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                                                                                           Riverside Resort – Laughlin, Nevada
                                                                                        Friday - Monday, May 25 - 28, 2018
                                                                                                *** Fly Out of South Bend ***

                                           

Spend 4 days/3 nights in beautiful Laughlin, Nevada trying your luck at a bit of gaming. There are so many things to do in Laughlin during your spare time. Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort houses a 6-theatre complex showing current movies, a dance hall, arcade, 2 car museums, and many restaurants and lounges. You can walk down the boardwalk or take a water taxi to the other casinos, or take a narrated cruise down the Colorado River. There is also a superb jet boat ride to Lake Havasu and the London Bridge. Or you can book a tour to Kingman and Oatman, Nevada, or one to the Grand Canyon. There’s plenty to do in the area other than gaming. Catholic church services are held twice on Saturday and once on Sunday. A Methodist church service is held on Sunday. This is a round-trip flight on Sun Country Airlines out of South Bend. Departure and return times are not yet available. Please call with your full name as it appears on your picture ID, address, phone number, birth date, smoking or non-smoking room. 

$369.00 per person/double occupancy 
$419.00 single


Package includes: Round trip air out of South Bend, hotel lodging at Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino, transfers to and from the airport in Laughlin 

Reservations cannot be held without full payment




Spirit of Peoria Riverboat Cruise
May 20 - 24, 2018

Cruise from Peoria, IL to St. Louis, MO on this relaxing three-day, two-night cruise, plus 2 nights at Par-a-Dice Casino in Peoria, Illinois, Cruise includes all-you-can-eat buffet meals—including the chef’s prime rib dinner—and live entertainment, such as live singing, guitar, banjo, and ragtime piano, storytelling, calliope playing, historical information, and wildlife sightings. Lodging is provided at various points along the river. Experience the slower pace of life with three peaceful days of cruising the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers!

Day 1, May 20: We travel to Peoria, Illinois for an overnight stay at the 4-deck riverboat Par-A-Dice Casino & Hotel. You will receive a dinner buffet and have the remainder of the day for free time to play in the casino.

Day 2, May 21: We will be transported to the Spirit of Peoria Landing. First on the agenda is a hot breakfast buffet aboard the Spirit of Peoria. We will start our travels through the Peoria Lock & Dam before live piano, vocal, guitar & banjo music and professional Riverlore begins. Lunch will consist of a “Build your own sandwich” buffet. Enjoy the live entertainment or take in the beautiful scenery along the way. A wine and cheese reception is offered mid-afternoon. Then a hot dinner buffet aboard he boat before our arrival at Meredosia Landing. We will then be transported to Springfield, Illinois for the night with room accommodations at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel. 

Day 3, May 22: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before being transported to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum – a fabulous Smithsonian quality museum - where you will spend 2 hours exploring. Then it’s back onto the Spirit of Peoria to enjoy a hot lunch buffet and take in the live entertainment. There will be a late afternoon snack on board. Stand along the railing and take in the beauty of and along the river while the entertainment continues. Dinner is served on board the Spirit of Peoria. In the evening, we arrive in Grafton and check into Pere Marquet te Lodge and Conference Center for a good night’s rest. 

Day 4, May 23: Breakfast is served at the lodge prior to being transported back to the Spirit of Peoria for our departure to St. Louis. Live entertainment again onboard the boat. We will travel through the lock at Melvin Price Lock & Dam. A hot lunch buffet will be served onboard. We travel through another lock at Lock & Dam #27 before landing at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, where you will have free time to visit the Gateway Arch or wander downtown St. Louis. We then board motorcoaches for our return to Peoria at the riverfront landing. Our motorcoach will meet us at the landing to transport us back to Par-A-Dice Casino & Hotel for the evening.

                                                                               

Day 5, May 24: Enjoy breakfast at Par-A-Dice and a bit of free time before our departure. On the way home, we will stop at Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch for a true reindeer experience and entertainment. You might even be able to kiss a reindeer! A chuckwagon lunch will be served complete with tin plates and cowboy checkered napkins while we enjoy a stage performance. We then head for home with a variety of unique experiences to check off our bucket list.





 


$997.00 per person/double occupancy
$1,212.00 per person/single occupancy


$200.00 deposit with booking
Final payment due: April 10, 2018

Includes:  Riverboat cruise, 4 nights room accommodations, all meals while on the cruise, 2 dinners at Par-A-Dice, Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum, Hardy's Reindeer Ranch with chuckwagon lunch, motorcoach transportation, and driver tip.

 

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  Riverside Resort – Laughlin, Nevada
Thursday-Sunday, July 19-22, 2018
      *** Fly Out of South Bend ***

Spend 4 days/3 nights in beautiful Laughlin, Nevada trying your luck at a bit of gaming. There are so many things to do in Laughlin during your spare time. Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort houses a 6-theatre complex showing current movies, a dance hall, arcade, 2 car museums, and many restaurants and lounges. You can walk down the boardwalk or take a water taxi to the other casinos, or take a narrated cruise down the Colorado River. There is also a superb jet boat ride to Lake Havasu and the London Bridge. Or you can book a tour to Kingman and Oatman, Nevada, or one to the Grand Canyon. There’s plenty to do in the area other than gaming. Catholic church services are held twice on Saturday and once on Sunday. A Methodist church service is held on Sunday. This is a round-trip flight on Sun Country Airlines out of South Bend. Departure and return times are not yet available. Please call with your full name as it appears on your picture ID, address, phone number, birth date, smoking or non-smoking room. 

