose Garden ÌÌ Oregon Dunes ÌÌ Rogue River Cruise ÌÌ Coastal Redwoods ÌÌ Pacific Coast Scenic Travel ÌÌ Sonoma Valley Winery Tour ÌÌ Golden Gate Bridge ÌÌ Guided Tour of San Francisco

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Arrive at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Seattle for a 2-night stay. Dinner is a northwest adventure to Blake Island that begins with a Puget Sound narrated marine cruise and a chance to see dolphins, sea lions or soaring eagles. On Blake Island visit Tillicum Village & enjoy fresh Pacific salmon prepared on cedar stakes over alder fires. Native American entertainment. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of Seattle.

Explore famous Pike Place Market. See the dramatic Seattle skyline as we travel to the top of Seattle’s Space Needle. Marvel at the beauty of Chihuly’s world-famous blown glass as we visit Chihuly’s Garden and Glass in downtown Seattle. Enjoy a delicious dinner at Blue Acre Seafood Restaurant in downtown Seattle. DAY 3 Breakfast. See lush pine forests as we travel through the Evergreen State of

Washington. Discover Mt. St. Helens from Johnston Ridge Observatory to view the stunning results of the 1980 eruption. Arrive at the Marriott Hotel Portland, Oregon for a 2-night stay. Dinner. DAY 4 Breakfast. Guided tour of the Columbia River Gorge with cascading waterfalls,

dramatic basaltic cliffs, dense forests, the Columbia River & Cascade Mountains. Guided tour of Portland including its famous Rose Garden.


DAY 5 Breakfast. Discover the Oregon Coast via Highway 101 along the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy views of sea lions, rock cliffs, the blue Pacific, Newport’s old harbor and picture stops along the way. Explore the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area on a dune buggy tour. Arrive at the Best Western Coos Bay, Oregon for a 1-night stay. Dinner. DAY 6 Breakfast. Embark on a jet boat tour & see the wonders

of the Rogue River. Take the Newton B Drury Scenic Highway to see the Big Tree in the Redwoods National Forest home to the world’s tallest trees with stop at the Visitors Center. Arrive at Bear River Casino Resort for a 1-night stay. Dinner. DAY 7 Breakfast. Travel along the world-famous Avenue of the

Giants of colossal redwoods. See Founders Grove in Humboldt State Park. Tour and wine tasting at Jacuzzi Winery in Sonoma Valley wine country. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge. Arrive at San Francisco’s Marriott Union Square for a 2-night stay. Dinner. DAY 8 Breakfast. Guided tour of San Francisco featuring

downtown, Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Nob Hill, Lombard Street, Seal Rocks and more. Blue & Gold Fleet Cruise of San Francisco Bay. DAY 9 Breakfast. Flight home.

August 15 – 23, 2020

PRICES

$4,598 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $331.06 to Add Travel Insurance

$5,498 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $395.86 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 5/10/20 TOUR: 9 DAYS/8 NIGHTS 14 MEALS: 8 BREAKFASTS, 6 DINNERS

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CAPE COD

September 14 – 19, 2020

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PRICES

$2,898 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $208.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,359 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $241.85 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 6/5/20 TOUR: 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS 10 MEALS: 5 BREAKFASTS, 5 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Guided Tour of Martha’s Vineyard ÌÌ Oak Bluffs Gingerbread Homes ÌÌ Cape Cod National Seashore ÌÌ Provincetown ÌÌ Dune Buggy Excursion on the Cape ÌÌ Guided Tour of Cape Cod

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Boston, MA. Visit the

colonial village of Plymouth with sweeping views of the bay. View Plymouth Rock. Arrive on beautiful Cape Cod and visit John F. Kennedy Memorial. Arrive at Holiday Inn Hyannis for a 3-night stay. Dinner on the Cape. DAY 2 Breakfast. Ferry to island of

Martha’s Vineyard. Guided tour: Vineyard Haven, Edgartown and Oak Bluffs with its brightly painted gingerbread cottages. Scenic Nags Head Lighthouse & ocean bluffs. Free time on the island. Return to Cape Cod. Dinner on the Cape. DAY 3 Breakfast. Day-long guided tour of Cape Cod: charming villages, Cape Cod

National Seashore, Eastham Windmill and Cape Cod Lighthouse. Approach land’s end at Provincetown where sand dunes & ocean surround. Dune Tour Excursion Ride along the shoreline of protected lands. Free time in the artists/fishermen village of Provincetown. Lobster dinner. DAY 4 Breakfast. Ferry across Nantucket Sound to Nantucket Island passing Kennedy

Compound in Hyannisport. Guided tour of Nantucket - one time whaling capital of the world with historic sea captain homes. Dinner at historic Daniel Webster Inn on the Cape. Arrive at Boston’s Marriott Quincy for a 2-night stay.

ÌÌ Guided Tour of Nantucket

DAY 5 Breakfast. Guided tour along the Freedom Trail in Boston including the Old North

ÌÌ Lobster Dinner in Hyannis

Church, Beacon Hill, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway & more. Free time at historic Quincy Market. Guided tour of Lexington & Concord. Dinner at Charthouse Restaurant.

ÌÌ Guided Tour of Boston ÌÌ Old North Church & Freedom Trail ÌÌ Guided Tour of Lexington & Concord

DAY 6 Breakfast. Visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Flight home.

ÌÌ John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum

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MINI-MYSTERY TOUR

July 13 – 16 ê July 20 – 23 ê July 27 – 30, 2020 WHAT IS A MYSTERY TOUR?

MINI-MYSTERY TOUR

The Mini-Mystery Tour is a 4-day themed tour where participants don’t know where they are going from one event to another.

ê July 13 – 16, 2020

• More planning goes into a mystery tour than any other American Classic Tour!

ê July 27 – 30, 2020

• Not only are you visiting interesting places, but you’re doing so amidst a special theme complete with witty clues, giveaways, games, costumed tour directors, unique entertainment and festive activities. Simply, there is more high-spirited fun! • This tour is of the first-class quality you’ve come to expect from & trust in American Classic Tours, Inc. excellent dining, deluxe hotel accommodations, fascinating attractions, fine services of a professional American Classic tour director & all the added themed mystery extras make the Mini-Mystery Tour a great value!

ê July 20 – 23, 2020

PRICES

$1,498 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $107.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,749 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $125.93 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $500 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 5/1/20 TOUR: 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS

The Mini-Mystery features unique destinations that even if you have been to the same areas, it is unlikely that you have been to the exact attractions as those used on this mystery tour. And, with the mystery theme, you’ll see it like never before! Get ready for the most creative, fun trip ever with your friends from American Classic Tours!

