Mexico’s Copper Canyon – Feb. 3 – 12 2018
The largest canyon complex in North America, a destination unlike any other! For those who love the unusual and seek adventure, the “Barranca del Cobre” is the answer. The mountain peaks are snow-capped in winter while the canyon bottom remains tropical. It’s the home of the Tarahumara Indians, the least acculturated Amerindians. Experience one of the most dramatic rail journeys in the western hemisphere, on a rail line that took 100 years to complete. Enjoy the majestic beauty of one of the world’s most unique destinations.
Las Vegas & Death Valley – March 18th – 22nd 2018
Death Valley – the hottest, driest, lowest: A superlative desert of streaming sand dunes, snow-capped mountains, multicolored rock layers, 3 million acres of wilderness. Join us for a sunny vacation in the desert!
Explore with the Spirit to Astoria – May 9th – 11th 2018
Astoria is gritty, and likes it that way. But that rustic exterior is just a cover for the many enchanting dichotomies you’ll find waiting around the corner. Here, fisherman are poets, loggers drink espresso, and Main Street welcomes both the nouveau gallery and the five n’ dime. For Astoria, it’s about character, and it’s also about characters: the people who call this place home with a passion that borders on evangelical. The skipper who challenges the same mighty river his great grandfather once fished; the artist who migrated here in search of a new palette; the hotelier who resurrected a once-bustling pier.
Music & More in Tennessee – April 9th – 14th 2018
Grab your friends for a toe-tapping experience in Tennessee… It’s contribution to American music is essential! Nashville – home to the Grand Ole Opry, it bears the nickname “Music City, U.S.A.” By the 1950s, the city’s record labels dominated with slick pop-country… Memphis – the “Birthplace of the Blues” and “Rock & Roll”… W.C. Handy wrote the first commercially successful blues song, “St. Louis Blues”, in a bar on Beale Street. In 1952, Sam Phillips started Sun Records, an early rock & roll and blues label. Among the artists were Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, and more….
Newfoundland & Labrador – June 12th – 24th 2018
Welcome to “the Far East of the Western World” full of history, culture, and eccentric character… Your journey through Newfoundland & Labrador will be inspiring… See incredible sea-birds, whales and immense icebergs. Learn about the history of Vikings and world heritage sites… Experience the streets of St John’s and the grand coastal views of the Atlantic Ocean it’s known for. Join us on a journey that will uplift your spirits in “the Far East of the Western World”!