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LIFE ENRICHING

RV Travel Experiences 2012-2014 TRAVEL GUIDE

USA ALASKA CANADA MEXICO AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND AFRICA EUROPE


Your Vacation of a Lifetime Begins Today “O

n the first day of our 48 day Alaska Caravan we were presented with 3-ring notebooks setting forth every day’s travel and activity, right down to what you could expect to find at almost every mile marker along the road. There was even an entry saying “At 16.4 mile you will find the best cinnamon buns in Alaska.” Now that’s detail. There were also listings of every fuel stop, as well as photos ops, where you might see animals. Fantasy is superb at planning and organizing. If we had attempted this Alaska trip on our own it might have been a disaster…and no doubt we would not have gotten to experience a small fraction of what we enjoyed in the group experience. All the campgrounds, the boat rides, the entertainment, so many meals and myriad of other activities were prearranged, pre-contracted…and we had the wagon master and the tailgunner to shepherd us along the way. There’s no way to replace the enduring relationships molded during those extraordinary seven weeks. Having started as strangers, we ultimately became friends and, finally family. If you are considering Alaska, especially for the first time, we highly recommend Fantasy RV Tours.” Alan & Arlene Werksman, Boca Raton, Florida


USA

Page 10 Best of Seattle & Seafair Rally 9 Day 11 Rocky Mountains & Cheyenne Frontier Days 29 Day 12 Western National Parks 33 Day 13 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Rally 8 Day 14 Grand West Coast 40 Day 16 Grand East Coast 40 Day 18 New York City Rally 8 Day 19 Autumn in New England 23 Day 20 Pasadena Rose Parade Rally 6 Day 21 Washington D.C. Cherry Blossom Rally 7 Day 22 Kentucky Derby Grand Rally 7 Day 23 Nashville, Memphis & Branson 13 Day 24 San Antonio Fiesta Rally 7 Day 25 San Francisco & Wine Country Rally 8 Day 26 Reunion Rally 2012 — Pine Mountain, Georgia 6 Day 27 Wild West Reunion Rally 2013 — Arizona 6 Day

Canada

Page 28 The Great Calgary Stampede Rally 8 Day 29 Canadian Rocky Mountains 15 Day 30 Polar Bear Express — RV, Train & Plane 14 Day 31 Polar Bear Express — RV & Train 15 Day 32 Canadian Maritimes Provinces 33 Best of Canadian Maritimes 26 Day 34 Deluxe Canadian Maritimes 48 Day

Alaska

Page 36 Magnificent Alaksa 38 Heart of Alaska 48 Day 40 Premier Alaska Caravan 59 Day 42 Calgary, Canadian Rockies & Alaska 60 Day

Mexico

Page 44 Discover Today’s Mexico 45 Taste of Mexico — Rocky Point 6 Day 46 Copper Canyon Rim to Floor 15 Day 47 Copper Canyon Rim to Floor 19 Day 48 Copper Canyon & Baja By RV, Train & Ferry 41 Day 50 Gulf Coast, Yucatan, Caribbean & Ancient Ruins 47 Day 52 Baja Whale Watching 13 Day 53 Winter Paradise in Baja 36 Day 54 Whale Watching By Auto, Hotel & Boat 10 Day

Overseas

Fantasy & Creative are solely owned by our employees and customers — another “first” in the industry.

Page 55 Welcome to New Zealand & Australia 56 New Zealand, Australia By RV 51 Day 58 Add On Tours: Australia Outback 12 Day & Fiji 4 Day 59 Southern Africa Wildlife RV Safari 37 Day 61 Add On Tour: Victoria Falls 4 Day 62 Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland & Italy 63 Wales, Ireland & Northern Ireland 22 Day

Resources

Page 4 What Sets Us Apart 5 Tour Benefits 6 Why You Should Choose Fantasy RV Tours 8 An Innovative Leader 9 Endorsed by FMCA 64 Member Referrals 65 Our Guides — An Extraordinary Team 66 Most Frequently Asked Questions 67 RV & Vehicle Insurance 68 Resources for You 69 Policies 70 FMCA The Tour Connection Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 3


BENEFITS

What’s Included Sets Us Apart! WE BRING YOU A TRIP CANCELLATION PROGRAM THAT IS “INCLUSIVE” ON ALL FANTASY TRIPS n

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TRIP CANCELLATION UP TO $20,000 PER PERSON • TRIP DELAY $100 A DAY UP TO 5 DAYS • TRIP INTERRUPTION 150% OF TOUR PRICE • MEDICAL INSURANCE UP TO $25,000 INTERNATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE • MEDICAL EVACUATION & REPATRIATION UP TO $75,000 • RETURN OF RV/VEHICLE UP TO $10,000 • ACCIDENTAL LIFE INSURANCE • 24-HOUR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE • AND MUCH MORE!

“We chose Fantasy because of their good reputation, and when we compared them with other companies, we found that Fantasy was the only tour company to include trip cancellation insurance.” Robert & Lisa Parente, Swoyersville, PN

EXCLUSIVE PEACE OF MIND TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN FANTASY RV TOURS/CREATIVE WORLD TRAVEL IS THE ONLY RV TOUR COMPANY PROVIDING CANCELLATION INSURANCE!

Quality RV Vacations for Over 50 Years OVER 50 YEARS EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND COMMITMENT TO RV ENRICHING LIFESTYLE FANTASY RV TOURS

CREATIVE WORLD TRAVEL

Fantasy is among the world’s most distinctive RV tour companies, providing the most sought-after RV vacations around the world. With more than 20 years in the RV industry, Fantasy is one of the global leaders in escorted RV travel.

Creative World has shown RVers a new way to vacation since 1970, specializing in Rallies. The company merged with Fantasy RV Tours in 2005, and we continue to keep the traditions of Creative World alive — providing America’s Greatest Rallies.

RV CARAVANS A caravan is a group of travelers moving together from one destination to the next on a pre-planned and professionally run itinerary. Lots of RVers enjoy our RV caravan tours. You drive your own RV and have the option following an experienced tour guide, called a "wagonmaster." We also have a "tailgunner" at the rear. Each night the RVers camp together in one campground, telling stories around the campfire and planning the next day's ride. It takes years of planning and research to prepare a first-class caravan and see that it has all the ingredients for success. Caravans can be as short as seven days, to as many as sixty.

RALLIES A rally is a non-traveling gathering for RVers to celebrate a famous event, festival or happening. Creative World truly pioneered the fine art of “rallying” and today offers the most rallies of any other RV tour company. Rallies include exclusive hard-to-get campground, event tickets, interesting side excursions, tours and scrumptious meals. All you have to do is just show up, leave the details to your rally master and just have fun!

CAR-A-VANS AUTO & HOTEL GUIDED VACATIONS Fantasy is the very first TOUR COMPANY to offer non-RV escorted vacations. Guests travel to exotic destinations in their car, truck, van… anything on wheels (no RVs) and stay in hotels along the way. These guided vacations are conducted like our RV caravans with a Wagonmaster leading the way. Pre-planned itineraries, meals, events and excursions all taken care of by Fantasy experts.

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BENEFITS

Superior Quality RV Vacations

STANDARD BENEFITS INCLUDED IN ALL VACATIONS!

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“There are not enough words to express how great this trip has been. It was the experience of a lifetime.” Roland & Betsy Viau, St. Paul, MN

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Outstanding Customer Service: Before, During and After Your Tour Pre-planned Routes and Itineraries RV Camping Fees Wagonmaster and Tailgunner Teams CPR Certified Tailgunner Team for 12 or More Vehicles Events, Meals, Tours Listed on Itinerary Detailed Trip Logs and Road Maps Daily Briefings & Information Packet Travel Tips Report Pre-trip Vehicle Checklist Currency Exchange Assistance Flexible Days for Your Own Pursuits Side Excursions Frequent Traveler Credit $50 for Rallies & $100 Caravans* Customer Appreciation Benefits: Gifts for Each Tour Commemorative Pin Hat and Tote Bag Commemorative Rig Decal Lifetime Member Loyalty Benefits: 5th Tour — Lifetime Member Lifetime Member Commemorative Pin Lifetime Member Decal Special Lifetime Tour Discounts 10th Tour — Platinum Lifetime Member: All Loyalty Program Benefits Platinum Members — Lifetime Jackets

*Expires 1 year from date of last tour. Only one credit per tour may be used.

EXCLUSIVE Cancellation Insurance Included On All Tours! TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN INCLUDED (more details on page 4) n Trip Cancellation Insurance n Trip Interruption Coverage n Emergency Medical Benefits n International Health Insurance FULL SERVICE VEHICLE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT n Stateside Domestic Insurance n Mexico Insurance Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 5


BENEFITS

Why You Should Choose Fantasy

We Provide Superior Value WE ARE OWNED BY OUR EMPLOYEES & CUSTOMERS

Fantasy and Creative Tours is solely owned by employees and customers. Our owners have a passion for travel and they understand the “spirit” of the lifestyle we all love so much. The decision makers who plan and operate our tours are Wagonmasters, Tailgunners, Travel Ambassadors and most importantly, customers. Be assured our staff has a vested interest in providing you with a safe, fun and memorable dream trip, along with unsurpassed customer service.

TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE INCLUDED

We recently initiated comprehensive Trip Cancellation and Emergency Medical Insurance on all tours. Unlike other companies who sell you this coverage, we include it for our guests. No worries when you travel with us, as our peace of mind travel protection has you covered. Fantasy is the only tour company to include trip cancellation insurance at no additional cost to you.

YOUR SAFETY IS MOST IMPORTANT

An important benefit we offer is the freedom to relax and travel with your needs and expectations anticipated. Our carefully designed itineraries are a refreshing mix of sightseeing, leisure, adventure and culture. You’ll experience spectacular scenery and exciting events other travelers only dream about.

Our tour guides and support staff take the utmost care with every aspect of your trip. Traveling with a company as experienced as we are adds a strong element of safety and security to your journey. For extra peace of mind we cover you and your travel companion with trip cancellation insurance and emergency medical benefits at no cost to you!

BEST LEADERS & GUIDES

You have the advantage of traveling with our wagonmaster and tailgunner teams, who are fully knowledgeable about the destination, its history and culture. You can relax knowing that you are accompanied by professionals, who manage the flow of events, are problem-solvers, and friends, who will help transform your trip into a truly memorable journey.

WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY

We strive to fulfill vacation dreams and deliver memorable travel experiences, and our customers confirm that! Consistently our guests have rated their experience on our tours with 98%-100% satisfaction. Please read testimonials throughout this catalog and visit our website to see what guests are saying about Fantasy and Creative.

WE HELP YOU CHOOSE & PLAN YOUR VACATION

OUR WEBSITE — A GREAT RESOURCE

CAREFREE TRAVEL

Our travel ambassadors and staff have a wealth of knowledge about our destinations and are eager to assist you in planning your vacation. Give us a call at (800) 952–8496 and we will assign you a personal specialist.

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Our website is a great resource — with trip itineraries, photo galleries and our newest edition, our blogs. Follow along one of our tours through the blog site and experience our customers journey first hand.


“It was first class from the very first moment to the last.” James & Patti Timm, Gardenerville, NV

“Fantasy’s trips are interesting, educational, esthetic and value packed.” Charles & Wally Harman, Aurora, CO


FROM THE FOUNDER

An Innovative Leader in the Industry

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FMCA SELECTED FANTASY & CREATIVE TOURS TO PROVIDE MEMBERS ONLY TOURS — ANOTHER FIRST IN THE INDUSTRY

have spent many years seeking that extraordinary moment in my RV travels. Like other RVers, I found those special moments over and over again. After we enjoy that moment for all it has to offer, we RVers move on in search of the next “aha” moment…oh the beauty of the RV lifestyle! Fantasy and Creative Tours is solely owned by employees and customers, and we continue to bring new innovations to the RV industy. Our owners have a passion for travel and they understand the “spirit” of the lifestyle we all love so much. The decision makers who plan and operate your vacations are Wagonmasters, Tailgunners, Travel Ambassadors and most importantly, customers. Our staff has a vested interest in providing you with a safe and memorable trip of a lifetime, along with unsurpassed customer service. What’s new? Family Motor Coach Association “FMCA” partnered our company to provide their members quality rallies and caravans. Special FMCA member only tours are designated throughout this catalog. Look for the FMCA Tour Connection logo on selected tour pages. You will be hearing a lot more

about the “FMCA Tour Connection” powered by Fantasy RV Tours. Another first in the industry! We recently initiated comprehensive Trip Cancellation and Emergency Medical Insurance on all tours. Unlike other companies who sell you this coverage, we include it for our guests. No worries when you travel with us, as our peace of mind travel protection has you covered. We are the only tour company to include trip cancellation insurance at no additional cost to you. You will find unforgettable adventures on every page of this vacation catalog. While browsing through our array of tours, please keep in mind we deliver superior quality and value from the beginning to the end. I invite you to come along with us, and let’s share some life enriching travel moments together.

NEL FILLIGER Founder, Fantasy RV Tours

FANTASY IS THE ONLY TOUR COMPANY TO INCLUDE TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU

Life Changing Moments

“The experience of climbing to the top of the bridge in Sydney, Australia was a life changing moment for me because I was terrified of heights. The view was so breathtaking that after the first few moments I forgot my fear and opened my senses to the awesome sight of the gorgeous harbor dominated by the Opera House. By the way, heights never bothered me again!” Steven Krauss, West Palm Beach, Florida

Life Enriching Experience

“The highlight of our Baja auto tour was our up close encounter with the grey whales and their babies. We even got to touch them… truly a life enriching experience!” John & Marianne Lauzon, Calgary Alberta, Canada

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ENDORSED BY FMCA

Enhancing the Motorhome Lifestyle!

FAMILY MOTOR COACH ASSOCIATION & FANTASY RV TOURS PARTNER TOGETHER TO BRING FMCA MEMBERS QUALITY RV VACATIONS

www.fantasyrvtours/fmca (855) 385–3622 For discounts on specific

FMCA RV tours throughout this travel guide look for

the Tour Connection logo:

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USA 9 DAY RALLY

Best of Seattle & Seafair Rally

Day 1 • Orientation & Briefing • Welcome Party Day 2 • Museum of Flight Largest in the World Flight Simulators Restoration Center • Kick-off of ‘Fleet Week’ • Parade of Ships Elliot Bay U.S. Navy Vessels Coast Guard Vessels Canadian Vessels Over 5,000 Sailors • Waterfront Dinner Elliot Bay Ivar’s Acres of Clams Day 3 • City Tour • Space Needle Observation Deck Viewing • Pioneer Square Historic District • Seattle Underground Guided Tour • Pike Place Market Seafood Shops ‘Flying Fish’ Craft Shops, Bakeries

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eattle is known as the Emerald City, no doubt because it is surrounded by perpetually green trees, bushes and lawns. It is also known as the land of espresso and fresh seafood, bicycles, boats and airplanes, lakes and bays and for its annual salute to its heritage, Seafair. While enjoying the local tastes and culture we explore the bays, locks and lakes of the area. Fantasy has reserved seating for the 200 mile per hour Unlimited Hydroplane boat races, shooting their spectacular water plumes, known as “roostertails,” high in the air. Pit Passes are included for a really up close look at these beautiful speedsters. That same day we will see an air show that has it all. The precision flying of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Marines flying demonstration including the Harrier jet that defies the laws of physics as it flies backwards and much more! The Pacific Northwest is the second highest wine producing region in the country. You will have a chance to taste a few as we tour the “Eastside” of the area that includes the wineries, Snoqualmie Falls and the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Fantasy has included all the “can’t miss” wonderful experiences during the Best of Seattle and Seafair Rally.

Fresh Produce/Flower Market Home of the First Starbucks • Harbor and Locks Cruise City Skyline, Waterfront Hiram Chittenden Locks Day 4 • Eastside Tour • Snoqualmie Falls • Chocolate Factory • Cascade Mountains • Winery Tour & Tasting • Mt Si, Twin Peaks • Gates Foundation Building • Floating Bridges • Lunch Day 5 • Lake Washington Cruise Famous Houseboats: “Sleepless in Seattle” Views of Mt. Rainier Bill Gates Home Top Deck Viewing Floating Bridge • Blue Angels Performance • Onboard BBQ Lunch • Lake Washington Party With Hundreds of Boats Day 6 • Seafair Sunday • Reserved Seating/Pit Passes

• Unlimited Hydroplane Races • Vintage Hydroplanes • Boeing Air Show • Stunt Flying Show • Blue Angels Performance • Fat Albert C-130 Hercules • Marine Harriers • Hyperlite Wakeboarding • Main Stage Performances • Live Bands Day 7 • Breakfast with Fantasy Staff • Boeing Aircraft Factory Tour Guided Tour World’s Largest Building Dreamliner Production Lines • Lunch in Boeing Cafe • Dinner Day 8 • Boat Cruise Puget Sound/bake Island • Tilicum Village • Salish Indians, Long House • Native Dance Show • Traditional Indian Salmon Bake Lunch • Hamburger Cookout Day 9 • Farewell Continental Breakfast

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Space Needle Pioneer Square Seattle Underground Pike Place Market Seattle Seafair Week Hydroplane Speed Boats Championship Races Reserved Seating Pit Passes Air Show Navy Blue Angels Stunt Show Museum of Flight Lake Washington Cruise Puget Sound Cruise Lots of Entertainment & Fun!

• BEFORE SEATTLE RALLY ADD CANADIAN ROCKY MOUNTAINS Caravan Ends in Vancouver, BC Just 140 Miles from Seattle • CANADIAN ROCKIES (See page 29) July 12-26, 2013 July 11-25, 2014

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2013 $3,095 $2,295 $1,445

2014 $3,195 $2,395 $1,495

2013 Dates July 30 to August 7 2014 Dates July 29 to August 6

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • Full Service RV Park • 8 Nights RV Site • 52 Events & Tours • 9 Meals


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Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Montana & Wyoming Colorado Springs US Air Force Academy Olympic Training Center Rocky Mountain National Park Cheyenne Frontier Days Parade, Rodeo & Entertainment Black Hills Tour & Mt Rushmore Crazy Horse National Monument Badlands, Deadwood & Wild West Yellowstone National Park Grand Teton Park Tour

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ou’ll want to dig out your hats and boots for this WILD WEST tour! Saddle up with us as we follow the trail to spectacular national parks, monuments and historical places in Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. From Mt. Rushmore to Yellowstone Park, this is one caravan that will keep you talking around the campfire for some time to come.

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $5,495 $4,395 $2,295

2013 $5,795 $4,595 $2,395

2014 $5,995 $4,795 $2,497

2012 Dates July 15 to August 12 2013 Dates July 14 to August 11 2014 Dates July 13 to August 10

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • National Parks Entry Fees • 26 Nights RV Site • 62 Events & Tours • 15 Meals

Day 1-3 Colorado Springs, CO • Orientation & Briefing • Dinner • Pikes Peak Cog Train • Garden of the Gods • Drive Tour and Lunch • Air Force Academy Tour • Olympic Training Center • Flying W Dinner and Show Day 4-5 Estes Park, CO • Driving Miles 152 • Celestial Seasonings Tea Company • Rocky Mountain National Park Tour Day 6-9 Cheyenne, WY • Driving Miles 96 • Budweiser Brewery Tour: See the Clydesdale Horses • Cheyenne Frontier Days Parade • State Capitol Tour • Avanti Italian Dinner • Behind the Chutes Tour • Frontier Days Rodeo • Wild West Museum • Evening Rodeo Grandstand Show Day 10-11 Gering, NE • Driving Miles 184 • Fort Laramie Historic Oregon Trail • Scottsbluff National Monument • Chimney Rock • Cookout Day 12-13 Fort Robinson, NE • Driving Miles 100 • Chimney Rock

• Agate Fossil Beds • Historic Fort Robinson Museum • Dinner • Post Theater Show Day 14-16 Hot Springs, SD • Driving Miles 86 • Hay Wagon Breakfast Ride • Mt. Rushmore Evening Tour • Dinner • Black Hills Tour • Crazy Horse Memorial • Needles Highway • Iron Mountain Road • Custer State Park • Lunch at Heritage Village • Explore Hot Springs Area Day 17 Interior, SD • Driving Miles 125 • Badlands Drive • Visitor Center • Campfire Program • Staff Cookout Day 18-19 Deadwood, SD • Driving Miles 133 • Historic Deadwood and Mt. Moriah Cemetery • Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane Grave Sites • Reenactment Shooting Of Wild Bill Hickock • Optional: Trail of Jack McCall Day 20 Buffalo, WY • Driving Miles 227 • Devils Tower National Monument • Jim Gatchell Museum

Day 21-22 Cody, WY • Driving Miles 176 • Cody Trolley Tour • Buffalo Bill Historic Museum • Irma’s Legendary Saloon • Optional: Family Rodeo Day 23-26 W. Yellowstone, MT • Driving Miles 153 • Yellowstone National Park, WY • Yellowstone Lake Lodge Dinner • Wildlife Sunset Tour • Yellowstone Upper Loop Tour: Yellowstone Falls Mammoth Hot Springs Lunch at the Springs • Visit Old Faithful • Imax West Yellowstone • Optional: Grizzly Discovery Center Museum of the Rockies Day 27-29 Jackson, WY • Driving Miles 136 • Snake River Float Trip • Steak Cookout • Grand Teton National Park Tour: Menors Ferry Colter Bay Jenny Lake • Jackson Lake Lodge Lunch • Farewell Dinner • Goodbye Continental Breakfast

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“We’ve waited 30 years to take this trip across the country to the west and the Caravan was to be an important part of it. Let me simply say that it far exceeded every expectation we had. What a journey!” Irving & Alane Perkins, Newfang, VT Day 1-2 Pahrump, NV • Orientation and Briefing • Winery Tour and Wine Tasting • Gourmet Welcome Dinner • Death Valley Guided Bus Tour: Bad Water and Visitor Center Furnace Creek Resort Lunch • Scotty’s Castle Tour Day 3-5 St. George, UT • Driving Miles 195 • Valley of Fire State Park • Zion National Park Bus Tour • Zion IMAX • Dinner at St. George Day 6-7 Cedar City, UT • Iron Mission State Park • Cedar Breaks Monument • Kolob Canyon Day 8-10 Bryce Canyon, UT • Driving Miles 128 • Bryce Canyon National Park • Kodachrome Basin State Park

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• Optional: Horseback Riding ATV’s, Aircraft Flight Day 11-12 Torrey, UT • Driving Miles 114 • Goblin Valley State Park • John Wesley Powell Museum • Capitol Reef National Park • Steak Cookout Day 13-16 Moab, UT • Driving Miles 188 • Canyonlands Evening Boat Tour with Dinner • Arches National Park • Canyonlands National Park Tour and Lunch • Canyonlands Boat Tour/Lunch • Dead Horse Point State Park • Pancake Breakfast • Explore Moab • Optional: Rafting or Jeep Tour Day 17-20 Cortez, CO • Driving Miles 121 • Durango/Silverton Train Ride • Mesa Verde:

Mesa Verde National Park Guided Tour Big Spruce Tree House Cliff House Tour • Newspaper Rock Excursion • “Four Corners” Visit Day 21-23 Kayenta, AZ • Driving Miles 156 • Monument Valley: Navajo Tribal Park Guided Tour/Lunch • Goosenecks State Park • Valley of the San Juan Gods • Natural Bridges Monument Day 24-27 Page, AZ • Driving Miles 134 • Glen Canyon Dam Tour • Rainbow Room Breakfast • Rainbow Bridge Boat Tour • Lake Powell Lunch • Hamburger Cookout • Optional Slot Canyon Tour Day 28-29 Jacob Lake, AZ • Driving Miles 134 • Grand Canyon North Rim: Explore North Rim Cookout and Campfire Optional: Horseback Ride • Pipe Springs Monument Day 30-33 Grand Canyon Village, AZ • Driving Miles 170 • Grand Canyon South Rim: Exclusive Scenic Rim Tour Day to Explore South Rim Shuttle Available Imax Theater Farewell Dinner • Optional: Helicopter Flight • Farewell Breakfast l Start: Pahrump, NV

Old West History Native American History National Parks: Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef Canyonlands, Arches, Mesa Verde Four Corners Monument Valley Lake Powell Grand Canyon: North Rim & Camping on the South Rim

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ike frontier wagon trains, this odyssey rolls through the land of colorful legends and startling landscapes. You will launch your journey at a premier RV Park at the Winery in the Desert in Pahrump, NV. You will visit Four Corners, Monument Valley and play beneath towering pinnacles and overlook fantastic gorges at Zion and Bryce Canyon Nationals Parks, gaze into the Grand Canyon’s dizzying depths, explore by boat the vast waters and narrow canyons of Lake Powell and travel along historic Route 66. Fantasy’s Grand Circle tour of the colorful Western National Parks ends at the South Rim of the magnificent Grand Canyon.