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YELLOWSTONE, GRAND TETONS & GLACIER September 8 – 15, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Visit the National

Glacier National Park

Montana

Washington

Gates of the Mountains

Oregon

Helena

Idaho

Yellowstone National Park Grand Teton National Park Jackson

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Grand Teton National Park

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ÌÌ Yellowstone National Park

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ÌÌ Glacier National Park ÌÌ Jackson Hole ÌÌ National Museum of Wildlife Art ÌÌ Snake River Float Trip ÌÌ Rendezvous Mountain Aerial Tram ÌÌ Old Faithful ÌÌ Mammoth Hot Springs ÌÌ Grand Canyon of Yellowstone ÌÌ Tower Falls

Museum of Wildlife Art. Arrive at the Best Western Jackson Hole for a 2-night stay. Dinner. DAY 2 Breakfast. Take an unforgettable ten-mile Snake River Float Trip that showcases the ageless beauty of the Grand Tetons. Get a bird’s eye view of Grand Teton National Park as you travel 2 ½ miles up Rendezvous Mountain aboard a scenic aerial tramway. DAY 3 Breakfast. Travel to Yellowstone National Park in

Wyoming by driving through Grand Teton National Park. View rugged, snow-capped mountains & landscape sculpted with canyons, cirques, craggy peaks, clear alpine lakes, and winding rivers. Picture stops en route. Visit the famous geyser Old Faithful. For over 100 years Old Faithful has not missed a performance since the eruptions were first recorded. Dinner at the Old Faithful Lodge. Arrive at Yellowstone Canyon Lake Lodge for 2 nights. DAY 4 Breakfast. Full day guided tour of Yellowstone National Park. Tour highlights include: Artist Point overlooking the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Tower Falls, Mammoth Hot Springs, Golden Gate & the Norris Geyser Basins. Dinner at lodge.

ÌÌ IMAX Yellowstone

DAY 5 Breakfast. Experience the breathtaking video experience “Yellowstone” in an

ÌÌ Gates of the Mountains Cruise

IMAX Theater. Enjoy scenic travel to Helena, Montana. Arrive at the Best Western Helena for a 1-night stay. Dinner.

ÌÌ Historic Glacier National Park Lodge Ì“Going Ì to the Sun Road”

DAY 6 Breakfast. Enjoy at 12-mile Missouri River Cruise of the Gates of the Mountains.

The cruise explores the deep gorge in Helena National Forest discovered & named by Lewis & Clark. Incredible views of cliffs, canyons, wildlife & wilderness will enthrall you. Arrive at Glacier Park Lodge nestled amidst the wild grandeur of Glacier National Park. A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M


September 8 – 15, 2020

PRICES

$4,698 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $338.26 to Add Travel Insurance

$5,798 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $417.46 to Add Travel Insurance

Comprised of over a million acres, this spectacular national treasure contains 50 glaciers, over 200 lakes, magnificent forests, and over 50 species of wildlife. Dinner at lodge.

DEPOSIT: $1,500 Per Person

DAY 7 Breakfast. Full day guided tour of Glacier National Park. Discover this living

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 5/20/20

textbook in geology abounding in amazing natural delights. On the tour, take one of the most magnificent drives in the world along “Going to the Sun Road.” Box lunch provided during the full day tour. Dinner at lodge.

TOUR: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS

DAY 8 Breakfast. Flight home.

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SOUTHWEST NATIONAL PARKS

August 31 - September 8 ê September 19 – 27, 2020 YOUR ITINERARY

Salt Lake City

Nevada

Utah Canyonlands Zion

Las Vegas

California

Arches National Park

Bryce Canyon

WY

Lake Powell Monument Grand Canyon Valley North Rim NM

AZ

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Guided Tour of Salt Lake City

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ÌÌ Mormon Temple Square

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ÌÌ Utah State Capitol Building ÌÌ Arches National Park ÌÌ Dead Horse State Park ÌÌ Canyonlands National Park ÌÌ Monument Valley & Navajo Nation ÌÌ Lake Powell Cruise ÌÌ Lake Powell Resort

DAY 1 Flight to Salt Lake City. Arrive at the luxurious Grand

America Hotel in Salt Lake City for a 1-night stay. Take a guided tour of Mormon Temple Square. Dinner at Roof Restaurant overlooking Salt Lake City. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of Salt Lake City featuring

downtown, Utah State Capitol, University of Utah, Fort Douglas & “This is the Place” State Park. Arrive at the Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab, Utah for a 2-night stay. The Red Cliffs Lodge is situated perfectly amidst the classic, rugged Western landscape worthy of Hollywood, and was in fact the site of numerous films, including Rio Grande with John Wayne. Dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. Guided tour of Arches National Park with

lunch included. Afternoon tour of Dead Horse State Park & Canyonlands National Park. Dinner at lodge. DAY 4 Breakfast. Monument Valley in Navajo Nation to view

iconic landforms like The Mitten. Arrive at Lake Powell Resort in Page, Arizona for a 1-night stay. Dinner at the resort overlooking the sunset at Lake Powell.

ÌÌ Glen Canyon Dam

DAY 5 Breakfast Cruise on Lake Powell. Visit Glen Canyon

ÌÌ Navajo Bridge & Vermilion Cliffs

Dam, a modern engineering marvel. Cross the picturesque Navajo Bridge and travel along Vermilion Cliffs National Monument en route to Grand Canyon National Park. Arrive at Grand Canyon Lodge which sits on the Grand Canyon’s North Rim for a 1 night stay with dinner at the lodge.

ÌÌ Grand Canyon National Park ÌÌ Bryce Canyon National Park ÌÌ Zion National Park ÌÌ Las Vegas

DAY 6 Breakfast. Guided tour of Bryce Canyon National Park, famous for its Natural

Amphitheaters of Hoodoos - a unique sandstone spire rock formation. Our tour of Bryce Canyon will feature Fairyland, Bryce Point, Sunset Point, Sunrise Point & Natural Bridge. Arrive at the Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel for a 1-night stay. Dinner at hotel. A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M


EXPERIENTIAL LODGING

This itinerary features unforgettable lodging experiences. Start your tour with a stay at Salt Lake City’s 5-Star Grand America Hotel. Enjoy marvelous scenery at the Red Cliffs Lodge. Take delight in views of Lake Powell’s bright blue waters at the Lake Powell Resort. Stay on the Grand Canyon at the North Rim Lodge. Indulge in the opulence of Las Vegas’s Bellagio Resort and Casino.

September 19 – 27, 2020

PRICES

$4,398 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $316.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$5,198 Single Occupancy DAY 7 Breakfast. Guided tour of Zion National Park and Zion Visitor Center

ÌÌ + $374.26 to Add Travel Insurance

& Museum, Virgin River & Weeping Rock. Arrive at Hampton Inn Zion. Dinner.

DEPOSIT: $1,500 Per Person

DAY 8 Breakfast. Travel to Las Vegas, arrive at Bellagio Hotel, 1 night. Free afternoon

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 5/5/20

& evening in Las Vegas.

TOUR: 9 DAYS/8 NIGHTS

DAY 9 Breakfast. Flight home.

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BLACK HILLS & BADLANDS September 30 – October 5, 2020 Wyoming

South Dakota

ÌÌ Spearfish Canyon ÌÌ 1880’s Train Ride

DAY 2 Breakfast. Travel scenic Byway 14A to Spearfish Canyon where some scenes of

Rapid City

Mt. Rushmore Custer State Park

Badlands National Park

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Mount Rushmore ÌÌ The Black Hills

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DAY 1 Flight to Rapid City, South Dakota.

Guided tour of Deadwood. Hear about the Ft. Laramie Treaty of 1868, Custer’s Expedition to the Black Hills that started the Gold Rush of 1874, Jack McCall, Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Potato Creek Johnny. Gaze down at Deadwood Gulch while enjoying the breeze and the essence of ponderosa pines from the Mt. Moriah lookout, a 300-foot cliff. Check in to the Holiday Inn Express, Deadwood for 1 night. Dinner in Deadwood. Free evening in Deadwood. Plenty of excitement can be found along Deadwood’s 1890s Main Street with shops, casinos, saloons, restaurants & emporiums.

