St. Anne-Neumann Travel Club Ginger's Gang Relay For Life Team Friends of Lancaster County Seniors Sweet and Sassy Seniors of Maple Street Senior Center of Lebanon GEARS Friends of the Lancaster Public Library Steppin' Up to Fight Cancer Relay f
If your school or nonprofit club or organization is offering a trip, tour or a travelogue open to the public, please send us a typed notice in care of Travels, Trips & Tours, Sunday News, P.O. Box 1328, Lancaster, PA 17608-1328.
Our fax number is 2
Thursday, May 23, 2013, Mystery tour. Variety of attractions and food combinations. Includes guide and bus. Cost: $115.
lTuesday-Thursday, June 18-20: Finger Lakes Seneca Lake cruise. Includes Belhurst Castle, winery tour and tasting, Corning Glassworks, Sonnenberg Gardens, Granger Homestead & Carriage Museum. Two nights lodging, two dinners, two breakfasts, one lunch on cruise and bus. Cost: $540, double occupancy.
lWednesday, July 17: Cruise to and from Smith Island, Md. Includes lunch at Bayside Restaurant, Smith Island Museum and Island Church and guide. Cost: $140.
Call Ed Carty, 569-7934 or John Feyock, 569-1033.
Sun, May 19: Atlantic City, N.J. Leave Elizabethtown at 8 a.m. Cost: $50 ($25 rebate from a casino). Deadline: April 12. Call Pati Stark, 367-4389.
Tuesday, June 25: Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover, Md. Cost: $31 for memebers, $33 for nonmembers. Rebate to be announced later. Leave at 7:30 a.m. from Columbia VFW. Call Helen Bechtold, 397-2267.
Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 25-27: Foxwood Casino, Newport, R.I., and Essex Train and Riverboat. Includes lunch at old Mystic Village. Stay at The Two Tree Inn at Foxwood. Deadline: July 31. Cost: $385, double. Call Coleen Geyer, 273-1048.
Saturday, July 13: The Finger Lakes Wine Festival. More than 85 New York State wineries, a wine pick-up service, live music, wine seminars and food demonstrations, a gourmet food court, pace car rides around the famed Watkins Glen International racetrack, and more. Leave at 7 a.m. from the Elizabethtown Area High School. Cost: $99, $106 nonmember.Call Karen S. Eberly, 367-0355.
Wednesday, May 15: New York City on your own. Cost: $62. Leave from A.C. Moore at Lancaster Shopping Center at 6:15 a.m. Call Bob Busillo, 209-7144.
Saturday, October 19, 2013: Lancaster County Winery Tour, featuring Waltz Vineyards in Manheim, Moon Dancer Vineyards and Winery in Wrightsville, Twin Brook Winery in Gap and Strasburg Winery in Strasburg. Tour leaves from K-Mart in Lebanon at 10:30 a.m. and returns about 7:15 p.m. Includes transportation, wine tasting at all wineries (plus cheese and crackers), lunch at Moon Dancer and snacks and raffles on the bus. Cost $70 per ticket or $135 per pair.
lSaturday, Dec. 7: New York City on your own. Leave K-Mart in Lebanon at 6 a.m. and return to Lebanon about 10 p.m. Drop off and pickup in NYC is at Bryant Park. Cost: $40. SteppinUpR4L@yahoo.com.
Call Deb Hansell,859-3009.
Tuesday, May 21: Mystery tour. Includes all touring and attractions and a morning treat. Deadline: April 11. Cost: $99.
Tuesday, June 25: Bedford. Cost: $123. See Bedford Springs Hotel, Bowser Bridge, Fisher's store, four stops to dine around and all day guide service. Deadline: July 1.
Call Utha Webb, 665-5030.
Friday, June 14: Rodale Institute, Point Phillips Perennials and a private garden in Macungie. Leave at 8 a.m. and return at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $69 (includes boxed lunch). Call Carol Feister, 435-8678.
Wednesday, May 8: Atlantic City. Cost: $35, get $25 in credit at Bally's Casino. Call Kathy Ridder, 661-7760.
Sunday, April 21: Gettysburg. Tour of battlefield with emphasis on Irish participation in Civil War. Late lunch at Irish Pub and some time for shopping Leaving at 8 a.m., arriving back at 7 p.m. Cost: $50. Deadline: April 14. Call Renie Logan, 284-4087 or Gabrielle Hackman, 808-1232.
Thursday, May 16: George Washington's Mount Vernon. Hot lunch after arrival and then spend the rest of the day touring the mansion, gardens, out buildings, Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center and the Ford Orientation Center. Cost: $90.
lTuesday-Thursday, June 25-27: Pittsburgh. Includes free time in Historic Ligonier, The Senator John Heinz History Center, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Hartwood Mansion. Includes all attractions, six meals, two nights' lodging. Cost: $340, double.
