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.

 

2019 Travel Guide– Our complete Travel Planner

 

 Individual Trip Brochures ↓

 

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Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta – October 2 – 15    SOLD OUT
Dallas, TX with visit to JFK Memorial Plaza; Ft. Worth with stop at Water Garden; Carlsbad Caverns; Tombstone, AZ; Saguaro National Park; overnight in Phoenix area; 2-nights in Las Vegas with day trip to Hoover Dam tour; south rim Grand Canyon with sunset tour; 2-nights in Albuquerque with Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta events, Old Town & Sandia Peak Tram; Rout 66 Museum; overnight in Amarillo, TX with dinner at the Big Texan Steak Ranch; overnight in Oklahoma City, OK with a visit to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City National Memorial; 24 meals

Autumn in Awesome New England – October 5 – 13   SOLD OUT
Includes the Rocky Coast of Maine – Foxwood Resort in CT; Quincy Market  & touring of Boston to include Boston Common, view of USS Constitution, old & new State House; Kennebunkport, ME; Portland Head Lighthouse; Pemaquid Point Lighthouse; Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park;  Bar Harbor, ME; Lunch & Tour at Mt. Washington Luxury Resort in NH; Bragg Farm Maple Sugarhouse;  Cold Hollow Cider Mill; Vermont Country Store; National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY Hershey, PA to include Hershey’s Chocolate World – 16 Meals

New Orleans & Cajun Country – October 21 – 27
Overnight in Birmingham with visit to Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum;  overnight in Natchez, MS, with antebellum Mansion tour; Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gin in Ferriday, LA; visit Martin Accordion is Lafayette, LA; 2-nights in New Orleans with visit to Tabasco Sauce Factory on Avery Island, Louisiana Cajun Swap Tour, guided tour of New Orleans, paddle wheel river cruise on the Mississippi River; Honey Island Swamp Tour; visit to Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis home, in Biloxi, MS; 12 meals

NCL Island Hop Hawaii Cruise – November 6 – 17
RT airfare from Charlotte to Honolulu; 2-nights in Waikiki Beach prior to 7-night cruise on NCL; Ports we will visit include Maui, Hilo & Kona on the big island of Hawaii, and Kaui.

Christmas in Myrtle Beach – November 14 – 16
2-nights in Myrtle Beach; Seafood Dinner; Carolina Opry Show; Alabama Christmas Show; Christmas shopping – 4 meals

Branson Ozark Christmas –  November 18 – 23
Includes 5 Shows!; Bass Pro Shop in Springfield, MO; Lambert’s Throwed Rolls Restaurant; shows in Branson to include The Miracle of Christmas,  Daniel O’Donnell; Clay Cooper’s Country Music Express; Yakov Smirnoff & The Haygoods;  Dinner at Casey Jones Village in Jackson, TN – 10 meals

Smoky Mountain Christmas  – November 20- 22
2-nights’ accommodations in Pigeon Forge, TN; Dinner at Applewood Farmhouse; Smoky Mountain Opry Christmas Spectacular;  Titanic Museum,  Dolly’s Stampede  Christmas, shopping; Smoky Mountain Knife Works;  Lunch in Asheville, NC;– 4 meals

Christmas in New York City – December 3 – 7    SOLD OUT
Top of the Rock Observation deck at Rockefeller Center; 9/11 Memorial & Museum; guided tour of Manhattan;  Broadway Theater Musical; Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall; Christmas Shopping – 8 meals – *This tour requires that you can comfortably walk 4-5 blocks on several occasions

Christmas at Gaylord Opryland Hotel – December 11 – 14
3 night’s at the awesome Gaylord Opryland Hotel – Christmas Broadway Production;  Tickets to Gaylord’s “ Fantasy in Ice”;  Country Christmas Dinner show featuring Trace Adkins; narrated ride on flatboat in Delta area of Hotel; Holiday Luncheon Cruise on General Jackson; Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium;  Opry Mills – 3 meals – *This tour requires quite a bit of walking due to the size of the hotel property

2020 Tours

So. Caribbean Medley on Princess Cruise Lines – February 4 – 16, 2020 
Board the Crown Princess for our ten-night cruise adventure to Curacao, Bonaire, Grenada, Dominica, St. Thomas USVI, & Turks & Caicos. Includes All Port Charges, Taxes, Roundtrip Transportation to and from Ft. Lauderdale and Pre & Post Cruise Hotel

Bermuda Cruise – June 13 – 22, 2020
Norwegian Cruise Lines “Encore” Seven-night cruise adventure to Bermuda. We depart Manhattan Cruise Terminal , New York, NY. This brand-new ship is designed to make every moment worth repeating. And with a bigger and better race track, a cutting-edge virtual world and the largest open-air laser tag at sea, there’s a ton of thrills you’ll want to experience again and again. But it’s the exhilarating Broadway entertainment that will have you on your feet and saying “Bravo!” over and over. This is truly the greatest entertainment at sea. Find your island paradise at the Royal Naval Dockyard in Bermuda. Park yourself on the pristine beaches or brush up on the local history at the Bermuda Maritime Museum. Make your way to the crafts market before indulging in the local cuisine at one of the restaurants. With two overnights you’ll have more than enough time to explore.

Alaska Cruise – Round trip Seattle– June 25 – July 3, 2020
Come discover Alaska!  Our journey will be roundtrip from Charlotte to Seattle, Washington.  We will we sail on Celebrity’s  “Solstice”.   Our ports of call will include Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway in Alaska, and Victoria, British Columbia in Canada.  A highlight is certain to be Endicott Arm , and  Dawes Glaciers.  Here we will see some of the world’s most awe-inspiring tidewater glaciers, waterfalls and icebergs.

CruiseTour to Alaska–  July 28- August 8, 2020 
 *ASK ABOUT 3 for FREE SPECIALS for a limited time*
4-night interior tour that includes Fairbanks Riverboat tour, Denali National Park with Natural History Tour; Alaska Wilderness rail journey.  7-night cruise that includes Hubbard Glacier & Glacier Bay cruising. We will make stops in Skagway, Juneau & Ketchikan.

 

 

 

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