Climb aboard legendary Alpine railways and set out on a journey across the captivating Alpine landscapes of Switzerland and Italy. Ride 3 legendary train routes the GoldenPass Panoramic Train, the Glacier Express, and the Bernina Pass Train. Relax in some of Europe's most stunning and exclusive resort villages, including Zermatt, St Moritz and Lake Maggoire, Italy. Cruise across one of the world's most scenic lakes Lago Maggiore. Across 2 countries, pass by towering mountain landscapes and discover quaint villages.
Enjoy a finger-snapping, toe-tapping time on a tour of America's most famed musical cities New Orleans, Memphis, and Nashville. Experience New Orleans, where jazz, food and fun are always on the menu. Choose how you explore New Orleans by foot or by coach. Discover Mardi Gras World, where massive parade floats are crafted. Taste the classic beignets at Café Du Monde. Spend 2 nights in Memphis, "birthplace of the blues." Enjoy reserved seats at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. You'll be hummin' and strummin' long after you've returned home.
Discover Vermont's winding roads lined with autumn foliage and cozy towns with an eclectic spirit. Experience the quintessential New England town of Woodstock. Enjoy a 3-night stay in the youthful, artsy hub of Burlington. Step into the past at the Shelburne Museum, a sprawling campus of nearly 40 buildings dedicated to art and Americana. Feel the past come alive at Fort Ticonderoga, where 18th-century artillery line the outer walls and actors go through a soldier's daily tasks. On a colorful journey through the "Green Mountain State," find local artisans, tasty treats, and an age-old history in New England.
Take a delightful trip through the heart of Appalachia, discovering the equestrian culture of Kentucky, the pioneer spirit of Tennessee, and the mountainous beauty of North Carolina. Get a taste of Bourbon, baseball, and Thoroughbreds in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky. Travel through Daniel Boone National Forest as you make your way to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. From your home base of Gatlinburg, explore the natural wonders of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Travel on to Asheville, North Carolina, and enjoy the city's historic architecture, engaging neighborhoods and robust arts districts. When you leave, you'll have the warmth and charm of southern Appalachia still in your heart.
This is the essence of Northern California, from fine wine and freshly caught seafood to vibrant cities and nature on an epic scale. Discover Monterey's Fisherman's Wharf and Sacramento's Old Town. Witness the stunning views along 17 Mile Drive. Meet a local farmer and taste his farm's produce. Marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Yosemite National Park. Glide on the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe on a paddle wheeler. Sip local wines in Napa Valley and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch. Embrace the laid-back life of the Golden State.
From the lush green Pacific coast of Vancouver, board VIA Rail's The Canadian for a once-in-a-lifetime overnight train journey. Relax in the dome car and experience panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, glacial lakes, rushing rivers and the sheer unspoiled wilderness of Canada. Arrive in Jasper and see the dramatic Maligne Canyon and its picture-perfect lake. Journey along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Marvel at Athabasca. Discover the natural beauty of Moraine Lake and the powerful Bow Falls. Discover the natural beauty only found in the Canadian Rockies.
Experience the majesty of the Colorado Rockies, four national parks and two historic trains that celebrate the can-do spirit of the Old West. Marvel at the diversity and majesty of Arches and Canyonlands national parks. Journey aboard the Pike's Peak Cog Railway, the world's highest cog railroad, for an 8.9 mile trip to the top of Pike's Peak. Climb aboard an 1881 steam train for a journey through the San Juan Mountains. Enjoy an authentic farm-to-table dinner on a 450-acre, family-owned ranch. From towering peaks to deep canyons and Old West towns to dynamic cities, a region of contrasting beauty and charm awaits.
Travel to some of the world's most magnificent cities and through the magical countryside of Britain and Ireland. This comprehensive journey takes you through rolling farmland and across the Irish Sea, through England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Take in the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Marvel at the mystery of Stonehenge. Be mesmerized by the breathtaking landscapes of Ireland's Ring of Kerry, the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, and the medieval "shambles" of York. Get acquainted with Britain's pageantry in the royal cities of Edinburgh and London.
Discover the magnificent ruins of ancient Greece and bask in the brilliance of the Mediterranean. This comprehensive journey explores Greece's most important ancient monuments, including the famed Temple of Zeus, the archaeological site of Olympia and ancient artifacts of Delphi. Wander the winding streets, vineyards, marketplaces and beaches of Mykonos and Santorini. Explore the excavations of the ancient city at Akrotiri, the most important prehistoric settlement found anywhere in the Eastern Mediterranean. Learn the history of this fascinating country from local experts on guided tours of Athens, Meteora, Delphi, and Olympia. Throughout your journey, experience the iconic sights of Greece's Classical age with ample time to explore on your own.
Get ready for an unparalleled journey through the cultural diversity and abundant wildlife of southern Africa. Seek out the "Big 5" on 8 different safaris. Experience an authentic bush dinner under the stars in Pilanesberg National Park. Get a taste of South African culture at local wineries. Witness the natural beauty of Victoria Falls. Greet African elephants and spend time interacting with them. Search for animals along the winding Chobe River. Epic scenery and winding coastlines come together in an incredible adventure.