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Deadwood

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YOUR ITINERARY

ÌÌ Badlands National Park

ÌÌ Deadwood’s 1890s Main Street ÌÌ Custer State Park Game Lodge ÌÌ Wall Drug ÌÌ Buffalo Jeep Safari ÌÌ Crazy Horse Memorial ÌÌ Needles Highway ÌÌ Sylvan Lake ÌÌ Iron Mountain ÌÌ Keystone ÌÌ Bluebell Canyon ÌÌ Cowboy Cookout & Entertainment

the movie Dances With Wolves were filmed. View Bridal Veil Falls, Little Spearfish Falls, & Roughlock Falls. Arrive in Hill City with free time for lunch & shopping. Board the 1880s Train. Travel to Custer State Park and check in to the State Park Game Lodge for a 4-night stay. This historic lodge served as a summer White House for Presidents Coolidge & Eisenhower. Dinner at the lodge. DAY 3 Breakfast. Travel to Wall, SD, to visit Wall Drug Store, the world’s largest drug store opened in 1931 with free time for lunch & shopping. Visit the Ben Reifel Visitor Center at Badlands National Park. Scenic drive through the Badlands National Park where wind & water erosion have carved an eerie world of deep gorges, saw-edged spires and grassy topped buttes - creating a fabulous painted landscape. Dinner. DAY 4 Breakfast. Buffalo Jeep Ride into the back country of Custer State Park to

observe the largest buffalo herd in North America. Keep your eyes open for bighorn A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M


sheep, mountain goats, antelope, deer, elk and turkey. Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial. Dinner at the lodge. Mount Rushmore Evening Illumination. DAY 5 Breakfast. Visit Mount Rushmore. Black Hills guided

tour: Iron Mountain, Needles Highway, Keystone, Sylvan Lake. Old fashioned hayride to Mountain Meadow Blue Bell Canyon for Chuckwagon Dinner & musical entertainment. DAY 6 Breakfast. Flight home.

September 30 – October 5, 2020

PRICES

$2,998 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $215.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,398 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $244.66 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 6/25/20 TOUR: 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS 10 MEALS: 5 BREAKFASTS, 5 DINNERS

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AGAWA CANYON TRAIN EXCURSION

Days

September 22 – 26, 2020

PRICES

$1,998 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $143.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$2,298 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $165.46 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $650 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 6/20/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 13 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 5 LUNCHES, 4 DINNERS PASSPORT REQUIRED

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Mackinac Island

ÌÌ Grand Hotel Luncheon ÌÌ Mackinac Island Horse Drawn

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Carriage Tour ÌÌ Algoma Central Railway Train Excursion ÌÌ Soo Locks Visitor Center ÌÌ Soo Locks Boat Cruise ÌÌ Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Saugatuck, MI. Scenic

travel through the vibrant fall foliage of Michigan. Dinner at Audies located in Mackinaw City. Arrive at the Holiday Inn Express, Mackinaw City. DAY 2 Breakfast. Discover the “Bermuda of the North” - Mackinac Island. Board Shepler’s Ferry & arrive at the island. Free time for shopping, sightseeing & famous Mackinac Island fudge! Grand Luncheon Buffet at the Grand Hotel. View legendary points of interest on a Mackinac Island Horse Drawn Carriage Tour including Surrey Hills, Arch Rock, Fort Mackinac & the Grand Hotel. Return to the mainland via ferry & arrive at the Holiday Inn Express, Sault Ste. Marie, MI for a 2-night stay. Dinner at Karl’s Cuisine in Sault Ste. Marie. DAY 3 Cross the border into Canada at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. View beautiful fall foliage aboard the Algoma Central Railway for a day-long Agawa Canyon Train Excursion, box breakfast & box lunch. Enjoy a 2-hour stop at scenic Agawa Canyon. Dinner at Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada. DAY 4 Breakfast. Visit the Soo Locks Visitor Center to discover the marvels of the Soo Lock & Dam System. Soo Locks Boat Cruise: enjoy an exciting and educational narrated lunch cruise on the historic waterway of the St. Mary’s River & view the twin border cities of Sault Ste Marie, Canada & Sault Ste Marie, Michigan. Experience locking through the Soo Locks alongside giant freighters. Dinner at Harrington’s By the Bay in Traverse City. Lodging in Traverse City, MI. DAY 5 Breakfast. Guided tour of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with

spectacular views of Lake Michigan from atop the gigantic dunes. Lunch at Jamesport Brewing Company, Ludington, MI.

AGAWA CANYON TRAIN EXCURSION September 22 – 26, 2020

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OKTOBERFEST IN FRANKENMUTH September 16 - 19, 2020 YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Kalmazoo. Willkommen to Frankenmuth, MI! Founded in 1845 by

a group of German-Lutheran missionaries, Frankenmuth is a thriving community that takes pride in preserving its German heritage. As you pass through the village, notice well-tended flowers, lush greenery, authentic Bavarian architecture, giving it the name, “Michigan’s Little Bavaria.” Arrive at the Bavarian Lodge for a 2-night stay. The lodge is nestled on the banks of the beautiful Cass River. German Dinner with all the trimmings at the Bavarian Inn with German entertainment. DAY 2 Breakfast. A local guide in Bavarian costume showcases Frankenmuth. Learn

DAY 3 Breakfast. Discover the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village with hundreds

of thousands of artifacts that tell a tale about America’s passion for innovation. See vast collections of everything from transportation to house hold furnishings. Special exhibits feature: the rocking chair Lincoln was seated in on that fateful night at Ford’s Theater, Wright Flyer Replica, George Washington’s Camp Bed, the limousine President Kennedy rode in when assassinated in Dallas and much more. Arrive at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Lansing, Michigan. Dinner & musical entertainment at the hotel. DAY 4 Breakfast. Tour the Michigan State Capitol Building. Visit Potter Park Zoo with wildlife presentation. Lunch at English Inn enroute home.

ÌÌ German

Dinner at Bavarian Inn ÌÌ Guided Tour of Frankenmuth ÌÌ Historic St. Lorenz Church ÌÌ Strudel Making & Tasting Demo. ÌÌ German Wine Tasting ÌÌ Scenic Cruise on the Cass River ÌÌ Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland ÌÌ Frankenmuth’s Annual Oktoberfest ÌÌ Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village ÌÌ Tour Michigan State Capitol ÌÌ Potter Park Zoo ÌÌ Lunch at Charming English Inn

OKTOBERFEST IN FRANKENMUTH September 16 – 19, 2020

PRICES

$1,298 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $93.46 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,459 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $105.05 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $500 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 6/16/20 TOUR: 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS 9 MEALS: 3 BREAKFASTS, 3 LUNCHES, 3 DINNERS P LE A S E C A LL 8 47. 5 4 8 . 3 3 3 3

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the art of strudel making at the Bavarian Inn & discover German wines at the wine tasting. Lunch at the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Restaurant. Scenic cruise on the Bavarian Belle along the Cass River. Visit Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, the world’s largest Christmas store, with 5 acres under one roof! Time for Frankenmuth’s annual Oktoberfest! Celebrate with German food, German dancing, listen to the live band playing German music & of course, plenty of beer.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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CANADIAN ROCKIES September 15 – 24, 2020 British Columbia Kamloops

Alberta Jasper Columbia Icefield Lake Louise Banff

Calgary

Vancouver Victoria

Washington

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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ÌÌ Rocky Mountaineer Gold

