Behind the Scenes at the NEW Golden 1 Center

Tue, March 6th Sold Out / Waitlist

Enjoy a VIP tour of our new, exciting, and impressive Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento. As a venue not only for the Kings, the Center has set a new standard as a modern, state-of-the-art sports complex and has energized our community with its performances thus far. The private walking tour includes the art and architecture of the multi-level interior, highlights local food venues that promote farm-to-fork dining, and provides a history of Sacramento, and of course, our own Kings! Following the tour, relax and enjoy an included lunch at nearby Il Fornaio Restaurant.


Take the Sunset Limited to New Orleans

4 Days, March 9th - 12th

Skipping across the Southwest by rail


The Oregon Chocolate Festival in Ashland

3 Days, March 9th - 11th Sold Out / Waitlist

The return of The Sweetest Weekend Ever!


Take the Sunset Limited to New Orleans… And All That Jazz

7 Days, March 9th - 15th

A perfect combo of riding the rails and letting the good times roll!


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


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.




Easter at Ironstone Vineyards

Sun, April 1st

Return to the Sierra Foothills with our festive daytrip to enjoy an Easter brunch buffet at the beautiful Ironstone Winery, just outside Murphys, overlooking its green vineyards and orchards. Stroll through the
blooming gardens, visit the history museum and, of course, sample some of the winery’s award-winning wines and maybe bring home a few bottles! You may even catch the area’s children in a spirited Easter egg hunt on the lawns of the estate. Spring is the perfect time to enjoy the drive through the foothills and quaint gold rush towns.


San Antonio: Deep in the Heart

5 Days, April 3rd - 7th Sold Out / Waitlist

An “unpack-once” tour featuring the best little city in Texas


San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

Thu, April 5th Sold Out / Waitlist

Welcome Spring with a visit to the annual San Francisco Flower and Garden Show. After 10 years, the show is going back to the historic Cow Palace in San Francisco with the theme “Return to Paradise.” Enjoy a day strolling through garden landscapes, sitting in on seminars and demonstrations by master gardeners, and a vast marketplace of
unique items to inspire your own gardening adventures and outdoor pleasures. Lunch is on your own with a variety of onsite food booths available.


A Day Out in San Francisco

Sun, April 15th Sold Out / Waitlist

Enjoy a ride to The City for a day of shopping, lunch or just looking around! The coach will drop you at Pier 39/ Fishermens Wharf and Union Square.


San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival

Sun, April 15th Sold Out / Waitlist

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be celebrating its 51st year in 2018! It is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and the biggest on the West Coast. The festival
will be held in Japan town on Post Street between Laguna and Fillmore Streets. There will be food booths, cultural performances, martial arts demonstrations, live bands and more! You will have ample time to enjoy the festival and lunch on your own.


Wayne Thiebaud in Davis

Wed, April 25th

Another nearby tour is a visit the new and architecturally stunning Manetti Shrem Museum at UC Davis for Wayne Thiebaud: 1958-1968. With more than 60 paintings, the exhibition is the first to explore this formative early period and emergence of Thiebaud as a mature artist with a singular style. Before our scheduled afternoon tour, enjoy included lunch at The Pheasant Club on our way to Davis.


Tulip Time in Holland and Belgium

11 Days, April 26th - May 6th

Featuring Amsterdam and a 7-night river cruise aboard the AmaPrima.

Discover the beauty and history of the Dutch and Belgian waterways in the spring. Admire the spectacular tulip carpets in Keukenhof Gardens. Visit the lush green countryside of Kinderdijk, home to the country’s greatest concentration of windmills, and experience Amsterdam’s distinctive architecture and vibrant nightlife. A wonderful opportunity to admire the great medieval cities of Antwerp and Ghent and to delve into the cultural traditions of the friendly Dutch and Flemish people awaits
you. Includes roundtrip airfare to Amsterdam and two nights pre-cruise accommodations.


