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Trips by Dates Caribbean, Mexico & Central America

U.S. 18 23 24 28 30 32

Alaska Hawaii West South East Midwest

International 38 40 41 42 48

South America Asia Africa Europe Trips by Type TRIPS

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Explore

in Montana Snowmobiling rd na ay M ill B  See page 24.

Daria Sch ooler on th e China Yan gtze trip. Se e Page 40.

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

채 Joyce Larrison, Sa lly Haskett, Irene & Ch arlie Van Kirk, at the Columbia Icefie John & Judy Kristoff lds in Alberta, Canada .

채 Beverly Broglin riding a camel near the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt.

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ambassadair trips BY DATES january 2010

october 2009 DATE PAGE

DESTINATION

DATE PAGE

13-17 CALL

Ambergris Caye, Belize

16-23

10

Western Canyonlands

21-27 CALL

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

27-31

10

Sanibel Island, Florida

22-25 CALL

S. America & Antarctica

Washington, D.C.

22-25 CALL

Cancun, Mexico

29-Feb 3

11

Western Canyonlands

21-27 CALL

Western Caribbean

30-Feb 7

9

Sanibel Island, Florida

22-25 CALL

Washington, D.C.

22-25 CALL

DESTINATION

New York Theatre

Chicago

23 CALL

Napa Valley

Star Clipper Caribbean Cruise Colts vs. Ravens, Baltimore Ecuador & Galapagos Addams Family

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7-8

34

Daytona 500

12-15

28

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

13-16

11

3-13 CALL

Yellowstone Snowmobiling

18-21

24

7-14 CALL

Curacao

20-27

12

Costa Rica Windstar Cruise

20-27

12

21-23 CALL 24-Dec 2 CALL 28 CALL

march 2010 DESTINATION

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december 2009

Hawaii Cruise

11-26

23

DESTINATION

Amazon Cruise

12-27

38

Grenadine Islands Star Clipper 20-27

14

Savannah & Charleston

29

DATE PAGE

Biltmore Estate & Nashville

2-5

European Christmas Markets

2-9 CALL

Chicago Shopping Day Trip Chicago Shopping Day Trip Branson, Missouri The Glenns on a South America and Antarctica cruise

Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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21-26

33

New York City

25-28

31

5

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Mayan Riviera Spring Break

27-Apr 3

15

5-8

32

Western Caribbean Cruise

27-Apr 3

16

Nassau Spring Break

28-Apr 1

14

3

5-12 CALL

Frankemuth, Michigan

11-12

33

New York City Holiday

18-20

31

St. Thomas, USVI

26-Jan 2

8

Southern Caribbean Cruise

26-Jan 2

8

Iceland New Year’s Eve

29-Jan 3 CALL

Rose Parade: Los Angeles

29-Jan 3

24

april 2010 DESTINATION

Washington, D.C.

DATE PAGE

1-4

30

Maya Riviera Spring Break

3-10

15

Western Caribbean Cruise

4-11

16

6-7

30

14-24

42

Masters – Augusta, Georgia Holland Tulip River Cruise

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Panama Canal Cruise

DESTINATION

Panama Canal

november 2009 Virginia Crose and Heather Kenison in Costa Rica

february 2010 Alton, Illinois

29-Nov 1 CALL

DESTINATION

29-Feb 19 CALL

Cancun, Mexico

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may 2010 DATE TRIP

China & Yangtze River

10-21

40

DESTINATION

New Harmony

14-15

35

Yankee Game & Stadium Tour Summer 2010

San Francisco

14-17

26

Eastern Canada by Train

20-Jun 1

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Star Clipper European Cruise September 2010

22-24

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New England Cruise

Tanzania Lousiville, Kentucky

DESTINATION

August 2010 September 2010

DATE PAGE

Jordan

October 2010

New England Fall Foliage

October 2010

7-14

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Hudson River Valley

October 2010

Mackinac Island

11-15

36

New York Theatre

October 2010

Alaska Explorer Cruise

12-19

20

Croatia

12-20

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Grand Canyon & Sedona

19-23

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Spirit of Alaska Cruise

19-30

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Galena, Illinois

26-28

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Mt Rushmore & Yellowstone

july 2010 DESTINATION

Black Forest & Switzerland

DATE PAGE

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44

Maine

15-20

31

British Isles

15-29

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Oberammergau, Germany

11-18

45

Danube Cruise

Glacier Bay cheese party

DATE

Castles on the Rhine Cruise September 2010

june 2010

Yellowstone National Park

a sneak peek at upcoming trips!

DESTINATION

17-25

46

Denali Adventure Cruise

20-Aug 1

20

Glacier Discovery Cruise

24-Aug 1

22

Alaska In-Depth Cruise

24-Aug 7

18

San Francisco & Yosemite

26-Aug 1

27

august 2010 DESTINATION

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Baltic & Russia Cruise

5-14

46

Colorado by Train

7-14

28

14-18

25

Oberammergau/Rhine River28-Sep 11

45

Glacier National Park

On the way to Denali National Park

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Our Sister City Invites You for a Special Visit to Cologne in 2010!

There is no better way to see Germany than to be hosted by many friends in Cologne, our sister city. This special trip offers receptions by the mayor’s office, lectures by German friends who visited us last year, sightseeing led by local citizens, fine food and drink. We depart September 5 and travel to Frankfurt. After a sail on the Rhine, we check into one of the finest hotels in Cologne, on the Cathedral Square. We also offer a special extension to the Black Forest, Titisee, Lake Constance, Oberammergau and the Passion Play, the Alps and Munich for the famed Oktoberfest, returning home October 4. You may stay longer with our friends in Cologne and return on September 30. Call us for detailed itineraries and prices. Your sister city is waiting to show you their hospitality.

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Experience S

ee what Paradise is like and Lorelei’s view of the Rhine. Dance with the Maasai warriors in

Africa and follow Marco Polo’s footsteps through China’s Three Gorges. Get a backstretch tour of Churchill Downs and ride a cable car through San Francisco. Watch lilacs bloom in Mackinac Island and cherry blossoms in D.C. Catch the action at the Daytona 500 and the pros practice at the Masters. We’ve got eagle and bird watching on the Mississippi and vintage rail journeys through Colorado’s Rockies. Take a look at the following pages filled with great trips at great prices. From two days to twenty, it’s time to go places…

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 Caribbean & Mexico Caribbean Islands Central America Mexico

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Southern Caribbean Fantasy Cruise to Aruba and Curacao for New Year’s

Fort Lauderdale • Half Moon Cay • Aruba • Curacao Ring in the New Year in style on the ms Eurodam. Get far away from it all, surrounded by blue Caribbean sea. Cruise to Aruba and Curacao. Enjoy the days at sea, relaxing and indulging any whim. Play on board, sun, relax in the spa, hit the casino, enjoy the pool or just take it easy.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam, all meals on ship, transfer, taxes and port charges. Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

December 26-January 2 8 days | Trip #3936 From $2199 per person double occupancy with air

New Year’s in St. Thomas Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Resort Celebrate the New Year in sun-kissed St. Thomas. Stay at the award-winning Marriott Frenchman’s Reef located on a secluded beach with five restaurants, six bars and three swimming pools.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights accommodations, transfers, baggage handling and housekeeping gratuities.

