Southern Caribbean Cruise

Join us on the beautiful Freedom of the Seas as we sail to the Southern Caribbean from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Ease into island time on the beautiful Freedom of the Seas.  This Southern Caribbean cruise is surrounded by warm, green-blue waters and sugar-soft sand. Grab a lounger at Simpson Bay in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and watch the yachts pass by. When you’re feeling ready to turn up the thrill, lace up your sneakers and scale Mount Liamuiga in St. Kitts and Nevis — at the summit, soak in the view of the dense jungle and volcanic black rocks on the shoreline below. Cruise to the Southern Caribbean to see sugar plantations in Antigua before hopping on a sailboat at Nelson’s Dockyard or explore the rainforest in style in St. Lucia on an open-air gondola ride.

Fall Foliage

New England is steeped in history and known for its amazing fall foliage, and on this tour, you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular beauty and historic places. A sightseeing tour in Boston highlights landmarks that were pivotal to the United States’ history, and a visit to Cornelius Vanderbilt’s mansion, The Breakers, gives you a taste for life in a bygone era.

History is not all you’ll experience on this marvelous tour, you’ll also see spectacular beauty and amazing fall foliage. In Maine, visit Acadia National Park, one of America’s most visited national parks where you’ll take a carriage ride before enjoying a local treat at the historic Jordan Pond Restaurant located inside the park—a special experience offered by Globus. In New Hampshire, travel to the scenic White Mountains, New England’s greatest range and premier outdoor playground, to enjoy the Raven Interpretive Program. Take a beautiful drive through Franconia Notch, a New Hampshire region with breathtaking scenery, and along the Kancamagus Highway, well known as one of the country’s best fall foliage viewing areas. Throughout your tour, marvel at the scenic drives and stunning fall colors full of blazing red, orange, and yellow leaves (if Mother Nature permits).

In addition to the carriage ride in Acadia National Park, we have included some other fun experiences on this fall foliage tour. Enjoy a Colonial-style dinner at the historic Salem Cross Inn in Sturbridge and a lobster bake in the seaside town of Bar Harbor. With the gorgeous scenery, interesting historic sights, and fun adventures, it’s a vacation not to be missed!

Jamaican Getaway with Amy Hanten

It’s time to grab a plate of jerk chicken and join Green Bay’s Amy Hanten, The Cooking Mom, as she travels to the beautiful island of Jamaica. Accommodations will be at the beautiful Jamaica Inn boutique hotel in Ocho Rios for seven nights with roundtrip flights from Milwaukee.

The Jamaica Inn is a private beach boutique hotel and has been owned and operated by the Marrow family for over 50 years. Guests can enjoy swinging in a hammock or relaxing under a palapa while taking in the beauty of the calm, Caribbean waters. They can sit at the bar where Ian Fleming (the creator of James Bond) sipped a martini or take in the same scenery that Maralyn Monroe and Arthur Miller did during their honeymoon. The Jamaica Inn is relaxing and serene, sure to be a place everyone can enjoy!

 

 

 

German Grandeur River Cruise with Amy Hanten

Join Amy Hanten and see the grandeur of Germany with a scenic river cruise through its most picturesque destinations along the Main and Rhine Rivers.

Your European scenic river cruise begins with two nights in Munich. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle and visit the mountain village of Oberammergau—known for its once-a-decade production of the Passion Play. You may decide instead to take a guided tour of the fascinating highlights of Munich. You’ll then embark on your Avalon Suite Ship® in Nuremberg, and sail to Bamberg for a guided walking tour of the historic home to imperial dynasties.

Your enchanting river cruise continues to Würzburg—the “Pearl of the Romantic Road.” From here sail to Frankfurt, where you can join a guided sightseeing tour of the city or visit the nearby town of Seligenstadt. On your way to Rüdesheim enjoy a sailing through the picturesque Wachau Valley. Then cruise to Strasbourg and join a guided city tour of Strasbourg’s sights, such as the stunning stained-glass of its gothic cathedral, the astronomical clock, and La Petite France district.

Your scenic cruise through Europe includes a stop in Breisach to visit Germany’s beautiful Black Forest region. Choose a guided tour of charming Colmar or join a day trip to the Black Forest’s Vogtsbauernhof open-air museum, and more. Your river cruise on the Rhine and Main Rivers comes to an end in Basel, Switzerland, but your memories of this tremendous adventure through many of Europe’s most beautiful destinations will last a lifetime.

Burgundy and Provence River Cruise with Little French Bakery

Join Susan Holding from Little French Bakery as you cruise through beautiful France along the Rhône and Saône Rivers.

This France river cruise adventure begins in style with two overnights in Paris—one of the world’s most romantic and vibrant cities! The City of Light has Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre Museum with its elegant glass pyramid contrasting its ancient architecture. A guided city tour will show you all the must-see sights before you travel via high-speed train from Paris to Dijon. You’ll tour one of France’s architectural treasures and home of Van der Weyden’s “The Last Judgement,” gracing Beaune’s Hotel-Dieu Charity Hospital—built in 1443. You’ll sail to the Chardonnay wine region of Macon, enjoying cheese tasting on board. You’ll visit Lyon, a showcase of medieval and Renaissance architecture, as well as France’s gastronomic capital. Lyon offers wonderful sights, including the popular Place des Terreaux with its famous fountain seen on postcards, and world-famous cuisine to discover on a guided culinary walk.

