Travel from North to South with Road Runners

Leave the stress of travel planning to Road Runners and come home with great memories.

Leave the stress of travel planning to Road Runners and come home with great memories.

Vicki Baker

Explore America from north to south with these fully planned and escorted vacations offered by Road Runners.

Holland Tulip Festival and Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Northwest on the Mayflower Tour “Holland Tulip Festival and Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel.” Your adventure includes an overnight stay in Chicago with a guided sightseeing tour of the “Windy City.” Travel to Holland, Michigan steeped in the area’s rich Dutch heritage and attend the annual Tulip Festival. Visit the Veldheer DeKlomp Tulip Gardens ablaze with acres of brilliantly colored tulips in a Dutch setting. Attend the Dutch Musiekparade (Music Parade) featuring local and national marching bands, floats and Dutch Dancers. You may even want to be fitted for a pair of Dutch shoes! Then ferry to Mackinac Island in Lake Huron where no automobiles are ever permitted. Make your home for two nights at the crown jewel of the Island, The Grand Hotel. While on the island take a horse-drawn carriage ride, bicycle along the coast of Lake Huron, browse the many shops, explore historic Fort Mackinac, or stroll the beautiful gardens. Next visit the Bavarian village of Frankenmuth featuring Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, the world’s largest Christmas store.

Travel dates: May 11-17, 2017; Price: $2,049 per person double occupancy; $939 single supplement. Air is additional.

Jekyll Island, Savannah, and Charleston and View the Solar Eclipse

Slow your pace, sip a mint julep and feel yourself slip into a drawl. Enjoy southern charm while visiting the three Belles of the South: Charleston, Jekyll Island and Savannah. Immerse yourself in Civil War history, elegant architecture and southern hospitality. Spend two nights at the historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel, built as a getaway for the Rockfellers and Vanderbilts. Tour Jekyll Island’s national landmarks by narrated tram. Explore Fort McAlister Historic Park, the best preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. Tour Savannah’s Historic District by narrated trolley car. Travel to quaint Tybee Island and visit its lighthouse built in 1736. En route to Charleston stop at Hilton Head and Sea Pines Plantation. History comes alive in Charleston with its antebellum home-lined streets. See “Battery at the Harbor” overlooking Fort Sumter. Then be whisked away to the specially selected location to witness one of the earth’s great wonders for a once-in-a-lifetime viewing of the solar eclipse. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable journey to places reminiscent of long ago days of gracious Southern living.

Travel dates: August 16-22, 2017; Price: $2,000 per person double occupancy. Air is additional.

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