• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Save Money on Travel Worldwide!
 

Save Money on Travel Worldwide!

on

  • 314 views

Travel and technology wrapped into one business. Time to save money on all forms of travel, all from the comfort of your own home. Need to book a flight and on the go...use the easy to use Travel ...

Travel and technology wrapped into one business. Time to save money on all forms of travel, all from the comfort of your own home. Need to book a flight and on the go...use the easy to use Travel app to book your flight. Planning a business meeting in another country and need a venue? Try our condo rentals for $99-350 for 7 days. Endless opportunities for this affordable company. Come join me on the beaches of the world!

Statistics

Views

Total Views
314
Views on SlideShare
313
Embed Views
1

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0

1 Embed 1

https://m.facebook.com&_=1397616598284 HTTP 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Save Money on Travel Worldwide! Save Money on Travel Worldwide! Presentation Transcript

    • Sizzle Week Deals for April 5
    • Alaskan Explorer • From Fairbanks to Anchorage, see what the "Great Land" of Alaska has to offer on this exhilarating vacation. In Alaska, wildlife viewing is abundant—from bald eagles to Dall sheep —and this tour also gives you the opportunity to see spectacular scenery. Begin your trip in Fairbanks, Alaska’s second-largest city, with time to explore the city’s sights. Cruise down the Nenana and Tanana Rivers aboard a sternwheeler riverboat. Then, head to Denali National Park for free time to explore on your own, or you can opt to hike, whitewater raft, or “flightsee” Mount McKinley. Also visit an Iditarod Dogsled Center to learn about this epic race, and travel aboard the legendary Alaska Railroad to Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, with time to explore the city’s sights. Travel to Seward “Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park,” on the Seward Highway to visit the Alaska Sealife Center, a research facility that offers an up-close experience with marine wildlife from the Gulf of Alaska. Your trip ends in Anchorage—the vacation of a lifetime!
    • Australia to Fiji • Start in Cairns, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, with its clear, tropical water and explosion of colors. You’ll get to see it in person and even snorkel in it or take a glass-bottom boat tour. You will also take a guided walk through Mossman Gorge with an indigenous guide to hear stories of the local culture and traditions. Outside Adelaide, visit one of the world’s last unspoiled habitats—Kangaroo Island, where you’ll explore a sanctuary for native Australian animals and see colonies of rare Australian sea lions and New Zealand fur seals. Take a tour of cosmopolitan Melbourne and dine in a tramcar that has been converted to a moving restaurant. Outside the city, visit the Yarra Valley for wine tasting and to visit a wildlife sanctuary to see koalas and kangaroos. In Sydney, visit the Sydney Opera House, cruise on Sydney Harbour, and visit Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club for an insider tour and a lifesaving demonstration. An excursion takes you to Blue Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its vast valleys and unique rock formations. You will also have free time to explore both of these great cities on your own. In Fiji, tour the sights of the island then enjoy plenty of time at your leisure to explore further or simply relax at your beach resort.
    • • Day 1 - Arrive in Cairns, Australia: G’day—welcome to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef,” one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Hotel rooms are available for immediate check-in. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special welcome dinner. (Dinner included) • Day 2 - Cairns. Excursion to the Great Barrier Reef: Board a fast catamaran and CRUISE to Green Island, one of the many islands on the famed Great Barrier Reef. Choose to SNORKEL, take a GLASS-BOTTOM BOAT TOUR, or walk through the rainforest. Later, your Tour Director can assist you with a variety of optional activities. (Breakfast included) • Day 3 - Cairns. Excursion to Mossman Gorge & Daintree River Cruise: Start your day with a visit to MOSSMAN GORGE for a [LF] GUIDED DREAMTIME WALK through the rainforest with an indigenous guide. Along the way, hear stories of the local culture and traditions, and gain an understanding of their special relationship with the forest itself. At the end of the walk, sample some bush tea and damper (soda bread). After lunch, CRUISE along the Daintree River, where you may spot a variety of birds, snakes, and crocodiles! (Breakfast, Lunch included) • Day 4 - Cairns–Melbourne: Fly to Melbourne and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. (Breakfast, Dinner included) • Day 5 - Melbourne: Today’s sightseeing tour includes landmarks such as Parliament House and the Shrine of Remembrance, a tribute to Australia’s war heroes. Visit beautiful FITZROY GARDENS, then drive past the lush Royal Botanic Gardens. You’ll discover the different architectural influences as you see the Victorian Arts Centre and other buildings of significance. Then, a unique lunch experience on board the historic [LF] COLONIAL TRAMCAR RESTAURANT as it winds its way through the streets of Melbourne. Tonight’s optional excursion to see the world-famous Penguin Parade on Phillip Island is highly recommended. (Breakfast, Lunch included) • Day 6 - Melbourne. Excursion to the Yarra