Sunday, October 13, 2019 - Lv: 10:15 AM
Before the tour, we will have an elegant buffet brunch at the Thayer Hotel which will include salads, muffins, bagels, eggs, Frittata Potatoes, breakfast meats, chicken & pasta, dessert, coffee and tea. West Point is a federal military reservation located north of the village of Highland Falls in NY. This tour is a combined bus and walking tour with a local guide who will tell us the story of West Point, its role in the Revolution, its famous history along with stories about graduates who shaped our nation. We will also visit the cemetary. The mission of the West Point Post Cemetery is to deliver the FINAL SALUTE to those members of the US Corps of Cadets, its Faculty, Staff and those West Point Graduates who have dedicated their lives in the service of this nation.
held at Li Greci's Staaten in Staten Island, NY
Monday, October 14, 2019 - Lv: 10:30 AM
Lisa Sherman - NY & NJ's most dynamic Jewish-American Diva will be performing music of you all time favorite artists such as: Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler, Fanny Brice, Carole King, Edie Gormet and more. You will also enjoy a hilarious comedian plus the Allstar Show Band. Complete luncheon: Choose at restaurant: 1) Pot Roast 2) Chicken Marsala 3) Salmon with Dill Sauce. One hour open bar. Ret. approx. 4:30 PM
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - Lv: 8:45 AM
Go behind the scenes of the Showplace of the Nation! Explore the history and beauty of Radio City Music Hall and discover art deco masterpieces including the palatial 60-foot high foyer and visit Radio City*s secret apartment The Roxy Suite. Plus, complete your tour by meeting a Radio City Rockette. After the first tour, we will enjoy a wonderful lunch at John's of Times Square for an Italian Buffet featuring Fried Calamari, Salad, Pizza, Pasta and Chicken Parmigianna and of course mini cannoli's fo dessert. Then, we are off to Madison Square Garden. One of the most famous sports and music venues in the world, Madison Square Garden All Access Tour gives you the insider scoop on this legendary arena. We will explore exclusive VIP areas of this state-of-the-art arena and commemorate over 130 years of legendary Garden history. The tour includes the Defining Moments exhibit, featuring the 20 most iconic moments in the Garden*s history with commemorative photos, memorabilia, and artifacts.
Friday, October 18, 2019 - Lv: 9:15 AM
Get ready to explore some of the most interesting neighborhoods in NY's hottest borough, Brooklyn. This one of a kind walking and bus tour features architecture, cultural highlights and cuisines. We will walk along Brighton Beach Avenue with our guide to explore shops between 4th and 1st, including local bakeries as you and ethnic shops. Known as "Little Odessa", this quintessential Brooklyn neighborhood is home to more Russian immigrants than anywhere else in NYC. Lunch at Tatiana Grill featuring authentic Russian and American cuisine. After lunch, a visit to Coney Island to stroll on the boardwalk, visit a variety of amusements and shops or stop by World Famous Nathan's Hot Dogs for a snack.
Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre - Hampton, NJ
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - Lv.: 10:45 AM
As the ROCK AND ROLL phenomenon swept the nation, four men stood at the center of the swirling musical storm. In *Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash,* you*ll hear them all * plucked from the past and brought to stand before you, just as they did in 1956! This tribute show features the music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley! It*s an intimate musical session where the true spirit of rock lives again! Also included is their wonderful dinner with choices of: Prime Rib of Beef, Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Roast Turkey, Eggplant Rollatini, Roasted Vegetable Kabob (Gluten Free) meal and dessert buffet.
