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January 2017 Dear Starr Traveler, Thanks to each and every one of you, we are pleased to enter into our 70th year in business. Since 1947, you - our valued customers - have continued to support us by traveling with us and referring Starr to your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers. We are very thankful for your loyalty to Starr and we work hard every day to exceed your expectations. Our goal continues to be to offer the best travel opportunities, in the safest manner, at the best prices. As we mark this important milestone, our assortment of 2017 day trips and multi-day vacations is our biggest ever. With tried and true favorites like Mackinac Island, Savannah & Charleston, Cape Cod, and Niagara Falls, we know you’ll never be disappointed. We’ve been busy this past year dreaming up new itineraries and working with hotels and destinations to offer you new and interesting trips to take. Places like Rocking Horse Ranch in NY’s Catskill Mountains, Dublin, Ohio with its Irish Cross Country by Bus at Mount Rushmore 2016 and German Heritage, Hagerstown, Maryland's Revolutionary History, and Orlando, Florida are in our assortment to entice you. And we’ve developed some great itineraries to places you may know but will experience like never before. Try our Girlfriends Getaway to the Finger Lakes, Mid-Atlantic Maritime Magic, Erie, PA: Lighthouses along the Seaway Trail, and Branson with all new shows. And don’t forget our special one-time only events like our Smoky Mountain Birthday Bash, the Solar Eclipse & Yellowstone, and JFK’s 100th Birthday Celebration. 2017 will surely be a year to remember! As you page through this catalog, don’t forget about the coupons offering savings up to $65 per person! How about our "Refer-A-Friend" Sweepstakes… Since the program’s inception we’ve given away over $10,000 in Starr Gift Cards! The next winner could be you! Just refer a friend to Starr and you’ll be entered into a monthly drawing to win $250! It’s a great opportunity for your friend to get a "First Time" savings certificate, and when your friend travels, you get $25 off of your next Starr trip. Best wishes for a terrific 2017 that brings you lots of wonderful memories! Sincerely,

Shane Lauler Vice President, Sales

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Table of Contents Motorcoach Vacations 13 Agawa Canyon, Ontario............................................................................................... 25 Ark Encounter & Creation Museum: Cincinnati, OH.............................................. NEW 24 Atlantic City Overnight Getaway.................................................................................. 23 Biltmore Blooms: Festival of Flowers, Asheville, NC...................................................... 35 Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia............................................................................ 25 Block Island, RI: Ocean Retreat..................................................................................... Boston Massachusetts Getaway................................................................................... BK CVR 15 Branson, Missouri including St. Louis........................................................................... 46 Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Virginia......................................................................... 28 Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.................................................................................. 11 Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket Island..................................................... 39 Castles of New York...................................................................................................... 16 Chesapeake Charms: St. Michaels & Tangier Island.............................................. NEW 14 Chicago Highlights: My Kind of Town............................................................................. 47 Civil War Trails Baltimore: The War Came by Train................................................ NEW 75 Civil Rights Trail: Atlanta, Memphis, Birmingham, & Montgomery...................... NEW 30 Connecticut Rail & Sail................................................................................................. 43 Cooperstown, NY: National Baseball Hall of Fame........................................................ 48 Cooperstown, NY Featuring Otesaga Resort.................................................................... Cross Country by Bus: The Vacation of a Lifetime.......................................................... 50-51 11 Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Overnight Getaway.................................................. NEW 30 Dublin, OH: An Irish & German Experience............................................................ NEW 38 Erie Canal, NY Discovery: Cruise, Dine, & Mine............................................................. 32 Erie, PA: Lighthouses Along the Seaway Trail....................................................... NEW 36 Finger Lakes of New York: Lakes & Grapes.................................................................... 39 Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun Casinos, Connecticut.......................................................... 47 Gettysburg, PA: World War II Living History Weekend................................................... 48 Girlfriends Getaway: Finger Lakes of New York.................................................... NEW 33 Gloucester & Salem, Mass.: Whale Watch..................................................................... 19 Golden Isles of Georgia Featuring Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, & Savannah.............. 33 Hagerstown, MD: Revolution & Revolutionaries.................................................. NEW 35 Honoring Our Heroes, Laurel Highlands, PA................................................................. 21 Hudson Valley Highlights....................................................................................... NEW 26 JFK's 100th Birthday Celebration: A Night in Camelot.......................................... NEW 49 Kentucky Derby 2018................................................................................................... 44 Lake George & Lake Placid, NY..................................................................................... 18 Lake George, NY: Senior Spring Break........................................................................... 28 Long Island, NY Featuring The Hamptons & Sag Harbor................................................... 5 Mackinac Island, Michigan........................................................................................... 27 Maine Moosin' Featuring Rangeley, Portland, & Kennebunkport....................................... 34 Maine's Rocky Coast Featuring Acadia National Park....................................................... 43 Maine Maritime................................................................................................... NEW 23 Maryland's Beginnings: St. Mary's City................................................................ NEW 8 Memphis & Nashville: A Tennessee Twosome............................................................... 37 Mid-Atlantic Maritime Magic of Maryland & Delaware......................................... NEW 9 Mississippi's Gulf Coast Featuring Biloxi, New Orleans, & Atlanta..................................... 21 Mohegan Sun Resort Casino, Uncasville, CT................................................................... 20 Montreal International Jazz Festival............................................................................. 36 Mystery Tour: Destination Unknown..................................................................... NEW 22 New England: Rail & Sail.............................................................................................. 41 New Hampshire & Indian Head Resort......................................................................... 31 Newport, RI: Flower Show.............................................................................................. 46 Newport, RI: Lobsterfest............................................................................................... 17 Niagara Falls: One Wonder After Another..................................................................... 29 Niagara Falls & Toronto................................................................................................. 20 Norfolk & NATOFest Featuring the Virginia International Tattoo........................................ 10 Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, & New Brunswick.................................................. 27 Old Town Alexandria, Virginia....................................................................................... 40 Orlando, Florida: Where Dreams Come True.......................................................... 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Motorcoach Vacations Continued Outer Banks, NC..................................................................................................... NEW Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon......................................................................................... Pennsylvania's Horseshoe Curve Featuring Johnstown, Altoona, & Ligonier............... NEW Pittsburgh Panorama........................................................................................................ Pocono Fall Foliage................................................................................................ NEW Presidential Homes of Virginia............................................................................... NEW Québec City & Montréal.................................................................................................. Québec Winter Carnival................................................................................................... Railroads of New Hampshire........................................................................................... Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, Highland, NY.............................................................. NEW Saratoga Springs, NY: Thoroughbred Horse Racing......................................................... Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC...................................................................................... Smoky Mountain Showtime: Starr's 70th Birthday Bash........................................ NEW Steam Trains & Shows of West Virginia........................................................................... Thousand Islands Featuring Ottawa................................................................................. Thunder Bay Resort, MI: Elk Viewing............................................................................... Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, NY..................................................................... Vermont Fall Splendor Featuring Trapp Family Lodge........................................................ Vermont Favorites Spring Special.................................................................................... Vermont Valentine at the Brandon Inn........................................................................... Villa Roma Resort: Dirty Dancing & The '60s.......................................................... NEW Villa Roma Resort: Italian Festival................................................................................... Virginia Beach Getaway.................................................................................................. Washington, DC: Cherry Blossom Festival....................................................................... Washington, DC: Our Nation's Capital............................................................................. Williamsburg, Jamestown, & Yorktown, VA: America's Historic Triangle......................... Winnipeg's Folklorama Cultural Festival................................................................ NEW

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Halloween Themed Multi-Day Vacations................................................................ 52-53 Thanksgiving Themed Multi-Day Vacations........................................................... 54 Holiday Themed Multi-Day Vacations..................................................................... 55-57 Day Trips....................................................................................................................... 58-66 Broadway..................................................................................................................... 67 Holiday Themed Day Trips.......................................................................................... 68-69 Cruise Vacations Alaska Cruise....................................................................................................... Carnival 71 Bermuda Cruise................................................................................................... Carnival 70 Western Mediterranean Cruise............................................................ Norwegian NEW 71 Canada & New England Cruise.......................................................................... Carnival 70 Exotic Caribbean Cruise..................................................................................... Carnival 70 Fly Vacations A Taste of Europe............................................................................................... Cosmos 72 Total Solar Eclipse with Mount Rushmore & Yellowstone............. Western Leisure NEW 73 Canyon Country Experience.................................................................... Western Leisure 73 Colorado Rail Adventure............................................................... Vacations By Rail NEW 74 Heart of the Canadian Rockies.................................................................. Cosmos NEW 72 Irish Explorer............................................................................................... Cosmos NEW 72 Tournament of Roses Parade: Southern California New Year............... Main Street Tours 74 Cruise & Fly Travel Protection Plan.......................................................................... 74 Coupon Savings........................................................................................................... Insert Departure Locations................................................................................................... 81 General Information.................................................................................................. 78-79 Refer-A-Friend to Starr.............................................................................................. 80 Starr Apparel............................................................................................................... 77 Tour Protection Plan.................................................................................................... 80


Departures by Date January

June Continued

February Feb 10-13 Feb 14-17 Feb 19-20 Feb 28 - Mar 1 Feb 28 - Mar 3

Quebec Winter Carnival Vermont Valentine at the Brandon Inn Mohegan Sun Resort Casino Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Villa Roma Resort: Italian Festival

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March April Apr 7-9 Apr 23-27 Apr 23-29 Apr 27-30 Apr 30 - May 1 Apr 30 - May 4

Washington, DC: Cherry Blossom Parade Biltmore Blooms: Festival of Flowers Golden Isles of Georgia Norfolk & NATOFest Atlantic City Overnight Getaway Biltmore Blooms: Festival of Flowers

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May May 1-3 May 1-6 May 4-7 May 7-14 May 8-11 May 14-18 May 17-19 May 20-21 May 21-23 May 21-24 May 26-28

Mid-Atlantic Maritime Magic Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC Vermont Favorites Spring Special Exotic Caribbean Cruise Villa Roma Resort: Dirty Dancing & the 60s Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket Lake George, NY: Senior Spring Break Maryland's Beginnings: St. Mary's City Hudson Valley Highlights Niagara Falls Washington, DC

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Castles of New York New England Rail & Sail Chesapeake Charms Block Island, RI Niagara Falls Mackinac Island, Michigan Erie, PA: Lighthouses Along the Seaway Vermont Favorites Spring Special JFK's 100th Birthday Celebration Long Island, NY Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard Williamsburg, Jamestown, & Yorktown Niagara Falls & Toronto

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August Continued

Jun 12-17 Jun 19-24 Jun 21-25 Jun 22-25 Jun 23-25 Jun 23-25 Jun 24-25 Jun 24 - Jul 19 Jun 25-26 Jun 25-29 Jun 29 - Jul 2

Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC 6 Aug 16-20 Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC 6 Aug 17-20 Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket 11 Aug 17-26 Newport, RI: Flower Show 31 Aug 18-25 Boston, Massachusetts Getaway Bk Cvr Aug 19-25 Pittsburgh Panorama 31 Aug 20-21 Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun Casinos 39 Aug 20-24 Cross Country by Bus 50-51 Aug 20-23 Atlantic City Overnight Getaway 24 Aug 20-24 Maine Moosin' 27 Aug 20-26 Montreal International Jazz Festival 20 Aug 22-29 Aug 25-27 Aug 26-27 July Jul 1-9 Nova Scotia Featuring the Tattoo Festival 10 Aug 27-30 Jul 6-9 Gloucester & Salem, Mass: Whale Watch 33 Aug 27-30 Jul 6-9 Steam Trains and Shows of West Virginia 37 Jul 7-9 Honoring Our Heroes: Laurel Highlands, PA 35 Jul 8-9 Old Town Alexandria, VA 27 Sept 2-11 Jul 9-12 Niagara Falls 17 Sept 3-8 Jul 9-12 Thousand Islands 22 Sept 6-10 Jul 9-13 Ark Encounter & Creation Museum 25 Sept 7-10 Jul 9-15 Thunder Bay Resort, Michigan 12 Sept 8-10 Jul 12-16 Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket 11 Sept 9-10 Jul 16-19 Niagara Falls 17 Sept 9-10 Jul 16-21 Quebec City & Montreal 7 Sept 9-10 Jul 21-23 Boston Massachusetts Getaway Bk Cvr Sept 9-16 Jul 21-23 Hagerstown, MD 33 Sept 9-16 Jul 21-27 Memphis & Nashville, TN 8 Sept 10-12 Jul 23-27 Maine's Rocky Coast 34 Sept 10-12 Jul 26-29 Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard 28 Sept 10-13 Jul 30 - Aug 5 Mackinac Island, Michigan 5 Sept 10-15

June Jun 1-4 Jun 1-4 Jun 3-4 Jun 4-6 Jun 4-7 Jun 4-10 Jun 8-11 Jun 8-11 Jun 10-14 Jun 11-13 Jun 11-14 Jun 11-14 Jun 11-15

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August Aug 2-6 Aug 2-15 Aug 4-6 Aug 4-6 Aug 4-6 Aug 4-6 Aug 6-7 Aug 13-15 Aug 13-16 Aug 13-16 Aug 13-18 Aug 13-19

Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket Winnipeg's Folklorama Cultural Festival Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA Finger Lakes of New York Saratoga Springs Horse Racing Washington, DC Cooperstown, NY: Baseball Hall of Fame Hudson Valley Highlights Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard Virginia Beach Getaway Quebec City & Montreal Agawa Canyon, Ontario

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Sept 10-16 Sept 11-16 Sept 14-22 Sept 15-17 Sept 16-17 Sept 16-23 Sept 17-19 Sept 17-20 Sept 17-20 Sept 17-21 Sept 17-21 Sept 17-21 Sept 18-23 Sept 21-24

Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket Gloucester & Salem, Mass: Whale Watch Heart of the Canadian Rockies Total Solar Eclipse with Mt. Rushmore Chicago Highlights Mohegan Sun Resort Casino New Hampshire & Indian Head Resort Virginia Beach Getaway Niagara Falls & Toronto Mackinac Island, Michigan Alaska Cruise Erie Canal Discovery Old Town Alexandria, VA Niagara Falls Pennsylvania's Horseshoe Curve

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September Irish Explorer 72 Smoky Mountain Showtime: Bday Bash 4 Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket 11 Castles of New York 39 Boston Massachusetts Getaway Bk Cvr Chesapeake Charms 16 Connecticut: Rail & Sail 30 Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon 42 Canada & New England Cruise 70 Mississippi's Gulf Coast 9 Block Island 25 Presidential Homes of Virginia 42 Niagara Falls 17 Quebec City & Montreal 7 Mackinac Island, Michigan 5 Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC 6 Colorado Rail Adventure 74 Finger Lakes of New York 36 Gettysburg WWII Weekend 47 Branson, Missouri 15 Long Island, NY 28 Niagara Falls 17 Thousand Islands 22 Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket 11 Maine Maritime 43 Niagara Falls & Toronto 29 Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC 6 Steam Trains & Shows of West Virginia 37


Departures by Date September Continued

2017 Multi-day Tours

October Continued

Sept 22-24 Sept 22-24 Sept 22-25 Sept 23-24 Sept 23-24 Sept 24-26 Sept 24-26 Sept 24-27 Sept 24-28 Sept 25-27 Sept 25-29 Sept 27-30 Sept 28 - Oct 1 Sept 28 - Oct 1 Sept 29 - Oct 1 Sept 29 - Oct 5 Sept 30 - Oct 1 Sept 30 - Oct 7 Sept 30 - Oct 8

Boston Massachusetts Getaway Bk Cvr Erie Canal Discovery 38 Vermont Fall Splendor Feat. Trapp Lodge 45 Civil War Trails Baltimore 47 Maryland's Beginnings: St. Mary's City 23 Girlfriends Getaway: Finger Lakes of NY 48 Lake George & Lake Placid, NY 44 Williamsburg, Jamestown, & Yorktown 32 Niagara Falls & Toronto 29 Rocking Horse Ranch Resort 44 Dublin, OH: An Irish & German Experience 30 Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard 28 Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia 35 Railroads of New Hampshire 38 Pittsburgh Panorama 31 Memphis & Nashville, TN 8 Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun Casinos 39 Bermuda Cruise 70 Western Mediterranean Cruise 71

Oct 1-3 Oct 1-5 Oct 1-4 Oct 1-5 Oct 2-4 Oct 2-7 Oct 6-8 Oct 7-14 Oct 7-14 Oct 8-11 Oct 8-15 Oct 9-14 Oct 10-16 Oct 13-15 Oct 13-15 Oct 13-16 Oct 13-19 Oct 14-15 Oct 14-15 Oct 15-17 Oct 15-17 Oct 15-17 Oct 15-17 Oct 15-17

Long Island, NY New Hampshire & Indian Head Resort Niagara Falls Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, & Nantucket Mid-Atlantic Maritime Magic Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC Salem, Masachusetts Mississippi's Gulf Coast Orlando, Florida Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard Exotic Caribbean Cruise Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC Canyon Country Experience Salem, Masachusetts Washington, DC Vermont Fall Splendor Feat. Trapp Lodge Memphis & Nashville, TN Connecticut: Rail & Sail Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon Mystery Tour Ghosts of Providence, RI Lake George & Lake Placid, NY Newport, RI: Lobsterfest Presidential Homes of Virginia

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2017 Holidays

Oct 15-19 Oct 18-20 Oct 19-20 Oct 19-22 Oct 19-22 Oct 20-22 Oct 20-22 Oct 20-22 Oct 20-22 Oct 22-25 Oct 22-26 Oct 29-30 Oct 29-30

Maine Maritime 43 Rocking Horse Ranch Resort 44 Pocono Fall Foliage 40 New York Haunted History Trails 52 Outer Banks, NC 45 Boston, Massachusetts Getaway Bk Cvr Ghosts, Shipwrecks, & Sea Legends of VA 53 Hagerstown, MD 33 Salem, Masachusetts 53 Pennsylvania's Horseshoe Curve 29 Ark Encounter & Creation Museum 25 Mohegan Sun Resort Casino 21 Atlantic City Overnight Getaway 24

Nov 1-11 Nov 4-5 Nov 5-15 Nov 10-12 Nov 17-19 Nov 18-19 Nov 22-25 Nov 23-24 Nov 23-25 Nov 26-27 Nov 27-29

A Taste of Europe Civil War Trails Baltimore Civil Rights Trail Featuring Atlanta & more Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, NY Cooperstown, NY Feat. Otesaga Resort Christmas on the Potomac Norfolk & Virginia Beach, VA Thanksgiving Lancaster Thanksgiving Ocean City, MD Thanksgiving Bethlehem, PA Christmas Villa Roma Resort: Holiday Celebration

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Jan 1 Jan 16 Feb 14 Feb 20 Mar 12 Mar 17 Apr 11 Apr 16 May 14 May 29 Jun 18 July 4 Sept 4 Sept 20-22 Sept 30 Oct 9 Oct 31 Nov 5 Nov 7 Nov 11 Nov 23 Dec 13 Dec 25 Dec 31

New Year's Day Martin Luther King Jr Day Valentine's Day President's Day Daylight Savings Begins- Spring Forward St. Patrick's Day First Day of Passover Easter Mother's Day Memorial Day Father's Day Independence Day Labor Day Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Columbus Day Halloween Daylight Savings Ends- Fall Back Election Day Veteran's Day Thanksgiving First Day of Hanukkah Christmas Day New Year's Eve

December Dec 2-3 Dec 3-5 Dec 3-6 Dec 3-7 Dec 8-9 Dec 8-10 Dec 8-10 Dec 16-17 Dec 16-17 Dec 29 - Jan 3 Dec 29 - Jan 2

Hershey Holiday Overnight Getaway Williamsburg Colonial Christmas White Mountains Christmas Biltmore Estate Holiday Gettysburg Christmas Busch Gardens Christmas Town Fredericksburg, VA Christmas Christmas on the Potomac Hershey Holiday Overnight Getaway Nashville New Year at Opryland Resort Tournament of Roses Parade: Southern CA

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May 2018 May 3-8

Kentucky Derby 2018

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Have a group of 30 or more? We can put together a customized trip for you and pick you up at a location of your choice! Just call Randi, our Group Travel Specialist, and she will be happy to help you plan the perfect trip! 800-782-7703 Ext 1461 or Email: rcharen@starrtours.com


MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Smoky Mountain Showtime: Starr's 70th Birthday Bash Tour6 Director 7 Meals Your Day Tour• Includes: Tour Director • 9 Meals

6 Fabulous Shows!* • Dolly Parton's Lumberjack Adventure Dinner Show • Comedy Barn Show • Patty Waszak Show • Smith Variety Show • Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show • Music Mansion Show

PLUS, • Starr Birthday Celebration • Great Smoky Mountains National Park • Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway • Titanic Museum • Gatlinburg, TN • The Island in Pigeon Forge • Old Mill Square Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! September 3-8

DOUBLE -

$89995

SINGLE - $1,09995* TRIPLE - $81995* -Rates Per Person*Shows subject to change

Day One & Two: Come with Starr for a Birthday Extravaganza in the Smoky Mountains – home to fabulous entertainment and breathtaking scenery! After spending one overnight in Wytheville, VA, we’ll travel to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee to spend the next three overnights. Enjoy free time on own at The Island, featuring restaurants, shopping, and attractions. Our second night features a dinner feast and show at Dolly Parton’s LumTitanic Museum, Pigeon Forge

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berjack Adventure celebrating the spirit of the Appalachian people through state of the art sound and lighting, unbelievable special effects, and multi-million dollar sets. The stunning production includes amazing displays of skill from lumberjacks, incredible acts of acrobatic agility, and breathtaking aerial performances. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

6 Fabulous Shows! Hatfields & McCoy’s Show, Photo by Bob Schatz

Day Three: We’ll start our day at the incredible Smith Morning Variety Show. With a selection of songs performed by Charlie Bob Smith and Friends, this spectacular musical revue features country, pop, and gospel hits. Add in world-class impersonations and comedy and you've got the most fun and entertaining show in the Smokies! After, we’ll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant followed by a Birthday Celebration! Join Starr's owners and staff to celebrate our 70th year! Reminisce and mingle while enjoying cake and prizes! This afternoon, we’ll pay a visit to the Titanic Museum to experience what it was like to walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and Grand Staircase of the Titanic while surrounded by more than 400 authentic artifacts. Dinner is at a local restaurant followed by a performance at The Comedy Barn. Our smiles are contagious as we belly laugh at the funniest collection of jugglers, comedians, musicians and dancers. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Four: This morning, we’ll experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park, world renowned for its diverse plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture. Then, we’ll rise above Gatlinburg, TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Credit See Pigeon Forge

for the best view of the magnificent Smoky Mountains on the Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway. Afterwards, we’ll come back down for lunch and free time on our own in this great mountain resort destination with restaurants and attractions galore – all nestled in the foothills and surrounded on three sides by the natural beauty of the mountains. This evening, enjoy a double feature that starts with great food and fun at the Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show. Become part of the longest running feud in American history and help the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s try to settle their differences - mountain-style. Whether you’re city-folk or country cuzins, you’ll love the singing and dancing, mighty feats of strength, jaw dropping stunts and side splitting comedy. Then, it’s time for a performance at the new Music Mansion Theatre. Journey through the music of your life, from big band to rock, to modern pop, movie greats, gospel and country. From the moment the lights dim, we're transported into a world of showmanship as a stunningly talented cast throws

itself whole-heartedly into each spectacular number Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Five: We’ll start the day with The Patty Waszak Show, a high energy, heart warming variety show featuring a wide range of music including big band favorites, polkas, '50s & '60s rock ‘n’ roll, country music, '70s disco, show tunes, hits of the '80s, '90s, current hits, audience participation, singa-long, and music trivia. After, we'll have free time at Old Mill Square a truly authentic and historic dining and shopping experience. Observe and interact with artisans and skilled potters at the wheel, see candy and ice cream being made, wander the riverbank or explore the gardens. Later, we begin our journey home with an overnight stop in Wytheville, VA. Meal: Breakfast

Day Six: We arrive home today with our splendid Smoky Mountains memories to last a lifetime! Meal: Breakfast

All Trips Include Round-trip Transportation and Overnight Accommodations


MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Mackinac Island, Michigan Your 7 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Mackinac Island HorseDrawn Carriage Tour • Grand Hotel Luncheon • Mackinac Island Butterfly House • Frankenmuth, Michigan’s "Little Bavaria" • Mackinac Island Ferry • Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland • Ford Rouge Factory Tour • Henry Ford Museum Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! June 4-10*, July 30 - August 5, August 20-26*, September 10-16* -Rates From-

$1,15995*

DOUBLE-

SINGLE - $1,49995* TRIPLE - $1,01995* -Rates Per Person-

Day One: Ride our deluxe motorcoach in comfort towards an enchanted land, where time was frozen so completely at the turn of the century, it even rules out all motorized transportation. Mackinac Island is truly the "all natural" theme park of America. Limited to transportation of horse and buggy, bicycle or foot, surrounded by water, it has escaped the vast changes of time. Its real Victorian image

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is preserved and enhanced by a small population of 500 permanent warm and friendly residents and scores of summer residents, maintaining bluff cottages in original state. Explore the historic, natural beauty of Mackinac Island and enjoy the downtown hustle and bustle of the early 1800s. Our first overnight is in Ohio.

Day Two: Today, we travel to Dearborn, Michigan where we’ll take the Ford Rouge Factory Tour and learn the epic story of the Rouge, the history and future of auto manufacturing, and see a panoramic view of the 10-acre "living roof." We'll even walk through a gallery of legendary vehicles produced at the Rouge including the Ford Model A, Thunderbird, Mustang, and the Ford F-150. Later, we’ll follow the paths in transportation, industry and entertainment at the Henry Ford Museum. See the Kennedy Presidential Limousine, Wright Flyer replica, the Lincoln Chair and the George Washington Camp Bed. Tonight we spend in Troy, Michigan. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, it’s off to the Straits of Mackinac for a ferry ride to the "magical land" of Mackinac Island. When we step off of the Island Ferry Dock, we’ll be in a living Victorian village. Our first stop is the Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island, Photo by Michael G. Smith

Butterfly House, filled with hundreds of live butterflies from four continents. Our island accommodations are at the quaint Victorian-styled Inn on Mackinac, a delightful family-owned historic inn. Meal: Breakfast

Day Four: The enchantment grows as we take a horse-drawn carriage tour of this lovely island that has defied time. Our luncheon is at the world-famous Grand Hotel, the legendary Victorian hotel featured in the motion picture "Somewhere In Time." The hotel beckons us to a bygone era of old world charm where presidents, royalty, and the rich and famous enjoyed High Tea, horse-drawn carriage rides and croquet. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Five:

Grand Hotel, Mackinac

We say goodbye to Mackinac as we board a ferry southward to another fascinating land, historic Frankenmuth, known as Michigan’s "Little Bavaria" and where German-Lutheran missionaries came for the purpose of teaching Christianity to the Chippewa Indians. It too is a place of Old World charm with woodcarving, clock and antique shops, wine tasting and

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very special foods. This afternoon, we’ll stroll through Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland with its vast array of decorated Christmas trees, ornaments, and amusing displays. Meal: Breakfast

Day Six: This morning, we have free time to explore the town of Frankenmuth. See what many visitors describe as the most authentic Bavarian architecture to be found in the United States. Lunch is filled with gemutlichkeit (good living) at the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn, featuring their authentic German family-style meal. Tonight we spend in Ohio. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Seven: Our deluxe motorcoach whisks us home and our memories are frozen in time, just like the magical land we visited. Meal: Breakfast Frankenmuth; Photo by Peter Cin Toronto

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC: Southern Charm Your 6 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Savannah Trolley Tour • Charleston Sightseeing Tour • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens • Charleston Harbor Dinner Cruise • Charleston City Market • Massie Heritage Center • Beaufort, South Carolina Sightseeing Tour • Parris Island Marine Base • Savannah Theatre Performance Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! May 1-6, June 12-17, 19-24, September 11-16, 18-23, October 2-7, 9-14

DOUBLE -

$99995

SINGLE- $1,34995 TRIPLE - $89995 -Rates Per Person-

Day One & Two: As we head southward to the coast of Georgia, we’ll overnight in North Carolina. Our next stop is in South Carolina for a guided tour through the historic neighborhood of Beaufort, a coastal town tucked into narrow and interlocking streets and a focal point of American, Spanish, French, and British history. The city's historic district

is lined with fine homes from the Civil War era, welcoming history and architecture buffs. The second oldest city in South Carolina, Beaufort is known for its pedestrian friendly downtown with horse drawn carriages, and its scenic location on Port Royal Island. Later, we’ll stop to tour Parris Island Marine Base, a main recruit training station for the United States Marine Corps. Highlights of our visit will be the Iwo Jima Monument, Parade Field and the Parris Island Museum. Our next two overnights are in Savannah. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Our full day in Savannah includes a trolley tour through beautiful historic squares, River Street, City Market and a visit to the Massie Heritage Center. Discover the history of Savannah, its beautiful city plan and architecture, and the people who have lived here for centuries. The afternoon is free to explore the beauty and history of this wonderful city. Tonight, enjoy a show at The Savannah Theatre, restored to the classic 1940s Art Deco style. This musical comedy production will have you laughing, singing and toe-tapping to the melodies of well-known songs of the past and current hits as well. Meal: Breakfast

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Savannah, GA

Day Four: Today, we’re off to Charleston, located at the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers, which flow together into the Atlantic Ocean. We’ll learn about this city, whose name is derived from Charles Towne, named after King Charles II of England. Our guided sightseeing tour includes the old historic city of Charleston, The Battery, Charleston Harbor, Rainbow Row, Four Corners of Law, The College of Charleston, and a drive-through of the Citadel, the military college of South Carolina. After time on our own at Charleston City Market, we’ll have the remainder of the day to explore this wonderful historic city. Tonight, enjoy a dinner cruise on The Spirit of Carolina, the largest and most elegant dining yacht to ply the waters of Charleston Harbor. Cruise past the palatial homes of Charleston’s famous Battery and the towering Cooper River Bridges as we feast on a gourmet 4-course meal, complete with live entertainment and dancing. We’ll spend tonight in the Charleston area. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold from the American Revolution through the Civil War and beyond. It is the oldest public gardens in America, opening its doors to visitors in 1870 to view the thousands of beautiful flowers and plants in its famous gardens. Walk along a myriad of winding paths through one of the largest collections of camellias and azaleas in America. Enjoy a box lunch and even ride the "Nature Train" through the plantation! Later, we start our journey northward for an overnight in North Carolina. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Six: We travel home bringing our fond memories back to share with friends and family. Meal: Breakfast

Day Five: Charleston, SC, Photo by Spencer Means

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This morning, we visit Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, a 17th century estate. Founded in

All Trips Include Round-trip Transportation and Overnight Accommodations

Spirit of Carolina


MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Québec City and Montréal Your 6 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 1 Meal • Québec City Sightseeing Tour • Montréal Sightseeing Tour • Notre-Dame Basilica • Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré • Montmorency Falls • Casino de Montréal* • New York State Capitol Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! July 16-21, August 13-18, September 10-15

DOUBLE -

$97995

SINGLE - $1,41995 TRIPLE - $82995 -Rates Per PersonPassport Required *Must be 18 years of age with photo ID to visit the casino.

Day One: Québec City and Montréal are the perfect places to experience a European-style vacation without having to fly across the Atlantic. Traveling north through New York State we cross the border into Canada and arrive in the exciting city of Montréal. Our accommodations for the next two evenings are located in the heart of the city, within easy walking distance to many shops, sights, and restaurants.

Day Two: Explore the wonders of Montréal on a guided sightseeing tour that shows off the city’s rich French and English heritages. Sights include Dominion Square, Place Bonaventure, the Court Houses, Old Montréal, Olympic Park, The Harbour Front, The Old French Quarter, Mt. Royal Park and Beaver Lake, Downtown Financial District, University of Montréal, McGill

University, and more. The highlight of our tour is a visit to the masterpiece of neo-Gothic architecture, Notre-Dame Basilica - built between 1824 and 1829. Paintings, sculptures, and stained-glass windows illustrate biblical passages as well as 350 years of parish history. Big enough to hold 4,000 worshipers and breathtaking in the richness of its interior furnishings, the Notre-Dame Basilica is a place like no other in Montreal - once seen, never forgotten. This afternoon, enjoy free time on own exploring this beautiful city. Choose from the many historical, natural, and cultural offerings that make this city, filled with Old World charm, famous. Tonight, we’ll try our luck at the Casino de Montréal, overlooking the St. Lawrence River and situated in magnificent Parc des Iles. The casino features 88 gaming tables with over 1,700 slot machines, Keno, and electronic horse racing as well as many restaurants from fine gourmet dining to a sumptuous buffet, fashionable bars with live entertainment, and two boutiques.

Day Three: Today, we arrive in Québec City for a guided tour including views of the Plains of Abraham, Joan of Arc Gardens, ParliaNotre-Dame Basilica, Photo by Mickael Pollard

A Taste of Europe Just to Our North!

Place Royal, Chateau Frontenac, Québec, Photo by Yves Tessier Tessima

Montmorency Falls

ment, Cape Diamond, Place d' Armes, Old Québec, Chateau Frontenac, Place Royal, and much more! Our accommodations for the next two nights are at one of the finest hotels in Québec City, the Hilton Québec, overlooking Parliament Hill and just steps away from the entrance to the old walled city. This evening is on own so we can get the flavor of this wonderful city.

Day Four: Two special places are on today's itinerary: First, we'll visit the extraordinarily beautiful Shrine of Sainte Anne de Beaupré. Next, we'll see Montmorency Falls. At 272 feet high, the waterfall is 1½ times the height of Niagara Falls and offers spectacular vistas over the St. Lawrence River and the capital.

Day Five & Six: Our journey home from Québec City takes us through Lake George where we'll spend one overnight. On our last day, we’ll

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Parliament, Quebec, Photo by Jean Guy-Lavoie

visit New York State’s Capitol in Albany - the seat of government for New York since the 1880s. Sitting majestically atop Albany's State Street hill, the New York State Capitol is a marvel of late 19th century architectural grandeur, build by hand of solid masonry over a period of 32 years. Meal: Breakfast

These two French cities are beautiful - each in their own way. I loved our Quebec Hotel, it was first class all the way. The sightseeing tours showed me everything I wanted to see and I had free time too to balance it out. Our Tour Director was very knowledgeable and our Driver was very safe. Thank you! Annette Crowning

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Memphis and Nashville: A Tennessee Twosome Your 7 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Memphis Sightseeing Tour • Grand Ole Opry Performance • Elvis Experience Tour at Graceland • Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum • Sun Studio • Opryland Hotel & Delta Riverboat Ride • Nashville Nightlife Theatre • Country Music Hall of Fame • Bush's Visitor Center: Home of Bush's Baked Beans Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! July 21-27, September 29 - October 5, October 13-19

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Day One: Join Starr as we visit the two great cities of Tennessee, Memphis and Nashville. Tonight, we spend in Wytheville, VA.

