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Tour Across America

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

It is often hard to choose where to spend your vacation, but when you think about all the things you can do in each state and in each city, you really can’t go wrong.  United States Tours offers things for you to do in every state in the country, including Washington D.C.  There’s no way that you can’t have a great vacation with the vast array of activities and attractions that are at your disposal.  United States Tours and its affiliates are the largest tour operators in the world so there is no doubt that this year’s trip will be the best yet. 

One of the most popular packages that United States Tour provides, out of the 5,000+, is the Alcatraz Tour & San Francisco City Tour.  You will get a comprehensive tour, including bus and ferry transportation, of the beautiful city of San Francisco.  This is an excellent tour as you see all the world renowned sites through San Francisco including Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown and Union square as well as the notorious federal prison on Alcatraz Island.

Another wonderful option for a vacation activity that United States Tours offers is the New York Spirit Dinner Cruise.  This is a great way to spend an evening after a full day of sightseeing around New York.  You will eat a delicious dinner aboard a luxurious and chic ship.  Your night will be complete with the entertaining music and Broadway-quality performers.  For a break from the exciting festivities, you can stroll along the decks of the magnificent boat and view the best of New York drift by.

On the Nashville City Tour you will see all the major sights of Music City.  This fantastic tour is known for taking you to the best areas in the marvelous city.  You will ride by the historic downtown Nashville, Fort Nashboro, the Parthenon, Music Row, Studio B and beautiful Vanderbilt University.  The tour makes a stop at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum as well as the Ryman Auditorium – the Mother Church of Country Music.  This is a perfect tour for visitors to Nashville who want to see the greatest parts of the city.

An experience unlike any other is Boston Duck Tour and it all begins as you board your sightseeing vehicle, the “DUCK.”  The “DUCK” is an authentic WWII amphibious, meaning it can drive in land and water, vehicle that has been renovated for your comfort.  As Boston is the birthplace of freedom, it is only fitting that you see sights that reflect this while touring Boston.  The golden-domed State House, built on land owned by John Hancock, is highlighted during the tour.  Other locations that will be sighted are Bunker Hill, Boston Common – the oldest park in the country, and Copley Square.  Just when you think the tour has ended and you have seen all Boston has to offer, “SPLASHDOWN” hits.  The DUCK will splash right into the Charles River giving you the chance you receive an incredible view of Boston and Cambridge skylines.

United States Tours has tours, activities and attraction tickets in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  By using the services offered you will without a doubt have one of the best vacations of your life.  Reserve your tickets today at United States Tours website, www.unitedstatestours.us. 

Entertaining Dinner Shows Across the Globe

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Everyone needs something fun and entertaining to do during their vacation evenings.Many venture off to experience the city’s nightlife while others simply enjoy a nice dinner out and head to bed earlier to be ready for the next day’s activities.One thing that everyone seems to enjoy is a thrilling dinner show.

Dinner shows can be appreciated by people of all ages with all sorts of interests.Wherever you plan on vacationing, you can see if there is a dinner show near you on the Dinner Shows’ website to take your group out for an evening full of fun!

One of the most popular locations with hundreds of dinner shows is Branson, Missouri.This is a great place to have some fun on a riverboat, in a theater, or any other fun venue.Aboard the Branson Belle Riverboat, you can enjoy an elegant cruise, delicious food and non-stop entertainment.

Additionally, you can watch western classics during one of the many Chuckwagon shows that are performed in cities all over the U.S.

Another great location for a dining show is Nashville, Tennessee.Like Branson, this city is full of great shows that everyone in the family will love.For a blast from the past, the Cowboy Town Wild West Show & Campfire Supper is a great choice.The General Jackson Dinner Cruise & Show is another great opportunity.The showboat will float along the Cumberland River providing you with an excellent meal and even better Broadway style performances.

Dinner Shows offers many types of entertainment so you can pick and choose which one best fits your interests.Additional locations include Atlanta, Orlando, Richmond, Chicago, Niagara Falls, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Hawaii and many, many more!

