Upcoming One Day Trips

January 2019

Washington Memorials, DC

Friday, January 25, 2019
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


A day in the nation's capital!
We'll visit the Capitol Building for a 1½ hour tour. Lunch will be on your own at the Capitol. We'll also visit the U.S. Supreme Court, then drop everyone off at the Lincoln Memorial. There will be time to visit the Vietnam War Memorial, and the Korean War Memorial. Then back on the coach to visit the Martin Luther King Memorial and whatever else we have time for.

Please note: This tour requires quite a bit of walking with a bit of a hill to get up to the Capitol entrance. We'll depart D.C. at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Cost
$75.
Includes coach, breakfast snack, admissions/tours, step-on guide, gratuities, and hosts.

March 2019

Philadelphia Flower Show

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.


A single flower has the power to convey some of the strongest human emotions. Flower Power…The Power of Flowers! will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think, and act in small and global ways. Discover more than ten acres of landscapers, garden vignettes, floral displays, do-it-yourself ideas and hands-on experiences to provide inspiration for your home garden. You'll be on your own for the day to enjoy the show and to have lunch - you can purchase food at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, walk across the street to the Reading Market, or journey a few blocks away to Chinatown.

We depart at 4 p.m.

Cost
$87
Includes coach, show tickets, gratuities, and hosts.

National Museum of African American History & Culture

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


A people's story, a nation's journey. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by an Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members. You are on your own to explore as you please and to have lunch.

We depart at 3:30 p.m.

Cost
$60.
Includes coach, gratuities, and hosts.

Harriet Tubman/Underground Railroad, Cambridge, MD

Saturday, March 30, 2019
7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Faith, Family, Freedom Tour

We'll enjoy a step-on guide as we wind through the picturesque, rural landscape on Maryland's Eastern Shore exploring the childhood, teen and young adult years of Harriet Tubman.

Sites will include:
  • Bucktown Village Store — the site of Harriet's head injury.
  • Brodess Farm — where she spent her childhood years.
  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park & Visitor's Center.
  • New Revived Church (post-Civil War AME Church.)
  • Stewart Canal.
  • Madison — a shipbuilding community where Harriet lived and worked.
  • Stanley Institute — an African American one-room schoolhouse.
  • The Courthouse, High Street and Long Wharf (slave trading sites.)
A buffet lunch at Old Salty's on Hooper Island is included.

Cost
$147
Includes coach, breakfast snack, all tours/admissions, step-on guide, gratuities, and hosts.

April 2019

Potomac River Boat/Mt Vernon

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Today we jump on the river boat at the National Harbor and cruise to Mt. Vernon. Take in the views and enjoy the on-board narration as we cruise along the Potomac River to George and Martha Washington's home, Mount Vernon. Once we arrive, we will have 4 hours to explore the Estate and have lunch on our own. The self-guided tour of the estate includes George Washington's tomb, a Pioneer farm, Museum and Education Center and more!

Cost
$113
Includes motor coach, cruise, admission to Mt Vernon, gratuities, and hosts.

To Kill a Mockingbird, on Broadway, NYC

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.


SOLD OUT a new trip for this show has been added for June 26, 2019 

Published in 1960, Harper Lee's debut novel To Kill a Mockingbird was an immediate and astonishing success. It won the Pulitzer Prize and quickly became a global phenomenon, with more than 50 million copies in print to date. Considered one of the great classics of modern American literature, the novel has never been out of print since its original publication 57 years ago. Now, for the first time ever, Harper Lee's open-hearted dissection of justice and tolerance in the American South will be brought vividly to life on the Broadway stage starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus.

You'll have time to shop, have lunch (on your own), and explore before the 2:00 matinée at the Shubert Theatre on West 44th Street. After the show, there'll be some free time to grab a bite to eat for the ride home before we depart at 5:45 pm.

Orchestra seats.

Cost
$240
Includes coach, breakfast snack, show tickets, gratuities, and hosts.

New York City Day Trip - Perry Hall High School

Saturday, April 13, 2019
7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.


An annual spring event! Enjoy a day doing whatever your heart desires-sightseeing, museums, shopping, or a matinee. Drop off and pick up will be in the theatre district. Maps of the Times Square area and a restaurant list will be distributed on the coach. The group departs NYC at 6:30 pm.

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

Cost
$75
Includes coach, breakfast snack, gratuities, and hosts.

Virginia Garden Week, Fredericksburg, VA

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Travel down country roads to historic private homes and family farms. This tour encompasses five properties located along the Washington-Rochambeau Route in Caroline and Spotsylvania Counties near Fredericksburg. Learn about sustainable farming for future generations, visit a tranquil site honoring a Civil War hero, and tour Ante-Bellum homes reflecting the charm of the South. Exterior highlights include formal boxwood gardens in which all the daughters of the owners' family were married, and an eclectic sculpture garden.

Book early! This trip always sells out! A deli buffet lunch is included at the Fredericksburg County Club.

Cost
$133
Includes coach, breakfast snack, admission/tours, lunch, gratuities, and hosts.

May 2019

Costuming the Crown at Winterthur, DE

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

We start our visit with a narrated garden tram tour, then to the house with an introductory tour. We are on our own (self-guided) to enjoy two floors of Exhibition Galleries which include the new exhibit Costuming the Crown - costumes from the Netflix series “The Crown.”

There will be some time to explore the gardens, the gift shop and have lunch with an included $15 voucher.

We depart at 3:00 p.m.

Cost
$93
Includes coach, admissions/tours, lunch voucher, gratuities, and hosts.

Fells Point Foodie Tour, Baltimore

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Experience Baltimore's storied past! Join us as we stroll through a town of narrow rowhouses, cobbled streets, and fantastic local cuisine, encapsulating three centuries worth of charm. See what makes our port town so unique and delicious. The Fells Point Food Tour explores parts of Baltimore's best preserved historic district that was founded nearly 300 years ago. Enjoy a multi-course progressive meal served at a number of critically acclaimed local restaurants. The restaurants are selected to pay homage to the neighborhood's history through its privateer roots, Eastern European immigrants, and modern influences. Throughout the event, the guide will provide a historic, cultural, and architectural tour of the area as well as about the restaurants and dishes.

Historic landmarks may include (subject to change):
  • Broadway Market
  • Robert Long House
  • Fell family grave
  • H & S Bakery
This is a walking tour lasting about 3½ hours — rain or shine. We depart Fells Point at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Please let us know at time of reservation if you have any food restrictions/allergies, or if you are vegetarian/vegan.

Cost
$133
Includes motor coach, all tastings, guides, gratuities, and hosts.

June 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird, on Broadway, NYC

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Published in 1960, Harper Lee's debut novel To Kill a Mockingbird was an immediate and astonishing success. It won the Pulitzer Prize and quickly became a global phenomenon, with more than 50 million copies in print to date. Considered one of the great classics of modern American literature, the novel has never been out of print since its original publication 57 years ago. Now, for the first time ever, Harper Lee's open-hearted dissection of justice and tolerance in the American South will be brought vividly to life on the Broadway stage starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus.

You'll have time to shop, have lunch (on your own), and explore before the 2:00 p.m. matinee at the Shubert Theatre on West 44th Street. After the show, there'll be some free time to grab a bite to eat for the ride home before we depart at 5:45 p.m.

Front Mezzanine seats.

Cost
$240
Includes coach, breakfast snack, show tickets, gratuities, and hosts.