Day Trips



New Beginning Tours


44 Roberts Road Clark, NJ 07066

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Bird in Hand Dinner and Show
Live Musical:  Stolen

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - Lv:  9:00 AM


A small Pennsylvania town is shaken when Zack Fisher, the infant son of a prominent Amish family, is kidnapped. Accusations fly. Although everyone comes under suspicion, the case goes cold. Zack*s sister Naomi, who was supposed to be watching him, blames herself for the next 20 years * then takes matters into her own hands. Packed with a cast of interesting and complex characters, including a quirky, noir-style detective and an amateur Amish sleuth, this musical mystery tells a moving story about learning to forgive yourself.  If faith, family and self-forgiveness matter to you, Stolen will steal your heart.  Included is their wonderful smorgasbord.


COST:  $102

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AMISH FARMLANDS TOUR
w/ Lunch at Plain & Fancy

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - Lv:  9:00 AM


Our tour will start at the a one of a kind special effect story about what it mean to be Amish called "Jacobs Choice".  Then a local guide will board the bus and take us on a back road farmlands tour.  We will learn about their schools, their life and their church.  We will be stopping at an Amish farm, craft and quilt barn, local bakery and much more.  Our tour will end at the Plain & Fancy Restaurant for a typical family style dinner.


COST:  $89 - sold out

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LAKOTA WOLF PRESERVE &
AMERICAN CANDLE
 with Lunch at the Stroudmoor Inn  

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - Lv:  8:30 AM


Enjoy a scenic walk through the Lakota Wolf Preserve observing the many forms of local wildlife along the way. Upon arrival at the Preserve you will be invited to the observation area, in the center of four packs of wolves. During our informal talks with the people who raised and care for the wolves you will learn about the social structure of wolf packs, their eating habits, their interaction with man and many other interesting facts.  While in the observation area you will be able to watch the wolves play, interact with each other and maybe even hear them howl.  Afterwards, we will have lunch at the Stroudsmoor Inn with choice of 1)  Chicken Bianco Vino (mushroom sauce) or 2)  Pasta Prima Vera. If no choice is made, Chicken will be given.  Before heading home we will stop at American Candle Co. .  


COST:
Subscribers:  $88 - sold out
Non Subscribers:  $90

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ATLANTIC CULINARY COLLEGE 
with Lunch at Careme's  & RESORTS CASINO

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Lv:  9:30 AM


We will first have a wondersful 3 course luncheaon with choices of:  1)  Grilled Chicken Breast, 2) Steamed Mussels, 3)  Bistro Filet or 4) House-made Ravioli at Careme's in the Academy of Culinary Arts, Mays Landing, NJ.  All prepared & served by 3rd semester students!  And then we will go to Resorts Casino for 4hours to try our luck with their $25 slot dollars.  Please make lunch choice.  If one is not made, Chicken will be given.


COST:
Subscribers:  $65
Non Subscribers:  $68
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Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - Lv 10:00 AM

Craftspeople gather to show their wares and demonstrate their skills.  Sample strawberry fritters cooked over an open fire.  Enjoy a variety of strawberry treats including chocolate dipped strawberries, assorted pastries, strawberry shortcake, strawberry jam & strawberry fritters. Live music, shows and pie-eating contests add to the festivities  of this traditional spring celebration!  Also enjoy the 75 boutique & specialty shops of Peddler's Village and the outlet stores across the street!  


COST:  $49 - sold out

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CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL
includes Dinner at Joy Tsin Lau Restaurant

Monday,  May 13, 2019 - Lv:  4:00 PM


Join us as we celebrate the Year of the Pig in Philadelphia.  In addition to marveling at 30 larger-than-life illuminated lanterns, festival attendees will enjoy authentic cultural stage performances, including acrobats, dancers, and the fan-favorite face changer. Enjoy two 30-minute stage performances nightly as part of your admission!  You can dine on Asian cuisine and American favorites, drink a toast at the Dragon Beer Garden, and shop for Chinese folk artists* crafts created on site*all inside the festival grounds.  Leave time to play a round of Philly Mini Golf and ride the Parx Liberty Carousel   There will also be time to walk around Chinatown.  Your eyes will be amazed at all the marvels which await you.  Dinner includes soup, beef, chicken, shrimp and vegetarian entrees along with fried rice and lo mein.