• AFTER WESTERN NATIONAL PARKS ADD ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON RALLY (See page 13) Oct. 4-11, 2012 Oct. 3-10, 2013 Oct. 2-9, 2014

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $5,395 $4,295 $2,895

2013 $5,595 $4,495 $2,995

2014 $5,795 $4,795 $3,195

2012 Dates August 28 to September 29 FMCA Tour August 31 to October 2 2013 Dates August 30 to October 1 2014 Dates August 29 to September 30 ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • National & State Park Entry Fees • 27 Nights RV Parking • 40 Events & Tours • 13 Meals


“This Balloon Fiesta was an outstanding experience we will never forget. Besides all that we saw and did, it was topped off when a balloon landed near our RV and we got to help fold it and load it onto their truck. Fantasy’s rally was way better than we ever expected.”

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Everyday Access to Balloon Launch Field Premium RV Parking: Camped at the Official Balloon Fiesta RV Park Water & Electric at sites Closest Water/Electric Camp Sites to the Balloon Launch Field Private Hospitality Tent Morning Coffee and Snacks Catered Meals & Entertainment Professional Flyer Hot Air Balloon Demo Private Chartered Coaches Area Tours: Sandia Peak Tramway Tour Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Tour Sky City Tour Albuquerque Old Town Excursion Santa Fe Excursion

USA 8 DAY RALLY

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Rally

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or sheer drama, spectacle and spirit, nothing can match the sight of these brightly colored airships soaring skyward at dawn. With Fantasy & Creative Tours, you’ll be right in the center of the air show action — balloon glows and mass ascensions. You’ll also have close access to the Landing & Competition field where Hands-On Action takes place. We start this world famous rally a day before many of the other groups come in so you can relax and enjoy as others scurry to find their spots. As a backdrop, members will also be introduced to the distinctive people, culture, and cuisine of the American Southwest. In Albuquerque you’ll mix and mingle with descendants of Native American and Spanish settlers, enjoy their crafts and artwork, sample hearty food, and walk the narrow picturesque streets of Santa Fe. Join us for a week of front row access to the greatest Hot Air Balloon Show in the world.

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $2,195 $1,795 $895

2013 $2,245 $1,895 $945

2014 $2,295 $1,995 $995

2012 Dates October 4 to October 11 FMCA Rally October 4 to October 11 2013 Dates October 3 to October 10 2014 Dates October 2 to October 9 ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • Private Hospitality Tent • 7 Nights RV Parking • 48 Events & Tours • 5 Meals

Day 1 • Orientation and Briefing • Private Balloon Demonstration • Welcome Dinner and Show Day 2 • Coffee and Snacks (Daily) • Albuquerque Bus Tour • Sandia Peak Tramway • With Lunch at the Top Day 3 • Opening Ceremony • Dawn Patrol (Daily) • International Balloon Museum • Chainsaw Wood Carving • Special Shapes Ascension • Flying and Skill Events • Twilight Twinkle Glow Fireworks Show Day 4 • Balloon Mass Ascension • Key Grab Competition • Fiesta Car Show • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Native Indian Dancing Indian Arts and Crafts Indian Museum • Special Shapes “Glowdeo” • After Glow Fireworks Show Day 5 • Balloon Mass Ascension • Sky City Guided: Cultural Center Haaku Museum Acoma Village San Esteban del Rey Mission • Night Magic Glow • After Glow Fireworks Show Catered BBQ Dinner Day 6 • Balloon Mass Ascension • Old Town Excursion • America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Launch • Pizza and Social Gathering

Day 7 • Balloon Mass Ascension: Flight of the Nations Flying Competition • Santa Fe Bus Excursion: San Miguel Mission Shops and Parks • Farewell Party: Dinner Live Music Day 8 • Goodbye Coffee and Donuts • Special Shapes Rodeo • 12 Noon Departure • ADD BEFORE BALLOON FIESTA: WESTERN NP Aug. 28-Sept. 29, 2012 FMCA Aug. 31-Oct. 2, 2012 Aug. 30-Oct. 1, 2013 (See page 12)

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USA 40 DAY TOUR

Grand West Coast Caravan

Join Us for the Vacation of Your Lifetime!

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ome join us on a diverse trail from Northern Washington to Southern California. From the awesome splendor of the Cascade Mountains and deep blue Puget Sound to the rugged Pacific West Coast, you’ll experience breathtaking beauty beyond description. We drive Oregon’s famous coastline dotted with lighthouses, stand among the giant Redwoods of California, sip wine in Napa Valley, pan for gold where the 49’ers struck it rich and see the grandeur of Yosemite National Park. The grand finale of this tour includes Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and yes… Disneyland! We invite you to join us for the finest West Coast vacation available.

Day 1-4 Seattle, WA • Welcome Party, Orientation • Seattle City Tour: Space Needle Pike Place Market, Pioneer Sq. Waterfront Lunch Floating Bridge • Seattle Sights by Boat Tour: Lake Washington Cruise by Bill Gates Compound Union Lake • Boeing Aircraft Plant Tour Dinner Day 5-6 Castle Rock, WA • Driving Miles 109 • Mt. St. Helens Bus Tour: Johnston Ridge Visitor Center Observatory — View the Crater Volcanic Eruption Movie Lunch Day 7-8 Tillamook, OR • Driving Miles 131 • Fort Stevens Historical Park • Tillamook Cheese Factory • Cape Meares Head Lighthouse • Self Drive 3 Capes Scenic Drive Day 9-11 Newport, OR • Driving Miles 70 • Hatfield Marine Science Center • Oregon State Aquarium, Dinner

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USA 40 DAY TOUR

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Seattle’s Awesome Sights: Seattle Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Flying Fish Market Olympic Mountain Range, Puget Sound Mt. Rainer, Mt. St. Helens Famous Oregon Coast Lighthouses Lots of Fresh Local Seafood! Redwood National Park Napa Wine Country Train Excursion Yosemite National Park San Francisco’s: Golden Gate Bridge, Fishermen’s Wharf, China Town Monterrey – Cannery Row and Aquarium Drive the Big Sur and Visit Hearst Castle Hollywood: Stars Walk of Fame Grauman’s Chinese Theater Beverly Hills & Rodeo Drive Day at Disneyland

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $8,795 $6,795 $3,895

2013 $8,995 $6,995 $3,995

2014 $9,195 $7,195 $4,095

2012 Dates September 9 to October 18 2013 Dates September 8 to October 17 2014 Dates September 7 to October 16 • Yaquina Head Yaquina Bay Lighthouse • Heceta Head Lighthouse • Sea Lions Caves, Oregon Dunes • Optional Dune Buggy Rides Day 12-13 Coos Bay, OR • Driving Miles 98 • Myrtlewood Factory • Village of Charleston • Scenic Cape Arago, Lunch • Shore Acres Park • Sunset Beach Day 14-15 Gold Beach, OR • Driving Miles 80 • Rogue River Boat Tour • Cranberry Bogs, Dinner Day 16-17 Klamath, CA • Driving Miles 77 • Trees of Mystery • Sky Rail Tram • Redwood National Park Day 18-19 Myers Flat, CA • Driving Miles 117 • Avenue of the Giants • Humboldt Redwoods Park Day 20-21 Fort Bragg, CA • Driving Miles 84 • Redwood Forest Skunk Train • Ice Cream Social Day 22-25 Petaluma, CA • Driving Miles 134

• San Francisco Tour: Golden Gate Bridge Chinatown, Cable Car Ride Lombard Street Fishermen’s Wharf Pier 39, Coit Tower Ghirardelli Square • Napa Valley Train with Lunch Tour Vineyards & Wine Tasting • Free Time Options: Harbor Tour, Alcatraz Island Sausalito, Shopping Day 26-28 Columbia, CA • Driving Miles 169 • Jelly Belly Tour • Columbia Historic Park • Railtown “Movie Railroad” Park • Roundhouse Tour, Gold Panning • Cookout Day 29-30 Mariposa, CA • Driving Miles 72 • Yosemite Guided Tour: Half Dome, El Capitan Bridal Veil Falls Lunch at Park Lodge Day 31-32 Monterey, CA • Driving Miles 169 • Casa de Fruta • Monterey/Carmel Guided

Tour: “17 Mile” Drive Lone Cypress Tree, Pebble Beach Cannery Row, Aquarium Day 33-34 Morro Bay, CA • Driving Miles 124 • Hearst Castle Guided Tour: Big Sur Scenic Drive, Morro Rock Day 35 Buellton, CA • Driving Miles 76 • Optional Solvang Village Day 36-39 Anaheim, CA • Driving Miles 165 • Guided Los Angeles Area Tour • Hollywood, Stars Walk of Fame Grauman”s Chinese Theater • Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive • Sunset Strip, Venice Beach • Famous Olvera Street • Marina del Rey • Day at Disneyland • Free Time to Visit Attractions • Farewell Dinner Day 40 Anaheim, CA • Goodbye Continental Breakfast l Start: Seattle, Washington n End: Anaheim, California • Miles: 1,636

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 39 Nights RV Sites • 77 Events & Tours • 11 Meals

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Grand East Coast Caravan

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rom lobsters to space shuttles, from Maine to Florida — the diversity and beauty will astound you, traveling 40 days in Fantasy grand style on this East Coast Caravan. Our route will open your eyes to a whole world of history, regional cuisine, culture and scenery. After following the rugged coast of Maine, we’ll savor the sights and sounds of Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. We’ll get a taste of autumn in the northeast as we witness the brilliant fall foliage colors turn from green to brilliant shades of red, yellow and orange. The diversity continues as we head south to historical colonial sites in Virginia, to the seacoast Outer Banks, Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Savannah and St Augustine, Florida. Our outstanding East Coast itinerary is appropriately named “Grand,” as it truly is magnificent and just perfect for snowbirds south bound trek to winter in sunny Florida. Day 1-2 Bar Harbor, ME • Orientation • Down East Lobster Bake • Harbor Nature Cruise Day 3-4 Wells, ME • Driving Miles 184 • Guided Portsmouth City Tour • Strawbery Banke Tour Day 5-9 Boston, MA • Driving Miles 130 Boston City Bus Tour: • Old North Church • Freedom Trail, USS Constitution • Plymouth Rock/ Mayflower • Plimoth Plantation and Lunch • Newport City Tour • Breakers Mansion Tour • Newport Harbor Cruise Day 10 Mystic, CT • Driving Miles 72 • Mystic Seaport Museum

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• Sabino Cruise • Captain Daniel Packer Inne Dinner Day 11-13 New York City, NY • Driving Miles 193 Guided NY City Tours: Rockefeller Plaza Walking Tour Lincoln Center Walking Tour St. Patrick's Cathedral Stroll Fifth Avenue • Wall Street and Battery Park • Dinner • Broadway Musical and Dinner • Stone Street Historic District • Manhattan Island Cruise • Greenwich Village Walking Tour Captain Daniel Packer Inne Dinner • Captain Daniel Packer Inne DinnerCity at Night from Top Of The Rockefeller Center

Day 14-18 Lancaster, PA • Driving Miles 157 • Philadelphia City Tour • Independence Hall and Square • Liberty Bell • Amish Tour and Dinner • Tour of Gettysburg Civil War Battlefield Day 19-22 College Park, MD • Driving Miles 113 • Guided Afternoon and Evening Monument Tours • Capitol and Library of Congress Tour • Smithsonian Museums (on your own) • Annapolis Tour, Naval Academy • Baltimore City Tour • Federal Hill, Fort McHenry Day 23-26 Williamsburg, VA • Driving Miles 165 • Colonial Williamsburg Tour

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Northeast to Southeast Snowbird Trek East Coast Historical Sites Boston, New York City Brilliant Autumn Foliage Colors Philadelphia, Amish Country, Gettysburg, Civil War Battlefield Washington D.C. Capitol Tour Colonial Williamsburg Outer Banks North Carolina Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Savannah Cape Kennedy Space Center St. Augustine & Daytona Florida

USA 40 DAY TOUR

Maine to Florida

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $9,395 $7,395 $3,595

2013 $9,695 $7,595 $3,695

2014 $9,995 $7,795 $3,795

2012 Dates September 21 to October 30 2013 Dates September 20 to October 29 2014 Dates September 19 to October 28

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“Everything was absolutely top notch.” Marty & Marion Marcum, Madison, SD

• Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 39 Nights RV Site • 82 Events & Tours • 18 Meals

Day 34-35 Savannah, GA • Driving Miles 125 • Guided Motorcoach City Tour: Historic Squares • Lunch at Paula Deen’s Day 36-37 St. Augustine, FL • Driving Miles 212 • Guided St. Augustine Train Tour: Archeological Park Ponce de Leon’s Youth Fountain Lighthouse Tour • Lunch Day 38-40 Daytona, FL • Driving Miles 60 • Daytona Raceway tour • Cape Kennedy Space Center Tour • Farewell Dinner l Start: Bar Harbor, ME n End: Daytona, FL • Miles: 1,976

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USA 8 DAY RALLY

New York City Rally “This NYC rally exceeded all my expectations! Broadway shows, Time Square, Statue of Liberty and all the iconic NYC sites were included. Fantasy arranged for us to be one of the first tour groups to visit the reflecting pools at Ground Zero during 9/11 remembrance week. Seeing the light beams from where the twin towers stood was chilling.  A life changing experience. Thank you Fantasy!” Jani Mills, Las Vegas, NV

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his premier tour of the most famous city in America is unmatched in quality. For six days you will have a licensed guide with you that lived the past 30 years in New York City. It’s an awesome place and you will experience it with a true New Yorker. Scheduling our arrival and departure on the weekend gives you easy driving access into Jersey City to the RV park. The RV park is the closest to NYC and within walking distance of the commuter systems. You will start our rally with an orientation and introductions at a local restaurant and then we are off to see the spectacular sites of the city by night, including a view from the top of Rockefeller Center, “Top Of The Rock.” And it just gets better and better each day. By foot, bus, boat, subway and horse-drawn carriage. Fantasy schedules this rally during the 9/11 Remembrance week with a stop at Ground Zero and Reflecting Pools, a special experience for our guests. Heart felt pride and patriotism radiates throughout the city. Highlights include Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Greenwich Village, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Broadway shows and much, much more! We include all the major NYC landmarks in grand style during Fantasy’s incredible Big Apple tour.

Day 1 • RV Park on the River • Orientation and Dinner • Guided Bus Tour City Night Lights Tour: Manhattan Skyline View Hamilton Heights Park Times Square and Broadway Lincoln Center Metropolitan Opera House Top of Rockefeller Center Day 2 • Subway to Grand Central Station • Guided Bus Tour: 42nd Street, Chrysler Building United Nations, Trump Tower Radio City Music Hall Back Stage Tour • Stroll 5th Avenue • Dinner in Times Square • Broadway Show Day 3 • Guided Bus Tour:

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Chinatown Shops and Sightseeing Peking Duck House Lunch Mott Street, Trinity Church St Paul’s Church, Wall Street 9/11 Preview Center Ground Zero & Reflecting Pools Lower Manhattan History • Dinner on Manhattan Waterfront Day 4 • Guided City Bus Tour: Lower East Side Shopping Sights SoHo, TriBeCa, DUMBO Little Italy San Gennaro Festival Mulberry Street • Dinner in Little Italy • Broadway Show Day 5 • Day to Explore NYC by Boat, Train, Bus, Subway • Round Trip Water Taxi Tickets

Day 6 • Harbor Cruise to Ellis Island Statue of Liberty • Guided Bus Tour: South Street Seaport Brooklyn Bridge Walk Katz’s Deli Chelsea Market Greenwich Village Day 7 • Guided Bus Tour: Macy’s Mid Town Upper West Side Hungarian Pastry Harlem, African Market St. John the Divine Columbia University Central Park Grant’s Tomb • Carriage Ride in Central Park • Deluxe Farewell Dinner Day 8 • Goodbye Breakfast

• AFTER NYC RALLY ADD AUTUMN IN NEW ENGLAND Sept. 21-Oct. 13, 2012 Sept. 20-Oct. 12, 2013 Sept. 19-Oct. 11, 2014 (See page 19)

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $4,695 $2,995 $2,095

2013 $4,895 $3,045 $2,145

2014 $4,995 $3,095 $2,195

2012 Dates September 9 to September 16 2013 Dates September 8 to September 15 2014 Dates September 7 to September 14

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 7 Nights RV Site • 63 Events & Tours • 7 Meals


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Six New England States Follow The Fall Colors Boston, Cape Cod, Plymouth Rock, Hyannis Port White Mountains Train Tour Maine Lobster Feast! Kennedy Memorial, Mayflower II Tour Lake George Boat Tour, Wine Region Tour Niagara Falls Maid of Mist Boat Tour

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Autumn in New England

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e saw leaves go to glory,” Robert Frost wrote of autumn in his beloved New England. You’ll see why he was moved to poetry when you rove the New England countryside as it bursts forth in a kaleidoscope of fall colors, sounds and scents. You’ll travel from Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, through six states to Niagara Falls for our grand finale. Highlights include Boston, lobster dinner in Kennebunkport, Maine, a scenic train voyage through New Hampshire’s brilliant countryside, and a cog railway ride to view the majestic White Mountains in their fall finery. Fantasy will show you the legendary northeast historical sites while chasing the radiant autumn leaves as they turn.

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $4,895 $3,795 $1,695

2013 $4,995 $3,895 $1,745

2014 $5,095 $3,995 $1,795

2012 Dates September 21 to October 13 2013 Dates September 20 to October 12 2014 Dates September 19 to October 11

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 22 Nights RV Site • 50 Events & Tours • 7 Meals

Day 1-2 Mystic Seaport, CT • Orientation and Welcome Party • Mystic Seaport • Maritime Museum Tour, Lunch • Concord, MA (en route) Day 3-5 Boston, MA • Driving Miles 64 • Guided City Bus Tour: Kennedy Presidential Library Harvard University USS Constitution, North Church Charles River, Freedom Trail Paul Revere’s House Quincy Marketplace Faneuil Hall • Guided Bus Tour: Plymouth, Cape Cod Mayflower, Kennedy Memorial Forefathers Memorial • Hyannis Port Hyannis Harbor Cruise View Kennedy Compound • Sandwich, MA Day 6-8 Kennebunkport, ME • Driving Miles 89 • Trolley Museum • Lobster Dinner Day 9-11 North Conway, NH • Driving Miles 198 • Valley Train Tour • White Mountains Train Tour • Lunch at Station House Day 12-13 Montpelier, VT • Driving Miles 105 • Maple Syrup Tasting • Ben and Jerry’s Factory Tour • Cider Mill Tour • Gold Dome State House • Morse Farm Sugar Works

• Sound of Music Von Trappe Family Lodge • Lunch at Lodge Day 14-15 Burlington, VT • Driving Miles 56 • Shelburne Museum Tour • SS Ticonderoga Paddlewheel Steamship Day 16 Lake George, NY • Driving Miles 117 • Fort Ticonderoga Tour • Lake George Lunch Cruise Day 17-18 Cooperstown, NY • Driving Miles 133 Finger Lakes Region • Baseball Hall Of Fame • Fenimore House Tour • Farmers Museum • Dinner Day 19-20 Corning, NY • Driving Miles 162 • Area Bus Tour Corning Glass Museum Tour Curtis Museum Tour Wine Tasting Lunch at Chat-A-WhileGuided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 19


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Help Build a Rose Parade Float Learn About Design & Construction of “Your” Rose Parade Float Best Guaranteed Parade Seating On Site Catered Meals Private Deluxe Charter Coaches To Events & Area Tours Convenient Premier RV Parking At Santa Anita Race Track: Closest to Parade Route (15 mins. away) Close to Rose Bowl Float Building Private Hospitality Tent Electric, Water & Honeywagon Day at the Races: Santa Anita Clubhouse Luncheon Thoroughbred Racing Shuttle to Old Town Pasadena Parade Bands Live Performances: The Incomparable Marine Corps Band Private New Year’s Eve Party Dinner Open Bar, Music & Dancing Optional Hotel Accommodation

he Tournament of Roses Association welcomes you to experience the unique aura that surrounds this exciting event. You will enjoy the most convenient campsites available, just 15 minutes to the parade route…you won’t find that anywhere else. We have witnessed more than once, other RV tour companies arriving late to the parade due to where they camp (far away from Pasadena) and the horrific traffic. No worries with us! Massive floats, packed with every kind of flower imaginable, are delicately prepared by a legion of volunteers. You will have the chance to help build our adopted float, the Sierra Madre, recipient of many coveted awards. All the events and festivities lead up to the very exciting moment when the floats appear on Colorado Boulevard. For over 28 fun-filled years, Fantasy and Creative have reserved the best seats for America’s greatest parade. If you want an unsurpassed Rose Parade experience, let us be your host for this legendary event.

Day 1 • Welcome Social • Dinner Day 2 • Breakfast • Tour Float Under Construction • Participate in Float Building • Lunch • Huntington Library Guided Tour: • Paintings “Blue Boy” and “Pinkie” • Botanical Gardens • Dinner • San Antonio Winery Wine Tasting and Dinner Entertainment Latin Guitarist Day 3 • Breakfast • Rose Bowl Grounds: Tour Float Barns Great Memorabilia Shopping • Preview Of: Colorado Boulevard Parade Route • Lunch

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• Bandfest • Dinner Day 4 • Breakfast • Free Time for Local Attractions • Santa Anita Race Track: Thoroughbred Racing Clubhouse Dining at Race Track • New Year’s Eve Party: Open Bar and Dinner Live Band, Dancing Crazy Hat Contest Champagne Toast Day 5 • Rose Parade Best Seats for Viewing • Lunch • Post-Parade Float Viewing • New Year’s Day Shuttle to Showcase of Floats or Football Game Big Screen TV Snacks Ice Cream Social Day 6 • Farewell Continental Breakfast • Hugs and Goodbyes

DATES & PRICE 2011 2012 2013 2014 2 People/Rig* $2,295 $2,395 $2,495 $2,595 1 Person/Rig* $1,395 $1,495 $1,595 $1,695 Extra Person* $895 $945 $995 $1,045 2011 Dates Dec. 29, 2011 to Jan. 3, 2012 2012 Dates Dec. 28, 2012 to Jan. 2, 2013 2013 Dates Dec. 28, 2013 to Jan. 2, 2014 2014 Dates Dec. 28, 2014 to Jan. 2, 2015 FMCA Rally Dec. 28, 2014 to Jan. 2, 2015 *Tour price is net. Frequent travel credits not valid.

ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 5 Nights RV Parking • 12 Meals • 27 Events & Tours


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USA 7 DAY RALLY

Washington D.C. Cherry Blossom Rally

n the State of Maryland at the confluence of the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers sits our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. The city of neoclassic marble buildings, offset by green parks, fountains and statuary, is deserving of being called the ‘city beautiful.’ We have planned an exciting nonstop visit to the highlights of D.C., while we are camped at the most convenient RV Park for accessing the historical sites. We walk in the footsteps of world leaders and heroes and stand where global events have taken shape. All the historic monuments will be framed in the vivid white and pink blossoms from more than 6,000 Japanese cherry trees along the Tidal Basin. Come join us as we celebrate the arrival of spring at our nation’s capital!