We will have a tour of Temple Emanu-El, one of the largest and most significant synagogues in the world, and architectural landmark in the style of Romanesque Revival. Visit the Museum of Jewish Heritage attached to the synagogue before heading to lunch at the world famous Katz's Deli on the lower east side to feast on delicious corned beef and pastrami sandwiches. Then, witness a groundbreaking exhibition bringing together more than 700 original objects and 400 photos from over 20 institutions from around the world. "Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away" is the most comprehensive exhibition, dedicated to the history of Auschwitz and its role in the Holocaust, ever presented in North America.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - Lv: 3:30 PM
A FAVORITE FROM THE LAST FEW YEARS! First we will have a wonderful dinner at EATalia on the Hudson. We will start with appetizers, salad, pasta and then our choice of entree. We will have a dinner choice of 1) Chicken Parmagiana, 2) Eggplant Rollatini or 3) Sole Franchese. Then we are off to the tri-state area's biggest, most exciting, most electrifying Halloween events! See more than 4,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o'lanterns in this elaborate walk'through experience. Meander through a historic, 18th century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display - all made of jack o'lanterns! Stroll through the Tunnel O'Pumpkin Love and emerge to the incredible sight of gourd-filled Jack-in-th-Box springing up and bouncing around. Flying pumpkin ghosts will soar above the lantern-lit-path. PLEASE CHOOSE DINNER. IF NO CHOICE IS MADE, CHICKEN PARMIGIANA WILL BE GIVEN.
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - Lv: 5:45 PM
We will start with a bufffet dinner at Pink restaurant with amazing views of the racing from every seat in the house, Our dnner will consist ofa variety of salads and pasta, along with a beef dish, a chicken dish and a fish dish, along with vegetables and dessert. Then, the thrill of live harness racing is what really makes Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment the most unique choice for your occasion. Everyone from beginners to seasoned betters will enjoy rooting for their winner!
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - Lv: 8:30 AM
Upon arrival we will have coffee & apple streussel. There will be artisan jewelry, gifts and local specialty food available. 11:15 - 12:30 PM - Strudel making demonstration by the chef, Make your own pretzel & music and dancing with the Joe Lastovica Band, 12:00 - 3:00PM - Open bar with draft beer, wine and soda, 12:30 PM - Family Style German meal consisting of Potato soup, Sauerbraten with egg noodles, Wurst & Kraut, Roast Pork with gravy, Red Cabbage, Seasonal Vegetables & Apple Strudel a la Mode. 2:30 - 3:30PM -German Show with The Joe Lastovica Bank. Tap your toes or sing along to the band playing a spirited mix of German music, old favorites and contemporary classics. Interact with characters wearing traditional German costumes, including Heidi the Bavarian Beer Garden Girl and enjoy Marty Keller and his Alpine Horn & Bavarian Act. Compete in the Germanfest Olympic Games. The fun never stops! 3:30PM snack before departure.
Prudential Center Newark
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - Lv: 5:45 PM
Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and his pals for a high-octane ride in Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy*and you*embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. Travel with Moana to the sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands with Simba. Discover a whole new world as you*re swept up in Aladdin*s princely parade. Play at a larger-than-life carnival with Woody and Forky. Join us for a fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions * right in your hometown!
Wednesday, November 13, 2019- Lv: 8:00 AM
First, we will have a wonderful braised beef luncheon. Then, we will tour the famous Culinary Institute of America. There*s no other place like the CIA. Come see firsthand how students prepare to become tomorrow*s entrepreneurs and leaders in the food business and l see how everything they do supports their mission of providing the world's best culinary education. There will be time for shopping in the gift shop and the bakery before heading home.
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - Lv: 9:00 AM
We will have a guided tour of the area before heading over to The Inn at Bully's for lunch. The Turkey Hill Experience features interactive exhibits allowing you to learn about dairy culture, the story of Turkey Hill Dairy, and how the company's ice cream and iced tea flavors are selected and created. You will truly experience what it's like to be a Turkey Hill Dairy ice cream maker for a day, including the opportunity to create your own virtual ice cream flavor, milk the mechanical cows, star in your very own Turkey Hill commercial, and enjoy plenty of free samples of iced tea and ice cream! Lunch will be at Bully's with a choice of: 1) Roasted Chicken, 2) Sliced Prime Beef or 3) Broiled Crab Cake. Please send lunch choice in with payment. If no choice is made, chicken will be given.
Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre - Hampton, NJ
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - Lv. 1:30 PM
All Holly wants for Christmas is for her two estranged uncles and one estranged aunt, Curly, Larry and Maureen, to come home for the holidays, cheer her ailing mom, and bury the hatchet! The 2019 holiday musical promises to deliver a heartwarming delight filled with a sackful of laughs and loaded with Christmas spirit! Dinner is included along with their unlimited Dessert Bar.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - Lv. 9:30 AM
First stop is lunch at Shady Maple Restaurant. Go back in time and witness the greatest birth in history when Miracle of Christmas returns to Lancaster County, PA ! Be surrounded by the bustling village of Bethlehem as camels, horses, donkeys and villagers pass by. After decades of crushing Roman rule, the Hebrew people are losing hope. When will the promised Messiah come? Into the midst of this turmoil, young Mary is told she will miraculously bear God*s son. Who can even believe such a thing? Celebrate the season with your whole family as the Christmas story unfolds right before your eyes.
Friday, November 22, 2019 - Lv: 9:00 AM
Explore the world of chocolate with scrumptious tastings at Chocolatrium, the Michael Cluizel factory in Berlin, NJ. Explore the history of chocolate making from beans to bars through this decadent rich tour. We will also stop by Junior's Cheesecake Factory Outlet and the David Bradley Chocolate Factory, both providing samples. you will have a choice for lunch of 1) Baked half Purdue Lemon Chicken, 2 ) Roast Top Sirloin of Beef, 3) Roast Turkey Breast or 4) Mom's Lasagna. Masteries is known for their breads, especially their cheese bread so time will be allotted for those who wish to shop in the bakery. you surely won't go hungry on this tour. Please mark lunch choice below: If no choice is made, Chicken will be given.
Enchanting model trains zip through a display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials*all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.
Marvel at G-scale locomotives humming past familiar sights such as the Brooklyn Bridge and Rockefeller Center on nearly a half-mile of track. This year*s exhibition showcases Lower Manhattan*the birthplace of New York City*featuring the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and iconic skyscrapers sharing the spotlight among old and new favorites. Making their debut this year are One World Trade Center and the historic Battery Maritime Building along with two classic Staten Island Ferry boats.Then, lunch at the Lobster House, which has become a favorite among out group, for a full course lunch with choices off the menu, include, of course, lobster. Wine and beer are included.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - Lv: 8:15 AM
Christmas shop at the largest holiday shows in the country. There are 750 vendors with thousands of unique gifts priced from $2 to $700. See decorated trees, 100' train displays, choral and musical groups, dance troupes. The entire show is all indoors. We will spend approximately 5 hours where there will be time for lunch/dinner at the large cafeteria or concession stands on your own. There is also plenty of rest areas to take a shopping break! Ret. approx. 7:00 PM. Don't forget your shopping bags! Sells out quickly!
Friday, December 6, 2019 - Lv: 2:00 PM or
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - Lv: 2:00 PM
Our first stop will be Bryant Park Winter Village for about and hour. The Winter Village holiday market features food and artisanal boutiques offering delicious eats and exquisite gifts. Their European inspired open-air market hosts artisans from New York City and around the world. Then, we will have dinner at Carmines Restaurant for a wonderful family style Italian meal. Then our NY Guide will join our bus for our lights tour. Will be be stopping at Lincoln Center, Macy's Fifth Avenue windows and Rockefeller Center to see the new 2019 Christmas Tree.
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - Lv: 11:15 AM
Join us as we observe a wonderful reenactment of George Washington and his soldiers crossing the Delaware River. There will be a movie as well as various artifacts in the Visitors Center. See cosplayers as they perform activities from the revolutionary days. Afterwards we will journey down to Philadelphia for Christmas festivities including a stop at Reading Market, Macy's for Dickens Village in which you can see a re-enactment of "A Christmas Carol" via animatronic figures, and at City Hall where you will see a light show on City Hall itself. There will be time to shop the many artisan booths from all around the Delaware Valley at Love Park which also includes many international crafts and food. Back into New Jersey to dinner at one of our favorites, The Pub where you will have a choice of a steak dinner, chicken, salmon or crab cakes.