Day Two: After arriving in Nashville, "Music City USA," we’ll visit the magnificent Opryland Hotel where we’ll be surrounded by nine acres of lush indoor gardens, winding rivers, pathways, and sparkling waterfalls. Our visit includes a Riverboat Tour down the scenic indoor river. Tonight, we’ll see a fabulous

Graceland

performance at the world famous Grand Ole Opry, showcasing the best in country, bluegrass and more. Our overnight tonight is at a comfortable Nashville area hotel. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, we travel to Memphis to tour Elvis Presley’s famed home. Get "all shook up" at Graceland mansion & grounds with the Elvis Experience Tour including an audio tour and orientation film, the new Visitors Center Complex, Elvis' custom airplanes, the newly expanded Presley Car Museum, the new Entertainer Career Showcase Museum, and the new Elvis Discovery Exhibits followed by lunch at Vernon's Smokehouse. Our Memphis hotel for the next two evenings is located in the heart of everything. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Four: A comprehensive sightseeing tour of Memphis covers the historic downtown area with drive-bys of the Mississippi

River, Mud Island, The Pyramid, Beale Street, and much more. After strolling along Beale Street, we’ll tour the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum to hear personal stories of famous artists such as Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and B.B. King. At Sun Studios, see where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and many others created the music that changed the world. Meal: Breakfast

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Day Seven: Today, we arrive home with fond memories of our Tennessee vacation. Meal: Breakfast Country Music Hall of Fame

Day Five: Today, we travel back to Nashville to explore the Country Music Hall of Fame. Step into the world of country music and discover the stories behind the songs. See over 3,000 stage costumes, original song manuscripts, instruments, and personal items on display. This evening we dine and experience a celebration of country music from both past and present at The Nashville Nightlife Theater featuring the city’s hottest variety show. Hear songs from many of the great artists in country music history and today’s hottest superstars. Our overnight tonight is at a comfortable Nashville area hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Six:

Delta Flatboat Ride, Opryland Hotel

into making those famous beans. Tonight we spend in Wytheville, VA. Meal: Breakfast

We begin our journey homeward traveling through the vast Smoky Mountains and the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. This afternoon we’ll stop at Bush’s Beans Visitor Center for a sneak peek at what goes

Lisa-Marie Airplane, Graceland

I didn't think I would love seeing the birthplace of country music as much as I did and now I am hooked! I find myself tuning into country music in my own car all the time now! Nashville was very special and Memphis was amazing with all of Elvis' history. I loved meeting new people. Thanks for all the memories! Marge Abbott

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Featuring Biloxi, New Orleans, & Atlanta Your 8 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 9 Meals • Biloxi Shrimping Trip & Marine Adventure Cruise • New Orleans Sightseeing Tour • Biloxi Sightseeing Tour • Bellingrath Gardens & Home • Court of Two Sisters Jazz Brunch • Beauvoir • New Orleans French Quarter • Little White House • New! World of Coca-Cola Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! Sept. 9-16, Oct. 7-14

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Day One & Two: We’ll travel southward and stop for an overnight in North Carolina before arriving in Atlanta, GA. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, we’ll visit the Little White House Historic Site, the preserved cottage where Franklin D. Roosevelt died. Later we continue on to Biloxi, Mississippi where we’ll spend three

overnights at the luxurious Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, located right on the Gulf of Mexico. Immerse yourself in the ultimate relaxation, entertainment and recreational experience. Meal: Breakfast

Beau Rivage, Photo by Andy Anderson

Day Four: This morning starts with a tour of Beauvoir, the last home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Later we board the "Sailfish," a Living Marine Adventure Cruise that takes us on a real Biloxi Shrimping trip. Next, our guide shows us Biloxi sights including the Visitor Center and Museum, Hurricane Memorials, Biloxi Town Green and Biloxi Lighthouse. Dinner tonight is at our beautiful hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Five: Our day begins with a fascinating introduction to the endless variety of sights found in America’s most European city. Our guided tour of New Orleans includes views of the Superdome, St. Louis III Cemetery, Charles Avenue, Tulane University and so much more. Next, we’re off to the historic Court of Two Sisters where we’ll enjoy a wonderful live Jazz Brunch Buffet served in the French Quarter’s largest courtyard. Later, we’ll have some free time to explore the French Quarter. Meals: Breakfast, Brunch French Quarter, New Orleans

Spend 3 Overnights at Biloxi’s Beau Rivage Resort!

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Day Eight:

Today, we travel through Alabama and stop to tour the beautiful Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Built in 1935, the English Renaissance home is complete with its original furnishings and extensive collection of decorative arts. We’ll also see the Rose Garden, experience the Bayou Boardwalk, marvel at Mirror Lake, behold the Great Lawn, view the Asian-American Gardens, stroll through the Butterfly Garden, and more! Later we’ll arrive in Atlanta where we’ll spend our overnight. Meal: Breakfast

Today we arrive home with wonderful memories of our southern vacation. Meal: Breakfast

Day Seven: This morning we'll stop for a visit to Atlanta's World of Coca Cola. Get closer than ever before to the vault that houses the secret formula, get a behindthe-scenes look at the bottling process, view the largest collection of Coke Memorabilia and send your taste buds on a trip around the globe as you taste more than 100 beverages. Later we’ll begin our journey northward and stop for an overnight in North Carolina. Meal: Breakfast

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It was a far drive but worth it! Our Tour Director and Driver took such good care of us. They worked very hard to make our trip enjoyable. I would go with them anywhere! I had always wanted to see New Orleans so this was a good trip for my wife and I because we got to see lots along the way. Thanks Starr! James Van Milton

World of Coca-Cola, Photo by Vanessa Sabino

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Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick Featuring The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Festival Your 9 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 10 Meals • Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Festival • Peggy’s Cove • St. John, New Brunswick Sightseeing Tour • Ferry Crossings: -St John, NB to Digby, NS -Caribou, NS to Woods Island, PEI • Prince Edward Island featuring Anne of Green Gables Museum, Carriage Ride, Tea & Potato Planting Demonstration • Confederation Bridge Crossing from Borden, PEI to Cape Tormentine, NB • Performance of Lloyd Smith “Town Crier” • Grand-Pre National Historic Site • Traditional Lobster Supper Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! July 1-9

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Day One: Come with Starr to see the highlights of this beautiful province along with the world’s largest annual indoor show, the Nova Scotia Military Tattoo. As we travel north, our first overnight is in Portland, ME.

Day Two & Three: We’ll cross the Canadian border and spend one overnight in St. John, New Brunswick along with a guided tour that shows us City Market and the Reversing Falls and tells us about the phenomena of the tides of the Bay of Fundy. Later, we'll enjoy a scenic ferry ride aboard the MV Fundy Rose, to Digby, Nova Scotia. Our third night features dinner and a performance by Lloyd Smith, “Town Crier” at the Old Orchard Inn, Wolfville, NS. Fully costumed, Mr. Smith will induct each passenger into "The Order of Good Cheer," a ceremony that began in 1605 and is sanctioned by the Province of Nova Scotia. The Old Orchard Inn will also be our host for the night. Meals: 2 Breakfasts, Dinner

Day Four: This morning, we’ll visit GrandPré National Historic Site, a park set aside to commemorate the Grand-Pré area of Nova Scotia as a center of Acadian settlement from 1682 to 1755, and the deportation of the Acadians from 1755 to 1762. The commemorative church houses exhibits, paintings and stained glass windows. See the Statue

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Photo by Bob Jagendorf

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Tattoo Festival

of Evangeline, the fictional heroine of Longfellow's famous poem. Later, we'll visit Peggy’s Cove, a picturesque village where lobster fishermen live and work and its famous lighthouse. Our next two overnights will be at a comfortable hotel within walking distance to the Halifax Waterfront. Meal: Breakfast

ing a scenic carriage ride on the grounds, tea and cookies and a potato planting demonstration. We’ll cross the Confederation Bridge to return to St. John. This bridge is the longest bridge over waters that freeze in the world. Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner

Day Five:

We’ll cross the border into the U.S. and spend our last overnight in Massachusetts before arriving home. Meals: 2 Breakfasts

After free time in Halifax, we’ll witness the incredible Tattoo Festival featuring over 2,000 world-class military and civilian performers featuring pipes and drums, military bands, military displays and competitions, and drama and comedy in innovative acts. The Tattoo show is a masterpiece of color, music, artistry, athleticism and nostalgia creating one of the world’s premier events. Meal: Breakfast

Day Six & Seven: Travel aboard the Northumberland Ferry to Prince Edward Island for a traditional lobster supper, and a visit to Anne of Green Gables Museum, includ-

Day Eight & Nine:

Nova Scotia Ferry running from Digby to St. John, Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Tourism Agency

The Tattoo Festival was something I had always wanted to see since my father told me about it many years before. I was overwhelmed by the tradition and the pomp and circumstance - how very special! I made lots of new friends on this trippeople I will surely travel with again. Thanks so much! Mike Gaddy

Confederation Bridge, Photo by Full Frame Media

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket Island Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 5 Meals • Martha’s Vineyard Sightseeing Tour & Ferry Ride • Nantucket Sightseeing Tour & Ferry Ride • Cape Cod National Seashore • Sand Dune Riding Tour • JFK Memorial • Olde Mistick Village May 14-18*, June 21-25, July 12-16, August 2-6, 16-20, September 6-10, 17-21, October 1-5 -Rates From-

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Day One: Picturesque Victorian cottages, quaint gingerbread houses, historic landmarks, and miles of unspoiled beaches are waiting to charm you on this popular vacation. We’ll stay at the comfortable Heritage House Hotel conveniently located in downtown Hyannis and within

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walking distance from many shops, restaurants and the Harbor. Tonight, meet your fellow travelers during dinner at our hotel. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Experience a comfortable ferry ride followed by a sightseeing tour of Martha’s Vineyard. See Oak Bluffs-famous for its Victorian cottages, Tisbury (Vineyard Haven) - featuring excellent shops, fine restaurants, and a beautiful harbor, and delightful Edgartown - the island’s first colonial settlement and a seaport village preserved from the early 19th century. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: We're off to Provincetown where we'll board our air-conditioned SUV for a guided riding tour through the historic sand

Ferry Rides to Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket!

Martha's Vineyard Ferry, Photo by Paul Lowry

Cape Cod Shore, Photo credit Jim Lopes

dunes and National Seashore Park. Experience the unspoiled beaches, sparkling emerald waters, waves crashing ashore, and dunes as far as the eye can see. This afternoon, we stop at the Cape Cod National Seashore featuring views of the Highland Lighthouse and an amazing stretch of pristine sandy beach. Before returning to our hotel, we’ll visit the JFK Memorial, overlooking Lewis Bay. Meal: Breakfast

Day Four: Today, we’ll ferry in style to Nantucket for a tour of historic Nantucket, America’s "most scenic little island." Witness

the beauty of The Old Mill, "Sconset" Village with its rosecovered cottages, Low Beach, Sankaty Head Lighthouse, Cranberry bogs and Nantucket moors followed by free time on our own to have lunch, shop and explore this quaint island town. Meal: Breakfast

Day Five: As we head south toward home, we make a final stop at Connecticut's Olde Mistick Village with its beautiful and tranquil setting and unique collection of shops, stores and restaurants. This has been a lovely vacation! Meal: Breakfast

New! Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Overnight Getaway Your 2 Day Tour Includes: • Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Package:*  (1) Breakfast  $50 Free Slot Play • Harrah's Philadelphia Casino Package:*  $30 Free Slot Play

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is Delaware’s largest and most luxurious AAA Four Diamond Award Hotel and Casino offering the area’s largest variety of entertainment including fabulous dining options ranging from deli to gourmet, 24-hour gaming including live table games, unique shopping at exclusive boutiques, and a luxurious spa! The world class casino offers over 2,300 slot machines, electronic and live table games, and an 18-table Poker Room. Plus, you’ll enjoy a visit to Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino en route to Delaware. In addition to the adrenaline-pumping thrills of horse racing, the casino at Harrah's features more than 2,900 of your favorite slots and video poker machines. What a lucky vacation!

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Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

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Harrah's Casino

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Thunder Bay Resort, Michigan: Elk Viewing Tour7 Director 7 Meals Your Day Tour• Includes: Tour Director • 10 Meals • Thunder Bay Resort with Elk Viewing, Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride, Fireside Dining & Wine Tasting Event! • Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center • Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland • Bavarian Belle Boat Cruise • New! Greenfield Village • Stoney Acres Winery • Presque Isle Lighthouse • Meadow Brook Hall • Cabela's Outpost Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! July 9-15

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powerful and inspiring stories are now impeccably preserved with authentic detail. Stroll down Main Street bustling with automobiles & carriages, events & amusements. See the porches & parlors from humble early dwellings from the 1700s to homes of the 1930s. Witness a variety of products being created by skilled artisans or View Henry Ford's Model T. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, we'll stop at Cabela's Outpost in Saginaw on our way to Thunder Bay Resort. arrive at our home for the next two overnights, Thunder Bay Resort, nestled against the beautiful backdrop of Northern Michigan. Dinner is at The Clubhouse Grill. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day One: Escape on this unique vacation where we’ll experience a fairy tale adventure as a horsedrawn carriage takes us over the river & through the woods to witness majestic Michigan elk and enjoy a wonderful evening. Our first overnight is in the Cleveland, OH area.

Day Two: Today, we continue westward to Troy, Michigan where we'll spend our second overnight. En route, we’ll stop to rediscover America at Greenfield Village. With over 81 historic buildings, parlors, gardens, workshops, farms and more. America's most

Bavarian Belle

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Thunder Bay Carriage Ride

Day Four: Today starts with a visit to the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center. See a full-size wooden replica schooner and shipwreck and walk the decks, feel a storm, and touch the massive timbers of the boat resting on the lake bottom without getting wet! At Stoney Acres Winery enjoy a wine and chocolate tasting followed by a visit to the Lighthouse at Presque Isle. Tonight our Elk Viewing journey begins by boarding a horsedrawn carriage to be whisked away by a team of mighty Percheron draft horses to a fabulous meal and delightful wines.

Elk at Thunder Bay

The real adventure begins after crossing the wooden bridge over Thunder Bay River. Keep your eyes peeled and cameras ready as we're sure to get a great view of the Michigan Elk in their natural environment! We'll follow the river's edge to Elk Antler Cabin where we're greeted by a warm fire, and a gourmet 5-course meal prepared in the hearths of 100year-old wood cook stoves. Experience new wines, be entertained with storytelling from owners, Jack and Jan Matthias, and take time to be captivated by the array of trophy mounts and period antiques. After your 4-hour slice of Michigan heaven, we'll board our carriage to be escorted back to the resort under a blanket of stars! Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Five: We’re off to Frankenmuth where we’ll board the Bavarian Belle for a relaxing, narrated historical tour of Frankenmuth along the Cass River. Tonight’s dinner is filled with gemutlichkeit (good living) at the Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn, featuring their authentic German family-style meal. Established in 1888, the restaurant is home to Frankemuth's Glockenspiel tower housing a magnificent 35-bell carillon, a beautiful figurine movement, and an illuminated clock, all imported from Germany. Before striking the hour, and on each quarter hour, the clock sounds the

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5-bell Westminster chime. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Six: As we travel eastward toward home, we’ll stop at Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland and then Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens. Enjoy a tour of the Tudor-revival style mansion - home of the widow of auto pioneer John Dodge - and take in the vast collections of art and furnishings. Tonight we'll spend in Elyria, OH. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Seven: Today we return home with whimsical memories of our Thunder Bay vacation. Meal: Breakfast

When we signed up for this trip, we really didn't know much about it but we went at the recommendation of our Travel Advisor. We were not disappointed! Thunder Bay was beautiful and the opportunity to see Elk was very special. We were treated like royalty by the owners of the hotel and we will never forget our evening. Thank you for finding this gem of a destination!

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Agawa Canyon, Ontario Your 7 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Full Day Agawa Canyon Train Tour • Soo Locks Boat Tour • New! Detroit Princess Riverboat Lunch Cruise • Edsel & Eleanor Ford House • Mackinaw Crossings Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! August 13-19

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Soo Locks Boat Tour, Photo by Michelle Hill, US Army Corp of Engineers

Day One: It will take you away, and leave you breathless. It's one of the most popular train tours in Northern America. Come with Starr and experience this unique journey through the Agawa Canyon. Today, we'll ride our deluxe motorcoach to our overnight stay in Ohio.

Edsel and Eleanor Ford House

Full Day Train Tour

Day Two & Three: As we make our way west, we'll stop to tour the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House where exquisite architecture, breathtaking lakefront grounds, and a collection of fine and decorative arts tell the story of one of America’s most important industrial families. After spending our second night in Troy, Michigan, we’ll enjoy free time at charming Mackinaw Crossings, a shopping, dining and entertainment complex. Our next two overnights will be in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Meals: 2 Breakfasts

Day Four: All aboard! for a rail adventure into the heart of the Canadian Wilderness. Welcome aboard one of the most popular train tours in North America. This full-day Agawa Canyon wilderness excursion transports us 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, over towering trestles, alongside pristine northern lakes and rivers, and through the awesome granite rock formations and vast mixed forests of the Canadian Shield. As the train winds its way through this immense land, hear about upcoming points of interest and share some of the rich history of the region with stories of the Ojibway, fur traders, explorers, and entrepreneurs that pioneered this vast wilderness and called it home. Locomotive mounted

Agawa Canyon Train Tour

digital cameras will provide an "engineer's eye view" on the flat screen monitors installed throughout the coaches. After coasting 500 feet down to the floor of the Canyon, we’ll have time to experience the rugged pristine beauty of Canyon Park up close. Enjoy scenic walks on graveled trails leading to several waterfalls, experience an invigorating climb up over 300 stairs to the breathtaking lookout, perched 250 feet above the canyon floor, or for those who are looking for something a little more relaxing, just pull up a bench and watch the Agawa River flow peacefully by. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Five: Today, we embark on a Soo Locks Boat Tour to experience the largest waterway traffic system on earth. We’ll travel through the locks, right up alongside the big ships. Our

boat rides the water as it is raised 21 feet straight up, to the level of Lake Superior showing us all the sights, the majesty, and the excitement of Michigan's oldest city, Sault Ste. Marie. Tonight’s hotel is located in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Meal: Breakfast

Day Six: We'll check out and travel to Detroit, Michigan for an enjoyable lunch cruise aboard the 5-story Detroit Princess Riverboat. Enjoy live entertainment while journeying on the Detroit River from Hart Plaza past the Ambassador Bridge to Belle Isle and back. Tonight, we’ll spend in the Cleveland, OH area. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Seven: Today, our motorcoach whisks us home with our tour memories that will last forever. Meal: Breakfast

Detroit Princess Riverboat

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Chicago Highlights: My Kind of Town Your 7 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Skydeck Chicago • Lake Michigan & Chicago River Boat Cruise • Chicago Botanic Gardens • Chicago Trolley Tour • Field Museum of Natural History • Magnificent Mile • Navy Pier • Tommy Gun’s Garage Dinner & Show • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame • Nationality Rooms Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! August 19-25

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Field Museum with Trolley, Photo by Marian Kraus

Hall of Fame devoted to rock and roll - the foremost cultural movement of our time. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, we’ll enjoy a Grand Tram Tour through Chicago Botanic Gardens, a 385-acre garden featuring 23 beautiful display gardens and three native habitats, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. Enjoy a fact-filled, 45-minute narrated tour providing an overview of the garden including views of the Japanese Garden, 100-acre woodland, and the native prairie. Later, on a trolley tour of downtown Chicago, our guide will share the history of the city and show us the sights for which it is famous including Grant Park, fabulous architecture, outdoor art, and much more. Tonight, we’ll enjoy free time and dinner on own at Navy Pier with over 50-acres of parks, gardens, shops, dozens of restaurants, exhibits, strolling entertainment and more.

Day Four: Day One & Two: The "Windy City" offers breathtaking architecture, wonderful museums, fantastic restaurants, a beautiful lakefront, and world-class shopping. Join Starr as we travel westward stopping in Ohio for an overnight and a visit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame showcasing the living heritage of rock and roll music. Experience the world's only

Chicago River

A Chicago must-see attraction is the Field Museum of Natural History with more than 26 million artifacts ranging from "Sue," the largest T-Rex ever discovered, to real mummies of Ancient Egypt. Our All-Access pass includes all permanent and special exhibitions and the 3D movie. We'll have the rest of the day to explore Chicago on our own. The possibilities are endless in this thriving metropolitan - visit Wrigley Field, shop, check out Chicago's famous Bean, or visit one of the many museums and art galleries. Chicago is a fascinating city begging to be explored!

passed view of Chicago and four surrounding states. Take an elevator to the 103rd floor to see the breathtaking panorama and visit "The Ledge." Next, we'll have time on our own at the famed Magnificent Mile - 8 spectacular blocks of over 400 exclusive stores and boutiques, 200 restaurants while marveling at Chicago's famous architecture. This afternoon, we’ll enjoy a boat cruise of Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, including a trip through the Chicago Lock and an overview of architecture and history. Later, we'll enjoy dinner and a show at Tommy Gun’s Garage where gangsters and flappers will serve our meal and put on an interactive musical comedy revue. We’ll have a roaring time in true twenties tradition. Meal: Dinner

Day Six & Seven: Today, we’ll say goodbye to Chicago and travel to Pittsburgh where we’ll visit the Nationality Rooms, a collection of 30 University of Pittsburgh classrooms. Tour the world through architecture and decor as these classrooms reflect the Old World Heritages of Pittsburghers. In these rooms, these are rendered in wood and glass, iron and stone, fabric, color, and words. The Nationality Rooms are expressions of timeless human values. Then, we’ll return home with amazing memories of our "Windy City" vacation. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

I had been to Chicago over 35 years ago and boy has it changed! What a bustling city with lots of history and culture. This tour offered sightseeing, a boat cruise, entertainment, museums, and free time to explore on our own - which we did! We also found some great restaurants right near our hotel. Our Tour Director helped us navigate the city. Thank you! - Joe Yanchunas

Day Five: Wendella Boat Cruise, Lake Michigan

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Today, we’ll experience Skydeck Chicago offering an unsur-

Downtown Chicago Waterfront, Photo by Lissandro Melo

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Branson, Missouri including St. Louis Your 8 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 9 Meals

4 Fabulous NEW Shows!* • NEW! Shoji Tabuchi Show • NEW! "it" Show Starring The Hughes Brothers • NEW! The Haygoods • NEW! All Hands on Deck! Show • Brett Family Morning Show

PLUS, • Anheuser-Busch Brewery • Branson Sightseeing Tour • St. Louis Gateway Arch Photo Stop • Hollywood Casino** • Flight 93 Memorial Visitors' Complex Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom!

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Day One & Two: We’re off to the heartland of America to one of the most popular destinations - Branson, nestled in the lakeside beauty of the Ozark Mountains and known as the "Live Music Capital of the World." After spending our first overnight in Ohio, we’ll

St. Louis Gateway Arch

Shows! Shows! Shows!

travel to the St. Louis area to spend our second night. We’ll have dinner and time to try our luck at Hollywood Casino. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

All Hands On Deck Show

Day Three: Today is the day we arrive in Branson, a city sure to keep us entertained morning, noon, and night. After checking into our comfortable Branson hotel where we'll spend the next three overnights, we'll have an included dinner followed by a performance of the brilliantly produced Hughes Brothers' "it" show! "it" is a compilation of 30 years of show biz excellence, wrapped up into a single incredible experience featuring 50 amazing singers, dancers, musicians, and performers who combine their astonishing scope of talents to create an ultimate entertainment experience. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: After breakfast, it's time to enjoy the Brett Family Morning Show, an award winning production featuring remarkable musical variety. Seen on tour throughout the world, the Brett Family sings pop, Broadway, Motown, Rock 'n' Roll, Country, Gospel, and Patriotic music of all eras with astonishing precision and originality. After lunch on our own, we'll experience a sightseeing tour of Branson featuring The College of the Ozarks, The Tablerock Lake Area, and the Theater District. Tonight, it's time for The Haygoods at Clay Cooper Theatre featuring their exuberant family show. This talented group of five brothers and one sister is the real deal! The Haygoods bring the house down with incredibly tight harmonies, innovative, energetic choreography, and amazing performances on over 20 different musical instruments! They've got the goods,

Shoji Tabuchi

The Haygoods

Brett Family Show

pure and simple! Meal: Breakfast

Day Five: This morning we're off for the All Hands on Deck! show bringing us an authentic American roadshow and radio broadcast of heart-warming songs, rousing on-air antics, classical commercials, and sing-a-long excitement, all accompanied by the warm sounds of the live nine-piece Hollywood Victory Caravan Orchestra! This afternoon, we're on our own to see a show of our own choosing, shop for souvenirs, rest at our hotel, or pick any one of the fun activities Branson has to offer. Tonight, it's time for the Shoji Tabuchi Show, the hottest show, hottest ticket, in Branson - an elaborate show with laser light effects, magic carpets, and fog machines. Shoji's fiddle

Anheuser Busch Brewery

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playing is only topped by the smile on his face. He truly enjoys entertaining and his 18-piece orchestra, one of the best, clearly shows their enjoyment of him and the show. It's a top-notch show with class, plenty of music, and lots of dancing. Meal: Breakfast

Day Six: We'll start our trip homeward taking us back through St. Louis where we’ll stop for a photo at the Gateway Arch. After, we'll experience the Anheuser-Busch brewery tour. Learn about their rich brewing heritage, stateof-the-art technology, extraordinary architecture and see the world-famous Clydesdales. Our hotel tonight is in St. Louis. Meal: Breakfast

Day Seven & Eight: We'll travel into Ohio for our final overnight. On our last day, we'll stop at the Flight 93 Memorial Visitors' Center, the site of the crash of United Flight 93. Because of the actions of the 40 passengers and crew, the attack on the U.S. Capitol was thwarted. Explore the exhibit space and the Flight Path Overlook. Meals: 2 Breakfasts

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Vermont Valentine at the Brandon Inn Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals • Valentine Dinner with Entertainment • Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride • New! Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory • New! Smugglers' Notch Distillery • New! Vermont Teddy Bear Factory • Cabot Cheese Annex • Lake Champlain Chocolates • Church Street Marketplace • Shelburne Vineyard February 14-17

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Vermont Sleigh Ride

Day One: Today, we journey to the historic Brandon Inn located in the Champlain Valley of Vermont. Upon your arrival this evening, we will be treated to a Welcome Wine, Chocolate and Strawberry Reception followed by a special four course Valentine's Dinner with a dessert demonstration. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: After a delicious country breakfast, we'll have a chance to snuggle up with our special Valentine on a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the beautiful countryside. What says romance more than a sleigh ride? After, we’ll have time in the charming village of Stowe for lunch on own and shopping. Our day continues with a tour and tasting at Smuggler's Notch Distillery followed by a visit to the Cabot Cheese Annex to sample some of their fine products. Next, it’s time for a

tour at Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream factory where we'll learn about the product and taste samples. Tonight, we enjoy a delicious dinner at our hotel followed by light entertainment. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: This morning, we travel to Lake Champlain Chocolate factory to see the production of their delicious chocolate (schedule pending). As a Special Valentine Treat, everyone receives a Four Piece Chocolates of Vermont Box. Next stop is historic Church Street Marketplace, an award winning open air mall, for lunch and shopping on own. This afternoon, we'll tour the Vermont Teddy Bear Company followed by an enjoyable wine tasting at Shelburne Vineyard. Learn about their wines and their winemaking process. Another wonderful dinner is served at the Inn followed by light entertainment. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Brandon Inn Vermont Sleigh Ride

Photo Courtesy of Lake Champlain Chocolates

Day Four: After a delicious breakfast, we'll travel home taking with us our many fond memories of our Valentine getaway in Vermont! Meal: Breakfast

New! Chesapeake Charms: St. Michaels & Tangier Island Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Tangier Island Boat Cruise • St. Michaels Boat Cruise • St. Michaels Sightseeing Tour • Christ Church

June 3-4, September 9-10

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Tangier Island Boat Cruise

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Day One:

Day Two:

After arriving in Maryland's Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, we’ll board the Steven Thomas for a roundtrip boat cruise to beautiful Tangier Island, Virginia. Chart a course back in time to a small, picturesque island that was first visited in 1608 and discover a way of life that is fast disappearing from the American scene. Enjoy lunch at the historic Hilda Crockett’s Chesapeake House, featuring Chesapeake Bay crab cakes, followed by time to browse the quaint island with its narrow streets, mingle with the natives, and enjoy the peace and tranquility. Our overnight is at a comfortable hotel in Salisbury, MD. Meal: Lunch

Today, we’ll travel to St. Michaels to enjoy a sightseeing tour of this quaint, Victorian village known as the “town that fooled the British” due to the clever action of early settlers. We’ll make a stop at the beautiful Christ Church, founded in 1672 and one of the Chesapeake Bay area’s original “water churches” for the Church of England. We’ll have time for lunch on our own and a stroll down Talbot Street to wander through the many galleries and boutiques and do some shopping. Later we’ll board the Patriot for a cruise along the beautiful Miles

Great Weekend Getaway!

St. Michaels Lighthouse, Photo by James Szabo

River, part of the Chesapeake Bay Estuary. Learn about local beginnings, view historic homes and wildlife, and watch local watermen harvest clams, oysters and the famous Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab during their respective seasons. Later, we arrive home with memories of our charming weekend. Meal: Breakfast

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Niagara Falls: One Wonder After Another Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Niagara Falls Boat Cruise • Niagara Falls & Niagaraon-the-Lake Sightseeing Tour • Optional Dinner & Show at “Oh Canada Eh?” May 21-24, June 4-7*, July 9-12, 16-19, August 27-30, September 10-13*, 17-20*, October 1-4* -Rates From-

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Day One: Today, we travel through the Pocono Mountains and across New York to one of the truly awesome wonders of our world. After crossing the border, we’ll arrive in Niagara Falls, Ontario. We’ll enjoy the next three nights at a comfortable hotel located conveniently to the falls and within walking distance to many attractions, restaurants, and shops.

Day Two: Our guided sightseeing tour of Niagara Falls takes us to visit

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the spectacular Floral Clock and gives us a view of the exciting Whirlpool Aerocar as it travels above the swirling whirlpool. We’ll make our way to Niagara-on-the Lake where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario. We’ll pass vineyards and orchards and enjoy free time for lunch in this charming town. Tonight, we offer an optional dinner and show at "Oh Canada Eh?," a musical celebration of Canada that provides a truly unforgettable Canadian dinner experience. Meal: Breakfast

Hornblower Cruises will take us on a thrilling ride past the base of the American Falls and into the basin of the Horseshoe Falls, through rolling waterfalls, whitewater, and massive rock formations. The rest of the day is ours to take advantage of the area's attractions. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three:

Day Four:

We’re off to see the tumbling, thunderous falls that will take your breath away. Wearing our souvenir rain ponchos, Niagara

Our journey home will carry us through New York and Pennsylvania’s beautiful Pocono Mountains. Meal: Breakfast

Niagara Falls, Credit Hornblower Niagara Cruises

Washington, DC: Our Nation’s Capital Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Smithsonian Institution • Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Tour • Arlington National Cemetery & Trolley Tour • Washington, DC Sightseeing Tour • National WWII Veterans Memorial • Air Force Memorial • Lincoln Memorial • Vietnam Veterans Memorial • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial • Twilight Ride Through DC

Day One:

Washington Monument, Photo by Robert H. Pos

After arriving in our Nation’s capital, we’ll tour the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, America’s living memorial to John F. Kennedy. After dinner on our own, we’ll see our nation’s capital illuminated on a twilight ride through the city. We'll spend two overnights in nearby Arlington, Virginia.

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Day Two: Today’s guided sightseeing tour includes the WWII Veterans Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, FDR Memorial, MLK Jr. Memo-

May 26-28, August 4-6, October 13-15

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rial, views of the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the White House, and much more. Later, explore the Smithsonian Institution and choose to visit any of the many museums located on the Mall between the Capitol Building and the Washington Monument. Tonight, we travel into Old Town Alexandria, Virginia for free time and dinner on own. Meal: Breakfast

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Day Three: Our final day brings us to our Nation’s most hallowed ground, Arlington National Cemetery, where we’ll take a narrated trolley tour through the grounds. Later, we'll visit the Air Force Memorial, honoring the men and women of the U.S. Air Force, followed by our safe journey home. Meal: Breakfast

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Villa Roma Resort in the Catskill Mountains of New York Explore the fantastic amenities and beautiful setting of Villa Roma Resort on one of our two exciting themed vacations! Each tour includes overnight accommodations at Villa Roma Resort, daily activities including BINGO, Trivia, Water Aerobics, Dance Classes, Arts & Crafts, and more as well as nightly entertainment, themed-events, scrumptious meals... the list goes on! Come join us!

Italian Festival Reconnect with your Italian Heritage! Join us for a celebration of all things Italian: Culture, Food, Drinks, Entertainment, Attitude, & Ambience! Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 9 Meals • Full program of daily activities including an array of Italianthemed activities • Bellini Cocktail Party • Star-Studded Nightly Entertainment • Famous Caesar's Night Dinner - a banquet fit for a king! • San Gennaro Feast Party with the sights, smells, & tastes of Little Italy • Monticello Gaming Raceway* • Overnight Accommodations at Villa Roma Resort

New!

Join us at Villa Roma Resort for a groovy celebration of the '60s! Then, pay a special visit to Bethel Woods Museum, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Fair, featuring their award-winning main exhibit, "Woodstock and the Sixties."

Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Full program of daily activities including an array of Dirty Dancing & '60s Catskill-themed activities with a '60s Fashion Contest, Sock-Hop, tye-dye t-shirt making, & more • Tribute to The Platters Matinee Show • Cocktail Party with hors d'oeuvres of the '60s • Bethel Woods Museum • Monticello Gaming Raceway* • Overnight Accommodations at Villa Roma Resort May 8-11

$52995

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Lake George, NY: Senior Spring Break Day One:

Tour Director • 4 Meals • Lake George Boat Cruise • Dinner & Live Performance Featuring Laura Roth • Lake Placid Olympic Village Sightseeing Tour • Sutton's Marketplace

Remember your "Spring Break" and all the great memories in The Adirondacks on beautiful Lake George. Surfside on the Lake, our host for the next two evenings, greets us with a welcome reception followed by dinner. Meal: Dinner

May 17-19

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Day Two: Today, we’ll travel to Lake Placid for a tour of the Olympic Village. Learn and experience the history behind the 1932 and

Bethel Woods Museum, Photo by Rachel Coyne

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*Must be 21 years of age with photo ID to visit casino.

Your 3 Day Tour Includes:

$66995

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Dirty Dancing & the '60s

Featuring Woodstock’s Bethel Woods Museum!

February 28 - March 3

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1980 Olympics. View the Ice Arena, Ski Jumps, Horse Collection, Art Collection, and the Olympic Ceremony Grounds where Sonja Henie and Eric Heiden won their Gold Medals. Dinner tonight includes a live performance of Laura Roth's “World Class Divas” featuring tributes to Barbra Streisand, Liza Minelli, Tina Turner and more surprises! Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Lake George, Photo by Peter RF

Day Three: Cruise Lake George aboard the Horicon and view the secluded islands, tranquil bays and million dollar mansions. Before departing for home, we’ll stop at Sutton’s Marketplace. Meal: Breakfast

All Trips Include Round-trip Transportation and Overnight Accommodations


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Golden Isles of Georgia

Featuring Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island & Savannah Your 7 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 9 Meals • Beaufort Sightseeing Tour • Jekyll Island Tram Tour & Dinner at Jekyll Island Club

• St. Simons Island Sightseeing Tour • Savannah Harbor Cruise • Savannah Theatre Performance • Savannah Trolley Tour • Massie Heritage Center • Heyward House

April 23-29

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the breathtaking landscape and create the appearance of a continuous stretch of land reaching out to the barrier islands. As we travel south, we'll stop for an overnight in North Carolina.