December 26-January 2 8 days | Trip #4166 From $2999 per person double occupancy with air | $1789 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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Escape to Paradise Western Caribbean Cruise

Fort Lauderdale • Half Moon Cay • Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos • Grand Cayman • Cozumel Leave winter behind on this 7-night cruise to the Western Caribbean. Relax on the beach or explore the crystal waters of Grand Turks. Play on private Half Moon Cay. Visit ancient Mayan ruins or dive at one of the world’s best sites in Cozumel. In Georgetown, Grand Cayman sun at the beach or indulge in some duty-free shopping.

 Includes R/T air, 1 night hotel accommodation in Fort Lauderdale, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America Line’s ms Westerdam, all meals on ship, transfers, taxes and port charges. Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

January 30-February 7 9 days | Trip #4333 From $1189 per person double occupancy with air Current promotional rate, subject to availability

Party with Bob & Tom in the Bahamas Super Bowl Weekend • Feb 5-9

Private, Nonstop Charter!

Don’t miss the Q95 Bob & Tom Super Bowl Weekend Trip to Nassau, Bahamas. Join Bob & Tom and friends for live broadcasts, a Super Bowl party and plenty of sun and fun. Stay four nights at the deluxe Sheraton Cable Beach Resort with seven acres of spectacular waterscape, including 1,000 foot white-sand beach, three freshwater pools with flowing waterfalls, oversized whirlpools and a swim-up bar. By night, try your luck at neighboring Crystal Palace Casino with sports book. Includes R/T private, nonstop charter from Indianapolis, live Bob & Tom broadcast with continental breakfast on February 8 and 9, Super Bowl party with complimentary food and drink, photo op with Bob & Tom, one (1) beach party event, four (4) nights ocean view accommodations at the Sheraton Cable Beach Resort, private round-trip airport transfers, taxes, maid and bellman gratuities. Q95 Bob & Tom Super Bowl Trip February 5-9, 2010 Trip #4314 Destination: Nassau, Bahamas $1849 per person, double occupancy $2329 single occupancy

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Ambergris Caye, Belize This is an adventure in paradise. From its barrier reef, coral gardens and “must-dive” sites to its Mayan ruins Lamanai, La Milpa or Xunantunich, Belize offers 175 miles of coastline and white sand beaches. You can even visit the world’s only jaguar reserve. Stay at Ramon’s Village in modern thatched-roof huts on the beach, with a lagoon-style pool and optional watersports and scuba lessons.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights accommodations, transfers and baggage handling.

January 16-23 8 days | Trip #4142 From $1799 per person double occupancy with air | $1029 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

Come … laze on the dazzling golden beaches and wander through quaint shops on picturesque cobbled streets. If that isn’t enough, there are also exciting nightspots, diving trips, ziplining, day tours and horseback rides easily available. The all-inclusive and recently renovated Barcelo La Jolla de Mismaloya is situated in its own tropical garden, minutes from historic downtown Puerto Vallarta. It features spa, fitness center, large pools, kids club, daily activities and more.

Puerto Vallarta Mexican Retreat

 Includes R/T air, 4 nights accommodations, all meals and drinks at resort, transfers and baggage handling.

January 27-31 5 days | Trip #4143 From $1499 per person double occupancy with air | $889 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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©Omni Hotles

Cancun Hideaway

Beachside cabanas at the Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas

Miles of beautiful beach on crystal-blue waters make Cancun a sun-lover’s paradise. Swimming, snorkeling, diving, fishing and kayaking abound, as does shopping and dancing the night away. Stay at the Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas with

three cascading pools, swim-up bar, kids’ pool, beachside cabanas, fitness center, spa and daily activities.

 Includes R/T air, 5 nights accommodations, transfers and baggage handling.

January 29-February 3 6 days | Trip #4204 From $999 per person double occupancy with air | $619 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

Cabo San Lucas Escape

February 13-16 4 days | Trip #4144 Presidents Day Weekend From $1499 per person double occupancy with air | $959 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

El Arco, Cabo San Lucas

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Mexico’s Pacific Coast Retreat — Cabo San Lucas. Known for its sophisticated shopping, active nightlife, sports fishing, outstanding whale-watching, diving and championship golf. Stay at

Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe, a brand new all-inclusive resort featuring six restaurants, nightly entertainment, two bars, three pools, spa, fitness center, tennis, non-motorized watersports.

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

 Includes R/T air, 3 nights accommodations, all meals and drinks at resort, transfers and baggage handling.

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Sun & Fun in Curacao Relax at the newly-renovated Breezes Resort on the beautiful island of Curacao. With a 1,500-foot private beach, exceptional scuba diving in a protected marine sanctuary, spa and the largest casino on the island, there’s plenty to do. Add entertainment and every imaginable watersport all included and you have a great vacation.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights accommodations, all meals and drinks at resort, transfers and baggage handling.

February 20-27 8 days | Trip #4145 From $2099 per person double occupancy with air | $1279 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

Breezes Resort

Puerto Caldera • San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua • Playas Del Coco • Quepos • Bahia Drake • Curu • Tortuga Island

Costa Rica Windstar Cruise

Lush jungles, smoking volcanoes, tiny tree frogs and giant turtles … enter a place that is East of Eden. Journey to the verdant jungles of Costa Rica. Listen to the capuchin and howler monkeys, see hundreds of brilliantly hued toucans, quetzals and motmots. At sea, watch the dolphins. Laze on white-sand beaches and sail far away.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on the msy Wind Star, all meals on ship, transfers and baggage handling. Ship’s Registry: The Bahamas

© Tim Thompson

February 20-27 8 days | Trip #4348 From $3429 per person double occupancy with air

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msy Wind Star

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Sea to Sea Trans Panama Canal Cruise with Caribbean and Pacific Coast of Mexico

Cruise through the Panama Canal locks

Fort Lauderdale • Aruba • Panama Canal • Costa Rica • Huatulco • Acapulco • Cabo San Lucas • San Diego Journey from sea to sea. This trip has it all…the best of the white sand beaches and deep blue seas of the Caribbean, the breathtaking experience of the Panama Canal, the exotic excitement of Acalpulco and the relaxing charm of San Diego. Explore colorful floating markets and wondrous coral reefs in Oranjstadt, Aruba. Discover steaming volcanoes, lush rain forests and nearly half of all the animal species on earth at Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica. See caducifolia jungles rich with birdlife in Huatulco, Mexico. Cruise through waters teeming with marlin, swordfish, sailfish, tuna and other fighting fish and view exquisite black coral in Cabo San Lucas. Watch the cliff divers in Acapulco.

And of course … encounter firsthand one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century. Listen to its stories of human vision, sacrifice and triumph. It will take about 52 million gallons of water to transfer the ms Maasdam through the locks of the Panama Canal. Using nothing but the force of gravity, the locks will raise the ship 85 feet en route from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

 Includes R/T air, 14 nights shipboard accommodations on ms Maasdam, all meals on ship, transfers, taxes and port charges.

