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North America: U.S., Canada & Mexico

Historic Mid-Atlantic TourTour Code: KNBA24

May 17 - 27, 2024

 
Join Brent Akerman, host of KNXR MN 97.5, for this historical tour of the Mid-Atlantic region.  We see the museums and monuments of Washington, DC, as well as Mt Vernon, Fredericksburg, Yorktown and Williamsburg.  Then, we head north to Monticello, Gettysburg, and Philadelphia.  Local guides bring each of these destinations to life, giving us an in-depth look at our national history. 
 
From:
$4,999 per person
double occupancy
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Including flight from Minneapolis

WyomingTour Code: BTW24

August 15 - 20, 2024

 
“There is nothing so American as our national parks…. The fundamental idea behind the parks…is that the country belongs to the people, that it is for the enrichment of the lives of all of us.” (FDR)
Majestic mountains, sweeping plains, and instantly recognizable geological features found nowhere else on Earth await us in the parks and beyond in Wyoming.  Join us as we explore Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Jackson Hole and more.  The trip will enrich your memories!  
 
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From:
$3,999 per person
double occupancy

Railroads of the Old WestTour Code: TAPSAT22

2024 Departures: June 23; September 22

 
This tour starts and ends in Denver and passes through the iconic Rocky Mountains, including its branch range, the colorful San Juans. It was the extensive mining activity in the late 1800s that created the need to build these classic railroads through very rugged mountain terrain. The engineering required to get those heavy iron horses and their cargo over these mountain grades is unbelievable. Going on this tour, you’ll experience for yourself what it is like to ride the railroads of the Old West. This tour is also a great introduction to seeing the stunning Rocky Mountains.
 
From:
$3,149 per person
double occupancy
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5 Parks of Utah (Salt Lake City starting point) Tour Code: TAPSAT22

2024 Departures: Departs nearly every Sunday, Year round

 
Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Zion comprise the Utah Mighty 5. You’ll get a chance to explore them all on this 8-day guided tour in southern Utah.
 
Join a small group of no more than 14 guests and a private guide on this week-long adventure. Hiking, scenic viewpoints, local eateries, hidden gems, and other fantastic experiences await!
 
From:
$2,999 per person
double occupancy
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Utah's Mighty 5 Parks (Las Vegas starting point) 

2024 Departures: Departs nearly every Monday, Year round

 
Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion National Parks. These parks are known as the Utah Mighty 5. Each park has unique geological formations from towering cliffs to beautifully carved arches and canyons. all within the region of Southern Utah. It will be a week you won’t soon forget!
 
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Tour Cost:
from
$1,699 per person
double occupancy
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Grand Circle Experience

2024 Departures: Multiple departures from May to October • Tour Code: TAPSAT

Explore the best parks in the Southwestern US on this journey through the Grand Circle of National Parks.
 
Spend 12 magical days exploring cascading petrified sand dunes, vibrant pine forests, and sunset-red deserts in seven national parks of the Southwest. Join a small group of no more than 14 guests and a private guide on this 10-day luxury adventure. The Grand Circle of the Southwest National Parks with its hiking, scenic viewpoints, local eateries, hidden gems, and other fantastic experiences await you!
 
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Tour Cost:
from
$4,899 per person
double occupancy
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Grand Teton & Yellowstone Explorer

2024 Departures: Departs every Sunday, from mid May to mid October • TAPSAT

 
From a land built on earthquakes, fire and other extreme geological forces, Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Craters of the Moon are now three unique ecosystems covering an area the size of New England. 14,000 ft peaks, broad valleys teeming with wildlife, glaciers, thermal features and barren landscapes are awaiting you.
 
Tour Cost:
from
$3,199 per person

double occupancy
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Yellowstone & Grand Teton Winter Adventure

2024 Departures: January 27, February 3, 10

 
Experience Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks as a winter wonderland, the way many people don’t normally see it! With unique wildlife viewing opportunities, geysers and other thermal features shrouded in mist and fog, all amid snow and ice, along with majestic snowcapped mountains, lakes, rivers, and streams laid out as far as the eye can see.
 
