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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SMALL STATES BY THE SEA

Day 1: Maryland

Fly into Baltimore and head to the charming coastal downtown Annapolis for dinner and a 2-night stay. D

Day 2: Maryland

See where enthusiastic young men and women train in the Navy and Marine Corps at the US Naval Academy. The guided tour includes Bancroft Hall, crypt of John Paul Jones, and more. Watch the noon formation before lunch in the Naval Academy Club, a military Tradition for 100 years. Explore historic Annapolis on a narrated trolley tour including the Maryland State House, the oldest state capitol still in continuous legislative use. Take free time to explore downtown City Docks this evening. B, L

Day 3: Delaware

Head east into the first state to ratify the US Constitution – Delaware. Arrive in Dover and visit the special Air Mobility Command Museum. Learn how Hangar 1301 was involved in secret rocket development during WWII and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Completed in 1791, a guided tour of the Old State House shares DE’s role in the American Revolution and stories about the patriots who were there. Arrive Rehoboth Beach for dinner and a 2-night stay in this remarkable village. B, D

Day 4: Delaware

After a leisurely morning, visit Cape Henlopen State Park with a local expert and continue to a guided tour of Lewes, DE, a community founded in 1631 as the “first town in the first state”. Shop the local ware and savor a local ice cream before traveling back to Rehoboth for a free evening to stroll the boardwalk or dip your toes in the ocean. B, sweet treat

Day 5: New Jersey

Board the Cape May Ferry to relax on the sun deck or in the salon area while making our way across the mouth of the Delaware River to New Jersey. Arrive in historic Victorian Cape May and explore this quaint seaside resort village on a narrated trolley tour exploring the treasures and landmarks in the Historic District. Tour the 1879 Emien Physick Estate, Cape May’s Victorian house museum. A gourmet lunch is planned at the historic Washington Inn. This evening, a personal guide shares tales of local heroes and legends on the drive to Cape May Lighthouse to watch the Sunset Beach Flag Ceremony at dusk. B, L

Day 6: Connecticut

Awaken to the smells and sounds of the ocean; take a stroll on the beach and perhaps garner a photo in front of the iconic Cape May Rescue Boat! Head northeast on I-95 to Mystic, CT ready to embrace the relaxed New England charm that has made this a popular destination. Explore the shops in downtown Mystic, including the famous “Mystic Pizza” shop before unpacking for a 2-night stay in downtown Mystic, CT. B, D

Day 7: Rhode Island

At the Mystic Seaport Maritime Museum discover the Charles W. Morgan whaleship, a working preservation shipyard, historic gardens, maritime art gallery and more. Cross into Rhode Island for Narragansett Bay. Learn about the area on a scenic lighthouse cruise showcasing 10 gorgeous lighthouses, multiple islands, and miles of stunning coastline. Feast on a delicious boxed lunch from Mantunuck Oyster Restaurant featuring farm and pond to plate! Embark on an Oyster Farm tour and learn the harvest process of the Potter Pond Estuary. B, L

Day 8: Flight home

Flight home from Hartford or Boston. B

  • Trip Code: MD210913
  • Departure Date: September 13 2021
  • Return Date: September 20 2021
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COLORADO TRAINS

Explore Colorado’s majestic mountains and natural beauty during peak fall color and enjoy scenic train rides on the Royal Gorge Railroad, the vintage Durango & Silverton steam train and the historic Cumbres & Toltec line.

Day 1: Colorado Springs - Olympic City USA

Fly into Denver and get your first glimpse of the Rocky Mountains as we travel to Colorado Springs. Explore the NEW United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum which celebrates American athletes. Experience an authentic German dinner at a local favorite, Edelweiss German Restaurant, before we unpack for a two-night stay. B, D

Day 2: Garden of the Gods

Experience the National Museum of World War II Aviation, which documents the historical importance of military aviation in our emergence as a world power during the Second World War. It is no wonder the song “America the Beautiful” was inspired by the views from Pikes Peak. After lunch at the foot of the peak in historic Manitou Springs, head to the Garden of the Gods for a guided tour of one of the most photographed natural wonders in the United States. B, L

Day 3: Canon City, CO

Travel to Canon City and board the Royal Gorge Train for a 24-mile journey into the canyon and beneath the infamous Royal Gorge Bridge. Continue to Pueblo, home to four Congressional Medal of Honor recipients and the most visits by sitting U.S. Presidents of any city in the U.S. Enjoy free time to explore the Union Avenue Historic District and stroll along the historic Riverwalk. Overnight in Alamosa, CO. B, D

