**All trips depart from Home Depot Shopping Center, Rt 70 and Shorrock Ave, Lakewood near old Staples
AND Glory’s Market, corner of West Commodore and Rt 527, Jackson
-unless otherwise noted-
Liberty Hall Museum
Dining on the
Thursday, November 13
Step back in time and experience fine dining on the high seas without ever leaving shore!
You’ll sample a menu inspired by the Titanic’s own lavish bill of fare
served on replica china from the ship. You will have the opportunity to take in the serene vistas of Liberty Hall’s acclaimed formal gardens and enjoy a guided tour of Liberty Hall Museum
including the exhibit Bon Voyage! 200 Years of Luxury Travel.
Time allowed to visit the gift shop.
Bus departs Jackson 8:45 AM, Lakewood 9:30 AM approximate 4:30 PM return
Fun & Festive Christmas in Philadelphia
SOLD OUT...WAIT LIST ONLY
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
… 10:00am – meet your entertaining hostesses, Marian and Faith
for a fun day of Philadelphia Christmas traditions!
… experience a Philadelphia Holiday tradition at Macy’s, formerly
Wanamaker’s. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Old World charm and fabulous
shopping. The highlight of your visit will be the dazzling Christmas Light Show
spectacular, a beloved Philadelphia tradition for more than half a century.
Watch over 100,000 lights combine to animate fantastic holiday images of
snowflakes, ballerinas & reindeer in the 4-story Grand Court atrium.
The lighting display is accompanied by festive music from the world-renowned
Wanamaker Grand Organ.
… lunch on own in the food court at the striking Comcast Center. Be
entertained by “The Wall,” a 2,100-square-foot high-definition LED screen in the
impressive winter garden. The Wall’s 10 million pixels give it 5 times more
resolution than hi-definition television. The Holiday Spectacular features
stunning original sights & sounds of the season, including ice skaters &
performers from the Walnut Street Theatre.
… explore the Christmas Village at Love Park, modeled after traditional
German Christmas Markets. Stroll through rows of timber booths displaying
festive holiday wares, including Christmas ornaments, arts & crafts, toys,
sweets, hot food & drinks.
… dinner tonight will be an international adventure into the world of
authentic German cooking. From the staff in heritage costumes, to old world
recipes, delectable desserts & a bit of German culture, we’re sure to have
lots of "Oom-papa" fun!
… wrap up the day with a visit to Franklin Square, home of the new Electrical
Spectacle Holiday Light Show! See more than 50,000 lights as they illuminate the
historic fountain, trees & buildings surrounding the Square, accompanied by
a custom holiday soundtrack. Philadelphia’s historic & only carousel
contributes to the merry atmosphere with its own festive lights & music, and
food vendors offer seasonal food & beverages to warm you up!
… 8:30pm – approximate return home after a fun & festive day in
Philadelphia with Garden
Bus departs Jackson 8:15 AM, Lakewood 9:00 AM approximate 8:30 PM
A Capital Christmas Washington DC
Friday, December 5-Sunday December 7
Celebrate the holidays in our nation’s capital this year. Your first day you will visit the United
States Botanic Garden with a multitude of beautiful Poinsettias, explore and
shop in National Harbor’s unique shops and holiday festivities including fireworks over the Potamac and enjoy the Gaylord National with spectacular, brightest star fountain show, sounds of Christmas and nightly indoor snowfall! Your
second day will begin with a tour through Old Town Alexandria including special stops along the way and free time to shop and browse the town before the Scottish
Walk Parade. See more than 100 Scottish clans dressed in traditional tartans and playing bagpipes, living history units and more. Lunch will
be enjoyed after the parade in Old Town Alexandria before we depart for Mount Vernon where you will enjoy a guided tour of the estate that is joyfully decking the halls for the holidays.