Ambassadair Value • Sail through the locks of the Panama Canal • Journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific • Explore the Caribbean Islands • Discover Costa Rica’s rainforests • Experience Mexico’s exotic beaches and quaint towns • Enjoy six relaxing days at sea on the luxurious ms Maasdam

Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

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February 5-19 15 days | Trip #4337 From $2399 per person double occupancy with air

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Grenadine Islands Star Clippers Cruise

ŠStar Clippers

On a 5-masted Tall Ship

Royal Clipper

Nassau Spring Break Bahamian Getaway Get away next spring for five sun-filled days in Nassau. Stay at the Breezes Bahamas, an all-inclusive tropical escape on the powder white sands of Cable Beach. Enjoy several fresh water pools that flow into one another, misting pool and Jacuzzi, flying trapeze and trampoline clinic,

Breezes Bahamas

rock climbing wall, basketball and volleyball, 3 tennis courts, jogging trail, bicycles, fitness center and entertainment.

 Includes R/T air, 4 nights accommodations, all meals and drinks at resort, transfers and baggage handling.

March 28-April 1 5 days | Trip #4146 From $1299 per person double occupancy with air | $819 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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Barbados • Grenadines • Grenada • Tobago Cays • St. Vincent • Bequia • Martinique • St. Lucia Visit remote, unspoiled Caribbean islands. Discover a new age of sailing, where the traditions of the past are combined with the modern comforts and amenities of the present. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, friendly crew and international cuisine — all in pampered comfort. Unlike small yachts, the Royal Clipper offers 19,000 square feet of deck space, three pools, a spa with underwater views and a furnished crow’s net lookout. Skip from island to island. On Bequia you can watch wooden boat builders at work. On St. Lucia, take a swim in the mineral baths. On Grenada, smell vanilla beans and nutmeg baking in the sun. Shop for French wares in Martinique. See underwater splendors at Tobago Cays.

Spring Break on the Mayan Riviera

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights accommodations on Star Clipper’s Royal Clipper, all meals on ship, transfers, taxes and port charges. Ship’s Registry: Luxembourg

March 20-27 8 days | Trip #4334 From $2699 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

Get away to white-sand beaches with brilliant turquoise colored water. This world-renowned paradise offers mangroves and lagoons, ancient Mayan cities, ecological reserves and the world's second largest coral reef. Stay at either the Barcelo Maya Palace — a new luxury all-suite hotel or the Barcelo Caribe Beach.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights accommodations, all meals and drinks at resort, transfers and baggage handling.

March 27-April 3 8 days | Trip #4147

©Barcelo Hotels and Resorts

From $1999 per person double occupancy with air | $1649 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

April 3-10 8 days | Trip #4148

Kids’ pool at the Barcelo Maya Palace

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From $1699 per person double occupancy with air | $1349 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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Western Caribbean & Mexico Cruise

Fort Lauderdale • Belize City • Costa Maya • Cozumel For your next spring break, cruise the Caribbean on Royal Caribbean’s fun-filled and family friendly Independence of the Seas. Enjoy full-size flat screen TVs in every stateroom, the H20 Zone Water Park, cantilevered whirlpools, rock-climbing wall, ice skating rink, Adventure Ocean youth facilities, full-size sports court, 9-hole miniature golf course and great restaurants.

 Includes R/T air, 6 nights shipboard accommodations on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas and 1 night hotel accommodations in Fort Lauderdale , all meals on ship, transfers, taxes and port charges. Ship’ Registry: The Bahamas

March 27-April 3 8 days | Trip #4160 Snorkeling in Cozumel

Western Caribbean Spring Break Cruise

From $1679 per person double occupancy inside cabin with air

Port Canaveral • Haiti • Jamaica • Grand Cayman • Cozumel Take your next spring break on the fun-filled Freedom of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s stunning new flagship. This floating resort boasts a surf simulator and H20 Zone Water Park, complete with sculpture fountains, ground geysers and waterfall. Enjoy the rock-climbing wall, the ice skating rink, a boxing ring and a 9-hole miniature golf course. See Labadee Hispaniola, gorgeous Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the waters of Grand Cayman and Cozumel, Mexico.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights shipboard accommodation on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas, all meals on ship, transfers, taxes and port charges. Ship’ Registry: The Bahamas

April 4-11 8 days | Trip #4161 From $1769 per person double occupancy inside cabin with air

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 U.S.A. Alaska West South East Coast Midwest

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Alaska In-Depth – 15 Days

Spirit of Alaska – 12 Days Anchorage • Denali National Park by Rail • Fairbanks • Yukon River Cruise • 4-night Inside Passage Cruise • Glacier Bay National Park See Alaska’s diverse wildlife in their natural habitat, travel by domed rail to majestic Denali National Park, cruise the Inside Passage as glaciers calve. This journey offers all the adventure and beauty of our popular Alaska In-Depth in fewer days.

admissions per itinerary, transportation, taxes, port charges and baggage handling. Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights hotel accommodations, 4 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America’s ms Volendam, 16 meals, sightseeing and

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Anchorage • Denali National Park by Rail • Tundra Wilderness Tour • Fairbanks • Trans Alaska Pipeline • Yukon Queen River Cruise • Dawson City • Whitehorse • Klondike Trail by Vintage Rail • 4-night Inside Passage Cruise • Glacier Bay National Park

Ambassadair Exclusive • Discover Anchorage with extra day and overnight • Private welcome dinner • Private cocktail party

This is our most popular land and cruise itinerary for the past 25 years! Experience the essence of Alaska. Discover more of the Great Land’s unspoiled wilderness and the Yukon Territory with our in-depth land and cruise tour.

• Domed rail journey to Denali National Park



• 4-night Inside Passage cruise and Glacier Bay

Includes R/T air , 10 nights hotel accommodations, 4 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America’s ms Zuiderdam, 19 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation, taxes, port charges and baggage handling. Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

• Riverboat cruise in Fairbanks • Frantic Follies Vaudeville Revue • Rail journey through Klondike

July 24-August 7 15 days | Trip #4306 From $4319 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

June 19-30 12 days | Trip #4307 From $3729 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

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Denali Adventure – 13 Days

Mount McKinley

Alaskan Explorer Cruise – 9 Days Seattle • Glacier Bay National Park • Juneau • Sitka • Ketchikan • Victoria Hear the thunder that the ice makes as it breaks away from a glacier and falls into the sea, shooting water hundreds of feet into the air. Watch bald eagles fly over charming frontier ports. Sail out of Seattle’s lovely Puget Sound on your way to seven relaxing days of Alaska’s Inside Passage.

 Includes R/T air, 1 night hotel accommodations, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America’s ms Oosterdam, 20 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation, taxes, port charges and baggage handling. Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

Glacier Bay

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Anchorage • Denali National Park by Rail • Fairbanks & Gold Dredge No. 8 • 7-night Inside Passage Cruise • Glacier Bay National Park Experience the wildlife, the legends and the lore of Alaska. Discover the treasures of Denali from Mount McKinley’s jagged peak to the moose and grizzly bears. Pet a sled dog in Fairbanks. Try your hand at panning for gold. Take a 7-day Glacier Bay cruise through the icy-blue Inside Passage. Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

 Includes R/T air, 5 nights hotel accommodations, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America’s ms Ryndam, 23 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation, taxes, port charges and baggage handling.

July 20-August 1 13 days | Trip #4308 From $3799 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

Ambassadair Exclusive • Private cocktail party • Domed rail journey to Denali National Park • Riverboat cruise • Pan for gold • 7-night Glacier Discovery cruise and Glacier Bay National Park

Ambassadair travelers pan for gold

Ambassadair travelers enjoy the Mendenhall Glacier

June 12-10 9 days | Trip #4309 From $2099 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

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Glacier Discovery Cruise – 9 Days Anchorage • • Vancouver

Glacier Bay National Park •

Discover the majestic beauty of the glaciers. Search for humpback whales, watch Steller sea lions resting on islands and harbor seals nurturing their pups.