Day 4: Cumbres and Toltec Railroad

Next stop – 1880! The historic, coal-fired steam locomotives of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad will take us on a memorable journey over high trestles and above yawning gorges adorned with brilliant gold foliage as we ride from Antonito to Chama, NM. Continue on the coach to Durango for a two-night stay. B, L

Day 5: Mesa Verde National Park

Join a local guide for a fantastic adventure exploring Mesa Verde National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to over 4,000 known archeological sites and cliff dwellings. Return to Durango for free time to explore the charming downtown area before dinner in the historic Strater Hotel, built in 1887 and adorned with the largest collection of walnut antiques. B, D

Day 6: Durango-Silverton Railroad

Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear aboard the Durango-Silverton narrow-gauge train. The line was originally constructed to haul silver and gold ore from the San Juan Mountains, but passengers soon realized it was the VIEW that was truly precious! Drive the “Million Dollar Highway” for free time in the little mountain town of Ouray, known as “Switzerland of the Rockies.” Overnight in Grand Junction, CO. B, D

Day 7: Colorado National Monument

Experience sheer-walled, red rock canyons along the twists and turns of Rim Rock Drive during a visit to Colorado National Monument – keep an eye out for bighorn sheep and soaring eagles! Travel through Glenwood Canyon, with towering walls 1,300 feet above the Colorado River, before arriving for lunch in Glenwood Springs. Overnight in Denver. B, L

Day 8: Fly Home B

  • Trip Code: CO210921
  • Departure Date: September 21 2021
  • Return Date: September 28 2021
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CANADIAN ROCKIES AND ROCKY MOUNTAINEER

Featuring a first-class rail journey aboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer and an overnight stay at the luxurious Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise! A Sunrise Tours first!

Day 1: Vancouver, BC

Catch a flight northwest to arrive in cosmopolitan Vancouver. Observe 360˚ dazzling views of the skyline from the Vancouver Lookout deck 553 feet above. Settle in for dinner and an overnight stay at the Georgian Court Hotel, one of the finest boutique hotels in the city. B, D

Day 2: All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

Hear the whistle blow as this rail journey begins bright and early for a FULL day of incredible scenery through oversized windows. Relax in your well-appointed SilverLeaf train coach and witness the magnificent scenery of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. See forests and winding river canyons complimented by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains while enjoying historical narration and stories. During the day savor delicious gourmet meals featuring local fare served to your seat so you won’t miss a minute of the awe-inspiring views. Arrive in Kamloops for an evening at leisure and an overnight stay. B, L

Day 3: Rocky Mountaineer

An early boarding on the train sets the stage for a full day journey to the regal Canadian Rockies. Prepare to be amazed at the dramatic scenery following the North Thompson River through the mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. While enjoying impeccable dining service and expert commentary, take in the highest peak in the CN Rockies, Mount Robson. Also see Pyramid Falls and glide along Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. What a memorable experience! Arrive the resort town of Jasper and unpack for a two-night stay. B, L

Day 4: Jasper, AB

Board our motor coach for a private sightseeing tour of Jasper Village and its UNESCOdesignated National Park. Home to some of the most breathtaking wilderness, highlights will include Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, Maligne Canyon and the unforgettable Athabasca view point. There will be free time this evening to explore more sights of this resort town including the brilliant night sky. B

Day 5: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Travel south on the Icefields Parkway, one of the most stunning highways in the world. Keep an eye out for elk, deer, bighorn sheep and bears while passing snow peaked mountain caps on the way to the Columbia Icefields. Board an Ice Explorer for a smooth ride to the center of this 7,200 foot high Athabasca Glacier. Stop at Bow Lake en route to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Resort for a AAA 4-diamond dinner and an overnight stay. Walk along Emerald Lake or relax in this iconic property. B, D

Day 6: Yoho National Park and Lake Louise

Wake early to watch the sunrise over the mountains and enjoy a morning at leisure. This afternoon, a local expert guides us into Yoho National Park to explore Spiral Tunnels, the rock bridge over Kicking Horse River and more. Arrive in Banff and unpack for a twonight stay at Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa situated on the main street in town. B, D

