Upcoming One Day Trips

September 2018

Georgetown Foodie Tour

Thursday, September 13, 2018
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Long before it became popular by the Kennedys and the home of high end retail and fashion, Georgetown was a working class port city predating the Federal City of Washington, DC. Its roots are still very much alive and can be seen in the red brick town-homes, and turn of the century factories that are found throughout the area. The tour will bring together progressive, high end cuisine, with long standing DC institutions. From restaurants and shops running before prohibition, to swanky hot spots.

We will depart Georgetown at approximately 5 p.m.

COST: $143. Includes, coach, tour, guides, all tastings, gratuities, and host.

Annapolis – Maryland’s Capital City

Friday, September, 21, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

We'll spend a wonderful day in Annapolis - strolling the streets, checking out the State House, and touring the United States Naval Academy with a guide that will regale us with all we need to know about Annapolis! Lunch is included at the Drydock where you will have your choice of sandwich - roast beef, turkey, or veggie wrap - along with chips, dessert and a bottle of water or soda. Please make your choice when reserving space.

There will be some free time for exploring this wonderful city on your own before we depart at 4:30 p.m.

COST: $97. Includes coach, admissions/tours, guide, lunch, gratuities, and host.

October 2018

My Favorite Things!

Thursday, October 11, 2018
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Chips and ice cream! We'll be traveling to PA today to enjoy some of my favorite things! There will be a self-guided tour of the Utz Factory (observation gallery requires steps) and we'll have some time at the Utz Outlet. Next we'll travel to York for lunch at the Roosevelt Tavern - once thought to be a speak-easy, now offering delicious farm-to-fork meals.

The choices for lunch are:
  • Grilled wild salmon
  • Grilled smoked pork chop
  • Herb crusted roasted chicken breast
All meals will be served with seasonal soup du jour, rolls & butter, dessert, coffee, tea, or fountain soda.
Please make your lunch choice at the time of reservation.

On to the Old Republic Distillery, York County's first distillery since Prohibition. Learn how the company started, how they make premium spirits and enjoy a tasting. We'll end the day at Turkey Hill Experience, where we'll get to make our very own flavor of ice cream!

The coach will depart for home at approximately 4:30 p.m.

COST: $127. Includes coach, morning snack, all admissions/tours, lunch, gratuities, and host.

Pretty Woman on Broadway, NYC

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Vivian and Edward are unlikely soulmates who overcome all odds to find each other and themselves. Experience the moments you love from the movie—get to know these iconic characters in a whole new way—in this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages. Featuring direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), an original score by Grammy winner Bryan Adams (“Summer of '69,” “Everything I Do”) and starring Samantha Barks as Vivian and Steve Kazee as Edward.

We'll arrive in time to shop and have lunch (on your own) before the 2:00 p.m. matinee at the Nederlander Theatre on West 41st Street.

We'll depart NYC at 5:45 p.m. Please note that there are no elevators in the theater. Front mezzanine seats.

COST: $225. Includes coach, breakfast snack, tickets, gratuities, and host.

St. Mary’s City, MD

Friday, October 26, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Our first stop is Solomons Island where we'll pick up our step-on guide for a short walking tour including a stop at the historic Our Lady Star of the Sea for a brief talk. Lunch is at Boomerang's Restaurant where we will enjoy a buffet lunch.

After lunch, we will board the coach and travel to Historic St. Mary's City, the birthplace of Catholicism, and the site of the fourth permanent settlement in British North America. This was Maryland's first settlement and for sixty-one years (until 1695) its colonial capital. Colorful living history and amazing archaeology reveal the past at Maryland's first capital. Explore a colonial plantation, tall ship, a brick chapel and an Indian hamlet. Visitors can see archaeological excavations and experience hands-on history. This will be a self-guided tour with time to visit the Gift Shop. Our last stop will be at Godiah Spray Plantation with people in period costumes and 'attitude'.

We will depart at 4:30 p.m.

COST: $113. Includes coach, breakfast snack, admissions/tours, lunch, gratuities, and host.

Old Town Alexandria, VA

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

We'll meet our step-on guide at Market Square in Old Town Alexandria. The 1 1/2 hour driving tour will include the history, legends, and folklore of Alexandria with a stop at Christ Church. Christ Church was the first Episcopal Church in Alexandria and has played an important role in the life of the city since its completion by John Carlyle in 1773.

Lunch is at Gadsby's Tavern where we'll enjoy our pre-selected Colonial-inspired lunch. Gadsby's consists of two buildings, the ca. 1770 tavern and the 1792 City Hotel.

Your choices for lunch are:
  • Monte Cristo Virginia (puff pastry stuffed with Smithfield ham
  • Smoked turkey and cheese with a fresh raspberry sauce
  • Chicken Salad (on grain bread with house-made potato salad)
  • Ale Battered Codfish (topped with crispy onion rings, served with hand-cut fries, coleslaw, and tartar sauce)
  • Vegetarian option of seasonal ravioli (butternut squash, apple, and goat cheese)

All choices will be served with Tavern Salad, Sally Lunn Bread, English Trifle for dessert, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Please make selection when reserving space.

