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Washington, D.C. in the Spring
April 7-9, 2017

Springtime in New Orleans ~ Alabama ~ Mississippi
8 Day Tour ~ April 8-15, 2016
Highlights: Round Trip Non-Stop Air on United Airlines from Newark to New Orleans #2841
Two Night's Accommodations in the Four Diamond Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi Five Night's Accommodations in The Four Diamond Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans French Quarter Festival Shrimp Boat Cruise in Biloxi Bellingrath Gardens & Home Beauvoir - The Home of Jefferson Davis Riding Tour of New Orleans National World War II Museum Blain Kern's Mardi Gras World Jazz Luncheon Mississippi River Cruise Aboard The Natchez Swamp Boat Cruise Café du Monde Nottaway Plantation Oak Alley Plantation All Breakfasts Four Lunches $60.00 Gift Card in The Hotel Monteleone Restaurant And More Fully EscortedNew Orleans is a city like no other; it is one of the most visited and exciting cities in North America. The city's attractions, restaurants, architecture, culture, music and the overall good feeling combine to form memories that will last a lifetime. April is one of the most popular times of the year to visit New Orleans. The first two nights of our tour are in a four diamond oceanfront resort in Biloxi, Mississippi. The next five night's accommodations in New Orleans are in a landmark historic hotel (1866). It's a block from Bourbon Street and within a few minutes walk to anywhere in the French Quarter. Our spring vacation includes many outstanding and fun attractions.
Price per person: $2,755.00 Twin & $3,255.00 Single.
No reservations accepted without a deposit of $350.00 per person.   

The Tattoo Festival
April 22-25, 2016

Oceanfront Accommodations in Virginia Beach ~ VIP Seats at The Military Tattoo
NATO Festival ~ Norfolk Botanical Gardens
4 Day Tour ~ April 22-25, 2016 #2809

Three Night's Oceanfront Accommodations in the Hampton Inn North, Virginia Beach VIP Reserved Seating for The Military Tattoo Performance in The Scopes Arena (An Indoor Venue) Reserved Grandstand Seats for The 63rd Annual Parade of Nations Norfolk NATO Festival Norfolk Botanical Gardens Featuring The Special Exhibit LanternAsia Nauticus Maritime Museum & The Battleship Wisconsin Waterside Marketplace in Norfolk Choice of Either The General Douglas MacArthur Memorial or the Virginia International Tattoo American Pipe Band Championship The National Museum of the Marine Corps Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel All Breakfasts - Deluxe Continental Two Lunches One Dinner

You may have seen countless Broadway shows or memorable concerts; however nothing can prepare you for the spectacular Virginia International Tattoo, the largest Military Tattoo in the United States. Featured is a cast of about 900 performers that travel here from around the globe. Regarded as the most patriotic of the world's great tattoos. The show will boast its largest cast ever, including over 200 pipers and drummers, military bands, drill teams, Celtic dancers, choirs and more. This tour is so spectacular that dozens of our clients have taken this tour three times! 

Our accommodations for three nights are in Virginia Beach where all rooms have private oceanfront balconies. On the second day we visit Nauticus, an exceptional maritime museum and the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the largest and the last battleship ever built by the U.S. Navy. Next, we view the exceptional 63rd Annual Parade of Nations that features parade floats from all the 28 NATO member nations and more. On day three we visit the magnificent Norfolk Botanical Garden at a time when they contain a rainbow of colors. After a narrated tram tour of the garden, time is provided to explore the gardens on our own and view 25 massive lanterns that are magical works of art, crafted from silk, steel and other eco-friendly materials.                  
 $865.00 Twin & $1,135.00 Single ~ $200.00 Deposit per person

Departs Ridgewood at 8:00 AM and returns at approximately 6:45 PM.
 Departs South Plainfield at 9:00 AM and returns at approximately 5:45 PM.

