Cubs host Pittsburg


Cubs Host
Pittsburg

August 1st
$79.00 per person

Includes transportation and ticket to the game. Depart Lafayette at 9:00 a.m.

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Show Me The Money


Show me the  Money
Chicago Board of Trade Building & Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

July 30, 2011

$45.00 per person

Includes:  Motorcoach transportation, admission per itinerary, and Imperial Escort.

We are headed to Chicago and our first stop is the Chicago Board of Trade Building, an architectural Art Deco landmark and home to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Chicago Board of Trade.  You will be given a basic overview of the market  and have a bird’s eye view of Open Outcry trading from the viewing gallery. Watch as the traders stand elbow to elbow in the trading pit, shouting out the number of contracts and prices they wish to buy or sell while simultaneously using hands signals to convey the same information.

Enjoy some free time for lunch at Navy Pier, the Midwest’s #1 tourist and leisure destination.

After lunch we will tour  the Federal Reserve Bank, one of 12 regional Reserve Banks across the United States that,  together with the Board of  Governors in Washington, D.C., as the central bank for the United States.  We’ll take a fascinating tour and spend some time in the Money Museum.  You will  view a cube filled with a million dollars and a suitcase filled with a million, in one hundred dollar bills. They’ll  even give you a bag of money to take home, shredded of course.

Departure  from Lafayette .  Pick ups en route may be arranged. 

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Brickyard Transportation

 

July 29, 2012

 TRANSPORTATION ONLY!

$35.00 per person

Relax! Avoid the traffic and parking headaches!

Attend the race in style aboard a comfortable motorcoach.

Parking at the track is across from the #2 turn near 16th Street.

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Jungle Jims Market and Ikea

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                                                                                                         July 27, 2012

$59.00 per person
Includes: Motorcoach transportation, guided tour at Jungle Jim’s Market
including samples along the way and Imperial Escort.

 Join us for a day of “out of the ordinary” shopping.

We start at the IKEA store located near Cincinnati ,OH. The store spans 344,000-square feet and features 10,000 exclusively designed home furnishing items, 50 room settings, three complete model homes and features a Swedish restaurant and food market. The concept of this Swedish owned store is to offer good quality  products at low prices.

Next, we are headed to Jungle Jim’s International Market. This is without a doubt the nation’s most unique supermarket mega store. Here can be found more than 6 acres of food, wine, beer, gourmet cheeses, exotic meats, cigars, fresh seafood, spices, confections, bakery, gourmet cookware and so much more.

In addition to a huge selection of specialty items from 75 countries, we’ll discover they truly like to have fun at this wacky supermarket.

Departure: Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis

 

 

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Christmas in July

CHRISTMAS in JULY

July 25, 2012

 $69.00 per person

Includes transportation, lunch, attractions per itinerary, Christmas surprises and Imperial Escort

This was a Mystery trip in 2011. Our escort, driver and many of our travelers said this trip was so much fun it should definitely be offered again . So, get ready for some fun as we celebrate  “Christmas in July!”

 We’re headed to Hardy’s Reindeer Farm. We begin with an up close and personal Reindeer Experience as we get with Klondike and all of the other reindeer located on this Midwest Farm. You’ll even have a chance to feed them graham crackers.

Next, we take a buggy ride tour and learn about the workings on the farm.

 Enjoy a delicious lunch and a fabulous Branson Style Show with a great mix
of music and comedy.

 On our way home we’ll stop at Wolf’s  located in Attica, In.

They create candy and chocolates the way they were originally intended.. using classic homemade chocolate recipes handed down from one generation to the next. Their candies and chocolates have not changed since the day they opened their doors 75 years ago!

 

 

 

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Cuyahoga Valley

CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILROAD

Three Days of Nonstop Fun!

July 23-25, 2012

$389.00 per person double $359.00 p.p. triple $339.00 p.p. quad. $499.00 single

Includes: Motorcoach transportation, 2 nights lodging, breakfast buffet each morning at the hotel, tour of Harry London Chocolate Factory, Dinner and admission to Northfield Park, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, Box lunch on train, Lunch and cruise on Lake Erie, taxes, baggage handling, and services of an Imperial Escort.

