DAY TRIPS Last Updated - 11/21/2017 at 3:42 PM

***All prices are subject to change***

November 28, 2017 “Tour of Frankenmuth”

Join us for the day, a tour of Frankenmuth

Departs at 8:30 am – Returns at 5:30 pm

Lunch & Shopping on Own

Price Per Person $39

November 28, 2017 “THE VOGUES” at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth

The Vogues remain one of the world’s top singing acts, join us for their outstanding talent and stylish deliver.  Enjoy hits “You’re the One,” “Five O’clock World,” “Turn Around, Look at Me,” and many more, while enjoying an amazing chicken dinner.

Departs at 8:30 am – Returns at 5:30 pm
Price Per Person $79



November 30, 2017 “ROCKIN AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE” at Turkeyville


The mistletoe is hung, the tree is decorated and the party is planned. It is Christmas  time and everything doesn’t always go as planned. Traditional Christmas dinner is what everyone is expecting, but not what they are going to get. But, when this family gets together it’s always a party. Plenty of singing and dancing plus holiday hoopla. Songs to include Rockin Around the Christmas Tree, Sleigh Bells and Holly Jolly Christmas and many more.

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Includes a wonderful turkey feast before the show.

Departs at 10:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm
Price Per Person $71


This is a self-guilded tour at your own pace with an elevator between floors for easy access.


Enjoy an outstanding lunch in the mansion, featuring sautéed beef tips, with vegetarian options, salad & dessert.

On the way home we’ll be stopping at a world class market

Departs at 8:30 am –  Returns at 5:00 pm

Price per person $74

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Goodie Bag for all

December 3, 2017 “ANDREA BOCELLI”

Join us at the new Caesars Arena in Detroit for “ANDREA BOCELLI”

An Italian crossover tenor & singer-songwriter

Limited Seating…please call to discuss options and availability before sending payment

Call Pat (517) 784-8908

Departs at 4:30 pm – Returns after show

Lower Level Section 113 $230 per person

Upper Level Section (Lowest Part) 227 $170 per person

December 6, 2017 “CELTIC THUNDER”

Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour

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This will be the second Symphony Tour for Celtic Thunder, who will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform hit songs from their Legacy, Mythology, Voyage, The Show & It’s Entertainment Shows along with songs from their chart-topping albums Christmas & Classic Christmas and their upcoming Celtic Thunder Inspirational album due Fall 2017 in a dynamic live music experience accentuated by the instrumentals of full symphony orchestras. Celtic Thunder’s five male soloists Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Emmet Cahill, Neil Byrne and Michael O’Dwyer will perform solo and ensemble numbers.

Departs at 5:00 pm – Returns After

Price Per Person $79

December 6, 2017 “AN AMERICAN IN PARIS” At the Detroit Opera House

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Named Best Musical of the year by both the Drama League and the Outer Critics Circle and the winner of four Tony Awards, An American in Paris is the hit new musical guaranteed to sweep you off your feet—and into the arms of a story you’ll never forget.

Inspired by the Academy Award®-winning film and featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin and the Tony Award®-winning choreography of Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris has captivated both audiences and critics, becoming the most honored Broadway musical of 2015. Its stunning combination of classic music, timeless story, breathtaking dance and state-of-the-art design results in the spectacular musical the New York Times declares “outshines anything else currently on Broadway.”

Come see why Paris has become the toast of New York.

Departs at 5:30 pm – Returns after the show

Price Per Person $95


Edsel & Eleanor Ford Estate, designed by Albert Kahn to resemble a cluster of Cotswold village cottages, complete with stone roofs, vine-covered walls and lead-paned windows.  A stunningly diverse collection of art, antiques and furniture, that reveal the Fords progressive and educated tastes in art and design.

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Enjoy a guided tour of the home and “optional” tour of the grounds located on Lake St. Clair. Beautifully decorated for the season.

Lunch included at Rattlesnake Club on the Detroit River, one of Detroit’s best, re-defining fine dining.

Departs at 9:00 am – Returns at 5:00 pm

Price Per Person $83

Surprise stop on the way home…

December 14, 2017 “CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND”

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR is quite simply one of the most delightful and enchanting Christmas shows ever, featuring glittering costumes, a dazzling cast and the highest kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole.