©Alaska Division of Tourism

 Includes R/T air, 1 night hotel accommodation, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America’s ms Ryndam, 20 meals, sightseeing and

July 24-August 1 9 days | Trip #4310 From $2539 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

Glacier Bay National Park

Add to Your Alaska Experience Pre and Post Excursions Adventure in Nome

Kenai Fjords Wildlife Adventure

1 or 2 day tours from Anchorage or Fairbanks

3 days from Anchorage

Nome is rich in colorful Gold Rush history and home to the world’s longest dog sled race. Visit a dog musher’s camp. See Little Creek Mine and watch modern day prospectors. Try your own luck at panning for gold — what you find, you keep.

Experience some of Alaska’s most spectacular marine wildlife. Take a rail journey to Seward and visit the Alaska Sea Life Center, home to Steller sea lions and harbor seals. Overnight in Seward. The next day, take a six hour wildlife and glacier cruise along the Kenai Peninsula. You’ll see porpoises, puffins, sea otters, whales and dozens of seabird species. After, reboard the Alaska Railroad for your trip back to Anchorage.

On Top of the World: Barrow 1 or 2 day tours from Anchorage or Fairbanks

Take flight for the “top of the world.” Barrow is the northernmost point on the continent, 330 miles north of the Arctic Circle and Alaska’s largest Eskimo village. Local residents share their stories and culture and you’ll visit the Inupiat Heritage Center. Examine the tundra, search for bird species, see Arctic Ocean Ice. Extra brave travelers can join the Polar Bear Club with a swim in the Arctic Ocean.

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One Day Fly-In Fishing from Anchorage Approximately 12 hours

Experience some of the world’s best fishing in Alaska’s backcountry, only minutes away from the city by seaplane. From fighting king and silver salmon, to feisty trout and grayling, you will travel to a remote lake or stream where the action is and the crowds aren’t. You’ll be outfitted with an experienced Alaskan guide and all the gear.

Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

Seattle & Mount Rainier Explorer

Full-day tour from Anchorage

2 nights from Seattle

Take a dayboat cruise of Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park. See whales, sea lions and otters. Lunch is included.

Take a scenic drive to explore Mount Rainier, viewing waterfalls, diverse plant life and the snowcapped summit. Overnight in Seattle two nights.

Bear Viewing Excursion

Vancouver & Victoria

6 hour tour from Anchorage

Stay at a deluxe downtown hotel. Voted “Best City in the Americas” by Conde Nast Traveler, Vancouver is a dynamic, multicultural city. Travel to Vancouver Island by ferry. Stop at the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Discover Victoria, with its beautiful Victorian architecture, tree-lined streets and old British charm. Return to Vancouver for your second night.

Experience Alaska’s wilderness firsthand as you watch black and brown bears in their natural habitat. See bears fish for salmon at either Redoubt Bay Lodge or Lake Clark National Park.

2 nights from Vancouver

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Circle Hawaii Cruise

Haleakala

San Diego • Hilo • Lahaina • Honolulu • Nawiliwili • Kona • Ensenada It’s the best of both worlds: carefree days at sea and days ashore exploring paradise. Explore on your own or take optional tours, including visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, home of Kilauea, Hawaii’s most active volcano. Walk through lush gardens in Hilo. Look for humpback whales in

Lahaina. Spend some quiet moments at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu. Check out the black sand beaches of Kona. And for a change of pace, listen to mariachi music and sip fine wines in Ensenada, Mexico.

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

 Includes R/T air, 15 nights shipboard accommodations on Holland America Line’s ms Zaandam, all meals on ship, luau in Maui, transfers, taxes and port charges. Ship’s Registry: The Netherlands

March 11-26 16 days | Trip #4164 From $2499 per person double occupancy with air

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Tournament of Roses Parade

Ambassadair Exclusive

Hosted by Dick Crum, Dr. Dirt

• Premium reserved seating at the Tournament of Roses Parade • Private Los Angeles city tour • Experience the Glory of Christmas Pageant at Crystal Cathedral • Tour the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library • Observe as flowers are applied before the parade • Enjoy a New Year’s Eve party with your fellow Ambassadair travelers

Los Angeles • Pasadena • Hollywood • Simi Valley Celebrate New Year’s at the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena! See the floats before, during and after the parade. Ring in the New Year with your fellow travelers. See the Glory of Christmas Pageant at the Crystal Cathedral. Wander through the J. Paul

Getty Museum and The Ronald Reagan Library. Stay oceanfront at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach.

 Includes R/T air, 5 nights accommodations, 8 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

December 29-January 3 6 days | Trip #4156 From $2199 per person double occupancy with air | $1659 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

Yellowstone Winter Wonderland Snowmobile Adventure Experience the wonderland of Yellowstone in the winter. Whether you are a beginner, a family with kids or an expert, Yellowstone’s vast number of snowmobile routes makes

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• 2 full days of snowmobiling with gear

February 18-21

• Welcome lunch

From $1579 per person double occupancy with air | $1099 land only

• Snowmobiling orientation Snowmobiling across Yellowstone

this winter adventure a must-do. You’ll be part of a guided group of snowmobiles, arranged by skill level. Get outfitted with gear and a snowmobile right at the hotel, and your sled will be warmed up and waiting for you when it's time to head out.

4 days | Trip #4239

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Frontier Spirit Wild West Adventure Salt Lake City • Montpelier, Idaho • Jackson Hole, Wyoming • Grand Teton National Park • Yellowstone National Park • Cody, Wyoming • Rapid City, South Dakota Go West this summer and find your frontier spirit! Begin your journey in Salt Lake City, then discover the western charm of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and the grandeur of Yellowstone National Park. Stay at the famous Old Faithful Inn. See a rodeo with professional cowboys. Take a float trip through Grand Teton National Park. Get to know Buffalo Bill at his Historical Center. See Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Explore Custer State Park by jeep. Visit Wall Drug Store at Badlands National Park.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Take a float trip through Grand Teton National Park Grand Teton National Park

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights accommodations, 15 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

June 7-14 8 days | Trip #4332 From $2499 per person double occupancy with air | $2049 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

• Visit Temple Square in Salt Lake City • Guided tour of Yellowstone National Park • See a rodeo • Explore Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monument • Take a jeep tour of Custer State Park

Ambassadair Exclusive • Interpretive tour through Glacier National Park • Whitewater raft trip through John Stevens Canyon • Chairlift ride and lunch at top of Whitefish Mountain • U.S. Forest Service lecture • Boat cruise on Swiftcurrent Lake and Lake Josephine

Big Sky Country Montana’s Glacier National Park Park Kalispell • Whitefish • Lake McDonald Get away from it all at Glacier National Park. Journey through the cedar and hemlock forests of McDonald Valley. Take the Going-to-the Sun Road through Logan Pass and head down through St. Mary Valley to the prairies of Big Sky Country. Take a whitewater raft trip through Level II and III rapids. Best of all, there is plenty of

time on your own to enjoy the park. You might want to try your hand at fly-fishing or horseback riding. Spend two days at the Grouse Mountain Lodge and two days at the Lake McDonald Lodge.

