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Operating customized, escorted tours throughout the world since 1970.

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Website Updated:  July 24, 2015   


2015  TOURS





Peru with Machu PicchuAug. 3-14 (12 days) – Machu Picchu, the lost Inca City, is the #1 sightseeing attraction in South America.  Lake Titicaca & its floating islands are close behind.  $4,995 from B.R.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  Click on "Peru" for tour details.


Alaska Land Only – Aug. 18 - 27 (10 days)  Fly in and motor coach & train within Alaska.   Visit Fairbanks, Anchorage, Denali National Park, kennels of 4-time Iditarod champ, pan for gold, Riverboat Discovery, Kenai Peninsula.  $2,899 from B.R.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  Click on "Alaska Land" for tour details.  CAN CONNECT WITH ALASKA 7 DAY CRUISE. 


Alaska 7-Day Cruise  Aug. 25 – Sept. 2 (8 days) – “Coral Princess”, Anchorage to Vancouver.  Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan.  Starting at $1,347 cruise only.  Click on "Alaska Cruise" for details.  CAN COMBINE WITH ALASKA LAND - ESCORTED.


MOTORCOACH – Cape Cod  –  Aug. 28 - Sept. 7 (11 days)  Four nights in Cape Cod.  Islands of Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard.  Boston, Plymouth Rock, Rhode Island, Delaware, Washington, D.C.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  $1,799 from B.R.  Click on "MC Cape Cod" for tour details.    


MOTORCOACH – Nova Scotia / Prince Edward Island  Aug. 31 – Sept. 16 (17 days)  $2,999 from Baton Rouge.  Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click on "MC Nova Scotia" for tour details.       






Ireland with Northern IrelandSept. 14 - 24 (11 days)  Circle the beautiful island with Belfast, Giants Causeway, Londonderry, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Blarney Stone, Waterford, Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Dublin.   $3,899.    Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  Click on "Ireland Circle" for tour details. 




MOTORCOACH – Canada Fall Foliage / Mackinac Island w / Grand Hotel / Canadian TrainSept. 18 – 27 (10 days)  Agawa Canyon Train tour in Canada from Sault Ste. Marie, Canada &  a night in Mackinac Island’s legendary Grand Hotel with 5-course dinner.   $1,899 from B.R.  Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click on "MC Canada Fall Foliage" for tour details.    



MOTORCOACH – Colorado Trains & Fall FoliageSept. 28 – Oct. 8 (11 days)   Six scenic train rides – Cumbres & Toltec (one of the world’s best railway experiences), Durango & Silverton, Amtrak, Royal Gorge, Pike’s Peak, Georgetown, Mesa Verde cliff dwellings.   Spectacular mountains  & foliage.  $1,799 from B.R.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  Click on "MC Colorado" for tour details.  



MOTORCOACH – New England Fall FoliageSept. 30 – Oct. 12 (13 days)   Usually the peak time for leaves.  Features 3-night stop in the heart of Vermont / New Hampshire’s spectacular foliage.   See Niagara Falls, Maine, Boston.  Excellent accommodations. $1,999 from Baton Rouge.  Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click on "MC NEFF" for tour details.   






Affordable Italy  Oct. 15 – 23 (9 days) – Venice for 2 nights on the Grand Canal.  Florence area  for 2 nights with city tours and “David”.  Leaning Tower of Pisa, Cortona, Assisi.  Rome for 3 nights with Vatican, Sistine Chapel, St. Peters, Colisseum, Forum & Trevi Fountain.   $3,799 from Baton Rouge.   Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click "Italy Pictures" for previous tour pictures.   Click on "Italy" for tour details.  



MOTORCOACH - New Orleans WWII Museum - Oct. 16  One day trip.  $89  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  Click on "MC WWII  Museum" for tour details.


MOTORCOACH – Smokies Fall Foliage & TrainOct. 19 – 24 (6 days)  Usually peak foliage – includes Chattanooga River Cruise.  Pigeon Forge (with Dollywood and Dixie Stampede with dinner); Smoky Mountains National Park; Great Smoky Mountain Train, North Georgia & Callaway Gardens.  $945 from Baton Rouge.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  Information update coming soon.