A relaxing dinner will be enjoyed in Alexandria before a drive through a
two mile display of over one million twinkling Christmas Lights at Watkins Park. Finally, on
your last day you will enjoy the amazing holiday display of ICE, a walkthrough
life-size winter wonderland sculpted entirely of 2 million pounds of ice! Continue to the National mall for your choice of museums of the Smithsonian
Institute or the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for the noon mass. Enjoy lunch on your own in any of the museums cafeterias and visit the museums before boarding the bus for the return trip. CAPTIAL SPECTACULAR!
Package includes motor coach transportation, driver’s gratuity, 2 nights accommodation, baggage handling, 2 hotel breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, admissions and guide service as stated in the itinerary, taxes and gratuity and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson 8:15 AM, Lakewood 9:00 AM approximate 8:30 PM return
$472 Double $578 Single $448 Triple
NYC Ballet, Lincoln Center
Sunday, December 7
George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™
is one of the most complex theatrical, staged ballets in the Company's active
repertory. The popularity of the ballet is immense and it provides an
unforgettable spark to everyone's holiday season. 5 PM performance
Package includes motor coach transportation,
3rd Ring seats, trip leader and driver’s gratuity
Bus departs Jackson 12:15 PM, Lakewood
1:00 PM approximate 8:30 PM
Brooklyn Lights and Canolli’s
Tuesday, December 9
This holiday tour highlights the festive homes of Dyker Heights, the
Italian-American section of Brooklyn made famous in the PBS documentary "Dyker Lights" and seen on TLC's "Crazy Christmas Lights". You'll also visit the festive homes in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn. Included is a stop at a shop for a
cannoli and cappuccino! The multimedia presentation includes vintage Christmas
variety specials like Andy Williams, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and more! Lunch will be enjoyed before the tour Tommaso’s to include appetizers, entrée, cannoli, coffee or cappuccino and
Package includes motor coach transportation, lunch, tour, cannoli and cappuccino, trip leader and driver’s gratuity
Bus departs Jackson 12:15 PM, Lakewood
1:00 PM approximate 10:30 PM return
Christmas Candlelight Tour Cape May
Saturday, December 13
Visit Victorian Cape May’s festively decorated gingerbread
inns, houses, churches and hotels for interior self guided evening tours. Experience the warmth and hospitality firsthand with Victorian homes decked out in holiday lights, carolers and
instrumentalists on corners throughout the town and holiday cheer all around
you. Complimentary holiday refreshments are served at designated sites. You can also take time to visit Washington Street Mall for some holiday shopping.
Heated trolley runs the loop for those who prefer not to walk the entire
course, however, plan on quite a bit of walking. You
will enjoy an early dinner at the Washington Inn.
Package includes motor coach transportation, dinner, self guided tour,trip leader and driver’s gratuity
Bus departs Jackson 12:45 PM, Lakewood 1:30 PM approximate 10:30 PM return
QVC Studio Tour, American Treasure Tour and
General Warren Inn Lunch
Thursday, January 15
Guests will see and experience how QVC products are
sourced, tested, brought to life on air, and delivered to millions of QVC
customers during this guided walking tour. One hour tour, at least one hour of
shopping and finally we head to the cozy General Warren Inne for a nice hot
lunch. Your last stop will be a guided tram tour of Americana from antiques to pop culture.
You will experience mechanical music to classic preserved automobiles.
In addition to seeing the sights you will hear the great sounds of the music of days gone by.
Package includes motor coach transportation, lunch, admission, tours, trip leader and driver’s gratuity
Bus departs Jackson 8:45 AM, Lakewood 9:30 AM approximate 7 PM return
Valentine’s Day with Oil Paint and Fondue!
Delaware Art Museum
Thursday, February 12
Explore intriguing tales of romance, deceit and treachery
in the museums artworks on a tour led by an expert guide.
Discover magnificent artworks from the British Pre-Raphaelite and Howard
Pyle collections. After your fill of love, lies and oil paint you will enjoy a unique Fondue Reception served in the Museum’s East Court, including Brie cheese fondue with dipping items and fresh gourmet breads, select vegetables, rosemary roasted potatoes and apple
slices. For dessert, a Chocolate Fondue is served with assorted fresh fruit, angel food cake, candied oranges, pound cake, pretzel sticks and marshmallows for dipping.
