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Morocco: A 13 Day Kaleidoscope of Sights, Spices & Scenery
OCT 2 - 14, 2018
Take in Morocco’s sights, sounds, and scents. Tour Bogart and Bergman’s city of Casablanca and its beachfront, Rabat’s mausoleums, Fez’s medieval city center, Ifrane’s Alp resort atmosphere, and Marrakech’s many squares populated with snake charmers, storytellers, and acrobats. Enjoy world-famous Moroccan cuisine and its unique blend of flavors and cooking styles. $3,200 p.person. Pay with a check or cash and receive 5% off of the price, $3,040 per person
Warm up your winter and join us, to see what Southern Texas as in store for us. We will see the beautiful shores of the Gulf of Mexico, including PADRE ISLAND NATIONAL PARK, admission into TEXAS STATE AQUARIUM, and a GUIDED TOUR OF SAN ANTONIO, including the famous RIVERWALK. We will go back in history as we watch the famous ALAMO and IMAX theater presentation of "ALAMO...THE PRICE OF FREEDOM". Get a real feeling of culture as we explore the INSTITUTE OF TEXAN CULTURES & SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS, as well as admission to the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE PACIFIC WAR & Tour of the LBJ RANCH. We will also visit the NATIONAL ORNAMENTAL METAL MUSEUM & the WILLIAM J. CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY as we pass through Memphis and Little Rock.
$800 p.person. 10 days, 9 nights
*$75 DEPOSIT DUE AT SIGNING. FINAL PAYMENT DUE 12/16/17*
*Don't miss out on this trip, seats are filling fast*
November 2, 2017 - Mystery Day Trip - Mum's the word. Here's a clue: no casinos. Very little walking. Meal included. $65/person
ONLY 15 SPOTS LEFT! FILLING FAST!
November 14, 2017 - Magical Musical Mystery Tour – Enjoy the magical mystery of the classical pianos and solo violinist. At this wonderful concert hear piano for four and eight hands as well as selections from Brahms and Beethoven. The coup de gras is violinist Svetlana Tsivinskaya, who grew up in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, where she started playing the violin when she was six years old. Her performances have graced the stages of Saint-Petersburg’s Great Philharmonic Hall, Glazunov Hall and Court Chapel Hall – exploiting some of the greatest experiences of her youth Lunch will be at the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy. This tour is limited to 30 people. $50/person
November 19, 2017 - Kirking of the Tartans -Enjoy this Scottish tradition right here in Detroit. Visit a beautiful mystery church on a bright Sunday morning where we will witness one of the oldest practices in Scotland. Lunch is included. $65/person
NEW DATE: November 29, 2017- Christmas with the Amish -Visiting with the Amish in Southwestern Michigan and Indiana. Experience an "old-fashioned" Christmas - Amish style! Join a private family by invitation only. Enjoy a mouthwatering home-cooked Amish meal in a home with oil lamps and demonstrations. See horse-and-buggies on the road en route to their various destinations. Be prepared to purchase bread, jams, and much more! $85/person
December 2, 2017 - Midland Home Tour -Are you interested in architecture and history? Visit homes in one of the most beautiful suburban areas and learn more about each stop's specific history and gilded creation. $70/person
December 7, 2017 - Detroit's Holiday Lights - We'll start with a filling meal along the way in order for the sky to darken. Then we'll take in the Christmas Lights in metro Detroit – we'll see blue lit trees, nativities, amazing displays on buildings, a holiday lobby and plenty of other places designed to delight. Naturally, we'll make a couple of shopping stops in very unusual stores. $65/person
December 9, 2017 - Historic Detroit Home Tour - We are the only tour group this is offered to! Visit between 5 and 10 homes. You must remove your shoes at each historic stop. Docents will guide you through each house. Enjoy these exclusive and beautiful homes! $75/person
December 15, 2017 - Festive Churches of Detroit- See the "best-dressed" churches in their holiday glow. New stops added this year! $75/person
December 31, 2017 - New Year's Eve at Firekeepers- Come and join us to celebrate the best New Year's Eve daytime party ever! Great opportunity to test your luck. One winner will be selected every 15 minutes from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM to receive $1,700 in Red Hot Credits! $33/person
See our tours for 2018!