Discover the ancient world of Israel! Your adventure starts in Tel Aviv, the chic center for spirited luxury and captivating nightlife. Get a taste of the local flavor during a home-hosted lunch in a Druze community. Step into the past and enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Jerusalem's Old City. Float in the tranquil waters of the Dead Sea. From historic Nazareth to the sophisticated bustling hub of Tel Aviv, experience the all-encompassing essence of Israel.
Experience the grandeur of the American West as you explore five fantastic national parks on this exciting journey. In Arizona, contemplate the vast beauty of the Grand Canyon, and in Yellowstone, relish iconic sights like Old Faithful and Yellowstone Lake. Enjoy a breakfast cruise on Lake Powell. Marvel at the magnitude and color of Zion's cliffs and the hoodoos and spires at Bryce Canyon. Enjoy 2-night stays in Springdale, Utah (Zion) and Jackson Hole. Drive through the incredible Bighorn Mountains and the great Sioux Nations Territory before seeing Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monument.
Trek across the Southwest as you take in the sienna-colored canyons, towering spires, and desert landscapes found in Utah's five national parks. The backdrop of Denver's Rocky Mountains is the starting point of your journey. In Colorado's wine country, dine with new friends and enjoy a tasting at a family-run winery. Among vistas that evoke the spirit of the Old West, marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Utah's five national parks. Make your way from Arches and Canyonlands to Capitol Reef, Zion, and Bryce National Park. Discover the bright lights and glitz of Vegas. Explore the kaleidoscope of colors found in America's rocky western landscapes.
Experience a dramatic world beyond imagination as you enter into lands of legends, relics, and indescribable beauty. Visit the famous Pyramids of Giza and the stoic Sphinx. Unwind on a 3-night cruise on the Nile, the world's longest river. Admire the ethereal landscape of the desert city of Wadi Rum, the "Valley of the Moon." Indulge at a deluxe spa resort on the Northern shore of the Dead Sea. Eons of history and iconic wonders, mouthwatering bites of savory cuisine, and stretching sunsets fading against the desert horizon this is the essence of Egypt and Jordan.
Discover the German spirit in this land of romance, fairy tales, and radiance. Come to know the allure of some of its most iconic cities Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich. Tour the historic landmarks of Berlin with a local guide. Spend two nights in enchanting Marburg located on the Fairy Tale Road. Stay in charming Rothenberg on the Romantic Road and delight in a "Night Watchman" tour. Admire Neuschwanstein Castle before concluding your tour in Oberammergau with a memorable and moving performance of the Passion Play; the origins of this historic event date back to 1634.
Experience the holiday spirit in Austria and Germany, where the tradition of the Christkindlesmarkt began over 600 years ago. Uncover the history and tastes of these incredible regions spending five relaxing nights in Innsbruck, where the spirit of Christmas is undeniable. Venture to the Alpine village of Seefeld via train; partake in the traditional taste of schnapps before you're whisked away on an actual horse-drawn Christmas sleigh. Embark on the journey of a lifetime in this winter wonderland, where twinkling lights illuminate entire regions, and the spirit of Christmas is alive and well.
Enjoy stunning views of the American West as you make your way through Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park, and more. Experience the Wild West as it once was with a visit to Deadwood, a town built on gold and gunpowder. Grab your Stetson hat and saddle up for an adventure as you discover natural wonders and cultural treasures.
Experience the best of Portugal as you explore its capital city, coastal villages, and remote islands. Explore charming Cascais and chic Estoril on Portugal's stunning Riviera. Tour the grand capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Get swept away by the melancholy sounds of Fado and visit the fairy-tale town of Sintra. Choose how you spend your day in Madeira in the vibrant Botanical Gardens or on a walking tour along colorful streets. Relax and enjoy multi-night stays on the Azorean island of St. Michael and sunny Madeira, the "Pearl of the Atlantic."
Embrace the leisurely pace and charming allure of America's southeast as you explore cobblestone streets, historic homes and unspoiled coastline during the holiday season. Discover antebellum Charleston and the history of Savannah with 2-night stays in each city. Drive through James Island County Park illuminated with over 500,000 lights. Spend two nights at the exclusive Jekyll Island Club. Experience the unique charm and singular hospitality of America's "Low Country" in South Carolina and Georgia.
Have a wicked good time exploring the capital city of Massachusetts and the surrounding towns. Visit the places where the American Revolution took root, and view must-see sites like the Old South Meeting House, Boston Common, and Beacon Hill. Venture out to Lexington & Concord, where the "shot heard 'round the world" was fired and the fight for liberty began. Walk the grounds of Harvard University, guided by a student. Visit the presidential library of John F. Kennedy. Boston is ready to charm you with cobblestone streets, historic brick buildings, thriving historic neighborhoods, art museums, shopping, and more.
Enjoy Kenya's scenic vistas and magnificent wildlife as you traverse the African plains on an intimate safari adventure. Explore Kenya, home to incredible wildlife, from cheetahs to wildebeests. Discover the thriving cultures and innumerable natural wonders that make this one of the most popular African countries to visit. Go in search of elephants, lions, buffalo, rhinos, and leopards collectively known as the "Big 5" and other animals on 11 game drives. These are the plains of Africa, where unparalleled experiences greet you at every turn.