COST:  $98 - sold out

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OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre - Hampton, NJ
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - Lv.:  1:30  PM


Emmy Award winning actor Bruce Weitz, best known for his seven-year run playing undercover cop Sgt. Mick Belker on the groundbreaking television classic, "Hill Street Blues," will be appearing in "Over The River and Through the Woods" this Spring! Nick, a young, carefree, single Italian-American guy from New Jersey, sees both sets of his grandparents every Sunday for dinner. This routine continues like clockwork until he's offered a dream job on the West Coast that will take him away from his beloved, but annoying, grandparents. The news of his new job doesn*t go over well with his elders, and the stage is set for a series of schemes on their part to keep Nick from moving across the country. Plans are hatched while games are played throughout *Over The River and Through The Woods,* resulting in a hilarious family friendly comedy of epic proportions.   Also included is their wonderful dinner and dessert buffet.


COST:  $106


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OVATION
at the American Music Theater
with Lunch at Shady Maple

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - Lv:  9:30 AM


From Classical to Pop, the AMT cast and orchestra lead audiences on an unforgettable musical journey, all live on stage! Featuring classic tributes to a myriad of music legends like Rosemary Clooney, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald, coupled with modern pop greats such as Michael Bubl*, Adele, Josh Groban, and Whitney Houston, Ovation promises a joy-filled experience for every generation!  Along the way, the AMT singers and dancers will bring dazzling moments to life in a truly awe-inspiring musical experience not to be missed!


COST: $99 - sold out

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SANDS CASINO w/Sunday Brunch at Hotel Bethlehem 

Sunday, May 26, 2019 - Lv:  9:30 AM
 Package:  $25 Slot Dollars


Sundays Musical Brunch combines live music with a splendid buffet array.  The robust buffet is complemented by live musicians featuring harpsichord, harp, piano, jazz duos or even bagpipes for our Celtic Brunch. Whether you desire made-to-order omelets or waffles, the carving station of roasted meats, fresh seafood or luscious desserts, there is something for everyone. Sunday Musical Brunch has been voted * top 100 Brunches in the Country by Open Table.  Afterwards, we will head over to the Sands casino where we will have free time for gambling or shopping in their outlet stores.


COST:  $90 - sold out

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GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE
& Lunch at Rat's Restaurant

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - Lv:  10:00 AM


Nestled in the heart of central New Jersey lies Grounds For Sculpture, a magical place where art and nature are always at play. At its core are more than 270 sculptures by renowned and emerging contemporary artists, each thoughtfully positioned on meticulously landscaped parkland full of thousands of exotic trees and flowers. It is a feast for the senses.  We will have a guided one hour walking tour followed by lunch at Rat's Restaurant.  Please make lunch choice:  1) Roasted Chicken or 2) Salmon.  If no choice is made, chicken will be given.


COST:  $108

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HIGH LINE PARK SUNSET TOUR
with Dinner at Buca Di Beppo

Friday, June 14, 2019 - Lv: 3:00 PM


First we will enjoy a wonderful family style meal at Buca Di Beppo.  Then,our guide will take on a leisurely stroll of the entire 1.45 miles of this enchanting garden wonderland as it transforms into an especially magical place as the sun slowly begins to fade!  You will marvel at the stunning new architecture now embracing the High Line and of the celebrities who live there.  The artwork, horticulture and architectural in and around the high line are ever changing and have changed greatly, even over the past few months. the tour crescendos with a viewing surprise; an exciting, new and breathtaking park highlight that will take your breath away!


COST:  $93 - sold out

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BARBECUE  IN  THE  GROVE 

includes Beer, Wine & Soda, Also includes:   $30 Slot Play Bonus
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - Lv. 9:30 AM


Delaware Park is the ultimate entertainment experience in the Delaware Valley.  Play your favorite coin-operated and video SLOTS in plush Victorian style.  And, of course, enjoy the grand sport of live thoroughbred racing at one of America's most beautiful racetracks!  We'll enjoy a "Barbecue in the Grove".  The "grove" is a picnic area enclosed in a "white open air tent" located in the "paddock" area with an excellent view of the race track & finish line.  Enjoy fresh air, good food, and good times!  The menu will be:Texas-style Ribs, Barbecue Chicken Breast, Half-pound Sirloin Burgers, Hot-Dogs, Chef's  Baked Beans, Watermelon, etc. Beer, Wine & Pepsi products.   *  IMPORTANT:   Please include, everyones full name, address and birthdate  