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Day One: Nestled on the Georgia coast, midway between Savannah, GA, and Jacksonville, FL, lies the mainland city of Brunswick and its beautiful barrier islands. Pristine stretches of marshland, punctuated by small islands known as hammocks, define

Today, we'll tour historic Beaufort, SC, a city of lordly mansions of pre-Revolutionary and pre-Civil War eras. Later, we'll arrive at Jekyll Island for two overnights on this island featuring Victorian beauty and unspoiled natural wonders. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Today, we'll tour St. Simons Island followed by a tram tour of the Jekyll Island Historic District where from 1886 to 1942 this area served as the winter retreat for America’s wealthiest

Savannah Trolley

families. Tour two historical buildings, visit the museum, and view a video about the fascinating story of Jekyll Island. A 3-course dinner is in store for us at the Jekyll Island Club. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Today we travel to Savannah's River Street followed by a Savannah Harbor Cruise with a Southern Buffet. Hear the captain's intriguing tales and historic facts as we travel a river once used by the founders of this beautiful city. Tonight, we'll check into our Savannah hotel for two overnights. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

with a visit to the Massie Heritage Center. Our afternoon is free to explore this beautiful city. Tonight, experience a musical comedy production at the Savannah Theatre that will have us laughing, singing, and tapping our toes to the melodies of well-known songs of the past and present. Meal: Breakfast

Day Six: Before we start our travels northward, we’ll visit the 1840s Heyward House, one of only eight antebellum homes remaining in the Lowcountry coastal town of Bluffton. Our last night is in North Carolina. Meal: Breakfast

Day Five:

Day Seven:

A trolley tour of Savannah kicks off our day featuring historic squares and monuments along

Today we arrive home with our wonderful southern memories. Meal: Breakfast

Québec: Winter Carnival Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • Winter Carnival All Access Pass • Ice Hotel Tour with a Cocktail at the Ice Bar February 10-13

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Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Québec City to celebrate the magic and beauty of winter at the Québec Winter Carnival, the largest winter celebration in the world. The city and the Plains of Abraham morph into an enormous playground and Carnival-goers can enjoy activities galore, including snow slides, snow baths, parades, an ice house, outdoor movies, zip lines, snow sculptures, sleigh rides, a sugar shack, snow rafting, dogsled rides, ice tower, shows, skating, and much more!

Bonhomme & Ice Palace Photo by Claudel Huot

Come with Starr to the 62nd annual Québec Winter Carnival. We’ll stay in a beautiful hotel right in the heart of the action and your admission is included to most events. Our getaway also includes a tour of the world-famous Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel), made completely of ice, with its galleries and one-of-a-kind ice paintings and sculptures. Our tour ends with a cocktail at the Ice Bar! En route to and on our way home from Québec, we’ll have free time in Montréal and overnight at a centrally located hotel.

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Basse Ville, Québec Winter Carnival Photo by Jamie McCaffrey

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Norfolk and NATOFest Featuring Virginia International Tattoo Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 5 Meals • NATO Festival & Reserved Seating at the Parade of Nations • Virginia International Tattoo & Hullabaloo Festivities • Nauticus  Battleship Wisconsin  Elizabeth River & Naval Base Boat Cruise • Norfolk Botanical Gardens • Freemason Abbey Dinner April 27-30

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Day One: Norfolk, Virginia offers two special events to celebrate: NATOFest and The Tattoo Festival - and Starr takes you there in style! Today, we’ll check into our Norfolk hotel for three overnights. Dinner tonight is at Freemason Abbey, a 142-yearold renovated church. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today, we'll spend at Nauticus, an exciting science and technology center exploring the power of the sea. See the USS Wisconsin, one of the largest battleships ever built and take a boat cruise along the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor aboard the Victory Rover. Thrill to the sight of aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines, guided missile cruisers, and other ships that form the world's most powerful Armada. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Three: Today starts at the NATO Festival with reserved seating at the Parade of Nations. Explore 28 countries in a day - without a passport! Food, culture and entertainment are just a few of the attractions in store for us at NATOFest. Enjoy cultural performance acts and demonstrations from NATO member nations. Enjoy a fabulous parade of marching bands, NJROTC teams, Virginia International Tattoo performers and floats that represent all mem-

Virginia International Tattoo at the NATOFest

ber nations. Later, we’ll enjoy a tram tour of the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, an oasis of over 40 themed gardens encompassing 155 breathtaking acres. Tonight starts with the Virginia International Tattoo Hullabaloo Festivities where prior to each Tattoo performance, we can enjoy a variety of tasty foods and craft beers, music, dance and drill performances, photo-ops with performers and even an audience judged piping competition. The evening’s highlight is the Virginia International Tattoo, renowned for presenting the traditional sounds of the massed pipes and drums, sharing a profound sense of American pride and patriotism, and celebrating our friends and allies through the exciting spectacle of interna-

tional performers. A cast of over 900, including bagpipers, drummers, military bands, dancers, singers, drill teams, color guards and performers of all kinds will participate in this awe-inspiring show - the largest tattoo - military musical display - in the United States. Meal: Breakfast

Day Four: Today, we travel home with memories of our beautiful vacation to last a lifetime! Meal: Breakfast

Norfolk, VA

Montréal: International Jazz Festival Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Montréal Jazz Festival* • Montréal Sightseeing Tour • Notre-Dame Basilica June 29 - July 2

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Come with Starr and experience the 38th Annual Montréal International Jazz Festival, one of the largest and most popular music festivals in the world, featuring artists gathered from from around the globe. Enjoy a Montréal International Jazz Festival, Photo by Jean-François Leblanc, ©Festival Int. de Jazz de Montréal variety of performances held in both small jazz clubs and large venues; discover the sounds of Jazz, Blues, Latin Jazz, Brazilian, Cuban, African, Reggae, Contemporary, and much more! We’ll stay in a hotel conveniently located to the Festival, so enjoy as Montréal comes alive for this amazing event. Our getaway also includes a guided sightseeing tour of Montréal that shows off the city’s rich French and English heritages, including Dominion Square, Place Bonaventure, Old Montréal, The French Quarter, Notre-Dame Basilica, and much more.

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Hudson Valley, NY Highlights Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Hudson River Boat Cruise • FDR Home & Library • Madava Farms Maple Tour & Tasting • Vanderbilt Mansion • West Point Academy • West Point Museum • Millbrook Winery May 21-23†, August 13-15

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SINGLE - $63995 TRIPLE - $43995 -Rates Per PersonThe day by day itinerary for the May departure is in a different order.

Rip Van Winkle Boat Cruise

Day One: Our first stop in the Hudson Valley is to discover the Hudson River. Board the Rip Van Winkle for a journey back to a special time and place, the land Washington Irving described as where the "lordly Hudson" meets the noble heights of the Catskill Mountains. Relax and enjoy a clear view of historic lighthouses, waterfront mansions and other notable locations. Later we’ll check into our comfortable Kingston, NY accommodations for the next two overnights. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: This morning, we'll tour Vanderbilt Mansion, historically known as Hyde Park. See this complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political,

Vanderbilt Mansion

ours in Kingston. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Three:

economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized. Next is a Maple Tour and Tasting at Madava Farms, home of Crown Maple. Trace the journey of maple sap from tree to barrel. Our sweet tour culminates in a guided tasting offering a full view into the hand bottling and sugar making operations. Enjoy a boxed lunch before traveling to Millbrook Winery for a tour and tasting. Tonight the evening is

At the Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, visit Springwood, the estate FDR called home, and the first Presidential Library. At the museum, learn about the only president elected to four terms. Next it’s off to the West Point Museum featuring over 45,000 artifacts housed in six exhibition galleries focusing on military interest, tactics, strategy, the technological development of arms as well as a view of U.S. Army history seen through the contributions it has made to the building of our nation. Before heading home, we’ll tour West Point Academy to see Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Parade Grounds, and the central area where cadets live and attend classes. Meal: Breakfast

Mohegan Sun Resort Casino, Uncasville, CT Your 2 Day Tour Includes: 1 Meal • Mohegan Sun Casino Package:* (1) Buffet Voucher & $20 Free Slot Play February 19-20, Aug. 20-21, October 29-30

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A world at play and a world to its own, Mohegan Sun is one of the world's most amazing destinations with some of New England's finest dining, hotel accommodations, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events. Boasting three world-class casinos, Mohegan Sun is also host to a luxurious day spa, a state-of-the-art Poker Room and so much more. As a premier destination worldwide, Mohegan Sun includes more than 300,000 square feet of gaming excitement within three casinos - Casino of the Earth, Sky & Wind, including smoke-free areas, a 34-story, 1,200-room luxury hotel tower, a 20,000 square-foot world-class spa by Elemis, The Shops at Mohegan Sun, a 130,000 square-foot retail shopping experience, over 40 restaurants, bars and lounges, a 10,000 square-foot indoor pool and a 17,500 square-foot outdoor sun terrace. Every turn leads to a new adventure with an indoor 55-foot waterfall, and electrifying water wall, the world's largest and most spectacular indoor planetarium dome and the awe-inspiring Wombi Rock, a glowing 3-story crystal mountain made of imported stone that serves as the focal point of Casino of the Sky. Don't miss this great overnight escape to Mohegan Sun!

Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino

Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino

Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino

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Indoor Waterfall, Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino

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Thousand Islands Featuring Ottawa Day One:

Day Three:

Tour Director • 6 Meals • Thousand Islands Luncheon Boat Cruise on the St. Lawrence River • Kingston Sightseeing Tour • Fort Henry • Ottawa Sightseeing Tour • Ottawa’s ByWard Market • Shorelines Casino*

As we travel north through the magnificent countryside, we cross the mighty St. Lawrence River and arrive amongst the lush greenery of Ontario’s Thousand Islands. Our host for the next three nights is located in the heart of the Thousand Islands. Meal: Dinner

July 9-12, September 17-20

Embark on a sightseeing cruise along both sides of the Seaway Channel-the American and the Canadian-and pass under both spans of the 1000 Islands International Bridge. Lunch is included on board. Later, we’ll experience a tour of the colonial capital - Kingston, Ontario and visit Fort Henry to learn about 19th century military life. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today, we’ll travel to Ottawa for a tour of Canada’s Capital, including a view of the Rideau Canal, Ambassadors’ homes and the Prime Minister’s Thousand Islands residence. Enjoy a buffet lunch and free time in the charming ByWard Market, one of Canada's oldest and largest public markets and Ottawa's most popular

Your 4 Day Tour Includes:

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Day Two:

ByWard Market, Ottawa, Photo by Vince Alongi

tourist attraction. Tonight, we’ll have free time to try our luck at the Shorelines Casino*, a firstclass gaming experience in a magnificent natural setting. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Four: This morning, we begin our journey southward with wonderful memories of our Canadian vacation! Meal: Breakfast

New England Rail & Sail Featuring 2 Rail Excursions Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 5 Meals • Squam Lake Boat Cruise • Café Lafayette Dinner Train Excursion • Conway Valley Train Excursion • Cog Mountain Railroad Visitor Center • Fadden's General Store • Kellerhaus Candy Store June 1-4

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Day One:

Day Two: Our day starts with a visit to the fascinating Cog Mountain Railroad Visitor Center at the base of Mount Washington. Examine the history and memorabilia of The Cog at the Marshfield Station, where the original Old Peppersass engine is on display. After lunch on own in North Conway, climb aboard the Conway Scenic Railroad Valley Train for an old-fashioned railroading experience as we journey on historic rail routes in vintage passenger cars. Travel from the 1874 train station in North ConSquam Lake Boat Cruise

All aboard! This vacation shows us the breathtaking beauty of New England up close from the comfort of two rail excursions and a scenic boat ride. Our first day takes us to Lincoln, New

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Hampshire, where we’ll spend three overnights. Meal: Dinner

way Village to Conway and see the powerful locomotive "run around" the train in preparation for the return trip. Our last stop is at Fadden’s General Store and Maple Museum to tour their Sugar House and sample their syrups. Meal: Breakfast

Conway Valley Train, Photo by Dennis Jarvis

Day Three: Our day begins with a wonderful cruise on Squam Lake, home of the movie, "On Golden Pond." Learn about the history and wildlife on the lake. After free time and lunch on own in Wolfeboro, we’ll visit Kellerhaus Candy Store. Tonight, we’ll experience The Café Lafayette Dinner Train, a scenic train ride and 4-course meal served in Grand European manner in the "restaurant with a constantly changing view." Aboard a beautifully restored Pullman dining car, we’ll be swept into an era of the past, experiencing new excitement or the reliving of

childhood memories. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery along the fields and forests of the Pemigewasset River and into the heart of the White Mountain Region of New Hampshire on this magical rail journey! Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Today, we travel home with fond memories of our rail and sail vacation. Meal: Breakfast

All Trips Include Round-trip Transportation and Overnight Accommodations


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New! Maryland's Beginnings: St. Mary's County Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Patuxent River Naval Air Museum • Piney Point Lighthouse & Museum • Sotterley Plantation • Historic Leonardtown May 20-21, September 23-24

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Day One: Discover Maryland’s beginnings in St. Mary's County, an area steeped in history from colonial

to contemporary, maritime to military. After lunch at a local favorite seafood restaurant, we’ll stop for a visit at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum where the Navy’s aircraft and flight systems have been tested and evaluated since WWII. Explore the only naval museum dedicated to aviation research, development, testing, and evaluation. Interior exhibits include a propulsion display, unmanned aerial vehicles, crew system artifacts, ejection seats, radars, and test instrumentation and an outdoor aircraft park displays 21 aircraft. After checking into our hotel, we’ll have dinner on own and free time in historic Leonardtown

featuring shopping, dining, a quaint town square and historic sites including Tudor Hall and the Old Jail Museum. Meal: Lunch

Day Two: Today starts with a visit to the 1836 Piney Point Lighthouse and Museum, one of the oldest lighthouses on the Potomac River. Discover the area's history and also view an exhibit of the WWII U-1105 Black Panther German submarine, which lies just offshore. Next, it’s off to Sotterley Plantation for a boxed lunch and tour of this Tidewater plantation overlooking the scenic Patuxent River. Sotterley Plantation encompasses nearly

95 acres of rolling meadows, gardens and shoreline and its significant architecture features the 1703 Plantation House, a restored Slave Cabin, and a full array of outbuildings. Maryland memories travel home with us aboard our comfortable motorcoach. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Sotterly Plantation

Biltmore Blooms: Festival of Flowers, Asheville, NC Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals • Biltmore Estate Audio Tour & Festival of Flowers • Asheville Sightseeing Tour • Reynolda House • Museum of the Shenandoah

April 23-27, April 30 - May 4

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Walled Garden, Biltmore

Day One & Two: After an overnight in Virginia, we’ll arrive in Asheville, North Carolina where we'll spend

two overnights. Our second day includes a comprehensive sightseeing tour offering views of historic sights such as the Basilica of St. Lawrence, D.M. Roman Catholic Church and the Vance Memorial. We'll have free time in Asheville before dinner at a local restaurant. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Today, we are in for a treat as we attend the 31st Annual Festival of Flowers at Biltmore Estate. With thousands of blooms adorning America’s largest home and acres of gardens, Biltmore is the epicenter of bliss during this magnificent Festival. See exquisite floral displays of tulips, azaleas and other spring flowers in this beautiful setting surrounded by the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy a variety of events including live music, gardening seminars, special restaurant menus and more. Spend a wonderful day at this National Historic Landmark,

Biltmore Estate

with its stunning house and gardens. Our audio guide helps us capture the feeling of being guided through Biltmore’s grand rooms by its curators and hosts. Meal: Breakfast

Day Four: This morning we visit Reynolda House, the 1917 estate of industrialist R.J. Reynolds. The 64 room home contains original furnishings, family clothing and children's toys and its homelike background is the setting for an art collection considered to be the best selection of American art south of Washington. As we travel towards home, our last

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overnight is in Virginia. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Five: Before arriving home, we'll pay a visit to the Museum of the Shenandoah offering a great overview of the area. Experience the Historic House, discover the Gardens and explore the Museum. Meal: Breakfast

Reynolda House

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New! Vermont Favorites Spring Special Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals • Morgan Horse Farm • Vermont State House • Rock of Ages Granite Quarry • Quechee Gorge • New England Maple Museum

May 4-7, June 8-11

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intimate setting, surrounded with the very best nature has to offer. Tonight, we enjoy dinner at our hotel. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today starts with a visit to Rock of Ages Granite Quarry. As our drivers take us through the quarry, we'll watch the quarriers as they cut the granite from the sheer face while our guide explains the recovery method and some interesting geology and history. Lunch is on own in the quaint town of MontpeMorgan Horse Farm

Day One: Come with Starr as we travel north to beautiful Vermont where we’ll spend three overnights at The Pointe Hotel at Castle Hill Resort & Spa, situated amidst the natural beauty of Vermont’s Green Mountains. You’ll love the picturesque yet

lier followed by a visit to the Vermont State House, one of the nation's oldest and best preserved state capitols. After a photo stop at Quechee Gorge, Vermont's "Little Grand Canyon," we'll return to our hotel. Dinner tonight is at Castle Hill Resort, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Quechee Gorge

Day Three: Our expedition to explore some of Vermont's finest attractions begins with the Morgan Horse Farm, dedicated to the preservation, improvement, and history of the Morgan Horse through breeding and selection. Enjoy a film and tour of the barns and facilities as well as a riding demonstration. Lunch and free time on own is in Middlebury followed by a visit to New England Maple

Museum where we will learn the complete story of maple sugaring from sap to syrup in the world's largest maple museum. Tonight, dinner is at our hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Today, we travel home with wonderful memories of our beautiful Vermont getaway. Meal: Breakfast

Atlantic City Overnight Getaway Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • Meal Credit • Resorts*  $20 Free Slot Play & $30 Meal Credit  Evening Show • Tropicana*  $15 Free Slot Play  Matinee Show April 30 - May 1, June 25-26, October 29-30

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2 Great Casinos, 2 Casino Bonus Packages, and 2 Great New Shows! Come with Starr for an overnight getaway to Atlantic City and experience the fun and excitement of two great casinos, Resorts Casino Hotel and Tropicana Casino! We'll check in for the evening at Resorts in time for lunch and an afternoon to do as we please. Tonight, an entertaining show awaits us. After checking out on Monday morning, we'll travel the short distance to the Tropicana and enjoy free time and a matinee show before heading home. Be sure to join us for this fun getaway! April 30th departure: Beatlemania Now - Recapture the excitement, the mood and the frantic intensity as Beatlemania Now performs against a backdrop of stunning images which evoke memories of some of the most turbulent decades of modern times... the '60s and '70s! June 25th departure: Rat Pack Tribute - A wonderful mix of comedy and brilliant musical arrangements that brings us back to a time when seeing Frank, Dean, & Sammy in Las Vegas was considered the ultimate event in show business. Special guest star "Marilyn Monroe" also pays a visit and entertains with a few of her hits. October 29th departure: Elvis Tribute - Elvis is alive through the amazing talent of the award-winning John Monforto. Get "All Shook Up" at this full stage show featuring a 7-piece live band followed by a meet and greet after the show.

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New! Ark Encounter & Creation Museum, Cincinnati, OH Bible History Comes to Life!

Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 5 Meals • The Ark Encounter • Creation Museum • Ohio River Dinner Cruise • Cincinnati Zoo

July 9-13, October 22-26

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Day One: Come with Starr as we travel through biblical history while the bible comes to life. Today, we travel into Ohio to spend our first night in Cambridge.

Day Two: We’ll have the morning to walk through biblical history while exploring the state-of-the-art Creation Museum. Here, the history of the Bible vividly comes to life. As we enter the Time Tunnel, we’ll be transported back 6,000 years to the dawn of time and the beginning of everything in the book of Genesis. Encounter a realistic Garden of Eden, animatronic Noah, flood dioramas, and stunning video displays throughout the journey. Other exhibits include a fascinating insectarium, sculpted dinosaurs of all kinds in the Dino Den, a full-size Allosaurus skeleton, and much more. Our tour finishes by watching one of the theater productions, "The Last Adam." This moving and unique presentation helps Christianity make sense! Tonight we arrive at our Cincinnati hotel where we’ll check in for two overnights. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Ohio River Cruise

Today we'll pay a visit to the

Ark Encounter, featuring a fullsize Noah's Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Standing at seven stories tall and a football field and a half long, this marvel of engineering is the largest timber-frame structure in the world, full of world-class exhibits designed to answer questions about the biblical account of Noah's Ark. From the moment you turn the corner and the towering Ark comes into view, to the friendly animals in the zoo, or the jawdropping exhibits inside the Ark, you'll experience the pages of the Bible like never before. Tour three decks filled with scores of exhibit bays illustrating the animals of Noah's time and what Noah's life may have been like. Tonight, we’ll take in the skyline and watch the Ohio River go by while enjoying DJ entertainment and a buffet dinner on BB's Boat Cruise. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Block Island, RI: Ocean Retreat Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Block Island Ferry • Block Island Sightseeing Tour • National Hotel June 4-6, September 10-12

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Day One: Just 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island is Block Island, a tranquil ocean retreat featuring pristine beaches, spectacular bluffs, beautiful lighthouses, and 350 freshwater ponds (made from natural springs). We'll leave our bus behind as we ferry over to our island host, the beautiful and historic National Hotel, located on the water in the heart of Old Harbor and within walking distance of all there is to see and do. Tonight’s dinner is at our hotel. Meal: Dinner

Ark Encounter

Day Four & Five: Today starts with a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo, the secondoldest zoo in the nation. The Zoo's 75 acres house more than 580 animal species and 3,000 plant varieties making it one of the largest zoo collections in the U.S. - it's no wonder it is consistently ranked one of the top zoos in the country! We’ll spend our last night in Cambridge, OH before traveling home with our wonderful memories. Meal: Breakfast

Creation Museum

A Must-See! Block Island Lighthouse Photo by Heather Katsoulis

National Hotel, Block Island

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Enjoy a guided tour of Block Island, featuring the Island’s history, lighthouses and folklore. The remainder of the day and evening are ours to explore this lovely coastal town. Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast at our hotel, we’ll ferry back across the Block Island Sound and arrive on the mainland before departing for home with fond memories of our relaxing vacation. Meal: Breakfast

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New! JFK's 100th Birthday Celebration: A Night in Camelot Featuring Boston, Cape Cod & Newport

Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Presidential Birthday Dinner/Show: "A Night in Camelot" • Kennedy Style Clambake & '60s Beach Party • Tour of Kennedy Sights in Boston including Faneuil Hall Marketplace • Swan Boat Ride in The Boston's Public Garden • JFK Presidential Library & Museum • Cape Cod Sightseeing Tour • New Bedford Whaling Museum • Sandwich Historical Society Glass Museum • Hyannis Harbor Cruise • Newport Sightseeing Tour • Green Animals Topiary Garden • Visit a Newport Mansion • The Union Oyster House June 10-14

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Day One: Come with Starr on this exclusive event celebrating the birthday of our nation's 35th President. Tonight we'll check into our Fall River, MA hotel for four overnights. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today's Boston sightseeing tour covers the sights and landmarks that played an important role in JFK's rise to the White House. Join a local guide and walk past sites such as the JFK Statue on the State House Lawn, The Bellevue Hotel, The Omni Parker House, Old City Hall, the Irish Famine Memorial, JFK’s Senate Headquarters and the Rose Kennedy Greenway. After, we'll have free time at Faneuil Hall Marketplace before our visit to The Common and the Public Gardens for a Swan Boat ride. The driver pedals us around the lagoon and under the beautiful 19th century suspension bridge. At the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, we'll watch a film and explore the exhibits. Dinner this evening is in Boston at one of JFK’s favorite restaurants, The Union Oyster House. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Today’s visit to Cape Cod and Hyannis includes admission to the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and the Sandwich Historical Society and Glass Museum, both interpreting the seafaring and industrial history of the Cape. See the JFK Memorial on Lewis Bay. We'll have time on own in Hyannis to explore the shops and boutiques and have

lunch on own. Later, enjoy a Hyannis Harbor Cruise, passing in view of the historic Kennedy Compound in Hyannisport, the Kennedy Memorial, Egg Island, St. Andrews-by-the-Sea and Point Gammon Light. Plus, take time to stroll along the Walkway to the Sea, peruse the Artist Shanties at Bismore Park and shop for Cape Cod souvenirs and clothing at the waterfront gift shop. This evening is a New England Clambake and 1960s Beach Party at a spectacular venue where we will dine and dance overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Our meal is complete with “steamahs, chowdah and lobstah,” plus, an entrée for landlubbers. After dinner, enjoy entertainment featuring tunes from the '60s and '70s such as as "Kokomo," "Under the Boardwalk," "Surf City," "Summer Wind," and "California Girls." Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Today we'll see the sights of Newport. Known for its gildedage mansions, Newport has huge connections with the Kennedy Family. Visit St. Mary’s Catholic Church where Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were married and drive past Hammersmith Farm, Bouvier’s home where her wedding reception was hosted. This resort town is filled with elegant mansions, landscaped

JFK Presidential Library & Museum

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gardens, landmarks and yacht clubs. We'll visit one of the opulent mansions run by the Preservation Society of Newport. Plus, visit the Green Animals Topiary Garden. One of the oldest topiary gardens in North America, this Victorian country estate includes more than 80 sculptured trees and shrubs in animal and geometric forms, floral gardens, a rose arbor and fruit trees. Tonight, enjoy “A Night in Camelot" dinner show as we celebrate JFK. We'll remember the ‘High Hopes’ of that youthful administration, as we dance to the music of the era during a show that is a tribute to both the celebrities and songs he liked best. The entertainment is a live orchestra, with a crooner and an MC, performing as they once did for the President. It’s a night of music that the President would have enjoyed a night filled with songs that you will remember. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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We begin our travels home with the echo of Richard Burton’s Voice singing JFK’s favorite song “Camelot.” ... Don’t let it be forgot, ... that once there was a spot, ... for one brief, shining moment ... that was known as Camelot.” Meal: Breakfast

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Maine Moosin’ Featuring Rangeley, Portland & Kennebunkport Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Maine Moose Adventure • Maine Wildlife Park • Kennebunkport Sightseeing Tour • Maine Forestry Museum • Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum • Len Libby Chocolates • Portland Head Light • Portland’s Old Port • Height of Land June 25-29

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Day One: On this tour we’ll discover the unparalleled beauty of western Maine’s Rangeley Lakes and Mountain Region. Known for moose and all things outdoors, this tour is a nature lover’s delight. Our first day takes us to South Portland, Maine where we'll spend one overnight. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: A guaranteed moose sighting including over 30 indigenous species is in store for us at Maine Wildlife Park, home to injured and/or orphaned animals that cannot be returned to the wild. At the park we'll see more creatures in one day than we'd ever spot in the wild! Our host for the next two overnights is the Rangeley Inn. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Learn the fascinating history of logging culture at the Maine Forestry Museum. After free time in the village of Rangeley, tour the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum and discover the area's rich history as a summer playground for the wealthy.

This afternoon, we'll make a photo-stop at Height of Land where we're awed by spectacular mountain and lake views. After dinner, we will meet our Licensed Master Guide to begin our “Maine Moosin’ Adventure” where we’ll travel "moose alley" to spot moose in their natural habitat and learn about Maine's official state animal. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Today, we're off to Portland for time on own in the historic Old Port waterfront district. After lunch on own, we'll visit Portland Head Light, Maine’s oldest and most visited lighthouse. It is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the United States. Next, it’s off to visit Lenny, a 1700 lb. "Chocolate Moose!" In Kennebunkport, our guide shows us the sights including former President Bush’s summer home, the Wedding Cake House and more. Overnight accommodations are in Portsmouth, NH. Meal: Breakfast

Day Five: Today, we travel home through Massachusetts and Connecticut with lots of Maine Moosin’ memories! Meal: Breakfast

Our local Tour Guide Nancy was fantastic! She gave us so much history and made the trip so much more memorable than if had we driven ourselves. I had never seen a moose up close before and now I have seen four-with photos to prove it! This was a special trip! -Debbie C.

Old Town Alexandria, VA Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Alexandria, VA Sightseeing Tour • Gadsby’s Tavern & Museum • Water Taxi from Alexandria, VA to National Harbor, MD • National Harbor, MD July 8-9, August 26-27

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Day One: Come with Starr to discover the unique charm and history of Old Town Alexandria, VA featuring a beautifully preserved waterfront historic district with vibrant history and culture. Lunch is at Gadsby’s Tavern. Originally built in 1792 as a host to patriots, high society and presidents, Gadsby's has been preserved and restored to its late 18th century appearance. Next visit Gadsby's Tavern Museum where famous historical figures and everyday people dined and slept. Later, a

colonial-costumed guide hosts our sightseeing tour through Old Town Alexandria. See row after row of Colonial & Victorian town homes and mansions, view Christ Church, learn about the City’s founding fathers and the role Alexandria played in our nation’s history. Meal: Lunch

Day Two: After free time in Old Town, we'll hop aboard the Water Taxi for a one-way cruise along the Potomac River to National Harbor, MD for views of downtown

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Gadsby's Tavern

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DC. We'll have time to browse over 70 enticing shops and restaurants before our driver picks us up in National Harbor to safely deliver us home. Meal: Breakfast

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Martha’s Vineyard Ferry Ride & Sightseeing Tour • Cape Cod National Seashore • Sand Dune Riding Tour • JFK Memorial • Olde Mistick Village June 11-14*, July 26-29, August 13-16, September 27 - 30, October 8-11 -Rates From-

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Ferry Ride to Martha’s Vineyard!

Martha's Vineyard Ferry, Photo by Paul Lowry

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From the marvelous sunsets to the mild climate, moonlit beaches and laid-back lifestyles, Cape Cod is the ideal destination. We’ll stay at the comfortable Heritage House Hotel conveniently located in downtown Hyannis and within easy walking distance from many shops, restaurants and attractions. Tonight, meet your fellow travelers during dinner at our hotel. Meal: Dinner

We're off to Provincetown where we'll board our airconditioned SUV for a guided riding tour through the Acquinah Cliff Lighthouse, Photo Courtesy of the Steamship Authority historic sand dunes and National Seashore Park. Cape Cod’s Highland Point Lighthouse Experience the unspoiled Photo Courtesy of the National Park Service beaches, sparkling emerald waters, waves crashing ashore, and dunes as far as the eye can see. While you travel through the majestic dunes, your guide points out the "dune shacks" where famous artists and writers became inspired to create their art. Later we’ll stop at the Cape Cod National Seashore featuring views of the Highland Day Four: As we head south toward Lighthouse and an amazhome, we make a final stop at ing stretch of pristine sandy Olde Mistick Village with its beach. We return to Hyannis unique collection of shops and to remember our Nation’s 35th restaurants representing a 16th president at the John F. Kencentury New England Village. nedy Memorial, overlooking Meal: Breakfast Lewis Bay. Meal: Breakfast

Day Two: Experience a comfortable 7-mile ferry ride to Martha's Vineyard followed by a sightseeing tour featuring sights such as Oak Bluffs-famous for its Victorian cottages, Tisbury (Vineyard Haven)-featuring excellent shops, fine restaurants and a beautiful harbor, and delightful Edgartown - the island’s first colonial settlement. Meal: Breakfast

Long Island, NY Featuring The Hamptons & Sag Harbor Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Old Westbury Gardens • Southampton & Sag Harbor Sightseeing Tour • Montauk Point Lighthouse • Vanderbilt Mansion June 11-13, Sept. 17-19, Oct. 1-3

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and Chrysler. Our first stop is Old Westbury Gardens, the former family home of John S. Phipps. Built in 1906, the magnificent Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 160 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes and is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts. A box lunch is included. Our host for the next two evenings is a comfortable Long Island hotel. Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day Two: Day One: Discover the best of Long Island and the Hamptons’ "Gold Coast" and see estates belonging to turn-of-the-20th-century magnates with names like Astor

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Today shows us the lifestyles of the rich and famous as we start in the village of Southampton for an informative “Mansion Row Tour” featuring sights of historical homes, museums, Main Street, churches and

mansions. We’ll see some of the most elaborate homes in America owned by some of the world’s wealthiest people. Later, at the maritime village of Sag Harbor, a main port of entry into the U.S., learn the fascinating history of whaling and see the town’s centuries-old streets lined with ancient trees and inviting homes along with many antique shops and boutiques that line the village's Main Street. After lunch on our own, we’ll stop at the Montauk Point Lighthouse. The oldest lighthouse in New York State and part of Long Island’s land and seascape for over 200 years, still serves as an active aid to navigation. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, we’ll visit the Vander-

bilt Mansion. This remarkable 24-room mansion offers an intimate look at the life of the Vanderbilts from the Jazz Age through the Second World War. Later, we’ll arrive home with fond memories of our Long Island getaway. Meal: Breakfast

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Pennsylvania's Horseshoe Curve

Featuring Johnstown, Altoona, and Ligonier

Your 4 Day Tour Includes:

Day One:

Tour Director • 6 Meals • Horseshoe Curve Visitors Center & Funicular Ride • Railroaders Memorial Museum • Dinner & Rockin' Sock Hop w/ music from the '50s & '60s • Wagner-Ritter House • Heritage Discovery Center • Kentuck Knob • Johnstown Inclined Plane • Johnstown Flood National Memorial • Johnstown Flood Museum • Compass Inn Museum • Fort Ligonier • Historic Downtown Ligonier

Come with Starr for a beautiful drive through the Allegheny Mountains to see one of the World’s most incredible engineering feats, the Horseshoe Curve. Our first stop in the Laurel Highlands is to tour Kentuck Knob, an excellent illustration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian architecture. Upon our arrival, the Ramada Ligonier rolls out the red carpet and welcomes us for three overnights. Tonight, we'll enjoy dinner and a Rockin’ Sock Hop featuring music from the '50s & '60s. Dancing a must! Meal: Dinner

Aug. 27-30, Oct. 22-25

Our day in Johnstown starts with a visit to the National Flood Memorial telling the story of the 1889 flood. Next, tour the Museum and discover the flood's shocking story in

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which 2,209 people died and a prospering city was destroyed. Take a roundtrip ride on the Inclined Plane, the steepest in the world. After lunch at a local favorite, tour the Heritage Discovery Center to learn about the immigrants who arrived between 1880 and 1914, and the ethnic neighborhoods in which they settled. Our last stop is the Wagner-Ritter House telling the story of people living “in the shadow of the mills” in early industrial America. Tonight, we’ll relax at our comfortable hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Three: Our day in Altoona starts at the Railroaders Memorial Museum to learn about trains and the city's history. Later, visit the Horseshoe Curve Visitor Center and discover this amazing feat of engineering. Take a ride on

Horseshoe Curve

the funicular to the curve itself. After a stop at The Pie Shoppe, step back in time to the 1800s at the Compass Inn Museum, where costumed guides bring to life the days of the travelers who stayed there. Dinner is at DiSalvo’s Station Restaurant. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Step into 18th century frontier life at pre-Revolutionary Fort Ligonier followed by free time in historic Ligonier before departing for home. Meal: Breakfast

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Tour Director • 4 Meals • Niagara Falls Boat Cruise • Niagara Falls & Niagara-onthe-Lake Sightseeing Tour • Toronto Sightseeing Tour • CN Tower • Optional Dinner & Show at “Oh Canada Eh?”

Today, we travel to one of the awesome wonders of our world. Arriving in Niagara Falls, Ontario, we enjoy the next four nights at a comfortable hotel conveniently located to the falls and local attractions.