Day 7: Banff, AB

Today is free to get acquainted with Banff. Perhaps ride up the mountain aboard the Banff Gondola for eagle-eye views or visit the Whyte Museum, devoted to the culture of the area. Book a treatment at the hotel’s Red Earth Spa or target shopping and dining located within steps of your hotel. Gather for a farewell dinner and share your Banff experiences. B, D

Day 8: Return Home

Travel east through the Canadian Rockies for one last glimpse of incredible scenery before arriving at the Calgary airport for the flight home. B

  • Trip Code: CN210923
  • Departure Date: September 23 2021
  • Return Date: September 30 2021
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NEW ENGLAND FALL ADVENTURE

Day 1: Mid-Ohio D

Day 2: The Finger Lakes

Head to the Finger Lakes Region of New York for a guided tour of the world’s oldest photography museum, the George Eastman House and Museum, located on the estate of Eastman Kodak Company founder. Travel to the western shore of Owasco Lake for a delicious dinner in a historical chapel, The Point at Sand Beach. Overnight stay in Syracuse. B, D

Day 3: Cooperstown, NY & Vermont

Batter up! Discover the history of America’s favorite past time at the Baseball Hall of Fame. Keep a look out for artifacts and history detailing 17 former St. Louis Cardinals who have been inducted. After lunch and time to explore Cooperstown, stop at Bennington Battle Monument (weather permitting), a 306 foot-high monument commemorating a turning point in the Revolutionary War, for a breathtaking view of Vermont, Massachusetts and New York before traveling through picturesque Green Mountains for a two-night stay at Vermont’s premier Okemo Mountain hotel, The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort. B, D

Day 4: The Green Mountains

Spend the day exploring the mountains of Vermont with our local guide. Visit the 1905 Georgian Revival mansion Hildene, home of the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive adulthood, Robert Todd Lincoln. Explore times of yesteryear during a trip to Vermont’s original general store, The Vermont Country Store. Learn about the art of making maple syrup and sample award-winning products during a visit to Green Mountain Sugar House before returning to Castle Hill for a wonderful gourmet dinner. B, D

Day 5: New Hampshire, Ogunquit, ME

Experience one of northern New Hampshire’s best fall foliage viewing areas when we drive the famous scenic byway, Kancamagus Highway. This 34.5-mile scenic drive cuts a path through White Mountain National Forest with breathtaking views of Swift River, Sabbaday Falls, and Rocky Gorge. Arrive at Maine’s picturesque coast and check into our home for three nights, Anchorage by the Sea, Ogunquit’s most renowned oceanfront resort. B, D

Day 6: Ogunquit, ME

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore Ogunquit’s downtown area, walk the spectacular Marginal Way or relax at the hotel to take in the coastline views. Visit one of the oldest working lighthouses in the country, Portland Head Light, located at the entrance to Portland Harbor in the Gulf of Maine. Dinner at popular Barnacle Billy’s. B, D

Day 7: Kennebunkport, ME

After a delicious breakfast at a Sunrise favorite, The Wild Blueberry Cafe, head to Perkins Cove to learn how to catch lobster aboard our private lobster cruise along the scenic Ogunquit shoreline (weather permitting). Travel to quaint seaside Kennebunkport for a narrated trolley tour of the history and sites including President Bush’s Estate and Franciscan Monastery. Enjoy an exquisite dinner at century-old Nonantum Resort. B, D

Day 8: Albany, NY

Tour the world’s largest collection of original Rockwell art, including enduring favorite Saturday Evening Post covers at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Take a step back in history to the Gilded Age during lunch at iconic Red Lion Inn. Overnight in Victor, NY. B, L

Day 9: Niagara Falls, NY

Board the world-famous Maid of the Mist to experience the majestic beauty of Niagara Falls as 2.5 billion gallons of water from four of the five Great Lakes cascade every hour, featuring gorgeous views of Niagara’s three waterfalls; American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls. B, D

Day 10: Return home B

  • Trip Code: NE210929
  • Departure Date: September 29 2021
  • Return Date: October 08 2021
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ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FESTIVAL

Day 1: Albuquerque, NM

Fly into Albuquerque, host to the dazzling 2019 International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s premier balloon event. Enjoy a guided tour and dinner at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, showcasing the traditions, art and craftsmanship of the 19 New Mexican Pueblos. Settle in for three nights at the Drury Inn located near Fiesta Park. D

