WHY SUNRISE?

Sunrise Tours is a family owned and operated company that was started in 1993. The company has grown steadily over the years, and now consists of 20 fantastic employees and offices in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Kansas City. We pride ourselves on delivering extremely high quality tour experiences at a fair price, and we consider repeat Sunrise Tours customers our most important marketing “tool”.

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CARDINAL SPRING TRAINING COACH

See three games on an extended version of our popular journey to South Florida to watch the Redbirds prepare for a successful season. (Actual itinerary will vary due to game schedule.)

Day 1: Northwest Georgia D

Day 2: Orlando area B, D

Day 3: Jupiter, FL Game 1

See the first game of your spring training experience as the Cards take on the Mets at Roger Dean Stadium. After the game check into the Courtyard by Marriott Palm Beach Jupiter, the perfect location from which to experience the excitement of spring training! Located directly across the street from Roger Dean Stadium, the Cardinals home for spring training, the Courtyard offers unmatched convenience to the practice fields, games and Downtown Abacoa for shopping, dining and entertainment. A four-night stay enables a relaxing visit the Atlantic Coast of Florida. B, D

Day 4: Game 2

Enjoy another game at Roger Dean Stadium as the Cardinals take on the Florida Marlins, the surprising wild card winners from the NL East in 2020. After the game, visit a nearby beach to take a stroll and enjoy a Sunrise tradition, a catered BBQ on the Beach. B, D

Day 5: Game 3

Perhaps you’d like to head to Roger Dean Stadium a little early to see batting practice before the Redbirds take on the Washington Nationals? After today’s game refresh at the Courtyard before a group outing for dinner at Sunrise favorite, the Juno Beach Fish House. B, D

Day 6: Free day

A free day to do as you like! Relax by the pool and enjoy the South Florida sun, watch practice or attend a game at Roger Dean Stadium (additional cost, depending on schedule) or stroll Downtown Abacoa for shopping deals and local fare. B

Day 7: Game 3, Orlando area

Begin our journey north with an overnight in the Orlando area. B, D

Day 8: Northwest Georgia D

Day 9: Return home B

Important Note You can cancel up until the day of final payment and get a full refund. In the event of Cardinals spring training game(s) cancellations due to Covid, we WILL operate this tour. If game(s) are cancelled, we will refund the cost of the game ticket(s) AND include activities to explore south Florida. Examples of replacement activities may include:

• Local guided tour of Miami and Biscayne National Park, Miami, FL • McKee Botanical Gardens, Vero Beach, FL • Sightseeing cruise of the famous canals of Fort Lauderdale, FL • Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum • Visit historic Jupiter Lighthouse • Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL • Loggerhead Marine life Center, Juno Beach, FL

  • Trip Code: FL210314
  • Departure Date: March 14 2021
  • Return Date: March 22 2021
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SPRING TRAINING FLY

See three games on an extended version of our popular journey to South Florida to watch the Redbirds prepare for a successful season.

(Actual itinerary will vary due to game schedule.)

Day 1: Jupiter, FL Game 1

Fly into Palm Beach and see the first game of your spring training experience as the Cards take on the Mets at Roger Dean Stadium. After the game check into the Courtyard by Marriott Palm Beach Jupiter, the perfect location from which to experience the excitement of spring training! Located directly across the street from Roger Dean Stadium, the Cardinals home for spring training, the Courtyard offers unmatched convenience to the practice fields, games and Downtown Abacoa for shopping, dining and entertainment. A four-night stay enables a relaxing visit the Atlantic Coast of Florida. B, D

Day 2: Game 2

Enjoy another game at Roger Dean Stadium as the Cardinals take on the Florida Marlins, the surprising wild card winners from the NL East in 2020. After the game, visit a nearby beach to take a stroll and enjoy a Sunrise tradition, a catered BBQ on the Beach. B, D

Day 3: Game 3

Perhaps you’d like to head to Roger Dean Stadium a little early to see batting practice before the Redbirds take on the Washington Nationals? After today’s game refresh at the Courtyard before a group outing for dinner at Sunrise favorite, the Juno Beach Fish House. B, D

Day 4: Free day

A free day to do as you like! Relax by the pool and enjoy the South Florida sun, watch practice or attend a game at Roger Dean Stadium (additional cost, depending on schedule) or stroll Downtown Abacoa for shopping deals and local fare. B