DATES & PRICE 2012 2 People/Rig* $2,195 1 Person/Rig* $1,695 Extra Person* $1,195

2013 $2,295 $1,795 $1,295

2014 $2,395 $1,895 $1,395

2012 Dates April 4 to April 10 FMCA Rally April 3 to April 9 2013 Dates March 31 to April 6 2014 Dates March 30 to April 5 ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 6 Nights RV Site • 30 Events & Tours • 4 Meals

Day 1 • Orientation • Welcome Party Day 2 • Mount Vernon Home and Grounds • Mount Vernon Inn Lunch • Arlington National Cemetery Day 3 • Guided Tour Of Monuments and Memorials: Washington Monument Lincoln Memorial FDR Memorial Jefferson Memorial Viet Nam War Memorial Korean War Memorial WW II Memorial • Pre-Show Dinner

• Ford’s Theater Show Day 6 and 7 • Smithsonian Museums Choices: Day 4 • Guided City Tour National Air and Space Museum Natural History Museum Capitol Building Tour American History Museum Library of Congress National Cathedral Tour • Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum Day 5 • Annapolis Guided Tour: • US Holocaust State House MemorialMuseum Naval Academy Tour • Farewell Dinner John Paul Jones Crypt • Goodbye Continental Breakfast Baltimore City Tour Lunch Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 21


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ring your racing silks and tip sheets to become a part of America’s sports history — the grand Kentucky Derby event. Our convenient campsites at the Expo Center are located in a private area exclusive for our group and just a few minutes away by shuttle to Churchill Downs. Experience to the fullest one of the most glamorous traditions of the Bluegrass State, and share the excitement with us at the Winner’s Circle. Relax on race day in your 3rd level front section reserved BOX seats with upgraded back supports. You will be sitting above another RV group who boast premium seats, which are actually just benches with no back support on them. Sip on mint juleps, watch horses and jockeys marching to the starting gate to the refrain of “My Old Kentucky Home,” and listen to the sound of pounding hooves thundering down the track! We have set up a weeklong rally that’s sure to please all!

Day 1 • Orientation Welcome Party • Catered Dinner: Kentucky Derby Specials • Live Entertainment Day 2 • Luxury Bus Tour Lexington Thoroughbred Center Meet a Thoroughbred Trainer Watch Morning Workout • Catered “Southern” Lunch • Kentucky Horse Park Horse Drawn Carriage Tour Hall of Champions International Horse Museum American Saddlebred Museum Shalt Fly Without Wings” Film Parade of Breeds • Derby Dinner Playhouse Dinner and Live Entertainment Day 3 • Luxury Bus Tour

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• “Dawn at the Downs” Breakfast on Millionaires Row • Churchill Downs Orientation Morning Horse Workouts • Kentucky Derby Museum Theater in Round Presentation Barbaro Monument • Guided City Tour The Best of Louisville Historical District • Dinner on Banks of the Ohio Day 4 • Area Bus Tour Luxury Motor Coach Louisville Slugger Museum Major League Bats being Made • Lunch Cruise on the Ohio River Group Photo • Pegasus Day Parade-Special Seats Upgraded Reviewing Stand Seats Day 5 • Free Day — Enjoy Derby Week Activities

• Optional Kentucky Oaks Race Day (Shuttle Available) Day 6 • Post Time – Let the Races Begin! Shuttle to the Derby Provided • Upgraded 3rd Level Box Seating Seats With Backs on Chairs • Souvenir Program • Kentucky Derby “Run for the Roses” Race Day 7 • Farewell Continental Breakfast • NO OTHER RV TOUR COMPANY INCLUDES PEGASUS DAY PARADE • ADD AFTER DERBY 14 DAY MUSIC TOUR NASHVILLE, MEMPHIS & BRANSON May 9-21, 2012 FMCA May 8-20, 2013 May 11-23, 2013 (See page 23)

DATES & PRICE 2012 2 People/Rig* $3,995 1 Person/Rig* $3,295 Extra Person* $1,945

2013 $4,395 $3,095 $1,995

2014 $4,795 $3,195 $2,095

2012 Dates April 30 to May 6 2013 Dates April 29 to May 5 FMCA Rally April 29 to May 5 2014 Dates April 28 to May 4 *Tour price is net. Frequent travel credits not valid.

ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 6 Nights RV Parking Electric & Water Dump Station on Site Exclusive Private Camping Area • 3rd Level Front Section Box Seating for Derby Race • 32 Events & Tours • 6 Meals • Hotel Option


MUSIC TOUR HIGHLIGHTS NASHVILLE n Ryman Auditorium n Grand ‘Ole Opry Performance n General Jackson Cruise n Country Music Hall of Fame MEMPHIS n Elvis’ Graceland n Peabody Hotel & Ducks n Sun Studio n Beale Street n Neely’s BBQ BRANSON n 8 Shows n Dixie Stampede Dinner and Show n Silver Dollar City n Branson Belle Showboat n Shoji Tabuchi Show n Buck Trent Show n SIX The Show n Breakfast & Lunch Shows

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Nashville, Memphis & Branson

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antasy and Creative Tours brings you a unique vacation featuring three destinations alive with music — Nashville, Memphis and Branson. We rally in Music City USA, Nashville, and move to the beat of country music every day from city tours to showboats to the Grand Ole Opry. Our next destination is Memphis, synonymous with Elvis, the Blues and barbeque. Then west across the mighty Mississippi on to Branson, Missouri to enjoy premier musical shows and attractions where a good time will be had by all. Check out our action packed itinerary at these three legendary cities. “Got the music in you?” If you don’t, you will when you join us on this music tour!

“Used by permission, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.”

DATES & PRICE 2012 2013 2 People/Rig $4,195 $4,395 1 Person/Rig $3,095 $3,195 Extra Person $2,295 $2,395 2012 Dates May 9 to May 21 2013 Dates May 11 to May 23 FMCA Tour May 8 to May 20 2014 Dates May 7 to May 19

2014 $4,595 $3,295 $2,495

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PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 13 Nights RV Site • 48 Events & Tours • 10 Meals

Day 1 Nashville, TN • Orientation and Briefing • Nashville Nightlife Theater Dinner & Entertainment Day 2 • Guided City Bus Tour Ryman Auditorium Country Music Hall of Fame State Capitol, Parthenon Vanderbilt University Refreshment on Music Row • Texas Troubadour Theater Elvis Show – Through the Years Day 3 • General Jackson Showboat Cumberland River Lunch Cruise Live Music Show on Board • Music Barn Country Music Show Day 4 • Opryland Hotel Visit • Opry Mills Shopping • Grand Ole Opry Museum • Dinner • Grand Ole Opry Show Day 5 Memphis, TN • Driving Miles 228 • Beale Street Live Music

• Memphis Restaurant Dinner Day 6 • Guided City Bus Tour: Sun Studio Peabody Hotel Ducks Danny Thomas Shrine Pink Palace Museum Day 7 • Graceland “Home of The King” Mansion Tour Auto Museum Tour Airplane Tour Sincerely Elvis Museum • Catered Memphis BBQ Day 8 Little Rock, AR • Driving Miles 147 • Clinton Library Day 9 Branson, MO • Driving Miles 170 • Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner Show Day 10 • Buck Trent Show • Comedy Jamboree and Lunch • Ozark Catfish Dinner • SIX The Show

Day 11 • Silver Dollar City: Culinary and Craft School Demonstrations Unique Specialty Shops Galleries 40 Live Performances Echo Hollow Revue Day 12 • Breakfast Show • Stone Hill Winery Tour • Shoji Tabuchi Show • Showboat Branson Belle Table Rock Lake Show and Dinner Cruise Day 13 • Goodbye Breakfast l Start: Nashville, TN n End: Branson, MO • Miles: 545 • ADD BEFORE MUSIC TOUR KENTUCKY DERBY RALLY April 30-May 6, 2012 April 29-May 5, 2013 April 28-May 4, 2014

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USA 7 DAY RALLY

San Antonio Fiesta Rally S

RALLY HIGHLIGHTS ure ya’ll have heard the saying that “everything is bigger and better in n Full Service RV Resort Texas.” We have put together a rally n Tour of the Alamo that will show you San Antonio from n Queen’s Coronation the inside out! This little slice of heaven Reserved Seats truly captures the spirit of Texas and its n Mission San Jose many sounds and flavors of Native n Battle of Flower’s Parade Americans, Old Mexico, Germans, the Reserved Seats Wild West and the Deep South. n Imax Alamo Theater You will be awed by its old world n Reserved Seats for River Parade Spanish flair as we visit Old Missions, n Institute of Texas Cultures the Alamo, the Mercado, La Vallita and n River Cruise the world famous River Walk. To give n Tower of the Americas you a taste of the German heritage, we n Live Music Show take a trip through the Hill Country to Fredericksburg and visit the LBJ Ranch (formerly the ‘Texas White House’) and the Admiral Nimitz Museum. We’ll enjoy San Antonio Rose Live music performance, ‘Alamo, the Price of Freedom’ IMAX, and tour one of the United States’ most photographed attractions, the Alamo. Fiesta events included; Cavaliers River Parade, one of the most unique parades in the country with over 50 river barges decorated with lights, carrying live bands and costumed participants. ‘A Night in Old San Antonio’ when we wind our way through the outdoor carnival of food, dance and song in historic downtown village of La Villita. An evening of beauty when we attend the Coronation of the Queen of The The Paseo del Rio Association — Order of the Alamo with much pomp and circumstance as the Queen is crowned. TheSanAntonioRiverWalk.com We have reserved seats to cap off an eventful week of Fiesta at the largest parade of Fiesta — the Battle of Flowers Revolving Restaurant • Fiesta River Parade Parade. Put on your cowboy boots and River Walk • Coronation of the Queen hat and let us show you San Antonio in Decorated River Barges Fiesta Royalty the heart of Texas…Viva Fiesta!

Day 1 • Orientation • Welcome Party • San Antonio Rose Live Live 10 Piece Band Historic Aztec Theater World Class Production History of Country Music Day 2 • City Tour • Mission San Jose “Queen of the Missions” Rose Window • Spanish Governor’s Palace “The Most Beautiful Building in San Antonio” • Historic Menger Hotel • Lunch Fort Sam HoustonQuadrangle • King William District Historic Homes • Buckhorn Saloon Taste of Wild West History Texas Ranger Museum Buckhorn Museum Wildlife Exhibit

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Live Bands Celebrities, Fiesta Royalty Day 3 • Imax Presentation “Alamo, Price of Freedom” • Tour of the Alamo • San Antonio River Cruise Paseo del Rio • Casa Rio River House Lunch Taste of History on the River • Old San Antonio “Niosa” La Villita 15 Ethnic Areas 250 Food Booths Live Entertainment Day 4 • Institute of Texas Cultures Guided Museum Tour • El Mercado Historic Market Square Shops, Restaurants Entertainment Largest Mexican Market • Tower of the Americas Dinner Observation Deck

Live Symphony Orchestra Order of the Aalomo Day 5 • Hill Country Tour • Deluxe Motor Coach • LBJ Ranch Texas White House Lady Bird’s Gardens • Fredericksburg Tour • Admiral Nimitz Museum Pacific Combat Zone Plaza of Presidents George H. W. Bush Gallery Historic Nimitz Hotel National Museum Pacific War Day 6 • Breakfast at RV Park • Battle of Flowers Parade Elaborate Floats Marching Bands Fiesta Royalty Farewell Dinner Bill Miller BBQ Day 7 • Goodbye Continental Breakfast

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $2,395 $1,795 $845

2013 $2,495 $1,895 $ 895

2014 $2,595 $1,995 $945

2012 Dates April 22 to April 28 2013 Dates April 21 to April 27 2014 Dates April 20 to April 26 FMCA Rally April 17 to April 23 ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

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USA 8 DAY RALLY

San Francisco & Wine Country Rally

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antasy and Creative Tour presents the magnificent city of San Francisco! We treat you like VIPs on our comprehensive deluxe tour of seeing, tasting, smelling, hearing and touching the City by the Bay. We see the world’s longest running musical revue, taste the food in Chinatown, Little Italy, and Fisherman’s Wharf. We smell the sea air on a ferry ride from the harbor town of Sausalito into the ‘City’ and the fresh sourdough bread baking at Boudin’s Bakery as we walk along Fisherman’s Wharf. We hear the barking of the sea lions at Pier 39, clanging of the cable cars and stories at the most well-known prison in the world, Alcatraz. We touch the famous Golden Gate Bridge, some of the grandest redwood trees in the world at beautiful Muir Woods, and stroll the streets of Chinatown. Leave the driving to us as we visit the world famous Napa and Napa’s younger sibling Sonoma wine country. The highlight of this excursion is a classic train experience aboard the vintage Napa Valley Wine Train, complete with a three course champagne lunch! Those who have been to San Francisco before go back over and over again to relive the romance. If you have never been, you’ll fall in love with the legends, beauty and ambience…you too will leave your “heart in San Francisco.”

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $3,295 $2,695 $1,995

2013 $3,695 $2,895 $2,045

2014 $3,895 $3,095 $2,095

2012 Dates October 7 to October 14 2013 Dates October 6 to October 13 FMCA Tour October 13 to October 20 2014 Dates October 5 to October 12 ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • 7 Nights RV Site • 54 Events & Tours • 9 Meals • Hotel Option

Day 1 San Francisco, CA • Orientation and Briefing • BBQ Welcome Dinner Day 2 • City Tour: 7 Sisters of Alamo Plaza Union Square, Victorians Nob Hill, Coit Tower Cable Cars, Chinatown North Beach, Presidio Marina District Palace of Fine Arts Golden Gate Bridge Lombard Street Walk Ghirardelli Square Lunch at Pier 39 Fantasy Party Day 3 • Chinatown Walking Tour: History of Chinatown Pharmacy of Ancient Herbs Chinese Grocery Store Authentic Buddhist Temple Fortune Cookie Factory • Dim Sum Lunch in Chinatown

• Ferry to Alcatraz Classic Train Dining Alcatraz Island Tour 4-course Lunch Sparkling Wine Day 4 • Muir Woods National • Sonoma Wine Country Monument Motor Coach Scenic Drive Visitor Center Sonoma Winery Tour Stroll thru Redwood Gants Wine Tasting • Lunch in Sausalito Day 6 View of San Francisco Bay • Golden Gate Park • Sausalito Ferry to Pier 41 • CA Academy of Sciences • Fisherman’s Wharf • Japanese Tea Garden • Boudin’s Bakery • 3-course Lunch in Little Italy • Ghirardelli Square • Golden Gate Bridge Walk • Buena Vista Café Where • Fantasy Cookout Irish Coffee was invented Day 7 • San Francisco Ferry Terminal • Cable Car Ride Farmer’s Market • World’s Longest Running Musical Revue • Cable Car Museum Beach Blanket Babylon • Cliff House, Seal Rocks Day 5 • West Shore Tour • Napa Wine Country • Bay Sunset Cruise Dinner Motor Coach Scenic Drive Music and Dancing Wine Tasting Day 8 • Farewell Breakfast • Vintage Napa Wine Train Luxury Dome Car Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 25


USA 6 DAY RALLY

Fantasy & Creative Reunion Rally PINE MOUNTAIN, GA HIGHLIGHTS n n n n n n n n n

FDR’s Little White House Calloway Gardens Wild Animal Safari Inspiring Natural Wonders Entertainment & Dancing Wagonmaster Mini-Reunions Block Party & BBQ Dinner Hosted by Fantasy Wagonmasters Great Door Prizes! “Fantasy’s Got Talent” Contest

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ou are invited to join our Fantasy Family in the Pine Mountains of Georgia for 5 funfilled days. The rally site in Harris County, one hour south of Atlanta, sets in the heart of Georgia’s picturesque hill country. You will enjoy Pine Mountain’s charming small town atmosphere, warm southern hospitality, quaint antique shops, boutiques and collections from local artists and craftsmen. A visit to FDR’s beloved Little White House and his cherished Warm Springs thermal pools will be one of your favorite outings during the rally. You experience a unique “Big Game” thrill during an open air vehicle ride on a Wildlife Safari through an amazing Animal Park. A morning spent walking through the gorgeous Calloway Gardens will delight your senses with the fragrances of the beautiful flowers in bloom, birds nesting in the vegetation and a 1000 species of exotic butterflies at the famous butterfly center. Fantasy put together an incredible rally to encompass the area highlights as well as sampling local delicacies that will knock your socks off. Our Reunion Rallies are well known for an exceptional good time for all, whether you have been on multiple Fantasy tours and attended many reunions or even if you have never traveled with us…you’ll be welcomed into the Fantasy and Creative Family with open arms. Take a look at our value packed exciting itinerary and mark your calendar for March 2012. See y’all in Georgia!

Day 1 • Arrival and Check-in • Introductions and Orientation • Get Acquainted Social Appetizers and Beverages Day 2 • Breakfast • Bus Tour: FDR’s Little White House Memorial Fountain Museum and Film Walk of the States • Warms Springs Mineral Pools Frequently Visited by FDR • Town of Warms Springs Lunch and Specialty Shops • Block Party at RV Park Lots of Food and Fun! Day 3 • Breakfast • Calloway Gardens Guided

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Bus Tour: Cecil B Day Butterfly Center Libley Horticultural Center Overlook Garden, Azalea Bowl Memorial Chapel Pioneer Log Cabin Birds of Prey Show • Ice Cream Social • “Fantasy’s Got Talent” Round 2 • Travelogues and Door Prizes! • Historic Carriage House Dinner at Victorian House Day 4 • Breakfast • Wild Animal Safari Park: Bus to Park Open Air Safari Vehicles Feed the Animals Animals from 6 Continents Siberian Tigers, Water Buffalo Camel, Lion, Lemur White Rhino, Antelope

“Roosevelt's Little White House State Historic Site.”

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $895 $495 $355

2012 Dates March 27 to April 1 $25 DISCOUNT OFF REUNION PRICE FOR EACH FANTASY TOUR YOU HAVE TAKEN!

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • AND MUCH MORE! • Side Excursions • 5 Nights RV Site • 25 Events & Tours • 9 Meals


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Sonoran Desert Museum Old Tucson — The Wild West Pima Air Museum Dinner & Mystery Theater Music and Dancing Wagonmaster Mini-Reunions Hosted by Wagonmasters “Fantasy’s Got Talent” Contest Door Prizes & Loads of Fun!

USA 6 DAY RALLY

“Wild West” Reunion Rally — Arizona

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he focus is FUN during our 2013 Fantasy Family reunion in Tucson, AZ. With a big Western Howdy, we invite you to join us for this 5-day gathering to meet up with old friends and get acquainted with new. You will experience the wonders of the Sonoran Desert, Pima Air Museum, a musical revue, cowboys, gunfights, and the western flavor of a movie set used to film over 300 movies. Here’s your chance to impress fellow RVers with your best skills at the “Fantasy’s Got Talent” contest, where anything goes… just show us what you got! Fantasy and Creative are well known for fabulous door prizes, and the winner of the talent contest gets a free RV tour. And time for socializing? Fantasy wouldn’t have it any other way! We’ll give you plenty of opportunities to simply hang out and catch up with your RV friends. Having good times and establishing lifelong relationships — it’s what our reunions are all about. Whether you have been on multiple Fantasy & Creative Tours or even if you have never traveled with us before, you’ll be welcomed into “Our Family” with open arms. Come join us for a rip-roaring, belly-laughing good time in Tucson, and mark your calendar for March 2013.

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2013 $995 $595 $425

2013 Dates March 12 to March 17 $25 DISCOUNT OFF REUNION PRICE FOR EACH FANTASY TOUR YOU HAVE TAKEN!

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits • AND MUCH MORE! • 5 Nights RV Parking • 32 Events & Tours • 9 Meals

Day 1 Tucson, AZ • Arrival and Check In • Introductions and Orientation • Get Acquainted Social Appetizers and Beverages Day 2 • Breakfast • Sonoran Desert Museum Tour Hummingbird Enclosure Cat Canyon Desert Loop Trail Breathtaking Mineral Exhibit Realistic Caving Experience Cactus and Desert Garden • Fantasy’s Got Talent Optional Contest for all Rally Attendees • Travelogues and Door Prizes • Mini-Reunion Socials: Hosted By Wagonmasters • Pizza Party Day 3 • Breakfast • Old Tucson Tour Movie History Original Legendary Costumes TV Series – Bonanza “Gunfights”

Little House on the Prairie • Farewell Dinner Banquet • Fantasy’s Got Talent Round 2 • Awards for Frequent Travelers and “Got Talent” Winners • Travelogues and Door Prizes! • Dinner Theater with Show • Music and Dancing Day 4 Day 6 • Breakfast • Goodbye Breakfast • Pima Air Museum Tour • Checkout 5 Hangers of Exhibits 300 Aircraft and Spacecraft • BEFORE TUCSON RALLY JFK’s Air Force One ADD COPPER CANYON 390th Bombardment: Feb. 18 to March 8, 2013 Memorial Museum Ends 71 Miles from Tucson Rare World World II: (See page 46) German V-1 “buzz bomb” OR Aviation Artifacts; • ADD BAJA WHALE Military, Commercial & Civil WATCHING • Ice Cream Social Feb. 24-March 8, 2013 (See page 52) • Travelogues and Door Prizes! • Block Party & Progressive Dinner Hosted by • AFTER TUCSON RALLY Wagonmasters ADD 15 DAY COPPER CANYON Day 5 • Breakfast March 21-April 4, 2013 (See page 46) • Fantasy Bingo • Travelogues and Door Prizes! • Fantasy’s Got Talent Finals • Pre-Dinner Social Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 27


CANADA 8 DAY RALLY

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Campsite Conveniently Located in the Heart of Calgary at McMahon Stadium C-Train Light Rail Transportation Direct Access To Stampede Grounds Unlimited Rail Passes No Traffic Congestion 15 Minutes to Stampede Grounds Best Parade Seats for 28 years! Breakfast at Calgary Tower Calgary Heritage Park Guaranteed Seating For: Chuckwagon Races Million Dollar Rodeo Extravaganza Show Hotel Option Available

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he Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.” Now almost a century old, the Calgary Stampede is an exciting spectacle of How the West Was Fun! From world-class ridin’, ropin’ and rodeoin’, to chuckwagon races, it’s part state fair, part family reunion, and part Cowboy Olympics. With unlimited C-Train Rail tickets from your campsite to the Stampede ground, you can visit as often as you like. In addition to the “Million Dollar Purse” rodeo events, you can enjoy the Midway or the many exhibits and demonstrations, such as, sheep dog penning, draft horse shows, miniature donkey showcase, vintage tractor pull, dog shows and much more. If you truly want the very best experience for RVers during the Calgary Stampede, Fantasy has it! Our convenient campsite is just 15 minutes from the Stampede grounds. Other tour companies are camped far outside of the city and can take an hour or more in the busy traffic to get there. With Fantasy you are not stuck at the grounds until a bus comes back to get you. You can come and go as you please on the C-Train which stops at our Campsite and at the grounds. Join us for a whoop-it-up good time! You’re assured an itinerary that no one duplicates for convenience, fun, action and value. If you want the best bang for your hard earned buck…check out our itinerary.

Day 1 • Calgary Village Park: Orientation and Briefing Honorary Calgarian Ceremony Welcome Dinner Day 2 • Breakfast atop Calgary Sky Tower • Glenbow Museum • Rope Square • Olympic Plaza • Sidewalk Pancake Breakfasts • Explore Downtown Calgary Day 3 • Stampede Parade Coffee and Snacks • Free Time Downtown Day 4 • Breakfast • Explore At Your Leisure Stampede Grounds and Midway

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2012 IS THE CALGARY STAMPEDE’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY — BOOK YOUR RALLY TODAY • Saddledome Activities • Midway • Million Dollar Rodeo Day 5 • Explore at Your Leisure Stampede Grounds and Midway • Chuckwagon Races • Entertainment Extravaganza • Fireworks and Laser Show Day 6 • Heritage Park Guided Tour: Steam Train Ride Gasoline Alley Historical Reenactments • Ice Cream Social

“We typically enjoy traveling alone on our own schedule, but this was great having everything done for us by

Fantasy at the Calgary Stampede.”

Day 7 • Enjoy The Stampede Grounds • Million Dollar Rodeo • Dinner and Entertainment Day 8 • Goodbye Continental Breakfast For our guests continuing on with us to the Canadian Rockies we provide two days of complimentary camping in Calgary after the Stampede. The Rockies caravan starts in Canmore just 60 miles away from Calgary, see details on page 29. • AFTER CALGARY STAMPEDE ADD CANADIAN ROCKIES 2 Nights Free Camping after Stampede July 13-27, 2012 July 12-26, 2013 July 11-25, 2014 (See page 29)

Ron & Cindy Johncox, Clarklake, MI

DATES & PRICE 2012 2013 2 People/Rig $2,495 $2,595 1 Person/Rig $1,595 $1,695 Extra Person $1,195 $1,295 2012 Dates July 4 to July 11 FMCA Rally July 4 to July 11 2013 Dates July 3 to July 10 2014 Dates July 2 to July 9

2014 $2,695 $1,695 $1,695

ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 1st Class Passenger Train • 2 Nights Hotel • 43 Nights RV Site • 68 Events & Tours • 19 Meals


A Slice of Heaven

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Banff National Park Château Lake Louise Yoho National Park Jasper National Park Jasper Tram Ride Whistler Mountain Columbia Ice Fields Athabasca Glacier Snowcoach Tour Heritage Train Excursion Hell's Gate Airtram Ride Fraser River Raft Tour Vancouver City Tour Capilano Suspension Bridge Burnaby Mountain Victoria Island Tour: Butchart Gardens

CANADA 15 DAY TOUR

Canadian Rocky Mountains

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antasy has designed this Canadian Rockies vacation to follow the action packed Calgary Stampede Rally. We start in Canmore, Alberta, just 60 miles from Calgary. During this two week holiday you’ll experience a little “slice of Heaven,” where crystal lakes kiss deep forests and majestic mountains. Surrounded by the Canadian Rockies, we will traverse along Bow Valley Parkway through Banff National Park, Lake Louise, and the astounding Icefields Parkway. You’ll gaze upon Yoho National Park, Takkakaw Falls, and Natural Bridge. Our final destination is 3 days of exploring BC’s modern multi-cultural city of Vancouver, site of the 2010 Winter Olympics, plus a leisurely day excursion to Victoria Island. You don’t have to travel to distant foreign lands to find majestic natural beauty and diverse cultures… both await you just across the border, in our welcoming neighbor to the north.

