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Amish Country

Visit the Elkhart County Visitors Center, with a brief overview/DVD about the unique, one-of-a-kind Quilt Gardens.  Then you’ll be given an opportunity to explore beautiful, handmade works of art by fiber artists. Have a behind-the-scenes tour of the newly-restored Lerner … Continue reading

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Arkansas

Spend a day in Tulsa to tour two very impressive art museums, the Philbrook Museum of Art and the Gilcrease Museum, with an amazing collection of art from the American West and stop at the Boston Avenue Methodist Church, considered … Continue reading

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Atlanta

Discover Atlanta, a city with southern charm and world-class sophistication.  The High Museum of Art, the leading art museum in the southeastern US, offers a diverse selection of art.    The Atlanta History Center features 32 acres of gardens, wildlife trails and woodland areas including the … Continue reading

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Berkshires Experience

Visit artists’ studios, historic homes, amazing museums and galleries in the beautiful Berkshires in western Massachusetts.

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Boston Bonanza

Explore Boston, a spirited, lovely, historic jumble of paradoxes that was called the Athens of America in the 19th century. See the Boston Common, the country’s oldest public park, and the Massachusetts State House, the oldest remaining state capitol.  Visit Faneuil Hall … Continue reading

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Breakaway to Hoosier Country

Travel to the beautiful heavily-wooded, rolling terrain of South Central Indiana. In Bloomington, see the world-famous Gutenberg Bible and exquisite plates by Audubon in the Lilly Library.  Tour the scenic Indiana University Campus with its native limestone buildings and see … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Biltmore

Nestled between the charming city of Asheville and the cool mountains of western North Carolina is Biltmore, the 250 room “country retreat” built by George Washington Vanderbilt.  The tour of over 50 rooms includes the banquet hall, family bedrooms, kitchens … Continue reading

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Champaign: Art & Architecture

Travel to Champaign, home to the University of Illinois. Tour the Main Quadrangle with its historic buildings and sculptures and have a guided tour of the Krannert Art Museum, a premier museum devoted to all periods of art.  At the … Continue reading

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Charleston and Savannah

Enjoy southern warmth and hospitality, hear about the rich history of the area, and see exquisite art and architecture as you travel to Charleston and Savannah. Visit the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, one of the three most historically significant … Continue reading

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Charlevoix

Travel to northern Michigan to discover scenic vistas, charming towns, art and architecture. On the way to Charlevoix, tour the internationally acclaimed sculpture collection in a beautiful botanical setting at the Meijer Gardens.  At the Dennos Museum Center, see fine … Continue reading

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Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Raleigh

Discover the Piedmont, a region that is steeped in American history, with baseball, wineries, barbeque and more.

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Cincinnati: Art & Architecture

In its picturesque setting on the Ohio River, Cincinnati is known for its impressive historic and remarkable contemporary architecture and as an arts destination. Tour the Cincinnati Art Museum with an encyclopedic collection and pieces highlighting the Golden Age of … Continue reading

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Circle Lake Michigan

Travel the shores of three great lakes from Chicago to Mackinac Island to Milwaukee. Head north along the shores of Lake Michigan to Traverse City, America’s tart cherry capital, and enjoy a scenic drive through the Sleeping Bear Dunes, and … Continue reading

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Colonial Connection

Step back in time and discover the fascinating history of Colonial Virginia. Visit Richmond, a rich blend of historic neighborhoods and modern high-rises. See the majestic State Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson and St. John’s Episcopal Church, where Patrick Henry gave … Continue reading

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Dallas and Ft. Worth

Travel to the melting pots of Dallas and Fort Worth to see some of the greatest art collections and most exquisite architecture in America. Tour highlights include the Dallas Museum of Art with an outstanding collection of more than 23,000 … Continue reading

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Davenport, Mason City & Cedar Rapids

Discover art and architecture in South Eastern Iowa. The Figge Art Museum, located in a stunning building designed by British architect David Chipperfield, has an outstanding collection with many Frank Lloyd Wright and Grant Wood pieces. Tour the Herbert Hoover … Continue reading