Day 5: Fly home from Palm Beach Airport

Important Note You can cancel up until the day of final payment and get a full refund. In the event of Cardinals spring training game(s) cancellations due to Covid, we WILL operate this tour. If game(s) are cancelled, we will refund the cost of the game ticket(s) AND include activities to explore south Florida. Examples of replacement activities may include:

• Local guided tour of Miami and Biscayne National Park, Miami, FL • McKee Botanical Gardens, Vero Beach, FL • Sightseeing cruise of the famous canals of Fort Lauderdale, FL • Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum • Visit historic Jupiter Lighthouse • Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL • Loggerhead Marine life Center, Juno Beach, FL

  • Trip Code: FL210316
  • Departure Date: March 16 2021
  • Return Date: March 20 2021
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MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI DELTA

Day 1: Birthplace of the Blues Region

Following Ol’ Man River, travel deep into the heart of the MS Delta region full of bourgeoning spring blooms. Visit the Delta Blues Museum where Same Cooke and Ike Turner honed their talents then savor dinner at Ground Zero Blues Club restaurant owned by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman. Unpack for a 3-night stay at the nouveau-chic Alluvian Hotel originally opened in 1917, recently revitalized, and now named one of the top 50 hotels by National Geographic Traveler. D

Day 2: Vicksburg, MS

Visit Vicksburg National Military Park to commemorate the site where Ulysses S. Grant turned the tide of the Civil War. Explore the park’s USS Cairo Gunboat and Museum and view the remains of a Union ironclad gunboat sunk then raised from the muddy depths 100 years later. Step onto the preserved riverboat turned museum, the Jesse Brent Lower MS River Museum, and walk through an outdoor flood model and tour the Motor Vessel MS IV towboat. See the roadside attraction people are working to save; the mesmerizing Margaret’s Grocery & Market’s aesthetic blend of folk art and Byzantium Empire before returning to the hotel. B, L

Day 3: Delta Legends

Mississippi Delta rich cultural heritage and stories of BB King’s 60-plus year career are explored on a tour of B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. In the guitar studio, maybe you will be inspired to fiddle on an instrument! Return to the hotel for a hands-on cooking class at the resident Viking Cooking School where even the homework is fun. The evening is at leisure to book a pampering spa experience, or simply relax on the hotel terrace watching the sunset. B, L

Day 4: Oxford, MS

Arrive Oxford, MS, acclaimed as the literary capital of the South to tour the antebellum William Faulkner’s Rowan Oak estate, in Oxford before traveling home. B

  • Trip Code: MS210323
  • Departure Date: March 23 2021
  • Return Date: March 26 2021
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WASHINGTON DC CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

The 2021 Festival marks the 109th celebration of the gift of the 3,000 cherry trees from the People of Tokyo to the People of Washington, DC. Enjoy the spirit of this generous gift while exploring the highlights of Washington, DC.
  • Trip Code: DC210405
  • Departure Date: April 05 2021
  • Return Date: April 11 2021
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WASHINGTON DC CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL FLY

The 2021 Festival marks the 109th celebration of the gift of the 3,000 cherry trees from the People of Tokyo to the People of Washington, DC. Enjoy the spirit of this generous gift while exploring the highlights of Washington, DC.

Day 1: Washington, DC

Fly into Washington, DC and visit the poignant Arlington Cemetery including a visit to John F. Kennedy’s tomb and the Tomb of the Unknowns. Enjoy dinner in our nation’s Capital before checking in for a comfortable four-night stay at the centrally located full service Hyatt Plaza National Mall. Located just 4 blocks from the Smithsonian Museums and close proximity to the new L’Enfant Plaza the hotel offers the ideal location from which to explore the heart of the city. D

Day 2: Washington, DC

Our licensed DC tour guide boards the coach to visit the historical highlights of DC. Stand where global events have taken shape and view the many historic monuments framed in the vivid white and pink blossoms from more than 3,000 Japanese cherry trees along the Tidal Basin. Enjoy a guided Capitol Building Tour (based on availability). Visit historic Ford’s Theater and get comfortable in reserved seats for a musical sure to satisfy the mind and the soul. (Production TBD) B, D

