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The stories - not the physical sites - are what's paramount, and they become more indelibly impressed in our minds when we travel to where they occurred.


Andrew Carroll


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June 2014


Remember the sweet little tune, Happiness is..., from the show, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown?  I sang it once on a USO Tour.  But I digress. 

I couldn't help but think of it earlier this month when my Trail Talk entitled, Happiness, was sent out to you with the totally wrong link.  I experienced another Charlie Brown moment that day: aaaaaaaaaaaarrrrggggghh!  If anybody still wants to read it, here is the correct link, with my apologies to this month's sponsor, Regency Inns Management.

Don't Miss the Boat Reenactors on pirogue

Lewis & Clark Trail - Aug. 1-16


Actually, we'll be traveling by deluxe  motorcoach (even the Corps of Discovery was obliged to abandon their boats at times).  It's just our way of saying we will be accepting bookings for the August 1-16 excursion only until the end of this month. If you already have your registration packet, NOW is the time to act.  And if you haven't yet requested one, send for it today, to assure your place on one of the most unique travel experiences available today.
Explore the Old West
The second of our two history websites is now spruced up and ready for review. There are many new articles and updates, and you won't want to miss the mind-teasers in the What If? section. Check it out and let us know what you think. 
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
New Year's at the Broadmoor - Dec. 29, '14-Jan 2, '15
New Year's Rose Parade - Dec. 29, '14-Jan 3, '15

April 16-22, 2015


Plan now to follow the Rio Grande from El Paso to Santa Fe, as we retrace the oldest and longest "highway" into the interior of North America.  Explore the origins of New Mexico's unique cultural heritage on our newest Vanishing Trails Expedition! 

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Step back in time at a "SpecTAPular" event based at the elegant Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.  This unique package includes 5 nights' accommodations (3 at the Grand Hotel + 5-course dinners), ferry rides to and from the iconic Island, horse-drawn carriage ride, three Great Gatsby Evening Parties plus numerous optional activities on the island.  Begins and ends in Detroit. 
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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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