Valley: Depart the city for a leisurely excursion to the YARRA VALLEY, one of Australia’s famous wine regions to sample some of the local wines. On the way, stop at the HEALESVILLE SANCTUARY, a renowned haven for animals. Here you will see some of Australia’s unique wildlife, including parrots, wombats, kangaroos, and koalas, just to name a few. Next, stop for LUNCH AT A LOCAL WINERY, including a wine tasting. Finish your day with a visit to a famous wine estate for another WINE TASTING. (Breakfast, Lunch included) • Day 7 - Melbourne: Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this multicultural and cosmopolitan city. Dine at a local restaurant and immerse yourself in Melbourne’s passionate food and wine scene or walk along Chapel and Brunswick Streets, famous for great shopping. Take a trip out of town along the spectacular Great Ocean Road to see the “Twelve Apostles.” (Breakfast included) • Day 8 - Melbourne–Adelaide: Today, fly to Adelaide. Upon arrival, take a brief orientation tour along the wide tree-lined streets and well-manicured gardens. (Breakfast, Dinner included) • Day 9 - Adelaide. Excursion to Kangaroo Island: Early this morning, depart Adelaide and travel by motorcoach and ferry to [LF] KANGAROO ISLAND, one of the world’s last unspoiled habitats. Visit SEAL BAY with a national park ranger to see a colony of rare Australian sea lions. Explore FLINDERS CHASE NATIONAL PARK, a sanctuary for native Australian animals, including kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas. Stop here and walk on REMARKABLE ROCKS for stunning views of the sea. Also take a boardwalk down a rugged cliff face to ADMIRALS ARCH, a unique rock formation and home to a colony of New Zealand fur seals, which can be seen resting on the rocks and playing in the waves. Return to Adelaide late this evening. (Breakfast, Lunch included) • Day 10 - Adelaide–Sydney: Today, fly to Sydney, Australia’s largest city. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (Breakfast inlcuded)
    • • Day 11 - Sydney: Explore one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Visit the SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a guided tour of its interior and theaters. Stop at world-famous Bondi Beach for an insider’s tour of [LF] BONDI SURF BATHERS’ LIFE SAVING CLUB with one of the lifesavers. Along the way, learn about the history of the club and enjoy a lifesaving demonstration! See some of the city’s suburbs and the historic Rocks area, home to Sydney’s original convicts. For a truly memorable experience, enjoy LUNCH AT THE SYDNEY TOWER for spectacular views of the city. Lastly, take a WALKING TOUR of historic Macquarie Street, including a visit to the HYDE PARK BARRACKS, built in 1819 to house, clothe, and feed convict men and boys. (Breakfast, Lunch included) • Day 12 - Sydney. Excursion to the Blue Mountains: Take a full-day trip to BLUE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2000. Here, stunning scenery is highlighted by vast eucalypt-covered valleys and fascinating rock formations. Stop to see the iconic THREE SISTERS, an unusual rock formation representing three sisters, who, according to Aboriginal legend, were turned to stone. Also stop at Scenic World, where you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the Three Sisters and walk through the rainforest. (Breakfast, Lunch included) • Day 13 - Sydney: Enjoy a full day at leisure for your own discoveries. Perhaps climb to the top of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge! Your Tour Director will have suggestions to help you make the most of this exciting city. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at THE WATERFRONT RESTAURANT overlooking Sydney Harbour, the Opera House, and Harbour Bridge. (Breakfast, Dinner included) • Day 14 - Sydney–Nadi, Fiji: Today, depart Sydney and fly to Fiji for three nights in this tropical paradise. (Breakfast included) • Day 15 - Nadi: This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the island. Visit VISEISEI VILLAGE, where the Fijian people first landed centuries ago, and the GARDEN OF THE SLEEPING GIANT to see a private collection of stunning tropical orchids. Then, stop at the VUDA LOOKOUT, a tropical fruit farm perched on a cliff, where you will sample fruit and juice from the orchard. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. (Breakfast included) • Day 16 - Nadi: A full day at your leisure. (Breakfast included) • Day 17 - Nadi: Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast included)
    • The Best of Florida • Join us on this sun-soaked vacation around Florida, including the state’s east and west coasts and the Florida Keys. Begin in Orlando, the “capital” of Disney’s entertainment parks, and travel north to St. Augustine, the oldest European city in the Unites States. Overnight in Cocoa Beach and head to Cape Canaveral for a NASA tour at the Kennedy Space Center. Turn south and visit Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach before crossing 42 bridges to Key West, the southernmost town in the continental U.S.—only 90 miles from Cuba. Check out the many boutiques and museums, relax on the beach, and be sure to sample delicious Caribbean cuisine. Then, travel back to the Florida mainland and be on the lookout for sunbathing alligators as you experience the Everglades via a thrilling airboat ride. Overnight in Naples and head to Clearwater Beach, one of Florida’s most popular resort cities. Relax on the sugar- white sands and take advantage of warm-weather activities. What a relaxing and fun way to spend your Florida vacation!!
