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NEW YORK, MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE

Nov 21 – Nov 23 2018 (3-Day Tour)
Nov 21 – Nov 25 2018 (5-Day Tour)

Travel to NY City and see the Macy Thanksgiving Day Parade. Visit West side of Central Park to watch the Balloon inflation. Set up your chairs early in the day to enjoy the festivities. After the parade enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings.  Due to demand, we have a 3-day tour and a 5-day tour.  Spend an additional 2 days in New York.  Take a Taste of NY tour, do some shopping or tour museums.   
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Mystic Lantern Tour

MYSTIC SEAPORT AND FOXWOOD CASINO WITH MYSTIC SEAPORT LANTERN TOUR

Dec 1-2 2018

Experience a New England holiday tradition at Mystic Seaport where you’ll journey back in time to a New England Seafaring town in the 1800’s. It’s Christmas Eve 1876. Meet the residents of the quaint village. Enjoy seasonal delights that include a traditional tavern dance, a horse-drawn carriage ride and the beautiful glow of hundreds of lanterns that light the way. Surprises await you as you share the joys and celebrations of a traditional Victorian Christmas. Overnight at a Casino Resort. $269 / DBL   Find out more…


NEW YORK RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

Dec 7 2018

Take an exciting 3-day holiday tour to New York. Visit the 911 Memorial. Enjoy Radio City Christmas Special and the Rockettes. Visit Zabars and Dillons.  Take a narrated cruise past the Statue of Liberty. In your free time, finish your christmas shopping or enjoy the many attractions of New York City $739 / DBL   Find out more…


Boothbay, Gardens Aglow

Dec 8, 2018

See one of New England’s largest lighting displays at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.  Enjoy a stop at Stonewall Kitchen’s for a bit of holiday shopping and tasting. Next it is on to Freeport where you can get all of your holiday shopping out of the way.  Visit the Sweetgrass winery and distillery for a tasting of wine and spirits. We will also make a stop at Yummies where you will have over 10,000 lbs of candy and nuts on display. $299 / Dbl  Find out more…


CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR IN MONTREAL

Dec 30, 2018

Join us on a fun-filled weekend in Montreal and bring in the New Year.  The weekend starts with dinner in the Old City followed by a visit to the Casino. The  sightseeing tour includes visits to Notre Dame Basilica, Mount Royal, McGill University and Jacques Cartier Square. The New Year’s Eve party features dinner, dancing and a celebration with  a champagne toast at midnight.  $599 / Dbl  Find out more…


Providence New Years

PROVIDENCE NEW YEAR’S AT THE BILTMORE

Dec 31, 2018

Celebrate the new year with an overnight stay at the Providence, Rhode Island Biltmore Hotel. There will be Fireworks over the river and a party with food and dancing at Skyline Place. $349 / Dbl  Find out more…

 


QUEBEC WINTER CARNIVAL

Feb 7 2019

The winter carnival is a delight for outdoor enthusiasts with the ice sculptures, cross country skiing, ice-skating, and party atmosphere. Throughout the Old City and on the Plains of Abraham you will find Winter Carnival, parades and activities similar to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. You will find food stands selling Quebec foods and “Caribou” the drink of the carnival.  $749 Dbl  Find out more…


Aerial view Lake Azul and Lake Verde, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel Island, Azores PortugalAZORES ESCAPE

Feb 24 – Mar 3 2019

Often referred to as Europe’s “Best Kept Secret”, the Azores have become an increasingly popular destination with year-round appeal for travelers. Just four hours from Boston, the Azores are now easier to access and explore than ever before. São Miguel Island, is a beautiful green jewel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. With stunning lush landscapes, exotic plants, dormant volcanoes, hot springs, and surrounded by clean waters, São Miguel is the perfect vacation destination for adventure seekers and those looking for an off-the beaten path European destination. $1,599 Dbl   Find out more…


Alaska Hubbard Glacier

ALASKA LAND & CRUISE

June 10-23  2019 

Experience the delights of Alaska with this 14-day tour. We start with a tour of Fairbanks including a stop at the Alaska Pipeline and a cruise down the Chena and Tannana Rivers. Board the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park and explore the park in search of wildlife. After a tour of Anchorage, board the “Celebrity Millennium” for a cruise through Prince William Sound and onto Hubbard Glacier. The tour includes stops at Juneau, Skagway, Hoonah, Ketchikan, Vancouver and Victoria. $3,399 Dbl   Find out more…


