Quechee Balloon Festival

June 14 to 16, 2019

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Highlights:  Escape to wonderful Vermont and enjoy the fabulous Quechee Balloon Festival on this discovery tour of the Green Mountain State. On Day 1, we will travel to Quechee with a stop at the famous Quechee Gorge – one of the most photographed sites in the state, followed by a visit to the Simon Pearce Glass blowing facility. Simon Pearce began his first workshop in Kilkenny, Ireland and later moved to the picturesque mill town of Quechee. We will witness a glass-blowing demonstration followed by lunch at the exquisite Simon Pearce Restaurant, excelling in fine dining. Take a little time to shop in the boutique before we depart for our hotel. We will check into the Wyndham Days Inn in nearby Lebanon, NH our home for the next two nights. In the late afternoon we depart for the Balloon Festival. We will witness the first Balloon Ascension followed by free time for dinner from the many vendors at the Festival. Afterwards, experience the Moon Glow Balloon demonstration. On Day 2, for those who wish, an early rise is in order to go to the festival to see the Morning Ascension. We return to the hotel to join the rest of the group and depart for visits in the scenic Woodstock, VT area. Our first visit is to Farmhouse Pottery where you can shop and admire ‘timeless heirlooms’ of pottery, wooden bowls, specially-designed cutlery, candles and other gifts. Next, we take a ride to Sugarbush Farm for a tour and tasting of Vermont specialties. Sample maple syrup and cheeses and shop at their general store. Take some free time to enjoy lunch on your own in charming downtown Woodstock. We return to the Festival for a late afternoon of’Pups in the Air’ Balloons, skydiving demonstrations, activities, a late afternoon Ascension, dinner on your own and another Moon Glow Balloon extravaganza. On our last day for those who wish again, they can attend the early morning Ascension. Return to the hotel and after check-out and breakfast we travel to Bennington to visit the Chocolatorium. Learn about the history and culture of chocolate, with a demonstration and tasting. We follow our visit with lunch at the Mount Anthony Country Club, nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains and featuring classic New England fare. Our final stop will be the Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop. Browse through the large red barn packed with Vermont products and souvenirs before returning home.
Trip Leader:  George Barry  508-799-0739

President’s Ball

October 14, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for $20 pp.
The Ball will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 99 Erdman Way. Leominster.MA.
The entertainment will be the D.B.’s Ballroom Dance Band.
Tickets are available at the Club meetings or call

Roland Beauregard: 508-832-5624

A Tribute to Buddy Holly

October 18, 2018  (Thursday)

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Highlights: The band Not Fade Away has played to audiences in national tours and regional productions of various shows. The band was created to preserve this incredible, legendary and important music of well of 50 years ago. Hear some of the greatest hits such as: That’ll Be the Day, Peggy Sue, Fool’s Paradise, Chantilly Lace, Little Red Riding Hood, White Lightnin, Summertime Blues, La Bamba, Maybe Baby, Not Fade Away, Ooh My Head, and many more. Plated Luncheon Meal Choice: Stuffed Breast of Chicken or Backed Schrod, Salad, Potato, Vegetables, Breads, Dessert, Coffee/Tea

Trip Leader: Dick Shea 508-853-2024

MGM Springfield Casino

Oct. 15,2018 (Monday) and
Oct. 22, 2018 {Monday) $24

Highlights: Exciled about the stale’s first casino? take the bus
and get S10 slot play, gratuities and we’ll have your new slot card
ready on arrival. Contact me for details. (Choose only one (date)

Trip Leader: Elliott Lockwood 508-829-6901

Cruise of Norwegian Breakaway

October 27 to November 13, 2018

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Highlights: Cruise from New York to New Orleans, visiting exotic Caribbean ports en route on this 15-night cruise aboard the fabulous Norwegian Breakaway. Afterwards, enjoy two nights in “The Big Easy” with accommodations on Bourbon Street. The innovative Breakaway features The Waterfront, a quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants, bars and spectacular views. Indulge in 29 dining experiences, including three new, dedicated seafood venues by celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Enjoy dazzling Broadway performances, state-of-the art Sports Complex and limitless activities and entertainment.
Trip Leader:  Roland Beauregard . .508832-5624

Aqua Turf – Bob Hope’s USO Style Show

November 12, 2018  (Monday)