Start Christmas in style as Santa and his merry helpers take you on an unforgettable nostalgic journey. Holiday favorite songs include; ‘White Christmas,’ ‘Winter Wonderland,’ ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,’ ‘Chestnuts Roasting,’ ‘Jingle Bells,’ ”Away in a Manger,’ ‘O Come All Ye Faithful,’ ‘Let it Snow,’ ‘Silent Night,’ ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing,’ ‘Deck The Halls,’ ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,’ ‘O Holy Night,’ and many more …

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND is pure holiday magic – with enough fun and festive cheer to power all the Christmas lights in town!

Price Per Person $82

Departs at 10:30 am – Returns after the show

December 16, 2017 “HOLIDAY TIME IN CHICAGO” Day Trip

Spend the day as you wish shopping the Magnificent Mile or State Street to visit the Chrstkindle Market.

Optional Drop-offs points at Field Museum, Art Institue, and more…

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Departs at 7:00 am – Returns at 10:30 pm

Price Per Person $ 75



December 16, 2017 “HOLIDAY NIGHTS” At Greenfield Village

Historical home tours open the doors to centuries of favorite family holiday traditions, smells of roasting chestnuts and warm bonfires: the sounds of carolers, fiddlers and sleigh bells. Every lantern-lit path takes you to a new winter wonder to discover.

Depart at 5:00pm and Return at 10:30pm

Price Per Person  $65

  • Santa and Live Reindeer
  • Ice-Skating
  • Carolers and Live Musical Performances
  • Holiday Vignettes and Activities Featuring Costumed Presenters
  • Decorated Homes and Shops
  • Holiday Cooking Demonstrations
  • Historic Rides on Horse-Drawn Wagons, Model T’s and the 1913 Herschell-Spillman Carousel
  • Skilled Artisan Demonstrations
  • Christmas Trees and Greens Sale


At the Frederik Meijer Gardens

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The INDOOR exhibition brings the glow of 300,000 lights, strolling carolers, and more than 40 international trees and displays. Honoring holiday cultures around the world, focused on the authenticity of holiday traditions. The Railway Garden exhibition is a unique horticultural display that incorporates garden design, miniature buildings made from natural materials, and model trolleys and trains. This year we welcome buildings from our five Sister Cities across the world. Enjoy a wonderful included lunch at the gardens. Enjoy a surprise stop on the way home that is a unique and fun experience for all.

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Departs at 9:00 am – Returns at 6:00 pm
Price Per Person $82

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(Photo credit to all above photos: William J. Hebert)

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Guided tour of the amazing facility along with additional highlights in the ever changing downtown area, lunch included.

More information & date coming soon…

January 16, 2018 “Collette PRESENTATIONS on Pacific Northwest & California Coast”

Join us at our office (412 W. Propect, Jackson, MI  49203) for 2 Collette Presentations


Travel Class will start at 10:30 am  (Tuesday, January 16th)

Followed by a presentations on:

Pacific Northwest


California Coast

Click on Pacific Northwest or California Coast above for more information on the tours.


International Auto Show – Cobo Hall


Depart 8:00 am – Return 5:00 pm

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Price Per Person $43

January 25, 2018 “SNOWFEST” In Frankenmuth and The DUELING PIANOS SHOW with lunch.

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Enjoy snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings.

Dueling Pianos is a high energy combination of comedy, music, and sing-along.

Enjoy a wonderful plated chicken meal.


Departs at 8:00 am – Returns at 5:30 pm

Price per person $71


February 21, 2018 “TENDERLY” with tour of Meadowbrook Hall

The Rosemary Clooney Story & Musical at the beautiful Meadowbrook Theatre
Includes Tour of Meadowbrook Hall with Lunch

Departs at 8:30 am –  Returns at 6:30 pm

Price per person $81



March 3, 2018 “LES MISERABLES” At the Fisher Theatre in Detroit

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption –a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,”“On My Own,”“Stars,” “Bring Him Home,”“One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

Departs at 11:30 am – Returns at 6:00 pm

Price Per Person $139


First Selection, Immediate access, private check out.
Be among the first to shop the Annual Outlet Sale with a wide array of Vera Bradley products to choose from.

Games and prizes on coach, along with a nice breakfast.

Departs at 8:00 am – Returns at 5:00 pm
Price Per Person $79

Day Trips are added often, please check back


Additional Information


OFFICE: 517-784-8908   OR   800-482-5761
FAX: 517-784-1754


The gift of travel will always fit and will never wear out! Certificates are available for any amount and can apply to any of our wonderful trips through the year.