Welcome to DIRECTIONS Tours - St. Louis’ premier tour company! With over 19 years of group tour and travel experience, we are ready to take you across the world, USA, or just around town! We specialize in stress-free tours to the finest destinations. Our tour packages include excellent accommodations, luxury motorcoaches, most meals and all gratuities. Our tours are EXCLUSIVE packages. We do not outsource or buy wholesale itineraries. Enjoy our affordable rates that give you more value on every tour. All of our tours provide professional, experienced, safe and courteous Tour Directors and Drivers. Our itineraries are educational, adventurous and most importantly, fun! DIRECTIONS Tours uses only new state-of-the-art motorcoaches designed for your traveling comfort and safety. For your protection, we are a fully insured tour operator through the Berkely Group, North America’s largest travel insurance company. In addition, we are members of the American Bus Association, St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, Missouri Travel Council and Route 66 Association of Missouri. On behalf of myself and staff, we look forward to welcoming you aboard a DIRECTIONS Tour! Tod DeHart / President
WE LOVE OUR SINGLE TRAVELERS! Over the years, we have noticed more and more singles traveling with us... So we have decided to work with our vendors to make it more affordable for single travelers to enjoy traveling with DIRECTIONS! NOW SINGLES CAN TRAVEL WITH US FOR THE SAME PRICE AS DOUBLES* OR JUST A LITTLE MORE ON LONGER TOURS!
ENJOY SINGLE TRAVEL ON ANY DIRECTIONS TOUR FOR: *up to 3 Days: SAME PRICE AS DOUBLE (no extra supplement) 4 to 7 Days: ONLY $100.00 supplement 8 to 11 Days: ONLY $250.00 supplement 12 to 15 Days: ONLY $350.00 supplement SINGLES CAN NOW TRAVEL LONGER FOR THE BEST RATES… PERIOD! (Excludes Cruises, Flight and Train Tours, Mackinac Island and New York City Tours)
NO NEED TO FILL OUT ANY FORMS - JUST CALL US! IT’S EASY TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE AND CHECK AVAILABILITY ON ANY TOUR OR DAY TRIP.
Do you like to eat? So do we! We are out to find some of St. Louis’ trendiest, delicious, newest and coolest places to eat! Become a DIRECTIONS Tours Dining Club Member! Just choose a minimum of 4 of the following 6 dates (see below) to join us for these fun and DELICIOUS LUNCHEONS. Let’s Eat! - Here are our next six outings -
HENDEL’S MARKET & CAFÉ Located in Old Town Florissant, Hendel’s Market and Café has been serving folks for over 78 years! Delicious food served in the original 1870’s building. After lunch we will visit and tour Sacred Heart Church and Rectory Museum.
THE GARDEN GATE TEA ROOM Enjoy this quaint and cozy tea room and restaurant located in historic Granite City. Your luncheon will be served in a turn of the century stone cottage once used to house immigrants to the area. Afterwards we will visit Horseshoe Lake State Park with great views of the St. Louis skyline!
THE DOCKET RESTAURANT Join us as we head downtown to the new St. Louis University Law School. Here we will enjoy lunch at the highly talked about and appropriately named new restaurant “The Docket”. Then we will tour the new BALLPARK VILLAGE at Busch Stadium.
GALLAGHER’S IN WATERLOO This beautiful restaurant is housed inside a historic building in downtown Waterloo, IL. Afterwards we will visit Raccoon Hollow Fabrics and Ahne’s Bakery.
CAFÉ PROVENCAL Known as the place for “St. Louis’ most Authentic French Food”, Café Provencal will not disappoint! Then enjoy some free time in historic downtown Kirkwood and a stop at Trinket’s, Tea and Me to be serenaded by Tina - The Singing Tea Lady of Kirkwood!
MARCELLA’S MIA SORELLA Mia Sorella offers a casual and comfortable dining experience serving fresh Italian food just like a family would share in Italy. Then a stop at the popular Greenscape Gardens with 9-acres of over 20,000 plants and flowers surrounded by demonstration gardens.
The cost is only $50.00 per person / per date with 4 minimum dates. TO JOIN THE DIRECTIONS DINING CLUB, Just choose a minimum of 4 of the 6 dining dates - OR sign-up for all! All gratuities and transportation are included! Unfortunately, we are unable to accept reservations for individual dates due to space limitations.
