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Why do you go away?

So that you can come back.

So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same

as never leaving.


Terry Pratchett


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March Exclusive



April 2014 


Welcome to spring!  Is it here yet?  Maybe?  Well, if you're not quite sure after 25 named winter storms (and counting), it's time to banish the winter doldrums with thoughts of wonderful travel adventures ahead.  As always we have lots of suggestions for that experience of a lifetime!

Lewis & Clark Trail Lewis & Clark Trail
August 1-16, 2014


Inquiries are increasing for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.  The $100 discount for the first fifteen bookings is still available, but the list is growing steadily.  Send for your registration packet today to save on what Thomas Jefferson called the greatest adventure in American history. 

Featured Tour:  Circle the Bay of Fundy

Multiple 2014 departures 

Bay of Fundy

Nestled between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada's Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world. Learn of the ecology and geology of the most dramatic and diverse tidal environment on the planet and experience Maritime history, culture and hospitality on this 7 day adventure to Canada's East Coast.

Civil War Programs Civil War


Explore the battlefields of our nation's most tragic 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

Be the RR Engineer - June 9-13
Bay of Fundy - June 20, 24
Bay of Fundy - July 8, 15, & 22
Bay of Fundy - August 5 & 19, Sept. 2, 16, 23, 30
Wine, Rail & Redwoods - Sept. 14-19
Be the RR Engineer - Sept. 15-19
Our Lewis & Clark history website has been given a much-needed  facelift.  In addition to streamlining and improving the navigation, we've added more original material for you to enjoy.   If you are signed up for this year's excursion but haven't yet checked out the site,  be sure to do so.  (The Explore the Old West history website is next.) Let us know what you think!
Did you miss the TAP into Legends of the West webinar this month?  You can still catch it in the archives.
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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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