Tour Cost:
from
$2,199 per person

double occupancy
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Northern Lights Alaska

2023 Departure Dates: Nov. 6, 13; Dec. 4, 11

2024 Departure Dates:  Jan. 8, 15; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26; Mar. 4, 11,18

 

The Aurora Borealis, also known as the northern lights, is a vivid demonstration of the Earth’s magnetic field interacting with charged particles from the sun.  On this 6 day adventure to Alaska you will have multiple opportunities to view the colorful spectacle while experiencing the native culture along with wonderful winter activities such as snowmobiling, dog sledding, snow shoeing, hot springs, ice fishing and more.

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Tour Cost:
$3,499 per person
double occupancy

Oregon Adventure South

2024 Departure Dates:  May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 6

Making a big loop through the western half of Oregon, this tour explores Oregon’s beautiful coastline and its rugged interior, including Crater Lake and other Cascade Mountain points of interest. You’ll experience a thrilling jetboat ride up the Rouge River, see an assortment of both coastal and mountain wildlife, pass through volcanic landscapes, and sample some great fresh food.

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Tour Cost:
From $2,999 per person
double occupancy

Incredible Copper Canyon of Mexico

2023 Departure Dates: Oct 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9

 

The largest canyon complex in North America, a destination unlike any other! For those who love the unusual and seek adventure, the “Barranca del Cobre” is the answer. At an altitude of 8,000 feet, the mountain peaks are snow-capped in winter while the canyon bottom remains at tropical climate. Here’s the home of the semi-nomadic cliff dwellers, the Tarahumara Indians, the least acculturated Amerindians. Experience one of the most dramatic rail journeys in the western hemisphere, on a rail line that took 100 years to complete. Travel
with us and enjoy the majestic beauty of one of the world’s most unique destinations

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Tour Cost:
$2,149 per person
double occupancy

East Coast Islands

2023 Departures:

Regular Group size (Max of 48 Pax): June 45, 25; Aug. 6, 13

Small Group size (22 - 26 Pax): June 18; July 9, 30; Aug. 27

Tour Code: TAPATL

Take our Enchanting Islands and Newfoundland's Viking Trail itineraries, and combine them to make this fantastic 13 day tour! It features the highlights of Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, and the West Coast of Newfoundland.

Tour Cost:
$5,448CAD per person
+15% HST Tax
double occupancy

regular group size
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Best of Prince Edward Island

2024 Departure Dates: June 3, 24; July 15; Aug. 5, 12; Sept. 9, 23, 30; Oct.14

 

Come enjoy the red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping sand dunes and  green fields of Prince Edward Island!

Canada’s smallest province is a quaint place of natural beauty and rich history, so sit back and enjoy the ride along Prince Edward Island’s scenic coast.

Tour Cost:
$1260 per person
double occupancy
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Canadian Maritimes: Wonders of the Bay of Fundy

2024 Departures:

Regular Group size (Max of 48 Pax): May 28; June 18; July 9, 30; Aug. 6; Sept. 3, 17, 24; Oct. 24

Small Group size (Max of 26 Pax): June 11; July 2, 23; Aug. 20; Sept. 10

Tour Code: TAPATL

Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada’s Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world.

Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime history, culture and hospitality on this 7 day adventure to Canada’s East Coast

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Tour Cost:
$2,042 per person
double occupancy

regular group size

Canadian Maritimes: Enchanting Islands

2024 Departures:

Regular Group size (Max of 46 Pax): June 3, 23; July 14; Aug. 4, 11; Sept. 8, 22, 29; Oct. 13

Small Group size (Max of 24 Pax): June 16; July 7, 28; Aug. 25; Sept.15

Tour Code: TAPATL

Canada’s Maritime islands await! Enjoy fresh salt air, sandy beaches, mountain vistas and much more. Pass through fields of green, dine on succulent seafood, and travel the world-famous Cabot Trail on this vacation of Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton Island which is complemented by touring of Nova Scotia’s South Shore.

