If you could be anywhere right now, the outdoors would be calling your name. From colorful botanical gardens, to the untouched beauty of natural state parks, you are ready for your next adventure among mother nature.
The famous Smithsonian Institution complex, with more than a dozen museums on and around the National Mall. With everything from art masterpieces to pop-culture icons, the Smithsonian offers great family fun. This tour also does a stop at the National Zoo which is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. It is home to more than 2,000 animals. Spend the day wandering the zoo and see huge gorillas and scary crocodiles to majestic eagles and rare pandas.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Lake Raystown Resort followed by a narrated luncheon cruise aboard a custom designed Mississippi-style Paddle wheeler. The tour also includes a stop at the Raystown Lake Visitors Center at Seven Points for an historical and environmental look at the area.
Hop aboard the Stourbridge Line for a relaxing ride through the northern Pocono region and along the banks of Laxawaxen River, followed by an historical walk through the Dorflinger Glass Museum which consists of the Factory Office building and the Lower Cutting Shop.
Enjoy a day on the Eastern Shore with a River Cruise and an all-you-can-eat Crab Feast Luncheon. Take a cruise aboard a reproduction of an authentic 80-foot turn-of-the-century paddlewheeler, one of the most exciting attractions offered on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The boat is fully enclosed with heating and air conditioning. The upper deck is covered and provides a great view while cruising. While on board, enjoy an all-you-can-eat crab feast luncheon (provided by Suicide Bridge Restaurant)
Spend the day with Wolf's Bus Lines at the Bronx Zoo in New York City! Your ticket gives you the Total Experience, where you will get to check out all the exhibits such as the Congo Gorilla Forest, which allows you to get quite close to some very cool animals, watch Sea Lion and Penguin Feedings, or check out the Children's Zoo where you can feed and pet goats, sheep, donkeys, and more.
On today's Pennsylvania regional tour, the first stop will be at the Kohl's Stony Hill Tree Farm in Milton for a wonderful behind-the-scenes look at a Christmas Tree Farm. Then browse one of PA's largest Christmas shops featuring over 80,000 ornaments. After lunch we head to Bill's Bike Barn, a collection of vintage motorcycles & Americana memorabilia. Next we head to the Catawissa area to visit the Rolling Hills Red Deer Farm, where we will see over 400 red deer on our wagon hayride.
Enjoy a day following in the footsteps of Williamsport's wealthy lumber barons whose mansions and churches make up the city's historic Millionaires' Row. Hop aboard the Hiawatha Riverboat, a replica of the vessels that once sailed these waters in the mid 1800's, for a narrated cruise down the Susquehanna River.
We will depart for Oakhurst Grille for lunch prior to our visit to the world famous Frank Lloyd Wright Homes, Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob. Our first home will be Fallingwater, rightfully named for it sits over a waterfall. Following our tour of Fallingwater, we will visit the 2nd home, Kentuck Knob. Kentuck Knob stands just below the crest of a hill and almost appears to be part of the mountain itself.
Experience this trio of enchantment from the exquisite decorations at Hillwood Estate to the extraordinary art and architecture of the National Cathedral and topped off with the colorful beauty of the U.S. Botanic Gardens, holiday cheer abounds in Washington, D.C.
Get into the holiday spirit as our travels take us to Williamsport, PA. Our costumed step-on guide will join us and lead us the rest of the way offering local history, legend and Victorian holiday traditions. We will visit Kohl's Stony Hill Tree Farm and Rowley House. We will visit the Pennsylvania School of Technology for lunch at Le Jeune Chef. During dessert be entertained with a reading of the holiday short story "A Cup of Christmas Tea".