Each of the shows listed on Dinner Shows’ website, www.dinnershows.us, are extremely popular so if you find one that strikes your fancy, reserve it soon as they sell out quickly.

Visit Mount Vernon through Williamsburg Tours

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Williamsburg, Virginia is significant for more reasons that just its legendary past.  In addition to the history that Williamsburg has given the United States, the city now gives award-winning, interactive tours of the times, offers incredible shopping, delicious eateries and many great cities surrounding it with plenty of things to do.

You must take advantage of the close proximity of Washington DC.  There are so many wonderful things to do and see in the District of Columbia like the Mount Vernon Cruise & Tour.  You will be treated as a VIP on this fully narrated Cruise to and from Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington.  This package gives you full access of the Mount Vernon home and gardens as well as beautiful sights along the Potomac River.  During the ride, you are given breakfast or lunch as the snack bar features pastries, muffins, bagels, hot dogs, pizza, chips, candy, ice cold beer, soda, juice, bottled water and more!  What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon!

A visit to Williamsburg is a perfect way to spend a vacation and Williamsburg Tours can help make it be the greatest vacation you have ever had!  Visit www.williamsburgtours.net to reserve your vacation fun today! 

Visit the “City of Lights”

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Paris, the “City of Lights”, is a wonderful place to take your vacation.  It is a city full of romance, excitement, beauty, complete with plenty of things for you to do.  Paris Tours offers opportunities to see and experience the magical city and areas nearby.  

The most popular thing to do while visiting Paris is to sightsee.  A great way to do that is aboard the Paris L’Open Bus Tour.  This premier bus will take you to the hottest and most famous place in Paris.  The double-decker bus is a fantastic way to see Paris as it has 50 different stops and you can hop on and off at your leisure.  This allows you to spend as much time at certain spots as you wish.  Some of the amazing stops include L’Opera Bastille, the Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Petit-Pont and Bibliotheque Nationale de France.  Each passenger receives a set of earphones with original commentaries on each of the stops.  If you want to get the complete tour of Paris, then this tour is perfect for you.

Since Paris is the city full of romance, it seems only right to have romantic evening with your loved one.  You can dine floating along the Seine River on the Marina de Paris Dinner Cruise.  You will experience a wonderful and enjoyable night at your private table for two aboard the large vessel.  As the boat glides through the smooth water, you will catch glimpses of monuments and bridges along the way.  You will travel through the heart of Paris and see the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Saint-Louis Island which has retained its 18th century look and feel, the Conciergerie – a formal royal palace and prison, the Louvre, the oldest standing bridge across the river – Pont Neuf, the Eiffel Tower and much, much more.  You are sure to have a lovely and romantic evening with the Paris lights gleaming, stunning sights and warm atmosphere on your cruise vessel. 

With so much to do in beautiful Paris, France, you could stay for eternity.  For more information regarding tours and attractions, visit www.paris-tours.net. 

 

Explore Festive Louisiana

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Louisiana is the world’s festival capital which means there are fun and exciting festivities to be enjoyed year round.  In addition to have many, many fun activities throughout the year, Louisiana is an extremely charming place.  There is no other way to experience Louisiana’s charm than by diving into its unique culture.

A great way to see some of the major aspects of the state is by taking part in the New Orleans Ultimate Tour by Van.  Louisiana Tours offers this fantastic ride through the city streets and is something you should not pass up.  This tour also includes a real Cajun lunch that you are sure to love!  It is a real adventure as all the guests not only get to see the great locations within the city, but also have a chance of taking a ride on a high-speed airboat on the bayou.  Additionally, you may even get to hold a baby alligator!

If you fell in love with the Cajun bayou then you will love this:  the Cajun Swamp Boat Private Tour.  This ride through the southern Louisiana swamplands is a one-of-a-kind experience that the whole family will enjoy.  Your guide is a Cajun native and can let you in on the secrets and legends of the area.  During this tour, you will spot the local wildlife like alligators, snakes and egrets as well as some pretty spectacular views.