January 19, 2018 – Nooks and Crannies of Detroit - Get an inside look at some of the most prestigious and mind-boggling institutions in Detroit! One guaranteed location is the Detroit Opera House. The rest is a secret! Lunch at Andiamo’s included. $70/person
February 9, 2018 Treasures of Early Christian Art & The Mummies Two exhibits in one: Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art --Christian art borrowed heavily from non-Christian traditions in terms of its techniques, media, style and iconography. Glorious Splendor traces these continuities through the most remarkable objects of the period: precious stones, metals and jewelry. The exhibition will feature some 30 masterpieces of Late Roman art, most of which have never been exhibited before in a museum. The Mummies: From Egypt to Toledo In 1906 the founders of the Toledo Museum of Art, the Libbey's visited Egypt, where they purchased a pair of Egyptian mummies as part of a collection of artifacts. Due to conservation issues and ethical considerations surrounding the display of human bodies, these mummies are only occasionally on view. This special installation will trace the history of Egyptian mummies, from their lives and burial rituals in Late Dynasty Egypt to their rediscovery during the Napoleonic era and the resulting Egyptomania for subsequent generations. Lunch will be between exhibits and at the Spaghetti Warehouse. Cost is $78 p.person
February 12, 2018 - Pączkis, Pierogis, and Polkas - Visit Polish churches, the Polish Art Center, and bakeries. See an egg painting demo and see many products imported from Poland. Expect to learn about the native costumes. Lunch will be bountiful so don't wear tight clothing. There will even be a Polka lesson! This is a great way to explore fascinating places by your charming Polska guide Rose. There will be plenty of stops for shopping. Additional docents will add to our understanding of this amazing culture. Lunch is included. New this year: the dancing Hussars! $70/person
February 14, 2018 – Valentines Victorian Tea Party - Attend an authentic Victorian tea party and learn the ins and outs of 19th-century table manners. Includes lunch. $65/person
March 22, 2018 - Designer's Tour - Take a DIY and design tour of some of the best workshops of the Grand Rapids area, as well as a tour of Steel Case and a viewing 16th-century Jacobian furniture! Perfect for home and office designers. $70/person
April 11, 2018 - Vera Bradley Annual Sale- FIRST DAY: 11:00 AM SHOPPING TIME Join us as we travel to Fort Wayne, Indiana to attend Vera Bradley's Annual Sale! Get the best deals on all products. We reserved 2 buses, half of which are already sold out! Put down your $20 nonrefundable deposit to reserve a space today. $85/person
June 28, 2018 - Jesus Christ Superstar - More information soon!
July 18, 2018 - Saugatuck - In Saugatuck, you can stroll along the boardwalk admiring the boats and explore the dockside shops. We’ll experience a Dune Buggy ride for about 45 minutes in an open air truck. Your guide stops along the way and tells you fun 7 interesting facts about the area. At the top of the dunes, you’ll be able to take some photos and may even see wild turkeys. The final destination point will be at the corner drug store soda fountain where hand-creamed sodas and malted shakes have been a specialty for 86 years! Exit the bus here and enjoy shopping in the fabulous downtown area. There’s lots of fun for all. $95/person
July 20, 2018 - Quilts, Quakers & Questors - History buffs will have the opportunity to get an inside look at Michigan’s role in the Civil War and its celebrated contributions to the Underground Railroad. Did you know that abolitionist Sojourner Truth’s final resting place is located in southwest Michigan? See monuments dedicated to Truth’s life and the lives of other abolitionists as well as historical homes connected to the Underground Railroad. The Nathan Turner house in Schoolcraft, a stop on the tour, hid over 1,000 slaves during the Civil War. Travelers will also visit a “vanished” settlement of freedpeople. $75/person
2017 TRIPS & TOURS!
**DEPARTURE LOCATIONS: All trips generally depart from Madison Heights, Novi and Livonia to help accommodate guests from all
areas of metro Detroit. Guests are notified a week before the
tour with location and pick up time for each individual tour.**
A Note From Rose
Unfortunately, we have had to cancel multiple tours lately due to lack of participation. We would like to run as many tours as possible. Therefore, please register for your trips in a timely manner!
Thank you and happy travels!