Our adventure to Ohio begins with a stop at Harry London Chocolate Factory. Enjoy the aroma of fine chocolate,a behind-the-scenes tour and time for shopping after the tour. Next, we check into our hotel, the Holiday Inn Hudson, located within the beautiful setting of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The adventure continues this evening when we head to Northfield Park, one of America’s premier harness racing facilities. This will be a fun filled evening starting with dinner and then a representative from the racetrack will provide our group with a betting seminar.

 

Whether you want to join in the pari-mutuel wagering or you just want to watch, it is sure to be a fun filled evening at the track!

The next day, we head north to Cleveland for lunch aboard one of the largest luxury ships on Lake Erie, the Goodtime III. After lunch is, we set sail for a 2-hour narrated sightseeing cruise. Learn about the sights and history of this All-American City. Next, experience the evolution of Rock and Roll with artifacts and exhibits ranging from Jimi Hendrix’s guitars to John Lennon’s report cards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

For our last day, we’ll take a guided tour of Cuyahoga National Park. A stop at Brandywine Falls for some spectacular views of the 60-foot waterfall! Then, a train ride aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Railroad to enjoy the natural beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. You will be able to immerse yourself in the stories and sounds of the Cuyahoga Valley through the voices of the Valley audio tour. Once you put on your headset, you’ll hear tales about the earliest settlement of the valley, the coming of the Ohio & Erie Canal and Valley Railway, the creation of Cuyahoga Valley National Park and more. The audio tour will play automatically using GPS technology as the train passes through the valley. Our train departs from the Akron Northside Station headed to the Canal Visitor Center. This canal-era structure and its associated lock will give us a glimpse into the past. Feel the white oak of the whaler gates, marvel at the workings of a canal lock, and explore the exhibits that take you on a journey over 10,000 years in the making. Our next stop aboard the train is the historic Village of Peninsula to enjoy the quaint shops. We then board our coach for the ride home with memories of three fun filled days in Ohio.

Departures: Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis

 

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Cuyahoga Valley

CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILROAD

Three Days of Nonstop Fun!

July 23-25, 2012

$389.00 per person double $359.00 p.p. triple $339.00 p.p. quad. $499.00 single

Includes: Motorcoach transportation, 2 nights lodging, breakfast buffet each morning at the hotel, tour of Harry London Chocolate Factory, Dinner and admission to Northfield Park, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, Box lunch on train, Lunch and cruise on Lake Erie, taxes, baggage handling, and services of an Imperial Escort.

Our adventure to Ohio begins with a stop at Harry London Chocolate Factory. Enjoy the aroma of fine chocolate,a behind-the-scenes tour and  time for shopping after the tour. Next, we check into our hotel, the Holiday Inn Hudson, located within the beautiful setting of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The adventure continues this evening when we head to Northfield Park, one of America’s premier harness racing facilities. This will be a fun filled evening starting with dinner and then a representative from the racetrack will provide our group with a betting seminar.

Whether you want to join in the pari-mutuel wagering or you just want to watch, it is sure to be a fun filled evening at the track!

The next day, we head north to Cleveland for lunch aboard one of the largest luxury ships on Lake Erie, the Goodtime III. After lunch is, we set sail for a 2-hour narrated sightseeing cruise. Learn about the sights and history of this All-American City. Next, experience the evolution of Rock and Roll with artifacts and exhibits ranging from Jimi Hendrix’s guitars to John Lennon’s report cards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

For our last day, we’ll take a guided tour of Cuyahoga National Park. A stop at Brandywine Falls for some spectacular views of the 60-foot waterfall! Then, a train ride aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Railroad to enjoy the natural beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. You will be able to immerse yourself in the stories and sounds of the Cuyahoga Valley through the voices of the Valley audio tour. Once you put on your headset, you’ll hear tales about the earliest settlement of the valley, the coming of the Ohio & Erie Canal and Valley Railway, the creation of Cuyahoga Valley National Park and more. The audio tour will play automatically using GPS technology as the train passes through the valley. Our train departs from the Akron Northside Station headed to the Canal Visitor Center. This canal-era structure and its associated lock will give us a glimpse into the past. Feel the white oak of the whaler gates, marvel at the workings of a canal lock, and explore the exhibits that take you on a journey over 10,000 years in the making. Our next stop aboard the train is the historic Village of Peninsula to enjoy the quaint shops. We then board our coach for the ride home with memories of three fun filled days in Ohio.