VALENTINE’S MYSTERY DAY TRIP - FEBRUARY 14, 2014 - $77.00 A new destination we have never taken you to before! Singles & Couples join in! Of course, we will have a good time - Don’t miss out on the fun!
CIVIL WAR HISTORY IN ST. LOUIS - FEBRUARY 19, 2014 - $78.00 The new Missouri Civil War History Museum is now open in Jefferson Barracks Park. Enjoy a delicious luncheon downtown at the Omni Majestic Hotel’s Mahogany Room. We will also visit Lyon Park and Civil War Monument in South St. Louis.
MASTERS OF MOTOWN - MARCH 16, 2014 - $83.00 A swinging good time with the “MASTERS OF MOTOWN”. This incredible 10 member cast and band will sing and perform to some of the coolest music ever recorded. On stage at the Lewis and Clark College Theatre in Godfrey. We will also enjoy lunch at the Godfrey Winery & Brewhaus.
COOKING WITH CHEF KENNY - MARCH 20, 2014 - $72.00 Come cook and Dine with us on this fun and creative day trip. One of Alton’s favorite chefs, Kenny Jaskiewicz, will demonstrate how to prepare delicious dishes. Enjoy eating and take home the recipes. A fun time for all!
EXPLORING THE VALLEY - MARCH 28, 2014 - $79.00 Chesterfield Valley is home to more than just shopping outlets… come explore along the Missouri River. We will tour the unique Kemp Auto Museum. We will enjoy a scrumptious luncheon at Wild Horse Grill. We will then visit historic Thornhill Estate and Village - home of Frederick Bates, Missouri’s second Governor.
ST. LOUIS HIGHLIGHTS AND HISTORY - APRIL 8, 2014 - $63.00 Today we will visit the Missouri History Museum for the special “Streets of St. Louis” exhibit and enjoy lunch at Bixby’s Restaurant overlooking Forest Park. Tour of the historic Samuel Cupples House and St. Louis University Art Museum.
SPRING MYSTERY DAY TRIP - APRIL 22, 2014 - $79.00 A new destination we have never taken you to before! Enjoy the Spring Blooms and of course, we will have a good time - Don’t miss out on the fun!
PERFORMING FOR LIFE VARIETY SHOW - APRIL 26, 2014 - $59.00 We’re proud to sponsor the 5th annual entertaining variety show benefiting Whole Kids Outreach Charity! 2014’s show is all new and includes a delicious lunch prior to our matinee performance. DIRECTIONS Tours, Tod DeHart, will be this year’s Emcee. Your attendance is a donation - Please help us help children in need!
MEL TILLIS AT MERAMEC MUSIC THEATRE, APRIL 27,2014 - $98.00 One of America’s most beloved country music artists - Mel Tillis takes the stage at Meramec Music Theatre in Steelville. A delicious down home lunch at Missouri Hick BBQ is also included today. Hurry - space is limited!
SWING DEVILLE - APRIL 30, 2014 - $67.00 Another fun morning concert at the beautiful Sheldon Theatre. Swing DeVille plays the great classic music that makes you want to dance! After the show, we will enjoy a delicious lunch in Midtown St. Louis.
ARTSY ST. LOUIS - MAY 16, 2014 - $71.00 Today we travel to see some of St. Louis’ artsy attractions and destinations. We will tour the historic Tivoli Theatre, enjoy a glass blowing demonstration at Third Degree Glass Factory, and tour COCA Performance space and studios. Lunch will be overlooking the city at Eclipse in the cool Moonrise Hotel.
THE CAVE RESTAURANT - MAY 20, 2014 - $89.00 This unique Richland, Missouri destination has been featured throughout the world! We will dine inside an actual cave! A fun place and one not to be missed. We will also visit the Missouri Gold Fish Hatchery - another one of a kind experience.
THE WABASH RAILROAD - JUNE 10, 2014 - $69.00 The Wabash and Pacific small gauge railroad travels from Lone Elk Park along the Meramec bluffs. This attraction is fun for all ages - so bring the kids and grandkids! A scrumptious BBQ style lunch at St. Louis’ Super Smokers is also included!
