Road Runners Travel Group offers planes, trains and river cruises

The Carol King musical, Beautiful, is an award-winning show playing at the world famous Winspear Opera House. The musical is about King’s rise to stardom and the evening includes Wolfgang Puck catering. This will be a very special evening. Sign up now and reserve your seat.

June 19, 2019; $189/per person; Activity Level: Easy; Sign-Up Deadline: June 9; Premier Tours Global, 888-407-2772.

The Pacific NW and California trip is a gorgeous excursion. R/T air fare is included. You will tour Seattle, Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center, Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Newport, Bandon State Natural Area, Redwood Nat’l. Park, San Francisco and more. This is a breath-taking trip!

July 15–22, 2019; $3199/per person; Activity Level: Active; Brandt Travel, 703-715-2910, Ext. 1.

Journey to northern Kentucky to the see the remarkable Noah’s Ark (built to scale) on this unique Ark Encounter tour. Visit the Creation Museum and learn about the scientific evidence of creation according to the Bible at the planetarium and botanical gardens. Stay in Cincinnati and tour The Queen City. Includes a dinner cruise on the Ohio River, a tour of the Air Force Museum, a bourbon distillery, Churchill Downs and more! This is a unique adventure with a variety of sites.

August 6-10, 2019; $1799/per person; Activity Level: Moderate; Premier Tours Global, 888-407-2772.

Ride Colorado’s Historic Trains. This trip features five scenic rail excursions and three national parks. Travel along the Arkansas River Valley aboard the Leadville Colorado and Southern Railroad. Then travel on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge. Ride through the Rockies aboard the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad then ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad across the famous Hanging Bridge. This is an exciting trip with dramatic landscape found only in Colorado!

September 6–14, 2019; $2599/per person; Activity Level: Active; Brandt Travel, 703-715-2910, Ext. 1.

The Romantic Viking Danube River Cruise is a classic river cruise get-away! You will cruise eight days from Budapest to Nuremberg. Experience the panoramic cityscapes and beautiful towns while touring historic sites. Inclusive shore excursions are an option in every port. Sign up today!

April 19–26, 2020; $2674/per person; Activity Level: Active; Brandt Travel, 703-715-2910, Ext. 1.

From Blue Ridges to Blue Grass. This delightful trip features Biltmore, Opryland and the Great Smoky Mountains. It includes the Country Musical Hall of Fame, a tour of Atlanta, lunch at the Biltmore Estate, a visit to Gatlinburg and Dolly Parton’s Stampede, a visit to the Kentucky Horse Park, a stop at the Wild Turkey Distillery and more! This special trip offers a mix of different activities and there is something for everyone!

June 6–14, 2020; $2899/per person; Activity Level: Moderate; Brandt Travel, Cost: $2674/per person.

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