Call Gail Tothero, 335-2336.
Saturday, May 11: Valley Forge and Merrymead Farm. Narrated tour, including a tram tour at the American Treasures Tour near Oaks. This is one man's expansive memorabilia collection. Includes hot buffet lunch. Guided tour at Valley Forge. Box meal from Panera Bread. Includes all attractions, two meals and ice cream. Cost: $100. Call Nedra Bearinger, 336-7444.
Saturday, June 1: New York City on your own. Leave at 6:30 a.m. and leave NYC at 7 p.m. Drop off and pick up in the Theater district. Cost: $45 members, $55 nonmembers. Call Amy Howett, 626-5096.
Thursday, April 25: Adventure Aquarium, Camden, N.J., and Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia. Leave Elite Coach in Ephrata at 8:30 a.m. Return at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $85. Lunch on your own at Reading Terminal. Deadline: April 18.
lMonday, Sept. 9: Atlantic City. Leave Elite Coach in Ephrata at 7:30 a.m. Return at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $50, includes casino money. Deadline: Sept. 2. Call Bill Donecker, 587-6350.
Tuesday, May 14: Mount Airy Casino Resort with casino rebate package and visit to Premise Maid Candies. Cost: $45. Deadline: April 14.
lSaturday, July 6: Monuments in Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va., for a birthday celebration for America and this historic city with fireworks over the Potomac River. Cost: $50. Deadline: June 2.
lSaturday, July 13: Philadelphia (Fairmount) for a guided tour at the Eastern State Penitentiary and the Bastille Day Cabaret and Festival. Cost: $50. Deadline: June 9.
Call Tiffani Lynn, 799-6093.
Wednesday, May 15: "King Henry and the Showman Farewell Tour" at Penn's Peak. Includes lunch. Cost: $85. deadline: April 9. Call Jean Wentz,738-1167.
Thursday, June 13: The Spirit of Philadelphia Lunch Cruise. Buffet, a narrated tour and interactive entertainment with DJ Emcee and more than two-hour hour lunch cruise. Handicapped accessible. Leave at 9:30 a.m. Return to Lancaster at 4:30 p.m. Cost: $70 members, $78 nonmembers. Deadline: May 10.
lSaturday, Aug. 10: Baltimore Inner Harbor on your own. Includes an option to visit Lexington Market as well. Depart at 8 a.m. Return at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $24 members, $32 nonmembers. Deadline: Aug. 2.
Leave from Bright Side Opportunities Center, 515 Hershey Ave. Call Cindy Felder, 509-1342, ext. 220.
Thursday, April 25: Pentagon and Udvar Hazy Air and Space Museum. Cost: $47. Includes bus, guided tour of Pentagon and visist Udvar Hazy Center. Leave at 7 a.m. and return at 9 p.m.
lSaturday, April 27: or Saturday, May 4: New York City on your own. Cost: $69. Drop-off at Rockfeller Center or Times Square area. Meals on your own. Leave at 7 a.m. and return at 9 p.m.
Susan Davis, 392-2115, ext.147.
Wednesday, May 22: Haunted Philadelphia with Charles J. Adams, ghost author. Includes bus, guide, admission to Eastern State Penitentiary, three-course lunch at City Tavern, guided tour at Fort Mifflin. Cost $90. Deadline: April 28. Call Cheryl Weaver, 354-8704.
Wendesday, May 15: National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. The bus will leave at 7 a.m. from the Lititz United Methodist Church and return at 5:45 p.m. Cost: $35, which includes travel, entrance fee, guided tour in morning (afternoon is on your own) and a boxed lunch. Call Sallie Rihn, 626-2255.
Sunday-Sunday, Sep. 22-29: Charleston and Beaufort in South Carolina; Savannah, Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island in Georgia; and Jacksonville and St. Augustine in Florida. Fly and then get on a bus. Tour is limited to 30 people. Cost: $2,429 (double occupancy). The tour is organized by Collette Vacations and Travel Leaders. Call Mindy Eveler, 854-4391.
Wednesday-Friday, May 22-24: Eastern Shore, Ocean City, Md. Includes John Dickinson Plantation, Dunes Manor Hotel (two nights), Phillips Seafod Restaurant, and more. Cost: $394.
lThursday, June 20: Odyssey Cruise and Gaylord National Resort. Cost: $124.
Call Helen Hoover, 859-1619, or Jerry Gerhart, 733-2331.