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $4,395 $3,395 $2,495

2013 $4,595 $3,595 $2,695

2014 $4,795 $3,795 $2,795

2012 Dates July 13 to July 27 2013 Dates July 12 to July 26 2014 Dates July 11 to July 25

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • National & Provincial Park Pass Fees • 14 Nights RV Site • 36 Events & Tours • 10 Meals

Day 1 Canmore, Alberta • Orientation • Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show Day 2 Canmore, Alberta • Canadian Rockies Bus Tour: Johnston Canyon Lake Moraine Yoho Nat’l. Park Spiral Railroad Tracks Takkakaw Falls Natural Bridge • Visit Chateau Lake Louise • Lunch at Chateau Day 3 Canmore, Alberta • Explore Banff Day 4 Jasper, Alberta • Driving Miles 193 • Icefield Parkway Scenic Drive • Columbia Ice Fields: Snowcoach Tour Athabasca Glacier Day 5 Jasper, Alberta • Jasper Tramway • Whistlers Mountain Breakfast at Top • Explore Jasper Day 6 Valemount, BC • Driving Miles 50 • Robson Visitor Center • Dinner

Day 7 Valemount, BC Day 13 Vancouver, Burnaby, BC • Fraser River Raft Tour • Vancouver Island Bus Tour: Ferry to Victoria & Return Day 8 Kamloops, BC Gulf Islands • Driving Miles 209 Explore Downtown Victoria: • Dinner Provincial Capital Building • BC Wildlife Park China Town Day 9 Rosedale, BC Inner Harbor • Driving Miles 207 Butchart Gardens • Hell’s Gate Airtram • Lunch at the River Day 14 Vancouver, Burnaby, BC Day 10 Vancouver, Burnaby, BC • Free Day to Explore • Driving Miles 89 • Burnaby Mountain • Minter Gardens • Dinner • Fort Langley NP Tour Day 15 Vancouver, Burnaby, BC • Salmon Dinner • Farewell Breakfast Day 11 Vancouver, Burnaby, BC • Indian Arm Boat Cruise l Start: Canmore, AB • Vancouver’s Harbor n End: Burnaby, BC • Burrard Inlet • Miles: 765 • Lunch • Granite Falls • BEFORE CANADIAN ROCKIES ADD • Silver Falls CALGARY RALLY Day 12 Vancouver, Burnaby, BC • Vancouver City Tour 2 Nights Free Camping after Rally • Stanley Park July 4-11, 2012 • Capilano Suspension Bridge July 3-10, 2013 • Granville Island July 2-9, 2014 • China Town (See page 28) • Gas Town • Historic Steam Clock Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 29


CANADA 14 DAY TOUR

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Polar Bear Express Train: All Meals Included on Train One Way Thompson to Churchill Private Sleeping Compartment Return by Air to Thompson Hotel in Churchill All Meals Included in Churchill Three Days Polar Bear Viewing: Two Days on Private Tundra Buggy Additional Day of Local Bear Viewing

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ew people will EVER have this experience. Imagine the excitement you’ll feel as you look across the vast tundras of northern Manitoba, seemingly barren, when you see him…in his natural habitat. The regal, awe-inspiring “King of the Arctic” leisurely ambling across your path. That’s the kind of experience you can expect in the comfort and safety of Fantasy’s privately chartered Tundra Buggy. This Polar Bear migration experience is the only RV tour offering two days of bear viewing on a privately chartered tundra buggy. You may see these mighty creatures napping alone or huddling together in leisurely fashion. You’ll most likely see them playing together or sleeping in an embrace. The fortunate few who have traveled to their land will tell you they can be quite entertaining and whimsical. This diversified journey takes you by RV from the International Peace Gardens, North Dakota, to Thompson Manitoba, then an overnight excursion on the Polar Bear Express Train to Churchill. Returning you’ll be flying back to Thompson, finishing out the tour in the comfort of your home on wheels. Fantasy’s 14 day Express tour offers the adventuresome traveler a life enriching experience at “The Polar Bear Capital of the World.”

Day 1-2 International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND • Orientation • Get Acquainted Party • International Peace Garden Guided Tour • Game Warden Museum • BBQ Dinner Day 3 Dauphin, MB • Driving Miles 166 • Visit Fort Dauphin • Boissevain • Wildlife Museum • Miniature Train Display • Afternoon Tea at Casino • Curling/Ice Hockey Viewing • Dinner Day 4 The Pas, MB • Driving Miles 248 • Dinner Day 5 Thompson, MB • Driving Miles 245 Day 6 Depart Thompson • Transfer to Train

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• Overnight Train to Churchill: Private Sleeping Compartment All Meals Included on Train Day 7-9 Churchill, MB • Hotel - Two Nights Hotel Transfers • Local Bear Viewing • Two Days Bear Viewing on Buggy • Tundra Buggy Transfers • City Bus Tour: Cape Merry Hudson Bay Tour Polar Bear Jail Miss Piggy Plane Site Ithaca Ship Wreck • Eskimo Museum • Trading Post • Local Speakers Story Teller • 3 Meals each Day in Churchill: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Optional: Helicopter Ride Dog Sled Ride

Day 10 Depart Churchill • Flight to Thompson • Airport Transfer Day 11 Thompson, MB • Explore Thompson • Heritage North Museum • Dinner in Thompson Day 12 Grand Rapids, MB • Driving Miles 207 • Dinner • Manitoba Hydro Power Tour Day 13-14 Winnipeg, MB • Driving Miles 282 • Guided City Tour: St. Boniface Basilica Assiniboine Park & Garden Manitoba Legislative Building Forks Market French Quarter District Manitoba Museum • Deluxe Dinner • Continental Breakfast l Start: Dunseith, ND International Peace Garden n End: Winnipeg, MB • Miles: 1,148

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $6,695 $4,895 $4,595

2013 $6,895 $5,095 $4,795

2014 $7,095 $5,295 $4,995

2012 Dates September 28 to October 11 2013 Dates September 27 to October 10 2014 Dates October 3 to October 16

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 13 Nights RV Parking • One Way Train: Private Sleeping Compartment All Meals on Train • 2 Nights Churchill Hotel All Meals in Churchill • Flight Churchill to Thompson • Bear Viewing 3 Days 2 Days on Tundra Buggy Expert Local Guide 1 Day Local Bear Viewing • 26 Events & Tours • 15 Meals

OTHER RV TOUR COMPANIES DON’T INCLUDE: • Meals on Train • All Meals in Churchill • 2 Days Bear Viewing on Tundra Buggy


Amazing Close-up Encounter

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Passenger Train: Round-trip Thompson to Churchill All Meals Included on Train Private Sleeping Compartments Hotel in Churchill All Meals Included in Churchill Three Days Polar Bear Viewing: Two Days on Private Tundra Buggy Additional Day of Local Bear Viewing

CANADA 15 DAY TOUR

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DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $7,595 $5,195 $4,795

2013 $7,995 $5,395 $4,995

2014 $8,295 $5,595 $5,195

2012 Dates September 30 to October 14 2013 Dates September 29 to October 13 2014 Dates October 5 to October 19

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 14 Nights RV Parking • Round-trip Train to Churchill: Private Sleeping Compartment All Meals on Train • 3 Nights Churchill Hotel All Meals in Churchill • Bear Viewing 3 Days 2 Days on Tundra Buggy Expert Local Guide 1 Day Local Bear Viewing • 29 Events & Tours • 20 Meals

OTHER RV TOUR COMPANIES DON’T INCLUDE: • Meals on Train • All Meals in Churchill • 2 Days Bear Viewing on Tundra Buggy

magine staring into the ebony eyes of a 1,300-pound wild polar bear, an experience few humans will ever have. In Churchill you can closely view and photograph these awe-inspiring bears from the comfort and safety of Fantasy’s privately chartered Tundra Buggy. The highlight of your trip will undoubtedly be an amazing close-up encounter with the bears and their cubs. Fantasy’s once in a lifetime adventure will escort you by RV caravan from the International Peace Gardens, North Dakota, to Thompson Manitoba, then an overnight excursion riding the Polar Bear Express Train to Churchill. Returning from Churchill, the train takes you back to Thompson, where you’ll enjoy the remainder of your adventure in your home on wheels. On the tundra at Hudson Bay, you will witness the migration of these mighty creatures. Few people will ever have this awesome experience. You will come back with bragging rights equal to those of well-known travel writers and national TV videographers. This adventure is on everyone’s bucket list…get ready to check it off!

Day 1-2 International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND • Orientation • Get Acquainted Party • Game Warden Museum • BBQ Dinner Day 3 Dauphin, MB • Driving Miles 166 • Visit Fort Dauphin • Afternoon Tea • Boissevain • Wildlife Museum • Miniature Train Display • Curling/Ice Hockey Viewing • Dinner Day 4 The Pas, MB • Driving Miles 248 • Dinner Day 5 Thompson, MB • Driving Miles 245 Day 6 Depart Thompson • Transfer to Train • Overnight Train to Churchill Private Sleeping Compartments All Meals Included on Train • Flight to Churchill Available Call for Details

Day 7-9 Churchill, MB • Hotel — Three Nights Hotel Transfers • Tundra Buggy Bear Viewing • Tundra Buggy Transfers • Two Days on Buggy • City BusTour: Cape Merry Hudson Bay Tour Polar Bear Jail Miss Piggy Plane Site Ithaca Ship Wreck Local Bear Viewing • Eskimo Museum • Trading Post • Local Speakers Story Teller • 3 Meals Each Day in Churchill: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner • Optional: Helicopter Ride Dog Sled Ride Day 10 Depart Churchill • Train to Thompson • Sleeping Compartment • Meals Included on Train

Day 11 Thompson, MB • Train Arrives Thompson • Transfer to RV Park • Heritage North Museum • Explore Thompson • Dinner Day 12 Grand Rapids, MB • Driving Miles 207 • Dinner • Manitoba Hydro Power Tour Day 13-15 Winnipeg, MB • Driving Miles 282 • Guided City Tour: St. Boniface Basilica Assiniboine Park & Garden Manitoba Legislative Building Forks Market French Quarter District Manitoba Museum • Deluxe Dinner • Continental Breakfast l Start: Dunseith, ND International Peace Garden n End: Winnipeg, MB • Miles: 1,148

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CANADA

Canadian Maritimes Provinces

Experience the Magic of the Sea ONE OF A KIND TOURS. If you’re prepared for one glorious experience after another, then come along on one of Fantasy’s exclusive caravans to Canada’s North Atlantic Provinces.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT? Fabulous food. Friendly, outgoing people from many diverse cultures. Breathtaking, scenic beauty. Icebergs, whales, seals and puffins. Lighthouses and history… Just a little tantalizing taste of what awaits you.

TWO B-I-G SECRETS! Fantasy treats you to the REAL Royal International Tattoo Event in Halifax. Never heard about this event? That’s because it’s one of Canada’s best kept secrets. The unique blend of military displays, Mounties, pipes, drums, music, dance, drama, and comedy are underscored by a “Bond of Friendship” theme.

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HERE’S THE SECOND SECRET. Other tour companies claim to attend the Tattoo, but in reality, they take you to a local talent “gettogether,” not the official Tattoo Event. RV Canada with Fantasy to the Canadian Maritime Provinces and you will witness the “big secret”… THE TATTOO EXTRAVAGANZA!

DRIVE LESS, SEE MORE IN 26 DAYS. Fantasy’s 26 day Best of Canadian Maritimes value packed tour visits the most popular provinces in the North Atlantic, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Drive less, see more! Take a look on page 33.

SEE IT ALL IN 48 DAYS. This deluxe 48 day tour does it all… four provinces plus Labrador and the International Tattoo event. Check out our fabulous 48 day itinerary on pages 34 and 35.


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Three North Atlantic Provinces Nova Scotia, New Brunswick Prince Edward Island International Tattoo Extravaganza Canada’s Premier Summer Affair! World’s Largest Indoor Tattoo Event 2000 Performers, Competitions Royal Canadian Displays Pipes, Drums, Bands, Gymnastics Comedy Acts, Historic Reenactments And Much More! Bay of Fundy Tides Fresh Regional Seafood Lobster, Scallops, Mussels, Cod Lighthouses, Majestic Coastlines Fishing Villages, Lobster Farms Peggy’s Cove Starts in the USA!

“Fantasy’s Canadian Maritimes tour had good planning, effective leadership and very friendly staff plus great value for the money.” Earl & Barbara Bouder, Lancaster, PA

DATES & PRICE 2012 2 People/Rig* $3,995 1 Person/Rig* $3,295 Extra Person* $1,495

2013 $4,295 $3,495 $1,595

2014 $4,495 $3,695 $1,695

2012 Dates June 11 to July 6 2013 Dates June 10 to July 5 2014 Dates June 10 to July 5 *Tour price is net. No discounts or frequent travel credits.

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • Two Ferry Passages • 25 Nights RV Parking • 40 Events & Tours • 15 Meals

CANADA 26 DAY TOUR

Best of Canadian Maritimes

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xperience the magic of the Canadian Maritimes in the comfort of your home on wheels. Fantasy’s expert Wagonmasters and Tailgunners will take you to the three most popular provinces in the North Atlantic Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Are you lured by the mystique of the sea? For centuries, the sea has greatly influenced the culture of the Canadian Maritimes. This region is jam-packed with quaint fishing villages, geological wonders and historical sites. The best kept secret of Nova Scotia is included…the annual International Tattoo Extravaganza in Halifax. It features over 2000 Canadian and International performers; it’s a unique blend of military displays, Canadian Mounties, pipes, drums, music, dance, drama, gymnastics and comedy, all underscored by a “Bond of Friendship” theme. Other tour companies claim to attend a Tattoo, but it’s really just a local talent get-together… not the Official Tattoo. Fantasy includes “THE” Royal International Tattoo Event held only in Halifax the first week of July. Let Fantasy’s professional staff guide you through spectacular scenery, introduce you to a warm, hardy culture and take you to notorious places dating back to the 16th century. This 26 day trip is for those who truly want a worry free, safe and fun vacation.

Day 1-2 Bar Harbor, Maine • Tour Orientation • Get Acquainted Party • Traditional Maine Lobster Bake Dinner • Acadia National Park Tour Day 3-4 St. Andrews, NB • Driving Miles 120 • St. Andrews Bus Tour • Kingsbrae Gardens • Lunch at Gardens • Optional Low Tide Drive To Ministers Island Day 5-6 Saint John, NB • Driving Miles 72 • Guided City Bus Tour: Ft. Howe • Old City Market • Reversing Falls • Dinner Optional Jet Boat Ride Day 7-8 Hopewell, Cape, NB • Driving Miles 107 • Hopewell Cape • Tram to Flowerpot Rocks • Flowerpot Rocks • View Rocks — Low & High Tide Alma Fishing Village Day 9-12 Cavendish, P.E.I. • Driving Miles 142 • Confederation Bridge Toll

Or Ferry to PEI Included • International Tattoo Extravaganza • Charlottetown Tour & Lunch 2000 Performers, • Ann of Green Gables Competitions • North Shore Tour Royal Canadian Displays • Fisherman’s Wharf Pipes, Drums, Bands • Lobster Dinner Gymnastics, Comedy Acts Day 13 Truro, NS • Driving Miles 130 • Historical Halifax Bus Tour: Fairview Cemetery “Titanic” • Confederation Bridge Toll Citadel National Historic Site • Cookout Maritime Atlantic Museum • Tidal Bore Day 14-15 Annapolis Royal, NS • Murphy’s on the Water Dinner Cruise • Driving Miles 147 • Ocean View Camping • Pizza Party • Annapolis Royal Bus Tour: Day 23-26 North Sydney, NS Port Royal Habitation Cape Breton, NS Fort Anne • Driving Miles 247 Annapolis Royal Garden • Dinner • German Bakery Lunch • Fortress of Louisburg Bus Tour Day 16-17 Lunenburg, NS • Driving Miles 102 • Lunch at L’Eppee • Atlantic Fisheries Museum • Cabot Trail Guided Bus Tour: Lunch on Cabot Trail • Mahone Bay Visit Celtic Lodge Day 18-19 Peggy’s Cove • Driving Miles 65 • Farewell Dinner • Camping on the Bay • Goodbye Continental Breakfast • Peggy’s Cove Visit • Lunch at Peggy’s Cove l Start: Bar Harbor, Maine Day 20-22 Halifax, NS n End: North Sydney, NS • Driving Miles 20 • Miles: 1,152 • Buffet prior to Tattoo Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 33


CANADA 48 DAY TOUR

Deluxe Canadian Maritimes

Transport Yourself to Another World

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he sea dominates the culture and character of the Canadian Maritimes, a land of lighthouses, lobsters and rich Viking legends. These four distinct Canadian provinces just north of Maine (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island) and an excursion to Labrador will transport you to another world, with charms and stories that reach back through the centuries. A highlight of this tour is the Nova Scotia International Tattoo — an annual military and civilian extravaganza featuring over 2,000 Canadian and International performers. Canada’s best kept secret, the Tattoo is a unique blend of military displays, mounties, pipes, drums, music, dance, drama, gymnastics, and comedy underscored by a “Bond of Friendship” theme. Other tour companies claim to attend a Tattoo, but it’s really just a local talent get-together…not the Official Tattoo. Fantasy includes “THE” Royal International Tattoo Event held only in Halifax the first week of July. Come along, we’ll share the secret with you!

Day 1-2 Bar Harbor, Maine • Tour Orientation • Get Acquainted Party • Traditional Maine Lobster Bake • Acadia National Park Tour Day 3-4 St. Andrews, NB • Driving Miles 120 • St. Andrews Bus Tour • Kingsbrae Gardens Lunch at Gardens • Optional Low-Tide Drive To Ministers Island Day 5-6 Saint John, NB • Driving Miles 72 • Dinner • Guided City Bus Tour: Ft. Howe Carleton Martello Tower • Historic Old City Market

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• Reversing Falls Optional Jet Boat Ride Day 7-8 Hopewell Cape, NB • Driving Miles 107 • Hopewell Cape • Flowerpot Rocks • Tram to Flowerpot Rocks • View Rocks-Low & High Tide Alma Fishing Village Day 9 Truro, NS • Driving Miles 130 • Cookout • Tidal Bore Day 10-11 Annapolis Royal, NS • Driving Miles 147 • Ocean View Camping • Annapolis Royal Bus Tour: Port Royal Habitation Fort Anne Annapolis Royal Gardens • German Bakery Lunch

Day 12-13 Lunenburg, NS • Driving Miles 102 • Atlantic Fisheries Museum • Mahone Bay Visit Day 14-15 Peggy’s Cove • Driving Miles 65 • Camping on the Bay • Peggy’s Cove Visit • Lunch at Peggy’s Cove Day 16-18 Halifax, NS • Driving Miles 20 • Historical Halifax Guided Bus Tour: Fairview Cemetery “Titanic” Citadel National Historic Site Maritime Atlantic Museum • Murphy’s on the Water Dinner Cruise • Buffet prior to Tattoo • International Tattoo Extravaganza Canada’s Premier Summer Affair! 2000 Performers, Competitions Royal Canadian Displays

Pipes, Drums, Bands Gymnastics, Comedy Acts • Pizza Party Day 19 North Sydney, Cape Breton, NS • Driving Miles 247 Day 20-21 Grand Codroy, NF • Driving Miles 28 • Ferry to Port-aux Basques • Newfie “Screech-In” • Port aux Basques Tour: Lunch Rose Blanche Lighthouse Wildlife Museum Day 22 Portland Creek, NF • Driving Miles 234 • Moose Stew Dinner Day 23 L’Anse-au-Clair, LB • Driving Miles 92 • St Barbe Ferry to Labrador • Dinner • Overnight at Labrador Hotel


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Four Canadian Provinces by RV & Ferry New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia, Newfoundland International Tattoo Extravaganza Canada’s Premier Summer Affair! World’s Largest Indoor Tattoo Event 2000 Performers, Competitions Royal Canadian Displays Pipes, Drums, Bands, Gymnastics Comedy Acts, Historic Reenactments Passenger Ferry to L'Anse-au-Clair Overnight at Hotel Labrador Bay of Fundy Tides Fresh Regional Seafood Lobster, Scallops, Mussels Lighthouses, Majestic Coastlines Fishing Villages, Lobster Farms Historic Viking Trail Four Ferry Passages

CANADA 48 DAY TOUR

Canada’s Atlantic & Maritime Provinces

DATES & PRICE 2012 2 People/Rig* $8,495 1 Person/Rig* $7,295 Extra Person* $3,195

2013 $8,795 $7,495 $3,295

2014 $8,995 $7,695 $3,495

2012 Dates June 19 to August 5 2013 Dates June 18 to August 4 Day 24 St. Barbe, NF • Breakfast in Labrador • Labrador Straits — Red Bay Tour: Basque Museum Lunch in Red Bay Point Amour Lighthouse • Blanc Sablon-Ferry to St. Barbe Day 25-26 St. Anthony, NF • Driving Miles 70 • Viking Feast • L’Anse Aux Meadows Site • Lunch at Meadows • Norstead — Viking & Village • Optional Whale Watching Tour Day 27-29 Rocky Harbor, NF • Driving Miles 293 • Bonne Bay Boat Tour • Gros Morne National Park National Park Pass Day 30-31 Twillingate, NL • Driving Miles 266 • Local Dinner • Whale Watching Boat Cruise • Long Point Lighthouse • Entertainment • Local Museums Day 32 Gander, NF • Driving Miles 71 • Silent Witness Memorial • Atlantic Aviation Museum

2014 Dates June 17 to August 3 FMCA Tour June 21 to August 7 ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

*Tour price is net. Frequent travel credits not valid. Day 33-34 Bonavista, NL • Driving Miles 60 • Lighthouse • Dungeon Provincial Park • Ryan Museum Day 35-37 St. John’s, NF • Driving Miles 187 • St. John’s and Cape Spear Tour: Signal Hill Cabot Tower Historical Park • Breakfast • Guided Bay Bus Tour The Rooms Museum Day 38-42 North Sydney, NS • Driving Miles 85 • Argentia Ferry: Private Cabin Provided Breakfast • Bus to Fortress of Louisburg • Lunch at Fortress • Cabot Trail Tour: Lunch on Cabot Trail Celtic Lodge • Dinner • Optional Bird Island Tour

Day 43 Glenholme, NS • Driving Miles 165 Day 44-48 Cavendish, P.E.I. • Driving Miles 180 • Confederation Bridge Toll Or Ferry to PEI Included • Charlottetown Tour • “Anne of Green Gables” Play • North Shore Tour • Tour of Green Gables • Oyster and Mussel Farm Tour Lunch • College of Piping Concert • Farewell Dinner on The Clyde • Goodbye Continental Breakfast • Confederation Bridge Toll to NB l Start: Bar Harbor, Maine n End: Cavendish, P.E.I. • Miles: 2,834

This Tour Will Sell Out Quickly — Make Your Reservations Today!