Beautifully nestled among vineyards, you’ll find the twin cities of Tournon and Tain l’Hermitage, where you’ll go on a guided walk of Tournon, a medieval treasure with plenty of Roman ruins and fascinating 16th-century castle. Continue to Viviers for a guided walk through this charming village. Cruise to historical Avignon and see the 14th-century Palace of the Popes—the largest gothic fortress in the world. On the Rhône River sits Arles, with its 1st-century Roman amphitheater still used today. Attend a painting workshop in the style of Van Gogh whose work was inspired by the setting here. You’ll conclude your delightful French river cruise in Port-Saint-Louis. Continue your French vacation your way after your cruise with a night in lovely Marseilles. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide for sightseeing, and courtesy ship-to-hotel transfer.

Grand Hawaii Tour

Guided Tour of Four Islands – Oahu, the Big Island, Kauai and Maui

Whether you’re snorkeling in Hawaii’s tranquil waters, admiring the spectacular beauty of Kauai, or just relaxing on the warm sands of Waikiki Beach, your Grand Hawaii Tour will enchant.

Feel the sand in your feet as the ocean waves roll over them, and marvel at the black-sand beaches on Hawaii’s Big Island. Watch the surfers attempt to master the waves in Waikiki Beach. Be mesmerized by the pineapple and sugar cane fields, and thoroughly savor Kona coffee, some of the best coffee in the world! Enjoy Hawaii’s laid-back atmosphere as you feel your senses come alive! The tropical paradise of the Hawaiian Islands awaits you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights of New Zealand and Australia

Experience the best of Australia and New Zealand on an unforgettable tour filled with fascinating wildlife, dramatic scenery, and the region’s favorite cities. From the South Pacific’s must-sees to its hidden gems, this Australia and New Zealand tour is a dream vacation!

In New Zealand, float by boat through the Waitomo caves under the brilliance of thousands of glowworms, visit the picturesque farm that brought the Hobbiton movie set of The Lord of the Rings trilogy to life, and find inspiration from the majestic beauty of Fiordland National Park, where you’ll cruise the stunning Milford Sound.

Dine aboard the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant as it winds its way through the city streets of Melbourne and lose yourself in the city’s boutiques and decadent food and wine scene. From the laid-back seaside town of Port Douglas, a full-day excursion takes you to the Great Barrier Reef to snorkel or to take a semi-submersible watercraft tour of the famous underwater world that explodes with color and marine life. You’ll also go behind the scenes at the world-famous Opera House in Sydney and enjoy a spectacular harbor cruise.

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Best of the Hawaiian Islands with Tom Feiza

Guided Tour of Three Islands – Oahu, the Big Island and Maui

Join Tom Feiza in the beautiful Hawaiian Islands.  Whether you’re looking to renew your spirit, explore historic sights, or experience breathtaking natural beauty, this Hawaii vacation is sure to delight. Feel the sand in your feet, smell the fresh fragrance of the island flowers, smile as the tranquil ocean waves hit your calves, savor the sumptuous cuisine, taste the aromatic coffee, and just relax as you experience the best of the Hawaiian Islands—Oahu, the Big Island, and Maui.

 

 

 

 

France, Belgium & the Battlefields with Colleen Alsberg

Join Colleen Alsberg on this very special trip to France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. This Fox custom tour is packed with incredible sights, unique venues and tours, as well as incredible battlefields and museums from WWII. You’ll travel in comfort on Insights executive style motorcoaches that only seat 40 guests, and have roomy business class seating.

This tour has something for everyone! In addition to the battlefields and museums, you’ll have an opportunity to see some of the most beautiful sites in Paris, including lunch in the Eiffel Tower, a trip to Giverny to see Monet’s Garden and a visit to stunning Mont-Saint-Michel. Then, travel through the pasture lands of Belgian Flanders to Ghent and enjoy a canal cruise in beautiful Bruges. We give you free time to explore on your own as well. Perhaps stop in at one of the many art museums in Paris, enjoy a coffee at a café along the Champs Elysées, or taste some of the fine beers in Belgium.

Our tour is led by Insight Vacations Tour Director, John Bromage. John was born in London, met his American wife in Paris and has lived in Normandy for the last 15 years. He is Insight’s leading WWI and WW2 Battlefield historian and expert. John has worked with us to handpick the hotels, restaurants and tour stops just for our guests. We hope you’ll come along on this trip of a lifetime!

Treasures of the Incas with Elizabeth Cramer

Join Elizabeth Cramer in the mysterious world of the ancient Inca Empire. From classic Peruvian dishes such as ceviche, to a traditional Pachamanca Feast in Sacred Valley, you’ll be inspired to introduce new recipes into your own cooking back home. These sumptuous dining experiences will fuel captivating days exploring the secrets of an ethereal part of the world. From the pulsating capital of Lima to the mist-cloaked mountains of Machu Picchu and the serene waters of South America’s largest lake, you’ll be spellbound by Peru.