Affordable Australia / New Zealand  – Oct. 27 – Nov. 8 (13 days) – Highlights of Australia & New Zealand.  In Cairns visit a portion of the Great Barrier Reef.  In Sydney visit the harbor, the Opera House & Animals of Australia & the capital city of Canberra.  In New Zealand visit Auckland,  the Thermal and the Maori (native) center of New Zealand – Rotorua & Queenstown in beautiful South Island.  $5,894 from Baton Rouge.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  Click on "Australia" for tour details. 





MOTORCOACH - Branson Christmas - Nov. 3-6 (4 days)  Five great shows in Branson! Irish Tenors / Celtic Ladies; The Haygoods; Clay Cooper; Pierce Arrow Christmas Show; Million Dollar Quartet (Presley, Lewis, Perkins, Cash).   $799  Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click on "MC Branson Christmas" for tour details. 


MOTORCOACH - Biltmore / Smokies Christmas  - Nov. 10 - 15 (6 days)  Pigeon Forge with Dixie Stampede & Dollywood.  Smoky Mountains National Park.   Asheville to tour Billy Graham’s center at “The Cove” and world-famous Biltmore House & Gardens.   Through northern Georgia to Callaway Gardens to enjoy wonderful Christmas lights & decorations.   $979   Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click on "MC Biltmore Christmas" for tour details. 


Churchill Polar BearNov. 11-16.  More information coming soon!


MOTORCOACH - Nashville Christmas  Nov. 20 – 23  (4 days)  Stay 3 nights at the world-famous Gaylord Opryland Resort.  Board the General Jackson Showboat for luncheon cruise an show.  Enjoy ICE!, Treasures of the Holidays, and the Hall of Trees.  Go to the Enchanted Country Christmas Dinner & show.  Escorted by Nancy Horn.   $999   Click on "MC Nashville Christmas" for tour details.  


MOTORCOACH - Natchitoches Christmas - Nov. 21  $99  Click on "MC Natchitoches Christmas" for tour details.


MOTORCOACH - Grapevine Christmas  Nov. 27-29 (3 days, 2 nights)  Travel to Grapevine, TX to stay at the Gaylord Texan resort hotel.  Tour the Ft. Worth Stockyards and museum, and enjoy the famous Stockyards Cattle Drive.  Go shopping at the wonderful Grapevine Mills Mall.  Visit the ICE Exhibit.  Escorted by Nancy Horn.   $599   Click on "MC Grapevine Christmas" for tour details.


MOTORCOACH - Greenbriar Christmas Nov. 28 -  Dec. 2  (5 days)   Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  $1,249 from Baton Rouge.  The elegant Greenbrier Hotel in West Virginia is a National Historic Landmark.  We have 2 nights in this deluxe 700 room hotel with breakfast daily and a special dinner.  Also tour Cold War bunkers.   Click on "MC Greenbriar Christmas" for tour details.






New York City Christmas  Dec. 3 – 6.  Our 14th year with hotel in Times Square/theater area.  Radio City Rockettes, Broadway show, guided city tour, and more.  $1,999 from Baton Rouge.   Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click "New York City Christmas" for tour details. 


MOTORCOACH - Bellingrath Christmas  - Dec. 11.  $99  Click "MC Bellingrath Christmas" for tour details.  


Rose Bowl ParadeDec. 29 – Jan. 2 (5 days)  View floats, Bandfest, New Year's Eve Gala Dinner.  Reserved seats for prime viewing of parade.  Approx. $2,699 from Baton Rouge.  Escorted by Nancy Horn More information coming soon.





2016 TOURS



Panama Canal Cruise  –  Jan. 3–14 (12 days)  Round trip Fort Lauderdale on the “Island Princess”.  Starting at $2,419 per person, double occupancy.  Includes air from Baton Rouge. 1 night pre-hotel, 10 day cruise; all meals on cruise.   Grand Cayman; Cartagena, Colombia; Panama Canal; Limon, Costa Rica; Ochos Rios, Jamaica.   Escorted by Nancy Horn.  Click "Panama Canal" for additional tour information.


MOTORCOACH – Key West  Jan. 30 – Feb. 6 (8 days)  With Disney World, Everglades & Miami Beach.   Two nights in Key West.  Approximately $1,500 from Baton Rouge.  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


Cuba – January / February     Escorted by Wayne Barnes.


