2018 Trips

The Scottish Highlands & Islands with WILL-TV
9 Days, September 10-18, 2018; From $4,428 

This tour combines culture, history and visits to settings featured in your favorite WILL-TV programs.  Join our relaxed itinerary to Scotland, including visits to the isles of Mull and Iona and a stay in Oban on the west coast.  Then we head up to the Highlands, staying at Loch Rannoch and ending our tour with three nights in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. 

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Pacific Coastal Cruise

10 Days, September 26-October 5, 2018; From $2,198 

Visit some of the greatest cities on the Pacific coast: Seattle-Astoria-San Francisco-Victoria.  Spend two nights in Seattle at the historic Mayflower Park Hotel prior to our 7-night cruise on Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas. One day we will experience Seattle's nearby wine country - Woodinville, including wine tastings and lunch. Our cruise visits the Oregon hill-side town of Astoria, overnights in San Francisco for two days of exploring this picturesque area, and the the very British capital of British Colombia - Victoria, home to the charming Butchard Gardens. Join us on this great group opportunity!  Space is selling quickly
so don't delay in reserving your spot!  Click here for more information.

Elegant Elbe Cruise-Tour with Bert Gray

12 Days, October 14-25, 2018; From $4,469.17

Discover Prague's Gothic exuberance, Potsdam's rococo whimsy and Berlin's modern chic. View Saxon Switzerland's monoliths. Celebrate Dresden, a phoenix risen from the ashes of war.  Admire delicate Meissen porcelain.  Walk in Martin Luther's footsteps in Wittenberg, birthplace of the Protestant Reformation.  See the Elbe Biosphere Reserve.  The Elbe is one of Europe's most unspoiled rivers and it awaits you - from Prague to Berlin - on our 10-day cruise-tour.  Click here for more information.

2019 Trips

Iceland: Fire & Ice

8 Days, March 15-22, 2019; From $4,182

Icebergs, hot springs and volcanoes dominate Iceland's beautiful yet rugged landscape! Iceland is the top destination to visit. Join our guided tour and experience the hidden powers of the island. Our rural stays are the perfect location to watch for the magical Northern Lights; March is one of the best months to experience this majestic phenomenon. Our trip includes transfers from Central Illinois to O'Hare and airfare.  For full details call for a flier or click here for more information.

2019 History Train
9 Days, April 5-13, 2019; From $4,994

All aboard our 8th private rail journey as we travel to Savannah, GA via Washington DC. Private restored rail cars are our hotel on wheels. We are hooked to the end of Amtrak's Capitol Limited from Chicago to Washington DC then Amtrak's Palmetto train to Savannah. Upon arrival in each city we are unhooked to explore but always return to our rail cars for the night. We travel with a chef who cooks up fresh gourmet meals and sightseeing is planned with just enough free time to explore on your own. While in Savannah we take one day and travel north to Charleston, SC to experience it's history as well. Hopefully the timing will be just right to catch a glimpse of the beautiful blooming cherry blossom trees while in our nation's capital. Call to have a flier mailed or click here for more information.

Ireland with WAND-TV
10 Days, April 10-19, 2019; From $3,847

Join Matt Loveless on an exclusive custom tour to Ireland with Celtic Tours. Each hotel stay is 2 nights so you won't feel rushed as you see the beautiful sites of Ireland such as: Blarney Castle, the Dingle Peninsula, Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey and more!  You'll have a visit to a distillery, brewery, working farm and marble and crystal showrooms. Our tour includes most meals and a 2-night stay in a castle! Seats are limited so don't delay in reserving your seat.  Click here for more information.

Blue Danube Discovery River Cruise
13 Days, June 8-20, 2019; From $5,421

We cruise with Avalon Waterways on the beautiful Impression Suite Ship. Upgrade to a Panorama Suite with a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows that open a full 7-feet wide bringing the outside in!  Our trip starts with 2 nights in Budapest before our 7-night cruise then end with 2 nights in Prague. We stop in Vienna, Durnstein, Melk, Passau, Regensburg and Nuremberg. Our river cruise includes: meals, drinks during meal time (including soda, beer & wine), excursion in each port and ship gratuities - now that is all-inclusive!  Our trip includes airfare and transfers from Central Illinois to O'Hare. Click here for more information.

Alaskan Explorer with Pilgrim Lutheran

13 Days, June 18-30, 2019; From $4,095

Head north to Alaska in the summer of 2019 and escape the Illinois heat. You will experience Alaska by motor coach, rail, sternwheeler and cruise ship. Start your journey inland with stays in Fairbanks and Denali with a visit to the Denali National Park in search for wildlife and a view of Mt McKinley. On the cruise, visit the Gold Rush era towns of Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan on the Alaskan Panhandle. Sail through the luscious Inside Passage and have extra time in picturesque Vancouver with an overnight right downtown. Don't delay, Alaska sells out early! Our trip includes airfare and transfers from Decatur to O'Hare. For full details call for a flier or click here for more information.

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The REAL ID Act:

Beginning January 22, 2018, driver's licenses or state IDs issued by states that are not in compliance with the REAL ID Act and have not been granted an extension by the Department of Homeland Security, may not be used to fly within the U.S.

To check if your state is compliant or has been granted an extension go to:  https://www.dhs.gov/real-id

Trips & Group getaways

Planning a vacation can be time consuming and overwhelming. With our knowledgeable staff and great customer service, all you need to plan is to have fun!

We make group travel stress-free by departing locally with a tour leader who accompanies the group. Traveling with a group provides an opportunity to form bonds with other travelers, and it's always fun to travel with friends!​