We’re off to Toronto for a sightseeing tour including Chinatown, the Theatre District, the Harbour front, and more. After, enjoy a visit to the CN Tower, one of the tallest buildings in the world. Meal: Breakfast

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June 11-15*, August 20-24, September 17-21*, 24-28*

This morning, we’ll travel the scenic Niagara River Parkway on our sightseeing tour featuring Brock’s Monument at historic Queenston Heights, the worldfamous Floral Clock, the Hydro Electric Plants & Queen Victoria Park. We’ll make our way to Niagara-on-the-Lake passing by vineyards and orchards to enjoy free time in this charming town. An optional Dinner and Show at "Oh Canada Eh?" is offered. Meal: Breakfast

We’re off to see the tumbling, thunderous falls! We'll don rain jackets for a thrilling Niagara Falls boat ride that takes us so close, we'll gasp at this "bottoms up" view of Niagara’s might. The afternoon and evening are ours to explore the falls area. Meal: Breakfast

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Toronto Skyline & CN Tower, Photo by John Vetterli Niagara Falls; Photo by Artur Staszewski

Day Five: Our journey home carries us through the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Meal: Breakfast

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New! Dublin, OH: An Irish & German Experience Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Dublin, OH Sightseeing Tour • 4-Leaf Clover Scavenger Hunt • "Saints Preserve Us! The Irish in America" Storytelling Program • Irish Dance Presentation • Irish Wake Storyteller • German Village Sightseeing Tour • Irish Dinner with fiddler & guitar entertainment • Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens • Pittsburgh, PA Sightseeing Tour • Nationality Rooms September 25-29

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early on by German settlers, many of the first settlers in the Buckeye State were of Irish origin. Dublin has embraced its Irish heritage and its diverse European culture. On our way west we’ll spend an overnight in Pittsburgh, PA. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Pittsburgh's story comes alive as we hear tales about prominent Pittsburghers, see historical landmarks and fascinating architecture. We'll visit Heinz Chapel and tour the Nationality Rooms where through architecture and decor, 26 classrooms reflect the Old World heritages of Pittsburghers. After lunch on own in the Strip District, we’re off to Dublin, OH for three overnights. Tonight, enjoy a storytelling program "Saints Preserve Us! The Irish in America." Meet an 1830’s era Irish Immigrant and hear his moving story. Meal: Breakfast

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Come with Starr to find out why it's always greener in Dublin! Hint: Although Ohio was predominantly populated

On our sightseeing tour of Dublin, we’ll discover the emerald city's rich history. Experience a 4-Leaf Clover Irish Scavenger

Hunt and discover cultural tidbits about both Dublins (Ohio & Ireland) while wandering the quaint shops of the historic district and enjoying lots of treats and treasures along the way! After lunch, it’s time for an Irish Dance 101 Presentation. Meet a professional Irish dance instructor and watch costumed dancers engage in some fancy footwork. This afternoon we’re in for a special program: "Wake Me When It's Over." Storyteller Cait Seo Rua, the daughter-inlaw of "Pat Murphy," is the guest of honor at an old-style Irish Wake and guides us through the customs and folkways of this curious tradition as it would have been circa 1898. Our dinner buffet at Sunny Street Café features Fiddler and Guitar entertainment. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Four: We’re off to Columbus for a tour of its German Village. Get a glimpse of how a working-class neighborhood developed and grew in the early 19th century. View a short Orientation Film, then enjoy a Driving Tour

Bagpiper in Dublin, OH

through the brick streets lined with quaint homes, gardens, shops, galleries and restaurants. Afterwards, explore two private German Village homes. Lunch is at Schmidt's Sausage Haus followed by a visit to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Discover beautiful indoor and outdoor gardens, dynamic exhibitions and worldrenowned artwork. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Five: Today we’ll travel home with our wonderful memories of our Irish and German Experience in Ohio! Meal: Breakfast

Connecticut: Rail and Sail Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Ride • Shore Line Trolley Museum & Excursion • Foxwoods Casino September 9-10, October 14-15

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beauty of Connecticut. Our first stop is the Shore Line Trolley Museum for a living history experience riding a historic, restored trolley along the Branford Electric Railway. This evening we'll try our luck at Foxwoods Casino. Our hotel accommodations are in Mystic, CT.

Day Two: Today, we'll experience The Essex Steam Train and Riverboat journey. Enjoy a 12-mile, narrated round-trip ride into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley's picturesque countryside featuring pristine meadows, a quaint

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, Photo by Jody Dole farm, a millpond with waterfall, and trestles and bridges over rivers and creeks. At Deep River Landing, passengers are escorted onto the Becky Thatcher riverboat for a cruise along the Connecticut River. The visual serenity of the river valley is on full display from Becky’s multiple decks. Sights include Gillette Castle, Goodspeed Opera House, and the Haddam Swing Bridge. Upon our return to Deep River Landing, the steam train welcomes us for the return trip back to Essex Station. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

All Trips Include Round-trip Transportation and Overnight Accommodations

Great Weekend Getaway!


MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Newport, RI: Flower Show Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Admission to Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff Mansion • Newport Sightseeing Tour • The Elms • New! International Tennis Hall of Fame • New! Newport Harbor Cruise • Olde Mistick Village June 22-25

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Day One: Come with Starr as we travel to Newport, RI, home of New England's premier flower show celebrating its 22nd Anniversary with "Fête des Fleurs: Paintings and Parterres!” Transport your

imagination to the place that has inspired generations of artists and gardeners - France. After checking in for three overnights at our Newport area hotel, we’ll have dinner at The Pier, situated on Howard's Wharf and offering beautiful views of Newport Harbor. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: A morning sightseeing tour of Newport shows us the rugged beauty of Ten-Mile Ocean Drive and the mansions along tree-lined Bellevue Avenue. Afterwards, spend time at the Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff, a Newport mansion overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and modeled after the Grand Trianon of Versailles. Travel on a very French adventure, from grand gardens to urban Paris chic. Enjoy themed floral exhibits, horticultural entries, garden designs, photography lectures

and demonstrations, shopping at the Gardener's Marketplace & Oceanside Boutiques, and more at this special annual event. The rest of our our afternoon is free to spend enjoying all that Newport has to offer. Meal: Breakfast

Now a 4-day Tour!

Newport Flower Show, Photo Courtesy of The Preservation Society of Newport County

Day Three: This morning we're off to tour the International Tennis Hall of Fame, where the sport’s greatest champions are celebrated. Numerous galleries are brimming with history, culture, and fascinating stories. Next, we’ll board the Amazing Grace and experience the City-by-theSea's most amazing and enjoyable cruise of historic Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay as we pass by the Newport Bridge, Rose Island, Fort Adams, Lighthouses, America’s Cup

yachts and grand estates along with lots of fresh sea breezes. Our afternoon and evening are again free to experience Newport. Meal: Breakfast

Day Four: This morning we'll visit The Elms, modeled after a mid-18th century French chateau with elaborate Classical Revival gardens. On our way home, we’ll stop at Olde Mistick Village to stroll this representation of 1700s New England. Meal: Breakfast

Pittsburgh Panorama Featuring Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Pittsburgh Sightseeing Tour • Nationality Rooms • Duquesne Incline • Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater June 23-25, September 29 - October 1

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Day One: Today, we travel west across Pennsylvania to arrive in Pittsburgh, home of the 3 rivers: Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio. We’ll spend two overnights in Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle. Dinner tonight is at

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

a local restaurant in Station Square. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Our day includes a guided sightseeing tour of Pittsburgh with a view of the lovely Heinz Memorial Chapel, one of the foremost modern examples of French Gothic architecture in America. We’ll tour the Nationality Rooms, a collection of 26 classrooms reflecting the Old World heritages of Pittsburghers. Lunch and free time are on our own in the Strip District, a popular spot for dining and entertainment. This afternoon we’ll board the Duquesne Incline and take a step back in time on a century-old cable car and see the best views of downtown Pittsburgh and its three rivers while riding one of the few remaining inclines in

Pittsburgh, Photo by Derek Cashman

the country. Tonight, we’ll enjoy free time and dinner on own. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Before traveling home, we’ll stop to tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater. This extraordinary home is dramatically centered on a waterfall which runs through the home. Meal: Breakfast

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New! Erie, PA: Lighthouses Along the Seaway Trail Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals • Presque Isle State Park • Presque Isle Lighthouse • Erie Maritime Museum • Bicentennial Tower • Land Lighthouse • Barcelona Lighthouse • Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veteran's Museum • Erie Canal Cruise • Maid of the Mist Boat Cruise

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Day One: America's history was shaped by the role these lights played as active beacons so come

with Starr to see these icons of our past, present and future. Tonight we’ll check in for a comfortable overnight stay in Erie. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Enjoy the ride through Presque Isle State Park and see dunes, lagoons, monuments and plenty of water fowl. After, stop at the 1872 Presque Isle Lighthouse. The Erie Maritime Museum is next with exhibits showing the geological and ecological development of the Great Lakes and a video about the U.S. Brig Niagara. Take in the view of Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie from atop the Bicentennial Tower followed by a view of the Land Lighthouse, the first lighthouse on the Great Lakes. Later, we’ll say goodbye to Pennsylvania and travel along NY's Rt. 5, the Seaway

Trail. Situated on the Barcelona Harbor, the 1829 Barcelona Lighthouse is the first and only natural gas lit lighthouse in the world. Next, tour historic Dunkirk Lighthouse and Veteran’s Museum, a military museum where all branches of the United States military are represented in artfully displayed memorabilia. Tonight, we’ll check into our hotel for two overnights in Buffalo, NY. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: This morning we’ll experience a unique Erie Canal Cruise which includes "locking through" and being raised the 49 ft. elevation of the Niagara Escarpment (the same one that creates Niagara Falls). Pass under bridges that raise straight up, see water cascade over Lockport's famous 1840's locks as our captain de-

Presque Isle Lighthouse, Photo by Doug Lemke

scribes the architecture, sights and folklore along the way. Next, we’ll enjoy a canalside hot buffet lunch followed by a boat ride aboard the Maid of the Mist. Don our ponchos for a ride that takes us directly in front of the falls and into Horseshoe Basin. Our evening is on own to choose from so many things to do in this great city. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Four: Today we travel home with fond memories of this wonderful vacation. Meal: Breakfast

Williamsburg, Jamestown, & Yorktown, VA: America's Historic Triangle Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 5 Meals • Colonial Williamsburg • Jamestown Settlement • American Revolution Museum at Yorktown • Yankee Candle Company • Fredericksburg, VA Trolley Tour June 11-14, Sept. 24-27

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Day One: Journey with Starr and experience life in the 18th century at the Jamestown-WilliamsburgYorktown Historic Triangle. Our first stop in Williamsburg is the Yankee Candle Company offering unique, interactive shopping and fun entertainment. Dinner tonight is at a tavern in historic Williamsburg and our host for three overnights is the Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today is ours to spend at Colonial Williamsburg, America’s largest outdoor history museum. This 173-acre site features preserved and restored buildings surviving from the era when Williamsburg was capital of the Virginia Colony and a

gathering place for the leaders of the American Revolution. Costumed interpreters bring to life the residents of this 18th century town. Admission includes access to the Historic Area including the Capitol, Governor’s Palace and Museums, Colonial homes, public buildings, craft shops and more. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, we take a journey of historic proportions with guided tours of Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown – two living-history museums that explore the story of America’s beginnings, from the founding of the first permanent English colony in 1607 to the Revolution and establishment of a new nation almost two centu-

Colonial Williamsburg

ries later. Discover artifact-filled galleries and take part in activities in outdoor living-history to learn about life in the 17th and 18th centuries. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Before arriving home, we’ll visit Fredericksburg, VA where our guided trolley tour show us views of historic homes, attractions and the famous Sunken Road, site of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Meal: Breakfast

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Gloucester & Salem, Massachusetts: Whale Watch Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Whale Watch Boat Cruise • Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House • Salem & Marblehead Sightseeing Tour • House of Seven Gables • Boston - Free Time • Rockport, Massachusetts • Olde Mistick Village July 6-9, August 17-20

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Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House

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We begin our historic Massachusetts getaway in the Boston area, where we’ll spend three overnights.

Discover the town of Salem linked to the witchcraft hysteria of the 1690s. Learn about Salem's maritime history and splendid architecture. Ride past the Salem Witch Museum and tour the House of Seven Gables, the mansion made famous by Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, including the author's birthplace, seaside gardens, museum store and Garden Cafe. In Marblehead enjoy a ride through the narrow and winding streets of Old Town and visit Castle Rock for a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean and the Boston skyline. See many yachts and sailboats that make this place a "picture perfect New England Town."

Day Two: Board The Privateer IV, as an experienced naturalist guides us as we set out to sea through Gloucester harbor, where we may see various species of whales from Pilot, Humpback, Minke, and Finback (the 2nd largest whale on the earth) as well as dolphins. After lunch at the Gloucester House Restaurant, we’ll tour the Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House, perched on a rock ledge overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Dinner tonight is on own in the town of Rockport, known for its delicious, fresh seafood served in waterfront restaurants with spectacular views. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Tonight, we’ll have free time in the area surrounding Boston’s famed Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. Meal: Breakfast

Day Four: On our way home, we’ll stop at Olde Mistick Village to stroll the beautiful lanes and enjoy shopping in distinctive buildings designed to represent a New England Village of about 1720. Meal: Breakfast

New! Hagerstown, MD: Revolution & Revolutionaries Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Antietam National Battlefield • Francis Scott Key Gravesite • Hager House & Museum • Hagerstown Railroad Museum • Miller House • Rural Heritage Museum • Fort Frederick State Park July 21-23, October 20-22

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Day One: We’re off to Maryland to discover the impact of war and the innovation of industries in Washington County. Our first

stop is to tour the Hager House and Museum. Get to know more about Jonathan Hager, a German pioneer who founded Hagerstown in 1762. Next, visit the Hagerstown Railroad Museum featuring Steam Engine 202 - a 1912 locomotive, an 1885 Pump Car and hundreds of signs, signals, bells and tools that were used by railroad workers throughout history. We’ll check in to our comfortable Hagerstown hotel for two overnights and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Mobilize the troops and head west to Fort Frederick State Park to discover American history from the colonial period to the present. After serving as frontier defense during the French and Indian War, the Fort

was also utilized during the American Revolution and again during the Civil War. Lunch is on our own in downtown Hagerstown before paying a visit to the Washington County Rural Heritage Museum. Go back in time to the late 1800s - early 1900s as we stroll the rural village which includes a cobbler shop, a doctor's office, and more- then go inside and tour the museum. After, we’ll visit Antietam National Battlefield, site of the Bloodiest One Day Battle in American History. Take a short driving tour, explore the museum, view the introductory film and browse the Museum Store. After freshening up at our hotel, we’ll head to dinner at a local restaurant. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

Antietam National Battlefield; Photo by Doug Kerr

Day Three: This morning we’re in for a treat as we listen to a presentation on local industry at The Miller House. The fine old brick mansion is the headquarters of the Washington County Historical Society. As we travel towards home, we’ll stop at the Francis Scott Key Gravesite and Monument at Mount Olivet Cemetery to pay lasting tribute to the author of our country’s national anthem. Later we’ll arrive home with fine memories of our Revolutionary getaway. Meal: Breakfast

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Maine's Rocky Coast Featuring Acadia National Park Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Acadia National Park • Bar Harbor • Camden Hills State Park & Mt. Battie • Casco Bay Harbor Cruise • Nubble Light • Portland Head Light • Mt. Desert Oceanarium & Lobster Hatchery • Lobster Bake Dinner • L.L. Bean Flagship Store July 23-27

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Day One:

Portland Head Light

Board our deluxe motorcoach and travel north through the picturesque New England countryside to Portland, Maine's largest city, where we will spend one overnight. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: This morning, we'll enjoy a Portland Harbor Cruise, seeing lighthouses, Civil War Era forts, lobster boats, seals and seabirds. After, we’ll head north to Rockland where we’ll have time to browse this popular town and have lunch on own. Later, we’ll travel to the top of Mt. Battie in Camden Hills State Park offering a panoramic view of Penobscot Bay and Camden. We’ll spend our next two overnights by the sea, in Belfast. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Our day starts with a visit to the Mt. Desert Oceanarium & Lobster Hatchery to learn about

lobsters and lobstering. After free time in Bar Harbor, we'll travel the rugged coast of Maine to tour the Downeast Lobster Bake glacier sculpted vistas of Acadia Dinner National Park on Mt. Desert Island. Tonight’s dinner is a traditional Downeast Lobster Bake. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: After breakfast, we’ll visit the L.L. Bean flagship store in Freeport before returning to Portland’s Old Port waterfront district where we'll have free

time on our own. Next, we'll visit Portland Head Lighthouse for a close-up view of Maine's oldest and most photographed lighthouse! Later, as we head south, we'll stop to see picturesque Cape Neddick, aka Nubble Lighthouse sitting on a rocky little ‘nub’ of an island (hence the name) 100 yards off the coast of York Beach. Then, we'll continue on to Portsmouth, NH where we’ll spend our last overnight. Meal: Breakfast

Day Five: Today we arrive home with plenty of Maine memories. Meal: Breakfast

Virginia Beach Getaway: Sun & Fun! Starr makes it so easy for you to enjoy an oceanfront vacation at one of America’s top beach destinations!

Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals August 13-16, 20-23

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We’ll whisk you to beautiful Virginia Beach in the comfort of our deluxe motorcoach, place you in the lovely Oceanfront Inn located right on the beach in the heart of Virginia Beach’s resort area, and the rest is up to you! Our hotel features a casual and festive oceanfront restaurant and bar area with an outdoor boardwalk café. You’ll have plenty of time to explore all Virginia Beach has to offer. Paddle into outdoor excitement along the pristine waters of Back Bay, celebrate your inner foodie with a little coastal cuisine, or recharge those batteries with a beach towel and a good book on the sand. Take in historic landmarks, play on manicured golf courses or explore parks and wildlife habitats. Whatever your passion, the sun-filled skies and coastal charm are sure to make this the perfect getaway. So pack that beach bag and slide on those sandals, because Virginia Beach is waiting for you!

Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Oceanfront Inn

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Honoring Our Heroes: Laurel Highlands, PA Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Flight 93 National Memorial & Memorial Chapel • Rockwood Opera House with performance • Rockwood Mill Shoppes • Quecreek Mine Rescue Site • National Fire Museum • Oakhurst Tea Room July 7-9

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Day One: Come with Starr to honor our fallen heroes on this special tour to Southwestern PA. After checking into Seven Springs Mountain Resort for the next two overnights, we’ll make our way to Rockwood, where a wonderful evening awaits us. At the Mill Shoppes, we’ll taste wines and have free time to explore specialty shops featuring crafts, toys, candles, herbs, teas, jewelry, antiques, local maple products, gourmet foods and gifts. After a dinner buffet in the Victorian-style Opera House, we’ll be entertained with "A Tribute to the USA" Show featuring patriotic music that will inspire us all. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today starts with a visit to the Flight 93 National Memorial and Visitor Center overlooking

the ground where United Flight 93 plunged into a remote field while its passengers and crew members heroically fought to resist a terrorist attack on our nation's capital. After, we’ll visit the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel, dedicated to the memory of the 40 heroes of Flight 93. See moving mementos and the Flight 93 Crew Monument. Lunch is at Oakhurst Tea Room, where prior to the repeal of the prohibition in December 1933, this became a popular gathering place for gentlemen customers having "tea" with their friends. The "tea" was actually illegal liquor being served in tea pots! After, at the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site where, on July 28, 2002, nine miners were miraculously rescued from 240 feet beneath a farmer's field, we’ll see and hear of the events from the time the accident occurred until the last miner was brought

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

Quecreek Miner Statue; Photo Courtesy of Quecreek Mine Rescue Foundation

up. Tonight’s dinner is on our own at our hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Three: As we travel homeward, we’ll stop for a tour of the PA National Fire Museum where the sights, sounds and history of firefighting come to life. Housed in the 1899 Victorian firehouse, Reily Hose Company No. 10, the museum features an outstanding collection of artifacts from the hand-drawn equipment of yesterday to the modern tools of today. Meal: Breakfast

Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Sternwheeler Riverboat Ride to Blennerhassett Island with a Mansion Tour, Museum Visit & HorseDrawn Wagon Ride • Castle of Marietta • Mulberry Lane & Parkersburg Antique Mall • Holl’s Swiss Chocolatier • Campus Martius Museum of the Northwest • Smoot Theatre Tour • Parkersburg, WV Sightseeing Tour

Day One: Come with Starr for a fun-filled romp through history at Blennerhassett Island, site of the alleged plot by Aaron Burr and Harman Blennerhassett to establish a southwest empire. We’ll spend three overnights near Parkersburg, WV located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Our day starts with a visit to the Campus Martius Museum of the Northwest, where we’ll

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Blennerhassett Sternwheeler

discover the history of America’s migration west, its earliest native inhabitants, and Marietta’s pioneers. Next, we'll visit the Gothic Revival-style Castle of Marietta. Then, we'll have free time for shopping at Mulberry Lane, West Virginia's largest country store and Parkersburg Antique Mall. Later, we’ll sample delicious chocolates while learning the history of this family-owned business at Holl’s Swiss Chocolatier. Following dinner, we’ll hear the story of the Blennerhassetts as seen through the eyes of an indentured servant who came with them to the New World from Ireland. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

riverboat ride on the Ohio River to historic Blennerhassett Island where we’ll enjoy a boxed lunch, Mansion Tour, Museum Visit and a Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride. Once back on the mainland, we’ll enjoy a riding tour featuring highlights of Parkersburg, WV. Dinner is followed by dessert and a tour of the historic Smoot Theatre. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Today’s highlight is what we’ve all been waiting for… A 19th century-style sternwheeler

Today, we travel home with memories of our vacation. Meal: Breakfast

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Blennerhassett Mansion

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Finger Lakes of New York: Lakes and Grapes Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Corning Museum of Glass • Rose Hill Mansion • New York Wine & Culinary Center with Lunch • Skaneateles Lake Boat Cruise • Casa Larga Vineyards • Springside Inn Dinner August 4-6, September 15-17

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Today, we begin our journey to New York’s Finger Lakes Region featuring pristine lakes, gorgeous waterfalls, magnificent parks, charming villages, unique shopping opportunities and more than 100 wineries. En route, we’ll visit Corning Museum of Glass, the world’s largest glass museum featuring 35 centuries of glass artistry, glassblowing demonstrations and an international Glass Market. After checking into our hotel, we’ll dine at Springside Inn located on beautiful Owasco Lake. Meal: Dinner

This morning starts with a tour of Rose Hill Mansion, overlooking Seneca Lake. Built in 1839, this is one of America’s most distinguished Greek Revival Houses and is furnished in the elegant Empire style. Next, we'll visit the New York Wine and Culinary Center designed to excite and inspire with a celebration of New York wine and food. Enjoy a gourmet lunch as we watch our guest chef create a few dishes using superb New York State products. After, we’ll have time to explore the center and visit the Culinary Boutique, offering a variety of New York State foods, culinary tools and gifts. Later, we’ll travel to Casa Larga Vineyards where we’ll witness old-world wine making

Judge Ben Wiles, Lake Skaneateles

Springside Inn

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

Casa Larga Vineyards

"from graft to glass," complete with a delicious tasting. Dinner tonight is on own in the lakefront village of Skaneateles. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Three: Before departing for home, we’ll board the Judge Ben Wiles for a scenic boat excursion on crystal clear Skaneateles Lake. Cruise on one of the most beautiful and cleanest bodies of water in the world. Meal: Breakfast

New! Mystery Tour: Destination Unknown! Your 3 Day Tour Includes:

Back by popular demand! The passengers on our 2016 tour had a fabulous time and requested that we do another! So here it is, with a brand new mysterious itinerary! Embark on this mystery journey with Starr and you'll find a wonderful itinerary with lots of highlights and attractions!

Tour Director • 5 Meals

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Here’s a sneak-peek at some of the great things we’ll do on our 2017 trip… • Tour and learn the history of a 100 year old farm. Then, taste some of the farm's specialty product. • Enjoy dinner at a venue which welcomed its first guests more than two centuries ago. • Discover an American Treasure. • Visit two National Historic Landmarks, one of which is dedicated to women and the other featuring living history. • Feel at home in your bright and modern guest room.

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Mid-Atlantic Maritime Magic of Delaware & Maryland Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum • St. Michaels, Maryland • Assateague Island Sightseeing Tour w/ Eco-Cruise • OC Life-Saving Station Museum • Magic Show at The Dickens Parlour Theatre • DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum • Casino at Ocean Downs • Fenwick Lighthouse • Cape Henlopen Lighthouse • Tanger Outlets, Rehoboth

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En route to Ocean City, MD stop in the quaint town of St. Michaels, MD. Next, we'll explore the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to discover how the Bay came to be and what role it played in the nation's history. Later we'll arrive at our beautiful Ocean City, MD oceanfront hotel where all rooms feature ocean views, a kitchenette, living area, and private balcony. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Meal: Dinner

Today begins at the OC LifeSaving Station Museum, depicting Ocean City's past and present. Our next stop is Assateague Island National Seashore Park, "Home of the Wild Ponies." Discover the Visitors Center for an educational experience of this barrier island. Next, take a step back in time in the charming, Victorian town of Berlin with lunch on own and time for shopping. After, climb aboard "The Explorer" for an educational eco-cruise around the Assawoman Bay. Return to the hotel and freshen up for a delicious dinner at one of OC's finest restaurants. After dinner, enjoy an upscale "Magic" performance at the charming Dickens Parlour Theatre followed by a meet and greet with the performer. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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OC Life-Saving Station, Photo by Alexander Briggs

Steam Trains & Shows of West Virginia Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • 2 Steam Train Excursions!  Durbin Rocket  Cass Scenic Railroad • 2 Variety Shows!  Gandy Dancer Theatre  New! Franks Family Music Show • Adaland Mansion • Beverly Heritage Center • Graceland Mansion • Philippi Covered Bridge • National Radio Astronomy Observatory July 6-9, September 21-24

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Day One: Our first stop in West Virginia is the beautiful Adaland Mansion

for a home-cooked meal along with a tour of the estate. Next, we’ll see the Philippi Covered Bridge. Our host for the next three overnights is in Elkins, WV. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: It's all aboard the Durbin Rocket! Ride in authentic 1920-era coaches and vintage wooden cabooses as the steam locomotive puffs and whistles her way along the Greenbrier River offering beautiful views of the Monongahela National Forest. This afternoon, we'll see historic Beverly, WV and tour the Beverly Heritage Center. Dinner is at Graceland Mansion followed by a performance at the Franks Family Music Show. We’ll love the variety of music featuring contemporary, classic country, bluegrass, pop and gospel led by Denny Franks, a seasoned

Branson performer. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cape Henlopen Lighthouse

Day Three: Our day starts in Fenwick Island, DE for a drive-by of the Fenwick Lighthouse, a great photo-op! On to the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum for a unique tour and presentation of historical shipwrecks. Move on to Rehoboth Beach, DE to shop and have lunch on own at the tax-free Tanger Outlets! Our last stop is Cape Henlopen State Park to view the Delaware Breakwater Lighthouse and take more photos! Arrive home with fond memories of this maritime-filled vacation. Meal: Breakfast

2 Variety Shows! 2 Rail Excursions!

Day Three: This morning we’ll visit the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, a premier research facility for radio astronomy. Later, we’ll visit Cass, WV, a charming, historic, remote company town that transported timber from the Appalachian Mountain forests by steam train. Board the Cass Scenic Railroad for a breathtaking trip through mountain wilderness areas using switchbacks on the train pulled by a Vintage Shay steam locomotive up an 11% grade

Durban Rocket Steam Train, Photo Courtesy of Durban & Greenbrier Valley Railroad

to a restored logging camp. Tonight, we’ll get into the spirit of West Virginia at a wonderful dinner show at the Gandy Dancer Theatre, a Branson-style variety show with comedy, country, gospel, and bluegrass. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four:

Franks Family Music Show

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Today, we travel through Western Maryland and the Appalacian Mountains before arriving home with fond railroad memories. Meal: Breakfast

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Railroads of New Hampshire Featuring 3 Rail Excursions Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals • 3 Rail Excursions!  Mount Washington Cog Railway & Visitor Center  Café Lafayette Dinner Train  Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad • Wright Museum of WWII • Kellerhaus Candy September 28 - October 1

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Day Two: Today starts with a visit to the Wright Museum of World War II featuring an extensive collection of historically significant WWII items and memorabilia. Later on the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, we'll enjoy a nostalgic scenic excursion along the shores of the lake. A box lunch is included. Before returning to our hotel, we'll stop at Kellerhaus Candy Shop, New Hampshire’s oldest candy and ice cream maker. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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Day One: Today, we begin our journey to beautiful New Hampshire on this trip perfectly timed for fall. Our host for the next three overnights is in Lincoln, NH. Meal: Dinner

Today, we’ll ride the World's First Mountain Climbing Train, the only Cog Railway East of the Rockies, to the Top of Mount Washington - the Highest Peak in New England! Experience a sense of adventure and history on this 3-hour guided

train tour. At the summit, Fall take in the spectacular Foliage panoramic view, spanning the mountains and valleys of New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont, north into Canada, and east to the Atlantic Ocean. After a stop in North Conway, we’ll return to our hotel via Bear Notch Road and through the White Mountains Mount Washington Cog Railway along the scenic Kancamagus Highway where we may even see a moose or two. Tonight, we enjoy a scenic excursion aboard the Café Lafayette Dinner Train along the Pemigewasset River and into the White Mountain Region. While traveling aboard the "Granite Eagle," one of three beautifully restored Pullman Winnipesaukee Railroad dining cars, we’ll enjoy a delicious 4-course meal served as Day Four: we ride in Grand European Today, we travel home with manner. fond railroad memories. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Meal: Breakfast

Erie Canal, NY Discovery: Cruise, Dine & Mine Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Erie Canal Boat Cruise • Herkimer Diamond Mines • Delaware & Ulster Railroad Lunch Excursion • Herkimer Home • Gems Along the Mohawk Visitors Center • NY State Capitol August 25-27, Sept. 22-24

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Day One: Today, we travel into upstate New York's Mohawk Valley where some of the earliest settlements in the state occurred along the Mohawk River and the engineering marvel known as the Erie Canal opened easy travel to the Western frontier. Our first stop is at the NY State Capitol, a stunning example of 19th century architecture. Our host for the next two evenings is located in Albany, NY.

Day Two: Our full day in Herkimer includes a visit to the Georgianstyle mansion that was the home to Revolutionary War hero, General Nicholas Herkimer. We'll take a trip through history on the calm waters of the Erie Canal, and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the

beautiful Mohawk Valley. At Herkimer Diamond Mines, we'll sluice and prospect for diamonds where Herkimer Diamonds everyone receives a bag of rough material and a hammer so you are guaranteed a find! We'll have time at Gems Along the Mohawk Visitors Center to shop at their unique gift store consisting of dozens of originally local manufacturers. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Erie Canal Cruise

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend! Erie Canal Cruise

NY State Capitol, Photo by Jim Bowen

Day Three: Experience elegant travel and dining aboard the Rip Van Winkle Flyer where we're transported on a journey back to the sophisticated atmosphere of the early days of railroading. Experience a period when life’s

pace was more measured and good conversation was cherished entertainment. Later, we arrive home with lots of great memories of our vacation. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun Casinos, Connecticut Your 2 Day Tour Includes: • Foxwoods  $10 Slot Play  $10 Food Credit or Free Buffet  $5 Food Credit or Free Breakfast Buffet • Mohegan Sun*  $15 Meal Coupon  $10 Free Bet • Overnight accommodations at Foxwoods' Two Trees Inn, moments away from all of the amazing entertainment, restaurants, shops and spas *

Try your luck at two fun and exciting Connecticut casinos!

Great Weekend Getaway!

Our first day brings us to Foxwoods Resort and Casino. Rising from the beautiful New England countryside, Foxwoods features an amazing array of slot machines, table games, a Poker Room, Keno, and High Stakes Bingo. Our overnight accommodations are at Foxwoods Two Trees Inn. Located just moments away from all of the amazing restaurants and shops at Foxwoods, Two Trees Inn is the quintessential country inn complete with a restaurant, bar and heated indoor pool. Soak in all the excitement and adrenaline of the main resort and in one short complimentary shuttle ride find yourself in an oasis of tranquility. Now, that’s the best of both worlds. Our second day brings us a short distance to Mohegan Sun Casino Resort. As a premier destination worldwide, Mohegan Sun includes more than 5,000 slot machines and over 300 table games, including favorites like Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow, Poker, state-of-the-art Race Book, a 130,000 sq-ft retail shopping experience, and 30 restaurants. Every turn leads to a new adventure with an indoor 7-story waterfall, the world’s largest planetarium dome and Wombi Rock, a glowing crystal mountain made of imported stone. Play at one or all three of the world’s most amazing casinos of Mohegan Sun: Casino of the Earth, Casino of the Sky, or Casino of the Wind.

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Overnight accommodations at Foxwoods Two Trees Inn!

Castles of New York Featuring the St. Lawrence River Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Wing's Castle • Singer Castle • Boldt Castle • New York State Capitol • St. Lawrence RIver Boat Cruise • Millbrook Winery June 1-4, September 7-10

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Day One: Our first stop today is Wing’s Castle, featured on extreme homes, HGTV, and the backdrop of many music albums, movies, and fashion shoots. Be mesmerized by the museum of antique memorabilia and collectibles, everything from military to primitive trinkets. Next, we’re off to beautiful Millbrook Vineyards & Winery for a tour and tasting. Tonight, we overnight in Kingston, NY.

Day Two: We travel north to Albany for a tour of the New York State Boldt Castle

Capitol, a stunning and beautiful example of 19th century architecture and the seat of government for NY since the 1880s. Then, we’ll spend two overnights at the Edgewood Resort, located in the heart of the Thousand Islands resort area on the unspoiled shores of the magnificent St. Lawrence River. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Today, we head out to Heart Island for a visit to Boldt Castle. Begun in 1900 by Waldorf Astoria’s George Boldt as a summer home for his wife, this turreted stone marvel was nearly completed but never lived in. Then, set sail from Alexandria Bay on a narrated boat cruise of the St. Lawrence River. We'll enjoy a boxed lunch aboard the boat and make a stop at Dark Island to visit Singer Castle where guides share the unique

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Singer Castle, Photo by Ad Meskens

history of the “hunting lodge” of Commodore Frederick Gilbert Bourne. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Four: We travel home with memories of our castle-filled vacation! Meal: Breakfast

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New! Orlando, Florida: Where Dreams Come True Come along with Starr as we travel in comfort to Orlando, home to world-famous Walt Disney World and to the exciting and thrilling Universal Studios. Starr makes it easy, comfortable, and affordable to vacation in Orlando.*

Your 8 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals Starr provides daily transportation to/from Disney World's Transportation and Ticket Center where you can board a monorail or shuttle that will take you the Disney Theme Park of your choice:* • Magic Kingdom • Animal Kingdom • EPCOT Center • Hollywood Studios Our Drury Inn hotel offers a free, scheduled shuttle to:* • Universal Studios Florida • Universal's Islands of Adventure Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom!

Disney's Magic Kingdom

Come experience Disney storytelling like never before as you enjoy the exciting rides, attractions & characters throughout all 6 lands of the Kingdom: Main Street USA, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, & Adventureland.

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom's 500 acres are home to 1700 animals representing 250 different species throughout the park. Savor thrilling attractions, shows, the majesty of nature, and the fascinating animals that enrich our planet.

