January

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Klimt & Rodin: An Artistic Encounter

Tue, January 16th Sold Out / Waitlist

The first exhibition on the West Coast to assemble a collection of works by Austrian master Gustav Klimt features approximately 20 paintings and 20 works on paper by Klimt alongside sculpture of Auguste Rodin. On the commemorative 100th anniversary of the death of both artists, the exhibition celebrates each as a pioneer who set new standards in their own media and provides a rare opportunity to view the beautiful artistry of Klimt alongside the strong and powerful works of Rodin. In the afternoon, the option to visit the de Young Museum for its special exhibit Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire will be available. Featuring artworks from the ancient city and archaeological site outside Mexico City, it will require an additional but nominal fee to visit. Lunch is on your own at either of the museum cafés.

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Thu, January 18th
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Klimt & Rodin: An Artistic Encounter

Thu, January 18th Sold Out / Waitlist

The first exhibition on the West Coast to assemble a collection of works by Austrian master Gustav Klimt features approximately 20 paintings and 20 works on paper by Klimt alongside sculpture of Auguste Rodin. On the commemorative 100th anniversary of the death of both artists, the exhibition celebrates each as a pioneer who set new standards in their own media and provides a rare opportunity to view the beautiful artistry of Klimt alongside the strong and powerful works of Rodin. In the afternoon, the option to visit the de Young Museum for its special exhibit Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire will be available. Featuring artworks from the ancient city and archaeological site outside Mexico City, it will require an additional but nominal fee to visit. Lunch is on your own at either of the museum cafés.

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Tue, January 16th
Sold Out / Waitlist
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March

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New Orleans… And All That Jazz

5 Days, March 11th - 15th Sold Out / Waitlist

Featuring the Best of the Crescent City and the Bayou.

Enjoy these special treats:
•4 nights at the Sheraton Hotel, right on Canal Street, on the edge of the French Quarter
•Experience the National World War II Museum including a luncheon show at the BB Canteen
•Fantastic dining experiences including beignets at Café du Monde, breakfast at Brennan’s, dinner at the Court of Two Sisters, and a dinner class at the New Orleans School of Cooking
•Historic walking tour of the French Quarter
•Enjoy a daytrip to Houma to tour an oyster factory, gator farm and plantation

$2,535
$2,295
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Casanova and Bouquets to Art

Thu, March 15th

Begin the day at the Legion of Honor exploring the world of the man and adventurer recognized by just his last name, “Casanova.” Born in 1725 in Venice, Giacomo Casanova was a man of many talents including essayist, playwright, librettist, gambler, traveler, spy, and compelling character. The exhibit Casanova: The Seduction of Europe, charts his exploits and life through paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, drawings, musical instruments, and costumes as evoked by the art of his contemporaries including Boucher, Canaletto, and Fragonard. In addition to their artistic works, three-dimensional tableaus of costumed mannequins amid period furniture brings the colorful and lavish style of his world to life. An audio guide is included for your enjoyment of this unique and special exhibit. In the afternoon, travel to the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park for Bouquets to Art 2018. This popular annual event features galleries of fresh floral arrangements inspired by paintings and works of the permanent collection. Designed by top arrangers from the Bay Area and beyond, these floral artists draw their inspiration from the museum works in imaginative and intricate creations that enhance and highlight the art in a new way. Lunch is on your own at either of the museum cafes.

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Alaska’s Aurora Borealis

7 Days, March 16th - 22nd Sold Out / Waitlist

Three sold out trips to Alaska to witness the amazing Northern Lights in as many years. What’s more amazing, is these tours are continually filled from our Priority Notification List or waiting lists! Highlights include charming accommodations in lodges, travel aboard the Alaskan Railroad and a glacier cruise on Prince William Sound, not to mention the chance to see one of nature’s wonders!

Please Note: You must be prepared for cold weather from 0 to 35 degrees. Boots and jackets may be rented (extra cost) if you do not own them.

$5,195
$4,790
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April

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Beautiful Bodega Bay, Tiburon and The Coast

3 Days, April 29th - May 1st

Featuring the Sonoma and Marin Coastlines

$1,255
$1,075
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May

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Japan: Land of the Rising Sun

13 Days, May 11th - 23rd

Featuring the best of the traditional and modern

$8,575
$7,850
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Springtime in Yosemite

3 Days, May 15th - 17th

Featuring the best of Mother Nature: waterfalls and spring flowers

$1,735
$1,430
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Philadelphia Freedom!

6 Days, May 19th - 24th Sold Out / Waitlist

Featuring the new Museum of the American Revolution

$3,430
$2,998
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Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.

6 Days, May 24th - 29th

Our nation’s capital is yours to explore from top to bottom

$3,060
$2,780
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Skamania Lodge and The Columbia River Gorge

4 Days, May 29th - June 1st

Getaway to a beautiful retreat, nestled near the Columbia and the Cascade Mountains

$1,895
$1,685
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June

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Oregon’s Coast, Carousels and Covered Bridges

6 Days, June 24th - 29th

Walk in the steps of Lewis & Clark, enjoy the spectacular coast, dine on a covered bridge

$2,520
$2,215
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July

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Boston to Bar Harbor

7 Days, July 2nd - 8th Sold Out / Waitlist

Celebrate the 4th of July in Boston and relax oceanside in Bar Harbor

$3,415
$3,150
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August

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A Port, A President and The Pageant of the Masters

3 Days, August 5th - 7th

Art comes to life at one of the world’s most unique festivals

$1,730
$1,525
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August 19th - 21st
Space Available
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The Magnificent Mendocino Coast

4 Days, August 14th - 17th

The beautiful Mendocino coast calls like a siren from the sea. With rugged coastlines, dashing waves and wind-blown trees this magnificent area has inspired and welcomed many over the years. As the days warm up in Sacramento, the coast is delightfully brisk. It is the perfect time for a stroll along the boardwalk at MacKerricher State Park or to browse the quaint shops of Mendocino.

$1,670
$1,440
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A Port, A President and The Pageant of the Masters

3 Days, August 19th - 21st

Art comes to life at one of the world’s most unique festivals

$1,730
$1,525
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August 5th - 7th
Space Available
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