Ferry Fees Based on Total Overall Length Rigs up to 30’ Included in Price Rigs 30’ to 39’ Add $125 Rigs 40’ to 49’ Add $300 Rigs 50’ & over Add $400 Tow Car to Newfoundland Add $200

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • L’Anse-au-Clair Passenger Ferry • Hotel L’Anse-au-Clair • Four Ferry Passages St John to Sydney Private Cabin NO OTHER TOUR COMPANY INCLUDES: Private Sleeping Cabin • 47 Nights RV Parking • 76 Event & Tours Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 35


ALASKA

British Columbia, Yukon & Alaska

Nature’s Glory at the Top of the World

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other Nature gave us a challenge — to design adventures worthy of her magnificent Alaskan landscape. Well, we’ve done it. Nature set this dramatic stage — staggering peaks, glaciers, fjords, wilderness preserves, and dramatic coastlines. She also created an unforgettable cast of characters — grizzly bears, moose, wolves, whales, sea lions, and bald eagles. How could we match her splendor? First we found the historic gold rush towns, the wild lands and creatures of Denali National Park, the glaciers of Prince William Sounds, the best fishing waters in the world and the majestic coastline along the Inside Passages. Next, we created vacations perfect for long Alaska summer days, with just the right balance of exploration, entertainment and relaxation. Fantasy offers an array of itineraries for our diversified guests. 48 DAY HEART OF ALASKA Pages 38 & 39 59 DAY PREMIER ALASKA Pages 40 & 41 60 DAY CANADA & ALASKA ULTIMATE SUMMER JOURNEY Pages 42 & 43 36 www.fantasyrvtours.com


ALASKA

Magnificent Alaska

“Our outstanding 59 day Alaska trip with Fantasy will remain in our memories forever. We will only travel with Fantasy in the future. Great events and no worries. We definitely got our monies worth. Wonderful! Fantastic! Awesome!” John Wright & Blanche Miller, Longview, TX

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ALASKA 48 DAY TOUR

The Heart of Alaska

An Unforgettable Experience

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his adventure reveals the wild beauty and enthusiastic people of “The Last Great Frontier,” from British Columbia to Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. Explore these frontier lands by cruising pristine waterways and reliving the Gold Rush era through old-time vaudeville and historic tours. Watch for wildlife in the forests and hillsides of Denali National Park. A highlight for all is camping right on the Homer spit at the “Halibut Capitol of the World.” Ladies and Gentleman pack your poles for salmon fishing right from the campground. Then we move on to Prince William Sound for a boat tour of the massive glaciers and watch for sea lions, puffins, orcas and humpback whales. If we are lucky we’ll even witness a glacier calving…Oh what a sight to behold! Now for the grand finale along the Cassier Highway, where eagles fly, bears roam and trout swim in the streams along the way. What a great ending to a Fantasy epic in the USA’s Great White North!

Day 1 Dawson Creek • Pre-Tour Vehicle Check by Staff • Welcome to Alaska Highway • Orientation and Briefing • Mile “0” Group Photo • Dawson Creek Catered Dinner • Alaska Highway Presentation Day 2 Fort Nelson, BC • Driving Miles 284 • Heritage Museum Day 3 Liard Hot Springs, BC • Driving Miles 191 • Soak in the Hot Springs Day 4 Watson Lake, YT • Driving Miles 132 • Sign Post Forest, Cookout Day 5 Teslin, YT • Driving Miles 163 • Wildlife Museum

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Day 6-8 Whitehorse, YT • Driving Miles 106 • Whitehorse City Tour Visitor Center, Fish Ladder S.S. Klondike Tour Miles Canyon • Home Cooked Dinner • Frantic Follies Revue Day 9-11 Dawson City, YT • Driving Miles 336 • Travel the Klondike Loop • Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Show • Dawson City Walking Tour • Midnight Dome Cookout Day 12 Chicken, AK • Driving Miles 108 • Ferry Across Yukon River • Drive “Top of the World Hwy” • Cookout • Dredge Tour, Gold Panning • Alaska Welcome Dessert Party

Day 13 Tok, AK • Driving Miles 78 • Explore Tok Day 14-17 Fairbanks, AK • Driving Miles 202 • Pioneer Village: Alaska Salmon Bake Palace Theater Show • Fairbanks Ice Museum • Alaska University Museum Tour • Georgeson Botanical Gardens • Sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise: Athabascan Village Susan Butcher Sled Dog Center Float Plane Demonstration • Buffet Lunch at “Pumphouse" • Alaska Pipeline • El Dorado Gold Mine • Pan for Gold • Optional: Arctic Circle North Pole and Santa Land

Day 18-20 Denali National Park, AK • Driving Miles 124 • Denali National Park Bus Tour: Mt. McKinley (20,320 ft.) Highest Peak in North America • Abundant Wildlife Visitors Center • Optional White Water Rafting Day 21-23 Anchorage, AK • Driving Miles 241 • Anchorage City Bus Tour • Alaska Native Heritage Center • Alaska Wild Berry Park Movie • Sourdough Mining Co. Dinner • Optional Portage Glacier • Explore Anchorage Day 24-26 Seward, AK • Driving Miles 135 • Resurrection Bay Cruise Fox Island Dinner/King Crab • Exit Glacier


• Alaska Sea Life Center • Optional Fishing Day 27-29 Homer, AK • Driving Miles 168 • Camping on the Spit • Cookout on the Spit • Optional: Salmon Fishing at Campsite Halibut Charter Fishing Day 30-31 Palmer, AK • Driving Miles 273 • Palmer Visitor Center Museum Optional: Musk Ox Farm Excursion to Anchorage Day 32-34 Valdez, AK • Driving Miles 258 • Prince William Sound Boat Tour: Lunch Whale Watching Sea Life Viewing, Columbia and Mears Glaciers • Optional Salmon Fishing Day 35 Tok, AK • Driving Miles 258 • Ice Cream Social Day 36 Destruction Bay, YT • Driving Miles 225 • Home Cooked Dinner and Entertainment Day 37-40 Skagway, AK • Driving Miles 272 • Juneau Fjord Express: • Breakfast Inland Passage Wildlife Cruise Whale Watching Eldred Rock Lighthouse Salmon Chowder Served • Juneau Capitol City Tour: Mendenhall Glacier Sightseeing and Shopping • White Pass and Yukon Railroad Train Excursion • Soapy Smith Vaudeville Show • Monte Carlo Night • Self-Drive Tours: Chilkoot Trail Orignal Town Site

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Top of the World Highway White Pass & Yukon Railroad Train Excursion Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley Fairbanks, Anchorage & Juneau Kenai Peninsula Halibut & Salmon Fishing Wild Life Boat Cruises Whale Watching and Glaciers King Crab Feast, Salmon Bake Home Style Cooked Meals Susan Butcher’s Iditarod Dog Sled Training Center Athabascan Native Village Bear Viewing, LOTS OF WILDLIFE! The MILEPOST Alaska Travel Guide

ALASKA 48 DAY TOUR

The Last Great Frontier

DATES & PRICE Day 41 Teslin, YT • Driving Miles 160 Day 42 Junction 37, YT • Gateway to Cassier Highway • Driving Miles 149 Day 43 Iskut, BC • Driving Miles 208 • Cassier Highway Drive • Visit Jade City • Homestyle Dinner on Cassier Day 44-46 Stewart/Hyder, BC • Driving Miles 182 • Bear Viewing, Chili Cook-off • Salmon Glacier (Self Drive)

2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $7,695 $6,395 $2,895

2013 $7,895 $6,695 $2,995

2014 $8,095 $6,895 $3,095

2012 Dates July 15 to August 31 2013 Dates July 17 to September 2 FMCA Tour July 14 to August 30 2014 Dates July 13 to August 29 ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT AOR MEMBER ONLY TOUR

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance AND MUCH MORE! • Side Excursions • National Park Entry Fees • Alaska MILEPOST Travel Guide • 47 Nights RV Site • 67 Events & Tours • 16 Meals Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 39


ALASKA 59 DAY TOUR

Premier Alaska Caravan

An Epic Adventure

“Traveling with Fantasy to Alaska was the best decision we have ever made. We look forward to traveling with Fantasy to other places. It was a great value for the dollar.” Alan & Trudy Johnston, Bloomington, MN

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his premier caravan starts in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, travels through the majestic Canadian Rockies, the Yukon, then onto the heart of Alaska and finishes back in the lower 48. Wildlife, glaciers, mining camps, fishing, native villages, good roads, not so good roads, and campgrounds, from primitive to modern, all make your vacation a remarkable story you’ll be telling for years to come. Join us for an unforgettable experience with our professional Wagonmasters and Tailgunners, who take the worry and hassle out of traveling in this remote region. Our Premier Alaska vacation is another exclusive. Fantasy is the only tour company with a roundtrip Alaska itinerary that starts and ends in the USA. Get ready for a life enriching adventure!

Day 1-2 Coeur d’Alene, ID • Pre-Tour Vehicle Check • Orientation and briefing • Welcome Dinner Day 3-4 Radium Hot Springs, BC • Driving Miles 250 • Soak in Hot Springs Day 5-6 Lake Louise, Alberta • Driving Miles 82 • Chateau Lake Louise Brunch • Canadian Rockies Bus Tour: Johnston Canyon Yoho Nat’l Park Spiral Tracks Takkakaw Falls Natural Bridge Day 7-8 Jasper, Alberta • Driving Miles 153 • Columbia Icefields • Athabasca Falls • Jasper Tramway • Breakfast at Whistler Mountain • Explore Jasper

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Day 9-10 Dawson Creek, BC • Driving Miles 334 • Welcome to the Alaska Highway • Mile “0” Group Photo • Catered Dinner • Alaska Highway Presentation Day 11 Fort Nelson, BC • Driving Miles 284 • Heritage Museum Day 12 Liard Hot Springs, BC • Driving Miles 191 • Soak in Liard Hot Springs Day 13 Watson Lake, YT • Driving Miles 132 • Signpost Forest Cook Out Day 14 Teslin, YT • Driving Miles 163 • Wildlife Museum Day 15-16 Whitehorse, YT • Driving Miles 106 • Whitehorse City Tour: Visitor Center and Fish Ladder Miles Canyon SS Klondike Tour

• Home Cooked Dinner “Frantic Follies” Revue Day 17-19 Dawson City, YT • Driving Miles 336 • Travel The Klondike Loop • Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Show • Dawson City Walking Tour • Midnight Dome Day 20 Chicken, AK • Driving Miles 108 • Ferry Across Yukon River • Drive “Top of the World Hwy” • Cookout • Gold Panning /Dredge Tour • Alaska Welcome Dessert Party Day 21 Tok, AK • Driving Miles 78 Day 22-24 Valdez, AK • Driving Miles 257 • Prince William Sound Boat Tour: Lunch Whale Watching, Sealife Viewing Columbia and Mears Glaciers • Optional Salmon Fishing

Day 25 Palmer, AK • Driving Miles 268 • (Optional) Musk Ox Farm Day 26 Sterling, AK • Driving Miles 189 • King Crab Dinner Day 27-28 Homer, AK • Driving Miles 92 • Camping on the Spit • Cookout on the Spit • Optional: Salmon Fishing at Campsite Halibut Charter Fishing Seldovia Artist Community Day 29-30 Seward, AK • Driving Miles 175 • Alaska Sea Life Center • Exit Glacier Day 31-33 Anchorage, AK • Driving Miles 128 Optional Portage Glacier • Cookout • Alaska Native Heritage Tour • Wild Berry Park Movie


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Canadian Rockies Columbia Icefields Lake Louise Banff National Park Jasper Tramway Top of the World Highway Haines Ferry Passage Bald Eagle Foundation White Pass & Yukon Railroad Train Excursion Radium and Liard Hot Springs Visit Glaciers, Wild Life Cruises Susan Butcher’s Iditarod Sled Dog Training Center Fairbanks, Anchorage, Juneau Denali NP, Mt. McKinley Kenai Peninsula Wildlife & Boat Cruises Fishing, Glaciers & Bear Viewing The MILEPOST Alaska Travel Guide Starts & Ends in USA!

ALASKA 59 DAY TOUR

British Columbia, Yukon & Alaska

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

• Sourdough Mining Co. Dinner • Explore Anchorage Day 34-36 Denali, AK • Driving Miles 240 • Denali National Park Bus Tour: Mt. McKinley (20,320 ft.) Highest Peak in North America Visitor’s Center LOTS OF WILDLIFE! • Optional White Water Rafting Day 37-40 Fairbanks, AK • Driving Miles 124 • Pioneer Village: Alaska Salmon Bake Palace Theater Show • Fairbanks Ice Museum • Alaska University Museum Tour • Georgeson Botanical Gardens • Sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise: Athabasca Village Susan Butcher Sled Dog Center Float Plane Demonstration • Buffet Lunch at “Pumphouse” • Alaska Pipeline • El Dorado Gold Mine Pan for Gold • Optional: Visit North Pole & Santa Land Arctic Circle Flights Day 41 Tok, AK • Driving Miles 202

• Ice Cream Social Day 42 Destruction Bay, YT • Driving Miles 225 • Home Made Dinner and Entertainment Day 43-44 Haines a • Driving Miles 212 • Drive Through Eagle Preserve • American Bald Eagle Foundation Wildlife Museum Day 45-47 Skagway, AK • Haines Ferry to Skagway Passenger and Vehicle Passage • Juneau Fjord Express: • Breakfast Inside Passage Wildlife Cruise Whale Watching Eldred Rock Lighthouse • Salmon Chowder Served • Juneau Capitol City Tour: Mendenhall Glacier and Observatory Sightseeing and Shopping • White Pass and Yukon Railroad Train Excursion • Monte Carlo Night • Self Drive Tours: • Original Town Site Chilkoot Trail Day 48 Teslin, YT • Driving Miles 160

Day 49 Watson Lake, YT • Driving Miles 149 Day 50 Isket, BC • Driving Miles 208 • Homestyle Dinner the Cassiar • Cassiar Highway Drive • Visit Jade City Day 51-52 Stewart/Hyder, BC • Driving Miles 182 • Bear Viewing • Chili Cook Off • Salmon Glacier (Self Drive) Day 53 Fort Telkwa, BC • Driving Miles 214 Day 54 Prince George, BC • Driving Miles 225 Day 55 Cache Creek, BC • Driving Miles 264 • Hat Creek Ranch Tour Day 56 Rosedale, BC • Driving Miles 145 • Hells Gate Tram • Lunch in the Canyon Day 57-58 Anacortes, WA • Driving Miles 91 • Minter Gardens • U.S.A. and Canadian Customs • Farewell Dinner • Optional: Whale Watching Day 59 Anacortes, WA • Goodbye Breakfast

2012 $9,695 $7,795 $3,195

2013 $9,795 $7,995 $3,295

2014 $9,895 $8,295 $3,395

2012 Dates June 5 to August 2 June 19 to August 16 2013 Dates June 11 to August 8 June 18 to August 15 2014 Dates June 10 to August 7 June 17 to August 14

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance AND MUCH MORE! • Side Excursions • Haines Ferry Passage Vehicle & Passenger Fees • National Park Entry Fees • The MILEPOST Alaska Travel Guide • 58 Nights RV Site • 84 Events & Tours • 19 Meals

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ALASKA 60 DAY TOUR

Calgary, Canadian Rockies & Alaska

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antasy’s ultimate summer journey begins with “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth,” the Calgary Stampede, featuring the Million Dollar Rodeo. Then you will drive through Alberta and British Columbia and see some of the most beautiful national parks in all of Canada. This adventure takes you from the magnificent Canadian Rockies to Yukon Territory, the Alaska gold rush towns, and the wild beauty of Denali National Park. Wildlife and sea life abounds in the “Last Great Frontier” with grizzlies, wolves, moose, elk, caribou, bald eagles, seals and of course whales. You will want to take advantage of prime salmon and halibut fishing in the fertile waters of the Gulf of Alaska. We designed this distinctive tour for those who “want it all.” Our 60 day Canada and Alaska Ultimate Journey does it all! Check out our extensive itinerary; it’s truly a once in a lifetime dream vacation.

Day 1-2 Coeur d’Alene, ID • Pre-Tour Vehicle Check • Orientation and Briefing • Welcome Dinner Day 3 Fort Steele, BC • Driving Miles 170 Day 4-7 Calgary, BC • Driving Miles 240 • Calgary Village Park: Honorary Calgarian Ceremony Miss Molly Performance Dinner • Breakfast atop Calgary Sky Tower • Explore Downtown Calgary Rope Square, Olympic Park Square • Stampede Ground Entrance Fee: Million Dollar Rodeo Chuckwagon Races Entertainment Extravaganza • Glenbow Museum • Social Gathering Day 8-9 Lake Louise, Alberta • Driving Miles 117

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• Chateau Lake Louise Brunch • Canadian Rockies Bus Tour: Johnston Canyon Yoho Nat’l Park Spiral Tracks Takkakaw Falls Natural Bridge Day 10-11 Jasper, Alberta • Driving Miles 153 • Columbia Icefields • Athabasca Falls • Jasper Tramway • Breakfast at Whistlers Mountain • Explore Jasper Day 12-13 Dawson Creek, BC • Driving Miles 334 • Welcome to Alaska Highway • Alaska Highway Presentation • Mile “0” Group Photo • Catered Dawson Creek Dinner Day 14 Fort Nelson, BC • Driving Miles 284 • Heritage Museum Day 15 Liard Hot Springs, BC • Driving Miles 191

• Soak in the Hot Springs Day 16 Watson Lake, YT • Driving Miles 132 • Sign Post Forest • Cookout Day 17 Teslin, YT • Driving Miles 163 • Wildlife Museum Day 18-20 Whitehorse, YT • Driving Miles 106 • Whitehorse City Tour: Visitor Center and Fish Ladder Miles Canyon SS Klondike Tour • Home Cooked Dinner • Frantic Follies Revue Day 21-23 Dawson City, YT • Driving Miles 336 • Travel The Klondike Loop • Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Show • Dawson City Walking Tour • Midnight Dome Cookout Day 24 Chicken, AK • Driving Miles 108 • Ferry Across Yukon River

• Drive “Top of the World Hwy” • Cookout • Gold Panning /Dredge Tour • Alaska Welcome Dessert Party Day 25 Tok, AK • Driving Miles 78 • Explore Tok Day 26-28 Valdez, AK • Driving Miles 257 • Prince William Sound Boat Tour: Lunch Whale Watching Sea Life Viewing Columbia and Mears Glaciers • Optional Salmon Fishing Day 29 Palmer, AK • Driving Miles 268 Optional Musk Ox Farm Day 30 Sterling, AK • Driving Miles 189 • King Crab Dinner Day 31-32 Homer, AK • Driving Miles 92 • Camping on the Spit • Salmon Fishing from The Spit


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Calgary Stampede: Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth! Million Dollar Rodeo Chuck Wagon Races Canadian Rocky Mountains Banff National Park Lake Louise Columbia Ice Fields Top of the World Highway White Pass & Yukon Railroad Train Excursion Fairbanks, Anchorage, Juneau Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley Kenai Peninsula King Crab & Salmon Bake Halibut & Salmon Fishing Wildlife Boat Cruises: Whale Watching Glaciers & Bear Viewing Susan Butcher Iditarod Sled Dog Training Center Athabascan Native Village The MILEPOST Alaska Travel Guide

ALASKA 60 DAY TOUR

Fantasy’s Ultimate Summer Journey

DATES & PRICE

• Cookout on the Spit • Optional: Halibut Fishing Seldovia Artist Community Day 33-35 Seward, AK • Driving Miles 175 • Exit Glacier • Alaska Sea Life Center • Optional Fishing Day 36-38 Anchorage, AK • Driving Miles 128 • Optional Portage Glacier • Alaska Native Heritage Center • Alaska Wild Berry Park Movie • Sourdough Mining Co. Dinner • Explore Anchorage Day 39-41 Denali National Park, AK • Driving Miles 239 240 • Denali National Park Bus Tour: • Mt. Mckinley (20,320) • Highest Peak in North America Visitor Center Abundant Wildlife! • Optional White Water Rafting Day 42-45 Fairbanks, AK • Driving Miles 239 • Pioneer Village: Alaska Salmon Bake Palace Theater Show • Fairbanks Ice Museum • Alaska University Museum Tour

• Georgenson Botanical Gardens Georgeson • Sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise: Athabascan Village Susan Butcher Sled Dog Center Float Plane Demonstration • Buffet Lunch at “Pumphouse" • Alaska Pipeline • El Dorado Gold Mine Pan for Gold • Optional: North Pole and Santa Land Arctic Circle Flights Day 46 Tok, AK • Driving Miles 202 • Ice Cream Social Day 47 Destruction Bay, YT • Driving Miles 225 • Home Cooked Dinner and Entertainment Day 48-51 Skagway, AK • Driving Miles 270 • Juneau Fjord Express: Breakfast Inland Passage Wildlife Cruise Whale Watching Eldred Rock Lighthouse Salmon Chowder Served • Juneau Capital City Tour: Mendenhall Glacier • Sightseeing and Shopping • White Pass and Yukon Railroad

Train Excursion • Soapy Smith Vaudeville Show • Monte Carlo Night • Self Drive Tours: Original Town Site — Chilkoot Trail Day 52 Teslin, YT • Driving Miles 160 Day 53 Junction 37, YT • Gateway to Cassier Highway • Driving Miles 149 Day 54 Isket, BC • Driving Miles 208 • Cassiar Highway Drive • Homestyle Dinner on Cassier • Visit Jade City Day 55-57 Stewart/Hyder, BC • Driving Miles 182 • Bear Viewing, Chili Cookoff • Salmon Glacier (Self-Drive) • Social Day 58 Fort Telkwa, BC • Driving Miles 214 Day 59-60 Prince George, BC • Driving Miles 225 • Farewell Dinner • Goodbye Continental Breakfast

2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $9,895 $8,195 $3,395

2013 2014 $9,995 $10,095 $8,295 $8,395 $3,495 $3,595

2012 Dates July 9 to September 6 2013 Dates July 8 to September 5 2014 Dates July 7 to September 4

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance AND MUCH MORE! • Side Excursions • The MILEPOST Alaska Travel Guide • 85 Events & Tours • 20 Meals

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MEXICO

Discover Today’s Mexico

Travel Exotic Mexico ADVENTURE WITHOUT THE WORRY

Should you “watch out” when you travel in Mexico? Sure. Mexico’s sensual scenery might snatch your breath away; its friendly people might steal your heart; and that knot of tension you carry between your shoulder blades might vanish the instant you let down your guard. With its tantalizing culture, history, landscapes, recreation, weather, and cuisine, Mexico gives you the thrill of visiting a foreign land, as its neighborliness eases away the discomfort. Many of the million U.S. and Canadian retirees living in the friendly, relaxed environs of Mexico feel safer and more comfortable there than in their native lands north of the border. Of course, having an experienced escort makes any visit to a foreign country much easier and richer. They walk you handily through the ropes of traveling in Mexico and share the inside stories behind their favorite destinations. The experts at Fantasy design your route for a leisurely pace during daylight hours along well-traveled safe highways.

SAFE, FUN, EXOTIC

Over the years, Fantasy has taken thousands of vacationers south of the border, so you can skip the homework and go straight to recess. Traveling in a group enriches the Mexico experience and will enhance your peace of mind. The Wagonmaster directs your course, the Tailgunner addresses any mechanical questions, and together they keep everyone up to date via CB radios. Under that umbrella of security, you can relax, enjoy this exotic land, and form lifelong friendships with your fellow explorers. So, should you keep your eyes open when you venture into Mexico? Sure. Open your eyes — and all your other senses. This is a land of tropical warmth, shy smiles, savory food, heartstopping beauty, and vivid culture. Open your senses and leave a much richer person than when you arrived.

“This tour was absolutely awesome. We had been on a Mexico RV Tour with another company. The tours were like night and day. This Fantasy Tour has renewed our faith in caravanning. We were SAFE and felt like one big happy family.” Barbara Russell — Indio, CA

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“We were somewhat apprehensive about traveling in Mexico and shouldn’t have been. Our trip was delightful and SAFE from start to finish it was a fantastic experience!”

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MEXICO 8 DAY TOUR

Taste of Mexico — Rocky Point

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Get Aquainted With The New Mexico! DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2013 2014 $995 $1,095 $795 $895 $495 $545

2013 Dates February 17 to February 24 March 3 to March 10 2014 Dates February 16 to February 23 March 2 to March 9

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • AND MUCH MORE! • Side Excursions • 7 Nights RV Site • 8 Events & Tours • 4 Meals

iva México! It’s what you’ll be saying after an awesome winter getaway to the northern shore of the Sea of Cortez. This 8-day vacation “taste” offers a sumptuous serving of relaxation mixed with exploration and social get-togethers. Located on the northern shore of the Sea of Cortez, just 60 miles south of Arizona is Rocky Point, the American name for quaint Puerto Penasco. A Beachfront RV site with unobstructed views of the Gulf of California has been reserved for you! Unlike other “bargain” tour companies who do not pay the extra for beachfront sites…Fantasy does. Our standard is superior service and quality experience for our guests. Travel dates in late February and early March insure that you’ll get some of the best weather on the coast. Right from the comfort of your home on wheels, you’ll watch dolphins’ antics as they cruise by and relax in the glow of stunning “south-of-the-border” sunsets. But there’s also plenty of time for exciting optional excursions that will introduce you to Mayan culture, natural geological formations and exceptional coastal fishing within this remarkable setting. If you’ve ever wanted to sample the charms of our neighbor to the south, or if you simply want to reacquaint yourself with Mexico, this “taste” might be your perfect opportunity. In the hands of Fantasy’s skilled guides, you’ll find safety and satisfaction all the way.