Disney's EPCOT Center

Worlds of endless possibilities ignite the imagination at Epcot. Featuring a World's Fair atmosphere, there are pavilions of countries representing nations from around the globe, as well as attractions featuring state of the art technology.

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Disney's Hollywood Studios

Salute the world of showbiz — from the Hollywood classics of yesteryear to the best in popular entertainment. Take center stage as the star of your own adventure.

Universal Studios Florida

Go behind the scenes, beyond the screen, and jump right into the action of your favorite movies at Universal Studios, the world's premier movie and TV based theme park.

Universal's Islands of Adventure

Take an unforgettable journey where the world's most cutting edge rides, shows and interactive attractions bring your favorite stories, cartoons, and comic book heroes to life.

New! Pocono Fall Foliage Featuring Germanfest at Silver Birches Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Germanfest at Silver Birches • Luzerne County Courthouse • Frederick Stegmaier Mansion • Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino October 19-20

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Day One: Get ready for some fun at Silver Birches' Germanfest! We'll have lots of German-style food along with a full day of activities including shopping, Strudel making demonstration, Pretzel making, Open Bar with beer, wine and soda and Music & Dancing featuring Joe Lastovica Band. Tap your toes or sing along to a spirited mix of German music, old favorites and contemporary classics. Interact with characters wearing traditional German costumes, including Heidi the Bavarian

Beer Garden Girl Fall and enjoy Marty Foliage Keller and his Alpine Horn & Bavarian Act. Compete in the Germanfest Olympics--the fun never stops! Indulge in a familystyle German Meal with potato soup, applesauce, sauerbraten, wurst and kraut, roast pork, red cabbage and apple strudel. Later, we'll check into the Woodlands Inn, nestled in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains. This evening, take the free shuttle to Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino. Meal: Lunch

The Waterfront at Silver Birches

Day Two: After a stop at the Luzerne County Courthouse, visit the Frederick Stegmaier Mansion, a restored Victorian Mansion. Enjoy lunch and entertainment featuring The Barbershoppers' Quartet. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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New Hampshire and the Indian Head Resort Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 9 Meals • Indian Head Resort's fantastic accommodations, dining, amenities, & nightly entertainment • Mount Washington Cog Railway • Lake Winnipesaukee Boat Cruise • Kancamagus Highway • Clark's Trading Post • North Conway, NH • Castle in the Clouds • Kellerhaus Candy Shop August 20-24*, October 1-5 -Rates From-

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Day One: Today, we arrive at New Hampshire’s Indian Head Resort, located at Franconia Notch, right in the heart of the picturesque White Mountains. In addition to fabulous dining and wonderful entertainment each

night, this resort offers many amenities including pools and a lounge. Meal: Dinner

Now a 5-day Tour!

Day Two: Today, we board the world’s first mountain climbing Cog Railway for a scenic train ride to the summit of Mount Washington, the Northeast’s Highest Peak. Our train carries us above the clouds where all of New England spreads out before us. Marvel at the spectacular views from your coach window as your train climbs the steepest railroad tracks in North America - an exciting and unforgettable experience! After lunch and free time on own in North Conway, we’ll travel via Bear Notch Road and through the White Mountains along the scenic Kancamagus Highway where we may spot a moose! Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Mount Washington Cog Railway

Moss Creek, Indian Head

Day Three: This morning, we'll board the M/S Mount Washington for a cruise of Lake Winnipesaukee. See a wide array of mountains, islands, and water scenery. Next, we’ll stop at the Kellerhaus Candy Shop, NH’s oldest candy and ice cream maker. The afternoon is ours to enjoy the amenities of the resort. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Today, we’ll tour Castle in the Clouds, a turn-of-the-century mansion overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee and visit Castle Springs “pure spring water” bottling facility located on the grounds of the estate. After,

we'll visit Clark’s Trading Post, where we can watch a famous Black Bear Show, ride a Steam Train and be amazed by Chinese Acrobats - all in the same day! There are five museums to enjoy on the Victorian Main Street and specialty shops to browse where you are sure to find a treasure or two. Lunch is included. More relaxing time at our resort is in store for us this afternoon and evening. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Five: Today, we travel home recalling the fond memories of our breathtakingly beautiful New Hampshire vacation. Meal: Breakfast

Saratoga Springs, NY: Thoroughbred Horse Racing Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Thoroughbred Horse Racing at Saratoga Race Course • Saratoga Casino & Raceway* • National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame • Saratoga Springs Sightseeing Tour

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Today, we travel north to upstate New York's Capital Region. After checking into our our Albany hotel, we'll visit the Saratoga Casino and Raceway featuring live harness racing.

This morning we’ll travel back to Saratoga to tour the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, featuring a diverse collection of art, artifacts, and memorabilia documenting the

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history of thoroughbred racing in America. Next, we’re off to the Saratoga Race Course for an exciting day of thoroughbred racing action from our Grandstand seating. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: Before traveling home, enjoy a sightseeing tour featuring the history and sights of Saratoga Springs including The Race Track, Congress Park, and Saratoga Spa State Park - the area’s mineral springs. Meal: Breakfast

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Saratoga Raceway, Photo by Paul Kehrer

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New! Presidential Homes of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Monticello • James Monroe Highland • Montpelier • Lunch at Michie Tavern • Historic Fredericksburg, VA • Charlottesville's Historic Downtown Mall Sept. 10-12, Oct. 15-17

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Day One: As we travel south, our first stop is in charming Downtown Fredericksburg, VA for lunch and free time on own. Explore boutiques, antique shops, art galleries and a variety of dining Monticello; Photo by Christopher Hollis

See 3 Presidents' Homes! establishments concentrated in one walkable area. The 40-block National Historic District is filled with more than 350 original 18th and early 19th century buildings. After, we’ll continue on to our full-service hotel in Charlottesville, VA where we’ll spend two overnights. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: This morning, we’ll tour Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia. Tour this beautiful estate designed after ancient and Renaissance models. Next, we’re transported back in time during lunch at the 200-year old Michie Tavern. The hearty fare is offered by servers in period attire in a rustic tavern setting rendering a dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality. Their southern buffet is based on 18th century recipes. This afternoon,

we’ll tour James Monroe Highland, home of James Monroe, 5th president of the United States. Explore the fascinating life of the tireless public servant who fought and bled in the American Revolution, successfully negotiated the Louisiana Purchase, worked behind the scenes to push the Missouri Compromise through Congress, secured our nation’s borders, and issued our first hemisphere-wide foreign policy statement: the Monroe Doctrine. Dinner tonight is on our own at Historic Downtown Mall, home to a vibrant collection of more than 120 shops and 30 restaurants located in the historic buildings on and around old Main Street Charlottesville. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Tour Director • 3 Meals • PA’s Grand Canyon at Leonard Harrison State Park • Grand Canyon Covered Wagon Tour • Paddlewheel Riverboat Cruise • Slifer House Museum September 9-10, October 14-15

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James Madison, the Father of the Constitution and Architect of the Bill of Rights, and his wife Dolley. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the estate features the Madison mansion, historic buildings, exhibits, archaeological sites, gardens, a Visitor Center, and a freedman's cabin and farm. Tonight we’ll arrive home with wonderful memories of three important presidents’ homes. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: This morning, we’ll travel to Montpelier for a tour of the lifelong home of the 4th President of the United States,

Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon Pennsylvania's Natural Wonder!

Your 2 Day Tour Includes:

Montpelier; Photo Credit Kenneth M. Wyner, Courtesy of The Montpelier Foundation

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Traveling through the beautiful Pennsylvania landscapes, we arrive in Lewisburg for a visit to the Slifer House Museum, an elaborate 3-story, 20 room Victorian mansion. Afterwards, it’s all aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheeler for a leisurely cruise along the Susquehanna River. Tales of the river when lumber was king highlight this scenic cruise. Our overnight stay and dinner this evening will be in the heart of downtown Williamsport. Meal: Dinner

Today, we'll visit the incredible Leonard Harrison State Park, PA’s "Grand Canyon." See the most famous scenic views of the canyon in comfort from handcrafted horse-drawn covered wagons, pulled by powerful draught horses and equipped with padded bench seats and open sides for viewing. Our guide tells us stories of the past while we travel the old railroad bed through Pine Creek Gorge. Enjoy a boxed lunch before departing home. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

James Monroe Highland Photo by Neal Piper

Fall Foliage

Great Weekend Getaway!

Leonard Harrison State Park, Photo by Scotty Wong

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Grand Canyon Covered Wagon Tour


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New! Maine Maritime Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Portland Discovery Lighthouse Lovers Cruise • Maine's Southern Coast Tour including Cape Neddick, York Beach, Harbor, & Village, & Nubble Light • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens • Lobsterbake • Portland's Old Port • Portland Head Light • Boothbay Harbor • L.L. Bean Flagship Store • Freeport, Maine • Kennebunkport Sightseeing Tour • Len Libby Chocolates • Stonewall Kitchen Sept. 17-21, Oct. 15-19* -Rates From-

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Fall Foliage

Day One: Board our deluxe Starr motorcoach and travel north through the picturesque New England countryside to Maine, the northeasternmost state in the U.S., known for its rocky coastline, long maritime history and abundant parks and reserves. Our host for four overnights is in Ogunquit, ME. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: This morning, we'll cruise Portland's harbor and the islands of Casco Bay. After, we'll have time on own in the historic Old Port waterfront district for lunch and browsing. Next, we'll stop at Portland Head Light, Maine’s oldest and most visited lighthouse, for a photo-op followed by a visit to Len Libby Chocolates, featuring Lenny, a 1700 lb. chocolate moose! Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Today, we'll travel to Boothbay for a visit to the gorgeous

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' fabulous gardens, water features, stonework and trails on 270 shore front acres in Midcoast Maine. Lunch is a Lobsterbake on the dock of an authentic working Boothbay Harbor lobster wharf - in Lighthouse Lover's Cruise, Photo Courtesy of Portland Discovery one of the most beautiful, scenic harbors on the Maine Coast. A panoramic view of the harbor and Linekin Bay awaits. After time to browse the village of Boothbay Harbor, we'll travel south to Freeport, Nubble Light, Photo by Richard Cavalleri home of L.L. Bean's flagship store. Dinner tonight is on own to browse the village, walk the in Freeport. beach or Marginal Way, we folMeals: Breakfast, Lunch low the coast, traveling through Cape Neddick, York Beach, York Day Four: Harbor and York Village with a stop at the Nubble Lighthouse. Our day starts with a sightseeDinner is at a local restaurant. ing tour of Kennebunkport. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Ride past the Wedding Cake House, view the beaches and Day Five: rocky coastline, see George and Barbara Bush’s summer We’ll travel home with plenty of estate and more. After lunch Maine memories and plans to on own in Ogunquit with time return again. Meal: Breakfast

Cooperstown, NY: National Baseball Hall of Fame Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 1 Meal • National Baseball Hall of Fame: 2-day Admission August 6-7

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Nearly 300,000 people a year make the pilgrimage to Cooperstown, NY to pay homage to the heroes of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, but in the process, many also discover an unspoiled repository of America's heritage, rich in history, art, architecture and natural beauty. Join Starr for our annual pilgrimage to Cooperstown where this fitting monument to America’s national pastime is every fan’s "Field of Dreams" with its stories, legends and magic telling the story of America through the larger-than-life heroes of our national pastime. We’ll make a visit each day to baseball’s greatest showcase so you can make sure you’ve seen everything you want to see. Each passenger receives a Membership Package including: Complimentary admission to the Hall of Fame for one full year, Personalized membership card, Member lapel pin, Subscription to Memories and Dreams magazine, Hall of Fame Yearbook, 10% discount and FREE shipping on purchases from the Museum Store, catalog and website. Our overnight accommodations are in nearby Oneonta, NY. Willie Mays Exhibit, Photo by Ewen Roberts

Babe Ruth Room

Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame

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Lake George and Lake Placid, NY Your 3 Day Tour Includes:

Day One:

Tour Director • 4 Meals • Lake George Boat Cruise • Dinner & Live Performance Featuring Laura Roth • Lake Placid Olympic Village Sightseeing Tour • Prospect Mountain • Fort Ticonderoga Museum

This fall, see the spectacular fall foliage in the Adirondack Mountains! Surfside on the Lake, our host for the next two evenings, greets us with a welcome reception followed by dinner. Meal: Dinner

September 24-26, October 15-17

Today, we’ll travel to Ticonderoga, NY for a visit to the Fort Ticonderoga Museum, where the American victory of the Revolutionary War took place. After, we'll travel to Lake Placid for a tour of the Olympic Village. Learn and experience firsthand, the history behind the 1932 & 1980 Olympics. View the Ice Arena, Ski Jumps, Horse Collection, Art Collection, John Brown's Farm, and the Olympic Ceremony Grounds where Sonja Henie and Eric Heiden received their Gold Medals. Dinner tonight includes a Live

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Lake Placid Village; Photo Courtesy of Lake Placid CVB

Fall Foliage

Day Two:

Lake Placid, Photo Courtesy of Lake Placid CVB

Performance of Laura Roth's “World Class Divas” featuring tributes to Barbra Streisand, Liza Minelli, Tina Turner and more! Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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this double deck, wooden yacht. Before departing for home, we’ll drive 2,030 feet to the top of Prospect Mountain (weather permitting) to enjoy the spectacular 100-mile, magnificent, panoramic views of Lake George and the Adirondack Region. Meal: Breakfast Lake George Boat Cruise

This morning, we’ll cruise on Lake George, the “Queen of American Lakes” aboard the Horicon. Listen to the history of the Lake, view the secluded islands, tranquil bays and million dollar mansions aboard

New! Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, Highland, NY Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Daily activities include: Shuffleboard, Horseshoe Pitching, Bocce Ball, Tennis, Mini Golf, Beach Volleyball, Ping Pong, BB Gun Shooting Gallery, Archery Range, Basketball, Softball, Wii Gaming Center, Horseback Riding, Hay Rides, Indoor/ Outdoor Pools, Kayaking, Paddle Boats, Fishing, and Fitness Center • Organized activities include: Bingo, Board Games, Trivia, & Game Shows

Indoor and outdoor activities, live entertainment, horseback riding, and delicious all-you-can-eat meals make this an unforgettable experience in NY's beautiful Hudson Valley! *Activities subject to change. Select activities cost additional and/or are weather permitting

September 25-27, October 18-20

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New! Outer Banks, North Carolina Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Corolla Outback Adventures Wild Horse Tour • Elizabethan Gardens • Fort Raleigh National Historic Park • Roanoke Island Festival Park • Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education • Currituck Beach Lighthouse • Whalehead • Wright Brothers Memorial & Museum October 19-22

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Day One: North Carolina in the fall offers beautiful weather and delicious seafood so come with Starr this fall! Our host for 3 overnights is in Kitty Hawk, where the Wright brothers made their first flight.

Day Two: Today, we'll experience an Outer Banks Wild Horse Tour where we'll ride into the "Outback" area in a Safari vehicle past the road's end, traversing several refuge areas and sanctuary sites. Learn the history and local lore, see a variety of shore birds and other wildlife and, of course, Colonial Spanish Mustangs! Next, enjoy free Wild Horses, Outer Banks

time for lunch and shopping at Corolla's Timbuk II. After, visit Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, dedicated to exploring coastal North Carolina's wildlife, natural history and heritage. Next up is a visit to the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and tour of Whalehead, a beautifully restored 1920s Art Nouveau style residence. Experience its intriguing past and hear the fascinating story of this immaculately restored and maintained museum that was once a military barracks locale, a boarding school and a rocket fuel testing site. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Today starts with a walk around the Elizabethan Gardens, a living memorial to America’s original English colonists. Next,

Currituck Beach Lighthouse; Credit Surya Tjahya

we’ll step back in time at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, the first English settlement in America. After, it’s off to see a 16th century ship, experience living history, tour an interactive museum, and more at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Later, we tour the Wright Brothers National Memorial, the sight of man’s first successful flight in 1903. Meal: Breakfast

Day Four: Today, we travel home with wonderful memories of our fall vacation. Meal: Breakfast

Vermont Fall Splendor Featuring Trapp Family Lodge Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals • Trapp Family Lodge Austrian Lunch Buffet, Guided Tour, meet & greet with a Trapp family member & movie "The Real Maria" • New! Quechee Gorge & Village • New! Billings Farm • Cabot Cheese Annex • Cold Hollow Cider Mill Sept. 22-25, October 13-16

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Day One: Experience fall in beautiful Vermont. Today, we begin our journey to the Green Mountain State, where our host for the next three overnights, is a com-

fortable Central Vermont hotel. Meal: Dinner

Trapp Lodge

Fall Foliage

Day Two: Our first stop is Cold Hollow Cider Mill to sample their products and see cider that's still made the old fashioned way, with a rack and cloth press built in the 1920s. The highlight of our trip is a visit to the Trapp Family Lodge. An iconic feature of the Vermont landscape for more than half a century, the home has sweeping mountain vistas reminiscent of the Trapp's beloved Austria. Lunch is an "Austrian Affair" featuring German Potato Salad, Gemischter Salad, Austrian Charcuterie, Sauerbraten, Tyrolean Chicken, Bratwurst with Sauerkraut and authentic Austrian Pastries. Our guided tour shows us around the property and tells the family's story. Additionally, we'll

be treated to a meet and greet with a Trapp family member and view the movie, "The Real Maria." After, we'll stop at The Cabot Cheese Annex Shop to sample some of their fine Vermont cheese products. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

a century. We're off to Quechee for a photo stop at the Gorge and free time in the village. See the gorgeous scenery and a spectacular view of Vermont's "Little Grand Canyon" 162 feet above the Ottauquechee River. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Today, we'll visit the Billings Farm and Homestead. Explore this first-class working dairy farm sustained by the Billings and Rockefeller families for over

Today, we travel home taking with us many fond memories of our time in Vermont and our very special Von Trapp Family Experience! Meal: Breakfast

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Virginia Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Busch Gardens • Ripley's Believe It Or Not • Baltimore's Inner Harbor August 4-6

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Take your family on this fun-filled vacation featuring Busch Gardens, an action-packed European-themed park with 17th century charm and 21st century technology. Boasting over 100 acres of fun-filled exploration a day of thrills and the world’s top-rated roller-coasters, the park features entertainment for the whole family including 8 exciting stage productions, over 40 thrilling rides and attractions, a variety of authentic food and shops, animal encounters, and a magical children's area.

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A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

Our tour rounds out with a visit to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum featuring artifacts that span almost all of human history, and even earlier in some cases, and a stop at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor for a visit to Harborplace, Baltimore's waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment destination. We’ll spend two overnights at a comfortable Williamsburg hotel.

Newport, RI: Lobsterfest Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Lobsterfest, Cabaret, & Performance of "The Crazy Time" at Newport Playhouse • Newport Sightseeing Tour • The Breakers Mansion • Olde Mistick Village October 15-17

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Day One: Come with Starr for a day of entertainment and so much more. After checking in for two overnights at our Newport area hotel, dinner is at a local restaurant. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today starts with a sightseeing tour of Newport that shows us the rugged beauty of Ten-Mile Ocean Drive and the mansions along Bellevue Avenue. Next, we’ll arrive at Newport Playhouse for the highlight of our trip starting with Lobsterfest! -

each guest gets a 1¼ lb lobster plus a buffet lunch featuring mussels, corn on the cob, chicken, potatoes, Creole Shrimp & Rice, Shrimp Cocktail, Clam Chowder, salads, desserts and more. Then it's time for "The Crazy Time," a play about men trying to understand women and how they never will. After, it's back to our original table where the dining room transforms into a delightful Cabaret and performers entertain us with songs and laughter. Tonight, we’ll have time on our own to experience Newport. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Lobsterfest!; Photo Courtesy of Newport Playhouse

Day Three: Tour the Breakers Mansion, considered the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages." Before arriving home, we’ll stop at Olde Mistick Village to stroll this representation of 1700s New England. Meal: Breakfast

Turning Stone Resort and Casino,Verona, NY Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Turning Stone Casino Package:* (2) $40 Casino Free Play -OR-

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Come with Starr to the 4 Diamond Turning Stone Casino Resort, nestled in the heart of Central New York State. This 3,400 acre resort features luxurious hotel accommodations, a full-service spa, gourmet and casual dining options, entertainment, five diverse golf courses, an exciting nightclub, and a world-class casino. Turning Stone's gaming options include a High Stakes Bingo Hall, Instant Multi-Games with a cashless version of traditional slots, Poker Room with 32 tables, Keno available 24 Hours and table games like Baccarat, Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and more! We'll spend two overnights in the Tower, offering panoramic views.

$47995

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*Casino package subject to change, must be 18 years of age with photo ID to receive package. Turning Stone

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New! Civil War Trails Baltimore: The War Came By Train Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Starr Tour Director & Civil War Historian, Jane Peters Estes 2 Meals • B&O Railroad Museum Ellicott City Station • B&O Railroad Museum Baltimore and "The War Came by Train" Tour • Baltimore Civil War History & Heritage Tour • Civil War Museum • Ft. McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine • USS Constellation • Baltimore Inner Harbor Sept. 23-24, Nov. 4-5

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Day One: Come with Starr on our Civil War journey. Our first stop is the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station, the oldest surviving railroad station in America, and the original terminus of the first 13 miles of commercial railroad. Discover the importance of the railroad during the war. Next, we’ll have time for lunch on own in this historic town. Our first stop in Baltimore is at the B&O Railroad Museum, featuring one of the most significant collections of railroad treasures in the world. "The War Came by Train" Tour shows us the most authentic Civil War period locomotives and rail cars in North America. See the B&O's "Iron Horses" that moved hundreds of thousands of soldiers and tons of supplies for the Union war effort. After checking into our Baltimore

Harbor hotel, we’ll dine at a local restaurant. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Our day starts with a guided tour of Baltimore Civil War History. See Pratt St, site of the 1861 Baltimore Riot and Fells Point, the historic maritime community where Frederick Douglass lived as a boy. See the Spirit of the Confederacy Monument and Greenmount Cemetery where John Wilkes Booth lies beneath an unmarked grave in his family plot. Stop at Camden Station, Federal Hill for a photo-op and President St. Station, where the march of Union soldiers began that resulted in the riot. Visit Baltimore Civil War Museum at President Street Station to explore the city’s connections to the Civil War and Underground Railroad. Pay a visit to Ft. McHenry National Monu-

B&O Railroad Museum; Photo by Amanda Barrett

ment and Historic Shrine, not only Great Weekend the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Getaway! Banner, but the fort also served as a prison for Southern sympathizers during the Civil War. After free time on own at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, we’ll tour the 1854 warship, USS Constellation. Experience an overview of the ship's history and a comprehensive walk-through. Tonight we’ll arrive home after this educational and interactive getaway. Meal: Breakfast

Gettysburg, PA: World War II Living History Weekend Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Starr Tour Director, WWII Historian, & Author, Andy Waskie 3 Meals • WWII Living History Weekend at Eisenhower National Historic Site • Gettysburg National Military Park • Gettysburg Museum, Visitor Center & Film • Cyclorama Painting • Farnsworth House

Day One: Come and explore all that awaits you in Gettysburg and get to know some of the personalities that influenced what occurred here for a truly remarkable and meaningful experience. At the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor’s Center, see "A New Birth of Freedom" film, an overview of the Battle of Gettysburg. Experience the Cyclorama Painting in-theround, depicting the charge of

the Confederate infantry. Tour Gettysburg National Military Park and learn about the fighting that swept across the fields in 1863. Tonight's dinner is at the circa 1810 Farnsworth House offering Pennsylvania Dutch and period fare served by period dressed servers. Our overnight is in Gettysburg. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today, we’ll experience the an-

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Gettysburg WWII Weekend Festival, Photo by Dennis Steinauer

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Great Weekend Getaway!

Gettysburg WWII Weekend Festival, Photo by Bill Dowling

nual World War II Living History weekend at the Eisenhower National Historic Site featuring an authentic recreation of both Allied and German army camps complete with WWII vehicles. Living history enthusiasts will present programs on WWII medical services, weapons and equipment, communications, military vehicles, the life of the common soldier and more. Lunch is at General Pickett’s before departing for home. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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New! Girlfriends Getaway: Finger Lakes of NY Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Cornell Botanic Gardens • Lively Run Goat Dairy • Knapp Vineyards Winery • Finger Lakes Cider House & Good Life Farm • Taughannock Falls • Ithaca Commons • Frederick Stegmaier Mansion

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Day One: Grab your girlfriends and join us for this special 3-day getaway to the Finger Lake Wine Region of New York State. We’re headed to Ithaca, NY where our first stop is at Cornell Botanic Gardens. Our guide takes us on a driving tour of the approximately 200-acre Newman Arboretum and tells us about the plant collections, history, and educational mission of the Gardens. Tonight we’ll check into our hotel for two overnights. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today starts with a visit and Cheese Tasting at the Lively Run Goat Dairy. Learn all about goat cheese, taste a variety of cheeses made on site and visit the goat barn. A delicious stop! Next, it’s lunch and a wine tast-

ing at Knapp Vineyards Winery. After, we’ll taste Cider at the Finger Lakes Cider House along with a tour of Good Life Farm, a working certified organic farm and orchard. Find scenic views and fresh air on the balcony overlooking the crop fields, apple orchards, and horse barn. Before returning to our hotel, we’ll stop at the Overlook at Taughannock Falls, one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast. Our driver takes us into downtown Ithaca for dinner on own at Ithaca Commons, a four-block pedestrian mall. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day Three: After checking out this morning, we’ll travel south to Wilkes-Barre, PA and stop at the Frederick Stegmaier Man-

Cooperstown, NY Featuring Otesaga Resort & the National Baseball Hall of Fame Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Otesaga Resort’s Prestigious Accommodations • National Baseball Hall of Fame • Fly Creek Cider Mill • Ommegang Brewery • Fenimore Art Museum November 17-19

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Day One: On this special getaway, we’ll spend two overnights at the grand Otesaga Resort, reminiscent of a more genteel era when a gracious welcome was the standard. A member of the

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prestigious Historic Hotels of America, The Otesaga continues to receive the AAA Four Diamond Award, for providing exceptional accommodations, excellent service, and an elegant atmosphere. Combining natural beauty with an unhurried pace, Cooperstown is the ideal place to rediscover one of our nation’s pastimes, and The Otesaga, the ideal accommodation. This afternoon, we'll stop at the Ommegang Brewery, along the Cooperstown Beverage Trail, for a tour and tasting of their Belgian-style brews. Dinner is at our stately resort. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Today, we’ll visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame telling

Otesaga Resort

the story of America through the larger-than-life heroes of our national pastime. You don't have to be a baseball fan to appreciate the more than 155 years of history showcased here. After lunch on own in Cooperstown, we’ll visit Fly Creek Cider Mill. Enjoy wine tasting, sample the Mill's Hard Ciders and Apple Wines and receive a Collector Wine Glass. This evening is free to enjoy the comforts of our resort. Meal: Breakfast

sion for lunch and a tour. This stunningly restored Victorian Mansion is every part accessible and "touchable" by visitors. The story of how this Mansion was restored from a dilapidated boarding house to its current glory by owner Joe Mateo is awe-inspiring. We’ll arrive home with wonderful memories of our girlfriends getaway. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Fall Foliage

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

Otesaga Resort

Day Three: This morning, we’ll visit Fenimore Art Museum. Nestled on the western shore of Otsego Lake, this world-reknowned museum houses some of the nation’s finest examples of American landscape, history and genre paintings, American folk art, photography and American Indian art. Later we return home safely with wonderful memories of our fall getaway. Meal: Breakfast

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KENTUCKY DERBY 2018! The Kentucky Derby is America’s most extravagant springtime sports party, and one of her most celebrated events. While there is a horse race at the heart of this spectacle, there are many other intriguing aspects within this Louisville tradition. It is a Festival and a Fashion Show, it’s a Parade and a Race, it’s Mint Juleps and Riverboats; it’s about Horses and it’s about time you see it. Your 6 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Kentucky Derby with Reserved Seating • Derby Day Riverboat Race • Horse Farm Country Tour • Thoroughbred Retirement Ranch • Pegasus Parade • Bourbon Distillery Tour • "Off to the Races" Dinner Event Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! May 2-7, 2018

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Day One: It’s time to cross this event off your bucket list! Today we enter the starting gate and travel to Dublin, OH where we’ll spend our first overnight.

Photo Courtesy of Kentucky Tourism

Day Two: After checking into our suburban Louisville hotel, our experience begins with the Kentucky Derby Festival’s oldest event. We’ll have reserved seating for the Pegasus Parade marching down Broadway and showcasing some of the nation’s finest marching bands and equestrian units, along with inflatable characters and colorful floats. We’ll enjoy a boxed dinner while at the parade. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Odds are that today will be a great day! We’ll start with a guided tour into the Bluegrass Region east of Louisville where we’ll learn about Kentucky’s most famous products: Thoroughbred Horses and Bourbon. Included today is a visit to Old Friends Horse Farm, a retirement ranch for “at risk” racehorses - those who’s racing and breeding careers have come to an end. Here they are

Pegasus Parade, Photo Courtesy of Louisville CVB

provided with the dignified retirement they deserve. Later, we’ll enjoy a tour of a Bourbon Distillery. Learn the history of bourbon, the bottling process, and much more. This evening's "Off to the Races" dinner event features a "Taste of Kentucky" menu along with entertainment and Derby racing fun! Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: Rise & Shine it’s Derby Day! Don those sporty outfits and Derby Hats! We begin this day with the Derby Day Riverboat Race on the Spirit of Jefferson or the Belle of Louisville. It doesn’t get any better than this. While cruising the Ohio River, experts provide insider tips on the Derby Race as well as a seminar on how to place a bet at Churchill Downs. At the end of our seminar, our two Sternwheelers will turn downstream with those big red paddlewheels kicking up a feather trail of whitewater as they race each other back to

Spirit of Jefferson, Photo Courtesy of Louisville CVB

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Louisville. Next, is the highlight of our tour as we walk between the twin spires of Churchill Downs for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. We’ll have 1st floor Grandstand Seats on the home stretch so we can spend Derby Day crowd watching, sampling a mint julep and placing a few bets. This is one of the world’s greatest and most celebrated sporting events and we’re on hand to experience it all! Jackpot! Meals: Breakfast

Day Five: We’re in the home stretch! This morning with hat boxes and suitcases loaded, we travel homeward stopping for an overnight in Pittsburgh, PA. Meal: Breakfast

Day Six: It’s a Photo Finish when we arrive home bringing with us all the wonderful memories and experiences this trip brought us. Meal: Breakfast

Churchill Downs, Photo Courtesy of Louisville CVB

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Cross Country By Bus! The Vacation of a Lifetime! An American Journey - sampling the best of the USA!

$4,79995 pp/double

June 24 - July 19, 2017

$6,89995 pp/single $4,19995 pp/triple

Your 26 Day Tour Includes: • Tour Director • 21 Meals: 16 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners

Travel on a coach with expanded legroom!

Tour Highlights: - Grand Canyon Guided Sightseeing Tour

- Salt Lake City, UT

- Hearst Castle

- Dinner at Amarillo's Big Texan Steak Ranch

- Ferry to Alcatraz and self-guided Tour

- Yellowstone National Park

- Free day in Las Vegas with two overnights at New York, New York Hotel & Casino

- Mount Rushmore National Memorial

- Two overnights in Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco

- Badlands National Park

- Petrified Forest National Park and Painted Desert - Old Town Albuquerque

- Dallas, Texas with an audio tour of the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

- Sandia Peak Aerial Tram Ride

- Dinner at Dallas' El Fenix Restaurant

- Santa Barbara Courthouse

- Chicago’s Navy Pier

- The Mission at Santa Barbara

- Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower

- Coyote Canyons Jeep Tour from Sedona

- One overnight in downtown Chicago

- Calico Ghost Town

- MAPS Air Museum

- Los Angeles and Hollywood Sightseeing Tour

- Fanny May/Harry London Chocolate Tour

- St. Louis Gateway Arch with Journey to the Top tram ride and the film, Monument to the Dream

- Dinner at Pittsburgh's Grand Concourse Restaurant

Grand Canyon Watchtower, Photo by Owen Xu

- Wall Drug Store

Gateway Arch, Photo by Josh Hallett

Willis Tower, Chicago

Alcatraz, Photo by Lewis Sommer, San Francisco CVB

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Cross Country 2017 Daily Itinerary: Day 1: • Travel to Dublin, OH for (1) overnight Day 2: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling to St. Louis, MO for (1) overnight in a downtown hotel Day 3: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by admission to the Gateway Arch & Tram Ride for unforgettable views of the city & the Mississippi River. • Travel to Catoosa, OK & spend (1) overnight at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Day 4: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling to Dallas, TX • Admission & audio tour of the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. The recorded tour incorporates excerpts from the historic radio broadcasts & the voices of reporters, police officers, & eyewitnesses commenting on President Kennedy & his place in history • Enjoy dinner at El Fenix Restaurant where their famous Sizzling Fajitas Rancheras are served family-style. • Spend (1) overnight in Dallas Day 5: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling to Amarillo, TX for (1) overnight • Enjoy dinner at the Big Texan Steak Ranch and step into the rowdy, rip-roaring days of the late 1800s- feel the excitement & listen to the strolling musicians. Day 6: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling to Albuquerque, NM for a Tram Ride on the Sandia Peak Tramway, the world’s longest aerial tramway spanning a distance of 2.7 miles above deep canyons & breathtaking terrain. From the observation deck atop 10,378 ft Sandia Peak enjoy an 11,000 sq. mile panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley. • Dinner is on own in Old Town Albuquerque • Spend (1) overnight in Albuquerque Day 7: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before

visiting the Petrified Forest National Park & the Painted Desert - one of the most colorful & fascinating places to be found in Arizona, abundant with geological history & sure to offer an experience of a lifetime. Enjoy a box lunch during your visit. • Travel to Flagstaff, AZ for (2) overnights Day 8: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling to the Grand Canyon for a guided sightseeing tour of one of the most spectacular examples of erosion anywhere in the world with incredible vista views Day 9: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before checking out & traveling to Sedona AZ for a Coyote Canyons Jeep Tour filled with unrivaled excitement & adventure over & around the beautiful red rocks of Sedona. • Travel to Las Vegas for (2) overnights at New York New York Hotel & Casino Day 10: • Free day on own in Las Vegas, NV Day 11: • Check out and travel to Barstow, CA to visit Calico Ghost Town, a former mining town • Travel to Los Angeles, CA for (2) overnights Day 12: • Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Los Angeles & Hollywood including Hollywood Bowl, Mann’s Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Sunset Strip, Beverly Hills,downtown Los Angeles, & Rodeo Drive • Stop for lunch on own & shopping at the world-famous Farmers Market before enjoying the remainder of day on own Day 13: • Check out and travel to Santa Barbara, CA for a guided tour of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse with all the grandeur of a Spanish palace. • Enjoy admission & self guided tour of the Mission at Santa Barbara, a gem of 21 missions established in California by Spanish missionaries in the late 1700s.

