Welcome aboard with The Upper Class as we witness the Virginia International Military Tattoo and Parade of Nations celebration in Norfolk Virginia. Tour the Norfolk Naval Station and see the awe-inspiring Atlantic Naval Fleet. Guided tour of Norfolk including the McArthur Memorial. Witness the annual Parade of Nations, explore 28 Countries without a Passport at NATOFest. Then you reach the grand finale– the Virginia International Military Tattoo. Dubbed a "spectacle of music and might," by CBS Sunday Morning, the Tattoo a celebration in the grand tradition of the Royal Edinburgh Tattoo - a modern-day military celebration that springs from the centuries-old ceremony.
New York’s Finger Lakes region has been described by Wine Spectator as the wine and culinary epicenter of New York. Join your friends, or make new ones, as you discover vineyards, history, culture, gardens, gorgeous lakes, unique shops and great restaurants – what more could you ask for! You’ll cruise the Erie Canal and go through a 100-year-old lock. Cruise Seneca Lake, witness pure artistry at work, discover geological treasures, taste incredible wines and dine in some of the region’s best restaurants.
Experience springtime at America’s largest home, the Biltmore. Witness Shenandoah National Park and the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains. Experience Virginia’s Natural Bridge a National Historic Landmark. Discover why Asheville is called “The Paris of the South" during a guided tour before exploring the majestic Biltmore when your visit coincides with Biltmore Blooms, where the gardens – designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted – come to life with wave after wave of gorgeous blooms. Your tour includes the fun-filled Blue Ridge Mountain Opry Show and tours of historic Charlottesville and Monticello for an intimate look into the life and times of Thomas Jefferson and the extraordinary house he built and furnished for himself and his family.
Ocean City Maryland and the Chesapeake bay Featuring Wild Horses and Crab Capital of the World, Oceanfront views from your Private Balcony at the Dunes Manor Resort, Learn how to make Maryland’s official state dessert - the Smith Island cake from a local, Search for Wild Ponies on Assateague Island, Discover Crisfield, MD the Crab Capital of the World, Longwood Gardens
The sea’s spectacular beauty is the focal point of this wonderful tour to Coastal Maine. Keep you camera at the ready throughout the next four days – from your guided tours of York, Cape Neddick, Perkins Cove and Kennebunkport to your three nights at the stunning Anchorage by the Sea resort to your lobster cruise and much more! Enjoy a succulent Lobster Bake dinner at the Ogunquit Lobster Pound, named the “Best Boiled Lobster in New England;” drive past the sandy beaches and rocky coastline; view the George Bush estate at Walker’s Point; hear the history of these shipbuilding towns – this is a tour you’ll talk about for years to come!
Looking for a totally new vacation experience? Come along with your friends for a wonderful time, to a wonderful place, to make some wonderful memories. Where? Sorry, we can’t tell you. But we know that you’ll be pleasantly surprised on this unforgettable 2-day tour to a very SPECIAL surprise location!
Witness some of the most dramatic scenery in the United States on this wonderful four day tour. Discover why the clear, crisp water and fresh mountain air has been drawing vacationers here for centuries as we search for the elusive moose that roam the White Mountains of New Hampshire. You’ll enjoy an evening driving moose tour as you witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat. Travel through the White Mountains with your local guide for a day learning about the wild logging days, to the “gilded era” of Grand Hotels, to the multi-uses of the forest today. Ride the Aerial Tramway to the top of Cannon Mountain and witness the spectacular rugged mountain scenery and towering peaks of the Franconia and Kinsman mountain ranges. Board the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad for a two-hour trip along Lake Winnipesauke. Ride the rails while eating Harts Hot Roast Turkey carved at your table with all the trimmings! Tour the Canturbury Shaker Village.
Today you’ll head to Eastern Long Island for a deliciously good time as you explore the North and South forks of the Island. Tours and Tastings from three of the North Fork’s most celebrated vineyards – Martha Clara Vineyards, Palmer Vineyards and Baiting Hollow Farm & Vineyard – all are multiple award winners so you know you’re in for some great wines! Shopping time at Tanger Outlets! Explore the Montauk Point Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in New York State, enjoy lunch at Il Capuccino – one of Eastern Long Island’s most celebrated restaurants and discover the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum and Whalers Church on a guided tour. What a trip!
Experience the captivating beauty and serene countryside of Quebec awaiting you over the next five days. Enjoy four nights at the 4 Star Resort - Hotel Chéribourg – located in an idyllic setting, surrounded by magnificent trees and seasonal flowers, you can’t help but relax! Take a gondola ride to the summit of Mont Orford, discover the Marché de la Gare, set on the shores of Lac des Nations. Partake in a captivating guided tour focusing on the life of bees and honey production and taste the results! Discover the cosmopolitan city of Montreal that lies at the juxtaposition of centuries old traditions and modern day technologies and is one of the largest French speaking cities in the world. Attend a Gregorian chant session at St-Benoit-du-Lac Abbey.
The Upper Class welcome’s you aboard as we discover the grand summer cottages, breathtaking shoreline, wonderful cuisine and integral history of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Newport. Highlights include: tours of Newport, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, an exhilarating Dunes tour through the Cape Cod National Seashore and a Lobster Bake Dinner!
Experience Tanglewood on Parade -one of the highlights of the Tanglewood season –– a chance to see all its orchestras perform in a single extended concert! The Boston Pops, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Orchestra perform a selection of popular classics, as well as the traditional Tanglewood on Parade finale, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture set to fireworks!
Picturesque Boothbay Harbor is one of the most breathtaking towns in all of Maine – from the fishing boats dotting the harbor, to the beautiful sunsets and marvelous coastline Discover the coastal towns of Ocean Point, Camden and Rockport – a timeless collection of Maine communities to see why they are called The Jewels of the Maine Coast and The Prettiest Towns in Maine. Take a scenic nature cruise. Enjoy a special lobster bake dinner during the tour.
Get away this summer to the beaches of the Outer Banks, a string of narrow islands that run along the coast of North Carolina. A favorite vacation destination, the Outer Banks are famous for wide, unspoiled beaches and a perfect climate. Your hotel is oceanfront, just steps from the beach. With plenty of time to relax at the shore, each day will bring a new adventure special to this area.
The Amish are a people of preservation, not swayed by the media or influenced by technological advances. Join The Upper Class as we discover what it means to be Amish, how the Amish live today and the challenges facing the Amish people. You’ll also witness two amazing theater performances – Moses at the Sigh & Sound Theater and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – a hilarious musical comedy at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater.