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December Exclusive

On the Trail of the Ancients in New Mexico
January 2014


Winter started here in the Black Hills on October 1 with a ring-tailed blizzard named Atlas - and it hasn't let up yet.  Might as well give in to it - it's here for three more months! Here's a unique view of our most famous landmark in all its winter glory - and yes, it's open year round!

Old West Trail
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July 12-18, 2014

The Old West appeals to the pioneer in all of us. George Armstrong Custer, Crazy Horse, Wild Bill Hickock, Sitting Bull, Calamity Jane, plus fur trappers, gold miners and pioneers passed this way. Explore the West where legends live on the Old West Trail. 

Request a registration packet.

Explore the Lewis & Clark TrailReenactors on pirogue

August 1-16, 2014 


The roster is growing for this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, but the offer of a $100 discount to the first 15 bookings is still available at this time.  If you've already decided to follow the trail this summer, request a registration packet now to claim your discount.  It won't last much longer!


Cherry Blossoms in DC- March 28-Apr. 3
California Rail Tour - April 28-May 5
Grand Tour of Italy - March 24, May 13
Yellowstone Safari - June 9-15
Bay of Fundy - June 20, 24, July 8, 15, & 22
Bay of Fundy - August 5 & 19, Sept. 2, 16, 23, 30
Wine, Rail & Redwoods - Sept. 14-19
Grand Tour of Italy - Sept. 30, Oct. 6, Oct. 29
Civil War Programs Civil War


Explore the battlefields of our nation's most trying period with noted historians to provide perspective and background.  


Civil War - the Early Years - Sept. 11-15

Fields of Valor - Oct. 4-11

Sherman's March - Oct. 18-25

Train Trekking


Everybody it seems loves trains. We have several rail excursions in 2014 to satisfy everyone from casual fans to the most avid of train enthusiasts.  One even provides the ultimate experience of driving a real train!  Check these out, and see you on the rails!  (Sorry, couldn't resist)


California Rail Tour - April 28-May 5

Railroad Engineer - June 9-13 & Sept. 15-19

Wine, Rail & Redwoods - Sept.14-19

Red Cliffs Experience by Rail - Sept. 17-23

Feel free to contact us with any questions at 800-888-8306.


We look forward to seeing you on the trail this season.


Happy Trails! 
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