• Enjoy lunch on own in Solvang, CA • Travel to Santa Maria, CA for (1)

overnight Day 14: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling to San Simeon, CA for a guided tour of Hearst Castle where our guide brings the estate to life by sharing stories about Mr. Hearst & his many guests. • Travel to San Francisco, CA for (2) overnights at a Fisherman’s Wharf hotel Day 15: • Experience a ferry ride to Alcatraz, the legendary island that has been a Civil War fort, a military prison, & one of the most notorious federal penitentiaries in US history. This memorable tour includes a 45 min. audio presentation, “Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cellhouse Tour.” • Remainder of day on own Day 16: • Check out and travel to Winnemucca, NV for (1) overnight Day 17: • Travel to Salt Lake City, UT for (1) overnight & an included dinner at Market Street Grill Day 18: • Travel to Jackson Hole, WY for (2) overnights Day 19: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before a guided tour of Yellowstone National Park, home to a variety of wildlife, Old Faithful, & a collection of unique geysers & hot springs Day 20: • Check out after breakfast and travel to Deadwood, SD for (1) overnight at Mineral Palace & Casino Day 21: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before a visit to Mount Rushmore National Memorial featuring the faces of 4 great American Presidents; Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln & Theodore Roosevelt on a 6,000 foot mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota • Visit Badlands National Park, a painted landscape of steep canyons, spires, & razor edged ridges. • Enjoy free time at Wall Drug Store,

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America’s Favorite Roadside Attraction. Wall Drug Store is a wonderland of free attractions & gifts. • Travel to Mitchell, SD for (1) overnight Day 22: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling to Dubuque, IA for (1) overnight. Day 23: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before departing for Chicago, IL & spend (1) overnight at a downtown hotel • Enjoy free time on own in Chicago. Day 24: • Admission to Skydeck Chicago offering an unsurpassed view of Chicago and 4 surrounding states from 103 stories high. • Travel to Canton, OH for (1) overnight Day 25: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before visiting MAPS Air Museum to learn about the history of aviation & its impact upon society. • Visit Fannie May/Harry London Candies and learn about the rich heritage of making fine chocolates and get an in-depth look into the chocolate making process. • Travel to Pittsburgh, PA for (1) overnight • Savor a Farewell Dinner at Grand Concourse Restaurant set in the Edwardian splendor of the 1901 Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad terminal. Day 26: • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before traveling home.

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New York Haunted History Trails Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 5 Meals • Murder Mystery Theater at Niagara Falls Country Club • Old Fort Niagara • Marjim Manor Winery • Van Horn Mansion • Rolling Hills Asylum • Iron Island Museum • Niagara Falls & Oakwood Cemetery • Corning Museum of Glass

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Day One: Come with Starr to experience the haunts of upstate New York.

On our way north, we'll stop in Corning for a visit to the world's largest glass museum, featuring 35 centuries of glass artistry, live glassblowing demonstrations, and an international Glass Market. Our host for three spirited overnights is in Niagara Falls, NY.

more about the spirits of past residents that are known to visit the property. Tonight, experience a candlelight tour at Van Horn Mansion while discussing history of the building as well as stories of their resident Ghost. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Today starts with a visit to Old Fort Niagara, the oldest, continuously occupied site in North America. Learn about the rich history, paranormal activity, and important role the Fort has played throughout time. After a driving tour of Niagara Falls, stop at Oakwood Cemetery, the resting place for some of the Legends of Niagara. Later, at Marjim Manor, enjoy a wine tasting while learning

Today, we’ll tour the most haunted asylum in the U.S., Rolling Hills Asylum. Originally established as a poor farm, the Asylum housed paupers, drunkards, lunatics, the blind, lame or otherwise handicapped, orphans, widows, and vagrants. Lunch is on own at any one of Buffalo’s Elmwood Avenue’s many restaurants. Later, we’ll head over to Iron Island Museum, formerly a church and

Old Fort Niagara; Photo Courtesy of Niagara USA

later, a funeral home. Stories of hauntings from spirits of those with unclaimed remains are said to make appearances in the building. Tonight, enjoy dinner and an entertaining and interactive Murder Mystery show. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Four: It's time to travel home with our special memories of this paranormal vacation. Meal: Breakfast

Ghosts of Providence, RI Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo • Lantern-led Walking Ghost Tour of Providence • Governor Sprague Mansion • Smith’s Castle • Scialo Bros. Bakery • Lizzie Borden House & Museum October 15-17

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Day One: This Halloween season don’t miss this opportunity for a wonderful 3-day themed tour in Providence! After arriving at our hotel, we’ll don our walking

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shoes for a Providence Ghost Tour. We'll be led by lantern light through the darkened streets of the historic East Side, hearing spooky stories that will be sure to send a chill down your spine.

Day Two: Today starts with a visit to the Governor Sprague Mansion with its reputation as “one of America’s most haunted mansions" due to the home’s history of tragedy. During Halloween season, the mansion is a spectacle with goblins and who-knows-what lurking behind each door. Lunch is on own in the village of Wickford, a seaside community featuring one of the largest collections of 18th century dwellings in the northeast. This afternoon we’ll tour Smith’s Castle, an awardwinning historic site where four centuries of Rhode Island history are preserved and interpreted through tours. Dinner

tonight is followed by free time to enjoy the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo! See a breathtaking display of thousands of illuminated jack-o-lanterns - with hundreds of those carved into veritable works of art and set in a magical display of artistry. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, Photo by Paul Cadieux

Day Three: Our last day starts with a visit to the nearly 100-year old Scialo Bros. Bakery in the heart of this city's historic Federal Hill neighborhood. Everyone gets a free bag of cookies! Afterwards, we’ll travel to Fall River, MA, to visit the Lizzie Borden House, a Greek Revival House which has been a city landmark since the infamous ax murders of Andrew and his second wife Abby Borden on August 4, 1892. Later, we arrive home with wonderful memories of this Halloween-themed getaway. Meal: Breakfast

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Governor Sprague Mansion, Photo Courtesy of Rhode Island Tourism


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Salem, Massachusetts: A Bewitching Place Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Salem Witch Museum • Salem Sightseeing Tour • House of Seven Gables • Rebecca Nurse Homestead • Gallows Hill: The Witchcraft & Ghost Experience October 6-8, 13-15, 20-22

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Day One: Come with Starr to Salem and follow the history of witches, witchcraft and witch hunts through the ages as you explore the town of Salem and

learn about the witchcraft hysteria of the 1690s. This trip is for those who can navigate the cobblestone streets of Salem and brave the seasonal crowds! Tonight we check in to our comfortable suburban Salem hotel for two overnights.

Day Two: Our sightseeing tour of Salem tells us about Salem's maritime history and shows us its splendid architecture. Some of the finest 18th century houses in America can be found here, evidence of the enormous wealth amassed by Salem's ship captains. Next, we'll visit the House of Seven Gables, the mansion made famous by the Nathaniel Hawthorne novel. After lunch on our own in bustling Salem,

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

we'll experience Gallows Hill: The Witchcraft & Ghost Experience, a unique show filled with fantastic special effects and amazing visuals, combined with Salem history and legend. Later, at the Salem Witch Museum, we'll explore the events of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. This evening we’ll have more free time in Salem. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: This morning, we’ll visit the 17th century Homestead of Rebecca Nurse, a saintly woman accused of and executed for witchcraft during the hysteria of 1692. Before departing for home, we'll view the Salem Village Witchcraft Victim's Memorial, built to honor all victims of witchcraft. Meal: Breakfast

Salem Witch Museum

Old Burying Point, Photo by Jasmine Gordon

Ghosts, Shipwrecks & Sea Legends of Virginia Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Boxwood Inn Dinner & Paranormal Program • Spirits of Ferry Plantation • “Shipwrecks & Sea Lore” Tour - Virginia Beach • Ghost Cruise on the Elizabeth River • Endview Plantation • Freemason Abbey Dinner • Cape Henry Lighthouse October 20-22

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Photo courtesy of Ferry Plantation

Day One: Join us, if you dare, as stories of ghouls, hauntings and legends of the past come alive in Virginia! Tonight our paranormal adventure begins with a candle-lit Civil War themed evening at The Boxwood Inn, a gracious 1896 Southern mansion and former home of Simon Curtis (the "boss man" of Warwick County). Feast on a traditional plantation dinner, followed by a paranormal program. Our hotel for the next two overnights is in Newport News, VA. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: Our first stop is at Ferry Plantation with its 13 resident ghosts, Indian Burial grounds and Grace Sherwood, the witch of Pungo. We’ll have a "divining" rod to help us sense the spirits for ourselves. Later our ghost specialist takes us on a "Shipwrecks & Sea Lore" tour from the Old Coast Guard Station,

along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Hear all about the dramatic ship wrecks and strange happenings that occurred right past the breaking waves. Hear about the only convicted witch in Virginia and how she is still spotted by visitors every year. After, we'll visit the 1792 Cape Henry Lighthouse, standing near the "First Landing" site of the Jamestown settlers. Dinner tonight is at Norfolk's Freemason Abbey, located in a 138-year-old renovated church. This evening, we'll cruise the Elizabeth River aboard the Victory Rover and hear tales of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and the "ghost fleet." Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: After checking out of our hotel, we’ll tour Endview Plantation, built in 1769 by William Harwood, and restored to its 1862 appearance. Hear spooky stories and happenings that

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Freemason Abbey, Photo by Woodruff Photography

folks who have worked in the building and who live locally have experienced. We'll arrive home with spirited memories. Meal: Breakfast

Endview Plantation

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2017MOTORCOACH THANKSGIVING VACATIONS VACATIONS Lancaster Thanksgiving Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • “White Christmas” at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre with a Thanksgiving Meal • Lancaster Sightseeing Tour • National Christmas Center November 23-24

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Day One: At the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, see a live performance of "Holly Jolly Christmas." Bring out the holiday spirit with this most enjoyable musical filled with dancing, holiday favorites, and a visit from Santa! We guarantee this show will make your holiday holly-er, jolly-er, merrier, and brighter! Also, enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet meal, complete with all the trimmings. Our host for

tonight is the Heritage Hotel. Meal: Thanksgiving Meal

Pennsylvania Dutch-Style Thanksgiving!

Day Two: Today, enjoy a tour of the Lancaster countryside while our local guide shares stories about how the Amish work, live and worship. Lunch is at Hershey Farm Restaurant, followed by a visit to The National Christmas Center, dedicated to the wonders and traditions of Christmas. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

New! Norfolk and Virginia Beach Thanksgiving Your 4 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Spirit of Norfolk Boat Cruise • Garden of Lights at Norfolk Botanical Gardens

• Dickens' Christmas Towne • Military Aviation Museum • VA Beach Christmas Market • Holiday Lights at the Beach • Freemason Abbey

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Day One: See Virginia, where the very first Thanksgiving occurred. After checking in to our waterfront hotel, savor dinner at Freemason Abbey, a 141 year old renovated church. Meal: Dinner

Day Two: A leisurely start to our morning is followed by time to give thanks and celebrate during a bountiful Thanksgiving feast onboard the Spirit of Norfolk! Cruise along the Elizabeth River and dance along to DJ entertainment during this special

cruise. After sundown, experience the Norfolk Botanical Gardens' Garden of Lights. Drive through more than a million twinkling lights as the garden is transformed into a winter wonderland. Meals: Breakfast, Thanksgiving Meal

Day Three: Today starts with a visit to Nauticus for Dickens' Christmas Towne where actors, carolers, magicians, jugglers, musicians and Father Christmas take center stage. Next, we're off to The Military Aviation Museum, home to one of the largest

private collections of WWI and WWII era military aircraft. Meet "Rosie the Riveter" and hear inspiring stories of the women's war effort. After, it's time for the Virginia Beach Christmas Market, featuring over 250 artisans. Once the sun goes down, drive on the Virginia Beach boardwalk for Holiday Lights at the Beach - a grand display. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day Four: Travel home with bountiful memories. Meal: Breakfast

Ocean City, MD Thanksgiving Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Winterfest of Lights & Village • Assateague Island • Magic Show at Dickens Parlour Theater • Holiday Shopper's Fair • Historic Berlin, MD • Tanger Outlets November 23-25

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SINGLE - $55995 TRIPLE - $42995 -Rates Per Person-

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Day One:

Day Two:

Join us as we travel south to Ocean City for an oceanfront holiday. Tonight, feast on a traditional Thanksgiving buffet meal, complete with all the trimmings, at a local restaurant. Before retiring to our beachfront hotel where we'll spend the next two overnights, we'll experience Ocean City's Winterfest of Lights, featuring one million holiday lights and hundreds of animated, lighted displays including your favorite fairy tales. Meal: Thanksgiving Dinner

This morning, we'll tour Assateague Island, home of the Wild Ponies followed by free time on own in historic Berlin. Later, we'll have free time at the annual Holiday Shopper's Fair at the Convention Center. Browse unique handmade merchandise, nautical, candles, photography, florals, jewelry and ceramics for great gifts and household items! Tonight a fascinating Magic Show at the Dickens Parlour Theater is in store for us. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three: Before arriving home we’ll have time to pick up more holiday gifts and some items for ourselves at Rehoboth's Tanger Outlets. Meal: Breakfast

All Trips Include Round-trip Transportation and Overnight Accommodations


2017 Holiday Multi-Day Vacations MOTORCOACH VACATIONS Fredericksburg, VA Holiday

Gettysburg Christmas

Featuring "A Christmas Carol" Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • "A Christmas Carol" at the Majestic Theater • Tuba Carol Fest • Eisenhower Farm Christmas • Jennie Wade House • Shriver House: Civil War Christmas • Farnsworth House Dinner • Gettysburg Outlet Shoppes December 8-9

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$32995

SINGLE - $38995 TRIPLE - $30995 -Rates Per Person-

Eisenhower Christmas, Photo Courtesy of Gateway Gettysburg

Great Weekend Getaway!

December may be chilly in Gettysburg, but the spirit of the season will warm you from the inside! Experience the festive and cheerful Jennie Wade House and celebrate the season in good spirits. Take in the 22nd Annual Gettysburg Tuba Carol Fest and hear tuba players from around the world playing Christmas Carols on historic Lincoln Square. Rediscover the magic of the Christmas Spirit at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater while we enjoy "A Christmas Carol," a holiday tradition for young and old. At the Shriver House Museum decorated for an 1860s Christmas, learn how families celebrated the holidays while fathers, sons, and husbands were separated from loved ones during this tragic time in American history. Our overnight stay is at a comfortable Gettysburg hotel.

Busch Gardens Christmas Town Williamsburg, VA

Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Busch Gardens Christmas Town™ • Jamestown Settlement • Yankee Candle Company • Baltimore's Inner Harbor & Christmas Village December 8-10

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$41995

SINGLE - $53995 TRIPLE - $37995 -Rates Per PersonPhoto Courtesy of Busch Gardens, Williiamsburg

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 4 Meals • Fredericksburg Foundation's Annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes • Christmas Spectacular at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts • Kenmore Mansion • Gingerbread House Exhibit at Ferry Farm • Fredericksburg Trolley Tour • Rising Sun Tavern December 8-10

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$48995

SINGLE - $59995 TRIPLE - $46995 -Rates Per Person-

Photo Courtesy of Amy Robinson

Come with Starr as we head south to celebrate the holidays in Historic Fredericksburg. At Rising Sun Tavern, the "tavern wenches" entertain in a lively interpretation of 18th century tavern life. A Trolley Tour shows us views of historic homes, attractions and the famous Sunken Road, site of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Experience Fredericksburg’s 47th Annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes featuring beautifully decorated homes along with holiday entertainment. At Riverside Center for the Performing Arts's Christmas Spectacular, experience the excitement and joy of the season as the cast sings and dances to favorite holiday classics. Tour Kenmore, the elegant plantation home of George Washington's sister. "A Wee Christmas" exhibit features highly detailed, replica dollhouses and miniatures. At Ferry Farm, George Washington's boyhood home, enjoy the 31st Annual Gingerbread House Exhibit, a longstanding holiday tradition! This is a holiday getaway to remember!

Villa Roma Resort: Holiday New! Celebration in the Catskills, NY Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals

Celebrate the spirit of the season at Busch Gardens Christmas Town™. Holiday traditions come to life with heart-warming shows, holiday dining and festive shopping amid the glow of more than eight million lights. Visit Yankee Candle Company and stroll through the Holiday Park to experience the Christmas spirit. Tour Jamestown Settlement, where America’s first permanent English colony, comes to life through film, gallery exhibits and outdoor living history. At Baltimore's Inner Harbor’s Christmas Village, experience a traditional German Christmas Market featuring international holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry and high-quality arts and crafts.

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

November 27-29

DOUBLE -

$47995

SINGLE - $57995 TRIPLE - $45995 -Rates Per Person*Must be 21 years of age with photo ID.

Villa Roma

Toll Free: 800-782-7703 • www.starrtours.com

The comfortable and friendly Villa Roma Resort welcomes us for a festive celebration of the season featuring holiday decor, themed activities and entertainment! Our itinerary is packed with a full schedule of fun activities like Christmas Caroling, HolidayThemed Trivia, Holiday Movies, Dance Classes, Cookie Decorating, Wreath Making as well as a matinee performance featuring international vocal artist Mary Mancini and award-winning accordionist Mario Tacca. Delicious meals with a wide variety are served in the main Dining Room followed by nightly Holiday-Themed Entertainment. On our way north, we’ll stop at Monticello Casino & Raceway featuring over 1,000 slot machines (penny games to high limits), video poker and electronic table games.

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2017 Holiday Multi-Day Vacations Williamsburg Colonial Christmas Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 3 Meals • Grand Illumination Fireworks Display at Colonial Williamsburg • Colonial Williamsburg including the Governor's Palace and the Capitol Building • Berkeley Plantation • Colonial Christmas Dinner with Entertainment at the Boxwood Inn • "Celebration in Lights" Riding Tour in Newport News

Come with Starr to experience The Grand Illumination, a magnificent fireworks display that takes place simultaneously at three locations in the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg, heralding the start of the holiday season. During our visit, costumed interpreters bring to life the residents of this 18th century town. Also, experience a historical Colonial Christmas Dinner with entertainment at the Boxwood Inn, a 19th century antebellum mansion. Enjoy a guided tour of the 2-story Southern home and a sit-down, candlelight dinner in one of the dining rooms.

Your 4 Day Tour 4 Includes: Tour Director • 6 Meals • Franconia Notch Driving Tour • Rocks Estate & Horse Drawn Wagon Ride • Chutters Candy • Sugar Hill Sampler • Christmas Party & photos with Santa • Littleton, NH & North Conway Village December 3-6

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December 3-5

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Mountains Christmas New! White Featuring Indian Head Resort

$47995

$62995

SINGLE - $79995 TRIPLE - $59995 -Rates Per Person-

SINGLE - $59995 TRIPLE - $44995

The Indian Head Resort welcomes us for three overnights featuring a special Holiday Christmas Celebration with a Cocktail Party, Dinner and entertainment each night and an itinerary that you’ll love! Our first day of activities features a riding tour of Franconia Notch and a visit the Rocks Estate with a Horse Drawn Wagon Ride. After a stop in Littleton, we’ll visit Chutters Candy and Sugar Hill Sampler for its Fancy Foods, Unique Gifts, Antiques and Collectibles. Our second full day features a visit to North Conway Village and offers lots of free time at the hotel to relax and enjoy the amenities of this wonderful resort. Our visit would not be complete without a Christmas Party and photos with Santa in the Thunderbird Lounge.

-Rates Per Person-

White Mountains, Photo by Richard Cavalleri

Boxwood Inn

Hershey Holiday Overnight Getaway Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Hersheypark's Christmas Candylane • Sweet Lights Holiday Riding Tour • Hershey Chocolate World • Hershey Sightseeing Tour • Tanger Outlets - Hershey December 2-3, 16-17

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$28995

SINGLE - $32995 TRIPLE - $26995 -Rates Per Person-

Great Weekend Getaway! Visit Hershey Chocolate World and Christmas Candylane where Hershey Park magically transforms into a holiday wonderland. Drive through the Sweet Lights Holiday Spectacular, two miles of wooded trails gazing upon 1 million lights and nearly 600 enchanting animated displays. Enjoy a tour of Hershey, PA; learn about the inspiring life of Milton Hershey and the town he created. Finish your holiday shopping at the Tanger Outlets at Hershey. Our overnight is at a Hershey area hotel.

Bethlehem, PA Christmas

Featuring Sands Casino Resort Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • Buffet Voucher • $40 FREE SLOT PLAY* • Matinee Performance • Christkindlmarkt • Bethlehem Riding Tour • The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem Coupon Book November 26-27

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$31995

SINGLE - $39995 TRIPLE - $28995

showcasing more than 100 artisans, live holiday music, and authentic German and Austrian cuisine. Overnight accommodations are at the Sands Casino Resort featuring dining, shopping, entertainment, and gaming, all under one roof. We'll have a matinee performance to welcome in the holidays along with time for shopping at the The Outlets at Sands offering the hottest brand names and discount prices. Receive a coupon book for additional savings. Bethlehem Steel Stacks, Photo Courtesy of Discover Lehigh Valley

-Rates Per Person*Casino package subject to change, must be 21 years of age with photo ID to receive package.

This overnight getaway includes the best of "Christmas City!" Our knowledgeable guide in period dress shows us historic Bethlehem and the famous star atop South Mountain. Visit Christkindlmarkt,

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All Trips Include Round-trip Transportation and Overnight Accommodations


2017 Holiday Multi-Day Vacations Biltmore Estate Holiday, Asheville, NC Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 7 Meals • Biltmore by Candlelight • Reynolda House • Museum of the Shenandoah • The Grove Arcade • Asheville Sightseeing Tour Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! December 3-7

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$89995

SINGLE - $1,13995 TRIPLE - $83995 -Rates Per Person-

Day One & Two:

Day Three:

After an overnight in Virginia, arrive in Asheville, NC. Spend free time at The Grove Arcade before a sightseeing tour of Asheville. Enjoy dinner at The Deerpark Restaurant, followed by a "Candlelight Christmas Evening." Explore Biltmore House where candles and fireplaces fill the home with a warm glow, accenting delicate ornaments and priceless treasures with shine and sparkle, and music warms the heart. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, we are in for a treat as we tour Biltmore Estate, George Vanderbilt’s 250-room chateau, with its stunning house and gardens. Our audio guide helps us capture the feeling of being guided through Biltmore’s grand rooms by its curators and hosts. Learn about the Vanderbilts, their guests, and their servants, in addition to the surrounding architecture, design, and artwork. Dinner tonight is at a local restaurant. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Biltmore Estate

Day Four & Five: This morning we visit Reynolda House, the 1917 estate of industrialist R.J. Reynolds and the Museum of the Shenandoah with multi-media presentations showcasing the valley. As we travel towards home, our last overnight is in Virginia. Meals: 2 Breakfasts, Dinner

New! Christmas on the Potomac at Gaylord National Resort Your 2 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Gaylord National Resort Accommodations & ICE! • Gadsby's Tavern & Museum • Capital Wheel Nov. 18-19, Dec. 16-17

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$34995

SINGLE - $44995 TRIPLE - $32995 -Rates Per Person-

Day One: It’s a Winter Wonderland on this overnight getaway to the DC area. Our first stop is for lunch at the 1792 Gadsby's Tavern to experience the food, furnishings, costumes, and entertainment of the period. After, tour the Museum to learn about the history, architecture, customs and clothing of a past era. We’ll have free time in Alexandria, VA before arriving in National Har-

bor, MD for an overnight stay at the award-winning Gaylord National Resort. Enjoy a ride on the Capital Wheel and soar 180 feet above the Potomac River waterfront. Marvel at the incomparable views of the White House, Capitol, National Mall and more. Meal: Lunch

Day Two: The morning is ours to explore the local shops, eateries and

Great Weekend Getaway! attractions of National Harbor but save time for ICE! and experience the magic of over two million pounds of handcarved ice sculptures! A special opportunity shows us how they make this awesome display. We’ll arrive home in the holiday spirit! Meal: Breakfast

New! Nashville New Year at Gaylord Opryland Resort Your 6 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 8 Meals • Gaylord Opryland Resort Accomodations • Grand Ole Opry Show • Nashville Sightseeing Tour • Belle Mead Plantation • General Jackson New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise Plus, travel on a coach with expanded legroom! Dec. 29, 2017 - Jan. 3, 2018

DOUBLE -

$1,67995

SINGLE - $2,19995 TRIPLE - $1,49995 -Rates Per Person-

Day One & Two: Welcome in a New Year and the wonderful travel opportunities that come with it. Our first overnight is in Virginia before arriving in Nashville where we'll spend three overnights at the sprawling and famous Opryland Resort. Our first night in Nashville delivers dinner at a local restaurant followed by a performance at the Grand Ole Opry. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day Three & Four: Our time in Nashville includes a guided "Troubadour Music Sightseeing Experience." A

singer/songwriter guide talks about Downtown Nashville's colorful history with drive-bys of the historic Ryman Auditorium, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, Honky Tonk Row, and The Bluebird Cafe. Plus, hear what it's like trying to break into Nashville's music scene. As an added bonus, our Troubadour will perform some original songs! Tour Belle Meade Plantation, rich in history from the early 1800s thru the Civil War and beyond with a wine tasting, too! Ring in the New Year aboard the General Jackson! It's time to party with dinner, live entertainment, dancing, and a midnight toast

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General Jackson with Nashville Skyline

with a view of the Downtown Nashville Fireworks. Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Day Five & Six: Our trip home takes us through Virginia where we'll spend an overnight. Meals: 2 Breakfasts

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ONE DAY GETAWAYS 9/11 Memorial & Museum

American Girl Place

Spend a day filled with emotion and reflection with a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, a tribute to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. The National September 11 Memorial Museum serves as the country's principal institution for examining the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring the continuing significance of September 11, 2001. The Museum is located within the archaeological heart of the World Trade Center site - telling the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives, and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts. The lives of every victim of the 2001 and 1993 attacks are commemorated as visitors have the opportunity to learn about the men, women, & children who died.

Spend a day at a place for magical experiences and memories she’ll cherish forever. Explore the enchanting world of the American Girl shops, featuring dolls, books, clothing, and accessories that can bring a smile to any girl's face. Daughters, moms, aunts, and grandmoms all love this amazing store offering everything "American Girl!" You’ll have many options to choose from including getting your doll’s hair done and having your picture taken. Enjoy a special lunch with your doll in the café and plenty of time to shop for dolls and accessories. (Options are available at an additional cost)

$89.95 pp; Escorted; $74.95 pp children 17 years and younger April 22, May 13, June 25, July 15, August 8, September 23, 24, October 14, 22, 28

NEW! American Music Theatre "Vegas Legends" Lancaster, PA

NEW! "Always... Patsy Cline"

Las Vegas...The City that comes alive when the sun goes down! In Vegas Legends, American Music Theatre captures the excitement and energy of Las Vegas, while featuring the sweet refrains of yesterday and today's legendary musicians like Elvis Presley, Wayne Newton, Paul Anka, Tom Jones, Celine Dion, Donny & Marie, Garth Brooks, and more. In this family friendly show, we'll highlight the best of Vegas variety with first class music and dance, and mix in some fun and frolic along the way to create a truly entertaining event. • Enjoy a family-style lunch at Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant.

New York City

Photo by Rebecca Wilson

at Fulton Theatre Lancaster, PA

"Always...Patsy Cline" is based on a touching true story affectionately told through letters written between Patsy and her biggest fan turned confidant, Louise Segar. A genuine bond of friendship, which began over a cup of coffee, lasted until Cline's untimely death in 1963. Filled with down home country humor, heartache and celebration, Always...Patsy Cline takes audiences through the ups and downs, from her breakthrough on live radio, to her rise to fame at the Grand Ole Opry. $129.95 pp; Lunch Included May 20

NEW! Alexander Hamilton's Footsteps Elizabeth, NJ

New York City

$99.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted June 17, August 3, September 23, November 4

$114.95 pp; Lunch Included; $84.95 pp children 17 and younger July 15, September 23

Annapolis Harbor & U.S. Naval Academy

Heard of Hamilton? Seen the hit Broadway Musical? Now experience his history by touring the spots where he both lived and studied! • Explore the rooms of the Hamiltons' former home, Liberty Hall, that welcomed many distinguished guests, such as George & Martha Washington, as well as Presidents Grant, Taft, Hoover, and Ford. • At Snyder Academy/First Presbyterian Church, Hamilton’s school, learn the story of the people of New Jersey from 1664 through the American Revolution. • Visit Hamilton’s second home, Boxwood Hall, where he was a frequent visitor and developed a friendship with the Boudinots that would last his lifetime. Learn about Colonial life and America's early aristocracy. • Enjoy Lunch at a local restaurant. $109.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted

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Courtesy of visitannapolis.com

• Relax and enjoy a narrated boat cruise aboard the double decker Harbor Queen. View the U.S. Naval Academy, historic Annapolis harbor, the scenic Severn River and catch a glimpse of the Bay bridges. • Enjoy the U.S. Naval Academy "Historical Tour" highlighting life at the U.S. Naval Academy past and present. • Visit the beautiful Maryland State House, the oldest state capitol still in continuous legislative use and the only state house ever to have served as the nation's capitol. (This is a walking tour)

• Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

May 20, July 15, Oct. 7

All Day Trips Include Round-trip Transportation

$139.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted $119.95 pp Children 11 years and younger

July 15, August 12


ONE DAY GETAWAYS

NEW! Army Heritage Days

Carlisle, PA Enjoy The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center's annual Army Heritage Days, a popular timeline living history event covering soldier history from the 16th century through the present. This event features re-enactors from many historical periods, lectures by well-known historians, military equipment displays, and tactics & weapons demos. $59.95 pp; $54.95 pp children 12 years and younger

May 20

Baltimore Crab Feast & Harbor Cruise • Enjoy an “All You Can Eat” crab feast luncheon at Phillips Seafood Restaurant. • Cruise Baltimore’s historic waterfront and see the landmarks that make the Inner Harbor one of the most notable ports in America. • Free time in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor $134.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted

July 22, August 26

Baltimore Express

Assateague Island Boat Cruise Ocean City, MD

• Get ready for adventure aboard Ocean City’s Authentic EcoBoat. Each cruise features a professional naturalist and touch tank to learn first-hand about our coastal eco-system. Explore salt marshes, observe marine birds, and even step onto the island to (hopefully) see the famous Assateague ponies. • Enjoy lunch at Phillips Crab House. • Free time on Ocean City’s boardwalk $119.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted $99.95 pp children 10 years and younger

Starr drops you off right in the center of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor so you can explore this wonderful waterfront city on your own. Shop, dine, sightsee, cruise the harbor, take in a museum, visit the National Aquarium, and much more.

$57.95 pp; $49.95 pp children 12 years and younger May 20, July 29, August 19, October 14

June 24, July 9, August 6, 19, September 2

New! Brooklyn's Backyard: Navy Yard & Green-Wood Cemetery

Photo by Bonnie Gruenberg

Atlantic City Air Show + Casino Package! $25 FREE SLOT PLAY & $10 FOOD VOUCHER INCLUDED!*

Starr drops you off at the Tropicana Casino, right on the Boardwalk, for this annual event. Thrill to heart-stopping feats, aerobatic maneuvers, formation flying, and solo routines by the Blue Angels, US Air Force, US Army, US Coast Guard, US Navy, Air National Guard, and civilian acts. $49.95 pp Photo by Tomas del Amo

August 23

*Tropicana Casino Package subject to change. Must be 21 years with Photo ID.

Photo by Sean Naber

Baltimore & the National Aquarium • Housing over 16,000 creatures, the National Aquarium features stingrays, sharks, sea turtles, bullfrogs, monkeys, iguanas, puffins, and more. At Dolphin Discovery, experience dolphin training, feeding, and play activities. • Free time in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor $99.95 pp; Escorted; $89.95 pp children 18 years & younger June 3, August 9, September 9, October 7

• A riding tour of Brooklyn's Navy Yard shows us the vast 300-acres along Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront and a look at sites, including a dry dock that’s been used since 1851, historic buildings, and the Green Manufacturing Center. See oral his tory clips and photographs from the site's Naval past as well as stories of industrial innovators at the Yard today. • Hop aboard the historic trolley as a GreenWood Cemetery guide tells the story of this magnificent landmark and the fascinating people interred here. • Enjoy lunch at the beloved and world renowned Junior's. $139.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted

June 24, September 30

Bronx Zoo with “Total Experience” Package Take a walk on the wild side! There’s something for everyone at the largest urban zoo in the country. See over 4,000 animals in their natural habitat, and enjoy a day of fun-filled rides & attractions. Your trip includes general admission, zoo shuttle, monorail, Bug Carousel, Children’s Zoo, & Congo Gorilla Forest. $89.95 pp $79.95 pp children 12 years & younger

June 10, August 5, September 23

Toll Free: 800-782-7703 • www.starrtours.com

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ONE DAY GETAWAYS

Cape May Ladies Day This special day trip is for ladies only! Bring your family and friends to this wonderful Victorian town featuring shopping, dining, sightseeing, history and new memories!

$119.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted September 9, 30

NEW! Celtic Fling & Highland Games Manheim, PA

Celebrate all things Celtic on this 35-acre Shire! Delight your senses with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of this rollicking Celtic celebration. Enjoy traditional pipe bands, modern Celtic rock bands, and everything in between, plus delicious Celtic cuisine, fresh brewed Swashbuckler ales and more! $79.95 pp; $59.95 pp Children 11 years & younger June 24

Central Park & Carmine’s New York City Photo by Nesstor

• Central Park is more than just a green space in the middle of Manhattan Island. It is an 843-acre oasis, 150 years in the making, and a favorite retreat for New Yorkers of all walks of life. See the highlights of Central Park when you follow your guide on the winding paths, over the bridges and through the tunnels of New York’s "backyard." We’ll also see the Upper East Side, known as Manhattan's Gold Coast and one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the United States. • Enjoy lunch at Carmine’s family-style Italian Restaurant. $134.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted (This is a walking tour) May 27, September 10

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Once you arrive at Coney Island, the day is yours to enjoy. Best known for hotdogs, amusement parks and the Cyclone, Coney Island is full of iconic history that made it a legend. Walk the famous boardwalk and dip a toe in the Atlantic. $54.95 pp; $44.95 pp Children 12 years and younger July 13, August 22

• Visit the Victorian house museum, Emlen Physick Estate, and enjoy lunch at the Carriage House Tearoom • Enjoy a Trolley Tour of Cape May and learn about America's first seaside resort, from its Victorian heritage to its seashore and maritime history and more, with plenty of fun facts sprinkled in. • Washington Street Mall - Free time for shopping

at Mt. Hope Estate

NEW! Coney Island Express

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Lancaster, PA

Experience a top quality matinee production, award-winning food and exceptional service at Dutch Apple. Your tour includes a buffet lunch with a full salad bar, hot entrees, and a lavish dessert selection. $109.95 pp; Lunch Included $79.95 pp Children 18 years and younger

N ew ! “Peter Pan”

July 22

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling Children and with a sprinkle of pixie dust begin a magical journey across the stars. In the adventure, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates, and the villainous Captain Hook. Featuring the songs "I'm Flying," "I Won't Grow Up," and "Never Land." It's the perfect show for the child in all of us.

NEW! “Pippin”

September 9

Pippin is a high flying death defying hit musical full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked. Pippin graduates from college and wonders how to find real meaning in his life. What's an heir to the 9th century Holy Roman Empire to do? If you're Pippin, son of King Charlemagne, you decide to dabble in war, sex and politics before finally finding love and discovering that ordinary life isn't so bad.

New! "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" See the man, hear the music and relive the life of a legend! Get ready to rock as you watch Buddy backstage and at the recording studio. Follow his rise up the charts from his humble country music roots to his hits "That'll Be the Day", "Oh Boy", "Peggy Sue", "True Love", "Rave On" and more.