March 25 - 26, 2014 (2 days) only $ 157.00 Per Person ~ 3 Meals* ONCE AGAIN JOIN THE DIRECTIONS TOURS STAFF ON OUR “CUSTOMER APPRECIATION” MINI-MYSTERY TRIP! *A DESTINATION WE HAVE NEVER TAKEN YOU TO BEFORE *DELUXE ACCOMMODATIONS *ALL ATTRACTIONS AND SIGHTSEEING *ALL GRATUITIES *GAMES AND A LOT OF SMILES AND FUN! *3 Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner and special Customer Appreciation Picnic Luncheon Don’t Miss Out - Reserve Your Space Today!!! GREAT PRICE TO THANK YOU, OUR LOYAL CUSTOMERS, FOR TRAVELING WITH DIRECTIONS!
Feb. 25 - March 4, 2014 (8 days) $ 1527.00 PP DBL ~ 13 Meals* Spring Training Home Opener! GO CRAZY FOLKS… we are ready to go “root on the home team” for another spectacular year of baseball in St. Louis! Our 13th Annual Cardinal’s Spring Training Tour offers more than just baseball! Tour Highlights include: • THREE (3) CARDINALS SPRING TRAINING GAMES • ROGER DEAN STADIUM AND JUPITER, FLORIDA • BEACH COMBING ON THE ATLANTIC BEACHES • DELUXE ALL SUITES ACCOMMODATIONS IN PALM BEACH
THIS YEAR VISIT THE NEW KENNEDY SPACE CENTER
* Atlantis Space Shuttle® and Shuttle Launch Experience® * Saturn 5 Rocket * Rocket Garden * Exploration Space® * Bus Tour of Kennedy Space Center and Facilities ALL INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE! • COCOA BEACH BOARDWALK & RON JONS • CITRUS SHOP VISIT • MORE TOUR FOR EVERY DOLLAR! • *13 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners
March 31 - April 4, 2014 (5 days) $ 927.00 PP DBL ~ 9 Meals* All new for 2014! Join us as we head to Louisiana and the Crescent City for the beauty of Spring! Tour Highlights include: TWO NIGHTS STAY IN DOWNTOWN NEW ORLEANS ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL IN NEW ORLEANS FRENCH QUARTER AND BOURBON STREET TOUR AND SHOPS AUDUBON PARK AND JACKSON SQUARE FAMOUS “COURT OF TWO SISTERS” LIVE JAZZ BRUNCH - included! RIDE ON THE FAMOUS ST. CHARLES STREETCAR TOUR OF THE GARDEN DISTRICT OAK ALLEY PLANTATION AND GARDENS TOUR CAFÉ DU MONDE FAMOUS BEIGNETS TOUR OF THE NEW ORLEANS BOTANICAL GARDENS IN BLOOM & MUCH MORE! • *9 Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners • • • • • • • • • • •
Join us on this new spring destination!
April 1 - 7, 2014 (7 days) $ 1359.00 PP DBL ~ 12 Meals* Come along and experience two of the Southeast’s most beautiful destinations! The gardens will be in perfect bloom along with warm breezes off the coast. Tour Highlights include: • DINNER AT THE FAMOUS “LADY & SONS” IN SAVANNAH • SAVANNAH RIVER & HARBOR CRUISE AND HISTORIC HOME TOUR • OPEN AIR TROLLEY TOUR OF SAVANNAH AND HISTORIC SQUARES • CHARLESTON, SC HISTORIC HARBOUR, CITADEL & TRAM TOUR • MIDDLETON PLACE PLANTATION GARDENS AND STABLEYARDS • MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS • NATURALIST LED SWAMP WILDLIFE BOAT TOUR • ISLE OF PALMS AND THE ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHES • TOUR OF STATELY OAKS PLANTATION, JONESBORO, GA • CHARLESTON TEA PLANTATION • AND MORE!!! *12 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners Don’t Miss Out! Call to reserve your space on this exciting NEW tour!