Day 2: Balloon Fiesta Mass Ascension

Rise and shine! The Dawn Patrol Show and glorious Mass Ascension are a thrilling experience as hundreds of vividly colored hot air balloons fill the morning sky. Watch it all from your reserved seats on the launch field or walk amongst the balloons. After lunch at a local favorite, explore the intriguing story of the atomic age during a guided tour of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, the nation’s only congressionally chartered museum in its field. B, L, Hot Apps

Day 3: Sandia Peak & Fiesta Balloon Glow

Take a hot air balloon ride (at your own arrangement and expense) or relax at the hotel. Learn about the history of the world-class Balloon Fiesta during a visit to the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. After a fiestastyle lunch, board the Sandia Peak Aerial Tram, the world’s longest tramway, and ride 2.7 miles above the Cibola National Forest to Sandia Peak to experience a panoramic vista of the great Southwest. Your adventure continues at the Balloon Fiesta Balloon Glow. Stroll amongst the balloons on the launch field and experience the sight as the balloons glow in the evening desert sky! Witness the Fiesta’s spectacular AfterGlow Fireworks Show from your reserved seats on the launch field. B, L, Hot Apps

Day 4: Santa Fe, NM

Travel to Santa Fe, the nation’s oldest capital city filled with a unique blend of Spanish and Native cultures set against the backdrop of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Learn about the history of New Mexico during a tour of the State Capitol building. Celebrate the life and creative process of one of the most significant artists of the 20th century during a visit to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Unpack for a 2-night stay in Santa Fe. B, D

Day 5: Explore Santa Fe

Experience one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets during a morning visit to the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. Lunch at the Santa Fe School of Cooking will educate and entertain while you sample the unique flavors of New Mexico. Discover the many charms of Santa Fe with our local Stepon guide. Do you know the mystery that surrounds the construction of the Miraculous Staircase at the Loretto Chapel? B, L

Day 6: Return Home

Fly home from Albuquerque with amazing photos to share and exciting stories to tell of your adventure out West. B

  • Trip Code: NM211001
  • Departure Date: October 01 2021
  • Return Date: October 06 2021
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MICHIGAN UPPER PENINSULA AND THE GRAND HOTEL

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Voted Best Destination for Fall Foliage by USA Today readers!

Day 1: Depart St Louis for Grand Rapids

Overnight in Grand Rapids. Hot Apps

Day 2: Mackinac Island

Take the ferry ride across Lake Huron to Mackinac Island and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride to the island’s premier luxury resort, the incomparable Grand Hotel where the longest porch in the world overlooks the Straits of Mackinac. Savor an elegant 5-course dinner in the Grand Dining Hall with entertainment. B, D

Day 3: Mackinac Island

After breakfast in the Grand Dining Room, a full day at leisure to relax at the hotel and explore the Island. Take a carriage tour of Mackinac Island State Park, browse quaint shops, rent a bicycle to ride around the island, play lawn croquet or explore The Grand and learn a little more about its history. All day to be as active or relaxed in your wonderful surrounding. Your Sunrise Tour Manager will be available to help you plan your day (cost of additional activities not included). Tonight, an exquisite dinner in the Grand Dining Hall. B, D

Day 4: Sault Sainte Marie

After another restful night in one of the Grand’s magnificent rooms and a superb breakfast, depart for Sault St. Marie, MI, known as the Northern Gateway to Canada. Visit Tahquamenon Falls State Park to see the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Upper Falls. Enjoy rustic charm during lunch at Camp 33 before visiting one of the largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi. On beautiful St. Mary’s River, a delicious dinner cruise through Soo Locks, one of the great wonders of the world and largest waterway traffic system on earth. See locks up close as we travel along the international shoreline of the lower harbor. Unpack for a twonight stay in Sault Ste. Marie. B, L, D

Day 5: Historic Sault Sainte Marie

Spend the morning with our local guide exploring historic Sault Sainte Marie and free afternoon in this picturesque lakeside town. OR, take an optional Agawa Canyon Train Ride (additional cost) - pack your passport for a full day wilderness rail excursion through rugged Canadian wilderness 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Travel over the towering trestle at Montreal River, ride alongside remote lakes and awesome granite formations aboard a provincial train to pristine beauty of Canyon Park. B

Day 6: Marquette

Drive along the shoreline of Lake Michigan dotted with colorful fall foliage to visit delightful Munising, MI. Experience the splendor of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore lit by rays of the sun during an afternoon scenic boat ride. Cruise along crystal-clear waters of Lake Superior for perfect views of colored cliffs, sea caves, and pristine beaches. Overnight on the shore of Lake Superior in charming Marquette, MI. B, D

