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A Taste of Savannah!

Monday, March 29th, 2010

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If you are looking for gorgeous Southern-style homes, beautiful parks, and tree-lined walks and streets, look no further than Savannah, Georgia! Savannah is one of the most beautiful cities in America. Savannah Tours features a variety of tours that will show you the sights and provide interesting and informative commentary about this special city.

One of the best ways to see the highlights of Savannah is on the Historic Savannah Trolley Tour – Hop On and Hop Off, which takes you through downtown historic Savannah on a 35-passenger open-air trolley. This tour includes unlimited on and off privileges at 14 convenient stops, so you can get off to spend time at the sights of greatest interest to you. This is a fully-narrated tour, and the experienced professional tour guide will paint a fascinating picture of the charming city of Savannah.

If you’re craving a tour that will tantalize your taste buds, be sure to book reservations for the Paula Deen Tour in Savannah! Take a peek into the life of famous southern cooking entrepreneur Paula Deen. Visit shops that Paula frequented, and still showcases, on her way to establishing one of the most popular restaurants in Savannah, The Lady and Sons. Get to know Paula like Savannah knows Paula and sample some of the low country’s best at her new restaurant – Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House. The tour includes a few surprises and is sure to give you an appetite for more of the “Good Ole South” and Paula Deen!

Experience a charming, unforgettable ride aboard the Savannah Riverboat Dinner Cruise. This dining cruise includes dinner, live entertainment, and an unforgettable view of Savannah. From the carving table, prime rib is prepared using an old family recipe. The cruise also features boneless breast of chicken florentine, and Savannah’s best crab cakes. Make sure you save room for one of the delicious “southern” desserts.

And nothing ends the night better than the exciting Savannah Scary Ghost Tour! You’ll learn about death, murder, possessions, and the most haunted house in Savannah: the Hampton-Lilibridge House, which has been exorcised several times. You’ll see pictures and video clips of investigations on the vehicle’s LCD screens, from such shows as: Scariest Places On Earth, TAPS, Ghost Hunters, Ghost of the South, that were filmed in Savannah. There’s a 99% chance a Spirit or Ghost will appear in your digital photographs on this tour. Are you prepared to be scared? This is a Hair Raiser of a tour!

Return to a kinder, gentler day as you tour Savannah on a relaxing Carriage Ride. Imagine moss-laden trees, beautiful antebellum homes, monuments and museums that are over 200 years old. As you take our covered carriage through America’s 1st planned city, Savannah’s Historic District, you will learn about famous and infamous people of the city’s rich and colorful history. From General Oglethorpe to characters and places in “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”, your tour will transport you through time.

Endless Opportunities in Shytown

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Chicago is a city with unlimited options, so why should your sightseeing experience be any different?  If you are open to the possibilities, there is a wide array of tours and cruises that will show you exactly what Chicago is all about.  Hop On & Hop Off Trolley Tours are a favorite among travelers, as this affords the opportunity to see only the sights that are of particular interest to you and skip those that don’t spark as much enthusiasm.

Another popular way to see the city is via one of the amazing architecture tours.  With guided commentary given by talented professionals in the architecture industry, you will be informed and entertained throughout the duration of your trip.  Elegant dinner cruises along Lake Michigan give you additional opportunities to marvel at the great skyscrapers and enjoy a romantic night under the stars.

Tours of the Chicago skyline by boat offer an up close and personal view of some of Chicago’s finest lakefront sights in a comprehensive 30 minute format and many of these cruises run year-round so you can plan early for the spring and summer months or hop on board much sooner.  Famous points of interest include the Sears Tower, Shedd Aquarium, and Field Museum of Natural History.

With all that there is to see in Chicago, it is easy to see that it is a trip worth making at any time of year, so you don’t need to wait until the summer to take a walking tour to see the historic skyscrapers or scour the city for a bargain on a shopping tour.

If you are in Chicago at Christmastime, check out the Chicago Holiday Lights Tour and see how beautiful the ‘Windy City’ can look as it is illuminated and decked out with festive holiday decorations.  As part of the trip, you will stop at the German Christkindlmarket, the largest traditional German holiday market outside of Germany itself.

As you plan your next trip, keep an eye on www.chicagotours.us for travel ideas, tours, transportation services, and private charters.

New England Charm in Maine

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

If you are on your way up north, make sure to visit the beautiful state of Maine.   This picturesque area is known for its rocky coastline and rolling mountains, as well as for its strong presence in the lobster and clamming industries.  Many tourists flock to the area to hunt, hike, fish, and participate in winter sports such as snowmobiling and skiing.

While you are in the area, take advantage of the opportunity to do some lobster and seal watching on a cruise departing from Bar Harbor.  This cruise takes you through Frenchman Bay where you will learn about the biology of lobsters as well as the history of lobster fishing as you pull up traps and, hopefully, make a good catch.  You will also get to see and touch the lobsters as they swim around the touch tank and while you begin your search for harbor seals.  This is quite an experience and can be enjoyed by everyone in the family regardless of age and gender.

For a sightseeing experience on land, take an hour-long Bar Harbor Trolley Tour.  This scenic ride is fully narrated and includes Paradise Hill and a fantastic view of Frenchman Bay.   You will easily be able to relax as you take in the beautiful sights and breathe the cool Maine air.  What better way to see all that Bar Harbor has to offer than by letting someone else drive while you take it easy?

Other exciting activities in Maine include a Whale Watching Tour and several national park tours.  With so much to see and do you will definitely not be bored.  Remember to dress in layers or at least bring a jacket as it can get pretty chilly especially on the water.  You will not regret making the decision to visit such a gorgeous area.  It is no wonder that the wealthy used to have summer homes in the region.  Bar Harbor is a village that is packed with history and widespread appeal so make sure to stop by sometime on your travels.

For other tours and activities in Maine, visit www.mainetours.net.  You will be so glad you did!

Travel through Texas

Monday, October 27th, 2008

With Texas being such a large state, you will never find yourself without something fun and exciting to do.  Your dream Texas vacation can become a reality through Texas Tours.  Your visit can be anything you want it to be with the wide array of tours, activities and attraction tickets that are laid down at your feet.

A great thing to do in Texas is to get to know the city where you staying.  Austin, San Antonio, Dallas and El Paso all have complete tours throughout the city.  You can even make a trip to Juárez, Mexico from Texas and tour around that area as well. 

The Austin in 90 Minutes Tour is a great introduction to the city as you will see 30 of the city’s major historical and cultural attractions.  You can keep track of your favorite parts so you can go back and see them more in depth later during your stay.  Another great city tour is the San Antonio Grand Tour where you get to visit the Alamo, Mission San Jose, Market Square and many more great locations.

If you are looking for some underwater fun and are staying in or near South Padre, try out one 12 diving trips located there.  In some you will get to swim with tropical fish through the beautiful coral reef and with others you can explore through an abandoned ship wreck.  Whatever you choose, you are sure to be happy with your decision. 

Other fantastic activities offered by Texas Tours include dinner shows in Dallas, trolley tours in San Antonio, dude ranch visits throughout the state, helicopter rides over Fort Worth, and turkey hunting in Seymour to just name a few.

If you want your trip to Texas to create memories to last a lifetime, reserve your activities through Texas Tours at www.texastours.net. 


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