April 14 - 19, 2014 (6 days) $ 897.00 PP DBL ~ 9 Meals* This springtime tour offers elegance and Southern hospitality throughout. Experience these American Treasures! Tour Highlights include: • THE BILTMORE ESTATE AND GARDENS • THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK TOUR & VISITORS CENTER • THE NEW HATFIELD & McCOY'S DINNER SHOW IN THE SMOKIES • GATLINBURG AND PIGEON FORGE, TN • THE APPALACIAN MOUNTAIN TRAIL • MOUNT AIRY, NORTH CAROLINA: Step back to a simpler time when you visit Mount Airy. Actor Andy Griffith grew up here, and it's no coincidence that a stroll down Mount Airy's Main Street reminds people of the town of Mayberry from The Andy Griffith Show. The Andy Griffith Museum, the Old City Jail, Floyd’s City Barber Shop, TV Land Landmark Andy & Opie Statue, Andy’s Homeplace, Mayberry Courthouse and Wally's Service Station *9 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
Remember – Singles just $100.00 more!
April 28 - 30, 2014 (3 days) $ 497.00 PP DBL ~ ALL Meals* New in 2014! Just north of Missouri's border sits a place known As the Villages of Van Buren. Experience the history and charm of yesteryear along the Iowa River. Tour Highlights include: • THE 12 UNIQUE VILLAGES OF VAN BUREN COUNTY, IOWA • HEL-MART MUSEUM: Doll House collection, Miniature Train Room & Lunch • INDIAN ARTIFACT MUSEUM OF VAN BUREN • HISTORIC BENTONSPORT & PEARSON HOME (underground railroad) • LACEY-KEOSAUQUA STATE PARK • SOUTHERN IOWA AMISH - DINNER IN PRIVATE AMISH HOME • KLODT CATTLE COMPANY AND FARM & WELLS ORGANIC DAIRY CO. • MILTON CREAMERY COMPANY • YODER’S AMISH FURNITURE COMPANY • LENGACHER GREENHOUSE AND DUTCHMAN COUNTRY STORE • JOHNSON FAMILY FARM, HAYRIDE AND PICNIC LUNCH • KEOKUK MISSISSIPPIAN LIMESTONE BLUFF PARK & CENDAR VALLEY WINERY DINNER • AND MORE!!! *6 (all) Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
May 5 - 9, 2014 (5 days) $ 997.00 PP DBL ~ 8 Meals* NEW IN 2014, this Spring visit the majestic Niagara Falls for the beautiful flowers and gardens! Tour Highlights include: • TWO NIGHTS IN BEAUTIFUL NIAGARA FALLS, CANADA • TOUR OF THE NIAGARA REGION • NIAGARA FLORAL CLOCK, AND NIAGARA WHIRLPOOL • MAID OF THE MIST BOAT CRUISE • NIAGARA ON THE LAKE (Canada’s first Capital) • ENJOY THE FALLS NIGHTLY LIGHTING DISPLAY • LAKE ONTARIO WELLAND CANAL AND LOCKS • DINNER OVERLOOKING THE FALLS • AND A LOT OF FUN! *8 Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners, 1 Drury Inn® Dinner SPRING ALONG LAKE ERIE, ONTARIO AND NIAGARA FALLS!
A valid Passport is required on this tour.
May 12 - 16, 2014 (5 days) $ 697.00 PP DBL ~ 6 Meals* Another Fun and NEW Destination Where oh where will we go? Find out on this fun and exciting 2014 OVERNIGHT MYSTERY TOUR! A new destination that DIRECTIONS has never taken you to before! Tour highlights include: • GREAT DESTINATION & ATTRACTIONS! • COMPANY OF FRIENDS! • THE BEAUTY OF SPRING! • LAUGHTER AND FUN! • GREAT FOOD! • AND SO MUCH MORE (of course!) • *6 Meals: 3 Breakfast, 3 Dinners
We will be happy to entertain your group with a special Tour and Travel Safety Program or a Travelogue Presentation. No group too small or large, and best of all it’s free! Book us today. (314) 577-0077 - (888) 810-1171
May 23-31, 2014 (7 Nights Cruise - and 1 Night Stay over in Seattle) STARTING AT JUST: $2076.00 PP DBL This incredible tour INCLUDES airfare! • ALL AIR TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSFERS • OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS IN SEATTLE (prior to sailing on May 24) • HOLLAND AMERICA’S LUXURIOUS M.S. WESTERDAM SHIP (includes all onboard meals) BEAUTIFUL PORTS OF CALL: JUNEAU, AK ~ SITKA, AK ~ KETCHIKAN, AK VICTORIA British Columbia ~ ALASKA’S GLACIER BAY CRUISING ~ SEATTLE, WA Cruise includes all taxes, port charges, all onboard meals, a special group cocktail party, all booking fees and paperwork, and Tour Director gratuities. WHETHER THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME TO ALASKA OR YOU ARE READY TO RETURN, THIS INCREDIBLE ROUNDTRIP CRUISE TOUR IS A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY! COMBINE YOUR ALASKA CRUISE WITH THE PACIFIC COAST LAND TOUR (below) AND SAVE $657.00!