Arizona & The Grand Canyon
April 28-May 6, 2016
Arizona & The Grand Canyon ~ 4 Nights in Sedona ~ 2 Nights in Phoenix
2 Nights by The Grand Canyon
9 Day Tour ~ April 28-May 6, 2016 #2827

Roundtrip Transportation From Ridgewood to Newark Airport • Nonstop Roundtrip Airfare from Newark to Phoenix • Two Nights in the Embassy Suites Phoenix-Biltmore • Two Nights in The Grand Hotel near The South Rim of The Grand Canyon • Four Nights in The Arroyo Roble Sedona • Desert Botanical Gardens • Taliesin West (Frank Lloyd Wright's Winter Home) • Lunch and Tour of The Wrigley Mansion in Phoenix • First-Class Seating on the Verde Canyon Railroad • The South Rim of the Grand Canyon • Grand Canyon IMAX • Meteor Crater •  4-Wheel Drive Jeep Tour in Sedona • Trolley Tour of Sedona • Chapel of the Holy Cross • Oak Creek Canyon • Sunset Crater National Monument • Wupatki National Monument • Montezuma Castle • All Breakfasts • Three Lunches • Three Dinners  
$2,945.00 Twin & $3.855.00 Single ~ $475.00 Deposit per person 
The Maryland State House in Annapolis

Father's Day Weekend in Annapolis, Maryland ~ Annapolis Harbor Boat Cruise
Afternoon Tea ~ City Tour
2 Day Tour ~ June 18-19, 2016 #2843
Overnight Accommodations in the Hilton Garden Hotel • Annapolis Afternoon Tea in an Historic Tavern Riding • Tour of Annapolis • Boat Ride of Annapolis • Harbor Maryland State House • Maryland World War II Memorial • One Breakfast • One Afternoon Tea • One Father's Day Lunch • One Light Dinner
Although this tour takes place over Father's Day Weekend, it is open to everyone. It is a perfect time of the year to visit Annapolis. For some, a chance to treat a father to a two day getaway is an added bonus, for others just a fantastic weekend getaway.    
Annapolis, Maryland is always a fun and fascinating place to visit. This charming capital city contains an astounding number of beautiful historic buildings that line its cobblestone streets and narrow alley ways. Its lively waterfront is home to dozens of unique shops, restaurants and luxury yachts. This city, more than almost any other east of the Mississippi, is where a person that lived here 100 years ago, would still feel at home. With time to browse and sightsee, our Saturday itinerary also includes a memorable Afternoon Tea in the oldest tavern in Annapolis. Our award-winning accommodations are just a few minutes' drive from the downtown. On Sunday, we are treated to a narrated harbor cruise, a visit to the State House and then before our drive home, the tour is topped off with a memorable lunch in a fine restaurant.                  
$460.00 Twin & $570.00 Single ~ $100.00 Deposit per person
Departs Ridgewood at 7:45 AM and returns at approximately 6:45 PM. 
Departs Bloomfield at 8:15 AM and returns at approximately 6:15 PM. 
Departs Chatham Middle School at 8:45 AM and returns at approximately 6:00 PM.
The Mount Washington Hotel

The Omni White Mountain Resort ~ The Hotel Northampton ~ Vermont ~ New Hampshire ~ Massachusetts
6 Day Tour ~ June 26-July 1, 2016 #2866