• Lakefront accommodations at Lake McDonald Lodge • Park view accommodations at Grouse Mountain Lodge

August 14-18 5 days | Trip #4345

 Includes R/T air, 4 nights accommodations,

From $1599 per person double occupancy with air | $1099 land only

1 meal, sightseeing and admission per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

Escorted from Indianapolis

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Grand Canyon & Red Rock Country A Western Adventure Ambassadair Exclusive • 2 nights at the Grand Canyon • Cowboy evening with horseback trail ride and campfire cookout at working cattle ranch • Red Rock Jeep tour with picnic lunch

Grand Canyon

Phoenix • Sedona • Flagstaff • Grand Canyon Have fun exploring the Grand Canyon and Red Rock country. Traverse the desert on an off-road jeep trek and ride the range with working cowboys. Wander the charming town of Sedona and ride a natural water chute at Slide Rock State park.

 Includes R/T air, 4 nights accommodations, 5 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

City by the Bay Weekend in San Francisco

• Star gazing at the Lowell Observatory

June 19-23 5 days | Trip #4321 From $1399 per person double occupancy with air | $1149 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

Take a weekend to explore one of the world’s most beautiful cities. San Francisco offers the very best in dining, culture and its own special charm. Take a private landmark tour to see Nob Hill, Chinatown and even crazy Lombard Street. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge, stopping in Sausalito and Muir Woods before arriving in the heart of Napa Valley— Sonoma. Enjoy wine tastings at Gloria Ferrer and Viansa Winery. Stay at Hilton San Francisco Union Square, in the heart of the city and close to shopping and restaurants.

 Includes R/T air, 3 nights accommodations, 1 meal, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

May 14-17 4 days | Trip #4347 From $1139 per person double occupancy with air | $789 land only

Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco

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Best of Northern California

Courtesy of the Carmel Chamber of Commerce

San Francisco, Yosemite and Monterey

Cottage Sweets in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Leave your heart in San Francisco this summer and explore Nob Hill, Twin Peak and Fisherman’s Wharf on this tour of Northern California. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge to the seaside town of Sausalito and towering trees in Muir Woods. Experience the vast unspoiled beauty of Yosemite National Park with Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Valley View and Bridalveil

Falls. Explore the rugged coastline along Big Sur and the Pacific Coast Highway. Get to know the charming town of Monterey. Take a guided tour of Hearst Castle.

 Includes R/T air, 6 nights accommodations, 2 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Private landmark city tour of San Francisco • Fish and Farm Restaurant dinner • Private tour of Muir Woods and Sausalito • Guided tour of Yosemite National Park with plenty of time to explore on your own • Stay in Yosemite National Park at Yosemite Lodge • Drive along famous Route 1, Pacific Coast Highway • Guided tour of Hearst Castle

July 26-August 1 7 days | Trip #4346 From $2199 per person double occupancy with air | $1779 land only

Yosemite National Park

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Colorado by Rail

Take five unique train rides. Ride the Georgetown Loop Railroad, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad through breathtaking scenery. See the U.S. Air Force Academy and the Garden of the Gods at the base of Pikes Peak. Pass through the Grand Canyon of the Arkansas. Spend two nights in Durango, where the spirit of the West lives on.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Georgetown Loop Railroad • Pikes Peak Cog Railway

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights accommodations, 6 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

• Royal Gorge Route Railroad • Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

• U.S. Air Force Academy • Visit the Garden of the Gods • City tour of Denver

Denver • Colorado Springs • Canon City • Alamosa • Durango • Grand Junction

NASCAR DAYTONA 500 and Orlando

August 7-14 8 days | Trip #4328 From $2299 per person double occupancy with air | $1899 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

Take your premium reserved seat at Segrave Tower near Pit Road, high above the action and don’t miss a thing for the 52nd running of NASCAR’s biggest and richest stock car race. An optional ticket to the Sprint FANZONE on race day provides an up-close look inside the NASCAR garages as racing teams prepare for the race. There’s plenty of time to enjoy Orlando as well. Stay at one of two Disney Resorts: the Port Orleans Resort-Riverside or the All-Star Music Resort. Both include shuttles to various Disney World destinations.

 Includes R/T air, 3 nights accommodations, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transfers and baggage handling.

February 12-15 4 days | Trip #4227 From $999 per person double occupancy with air | $689 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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Southern Comfort Savannah & Charleston in the Spring

Olde Pink House, Savannah, Georgia

Savannah • Charleston • Beaufort • Tybee Island Come to the South while the azaleas are in bloom! Revel in the gracious elegance and rich history of Savannah and Charleston this spring. Travel to antebellum mansions, magnolia gardens and enormous oaks draped with Spanish moss. Explore the country’s largest National Historic Landmark area in Savannah’s restored mansions, park-like squares and famed Bonaventure Cemetery. Experience the best of Lowcountry cuisine and America’s naval history in Charleston. Take a horse-drawn carriage tour of Beaufort and a harbor cruise to Fort Sumter. Visit Tybee Island and Fort Pulaski this spring on this visit to the Old South.

 Includes R/T air, 5 nights accommodations, 8 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Guided city tours of Savannah and Charleston • Behind-the-ropes tour of Middleton Place Plantation • Tour of Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum • Harbor cruise and Fort Sumter tour • Horse-drawn carriage tour of Beaufort • Tybee Island and Fort Pulaski • Rare glimpse of local lifestyle during Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens

March 21-26 6 days | Trip #4264 From $1689 per person double occupancy with air | $1299 land only

Charleston, South Carolina

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Masters Practice Round and Par 3 Contest Augusta National Golf Club

Join the excitement of the Masters! Visit Augusta on the last day of practice when the top golfers warm up on the course. Walk the legendary grounds and mingle with the pros, past champions and honorary invitees.

 R/T air, 1 night hotel accommodation, admission to the Masters Practice Round and Par 3 Contest, 1 meal and transportation.

April 6-7 2 days | Trip #4257 From $999 per person double occupancy with air | $779 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

Washington, D.C. • Mount Vernon • Annapolis

Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossoms in the Spring ©Courtesy of Washington DC Convention and Tourism Corporation/photo by Jake McGuire

Bloom watch and history in the making! Travel to Washington, D.C. for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. More than 3,700 cherry trees of several varieties are bursting around the Tidal Basin near the Jefferson Memorial, at East Potomac Park and on the Washington Monument grounds. Take a cruise and an illuminated city tour at night. Travel to Mount Vernon and the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. See the major monuments. Stay at the Hilton Washington, home to the Correspondents’ Dinner, Inaugural Ball and other government functions.

 Includes R/T air, 3 nights accommodations, 2 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Private illuminated city tour • Cherry Blossom cruise

April 1-4

• Special guided tour of Mount Vernon

4 days | Trip #4312

• Arlington National Cemetery

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Cherry trees in bloom along the Tidal Basin

• U.S. Naval Academy

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New York Weekend Getaways See the lights and sights of the Holiday Season or get away in March for some shows and shopping! There’s so much to do … see a Broadway musical, take a Circle Line Cruise around Manhattan, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Midtown and Upper Manhattan. There’s also plenty of free time to explore and shop on your own!

 December 18-20 Take in the holiday atmosphere! Package includes R/T air, 2 nights accommodations, 1 Broadway show, holiday lights tour of the city, transfers and baggage handling  March 25-28

Time to explore New York. Package includes R/T air, 3 nights accommodations, sightseeing tour of the city, transfers and baggage handling.