May 31 - June 8, 2014 (9 days) $ 2495.00 PP DBL ~ 15 Meals* INCREDIBLE ITINERARY - GREAT PRICE! ONLY IN 2014! Join us on this incredible escape to the Pacific Coast featuring thrilling and scenic landscapes throughout. Tour Highlights include: • 1 NIGHTS IN SEATTLE (fly in) CITY TOUR, SPACE NEEDLE AND MARKET • ASTORIA, OREGON AND THE LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK • COLUMBIA RIVER DAY CRUISE THROUGH COLUMBIA GORGE AND LOCKS • MULTNOMAH FALLS AND BEACON ROCK - ACCOMMODATIONS ON THE RIVER • PORTLAND AND INTERNATIONAL ROSE GARDENS • SPECTACULAR VIEWS OF MT. REINER AND THREE SISTERS MOUNTAINS • CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, BEND AND KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON • VOLCANO BOAT CRUISE ON CRATER LAKE • REDWOODS NATIONAL PARK, CA AND HUMBOLDT LAGOONS • CALIFORNIA’S LOST COAST - BEAUTIFUL! • FAMOUS TRINIDAD, CA PACIFIC BEACH AND PIERS (watch for Seals and Sea Lions) • NAPA VALLEY WINERY DAY TRIP AND SACREMENTO, CA (fly out) • AND SO MUCH MORE!!! Includes All Airfare and Motorcoach Transportation *15 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 6 Full Dinners COMBINE YOUR PACIFIC COAST TOUR WITH THE ALASKA CRUISE (above) AND SAVE $657.00!
June 17 - 23, 2014 (7 days) $ 1576.00 PP DBL ~ 10 Meals*
TOUR LIKE A NEW YORKER! NEW IN 2014! Motorcoach in style to amazing NEW YORK CITY! Incredible city sightseeing, tours and accommodations in the heart of Manhattan! We know NYC!
Tour Highlights include: • DELUXE NYC MANHATTAN ACCOMMODATIONS FOR TWO NIGHTS • THREE DAYS IN THE CITY! • FULL NEW YORK CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF MANHATTAN including SoHo, Lower East Side, 911 Memorial and Museum, Battery Park, Upper East/West Sides and so much more! • DOUBLE DECKER BUS SUNSET TOUR OF SKYLINE • CIRCLE LINE FERRY CRUISE OF NEW YORK HARBOR • GUIDED SUBWAY RIDE • CENTRAL PARK CONSERVATORY AND TOUR • ENJOY A BROADWAY SHOW OR TWO • TIMES SQUARE TOUR AND SHOPPING • HISTORIC PIER 17 ON NEW YORK’S SOUTH STREET HARBOR *10 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners, 2 Drury Inn® Dinners
July 14 - 23, 2014 (10 days) $ 1997.00 Per Person ~ 16 Meals* New in 2014! Motorcoach to Quebec with us and experience the largest French speaking region outside of France! Tour Highlights include: • CITY SIGHTSEEING TOURS OF MONTREAL, OTTAWA, QUEBEC CITY AND TORONTO • TOUR OF CANADIAN PARLIAMENT AND CHANGING OF THE GUARD, Ottawa • NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL, Montreal • HISTORIC FAIRMONT LE CHATEAU FRONTENAC, Quebec City • OLYMPIC PARK AND ST. JOSEPH’S ORATORY & PARK, Montreal • QUEBEC FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE AND VILLAGES ALONG ST. LAWRENCE RIVER • SAINT-ANNE DE BEAUPRE’ CATHEDRAL, SHRINE AND CYCLORAMA • MONTMORENCY FALLS AND PARC DE LA CHUTE-MONTMORENCY, Quebec City • THOUSAND ISLAND NATIONAL PARK & SKYDECK • LE FESTIN DU GOUVERNEUR AT Old Fort Ste-Hélène’s Island • CANYON SAINTE-ANNE, Quebec *16 Meals: 9 Breakfasts, 7 Dinners
A valid Passport is required on this tour.