    • • Day 1 - Orlando: Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring. Your Tour Director is on hand this evening to answer any questions. • Day 2 - Orlando–St. Augustine–Cocoa Beach: • This morning, head to picturesque St. Augustine, the oldest European city in the United States, founded by Juan Ponce de Leon in search for the legendary Fountain of Youth. Upon arrival, a HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE ride through tree-lined and narrow brick streets will highlight 440 years of history. Afterward, there’s free time to explore St. Augustine on your own. Perhaps visit the Oldes House in the U.S. or the 17th-century Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. End the day with a walk on sandy Cocoa Beach NOTE: In adverse weather conditions the carriage ride will be substituted with a guided trolley ride. • Day 3 - Cocoa Beach–Cape Canaveral–Fort Lauderdale: • Cape Canaveral and the KENNEDY SPACE CENTER are the hub of America’s space operations. Enjoy a NASA tour, which provid insight into the achievements of America’s space program. After your tour, head south to Fort Lauderdale, where you will stay for th next two nights. (Breakfast Included) • Day 4 - Fort Lauderdale. Miami Beach Excursion: • Tour the greater Miami area, including Fort Lauderdale, nicknamed the “Venice of America,” Miami, and Miami Beach. Afterward, ti on your own to explore the colorful art deco buildings and beach of Miami Beach. This afternoon, return to Fort Lauderdale and en the Florida sun on the world-famous Fort Lauderdale Beach or by the hotel pool. • Day 5 - Fort Lauderdale–Key Largo–Key West: • This morning we head south to the Overseas Highway, crossing 42 bridges through the Florida Keys to picturesque Key West, the southernmost town in the continental U.S. Our suggestion for this evening: visit Mallory Square to enjoy the spectacular sunset, th stroll along Duval Street with its colorful cafés. • Day 6 - Key West: • On this morning’s optional sightseeing tour, sit back and relax on the open-air trolley and view some of Key West’s most famous si including Ernest Hemingway’s home; Fort Zachary; Southernmost Point, situated less than 90 miles north of Cuba; and the Audub House & Gardens. Spend the afternoon beachcombing or visit the many boutiques and museums. Be sure to sample the delicious Caribbean cuisine for which this semi-tropical paradise is so famous. (CB) • Day 7 - Key West–Everglades–Naples: • Head back to the mainland to the subtropical wilderness of the EVERGLADES. Board your AIRBOAT for a thrilling sightseeing ride through the extensive swamplands. Sleepy alligators basking on the banks of the waterways are a common sight. Make a brief sto Fifth Avenue South, Naples’ Main Street. Enjoy a walk along the landscaped promenades before heading on to the hotel. (CB) • Day 8 - Naples–Clearwater Beach: • Visit famous inventor THOMAS EDISON’S WINTER HOME & LABORATORY. Step through the always-open “Friendship Gate” to HENRY FORD’S WINTER HOME. Don’t miss the enormous banyan tree in the garden. • Day 9 - Clearwater Beach: • A full day to relax on the sugar-white sands of Clearwater Beach. Your Tour Director will have suggestions on the best places to sh and dine. • Day 10 - Clearwater Beach–Orlando: • This morning the motorcoach continues to the Courtyard by Marriott-Marriott Village for tour members extending their stay in Orlan Continue on to Orlando International Airport, where the tour ends for guests with homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 4 • Transportation: Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
    • The Golden West • Visit hot spots throughout California, Arizona, and Nevada on this Golden West Adventure vacation. Stay overnight in Scottsdale, Flagstaff, Mammoth Lakes (depending on weather), Sonora, Monterey, and Solvang—with two overnights in Los Angeles and three overnights in both Las Vegas and San Francisco.
