The winter carnival is a delight for outdoor enthusiasts with the ice sculptures, cross country skiing, ice-skating, and party atmosphere. Throughout the old city, you'll find parades and activities similar to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. There are food stands selling Quebec foods and “Caribou” the drink of the carnival. Perhaps you will want to go cross-country skiing, take a toboggan ride, enjoy the ice sculptures, or have a snowball fight. You might want to take a tour of Parliament, or wander the shops of the old city. Optional excursions for snow rafting or a day of skiing. Visit St. Ann de Beaupre and Montmorency Falls and tour part of the city for those interested in sightseeing.
Join us on a fun-filled weekend in Montreal and bring in the New Year. The weekend starts with dinner in the Old City followed by a visit to the Casino. The sightseeing tour includes visits to Notre Dame Basilica, Mount Royal, McGill University and Jacques Cartier Square. The New Year's Eve party features dinner, dancing and a celebration with an open bar.
Enjoy a scenic cruise of Gloucester Harbor on the luxurious Beauport Princess. Points of interest include extraordinary views of the city’s downtown, Rocky Neck, Eastern Point, Ten Pound Island, Stage Fort Park, and Hammond Castle. As part of the harbor cruise, enjoy a fabulous buffet brunch and a great jazz trio.
Enjoy a succulent Lobster lunch before cruising to the beautiful and historic Eagle Island, Casco Bay Maine. Receive a brief coastal tour before being escorted onto the island by the friendly crew. Take time to explore the museum and trails. The island overlooks Casco Bay and provides a spectacular view of surrounding islands.
Experience for an Amish Farmlands Tour including stops at An Amish Bake Shop and a Quilt & Craft shop. Kreider's Dairy Farm and have your bus drive down the center of the "loafing barn" which is bigger than the Titanic and large enough to house 1800 cows at a time. Enjoy a tour of Hershey Chocolate World, take in a special chocolate tasting tour and learn how to taste chocolate. Visit QVC, the shopping channel for a studio tour.
Depart Southern New Hampshire and have a fun filled day of horse racing at Saratoga Race Track. Take a cruise on Lake George by paddle wheel boat and view the spectacular homes built on the southern lake shore. Travel to Gore Mountain for a Gondola ride to the top of the Mountain. On a clear day the view of the Southern Adirondacks is breathtaking. Our last stop will be to the Garnet mines, one of the world’s largest garnet deposits.
Enjoy a spectacular tour of the Niagara Falls region and visit on of the wineries of the Niagara area. Take the opportunity to ride the Maid of the Mist and get as close to the falls as possible. Travel to Toronto for a Toronto Hippo Tour. This tour combines the land tour with a splash into Lake Ontario. Our city tour of downtown Toronto takes you past some of the city's major landmarks such as the Hockey Hall of Fame, Hummingbird Center, Air Canada Center, Molson Amphitheatre, IMAX, Eaton Center, Osgoode Hall, Old and New City Hall, Toronto's waterfront and Ontario Place
Join us as we step back in time and visit the historic Mansions of Newport, RI. We will drive the spectacular Ocean Dr. before touring the Breakers - the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. During the holiday season you often find cookies and beverages popular in the 1920’s. At Christmas time you find the Mansions decorated for the holiday season. After the tour you have time to shop on the Wharf before we visit the Newport Winery for wine tasting.
Experience a sense of adventure and history on the Mount Washington Cog Railway's 3-hour guided train tour to the highest peak in the Northeast. Delight in exploring the mountain-top community that includes the Sherman Adams Visitors Center, Mount Washington Observatory's Weather Museum and 1853 Tip Top House.
Join us for a half day of deep sea fishing out of Rye NH. The captain will choose what the boat will fish for based on daily fish reports. Bring a plastic bag to take home your catch. You are welcome to bring your own soft drinks, sandwiches and snacks.