For a fun night out during your vacation, try out the New Orleans Dinner & Jazz Cruise.  New Orleans is well known for its music scene and once that is combined with the views aboard the boat, you may never want to leave.  Once aboard the massive steamboat, you will receive breathtaking views of the New Orleans night skyline, enjoy a delectable buffet style meal, and be completely entertained by the live jazz performers.

In the French Quarter Walking Tour, you will see parts of the state and hear incredible stories that the average visitor may miss.  Your local guide provides you with stories and tales of America’s oldest and most unique neighborhood.  This tour will take you to the most famous sites in the Quarter like beautiful courtyards, the Pharmacy Museum, Bourbon Street, historic streetcars, the Jackson Square artists and much, much more.  Many of the spots that were destroyed in Hurricane Katrina have been renovated and replaced so this is a great way to see the old and new mesh together.

For a truly wonderful vacation, visit Louisiana.  Here you can experience thrills, fun, romance and history making it a very worthwhile trip.  Book your vacation activities at www.louisianatours.net.

Visit the “City Always Turned On”

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Atlantic City, otherwise known as “The World’s Playground,” “the Queen of Resorts” and a “City Always Turned On,” is a perfect place to spend your vacation.  It is full of fun activities and attractions and like the motto says, it is always turned on, meaning there is always something to do!

Atlantic City Tours can help provide you with a vacation of a lifetime.  There are a variety of tours and exciting attractions waiting at your feet including trolley and boat tours as well as dolphin watching and wineries.

On the Trolley Tour of Atlantic City, you will take a narrated trip to some of the most famous sites in the city.  This includes the Absecon Lighthouse and Atlantic City Aquarium.  The guide will tell you all about the city’s history long before the casinos took over.  A spectacular stop along the way is at the legendary Lucy the Margate Elephant.  She is a 60-foot high, 90-ton wood and tin elephant overlooking the sea.  It is one of the most popular tourist sites and is a true sight to one’s eyes!

If you are looking for a fun day in Atlantic City, try out the Winery & Shopping Tour by Trolley.  The trolley will take you to Renault Winery, an absolutely stunning resort.  You will be delighted and engaged throughout the tour where you will see their priceless wine and champagne glass collection also learning the history of the winery and its founder.  You will also take a stroll through the European Courtyard, view antique winemaking equipment, and see where the wine is actually made and stored.  The tour is not complete without sampling their award winning wine and champagne collections.  After the charming tour of the winery, it is onto a fun afternoon of exploring the shops at the Noyes Museum and the historic Towne of Smithville. 

The Dolphin Watching Cruise is perfect if you are looking for time out on the water.  It is great for all ages so if you have kids, they will be thrilled!  Throughout the trip you will spot leaping dolphins and splashing whales in the open ocean water.  A marine naturalist on board can help educate you about the waters you are drifting on and the ocean life you will see.  Your cruise includes beverages, snacks, disposable cameras (just in case you forget your own), souvenir photos and a lifetime of fantastic memories. 

Atlantic City is more than just hotels and casinos so when you tire from that scene, or are just looking for a fun place to spend some time, visit www.atlanticcitytours.net to reserve your vacation fun today!

Relaxation and Adventure Rolled into one Location

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Evergreen: Fly Non-Stop To 10 West Coast Cities

Hawaii is one of the most beautiful locations on Earth.The beautiful beaches, stunning scenery and fun activities make it great place to spend your vacation.Big Island Tours can provide you with all the tours, activities and attraction tickets you will need during your stay.

One of the most fun things to do while visiting the Big Island is it taking a ride on the Hilo Big Island Volcano & Waterfall Helicopter Tour.The helicopter will soar over the tropical rainforests so you can catch glimpses of the bright and vivid colors down below.You will go right past many rushing waterfalls making this one of the greatest experiences of your life.These are extremely personalized flights so you can converse with your pilots if you have any questions and they will even fly back over an area if you want to see something again.