Day 3: Washington, DC – “Your Way”

Explore your favorite Smithsonian Museum or board the Potomac River Water Taxi to cruise past magnificent views of cherry blossoms from Old Town Alexandria to Georgetown to District Wharf. Your tour manager is there to help you plan your day. B

Day 4: Washington DC

Tap into your inner secret agent at the new International Spy Museum. Discover the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on display and walk in the shoes of a detective while exploring first person accounts from top intelligence officers. Celebrate the Cherry Blossom festival at the Tidal Blossom before there will be time to visit the Smithsonian Institution museums or the Museum of the Bible showcasing rare artifacts spanning 3,500 years of Bible history. After dinner, return to the hotel. B, D

Day 5: Fly home B

Highlights:

  • The National Mall, Smithsonian Institution
  • Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Arlington Cemetery, John F. Kennedy’s Tomb, Tomb of the Unknowns, World War II Memorial, Reflecting Pool, Korean War Memorial
  • The new Spy Museum and the Jefferson Memorial amidst cherry blossoms
  • Reserved seats in Ford’s Theater for an evening theater production
  • Free Day in DC
  • Trip Code: DC210406
  • Departure Date: April 06 2021
  • Return Date: April 10 2021
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SOUTHERN CHARM FLY

Day 1: Flight to Charleston

Arrive Charleston, SC travel to Savannah, GA for a free day to explore its southern hospitality at your leisure. D

Day 2: Savannah, GA

Join our local guide for a walking tour of the hauntingly beautiful Bonaventure Cemetery, featured in the movie “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” Enjoy downhome southern cooking during dinner at River House Seafood before checking in for a 2-night stay at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Historic District. B, D

Day 3: Historic Savannah

Board a trolley for a narrated tour along the cobblestone paved streets of Savannah. The rest of the day is yours to explore Savannah’s Historic District at your leisure! Stroll along historic River Street filled with unique shops, boutiques, and galleries. Or learn about the most infamous gangsters and rumrunners of the 1920s during an optional tour of the American Prohibition Museum (additional expense). B, D

Day 4: Charleston, SC

Travel to picturesque Wadmalaw Island in the heart of South Carolina’s low country to visit the Charleston Tea Plantation owned by the Bigelow Tea Company family. After a trolley tour of the picturesque grounds, enjoy a picnic lunch under century old oak trees. Continue to Charleston for a narrated boat cruise to historic Fort Sumter. Learn about the fort’s pivotal role in the American Civil War during a ranger-led tour before unpacking for a 2-night stay in Charleston at the ideally located Hampton Inn downtown. B, L

Day 5: Antebellum Charleston

Embrace the history of Charleston as we visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, voted one of America’s Most Beautiful Gardens,” by Travel + Leisure Magazine. Join naturalist guides for an action-packed tram tour of the plantation’s 600 acres of wetlands, forests, and marshes. Step back in time with a guided tour of the family home with a glimpse of life in the 19th century. After free time to explore Charleston’s historic City Market area, join our local expert for a guided tour of this city steeped in Colonial and Civil War history. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local favorite. B, D

Day 6: Free Day

A free day to visit your favorite sights in Charleston! B

Day 7: Flight home from Charleston. B

  • Trip Code: SC210410
  • Departure Date: April 10 2021
  • Return Date: April 16 2021
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SOUTHERN CHARM

Day 1: NW Georgia D

Day 2: Savannah, GA

Arrive in Savannah and join our local guide for a walking tour of the hauntingly beautiful Bonaventure Cemetery, featured in the movie “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” Enjoy downhome southern cooking during dinner at River House Seafood before checking in for a 2-night stay at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Historic District. B, D

Day 3: Historic Savannah

Board a trolley for a narrated tour along the cobblestone paved streets of Savannah. The rest of the day is yours to explore Savannah’s Historic District at your leisure! Stroll along historic River Street filled with unique shops, boutiques, and galleries. Or learn about the most infamous gangsters and rumrunners of the 1920s during an optional tour of the American Prohibition Museum (additional expense). B, D