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Leaf Service ÌÌ Gondola Ride atop Sulphur Mountain ÌÌ Banff National Park ÌÌ Gourmet Lunch at Fairmont Lake Louise ÌÌ Moraine Lake ÌÌ Columbian Icefield Tour ÌÌ Ice Explorer Ride Atop Glaciers ÌÌ Jasper National Park ÌÌ Athabasca Falls ÌÌ Maligne Canyon ÌÌ Yoho National Park ÌÌ Cascade Mountains ÌÌ Fairmont Palliser Calgary ÌÌ Victoria Glacier ÌÌ Guided Tour of Vancouver ÌÌ Butchart Gardens Victoria ÌÌ Fairmont Jasper Park A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Calgary. Arrive at Fairmont Palliser Hotel for a 1-night stay. Set

in the heart of the city, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering elegant accommodations. Dinner. DAY 2 Breakfast. Journey into Banff National Park. See Banff’s unique Hoodoo Rock formations, Surprise Corner, and Tunnel Mountain Drive. Climb to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola. Savor 360-degree views of Banff’s beautiful mountains. Arrive at the Banff Moose Hotel for a 2-night stay. Dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. Full day of sightseeing traveling along the Bow Valley Parkway to

Johnston Canyon. Enjoy lunch at the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. See Moraine Lake and the Valley Of The Ten Peaks, Victoria Glacier, Yoho National Park, Emerald Lake and Takakkaw Falls. Arrive back into Banff in the late afternoon.


DAY 4 Breakfast. Ride atop glaciers aboard an Ice Explorer as

you tour the Columbian Icefields. Lunch included at the Icefields Parkway. See Bow Lake and Athabasca Falls. Arrive at the Fairmont Jasper Park for a 2-night stay. DAY 5 Breakfast. See Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, Maligne

Canyon, and Athabasca viewpoint as you explore Jasper National Park. Dinner. DAY 6 Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops with Gold Leaf Service. Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks, over mountains and through tunnels. See the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon and Rogers Pass. Overnight in Kamloops. DAY 7 Journey to Vancouver aboard Rocky Mountaineer with

Gold Leaf Service. See dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Arrive at the Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Vancouver for 3-night stay. DAY 8 Breakfast. Enjoy a guided tour of Vancouver. See

Chinatown, Stanley Park, Vancouver Lookout, and Granville Island. Dinner. DAY 9 Breakfast. Ferry from Vancouver to Schwartz Bay. Explore beautiful Butchart Gardens. This 55-acre garden is home to 900 bedding plant varieties and 26 greenhouses. Lunch at Butchart Gardens. Explore downtown Victoria. DAY 10 Breakfast. Flight home.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOLD LEAF SERVICE

Gourmet Food crafted by Signature Chefs

Complimentary Wine & Cheese

Exclusive Outdoor Viewing Platform

September 15 – 24, 2020

PRICES

$7,398 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $532.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$8,998 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $647.86 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $2,500 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 3/10/20

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train for the experience of a lifetime on the ‘most spectacular train trip in the world!” Experience Rocky Mountaineer’s Gold Leaf Service featuring the Bi-level Glass Dome Coach for panoramic viewing, gourmet breakfasts and lunches created by Executive Chefs, morning scones and afternoon wine & cheese, and exclusive outdoor viewing platform revealing a nonstop parade of glorious living postcards!

TOUR: 10 DAYS/9 NIGHTS 19 MEALS: 9 BREAKFASTS, 5 LUNCHES, 5 DINNERS PASSPORT REQUIRED P LE A S E C A LL 8 47. 5 4 8 . 3 3 3 3

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NEW MEXICO BALLOONS October 5 – 9, 2020 TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Pueblo Indian Museum

ÌÌ 4-Night Stay at Hyatt Regency

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Tamayo ÌÌ Pecos National Historical Park ÌÌ Loretto Chapel’s Miraculous Staircase ÌÌ Guided Tour of Santa Fe ÌÌ New Mexico Balloon Fiesta ÌÌ Dinner at El Pinto Restaurant ÌÌ Old Town Albuquerque ÌÌ Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway ÌÌ Acoma Pueblo ÌÌ Balloon Glowdeo

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NEW MEXICO BALLOONS October 5 – 9, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Albuquerque. Visit the Pueblo Indian Museum & see Indian dancers.

Arrive at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya for a 4-night stay. Dinner at resort. DAY 2 Breakfast. Visit Pecos National Historical Park. Discover hundreds of years of

human habitation, such as Pecos Pueblo and the Spanish Mission Church. The Santa Fe Trail came through the park, as did the original path of Route 66. The Civil War brought the Battle of Glorieta Pass here, where Confederate ambitions for the Southwest stopped. Visit Loretto Chapel, home of the miraculous staircase with two 360 degree turns & no visible means of support. Guided tour of Santa Fe – America’s old state capital. Dinner in Santa Fe. DAY 3 Rise and shine and enjoy the Chasers Club at the Balloon Fiesta Grounds.

Breakfast and open-air seating here. Then, take in a spectacular display of sound and color as you watch the Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension led by a balloon flying the American flag to the strains of The Star Spangled Banner.” Guided tour of Albuquerque. Tram ride to the summit of Sandia Peak. Dinner at El Pinto Restaurant. DAY 4 Breakfast. Tour Acoma Pueblo - one of New Mexico’s most dramatic landmarks

ÌÌ + $266.26 to Add Travel Insurance

sitting atop a 376-foot mesa overlooking the desert. Box lunch included. Return to the Balloon Fiesta grounds and be a VIP at the Gondola Club for dinner & cocktails included. Balloons aren’t just for daytime anymore. Tonight watch the special shaped “glowdeo” balloons light up the sky followed by the After Glow Fireworks Display.

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person

DAY 5 Breakfast. Flight home.

PRICES

$3,159 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $227.45 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,698 Single Occupancy

FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 7/1/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 10 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 4 DINNERS A M C L A S S I C TO U R S .C O M


DOOR COUNTY October 7 – 9, 2020

PRICES

$1,059 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $76.25 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,198 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $86.26 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $400 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 7/3/20 TOUR: 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS 6 MEALS: 2 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 2 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant ÌÌ Bjorklünden Norwegian Chapel ÌÌ Cave Point ÌÌ Seaquist Farm Orchard ÌÌ Door Peninsula Winery ÌÌ Door County Maritime Museum ÌÌ Musical Entertainment ÌÌ Legendary Door County Fish Boil ÌÌ Full Day Guided Tour of Door County

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch at the Lighthouse Inn overlooking lake Michigan in Two Rivers, WI. Tour the Door Peninsula Winery and discover the art of wine making & sample/purchase wines. Arrive at the Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay, WI for 2 nights. This beautiful resort is nestled on the waters of Door County’s scenic Sturgeon Bay. Amenities include: indoor & outdoor heated pools, sauna, hot tub, spa, exercise room & gift shop. Enjoy dinner at the Nightingale Supper Club. DAY 2 Breakfast at the popular Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant in Sister Bay where

you’ll see “the goats on the roof.” All day guided tour of Door County. Take in the beauty of Sister Bay, Ephraim, Bailey’s Harbor, Ellison Bay, Egg Harbor, Gills Rock, the Norwegian Bjorklünden Chapel, the rocky ledges of Cave Point, and more. Tour the orchards of Seaquist Farm & sample/purchase products. Free time in Fish Creek. Partake in a Door County tradition: a fish boil dinner at the Old Post Office in Ephraim. DAY 3 Breakfast. Learn about Door County’s maritime history as you explore the Door

County Maritime Museum. Also tour the John Purves tug docked here. Musical entertainment program. Enjoy lunch at the Log Den in Egg Harbor.