One Night in the Hotel Northampton • Four Nights in the Four Diamond Omni White Mountain Resort • Old Deerfield • Lunch in The Deerfield Inn • Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory • Moose Safari in The White Mountains • Scenic Chairlift Ride (Each Day of Our Stay) at The White Mountain Resort • Afternoon Tea & Four Breakfasts and Dinners in the Omni White Mountain Resort • First Class Seating on The North Conway Railroad • Boat Ride on Lake Winnipesaukee • Wagon Ride at The White Mountain Resort • Hotel Tour of the White Mountain Resort • The Charming Towns of Woodstock, VT, Hanover, NH - The Hometown of Dartmouth College, Old Deerfield, MA & Wolfeboro, NH • Quechee  Gorge • All Breakfasts • Two Lunches • One Afternoon Tea • Four Dinners • And More   
This is a perfect summer getaway that includes many spectacular attractions, elegant accommodations, memorable meals and picturesque scenery. The Omni White Mountain Resort (1902), located in the heart of an 800,000 acre National Forest, is one of the finest resorts in New England. Rated Four Diamond by AAA, it's a world-class resort destination. In 1900, 250 Italian craftsmen, skilled in masonry and woodworking, began to build our hotel. The historic Hotel Northampton is also an area gem, in the heart of a charming downtown. It's hard to believe all the exciting things we do on this tour. Yet we do it at a relaxed pace and there is time to do many  things at our leisure. Let's begin with a "Moose Safari." Does that not conjure thoughts of just how unique this White Mountain resort is? Our first class seats on the North Conway scenic railway, which hugs the river bank of the Saco River, is a memorable pleasure. On day four we browse in the charming lakeside town of Wolfeboro and then take a scenic boat ride on the largest lake in New Hampshire. Included in our itinerary are visits to the quaint New England towns of Woodstock, Hanover, Old Deerfield and Northampton. Don't forget that we visit a Butterfly Conservatory, ride on a chairlift and dine in an historic inn. It's a delightful time of year to visit this area, so why not join us on this memorable tour? 
$2,050.00 Twin & $2,550.00 Single - $350.00 Deposit per person 
Departs South Plainfield at 7:30 AM and returns at approximately 7:15 PM. 
Departs Chatham at 8:00 AM and returns at approximately 6:45 PM. 
Departs Ridgewood at 8:45 AM and returns at approximately 6:00 PM.
Cruising The Columbia River

7 Night Columbia & Snake River Cruise on The American Empress ~ Follow the Path of Lewis & Clark 
Mt. St. Helens ~ Portland, Oregon
  11 Day Tour ~ July 16-26, 2016 #2797
Roundtrip Air From Newark to Washington & Oregon • 7 Night Columbia & Snake River Cruise on the American Empress • One Night in The DoubleTree Spokane • Two Nights in the Embassy Suites in Portland • Wine & Beer with Dinner - Cappuccino - Soft Drinks - Bottled Water - Throughout the Cruise • Onboard Daily Lectures • Onboard Entertainment Each Evening • Manager's Reception in Portland • Johnston Ridge Observatory • Mount Saint Helens • Riding Tour of Portland and Spokane • Portland Classical Chinese Garden • Peninsula Rose Garden • All Breakfasts - Lunches & Dinners on the Cruise Ship • Three Breakfasts and One Lunch on The Land Portion of the Tour - A Group Tours escort during the entire tour.    
Follow the path of Lewis & Clark as we begin our cruise on the Snake River and then cruise on the Columbia River toward the Pacific Ocean. Along the way the scenery is spectacular. We will experience the serenity and rugged splendor of the coastal area, the grandeur and magnificence of its mountains, the enchanting beauty of its desert and the inviting charm and hospitality that is found in the many towns and cities we visit. In addition to our river cruise we begin our tour with a day in Spokane. Here there is time to explore its 100-acre riverfront park, view the beauty of the Spokane Falls and stroll the downtown. After our cruise concludes we are treated to two nights in Portland, Oregon. It allows us the opportunity to discover the beauty of Mount Saint Helens and nearby attractions. Once in Portland it's easy to see why Portland has been rated as one of the best cities to live in America.
$1,500.00 Deposit per cabin

                          Category                        Twin            Single

A Suite/Semiprivate Veranda   $6,690.00     $11,585.00

B Superior Private Veranda      $6,250.00     $10,710.00

C Deluxe Private Veranda         $5,410.00       $9,030.00

D Stateroom with Window        $5,010.00       $8,230.00

E Semiprivate Veranda              $4,810.00       $7,830.00    


American Music Theater
Penn Dutch & Gettysburg Tour August 2016

 Penn Dutch Farmlands ~ Two Shows in Lancaster
Gettysburg National Military Park
Three Day Tour ~ August 24-26, 2016 #2858

Highlights: Two Night's Accommodations in The Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square • Roads Less Traveled Riding Tour of Lancaster - Penn Dutch Country • The Crooners in The American Music Theater • Samson in The Sight and Sound Millennium Theater • Guided Tour of Gettysburg National Military Park • A New Birth of Freedom Movie • Gettysburg Cyclorama • Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center • Gettysburg National Cemetery • Buffet Lunch in The Dobbin House (1776) • Lunch in an Amish House • Lunch in an Amish Owned Restaurant • Two Breakfasts • Three Lunches • Fully Escorted