Day 1 Gila Bend, AZ • Arrival and Check-in • Intrductions and Briefing • Get Acquainted Social Day 2 Rocky Point • Driving Miles 147 • Border Crossing • Welcome Dinner El Capitan City Views Across the Bay Day 3 Rocky Point • Breakfast at Ramon’s • Orientation Tour of City Puerto Penasco Marketplace Local Craft & Seafood Markets • Ice Cream Social on the Beach Day 4 Rocky Point • Lunch at the Point

• Explore Downtown • Welcome Back Social • Optional: Fishing Day 8 Gila Bend, AZ • Optional: Sunset Cruise • Continental Breakfast Day 5 Rocky Point • Hugs and Goodbyes • Explore Rocky Point • Relax on the Beach l Start: Gila Bend, AZ • Optional: Mayan Palace n End: Gila Bend, AZ Excursion • Miles: 294 Day 6 Rocky Point • Optional Excursions: • AFTER ROCKY POINT Altar Biosphere Reserve Tour JOIN US AT TUCSON Pinacata Sand Dunes and REUNION RALLY Craters March 12-17, 2013 (See page 27) • Farewell Dinner at The Reef Day 7 Gila Bend, AZ • Driving Miles 147 • Border Crossing to US Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 45


MEXICO 15 DAY TOUR

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Drive RV to Top of Canyon North Gateway to Canyon Passenger Van to Canyon Floor: Batoplis — 17th Century Village Two Nights at Historic Villa Ancient Tarahumarra Culture Gondola Ride Into Canyon Breathtaking 360 Degree Canyon Views! Pre-Columbian Paquime Ruins Tour Mennonite Community Express Train to Urique Canyon Ortiz Artisan Pottery Tour Starts & Ends in USA!

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his spectacular journey through rural Mexico offers you the opportunity to drive your RV to Creel, the North gateway of the Canyon. Fantasy designed this trip to minimize the driving and maximize the globe trekker experience. You will have an enriching experience on this vacation with insight to Mexico’s history and culture. You visit the pre-Columbian ruins of Paquime, learn the art of Mata Ortiz pottery, an ancient process from the 12th century, and tour a Mennonite community. On an adventuresome drive to the bottom of the Canyon (in a comfortable passenger van) you will have photo opportunities galore. This road to the Canyon floor is one of Mexico’s little known most scenic drives and, truly, off the beaten track. If you want to drive less and see more — this Fantasy trip is for you!

Day 1 Las Cruces, NM • Orientation • Peso Exchange Assistance • Get Acquainted Party Day 2-3 Nuevo Casa Grandes • Driving Miles 204 • Welcome To Mexico Traditional Molcajetes Dinner • Buffet Breakfast • Trolley Tour to Mata Ortiz: Paquime Ruins and Museum Ortiz Pottery Tour: Lecture and Show Artisans Making Pottery • Lunch in Artist Home • Visit Former Governor’s Mexican Hacienda Day 4-5 Cuauhtémoc • Driving Miles 190 • Mennonite Museum • Lunch in Mennonite Home • Dinner • Optional: Plane Flight Over Canyon Day 6 Creel • Driving Miles 105 • Dinner Day 7 Batopilas Canyon Floor • Van to Canyon Floor • Lunch in Orchard • Dinner at Hotel

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• Night at Canyon Floor Hotel Day 8 Batopilas Canyon Floor • Breakfast • Tour of Batopilas • Lunch and Dinner • Area Tour-Local Guide: • Lost Cathedral Tour: Old Silver Mining Hacienda Tarahumarra Indian Village • Night at Canyon Floor Hotel Day 9 Creel • Breakfast in Batopilas • Van to Creel • Box Lunch en-route • Back to RVs in Creel Day 10 Creel • Area Bus Tour: Arareco Lake, Elephant Rock Cave Dwellings Valley of Mushrooms 17th Century Jesuit Church San Ignacio Mission Day 11 Cerocahui • Divisidero-Canyon Area Tour: Awesome Vistas at The Rim • Rim Walking Tour Scenic Suspension Bridge Walk • Gondola Ride Into Canyon: Spectacular 360º Views • Lunch with Canyon View • First Class Train to Bahuichivo • Bahuichivo Bus to Cerocahui

• Cerocahui Walk Tour: San Francisco Jesuit Mission Indian Girls Boarding School • Dinner in Hotel • Night at Historic Mission Hotel Day 12 Creel • Breakfast and Lunch • Urique Canyon Overlook Tour • Bus to Bahuichivo • First Class Train to Creel Day 13 Cuauhtemoc • Driving Miles 105 • Farewell to Mexico Dinner Home Cooked by Mennonites Day 14 Las Cruces, NM • Driving Miles 322 • Group Border Crossing • Hacienda RV Park Day 15 Las Cruces, NM • Goodbye Breakfast l Start: Las Cruces, NM n End: Las Cruces, NM • Miles: 954 • BEFORE 2013 COPPER CANYON Join us at our 2013 Reunion Rally, Tucson, AZ March 12-17, 2013 (See page 27)

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $4,195 $2,895 $1,895

2013 $4,295 $2,995 $1,995

2014 $4,395 $3,095 $2,095

2012 Dates March 7 to March 21 October 25 to November 8 2013 Dates March 21 to April 4 October 24 to November 7 2014 Dates March 26 to March 9 October 23 to November 6

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 14 Nights RV Site • 3 Nights Deluxe Hotels • 37 Events & Tours


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Drive RV to South Canyon Gateway Leave RV at Gateway Campground 1st Class Train to Top of Canyon Deluxe Hotel on Rim Gondola Ride Into Canyon Breathtaking 360 Degree Canyon Views! Ancient Tarahumara Culture Passenger Van to Canyon Floor: Batopilas — 17th Century Mining Village Two Nights at Historic Restored Villa Sea of Cortez Beaches Starts & Ends in USA!

“We had a fantastic time traveling to the bottom of the Canyon to Batopilas. We felt safe the entire time we were in Mexico. A lifetime dream for us came true.” Scott & Diana Wise, Beaverton, OR

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $4,795 $3,595 $1,995

2013 $4,995 $3,695 $2,095

2014 $5,195 $3,795 $2,195

2012 Dates February 2 to February 20 October 28 to November 15 2013 Dates February 18 to March 8 October 25 to November 12 2014 Dates January 30 to February 17 October 24 to November 11

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 18 Nights RV Site • 5 Nights Deluxe Hotel • 22 Meals • 38 Events & Tours

MEXICO 19 DAY TOUR

Copper Canyon Rim to Floor Journey

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ravel via first class express train through the magnificent Copper Canyon. You will experience an interesting mix of the modern and the ancient living side by side, stay in some of the most elegant historic hotels (one right on the rim of the canyon), visit cave dwellings of the Tarahumara Indians, ancient inhabitants of this remote area. The adventuresome vacationer seeking ”bragging rights” about their unique travels will enjoy the highlight of this tour…a trek to the bottom of the Canyon on the most scenic drive in all of Mexico. On the way back to the USA you’ll spend a few days relaxing on the beautiful Sea of Cortez beaches before your caravan ends at a deluxe RV resort in Tucson, Arizona. Come along on this awesome journey and for sure it will be the topic of discussion with your friends for many years to come!

Day 1 Amado, AZ • Orientation • Get Acquainted Party • Peso Exchange Assistance Day 2–3 Guaymas • Driving Miles 285 • Cross US/Mexico Border • Pearl Factory Tour • Welcome to Mexico Dinner Entertainment Day 4–5 Los Mochis • Driving Miles 223 • Flaming Shrimp Dinner • Free Day Note: Days 6–11 RV’s Parked-hooked up During Canyon Excursion Day 6 Depart for Creel • 5 Nights and 6 Days Canyon Excursion • First Class Train to Creel: Breakfast and Lunch on Train Canyon Rim Viewing • Transfer from Train to Hotel • Dinner/Night at Creel Hotel Day 7 Batopilas Canyon Floor • Breakfast at Creel Hotel • Van to Canyon Floor • Lunch and Dinner • Night at Canyon Floor Hotel Day 8 Batopilas Canyon Floor • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

• Tour of Batopilas: Lost Cathedral Tour Tarahumarra Indian Village • Old Mining Hacienda • Night at Canyon Floor Hotel Day 9 Creel • Breakfast and Lunch • Van to Creel • Dinner/Night at Creel Hotel Day 10 Divisadero Posada Barrancas • Breakfast at Creel Hotel • Creel Area Bus Tour: Arareco Lake, Elephant Rock Cave Dwellings Valley of Mushrooms 17th Century Jesuit Church San Ignacio Mission • Divisadero /Posada Barrancas: Scenic Suspension Bridge Walk • Gondola Ride Into The Canyon: Spectacular 360 Degree Views • Dinner with Canyon View • Overnight Hotel on The Rim Day 11 Depart for Los Mochis • Breakfast and Lunch at the Rim • Walk the Canyon Rim Tarahumara Dwelling • 1st Class Train to Los Mochis • Return to RVs at Campground

Day 12–13 Alamos • Driving Miles 137 • Alamos Guided Walking Tour: Restored Colonial Mansions Plaza de las Armas Cathedral Mission Circa 1786 • Aduana Excursion: Casa La Aduana Gourmet Dinner La Aduana Church Day 14–16 San Carlos • Driving Miles 168 • Nature Cruise • Mexico Farewell Dinner Day 17–19 Tuscon • Driving Miles 261 • Group Crosses Border Together • Welcome Back Dinner • Goodbye Breakfast l Start: Amado, AZ n End: Tuscon, AZ • Miles: 1,139 • AFTER 2013 COPPER CANYON Join us at our 2013 Reunion Rally, Tucson, AZ March 12-17, 2013 (See page 27)

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MEXICO 41 DAY TOUR

Ultimate Copper Canyon & Baja BY RV, TRAIN & FERRY

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hen you wake to the sound of waves lapping at the beach outside your RV window, remind yourself: This is not a dream. A dream could not encompass so much from Mexico’s sunny coasts to the rugged Copper Canyon in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Envision a first class train ride from sea level to 8,000 feet in elevation through powerful canyon landscapes and an excursion back in time to see the ancient Tarahumarras living in caves. The vast Copper Canyon is four times larger than USA’s Grand Canyon and 1,000 ft deeper. An unbelievable Gondola ride will take you from Divisdero lookout to a mesa for an unparalleled 360 degree view into the midst of the Canyon. The adventuresome vacationer seeking “bragging rights” about their unique travels will enjoy the highlight of this tour…a trek to the bottom of the Canyon on the most scenic drive in all of Mexico. What seems to be a dream continues onto the winter paradise of Mazatlan for three glorious days before you and your RV board an ocean going ferry ship. This voyage across the shimmering Sea of Cortez takes you to play in Baja, the longest peninsula in the world. Another dream come true awaits you in the Baja…a close up encounter with grey whales and their babies. Fantasy’s Premium Land Sea and Rail vacation is truly a life enriching experience and promises to be far better than your dreams!

Day 1 Amado, AZ • Orientation & Briefing • Peso Exchange Assistance • Get Acquainted Party Day 2-4 Guaymas • Driving Miles 284 • Nature Cruise • Pearl Factory Tour • Mexico Welcome Dinner • Entertainment Day 5-6 Alamos • Driving Miles 157 • Alamos Guided Walking Tour: Restored Colonial Mansions Plaza de las Armas Cathedral Mission Circa 1786 • Aduana Excursion Casa La Aduana Gourmet Dinner La Aduana Church Special Cactus

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Day 7 Los Mochis • Driving Miles 130 Note: Days 7–14 RV’s Parkedhooked up During Canyon Excursion Day 8 Depart for Creel CANYON EXCURSION • First Class Train to Creel: Breakfast & Lunch on Train Canyon Rim Viewing • Transfer from Train to Hotel • Dinner & Night at Creel Hotel Day 9 Batopilas Canyon Floor • Breakfast at Creel Hotel • Van to Canyon Floor • Lunch & Dinner • Overnight at Canyon Floor Day 10 Batopilas Canyon Floor • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner • Tour of Batopilas: Lost Cathedral Tour

Tarahumarra Indian Village • Old Mining Hacienda • Overnight at Canyon Floor Day 11 Creel • Breakfast & Lunch • Van to Creel • Dinner & Night at Creel Hotel Day 12 Divisadero Posada Barrancas • Breakfast at Creel Hotel • Creel Area Bus Tour: Arareco Lake, Elephant Rock Cave Dwellings Valley of Mushrooms 17th Century Jesuit Church San Ignacio Mission • Divisadero /Posada Barrancas: • Scenic Suspension Bridge Walk • Gondola Ride Over The Canyon: Spectacular 360 Degree Views • Dinner with Canyon View

• Overnight Hotel on The Rim Day 13 Depart for Los Mochis • Breakfast & Lunch at the Rim • Walk the Canyon Rim Tarahumara Dwelling • 1st Class Train to Los Mochis • Return to RVs at Campground Day 14 Los Mochis Visit El Fuerte (Self Drive) Flaming Shrimp Dinner Day 15–18 Mazatlan • Driving Miles 254 • Deluxe Guided City Tour: Famous Cliff Divers Craft Market, Shrimp Market Dolphin Monument Cathedral • Copala Country Bus Excursion: Furniture Shop See Decorative Tiles Made Visit Local Mexican Panaderia


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Walking Tour of Concordia Lunch at Charming Daniels • Mexican Fiesta • Dinner & Entertainment Traditional Folkloric Dances Day 19 Mazatlan Ferry • Driving Miles 10 • Ferry Crossing to Baja: 1st Class Stateroom on Ferry Margarita & Snack Social Lunch & Dinner on Ferry Day 20–21 Playa Tecolote • Driving Miles 6 • Unload Ferry • Camping on the Beach Beach Party, Romantic Sunsets Bring Your Fishing Poles! • La Paz Bus Tour Open Market, Cathedral Museum, Weavers Day 22–24 Cabo San Lucas • Driving Miles 100 • Glass Bottom Boat Cruise Where the Sea Meets the Ocean Los Arcos “The Arch” Lovers Beach • Glass Blowing Factory Famous Mexican Glass Watch Blowing Demo • Superb Dinner Sunset Cruise With Music & Open Bar Magnificent Sunset at Land’s End

• Free Day Options: Parasailing, Snorkeling Jet Skiing, Zip Lining Charter Fishing for Marlin, Tuna, Dorado and more! Excursion to Todos Santos World Class Golf Day 25–27 Los Barriles • Driving Miles 67 • Traditional Mexican Dinner • Free Day Options: Charter Fishing Horseback Riding on Beach ATV Back Country Guided Zip Line, Visit Waterfalls Quality Beach Time Day 28–29 La Paz • Driving Miles 67 • City Bus Tour • Social Day 29 Puerto Escondido • Driving Miles 199 Explore Loretto (self drive) Day 31–32 Bahia de Concepcion • Driving Miles 75 • Beach Camping Beautiful White Sand Beaches Pristine Calm Bay Swimming, Kayaking Dig for Clams Beach Party Day 33 Mulege • Driving Miles 24 • Tropical Oasis

• Dinner & Entertainment Day 34–35 Guerrero Negro • Driving Miles 175 • Grey Whale Historical Briefing • Whale Watching Boat Tour Close up Encounter with Mother & Baby Grey Whales • Deluxe Dinner Day 36 Catavina • Driving Miles 143 • Camp at Central National Park Desert National Reserve Scenic Desert Walk Boulder Fields & Rare Cactus • Cookout Day 37–38 Ensenada • Driving Miles 226 • Guided City Motorcoach Tour: La Bufadora, Museum Al Capone’s Historic Casino Last Minute Souvenir Shopping • Farewell Mexico Dinner Party Day 39–41 San Diego Area, CA • Driving Miles 112 • Group Crosses Border Together • Welcome Back Dinner • Goodbye Continental Breakfast l Start: Amado, AZ n End: Santee, CA (San Diego Area) • Miles: 2,029

Drive RV to South Canyon Gateway Leave RV at Gateway Campground 1st Class Express Train to Canyon Rim Gondola Ride Over Canyon Awesome 360 Degree Canyon Views! Deluxe Hotel on Rim Ancient Tarahumara Culture Passenger Van to Canyon Floor: Batoplis — 17th Century Mining Village Two Nights at Bottom of Canyon Mazatlan & West Coast Beaches Sea of Cortez Ferry Passage State Room Accommodations Whale Watching Tour Touch a Whale! Deep Sea Fishing World-Class Golf Courses Starts & Ends in USA

MEXICO 41 DAY TOUR

Land, Sea & Rail

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2013 $9,295 $7,695 $4,295

2014 $9,495 $7,895 $4,395

2013 Dates January 24 to March 5 2014 Dates January 23 to March 4 Tour Prices Based on Total Overall Length Rigs over 39’ Add $300 Tow Car Add $200

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 40 Nights RV Site • 5 Nights Hotel • 32 Meals • 74 Events & Tours Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 49


MEXICO 47 DAY TOUR

Gulf Coast, Yucatan, Caribbean

A Life Changing Journey “Our Fantasy trip was totally safe, carefree and loads of fun. The Yucatan was very exciting! The fantastic staff knew all the ropes of traveling in Mexico and were great leaders. Fantasy is an outstanding caravan company.” Smitty & Shirley Smith, Las Vegas, NV

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his caravan follows the Gulf Coast of Mexico and its historic cultures and awesome ruins to the pristine beaches and dense jungles of the Yucatan. From the ancient ruins of Chichen Itza, Palenque, Teotihuacan and Uxmal to the modern party city of Cancun, to the beautiful colonial cities and thriving markets of Mexico, to the lush jungles, turquoise-hued waters, dolphins, monkeys and hummingbirds. Most of all, it is a “life changing” journey!

Day 1 Harlingen, TX • Orientation • Peso Exchange Assistance • Get Acquainted Party Day 2 Ciudad Victoria • Driving Miles 235 • Meet Our Green Angels: English & Spanish Speaking Mechanic & Traffic Escorts • Mexico Welcome Dinner Day 3 Tampico • Driving Miles 119 Day 4–6 Costa de Esmeralda • Driving Miles 227

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Bus to El Tajin El Tajin Ruins and Museum Papantla Flyers City of Papantla Tour: San Fernando Side Excursion Day 7–8 Veracruz • Driving Miles 123 • Guided City Bus Tours • Bastion de Santiago • Ulua 16th Century Fortress • Famous Paroquia Coffee House • Dinner Day 9–10 Catemaco • Driving Miles 94 • Dinner

Free Day Options: Monkey Island Boat Tour Waterfalls, Visit Ecopark Day 11–12 Isla Aguada • Driving Miles 327 • Camp on The Beach • Social and Cookout Day 13–15 Campeche • Driving Miles 109 • Camp at the Bay • City Tour: San Miguel Fortress, Zocalo and Walled Fortress Seven Walled Bastillones Local Market, Mayan Museum Side Trip to Edzna Ruins

Day 16 Uxmal • Driving Miles 108 • Guided Uxmal Ruins Tour: Magical Pyramid Evening Light and Sound Show Day 17–18 Merida • Driving Miles 55 • Guided City Bus Tour: Paseo de Montejo University Government Palace Santa Isabel Hermitage Parque Americas Zocalo, City Market • Dinner


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Day 19–20 Chichen Itza • Driving Miles 79 • Ruins and Pryamids Tour: Local Guide Castillo Pyramid Nunnery, Observatory Ball field, Sacred Cenote • Evening Light / Sound Show Day 21–23 Cancun • Driving Miles 130 • Day at Small Tropical Island: Ferry to Isla Mujeres Pristine Beaches Snorkeling, Swimming Delicious Fresh Seafood Sightseeing & Shopping • Shopping Excursion • Mexican Fiesta Dinner and Entertainment • Free Day to Explore RIVIERIA MAYA Day 24 Xcaret Eco Water Park • Driving Miles 50 • Camp onsite at Eco Park • All Inclusive: Meals and Beverages Snorkeling Equipment Underground River Experience Mayan Culture Re–enactment Extravagant Dinner Fabulous Show Day 25 Xel Ha Water Park • Camp onsite at Eco Park • Driving Miles 25 • All Inclusive: Meals, Soft Drinks Alcoholic Beverages Snorkeling, Swimming Underground River Experience

• Optional Swim with Dolphins Day 26–28 Chetumal • Driving Miles 170 • Camping on the Bay Beaches, Swimming • Explore Chetumal & Shopping • Social and Cookout • Optional: Day Trip to Belize Day 29–31 Palenque • Driving Miles 309 • Guided Ruins Tour: Pyramids in the Jungle Palace of Pacal the Great Egyptian Style Tomb Ancient Steam Rooms • Dinner with Entertainment • Excursion To: Misol Ha Waterfalls Agua Azul Cascades Day 32 Villa Hermosa • Driving Miles 98 • Optional: Parque La Venta Day 33 Tehuantepec • Driving Miles 268 Day 34–37 Oaxaca • Driving Miles 153 • Colonial City Tour: Mercado, Craft Market Cultural Museum Black Pottery Artisans Whimsical Animals carvings Santo Domingo Church • Dinner in Town • Optional: Monte Alban Ruins Day 38–39 Puebla • Driving Miles 221 • Guided City Tour: Cholula Ruins Pyramid of Tepanampa

Talavera Tile Makers Zocalo, Rosary Chapel Day 40–41 San Juan Teotihuacan • Driving Miles 90 • Teotihuacan Ruins Tour: Largest Archeological Site: Pyramids of Sun & Moon Avenue of the Dead Onyx & Stone Carving Factory • Buffet Dinner Day 42–43 San Miguel de Allende • Driving Miles 167 • San Miguel Area Trolley Tour • Guanajuato Guided Tour: Spanish – Baroque Style City Colonial Cobblestone Streets Underground Tunnel System 1778 Valencia Church Callejon del Beso Mummy Museum, Market • Farewell to Mexico Dinner Festive Entertainment Day 44 San Pedro Paradero • Driving Miles 290 Day 45–47 Harlingen, TX • Driving Miles 285 • Group Crosses Border • Goodbye Tour Green Angels • Farewell Dinner • Continental Breakfast l Start: Harlingen, TX n End: Harlingen, TX • Miles: 3,732

Gulf Coast & Mexican Caribbean Exotic Beaches, Islands & Jungles Largest Archeological Site in Mexico Visit Pyramids of Sun & Moon Mayan, Aztec & Toltec Ancient Ruins Spanish Colonial Culture Museums, Local Markets & Crafts Cuisine from Different Areas & Cultures Starts & Ends in USA

MEXICO 47 DAY TOUR

Ancient Ruins & Colonial Cities

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $6,595 $3,995 $2,495

2013 $6,795 $4,295 $2,595

2014 $6,995 $5,295 $2,695

2012 Dates January 11 to February 26 2013 Dates January 9 to February 24 2014 Dates January 8 to February 23

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 46 Nights RV Sites • 90 Events & Tours • 19 Meals • Green Angel Escorts Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 51


MEXICO 13 DAY TOUR

Baja Whale Watching

It Doesn’t Get Any Better

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Pacific Beaches Sea of Cortez Baja’s Central National Park Desert Close Up Encounter with Grey Whales Two Day of Whales Watching Upclose with Mothers & Baby Whales! Bahia Los Angeles Beach Camping Optional Sea Fishing & Clam Digging La Bufadora & Ensenada Tour Starts & Ends in USA

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aravanning to the grey whale’s “nursery” near Guererro Negro will take you through some of the most varied scenery in the world. Sometimes you will see the wild Pacific Ocean crashing against the craggy Baja coastline or view the crystal turquoise waters of the Sea of Cortez. In the middle, you find yourself in the unique Baja desert where the exotic “boojum tree” grows among the yucca and Joshua trees. Two days of boating on Scammons Lagoon (the nursery) is the jewel in the crown for this caravan. Here you will enjoy the awesome experience of touching grey whales in the wild, both the mothers and babies come right up to the boats. Anything else is mere icing on the cake in this epoch journey. Finally, envision moonlight beach camping right at the Bahia de Los Angles on the Sea of Cortez. Walks on the beach, flavors of the local culture and an abundance of fresh seafood. Doesn’t get any better than that! Our expert Wagomasters and Tailgunners will be there guiding you all the way starting and ending in the USA. There is no dropping off our guests at the border like other RV tour companies do. We escort the entire group to an RV park near San Diego where we get nestled in and say our goodbyes the following morning. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime vacation!

