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Southern Indiana

Southern Indiana

Historic Corydon, Horseshoe Casino
Breakfast & Dinner

August 30-31, 2012

$139.00 per person double occupancy , $129.00 per person triple, $199-single

Includes: Transportation, overnight accommodations at the Horseshoe Casino, taxes, Dinner & Breakfast at the Paula Deen Buffet, luggage handling and Imperial Escort

The journey begins with a stop in Historic Corydon, Indiana’s original state capitol. Visit Zimmerman Art Glass Factory for a demonstration of hand-blown art glass. Enjoy some wine tasting at Best Vineyards.

 The Horseshoe Southern Indiana is a premiere casino destination offering a winning combination of excitement, great dining and luxurious accommodations. Enjoy over 100 World-Class table games and nearly 2000 the hottest slots in this 90,000 square foot casino nestled in scenic Southern Indiana.

  Enjoy dinner at the Paula Deen Buffet located at the Horseshoe. This new cutting-edge restaurant features the Queen of Southern Cuisine’s down-home recipes. You’ll be treated to mouth watering temptations including a variety of Paula’s favorite dishes. The restaurant layout itself is a must see. You’ll also enjoy breakfast at the restaurant the next morning.

 Visit Paula Deen Gift Shop. You will find a variety of Paula’s favorite things, including cookbooks to cooking supplies.


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Dells,Doors, and Michigan Shores

                                  DELLS, DOORS, MICHIGAN SHORES          

                  AUGUST 27 – 30, 2012

$599.00 per person double    $579.00 pp triple    $559.00 pp quad     $759.00  single

Includes roundtrip motor coach transportation, (3) nights lodging, SS Badger Car Ferry Lake Michigan Cruise Crossing (3) Continental Breakfasts, (1) lunch, (2) dinners, admissions per itinerary, step on guided tour of Door County and an Imperial escort.

                                                              This sensational summer getaway introduces you to our Beautiful Northern neighbors.

 DAY ONE is so much fun, as we frolic along the coast of Michigan. First stop, SOUTH HAVEN. South Haven is a quaint port city with many unique shops and attractions.  After this cozy introduction to Michigan, it is off for more adventure along the shore in SAUGATUCK, a stress free retreat where you can relax and unwind. This small coastal town is just what the doctor ordered. Enough adventure to stimulate the body and an essence that will ease the mind. This no rush, no fuss destination is truly one of a kind.  This evening we retire in LUDINGTON,MICHIGAN after a satisfying Buffet dinner.

DAY TWO : After breakfast, Tis off to the sea aboard the mighty SS BADGER. The badger has sailed Lake Michigan for more than 50 years. Set yourself back to the late fifties, as you sail aboard a great piece of history that once reigned as “QUEEN OF THE LAKES”. There are many amenities on board such as bingo, movie and television lounge, bar, snack bar, shops, tour the ship or just sit on deck and take in the view.  Land Ho, we arrive in Wisconsin. We will begin our journey to the beautiful DOOR COUNTY.  This evening we will settle in the spectacular, STURGEON BAY.

DAY THREE there is so much to see. Today, we will meet a step on guide in Bailey’s Harbor for a guided tour of Door County. Stops include a winery, a roadside market and the Bjorklunden Chapel. We will stop for lunch at the famous AL JOHNSON’S.

Al Johnson’s is home of the Swedish Pancakes and thatched roofs with goats a grazing.  Our tour ends back in the beauty of Bailey’s Harbor. We close the Door with a flaming farewell FISH BOIL, a fiery feast of fresh fish, a flavorful favorite!!
 DAY FOUR has yet more fun in store. We are on our way to the Wisconsin Dells. You will have free time to explore one of the country’s top vacation spots. They offer something for everyone; history,parks, ducks, sightseeing, you name it, they got it.


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West Virginia Train Adventure

West Virginia Train Adventure   August 23-26, 2012

 $689.00 per person double   $649.00 p.p. triple    $629.00 p.p. quad.    $859.00 single

 Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night lodging, admission per itinerary, 8 meals (3-Breakfast, 2-lunch, 3-Dinners), taxes, baggage handling, and Imperial escort.

We start our adventure with a stop at HARTSTONE POTTERY located just outside of Zanesville, Ohio. Learn the history of pottery and take a production tour of their facilities. Enjoy the skill of the talented craftsmen as they produce hand-painted stoneware.

This evening we take a ride on THE VALLEY GEM, an authentic sternwheeler for a scenic cruise into the Muskingum Valley. Enjoy dinner and the beautiful views!