A different way to see the area, but equally as fun, is the Big Island ATV Ride.You will drive the vehicle through historic Parker Ranch where the road shows you a timeline of Hawaiian history.Here you will see historical homes, rodeo grounds, vast valleys and rolling hills that may render your speechless!

If you are in the mood for a romantic evening on the Big Island try the Sunset Cocktail Cruise.Not only will you be stunned with the large bright sun that just seems to melt into the ocean, but be entertained by live performers.During the cruise, you may even spot dolphins or a whale!This is perfect for some special quality time between you and your loved one and just as wonderful with a group of friends for a fun night out.

The Hawaii Volcano Adventure is an additional way to see the amazing sights of the Big Island.A large luxury bus takes you the Kilauea Volcano where the eruptions never seem to cease.This excursion allows to you to get closer to the lava flow than any other on the island!The tour bus will also take you to sights such as Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum, Thurston Lava Tube and Steam Bluffs & Crater Drive.

Just visiting the Big Island is an amazing experience so if you add several fantastic activities, your vacation will be even better.Check out the Big Island Tours website, www.bigislandtours.net.

Family Fun in the Florida Keys

Monday, October 6th, 2008

If you are looking for a vacation spot with sun, sand and surf complete with complete relaxation, fun activities and fantastic scenery then look no more!  A trip to the Florida Keys is just what you need!  Florida Keys Tours can make your dream vacation come true as there are loads of tours, activities and attraction tickets are at your disposal.

On the Glass Bottom Boat Discovery tour, you will see up-close the magnificent diverse underwater world.  The vibrant coral reef, stunning exotic fish and hundreds of varieties of aquatic life is just under your feet.  During your cruise along the smooth waters, you will be treated to complimentary champagne or soft drinks along with cheese a crackers.  Your evening will be complete with the breathtaking sunset reflecting off the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. 

For this different kind of Florida Keys fun, you can take part in the Ghostly Legends of Key West Tour.  You can engage yourself in a different aspect of the keys with a stroll through the dim and gloomy streets of Old Town, Key West where the real estate dates back to the Kings of Spain. 

Your ghost tour makes stop at the Audubon House, the old city morgue, the Marrero House where the spirit of Enriquetta lives, St. Paul’s Cemetery, the Otto Mansion where you may discover the real “Chucky,” and other hidden spots that only a local can show you.  You will hear tales of the haunted Victorian mansions, learn the legends of pirates, and wonder about ancient local voodoo.  This tour will show you all the peculiar and eerie parts of Key West, something that cannot be missed!

While visiting the Keys, one thing that you absolutely must do is ride the crystal clear waters on a high speed Jetski.  The Key West Jetski Tours will circle around stunning Key West.  You will spot porpoises, rays, fish, and maybe even a shark or two.  Halfway through the tour, you will take a rest and stop for a swim in the pristine waters.  You will be able to search for shells and sand dollars in the nearby sandbar or swim after the many tropical fish.   The guides will take you to places that you can’t see from the shore and the only way to find out about them is to take the tour yourself!

Florida Keys Tours also provides you with the opportunity to rent Jetskis on your own so you can explore the area at your own pace.  We offer SeaDoo and Yamaha four-stroke Jetskis that can reach the speed of 50 mph.  Your Jetski will hold two adults or one adult with two children so the whole family can ride! 

If you are looking for fun and affordable transportation then try out the Key West Boat Shuttles.  They depart from Fort Myers, Marco Island, Miami, and of course, Key West.  The boat shuttles offer a fun, fast and affordable way to get to where you want to go, while providing you with some excellent scenery along the way.  Each vessel is complete with heating and air conditioning, gift shop, café, large flat screen satellite televisions, state-of-the-art electronics, indoor and outdoor seating, bar and information desk to get all your questions answered.  Remember, getting there is only half the fun!

Book your dream vacation today through Florida Keys Tours at www.floridakeystours.net today.