    • • Day 1 - Los Angeles: • Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring. Your Tour Director is on hand this evening to answer any questions. • Day 2 - Los Angeles: • Begin the day with a sightseeing tour of the world’s “Capital of Glamour,” including a drive through Hollywood and the famous TCL Chinese Theatre. The remainder of your day is at leisure, and your Tour Director will have suggestions for your further exploration of the city. Perhaps visit Hollywood again and the Hollywood History Museum, located in the old Max Factor Building. Stroll down Olvera Street, the heart of the original Spanish Mission, or visit the Getty Center with its wonderful art collection. For the evening, plenty of suggestions for dining and shopping will be available. • Day 3 - Los Angeles–Palm Springs–Scottsdale: • Stop in the desert oasis of Palm Springs with its distinctive wind farms, 5,000 swimming pools, and 90 golf courses! Afterward, we make our way to Scottsdale, where the evening has been set aside for independent time. • Day 4 - Scottsdale–Sedona–Grand Canyon National Park–Flagstaff: • Your first stop is Sedona, a thriving center for New Age arts set in canyon country. Next, we pass through the weather-sculptured rock formations of stunning Oak Creek Canyon and up onto the Mogollon Rim, passing the San Francisco Peaks and arriving at one of the Natural Wonders of the World—the Grand Canyon. There is time to stroll the canyon rim. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, take our optional helicopter flightseeing excursion for incomparable views of flame-colored walls plunging 6,000 feet into the Colorado River. Overnight in Flagstaff. • Day 5 - Flagstaff–Las Vegas: • Leave the mountain town of Flagstaff on historic Route 66 and cross the old Mojave gold-strike country, which still bears traces of century-old ghost towns set in natural desert beauty. By late afternoon, reach Las Vegas, a fantastic city of feverish gambling, neon lights, and glamorous shows. This evening, enjoy our optional outing to relive the revelry and timeless music of the Rat Pack in one of the only theaters in Las Vegas that recreates the authentic dinner and show that was common with some of the city’s most famous entertainers back in their heyday. Finish the evening with a stop at Glitter Gulch for the “Fremont Street Experience” light show. (Breakfast) • Day 6 - Las Vegas: • The morning and afternoon are free for you to swim and sunbathe at the hotel pool or explore the varied casinos. Try an optional river float trip through the Black Canyon. • Day 7 - Las Vegas: • Another full day at leisure. Your Tour Director will have plenty of activities to choose from and will recommend favorite restaurants and shopping areas.
    • • Day 8 - Las Vegas–Mammoth Lakes: • A day of striking contrasts as you journey across the desert landscape of Nevada before crossing into California and ascending into the snowcapped Sierra Nevadas. Overnight in Mammoth, a popular alpine resort area surrounded by beauty and majesty—and within easy reach of Yosemite National Park. NOTE: Tioga Pass is typically closed from November to the end of May due to snow. When Tioga Pass is closed, this tour is rerouted to overnight in Fresno instead of Mammoth Lakes. Departures from the end of May through mid-October are expected to overnight in Mammoth Lakes; however, weather may affect the routing of tours to Fresno during these times. • Day 9 - Mammoth Lakes–Yosemite National Park–Sonora: • Cross the high Tioga Pass and enter YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, a wonderland of spectacular lakes, cascading waterfalls, lush forests, giant granite domes, pinnacles, and mountains soaring as high as 1,219 meters (4,000 feet) above the valley floor. On to Sonora, once a thriving center during the Gold Rush era and well known for its collection of Victorian homes. • Day 10 - Sonora–Sacramento–San Francisco: • This morning we visit Sacramento, California’s historic state capital, home to more than 40 art galleries and dozens of museums. Time to visit historic Old Town, the nation’s largest collection of Gold Rush-era buildings. We continue west to the “Golden Gate City” of San Francisco, famous for its cable cars. Our included sightseeing tour takes in the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge. • Day 11 - San Francisco–Excursion to Wine Country: • This morning, cross the famous Golden Gate Bridge to wine country for a guided tour and WINE TASTING at one of the many wineries. Next up: Sonoma, a picturesque valley known for its wine grapes. Afterward, visit the pristine waterfront community of Sausalito. Free time to explore this quaint, Mediterranean-style village’s shops, galleries, and breathtaking views. • Day 12 - San Francisco: • This morning, visit fascinating ALCATRAZ PRISON. Get a close-up look at the infamous federal penitentiary that was off limits to the public for years. Afterward, the day is yours to explore the “City by the Bay.” Choose from a variety of optional excursions. NOTE: The National Park Service requires we disclose the value of the Alcatraz Prison visit is US$28.75. • Day 13 - San Francisco–Monterey: • This morning, visit Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, known for its historic waterfront, delicious seafood, and unique shopping. Then, visit Cannery Row, made famous by John Steinbeck’s novel. During your free time this afternoon, consider a visit to Monterey Bay Aquarium, known for its interactive exhibits and teeming sea life. • Day 14 - Monterey–17-Mile Drive–Carmel–Solvang: • Today takes in spectacular 17-Mile Drive. Watch the waves of the Pacific Ocean en route to Carmel. Situated on Carmel Bay and nestled in a pine forest, the one-square-mile village of Carmel is incredibly dynamic, yet still quaint and picturesque. Afterward, we pick up the Old Spanish Mission Trail to Solvang, where Denmark has been recreated with picturesque buildings and windmills. There’s time to walk the flower-lined village streets and enjoy the quaint “Old World” architecture. Tasty bakery treats and perhaps a Danish smorgasbord for dinner all add to the unique experience of Solvang. (CB) • Day 15 - Solvang–Santa Barbara–Santa Monica–Los Angeles: • From Solvang, it’s a short drive south to coastal Santa Barbara. Sightseeing includes a photo stop at the historic mission and a visit to the pier. Once the original Hollywood in the glamorous ‘20s, this is still a favorite to movie producers and home to numerous celebrities. There’s time to wander along the bustling waterfront or do some shopping in some of the most talked about boutiques in downtown Santa Barbara. Next, we make our way to the Santa Monica Pier and the ultimate Southern California beach. Afterward, head to Los Angeles International Airport for guests with homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 5 pm. (CB)
