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If I'm an advocate for anything,
it's to move. As far as you can,
as much as you can.
Across the ocean
or simply across the river.
The extent to which you can
walk in someone else's shoes
or at least eat their food,
it's a plus for everybody.
Open your mind,
get up off the couch, move.

Anthony Bourdain
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March 2016
It's no accident that Custer State Park's annual buffalo roundup keeps landing on the American Bus Association's Top 100 Events list.  Last year it actually topped the list!  But it's unseemly to be number one every single year, so we have stepped aside for another event to have a chance.  But we're still on the list!  Want to be part of this amazing event?  Request your registration packet today.

Oregon Trail Scotts Bluff
Everything old is new again!  Our very first Vanishing Trail Expedition - the Oregon Trail - is back on the schedule for 2016.  Join us on the trail in Nebraska where some of the most iconic landmarks remain on the arid plains.  Tour Mormon Trail sites, visit Fort Kearney, Fort Laramie, enjoy a special pioneer dinner in the shadow of Scotts Bluff, and walk in actual wagon ruts that have survived more than a century of sun, wind, and weather.

Lewis & Clark Trail   
July 15-30, 2016 

We haven't offered a July departure of this unique interpretive program since the Bicentennial of the trail (2003-2006), but with increased requests for these dates we're going out on the trail a little earlier this year.  We're hoping this dates will better fit the schedule of educators and students - but all, of course are welcome to join us on the trail for what Thomas Jefferson called the adventure of a lifetime.

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Majestic Sierra Parks by Train - June 12-18
Newfoundland & Labrador Viking Trail - June 17-24*
Hidden Gems of Washington, DC - October 12-18
Upstate New York and Hudson Valley - October 15-21
Great Escape to Victoria - Oct. 23-30
Ghosts and Ghost Towns of Old Nevada - Oct. 29-Nov. 3
Kenya Safari Adventure - November 7-19

*multiple dates available

Featured Tour:
Red Cliffs Adventure by Rail
September 10-17

Ride the rails to experience the beauty of Colorado and Utah, staying at the beautiful Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge in Moab, situated on the Colorado River and surrounded by magnificent red cliffs!  Highlights include tours of Dead Horse Point State Park, Arches National Park, Capitol Reef National Park,  Escalante National Monument and Zion National Park PLUS, raft float trip on the Colorado River, jet boat ride through Canyonlands National Park, scenic drive on HWY 12, "All American Road", rim walk at Bryce Canyon National Park and guided tour of Salt Lake City.  Request registration packet.

Josh Duhamel
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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