Sail the Open Sea

Monday, September 29th, 2008

If your vacation brings you to a location where a gentle breeze is common along beautiful smooth waters, then taking a ride aboard a sailboat would be an excellent choice.  No matter where you decide to spend your holiday, taking time out to enjoy yourself on the open water will be one of the best decisions you could make.

From one side of the country to the other, Sailboat Tours offers luxurious rides where you can relax, enjoy the scenery, and add a bit of adventure to your vacation.

One of the most popular tours is the Day Sail on San Francisco Bay.  The boat will take you right by Alcatraz Island where the infamous federal prison is located.  You will receive amazing views as you pass under the Golden Gate Bridge.  Depending on your preference, you can sail in the afternoon and check out all the sights, or drift through the water at sunset and witness the glowing sun set over the sparkling water.

The NaPali Snorkel Picnic Sail of Kauai is another fabulous sailing excursion.  The boat explores the rugged NaPali coast where you will see waterfalls and lava tubes.  The guide is extremely knowledgeable on the area and can let you in on the secret ancient legends of the civilizations that once inhabited NaPali.  Breakfast and lunch picnics are included as well as snorkel instruction and gear.  So not only do you get to take in the sights of the coastline but a chance to explore the crystal clear waters as well.

For a bit of romance during your stay in Key West, the Champagne Sunset Cruise is perfect.  The boat takes you along the smooth ocean so you can experience true bliss as you watch the large orange sun appear to melt into the heavenly waters.  Your seat in front of the breathtaking sunset is to die for. 

In Chicago, you can travel in the evening aboard a large and lavish sailboat in hopes of sighting the largest mammals on our planet.  This whale watching cruise is one-of-a-kind and is a wonderful way to spend time with your family on the open water.  The cruise along Lake Michigan is great place to spot some whales and create memories to last a lifetime.

See if you can include a fun sailboat ride in your vacation by visiting Sailboat Tours’ website at www.sailboattours.net today!

Time to Visit Ontario, Eh?

Friday, September 26th, 2008

When people search for the perfect vacation spot, many look for a location that is full of natural beauty where you can receive some relaxation, but also with fun things to do.Well search no more because Ontario is that location for you!

Ontario Tours can not only provide you with a relaxing vacation but an exciting one as well.A vast array of tours, activities and attraction tickets are offered so you can customize your vacation to your exact wants and needs.

A great sight to see in Ontario is Niagara Falls and on the Niagara Falls Day Tour you can see just that!The fun ride up to the falls goes through the Niagara Peninsula where you will see many vineyards which would be perfect for later vacation fun!

Upon arrival to Niagara Falls, you may ride aboard the Maid of the Mist.This boat ride is the ONLY one that takes you right up to the rushing water.“Soak” up all the fun and excitement of the falls under this roaring phenomenon.A trip to Ontario is nothing without experiencing this glorious masterpiece.

For some great fun on the water, try out one of Ontario Tours’ cruises.If you are in the mood for some delicious food, a dinner cruise and brunch cruise are available for you to enjoy.If seeing the sights is more of your thing, then a simple harbor cruise is perfect for you.

To see all the fabulous sights of Toronto, the capital of Ontario and main financial city in Canada, try out the Toronto Hop-On, Hop-Off City Tour.The most famous spots of Toronto are highlighted during this customized tour.It is the perfect way to see the city since each passenger can hop-on and off the double-decker bus at their leisure, while spending as much time as they wish at any of the 20+ major locations.

Some of the spots you will visit and explore are the Hockey Hall of Fame, St. Lawrence Market, Maple Leaf Gardens, Casa Loma, the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto Island Ferry, Cabbagetown, CN Tower North and the Historic Distillery District.For a comprehensive look at Toronto, this tour is perfect!

A great deal of fun and excitement can be found in Ontario and one way to achieve that is through Ontario Tours.Visit www.ontariotours.net today and reserve your vacation tours, activities and attraction tickets today!


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