    • Canada’s Atlantic Seacoast – Explore Canada’s Atlantic seacoast on this wonderful, scenic vacation to Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick. Your trip begins in Halifax with a sightseeing tour and an excursion to one of Canada’s most photographed locations, picturesque Peggy’s Cove. From Baddeck on Cape Breton Island, keep your camera ready as you drive along the Cabot Trail, one of the most scenic drives in the world, and travel to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, a landscape that strikingly resembles Scottish coastal regions. Spend two nights on Prince Edward Island with a sightseeing tour, time in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, and visits to Prince Edward Island National Park—with its sand dunes, salt marshes, freshwater ponds, and fine beaches—and Green Gables farmhouse, setting for the popular Anne of Green Gables novel. Travel through scenic Fundy National Park, with the world’s highest and most dramatic tides. You’ll also visit some of the areas’ interesting sites, such as the Alexander Graham Bell Museum and Fairlawn Cemetery, final resting place for more than 100 people who perished on the Titanic. Picturesque scenery, charming fishing villages, and historical sites—this trip has it all.
    • • Day 1 - Halifax: Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring. Your Tour Director is on hand this evening to answer any questions. Day 2 - Halifax: The day begins with a visit to one of the most photographed locations in Canada—PEGGY’S COVE. Spend time exploring and allow this picturesque area to enchant you with its beauty, mystery, and charm. Before our return to Halifax, stop in Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to Nova Scotia’s largest fishing fleet, extraordinary architecture, supreme shops, and more. While there, take a self-guided walking tour of the town and visit the FISHERIES MUSEUM. In Halifax, a sightseeing tour with a local expert focuses on the major sights: CITADEL HILL with its early 19th-century star-shaped fort; the tree-shaded walks; beautiful residential neighborhoods; and the harbor area, which shows the port’s military heritage. See Fairlawn Cemetery, final resting place for more than 100 people who perished on the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic. The evening is yours to relax or explore further, so why not head to the waterfront, where you can savor some delicious traditional dishes? Day 3 - Halifax–Baddeck: Early morning departure for rugged Cape Breton Island, one of the earliest European settlements in North America. Visit a true Nova Scotia FISHERMAN’S LIFE MUSEUM from the early 1900s. From the crackle of wood in the summer kitchen’s cook stove to the smell of the saltwater breeze at Navy Pool by the ocean, you’ll experience the life of a typical coastal village family. Arrive in Baddeck, the summer home of Alexander Graham Bell, and visit the ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL MUSEUM. Trace the achievements of the great inventor who spent his last years on Cape Breton. Day 4 - Baddeck. Excursion To Cape Breton Highlands National Park: This morning, drive along the famous Cabot Trail, an area first explored by John Cabot just five years after Columbus landed in the New World. Travel through CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK, climb 1,500-foot capes, skirt rugged coastal headlands, and pass through villages where ancient dialects can still be heard. Before leaving the Cabot Trail, stop at the Acadian fishing village of Cheticamp. Day 5 - Baddeck–Charlottetown: Head back to the peninsula and continue north to Caribou, where a ferry whisks you across NORTHUMBERLAND STRAIT to Prince Edward Island. For the next two nights you are in Charlottetown. A late-afternoon arrival allows you to see more of this colonial town and its restored waterfront. • Day 6 - Charlottetown: Begin the day with guided sightseeing that includes the coastal route through PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NATIONAL PARK. View sand dunes, salt marshes, freshwater ponds, and some of the finest beaches in eastern Canada. Visit the ANNE OF GREEN GABLES FARMHOUSE, setting of Lucy Maude Montgomery’s famous novel.(CB) • Day 7 - Charlottetown–Hopewell Rocks–Moncton: Leave Charlottetown for New Brunswick by way of the 8-mile Confederation Bridge. Along the way, stop at HOPEWELL ROCKS and learn about the highest and wildest tides in the world, which rise and fall up to 52 feet! Time and tide have carved from the cliffs and coves distinctive sandstone formations topped with trees. Many of the formations have nicknames inspired by their appearance. Look for Lover’s Arch, Dinosaur Rock, Mother-in-Law, and ET, just to name a few. Tonight, it’s the ultimate lobster experience on an included LOBSTER CRUISE, where you haul in a lobster trap, learn cooking techniques, observe a cracking demonstration, and savor a complete lobster dinner on board your sailing vessel. (CB,Dinner included) • Day 8 - Moncton–Halifax: Today, return to the modern port of Halifax, where the remainder of the day is free. Why not head to the Halifax waterfront, where you can visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and a myriad of traditional pubs that serve up local ales and Gaelic tunes? • Day 9 - Halifax: The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Halifax International Airport are included. • Transportation: Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring; ferry crossing from Caribou to Prince Edward Island.
