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 National Quartet Convention
  September  27 - October 3        

This the World Series of Southern Gospel Music and you will be blessed.  Our hotel is right across the street from the LeConte Center and you will be able to catch a trolley to do things that you wish to do during your stay.  We can also do a sunrise tour of the Great Smokey Mountain National Park and maybe a little zip lining.  The tour price will be $1,499 per person for a double, $1,929 for a single and $1,199 for a triple.  A deposit of $100 holds your spot.  

 Celebration Belle - Golden Oldies
October 20, 2022

This a nice day tour with a four-hour luncheon cruise on the Mississippi and music of your childhood.  We are taking 2 buses.  SOLD OUT!  We are taking a waiting list.  Cost $139.

Browns Christmas
November 2 and 3, 2022

"Christmas Comedy" - like the Church Basement Ladies format will be entertaining us after our arrival and in the evening the Brown Family will perform their Christmas Show.  On the 3rd we plan to visit Algona on the way home and take in the POW (Prisoner of War) Museum where mainly WW!! German soldiers were housed to hear  about the unique relationships that developed between the prisoners and the people of Algona as they were sent out to get crops, etc. harvested and cared for.  At the fair grounds we'll be able to view the amazing 65 piece half-life-size Nativity set that prisoners donated their money to have sculptured and then left to the city of Algona when the war ended.  $269 per person for a double, $239 for a triple and $329 for a single.  Taking 2 buses.  SOLD OUT   Taking a waiting list.

Christmas in Branson​
​November 14-18, 2022
​This trip is packed with a Dinner Cruise, shopping at Russell Stover Outlet, lunch at The Keeter Center and tour of the College of the Ozarks where students work their way through college, Branson Craft Mall, "Miracle of Christmas" at Sight and Sound, Cassandre Voice of An Angel, Daniel O'Donnel, dinner at Chateau on the Lake, Presley's Country Jubilee Christmas , visit and nostalgic gift for all at World's Largest Toy, Wildlife Tour and Smokehouse Buffet at Dogwood Canyon, Texas Tenors and more.  $999 per person double, $1,199 single, $879 triple - $50 deposit.  SOLD OUT - Taking a Waiting List

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" It’s important to get your name on the list if you are interested. Most trips sell out months ahead of each trip, so contact us below to make your reservation."
2022  Blessed Byways  Tours 

      Circa 21 Dinner Theatre
Rock Island, IL 
 December 2, 2022​

    Irving Berlin's White Christmas is a time-honored classic.  Cost of the  tour will be $129 and that is all inclusive.  Only 13 seats remain as of August 25 and  then we will  take a waiting list.                  

                Southern California Vacation                                         Rose Bowl Parade                         
December 31, 2022 - January 5, 2023​
 Palm Springs and Coachella Valley guided tour, Warner Brothers Studios & VIP tram tour, Tournament of Roses Parade with the Pella High school band marching in the parade,  Reagan Library and Museum - Air Force One Pavilion, Float Fest to see close-up the floats, Los Angeles' world-famous Original Farmer's Market, Battleship USS Iowa , San Diego guided tour - Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park, Coronado Island , Seaport Village, festive fiesta-style dinner at Cafe Coyote  in Heart of Historic Old Town San Diego . $2,869 double, $3,369 single - $200 deposit per person - Balance due Aug. 25, 2022.

Looking Ahead to 2022​
​The big tour we are looking at for next year will be Iceland in September.  Iceland is in the height of its beauty in September and we have received glowing reviews .  Highlights (subject to change in this day and age) Hofoi House, stunning waterfalls, a glacier, geothermal area, volcanic crater,  black sand beach, iceberg boat tour, Reynisfjara Beach, LAVA Centre, Frioheimar greenhouses, Kcelandic horses, Blue Lagoon, fishing villages, and much, much more.  There are no guarantees but this is the time of the year that you might have a chance of seeing the Northern Lights dancing across the sky.

Mystery Tours are so popular and we have another great one brewing.

Branson Praise Fest March 16 - 20, 2023

Ark and Creation Museum in the summer.

The zinnia and sunflower fields of Harvestville Farms are a photographer's haven.  Cruise ships coming up the Mississippi bring bus loads of their travelers.  Here guests can clip stems of the flowers.  God determines  when they  are at peak bloom.


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