July 11 - 13, 2014 (3 days) $ 493.00 Per Person ~ 3 Meals* Tour Highlights include: • TWO PREMIUM CARDINALS/BREWERS GAMES IN MILWAUKEE • TOUR OF MILWAUKEE • PABST BREWERY MANSION TOUR • TWO NIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS IN MILWAUKEE • MILLER PARK STADIUM • SIGHTSEEING AND SHOPPING • ST. JOSAPHAT’S BASILICA TOUR • ORIGINAL WISCONSIN CHEESE MART • POLENZA POLISH DINNER * 3 Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
August 4 - 9, 2014 (6 days) $ 927.00 Per Person ~ 10 Meals* Where oh where will we go? A new destination that DIRECTIONS has never taken you to before. Come on along!!! Tour Highlights include: • NEW SUMMER DESTINATION & ATTRACTIONS! • THE COMPANY OF FRIENDS! • THE BEAUTY OF THE SEASON! • LAUGHTER AND FUN! • GREAT FOOD! • AND SO MUCH MORE (of course)! *10 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners This tour usually sells out fast... so reserve early to ensure your space.
August 18 - 23, 2014 (6 Days) $ 1199.00 PP DBL ~ 10 Meals* Premier Vacation Time On The Island! Tour Highlights include: • S.S. BADGER FERRY CRUISE ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WISCONSIN TO MICHIGAN • MANITOWOC MARITIME MUSEUM • SHORES OF LAKE MICHIGAN AND HURON • FERRY CRUISE TO MACKINAC ISLAND ACROSS LAKE HURON • TWO NIGHTS ON MACKINAC ISLAND AT THE GRAND HOTEL • COLONIAL FORT MICHILIMACKINAC OVERLOOKING STRAIGHTS • CARRIAGE TOUR OF MACKINAC VILLAGE AND THE ISLAND • MIDDLEBURY, INDIANA AMISH ESSENHAUS DINNER • ADVENTURE EXCURSION: BICYCLE RIDE AROUND THE ISLAND (optional) • AND MUCH MORE!!! *10 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
July 21 - 30, 2010 (10 days) $ 1897.00 PP DBL ~ 18 Meals* New in 2014! Join us as we travel west for some of America’s most breathtaking scenery aboard coach and rail! Tour Highlights include: • PIKES PEAK AND COG RAILROAD • COLORADO SPRINGS & U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY & CHAPEL • ROYAL GORGE RAILROAD • CUMBRES & TOLEC RAILROAD / CHOAS, NEW MEXICO • DURANGO-SILVERTON NARROW GUAGE RAILROAD • MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK • DURANGO, GRAND JUNCTION & ASPEN, COLORADO • EISENHOWER PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM • COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT • DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM • UNBELIEVABLE SCENERY THROUGHOUT! *18 Meals: 9 Breakfasts, 9 Dinners Call us for a full itinerary on this exclusive tour... Don’t miss out!