This tour explores the history and folklore of the Amish and Mennonites in their Pennsylvania homelands. We tour their beautiful and interesting farmlands and learn the story of Pennsylvania Dutch farm life, as it exists today. We have lunch in an authentic Amish home with their family and dine in an Amish owned restaurant. Other additions to our tour include two exciting shows and a visit to Gettysburg. The battle of Gettysburg is perhaps the most studied and written about battle in United States history. So, get set for three days of sensational attractions, world-class entertainment and unique dining experiences.

 This tour departs from Ridgewood (corner of Linwood Avenue and Northern Parkway on the field side) at 8:00 AM and returns at approximately 9:00 PM. 

Price per person is $625.00 Twin & $770.00 Single.

No reservation accepted without a $150.00 deposit per person.

The Grand Hotel
August 29-September 7, 2016

Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel for Labor Day Jazz Weekend Festival  
10 Day Tour ~ August 29-September 7, 2016 #2824

 Highlights: Nonstop Roundtrip Air from Newark to Grand Rapids • Four Nights of Four Diamond Accommodations in the Historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island • Four Nights in Mackinaw City's Best Western Plus Lakeside (Lakefront Rooms) • One Night's Accommodations in The Four Diamond Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids • Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum -  Edmund Fitzgerald Exhibit • Whitefish Bay and Lighthouse • Boat Ride on Lake Superior Featuring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan • Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride For Elk Viewing in The Thunder Bay Resort • Tahquamenon Falls State Park • The Tunnel of Trees • Traverse City • The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum • Horse and Carriage Tour on Mackinac Island • Three Evening Receptions at the Grand Hotel • Two Lunch Cookouts at The Grand Hotel With Live Jazz Music • Two Evening Jazz Concert Theater Performances • Sunday Gospel Session • Evening Entertainment in The Grand Hotel by The Grand Hotel Orchestra - Ballroom Dancing • Roundtrip High-Speed Ferry Boat Ride to Mackinac Island • All Admissions • All Breakfasts • Eight Lunches • Four, Five-Course Dinners in The Grand Hotel • And More • Fully Escorted   The itinerary of this tour reads like a wish list of places to visit in Michigan. Just the mention of Lake Superior, Huron and Michigan conjures thoughts of beauty and mystery. Expect this and more, as each day holds a unique adventure for us. We begin with the beauty and serenity of Michigan's Upper Peninsula during the first part of our tour. We will visit Whitefish Bay and Lighthouse, enjoy a boat ride by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, The Tunnel of Trees, a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride to View Elk and more. Then we experience the elegance, charm and sophistication of four nights in the historic Grand Hotel during its spectacular Jazz Festival. Recognized as one of the most elegant hotels in America, it has been delighting guests since 1887. Our Labor Day Jazz Weekend stay is a special time of year that includes numerous unique and exciting events. Activities include exceptional live musical performances, two afternoon outdoor cookouts with entertainment, evening receptions, concerts, ballroom dancing, a Sunday Gospel performance, lectures and more! Combine all this with the long list of places we visit, it's a tour not to be missed. 
Price per person is $3,435.00 Twin and $4,495.00 Single.
No reservations accepted without a deposit of $500.00 per person. 
Ocean City, Maryland ~ Tangier Island ~ Wild Ponies
Nature Boat Cruise ~ Oceanfront Rooms ~ Chesapeake Bay
3 Day Tour ~ September 18-20, 2016 #2847
Highlights: Two Nights Oceanfront Accommodations in Ocean City, Maryland • Delmarva Peninsula • Assateague Island Wildlife Refuge • Assateague Island Visitor Center • Boat Cruise on The Chesapeake Bay • Tangier Island • Riding Tour of Tangier Island • Lunch in The Chesapeake House • Ocean City Boardwalk • Narrated Nature Boat Cruise on the Maryland Intracoastal Waterway • One Afternoon Tea • Two Breakfasts • Three Lunches • Two Dinners • Fully Escorted. 

