Elvis and the Southern Sounds with Holiday Lighting at Graceland Tour

2016-10-19T08:36:54+00:00

8-Day Tour from Memphis to Nashville

If you are an Elvis Presley fan—or a music fan—don’t miss this Elvis tour featuring many of the places important in his life. From his hometown to his final burial place, this tour brings Elvis—and music—to life!

Stay two nights in Memphis, where your Memphis experience includes visits to the Stax Museum, dedicated to American Soul music; the Rock ‘N’ Soul Museum, tracing Memphis’ cultural and musical past; and Sun Studio, probably the world’s most famous recording studio. Here, you’ll touch Elvis’ first microphone and relive the studio’s history. From Memphis, take an excursion to Tupelo, Mississippi, to visit Elvis’ Birthplace & Museum. This small, two-room house was built by Elvis’ father.

You’ll visit Graceland, Elvis’ palatial estate. Here, stay two nights at the Guest House at Graceland and walk through the same rooms he did. You’ll even board his private jet! Also visit the Meditation Garden, where Elvis went to reflect on life and where he is laid to rest. See how Elvis celebrated Christmas and be at the front gates for the traditional lighting ceremony.

In Nashville, where you’ll spend three nights, visit Studio B, Nashville’s oldest surviving recording studio and where Elvis made 262 recordings. As one of country music’s most important recording studios, it is a must for any music fan. You’ll also visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, where you’ll see a show. You’ll have a private performance and discussion with Johnny and June Cash’s only son, John Carter Cash. To get you ready for the Christmas season, you’ll visit Ice!, a frozen wonderland with larger-than-life sculptures hand-carved from two million pounds of ice.

For Elvis fans and music lovers, this tour designed for value-minded travelers is a perfect vacation!

 

Tour Pricing starts at $1,609 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: November 14th, 2017

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National Parks & Canyon Country Tour

2017-05-12T16:57:08+00:00

14-Day Tour from Denver to Las Vegas

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Make the dream of a 2017 vacation a reality today. Book this trip and lock in a price for a 2017 vacation. Please note that 2017 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification, but by booking and depositing today, you will lock in your price.

2016 Vacation Details
Please note the below vacation overview, map, day-by-day itinerary, highlights, meals, accommodation information and optional excursions are from 2016 and are subject to change. 2017 vacation details and information will be available in the Fall.

Marvel at premier natural wonders on this multi-state vacation that focuses on some of the West’s most scenic national parks. This National Parks tour starts in Denver and ends in Las Vegas. In between, you’ll visit Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, and Grand Canyon National Park. From spectacular rock formations and deep canyons to sparkling waterfalls, geysers, and lakes, you’ll see a wide variety of breathtaking natural treasures.

In South Dakota, visit Crazy Horse Memorial, built to honor the famous Sioux Indian leader; incomparable Mount Rushmore; and Deadwood, once a lawless gold-mining town. In Wyoming, stay two nights inside Yellowstone National Park and see magnificent views of Yellowstone Canyon, Lower Falls, and world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Yellowstone has the largest concentration of mammals in the lower 48 states, so have your camera ready for wildlife such as bison, elk, and pronghorn. Journey into breathtaking Grand Teton National Park—home to 13,770-foot-high ridges—for a delightful stroll along glacier-fed Jenny Lake.

More stunning scenery awaits you in Utah, where you’ll visit Bryce Canyon National Park. You’ll be amazed at the bright red, yellow, and pink pillars called “hoodoos.” Zion National Park is home to canyons sculpted over millions of years and soaring cliffs resembling temples and cathedrals. In Arizona, enjoy Lake Powell and overnight in Grand Canyon National Park, giving you an amazing opportunity to see breathtaking views and to take an evening stroll to marvel at the dramatic sunset. If you miss the sunset, sunrise is also spectacular!

This value-minded, National Parks tour offers all of this and much more—including time in the Wild West town of Jackson, Wyoming. Just wait until you see the awe-inspiring scenery!

 

Tour Pricing starts at $1,979 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: May through October 2017

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Scenic Switzerland by Train Tour

2017-05-12T16:57:08+00:00

9-Day Tour from Zurich to Zurich

2017 Vacations Now Available – Book Early!
Book this vacation and lock in a price for a 2017 European tour. When booking air-inclusive, you can remove airfare uncertainty with our Early Airfare Price Guarantee. And yes, if the price goes down, we’ll honor the new lower price. You can’t lose! Please note that 2017 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification, but by booking and depositing today, you will lock in your price.

2016 Vacation Details
Please note the below vacation overview, map, day-by-day itinerary, highlights, meals, accommodation information and optional excursions are from 2016 and are subject to change. 2017 vacation details and information will be available in the Fall.

This is truly a different way to discover Switzerland! Marvel at spectacular scenery from the first-class carriages of the Swiss train network, with rides on the GoldenPass Panoramic train, Glacier Express, Bernina Express, and the Gornergrat open-air cogwheel train. Your vacation begins with an overnight in Zürich, then on to the Lucerne, the delightful medieval town with its famous wooden bridge. Travel through breathtaking mountain pastures and quaint villages before reaching Lausanne on Lake Geneva. Visit elegant Montreux and Zermatt at the foot of the imposing Matterhorn. Spend two nights in this beautiful car-free village, then take an exciting ride on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to glitzy St. Moritz. Travel through the pristine natural wonders of the Alps, the perfect prelude to your train ride on the Bernina Express. From St. Moritz, return to Zürich for the finale of your grand Swiss rail journey.

 

Tour Pricing starts at $2,624 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: April through September 2017

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11-day Cosmos Dixieland and Rhythms

2017-05-12T16:57:33+00:00

 

11-day tour featuring Chicago, St. Louis, Nashville, New Orleans, and more…

The beautiful South comes alive on this wonderful vacation. Start in Chicago with leisure time to get acquainted with the city. See the famous landmarks on an included sightseeing tour before heading south to St. Louis, Missouri, the “Gateway to the West.” On your St. Louis tour, take a trip to the top of the towering Gateway Arch.

Then, cross the Mississippi River to Nashville, Tennessee, home of country music! A sightseeing tour shows you Nashville’s most famous sites, including the recording studios on Music Row, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and legendary RCA Studio B, once the recording home of Elvis Presley. No vacation to Nashville is complete without a visit to the Grand Ole Opry, and you have reserved premier seating for a Grand Ole Opry show! Travel to Memphis, “Home of the Blues,” a city with a distinct Southern flair. Enjoy an orientation tour and visit Graceland, Elvis Presley’s grand estate.

On to New Orleans for a for a guided tour that includes the French Quarter landmarks, St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, and a visit to the unique above-ground cemetery. Hop on the AMTRAK City of New Orleans train, and pass cotton fields and catfish ponds on the way to Louisiana. Cruise through the waterways of Atchafalaya Basin, where you may spot alligators, before arriving in New Orleans for the conclusion of your Southern vacation.

Tour pricing starts at $1,699 p.p.d.o.

2014 departures available May through November

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