$349.00 per person/double occupancy 
$399.00 single


Package includes: Round trip air out of South Bend, hotel lodging at Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino, transfers to and from the airport in Laughlin 

Reservations cannot be held without full payment

 

 

Atlantic City, Pittsburgh, and Cubs vs Pirates
August 13 – 18, 2018

We did this tour a few years ago (minus the Cubs game) and everyone loved it.  You may not think of Pittsburgh as a destination, but it's a beautiful city filled with lots to do!  Of course, the Atlantic City Boardwalk is exciting.  

Day 1:  Overnight at Best Western Premier Central Hotel, Pittsburgh.  Dinner included at the hotel.  Prior to dinner, you may go to the bar area for a relaxing drink prior to dinner (on your own). 

 

 

 

Day 2:  Breakfast at hotel.  Explore Hershey Park Visitors Center before heading to Atlantic City.  You can ride the cars that take you through an area of animations and videos which explain how Hershey was "born" and how candy is made.  Of course, they have a great gift shop.

Late afternoon/early evening, we enjoy a relaxing narrated Happy Hour Cruise in Atlantic City.  Overnight at Resorts Casino & Hotel in Atlantic City (Located on the Boardwalk).

 

 


Day 3:  Breakfast at the hotel included.  Free day to yourself to explore the other casinos, eateries, shops, or maybe rent an umbrella and sit on the beach.  

Day 4:  Breakfast included at the hotel with a late morning departure.  We attend an evening Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates game in Pittsburgh.  You will receive a $10 concession coupon included with your ticket.  We overnight at Hampton Inn – Pittsburgh-Greentree. 

 


Day 5:  Breakfast at the hotel included.  We board the Duquesne Incline to the top of Mt Washington, with lunch at Coal Hill Restaurant overlooking a breathtaking view of Pittsburgh.  

  

 


Upon arriving at the bottom of Mt. Washington, we head to Station Square for a narrated Just Ducky Tour of the city of Pittsburgh, with free time at Station Square (dinner on your own).   If you have never been on a Ducky Tour, it's a fun narrated tour of the city, ending with a splash and little "cruise" on the water.  Overnight back at Hampton Inn, Pittsburgh-Greentree.

 

  Day 6:  Breakfast at the hotel.  Depart for home.                       

Walk Rate = 3

$1,029.00 per person/double occupancy
Single rate available upon request

Includes:  5 night room accommodations, 5 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, $10 concession credit, 2 - $30 meal credit at Resorts, 2 - $5 meal credit at Resorts, $25 in slot play, Happy Hour Cruise, Cubs s Pirates game, Duquesne Incline, Just Ducky Tour, motor coach transportation, and driver tip.

$300.00 deposit with booking
Final Payment Due:  July 3, 2018
Cancellation Policy:  Refundable prior to July 3, 2018
 

 

 

Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & the Smoky Mountains
October 14 – 17, 2018

If you have not been to Pigeon Forge for several years, you will be amazed at the changes that have taken place – New attractions, restaurants, hotels, shows, and The Island.  It’s eye-popping!

Day 1:  We travel to Gatlinburg, Tennessee and check in at the Black Fox Lodge before dinner at the Applewood Restaurant.  After returning to the hotel, you are free to explore the Pigeon Forge area, which is a short distance from the hotel.

Day 2:  Breakfast at our hotel before meeting our step-on guide for a tour through the Smoky Mountains.  (We have requested Boo Boo again).  The scenery is breathtaking and you will see why they have been named the Smokys.  There will be a stop mid-way at Sugarlands Visitor Center with a nice gift shop and bathroom facilities.  You can stand at the top with one foot in North Carolina and one foot in Tennessee.  

 

We then head back down through the Smokys and stop in Gatlinburg for a tasting at the Ole Smoky Mountain Moonshine Distillery.  You will be free to have lunch on your own and explore the Gatlinburg area.  Dinner tonight will be at the old Mill Restaurant before heading to the Smoky Mountain Opry show.

Day 3:  Breakfast at the hotel before departing for The Island.  The Island is packed with attractions, shops, a Ferris wheel, and restaurants (including Paula Deen’s, Jimmy Buffet’s, an escape room, and much more.  You could spend th day on The Island and not visit it all.  We return to the hotel to drop our guide and freshen up for the Darren Romeo – Magic Beyond Belief matinee show.  We then hop over to the Titanic Museum – an outstanding museum housed in a partial replica of the Titanic – featuring artifacts which have been recovered from the ship.  It even features the famous staircase.  We return to the hotel for the evening and a pizza buffet.

Day 4:  Breakfast at the hotel before departing for home.     

Walk Rate = 3

$699.00 per person/double occupancy                                        
$967.00 single

Includes:  3-nights room accommodations, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners, Smoky Mountain/Gatlinburg tour with Moonshine tasting, Smoky Mountain Opry, Darren Romeo show, The Island, The Titanic museum, motor coach transportation, and driver tip.

Deposit:  $200.00 per person
Final Payment Due:  September 4, 2018

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Frankenmuth Christmas Treasures
November 27 – 28, 2018

We are returning to Frankenmuth, Michigan for one of our favorite Christmas trips with room accommodations at Zehnder’s Splash Village. Included this year will be a wine tasting at St. Julian’s,   

 


Our dinner show this year will feature New Odyssey, the group which has proved to be one of our favorites.  New Odyssey will be retiring, so this is your last chance to enjoy their music, entertainment, and antics after indulging in Zehnder’s delicious chicken dinner served family style.  We will also visit Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderderland with eye-popping ornaments and Christmas decorations.              

Walk Rate = 2

$234.00 per person/double occupancy             
$282.00 single

Includes: Room accommodations, breakfast, St. Julian’s wine tasting, dinner show, motor coach transportation, & driver tip

Deposit:  $50.00 per person
Final Payment Due:  October 17, 2018
 

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