Tours

Experience the Destination, Relish in the Journey

When you travel with Ionosphere Tours, every detail is taken care of—leaving you to just relax and enjoy the journey. From hotel reservations to dining, tour selections to in-transit entertainment, our Tour Directors manage every facet for you so there are no decisions to stress over. And since all attractions, hotels and several meals are included, there are few extras to pay for. You also get the peace of mind knowing that if an issue does arise, you have a travel professional to handle it.

With Ionosphere Tours’ large selection of available itineraries, there is something for everyone. Take a look at our upcoming tours and contact us for more information or- Click on the name of the tour to get a full detailed brochure. See the reservation form at the bottom of the tours list.

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Alaska Cruisetour June 9-21, 2017  *Space still available-call for pricing
Come join us on the trip of a lifetime on Princess Cruises “ISLAND PRINCESS”. This south-bound escorted Land Tour and Glaciers Cruise will include visits to Fairbanks, Denali, Mt. McKinley, Anchorage, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan. Includes roundtrip motorcoach transportation to Charlotte for our flight to Fairbanks and our return from Vancouver. 

New York City & Washington DC – June 16-21
Includes 9/11 Memorial & Museum, guided tour in Manhattan; tickets for Hop On-Hop Off double decker bus

The ARK & The Amish June 24-29 *SOLD OUT*
Includes brand NEW Ark Encounter in Williamstown, KY; Ohio Amish with dinner in Amish home; Mennonite Heritage Center in Berlin, OH & Amish countryside guided tour; Warther Carvings with tour & dinner in Dover,OH;  Longaburger Basket; John Glenn Historic site; Zane Grey Museum

Our National Parks – July 1-16
This is our most popular Western Tour –  6 National Parks that include: Badlands, Yellowstone with guided tour, Grand Teton, Bryce & Zion with guided tours, Grand Canyon with 2 tours;  Mt. Rushmore & Black Hills, Olympic Park in Park City, UT; Salt Lake City,  Old Town Albuquerque & Sandia Peak Tramway; Amarillo, TX, Oklahoma City, OK National Memorial; Casey Jones Restaurant in Jackson, TN

West Coast Wonders- Fly Drive July 22-30  *SOLD OUT*
Oregon Coast with Rogue River boat excursion; Redwood National Park & Avenue of the Giants – San Francisco with guided tour & dinner at Fisherman’s Wharf; Pebble Beach 17-mile drive; Monterey; Hearst Castle in San Simeon; Regan Presidential Library & Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles; San Juan Capistrano; Old Town & bay cruise in San Diego

Niagara Falls USA & Erie Canal – August 12-16
No passport required! – Lucy/Desi Museum in Jamestown, NY; Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruise in Lockport, NY; U.S Observation Tower on NY side of Niagara Falls; Maid of the Mist; the film-Niagara: Legends of Adventure; Niagara Power Project at Niagara River Gorge; Wendell August Forge in Grove City, PA

Ole’ Cape Cod – August 26- September 2
Foxwoods Resort in CT; guided tour of Boston with time at Marketplace at Faneuil Hall; 3-nights accommodations on Cape Cod;  Nantucket with Island Tour; Lobster Dinner; Whale Watch Cruise in Provincetown; Mystic Seaport in CT; driving tour of New York City; Washington, DC driving tour

Las Vegas & Grand Canyon – September 5-16
Includes Carlsbad Caverns, Saguaro National Park, Sedona, AZ & Hoover Dam – JFK Memorial Plaza in Dallas, TX; Carlsbad Caverns; O.K. Corral in Tombstone,AZ ; 2 nights in Las Vegas; Grand Canyon with guided tour; Old Town Albuquerque; Amarillo, TX; National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City

Bermuda Cruise- Anthem of the Seas – September 8-15
Kings Wharf, Bermuda from Cape Liberty, NJ;  pre-cruise & post-cruise nights in Hagerstown, MD area;  Driving tour & 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City; roundtrip motorcoach  transportation; all port charges and cruise taxes;  most meals and entertainment on board the Ship.