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Highlights: Bob Hope’s life in comedy comes alive again with this look– like & sound-a-like tribute to the legendary comedian. Bill Johnson has performed his tribute to the late, great Bob Hope across the US to revel reviews. Includes special guests “Marilyn Monroe, Phyliss Diller, an Michelle Dellefave (an original Golddigger). This is a true musical extravaganza PLUS free coffee/tea and donuts on arrival followed by a great Family Style meal. (Salad , Pasta, Chicken Florentine, Baked Scrod. Rice Pilaf and Vegetable, Desert and a FREE glass of beer or wine).
Trip Leader: Richard Pinkes …………….. 508-769-2913

Rod Stewart (Rob Cauldell)

November 15, 2018  (Thursday)

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Highlights: Sir Roderick David “Rod” Steward is a music legend and is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide. He has had 16 to singles in the US, with four reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Rob Caudell is often mistaken for Rod Stewart. But he not only looks like Rod, he sounds like him. So, it’s no surprise this singer has carved out a career “recreating’ Rod Stewart.From kicking out soccer balls to spinning mic stands, to belting out all of Rod’s greatest hits – Caudell’s high energy show is a must=see event for people of all ages. Rob has been touring the globe with the world famous Legends in Concert show out of Las Vegas for the past 15 years.He’s Truly the World’s #1 Tribute to Rod Stewart! Don’t miss out!Plated Luncheon Meal Choice: Chicken Parmesan or Baked Schrod, Salad, Potato, Vegetables,, Breads, Dessert, Coffee/Tea

Trip Leader: Dick Shea 508-853-2024

Patriot’s Miami Getaway

December 7 to 10, 2018

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Highlights: Learn about this winter escape to South Florida to see our beloved Patriots take on the Dolphins in Miami. Our tour highlights include all transfers and round-trip airfare, three nights at The Hollywood Beach Marriott, 3 buffet breakfasts, 2 dinners, a guided tour of Miami, tickets to the game, plenty of free time for the Hollywood Boardwalk, Beach and Intercoastal, an optional tour to Key West and all taxes, gratuities and baggage handling ( 1 bag per person ).
All this for $ 1,499 (per person double occupancy).

Please call John Kelly at 508-853-3546 to save a spot.

Chez Joseph Show & Luncheon

December 11, 2018  (Tuesday)

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Highlights: Get into the Holiday Spirit by enjoying the dance band
“Eight to the Bar” at Chez Joseph in Agawam MA. Included is a
fantastic full-course luncheon. The band will play many tunes you
will remember and love to hear. Eight to the Bar is known for its’
outstanding and sophisticated musical and vocal arrangements,
highlighted by female vocals. Their material is a colorful mix of
1940’s Jive. 1950’s Melodrama, and 1960’s to 80’s Motown Sound.
Later, before we head home, we will tour the fantastic display of
over 400,000 twinkling Christmas lights at nearby Forest Park.
Have no fears, we will view the lights from the comfort of out
motor coach. The price includes all taxes and gratuities.
Trip Leader: George Barry 508-799-0739

New Year’s Eve Day Celebration

December 31, 2018  (Monday)

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Highlights: The dynamic Tom LaMark Orchestra will ring in the
New Year with great music from the original classics of the Swing
Era, our favorite Line Dances, to the Best of American Bandstand
from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s. So bring your dance shoes and
get ready to experience an American Bandstand New Year’s! Our
New Year’s Eve countdown also includes a fantastic Champagne
Toast! Luncheon Menu includes: Sliced Sir Loin Steak; Baked
Stuffed Chicken Breast; or Baked Scrod.
Trip Leader: Roland Beauregard 508-832-5624

Broadway & Atlantic City

January 14 to 16, 2019

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Hghlights: Atlantic City and Broadway Musical Show:
“Bandstand” or “On your Feet”
Join us in our annual Social and Show. This event combines a winter sojourn of rest relaxation and fun. We spend 2nights in Atlantic City including : 2 breakfast, 2 dinners; $25 casino slot play; a Resorts Casino Show and a complementary Wine and Cheese party. We can walk the board walk and visit some of the other Atlantic City attractions. On our way home we enjoy a play on Broadway in New York City depending on which shows will be offering matinee performances on that day. (Theaters change their Performance schedule in January)
This is always a Great Event.