Central Park

December 18-20

March 25-28

3 days | Trip #4223

4 days | Trip #4317

From $ 1099 per person double occupancy with air | $699 land only

From $999 per person double occupancy with air | $799 land only

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Best of Coastal Maine

©Maine Office of Tourism

Lobster, Lighthouses & More

Ambassadair Exclusive • Private tour of Kennebunkport • See Portland Head Light & Museum • Boothbay Harbor cruise • Private horse-drawn carriage tour in Acadia National Park

Kennebunkport coast

Portland • Kennebunkport • Boothbay Harbor • Rockland • Camden • Bar Harbor • Acadia National Park • Freeport Spend this summer Downeast for lobster and lighthouses, rugged coastlines and tall spruce forests. Walk out the length of Rockland’s Breakwater. Wander independently through the Farnsworth Art Museum. Stroll the quaint village of Camden and enjoy fudge, chowder and woolens. Stand on top Mount Battie where Edna St. Vincent Millay

penned “Three Mountains.” Take a carriage ride in Acadia Park. There is plenty of free time in charming Bar Harbor and great shopping in Freeport.

 Includes R/T air, 5 nights accommodations, 1 meal, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

• Extensive guided tour through Acadia National Park • Maine Lighthouse & Museum • Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

July 15-20 6 days | Trip #4331 From $1779 per person double occupancy with air | $1379 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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Biltmore Estate & Opryland For the Holidays

Asheville • Nashville Discover the holiday magic of the lavishly decorated Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Continue to the county-music capital — Nashville, Tennessee. Enjoy special shows, including the Rockettes, great dining and the Candlelight Christmas Tour at the Biltmore.

 Includes R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 nights accommodations, 6 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary and baggage handling.

December 2-5 ©Biltmore

4 days | Trip #4096 From $1139 per person double occupancy Escorted from Indianapolis

Biltmore at Christmastime

Christmas in Branson Featuring Five Holiday Shows

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Celebrate the holiday season on this trip to Branson. Stop on the way for an included dinner at Lambert’s Café, the “home of throwed rolls.” Stay in the heart of Branson at the Hotel Grand Victorian. See Twelve Irish Tenors, The Andy Williams Christmas Show, Sight & Sound Theatre’s Miracle of Christmas, the Shoji Tabuchi Show and take a dinner cruise with show on the Showboat Branson Belle paddleboat. You’ll also have time to explore Branson and do your holiday shopping. Stops on the way home include a winetasting at St. James Winery and lunch at Rigazzi’s in St. Louis.

 Includes R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 nights accommodations, 6 meals, sightseeing and admissions to 5 shows and baggage handling.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Twelve Irish Tenors • Andy Williams Christmas Show • Miracle of Christmas • Shoji Tabuchi Show • Showboat Branson Belle • Wine tasting

December 5-8 4 days | Trip #4109 From $799 per person double occupancy

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Frankenmuth, Michigan Little Bavaria for the Holidays Find your holiday spirit with this shopping adventure to Frankenmuth and Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland. Learn how to roll pretzels, enjoy a wine tasting and take a city tour of Frankenmuth. On the way home, stop for dinner at Schuler’s Restaurant in Marshall, Michigan.

©Frankenmuth Convention & Visitors Bureau

 Includes R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation, 1 night accommodation, 2 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary and baggage handling.

December 11-12 2 days | Trip #4099 From $279 per person double occupancy Escorted from Indianapolis

Shopping in Frankenmuth

Chicago: Holiday Shopping Day Trips to the Windy City

December 3 Let us drive you to Chicago for the day while you chat with your travel companions, watch a movie, read a book or plan your holiday shopping list. Arrive mid-morning and spend the day enjoying the holiday

decorations about town, restaurants, shops and museums.

 Includes R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation, continental breakfast and snacks on the motorcoach.

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

1 day | Trip #4094

December 5 1 day | Trip #4095 $89 per person Escorted from Indianapolis

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St. Louis • Alton • Grafton Watch American Bald Eagles soar in their natural habitat. Travel to the Mississippi River Valley to see as many as 150 eagles perched on the bluffs or soaring overhead. You may even see a migrating Golden Eagle show up, too. Stand at the spot where Meriweather Lewis and William Clark began their expedition. Journey to the top of the Gateway Arch, visit the National Great Rivers Museum and ascend eight stories to the top of Melvin Price Locks & Dam.

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Alton Eagle Watch

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February 7-8 2 days | Trip #4282 Escorted from Indianapolis

©ARCVB

From $289 per person double occupancy

Bald Eagle along the Mississippi River

Gateway to Galena

Photos: ©Galena/Jo Daviess County CVB

19th Century Charm in Illinois

Downtown Galena

Galena • Dubuque Discover the romance, history and beauty of Galena. Cruise the Mississippi River on a sightseeing tour, enjoy a progressive dinner in 4 Victorian mansions and see

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President U.S. Grant’s home. Stay at the historic DeSoto House Hotel

Ulysses S. Grant Home

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3 days | Trip #4285

June 26-28

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Kentucky Bluegrass Country

Ambassadair Exclusive

Kentucky Horse Park

Louisville • Frankfort • Lexington Horses, history & bourbon! This spring, set off for the rolling hills of Bluegrass Country. Enjoy a breakfast backstretch tour, morning workout and a day of racing at famed Churchill Downs. At Heaven Hill Distilleries, enjoy a bourbon tasting. Travel to Lexington and tour the Kentucky Horse Park, home of the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games. Take a guided tour of the Rebecca Ruth Candy Factory, home of the original

bourbon balls. Stay at the historic Seelbach Hotel in Louisville.

 Includes R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation, 2 nights accommodations, 4 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary and baggage handling.

May 22-24 3 days | Trip #4320 From $639 per person double occupancy Escorted from Indianapolis

• Watch a morning workout & racing at Churchill Downs • Special tour of the Kentucky Derby Museum • See a working horse farm • Visit Kentucky Horse Park • Bourbon tasting at Heaven Hill Distillery • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train • Tour the Rebecca Ruth Candy Factory

New Harmony, Indiana History and Reflection Along the Wabash River Terre Haute • New Harmony Get away to southern Indiana to visit charming New Harmony. Explore the quaint shops and tranquil gardens. Dine at the famous Red Geranium Restaurant. Take a candlelight walk at the Cathedral Labyrinth. Enjoy a

cooking demonstration and tour at the Clabber Girl Museum.

 Includes R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation, 1 night accommodation, 3 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary and baggage handling.

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

Harmonist Labyrinth

May 14-15 2 days | Trip #4923 From $329 per person double occupancy Escorted from Indianapolis

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Lilac Time on Mackinac Island Frankenmuth • Mackinac Island • Petoskey • Grand Rapids

©Grand Hotel

Watch the sun set from the porch of the famed Grand Hotel, take a horse-drawn carriage tour of the island, indulge in five-course dinners. On your way, visit Frankenmuth and learn to make strudel and stock up on goodies at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland. There’s also time for shopping in Petoskey and a visit at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

Ambassadair Exclusive

 R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation, ferry transfers, 1 night accommodation Bavarian Inn Lodge, Frankenmuth, 2 nights accommodations Grand Hotel Mackinac Island, 1 night accommodation Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids, 8 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary and baggage handling.