Time will be allowed to visit the museum exhibits on your own, shop the gift area with a 10% coupon or visit the Museum Café.
Package includes motor coach transportation, Valentine Treats on the bus, Fondue lunch,
admission, tour, trip leader and driver’s gratuity
Bus departs Jackson 8:15 AM, Lakewood 9:30 AM approximate 6:30 PM return $93
Philadelphia Flower show
Hats off to Hollywood!
Wednesday, March 4
Hats off to Hollywood! The magic of the movies will move from
silver screen to living color in “Lights, Camera, Bloom!”
The red carpet entrance will lead you through an Art Deco movie palace
topped with a fantasy marquee of dazzling flowers and lights.
Before you enjoy the flower show you will experience an Academy Award
winning meal aboard the World’s largest four masted tall ship, Moshulu . You will enjoy a full course meal while
being entertained by the dynamic duo “Top Hats” who will take you on a journey
down memory lane with the music that made the Oscar winning movies
Package includes motor coach transportation, lunch,
entertainment, flower show admission, trip leader and driver’s gratuity
Bus departs Jackson 8:45 AM, Lakewood 9:30 AM approximate 7 PM return
APOLLO THEATER AND TASTE OF HARLEM TOUR
Tuesday, March 24
The Apollo Theater tour connects the past, present and
future. The tour is educational, entertaining and inspiring.
You may even have an opportunity to “perform” on the Apollo Theater
stage!! Come hungry, as you will eat your way through Harlem visiting 4-5 food stops all
while discovering the history and artistic Harlem landscape.
Package includes motor coach transportation, lunch, admission, driver’s gratuity, guided tour and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson 7:45 AM, Lakewood 8:30 AM approximate 6:00 PM return
9/11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM
DETAILS TBD Call to be put on wait list for information.
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Tour and German Lunch
Tuesday, April 21
Explore the fully mosaicked gallery space and labyrinth
sculpture garden of Isaiah Zagar.
You will enjoy a tour of alleyways along South Street to view glittering
creations led by a trained Philadelphia’s Magic Garden interpreter.
The tour will conclude with a question and answer discussion with the
artist himself, Isaiah Zegar.
Speaking about his own stories, Zagar will give you a chance to
experience his mosaics through his own perspective.
You don’t want to miss this hidden magical space in Philadelphia. Save your appetite for a Brauhaus Family Feast including soup or salad, German main dishes and some favorite German
desserts. Package includes motor
coach transportation, lunch, admission, driver’s gratuity, guided tour and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson 8:15 AM, Lakewood 9:00 AM approximate 6:00 PM return
NY Botanical Garden Frida Kahlo’s Garden& Arthur Ave Lunch
Thursday, May 7
Your first stop will be Arthur Avenue where time will be allowed to browse Arthur Avenue in
the Bronx also known as the real Little Italy. The best place to buy bread, pasta,
meat, pastries, Italian sausage and more….feel free to bring a cooler. You will enjoy a true Italia lunch on Arthur Avenue to include Salad, Veal Parm, Chicken Francese or Filet
Sole Scampi, vegetable sides, WINE, coffee and mini pastries. YUM! Finally, you are in for
a special treat with a private guided tour of Frida Kahlo’s Garden from the
famed Casa Azul located in Coyocan, Mexico City. After your tour you will have the
opportunity to take a one hour guided Tram tour to get a nice overview of the
Botanical Gardens. Time will be allowed to visit the gardens on your own or visit the wonderful gift shop.
Package includes motor coach , lunch, admission, driver’s gratuity, guided tour & leader.