Trip Leader:  Roland Beauregard 508-832-5624

 

Savannah & Charleston

April 21 to 26, 2019

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Highlights: Join us on a historical tour of these well preserved Southern Cities.
We will tour the city of Charleston including the Battery & Fort Sumter. We will
explore Boone Hall Plantation, one of America;s oldest working plantations.
We visit South Carolina’s scenic coast including the city of Beaufort. We also visit Savannah , including a historic antebellum house. Tour Jekyll Island and its celebrated past occupancies. Included are: 10 meals; cancellation insurance; Driver, Escort and Guide gratuities and services of a tour manager.
This should be an informative and fun adventure.

Call Roland Beauregard 508-832-5624

Celtic Angels of Ireland

March 21, 2019 (Tuesday)

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HIGHLIGHTS: We celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with the Celtic Angels of Ireland. These performers, direct from Ireland, are considered among the best within the Irish music tradition. In addition, The Celtic Knights provide precision Irish dance for our enjoyment. Wonderful Irish entertainment plus the Venus de Milo’s delicious Corned Beef & Cabbage or Baked Haddock, makes for a wonderful day.
Trip Leader Tom Cullinane 508-753-3266

Voyage to Istria-Italy, Slovenia & Croatia

February 17 to 28, 2019

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 HIGHLIGHTS: Our adventure starts with a visit to Venice, one of the most unique and beautiful cities in the world. Then we begin our small ship experience, only 50 passengers, as we visit small ports through Istria. Istria is an international region on the Adriatic Sea made up of Northern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia.
Trip Leader: Tom Cullinane … 508-753-3266

Hollywood to Hawaii

April 23 to May 4, 2019

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Highlights: We’ll fly non-stop to LA where we’ll stay 2 nights
at the Hilton Woodland Hills and tour the Ronald Reagan
Library/Museum and a full day touring LA and Hollywood with
two breakfasts and two dinners. Then it’s another non-stop flight
to Hawaii where we’ll spend two nights in the Holiday Inn
Resort, Waikiki Beach with 2 breakfasts and one dinner. After
spending time at the beach and touring Honolulu, Pearl Harbor
and the USS Arizona Memorial we will be taken to our NCL
Cruise Ship, the Pride of America for a 7 night cruise visiting the
islands of Maui, Hawaii (2 ports), and Kauai before returning to
Oahu (Honolulu) for our flight home. Your tour Price includes all
this plus all Port and Departure taxes, all meals, activities and
entertainment aboard ship, all gratuities on land as well as the
daily gratuities normally charged to each stateroom, Specialty
Dining Package per cabin (4 dinners per traveler), trip insurance,
and porterage of one bag per person.
Trip Leader: Dick Pinkes 508-769-2913

Military Tatoo, Annapolis, Williamsburg

April 25 to 29, 2019

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Highlights: Join the RMCG for one of the most culturally en­riching tours you will ever experience us we celebrate the men and women that provide us the liberties we know today. We’ll explore Annapolis, MD and see first-hand some of the great highlights of life at the U.S. Naval Academy past and present. Then it’s on to the national Museum of the Marine Corps. Next we discover Colonial Williamsburg and become a citizen of the Revolutionary City. Then it’s on to the VA International Military Tattoo Festival (the largest in the U.S.). We next enjoy our visit to the Norfolk. VA naval base and the Douglas Mc Arthur Memorial. We culmi­nate our tour with Oceanfront lodging in Ocean City, MD with a tour of Assaleague Island famous for its wild horses. All of these experiences make this an unforgettable trip of fun and excitement.
Trip Leader: Dick Shea . .. H 508-853-2023. C 508-335-2845

Paris & The French Countryside

April 27 to May 5, 2019

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Highlights: Experience Springtime in France on this memorable one-week tour that includes captivating Paris “joie de vivre”, the city of lights has so much to offer and see. Savor the romance, cul­ture and history of Europe’s most popular country. We’ll visit Normandy where the Allied forces landed on D-Day. We will also tour Versailles as well as Monet’s House and the fabulous gardens. We will explore the Bayeux Tapestry Museum, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Villandry and much, much more.
Trip Leader: George Barry (508) 799-0739

Enjoy Branson & “Get Your Kicks on Route 66”