Beautiful Bodega Bay, Tiburon and The Coast

3 Days, April 29th - May 1st Sold Out / Waitlist

Featuring the Sonoma and Marin Coastlines




The Odds and Ends Mystery

3 Days, May 1st - 3rd Sold Out / Waitlist

Join Scott on this mystery tour that travels by motorcoach from Sacramento. This tour has some really unique attractions. Dining will surely be a treat and you have a wonderful hotel to stay in both nights (some might have already stayed here but we bet you won’t mind staying here again). How about some clues as to our destination? What do actor Anthony Anderson, comedian Jamie Fox and the lead singer for the rock group Aerosmith have in common, other than you can find their merchandise at the Ritz Carlton Bellagio in Las Vegas and even in a Smithsonian Museum? We will have a social, learn about Shakespeare, and you might even find yourself in Guatemala. Since you are with Scott, of course there will be a tour included of a “natural” sort. This is an Only 25 tour so sign up soon!


Moab, Gateway to Arches National Park

5 Days, May 5th - 9th Sold Out / Waitlist

Featuring 3 nights at the spectacular Red Cliffs Lodge on the banks of the Colorado River

Additional Departures
October 1st - 5th
Space Available

Off on Another Mission

3 Days, May 8th - 10th Sold Out / Waitlist

A continuation of our 2017 tour visits six more California Missions


Japan: Land of the Rising Sun

13 Days, May 11th - 23rd

Featuring the best of the traditional and modern


Philadelphia Freedom!

6 Days, May 19th - 24th

Featuring the new Museum of the American Revolution


Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.

6 Days, May 24th - 29th

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


Stories of Santa Fe and Taos Vol. II

5 Days, May 28th - June 1st Sold Out / Waitlist

The views, the food, the people… a city truly unlike any other.




The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

2 Days, June 3rd - 4th

Featuring Ritz-Carlton luxury in a mountain setting


“What’s New” and “What’s That” in San Francisco?

Thu, June 7th

Every tour to San Francisco has people asking “what’s that building” or “what’s that new construction going to be?” Undergoing a frenzy of growth, building, and redevelopment in the downtown area, be one of the rst to learn and know “what’s new and what’s that” in San Francisco. With Craig Smith as local guide, see up close new and architectural attractions including the Salesforce Tower (tallest building in San Francisco), Chase Center for Warriors, South of Market Area known as SOMA, Dogpatch Neighborhood, Transbay Bus Terminal, China Basin, the contemporary silver monument of Venus de Milo (it is nine-stories tall at 92 feet in height), and the controversial Millennium Tower. Now referred to as the “Leaning Tower of SF,” it is home to prominent residents including Joe Montana and appears to be sinking! Both fun and interesting, this new tour also includes lunch at Pompei’s Grotto Restaurant mid-day.


Bloomin’ Victoria

5 Days, June 15th - 19th

Featuring the very best of Canada’s Garden City


Oregon’s Coast, Carousels and Covered Bridges

6 Days, June 24th - 29th Sold Out / Waitlist

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


The Dynamic Duo: Cher and Hamilton in Chicago

4 Days, June 27th - 30th Sold Out / Waitlist

Two amazing shows, luxurious accommodations, sightseeing and amazing meals on this quick visit to The Windy City.


School of Rock, The Musical

Sat, June 30th

Based on the cult status movie of the same name and with a rocking new musical score from Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock follows slacker Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a ear-popping, riff-scorching, all-conquering rock band! As they prepare for the Battle of the Bands, can Dewey make them embrace the empowering message of rock? Our Wednesday trip include a snack sized box lunch, orchestra seating for the 2pm matinee and dinner on your own at Pier 39 after the show. The Saturday trip includes lunch on your own in Union Square area prior to the 2pm matinee and return to Sacramento after the show.

Additional Departures
Wed, July 11th
Space Available



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


Crater Lake and the Umpqua National Scenic Byway

6 Days, July 3rd - 8th

Featuring natural scenic wonder in Oregon


Ferries and Towns of Puget Sound

4 Days, July 8th - 11th Sold Out / Waitlist

Ride ferries, explore unique small towns, enjoy a room with a view

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