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ROCKY COAST OF MAINE October 13 – 19, 2020 Maine

YOUR ITINERARY Bar Harbor

Camden Boothbay Harbor

VT New York

NH MA

Acadia National Park

Portland Kennebunkport Portsmouth Boston

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ Guided Tour of Portland

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ÌÌ L.L. Bean Flagship Store ÌÌ Maine Wildlife Park ÌÌ Boothbay Harbor ÌÌ Atlantic Ocean Coastal Cruise ÌÌ Bath Maritime Museum ÌÌ Charming, Coastal Town of Camden ÌÌ Bar Harbor Regency Resort ÌÌ Lobster Bake in Bar Harbor ÌÌ Acadia National Park ÌÌ Cadillac Mountain ÌÌ Kennebunkport ÌÌ Portsmouth, New Hampshire ÌÌ Guided Tour of Boston

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DAY 1 Flight to Boston. Welcome to the beautiful state of Maine! Visit Stonewall

Kitchen’s flagship store in York to shop the wide array of Maine specialties including wild Maine blueberry jam. Arrive at the Westin Portland Harborview located downtown for a 2-night stay. Dinner. DAY 2 Breakfast. Begin the day with a guided tour of Portland, Maine including a visit

to the famous Portland Headlight Lighthouse. It was first lit on January 10, 1791 to warn Portland citizens of coming British attacks. Free time in Freeport, Maine, home of L.L. Bean’s flagship store. Explore the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray, Maine to see more than 30 different species of Maine wildlife including moose, bald eagle and black bear. Dinner in Portland. DAY 3 Breakfast. Visit the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine to learn about

Maine’s maritime heritage. Free time for lunch & shopping in Boothbay Harbor. Enjoy a cruise along the Atlantic Ocean Coastline. Keep an eye out for seals, bald eagles and osprey. Arrive at the Hampton Inn, Bath for a 1-night stay. Dinner. DAY 4 Breakfast. Enjoy scenic fall foliage travel through the New England countryside of

Maine. Visit the charming seaside village of Camden. Arrive at the Bar Harbor Regency located on the bay in Bar Harbor for a 2-night stay. Dinner is a Maine tradition - a fresh Lobster Bake.


DAY 5 Breakfast. Explore Acadia National Park vibrant with fall colors on a guided tour.

Marvel at the view atop Cadillac Mountain overlooking the ocean and islands below. Free time for lunch & shopping in the village of Bar Harbor. Take a narrated cruise of the Atlantic coastline to see the islands of Frenchman’s Bay and view wildlife. Dinner. DAY 6 Breakfast. Scenic autumn travel to Kennebunkport, Maine with a drive by Walker

Point, oceanside summer compound of President George H.W. Bush & First Lady Barbara Bush. Enjoy a Clam & Lobster Bake lunch at Foster’s in York. Visit historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire with free time to explore this charming colonial city. Arrive at the Sheraton Portsmouth, located in the heart of the city, for a 1-night stay. DAY 7 Breakfast. Guided tour along Boston’s Freedom Trail. Free time at Quincy

Market. Flight home.

October 13 – 19, 2020

PRICES

$3,398 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $244.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,998 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $287.86 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 6/10/20 TOUR: 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS 12 MEALS: 6 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 5 DINNERS

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FRENCH LICK THE ELEGANT WEST BADEN SPRINGS HOTEL

Days October 20 – 22, 2020 PRICES

$1,198 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $86.26 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,429 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $102.89 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $400 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 7/19/20 TOUR: 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS 6 MEALS: 2 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 2 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ 2-Night Stay at West Baden

Springs Hotel ÌÌ Welcome Cocktail Reception ÌÌ Guided Tour of the West Baden Springs Hotel ÌÌ Breakfasts at Café Sinclair ÌÌ French Lick Casino ÌÌ Wildlife Cruise on Pakota Lake ÌÌ Afternoon Tea with Harpist

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in

Indianapolis. Arrive at West Baden Springs Hotel in French Lick, Indiana for a 2-night stay. Luxury and history companion to make this a memorable hotel experience. Fine amenities and appointments are sure to delight every guest. Be our guests and get acquainted with fellow travelers at the American Classic complimentary Welcome Cocktail Reception. Relax and enjoy fine dining this evening at the West Baden Springs Hotel. DAY 2 Breakfast at Cafe Sinclairs at the hotel. Morning guided tour of the West Baden Springs Hotel provided by Landmark Historic Preservation Society. With its amazing domed atrium, the hotel was once called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” and lured visitors from across the globe. Learn of the hotel’s storied history, famous visitors, unique architecture, lovely appointments and of the dedication which led to its authentic preservation. Mid-day Tea in the hotel atrium accompanied by a harpist. Free afternoon to relax and enjoy the hotel’s fine amenities including: spa, swimming pool, shops, traditional sitting porch, beautiful gardens and more. Complimentary shuttles available to local attractions including French Lick town center and winery. Dinner at the neighboring French Lick Resort. Free time to visit the French Lick Casino with (complimentary $10.00 Gaming Card)! DAY 3 Breakfast at Cafe Sinclairs at the hotel. Narrated Wildlife Cruise on scenic Patoka

Lake. Lunch en route home.

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WISCONSIN CRANBERRY October 6 – 8, 2020 YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Wisconsin Dells. Guided tour at International Crane Foundation,

Baraboo, WI, for a guided tour of this aviary sanctuary. ICF maintains a captive crane population for breeding & reintroduction to the wild & works worldwide to conserve cranes & the wetlands, grasslands, and other ecosystems on which they depend. You will see 15 different species of cranes. Arrive at Hampton Inn, Tomah, WI for a 2-night stay. Dinner. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of a privately-owned cranberry operation and view the

cranberries being harvested in Warrens, WI (cranberries available for purchase). Visit the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center, a museum which highlights the history of cranberry farming in Wisconsin. Cranberry gift items available for purchase in the shop. Enjoy a cranberry ice cream & coffee here. Guided tour of Amish countryside Cashton, WI with shopping. Dinner. Crosse Queen narrated luncheon fall foliage cruise along the bluffs of the Mississippi River, La Crosse.

ÌÌ Guided

Tour of International Crane Foundation ÌÌ Guided Tour of a Cranberry Farm ÌÌ Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center ÌÌ Wisconsin Amish Countryside ÌÌ Humbird Cheese Barn ÌÌ La Crosse River Queen Mississippi River Cruise

WISCONSIN CRANBERRY October 6 – 8, 2020

PRICES

$998 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $71.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$1,159 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $83.45 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $350 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 7/8/20 TOUR: 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS 6 MEALS: 2 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 2 DINNERS

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MONTREAL & QUEBEC October 9 – 14, 2020

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Visit Au Sommet Place Ville Marie - a 360

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degree observation deck overlooking Montreal and the St. Lawrence River. Arrive in exciting Montreal at the world-class Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel for a 2-night luxury stay. This landmark hotel is located in the center of Montreal and has easy access to Place Ville Marie Montreal’s underground city of shops, galleries & restaurants. Dinner at hotel. Notre Dame Basilica. Montreal is made up of two parts: the Old City with its narrow streets and the modern Montreal with its many skyscrapers and museums. Free time in Montreal’s Old City Square. Tour St. Joseph’s Oratory - Roman Catholic Basilica and National Shrine on the west slope of Mount Royal. Dinner.