May 31 to June 6, 2019

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(7 Days/12 Meals/7Shows)  $ 1,990.
Highlights: Enjoy the very best of Branson’s entertainment and also discover the most famous highway in America, full of nostalgia and the Nation’s landmark pastimes. We fly into Tulsa and begin our trip on Classic Rte. 66 with two nights in Joplin, Missouri. We travel the by-roads of Rte 66 and hear stories about Bonnie & Clyde and other bootleg gangsters of the area We will visit Precious Moments Chapel, museum and store and see the iconic paintings and figurines that are famous worldwide. Enjoy a private winery dinner with authentic Ozark Musicians, visit Carthage and its Rte. 66 town square with incredible emporiums and the famous Civil War museum and hear about the mid-west battle fought there. Also, explore by tram one of the most amazing caves which hosted speakeasies and finally, Springfield, where we will visit the original Bass Pro Shop store. We will then head to Branson where we will spend 4 nights at the Grand Oaks Hotel. Highlights of our stay include shopping at Branson’s Landing, The Titanic Museum, a guided tour of Branson, The Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruiseand shows such as: Doug Gabriel #1 Hits Tribute, Rick Thomas Illusionist, Hits of the 60’s & 70’s, The Haygoods, Clay Cooper’s Country Express and the Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai.
Trip Leader: George Barry 508-799-0739

Atlantic City – Resorts Casino / Hotel

June 9 to June 11, 2019

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Highlights: Here’s the warm weather trip you’ve been waiting tor
to Resorts Hotel on the Boardwalk.
Added benefits include a S25 dollar cash back bonus,
two dinner buffets, a casino show.
Canc
ellation Waiver insurance. and the driver gratuity.
Come with us 
to enjoy the sun and sand. Seats sell out fast.

Trip Leader: Elliott I.ockwood 508-829-6991

 

Wildwood Crest & Cape May

May 21 to 24, 2019

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Highlights: Enjoy the Jersey Shore’s ultimate getaway. Our hotel is the Ocean Front Pan American Hotel (Wildwood’s Finest). The hotel is equipped with all amenities, ocean view rooms, a stunning pool and easy access to the Boardwalk. Just a short distance away the Atlantic Ocean beckons with fresh, salt air breezes and pounding surf. Victorian Cape May is the oldest seashore resort in the country. We will enjoy browsing in the colorful shops of the Historic District’s Washington Mall and adjoining Carpenter’s Lane. We will have a guided tour of this seaside community. In the evening, we will enjoy music and entertainment. On our third day, we travel to Atlantic City for a day of exciting casino gaming and entertainment. Later, we’re off to Egg Harbor and the Renault Winery to enjoy a full course dinner with wine followed by a DJ show of great music and dancing. This trip has had many great reviews in the past and will have a lasting impression on each of us. Call George and get your reservation soon.
Trip Leader: George Barry 508-799-0739

 

Lobster Bash – “That’s Amore”

July 25, 2019

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Highlights: Quidnessett Country Club is located in Kingston, Rl overlooking Narragansett Bay. The property features breathtaking views, beautifully manicured grounds and tranquil gardens. You’ll be treated to a welcome reception with beverages and snacks. This will be followed by lunch with your choice of Fresh Lobster or Petite Filet Mignon, served with Clam Chowder, Corn on the Cob, Oven Roasted Potatoes, Clam Cakes, Rolls, Coffee, Tea or Decaf and Mud Pie for dessert. This will be followed by “That’s Amore”, a fun Italian show performed by Vinnie Talarico. Vinnie sings, dances, tells jokes and does impersonations during the performance. Vinnie is one of the most versatile and hard working performers of our time. He has performed throughout the US including sold out shows in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. This is truly a great location, meal and show. Sign up early as this sells out fast

Trip Leader – Dick Pinkes 508-769-2913

American Heritage

September 8 to 11, 2019

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American Heritage 2019 (Gettysburg and Harpers Ferry)
Highlights: We will walk in the hallowed battlefield grounds of one of the world’s most famous military parks. View the Cyclorama Painting and the Gettysburg Museum and relive the famed battle of Gettysburg. Visit the Eisenhower Farm where the President and Mamie Eisenhower lived and entertained world leaders. Enjoy the small-town ambiance and fascinating history of Harpers Ferry. Dine at an historic tavern and join us for a memorable candlelight ghost tour. Tour cost includes 6 meals, trip insurance, gratuities and more.
Trip Leader: George Barry 508-799-0739

Red Rocks of Sedona

September 15 to 20, 2019

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Highlights: Featuring the GRAND CANYON AND VERDE
CANYON RAILROAD. Voted “Most Beautiful Place in America”
by USA Weekend. Sedona mesmerizes its visitors with its
spectacular scenery and famous red rock formations. We’ll fly to
Phoenix and spend five nights at Sedona’s beautiful Poco Diablo
Resort. We’ll tour Sedona by motorcoach and jeep, with a visit to
the Chapel of the Holy Cross built into the mountains. A full day
touring the South Rim of the Grand Canyon will include a dinner
stop and shopping at historic Cameron Indian Trading Post. We
also have first class seats aboard the Verde Canyon Railroad, which
travels through Indian ruins, towering cliffs. Other highlights
include a chuckwagon dinner at Blazin M Ranch and much more.
Trip Leader: Dick Shea 508-853-2024

