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CELESTIAL ACTIVE TRAVELERS - Tour Itineraries (updated 09/29/2016)










Hidden Treasures - Nebraska


April 1 - 6, 2017

6 Days/Motorcoach

We continue our exploration of Nebraska's gems.  Witness the pageantry of migrating Sandhill Cranes along the Platte River.  Experience a simulated journey along the Oregon Trail.  Browse collections tracing the journeys of early pioneers.  Travel the back roads into the mixed-grass prairie of the Sandhills and encounter unusual geologic and fossil sites.  Join this gathering to the heartland of the Corn husker State.


Cape May, Dover & The

Brandywine Valley

(NJ, DE & PA)

April 21 - 18, 2017

8 Days/Fly

The Brandywine Valley is nestled between southeastern Pennsylvania and norther Delaware.  Many of its gardens, historic estates & art museums are legacies of famous families such as the du Ponts & the Wyeths.  Follow the footsteps of George Washington and the Continental Army at Valley Forge.  Travel to Dover, tour Delaware's Capitol building and the air museum at Dover AFB.  The Historic Landmark City of Cape May sits on the southern tip of New Jersey, where the Delaware River meets the Atlantic Ocean.  Tour this Victorian city by vintage trolley and stop at Sunset Beach in search of Cape May 'diamonds.'  Learn the secrets of the New Jersey glass industry at Wheaton Village.  Stroll the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk.  This colorful montage of people, places and history awaits you.


Taos Spring Lilac Festival &


May 18 - 22, 2017

5 Days/Coach

Point your compass towards Taos, in northern New Mexico's high desert at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.  Travel along scenic byways and winding canyons to the town's natural beauty and Southwestern charm.  The sweet scented lilacs herald spring for the valley.  The celebration comes with plenty of great food, entertainment & vibrant artisan offerings.  Visit Taos Pueblo, continuously inhabited for over 1,000 years.  Spend the day in Santa Fe and stroll its historic plaza.  Tram tours in Taos and Santa Fe wind through adobe-lined streets and reveal a fascinating look at their colorful pasts.  Soak up the scenery, seek out unique crafts and be enchanted on this creative escapade.



NY Finger Lakes, Erie Canal &

USNiagara Falls

June 17 - 24, 2017

8 Days/Fly

The Finger Lakesw region of New York State is known for the clear blue lakes, dramatic gorges, rolling vineyards and numerous waterfalls.  Stretches of the historic Erie Canal are especially pictureesque.  Rochester is home to such pioneers as photography's George Eastman and activist Susan B. Anthony.  Niagara Falls State Park is America's oldest state park.  Capture the power and awesome beauty of both the American and Canadian Falls from the Maid of the Mist cruise and the observation tower - no passprt necassary!  Avariety of activities and ever-changing landscapes make this summer escapade inviting.


6th Annual Mystery Tour!

           July 6 - 11, 2017         

6 Days/Fly

Tour Includes:

• Roundtrip Air Flights from Denver

• 5 nights, 2 hotels

• Hotel and Airport Porterage

• All Guide & Coach Driver Gratuities

• 5 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners                   

$2,245* per person double


$2,765* per person single


Deposit: $200 per person for single or double occupancy

                                                  Limited Space. Call soon!








July 17 - 21, 2017

5 Days/Fly

The Pageant of the Masters is an unforgettable theatrical journey that   transforms live actors & intricate sets into remarkable re-creations of  Old Masters and ancient treasures.  The Laguna Beach production is staged in a starlit amphitheater with music, stories &  grand illusions. Let nostalgia reign aboard the Queen Mary. Glimpse the tradition of transatlantic travel as you tour, dine & stay on this legendary vessel without leaving port. Further nautical history can be found along the waterfront at the highly decorated Battleship USS Iowa & the LA Maritime Museum.  Discover LA on a food tour through its diverse communities.  Delight in the coastal charm of Balboa Island & the Orange County seaside.  Join us for this getaway masterpiece.



Colorado Wildflowers

July 24 - 27, 2017

4 Days/Motorcoach

July is the month for the high mountain parks and meadows in Colorado to put on a spectacular wildflower display.  Journey over Grand Mesa toward the San Juan MountainsNestled in the foothills is Ouray, known as the Switzerland of America.  Jeep into the lush Yankee Boy Basin.  Travel along vblue Mesa Reservoir to the historic town of Crested Butte.  Follow McClure Pass into picturesque Redstone for a tour of it's famous castle.  Join us in oprsuit of our State's colorful summer palatte!


