Road Runners ask: Are we there yet?

Vicki Baker

Answer “Yes” by reserving one or more of these upcoming trips for 2016:

April 24-May 8: Viking Grand European Cruise

Experience the true meaning of a “grand European tour” on this 15-day Budapest to Amsterdam cruise visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The cost is $5,512-$7,012 per person.

May 14: Getaway to Granbury

A full day of activities in this historic city. The day kicks off at the Revolver Brewing Brewery with tastings and live music. You will have a chance to grab a bite to eat at the Brewery from one of their vendors. Then experience the phenomenal rendition of Hello, Dolly! at the restored Granbury Opera House. Following the performance, shopping at quaint and eclectic shops and dining on delicious Italian cuisine at Farina’s Winery and Café. The cost is $117 per person.

May 20: Moonlight Menagerie and “Beastro” at the Fort Worth Zoo

Wild thing—this special night has a little of everything from the exotic collection of wildlife to live musical entertainment and savoring the extensive list of restaurants showcasing their fare. Price includes all the food, drink (yes, alcohol) and entertainment. Proceeds from this premier tasting and music event support wildlife conservation and education. The cost is $137 per person

May 26: Cabaret at the Windspear Opera House

Orchestra level seats are reserved for this remarkable performance of Cabaret. The evening includes a special Wolfgang Puck Reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres with beer and wine all included in the price. The cost is $172 per person

July 27-August 10: Best of Ireland and Scotland land tour

The best of Ireland and Scotland with a 15-day premium escorted land tour including the famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo event. Your journey begins in Dublin and concludes in Edinburgh. Visit Waterford and Cork, Blarney Castle and Killarney, and Limerick—the land of song and legend. Plus much more! The cost is $3,695 per person; single supplement is $870.

September 22-30: America’s Canyon Country

Experience this nine-day, three state fully escorted tour of America’s legendary canyons celebrating our nation’s rugged majesty. Visit Pipe Spring Monument, Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Glen Canyon Dam, Monument Valley, Natural Bridges Monument, Capitol Reef Park, Bryce Canyon and more. The cost is $2,479 per person; single supplement is $899.

And don’t miss out on early sign-up for the Brandt Travel 2018 Mardi Gras Cruise, a once-in-a-lifetime way to see Mardi Gras while the Celebrity Reflection berths in New Orleans for three nights. Cruise departs February 9, 2018. More details are on the way.

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