Day 1 San Diego Area, CA • Get Acquainted Party • Orientation & Briefing • Peso Exchange Assistance Day 2 Vicente Guerrero • Driving Miles 190 • Mexico to Welcome Dinner Day 3 Catavina • Driving Miles 128 Camp at Central National Park Scenic Desert Walk Boulder Fields, Rare Cactus • Cookout Day 4–6 Guerrero Negro • Driving Miles 147 • Grey Whale Historical Briefing • 2 Days Whale Watching/ Boat Tour Close up Encounter with Mother & Baby Whales • The Salt Works Factory Tour

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• Dinner • Optional: Historic Mission Visit Bird Estuary Day 7-8 Bahia Los Angeles • Driving Miles 120 • Camping on the Beach • Beach Party • Cultural/Natural History Museum • Dinner • Options: Fishing,Dig for Clams Day 9 Vincente Guerro • Driving Miles 233 • Dinner Day 10–11 Ensenada/ Estero Beach • Driving Miles 99 • Guided City Motorcoach Tour: La Bufadora

Historic Casino Al Capone’s “Hangout” Lunch, Museum Town Market/Souvenir Shopping Day 12–13 San Diego Area, CA • Driving Miles 95 Visa Return Passport clearing Assistance • Welcome Back Dinner l Start: Jamul, CA (San Diego Area) n End: Jamul, CA (San Diego Area) • Miles: 1,012 • AFTER BAJA WHALE TOUR JOIN US AT TUCSON REUNION RALLY March 12-17, 2013

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2012 $2,395 $1,895 $1,195

2013 $2,495 $1,945 $1,245

2014 $2,595 $1,995 $1,295

2012 Dates March 4 to March 16 2013 Dates February 24 to March 8* 2014 Dates March 2 to March 14 *ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 12 Nights RV Sites • 8 Meals • 20 Tours & Events


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Pacific Ocean & Sea of Cortez Deserts, Mountains, Tropical Oasis White Pristine Beaches, Shelling Land’s End — Los Archos Swimming, Snorkeling 12 Days Camping on the Beach or Bay Great Golfing & Deep Sea Fishing Whale Watching — Up Close Encounter With Mother & Baby Grey Whales Starts & Ends in USA

MEXICO 36 DAY TOUR

Winter Paradise in Baja

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his Fantasy tour crisscrosses the longest peninsula in the world, from the Pacific Ocean to the Sea of Cortez, from the California border to “land’s end” at Cabo San Lucas. Imagine encountering grey whales, hooking a marlin, swimming in crystalline turquoise waters, strolling white sand beaches with a belly full of fresh seafood and camping on the calm inlet at the Bay of Concepcion. On this winter escape vacation south of the border you’ll find out why so many RVers travel with Fantasy down the Baja during the snowbird season.

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Rig 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

2013 $3,995 $3,295 $1,195

2014 $4,095 $3,395 $1,245

2013 Dates January 17 to February 21 2014 Dates January 23 to February 27

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 141 Nights RV Sites, 13 Meals • 35 Events & Tours

Day 1–2 San Diego Area, CA • Get Acquainted Party • Briefing & Orientation Day 3 Ensenada • Driving Miles 115 • Camping on the Bay • Welcome to Mexico Party Day 4 Catavina • Driving Miles 198 • Camp at Central National Park: Scenic Desert Walk Boulder Fields and Rare Cactus Day 5 Guerrero Negro • Driving Miles 146 • Optional Historic Mission Day6–7 Mulege • Driving Miles 183 • Tropical Oasis, Festive Dinner • Option–Ancient Cave Paintings Day 8–9 Loreto • Driving Miles 85 • Free Day Options: Visit Baja’s First Mission Museum, Fish, Golf, Explore Day 10–11 Playa Tecolote • Driving Miles 146 • Camping on the Beach • Beach Party, Romantic Sunsets Day 12–15 Los Barriles • Driving Miles 67 • Camping on East Cape Bay • Traditional Mexican Dinner • Free Day Options:

Day 25 Santa Rosalia Charter Fishing • Driving Miles 62 ATV Back Country Tour Zip Line, Visit Waterfalls • Visit Historic Mining Town Day 16–19 Cabo San Lucas Day 26–28 Guerrero Negro • Driving Miles 67 • Driving Miles 137 • Deluxe Breakfast • Whale Historical Briefing • Glass Bottom Boat Cruise: • Whale Watching Boat Tour Los Arcos “The Arch” Close up Encounter with Lovers Beach Mother and Baby Whales • Glass Blowing Factory: • Dinner Blue Glass Factory Tour Day 29–30 Bahia Los Angeles • Superb Dinner Sunset Cruise: • Driving Miles 120 Music, Open Bar, Great • Camping on the Beach Sunset Another Beach Party! • Free Day Options: • Dinner Parasailing, Snorkeling • Options: Fishing, Dig for Clams Jet Skiing, Zip Lining Day 32 Vicente Guerrero Charter Fishing for Marlin • Driving Miles 128 Tuna, Dorado and more! • Dinner World Class Golf Day 33–34 Ensenada Day 20–21 La Paz • Driving Miles 98 • Driving Miles 121 • Guided City Motorcoach Tour: • City Tour: Cathedral, Museum La Bufadora Museum Artisans Shops,Weavers • Festive Dinner • Al Capone’s Historic Casino Day 22 Puerto Escondido • Farewell Mexico Dinner Party • Driving Miles 221 Day 35–36 San Diego Area, CA • Dinner • Driving Miles 115 Day 23–24 Bahia de Concepcion • Welcome Back Dinner • Driving Miles 89 • Goodbye Continental Breakfast • Beach Camping: Swimming, Kayaking l Start: Jamul, CA, San Diego Dig for Clams n End: Jamul, CA, San Diego • Cookout and Beach Party • Miles: 2,070 Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 53


MEXICO 10 DAY TOUR

Whale Watching Adventure CAR-A-VAN VACATION BY AUTO, HOTEL & BOAT

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Departs from San Diego, CA Area Pacific Beaches Catavina National Desert Grey Whale Watching Tour Close Up Encounter with Whales Mother & Baby Whales! La Bufadora & Ensenada Tour La Cetto Winery Tour

I have traveled the world and I must say that my most memorable adventure ever was touching the whales…WOW! Thank you Fantasy!” Buster Schaller, Quincy, IL

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ant to see Baja & the whales? Another Fantasy exclusive… Want to see Baja and the whales? Don’t want to take your RV into Mexico? Fantasy has brought the caravan tour concept a step further by creating escorted auto and hotel vacations… another exclusive offered only by Fantasy! Our experienced Wagonmasters will lead you across the border and guide you to the whales and back. So unhitch that tow or drop the trailer and let’s go visit Baja California and play with the mother and baby grey whales!

Day 1 San Diego Area, CA • Orientation • Get Acquainted Party • 1 Night Hotel Day 2 Ensenada • Driving Miles 108 • Breakfast in Chula Vista • Welcome to Mexico Dinner • 1 Night Hotel Day 3 Catavina • Driving Miles 226 • Breakfast in Ensenada • Dinner • 1 Night Hotel • Mexican National Park: Desert National Reserve Desert and Boulder Field Walk Rare Cactus Day 4–6 Guerrero Negro • Driving Miles 198 • Breakfast in Catavina • Picnic Lunch En-route

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Dinner 3 Nights Hotel Breakfast Grey Whale Historical Briefing Whale Watching Boat Tour: Close up Encounter with Mother and Baby Grey Whales • Dinner, Breakfast • The Salt Works Factory Tour • Free Day Options: More Whale Watching Historic Mission Visit Bird Estuary • Dinner Day 7 Catavina • Driving Miles 198 • Breakfast in Guerrero Negro • Dinner • 1 Night Hotel on Beach Day 8–9 Ensenada/Estero Beach • Driving Miles 226 • Breakfast in San Quintin

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Dinner 2 Nights Hotel on Bay Breakfast Guided City Motorcoach Tour: La Bufadora Historic Casino Al Capone’s “Hangout” Museum Town Market Last Minute Souvenir Shopping • Farewell Mexico Dinner Party • Goodbye Breakfast Day 10 Return to U.S.A. • Driving Miles 108 • La Cetto Winery Tour Enroute • U.S. Border Crossing l Start: San Diego Area, CA n End: Tecate, CA, San Diego

DATES & PRICE 2 People/Room 1 Person/Room Extra Person

2013 $2,795 $2,395 $2,195

2014 $2,895 $2,495 $2,295

2013 Dates February 26 to March 7 2014 Dates February 25 to March 6

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 9 Hotel Nights • 18 Meals • 15 Tours & Events


Experience Uncomparable Beauty

AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND

Australia & New Zealand

“Wonderful scenery, outstanding itinerary and trip logbook. Great entertainment and we will always remember Fantasy’s outstanding wagonmasters on our New Zealand and Australia trip.”

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Win & Jan De Poorter, Wetumpka, AL

ew Zealand is a land of wonders. Imagine snow-capped peaks, sunny beaches, lush rainforests, raging waterfalls, massive glaciers, and smoking volcanoes. New Zealand’s North and South islands offer RVers an amazing variety of terrain. The harmonious intermingling of the diverse Maori (Polynesian) and European cultures has created a unique society of wonderful, friendly, good-natured people. You just can’t help but have a great time in New Zealand. Just across the Tasman Sea lies Australia. The Land Down Under is filled with the unexpected! Scientists say that the world’s continents were once part of one giant land mass. Australia became separated from it 200 million years ago, thus allowing its plants and animals to develop differently from any other place on Earth. You’ll come face to face with Kangaroos and Koalas. Have an opportunity to hold a wombat or laugh at the antics of the thieving Kookaburras. The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef, harbors a wealth of rare underwater creatures and creates glittering coral islands rising above the sea. Exotic flowers, rare birds and peculiar animals color the countryside, which varies from desert to rainforest, mountains to beaches.

From oceans to “outback,” Aussies to Aborigines, Koalas to Kangaroos — Australia’s extensive east coast offers a wide spectrum of culture, wildlife and landscape. It’s the best of exotic sightseeing. Fantasy provides RVers the ideal opportunity to experience the incomparable beauty and diversity of Australia and New Zealand on this grand tour to “Kiwi” Land and “Down Under.”

ADD AUSTRALIA’S OUTBACK BY RVANOTHER FANTASY EXCLUSIVE!

Fantasy is the only company offering the real Outback by RV! Pick up your fully equipped motorhome and venture to the heart of the colorful Aussie Outback. We start in Alice Springs where its environs have been home to the Arrernte Aboriginal peoples for 20,000 years. Uluru National Park (Ayers Rock), a 650-million-year-old sandstone behemoth in the “Red Centre” of Australia, is sacred to the Aborigines and renowned for dramatic color changes. The Sounds of Silence dinner at Ayers is a mystical experience as the sun slips behind the desert landscape to reveal the brilliant constellations of the southern sky. Please be our guest on this exclusive, one-of-a-kind Fantasy adventure. Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 55


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New Zealand, Australia & Outback By RV CARAVAN HIGHLIGHTS

NEW ZEALAND NORTH & SOUTH ISLANDS TOUR Southern Alps, Fjords Glow Worms Award Winning Wineries Beaches, Lush Rainforest Giant Ancient Trees Polynesian & European Culture Thermal Wonderlands and Hot Springs Boats, Cruises, Sheep Farms Penguin Experience Tour AUSTRALIA TOUR Aboriginal Cultural Experience Opal Mine Tour Sydney Opera House Great Barrier Reef White Sand Beaches Billabong Wildlife Park Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo Crocodiles, Kangaroos, Koalas

DATES & PRICE 2012 Dates March 31 to May 20 Per Person (double occupancy) $15,795 1 Person/Rig $24,195 Extra Person $12,995 2013 Dates March 30 to May 19 Per Person (double occupancy) $16,595 1 Person/Rig $25,395 Extra Person $13,395 2014 Dates April 5 to May 25 FMCA Tour March 29 to May 18 Per Person (double occupancy) $17,395 1 Person/Rig $26,695 Extra Person $14,395 Extra Person Price Includes Upgrade: Separate Hotel and 6 Berth RV ASK ABOUT FMCA DISCOUNT FOR MEMBER ONLY TOURS

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • Motorhome Rental: Fully Equipped, Unlimited Mileage • Vehicle Insurance Policy • All Airfare Included: International and Intercountry • All Airport, Hotel and Venue Transfers • New Zealand Ferry • 120 Events & Tours • 33 Meals

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FANTASY IS THE ONLY COMPANY OFFERING THE TRUE OUTBACK BY RV! Day 1–2 Los Angeles • First Class Hotel – 1 Night Beach Front Hotel • Welcome Breakfast • Orientation Meeting Late Hotel Checkout Day 3 International Dateline Crossing • In Flight Dinner and Breakfast

• Arrowtown Chinese Settlement • Kawarau Bungee Jump Visit • Optional Puzzling World • Relax in Hot Tubs Day 14 Franz Josef • Driving Miles 175 • Raging Waterfalls and Hiking Trails • Fox Glacier • Franz Josef Glacier NEW ZEALAND • Optional Glacier Helicopter Flight • 25 Days, 2,156 Driving Miles Day 4–5 Christchurch Day 15 Westport • First Class Hotel 2 Nights • Driving Miles 170 • Breakfast 2 Days • Hokitika, New Zealand Jade Capital • NewZealand Welcome Dinner Day 9–10 Te Anau • City Tour and Sights: • Visit Jade Studio/Shop for Jade • Driving Miles 175 Intl. Antarctic Center Tour • Pancake Rocks and Ocean • Milford Sound Coach Tour Hagglund Adventure Walk Visit Art Center • Seal Colony/Cape of Foul Wind • Fjords Nature Boat Tour/ • Pick up Spirit 4 Motorhomes Day 16 Hanmer Springs Lunch Grocery Shop Underwater Observatory Tour • Driving Miles 132 Day 6 Oamaru • Hanmer Hot Springs Spa Entry Day 11–12 Queenstown Soak in Hot Springs • Driving Miles 145 • Driving Miles 104 • Rare Penguin Express Tour • Gondola Ride to Bob's Peak • Optional Massage at Spa Day 7–8 Dunedin Day 17 Picton • Luge Rides • Driving Miles 75 • Driving Miles 174 • Deluxe Buffet Dinner • Guided Bus Tour: Day 18 Wellington-Upper Hutt • TSS Earnslaw Cruise Dunedin City • Driving Miles 25 Farm Tour and BBQ lunch • Cadbury Chocolate Factory Sheep Herding/Shearing Demo • Ferry Picton to Wellington Tour • Te Papa Museum Day 13 Wanaka • Larnach Castle Guided Tour • Driving Miles 70 • “Lord of The Rings”


Experience Diverse Cultures

• View Art Deco Architecture • Paua Factory Tour • Sheepskin Factory Tour Day 20 Taupo • Driving Miles 85 • Huka Falls Guided Boat Cruise • Aratiatia Dam, River Trail Walk • Optional Rapids Jet Boat Ride Day 21–22 Rotorua • Driving Miles 49 • Paradise Valley • History and Craft Presentation • Kiwi House and Tour • Agrodome Sheep Show • Wai–O–Tapu Reserve Thermal • Maori Traditional Greeting Maori Village and Entertainment Traditional Hangi Feast • Relax in Hot tubs Day 23 Waitomo • Driving Miles 98 • Ruakuri Glow Worm Cave Tour • New Zealand’s Best Bush Walk Day 24 Orewa • Driving Miles 140 • Caravan Park on the Beach • Dinner Day 25–26 Paihia • Driving Miles 195 • Kauri Museum Tour • Tane Mahuta • Cape Reinga 90 Mile Beach Tour • Lighthouse at Northernmost Point in New Zealand • Lunch on Tour • Sand Boarding, Clam Digging • Treaty House, Maori War Canoe Day 27–28 Auckland • Driving Miles 164 • Turn in Motorhomes • First Class Hotel – 2 Nights • Breakfast 2 Days • City Tour and Sights: Parnell Village

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AUSTRALIA • 24 Days, 2,280 Driving Miles Day 29–31 Cairns • First Class Hotel – 3 Nights Beach Front Hotel • Welcome to Australia Dinner • Breakfast 3 Days • Royale Train Service to Kuranda • Skyrail over the Rainforest • Barron Gorge and Rainforest Walk • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park: Buffet Lunch with Native Foods Creation Theatre, History Theatre Digeridoo Demonstration Boomerang and Spear Throwing Learn about Aboriginal Medicine • Great Barrier Reef Tour: Michaelmas Cay Catamaran Cruise Seafood Buffet Lunch Snorkeling and Swimming Semi–submersible Boat Ride View Underwater World Morning and Afternoon Tea Guided Bird Walk with Naturalist • Optional Scuba Diving Day 32 Mission Beach • Driving Miles 90 • Pick up Spirit 4 Motorhomes • Grocery Shopping • Walk on the Beach • Cassowary Center

AUS/NZ 51 DAY TOUR

Kiwi Land, Down Under & Outback

Day 33 Townsville • Camping With The Kangaroos • Driving Miles 141 • Largest Observatory Complex • Ensuite Caravan Sites • Great Hiking Trails • Breakfast with the Animals Day 46–47 Blackheath (Blue Mountains) • Billabong Wildlife Park: Guided Tour and Crocodile Show • Driving Miles 230 • Opportunity to hold Koala • Scenic Incline Rail Ride Day 34 Mackay • Scenic Gondola Ride • Driving Miles 237 • Three Sisters Overlook Day 35 Rockhampton • Olympic Park • Driving Miles 224 Day 48–50 Sydney • Special Dinner • Driving Miles 90 Day 36–37 Hervey Bay • Turn in Motorhomes • Driving Miles 275 • Airport/Hotel/Venue Transfers • Ensuite Caravan Sites • First Class Hotel – 3 Nights • Feed The Lorikeets • Breakfast 3 Days • Optional Fraser Island Tour • City Tour/Sights: Sydney Opera House Day 38 Tewantin/Noosa Heads Mrs. MacQuaries Chair • Driving Miles 108 Group Photo • Noosa Heads National Park: Sydney Harbor Bridge Search for Wild Koalas Southern Beaches • Hastings Street, Main Beach Eastern Suburb Day 39–40 Surfer's Paradise Bondi Beach • Driving Miles 147 • Scenic Drive – Glass House • Cruise Sydney Harbor Mountains • Seafood Buffet Lunch • Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo • Free Day to Explore Sydney Crocodile Show • Optional Sydney Bridge Climb • BBQ Dinner Day 51 Fly to Los Angeles • Explore Surfer's Paradise • Airport/Hotel/Venue Transfers Day 41 Grafton • In Flight Dinner and Breakfast • Driving Miles 180 • Explore the Jacaranda Capital l Start: Los Angeles, CA Day 42 Moree n End: Los Angeles, CA • Driving Miles 218 • Miles: 4,436 • Salt Water Swimming Pool • Thermal Spas/Cookout Day 43–44 Lightning Ridge • Driving Miles 160 • Opal Mine Tour: Opal Polishing Demonstration Shop for Rare Black Opals ADD OUTBACK & FIJI Day 45 Warrumbungle N.P. • Driving Miles 180 Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 57

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OUTBACK HIGHLIGHTS Fantasy Is the ONLY Company Offering The True Outback By RV! Alice Springs Sunrise at Ayers Rock Camel Ride Aboriginal Experience Olga Mountains Didgeridoo Performance Outback Roadhouses Canyon Walks School of The Air Royal Flying Doctor Service Ayers Rock Sunset Sounds of Silence Deluxe Dinner

12 DAY OUTBACK DATES & PRICE 2012 2013 2014 2 People/Rig* $3,395 $3,695 $3,895 1 Person/Rig** $5,895 $6,195 $6,495 Extra Person $2,695 $2,795 $2,895 2012 Dates May 20 to May 31 2013 Dates May 19 to May 30

FANTASY IS THE ONLY COMPANY OFFERING THE TRUE OUTBACK BY RV!

2014 Dates May 25 to June 5 FMCA Tour May 18 to May 29 *Per Person Rate Based on Double Occupancy **Includes Upgrade: Separate Hotel and 6 Berth RV

ADD Exotic Fiji

12 DAY OUTBACK PRICE INCLUDES

4 DAY FIJI DATES & PRICE 2012 Dates May 31 to June 3 Per Person (double occupancy) 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

$1,095 $1,145 $1,145

2013 Dates May 30 to June 2 Per Person (double occupancy) 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

$1,195 $1,245 $1,245

2014 Dates June 5 to June 8 FMCA Tour May 29 to June 1 Per Person (double occupancy) 1 Person/Rig Extra Person

$1,295 $1,395 $1,395

4 DAY FIJI PRICE INCLUDES

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• Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • 3 Nights Deluxe Beach Hotel Hotel Transfers • 3 Breakfasts Beach Toys Included Ocean Side Pool Swim Up Bar Ocean View Rooms • Airfare from Sydney to Fiji

• Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • Roundtrip Airfare Sydney to Alice Springs • Motorhome Rental: Fully Equipped, Unlimited Mileage Vehicle Insurance • 1 Night Hotel • 22 Tours & Events • 10 Meals


AFRICA

Southern Africa Wildlife RV Safari

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outhern Africa, explore its surprises. Before picking up your deluxe Class C motorhome for the Wildlife Safari adventure, you’ll experience magnificent Cape Town, fine local wines, penguins and the infamous Cape of Good Hope. You will self-drive through African Game Preserves and National Parks, where big game wildlife abounds! Immerse yourself in fascinating cultural experiences. We’ll tour Durban, a Zulu village, native craft markets, extravagant resorts, and explore the lush vegetation and wild animals of South Africa National Parks. A four day add-on excursion takes you to magnificent Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of falling water in the world and unbelievable beauty of Chobe National Park. Southern Africa will open your senses and your imagination to plants, animals, sights and sounds unknown anywhere else in the world. Let Fantasy’s expert guides help you submerge yourself in the native magic of Africa.