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Tour Cost:
$2,380 per person
double occupancy

regular group size

Atlantic Maritimes

2024 Departures:

Regular Group size (Max of 48 Pax): May 28; June 18; July 9, 30; Aug. 6; Sept. 3, 17, 24; Oct. 24

Small Group size (Max of 26 Pax): June 11, July 2, 23; Aug. 20; Sept. 10

Tour Code: TAPATL

Experience the fresh salt air, unspoiled nature, rich history and warm hospitality of the Maritime Provinces. See for yourself why this is one of the world's most popular destinations on our most comprehensive bus tour of the Canadian Maritimes.

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Tour Cost:
$4,205 per person
double occupancy

regular group size

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend - Home Run Package

July 22 - 25, 2022 • Tour Code: TAPSTT

 
Be there as more than 50 National Baseball Hall of Fame members make the annual trip to Cooperstown, NY to be part of this special weekend, and attend the weekend’s events. Included in this special weekend is a Baseball Hall of Fame Membership, Weekend Admission to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, memories to last a lifetime and so much more. Package has VIP reserved seating at the Induction Ceremony. Hotel: Marriot
 
Tour Cost:
$1,950 per person
double occupancy
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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 50th Anniversary

2023 Departures: Oct. 6 • Tour Code: TAPSAT

 

This tour of destinations around Albuquerque, New Mexico, is tailored to attend the 2023 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. After attending the festival, the tour will immerse you into the Puebloan Cultures of New Mexico, spend a day in the Southwest art mecca of Santa Fe, and visit Chimayo and Taos.

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Tour Cost:
$2,299 per person
double occupancy
VERY POPULAR TOUR!

2024 Tournament of Roses Parade -4-Day Classic Experience

Dec. 30, 2023 - Jan. 2, 2024 • Tour Code: TAPSTT

 
Celebrate the 135th anniversary of this New Years tradition in beautiful Pasadena, California. You’ll have reserved seats for the best in parade viewing as you watch the magnificent floral floats, equestrians and marching bands in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Settle in for three nights at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa located in the heart of Orange County and less than two blocks from the internationally acclaimed South Coast Plaza Shopping Resort. We take care of lodging, events and seating arrangements. (This package does NOT include the Rose Bowl Game)
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Tour Cost:
$1,850 per person
double occupancy

2024 Tournament of Roses Parade - 5-Day Deluxe Experience

Dec. 29, 2023 - Jan. 2, 2024 • Tour Code: TAPSTT

 
Celebrate the 135th anniversary of this New Years tradition in beautiful Pasadena, California. You’ll have reserved seats for the best in parade viewing as you watch the magnificent floral floats, equestrians and marching bands in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Settle in for four nights at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa located in the heart of Orange County and less than two blocks from the internationally acclaimed South Coast Plaza Shopping Resort. We take care of lodging, events and seating arrangements. (This package does NOT include the Rose Bowl Game)
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Tour Cost:
$2,350 per person
double occupancy

2024 Roses Parade & Rose Bowl Game - (5-Days)

Dec. 29, 2023 - Jan. 2, 2024 • Tour Code: TAPSTT

 
Celebrate the 135th anniversary of this New Years tradition in beautiful Pasadena, California. You’ll have reserved seats for the best in parade viewing as you watch the magnificent floral floats, equestrians and marching bands in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Settle in for four nights at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa located in the heart of Orange County and less than two blocks from the internationally acclaimed South Coast Plaza Shopping Resort. We take care of lodging, events and seating arrangements. (This package DOES include the Rose Bowl Game)
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Tour Cost:
$3,195 per person
double occupancy