COST: $95 - sold out

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CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL
with dinner at traditional Chinese Restaurant

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - Lv:  4:00 PM


Join us as we celebrate the Year of the Pig in Philadelphia with giant larger than life sculptures of 1,500 individual artworks including 15,000 LED bulbs.  See a 200 foot Chinese Phoenix, walk through a Dragon Tunnel, see mythological creatures in vibrant colors, etc.  You will also get to see authentic cultural performances like face-changing plates, plate spinning and acrobatic acts.  You can dine on Asian cuisine and American favorites, drink a toast at the Dragon Beer Garden, and shop for Chinese folk artists* crafts created on site*all inside the festival grounds.  There will also be a short walk around Chinatown.  Dinner includes:  soup, beef, chicken, shrimp and vegetarian entree along with fried rice & lo mein.


COST:  $97

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QUEENS OF PURE COUNTRY

At Hunterdon Hills Playhouse
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - Lv:  10:00 AM


Josie Waverly takes the Playhouse stage once again in a tribute to country music*s legendary ladies! Featuring hits from country greats from yesterday and today, *Queens of Pure Country* showcases the music of artists such as Patsy Cline, Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton, Dottie West, Barbara Mandrell, and Reba McEntire. Complete with authentic costume changes, Ms. Waverly captures each hit song with the style and poise that has earned her the title, *New York State*s Queen of Country Music.* Don*t miss this blockbuster country music event!  Also included is their wonderful lunch and dessert bar.!


COST:  $99

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GREEN DRAGON FLEA MARKET
with late lunch at Shady Maple 

Friday, June 28, 2019 - Lv:  8:15 AM


Located on a 30 acre site in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Green Dragon Market has grown to be one of the largest Flea Market & Farmers Markets in the area. The market offers visitors the choice of shopping indoors or outdoors. With 7 large market buildings and many other smaller shops, the Green Dragon merchants offer everything from "soup to nuts".  After spending approx. 3 hours at the Green Dragon, we will head over to Shady Maple for their fabulous smorgasbord.  After lunch, there will be time for for shopping at the gift shop at Shady Maple before heading home.


COST
Subscriber:  $67
Non-Subscriber:  $69

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LIVE THOROUGHBRED RACING 
at Monmouth Park 

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - Lv:  10:45 AM

We will be in the Turf Club with large window wall facing the track.  If the weather is beautiful, you can step right outside where seats are available to watch the racing.  There will be our own private betting area and restrooms.  A full hot and cold buffet will be available all day for your enjoyment.  Return approx. 5 PM  Note:  No jeans or shorts allowed 


COST:  $92

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MAMMA MIA

at The Bucks County Playhouse
Sunday, July 7, 2019 - Lv:  10:30 AM


The Big Broadway Musical:  Donna, an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter's wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie, the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother's past in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day.  Come and enjoy the music we all love!  Also includes a sit down lunch.  


COST:  $115

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Spirit of Philadelphia Bingo Lunch Cruise
& Sugar House Casino

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - Lv:  9:30 AM


We will start our day with a wonderful buffet lunch aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia as we set sail for our 2 hour cruise along the Delaware River.  We will get to see Philadelphia from another angle while enjoying the skyline views.   During this time, we will play a little Bingo (for small prizes) and enjoy music and dance with their DJ until time to depart.  Afterwards we will go over to Sugar House Casino for 3 hours of gambling fun with $20 Slot Dollars.


COST:  $95

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WINTERTHUR
Museum, Garden & Library
featuring COSTUMING THE CROWN

Saturday, JULY 13, 2019 - Lv: 8:30 AM 


We will have a guided tour of Winterthur which was founded by Henry Francis du Pont.  Winterthur is the premier museum of American decorative arts, reflecting both early America and the du Pont family*s life here. Its 60-acre naturalistic garden is among the country*s best, and its research library serves scholars from around the world.  We will also have a tram tour of the gardens. Costuming THE CROWN, From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth*s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret*s wedding dress, from the majesty of royal crowns and tiaras to the comfort of clothes worn in private family moments, Costuming THE CROWN will feature 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Emmy* award-winning Netflix series, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.  We will receive a $16 voucher to use towards lunch at the Garden Cafe. 