August 25 - 30, 2012 (6 days) $ 973.00 PP DBL ~ 9 Meals* Join us on this spectacular Summer adventure highlighting spectacular scenery and history of Wisconsin’s unique Door County! Featuring the famous House on the Rock! Tour Highlights include: • 2 NIGHTS IN BEAUTIFUL DOOR COUNTY - “The Cape Cod of the Midwest” • TROLLEY TOUR OF DOOR COUNTY • PENNINSULA STATE PARK OF DOOR COUNTY OVERLOOKING GREEN BAY • ORCHARD COUNTRY WINERY & CHERRY MARKET • EAGLE BLUFF LIGHTHOUSE TOUR • WISCONSIN MARITIME MUSEUM IN STURGEON BAY • DOOR COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM • AUTHENTIC DOOR COUNTY FISH BOIL • THE QUAINT VILLAGES OF THE PENNINSULA • FAMOUS HOUSE ON THE ROCK IN SPRING GREEN, WI • WISCONSIN GLACIAL RIVER VALLEY • WISCONSIN CHEESE AND WINE CHALET • AND MORE! *9 Meals: 5 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
ONE OF OUR MOST REQUESTED TOURS IS BACK FOR 2014! EXPERIENCE THE WEST IN STYLE! WOW! - INCREDIBLE PRICE!!! Tour Highlights include: • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK TOUR • OLD FAITHFUL GEYSER AND VISITORS CENTER • BADLANDS NATIONAL PARK TOUR AND VISITORS CENTER • GRAND TETONS NATIONAL PARK TOUR AND VISITORS CENTER • EXPLORING THE BLACK HILLS AND KEYSTONE, SOUTH DAKOTA • MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MONUMENT AND MUSEUM • CRAZY HORSE MONUMENT, PARK AND VISITORS CENTER • WALL, SOUTH DAKOTA / FAMOUS WALL DRUG STORE • COWBOY RANCH CHUCKWAGON DINNER AND SHOW • SOUTH DAKOTA’S CORN PALACE • BIG TEN SLEEP CANYON OF WYOMING (One of America’s most scenic drives) • FAMOUS AL’S OASIS OVERLOOKING THE MISSOURI RIVER • YELLOWSTONE LAKE AND WEST YELLOWSTONE, MONTANA • TETON LAKE BOAT CRUISE & OPTIONAL SNAKE RIVER RAFTING *20 Meals: 11 Breakfast, 9 Dinners
Sep. 29 - Oct. 2, 2014 (4 days) $ 527.00 PP DBL ~ 6 Meals* Journey to Central Wisconsin for Harvest Time! Tour Highlights include: • GLACIAL LAKE CRANBERRY FARM (Harvest Tour & Operations) • OKRAY POTATO FARM TOUR (Harvest Tour & Operations) • CENTRAL DAIRY FARM (Tour of Cheese Factory) • WORLD’S LARGEST ROUND BARN • WISCONSIN AGRICULTURE RESEARCH STATION • ALTENBURG COUNTRY FARM & GARDEN • HANCOCK HORTICULTURAL GARDEN • MARATHON GINSENG FARM AND GARDENS • SCENIC WISCONSIN RIVER VALLEY AND LOGGING HISTORY • RUDOLPH GROTTO AND SHRINE *6 Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners Educational, Scenic and Fun! Call Early to reserve your space!
The DIRECTIONS Tours Difference is noticeable before, throughout and after your tour. Here are some of the ways DIRECTIONS strives to be your first choice in travel. DIRECTIONS TOUR DIRECTORS AND MOTORCOACH DRIVERS: Every Tour and Day Trip is guided from start to finish. DIRECTIONS Tours provides professional, full-time and knowledgeable guides on all of our tours. Your guide will outline each day’s activity, including the history, geography and facts about each area we visit. Your guide is also there to make sure that your tour experience is entertaining and comfortable. DIRECTIONS Tours resident drivers are professional, safe and courteous. INCLUDED GRATUITIES AND TAXES: Another advantage traveling with DIRECTIONS Tours is that all gratuities for your Tour Director, Step-on Guides, included Meals, and Motorcoach Driver ARE INCLUDED in the price of all Day Trips and Overnight Tours! RELAXED TOUR SCHEDULES: DIRECTIONS Tours ensures a relaxing and stress-free experience on every tour. Our tour schedules are not tiring or overbooked. No late hour traveling on the motorcoach is scheduled on any tour. “Stress-Free!” EXCELLENT TRANSPORTATION: DIRECTIONS Tours only uses state-of-the-art motorcoaches. All of our motorcoaches are 4 years in age or less. Your onboard experience is comfortable and safe. We use American made MCI Renaissance Motorcoaches that “kneel” down to embark/disembark with ease. Snack and Beverage service is provided throughout your longer travel days. Sit back and relax! TOUR MEALS AND ACCOMMODATIONS: Continental or Full Breakfast is always served on every overnight motorcoach tour. Dinners are usually “out on the town” featuring a taste