ÌÌ Plains of Abraham

DAY 3 Breakfast. Scenic travel to Trois Rivieres to visit Chez Dany Maple Sugar

ÌÌ Grand Allee

Shack. Learn about the important maple syrup industry. Full lunch including Canadian specialties such as maple taffy while folk musicians entertain. Scenic travel to Quebec

ÌÌ Citadelle ÌÌ St. Anne-de-Beaupre Basilica ÌÌ Montmorency Falls ÌÌ Montreal ÌÌ Notre Dame Basilica ÌÌ St. Lawrence River ÌÌ Isle d’Orleans ÌÌ St. Joseph’s Oratory ÌÌ Chez Dany Maple Syrup ÌÌ Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel ÌÌ Fairmont Chateau Frontenac ÌÌ Au Sommet Place Ville Marie

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City. Arrive at the stunning Fairmont Chateau Frontenac for a luxury 3-night stay. This iconic building is one of the most photographed hotels in the world. This impressive turreted castle with a copper roof is in the old walled city. Free evening in Quebec City. DAY 4 Breakfast. Step into a culture reminiscent of 15th century

France with a guided tour of Old Town Quebec. Within the extensive walled city of Old Quebec, all the buildings are historic. Quebec is antique, medieval, and the only walled city in North America. Tour highlights include: the Ramparts surrounding the old city, the Plains of Abraham - site of the French-English battle in 1759, the Grand Allee, the Parliament Building and more. Free time for lunch & shopping in Quebec City. Dinner at historic Aux Anciens Canadiens Restaurant. DAY 5 Breakfast. Tour the Citadelle - a National Historic Site of Canada. This fort was

built in the 17th century. Guided tour of the Beaupre Coast including Ste. Anne-de-Beaupre Basilica. This breathtaking Canadian masterpiece is highlighted by 240 stained glass windows. Also see Montmorency Falls - an impressive natural wonder that is one and a half times the height of Niagara Falls - and enjoy scenery along the St. Lawrence Seaway. The tour also includes the village of Ste. Petronille on the Island of Orleans. Free evening in Quebec City. DAY 6 Breakfast. Flight home.

October 9 – 14, 2020

PRICES

$3,498 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $251.86 to Add Travel Insurance

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SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS

Days November 9 – 14, 2020 PRICES

$2,098 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $151.05 to Add Travel Insurance

$2,559 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $184.25 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $750 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 8/17/20 TOUR: 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS 12 MEALS: 5 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 5 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS ÌÌ The Biltmore Estate

ÌÌ Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg ÌÌ Dollywood ÌÌ A 3-night stay at Dolly’s new

DreamMore Resort ÌÌ Dixie Stampede Holiday Show ÌÌ Country Tonite Christmas Show ÌÌ Gatlinburg Aerial Tram ÌÌ Indianapolis Motor Speedway

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Indianapolis, Indiana. Arrive at the Hilton Garden Inn, Georgetown,

Kentucky. Dinner in area. DAY 2 Breakfast. Scenic travel through the Smoky Mountains. Arrive in scenic downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee with free time to discover its charms! Get a bird’s eye view of Gatlinburg on Ober Gatlinburg aerial tram rising up into the Great Smoky Mountains. Arrive at Dolly Parton’s DreamMore Resort in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, for a 3-night stay. Celebrate the season - Southern style - at the Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge. This stunning holiday show features magnificent horses and live animals, a huge cast of talented performers, an incredible living Nativity, a romp between the North Pole & South Pole holiday rivalry, beautiful Christmas music & lots more! Enjoy dinner and a preshow of musical entertainment in the Carriage Room. DAY 3 Breakfast. Visit the Biltmore Estate. This incredible 250-room mansion is adorned

with Yuletide decorations of dozens of Christmas trees, 400 wreaths, 700 poinsettias, miles of evergreen garland, and thousands of ornaments, tinsel & beadings. Dinner in area. Enjoy festive Country Tonite for their wonderful -pull out all the stops - Christmas Show. The glitz & glamour along with talented singers, dancers and world-class music, make this a festive holiday show! DAY 4 Breakfast. Free morning to relax and enjoy Dolly’s resort amenities. This afternoon

celebrate a Smoky Mountain Christmas at Dollywood featuring shows, mountain craftsmen & holiday decorations. Dinner at Dollywood. As night falls over Dollywood the sparkle of four million lights create a Christmas wonderland you won’t forget! DAY 5 Breakfast. Scenic mountain drives. Take a journey through the EnterTrainment Junction. Enjoy the audio tour & get a behind the scenes tour of this incredible indoor model railroad collection & museum. Arrive at the Drury Inn, Mason, Ohio with a manager’s cocktail reception. Dinner at Montgomery Inn. DAY 6 Breakfast. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Track Tour and Museum. Lunch in Indianapolis.

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CRANBERRY AUTUMN HARVEST

BRANSON CHRISTMAS November 19 – 23, 2020 YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Springfield, IL. Scenic travel en route. Check in to the Hampton Inn,

Rolla, MO. Dinner at Sybill’s Restaurant. DAY 2 Breakfast. Scenic travel into the Ozark Mountains to Branson, Missouri. Board

DAY 3 Breakfast. Start the day with the Brett Family Morning Show. Their world-class

singing, dancing, comedy, songwriting, & musicianship, will delight you! Free time to enjoy Branson Landing. Matinee production of The Miracle of Christmas at the Sight & Sound Theater. This production features amazing special visual and audio effects, creative lighting techniques, and beautiful costumes. The Miracle of Christmas is the dramatic and timeless story of the very first Christmas! Evening professional production in Branson to be announced. DAY 4 Breakfast. Scenic travel through the Ozark Mountains. Tour the Anheuser -

Busch St. Louis Brewery Plant to see how Budweiser beer is brewed. Visit the Historic Budweiser Clydesdale Paddock & Stable, Lager Cellar, Historic Brew House & Bevo Packaging Facility. Enjoy sampling your favorite Budweiser beverages during a complimentary tasting! Check in to the Drury Inn St. Louis Forest Park. Dinner at Bartolino’s Italian Restaurant.

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Dinner at Sybill’s Restaurant ÌÌ Brett Family Christmas Show ÌÌ Osmond Brothers & Lennon Sisters Show ÌÌ Showboat Branson Belle ÌÌ Sight & Sound Theater Show ÌÌ St. Louis Cathedral ÌÌ Annheuser-Busch Brewery Tour and Famous Clydesdales

BRANSON CHRISTMAS November 19 – 23, 2020

PRICES

$1,759 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $126.25 to Add Travel Insurance

$2,098 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $151.06 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $600 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 8/15/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 10 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 2 LUNCHES, 4 DINNERS

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the Showboat Branson Belle for a luncheon cruise and holiday show on beautiful Table Rock Lake! Lively music & dance, great comedy & riverboat shenanigans. Arrive at the luxurious Hilton located at Branson Landing for a 2-night stay. Branson Landing features a scenic boardwalk along the 1.5-mile Taneycomo Lakefront with shops, eateries, and a dazzling water & light fountain show. Dinner at the Hilton. Evening performance at the Andy Williams Moon River Theater in Branson. The legacy of Andy Williams Christmas Show continues with unmatched variety, singers, dancers, reindeer, and the Moon River Orchestra…all performing your favorite holiday songs and more! Plus, a tribute to Andy, the man who started it all! This show also features two of America’s favorite families of entertainment, Osmond Brothers & Lennon Sisters!