Grand Hotel, Mackinac

• Mackinac Island during the Lilac Festival • Private carriage tour • 2 nights at the famed Grand Hotel • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland

©Frankenmuth CVB

• Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland

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 International

Exotic Flavors and Old World Charm ‌

Passau, Germany

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Jungles & Rainforests An Amazon Cruise Adventure

The Amazon River as it winds through Brazil

Manaus • Boca da Valeria • Santarém • Devil’s Island • Trinidad & Tobago • S An Amazon River cruise is a visual spectacle of images that flow like the

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waters of this storied river, with each one more amazing and colorful than the last. Float past native villages to a city carved into the heart of the jungle.

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Blue-and Yellow Macaw

Ambassadair Value • Cruise the exotic Amazon River • See wildlife and lush rainforests The opera house Amanzonas Theater, Manaus, Brazil

• All meals on ship included

• St. Lucia • Nevis • Fort Lauderdale Listen to the chatter of monkeys above in the canopy. Enjoy sun, white sand beaches and lush tropical islands off the beaten path!

• Visit remote Boca da Valeria

 Includes R/T air, 14 nights shipboard accommodations on Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess®, all meals on ship, transfers, taxes and port charges. Ship’s Registry: Bermuda

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

March 12-27 16 days | Trip #4178 From $3999 per person double occupancy with air Call for possible promotional rates

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China & the Yangtze River Beijing to Shanghai

Early Booking Discounts! Book and pay in full by November 30 and save $200 per person or make your deposit by December 31 and save $100 per person

Ambassadair Value The Great Wall of China

• Great Wall of China Beijing • Xian • Three Gorges • Shanghai

• City tours of Beijing & Shanghai • Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian • Peking Duck Feast • Beijing Opera

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• Tang Dynasty dinner and Shanghai Acrobats performance

Tour manager, Li Zi Meng

©Uniworld River Cruises, Inc.

Small group departure. A trip of a lifetime … stand on the Great Wall of China, spend three nights on the Yangtze River on a 5-star cruise ship, discover Beijing and Shanghai. See the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xian and enjoy special evening dinners and entertainment, including Peking Duck feast, the Beijing Opera, Tang Dynasty dinner and performance and Shanghai Acrobats.

• 3-night Yangtze River cruise with outside stateroom & private balcony

May 10-21 12 days | Trip #4335 From $4339 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

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Tanzania

Book by December 1 Zebra in Ngorongoro Park

Photos: ©Tanzania Tourist Board

Safari Traditions with Othmar and Libby Grueninger

Nairobi • Arusha • Lake Manyara National Park • Serengeti National Park • Olduvai Gorge • Ngorongoro Small group departure. Be a part of the Great Migration on this classic African safari. See the elusive tree-climbing lions at Lake Manyara, the vast savannahs of the Serengeti, the roots of modern man at Olduvai Gorge and the amazing eco-system of Ngorongoro Crater. View wildlife from private 4x4 vehicles with naturalist driver/

guide and discover wildebeest, zebra, eland, buffalo, impala, topi, gazelle, hartebeest, hyena, leopard, flamingo, spoonbill, even jackal.

ä Includes R/T air, 9 nights plus 2 days

accommodations, 26 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, deluxe motorcoach transportation and baggage handling.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Great migration of wildlife • Wildlife viewing by private vehicle with window seat • Naturalist guide • Visit a Maasai village • Visit a school • Visit a traditional Iraqw home • Learn how to grind maize • Unique safari lodges • Scenic flight from Serengeti to Arusha

May 20 - June 1 13 days | Trip #4154 From $7999 per person double occupancy with air | $5629 land only

Maasai tribal women

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Tulips and Windmills Netherlands and Belgium River Cruise

Early Booking Discount! Book by November 30 and save $200 per person Keukenhof Gardens

Best of the British Isles England, Scotland & Ireland Ambassadair Value • London Pub welcome dinner • Edinburgh Twilight Tour with dinner • Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage in the Lake District ©Visit Scotland

• Hampton Court Palace • Edinburgh, Stirling and Blarney Castles

Edinburgh, Scotland

London • Cotswolds• Stratford-upon-Avon • Lake District • Edinburgh • Iveraray • Loch Lomond • Glasgow • Dublin • Dingle Peninsula • Killarney • Dunboyne • Galway Bay On a journey that features the best of England, Scotland and Wales, travel from the charming Lake District to the Scottish Highlands. Explore London, the Cotswolds and Stratford-uponAvon. Take a lake cruise on Loch Lomond. Visit a whiskey distillery in

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Dublin and cross the North Channel of the Irish Sea by ferry.

 Includes R/T air, 13 nights accommodations, 23 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

• Dublin’s Shindig at the Old Jameson Distillery • Dingle Peninsula & Galway Bay • Cliffs of Moher

July 15-29 15 days | Trip #4305 From $3769 per person double occupancy with air | $2769 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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Amsterdam • Enkhuizen • Nijmegen • Kinderdijk • Rotterdam • Veere • Antwerp • Bruges

Ambassadair Value • 9 night river cruise on Uniworld’s River Duchess

Colorful canals, windmills, tulips, the art of Rubens and Rembrandt, rich maritime history … it’s all yours to experience on this cruise through the Netherlands and Belguim. See Keukenhof Gardens, which are only open a few weeks out of the year. Artists can discover treasures from the Golden Age in the Rijksmuseum. WWII historians can get a first-hand account of the war at the Liberation Museum. Not to mention the delicate chocolates and heart cheeses.

• All meals on ship and wine with dinners • 8 shore excursions • Complimentary use of bicycles • Local entertainment • Life and Art in the Golden Age lecture • Captain’s welcome and farewell dinners

April 14-24 11 days | Trip #4336

 Includes R/T air, 9 nights shipboard

From $4299 per person double occupancy with air

accommodations on Uniworld’s River Duchess, all meals on ship, sightseeing per itinerary, transfers, taxes and port charges.

Escorted from Indianapolis

Croatia Holiday on the Adriatic Dubrovnik • Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina • Elafiti Islands • Cavtat & Konavle With romance, history and gorgeous Mediterranean beaches, it’s little wonder that Croatia is such a hot destination! It’s not just its beautiful Adriatic coast. It also has a rich cultural history.

 Includes R/T air , 7 nights accommodations, 14 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

Ambassadair Exclusive • Island cruise along the Dalmatian Coast • Plenty of time to explore on your own • Unpack just once at Valamar Lacroma Resort & Spa in Dubrovnik, five minutes from the beach and 15 minutes by bus to the Old City

June12-20 9 days | Trip #4311 From $3799 per person double occupancy with air | $1979 land only

Dubrovnik

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

Escorted from Indianapolis

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Black Forest & Switzerland

Frankfurt • Rhine Cruise • Black Forest • Titisee • Triberg • Kaiserstuhl • Mainau • Grindelwald

Ambassadair Exclusive • Meet with Olympic gold medalist Georg Thoma • Learn how to bake Black Forest Cherry Cake • Explore the gardens of Mainau • Walk the Triberg waterfall, the highest in Germany • Free time to explore Grindelwald and Titisee • Enjoy authentic German food, wine and beer • Take a steam engine to the top of the Rothorn

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Talk with locals, hear the stories, go to local markets and savor authentic food on this journey to the land of fairytales and forests. Explore charming Grindelwald, Switzerland near the famed Jungfrau. Learn how to make the famous Black Forest Cherry Cake and sample it! Meet with Olympic ski jump champion Georg Thoma. Take the little red steam train to the top of the mountain in Brienz. Travel the Romantic Highway through the heart of the Black Forest. Discover the garden isle of Mainau in the middle of Lake Constance.