The French Riviera – Provence & Italy

September 21 to 30, 2019

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Highlights: So much more than beaches and Blue Azur Mediterranean, The French Riviera offers clifftop medieval villages, gardens, fine wine and dining and incredible culture and scenery. We will fly in and out of Nice and will stay at the 4 star Le Meridien hotel in the city center of Nice close to the Old Town, restaurants and shopping. The trip includes daily local excursions to discover, among others -Nice and the Old Town and Museums, the artist town of Saint Paul de Vence, Villas on the Cap Ferrat and Cannes with a boat trip and luncheon on the Islands of Lerins. Trips will also include a full day in Provence to visit the Roman city of Frejus, wine tasting in a lavender surrounded Winery and lunch and visit to Saint Tropez. Also, a full day to the Italian Riviera to visit San Remo. Flights, Transfers, Motorcoach transportation, daily breakfasts and dinners with 3 luncheons are also included.
Trip Leader:   Roland Beauregard . . 508-832-5624

Lobster Luncheon at George’s & Mohegan Sun

June 4, 2019  (Tuesday)

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Highlights: Join us for a lobster or Ribeye steak Luncheon at
George’s of Galilee Waterfront Seafood Restaurant, followed by 5
hours of gaming at the Mohegan Sun Casino. Overlooking the
Block Island sound in the fishing port of Galilee. George’s has been
serving fresh seafood and hand -cut ribeye steaks since 1945.
Enjoy clam chowder and clam cakes, salad, corn on the cob and
potatoes, plus dessert and beverage. At Mohegan everyone will
receive one $15 meal/retail credit plus a $15 free Bet coupon.

Trip Leader: Wilson McLaren 508-869-2451

Canada & New England Cruise

October 6 to 13, 2019

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Highlights: We will start our adventure with a short motor-coach ride to Boston to begin our seven night cruise. The Serenade of the Seas is one of the most visually ships afloat. We will experience the breathtaking beauty of the Maritime coastline. Our first port-of-call is Portland, ME. Then it’s off to Bar Harbor, rich in the legacy of the 19th century millionaires, including Acadia National Park, most of which was donated by the Rockefeller family. We’ll visit historic St. John, New Brunswick where we may view the Bay of Fundy and unique “Reversing Falls”. Next, view ocean scenery at its best, with granite boulders pounded by crashing surf and lighthouses standing sentinel on rocky ledges in Halifax. Savor a delectable lobster lunch caught from the waters off Peggy’s Cove. Following a day a sea, we’ll return to Boston and home with many fond memories. Call George for information on the Ship and early booking incentives.
Trip Leader: George Barry 508-799-0739

Fjord Cruise & Lapland

October 2 to October 19, 2019

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Highlights: (Small Ship Cruise) This unique adventure to Nor­way & Finland features exploration of the beautiful cities of Oslo, Bergen and Helsinki where we will get a taste of the strong Viking history and culture. We will sail through the spectacular beauty of the Norwegian Fjords aboard a Hurtigruten Coastal Ship from Bergen to Kirkenes within the Arctic Circle. In Arctic Lapland we will experience the harsh culture of the Sami minority of northern Finland before heading to Finland’s capital city, Helsinki.
Trip Leader: Tom Cullinane (508) 753-3266

Panama Canal – Small Ship Adventure

November 3 to 15, 2019

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Highlights: Explore one of the man-made wonders of the world
up close and personal in a 24-passenger small ship. We stay
overnight in the canal, but this is only the highlight of this 12 day
adventure. We fly out of Boston directly to Panama City. We stay
in four separate locations over our 12 day tour with 28 meals
included. Nine tours and seven exclusive Discovery Series events
are also included. This extensive, inclusive tour is offered through
Grand Circle Travel for the very attractive price off $3,695.
Call for a detailed itinerary of this fantastic trip.
Trip Leader: John R. Kelly 508-853-3546

Submarine Force Museum

May 7, 2019  (Tuesday)

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Highlights: Tour of the Submarine Force Museum on the Thames
River in Groton CT. The World’s finest collection of submarine
artifacts, operated by the U.S. Navy. We will tour the Nautilus, the
world’s first Nuclear Submarine now designated as a National
Historical Landmark. Next, we will have a cadet-guided tour of the
Coast Guard Academy and the visit the Maritime Service Museum,
as well as the Hall of Heroes. We will dine in the officer’s Club
with the chef’s specially prepared Menu.

