Let's look forward to a new year and work on our travel wish list.  We will let you know as soon as we have something planned for the Club.

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Here are trips being planned by the Club

SEPTEMBER 17-23, 2021 - SOUTH DAKOTA/ MT. RUSHMORE, 7Days, 9 Meals, (D$2199, S$2699.). Visit Crazy Horse Memorial, Mt. Rushmore, Badlands Park, Wall drug, Deadwood, off-road keep safari into Custer State Park, Devils Tower National Monument. Collette

 

OCTOBER 1-6, 2021, ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FESTIVAL-6 Days, 7 Meals.  See Balloon Fiesta, old Town Albuquerque, National Museum of Nuclear Science and History, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Turquoise Trial, Santa Fe, Loretta Chapel, Santa Fe Cooking School among other stops.  Collette

 

DECEMBER 9-15, 2021 CHRISTMAS IN LONDON (D$2599, S$2999). Buckingham Palace, Harris’s, Big Ben, Christmas Markets, London TheTre, Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Westminster Abbey, Coven Gardens, English Tea,  Collette

 

DECEMBER 2021. Christmas markets of Montreal (info to come)

 

JANUARY 2022-MYSTERY TRIP - 5 Days - AFC (D$1899. S add $420 to D)

 

MARCH 2022 - GEORGIA ON MY MOND - 6Days, 8 Meals (D$2499). One hotel in Atlanta.  Tour of Atlanta, Gone With the Wind Mansion and museum, CNN Station and Coca-Cola museum, President Carter Museum, Stone Mountain, FDR’S little White House and tons of spring flowers: Dogwoods and Azeleas.

 

APRIL 2022 - SPOTLIGHT ON TUSCANY - 9 days - Visit the sprawling vin yards and medieval hill towns of Siena, Pisa, Florence, San Gimignano, 7 night stay in Montesantini, see charming town of Lasso and enjoy a Tuscan Cooking class.

 

MAY 2022 - ISLANDS OF NEW ENGLAND- 8 Day.  See New England’s majestic seaboard from Rhode Island to cape Cod.  visit Provincetown and tour The Gilded Age of Mansions of Newport.  Visit islands of Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island in Nantucket. 

JULY 2022 - CANADIAN ROCKIES BY TRAIN - 9 Days.  Board the Canadian for a once in a lifetime overnight train journey.  Relax in a dome car and experience panoramic views of unspoiled Canadian wilderness.  Overnight at fabulous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.  I have done this trip and it is unbeleivably beautiful.  Wait until you hear the itinerary.

 

AUGUST 2022 - ALASKA:AMERICAS LAST FRONTIER (as you’ve never seen it before ) 9 Days.  This is a land tour that begins in Fairbanks with a tour.  We pick up a domed rail car that takes us deep into Denali National Park for a full day of Tundra wilderness.  Then explore small town life in Talketna and visit the Trail Basher Kennels to see the Huskies and meet the mushers.  A glacier cruise and much more awaits you on this trip.

 

SEPTEMBER 2022 - COLORADO RAILS AND NATIONAL PARKS- 9 Days - 11 Meals - 2 trains D$3199.  2 nights in Durango.  4 National Parks - Mesa Verde, Arches, Canyonlands, and Great Sand Dunes.  Visit Dead horse State park,  US Olympic Center, Air Force Academy, chuck wagon supper and more.

 

OCTOBER 2022 - CULTURAL TREASURES OF JAPAN - 14 days - Immerse yourself in the modern and ancient culture.  Visit Sanso-ji Buddhist Temple and Matsumoto Castle.  Sip sake and learn the art of the tea ceremony.  There are numerous incredible moments and places including a ride on the Shinkansen “bullet train” to visit Hiroshima.  Stay tuned.

 

DECEMBER 2022 HOLIDAY MYSTERY TRIP

 

DECEMBER 2022 - NASHVILLE AND SMOKEY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS - 8 Days.  Spend the holidays with us in Nashville, Gattinburg, and Ashville.  Visit the Grand Ole Opry and a holiday shoe and dinner at Opryland Resort.  After visit to Country Music Hall of Fame you’ll tap your toes at Dolly Parton Christmas Stampede and dinner show.  This is only half of what you’ll do.

DECEMBER 2-7, 2021 - MONTREAL AND QUEBEC CITY XMAS MARKETS (D$2625) Featuring Chateau Frontenac and The Queen Elizabeth Fairmont Hotel.  Includes Montreal City Tour, Underground City, Norte Dame Cathedral, Train Montreal to Quebec, Montreal Xmas Market and Quartier petit Champlain and German Xmas market.