2013 Fall Motorcoach Tours
September 5-15 | 2013 Las Vegas & the Grand Canyon
Join Southwest Tours as we depart for Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon.
Here are some highlights of the tour: Great Platte River Road Archway Monument; Zion National Park;Las Vegas; Laughlin, Nevada; Grand Canyon National Park; IMAX Grand Canyon Movie; Petrified Forest National Park; Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; 20th Century Veteran’s Memorial
September 13-16 | 2013 Hill City Quilt Show
Join Southwest Tours as we depart for western South Dakota. We have an opportunity to enjoy quilting ideas en-route with stops at quilt shops along the way.
September 13-18 | 2013 Mackinac Island and The Upper Peninsula
Travel and sightseeing are in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with the scenery of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay, Little Bay De Noc and a national forest.
September 26-29 | 2013 Cranberry Festival
Join us as we go to the world’s largest Cranberry Festival in Warrens, WI. The variety of activities means there is something for everyone.
The beauty of New England in the fall is not to be missed. Some of the highlights you will see- Niagara Falls on the Maid of the Mist Boat Tour, House of Seven Gables, a Whale-Watching Cruise, JFK Museum, Mayflower II & Plymouth Rock, Martha’s Vineyard and much more.
October 1-4 & October 3-6 | 2013 Norsk Hostfest I & II
Norsk Hostfest is a Scandinavian Festival held each year in Minot, ND. It is listed as one of the top 100 events by the American Bus Association and a not to be missed good time. Everyone will enjoy the many entertainers and craftspeople along with the delicious food. Some of the great entertainers include Frank Sinatra JR., Frankie Valli, Marty Stuart and the Bellamy Brothers, Bill Cosby, Charley Pride, and Alabama!
Norsk Hosfest I
Norsk Hostfest II
October 3-6 | 2013 Duluth and the North Shore
Duluth and the North Shore is a great short fall get-away with an opportunity to see fall colors as well as the Glensheen Mansion, (Video Story of Glensheen Mansion) a Vista Fleet Cruise, Richard Bong WW II Center, a drive along the North Shore, Split Rock Lighthouse, (video) Gooseberry Falls (video) and the Hinckley Fire Museum. (Video clip on the Hinckley Fire of 1894)
October 18-22 | 2013 Washington, D.C. Fly/Fly
Join us as we fly to our Nation’s Capitol on this Fly in City Stay Tour. Some of the highlights you will see: US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, WW II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Iwo Jima Memorial, Smithsonian Institution, Mount Vernon Estate and Garden.
3 Departures – November 15, November 18, December 2
2013 Christmas in Branson
Price is Right, Shoji Tabuchi, Brett Family, Daniel O’Donnell, Take It To The Limit Eagles Tribute with Dinner, Paul Harris & The Clevery’s, Tribute to George Strait Dinner Show, Treasures of Steamboat Arabia Museum
November 13-18 | 2013 Nashville Country Christmas
Join us as “Music City USA” turns on the lights, over 2 million of them. We begin our Christmas events with ICE, then off to the General Jackson Showboat Luncheon Cruise, Opryland Hotel Tour and Garden Tour, Hall of Trees, Christmas Dinner and Show with Lorrie Morgan and we will be staying at the magnificent Gaylord Opryland Resort. We will take in a Nashville guided tour and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.
December 5-8 | 2013 Old World Christmas
Join us during the Christmas season, we will begin our trip back in time to a simpler way of life as we take you to Newton and Amana Colonies in Iowa. The Amana Village Sightseeing Tour will provide us with an “Old World Christmas” feeling. Visits to several villages include stops at specialty shops such as the Amana Arts Guild Gallery, the Broom and Basket Craft Shop and the Butcher Shop and Smoke Tower. We will go to the Amana Tannenbaum Forest which features a traditional German Christmas pyramid and 40 decorated trees and much more.
December 12-16 | 2013 Christmas in Chicago via Amtrak/Motorcoach
Join us for an Amtrak trip to Chicago and take in some wonderful Holiday Highlights.
We will enjoy Skydeck Chicago, Lincoln Park Conservatory Holiday Show, Gold Coast of Chicago, Navy Pier, Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows, Field Museum of Natural History, Christmas Around the World at the Museum of Science and Industry, Hyde Park, Macy’s Department Store tour and shopping on the Magnificent Mile.