This is an all-inclusive tour, where all the meals and admissions are included. It’s also a perfect tour for those who enjoy a few fun-filled days away from the everyday strains of life. The resort community of Ocean City, Maryland, features miles of beautiful sandy beaches and many interesting attractions. Included are two nights oceanfront accommodations in an elegant Victorian Style hotel. This tour affords us the opportunity to view wild ponies in a natural setting. Enjoy a narrated boat cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway, and visit an island that has changed little in the last several decades. Of course, there is free time to stroll along the beach and boardwalk.

Departs Ridgewood (corner of Linwood Avenue and Northern Parkway) 8:00 AM and returns at approx. 6:30 PM.
Departs from South Plainfield High School at 9:00 AM and returns at approximately 5:30 PM.
Price per person is $715.00 Twin & $845.00 Single.
No reservations accepted without a deposit of $125.00 per person.
 Napa and Sonoma Valley Tour this October
Five Nights in Napa, California ~ Ten Napa & Sonoma Wineries
Muir Woods National Park ~ Sausalito ~ Disney Family Museum
6 Day Tour ~ October 16-21, 2016 #2857

Highlights: Nonstop Round Trip Air from Newark Airport to San Francisco • Five Nights' Accommodations in The Embassy Suites in Napa • Ten Napa Valley & Sonoma Valley Wineries (In Total) • The Napa Valley Wine Train • Muir Woods National Park • Gondola Ride at The Sterling Winery • Sausalito • Manager's Reception Each Evening Featuring Wine, Beer, Mixed Drinks & Snacks • The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco • Ten Wine Tastings • All Breakfasts • Three Lunches • One Dinner • Fully Escorted   
 The Napa and Sonoma Valleys are among the most famous and visited wine regions in North America. So leave the driving to us while we take in the flavor and charm of many of their most popular wineries. In total, we will visit ten wineries. Although we will not have a tour of all the wineries, we will have tastings in each of these wineries. This tour includes five night's accommodations in the center of this region in the charming town of Napa, California. There are other exciting things that we see and do on the tour that do not include wineries. A visit to Muir Woods National Park is like a visit to a place of make believe. It possesses some of the tallest trees in the world. In the city of San Francisco, we visit the exceptional Disney Museum. There is also a visit to the charming bay area community of Sausalito.
Price per person is $2,850.00 Twin & $3,625.00 Single.  No reservations accepted without a deposit of $450.00 per person.  

Pirates in Salem

Salem at Halloween Time ~ Haunted Happenings 2016
3-Day Tour ~ October 28-30, 2016 #2859

Highlights: Two Nights' Accommodations in the Hilton Hotel in Woburn, Massachusetts • Halloween Costume Party in our Hotel • Salem Witch Museum • House of The Seven Gables • The Play "Cry Innocent" • Trolley Tour of Salem • Riding Tour of Lexington & Concord • Pickering Wharf • Salem Witch Trial Memorial • Salem Maritime National Historic Site • Free Time in Salem During Haunted Happenings 2016 • The Peabody Essex Museum • Two Breakfasts • One Lunch • Two Dinners • Fully Escorted   
There is never a dull moment on this tour when we visit Salem, Massachusetts, at Halloween time. It is arguably the ultimate place to experience this annual celebration. This weekend, thousands of costumed visitors will descend upon Salem, geared up for fun and ready to take in the thrill of its festival type atmosphere. The Haunted Happenings 2016 Salem Festival is an exciting event like no other. It addition to special events, street closings create vibrant open-air pedestrian malls. They contain numerous food and craft vendors and more. In addition to the excitement of Halloween, we have added many historic and fun attractions in Salem. This includes a dramatic short play that was written from the transcripts of the witch trial of Bridget Bishop, convicted as a witch and later sentenced to death. Other highlights in Salem are: The House of Seven Gables, The Salem Witch Museum, a trolley tour and a visit to one of the oldest museums in the country. To cap off the tour, we are treated to a costume party in the comfort of our hotel on the Saturday night; bring your costume! (Optional)
  Price per person is $695.00 Twin & $855.00 Single. No reservations accepted without a deposit of $150.00 per person.
Departs from South Plainfield High School at 7:30 AM and returns at approximately 7:15 PM.
Departs from the Chatham Middle School at 480 Main Street at 8:00 AM and returns at approximately 6:45 PM.
Departs Ridgewood (Linwood Avenue and Northern Parkway) at 8:45 AM and returns at approx. 6:00 PM.