All Day Trips Include Round-trip Transportation

October 28


ONE DAY GETAWAYS Ellis Island & Liberty Island Starr drops you at Liberty State Park, NJ, where you will ferry to Ellis Island and its Museum of Immigration. Then it’s off to Liberty Island to see the famed Statue of Liberty up close. Admission inside the Statue of Liberty is not included or available.

$79.95 pp; $69.95 pp Children 12 years and younger June 17, August 8, September 9, October 7

Ellis Island, Photo by Linus Henning

Feast of San Gennaro Festival

NEW! "Guys & Dolls" at Bucks County Playhouse

New Hope, PA

• Enjoy a matinee performance of "Guys & Dolls," an oddball romantic comedy with an incredible score. NY's most infamous crap game organizer, Nathan Detroit, challenges notorious gambler Sky Masterson to a bet he's sure he'll win: take mission girl, Sarah Brown, to dinner in Havana, Cuba. Nathan, meanwhile, deals with his own situation his 14 year fiancée, Adelaide, who's tired of waiting for a wedding • Free time in New Hope, PA • Visit Peddler's Village, an 18th century-style attraction featuring 70 quality specialty shops and restaurants. • Lunch at the Cock 'n Bull Restaurant $119.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted

July 27

“Little Italy” New York City, NY

In the early 20th century, a neighborhood in lower Manhattan became home to thousands of Italian immigrants coming to America to improve their lives. Today, it's home to the Feast of San Gennaro, a festival celebrating the patron saint of Naples. Hosting travelers from all over he world, the feast sports mouth watering food, delicious dessert, live music, cooking demonstrations, and more. Don't miss out on being a part of this wonderful tradition! $54.95 pp

Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack Experience the thrills of live hardness racing and play at a casino featuring slots, video poker machines, and live table games!

$30 SLOT CASH Included!*

$37.95 pp August 2, September 17, October 27 *Casino package subject to change. Must be 21 years with Photo ID.

September 16, 23

NEW! Gaither Vocal Band

at American Music Theatre Lancaster, PA • A afternoon of entertainment & meaningful music is a rare treat anytime, but when the occasion includes the best-loved voices in gospel music… it's a must-see celebration! This musical event, hosted by Bill Gaither himself, is one you can't miss! • Enjoy lunch an Amish style restaurant featuring Amish cooks and traditional Amish recipes. $149.95 pp; Lunch Included; $134.95 pp Children 12 years and younger May 13

Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise Board the Spirit of New York for a 3 hour luncheon cruise up the Hudson River and past the George Washington Bridge to experience the spectacular beauty of the surrounding fall foliage. Delight in a bountiful lunch buffet along with music and dancing.

NEW! Green Dragon Farmer’s Market Ephrata, PA Located in the heart of PA Dutch Country, this is one of the largest Farmer’s Markets on the East Coast, and visitors have the choice to shop indoors or outdoors. With 7 large market buildings and many other smaller shops, merchants offer everything from “soup to nuts.” $49.95 pp

July 14, August 25, October 20

Photo by Danny Tyksinski

$134.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted

Toll Free: 800-782-7703 • www.starrtours.com

October 14, 28

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ONE DAY GETAWAYS

NEW! “Jonah”

at Sight & Sound’s Millenium Theatre Strasburg, PA • Jonah is a prophet - and a man on the run. From who? From God! After a series of wild adventures involving a seaport called Joppa, a huge boat and a terrible storm, Jonah finds himself in the belly of a giant fish! But this isn't the end. It's here that God teaches Jonah how to receive grace and extend mercy, even to his archenemy: Nineveh. Take your family deep into this Bible classic as it springs to life on stage in jaw-dropping scale by a world-class cast, spectacular special effects and live animals - on stage and in the aisles. This is not your average fish tale! • Free time at Kitchen Kettle Village Rates from $109.95* pp; $74.95* pp Children 12 years and younger June 24, August 2*, September 9, October 14

Kutztown, PA Folk Festival Celebrating the Pennsylvania Dutch Culture, this unique festival features demonstrations of traditional crafts by 200 juried American craftsmen, folklife demonstrations, historical reenactments, antiques, traditional music and dancing. Visit the largest Quilt Sale in the Nation, featuring over 2,000 American made quilts. Last, but certainly not least - the best Pennsylvania Dutch food and treats to be had anywhere! $59.95 pp

July 2, 8

$54.95 pp Children 12 years and younger

New! Lancaster, PA

Metropolitan Museum of Art & Carmine’s New York City • See The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe. • Enjoy lunch at Carmine’s family-style Italian Restaurant.

$144.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted August 12, October 14

Photo by Monica Arellano

National Museum of African American History & Culture Washington, DC

The day is yours to discover the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by an Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. $67.95 pp; $62.95 pp Children 12 yrs & younger April 22, May 1, 20, June 17, July 20, August 5, September 2, 16, October 21, 28, November 4, 18

National Zoo

Inside Amish Country

Ride back in time to Amish Country and feel the slower pace of life by riding like the Amish do in a horse and carriage, while you pass the most beautiful Amish farms in the country. Experience for yourself a taste of the peaceful Amish country life. • Horse and Carriage Ride of Lancaster • Amish Country Homestead Tour • View the film, "Jacob's Choice" at the Amish Experience Theatre • Enjoy a Family-Style Lunch at Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant $119.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted $99.95 pp Children 12 years & younger

May 20, July 29, September 16

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Photo by Ann Batdorf, National Zoo Photographer

Washington, DC Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Zoo is a 163-acre zoological park featuring 2,000 individual animals of 400 different species. You'll have the day to see the giant pandas from China, a collection of exotic animals, birds, reptiles, and "Amazonia," a re-creation of the world's largest rain forest featuring animals from Amazonia, as well as many animals from other parts of South America.

$62.95 pp; $57.95 pp Children 12 years and younger June 10, August 13, October 7

All Day Trips Include Round-trip Transportation


ONE DAY GETAWAYS

New York City Express Starr places you in the heart of Times Square in close proximity to the many famous sites of the city. Choose to see a Broadway show, ride to the top of the Empire State Building, experience Top of the Rock, be amazed by Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, or St. Patrick's Cathedral. It's a day for you to choose what you want to do in the Big Apple!

New York Spectacular

Starring the Radio City Rockettes® Radio City Music Hall, New York

$49.95 pp; $44.95 pp Children 12 years and younger April 29, May 6, 13, June 17, 24, July 15, 22, 29, August 19, September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18, December 2

This summer, bring the whole family to Radio City Music Hall to see the Rockettes New York Spectacular! An amazing show that celebrates their home, New York City! New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes celebrates New York City in the summertime centered around the trip of a lifetime for two kids, who, while on a vacation in New York, are separated from their parents. The city magically comes to life to show them its many splendid wonders and helps to reunite their family in the end. $119.95 pp

July 15, August 5

Ne w York C it y J a z z B r un ch C ru ise & O n e W o rld O bse rvat ory Hornblower Cruises

• Fun and scenic, this Sunday Jazz Brunch Cruise combines live jazz, a robust brunch buffet, first-class service, and classic views of New York's skyline & iconic landmarks.

• See Forever™ at One World Observatory at One World Trade CenPhoto by Julienne Schaer ter. Ascend 1776 feet, to the top of the nation's tallest building and experience a view of NYC and its surroundings stretching 50 miles. Then, look to the horizon and feel the city’s invincible spirit. $159.95 pp; Brunch Included; Escorted

New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium July 29 vs. Tampa Bay Rays Seating: Terrace Outfield

August 12 vs. Boston Red Sox Seating: Grandstand $99.95 pp

$129.95 pp Children 12 years and younger

June 11, October 8

New! NY Botanical Gardens Featuring Chihuly Glass Exhibit Bronx, NY

Experience the world's greatest collections of flora with some of the most beautiful natural terrain of any botanical garden in the world, including dramatic rock outcroppings, rolling hills, waterfalls & ponds, the Bronx River and more. Ride the tram for a narrated tour that offers an overview of the Garden, its history, and programs. Hop off and explore at any of the 9 stops. For the first time in over 10 years, the artwork of world-renowned sculptor Dale Chihuly will be displayed in monumental installations within and around the most celebrated sites in Photo Courtesy of NYBG the Botanical Garden's landscape. $129.95 pp; Lunch Voucher Included; Escorted June 10, September 16

NEWSEUM Washington, DC

• Discover the Newseum, a dynamic, engaging, and interactive museum of news that allows visitors to experience the stories of yesterday and today through the eyes of the media while celebrating the freedoms guaranPhoto by Maria Bryk teed to all Americans by the First Amendment. See how the media affects our shared experience of important moments. Get up close and personal with historical artifacts and go undercover behind the scenes in the multimedia exhibits and 4-D theater. • Free time on own in Washington, DC $84.95 pp; $74.95 pp Children 18 years & younger July 29, September 23

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Ocean City, MD SunFest At SunFest, Ocean City’s biggest and best festival, artists will delight your senses with their art and craft creations and unique talents. Over 30 food vendors will awaken your taste buds with delicious foods from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to pit beef, gyros, Asian cuisine and many more. Enjoy free live entertainment all day. $64.95 pp $59.95 pp Children 12 years & younger

September 23

Penn’s Peak Luncheon Shows Jim Thorpe, PA

NEW! Pocono Garlic Festival at Shawnee Mounatin East Stroudsburg, PA

The annual Pocono Garlic Festival fills the Poconos with the aroma of garlicky goodness. Indulge all of your garlic fantasies at this legendary festival. Enjoy aromatic food merchants, juried crafters & artisans, musical and novelty entertainers, and more. Over 60 food and craft vendors offer everything from garlic vinegar and garlic ice cream to garlic-themed pottery and paintings. A showcase of local musical talent, fresh locally grown produce, educational demonstrations, garlic eating contest and plenty of activities including woodworking, blacksmith, ceramic and pottery demonstrations make this a great event!

$64.95 pp

September 2

Enjoy a family-style lunch followed by a matinee performance.

"Branson Fever: Country Roots" It doesn't get any better than true country music! Branson Fever features Dave Rehrig of Twitty Fever, & a tribute to Dolly Parton! They'll entertain you with favorites like "It's Only Make Believe," "Hello Darlin," "You've Never Been This Far Before," "I Will Always Love You," "Jolene," "9 to 5" and more. Combine these chart topping hits with knee-slappin' comedy of Crazy Elmer and you've got yourself a sure-fire afternoon of music & fun, Country Style! $99.95 pp; Lunch Included

May 4

Glenn Miller Orchestra Enjoy a live performance from one of the most popular and sought after big bands in the world today. Under the direction of Nick Hilsher, with its unique jazz sound, the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all times. $109.95 pp; Lunch Included

QVC & American Treasures West Chester & Oaks, PA

• At the QVC Studio tour, get a behind-the-scenes look at live television production and the fast-paced world of multimedia retailing in the shopping network's state-of-art broadcasting facility. • Ride the tram to experience the vast array of collectibles at the American Treasure Tour, a fantasyland of memorabilia from antiques to kitsch to pop culture. A buffet lunch is included in the private dining room. $99.95 pp Lunch Included; Escorted June 3, August 16, September 16 *Photo ID Required

October 26

Philadelphia Flower Show

• At the 187th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, the largest show of its kind and oldest in the US, celebrate the flower fields, history, and innovation, as well as the art, culture, and and landscape architecture of Holland. From windmills, wooden shoes and cheese, to bicycles, canals, and vibrant tulip fields, the largest flower show in the U.S. shares diverse stories of horticulture and eco-design of the Netherlands. • Enjoy dinner at Positano Coast, inspired by owner Aldo Lamberti's seaside hometown in Italy with a remarkable view of Old City.

Rehoboth Beach Express Starr takes you to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware where the day is yours to enjoy. Spend time on the boardwalk, relax on the beach, or take a walk and enjoy downtown Rehoboth Beach. Experience the unique shops, galleries, and restaurants offering everything from world famous French fries to fine dining. $57.95 pp; $49.95 pp Children 12 years and younger July 26, August 16

$119.95 pp; Escorted; Dinner Included $99.95 pp Children 16 years and younger

March 11,12

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ONE DAY GETAWAYS

NEW!

Spy Museum

East Stroudsburg, PA

Enjoy the day at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, the Poconos' Favorite Family Ski Resort! You are on your own to enjoy skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing. Book your Starr bus seat then save BIG on snow sports fun with Shawnee Mountain's discounted rates!

Notes: Lift tickets and rentals should be purchased directly with Shawnee Mountain no more than 2 weeks prior to departure. Approximate arrival time: 10:30 am; departure time 5:30 pm.

$39.95 pp

Washington, DC • Experience the story of spies, intelligence operations and deceptions that changed the course of history. This Museum features the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on public display. These artifacts illuminate the work of famous spies and pivotal espionage actions as well as help bring to life the strategies and techniques behind some of the most secretive espionage missions in world history. Gain access to a wild world of gadgets, weapons, bugs, cameras, vehicles and spy-tech that defies classification. • Free time on own in Washington, DC $79.95 pp July 29, September 23

Photos Courtesy of ISM

January 14, 28, February 11, 25

“Slice of Brooklyn” Pizza Tour Brooklyn, NY

As featured on NBC’s “Today Show,” Travel Channel, The Food Network and the Rachael Ray Show, this tour highlights the food, landmarks, movie locations, and points of interest that have made Brooklyn world-known. See DUMBO (an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) Brooklyn Bridge Park, Red Hook, Coney Island, Bath Beach, Bensonhurst, Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn Bridge, million dollar homes in Bay Ridge, and Brooklyn movie locations such as Saturday Night Fever, Goodfellas, Annie Hall, Scent of a Woman and more. $129.95 pp; Pizza Lunch Included; Escorted by local guide May 13, July 22, September 10, October 21

Smithsonian Institution

St. Michaels, Maryland • Tour the quaint Victorian town of St. Michaels on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, a historic town filled with charming shops, attractive restaurants, inns, and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (not included). Steeped in history Patriot Boat Cruise dating from before the American Revolution, the ambience of the colonial and Victorian-era charm is unmistakable. A visit to historic Christ Church is included. • Cruise the beautiful Miles River aboard the Patriot and learn about local beginnings, view historic homes and wildlife, and watch local watermen harvest clams, oysters, and the famous Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab during their respective seasons. • Enjoy lunch at Chesapeake Landing Seafood Restaurant, a local favorite. $139.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted June 10, September 30

Washington, DC

The day is yours to visit any of the museums of the world’s largest museum complex. Choose to visit The Air and Space Museum, The American Indian Museum, Natural History Museum, American Art Museum, Portrait Gallery, African Art Museum, American History Museum and more! $62.95 pp

$57.95 pp Children 12 years and younger

May 27, July 15, August 27, October 7

St. Patrick’s Fest at Doolan’s Shore Club Spring Lake, NJ

From Ireland to America, this traditional show stars Irish Tenor Mike Byrne & the famous Green Derby Show Band as well as a comedian and bagpiper! Enjoy a wonderful luncheon after taking advantage of a 1-hour open bar. This most winning combination is the best way to celebrate this fun holiday. $114.95 pp; Lunch Included March 8

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Tropicana Casino Special

New! Terracotta Warriors: Guards for Eternity

Atlantic City, NJ

$10 FREE SLOT PLAY* & Lunch at Carmine's Included!

at The Franklin Institute Philadelphia, PA

• The expansive collective of terracotta statues at the burial complex of China's First Emperor is awesome in its scope with soldiers, civil officials and many others. Pull them apart, however, and each statue tells its own piece of the story of the culture, craft, and science of one of history's most monumental endeavors. Terracotta Warriors will make only two stops in America and Philly is the only one on the east coast. • Enjoy lunch at Aldo Lamberti's Positano Coast. $109.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted

$49.95 pp

$99.95 pp Children 17 years and younger

April 21, August 3, November 10

*Casino Package subject to change. Must be 21 years with Photo ID.

October 21, November 11

Tropicana Casino Shows

Turkey Hill Experience

Atlantic City, NJ

Columbia, PA

$15 FREE SLOT PLAY Included!*

• At the Turkey Hill Experience, learn how ice cream is made, brainstorm your own ice cream flavor, milk a mechanical cow, and learn about the people and culture of Turkey Hill. And of course, there are free samples of Turkey Hill ice cream and iced tea! • Experience a fun and fascinating trip into the world of timekeeping, represented by over 12,000 treasures of time at the National Watch and Clock Museum. • Enjoy lunch at Bully's, a local favorite.

$49.95 pp *Casino Package subject to change. Must be 21 years with Photo ID.

NEW! "Beatlemania Now"

The ultimate Celebration of the '60s and the group that helped shape them... THE BEATLES!!

May 1

Recapture the excitement, the mood, and the frantic intensity as Beatlemania Now performs live on stage, against a backdrop of stunning images which evoke memories of some of the most turbulent decades of modern times... the '60s & '70s! Beatlemania Now meticulously performs incredible note for note renditions of Beatles' classics from throughout their entire career, including songs the Beatles' themselves never performed outside the Recording Studios.

NEW! Rat Pack 'Together Again' Tribute Show with "Marilyn Monroe"

June 26

Enjoy a wonderful mix of song, comedy, sketches and brilliant musical arrangement that brings us back to a time when seeing Frank, Dean, and Sammy was considered the ultimate event in show business. Special guest star “Marilyn Monroe” pays us a visit and entertains with a few of her hits.

New! Elvis: The Ultimate Tribute to the King of Rock 'n Roll October 30 Elvis is alive through the amazing talent of John Monforto who has thrilled audiences with his highly trained baritone voice and dazzling '70s jumpsuits across the USA and internationally for over 30 years. His performances are packed with all of the best of Elvis’ music, classic moves, dancing, sing-a-longs and audience participation. Get “All Shook Up” at this full stage show featuring a live 7-piece live band followed by a meet & greet after the show.

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Bring your family and friends and enjoy lucky gaming, shopping, dining and the beach!

$109.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted May 6, August 5, September 30

US Open Tennis Championships Flushing, NY

Witness the excitement at the early round matches and practice sessions, allowing tennis fans of all ages to get up close and personal with the tennis legends of the past, present, and future! $149.95 pp August 30 (Daytime Session)

Washington, D.C. Memorials & Smithsonian Photo by Lane 4 Imaging

• Travel to our nation’s capital and visit the WWII Veteran’s, Lincoln, Vietnam, and Korean Veteran’s Memorials. • Visit the Smithsonian Institution and choose to visit The Air and Space Museum, The American Indian Museum, Natural History Museum, American Art Museum, American History Museum and more. $65.95 pp; Escorted $55.95 pp Children 12 years and younger

April 29, July 8, September 30, October 29

All Day Trips Include Round-trip Transportation


and Broadway

ONE DAY GETAWAYS

Each Trip Comes With...

• Orchestra Seats • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation • Free Time on your own to enjoy New York City NEW! A Bronx Tale A streetwise new musical based on the real life story of Chazz Palminteri.

Rates from $189.95* pp June 24*, September 23 NEW! Anastasia

The stage adaptation of the 1997 film arrives on Broadway, featuring a score by Ahrens and Flaherty.

Rates from $179.95* pp July 29*, October 14

NEW! Bandstand

NEW! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Starring Christian Borle

Roald Dahl's most treasured tale is coming to Broadway and it is a world of pure imagination.

$159.95 pp June 10, July 29, August 19, October 21

NEW! Come From Away On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.

Rates from $179.95* pp July 15*, November 4

Rates from $169.95* pp May 13*, August 19*, October 28

NEW! Dear Evan Hansen

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

A new American musical, Dear Evan Hansen is a deeply personal and profoundly contemporary story about a little lie that changes everything.

Rates from $199.95* pp April 29*, June 17*, Sept. 16, Oct. 21

Rates From $169.95* pp May 6*, July 22, September 30, October 28 CATS Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running classic returns to Broadway.

Rates From $159.95* pp May 13*, August 19

School of Rock Based on the film, School of Rock - The Musical, tells the story of a wannabe rock star who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students’ musical talents, he enlists his fifthgraders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands.

Broadway’s huge-hearted hit is the winner of six Tonys including Best Musical!

Rates from $249.95* pp August 12*, October 28, November 18*

NEW! Miss Saigon

The new American musical set amidst the 1940s swing scene.

The inspiring true story of how Carole King became the soundtrack of a generation.

NEW! Hello Dolly Starring Bette Midler & David Hyde Pierce

NEW! Groundhog Day Starring Andy Karl

A new musical based on the popular film of the same name.

$179.95 pp June 24, September 23

The classic musical epic about the survival of the human spirit.

Rates from $169.95* pp July 29*, October 14

Rates from $179.95* pp May 13*, August 19

The Book of Mormon A hit Broadway musical from the creators of South Park and Avenue Q.

Rates from $249.95* pp July 15*, November 4

New York Spectacular

Starring the Radio City Rockettes® This multi-sensory extravaganza showcases New York City in the summertime centered around the trip of a lifetime for two kids, who, while on a vacation in New York, are separated from their parents. The city magically comes to life to show them its many splendid wonders and helps to reunite their family in the end.

$119.95 pp July 15, August 5

On Your Feet The story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, two people who believed in their talent, their music and each other, and became an international sensation.

Rates from $159.95* pp May 6*, July 22*, September 30, October 28

The Lion King An award-winning score and innovative puppetry bring the classic story of young royal heir Simba to life.

Rates from $189.95* pp April 29*, June 17*, Sept. 9, Nov. 4

The Phantom of the Opera Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork is a timeless story of seduction and despair.

Rates from $159.95* pp April 29*, June 17*, Sept. 9, Nov. 4 Wicked A vivid re-imagining of the classic The Wizard of Oz.

Rates from $199.95* pp April 29*, June 17*, Sept. 16, Oct. 21

PICK ANY BROADWAY MUSICAL OR PLAY: Just call Starr and we can book and take you to any show for only $49.95 pp + the cost of your show ticket! Choose from the following dates: April 29, May 6, 13, June 17, 24, July 15, 22, 29, August 19, September 9, 16, 23, 30, October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 18, December 2 Toll Free: 800-782-7703 • www.starrtours.com

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ONE GETAWAYS 2017DAY Holiday Day NEW! American Music Theatre Christmas Show "Home for the Holidays" Lancaster, PA • Inspired by warm memories of family Christmases together, "Home for the Holidays" celebrates the joy of spending the holidays with the ones we love; featuring some of your favorite holiday songs, great singing & dancing, and the incredible sounds of the AMT orchestra. • Enjoy lunch at Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant. $129.95 pp; Lunch Included $94.95 pp Children 17 years and younger

Trips

Cape May Victorian Christmas • Experience a Trolley Tour of Cape May, a seaside town transformed into a Dickens village for the holidays with garlands of fragrant greens and twinkling gaslights. • Visit the Emlen Physick Estate, a Victorian House Museum decked out with lights and holiday trimmings. • Free time for shopping and browsing at Washington Street Mall $119.95 pp; Lunch Included at The Grand Hotel; Escorted November 25, December 2

November 11, 18, 26, December 9

NEW! Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Christmas Show "White Christmas" Lancaster, PA Amish Christmas Feast Lancaster, PA • Experience an authentic PA Dutch family-style meal and stories of Amish life at the homestead of Henry & Linda Stoltzfus. See their miniature pony barn, get a first-hand look at their woodworking shop, and shop for baked goods and other handmade items. • Visit the National Christmas Center, a world class entertainment complex dedicated to the spirit, traditions and wonders of Christmas. • Visit Kitchen Kettle Village, an historic Pennsylvania Dutch Village featuring shops, restaurants, and more. $99.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted $94.95 pp Children 12 years & younger December 2, 16

Bethlehem, PA: Christmas City • Experience the Christmas Putz at the Central Moravian Church, a retelling of the story of Christ’s birth through narration and music, while tiny lights illuminate each miniature scene. Stop at the Star and Candle Shoppe featuring unique gifts and special Moravian items. • Discover the remarkable stories behind Bethlehem's founders at the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem. • Tour Bethlehem at night as a certified guide in 1700s-era Moravian dress boards our bus and takes us through the streets of this National Historic Landmark District. Travel to the site of the Christmas star atop South Mountain, plus learn about holiday traditions past & present. • Visit Christkindlmarkt featuring unique gift ideas, old-world charm, and holiday cheer. $89.95 pp; Escorted December 2, 16

Enjoy lunch and a performance of this wonderful holiday musical based on the beloved movie. The show is filled with Christmas songs, dancing, humor and an appearance by the busiest man of the season, the guy in the red suit. The Irving Berlin score features "Blue Skies," "Sisters," "Count Your Blessings," and of course "White Christmas." $109.95 pp; Lunch Included $79.95 pp Children 18 years and younger November 25, December 16

Fairmount Park Charms of Christmas

Philadelphia, PA • Visit Cedar Grove and Mount Pleasant where each year, the Charms of Fairmount Park dress up in holiday finery for joyful celebration. Decorated by various interior designers & garden clubs, the historic houses will delight with festive adornments and stunning interiors. • Free time at Love Park's Christmas Village in downtown Philadelphia • Enjoy lunch at Aldo Lamberti's Positano Coast. $99.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted December 3, 9

Hershey, PA Holiday • Visit Hershey Park's Christmas Candylane featuring over two million lights, festive rides, Santa and his live reindeer. • Spend time at Hershey's Chocolate World • Drive through Hershey "Sweet Lights," a Holiday Spectacular $124.95 pp; Lunch Included at Hotel Hershey; Escorted $104.95 pp Children 8 years & younger November 25, December 2, 9

NEW! Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Christmas Show

Brooklyn's Christmas Lights • See the famous Christmas lights and decorations of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, the Italian-American section of Brooklyn made famous in the PBS documentary "Dyker Lights" and featured on TLC's "Crazy Christmas Lights." • Enjoy dinner and dessert at Tommaso Restaurant. $159.95 pp; Dinner Included; Escorted December 3, 12, 16

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Hampton, NJ Enjoy a festive holiday musical revue along with Sunday Dinner! An ensemble cast of multi-talented performers celebrate Christmas in an original holiday song and dance fest featuring traditional carols, classic and contemporary Yuletide compositions, humorous skits, and spectacular dance numbers-all backed by a live onstage orchestra. $129.95 pp; Dinner Included; Escorted November 12, December 10

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ONEHoliday DAY GETAWAYS 2017 Day Trips NEW! Koziars Christmas Village Bernville, PA & National Christmas Center Paradise, PA • Koziar's Christmas Village's indoor & outdoor Christmas display features trim-the-tree ideas, souvenirs, Country Kitchen, Santa's Toy Shoppe, handmade train platform and a large refreshment barn. • Visit the National Christmas Center and journey through wonderful memories of Christmases past and present, near and far. • Enjoy lunch at Hershey Farm Restaurant $109.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted $89.95 pp Children 10 years and younger November 18, December 9

Longwood Gardens Holiday & Brandywine River Museum of Art

Kennett Square, PA • With over 500,000 lights & a holiday horticultural display, the beauty & magic of the holiday season comes alive at Longwood Gardens. • At Brandywine River Museum of Art, discover an outstanding collection of American art housed in a 19th century mill. $89.95 pp; Escorted December 2, 9

NEW! Manhattan Holiday Splendor New York City • Visit Grand Central Terminal for the Holiday Train Show and time to browse the Holiday Fair, offering an eclectic mix of art, jewelry, accessories, collectibles, holiday items and more. • This holiday riding tour of New York City shows us the lights, the people and hustle and bustle of holiday preparation. Gaze at the stupendous windows of stores like Macy’s and Saks, marvel at the wonder of 30,000 lights on the tree at Rockefeller Center and visit spots you have only seen in the movies! • Free time at Rockefeller Center $119.95 pp; Lunch Included at Carmine's; Escorted December 7, 16 Mohonk Mountain House Holiday New Paltz, NY Spend the day at a sprawling Victorian castle resort! Tucked away at the top of Shawangunk Ridge, Mohonk offers spectacular views of an incredible landscape. During the holiday season, Mohonk is decorated in all its finery and splendor with swags and wreaths, "kissing globes," ornaments, and trees. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with music, good cheer, and entertainment. See the decorated Christmas Trees on display as well as their beautiful Gingerbread House. Enjoy a bountiful lunch buffet and free time to explore the resort. $139.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted December 5, 14 New York City Holiday Express Pick your own drop-off: Rockefeller Center, or Macy's Herald Square and choose from so many different things to do in the city. Ice skate at Rockefeller Center, walk through Bryant Park and its holiday shops, see a show, visit St. Patrick's Cathedral, or shop at your favorite stores. It's a day for you to choose what you want to do in the Big Apple. $52.95 pp December 2, 9

Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show Harrisburg, PA Shop at one of the largest holiday shows in the country, a festive celebration of the season’s finest decorations, crafts, cuisines, music and dance groups. Among the unique gifts available are crafts, jewelry, clothing, decorations, toys, household accents, ceramics, furniture, dolls, flowers, art, holiday foods, and more. See a life-size recreation of Olde Christmas Village, decorated trees, mantels, train displays, and more. $64.95 pp November 29, December 2 Radio City Christmas Spectacular New York City Experience this enduring Christmas tradition that has dazzled and inspired for over 85 years. Enjoy the world-famous show featuring the Rockettes' signature eye-high kicks, falling snow, and Santa flying high above the stage. Plus, you'll have free time in the Rockefeller Center area to see the famous tree and feel New York's Holiday spirit! Call for dates and prices. Sight & Sound Theatre's "Miracle of Christmas"

Millennium Theatre, Lancaster, PA • Witness the story that is central to the season, brought to life with high drama, awe-inspiring special effects, and live animals. Rejoice with your whole family as the true meaning of Christmas unfolds right before your eyes. • Enjoy free time for lunch and shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village Rates from $109.95*; $69.95 pp Children 12 years and younger December 2, 6*, 16

St. Michaels, MD Christmas Festival Celebrate the arrival of Christmas at the Annual "Christmas in St. Michaels" festival. Experience the Talbot Street Parade, home tours. seasonal music, gingerbread house displays, Christmas Boutique, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Winery & Brewery Tour and Tasting, and a traditional Christmas meal. $129.95 pp; Lunch Included; Escorted December 9

Tropicana Casino Holiday Show Atlantic City, NJ • Matinee Performance of the annual Tropicana Holiday Extravaganza featuring a dance ensemble and singers who will light up the spirit of the holidays. • $15 Free Slot Play Included!* $49.95 pp December 4 *Casino Package subject to change. Must be 21 years with Photo ID.

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Central Valley, NY Finish all your holiday shopping with impressive savings at over 220 designer outlet stores all offering discounted prices! $63.95 pp; Includes VIP Coupon Book November 11, 25

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CRUISE VACATIONS MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

Bermuda Cruise Your 8 Day Cruise Includes: Tour Director All Shipboard Meals Port of Call • King's Wharf, Bermuda • Plus, 3 "Fun Days" at Sea

Sail aboard the Carnival Sunshine® from New York City

Kick back amidst the sun-kissed pleasures of a pink-sand paradise on Carnival cruises to King’s Wharf. This British overseas territory of Bermuda has a rich naval heritage… plus powdery beaches fringed in coconut palms. Located at the very tip of Bermuda’s glittering archipelago of over 100 islets and cays, King’s Wharf was made for lounging in the Gulf Stream’s balmy subtropical clime, which meanders between Bermuda and mainland North America.

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September 30 - October 7 -Rates From-

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-Rates Per PersonPassport required. King's Wharf, Photo by Allen Gottfried

Exotic Caribbean Cruise Your 8 Day Cruise Includes: Tour Director All Shipboard Meals Ports of Call • Grand Turk • Half Moon Cay • Freeport, Bahamas • Plus, 3 "Fun Days" at Sea

Sail aboard the Carnival Pride® from Baltimore, MD

The tropical islands of the Eastern Caribbean are some of the most beautiful in the world. See them while you are sailing “Fun Ship”® style aboard the Carnival Pride® featuring fabulous dining, endless entertainment options and pampering services that make for a truly special onboard experience.

May 7-14, October 8-15* -Rates From-

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Canada & New England Cruise Your 8 Day Cruise Includes: Tour Director All Shipboard Meals Ports of Call • Halifax, Nova Scotia • St. John, New Brunswick • Portland, Maine • Boston, Massachusetts • Plus, 2 "Fun Days" at Sea

Sail aboard the Carnival Sunshine® from New York City

Canada and New England may not spring to mind when you think of cruise destinations, but they should because the perfect way to experience this naturally gorgeous, history-packed region is to arrive by sea. Back when ships were how people traveled — but weren't as much fun as today — ports like Halifax, Boston and Saint John were some of the most important. Dating back to the 17th century, they today continue to retain much of their old charm… and have developed a few new tricks in the centuries since. Portland Head Light, Photo by Stefan Hillebrand

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Halifax; Photo Credit Albert Pego

September 9-16 -Rates From-

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$499

95*

*Based on category 4B, Interior cabin. Taxes & fees are additional. Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation to & from NYC pier included.

SINGLE - $81995* TRIPLE - $39995* -Rates Per PersonPassport required.

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All cruises include round-trip transportation to and from airport/pier, airport transfers, and overnight accommodations


CRUISE VACATIONS MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Western Mediterranean Cruise

Sail aboard the Norwegian Epic® from Barcelona

Your 8 Day Cruise Includes: Tour Director All Shipboard Meals Ports of Call • Naples/Pompeii , Italy • Rome, Italy • Florence/Pisa, Italy • Cannes, France • Palma Majorca, Spain • Plus, 1 Day at Sea

Embark on an unforgettable week aboard one of the world’s greatest ships sailing this beautiful sea to some of the world’s great cities. Hear echoes of ancient gladiators in the Roman Colosseum, visit the cathedrals and castles of Naples, stroll the sandy beaches of Cannes, and gaze up at the awe-inspiring spires of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Get ready for a truly stunning vacation.

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Cannes, France

October 1-8

Overnight Flight Departs September 30th

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$2,34995

* Florence's Ponte Vecchio; Photo Credit Giorgio Galeotti

SINGLE - $2,79995* TRIPLE - Call for price

Placa de Ispania, Barcelona

-Rates Per Person-

INCLUDES AIRFARE

*Based on category IF, Interior cabin. Taxes & fees are additional. Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation to & from airport included.

Passport required.

Alaska Cruise Your 8 Day Cruise Includes: Tour Director All Shipboard Meals Ports of Call • Skagway • Juneau • Ketchikan • Victoria, British Columbia • Cruise Tracy Arm Fjord • Plus, 1 "Fun Day" at Sea

Sail aboard the Carnival Legend® from Seattle, WA Alaska is a natural wonder through and through and you can experience its incredible majesty, “Fun Ship®” style. The beautiful Carnival Legend® is our floating resort for the week as we glide by majestic glaciers, deep-green forests, snow-capped mountains and sunny fields of wild flowers. On an Alaska cruise, find not only quaint towns and scenic harbor vistas, but the best of nature including fjords, wildlife and mountains galore. Watch whales at play or catch a glimpse of an eagle soaring overhead. All this, in addition to fine dining, exciting casino action, a wide range of entertainment and much more.

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August 22-29 -Rates From-

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$1,59995

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SINGLE - $2,09995* TRIPLE - $1,39328* -Rates Per Person-

INCLUDES AIRFARE *Based on category 4B, Interior cabin. Taxes & fees are additional. Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation to & from airport included.

Passport required.

