Trips and Tours – April 2015

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National Parks of the Southwest

April 22-25; price is $595 pp/double, $795 pp/single

Visit Bryce Canyon, Zion and Lake Powell on this kaleidoscope of colors National Parks getaway. Enjoy a Canyons Adventure Cruise on Lake Powell and view the Lake’s Navajo tapestry of colors. Colorful scenery and spectacular formations abound in Zion and multicolored mesas; up to 60 colors have been distinguished at Bryce Canyon in the limestone walls and spires. You will also visit Valley of Fire State Park which derives its name from red sandstone formations formed from shifting sand dunes during the age of dinosaurs.

Verde Canyon Railroad

May 16; price is $125 pp (coach), $175 pp (first class)

Board the Verde Canyon Railroad for a four hour diesel train journey to places only accessible by rail. See crimson cliffs, eagle nests, white water rapids and abandoned gold mines.

Southern Arizona Old West and Wine

June 4-5; price is $225 pp/double, $295 pp/single

Explore some of southern Arizona’s treasures. Visit Tombstone, “The Town Too Tough to Die” and enjoy wine-tasting at some of Arizona’s premier wineries.

Sierra Nevada Journey

June 14-18; price is $825 pp/double, $1025 pp/single

Fly from Phoenix to Sacramento and discover Old Town. Then travel from Sacramento to Reno on Amtrak through Donner Pass, along the Truckee River. Visit Lake Tahoe a pristine 22-mile-long lake and enjoy the MS Dixie cruise on the crystal-blue lake. Walk through time in Virginia City with the 1870s boardwalks, saloons, and mercantile.

San Francisco and Wine Country July 4th Celebration

July 2-6; price is $1575 pp/double, $2125 pp/single

Arrive in the City by the Bay for five days of adventure. San Francisco is California’s Casablanca, a bubbling bouillabaisse of exotic ingredients. Discover the diversity of this bustling cosmopolitan city with an intriguing ethnic mix as well as the quiet, natural vineyards of Napa Valley. Sip and swirl to your heart’s content as you enjoy two winery tours and tastings.

Pageant of the Masters and Queen Mary

July 14-17; price is: $750 pp/double, $995 pp/single

Back by popular demand, the Pageant of the Masters is a remarkable presentation of “living pictures.” Cast members re-create classical and contemporary artwork – paintings, sculptures, posters, ceramic pieces, jewelry, and more! Innovative makeup and costumes, intricate sets, state of the art lighting, live narration, a full pit-orchestra and the atmospheric amphitheater combine to make this the finest production of its kind in the world.

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction

July 22–28; price is $2195 pp/double, $2945 pp/single; price does not include airfare to New York City and return from Boston.

Three ballparks, three games, six teams plus the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction, with the Diamondback’s Randy Johnson being one of the players inducted this year. Travel to Cooperstown and join in the ceremonies.

Durango and Silverton

August 4-7; price is $675 pp/double, $895 pp/single

Colorful Colorado is the Rocky Mountains. Colorful Colorado is ancient, elaborate Anasazi cliff dwellings. Colorful Colorado is high, wide plains where the American Cowboy came of age. Join us on our journey to Durango and Silverton and discover all of this and more.

Highlights include the Durango/Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Mesa Verde National Monument.

Canadian Maritimes-Circle Bay of Fundy

August 11-17; price is $1936 pp/double, $2510 pp/single; price does not include roundtrip airfare to Halifax, NS.

Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime hospitality.

Del Mar Horse Racing

August 14-16; price is $575 pp/double, $825 pp/single

Let’s go where the surf meets the turf, the exciting Del Mar Racetrack. Enjoy a day of thoroughbred racing at its finest. Your lunch is included. Spend two nights in beautiful La Jolla and enjoy the surf along with the Birch Aquarium at Scripps.