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Destination DC

Experience the history, architecture and beauty of our national capital. Visit all the famous memorials, including the newest for our WWII veterans on a city tour with a local expert. Tour  Ford’s Theater and the Petersen House where President Lincoln … Continue reading

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Discover Denver

Tour a city that has grown from a mining town to a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city nestled in the shadow of the spectacular Rocky Mountains.  Visit the Molly Brown House to learn about the heroine of the Titanic, tour the Colorado … Continue reading

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Door County

Arrive in Door County, one of the top ten vacation destinations in North America.  Surrounded by Lake Michigan to the north and east and Green Bay to the west, the peninsula of Door County has 300 miles of shoreline with … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Country

If you have never seen petrified sand dunes, ancient petroglyphs or gazed upon the majesty of the Grand Canyon, then you want to book this exciting tour to some of the most spectacular scenery in the United States. The tour … Continue reading

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Hudson River Valley

See spectacular views, historic estates, charming villages and unique museums mixed with American history along the Hudson River north of Manhattan.

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Indy Experience

Enjoy a trip to Indianapolis where you will have a guided tour of the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s world-renowned collection and see the newly opened wing.  Also tour the recently restored Lilly house, a 1920s mansion that has been featured … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor & Detroit

Discover art and architecture in Southern Michigan.  Tour the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts with a collection of 3600 works that focus on the 20th century of American art. Tour the Detroit Institute of Arts with an outstanding encyclopedic collection and … Continue reading

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Kansas City Caper

Discover Kansas City, including the 1850’s Steamship Arabia, a Smithsonian museum, nearby Independence, St. Joe and Hallmark Cards.

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Manhattan and More

Visit the city that never sleeps.  A city tour of Manhattan with a local expert will bring you up to date on what’s new in New York. Take a ferry from Battery Park to see the Statue of Liberty and … Continue reading

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Mark Twain’s Missouri

An eclectic array of history and fun are in store for when you make your way to Mark Twain’s Missouri. Visit Hannibal, Twain’s boyhood home, the Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher Houses and other period establishments.  See the Rockcliffe Mansion, … Continue reading

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Michigan Meander

Take a trip an area known for its natural beauty, history and culture. Enjoy a city tour with a local guide and learn about Gerald Ford, the favorite son of Grand Rapids, when you visit the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum … Continue reading

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Milwaukee

Visit the Joan of Arc Chapel on the campus of Marquette University.  This Gothic oratory, thought to be over five centuries old, was moved from Chasse, France to Marquette and moved to Milwaukee in 1965. With a history dating back … Continue reading

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Minneapolis-St. Paul

Tour the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.  St. Paul, the state capital, has quaint neighborhoods with well-preserved Victorian architecture, while Minneapolis has a more modern vibe, with skyscrapers and leading cultural institutions. Visit the Mill City Museum … Continue reading

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Outstanding Oregon

Discover natural beauty and beautiful gardens, great wine and culinary stops and spectacular Crater Lake National Park touring through Oregon.  Spend a couple of days in Portland to visit the internationally-known Japanese Garden, shop at the Saturday Market and visit … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest

Tour the beautiful Pacific Northwest, featuring stops in Seattle and Tacoma, cities world-famous for glass art and stunning views of mountains and water. Continue reading

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Paducah, St. Genevieve & Arcola

In Arcola, tour the Arcola Amish Museum, see historic murals and visit the Carnegie Library, on the National Register of Historic places. Enjoy lunch in an Amish home and have a unique artisan demonstration. Tour the Paducah Quilt Museum, whose … Continue reading

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Passage to Pasadena

Take this exciting trip to Pasadena and Los Angeles. The tour will be based in Pasadena, one of the oldest cities in southern California. Visit the J. Paul Getty Museum, where the architecture and gardens are as spectacular as the … Continue reading

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Philadelphia

Visit one of the most historic cities in the world.  As the birthplace of this country, Philadelphia is known for its outstanding monuments and historical buildings. The tour includes Independence National Historical Park, “America’s most historic square mile,” with 25 … Continue reading