Shoji Tabuchi in Branson this November

Branson, Missouri at Christmas Time
6 Day Tour ~ November 13-18, 2016 #2882

Highlights: Roundtrip Air from Newark to Springfield, Missouri • Seven Spectacular Shows in Branson: Shoji Tabuichi, Daniel O'Donnell, Beatles Tribute Band Including a Meet & Greet with George Harrison's Sister, Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies, Showboat Branson Belle, Texas Tenors • Hallmark's Maxine Christmas Show • Five Night's Accommodations in the Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing • Silver Dollar City's Christmas Tree Lighting, Christmas Parade & Christmas Shows - Rated One of The Top Five Places to Celebrate Christmas in America • Branson Landing • Titanic Branson - The World's Largest Museum Attraction • Table Rock Visitors Center • Lake Taneycomo • Ralph Foster Museum • Branson Craft Mall • Five Breakfasts • Three Lunches • Four Dinners • And More • Fully Escorted
 Branson, Missouri is known for its incredible abundance of world class entertainment, in addition to a resort community, recognized for its natural beauty. It's the Vegas of the Midwest. Christmas time is its most popular time to visit this vibrant community. Our outstanding itinerary includes a spectacular variety of headline entertainment, in addition to terrific local performers and attractions. Accommodations are in the heart of the historic downtown in the vibrant Branson Landing, a riverfront, shopping, dining and entertainment district that features over 100 specialty stores. Join us for this Christmas Time getaway to the Show Me State for a trip we will remember for years to come.

 Price per person: $2,200.00 Twin & $2,535.00 Single.
No reservations accepted without a deposit of $375.00 per person. 


The Opryland Hotel Cascades Restaurant (Indoors)
Christmas Time in Nashville & The Opryland Hotel
Four Outstanding Shows & Much More  
5 Day Tour ~ November 28-December 2, 2016 #2858
Highlights: Roundtrip, Nonstop Air from Newark to Nashville • Four Nights in the Beautiful Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Extensively Decorated for The Holidays • Grand Ole Opry Evening Performance • Luncheon & Show Aboard The General Jackson Showboat • ICE Exhibit • A Broadway Style Christmas Show • Country Music Dinner Christmas Show • Country Music Hall of Fame • Tour of Studio B • Johnny Cash Museum • Riding Tour of Nashville • Boat Ride in The Opryland Hotel • Andrew Jackson's Hermitage • Ryman Auditorium, Birthplace of the Grand Ole Opry • Treasures for the Holidays, Craft, Antique and Art Show • Hall of Trees • Sixty Opryland Dollars • All Breakfasts • Two Lunches •Two Dinners • And Much More • Fully Escorted
Every now and then there comes a point on a tour when you realize that this is one of the best Christmas tours I have ever done. Certainly each tour has its own special magic and there are so many great tours that we provide to our clients. On this tour, we literally see the best this city has to offer at a relaxed pace. Many of the attractions we see are destinations in themselves and our nonstop air allows us four full days of touring. To begin with, our hotel will be extensively decorated for the Holiday Season. It boasts an incredible nine acres of indoor atriums along with several restaurants and shops. The public areas include waterfalls, over 50,000 plants, elevated walkways and even an indoor boat ride on the river in the Delta Atrium. Topping off our itinerary are four spectacular shows. So grab your cowboy hat and your dancing shoes and don't be left in New Jersey when all the fun is in Nashville. PS you can come even if you don't have a cowboy hat!
Tour price per person is $2,205.00 Twin & $2,565.00 Single. If you want a balcony room, overlooking an atrium (based upon availability) price per person is $2,345.00 Twin & $2,850.00 Single. No reservations accepted without a deposit of $350.00 per person.