Moonshine, Mountains, and Music Kentucky
May 29 – June 1, 2018 (Four days/three nights)
Twirl and dance to mountain music! Hear the story of Loretta Lynn and her sister, Crystal, as you visit their Butcher Hollow Home Place. Stomp your feet to the beat of the Moon Shine Band during an outdoor barbecue. Watch a demonstration of old-time brewing. Tour the US 23 Country Music Highway Museum, dedicated to famous Eastern Kentucky entertainers. Relax on a pontoon boat ride on Dewey Lake. Visit the Van Lear Coal Camp Museum and Mayo Methodist Church. Three evenings of entertainment: Moon Shine Band, Swinging Sensations and Kentucky Opry Jr. Pro’s, and Big Sandy River Boat Band. Four days and three nights also includes 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners. A great trip and a lot of good ole’ Kentucky fun!
Mt. Rushmore, the Badlands, & Black Hills of South Dakota
August 18-26, 2018 (Nine days/eight nights)
Visit one of this nations breathtaking and grandest memorials, Mt. Rushmore. You’ll stand before Mt. Rushmore’s world famous presidential faces and witness the awe-inspiring Crazy Horse Memorial on its way to becoming the world’s largest sculpture. In addition to these immense displays of freedom carved in living rock, you’ll discover the natural beauty of the Black Hills on the Wildlife Loop Road in Custer State Park. and the Badlands National Park. Spend part of a day in the historic wild west town of Deadwood, SD the former home of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. While in Rapid City we will visit the wonderful Bear Country USA. A unique drive-thru wildlife park featuring North American wildlife. Encounter bears, wolves, elk, buffalo, and other wildlife on your three mile drive. Enjoy the playful antics of bear cubs and other park offspring in the walk through Babyland. A wonderful trip with beautiful scenery!
Maine/Acadia National Park/Bar Harbor
September 23-29, 2018 (8 days/7 nights)
Beautiful Acadia National Park along with safe harbors, historic beacons, and hidden coves are the highlights of this trip! Travel to Old Port Exchange (Portland) and view the quaint harbor from high above Casco Bay. Cruise the harbor in Portland, ME and see the captivating and historic Portland Head Lighthouse along with village homes and fishing fleet. Tour Boothbay Harbor, then shop at some of the well-known outlets in Freeport including LL Bean. Capture the magic of Kennebunkport, a favorite spot among artists and writers. And, of course no trip to Maine is complete without a sumptuous lobster bake. See the beauty of the Northeast Coast!
Fall Foliage Tour in Vermont and New Hampshire
September 30 – October 7, 2018 (7 days/6 nights)
Packed with beautiful scenery and historic sights, this New England tour is truly unbeleafable! On our first stop in Bennington, VT you will visit the Battle of Bennington Monument, the Old First Church, and the Bennington Center of the Arts which includes the Covered Bridge Museum and Wind Sculpture Garden. We spend the night at Vermont Country Lodge in the heart of the Green Mountains. Next, we head to Montpelier, VT to tour the Vermont State Capitol and Morse Farms Sugarworks. Then it’s off to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory for a tour and taste and then a stop at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill. You’ll spend the night in the Lake Morey Resort. From there we head to Littleton, NH and on to the grand Omni Mount Washington for lunch and a tour. We will visit Franconia Notch State Park and drive down the scenic Kancamagus Highway with breathtaking views. Ride through the spectacular fall foliage on the Conway Scenic Railroad. We’ll also visit the beautiful Berkshires in Stockbridge, MA along with the wonderful Norman Rockwell Museum. Join us for an awesome fall foliage trip!