    • Canadian Journey • Cosmopolitan Toronto, the largest city in Canada, hosts world-class shopping and many spectacular sights. Head to Niagara Falls, where you’ll take a sightseeing boat to enjoy up-close views of the falls from river level. Then, board VIA Rail®’s The Canadian—a premier continental train—and head west. The next three days and nights are spent in first-class, refurbished art deco rail cars. Observe unparalleled views of Canada’s countryside as you journey through Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. After passing through the majestic Canadian Rockies to Jasper, the rail portion of this journey ends. Spend two nights in Jasper with free time to explore. Then, board your motorcoach to Banff National Park. Along the way, take a thrilling ride aboard an Ice Explorer on the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. In Banff you’ll have two nights and time to relax, hike, or join an optional activity, such as a helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies or a gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain. Travel through Yoho and Glacier National Parks before arriving at the cattle-ranching center of Kamloops. Then, board a ferry for a spectacular crossing to Vancouver Island. Sightseeing in Victoria includes the Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Thunderbird Park, and world-famous Butchart Gardens. Your trip ends in Vancouver with a sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s highlights. See Canada’s spectacular mountain scenery, stunning lakes, and exciting cities—a fantastic vacation!
    • • Day 1 - Toronto: Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring. Your Tour Director is on hand this evening to answer any questions. • Day 2 - Toronto–Niagara Falls Excursion–Via Rail The Canadian: This morning, enjoy an included sightseeing excursion to Niagara Falls that includes a SIGHTSEEING BOAT CRUISE past the world-famous falls. Return to Toronto and join this evening’s optional outing that combines dinner with the spectacular sight of Toronto’s lights from the CN Tower. Afterward, transfer to Union Station for a late- evening departure on the CANADIAN, VIA Rail’s premier transcontinental train. Spend the next three days and nights on this classic trip across Canada’s heartland. Your first-class rail cars are refurbished art deco cars from the 1950s. Try the observation dome for views of the Canadian countryside as you roll past Ontario’s landscapes, or pass the time in one of the comfortable lounges. All meals are included, and you won’t want to miss any of them, as the chef offers a tempting array of soups, salads, main courses, and desserts. • NOTE: Operation of the Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise is subject to favorable weather and/or river conditions. When unfavorable conditions exist, a walking tour through the scenic tunnels will be substituted. Last day of operation for the 2014 season is October 24. • Day 3 - Via Rail The Canadian: Today, watch the scenery as you whisk by the ever-changing Canadian landscape and travel the full length of the Canadian National Railway’s breathtaking mainline. Enjoy the many great onboard features, like use of the lounges and access to the domed Skyline Car for spectacular viewing. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included) • Day 4 - Via Rail The Canadian–Winnipeg: An early arrival into Winnipeg, Manitoba’s capital, a city rich in history and culture. In the early afternoon we continue our journey through Manitoba’s prairies and into Saskatchewan. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included) • Day 5 - Via Rail The Canadian–Jasper: Wake early and enjoy a delicious breakfast as you continue on the Canadian into the very heart of the Canadian Rockies. Arrive in Jasper this afternoon. An orientation tour includes Jasper’s unspoiled beauty. Perhaps an optional float trip on the Athabasca River to end the day? The evening is free to enjoy the ambiance of this delightful mountain setting. (Breakfast included) • Day 6 - Jasper: Consider an optional trip to Maligne Lake, where you embark on a narrated cruise to much-photographed Spirit Island. On the return journey, stop to view mighty Maligne Canyon. With free time this afternoon, you might take a hike along the trails and watch for wildlife, or stroll the streets of Jasper. • Day 7 - Jasper–Columbia Icefield–Lake Louise–Banff National Park: Board your motorcoach this morning and journey through JASPER NATIONAL PARK, stopping along the way at the COLUMBIA ICEFIELD to experience the Ice Explorer, an all-terrain vehicle that travels on ice that is 1,200 feet (365 meters) thick. Continue down Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise, where cold waters mirror the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Arrive in BANFF NATIONAL PARK for a leisurely 2-night stay. Tonight, try an optional dinner featuring cuisine and entertainment all about Canada.