At the American Music Theater
with lunch at Shady Maple
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - Lv: 9:30 AM
The ringing of church bells in a quaint town square set the scene for Joy to the World, AMT*s newest holiday spectacular. Evoking the revered holiday nostalgia of hometowns all across the US, our stage will transform into a small-town winter carnival brimming with family and friends. Featuring scenes filled with entertaining elves, dramatic dancing, sensational singing, and grand moments galore.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - Lv: 9:45 AM
Package: Admission to Markets & $25 Slot Dollars
Recognized by Travel and Leisure Magazine as one of the top holiday markets in the world, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the nations finest artisans, the heart-warming sounds of live Christmas music, delicious food and more. After 2 hours at the market, we will depart for Sands Casino. We will spend 4 hours and have time for dinner, shopping in the outlets and gambling.
Monday, December 16, 2019 - Lv: 3:45 PM
THE RIDE: HOLIDAY EDITION celebrates New York City during its most festive time of year and has become a key ingredient to its winter magic. It is, undoubtedly, one of the holidays most sought after family events. THE RIDE is the critically and virally acclaimed attraction that uses New York City and its iconic landmarks as the backdrop for a theatrical event that blurs the boundary between tour and performance. THE RIDE*s patented traveling theatres are designed with coliseum seating and floor-to-ceiling glass windows truly making the streets the stage. Immediately after departure, guests won*t be able to tell where the New York City streets begin and the show ends! Afterwards, we will have a family style Italian dinner at Buca di Beppo.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - Lv: 3:15 PM
First we will enjoy a wonderful dinner at Hunter Steak & Ale House. Dinner Choices: 1) Chicken Francese, 2) Sirloin Steak or 3) Broiled Salmon. Then, we will start our holiday tour which highlights the festive homes of Dyker Heights, the Italian-American section of Brooklyn made famous in the PBS documentary "Dyker Lights" and seen on on TLC's "Crazy Christmas Lights". While in Dyker Heights we will be getting off the bus to walk and explore the streets for pictures. Included is a stop at local Pastry Shop for a pastry & coffee! Please make dinner choice below. If no choice is made, Chicken will be given. This is a walking tour.
Friday, December 20, 2019 - Lv. 10:45 AM
Hershey is one of our favorite places to visit! Of course, it is spectacular at Christmas. First we will enjoy lunch at The Hotel Hershey decorated for Christmas. Then, we are off to visit Hershey's Chocolate World where there will be time for wandering and shopping. To top off a wonderful day, we will drive with our bus through "Hershey Sweet Lights" an animated Christmas Lights Park that features over 600 illuminated, animated displays on a 2 mile wooded trail.
At Hunterdon Hills Playhouse
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - Lv: 10:30 AM
Celebrate Valentines Day with us as you experience an intimate behind-the-scenes portrait of the pop music phenomenon that defined an era. We*ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered celebrates the music of one of the most successful recording acts of all time. Starring Michelle Berting Brett, who is accompanied by a Nashville based band directed by Harry Sharpe, the show re-creates the Carpenters* original sound including the hits *Close to You,* *Yesterday Once More,* *Rainy Days & Mondays,* and many more! From Washington State to New York City, to SOLD OUT engagements in Las Vegas and Downey, California, We*ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered has been met with enthusiasm from fans and reviewers alike! Also included is their wonderful lunch and dessert bar.!
Friday, March 20, 2020 - Lv. 9:30 AM
First stop is lunch at Shady Maple Restaurant. Everyone has a story. Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, QUEEN ESTHER is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Esther*s ordinary life changed forever when she was taken through the palace doors, entering a new world of royalty and risk. With a crown on her head and a secret in her heart, can she find the courage to trust in God*s plan and believe that she was made for such a time as this? Experience one of the most riveting Bible stories of the Old Testament as it comes to life with magnificent sets, special effects and live animals in this brand-new, original stage production!
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