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Phoenix, Scottsdale and Sedona

Travel to Phoenix, Scottsdale and Sedona, where the Valley of the Sun meets the subtropical desert climate to create spectacular scenery. At the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park discover a prehistoric Hohokam Indian ruin. Outdoors you can explore an … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Panorama

Travel to Pittsburgh with and discover the architecture, culture and history of this unique American city. There is much to discover on a city tour with a local expert. Stop at the Heinz Regional History Center, an affiliate of the … Continue reading

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Portland

Travel to Portland, known as the “City of Roses” and one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the world. Enjoy a distinctive experience at Portland Saturday Market, the nation’s largest weekly open-air arts and crafts market. Stroll down row … Continue reading

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Remarkable Richmond

Visit Richmond, a city with a long, proud history which also looks to the future. Tour St. John’s Church, where Patrick Henry made his famous “Liberty or Death” speech and visit the Virginia State Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson. Spend … Continue reading

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Rhode Island, Providence & Newport

Discover Rhode Island, a vibrant cultural destination with one of the largest collections of historic landmarks in the nation. In Providence, visit the John Brown House, the premier 18th-century house in the state, the State House of Rhode Island, and … Continue reading

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Rockford Rhapsody

Tour Anderson Gardens, a 12-acre formal Japanese garden with waterfalls, ponds and buildings in the authentic sukiya style., where you will have time to stroll and enjoy the serene atmosphere of the beautiful place.  It is considered one of the … Continue reading

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San Antonio Holiday

Celebrate the sights and sounds of a joyous southwest holiday in San Antonio. Tour the Alamo, a shrine to the 1836 siege and the first of the Spanish Missions on your visit.  The others are San Jose, with a beautiful … Continue reading

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San Francisco Splendor

Explore a dream city, with its Golden Gate Bridge, magnificent vistas, exciting ethnic neighborhoods, ornate Victorian architecture and world-class cultural institutions. Continue reading

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Santa Fe Fiesta

Enjoy unparalleled scenic beauty and a wealth of culture, ancient history and art as you travel to the magical city of Santa Fe.  Long, low adobe buildings seem to grow from the earth itself while cool, green gardens beckon from … Continue reading

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Splendid Springfield

Experience the history of the Illinois state capital during this informative tour to Springfield, Abraham Lincoln’s hometown. Tour the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, which takes you from Lincoln’s boyhood home in a small log cabin all the way to the White House … Continue reading

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St. Louis: Gateway to the West

In St. Louis, visit the Gateway Arch, the iconic symbol of the city and an architectural masterpiece along with the nearby Museum of Westward Expansion. Tour the Missouri Botanical Gardens, a National Historic Landmark, featuring extensive gardens and an outstanding … Continue reading

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Terrific Texas

Travel to Houston, a vibrant city that enjoys its tradition of being a place of firsts. General Sam Houston, the city’s heroic namesake, was the first president of the Republic of Texas. Houston, the city, was the first word spoken from … Continue reading

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Utah Monuments

With five national parks and seven monuments, Utah is known for its breathtaking beauty. Bryce Canyon has red sandstone hoodoos and mazes, open amphitheaters and lush green forests while Zion offers breathtaking vistas, slot canyons, glistening pools and delicate waterfalls. … Continue reading

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Vancouver

Vancouver, BC, one of the world’s most livable cities, is surrounded by beautiful nature. Coal baron Robert Dunsmuir was the wealthiest man in British Columbia and died just months before his majestic Craigdarroch Castle was completed. His immense fortune is … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wisconsin

See a special bank, Louis Sullivan’s last masterpiece, his “Jewel Box“.  This bank is a “must see” with its exquisite Sullivanesque ornamentation inspired by nature and gorgeous stained glass windows. In Madison, which is built on a narrow isthmus between lakes … Continue reading

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Wright’s Wisconsin

Explore the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright in Madison and Spring Green, Wisconsin.  This area is known for its history, natural beauty, unique architecture and hospitality. Have a special tour of Menona Terrace, a convention center originally designed by Frank … Continue reading

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