Trip Leader: Gene Seuss 508-832-6493

South American Cruise – Norwegian Bliss

February 27 to March 15, 2020

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Highlights: We’ll fly into Buenos Aires, Argentina and spend two nights with a city tour, two breakfasts and two dinners (including a Tango dinner/show) before boarding the Norwegian Star for our cruise around Cape Horn. The Star features freestyle dining, theater shows, a world-class casino, and the Roman Spa and Fitness Center. Included is the Ultimate Beverage Package (free drinks) and pre-paid gratuities (based on double occupancy). Our first stop is Montevideo, Uruguay. Spend the day exploring this charming city of parks and Colonial architecture, or pay a visit to a local vineyard and sample its wines. While in Ushuaia, Argentina, witness the spectacular beauty of Tierra del Fuego’s lakes, lush forests, soaring mountains and flora and fauna by train or via all-terrain vehicle, followed by glacier cruising and wildlife watching along the Beagle Channel. When our cruise concludes in Santiago, Chile (2 meals), we’ll tour Valparaiso, view the stunning Andes and enjoy wine tasting in the Casablanca Valley. Before flying home we overnight in the picturesque Providenda
neighborhood, known for its elegant shops, first class restaurants and vibrant nightlife. Prices do not include shore excursions.
Trip Leader: Dick Shea 508-853-2024

Great Rivers of Europe

April 20 to May 9, 2020

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Highlights: On this Grand Circle River Cruise we will travel from Amsterdam to Vienna on the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers. We will make stops in The Netherlands: Amsterdam • Germany: Cologne, Koblenz, Rudesheim, Heidelberg, Wertheim, Wurzburg, Bamberg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau Austria: Melk, Vienna during our 15 days, 14 nights on our river ship. It includes International airfare, airport transfers, government taxes, fees, and airline fuel surcharges,, ALL meals: Daily breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners—including 3 meals in local restaurants—plus all onboard house beer, wine, and soft drinks. 12 included tours with personal headsets and 5 exclusive Discovery Series events – German Immigration discussion • German lesson • Glassblowing demonstration Home-Hosted Kaffeeklatsch • Rhine-Main-Danube Canal transit & discussion. Gratuities for local guides and motorcoach drivers, All port charges: a value of $165 per person, Baggage handling for 1 piece of luggage per person, including tips. Contact Dick Pinkes to receive a flyer or pick one up at the weekly meetings. An information meeting will be held later this year with location, date and time to be announced,
Trip Leader – Dick Pinkes 508-769-2913

 

Safari Serengeti

May 16 to 30, 2020

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Highlights: If you are like me. you have read or heard of seeing
African animals up close in their natural environment, Even the
word “safari” conjures up a visual picture of Africa. Here is your
chance to put yourself in the middle of that picture. We travel to
Tanzania to start our 13-day adventure through the heart of Africa.
Expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, wildebeest and many more
animals roaming the Serengeti (which means ”endless plain” in
the Maasai language). We will spend 11 nights in comfortable, but
basic, lodges or tented camps, all of which feature private baths:
not exactly “roughing it”. Connie and I look at this as a lifetime
experience as you will as well. This is a small group tour that is
limited to 16 people.
Trip Leader: John Kelly 508-853-3546

Adventures in Discovering Traditional Japan

September 21, to October 4, 2020

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Highlights: Explore the land of the samurai, ninja, lotus flower, teahouse, Mt. Fuji, the bullet train and Madame Butterfly. We will enjoy the best of Japan on this colorful mix of large cities like Tokyo and Osaka, quaint and traditional Takayama, the ambiance and solitude of Miyajima Island, the historically significant temples of Kamakura — the capital of Japan in the 13th Century, the ancient shrines and temples of Kyoto and Nara, the testament to peace of Hiroshima, the natural beauty of Hakone, the thermally-heated mineral water baths and much, much more. This 13-day tour includes most meals, first-class accommodations and multi-lingual tour director throughout,with wireless headsets.

Trip Leader: Dick Shea 508-853-2024