Canada: Ottawa, Kingston & The

Thousand Islands

August 9 - 15, 2017

7 Days/Fly

Valid passport required for this tour


Visit Ottawa, Canada's charming capital.  Discover culture and artistry in its national museums, galleries and architecture.  Delight in the Changing of the Guard on Parliament Hill and bustling ByWard Market.  Follow the route of the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, by coach from the Ottawa River through canal towns to Lake Ontario.  Nestled where the great lake, Cataraqui River and St Lawrence River meet, historic Kingston served a vital role as the first capital of Upper Canada.  Cruise around some of the lake's 1000 islands and learn the origin story of their namesake dressing.  Celebrate Ottawa's 150th year by munching on a Beaver Tail!


Kentucky Bluegrass -


Lexington & Louisville

September 10 -16, 2017

7 Days/Fly


The Bluegrass Region of Kentucky is known for its lush rolling hills, pastureland and horse farms.  Located on the Ohio River, Louisville has been named one of the most livable large cities.  Relaxing Lexington is known as the Horse Capital of The World.  Enter the realm of the majestic horse at the Kentucky Horse Park and the Kentucky Derby Museum.  Catch a morning workout and learn how to pick a winning Thoroughbred on autumn Opening Day at Historic Churchill Downs racetrack.  Take a tram through the Toyota Assembly Plant.  Learn how baseball's Louisville Slugger is made and world famous Kentucky Bourbon is distilled.  This early fall journey is a smooth blend of Midwest and Southern hospitality.




Colorado Rails & Fall



September 21 - 24, 2017

4 Days/Motorcoach


It's a celebration of fall in Colorado, with a historic train ride & quaking aspen.  Travel into the San Luis Valley, surrounded by the dramatic Sangre de Cristo & San Juan Mountain ranges. Marvel in the geologic wonder of the Great Sand Dunes. Hop aboard the Cumbres Toltec Scenic Railroad for a journey with sweeping vistas of aspen, pine & peaks.  Travel the Silver Thread Scenic Byway, named in honor of the silver mines that gave birth to such towns as Creede & Lake City.  Hear stories of "doing time" in the Colorado Territory.  Tour a wolf refuge. Enjoy friendly companions amid Colorado's dynamic beauty!



Indiana Fall &


Covered Bridges

October 3-9, 2017

7 Days/Fly


Enjoy fall in the Hoosier State as it celebrates its bi-centennial. Glimpse 200 years of Indiana history in the stories and places along our way.  Tour the University of Notre Dame campus, known for its gilded Golden Dome and Fighting Irish.  Travel heritage trails to rural Amish communities, crafts and hospitality.  Visit picturesque Parke County, home of 31 covered bridges nestled in the fall foliage.  Walk through the past and present of the automotive innovation of

the Studebaker Brothers & the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  See Indy by trolley. Howl with wolves, ride a canal boat and vote on the best pork tenderloin on this delightful Midwest journey!



West Virginia


Trains & Country



October 19 - 26, 2017

8 Days/Fly


Embark on an adventure that unites train enthusiasts, mountain meanderers & curious travelers. Three journeys on vintage diesel & historic steam engines take us through forests, over gorges and up mountain grades.  Experience unspoiled Allegheny Mountain views, rushing rivers & waterfalls.  Seek out the essence of Appalachian culture through stories, food & crafts.  Discover life in the Quiet Zone at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.  Enjoy lunch at the Sam Snead Golf Club at The Greenbrier and tour its former top secret Cold War era bunker.  Explore scenic country roads, visit the West Virginia state Capitol and gaze into the 900 feet deep New River Gorge.  See why the state motto is "Almost Heaven"!



A Star-Studded


Branson Christmas


November 15 - 19, 2017 

5 Days/Fly


Christmas lights will be up in Branson with holiday shows and music in every theater! From the romantic melodies of Johnny Mathis to the dynamic stage production of The Miracle of Christmas, this tour is bursting with exciting activities. Celebrate the season and put a smile on your face with Ozark Mountain charm!




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