After lunch, there will be some free time to explore and shop on your own before we depart at 4 p.m.

COST: $100. Includes coach, tour/guide, lunch, gratuities, and host

November 2018

The American Museum of Natural History/Space Show, NY

Thursday, November 8, 2018
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.

Our inclusive ticket will also gain us access to the Space Show - Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it-and to new frontiers for exploration.

There will be time to explore on your own, to have lunch, and to visit the museum shop before we depart at 4 p.m.

COST: $120. Includes coach, breakfast snack, admission, gratuities, and host.

National Museum of the American Indian, DC

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The National Museum of the American Indian, celebrates the life-ways, languages, literature, history, and art of Native Americans. Through its exhibitions, programs and publications, the museum presents the extraordinary achievements of the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere.

If you are a frequent traveler with CCBC, you may know that our regular coach driver, James, is Native American. He is a member of the Monacan Indian Tribe - a federally recognized nation. His father is full blooded Lakota Sioux and his mother is Monacan Indian. He will be my co-host for the day and will talk about his Native American roots on the coach, and will lead us in the museum to where his family photos are on display.

This is all self-guided and lunch will be on your own in the Mitsitam Café offering meals and snacks based on the indigenous foods and culinary traditions of the Native Americans.

We'll depart at 3:30 p.m.

COST: $60. Includes coach, gratuities, and host.

St Alban's House Tours, DC

Friday, November 30, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ring in the holiday season with a festive day at The St. Alban's School Christmas House Tour and Bazaar. It's become a holiday tradition! We'll have the opportunity to tour four or five homes, selected from various neighborhoods in and around D.C. Each house is rich in style and décor that is sure to delight all. Leading floral designers will decorate each home for the season and live holiday music will be provided by students from St. Albans and the National Cathedral Schools.

Free shuttle buses are provided. More than 40 vendors will be selling unique items at the bazaar - a great place to pick up some unusual holiday gifts. Lunch is included at the school. There will also be time to visit the National Cathedral and their gift shop before we board the coach at 3:30 p.m.

There will be two pick-up locations:
  1. Towson: Cromwell Bridge Road Park & Ride 
  2. Catonsville: Park & Ride at I-195.
    • Please indicate your location when making your reservation. Book early - this trip sells out every year!
COST: $120.  Includes, coach, admission/tour, lunch, gratuities, and host.

December 2018

New York City Day Trip - Perry Hall HS

Saturday, December 1, 2018
7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Here we go again—our annual holiday trip to NYC! This is a day to do whatever your heart desires-sightseeing, museums, shopping, or a matinee, all while taking in the fabulous holiday decorations! Drop off and pick up will be in the theater district. Maps of the Times Square area and a restaurant list will be distributed on the coach.

The group departs NYC at 6:30 p.m.

This trip will depart from and return to Perry Hall High School.

COST: $75. Includes coach, breakfast snack, gratuities, and host.

Longwood Gardens for Christmas, PA

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
2 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The holiday season is not complete without a visit to the magic of A Longwood Christmas!

From a half-million lights and colorful fountains outdoors, to the Conservatory transformed into a winter wonderland! We'll arrive late in the day to give you time to grab a bite to eat and to look around a bit, then be ready for the darkness and all the lovely light displays. You will be given "Dining Dollars" worth $15 to use as you please, when you please, in The Terrace or The Café.

We'll depart at 6:30 p.m.

COST: $88. Includes coach, admissions, "Dining Dollars" gratuities, and host.

Radio City Christmas Spectacular, NY

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
7 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

There is no better place to be during the holidays than at the Christmas Spectacular getting into the yuletide spirit with the Rockettes! Between the iconic dance numbers (“Parade of the Wooden Soldiers,” anyone?!) and ice skaters swirling across the stage to Santa spreading Christmas cheer, it's the best of the season in one spectacular experience.

As you can imagine, this annual tradition is full of rich history-after all, it's been more than 85 years since the show's inception! We'll arrive in New York in time for shopping, sightseeing and/or lunch before our 2 p.m. matinee.

After the show, there'll be time to shop or grab a deli sandwich for the ride home before the 5:00 p.m. departure. Orchestra seats.

COST: $183. Includes coach, breakfast snack, show tickets, gratuities, and escort.

The Cher Show on Broadway, NY

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

The Cher Show is based on the life of Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman or as her friends call her, Cher! The kid on a tricycle, vowing to be famous. The teenage phenom who crashes by twenty. The glam TV star who quits at the top. The would-be actress with an Oscar. The rock goddess with a hundred million records sold. The legend who's done it all, still scared to walk on stage. The wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend. The woman, looking for love. The ultimate survivor, chasing her dream.

They're all here, dressed to kill, singing their asses off, telling it like it is. And they're all the star of The Cher Show. You'll have time to shop, have lunch, and explore on your own before the 2:00 p.m. matinee at the Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd Street.

After the show, there'll be some free time to grab a deli sandwich for the ride home before we depart at 5:45 p.m. Orchestra seats.

COST: $213. Includes coach, breakfast snack, show ticket, gratuities, and host.