Take a trip to Foxwoods Resort Casino and try your hand with "Lady Luck". Foxwoods Resort Casino now has slot machines starting at a penny going to $100, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Racebook, Mini-Baccarat, Money Wheel, Acey Ducey, and Sigma Derby. For those of you who enjoy poker, you can try your skill at Seven Card Stud, Texas Hold'em, or High Low Split. When you get hungry, you will find that Foxwoods has many full service restaurants and an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Climb "The home of the world's worst weather" Mount Washington with veteran guides. This 2 day small group course will teach you the fundamentals of winter mountaineering and put your skills to the test on one of the most classic climbs in America.
A Night at Foxwoods Resort and Casino and the "Christmas Spectacular Show" at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, NY. Try your luck at Mohegan Sun's three casinos: Casino of the Earth, Casino of the Sky and Casino of the Wind. Play Slot Machines, Table Games, Poker, and more.
Join us on a 4-day journey to Canada’s Capitol Ottawa to enjoy the Canada Tulip Festival. Enjoy a Cruise of the 1000 Islands. Take a comprehensive guided tour of Canada's capitol. Free time to visit Ottawa's open-air markets, choose to take a cruise on the Rideau Canal, shop or visit Ottawa's numerous museums. Dinner and a night out at the Casino du Lac Lemay where there is the second largest tulip display in the capitol district. Tour of Parliament where you learn how the Canadian system of Government works. Free time to explore the fabulous Museum of Civilization, which is truly one of the best museums in Canada.
Join us as we travel from southern New Hampshire to Montreal Canada. Enjoy an evening of fun at the Casino. Our city sightseeing tour visits such attractions as Notre Dame Basilica, Mount Royal, Old Montreal, McGill University, Jacques Cartier Square, as well as the residential areas. There is free time to browse the shops and let your curiosity unfold. We have reserved seats for the international Fireworks Festival in the silver section which overlooks where the fireworks are launched.
Join us as we enjoy the excitement of the “Big Apple" on this day trip from Manchester. See the Radio City Christmas Spectacular is in its 85th year of bringing in the holidays! First you have time for lunch and a bit of shopping. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is now open and we will make a drop at the museum and close to Times Square. The Christmas spectacular starts at 4:00 and ends at 5:30.
Depart New England for the Finger Lakes Wine Festival held in Watkins Glen NY. Enjoy an elegant lunch at the magnificent Belhurst Castle on the shores of Seneca. Lake followed by a tour and tasting of the award winning wines in the castle winery. Attend the Great Western Champagne breakfast before heading to the Finger Lakes Wine Festival. The festival opens at 9 am and your ticket allows you to participate at the tasting presented by the wineries, the food demonstrations, access to beer tasting, and the four festival stages. The festival has over 40 wineries participating, over 100 non wine vendors, craft beer makers offering tasting as well as food cooking and preparation throughout the day.
On this 14-day tour of New York City, Niagara Falls, Cape Cod and New England you will have the opportunity to explore New York City at your own pace with your Hop-On Hop-Off Pass and New York Attraction Pass. Experience the spectacular Niagara Falls with either a Maid of the Mist trip or a “Journey Behind The Falls” experience. Tour Martha's Vineyard. Take a trolley tour of Provincetown or go whale watching off of Cape Cod. Visit the Plymouth Plantation and see Plymouth as it was in the 17th century. Visit historic Boston Massachusetts. See the spectacular lighthouses on Coastal Maine.
Travel to the Lakes region of NH where our first stop is Castle in the Clouds. This mountaintop estate was built in 1913-1914 high in the Ossipee Mountain. Known as Castle in the Clouds since its opening to the public in 1959, the house is an unusual example of Arts and Crafts architecture in New England, expressing that aesthetic movement’s philosophy of living in harmony with nature. We'll continue on to the Kancamaugus Highway for fall foliage viewing. Stops will be made to photograph a covered bridge, raging water and views from the summit.
Join us on a 4-day tour of Cape Cod and Boston. We take a day to explore Martha's Vineyard, go to Provincetown and take in a whale watching tour and go on a Boston City Tour including a stop at the JFK Library and the USS Constitution.