Departures: Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis

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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILROAD

Three Days of Nonstop Fun!

July 23-25, 2012

$389.00 per person double $359.00 p.p. triple $339.00 p.p. quad. $499.00 single

 Includes: Motorcoach transportation, 2 nights lodging, breakfast buffet each morning at the hotel, tour of Harry London Chocolate Factory, Dinner and admission to Northfield Park, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, Box lunch on train, Lunch and cruise on Lake Erie, taxes, baggage handling, and services of an Imperial Escort.

 Our adventure to Ohio begins with a stop at Harry London Chocolate Factory. Enjoy the aroma of fine chocolate,a behind-the-scenes tour and  time for shopping after the tour. Next, we check into our hotel, the Holiday Inn Hudson, located within the beautiful setting of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The adventure continues this evening when we head to Northfield Park, one of America’s premier harness racing facilities. This will be a fun filled evening starting with dinner and then a representative from the racetrack will provide our group with a betting seminar.

Whether you want to join in the pari-mutuel wagering or you just want to watch, it is sure to be a fun filled evening at the track!

The next day, we head north to Cleveland for lunch aboard one of the largest luxury ships on Lake Erie, the Goodtime III. After lunch is, we set sail for a 2-hour narrated sightseeing cruise. Learn about the sights and history of this All-American City. Next, experience the evolution of Rock and Roll with artifacts and exhibits ranging from Jimi Hendrix’s guitars to John Lennon’s report cards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

For our last day, we’ll take a guided tour of Cuyahoga National Park. A stop at Brandywine Falls for some spectacular views of the 60-foot waterfall! Then, a train ride aboard the Cuyahoga Valley Railroad to enjoy the natural beauty of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. You will be able to immerse yourself in the stories and sounds of the Cuyahoga Valley through the voices of the Valley audio tour. Once you put on your headset, you’ll hear tales about the earliest settlement of the valley, the coming of the Ohio & Erie Canal and Valley Railway, the creation of Cuyahoga Valley National Park and more. The audio tour will play automatically using GPS technology as the train passes through the valley. Our train departs from the Akron Northside Station headed to the Canal Visitor Center. This canal-era structure and its associated lock will give us a glimpse into the past. Feel the white oak of the whaler gates, marvel at the workings of a canal lock, and explore the exhibits that take you on a journey over 10,000 years in the making. Our next stop aboard the train is the historic Village of Peninsula to enjoy the quaint shops. We then board our coach for the ride home with memories of three fun filled days in Ohio.

 Departures: Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis.

 

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Circus City Festival

Circus City Festival Peru, Indiana

    LET’S GO TO THE  

JULY 21, 2011

 $49.00 per person, adults $44.00 per child age 4-12 years old

 Includes: Transportation, ticket for circus performance, bleacher seating for Parade and Imperial Escort

 Each year approximately 250 young people, ages 7-21, and a team of adult volunteers
present 10 performances during the eight-day Circus City Festival in mid July.

The last day of the Festival (July 21st) features a Circus Parade, complete with horse drawn circus wagons, circus animals, clowns, and calliopes.  This is the longest running Circus Parade in the United States.

We have bleacher seating for the parade, which will last about 2 hours.

After the parade, there is time to visit other attractions. There is a carnival in town, with rides and many food options.

We will be attending the afternoon performance of the Circus, held in the air conditioned American Trust Circus City Center. The Circus City Museum is located in the same building and admission is free.

 You will be amazed at the abilities of these young adults. They have performed in many U.S. states and have traveled to Monte Carlo for the international circus competition, “Premiere Rampe.” Acts include Flying Trapeze, Multiple Trapeze, Aerial Ballet, High Wire,  Juggling, Balancing Bike,  Clowns, and many other circus acts.

 This trip is perfect for all ages.      Departure: Lafayette, Delphi, . Logansport

 

 

 

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Henry Ford Museum

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