**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-
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
QVC Studio Tour, American Treasure Tour and
General Warren Inn Lunch
NEW DATE!! Tuesday, March 31
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 Lakewood 7:45 AM approximate 5:30 PM return
Washington DC Cherry Blossom Getaway
Friday, April 10-12
Travel south to DC to experience the Cherry Blossom Festival Weekend. You will start your tour at the 14th Century style Gothic wonder, standing higher than the National Monument and is the sixth largest church in the world, the National Cathedral. After your guided tour you will enjoy a guided tour of the Navy Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial. A full course dinner will be enjoyed by all before checking in to the hotel. After a deluxe private breakfast the following morning, you will enjoy premium preferred reserved Grandstand seats for the Cherry Blossom Parade. Along with the parade are several free concerts on the Mall.. Time will be allowed for you to explore your choice of the Smithsonian Institution’s museums on the National Mall including National Museum of American History, National Museum of Natural History, National Gallery of Art, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of the American Indian, Freer Gallery of Art, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and more. Lunch on your own at one of the many cafes within the museums. Later in the afternoon you will meet the guide to see the Martin Luther King Jr National Memorial, FDR Memorial and Jefferson Memorial. A full course dinner will be enjoyed before an Illuminated Monument Night Tour stopping at the newest memorial, National World War II Memorial. You will also walk through the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for a spectacular view of the city from the terrace. Stops or drive bys will also include Iwo Jima Statue, Pentagon, Air Force Memorial, Washington Memoral, White House and the U.S. Capital Building. After another deluxe private breakfast the final morning, you will take a guided tour of the Arlington National Cemetery. On and off the tram your guide will direct you to points of interest including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the changing of the guards. After a delightful tour of the many sites of Washington D.C. you will enjoy a nice brunch sailing down the Potomac while enjoying live entertainment and unparalleled views of the Capital’s greatest monuments.
Package includes motor coach transportation, driver’s gratuity, accommodations at the Courtyard Dulles Town Center, dinner Friday and Saturday, breakfast Saturday and Sunday, brunch Cruise Sunday, all tours, tickets and admissions, guides and trip leader.
Bus departs Jackson 8:15 AM and Lakewood 9:00 AM, approximate 6:00 PM return
$525 Double $615 Single $495 Triple
$50 nonrefundable deposit due by February 13 to guarantee parade seats
Balance due by March 6
9/11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM FIRST BUS FULL. CURRENTLY FILLING 2ND BUS
Visit the National September 11 Memorial Museum which tells the story of 9/11 through
multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of monumental and
authentic artifacts. The Memorial’s twin reflecting pools are each nearly an
acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in the North America.
The memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people
killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. You may also wish to visit St Paul’s Chapel’s 9/11 Memorial across the street. A full course lunch including salad, pasta, entrée choice of chicken, veal or fish, dessert and beverages are included in your tour.
Package includes motor coach transportation, lunch, admission, driver’s gratuity and trip
Bus departs Jackson 7:45 AM, Lakewood
8:30 AM approximate 6:00 PM return
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
Afternoon Tea at The Plaza and St John Cathedral Tour
Tuesday, May 12
There’s no denying The Plaza is an international icon of splendour and luxury. Afternoon Tea truly shines with custom tableware and china, a tea list with worldly depth, and of course, a bit of Eloise too. This elegant room marked with its stained glass dome and impressive height adds a touch of old New York to a very polished and modern sense of hospitality. After a wonderful afternoon tea, explore the Cathedral’s newly cleaned and restored Nave. Learn about the art, architecture and history of this great sacred space from 1892. Package includes motor coach transportation, driver’s gratuity, tea, tour and trip leader.
9:15 departure from Jackson, 10:00 am departure from Lakewood 5:00 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
NY Botanical Garden Frida Kahlo’s Garden& Arthur Ave Lunch DATE CHANGE!
Wednesday, May 27
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 File 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 thefamed 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
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
$25 deposit, balance due August 20
POLICY AND PROCEDURES
Tickets are on a first come first serve basis.
Limited tickets for most events.
We will gladly refund any money with a notice of at least 30 days.
Substitutions are allowed if necessary.
Please advise, in advance, of any disabilities or special needs.
All trips run rain or shine.
Confirmations/Itineraries will be available within one of week of registering.
Please note times are approximate and subject to change.
*Professional sporting leagues have the right to change the starting times of games to accommodate television network requirements. In these cases, we will inform you and will operate the trip at the new time. No refunds/credits will be provided if a passenger cannot attend unless we can find a substitution. If the game or event has been rained out, or postponed after the trip departs, no transportation will be provided to the scheduled event on the new date. Ticket Holders should observe the "raincheck" information printed on the ticket. Transportation cost cannot be refunded. If the game or event has been canceled, postponed, or rained out prior to trip departure, Ticket Holders will receive their tickets and should follow the "Raincheck" information. A refund of the transportation price will be issued.
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