Costa Rica – Feb. 15 – 22   Escorted by Nancy Horn.


Tanzania / Great Animal Migration – Feb. 29 – Mar. 12   Escorted by Wayne Barnes.


MOTORCOACH  - South Louisiana – March 17 – 19  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.


MOTORCOACH – Wash. DC / Cherry Blossoms –  Apr. 1- 7   Escorted by Nancy Horn.


MOTORCOACH – Texas Wildflowers– Apr. 5-9  Escorted by Wayne Barnes


MOTORCOACH – Savannah / Charleston – Apr. 10 - 16  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


Holy Land – April 12 – 21    Escorted by Wayne Barnes


MOTORCOACH – Big Bend N.P. – Apr. 23-30  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


China Highlights & Yangtze River– May 18-29   Beijing, Xian, Shanghai.  3 night Yangtze cruise, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, deluxe 5-star hotels.  Approx. cost from Los Angeles - $3,800.   Escorted by Nancy Horn.


Holy Land – May 23 – June 1  (11 days)  Come walk where Jesus walked.   Visit Caesarea, Mt. Carmel, Megiddo, Armageddon Valley, Jericho, Masada, Dead Sea and all major biblical sites.   Approx. $4,200 from Baton Rouge.   Escorted by Wayne Barnes. 


MOTORCOACH – Grand Canyon – June 1 – 11   Escorted by Nancy Horn.


Europe Highlights – June 9-23 (15 days)   D-day Landing area, London, Paris, Holland, Battle of the Bulge, Rhine River cruise, Germany, Switzerland, 4 days in the spectacular Alps Approx. $5,300 from Baton Rouge.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.  (4th year in a row with full group each time).


MOTORCOACH – New York City – June 17-25  Escorted by Nancy Horn.  


England / Scotland / Wales – June 27 – July 10  Escorted by  Wayne Barnes.


MOTORCOACH – Yellowstone – July 1-10  Escorted by Nancy Horn. 


MOTORCOACH – California  / Southwest – July 18 – Aug. 2    Escorted by Wayne Barnes.


MOTORCOACH – Amish – July 18-26  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


MOTORCOACH – Canadian Rockies / Glacier N.P. July 28-Aug.14    Escorted by Nancy Horn.  


MOTORCOACH – Eastern Europe– Aug. 16 – 29  Warsaw and Wroclaw, Poland; Budapest; Hungary; Vienna; Austria; Prague; Czech Republic; Berlin, Germany.  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


MOTORCOACH – More Canyonlands – Aug. 29-Sept. 10 – N. Arizona & S. Utah       Escorted by Wayne  Barnes


MOTORCOACH – Cape Cod – Aug. 31 – Sept. 10  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


MOTORCOACH – Canada Foliage /Train / Mackinaw Island- Sept. 15 -26   Escorted by Wayne Barnes. 


Eastern Canada – Sept. 16 – 27   Quebec City & Montreal  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


MOTORCOACH – Colorado Foliage & Trains –  Sept. 28 – Oct. 7   Escorted by Wayne Barnes


MOTORCOACH – New England Fall Foliage –  Oct. 1-13   Escorted by Nancy Horn.  


Italy / Sicily / Malta – Oct. 10 – 22   Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Isle of Capri, Amalfi Coast, Sicily (5 nights – Taormina, Agrigento, Palermo); 2 nights Malta.  Escorted by Wayne Barnes.


MOTORCOACH – Santa Fe – Oct. 17-23   Escorted by Nancy Horn. 


South America – Amazon / Rio / Brazil / Argentina / Uruguay / Iguazu FallsOct. 31-Nov. 12  (like our spring).   Escorted by Wayne Barnes


Branson Christmas – Nov. 3 – 6  Escorted by Nancy Horn.


New York City – Dec. 1 – 4   Escorted by Nancy Horn.


Other possibles – Ecuador / Galapagos; India;  Japan; Iceland; Russia; Spain / Portugal; Footsteps of Paul (Turkey & Greece); Vietnam / Cambodia

Easter Island / Chile – January, 2017

Train Across Canada - 2017




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