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Highlights: Victoria Falls • Chobe National Park • Pilanesberg National Park • 8 Wildlife Safaris • Choice on Tour: Chobe Game Viewing by 4×4 or by Cruise • Cape Winelands • Cape Town • Table Mountain Day 1 Aug 04, 2025: Overnight Flight You’re on your way to southern Africa, where incredible landscapes lead the […]

Highlights: Nice • Food Tour & Tasting • Nice Flower Market • Monaco • Monte Carlo • Choice on Tour: Monte Carlo Panoramic Tour or Monaco’s Oceanographic Museum • Grasse • Fragonard Perfumery Workshop • Cannes • Wine Tasting • Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild • St. Paul de Vence Day 1 Overnight Flight It’s time […]

Highlights: Amsterdam • 7-night River Cruise • Arnhem • Middleburg • Bruges • Antwerp • Kinderdijk Windmills • Keukenhof Gardens Day 1 Overnight Flight Day 2 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Board Ship Our journey opens in Amsterdam, the 800-year-old capital of the Netherlands, where we board our ship. Our home for the next 7 nights, this […]

January 20 - 28, 2025

Highlights: Ka’anapali, Kihei, Haleakala National Park, Iao Valley, Pineapple Plantation Tour, Sunset Cruise, Polynesian Luau Day 1 Jan 20, 2025: Travel Motorcoach transportation from southern Illinois to St. Louis Lambert airport. We fly to Hawaii! Day 2 Jan 21, 2025: Ka’anapali, Hawaii – Maui – Tour Begins Aloha! Travel through sugarcane fields to the resort […]

Thursday, December 12, 2024

We travel to Grand Rivers, Kentucky, for lunch, followed by the Christmas Variety Show at the Badgett Playhouse. A two-hour musical review, this Branson-Style entertainment with professional singers, dancers, and musicians, is sure to please! Come enjoy old classics, modern Christmas hits, funny skits, and more!

Upon arriving in St. Louis, we enjoy a driving tour of beautiful Lafayette Square, situated around Lafayette Park, the oldest park west of the Mississippi. Then, we see St. Louis’ Forest Park, home to several of St. Louis’ cultural institutions like the zoo and Art Museum. Then, we pay a brief visit to the Basilica […]

Unique Christmas shopping plus a delicious lunch! The gift shops are in the original houses that were once part of Monticello College, founded in 1838. The main gift shop features unique home décor, gifts, clothing, and jewelry. Monticello House has women’s fashions, shoes, handbags, and accessories. Our next stop is 3 Charming Chicks, featuring the […]