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NASHVILLE CHRISTMAS

Days PRICES December 6 – 10, 2020

$2,198 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $158.26 to Add Travel Insurance

$2,729 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $196.49 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 9/15/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 10 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 3 LUNCHES, 3 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ 4-Night Stay at the Opryland Hotel

with Atrium Views ÌÌ Grand Ole Opry Show at The Ryman Auditorium ÌÌ Christmas Dinner Show at the Opryland Hotel ÌÌ General Jackson Showboat ÌÌ Fantasy in ICE! ÌÌ Nashville City Tour with Music Row ÌÌ Country Music Hall of Fame ÌÌ Nashville’s Goo Goo Bar Candy Shop

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Lunch in Indianapolis, IN. Scenic travel through Kentucky & Tennessee. Arrive

at the Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN for a 4-night stay with atrium view rooms. Each year Opryland creates a glittering holiday extravaganza sparkling with the brilliance of two million lights. Nine acres of indoor gardens are lavishly decorated with brilliant displays of holiday ornaments & huge sparkling trees - you need to see it to believe it! Dinner & entertainment at Opry Backstage Grill Restaurant, Nashville. DAY 2 Breakfast. Discover the “Athens of the South” - Nashville, TN on a guided tour. Highlights include: Music Row recording studios, homes of Country & Western Music stars and the Parthenon, a replica of the original in Greece. Return to the Opryland Hotel to enjoy hotel amenities. Dinner at the famous Loveless Cafe. DAY 3 Breakfast. Visit Opryland’s exciting Fantasy in Ice which is an incredible exhibit

of carvings, sculptures & 3-D holiday-themed displays, all handcrafted by more than 35 artisans from China-and out of one million pounds of ice! All aboard the festively decorated General Jackson Showboat for a lunch cruise with live entertainment while cruising on the Cumberland River. Head over to the Grand Ole Opry at the historic Ryman Auditorium and enjoy family entertainment featuring the best in country music. The Opry has been broadcasting continuously since 1925 - making this America’s longest running live radio show! DAY 4 Breakfast. Visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame for a fascinating look into

the history of country music. Shopping at Nashville’s Goo Goo Bar Candy Shop – a sweet Music City Tradition! Enjoy the Christmas Dinner Show at the Opryland Hotel (Celebrity to be announced). DAY 5 Breakfast. View the rolling hills of Tennessee & Kentucky. Lunch en route.

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SAN ANTONIO CHRISTMAS December 1 – 5, 2020 YOUR ITINERARY

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 1 Flight to San Antonio, TX. See IMAX Theater’s: “Alamo...Price of Freedom.”

ÌÌ 4-Night Stay on San Antonio

Visit the Alamo. Arrive at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk for a 4-night stay. Ideally in the heart of San Antonio, this Downtown/Riverwalk destination hotel offers easy walking access to all the San Antonio downtown area attractions. Dinner.

Riverwalk ÌÌ Guided Tour of San Antonio ÌÌ The Alamo ÌÌ “Price of Freedom” IMAX Show ÌÌ San Jose Mission ÌÌ National Museum of the Pacific War ÌÌ Narrated Rio San Antonio River Cruise ÌÌ Y.O. Ranch ÌÌ SeaWorld ÌÌ Briscoe Western Art Museum

DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided city tour of San Antonio including a tour of the 1718 San

Jose Mission. Dinner at Mia Terra Restaurant. Enjoy a southwest dinner and cultural entertainment by a mariachi band. Narrated Rio San Antonio River Cruise along the famous Riverwalk twinkling with holiday lights.

DAY 4 Breakfast. Visit SeaWorld San Antonio for a behind the scenes tour. Visit Market

Square: San Antonio’s most unique shopping, dining and entertainment experience. Free evening along the Riverwalk. DAY 5 Breakfast. Visit Briscoe Western Art Museum. Flight home.

SAN ANTONIO CHRISTMAS

December 1 – 5, 2020

PRICES

$2,398 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $172.66 to Add Travel Insurance

$2,798 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $201.46 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $850 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 9/2/20 TOUR: 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS 7 MEALS: 4 BREAKFASTS, 3 DINNERS

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DAY 3 Breakfast. Visit the National Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg, Texas - a 6-acre, three-museum complex featuring the Admiral Nimitz and George H.W. Bush Galleries and more. Visit Fredericksburg, a German town of gingerbread houses in Texas Hill Country for lunch & shopping. Visit Y.O. Ranch in Kerrville, TX: Tour the ranch, see upwards to 58 species of exotic wildlife. Cowboy cookout dinner at ranch.

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NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS December 2 – 6, 2020 TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ 4 Night Stay at Sheraton Manhattan ÌÌ Guided Tour of NBC Studios ÌÌ Radio City Christmas Spectacular ÌÌ Guided Tour of New York City ÌÌ Dinner at Carmines Restaurant ÌÌ Times Square ÌÌ Statue of Liberty ÌÌ Rockefeller Plaza ÌÌ Central Park

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Park Village & Market ÌÌ National September 11th Memorial ÌÌ Guggenheim Museum of Art ÌÌ St. Patrick’s Cathedral ÌÌ Circle Line Sightseeing Liberty Cruise

NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS December 2 – 6, 2020

PRICES

$3,698 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $266.26 to Add Travel Insurance

$4,598 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $331.06 to Add Travel Insurance

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YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to New York City. View the Big Apple from the observation deck of the

Empire State Building. Arrive at the Sheraton: New York in Manhattan for a 3-night stay. Be a part of the NYC spirit at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, located on 7th Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets in midtown Manhattan. Just steps from the excitement of Broadway theaters, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - the location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer. Dinner in New York City. DAY 2 Breakfast. Guided tour of NBC Studios, home of the NBC Nightly News, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon & more. Free time at Rockefeller Plaza. Backstage tour of Radio City Music Hall. Experience the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes - like you have never seen it before! This is an unparalleled Christmas show that lifts the spirits and creates holiday memories for generations. Debuting in 1933 at iconic Radio City Music Hall, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been seen by millions of people. DAY 3 Breakfast. Guided tour of New York City including Central Park, Fifth Avenue,

Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Broadway _ eater District, Times Square, Ground Zero, Lower Manhattan, Greenwich Village, Soho, the Financial District, Wall Street and Chinatown. Visit festive Bryant Park Winter Village & Holiday Market. Dinner at Carmines in NYC. Enjoy a Broadway Production - show to be announced. DAY 4 Breakfast. See magnificent views of the New York City’s skyline, the Statue

of Liberty, Ellis Island and close up views of Manhattan landmarks on the Circle Line Sightseeing Liberty Cruise. Visit the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Guggenheim Museum of Art considered to be one of the 20th century’s most significant architectural icons. Dinner at Hurley’s in New York City. Enjoy a Broadway Production - show to be announced. DAY 5 Breakfast. Visit the National September 11th Memorial & Museum. Flight home.

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ROSE PARADE & LOS ANGELES

December 28, 2020 – January 2, 2021

PRICES

$3,498 Double Occupancy Per Person ÌÌ + $251.86 to Add Travel Insurance

$3,998 Single Occupancy ÌÌ + $287.86 to Add Travel Insurance

DEPOSIT: $1,000 Per Person FINAL PAYMENT DATE: 9/15/20 TOUR: 6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS 10 MEALS: 5 BREAKFASTS, 1 LUNCH, 4 DINNERS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

ÌÌ Tournament of Roses Parade ÌÌ Tour Tournament of Roses

Float Decorating ÌÌ Tour of L.A. & Hollywood

YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1 Flight to Los Angeles, CA. Arrive at the Ayres Inn, Manhattan Beach, CA, for a

5-night stay. Dinner. DAY 2 Breakfast. Board the Catalina Island Ferry. Tram tour of Catalina Island.

