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New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Vacation

Have you always wanted to see the NYC Times Square Ball Drop? Well cross this one off your bucket list, because here’s the perfect way to experience this great event!

We host an exclusive Insider’s View New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Party in the heart of the Times Square area! There’s an incredible view of all the celebrations and revelry, and we want you to be our guest!

No standing outside in the …

Travel to Victoria to Bask in This Unique Color-Changing Gin

The stunning purple color makes the bottle pop all on its own.

Traveling to Victoria in British Columbia?  Give your eyes as well as tastebuds a treat while you sip your evening cocktail.  The gorgeous deep purple color of the signature Empress 1908 Original Indigo Gin from Victoria Distillers immediately differentiates it from others behind the bar.

Your drink begins on the rocks, eye catching in its own right.

Poured into a glass over ice, it …

Roundtrip Nashville

A CLASSIC COUNTRY HOLIDAY – Experience the best of the south during a magical time of the year and delight in all of your favorite holiday treats while getting acquainted with the classic, homespun holiday traditions of America’s beloved “Music City,” Nashville, Tennessee. With Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum celebrating its 50th anniversary, there has never been a better time to explore the abundance of exhibits honoring the legacy of American music. …

New England Islands Cruise

Travel with us as we discover the New England Islands on the American Constitution. Each day is filled with customized shore excursions narrated by private island guides and knowledgeable onboard experts. Explore the rich marine history of New Bedford, once known as the whaling capital of the world and the inspiration behind the classic American novel, Moby Dick. While in Nantucket, learn about the island’s early history, the popular rose-covered cottage style homes, and …

Grand New England Cruise

Discover the majestic seafaring heritage of coastal towns and quaint island villages on the 11-day Grand New England cruise. Your elegant small ship will dock in the heart of each historic harbor, amidst working boats and luxurious private yachts. Steps away you will find whaling and maritime museums, scenic bluffs, beaches, cobblestone streets and unique shops.

By meticulously selecting the most captivating ports of call from southern New England to Maine, we offer you this …

Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

People have been drawn to the spectacular coast of Maine throughout history. As your small ship winds through scenic rivers, sparkling bays, and historic harbors, discover the undeniable magic found along Maine’s coast. From Boothbay to Bar Harbor, Camden to Castine, your journey brings you to charming ports famous for their shipbuilding, beautiful national parks, and quaint historic districts.

Stroll the charming village of Belfast, known for its beautiful Greek Revival architecture, marvel at the …

Visit the Napa Valley as California Wine Country is Open For Business

On Sunday, October 8th, I was enjoying a sun-drenched autumn day while covering the opening of the PGA Tour FedEx Cup circuit, the Safeway Open at the magnificent Silverado Resort & Spa.

At 7 p.m. I was toasting Brendan Steele, the winner of the tournament along with Napa Mayor Jill Techel. Shortly after that; I biked to my downtown Napa home. Two hours later I smelled smoke and figured merely that nearby neighbors must be …

Exploring the Greater Portland Region’s Craft Bounty

Tourists planning an extended vacation to Portland, Oregon should set out to explore the Greater Portland region. This area includes the river route of Lewis and Clark, the fertile wine county of the Northern Willamette Valley, the Columbia River Gorge and  Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory. Scattered throughout this area’s hills and valleys, visitors can find award-winning craft food and beverages surrounded by easy access to Oregon’s natural beauty.

Exploring Sweet and Savory Food

Get caffeinated …

American Revolution & Chesapeake Bay Cruise

Travel back to the dawn of America, on our brand new 11-day American Revolution cruise. Explore the quaint towns and historic cities that have shaped our nation, including Colonial Williamsburg, a living history museum with period-specific tradespeople, shopkeepers, and political figures. Step onto the last battlefield of the Revolutionary War in Yorktown, and travel to Jamestown, the site of the first English settlement in the New World. Explore our Nation’s capital and view the Smithsonian …

Thanksgiving Day Parade VIP Viewing Party Vacation

Our Thanksgiving Parade VIP Viewing Party at the New York Hilton-Midtown is a “Bucket List” event unlike any other. Start with a delicious buffet breakfast, strut like a VIP to a private viewing area right at curbside, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the world’s most famous parade! Rates, starting at $1879 per person double occupancy, include a 4-night or longer stay at the Hilton. Arrivals Nov. 19 through 22, 2017.

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History, Culture, and River Cruising

The lower stretch of the Mississippi, from carefree New Orleans to vibrant Memphis, is the river of Legends – the river of centuries-old shaded oak trees, elegant antebellum plantations, cobblestone streets and Victorian mansions. Inhale the sweet fragrance of magnolia blossoms, relax in a rocking chair with a glass of sweet tea and watch the essence of the south unfold around you.

Begin 2018 with a sense of wonder and excitement on a magical lower …

12 Destinations to Photograph Fall Foliage

Although technically it is still summer, and most of the country remains in heatwave mode, gradually temperatures will drop, and the vibrant colors of fall will grace America’s treasured National Parks and open spaces.

Autumn is less than a month away and for photography buffs, some of the most colorful scenery of the year is about to get underway.…

Autumn Foliage in New England and Cape Cod

Enjoy the tranquil backroads of Vermont, the monumental mansions of Rhode Island, gingerbread cottages of Martha’s Vineyard, and the history of Boston while taking in the best autumn colors New England has to offer.

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13 Meals (5 dinners, 1 lunch and 7 breakfasts) Round trip airport transfers City tour of Boston with a local guide including the Freedom Trail and Boston Common See Plymouth Rock, where our forefathers first landed on American soil On…

2018 Rose Parade Anaheim

Southern California welcomes in 2018 with a celebration not to be missed — The Tournament of Roses Parade and the Rose Bowl Game!

The bands, floats and equestrians start the day as they travel down Colorado Boulevard; then, two of the top college teams in the country meet in the Rose Bowl.

Packages available including hotel, reserved seating, parade float construction viewing and ground transportation.

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December 30 – January 2, 2018 at the WYNDHAM…