Oh Canada & New England – September 20-27
Includes  Niagara Falls, Toronto, Ottawa & Montreal in Canada;
  Maid of the Mist, Scenic Tunnels, Horticultural Gardens ,  Floral Clock & dinner atop the Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls; CN Tower in Toronto; guided tour of Ottawa & Montreal; Maple Syrup Museum in St. Johnsbury, VT; Bennington Museum & Grandma Moses Schoolhouse in Bennington, VT; West Point guided tour; Hershey Chocolate World – 14 meals – Must have a valid passport

Autumn New England Countryside – September 30- October 7
Vermont & New Hampshire areas; Longwood Gardens in Brandywine Valley, PA; Yankee Candle headquarters in Deerfield, MA; 3 nights in White River Junction, VT area;  lunch at Mount Washington luxury resort; Mount Washington Cog Railway;  Vermont to include Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks; Ben & Jerry Ice Cream Factory; Cold Hollow Cider Mill; Mark Twain Museum in Hartford, CT; tour of West Point Military Academy in NY; guided tour & lunch in Amish Country in Pennsylvania

Creation Museum & The ARK Encounter – October 10-13  SOLD OUT-see 2nd date below
Overnight at Boone Tavern Inn in Berea,KY;  Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY; tour of Toyota Manufacturing Plant in Georgetown, KY; Ark Encounter in Williamstown, KY

Creation Museum & The ARK Encounter – October 17-20 SOLD OUT-see 3rd date below
Overnight at Boone Tavern Inn in Berea,KY;  Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY; tour of Toyota Manufacturing Plant in Georgetown, KY; Ark Encounter in Williamstown, KY

Creation Museum & The ARK Encounter – October 24-27
Overnight at Boone Tavern Inn in Berea,KY;  Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY; tour of Toyota Manufacturing Plant in Georgetown, KY; Ark Encounter in Williamstown, KY

Key West- Florida Circle – October 30- November 6
St. Augustine with open-air tram tour of old town & Fountain of Youth; Kennedy Space Center guided bus tour & IMAX;  canal cruise in Ft. Lauderdale; overnight in Key West with Conch Tour Train & glass bottom boat tour;  Everglades to include Miccosukee Indian Village & airboat swamp tour; Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates in Ft. Meyers, FL; Ringling Museum in Sarasota, FL; overnight in Amelia Island & Amelia Island Museum

Smoky Mountain Christmas – November 18-20
2-nights’ accommodations in Pigeon Forge, TN; Dinner at Applewood Farmhouse; Music Mansion Christmas Spectacular;  Titanic Museum;  Christmas shopping; Christmas Show at the Comedy Barn; Smoky Mountain Knife Works

San Antonio Christmas on the Riverwalk – November 27- December 3 *SOLD OUT*
Overnight at Beau Rivage in Biloxi, MS with dinner; overnight in Houston, TX; 3-nights in San Antonio with visit to IMAX Theater; Alamo; dinner cruise on barge on river canal; guided tour of city;  LBJ Presidential Library & tour of Capitol in Austin, TX; overnight in New Orleans with dinner in French Quarter

Christmas in Myrtle Beach – November 28-30
2-nights in Myrtle Beach; Seafood Dinner; Carolina Opry Show; Pirates Voyage Dinner and Show; Christmas shopping

Christmas in New York City– December 4-8
Top of the Rock Observation deck at Rockefeller Center; 9/11 Memorial & Museum; Guided tour of Manhattan Island;  Broadway Theater Musical; Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall; Christmas Shopping

Christmas at Opryland – December 11-14
3 night’s at the awesome Gaylord Opryland Hotel! – Country Christmas Dinner Show with Diamond Rio;  Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium;  Holiday Luncheon Cruise on General Jackson; Tickets to Gaylord’s “ Fantasy in Ice”;  Treasures for the Holidays Crafts Fair at Hotel ; narrated ride on flatboat in Delta area of Hotel;  Christmas Broadway Show; Opry Mills shopping

2018

 

 Roundtrip Panama Canal & Caribbean Cruise – February 5-17, 2018  **NEW**
Princess invites us to depart on an 11-Night Roundtrip Panama Canal Cruise onboard the Caribbean Princess. Like doorways to another world, the magnificent gates of the Panama Canal invite us to explore!

 

 

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