Bus departs Jackson 8:15 AM, Lakewood 9:00 AM approximate 6:00 PM return
CRUISE, CRABS, FLY AND TOUR
Annapolis and Baltimore
Tuesday, May 19-Wednesday, May 20
Cruise on the bay in Annapolis, Md as you watch the Blue
Angels, the United States Navy’s flight demonstration squadron,
practice for the U.S. Naval Academy graduation commencement week. After the cruise you will enjoy a guided tour of the historic area of Annapolis and the US Naval Academy. Your tour will include the interior of Maryland’s historic State House, St John’s College and the Naval Academy. Time will be allowed for lunch and browsing on your own before the cruise.
After checking into the SpringHill Suites Marriott in Annapolis, you will
enjoy a nice relaxing dinner along the water. The following day, after a hot
breakfast you will travel to Baltimore to enjoy the beautiful Inner Harbor
including the National Aquarium, Water Taxis, Science Center, Ships and
more. Lunch will be enjoyed at Phillips Seafood Restaurant to include crab cakes, seafood selections or chicken.
Package includes motor coach transportation, driver’s gratuity, guided walking tour, cruise, dinner Tuesday, breakfast and lunch Wednesday, hotel accommodations, and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson 7 AM, Lakewood 7:45 AM approximate 6:00 PM return
$293 Double Occupancy, $271 Triple Occupancy, $343 Single
Wednesday, June 3
Tour Newark and be surprised!
A step on guide will lead us downtown to see the college/University
complex, magnificent architecture, new developments, old churches and great
public art. You will travel through Branch Brook Park enjoying the beautiful and historic park known for its 3,000 cherry trees. You will also be lead through the Forest Hill Historic District to the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart where you will tour the fifth largest cathedral in North
America and enjoy a demonstration of one of the largest pipe organs
A stop will be made at the oldest store in Newark, Ward Coffee where you
can purchase coffee, tea and beverages.
You will enjoy a buffet lunch at the Newark Club on the 22nd
floor of one of Newark’s office towers where the food is as good as the
view! People always rave about
it!! Finally, you will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy a mini-concert by Newark’s Finest Ambassadors at the Newark Boys Chorus School.
Package includes motor coach transportation, driver’s gratuity, guided tours, lunch, concert and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson 8 AM, Lakewood 8:45 AM approximate 5:30 PM return $98
A slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour
Monday, June 22
As seen on NBC’s Today show, "A Slice of Brooklyn PizzaTour" invites you to visit Brooklyn through the eyes of a true “Brooklynite”. This 4-1/2 hour tour, narrated by a native
Brooklyn resident himself, includes a Historical Tour of Brooklyn, famous movie locations, landmarks and points of interest. You will enjoy different styles of pizza at two of our
stops; Neapolitan style at Grimaldi’s and Sicilian style at L & B Spumoni Gardens. During this tour, you'll also learn about and see some of the things that have made Brooklyn famous; Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island, Keyspan Park, Trump Village...and more!
Don’t miss out on this experience or “FaGiTTABOUDIT!
Package includes motor coach transportation, driver’s
gratuity, guided tour, lunch and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson 8:45 AM, Lakewood 9:30 AM approximate 6:00 PM return
Hudson Valley Wine, Dine, Cruise and More
Sunday, October 4-Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Journey to the Hudson Valley during the most beautiful
season to take a boat cruise along Hudson, visit Boscobel Home and Gardens with
orchards overlooking the Hudson, enjoy a tour and wonderful buffet and kitchen
tour at the spectacular Mohonk Mountain House, take a walk across the Walkway
over the Hudson, take in a meal or shopping at Newburgh waterfront in the
evening, enjoy an escorted tour of West Point with buffet lunch at the Hotel
Thayer, visit the Brotherhood Winery, enjoy a Dutch dinner at the Meiser
Homestead with song and shop in beautiful Rhinebeck !
It will be a splendid few days. Please join us.
Package includes motor coach transportation, driver’s gratuity, accommodations at the Hampton Inn Fishkill, dinner Sunday, breakfast
and lunch Monday, breakfast and lunch Tuesday, all tours, cruise and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson7:15 AM,
Lakewood 8:00 AM approximate 6:30 PM return
$542 Double $633 Single $473Triple
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Please note times are approximate and subject to change.
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