Guided tour of the Queen Mary, featuring rarely seen sections of this famous ship followed by dinner. DAY 3 Breakfast. Warner Brothers Studio Tour. Guided tour of L.A. with box lunch.

ÌÌ Warner Brothers Studio Tour

DAY 4 Breakfast. Tour the Tournament of Roses Parade Float Decorating. Visit Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on a stunning mountaintop in Simi Valley, CA. Follow Reagan’s legacy through exhibits and step aboard retired Air Force One here! Dinner.

ÌÌ Santa Monica Pier

DAY 5 To-go boxed breakfast. Reserved seating for the 2021 Tournament of Roses

ÌÌ Catalina Island ÌÌ The Queen Mary

ÌÌ Ronald Reagan Presidential

Library & Museum

Parade. Free time in Santa Monica Pier along the Pacific Ocean. Dinner. DAY 6 Breakfast. Flight home.

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“This is my first trip with American Classic Tours. The Music Road Nashville to Memphis trip was wonderful. The tour director, Suzette was great. I highly recommend this tour company.” – Kristine, March 2019

“This is my second trip with American Classic Tours. From the minute the trip starts we are taken care of. Many different trips to choose from. Great hotels. Delicious food. Wonderful side trips. I absolutely recommend them.” – Sue, November 2018

“The Canadian Rockies Adventure far exceeded my expectations. The care for details is always evident in your tours with wonderful accommodations & included gourmet meals. The sights were spectacular and fun to enjoy by coach, boats, gondola, Snocoach and of course the famous Rockie Mountaineer. As a single traveler I’ve always felt safe and included by so many likeminded fun loving people. I’m looking forward to more adventures.” – Nancy, September 2019

“The hotels and all services were top notch. I went on the Chesapeake Bay tour and covered more sites and history than I had thought I would. JD the tour director knew everyone’s names and gave us a lot of pertinent information about each location we visited. This was a totally no stress trip! I am planning my next tours with American Classic tours.” – Lynn, April 2019

“Loved the tour to San Antonio ! Great job J.D. Very organized and fun. The events were well planned. We were on a previous trip with Suzette and that trip was well done also. We will travel again with American Classic Tours.” – Pat, November 2018

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Each of our tours has two prices – a double occupancy and single occupancy price. If you make a single occupancy reservation, you will have a hotel room to yourself. If you make a double occupancy reservation, you will be sharing your hotel room with someone else whether that be your friend, spouse, or travel companion. Hotel rooms are priced on a per room basis, not a per person basis.

Cancellations prior to or on the final payment date receive a full refund less a $50-$75 cancellation fee. Cancellations after the final payment date with insurance purchased, refunds will be processed through Travel Guard Insurance. Cancels after final payment date without insurance purchased, there is no refund.

SPECIAL DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS We do our best to accommodate special dietary requests such as gluten-free diets, vegetarian diets and food allergies. Please mention your specific needs at the time of reservation.

INCLUDE AIRFARE AND MILEAGE NUMBERS Roundtrip airfare is included in our tours. If you have mileage numbers for the any airline, please mention at the time of your reservation. You can accumulate airline points when you travel with us. If you have a TSA KTN #, please mention at the time of reservation.

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We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. You may also pay by check. Please make checks payable to American Classic Tours, Inc. Mail your check to American Classic Tours, Inc. at 888 E. Belvidere Rd, Suite 407, Grayslake, IL 60030.

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT DATES A deposit is due with reservation. Deposit and final payment dates are listed on each tour page.

TRAVEL INSURANCE Travel Insurance may be added to your reservation. Travel Insurance covers trip cancellation & interruption, emergency medical & transportation and luggage insurance. If you would like insurance, it must be purchased at time of reservation. Travel Insurance rates for both double & single occupancy reservations are listed on each tour page.

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LAND-ONLY RESERVATIONS American Classic Tours is based out of Chicago. Since many of our travelers are from the greater Chicagoland area, all our tours begin at one of Chicago’s airports. If you are from out of state or country, you can join us via a “land-only” tour package. A “land-only” tour is the exact same as our “all-inclusive” tour except it does not include airfare, airline luggage fee or transportation to airport. You will then meet the rest of the group on the first day of the tour.


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WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR? ÌÌ Free

Chicagoland Area

Home Pickup & Return ÌÌ Private

Group Airline Check-In

ÌÌ Round

Trip Airfare & 1 Checked Bag

ÌÌ Deluxe

Motorcoach Transportation

ÌÌ Deluxe

Hotel Accommodations

ÌÌ Most ÌÌ All

Meals

Attractions, Tours, Admissions

ÌÌ Luggage ÌÌ All

Handling Throughout Tour

American Classic Tour Director Suzette Horyza at Sleeping Bear Dunes while leading our tour to Mackinac Island in June 2019

Tips & Taxes Included

ÌÌ Premier

Local Guides

ÌÌ American

Classic Tour Director

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER YOU MAKE A RESERVATION? INVOICE SENT IN THE MAIL OR EMAIL

LEVEL OF ACTIVITY American Classic Tours are active itineraries featuring full days and multiple attractions. We recommend you bring comfortable walking shoes. Some itineraries may include areas requiring significant walking, stairs, inclines and uneven terrain especially in remote regions of nature or in historic districts. Certain areas have restrictive and limited motorcoach access requiring more walking. American Classic Tours regrets that it cannot provide individual assistance for guests using wheelchairs or motorized scooters. For guests requiring this individual assistance, a companion must accompany the guest to provide this assistance. The level of activity will vary per destination. If you have any questions about a specific tour’s level of activity, please call us to help you discern whether a tour’s level of activity is suitable for you. As always, our main concern is your well-being.

After you make your reservation, we will send you an invoice in the mail (or email if requested) showing what you have paid, your remaining balance and the date your final payment is due.

RECEIPT SENT AFTER THE FINAL PAYMENT After you have made your final payment, we will send you a receipt showing that you’re paid in full and all set to hit the road!

TRIP LETTER SENT 1 MONTH PRIOR TO DEPARTURE About 1 month prior to the departure date of your tour, you will be sent a trip letter in the mail. Your trip letter will provide important information about your upcoming journey – departure/return times, luggage tags, weather projections, what you should pack and more!

CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS LEADING UP TO A TOUR 847.548.3333 SHEILA@AMCLASSICTOURS.COM

TERMS & CONDITIONS This tour is operated by American Classic Tours, Inc. (“ACT”), acting only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide room accommodations, transportation, sightseeing attractions, activity admissions, entertainment, meals and other services for our participants. Neither ACT nor its employees

or agents are responsible for any losses of or damages to personal property, or for injuries, expenses or damages incurred by any tour participant. ACT reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to make changes in the tour itineraries. ACT reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of a tour. P LE A S E C A LL 8 47. 5 4 8 . 3 3 3 3

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American Classic Tours - 2020 Tour Collection  

Since 1988 thousands of travelers have joined us on our upscale, all-inclusive tours across North America. Based out of Grayslake, IL, Ameri...

American Classic Tours - 2020 Tour Collection  

Since 1988 thousands of travelers have joined us on our upscale, all-inclusive tours across North America. Based out of Grayslake, IL, Ameri...