Day 4: Charleston, SC

Travel to picturesque Wadmalaw Island in the heart of South Carolina’s low country to visit the Charleston Tea Plantation owned by the Bigelow Tea Company family. After a trolley tour of the picturesque grounds, enjoy a picnic lunch under century old oak trees. Continue to Charleston for a narrated boat cruise to historic Fort Sumter. Learn about the fort’s pivotal role in the American Civil War during a ranger-led tour before unpacking for a 2-night stay in Charleston at the ideally located Hampton Inn downtown. B, L

Day 5: Antebellum Charleston

Embrace the history of Charleston as we visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, voted one of America’s Most Beautiful Gardens,” by Travel Leisure Magazine. Join naturalist guides for an action-packed tram tour of the plantation’s 600 acres of wetlands, forests, and marshes. Step back in time with a guided tour of the family home with a glimpse of life in the 19th century. After free time to explore Charleston’s historic City Market area, join our local expert for a guided tour of this city steeped in Colonial and Civil War history. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local favorite. B, D

Day 6: Asheville, NC

Journey through the Blue Ridge Mountains to discover America’s Largest Majestic Home, the picturesque Biltmore Estate, completed by George Vanderbilt in 1895. After a gourmet lunch in the estate’s DeerPark Pavilion, spend the day exploring the Vanderbilt’s home and its surrounding century-old gardens filled with thousands of daffodils, tulips, azaleas and more. Continue to Knoxville, TN for an overnight stay. B, L

Day 7: Return home. B

  • Trip Code: SC210410
  • Departure Date: April 10 2021
  • Return Date: April 16 2021
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WA TULIP FESTIVAL AND VANCOUVER ISLAND

Featuring a 3-night stay in charming Victoria, BC on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island!

Day 1: Pacific Northwest

Fly into Seattle for dinner and overnight stay. D

Day 2: Skagit Valley

Visit Seattle’s lively Pike Place Market, the famous fish and vegetable market before heading north to lush Skagit Valley, WA. The Cascades and Skagit River create fertile soil for prime vineyards, so enjoy a swirl, swish and sip at a local vineyard before arriving at Farmhouse Restaurant for a home-style cooked dinner and their legendary Mile-High lemon meringue pie. Unpack for a 2-night stay at Swinomish Lodge and Casino with views of the natural beauty of the Padilla Bay and Mount Baker offer a relaxing stay. B, D

Day 3: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Attend the 38th annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, a Washington State tradition featuring over a million blooming tulips. At RoozenGarde, a site with ½ million hand planted tulips, a Washington State University Master Gardener details how their research influences sound agricultural practices. Enjoy a BBQ lunch before a visit to Tulip Town’s windmill garden and art gallery along with a trolley ride for a closer encounter in the tulip fields. Return to the hotel for an evening at leisure to relax or try your hand at lady luck in the casino. B, L

Day 4: Vancouver Island

Board Washington State Ferry and wind though the San Juan Lopez and Orca islands amidst jaw dropping scenery. Can you spot an Orca whale or sea lion? Arrive Vancouver Island, featuring waterfront scenery awash in spring color and marine life in North America. Experience an explosion of color at Canada’s National Historic Site, Butchart Gardens, featuring 55 acres of meticulously kept gardens. Enjoy lunch overlooking the beautiful rose garden before unpacking for a 3-night stay in the heart of downtown Victoria, BC, a picturesque island city providing an escape from the hurried world. B, L

Day 5: Victoria, BC

With a local expert, experience Victoria’s combination of old-world history and new world cosmopolitan centers, including Fisherman’s Wharf, James Bay, Craigdarroch Castle and more. Visit the Fairmont Empress Hotel, a social centerpiece since 1908, and indulge in the world-famous Tea at the Empress, a coveted meal served to royalty and celebrities for over a century. Visit the off the beaten path gorgeous Abkhazi Gardens and experience the loving passion project of majestic gardening by Prince Abkhazi and his wife Peggy created. B, High Tea

Day 6: Whale Watching Cruise

The morning is free to relax at the hotel or plan to explore the area of the Inner-Harbour, a visit to the Royal BC Museum or shopping on Government Street (own expense). This afternoon board the Orca Spirit Adventures boat with a certified marine naturalist cruising off the coast of Victoria to the southern Vancouver Island tip known as one of the best places to view whales in the world! Arrive Race Rocks, a special protected eco-system on the southernmost tip and anchored by a historic lighthouse before cruising back to Victoria. D