Humpback Whale, Photo by Galyna Adrushko

For Cruise Vacations: All vacations include round-trip transportation to and from local airport or pier, airport transfers, and overnight accommodations. Cruise rates are based on Inside Cabins. Taxes, fees, port expenses, and non-commissionable fees are additional. The cruise lines reserve the right to re-instate a fuel supplement. Passports are required when traveling outside the U.S. All cruise vacations include knowledgable Tour Directors and all onboard meals.

Toll Free: 800-782-7703 • www.starrtours.com

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FLY VACATIONS MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Heart of the Canadian Rockies Your 10 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director Upon Arrival 1 Meal August 17-26

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$2,799

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SINGLE - $3,49995 TRIPLE - $2,64995

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INCLUDES AIRFARE Passport Required.

Travel to the heart of the Canadian Rockies on this spectacular vacation. Begin in Calgary with a sightseeing tour. Then, head west into Banff National Park with two overnights at this popular resort. On the way to Jasper National Park, stop in Lake Louise and discover this world-famous location with its cold waters reflecting the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Next, take a thrilling ride aboard an all-terrain vehicle on the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. In Jasper National Park, enjoy two overnights and an orientation tour. Follow the Fraser River to the base of Mount Robson and overnight in Kamloops. Travel to the Pacific Coast and ferry to Victoria, for two overnights and a city tour. Sail through the spectacular Gulf Islands back to Vancouver for a sightseeing tour of the famous landmarks wrapping up your majestic Canadian Rockies vacation.

Banff National Park, Photo by Songquan Deng

Columbia Icefields; Credit Brewster Travel Canada

• Calgary • Victoria • Vancouver • Columbia Icefield with Ice Explorer ride • Butchart Gardens • Stanley Park • Banff National Park • Jasper National Park • Mount Robson • Fraser River • Thompson River with spectacular views of the Monashee Mountains • British Columbia’s Coast Mountain Range • Strait of Georgia • Gulf Islands

Taste of Europe Featuring England, Holland, Germany, Switzerland & France Your 11 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director Upon Arrival 12 Meals November 2-11

Overnight Flight Departs November 1st

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$2,69995 95

SINGLE - $3,299

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INCLUDES AIRFARE

On this vacation, get a “Taste of Europe” and sample some of Western Europe’s best-loved areas. Visit the main cities—London, Amsterdam, Lucerne, and Paris—and behold fascinating scenery and cruise scenic waterways. In Amsterdam, hear about its 165 canals and enjoy a canal cruise to appreciate Amsterdam from the waterways. See the Lorelei rock and hear its legend. Dip into the Swiss Alps and discover Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s finest cities nestled amid the snowcapped Alps, surrounded by its beautiful lake, and embellished by the clear mountain waters of the Reuss River. Visit the Chapel Bridge and the stone Lion Monument. More scenery awaits on the drive to Paris, passing some of France’s most famous vineyards. In Paris, our local guide shows us famous sights, such as the Eiffel Tower and Champs Elysées with an insight on culture, arts and history.

Buckingham Palace, Photo by Songquan Deng

Amsterdam Canal, Photo by Isantilli

Passport Required.

• London • Cross-Channel ferry from London to Amsterdam • Amsterdam Canal Cruise, Sightseeing, Diamond Center • Rhine Steamer Cruise • Lorelei Rock • Switzerland's Lake Lucerne • Paris, France Sightseeing

New! Irish Explorer Your 10 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director Upon Arrival 11 Meals September 3-11 Overnight Flight Departs September 2nd

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$2,49995

SINGLE - $2,99995

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INCLUDES AIRFARE Passport Required.

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St Patrick's Cathedral; Photo by Tony Pleavin

Explore Ireland in depth and hear exciting stories of its rich history, legends, and myths. Begin in Dublin, Ireland’s capital. Head north through the Boyne Valley and the Mountains of Mourne to Downpatrick, and on to Northern Ireland's Belfast. Travel the Antrim coast to Giant’s Causeway. Visit Derry and Donegal, then drive along Donegal Bay to Sligo. Via Knock and vibrant coastal Galway, reach the breathtaking 668-foot Cliffs of Moher. Spectacular vistas await during the coastal drive along the beautiful “Ring of Kerry.” Stop in Blarney, famous for its castle and “Stone of Eloquence,” for a tour of the House of Waterford Crystal. Heading north, visit Ireland’s oldest handweaving mill at Avoca, and Glendalough with its ruins of St. Kevin’s Centre of Irish Christianity. Our vacation ends in Dublin before traveling back home. • Downpatrick • Giant’s Causeway • Derry • Donegal Town • Knock, Galway • Cliffs of Moher • Adare • Killarney • Blarney • Tramore, handweaving mill at Avoca, Glendalough • Dublin • Boyne Valley • Mountains of Mourne • Northern Ireland’s Antrim Coast • Donegal Bay • The Burren • Ring of Kerry • Lakes of Killarney, Dingle Peninsula, Wicklow Mountains • House of Waterford Crystal

Photo Credit Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre

All Fly Vacations Include Round-trip Airfare, Transportation to/from Airports and Overnight Accommodations


FLY VACATIONS MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Total Solar Eclipse with Mount Rushmore & Yellowstone Your 8 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director Upon Arrival 11 Meals August 18-25

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$3,59995

SINGLE - $4,39995 TRIPLE - $3,39995

-Rates Per Person-

INCLUDES AIRFARE Government Issued Photo ID Required. Old Faithful, Photo by James St. John

The “Rockies” welcome us upon our arrival in Denver then we’re off to Wyoming’s Capital, Cheyenne for a tour of the Depot Museum. Travel north through the plain of Wyoming and enter South Dakota’s Custer State Park and the historic State Game Lodge. Experience a Wildlife Jeep Safari to view the buffalo herds. See Crazy Horse Monument and Mt. Rushmore National Memorial. Travel through the Black Hills to Deadwood for sightseeing of this rough and tumble western town. Stop at Devil's Tower and cross the vast prairie lands of Wyoming. A total eclipse of the Sun has to be the most spectacular and awe-inspiring event in the natural world. The light becomes ghostly and strange and an eerie darkness engulfs you. Experience it all in Casper which is dead center along the path of totality. At the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, browse through five museums under one roof. Enjoy a Chuckwagon Dinner & Live Music Show and an authentic Rodeo. At Yellowstone National Park, see Bison, its Grand Canyon, Fountain Paint Pots and Old Faithful. Stay two overnights at the Hatchet Resort offering a glimpse of the life of early settlers to Jackson Hole. Sightsee through Grand Teton National Park and stop in the fun western town of Jackson. Enjoy a guided Scenic Float Trip on the Snake River and see the wildlife, the flora, and the sheer magnitude of nature. Drive through the rugged Snake River Canyon, stopping in pastoral Starr Valley and arrive in Salt Lake City and depart for home.

Solar Eclipse

Grand Tetons, Photo by Jon Sullivan

• Total Solar Eclipse in Casper, WY • Cheyenne Depot Museum • Crazy Horse Memorial • Devil's Tower National Monument • Yellowstone National Park: Old Faithful, Upper & Lower Geyser Basin, & The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone • Deadwood • Custer State Park & Historic State Game Lodge with Wildlife Jeep Safari to view the buffalo herds • Grand Teton National Park • Mount Rushmore National Memorial • Buffalo Bill Center of the West • Cody Nite Rodeo • Chuckwagon Dinner & Live Music Show • Snake River Scenic Float Trip • Snake River Canyon

Canyon Country Experience Featuring 5 National Parks Your 7 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director Upon Arrival 11 Meals October 10-16

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$2,69995

SINGLE - $3,19995 TRIPLE - $2,59995

-Rates Per Person-

INCLUDES AIRFARE Government Issued Photo ID Required.

Grand Canyon National Park; Photo by Own Xu

The ever-changing landscapes of Canyon Country are something that everyone should experience. Each stop will leave you in awe of its unique beauty that only nature can accomplish over centuries. Our journey starts in Las Vegas, the "Entertainment Capitol of the World." Travel past Lake Mead and Hoover Dam entering Arizona with a stop at the Route 66 Museum. Drive on what was once Route 66 to Grand Canyon National Park. Visit many scenic points and stay at a hotel just outside the Park. Enter Navajo Nation and continue on to Tuba City to the Navajo Museum. Board a 4-wheel drive vehicle for a scenic tour of Monument Valley and enjoy an evening of Navajo culture, food and entertainment at Goulding’s Lodge. The Anasazi Indians come alive at Edge of the Cedars Museum and Ruins. Stop in Moab before reaching Arches National Park for sightseeing. A unique experience is in store on a Sunset Jet Boat Ride on the mighty Colorado River through spectacular red rock canyons followed by a riverside BBQ. Visit Dead Horse Point State Park and see the expanse of Canyonlands National Park. At Capitol Reef National Park enjoy a picnic lunch followed by a drive on one of America’s most spectacular roads, Scenic Highway 12. Then travel through Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument, with vast expanses of cream and rose colored Navajo sandstone. Tour Bryce and Zion National Parks before arriving in St. George for a farewell dinner. Travel home from Las Vegas.

Bryce Canyon Zion National Park; Photo Credit St. George

See 5 National Parks! Grand Canyon, Arches, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Zion • PLUS, Las Vegas • Route 66 Museum • Navajo Museum • Monument Valley • Edge of the Cedars Museum & Ruins • Dead Horse Point State Park • Moab, UT • Scenic Highway 12 • Anasazi State Park Grand Staircase • Escalante National Monument • Colorado River Sunset Jet Boat Ride & BBQ Dinner

Toll Free: 800-782-7703 • www.starrtours.com

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FLY VACATIONS

New! Colorado Rail Adventure Featuring 6 Rail Excursions Your 9 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director Upon Arrival 13 Meals September 14-22

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$3,09995*

SINGLE - $3,69995* TRIPLE - $2,97995*

-Rates Per Person-

INCLUDES AIRFARE Government Issued Photo ID Required.

Traveling to summits of more than 14,000 feet, this classic train tour provides an in-depth exploration of the Colorado Rockies aboard both standard and narrow-gauge railways. Quite possibly the most "classic" train tour is this in-depth exploration of the Colorado Rockies aboard both standard and narrow gauge railways to summits of more than 14,000 feet. Teddy Roosevelt described a train journey through Colorado as "the trip that bankrupts the English language." Find out for yourself! Beginning and ending in Denver, this extraordinary itinerary makes a great circle of the Rockies and includes six remarkable train rides that fully justify President Roosevelt's enthusiasm.

Royal Gorge Route Railroad Photo Credit Visit Colorado

Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Photo Credit Visit Colorado

• Georgetown Loop Railroad • Pikes Peak Cog Railway • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad • Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad • Rio Grande Scenic Railroad • Royal Gorge Route Railroad • Colorado Springs • Garden of the Gods • Durango • San Juan Mountains • Toltec Gorge • La Veta • Great Sand Dunes National Park • Hanging Bridge

Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, Photo by Richard Reiff

Georgetown Loop Railroad, Photo Courtesy of Historic Rail Adventures

Tournament of Roses Parade: Southern California New Year Your 5 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director Upon Arrival 8 Meals December 29, 2017 January 2, 2018

DOUBLE -

$2,69995* 95*

SINGLE - $3,099

95*

TRIPLE - $2,669

-Rates Per Person-

INCLUDES AIRFARE *Rate is estimated due to 2017 air rates not being confirmed yet. Government Issued Photo ID Required.

Celebrate the New Year at the Tournament of Roses Parade in sunny Southern California. Enjoy reserved grandstand seats for the best in parade viewing as you watch the magnificent floral floats, equestrians and marching bands in the 129th annual parade. A souvenir program and seat cushion are included. After, return to the hotel for a special New Year’s Day champagne brunch. The tour also includes a chance to see the floats being decorated before the parade, get a view of Los Angeles from the 70th floor of the new OUE Skyspace observation deck, and a New Year's Eve celebration with a champagne toast at a private dinner party to ring in 2018. Enjoy elegant dining, dancing to a live band, and the fun of a live "Monte Carlo" style casino. You'll have your choice of visiting the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and taking a guided tour of Warner Bros. Studios, cruising to Catalina Island, or spending the day in Long Beach at the Aquarium of the Pacific and aboard the historic Queen Mary.

Tournament of Roses Parade

• Reserved Grandstand Seats for the Rose Parade • Float Decorating • New Year's Eve Party & Champagne Brunch • OUE Skyspace • Choose Your Day: Reagan Presidential Library & Warner Bros. Studios Tour, Catalina Island, or the Aquarium of the Pacific & Queen Mary

Tournament of Roses Parade

For Fly Vacations: All vacations include round-trip transportation to and from local airport, airport transfers, and overnight accommodations. Passports are required when traveling outside the U.S. All fly vacations include knowledgable Tour Directors.

TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN FOR CRUISE & FLY VACATIONS Starr has partnered with the National Tour Association (NTA) to offer you AON Affinity's Travel Protection offering benefits such as:

Trip Delay

Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption

Baggage Protection including Loss, Theft, or Damage

Medical Protection including Emergency Evacuation, Repatriation of Remains, and Accident and Sickness Medical Expense

Please call 800-388-1470 or log onto: nta.aontravelprotect.com for more information including a description of coverage and plan dollar limits.

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All Fly Vacations Include Round-trip Airfare, Transportation to/from Airport, Airport Transfers, & Overnight Accommodations


MOTORCOACH VACATIONS

New! Civil Rights Trail

Featuring Atlanta, Memphis, Birmingham, & Montgomery

Your 11 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 20 Meals November 5-15

DOUBLE -

$2,298

SINGLE - $2,998 TRIPLE - $1,994 -Rates Per PersonTravel on a Starr Bus!

Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum

Enjoy delicious cuisine and historic hotels as we retrace the steps of civil rights pioneers on a moving journey across America's most hallowed and significant civil rights landmarks, from Atlanta, Birmingham, Montgomery and Memphis. As a special remembrance, Seniortours will donate $25 per person to a selection of civil rights charities. Our visit to Atlanta includes a city tour hosted by an expert local guide including the Martin Luther King Center; a Southern lunch at Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint, a visit to the Atlanta History Center, a tour of the National Center for Civil & Human Rights and the Inside CNN Tour. In Birmingham, AL, experience a comprehensive city tour, beginning with the historic 16th Street Baptist Church and including the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute along with a visit to Birmingham’s distinctive 4th St. District and the Rosa Parks Museum. Discover the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, the Tupelo Automobile Museum and free time at Main Street District of Tupelo. Spend two overnights at a casino resort Tunica, MS. Our time in Memphis includes a comprehensive city tour starting with the moving Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum, followed by a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum. Also, enjoy a tour of Graceland, free time on famous Beale Street followed by lunch at BB King's Restaurant. • Atlanta Sightseeing Tour • Martin Luther King Center • Ebenezer Baptist Church • National Center for Civil & Human Rights • Atlanta History Center • 16th Street Baptist Church • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute • Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site • Rosa Parks Museum • Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum • National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel • Tupelo Auto Museum • Graceland • Memphis Sightseeing Tour • CNN Studio Tour • Birmingham Sightseeing Tour • Nashville • Tupelo Main St District • and more!

Rosa Parks Museum Ebeneezer Baptist Church

Martin LutherKing Jr National Historic Site Eternal Flame; Photo by Michael Barera

Folklorama Cultural Festival New! Winnipeg’s Featuring Mackinac Island, Chicago, Twin Cities Your 14 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 22 Meals August 2-15

DOUBLE -

$2,497

SINGLE - $2,886 TRIPLE - $2,355 -Rates Per PersonTravel on a Starr Bus!

Passport Required

Join in for a thrilling "global" excursion through the Heartlands of North America and Canada, with Winnipeg’s world-famous multicultural “Folklorama” International Festival, plus local touring in Chicago, Thunder Bay, Minneapolis, Mackinac Island, Mall of America, "Honeymoon Haven" Wisconsin Dells and much more. Experience the best of Folklorama, with included admission to the largest multicultural festival in the world, chosen Canada’s #1 Event by the World Tourism Organization. It’s a celebration of the world’s cultures, food, song, dance, music, crafts and entertainment drawing over 500,000 visitors each year. This annual festival of international culture, features over 1500 performances by 3,000 performers from the countries and cultures of the world. Each country has its’ own “pavilion”. Italy, Poland, Germany, Ireland, Spain and England, are favorites... but there are over 34 more multicultural pavilions, each representing a nation’s unique culture through exhilarating entertainment, captivating cultural displays and traditionally prepared cuisine. Your “passport,” included in your tour cost, gets you there. During our stay here in Winnipeg, we’ll visit Folklorama each evening, plus we’ll sightsee thru the area, including the Manitoba Museum and the new Black River Casino.

Folklorama

Folklorama

The Grand Hotel

Folklorama Passport, Plus Chicago Sightseeing Tour • Wisconsin Dells Boat Cruise • Mall of America • Manitoba Museum • Kakabeka Falls • Thunder Bay • Sault Ste. Marie • Mackinac Island with Ferry Ride, Horse ‘n Carriage tour and elegant Luncheon at the world famous Grand Hotel • Frankenmuth, MI Sightseeing Tour • Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland • and more!

Toll Free: 800-782-7703 • www.starrtours.com

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MOTORCOACH VACATIONS Meet Starr's Tour Reservation Staff We're here to help you plan your perfect getaway! Deborah Ayars, Travel Advisor

Randi Charen, Travel Advisor

I have worked in the travel industry since 1976. When I worked at Rosenbluth, I enjoyed being a Travel Consultant for Philly's pro sports teams. Working for Starr has exposed me to a different aspect of the travel industry and has also brought me back into a family business environment.

When I was in high school, I started a business with a group of friends. We helped set-up, serve, and clean-up at parties. We always had a blast! I came to Starr after asking the owners a question about the travel business. I guess they liked me because they hired me!

Years with Starr: 11

Contact info: dayars@starrtours.com Direct: (609) 586-6080, Toll Free: (800) 782-7703 ext. 1403 Available Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm

Years with Starr: 19

Contact info: rcharen@starrtours.com Direct: (609) 586-6589, Toll Free: (800) 782-7703 ext. 1461 Available Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Margie Mangione, Travel Advisor Years

Debbie Raynock, Travel Advisor

I once worked at Hickory Farms selling beef sticks & cheese and won several prizes for selling the most beef sticks. I still have an affinity for their products. When my youngest child started school full time, I started looking for a full-time job. A friend and former Starr employee said Starr was looking for a receptionist so I interviewed and got the job!

I used to be a sales rep for Legg's Pantyhose. I drove a Legg's van to various supermarkets and stores delivering the Legg's Eggs. The van I drove had a 3 speed on the steering column and it took some time just to learn how to drive it! Ten years ago, I came across an ad in the newspaper for a receptionist position at Starr's Northeast Philly office. I applied and got the job.

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Contact info: mmangione@starrtours.com Direct: (609) 586-6580, Toll Free: (800) 782-7703 ext. 1404 Available Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays from 9:00am - 4:30pm

Years with Starr: 10

Contact info: draynock@starrtours.com Direct: (609) 586-6417, Toll Free: (800) 782-7703 ext. 1462 Available Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm

Nancy Smith-Kozic, Travel Advisor

Tina Clayton, Sales Assistant

I was once a Corporate Officer and Branch Manager for a bank. I always knew that I enjoyed working with people. I came to Starr because I love to travel. I started working part-time when my children were young and then shifted to full-time when they got older.

I used to work for Associated Business Careers School as an Administrative Assistant. I enjoyed working with the students and staff. Later on, I was working for a private company and got laid off. I came across an ad for Starr and the rest is history!

Years with Starr: 26

Contact info: nsmith-kozic@starrtours.com Direct: (609) 586-6411, Toll Free: (800) 782-7703 ext. 1402 Available Monday-Thursday from 8:30am - 4:15pm

Years with Starr: 23

Contact info: trclayton@starrtours.com Local: (609) 587-0626, Toll Free: (800) 782-7703 ext. 1411 Available Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:00pm

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General Information MOTORCOACH VACATIONS HOW TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION: To make your reservation, call 800-782-7703 or visit www.starrtours.com DEPOSIT POLICY: Day Trips........................................................... Full Amount of Tour Multi-Day Vacations Under $300............. $50 per person Multi-Day Vacations $301-$500............... $75 per person Multi-Day Vacations $501-700.................. $100 per person Multi-Day Vacations $701-1500............... $125 per person Multi-Day Vacations $1501 and Up........ $250 per person Cruise Vacations............................................. Contact a Starr Travel Advisor Fly Vacations.................................................... Contact a Starr Travel Advisor PAYMENT POLICY: Final balance for motorcoach tours is due 45-60 days prior to departure, depending on the trip. Payment for Cruise and Fly Vacations vary - ask your Travel Advisor for specific prices for these trips. FORMS OF PAYMENT: Starr accepts cash, check, money order, PayPal to payments@starrtours.com and all major credit cards. Our payment mailing address is: Starr-Accounting Department, 2531 East State St. Ext, Trenton, NJ 08619. CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from travel and hotel partners so the following fees apply: OVERNIGHT VACATIONS: If you cancel your tour 45 DAYS OR MORE BEFORE your tour departs, you will receive a Full Refund for the cost of your tour.   If you cancel WITHIN 45 DAYS BEFORE departure, you will incur a fee as follows: Tour value under $300................................ $50 per person fee Tour value $301-$500.................................. $75 per person fee Tour value $501-$700.................................. $100 per person fee Tour value $701-$1500................................ $125 per person fee Tour value $1501 and up............................ $250 per person fee   The fees listed above are IN ADDITION to any monies that may have been advanced on your behalf and do not cover a tour cost increase due to roommate cancellations.   ONE-DAY TOURS: If you cancel 30 DAYS OR MORE BEFORE departure, you will receive a Full Refund for the cost of your tour.   If you cancel WITHIN 30 DAYS BEFORE departure, you will incur a fee as follows: Tour value under $100................................ $20 per person fee Tour value $101-$200.................................. $30 per person fee Tour value $201 and up.............................. $40 per person fee The fees listed above are IN ADDITION to any monies that may have been advanced on your behalf. Show and event tickets are nonrefundable. There is no cancellation fee if you have purchased Tour Protection and you cancel your tour prior to departure. The cost of Tour Protection is non-refundable.   CRUISE & FLY VACATIONS: Policies vary by trip, please contact your Travel Advisor for more information. If you must cancel, please alert us prior to your tour’s departure. During business hours call 1-800-782-7703. After business hours, use ext. 1600. TOUR PROTECTION PLAN: Starr's Tour PROTECTION PLAN includes tour Interruption Assurance which allows you to travel at no risk. Book your Starr vacation without worrying about last minute changes in plans. If you must cancel your motorcoach tour for any reason right up to the time of your departure, the full cost of your tour will be refunded to you (less the Tour

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Protection fee). It’s simple… there are no doctor’s notes, pre-existing condition clauses, forms to be filled out, penalties or cancellation charges – no questions asked! And… with Starr’s Interruption Assurance, if your multi-day vacation is interrupted due to illness or emergency, you will receive a refund for the cost of the remainder of your trip. TOUR PROTECTION COST: Multi-day Motorcoach Tours: Tour protection fee is $12 for every $100 increment of tour value. Day Trips: Tour protection fee is $10 for every $100 increment of tour value. Starr’s Tour Protection Plan is not offered on certain trips with ticketed events. Tour Protection fee is non-refundable, non-transferable and does not cover increases due to roommate cancellations. Tour Protection must be purchased prior to making final payment on your tour. In order for Tour Protection to apply to a canceled tour, you must call to cancel prior to your tour’s departure. During business hours call, 800-782-7703, after business hours, use extension 1600. TRAVELING OUTSIDE OF USA: You are responsible for ensuring you have proper identification and documentation and meet all requirements for international border crossing. A passport is always needed when leaving or entering the country. Starr does not accept responsibility for any passenger refused entry into any country due to failure of the passenger to present correct documentation, or failure of country to accept border crossing.   ACCESSIBILITY: Please inform us of any special needs you may have at the time you make your reservation. Please note that we must know in advance if you have a disability that prevents your independence. A travel companion who will assume full responsibility for your care and mobility must accompany you. At the time of your trip's departure, if it is determined that you are not suited to travel with us, your boarding will be denied and the cost of your trip refunded, less any monies that may have been advanced on your behalf. Passengers requiring a wheelchair must provide their own collapsible wheelchair. If you choose to bring a motorized scooter, it is your party's responsibility to load it onto and off of the motorcoach, as Starr Drivers are not permitted to handle motorized scooters. COACH SEATING: Motorcoach seats are assigned at the time of booking, however they are subject to change. There are no assigned seats on transfers to and from piers/airports and on selected tours. Selected trips are advertised with "Expanded Legroom," but should Starr have to make a last minute equipment change, the expanded legroom may not be accommodated. SMOKING: In accordance with the law, smoking is not permitted onboard the coach or in most hotels. ALCOHOL: Consumption of alcohol is not allowed onboard the coach. Alcohol may be stored onboard the coach as long as it is unopened and secure. Passengers exhibiting disruptive behavior due to excessive use of alcohol will be asked to leave the tour without refund. WIFI:

Starr motorcoaches are equipped with WiFi for your convenience. The password is starrtransit. Our WiFi service can accommodate basic internet browsing and checking/ sending e-mails. Since this is a shared service with limited bandwidth, please refrain from streaming video, audio and file downloads as a courtesy to other passengers. In addition, overall connection speed may be affected by the number of WiFi users on the bus.

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General Information MOTORCOACH VACATIONS CHARGING STATIONS: Many Starr motorcoaches offer standard 110-volt electrical outlets at each seat. This amenity is not guaranteed.   BAGGAGE: Each passenger is permitted to bring one piece of luggage for storage in the luggage bay of the coach. This includes any rolling "airplane carry-on" luggage. Additional bags will be accepted on day of departure only for an additional charge of $5 per hotel and will be collected by your Tour Director. In consideration of our Drivers, we request that each piece of luggage not exceed 50 lbs. A small bag or purse, if carried by the passenger and stored in the overhead compartment on the coach, is permissible. Please do not leave valuables, important documents, or medications onboard, as Starr is not responsible for items left on the coach. MEDICATIONS SHOULD BE CARRIED WITH YOU ON BOARD THE COACH.   LOST & FOUND: Please do not leave valuables, important documents, or medications onboard the coach. Starr is not responsible for items left behind. Should you need to contact Starr's Lost & Found department, call 609-587-0626 Extension 0. HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: TRIPLES and QUADS are sold with the understanding that there will be two double beds in the room. In some hotels, triple accommodations are two beds and a roll-away cot. If cots are available, they may be subject to an additional charge by the hotel. ADJACENT ROOM, ADJOINING ROOM, FIRST FLOOR ROOM, and SMOKING/NON-SMOKING ROOM requests can be made at the time of booking, but cannot always be guaranteed.   DIETARY REQUESTS: We are sorry but we cannot ensure that included meals will accommodate dietary restrictions or requests. This includes requests such as gluten free, diabetic, vegetarian, vegan, etc.   APPROPRIATE CLOTHING: We suggest you wear comfortable walking shoes or sneakers while on tour. All trips operate rain or shine. Bring a light jacket or sweater for the motorcoach. GRATUITIES: The cost of your tour package includes all gratuities for baggage handling at hotel, meals included in the tour, and all related taxes, unless otherwise specified. Gratuities for Step-On (local) Guides and Starr staff are not included in the price of your tour. If you wish, such appreciation may be extended on an individual basis. Customary recognized guidelines are as follows: • Starr Motorcoach Driver - $3-$5 per passenger, per day • Starr Tour Director - $3-$5 per passenger, per day • Step-on (local) Guide - $1.00 per passenger for a half-day sightseeing tour, $2 for a full-day sightseeing tour • Maid Service at Hotel - $2.00 per room, per overnight YOUNG TRAVELERS: Starr offers several day trips with reduced rates for children. Children 12 & under save 10% on all multi-day motorcoach vacations. Travelers who are under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult (and on multiday trips must room with an adult). TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: You can expect to have your travel documents in your possession approximately 14 days prior to departure. Documents include departure and arrival times, departure location, Multi day trips: hotel information, luggage tags, day-by-day itinerary, plus any helpful hints. Your Tour Director or Driver will give you specific times related to your itinerary.   PRICE STRUCTURE: Some tours vary in price by departure date. The asterisk (*) next to the date and price refers to the lowest price available.

PHOTOGRAPHY: From time to time, Starr customers may be photographed while on tour and pictures may be posted in our publications, on our website and on social media websites, e.g., Facebook. If you do not want your picture taken, please alert your Tour Director. ONBOARD LAVATORY: Every coach is equipped with a lavatory that should be used only in case of emergency. Our Drivers will make every effort to provide a rest stop every 2-3 hours. Children should be accompanied by an adult when they must use the lavatory. COOPERATION AND CONSIDERATION: Our professional team of tour experts takes pride in creating Starr’s exciting vacations. Special effort goes into preparing itineraries, choosing sightseeing stops, as well as providing deluxe motorcoaches and terrific Starr Drivers. From the moment you step onboard the coach to the moment you step off, we will do everything possible to make your trip a wonderful travel experience. Our trips are run with you, the traveler in mind and we will do everything we can to make all our trips enjoyable. We ask that you please understand you will be traveling as a group and personal requests may not be able to be accommodated. In consideration of your fellow passengers, please refrain from talking on your mobile phone. Also make sure that individual personal electronic devices are not loud enough to be heard by others. Please adhere to the schedule as your promptness will be appreciated by your fellow travelers and is necessary for the smooth operation of your trip. All passengers must leave the coach at meal and rest stops. SAFETY: When the coach is moving, it is best to remain seated for your safety. If an emergency arises and you need to move about the motorcoach, always hold onto the back of the seat or the overhead racks. Please watch your step when boarding and departing the coach. A short movie will be shown at the beginning of your trip to familiarize you with motorcoach safety and travel. Please let the Driver or Tour Director know if you have any questions. TOUR COMPONENTS AND PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Starr reserves the right to vary itineraries and prices and to substitute hotels, events, or attractions of equal or better quality, if necessary. RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT: Starr Transit Co, Inc., 2531 East State St. Trenton N.J. 08619 acts only as the agent for the passenger, accepts no responsibility in whole or in part for any delays, cancellations, inconveniences, loss, damage or injury to person or property, resulting from mechanical defect or failure, of any nature, howsoever caused, or for any substitution of hotels or other event or attraction, as deemed necessary, for any reason such as acts of God, war, terrorism, strike, weather, traffic, or beyond the control of Starr. Starr reserves the right to make changes to itineraries with or without notice. Although every effort is made to handle guests’ luggage carefully, Starr cannot be responsible, nor assume liability or accept claims for loss or damage due to breakage, theft, or wear and tear through hotel, airline, or group carrier handling. Starr is not responsible for any personal items left behind.

Passports are required on all cruises and international tours, including Canada. To sign up for a U.S. Passport, or to find a facility location near you, visit: https://iafdb.travel.state.gov/

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TOUR PROTECTION PLAN

INCLUDING TOUR INTERRUPTION ASSURANCE Don’t miss this great opportunity to travel at no risk.

Book your Starr vacation without worrying about last minute changes in plans. If you must cancel your motorcoach tour for any reason right up to the time of your departure, the full cost of your tour will be refunded to you (less the Tour Protection fee). It’s simple… there are no doctor’s notes, pre-existing condition clauses, forms to be filled out, penalties or cancellation charges – no questions asked! And… with Starr’s Interruption Assurance, if your overnight tour is interrupted due to illness or emergency, you will receive a refund for the cost of the remainder of your tour.

TOUR PROTECTION COST: OVERNIGHT MOTORCOACH TOURS: Tour protection fee is $12 for every $100 increment of tour value. For example: Tour value = $101 - $200, Fee is $24 per person Tour value = $201 - $300, Fee is $36 per person

ONE-DAY TOURS: Tour protection fee is $10 for every $100 increment of tour value. For example: Tour value = $0 - $100, Fee is $10 per person Tour value = $101 - $200, Fee is $20 per person

Starr’s Tour Protection Plan is not offered on certain ticketed events. Tour Protection fee is non-refundable, non-transferable and does not cover increases due to roommate cancellations. Tour Protection must be purchased prior to final payment of your tour. You must call to cancel prior to your tour’s departure. After business hours, call 609-587-0626 ext. 1600.

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Convenient Departure Locations Starr's Departure Locations are conveniently located throughout the Delaware Valley and along major routes near area highways.

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BUCKS COUNTY

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Best Western Philadelphia - Bensalem

PHILADELPHIA COUNTY

Northeast Philadelphia at: Great Northeast Plaza

South Philadelphia at: Oregon Diner

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DELAWARE COUNTY Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack

777 Harrah’s Blvd. Chester, PA 19013

BURLINGTON COUNTY

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302 West Oregon Ave @ 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19148

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DELAWARE COUNTY Springfield Mall Day Trips Only

1250 Baltimore Pike Springfield, PA 19064

AMC Hamilton 24 Movie Theater

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3499 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020

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MERCER COUNTY

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915 Route 73 Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 GLOUCESTER COUNTY Deptford Mall Day Trips Only

Mall Entrance #6 off Clements Bridge Road, Deptford, NJ 08096

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HUNTERDON COUNTY Hampton Inn

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14 Royal Rd Flemington, NJ 08822 I

MIDDLESEX COUNTY Crowne Plaza Hotel

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390 Forsgate Drive Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Departure points vary by tour and departure date. Overnight parking is not available at all locations. Starr is most appreciative of our departure locations that allow our guests to use their establishments for arrivals and departures. Parking is at your own risk and not that of Starr or the departure location. Please do not call the departure locations with your questions as Starr will be happy to assist you.

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2531 East State Street Extension Hamilton, NJ 08619-3317 609-587-0626 • 800-782-7703

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Boston, Massachusetts Getaway Your 3 Day Tour Includes: Tour Director • 2 Meals • Boston Sightseeing Tour • Bunker Hill Monument • Charlestown Navy Yard • Optional Boston Harbor Boat Cruise June 9-11, July 21-23, September 8-10, 22-24, October 20-22

DOUBLE -

$42995

SINGLE - $58995 TRIPLE - $39995 -Rates Per Person-

Bunker Hill Monument

Day One:

Boston Skyline

A Perfect 3-Day Weekend!

There is no better way to experience the cosmopolitan and historic city of Boston than with Starr! This vibrant city is renowned for its cultural facilities, world-class educational institutions, champion sports franchises, as well as its place at the very forefront of American history. Tonight we'll check in for two comfortable overnights in suburban Boston.

Day Two: Today we'll spend a full day in downtown Boston beginning with an extensive guided sightseeing tour of all major sites in Boston’s North End and Cambridge including Old North Church, Paul Revere Home, Boston Commons, Public Gardens, Financial District, Back Bay areas of Fenway, Boston Harbor along with Harvard University. This afternoon and evening we’ll have plenty of time on our own to choose from the wonderful activities and attractions that "Beantown" has to offer. Meal: Breakfast

Day Three: On our last morning we’ll

stop at Bunker Hill. The Bunker Hill Monument is a 221-foot granite obelisk that marks the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution. The Battle of Bunker Hill Museum is located on the Freedom Trail, across the street from the Monument. The museum houses exhibits on the Battle of Bunker Hill, the building of the Monument and the history of Charlestown. After, visit The Charlestown Navy Yard provoding a personal orientation to the sites in Charlestown. Enjoy a 10 minute introductory video of the Navy Yard and view the "Serving the Naval Fleet" exhibit. Later we'll arrive home with our wonderful "Beantown" memories. Meal: Breakfast

Boston's Fanuel Hall, Photo by Flabane

Copley Square, Boston, Photo by Jim Hood


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