NEW TOURS

NEWPORT MANSIONS WITH WINE TASTING

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Join us as we step back in time and visit the historic Mansions of Newport RI. We will drive the spectacular Ocean Dr. before touring the Breakers – the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Enjoy a stop at the Newport Winery for a tasting and tour.  $139 pp  Find out more…


THE CHARM OF HISTORIC SAVANNAH & CHARLESTON

March 27 – 31 2019

Experience the charm and grace of Charleston SC and Savannah GA. Learn about Savannah’s vibrant history and enjoy the musical Savannah. Enjoy sailing Charleston Harbor on a tall ship. Visit the Charleston Tea Plantation the only tea plantation in the USA followed by a horse drawn carriage ride through the historic district. The tour continues to The Magnolia Plantation, the oldest public gardens in America. $899/dbl  Find out more…


WASHINGTON DC CHERRY BLOSSOMS

March 27 – 31 2019

During the Cherry Blossom Festival is a beautiful time to visit our nations capital. Your tour includes a visit to Ford’s Theater, the WWII Memorial and the FDR Memorial, the National Cemetery, the National Archives and the National Cathedral. Tour Mount Vernon, the Marine Memorial and the National Cathedral. Enjoy an illumination tour of the monuments; the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Korean Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial as well as the White House and Capital $1,159/dbl  Find out more…


Orchid

PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW

March 3-6 2019

This is the the world’s longest-running and largest indoor Flower Show. Join us on this fabulous 4-day tour and become inspired by great gardens and landscapes, as well as thousands of plants and floral designs. $829/DBL  Find out more…


NANTUCKET DAFFODIL FESTIVAL

April 26-27 2019

Join us in celebrating springtime on Nantucket Island. This 2-day package starts with a tour of the Hyannis area followed by a clam and lobster dinner. The next morning, take a high speed ferry to Nantucket where you get to enjoy The Annual Daffodil Festival which includes the Antique Car Parade, art shows and tour of Nantucket Island. You will see thousands of daffodils in bloom while on the island. Enjoy a Nantucket Island tour before departing from home. $329/DBL  Find out more…


CANADA TULIP FESTIVAL

May 2-5 2019

Join us on a 4-day journey to Canada’s Capitol Ottawa to enjoy the Canada Tulip Festival. Enjoy a Cruise of the 1000 Islands. Take a comprehensive guided tour of Canada’s capitol. Free time to visit Ottawa’s open-air markets, choose to take a cruise on the Rideau Canal, shop or visit Ottawa’s numerous museums.  Dinner and a night out at the Casino du Lac Lemay where there is the second largest tulip display in the capitol district.  Take a tour of Parliament where you learn how the Canadian system of Government works.  Free time to explore the fabulous Museum of Civilization, which is truly one of the best museums in Canada. $869/DBL  Find out more…


Kenya Safari - Lion

KENYA SAFARI

May 14-25 2019

Spring is a great time for this 12-day safari to Africa. This is the calving and nesting season; pasture is abundant and animal concentrations are at their highest. You are sure to see newborn elephants, baboons, zebras and gazelles as you tour through 5 National parks. Bring your camera and you’ll get some amazing photos.  $3,999/DBL  Find out more…


4-DAY AMISH EXPERIENCE

May 3-6 2019

Experience for an Amish Farmlands Tour including stops at An Amish Bake Shop and a Quilt & Craft shop and Turkey Hill Flavor Lab. Enjoy a tour of Hershey Chocolate World, take in a special chocolate tasting tour and learn how to taste chocolate. Visit QVC, the shopping channel for a studio tour. $739/DBL  Find out more…


Milan Cathedral (duomo Di Milano), Milan, Ita

ITALY FOOD AND WINE, MILAN, FLORENCE, SIENNA, ROME

May 6-14 2019

Enjoy a spectacular 9-day trip to Italy. Stroll through Milan and learn about the city’s history and reputation as a fashion capital. Tour Lake Como the third-largest lake in Italy, known for its incredible Mediterranean and Alpine scenery. Visit Lugano, Switzerland also known  as the ‘Monte Carlo of Switzerland’. Enjoy a day exploring Lake Maggiore. Take a walking tour of Old Town Florence. Visit the Tuscan hills where you have the opportunity to learn to make Pasta Tuscan style. In Rome, enjoy a private tour of the Vatican and a comprehensive tour of city. $1,980/DBL  Find out more…


MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN MONTREAL

May 24-27 2019

Join us as we travel from southern New Hampshire to Montreal Canada. Enjoy an evening of fun at the Casino ( based on a minimum of 10). Our city sightseeing tour visits such attractions as Notre Dame Basilica, Mount Royal, Old Montreal, McGill University, Jacques Cartier Square, as well as the residential areas. There is free time to browse the shops and let your curiosity unfold. $699/DBL  Find out more…


OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND

May 28-31 2019

Join us for 4 days in Ocean City, Maryland where you can relax and enjoy the sounds of the ocean. Take an Eco cruise on the coastal bays where you are sure to see the wild ponies and a visit to the Life saving Museum. Visit Assateague Island National Seashore which is located 7 miles from Ocean City and is known for the more than 300 wild horses and ponies that wander the beaches, inland pine forest, and salt marshes.  Enjoy a private magic show at Dickens Parlor. $619/DBL  Find out more…


FALL FOLIAGE

BEST OF NEW ENGLAND

Apr 1, Apr 26, May 29, Jul 1, Jul 29, Aug 26, Sep 16, Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, 2019

On this 7-day tour you’ll see the beautiful New England scenery. Start with an afternoon at the Merrimack Premium Outlets or visit the Anheuser-Busch Brewery for a tour and a tasting. Explore the Light House Trail in Coastal Maine. Visit Vermont and taste some of it’s famous products. Travel to Cannon Mountain and take the aerial tram to the summit. Continue across the Kancamagus Highway, one of the most scenic roads in New England. Visit Newport RI and take a sail on a schooner around Newport Harbor. $1,839/Dbl  Find out more…


10-DAY NEW ENGLAND WITH CAPE COD

May 29, Jul 1, Jul 29, Aug 26, Aug 26, Sep 16, Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, 2019

Enjoy the spectacular beauty of New Hampshire Fall foliage as the trees turn turn brilliant shades of red and gold on this 10-day tour. Explore the Light House Trail with the first stop at Nubble Light. Continue onto Squam Lake where might spot a bald eagle or a loon flying. Get a “taste of Vermont” and sample some of Vermont’s finest cheeses. On the Aerial Tram, you’ll be able to see four states. Travel cross the Kancamagus Highway, known for dramatic views of fall colors and covered bridges. Visit Newport RI and enjoy a sail around Newport Harbor. $2249/DbL  Find out more…


THEATER

CHER

FEB 2-3 2019

Join us for a trip to New York City and see “The Cher Show”  This Broadway musical is based on the life of Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman or as her friends call her, Cher! The kid on a tricycle, vowing to be famous. The teenage phenom who crashes by twenty.  The trip includes transport to New York City, hotel, Orchestra seats to Cher and a Taste of NY Tour $269/dbl  Find out more…


  

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The Importance of a Backup Plan

As many of you know I ended up in the hospital for 9 days over the busiest time period of the year.

From Sept 26 through Oct 26, 60% of our yearly revenue comes in. This is the time when I need every tour director I can find. I expect myself and my staff to be working 15 hour days every day for 30 days straight.

On Sept 29 I went to the emergency room for a foot infection. They told me I had a deep wound and had to be admitted overnight.  On Sept 30 I was told I was going to be in the hospital a couple of days as my wound was worse than I thought and was told I could lose a foot or my life if I left the hospital.  Read more…


diabetic friendly cheesecake

Diabetic Friendly Cheesecake

I recently discovered I have diabetes. This means a change in lifestyle and eating habits. It does not mean I have to give up food that takes good. I am sharing healthy low calorie sugar free foods, I am hoping that as you lean with me we can all change our eating habits to a healthier lifestyle.

Check out this great recipe for cheesecake.  Get the recipe


Trivia: Amazon

The Amazon rain forest produces more than 20% of the world’s oxygen supply.

The Amazon River pushes so much water into the Atlantic Ocean that, more than one hundred miles at sea off the mouth of the river, one can dip fresh water out of the ocean. The volume of water in the Amazon river is greater than the next eight largest rivers in the world combined and three times the flow of all rivers in the United States.