2024 Tournament of Roses Parade - 6-Day Platinum Experience

Dec. 29, 2023 - Jan. 3, 2024 • Tour Code: TAPSTT

 
Celebrate the 135th anniversary of this New Years tradition in beautiful Pasadena, California. You’ll have reserved seats for the best in parade viewing as you watch the magnificent floral floats, equestrians and marching bands in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Settle in for five nights at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa located in the heart of Orange County and less than two blocks from the internationally acclaimed South Coast Plaza Shopping Resort. We take care of lodging, events and seating arrangements. (This package does NOT include the Rose Bowl Game)
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Tour Cost:
$2,650 per person
double occupancy

Glacier National Park

2022 Departures: July 9, 16, 23, 30  August 6, 13, 20, 27 • Tour Code: TAPSAT

 

Glacier National Park has been called the Crown Jewel of the National Parks. Now is your opportunity to explore it with a small group of like minded adventurers! This 7 Day 6 Night tour explores the region with a myriad of activities and adventures.

Tour Cost:
$2,999 per person
double occupancy
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Magnificent Midwest • Can be done as self-drive; call for info!

Sample Tour • Tour Code: WMN

 

Presenting the greatest, biggest, and best of the world– right in the heart of America. We’ll discover awe in southern Wisconsin, sightsee at Lake Michigan, and cruise on Lake Superior, the largest of the five Great Lakes. We explore the mighty Mississippi River. We’ll tour lighthouses that guide the way on an expanse of water stretching to meet the horizon. We will discover landscapes carved by glaciers, verdant farmlands, and local industry forged by American know-how. You’ll see wide open spaces and wildlife in their natural habitats. Meet characters from Minnesota’s gangster days, and the hometown folks that make “Minnesota Nice!”

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Tour Cost:
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Civil Rights Tour

Sample Tour

 

Join us as we tour the south and learn more about the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. We learn how the African Americans struggled for justice and equality in the United States. We learn more about the people who led the movement like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Medgar Evers. We see places like the Sumner Courthouse, Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, Old Courthouse Museum, Freedom Riders Museum, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Join us and learn more about Americans who made a difference!

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Tour Cost:
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Black Hills SD

Sample Tour

 

Wander over to South Dakota to see all the great faces, and great places. Come and explore the many impressive National Memorials, drive through a natural span of layered rock formations, and step back into the true wild, wild west!

Tour Cost:
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Duluth MN

Sample Tour

 

Head North to the 4th largest city in Minnesota, Duluth. Come enjoy the breathtaking Lake Superior, hike through many Minnesota state parks, and sit back and enjoy a ride along the beautiful North Shore Scenic Drive. Discover what awaits you in beautiful city and its surroundings!

Tour Cost:
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Mississippi River Cities Day Trip

Sample Tour

 

We travel to Wabasha, MN where we visit the National Eagle Center, and make a stop at "Slippery's" (famous bar of "Grumpy Old Men" movie fame). We cross the river into Wisconsin, traveling south to Alma where we are able to look back at Minnesota from our viewpoint up on a hill. We have free time to either shop or visit the lock and dam before heading to the Laura Ingalls Wilder museum. And of course along the way, we eat a sweet treat or two!

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Tour Cost:
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More than Medicine, Rochester MN

Sample Tour

 

Come and enjoy Rochester, Minnesota’s third largest city. After finishing all your doctor appointments, explore the beautiful, green state parks and learn about the local Amish Community and culture.

Tour Cost:
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Stillwater, MN

Sample Tour

 

Travel a short distance to Stillwater MN and marvel over the fall colors and natural beauty. Step back in time and tour the charming town by boat and trolley. Enjoy free time for shopping, galleries, restaurants, and exploration. Finish out the tour by tasting the sweet, local wine!

Tour Cost:
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Culture & History of New Orleans

Sample Tour

 

Get ready to experience the food, jazz music and unique culture of New Orleans! Spend 5 wonderful days strolling down the cobble stone streets in the French Quarter, experience a local crawfish boil, and maybe see a ghost or two on the spooky cemetery tour! While there, hear the Jazz music, visit a beautiful plantation, and learn about Hurricane Katrina. End the tour by visiting a swap outside of New Orleans. If we are lucky, we might see big Al, the alligator!

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Tour Cost:
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