“Fantasy’s Southern Africa trip exceeded our expectations. The side tours, meals and wagonmasters were excellent and an outstanding value for our money. We will travel with Fantasy again.” Mike & Jean Gable Blackstock, Ontario CA Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 59


AFRICA 37 DAY TOUR

Southern Africa

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Day 1 Washington, DC • Fly to South Africa • 2 In–Flight Meals Days 2–5 Capetown, SA • First-Class Hotel – 4 Nights With Breakfast • Welcome Dinner • Table Mountain Cable Car • City Tour/Sights • Groot Constantia Winery Tour • Penguin Colony • Cape Point Nature Reserve • Cape of Good Hope • Funicular at Cape Point • Robben Island Guided Tour • Lunch and Wharf Day 6 Stellenbosch • Pick up Spirit Five Lux Motorhomes • Grocery Stop Day 7 Cape Agulhas • Southern Tip of African Continent • Cape Agulhas Lighthouse Day 8 Riversdale • Ensuite Sites • Bontebok National Park • Game Viewing (Self Drive) Day 9 Oudtshoorn • Bartholomew Diaz Museum • BBQ lunch at Ostrich Farm • Ostrich Farm Guided Tour Day 10 Knysna • Driving Miles 80 • Cango Caves Guided Tour • Knysna – Dinner on the Wharf Day 11 Tsitsikamma National Park • Driving Miles 55 • Storm River Suspension Bridge • Forest/Ocean Walks Day 12 Jeffrey’s Bay • Driving Miles 79 • Beachcombing for Rare Shells • The Big Tree

Days 13–14 Addo Elephant NP • Driving Miles 88 • Game Viewing (Self Drive) • Scotia Private Game Reserve • Afternoon Guided Game Drive • Tea in the LAPA • Evening Lion Guided Game Drive • Dinner in the LAPA Day 15 Mountain Zebra NP, Cradock • Driving Miles 139 • Game Viewing (Self Drive) • Dinner, Cultural Dancing Show Day 16 Gariep Dam Resort • Driving Miles 150 • Ensuite Sites Day 17 Bloemfontein • Driving Miles 135 • Maselspoort Resort • Ensuite Sites Day 18 Golden Gate Nat’l. Park • Driving Miles 182 • Game Viewing (Self Drive) • Sandstone Cliffs, Nature Walk Day 19 Howick • Driving Miles 88 • Midmar Nature Reserve • Howick Falls


Days 20–22 Ballito Bay • Driving Miles 91 • Spit Braai (Barbecue) • Durban City Tour/Sights • Golden Mile, Indian Market • Traditional Lunch • Crocodile Farm • Zulu Cultural Village/Show Day 23 St. Lucia • Driving Miles 120 • Imfolozi NP Self Drive Guided Boat Tour At St. Lucia Estuary • Bird, Hippo and Croc Viewing Day 24 Pongola • Driving Miles 113 Hluhluwe NP Self Drive Day 25 Mlilwane Game Park, Swaziland • Driving Miles 135 • Swazi Candles • Game Viewing (Self Drive) • Dinner, Entertainment Days 26–28 Kruger Nat’l Park • Driving Miles 160

• Berg-en-dal Camp: One Night • Game Viewing (Self Drive) • Guided Morning Game Drive • Breakfast • Skukuza Camp: Two Nights • Guided Night Game Drive Days 29–30 Graskop • Driving Miles 58 • Driving Tour • The Pinnacle • God’s Window • Craft Markets • Bourke’s Luck Potholes • Waterfalls • Three Rondavels • Pilgrims Rest Day 31 Kaia Manzi Resort • Driving Miles 206 • Mac Mac Falls • Cookout and Social Days 32–33 Pilanesberg Game Reserve • Driving Miles 160 • Manyane Camp: 2 Nights • Game Viewing (Self Drive)

• Cullinan Diamond Mine Guided Tour • Deluxe Farewell Dinner • Optionals: Balloon Ride Elephant Expedition Ride World’s Fastest Zip Line Days 34–35 Johannesburg • Driving Miles 122 • First-Class Hotel – 2 Nights With Breakfast • Nelson Mandela’s Home Tour • City Tour/Sights • Voortrekker Monument • Apartheid Museum • Soweto, Lunch • South Africa Farewell Dinner Day 36 • 2 In-Flight Meals Day 37 • Arrive Washington, DC l Start: Washington, DC n End: Washington, DC • Miles: 2,582

ADD Victoria Falls Magnificent Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of falling water in the world!

4 DAY VICT FALLS DATES & PRICE 2012 2013 2014 2 People/Rig* $2,395 $2,445 $2,495 Person/Rig $2,995 $3,195 $3,295 Extra Person $2,995 $3,195 $3,295 2012 Dates March 27 to March 31 2013 Dates March 27 to March 31 2014 Dates March 26 to March 30 *Double Occupancy

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • Fly to Victoria Falls • Largest Water Falls in the World • Airport/Hotel Transfers • Roundtrip Airfare Johannesburg to Victoria Falls • 3 Nights Hotel, 8 Meals • Walk to Victoria Falls • Native Craft Market • Guided Tour of Victoria Falls • Zambezi River Sunset Cruise • Chobe National Park, Game Drive • Native Village Guided Tour • Optional Helicopter Tour Over Falls

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Cape of Good Hope Table Mountain, Wineries Southern Tip of Africa Viewpoint Magnificent Coastal Views Unmatched Natural Beauty of Graskop Region Up Close With The “Big 5” Kruger National Park 147 Mammal Species 507 Bird Species Crocodiles, Hippos, Rhinos, Lions Leopards, Cheetahs, Elephants Giraffes, Monkeys, Water Buffalo Bonteboks, Zebras, Penguins, Exotic Birds & Many More!

AFRICA 37 DAY TOUR

Wildlife RV Safari

DATES & PRICE 2012 2013 2014 2 People/Rig8 $15,495 $15,595 $15,695 1 Person/Rig $25,595 $25,695 $25,795 Extra Person $12,995 $13,045 $13,095 2012 Dates February 20 to March 27 2013 Dates February 19 to March 27 2014 Dates February 18 to March 26 *Double Occupancy

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • Motorhome Rental: Fully Equipped, Unlimited Mileage • Roundtrip Airfare from Washington, DC • Cell Phone in South Africa • South African Mechanic on Tour • 6 Nights Hotel, 28 Meals • 12 National Parks • 12 Big Game Drives • 70 Events & Tours

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EUROPE

Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland & Italy SCOTLAND ROYAL TOUR

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Dinner & Champagne Culzean Castle Scottish Highlands, Lock Ness Banquet on Royal Yacht Brittania Private Banquet in Glamis Castle Dunrobin Castle Private Tour Edinburgh Tour Isle of Skye Sprey Valley — Famous Grouse Experience Travel Cancellation Coverage International Health Insurance

DATES & PRICE CALL FOR TOUR PRICE 800-952-8496 2012 Dates May 27 to June 15 2013 Dates May 26 to June 14 2014 Dates May 25 to June 13

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antasy’s royal tour of Scotland brings alive the history of this great and proud nation, which for centuries battled its enemy and overlord to the south of England. It is the land of Macbeth and William Wallace, Scottish heroes of gigantic proportions. The food is legendary, itself. Sample a little haggis, some tender lamb or better yet, salmon caught in the cold waters of the Atlantic. Close your eyes and envision eating a six-course meal served with the Queen’s own china, crystal and cutlery in a State Dining Room or aboard the Royal Yacht “Britannia” eating where the world’s heads of state dined. Yes, you will visit plenty of royal castles on this tour. We even take you to the famous Isle of Skye. A “wee” dram of whiskey or pint at the local pub, history, legends, castles, scenery and the grandeur of the highlands, it is all in this great tour. Please, consider yourself cordially invited on the unique RV tour and royal experience! Those continuing on to Ireland will leave Edinburgh with their RVs and drive to Birmingham for more celtic excitment. (See page 63)

GERMANY, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND, ITALY

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urope’s Majestic Alps with peaks strewn along five countries are absolutely gorgeous! Steep and rugged, the pinnacles are covered with glaciers and the summits are home to alpine meadows. The “Sound of Music” and tinkle of cowbells fill the meadows with glorious music. The soft green slopes are dotted with brilliant color of wildflowers and the peaks are bright white in the deep blue sky. We begin our journey in Munich, Germany, where we pick-up our European RVs. A few days in the Germany Alps allows time to visit Hitler’s famous Eagles Nest and a day trip to Austria. Geneva, Switzerland and St. Moritz are favorites, and you might get to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. A highpoint is a ride on the Mont Blanc Express to the top of Europe’s highest peak, at 15,782 ft. Just when you think the beauty can’t get any better, it does… Italy’s sheer and piercing Dolomites. This dramatic region will leave you in total awe. Fantasy offers a multitude of life enriching experiences on this vacation. Join us at the top of the mountain to see the grandeur of the Alps and feel the charm of Europe.

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AFTER SCOTLAND ROYAL TOUR ADD WALES & IRELAND CARAVAN June 13 to July 4, 2012 (See page 63)

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • Full Service RV Park • 8 Nights RV Site • 52 Events & Tours • 9 Meals

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DATES & PRICE CALL FOR TOUR PRICE 800-952-8496 2012 Dates August 28 to September 26 2013 Dates August 27 to September 25 2014 Dates August 27 to September 25

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Dublin, Book of Kells World Famous Ring of Kerry Blarney Castle & Kiss The Stone Cliff of Moher Wales & Snowdonia National Park Northern Ireland Giant’s Causeway Round Trip Wales to Ireland Ferries

DATES & PRICE CALL FOR TOUR PRICE 800-952-8496 Note: Airfare is not included, which allows you the freedom and flexibility of scheduling your possible early arrival and perhaps extending at the end of the tour. 2012 Dates June 13 to July 4 2013 Dates June 12 to July 3 2014 Dates June 11 to July 2

PRICE INCLUDES • Standard Benefits (See page 5) • EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL PROTECTION Trip Cancellation Insurance Trip Interruption Coverage Emergency Medical Benefits International Health Insurance • Motorhome Rental: Fully Equipped Vehicle Insurance, Unlimited Mileage • GPS & Road Atlas • 2 Nights Hotel, 5 Meals • 20 Nights RV Site • 42 Tours & Events • Full Service RV Park • 8 Nights RV Site • 52 Events & Tours • 9 Meals

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irmingham, England’s 2nd largest city, is the place to begin your adventure through Ireland. This vacation explores Ireland’s rugged and beautiful land known as the “Emerald Isle.” Westward bound, we enter the ancient country of Northern Wales. Here we ascend the rugged mountains of Snowdonia NP and then descend to Holyhead, where we board a ferry to cruise leisurely across the Irish Sea to Dublin, Ireland’s capital. This land of dramatic scenery is steeped in legends of giants, leprechauns and searching for pots of gold. Mere words are not sufficient to describe the stark, scenic grandeur of this incredible place. We guarantee you will return full of wonderful memories to last a lifetime. The Emerald tour is “a can’t” miss add on to the England and Scotland Royal Tour. Your regal British Isles vacation will not be complete without taking home a bit’o luck of the Irish!

Day 1–2 Birmingham, England • Royal Scotland Tour Arrives From Edinburgh by RV • Airport Hotel – 1 night • Pick up RV/Grocery Shop Day 3–6 Dublin, Ireland • Driving Miles 170 • Wales En-route: Snowdonia NP, Holyhead • Ferry to Dublin • Dublin Welcome Dinner • Traditional Irish Singing/Dance • Guided Dublin City Tour: St. Patrick’s Cathedral est. 1190 Trinity College est.1592 8th Century Book of Kells – Medieval Manuscript of Four Gospels Temple Bar Area – Dublin’s Nightlife Area Post Office Massacre Site – Start of Irish Revolution Guinness Brewery • Pub Lunch Day 7–8 Bushmills, N. Ireland • Driving Miles 160 • Devils Causeway • Bushmills Distillery • Irish Whiskey Tasting Day 9 Sligo, Ireland

WALES & IRELAND 22 DAY

Wales, Ireland & Northern Ireland

• Driving Miles 150 • Blarney Mill, Lunch • Options: Yeats Grave • Guide City of Cork est 915: Sligo Abby 1252 Blackrock Castle est 1600 English Market est 1862 Day 10–12 Lough Derg, Ireland Shop for Linens and China • Driving Miles 120 • City Tour Limerick: Day 18–19 Waterford, Ireland King John’s Castle est 1210 • Driving Miles 80 16th Century Bishop’s Palace • Waterford Crystal Factory Tour Cliffs of Moher • Shop for Crystal Explore Limerick • Farewell Dinner Day 13–15 Killarney, Ireland • Optional After Farewell Dinner: • Driving Miles 80 Pub Crawl, “Craic” Irish Music • Ring of Kerry Bus Tour Villages of: Day 20–21 Rosslare, Ireland Killorglin, Kenmare • Driving Miles 60 Ballinskelligs • Ferry to Fishguard, Wales Bay of Kells and Valencia Island Day 21–22 Birmingham, England • Pub Lunch • Option: Jaunty Cart Ride • Driving Miles 178 Ross Castle 1400 • Return RVs – Filming Site Ryan’s Daughter • Hotel and Breakfast Muckross House est. 1843 • Shuttle to Airport Day 16–17 Blarney, Ireland • Driving Miles 60 l Start: Birmingham, England • Scenic Route Option n End: Birmingham, England • Driving Miles 230 • Miles:1,088 • Caha and Shelb Mountains • Bantry Bay, Last Titanic Port • BEFORE WALES/IRELAND ADD SCOTLAND (See page 62) • 12th Century Blarney Castle May 27-June 14, 2012 • Kiss Blarney Stone • Blarney Castle Gardens Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 63


KINO BAY MEXICO

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At Kino Bay RV Resort RVer’s find the ideal place to relax and enjoy a great variety of water sports and activities. The resort’s beautiful sand beach and the turquoise sea are an excellent choice for a holiday or vacation getaway. Located west of Hermosillo near Bahia De Kino on the Sea of Cortez this is an RVer’s dream retreat.

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The Best Guides in the Business

An Extraordinary Team!

any things set us apart. First and foremost are our tour guides, whose passion and knowledge bring it all together. Our field staff is carefully screened and selected for their leadership ability, customer service, organizational and mechanical skills, and RVing experience. We have a team of friendly people who love to travel and love sharing the fun with you. One of the most important factors about our wagonmasters is that over half of them are also part owner in the company and are Fantasy LLC members… they have a vested interest in making sure you have the best vacation possible. Doesn’t get any better than that! We empower our staff with unsurpassed training and resources because we know that the quality of our wagonmasters is imperative for delivering a memorable vacation for you. Each team receives practical tour training in the field, traveling on our routes and learning our standard practices. Fantasy goes beyond the standard, and our teams dedicate 40 hours a year to re-sharpen their hospitality skills in a specialized training. Plus all of our staff are current CPR certified! We make certain that our customers get the very best and friendliest customer service every time they call. From all of us at Fantasy to every single customer, we will do everything possible to “earn” your business and keep you as part of our cherished family. Repeatedly, RV guests tell us their guides are the best part of the tour.

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS ABOUT OUR OUTSTANDING STAFF “We were so pleased with our Wagonmasters and Tailgunners. They were able to deal with all personalities in a positive way. Fantasy is fortunate to have such qualified people on staff.” Jerry & Pat Primm, Wildwood, MO

“We recently returned from a Fantasy tour to Copper Canyon. This caravan turned out to be one of our most memorable RV trips ever thanks to the outstanding guidance, knowledge and personalized service provided by your staff.”

Rudi & Hilde Bendy, Santa Barbara, CA “Fantasy’s Wagonmasters and Tailgunners were extremely well organized and provided a wealth of information during the entire trip. We could not think of having better tour leaders!” Ray & Pat Capobianco, Cedar City, UT “Fantasy’s trips are thoroughly planned and managed by trained, experience staff who believe in putting the needs of their customers first.”

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What does the price of a tour generally include? Our tour price includes trip cancellation insurance, RV site accommodations, meals, events and excursions as listed on the day by day itinerary. Under price Includes on each tour page we have counted the number of meals, tours and events for you. What is the best way to book your Vacation? We have convenient options for you to reserve your spot. Call us at (800) 952–8496, visit with one of our Travel Ambassadors, or browse our web site and book online www.fantasyrvtours.com. Anyway you choose, you are guaranteed the best customer service possible. Need to purchase trip cancellation insurance? NO. When you travel with us your vacation includes trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance, emergency medical benefits, vehicle return, international health insurance and medical evacuation to bring you added peace of mind. If you or an immediate loved one has a medical emergency prior to your tour departing you will receive a refund (see page 69 for policy). During your tour if you or a loved one has a major medical emergency which prevents you from continuing on the tour, you will receive a prorated refund from the trip interruption insurance. Does the trip cancel insurance have a waiting period for medical pre-existing conditions? NO. We include cancel insurance on every customer, which makes the coverage a group plan with all preexisting conditions covered. If you travel with other tour companies and you purchase cancel insurance on your own, you will have minimum of a 90 day waiting period for preexisting conditions. ANOTHER EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT only offered with Fantasy! What if I have a mechanical breakdown during my tour? If you have a mechanical breakdown during your tour that prevents you from continuing, you will receive a prorated credit less any expenses incurred by Fantasy on your behalf. Do I need a passport? You need a passport for Canada, Mexico and Overseas.

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Should I bring a tow vehicle? Each trip has unique differences. Your Wagonmaster will talk with you several months prior to your tour to discuss the need to tow based on your itinerary. On most of our traveling caravans you will have free days to enjoy and explore on your own. It is an individual preference to tow. We provide transportation for city tours, events, and most excursions included in the itinerary. Are pets welcome? Yes, with the exception of overseas tours and “CAR”-a-van auto and hotel tours. Canada and Mexico require proof of rabies vaccination. During the Copper Canyon Passenger Train, Polar Bear and Maritime trips we will be away from our RVs 1 to 5 nights depending on the tour. Your pet will be cared for by our pet loving staff or a campground pet sitter. For most of us, pets are our children. We are a pet friendly company and we jump through many hoops to make sure they feel welcome during the tour and receive exceptional care when we have an overnight away from our RVs. Do you travel caravan/convoy style? If you would like, to follow the Wagonmaster you are welcome to, but it isn’t necessary. Typically in Mexico our guests prefer to travel together caravan style. We provide each of our guests with comprehensive, up-to-date, field-researched trip logs documenting each landmark and turn along the route. You may travel at your own pace, enjoy photo stops, and side trips. Rest assured the staff is there to ensure safety and security for the entire group. It’s your vacation, so we offer options; we want you to enjoy safety, comfort and freedom. Do you limit the number of rigs? Yes. You’ll want to make reservations early to guarantee your date. Reservations are prioritized in the order we receive them. Most of our caravans are limited to 22 RVs, and rallies are determined individually. Do you recommend ride sharing? We do occasionally recommend ride sharing when it is the best way to enjoy a venue. We provide transportation for city tours, events, and most excursions included in the itinerary. Sometimes, such as a restaurant within a short distance of the park, it makes more sense and keeps your costs down for everyone to share rides.

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Are tips included? Yes, tips are included for all meals and events in the daily itinerary. For exemplary service above and beyond the call of duty, please feel free to tip anyone including your Wagonmasters and Tailgunners. Is extra vehicle insurance needed? For trips south-of-the-border, you must have a Mexico Liability policy for each motorized vehicle. In order to accommodate our guests, we have our own insurance agency-Vista Group Insurance, and our agent is licensed in 50 states. To make sure our guests have the very best coverage at an affordable rate, we require our guests to purchase Mexico liability insurance from Vista Group. We want to be sure that you will be well taken care of should the unexpected happen. For your convenience, we can assist you in obtaining all of your Mexico and domestic insurance needs at reasonable rates. Call us for a free, no obligation quote toll free at (866) 270– 5297, direct at (970) 275–2447, or for an online quote www.vistagroupins.com. Do you have discounts? At the time of printing, we publish our lowest possible price. Occasionally, opportunities arise with our vendors that allow us to pass on an even better price to you. We’ll do that for you. We also reward you with frequent traveler credits toward a future tour with us. Do you have a cancellation policy? Yes, our cancellation policy is very liberal because we understand the RV lifestyle and because we include Emergency Trip Cancellation Insurance on all vacations for our guests. For details see our Policies on page 69. Do you schedule potlucks? Potlucks are not part of our scheduled itineraries. However, if part or the entire group wants to get together and bring a dish, then our staff will facilitate that process. Potlucks are not a requirement and are completely optional. What is a Travel Ambassador? Ambassadors are very experienced RVers that understand the special needs when planning your RV Vacation. You will see them at RV parks all across the country, at national and regional RV shows and rallies. And don’t be surprised if you see them driving down the road. Ambassadors can present a beautiful travelogue show for you on most of our vacations, and they assist you with your travel plans.


IN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE OUR GUESTS WE HAVE OUR OWN INSURANCE AGENCY — VISTA GROUP INSURANCE

INSURANCE

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ree RV insurance quotes and policy reviews are a good way for RV owners to get a general idea about how much it will cost to insure their vehicle. You can complete our online form or call (866) 270–5297 and we will find the best coverage and value for your needs. Complete our application and let us do the shopping for you! Vista Group Insurance is a comprehensive RV and vehicle insurance agency in association with RV Insurance Professionals. Licensed in 50 states, RV Insurance Professionals represents the leading U.S. providers of insurance products for owners of motor homes, travel trailers or fifth wheels. For trips south-of-the-border, a Mexico Liability policy is required for each motorized vehicle. To make sure our guests have the best coverage at an affordable rate we require our guests to purchase Mexico liability policy from Vista Group Insurance. We want to be sure that you will be well taken care of should the unexpected happen.

CALL BETH TODAY FOR A FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE AT: TOLL FREE: (866) 270–5297 • DIRECT LINE: (970) 270–5297 VISIT WWW.VISTARVINSURANCE.COM

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POLICIES

Fantasy RV Tours & Creative World Policies

“Fantasy tours are priced right and well organized.” Lyle & Judy Burnhams, LaFollette, TN

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Price Guarantee Once you make your deposit on your vacation, we guarantee the price! If our suppliers increase their prices you will not be stuck with an additional cost on your trip. Our trip prices are published two to three years prior to departure. Between then and the time we are able to lock in our vendor prices, we are occasionally faced with currency fluctuations and price increases. Unlike other tour companies, we absorb that fluctuation and do NOT pass along to you the price increase. BEWARE of companies who do not lock in their price and have the option to raise your prices after you make your reservation. Not with Fantasy, your reservation guarantees your price! Prices valid through November 1, 2012 or unless otherwise published in print or on our website. We reserve the right to substitute accommodations, transportation and/or itineraries when we deem it necessary or advisable. Medical Emergency Before Tour Begins Your vacation includes cancellation insurance, emergency medical assistance, rig recovery, medical evacuation coverage, international health insurance and many more benefits. Once you make your reservation your insurance coverage begins. Should you or an immediate loved one have a major medical emergency which prevents you from traveling, our insurance agent at Vista Group will assist you in filing a claim. For emergencies covered by travel insurance, you will be required to notify the cancellation insurance company and for approved claims you will receive a refund less administrative fees of $89 and 3% of the tour price. Fantasy is the only RV Tour Company providing the added benefits of cancellation insurance. Your peace of mind is very important to us!

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Payment A tour deposit of 15% and the $89.00 non-refundable processing fee confirms your reservation. Final balance is due 90 days prior to departure (120 days for Overseas & Polar Bear). Many guests take advantage of our interest free E-Z monthly payment plan. Call us for details at (800) 952–8496, or ask your Fantasy Travel Ambassador.

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Medical Emergency After Tour Begins If you have a medical emergency during your tour that prevents you from continuing and is covered by the insurance, you will be required to file an insurance claim. Valid claims will receive a pro-rated refund on the unused portion of the tour. Mechanical Breakdown If you have a mechanical breakdown during your tour that prevents you from continuing, you will receive a pro-rated credit toward a future tour less any non-refundable expenses incurred by Fantasy on your behalf. Standard Cancellation Policy Our cancellation policy is very liberal because we understand the RV lifestyle and therefore we provide Trip Cancellation Insurance with every reservation. If you cancel your vacation at any time up to departure date, for any reason covered under Fantasy’s Trip Cancellation Insurance, you will receive a refund less administrative fees of $89 and 3% of the tour price. If you cancel for any reason not covered by Fantasy’s Trip Cancellation Insurance up to 150 days prior to departure and you switch to a different date or different trip we will apply your funds to the tour you switch to; if you do not switch, 95% of the tour price will be refunded. If you cancel for any reason not covered by Fantasy’s Trip Cancellation Insurance 149 to 30 days prior to departure you will be refunded 85% of the tour price; 29 days or less prior to departure you will be refunded 75% of the tour price.

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Cancel Policy for Overseas & Polar Bear If you need to cancel your Overseas or Polar Bear vacation at any time up to departure date, for any reason covered by Fantasy’s Trip Cancellation Insurance, you will receive a refund less administrative fees of $89 and 3% of the tour price. If you cancel up to 150 days prior to departure, for any reason not covered by Fantasy’s Trip Cancellation Insurance, and you switch to a different date or different trip, we will apply your funds to the tour you switch to; if you do not switch you will be refunded 95% of the tour price. If you cancel for any reason not covered by Fantasy’s Trip Cancellation Insurance 149 to 75 days prior to departure you will be refunded 85% of the tour price; 74 to 30 days prior to departure you will be refunded 75% of the tour price; 29 days or less you will be refunded 50% of the tour price. It is necessary to retain a percentage of your tour price due to nonrefundable deposits remitted to airlines, motorhome rentals, and hotels on your behalf. Cancellations In Writing All cancellations must be received in writing and mailed to Fantasy RV Tours, 6655 West Sahara Ave, Suite E-102, Las Vegas, NV 89146. Any applicable refunds are paid 30 days after receiving written notice of your cancellation. Medical Disclaimer You must advise us in writing, at or prior to booking, of any medical, physical, or other condition, which may require professional attention during a vacation or may require the use of special equipment. Certain itineraries and trips are not wheelchair-accessible, and some tours may include travel in altitudes of up to 8,000 feet. Fantasy and Creative Tours, LLC reserves the right to decline any trip participant who, in our opinion, may affect the health, safety or enjoyment of other participants. Guided RV Tours 1 (800) 952–8496 69


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Fantasy RV Tours 2012-2014 Catalog  

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