Privilege Plus Extended Trips


August 7 - 10: Summertime Mini-Mystery Tour (4 Days)

NEW IN 2017: We have expanded our horizons - literally - as the all new 2017 Summer Mini-Mystery Tour will be FOUR DAYS! Get ready for the most creative, fun trip ever - the Summertime Mini-Mystery Tour - where you won't know where you will be going from one event to another. Not only will you be visiting interesting places, buy you'll be doing so amidst a special theme complete with witty clues, giveaways, games, costumed tour directors, unique entertainment and festive activities. This tour is of the first class quality you've come to expect from and trust in American Classic Tours, Inc. Excellent dining, deluxe hotel accommodations, fascinating attractions, fine services of a professional American Classic Tour Director, and all the added themed mystery extras make this tour a great value. When you travel on an American Classic Mini-Mystery Tour, you become a member of the American Classic Mystery Club & you'll receive a special commemorative gift!

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August 28 - September 1: Lake Erie Islands & Put-in-Bay (5 Days)

Cool off next summer as we cruise to the Bass Islands of Lake Erie on this refreshingly unique itinerary. Enjoy an open-air narrated tram tour of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island to view the South Bass Lighthouse, Doller Museum on Island Life, Heineman Winery, Antique Car Museum, Butterfly House and Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial. This monument commemorates Commodore Perry's victory over the British in 1813 which occurred near Put-in-Bay. Then ferry over to neighboring Kelley's Island to see the Glacial Grooves formed 18,000 years ago and Inscription Rock's Indian pictographs dating back to 1200 B.C. Back on the mainland, visit Marblehead Lighthouse. Other highlights: Sauder Historic Village, Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park, Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Amish Country, Guided Tour of Cleveland, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum and Music Box Show featuring the music of Frank Sinatra. 

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September 11 - 16: Cape Cod: Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket & Boston (6 Days)

Come along with us as we visit beautiful Cape Cod. A guided tour of this pine-scented peninsula will highlight bustling harbors, sea captain homes, and the Cape Cod National Seashore with its pristine beaches and windswept dunes. Visit Hyannis, home of the Kennedy family, to see the John F. Kennedy Memorial, Korean War Memorial and St. Francis Xavier Church. Approach land's end at Provincetown, a haven for artists and fishermen. Enjoy a Dune Excursion Ride. Treat your taste buds to a lobster dinner at Hyannis.
Board high speed ferries to both Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, islands rich in colonial maritime history. View gingerbread adorned houses, and explore charming island villages. Learn Nantucket history as the greatest whaling center in the world. Enjoy postcard scenes of wild, open tracts of bog land and moors, groves of scrub oak and pitch pine and wide, sandy beaches that stretch seemingly forever along the Atlantic Ocean. Then it's on to the charming New England villages of Plymouth, Concord and Lexington - the birthplace of American Liberty. In Boston follow the Freedom Trail to view the Old State House, Boston Commons, Beacon Hill, Boston Tea Party Area, Old North Church and more. Visit the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum with its special JFK Centenary Anniversary Exhibits. Join us on this American Classic Tour to Cape Cod and Boston next September!

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September 18 - 20: Oktoberfest in Bavarian Frankenmuth (3 Days)

Willkommen to Frankenmuth - Michigan's Little Bavaria. This charming village is known for its well-tended flowers, lush greenery, Bavarian architecture and its annual Oktoberfest. Celebrate German culture with German food, German dancing, live bands playing German music and of course, plenty of beer! Other highlights: Guided tour of Frankenmuth, pretzel rolling demonstrations, riverboat cruise, Bronner's Christmas Wonderland - the world's largest Christmas store and more. Join us for all the fun! 

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November 10 - 14: Branson Christmas with Johnny Mathis! (5 Days)

Branson is America's Music Showplace and is especially fun and festive during the holiday season. Highlights include 5 Christmas shows including Johnny Mathis, Shoji Tabuchi, Osmond Brothers & Lennon Sisters, Sight and Sound Theater, and Showboat Branson Belle! This trip features a two night stay at the new, luxurious Hilton located at the area's newest attraction: Branson Landing Promenade - a festival marketplace complete with shops, eateries and dazzling water, sound & light fountain show along scenic Lake Taneycomo. Also included: St. Louis Cathedral Basilica known for its stunning mosaic art and more!

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October 2 - 7: Black Hills & Badlands of South Dakota (6 Days)

Saddle up for an adventure to America's Old Wild West - the Black Hills of South Dakota. Rugged hills covered with pine forests, grasslands with herds of pronghorn and buffalo, desert canyons with dramatic rock formations, cowboy songs and Native American legends - this is the romance of the Old West that still lives on. A special feature will be a four night stay at the historic Custer State Park Game Lodge. Highlights: Black Hills National Forest, Custer State Park, Badlands National Park, Deadwood, scenic Spearfish Canyon, Jeep Safari Ride to see grazing herds of buffalo, Wall Drug, Crazy Horse Memorial, Train Ride, Mountain Meadow Hayride, Chuckwagon Dinner & Music Entertainment, and an American treasure: Mount Rushmore with the epic sculpture of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. Visit Mount Rushmore at dusk, too, for the illumination of this national shrine. 

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October 24 - 26: French Lick & West Baden Springs Hotel (3 Days)

Embrace elegance on this autumnal getaway to one of America's most beautiful, historic landmark resorts - the West Baden Springs Hotel in the quiet village of French Lick in southern Indiana. Lavish guest rooms, grand ballrooms, superb cuisine, fine amenities, afternoon tea, artfully designed landscaped grounds and the awe-inspiring, domed grand atrium await you. Pamper yourself in the lap of luxury! Other tour highlights: Guided tour of the Monastery of the Immaculate Conception and its serene gardens located in the rolling hills of nearby Ferdinand, Indiana. The monastery dates back to 1867 and is listed on the National Historic Register. Explore Connor Prairie: a 250-acre nationally acclaimed living history museum. Interact with costumed interpreters and become immersed in the life of a thriving 1836 Central Indiana village. The people, animals, antiques & routines will bring you back to the days of yesteryear. Before returning home visit the Boggstown Inn & Cabaret for lunch and show. You will be delighted with the professional entertainment featuring live music and comedy. 

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