    • • Day 8 - Banff National Park: This morning, consider an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies. Later, join the optional excursion to Sulphur Mountain for a gondola ride with panoramic views of the stunning scenery and a stop at sparkling Bow Falls. • Day 9 - Banff National Park–Yoho National Park–Glacier National Park–Kamloops: This morning, leave Banff National Park and travel over Kicking Horse Pass on the Continental Divide. Travel through YOHO NATIONAL PARK, where pre-Cambrian fossils were discovered, and GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, where recreational mountain climbing was introduced to North America a century ago. Late this afternoon, arrive at the cattle-ranching center of Kamloops, a Shuswap Indian word for “meeting of the waters.” • Day 10 - Kamloops–Ferry Crossing–Victoria: As you travel through British Columbia’s Coast Mountain Range to its majestic Pacific coastline, the vegetation changes from desert landscape to lush alpine forests. Board your afternoon ferry for the spectacular crossing to Vancouver Island. Sightseeing in Victoria includes the Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Thunderbird Park, and world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS. This evening, consider a stroll along the lively Waterfront Promenade. • Day 11 - Victoria: Be sure to discover some of the attractions this splendid city has to offer, including the Royal British Columbia Museum, Afternoon Tea at the Empress Hotel, a whale-watching cruise on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and fine shopping along Government Street. This evening, join our optional excursion in Chinatown, complete with colorful lanterns and dinner at an authentic restaurant. • Day 12 - Victoria–Ferry Crossing–Vancouver: This morning, set sail across the Strait of Georgia and through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for its climate. In Vancouver, city sightseeing includes STANLEY PARK, Gastown, Chinatown, and many other famous landmarks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Robson Street and experience British Columbia’s premier shopping and entertainment location. • Day 13 - Vancouver: Today is at leisure for independent sightseeing. Maybe take a water taxi to lively Granville Island with its outdoor markets, street musicians, and waterfront cafés. Or, visit historic Gastown with its steam-powered clock, antique shops, art galleries, and street vendors. • Day 14 - Vancouver: The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to Vancouver International Airport. • Transportation: Private bedroom on VIA Rail’s® the Canadian train from Toronto to Jasper in Sleeper Plus class; ferry crossing to/from Vancouver Island; private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
    • Canadian Rockies • Begin your vacation in Seattle and spend your free time, leisurely exploring the lively city. Transfer to Vancouver, where independent time allows you to explore on your own. A sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s major sites, highlights Stanley Park, Chinatown the harbor, beaches, and more. Then, travel to the resort city of Kelowna for a winery tour and overnight. Journey through the Okanagan Valley to Canada’s Glacier National Park for panoramic vistas and to Yoho National Park with its Natural Bridge. Enter Alberta and Banff National Park, the scenic heart of the Canadian Rockies. In Banff, one of Canada’s favorite resorts, you have time to hike, relax, and much more. Then it’s on to Jasper National Park. But first, stop in Lake Louise and travel north to Columbia Icefield for a highlight of your vacation—a thrilling ride aboard an Ice Explorer, an all-terrain vehicle that travels on the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. Continue on to Jasper National Park, the largest national park in Canada, for two nights and an orientation tour in Jasper. Head back into British Columbia via the base of 12,972-foot Mount Robson, the highest point in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy leisure time in Sun Peaks and the alpine resort of Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Then travel to the Pacific Coast, where you’ll sail across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria for an orientation tour, two overnights, free time to discover some of Victoria’s most popular attractions, and a visit to Butchart Gardens, rated as one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. Your Canadian Rockies vacation ends with two nights in Vancouver, and time to explore on your own, before transferring back to Seattle. Exploring the Canadian Rockies is an unforgettable vacation not to be missed.