 The next day we travel to the NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY in Green Bank, West Virginia. Scientists from all over the world come here to study planets, comets, quasars and galaxies. See the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope, as we take a fascinating tour of this facility.

Next, we take a ride on the CASS SCENIC RAILROAD. We are transported back in time to the era of steam-driven locomotive. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the vast wilderness.

 On our third day we’ll ride  one of the rarest steam locomotives in existence.
THE DURBIN ROCKET TRAIN is powered by a rare steam locomotive, Old #3, one of only three operating Climax geared logging locomotives on earth. Ride in an authentic 1920-era coach and vintage wooden caboose behind #3 as she puffs and whistles her way along the free-flowing Greenbrier River in Northern Pocahontas County. Enjoy a box lunch and the beautiful river and mountain views of the Monongahela National Forest.
We then travel by motorcoach to Cheat Bridge where we board our next train, THE CHEAT MOUNTAIN SALAMANDER. Travel the unspoiled mountain scenery passing through an 1,800-foot long tunnel built on an “S” curve and make a stop at the inspirational

Dinner tonight is included at the Railroad Restaurant Buffet.
Afterwards, we head to the AMERICAN MOUNTAIN THEATER for some Branson Quality Entertainment. The cast of professional performers will keep your toes tapping, hands clapping and laughter ringing throughout the show.

Join us for an unforgettable adventure in beautiful West Virginia!

 Departure: Lafayette, Lebanon, Indianapolis

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White Sox host Yankees



  Includes ticket to the game, transportation and Imperial Escort

 Depart Lafayette at 3:00 p.m. for this night game



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Cincinnati Sports GetAWay

Cincinnati Sports Get-a-way

 August 19-20, 2012

$129.00 per person double $169.00 single

Includes: Overnight accommodations, lower level field box seats for the game, unlimited     gaming, a dinner and breakfast buffet.

 Enjoy a fun filled two days with casino and baseball action.
Travel to Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati as the Reds host the Cubs.

After the game you will overnight at Grand Victoria Casino in Rising Sun, Indiana.



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Nascar Michigan 400

August 19, 2012

$99.00 per person

 Includes: Motorcoach transportation, Race Ticket and Imperial Escort.

 Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is the Great Escape, where NASCAR fans can get away and enjoy the very best in racing. Let Imperial take care of the driving on this exciting one-day trip to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race. Whether you’re a die hard NASCAR fan or just looking for an exciting one-day getaway, you won’t want to miss this incredible day at the track!

 This tour requires a $50.00 deposit at time of reservation and is nonrefundable unless space is resold.

 Departure from Lafayette     Additional pickups en route may be arranged.


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Chicago Air and Water Show

August 18, 2012

$39.00 per person

Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation and Imperial Escort

   The 54th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the largest and longest running events of its kind in the US. 

Enjoy aviations finest civilian and military pilots as they thrill millions along Chicago’s Lakefront! 

Some of the performances in the past have included the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the
U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights.

Why not start a new summertime tradition and join us for this spectacular event!

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Beef & Boards Present



August 15, 2012
$59.50 per person

Includes: Transportation, buffet lunch, great seats for the show and Imperial Escort

Nunsense begins when the Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia, has accidentally
poisoned 52 of the sisters.

In dire need of funds for the burials, the sisters decide that the best way to raise the money is to put on a variety show.
So they take over the school auditorium, which is currently set up for the eighth grade production of “Grease.”

The fun begins and you’ll see why this whacky musical ran 10 years on Broadway!

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New York, New York


August 14-19, 2012

$1,089.00. per person double   $969.00 p.p.Triple    $889.00 p. p.   Quad. $1,619.00 Single

 Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 nights lodging, 3 meals (2 breakfasts and 1 dinner), admissions per itinerary, taxes and Imperial escort. A Broadway Show Option will be available for an additional charge.

“Start Spreading the News”…. Imperial is traveling to New York City!

Capture New York by land at the Empire State Building and by sea on a Harbor Lights Cruise.
A local Guide will join us for a Tour including Lincoln Center, a walk in Central Park, Harlem, Fifth Avenue, St. Patrick’s Cathedral,Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Grand Central Terminal, United Nations, Garment District, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy,Chinatown, Wall Street District, and World Trade Center site.

Visit one of AMERICA’S most known landmarks, The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Tour  the NBC Studios.

On our way home, we will make a stop at the Flight 93 National Memorial.

Join Imperial as we Discover the Best of the Big Apple.

 Departures: Lafayette , Lebanon , Indianapolis



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