COST:  $80

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ON YOUR FEET

The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Story
At the Westchester Broadway Dinner Theater
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - Lv:  10:00 AM


From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.  From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.  Inlcudes their wonderful lunch.


COST:  $104

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I Do!  I Do!

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre - Hampton, NJ
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - Lv:  10:00 AM 


Broadway legend Andrea McArdle, who originated the title role in the mega musical "Annie," along with platinum recording artist and Broadway star Rex Smith, whose Broadway credits include "Grease," "Sunset Boulevard" and "Kiss Me Kate," will star in our Summer Musical, "I Do! I Do!" The story of a marriage is at the center of Tom Jones' Tony Award winning musical*an intimate, nostalgic and funny work by the authors of "The Fantastiks." The show begins with Michael and Agnes on their wedding day and traces their life together over a period of 50 years. In that time we watch them go through their wedding night jitters, raise a family, quarrel, reconcile, negotiate mid-life crises and more, all lovingly to the strains of a tuneful charming score which includes the standard "My Cup Runneth Over." This show will sell out quickly, so book soon!.   Dinner is included along with their unlimited Dessert Bar.  


COST:  $105

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HINDENBURG CRASH SITE TOUR &
ASBURY PARK BOARDWALK W/SHOPPING AT OCEAN GROVE with Lunch at Three B's Restaurant

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - Lv:  9:00 AM


Join us as we enter the Join Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to visit the crash site of the greatest air disaster of the 20th Century. This tour will take us to the memorial for the victims, the zeppelin hanger, a church named in honor of thise lost, and a museum where you will find various artifacts and a replica of the gondola made for the 1975 film.  After our 2 hour tour, we will have lunch where you wil have a choice of 1)  Salmon Provenciale, 2) Chicken Francese, 3) Beef tip Marsala or 4) Tortellini Alfredo.  Then, we are off to Ocean Grove for some free time for shopping before taking a historic walking tour on the boardwalk.  PLEASE NOTE:  We will be entering an active US military base and we have to submit all names in advance, so space is limited.  US citizens ID required.


COST:  $94

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CAPE MAY & SUNSET DOLPHIN CRUISE
with Lunch at the Lobster House

Sunday, August 4, 2019 - Lv 9:30 AM


We'll arrive in Cape May and our first stop will be lunch at the Lobster House.  Choose lunch entree:  
1)  Chicken Francaise   2)  Crab Cakes  3)  Fisherman's Wharf Platter (Scallops, shrimp, flounder, stuffed clam & crab cake).  There will be time after lunch to browse and shop.  At 6:30 PM we board our boat for the Sunset Dolphin Watch.  See bottlenosed dolphins and over 20 historic sites as we sail completely around Cape May.  Enjoy sunset & twilight over Delaware Bay!   (Return approx 11:30 PM)   Please make lunch choice.  If no choice is made, Chicken will be given.  


COST:  $110

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TASTE OF FIRE ISLAND
National Seashore Ocean beach with lunch at Maguire's

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - Lv:  8:00 AM


First enjoy a scenic boat ride to Fire Island.  Ocean Beach is nestled between the wide expanses of the Atlantic Ocean providing cooling ocean breezes.  This area is considered the hub of Western Fire Island.  Here we will have lunch and time to shop and browse.  Please choose lunch and mark below:  1)  Fish & Chips, 2) All American Burger or 3) Marinated Chicken Sandwich.  This is certainly going to be a new experience and fun filled day.  There will be some time to sit on the beach and maybe put your feet in the water. (please note that there are not any showers for changing).  If no lunch choice is made, chicken will be given.


COST:  $115

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Mike Byrnes All Star Production presents:
SIR ROD STEWART TRIBUTE

held at Li Greci's Staaten in Station Island, NY
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - Lv:  10:30 AM


Tommy Edwards - The ultimate "Sir Rod" performer will thrill you with the vocal styling and moves of the "Knighted One" himself.  You'll dance and sing along to this upbeat entertainer as if Rod was in the room!  Of course we'll also have the "All Star Musicians" and Comedian.  Complete luncheon:  Choose at restaurant:  1)  Chicken Bruschetta  2)  Sirloin of Beef  3) Glazed Salmon.  One hour open bar.  Ret. approx. 4:30 PM


COST:  $95