    • • Day 1 - Seattle: Welcome to Seattle! Settle into your hotel the, Best Western Plus Executive Inn. Enjoy time at leisure to relax or to do some independent exploring. • Day 2 - Seattle–Vancouver: This morning transfer to Vancouver, BC. Upon arrival the day is yours to independently enjoy the sights of Vancouver. Your Tour Director is on hand this evening to answer any questions. • NOTE: Please ensure that you have proper identification available for crossing the border into Canada. Do not pack necessary documentation in luggage as it will be inaccessible for the journey and must be presented to US Customs and Immigration at the border. • Day 3 - Vancouver: This morning, an included city tour highlights STANLEY PARK, Chinatown, the harbor and beaches, and more. The rest of the day is at leisure, and your Tour Director will have suggestions for your further exploration of the city. Maybe take a water taxi to lively Granville Island with its outdoor markets, street musicians, and waterfront cafés. Or, visit historic Gastown with its steam-powered clock, antique shops, art galleries, and street vendors. • Day 4 - Vancouver–Kelowna: Our journey begins in British Columbia’s fertile valleys and continues through rich mountain forests to Lake Okanagan. Travel along the lake to the resort city of Kelowna, attractively set on the lake shore and surrounded by orchards and vineyards. Sample local wines on the included WINERY TOUR. • Day 5 - Kelowna–Glacier National Park–Yoho National Park–Banff National Park: Motor north through the Okanagan Valley, famous for its peaches and vineyards. Climb up 4,379-foot-high Rogers Pass in GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. Take a break at the pass, perfect for photos of the rugged mountains, glaciers, and waterfalls. Enter YOHO NATIONAL PARK and scale Kicking Horse Pass at 5,421 feet. By early evening, reach BANFF NATIONAL PARK, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies. • Day 6 - Banff National Park: Full day at leisure. Banff is one of Canada’s favorite year-round resorts, and your Tour Director will suggest an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies. Tonight, why not take in an optional dinner theater performance featuring cuisine and entertainment about Canada? • Day 7 - Banff National Park–Lake Louise–Columbia Icefield–Jasper National Park: First, to Lake Louise, its turquoise waters a perfect natural mirror that reflects the mountains and glaciers. Precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the motorcoach continues northward into JASPER NATIONAL PARK. A highlight today is a stop at the COLUMBIA ICEFIELD to ride the Ice Explorer on ice that is 1,200 feet (365 meters) thick. This afternoon, join our optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Enjoy an orientation tour of Jasper townsite upon arrival. • Day 8 - Jasper National Park: Today, join our optional excursion to Maligne Lake and Spirit Island, where you embark on a narrated cruise of the lake. The balance of the day is free to enjoy everything Jasper has to offer—from guided hikes and quaint shops to meandering wildlife. • Day 9 - Jasper National Park–Mount Robson–Sun Peaks: Leave Jasper and follow the Fraser River to the base of Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, peaking at 12,972 feet. Continue following the Yellowhead Highway south along the North Thompson River—a route pioneered by fur trappers a century ago. Overnight at the mountain resort of Sun Peaks. • Day 10 - Sun Peaks–Lillooet–Whistler: Head south, following the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail. Via Lillooet—”Mile 0 of the Gold Rush Route”—your motorcoach will follow the shores of Seton and Duffey Lakes with a late-afternoon arrival in Whistler. Tonight, wander the many alpine trails or enjoy the shopping and great selection of restaurants and nightlife.
    • Day 11 - Whistler: Spend the day in the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. Free time to explore many sites from the 2010 Winter Olympics or to join one of the many optional excursions, including flightseeing by floatplane over the lakes and glaciated peaks of Garibaldi Provincial Park. Day 12 - Whistler–Ferry Crossing–Victoria: This morning, sail across the Strait of Georgia and through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for its Mediterranean-type climate. Afternoon arrival in Victoria. Sightseeing includes Marine Drive, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park with its unusual collection of totem poles. Then, visit world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS, rated among the most beautiful gardens in the world. Stroll through the colorful Sunken Garden, the Japanese and Italian Gardens, the English Rose Garden, and the magnificent Ross Fountain. Day 13 - Victoria: Today is at leisure to discover some of the attractions this splendid city has to offer, including the Royal British Columbia Museum, Afternoon Tea at the Empress Hotel, an IMAX presentation at the National Geographic Theatre, whale watching on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and fine shopping along Government Street. Day 14 - Victoria–Ferry Crossing–Vancouver: Early this morning, enjoy a scenic ferry crossing to Vancouver and check into your Vancouver hotel, the Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown, for the next two nights. Day 15 - Vancouver: The day is at leisure for independent activities or choose from a variety of optional excursions. Your local host will have ideas on the best places to shop and dine. Day 16 - Vancouver–Seattle: This morning transfer by motor-coach to Seattle, Washington, where the trip ends with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Seattle International Airport are included. Please schedule flights after 4:00 pm. NOTE: Please ensure that you have proper identification available for crossing the border into the U.S. Do not pack necessary documentation in luggage as it will be inaccessible for the journey and must be presented to US Customs and Immigration at the border. Transportation: Ferry crossing to/from Vancouver Island; private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.