You do the traveling; we’ll handle the details.
Get ready to travel in style! We have taken people worldwide to places like Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Germany, and Austria. We’ve even cruised to Hawaii, Alaska, and the Panama Canal and toured extensively in the continental United States and Canada.
As short as a day and as long as three weeks, our tours do not disappoint. We aim to provide travel experiences that meet everyone's expectations! Club members enjoy camaraderie, the security of an escorted tour, the freedom and convenience of not having to drive, and the prestige of traveling with a bank-sponsored tour.
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Christmas on the Rhine River Cruise
November 27 – December 2, 2023
Visiting Europe at Christmas is a once-in-a-lifetime event! Begin your journey in Frankfurt, Germany. You will board your Emerald Cruises Ship and then explore the sights and sounds of Mainz. Mainz is in the heart of the Rhine wine region. Next, travel to Rastatt, Germany, the famous spa-town of Baden-Baden which is surrounded by the mountains of the Black Forest. Kaysersberg, France is home to your first Christmas Market. Strasbourg, France is the next stop; stroll through the Old Quarter, ‘La Petit France’ and admire the medieval buildings. When decorated for Christmas, Strasbourg is even more magical! Visit another Christmas market before heading to Breisach, Germany. Breisach’s Christmas market is situated underneath the 130-foot-high Ravenna Viaduct. Basel, Switzerland is the last stop on your cruise before travelling to Zurich on your way home.
Italy from Sorrento to Rome
May 21 – 31, 2024
Begin your tour in Sorrento, Italy – the gateway to the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy five nights in one hotel. You will have a guided city tour of Sorrento; see the Piazza Tasso, Basilica of Saint Anthony, and stroll the pedestrian-filled streets. Next, you will discover Amalfi’s stunning coastline with miles of hairpin turns offering spectacular vistas and visit the Duomo which dominates the central piazza. Pompeii is your next stop where the story of the rise and fall of this ancient city comes to life. Explore the island of Capri with breathtaking beauty and Mediterranean charm. After leaving Sorrento, Rome will be your home for the next four nights. Enjoy a guided tour of the Eternal City including the Coliseum. Attend a cooking class where you will learn to prepare homemade pasta. You will then visit the smallest independent state in the world: Vatican City, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica, home of amazing art of the Roman Renaissance and Baroque periods. As you bid “arrivederci” to Italy, leave with wonderful memories of the scenery, culture, monuments, and history of this amazing country.
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Leavenworth & Walla Walla Wine Tour
September 23 – September 28, 2023
This tour is fully a motorcoach experience and will begin by picking up members throughout the state. We will stay in Pendleton, Oregon for our first evening at the Wildhorse Resort & Casino. Enjoy dinner and time on your own to explore the resort, relax in the pool, catch a movie, or try your hand at some cards. The next morning, we will head to Leavenworth, Washington. This Bavarian-styled village is in the Cascade Mountains of central Washington. Leavenworth is home to alpine-style buildings with restaurants serving German beer and food. Enjoy time on your own to visit the Nutcracker Museum, shop for unique gifts, or just stroll the beautiful streets. On the way home, we will stop in Walla Walla, Washington. Known as one of the nation’s finest wine regions, this lush valley offers more than 120 wineries and over 2,000 acres of grapes. We will stop at a few wineries as well as have time on our own to shop and explore downtown. We will visit the Fort Walla Walla Museum before making our way to Baker City, Oregon for our last evening
Nashville & the Smoky Mountains Holiday
November – December 2024
Step back in time on a holiday getaway that opens in the “Music Capital of the World” – Nashville – and the glorious Gaylord Opryland Resort. A local guide will share the history and lore of Music City during a sightseeing tour including the State Capitol, Music Row, and the Parthenon. Then take your reserved seat at the renowned Grand Ole Opry. Enjoy a tour of RCA Studio B where Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, and Charlie Pride once recorded some of their classic hits. Later, explore the Country Music Hall of Fame then it’s your choice! Embark on a cozy carriage ride or an indoor river cruise. Travel east to Gatlinburg, a lively mountain resort for two nights. Visit a Smoky Mountains Christmas at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge then explore the most visited national park in the United States – the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Your last two nights are in Asheville, North Carolina. Tour the sprawling Biltmore Estate adorned with Christmas décor. As you venture home, take the holiday spirit and the warmth of America’s Southeast with you.
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Sedona’s Red Rocks & the Grand Canyon
April 21 – 26, 2024
Your Arizona Adventure begins with one night in Scottsdale before your four-night stay in Sedona. Visit Montezuma Castle National Monument, an ancient five-story Indian dwelling carved out of a great limestone cliff. You will then have a narrated trolley tour in Sedona. Travel to the spectacular South Rim of the Grand Canyon and then climb aboard the Grand Canyon Railway to enjoy the ever-changing terrain. Your next railway experience is outside of Jerome, a restored mining town, on the Verde Canyon Railroad. You will journey over old-fashioned trestles, past ancient Indian ruins, and through a 700-foot tunnel. You will have plenty of free time and amazing food before your Red Rocks & Grand Canyon Adventure ends.
Splendors of North Idaho
Join us as we discover North Idaho’s towering mountains, sparkling lakes, and vibrant communities. Stay in a lake-front hotel in Sandpoint and enjoy a lake cruise on Lake Pend Oreille. Visit the old mining town of Wallace and experience a mine tour. Enjoy wonderful cuisine and museums on this motorcoach tour of beautiful Northern Idaho.
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Summer Breezes: Washington D.C., Virginia Beach, and Outer Banks
September 12 – 19, 2024
Journey to the East Coast and begin your Summer Breezes Tour with a three-night stay in Washington D.C. Enjoy an illumination tour of the city upon arrival. A day of exploration awaits in our nation’s capital including a city tour, the Smithsonian, Washington and Lincoln Monuments, Jefferson Memorial, and the Korean, Vietnam, and Second World War Memorials. Visit Mount Vernon, the former plantation of George Washington and Arlington National Cemetery including the Tomb of the Unknowns and Changing of the Guard. Explore Colonial Williamsburg on your way to Virginia Beach, home for four nights. Norfolk, Virginia is just half an hour away from Virginia Beach. Travel to the Nauticus and Battleship Wisconsin and enjoy a cruise around Norfolk to see the magnificent Naval Ships. Adventure to the Outer Banks of North Carolina – America’s First Beach. Visit the Wright Brother National Memorial and then head to Corolla where wild horses roam among the sand dunes. Back in Virginia Beach, enjoy a city tour including the Cape Henry Lighthouse built in 1792 and the Military Aviation Museum which is home to one of the largest private collections of WWI and WWII era military aircraft in the world. Head home refreshed from the lovely sea breeze!
Wonders Down Under: Cruising Australia & New Zealand
February 8 – February 24, 2024
Beginning with ports of call in splendid Australia, you’ll enjoy a diverse array of experiences in New Zealand, from the magnificent fjords of Milford Sound and the vineyards surrounding Napier to the beautiful northern lands deeply sacred to the Maori.