Day 7: Tacoma

Board MV Coho Ferry for a scenic journey between Victoria and Port Angeles, WA through the Strait of Juan de Fuca, offering spectacular views of the sprawling Olympic Peninsula. Celebrate America’s “car” love affair at LeMay Automobile Museum with guides sharing their passion and knowledge of over 300 cars. A delicious farewell dinner and stories with your fellow travelers before overnighting in Tacoma, WA. B, D

Day 8: Flight home from Seattle, WA B

  • Trip Code: WA210411
  • Departure Date: April 11 2021
  • Return Date: April 18 2021
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PATRIOTIC PATHWAYS

Day 1: Depart

Head east on our deluxe motor coach for this patriotic tour, honoring the past and present of those that have fought for our freedom and to keep us safe. Overnight in Charleston, WV. D

Day 2: West Virginia

Travel through the heart of Appalachian country and marvel at incredible mountain views at the New River Gorge. Stop in Hinton to learn about the history of the railroad and the vital role it played in shaping Appalachia at the Hinton Railroad Museum. Continue through the mountains to Richmond, VA for dinner and an overnight stay. B, D.

Day 3: Williamsburg

Experience 18th century life in Colonial Williamsburg, with a hands-on visit to the place and time where America began to fight for her freedom. Meet the patriots and be inspired by the moments that led to our independence. From the daily life of an average family, to the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson, Williamsburg encompasses the entire colonial experience. Continue to Virginia Beach where you’ll check in for a 3-night stay at the SpringHill Suites, including your very own private oceanfront balcony. Enjoy evening leisure time along the world-famous boardwalk. B, L.

Day 4: Norfolk

After watching sunrise over the ocean from your balcony, spend the morning at the Military Aviation Museum and enjoy the largest flying collection of World War I and World War II era military aircraft in the world. Head to the neighboring city of Norfolk and visit the Botanical Gardens for a narrated tram tour before boarding the Spirit of Norfolk for a fun and relaxing dinner cruise. B, D.

Day 5: Virginia International Tattoo

Recently named the #1 group tour event in the United States, the Virginia International Tattoo honors America’s armed forces with an unforgettable show including a huge cast, stunning costumes, intricate choreography, and a dramatic musical soundtrack, all wrapped in pride and patriotism. The production rivals the largest tattoos in the world and is the greatest in the United States. Before the show enjoy time at the Tattoo Hullabaloo for food, drinks, and festivities including dance and drill performances. B, D

Day 6: Marine Museum

Depart Norfolk for Northern Virginia to immerse yourself in the history of two branches of our armed forces. First, visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps for a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines - past, present, and future. Under the command of the Marine Corps University, interactive exhibits surround you with the sights and sounds of Marines in action. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in Arlington. B, D.

Day 7: Columbus

Travel through the heartland with a stop in Zanesville, OH and the Alan Cottrill sculpture studio. See the artwork and craftsmanship that turned this native Midwesterner into one of the finest figurative sculptors in the entire world. Continue to Columbus for a one-night stay. B, hot apps.

Day 8: Return home. B

  • Trip Code: VA210413
  • Departure Date: April 13 2021
  • Return Date: April 20 2021
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DOGWOODS AND AZALEAS

Day 1: Springfield and Branson

Visit the Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, MO, and continue to Branson and check into Big Cedar Lodge, named the Number One Resort in the Midwest by Travel + Leisure for a two-night stay. Top off the evening with a dinner cruise aboard the renowned Branson Belle. D

Day 2: Branson

Visit Dogwood Canyon for a narrated tram tour will wind you through the canyon floor, past towering bluffs and waterfalls to bison, elk, whitetail deer and Texas longhorns. Experience the rich beauty and uninterrupted views of the Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake at Top of the Rock and visit the Ancient Ozarks History Museum. B, L

Day 3: Charleston, MO

Travel to Charleston for the 53rd Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival to see brilliantly colored azaleas beneath a canopy of luminous pink and white dogwood blossoms. B, D

Day 4: Dogwood-Azalea Parade

Join a local expert for a guided tour of Charleston followed by the Dogwood-Azalea Parade and take a private tour of the Moore Home which was built in 1899 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. B

  • Trip Code: MO210414
  • Departure Date: April 14 2021
  • Return Date: April 17 2021
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