of the area cuisine you are visiting. If you have a special diet (diabetic/allergies etc.), please let us know. We will try to accommodate your needs the best we can. Your hotel accommodations on tour are clean, safe and comfortable. All hotels have been carefully selected and pre-scouted. WHAT’S INCLUDED? ALMOST EVERYTHING! All of our tours INCLUDE all taxes and gratuities (See above). All attractions, step-on guides plus their gratuities, accommodations, most meals (See itinerary), deluxe transportation, and hotel luggage handling for a single checked bag per person are INCLUDED. CANCELLATIONS/INSURANCE: Our “FAIR REFUND POLICY” secures you and your money! On motorcoach tours, a refund will be given for cancellations up to 72 hours prior to date of departure with a doctor’s statement. Some pre-paid tickets & events may not be refundable and you will be notified prior to your final payment, if applicable. A trip protection insurance option is available upon request. Day Trip refund policy: Cancellations must be received two weeks prior with a doctor’s statement. After this deadline, you have an option to transfer your payment to another individual for the same Day Trip date. CONVENIENT PICK-UP LOCATIONS: We offer pick-ups throughout Metro St. Louis. Overnight tours: St. Charles Commuter Lot (I-70 near Cracker Barrel), Drury Inn Fenton @ I-44 and Bowles, and South County @ McDonald’s at I-255 / Telegraph Road. (On overnight tours we will arrange a Metro East / Illinois Pick-up - Just call us). If you need information on optional Home Shuttle Service, please call us for assistance. Day Trips: Village Square/North County, St. Charles Commuter Lot (I-70 near Cracker Barrel), Plaza Frontenac, South City Shop n’ Save (Chippewa and Weil) and South County Mall (East parking lot of Buffalo Wild Wings). AFFORDABLE DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS: Just a $75.00 deposit covers your initial reservation on an overnight tour. Day Trips require a Full payment at time of reservation. Tour final payments are not due until 45 days prior to departure. You will receive an invoice reflecting your deposit paid and final payment due date. Deposits and Day Trip Payments may be made by cash, money order or check. Final Payments may be made by cash, money order, check or credit card. All prices are based on cash payments. When using a credit card, a 3.5% transaction fee is added. This charge comes from our credit card authorization service and is NOT implemented by us. The additional transaction fee is NOT included in our tour rates which allows us to keep your prices lower.
October 18 - 25, 2014 Great INCLUSIVE Price Princess Cruise Lines brand new ROYAL PRINCESS! Sailing Roundtrip from the exciting port of NYC harbor! Experience New England and Nova Scotia from land and sea. Inside and Balcony staterooms available for our group! PORTS OF CALL:
Inclusive Cruise Package: 8 days just $1987.00 PP DBL (inside category) Cruise includes Roundtrip Nonstop Airfare, all taxes, port charges, all onboard meals, a special group cocktail party, group airport transfers to/from ship, all paper work/ documents and check-in procedures, and Tour Director gratuities.
Extend your stay in NYC on return for a night (ask for more info!) We take care of everything!!! SPACE IS LIMITED - SO CALL EARLY TO BOOK YOUR SPACE! Sail away in style and enjoy the beautiful Autumn Color of New England and Nova Scotia on this incredible cruise tour.
OUR COMPLIMENTARY TRAVEL SHOWS ARE A GREAT WAY TO MEET OUR STAFF AND ENJOY A TRAVELOGUE PRESENTATION ON OUR UPCOMING 2014 TOURS! -----SOUTH ST. LOUIS METRO Thursday, FEBRUARY 20, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. COMFORT INN, ARNOLD WEST ST. LOUIS METRO Friday, MARCH 7, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. at our offices BALLWIN, MO ST. CHARLES / WESTPLEX Friday, MARCH 21, 2014 - 12:30 p.m. BEST WESTERN 5th STREET, ST. CHARLES ------RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED - SPACE IS LIMITED PLEASE JUST GIVE US A CALL TO PUT YOUR NAME ON THE ATTENDANCE LIST!