Day 7: Wisconsin

This morning tour the impressive Marquette Maritime Museum and Lighthouse before heading south to Port Washington, for a farewell dinner and overnight stay. B, D

Day 8: Return home B

  • Trip Code: MI211002
  • Departure Date: October 02 2021
  • Return Date: October 09 2021
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NEW ENGLAND FALL ADVENTURE OCTOBER

Day 1: Mid-Ohio D

Day 2: The Finger Lakes

Head to the Finger Lakes Region of New York for a guided tour of the world’s oldest photography museum, the George Eastman House and Museum, located on the estate of Eastman Kodak Company founder. Travel to the western shore of Owasco Lake for a delicious dinner in a historical chapel, The Point at Sand Beach. Overnight stay in Syracuse. B, D

Day 3: Cooperstown, NY & Vermont

Batter up! Discover the history of America’s favorite past time at the Baseball Hall of Fame. Keep a look out for artifacts and history detailing 17 former St. Louis Cardinals who have been inducted. After lunch and time to explore Cooperstown, stop at Bennington Battle Monument (weather permitting), a 306 foot-high monument commemorating a turning point in the Revolutionary War, for a breathtaking view of Vermont, Massachusetts and New York before traveling through picturesque Green Mountains for a two-night stay at Vermont’s premier Okemo Mountain hotel, The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort. B, D

Day 4: The Green Mountains

Spend the day exploring the mountains of Vermont with our local guide. Visit the 1905 Georgian Revival mansion Hildene, home of the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive adulthood, Robert Todd Lincoln. Explore times of yesteryear during a trip to Vermont’s original general store, The Vermont Country Store. Learn about the art of making maple syrup and sample award-winning products during a visit to Green Mountain Sugar House before returning to Castle Hill for a wonderful gourmet dinner. B, D

Day 5: New Hampshire, Ogunquit, ME

Experience one of northern New Hampshire’s best fall foliage viewing areas when we drive the famous scenic byway, Kancamagus Highway. This 34.5-mile scenic drive cuts a path through White Mountain National Forest with breathtaking views of Swift River, Sabbaday Falls, and Rocky Gorge. Arrive at Maine’s picturesque coast and check into our home for three nights, Anchorage by the Sea, Ogunquit’s most renowned oceanfront resort. B, D

Day 6: Ogunquit, ME

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore Ogunquit’s downtown area, walk the spectacular Marginal Way or relax at the hotel to take in the coastline views. Visit one of the oldest working lighthouses in the country, Portland Head Light, located at the entrance to Portland Harbor in the Gulf of Maine. Dinner at popular Barnacle Billy’s. B, D

Day 7: Kennebunkport, ME

After a delicious breakfast at a Sunrise favorite, The Wild Blueberry Cafe, head to Perkins Cove to learn how to catch lobster aboard our private lobster cruise along the scenic Ogunquit shoreline (weather permitting). Travel to quaint seaside Kennebunkport for a narrated trolley tour of the history and sites including President Bush’s Estate and Franciscan Monastery. Enjoy an exquisite dinner at century-old Nonantum Resort. B, D

Day 8: Albany, NY

Tour the world’s largest collection of original Rockwell art, including enduring favorite Saturday Evening Post covers at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Take a step back in history to the Gilded Age during lunch at iconic Red Lion Inn. Overnight in Victor, NY. B, L

Day 9: Niagara Falls, NY

Board the world-famous Maid of the Mist to experience the majestic beauty of Niagara Falls as 2.5 billion gallons of water from four of the five Great Lakes cascade every hour, featuring gorgeous views of Niagara’s three waterfalls; American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls. B, D

Day 10: Return home B

  • Trip Code: NE211008
  • Departure Date: October 08 2021
  • Return Date: October 17 2021
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NIAGARA FALLS AND FINGER LAKES

Day 1: Mid-Ohio

Board our comfortable motorcoach and travel east to mid-Ohio for an Amish familystyle dinner at a Sunrise favorite, Der Dutchman, and an overnight stay. D

Day 2: Canandaigua Lake

Enjoy a visit to beautiful Ashtabula County for a tour of historic covered bridges, including the longest covered bridge in the U.S. Continue to Canandaigua, NY for a narrated dinner cruise aboard the Canandaigua Lady paddle wheeler. Unpack for a 2-night stay in Geneva, NY, the heart of a region known for spectacular fall color. B, D