ä Includes R/T air, 8 nights hotel

accommodations, breakfast & dinner daily, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

Option! Oberammergau & Munich July 15-18 Extend your German adventure with a three-night trip to Oberammergau, the Passion Play and Munich. Experience the Passion Play, held only once every 10 years. See the sights in Munich and indulge with an evening dinner and beer tasting at a brewery. Includes 3 nights hotel accommodations, premium seating at the Passion Play, sightseeing tour of Munich, dinner at brewery. Call for pricing

July 6-15 10 days | Trip #4352 From $3399 per person double occupancy with air | $2099 land only Escorted from Indianapolis

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Frankfurt • Rudesheim • Rothenburg • Neuschwanstein • Oberammergau Passion Play • Munich

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Oberammergau Passion Play

2010 marks the 41st time since 1634 that the Passion Play will be presented. Witness a wonderful spectacle of pageantry with the mountains as a backdrop. Cruise through the Rhine Valley, visit Neuschwanstein Castle, tour Rothenburg and take a city tour of Munich.

 Includes R/T air, 6 nights accommodations,

Oberammergau, the site of the ten-year cycle of Passion Play performances

13 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

July 11-18 8 days | Trip #3918 From $4279 per person double occupancy with air Escorted from Indianapolis

Oberammergau Passion Play

Oberammergau Passion Play & Rhine Cruise Amsterdam • Cologne • Coblence • Strasbourg • Colmar • Lake Constance • Neuschwanstein • Oberammergau Passion Play • Garmisch-Partenkirchen • Salzburg • Munich Travel through Holland, Germany, France and Austria by riverboat and motorcoach. Experience the Passion Play. Cruise for six days on the Rhine River and visit the ornate Neuschwanstein Castle. Enjoy wine tastings and beer tastings and a folklore show and dinner at the Hofbrauhaus in Munich.

See castles along the Rhine River

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights hotel accommodations, 6 nights shipboard accommodations on Uniworld’s River Ambassador, 30 meals, sightseeing and admissions per itinerary, transportation and baggage handling.

August 28 - September11 15 days | Trip #3920 From $6689 per person double occupancy with air

Oberammergau Passion Play

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

Escorted from Indianapolis

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Enchanting Danube

©Uniworld River Cruises, Inc.

Budapest to Passau

Budapest, Hungary is known as the “Queen of the Danube”

Budapest • Vienna • Durnstein • Salzburg • Passau

Timeless and enchanting, the Danube reflects Europe’s history and destiny. As Europe’s great highway, it has been a source of inspiration for poets and musicians. Now it’s your turn to be inspired. Gaze at the panorama of Budapest, meander through Slovakia and under bridges en route to Vienna. See St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the stately Ringstrasse. Awaken in the tiny Baroque village of Durnstein and visit Domane Wachau to taste the famous Wachau Valley Reislings. Tour Melk’s 900-year-old Benedictine abbey, a masterpiece of

Baltic Sea and Russian Inspiration Copenhagen to Stockholm on Crystal Symphony Copenhagen • Tallinn • St. Petersburg • Stockholm

St. Petersburg, Russia

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Journey through fairy-tale lands of kings and czars, castles and palaces, where fabled cities blend heritage with modern design. Walk in the footsteps of the Romanovs to discover imperial treasures and majestic architecture with three full days in St. Petersburg. Cruise on the luxurious Crystal Symphony and enjoy the indulgent amenities such as 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, feather beds

and flat-screen televisions. Dine in specialty restaurants by famed chef Nobu Matsuhisa and wine expert Piero Selvaggio.

 Includes R/T air, 1 night hotel accommodation, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Symphony, $500 “As You Wish” shipboard credit, all meals on ship, transfers, taxes and port charges. Ship’s Registry: The Bahamas

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Ambassadair Value • 7-night river cruise on Uniworld’s River Beatrice • All meals on ship and wine with dinners • 6 shore excursions • Complimentary use of bicycles • Local entertainment

Early Booking Discount! Book by November 30 and save $200 per person Baroque art and architecture. Explore the well-preserved medieval town core in Salzburg. Visit Passau’s Italian Baroque buildings, winding streets and narrow alleyways. Enjoy an organ concert on Europe’s largest pipe organ. Optional extensions in Budapest and Prague are available.

 Includes R/T air, 7 nights shipboard accommodations on Uniworld’s River Beatrice, all meals on ship, sightseeing per itinerary, transfers, taxes and port charges.

• Austria’s History in the Context of the House of Hapsburg lecture • Captain’s welcome and farewell dinners

July 17-25 9 days | Trip #4340 From $4579 per person double occupancy with air

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Palace guard, Stockholm

August 5-14 10 days | Trip #4343 Copenhagen, Denmark

For more information and to reserve online visit www.ambassadair.com

From $5129 per person double occupancy with air

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ambassadair TRIP TYPES



Glacier Bay, Alaska



TRIP TYPE

PAGE

 Cruises Southern Caribbean

8

Biltmore & Nashville

32

Western Caribbean

9

Frankenmuth, Michigan

33

Windstar Costa Rica

12

Branson

32

Chicago Day Shopping

33

13

Alton Eagle Watch

34

Star Clipper Grenadine Islands

14

Galena, Illinois

34

Western Caribbean Spring Break

16

New Harmony, Indiana

35

In-Depth Alaska

18

Louisville & Lexington

35

Spirit of Alaska

18

Mackinac Island

36

Denali Adventure

20

Alaska Explorer

20

Glacier Discovery

22

Hawaii

23

Tournament of Roses

24

Amazon River

38

Yellowstone Snowmobiling

28

Baltic Sea

46

DAYTONA 500

28

Masters Golf

30

Louisville & Lexington

35

Panama Canal, Caribbean & Mexico

 River Cruises 38

China

40

Holland Tulip

42

Panama Canal

13

Oberammergau Rhine

45

In Depth Alaska

18

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Spirit of Alaska

18

ŠTanzania Tourist Board

 Wildlife & Animals

Denali Adventure

20

Alaska Explorer

20

Glacier Discovery

22

Biltmore & Nashville

32

Yellowstone Snowmobiling

24

Branson

32

Mount Rushmore

25

Frankenmuth, Michigan

33

Glacier Park

25

Chicago Shopping

33

Grand Canyon

26

New York

31

Colorado by Train

28

Southern Caribbean

8

Alton Eagle Watch

34

St. Thomas

8

Louisville & Lexington

35

Tanzania

41

Amazon

38

Tournament of Roses

24

 Spring Break

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 Sport/Adventure

Amazon

 Holiday



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 Motorcoach

Danube River

Holland Tulip Cruise

TRIP TYPE

 Flowers & Gardens

Star Clipper

14

Nassau

14

Tournament of Roses

24

Mayan Riviera

15

Savannah & Charleston

29

Western Caribbean Cruise

16

Washington, D.C.

30

Mackinac Island

36

Holland Tulip Cruise

42

Lion in Tanzania

FALL/WINTER 2009

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