Day 3: Finger Lakes

Explore the nation’s most extensively preserved country estate from the Victorian era, Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Site, featuring beautiful fall color, historic mansion and beautiful views of Canandaigua Lake. Tour the largest glass museum in the world, the Corning Museum of Glass, home to over 3,500 years of glassmaking history. Step back into the late 19-century during dinner and wine tasting at the historic Belhurst Castle. B, D

Day 4: Niagara Falls, NY

Travel to Niagara Falls, NY for an elegant lunch at Top of the Falls Restaurant. Step back in time during a tour of Old Fort Niagara, which played a vital role during the colonial wars by protection access to the Great Lakes region. Visit original 18th century buildings, enjoy incredible views of the Niagara River, and take part in exciting living history programs. Unpack for an overnight stay at the Doubletree by Hilton (or similar) hotel located along the upper Niagara River. B, L

Day 5: Mid-Ohio

Experience the majestic and humbling power of the great Niagara Falls when we board the world-famous Maid of the Mist for a thrilling boat ride to the base of Niagara’s three waterfalls – American, Bridal Veil, and Horseshoe Falls. Travel to mid- Ohio for an overnight stay. B, Hot Apps

Day 6: Return Home B

  • Trip Code: NY211012
  • Departure Date: October 12 2021
  • Return Date: October 17 2021
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FALL MYSTERY TOUR

Join us for an exciting 7-day mystery tour. We can’t tell you where you’re going, but you’re sure to have fun!

Our mystery tours visit towns and sites that we have never (or lightly) included on tour. You won’t see many “top 10” tourist highlights on a Sunrise Tours mystery tour, but that’s the point. We aim to surprise you with an amazing vacation you couldn’t imagine yourself!

  • Trip Code: MT211024
  • Departure Date: October 24 2021
  • Return Date: October 30 2021
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FLORIDA NATIONAL PARKS

Day 1: Fly to Ft. Lauderdale. D

Day 2: Biscayne National Park

Head south to the shores of Miami and Biscayne National Park, where mangroves along the coast provide a home to manatees, crocodiles, dolphins, and sharks. Continue along Florida’s iconic highway 1 through the Florida Keys all the way to its final stop - Key West. Enjoy an authentic island dinner along the harbor at Conch Seafood Republic before checking in for a 3-night stay in paradise. B, D

Day 3: Dry Tortugas National Park

Board the Yankee Freedom ferry for a full day trip to one of the most remote and least visited National Parks in the US, Dry Tortugas National Park. This island in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico is home to historic Fort Jefferson, a 19th century naval command center. Tour the fort with a park guide or spend the day relaxing on the island’s pristine beaches watching for sea turtles. B, L

Day 4: Key West

Enjoy a full day in one of the premier vacation destinations in the entire world. Board the world-famous Conch Train for a narrated tour of the area and immerse yourself in the vibrant island community with shops, restaurants, and beaches in every direction. The day is yours to explore at your own pace. At your leisure, visit any of the island’s attractions such as the Truman Little White House or the home of Ernest Hemingway (additional expense). B, D

Day 5: Everglades National Park

Adventure awaits as we leave paradise and enter the unspoiled wilderness of the Everglades. Have your camera ready as we board the Backcountry Boat Tour and visit the home of crocodiles, manatees, dolphins, and countless tropical birds. Walk amongst the wild on the Anhinga Trail boardwalk, known for closeup views of the park’s famous residents. Continue to Homestead for dinner and a one-night stay. B, D

Day 6: Shark Valley

Visit the Miccosukee Indian Village for a guided tour of the culture’s unique way of living, including an alligator handling demonstration. After an open-air tram ride through Shark Valley, check in for a 2-night stay at Ft. Lauderdale’s premier historic hotel, the Riverside. Located on the world-famous Las Olas Blvd, shops, restaurants, and the water are steps away. B, L

Day 7: Fort Lauderdale

Tour Ft. Lauderdale with our local guide to learn about the rich history and culture of the area. Often called the “Venice of America,” board the water taxi to explore Ft. Lauderdale’s vast system of canals (additional cost). Enjoy a final evening of dinner and fellowship looking back on a fun and exciting trip. B, D

Day 8: Fly home. B

  • Trip Code: FL211108
  • Departure Date: November 09 2021
  • Return Date: November 16 2021
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