Portland is Maine’s biggest city and offers plenty to explore including history, art and food. This historic tour with a local gives you the opportunity to explore the heart of the city as well as experience some less-visited, beautiful spots.
Burlington is located on the shore of Lake Champlain with vibrant Church Street Marketplace nearby. This brewery tour gives clients the opportunity to check out the thriving beer scene and a chance to take in the experience with other beer lovers.
Boston is the capital of Massachusetts that is home to many historic attractions. This tour does it all, it covers historic locations like the Freedom Trail, as well as some of Boston’s best spots like the North End and Seaport District.
Experience the charm of Newport on this trolley tour that takes you along Ocean Drive, Bellevue Avenue, Cliff Walk and more. This tour also includes admission to Breakers, the grandest of Newport summer homes, which also happens to be a U.S national historic landmark.
This tour gives clients the chance to make the most of their time in the Big Apple with guided tours of the cities top attractions.
Philadelphia has a deep, rich history and is known as the birthplace of America as well as the largest city in Pennsylvania. This walking tour takes you to the Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, National Constitutional Center and more.
Come explore Mystic, a small village in Connecticut, known for its quintessential New England charm. This family friendly tour allows you to experience history with real historians while boarding square-rigger tall ships.
Come to Cape May to enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city on this sightseeing cruise where you can try to spot whales, dolphins and porpoises. Along for the journey is a certified naturalist guide who provides live commentary about ocean life and the animal’s natural habitat.
Climb Mount Washington with an experienced guide and enjoy a day taking in nature away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This small group tour guarantees personal service and a local, friendly and professional guide will provide insider tips.
Take a trip to the resort city of Virginia beach with miles of beaches and oceanfront restaurants. This tour allows you to paddle along the coast while you observe Atlantic dolphins in their native habitat and take in the beautiful views. This tour is fun for all ages and skill levels and all necessary equipment is provided.
This tour helps you to experience the landmarks and historical features that Annapolis has to offer in a 1.5 hour tour in an electric vehicle. The local tour guide has an insider’s perspective on this dynamic city. The electric car is able to take travelers to places that buses cannot which is an added bonus!
Charlotte is a quickly expanding metro city as well as a commercial hub in North Carolina. This segway tour helps you to experience the vibrant Uptown as well as other historic sites. No need to worry if it is your first time on a segway, they are safe and easy to learn to ride!
Delmarva’s Board Sport Adventures has many paddle boarding and kayaking activities to choose from which gives travelers the chance to experience Rohoboth Bay. This self-guided tour makes it easy to take in the wildlife and scenic views of the bay.
The New River gorge bridge is one of the most widely photographed places in West Virginia. This tour is great for first time water rafters and gives you the chance to maneuver your way through the New River. Between the rapids there are pools that are perfect for relaxing.
Charleston is an old port city that is characterized by its cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and pastel antebellum houses, most notably in the French Quarter. This scenic tour on a horse-drawn carriage helps you to experience the rich history of Charleston.
This quaint sunrise hot air balloon ride gives travelers a breathtaking view of many forests, orchards and waterways in Central Florida. It is suggested that travelers book their balloon ride for one of their first days in Orlando because this tour is dependent on weather. By booking for early on in your trip it gives travelers the most flexibility in case the tour needs to be rescheduled, so you won’t miss out on this incredible experience!
Savannah is a coastal city of Georgia that is known for its immaculate parks, horse drawn carriages and cobblestone streets. This guided, walking food tour highlights the city’s charming history as well as the chance to have an authentic southern lunch with shrimp and grits and pork belly donut sliders as two possibilities.
This gulf coast dolphin cruise takes travelers along the Gulf of Mexico from Orange Beach. There are many views to take in of the Alabama coastline while looking out for Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat. Dolphins have been known to swim right up to the boat making for an unforgettable experience!
Mammoth Spring is one of the largest springs in the United States with water flowing through at approximately nine million gallons per hour. The park is also home to a restored train depot and Frisco Railroad caboose. There is an interpretive hiking trail that has a pathway across the dam and there are covered pavillions along the way.
Home of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky has beautiful Bluegrass horse country which is the heart and soul of the state. This horse farm tour helps travelers to experience the grounds of historic Keeneland Race Course which is where the world’s most expensive horse auctions are held.
Take the opportunity to experience one of Louisiana’s last protected wetlands on this 2-hour boat tour that takes you through swamps and wetlands where you will keep your eyes peeled for alligators, wild boar, snakes, birds and more.
This tour through Oklahoma City highlights some of its most exquisite and historic homes. The small group tour provides access to some of the cities most famous homes including the Overholser Mansion, the Hefner Mansion at St. Luke’s and the mansion of the Oklahoma governor.
On this small group tour you will learn all about the art, music, culture, food and history of Austin and why the locals have the slogan ‘Keep Austin Weird.’ This guided tour stops at many famous landmarks along with hidden gem locations that you might not have otherwise seen.
This cruise takes you along the Chicago River through the heart of the city to see some of the most iconic landmarks. This is an architecturally driven tour where travelers can spot some of the best architecture in the city. This tour provides an opportunity to see a different side of Chicago, through learning about the local history and culture.
This walking tour of Massachusetts Avenue in Indianapolis let’s travelers explore the city’s best dining scenes with a guide. The tour begins at a German-inspired Rathskeller, which is the oldest restaurant in Indianapolis. You will have the chance to sample classic and contemporary dishes at many local restaurants and shops while you pass by restored heritage buildings and learn about the cities history along the way.
Although Detroit has experienced troubles in the past, it has begun the renewal process. This tour with a local guide highlights the sights and landmarks that exist and explains the history of the astounding Motor City.
This tour of Cincinnati offers a streetcar ride, panoramic views, food tastings and a visit to a local farmers’ market. At Carew Tower, travelers will ride the elevator 45 floors up and see panoramic views of the city as well as Northern Kentucky. An added bonus is the streetcar pass you are given is valid all day so you can continue to explore on your own!
This two-hour pedal-powered pub crawl is a fun and interactive way to check out what the city of Madison has to offer. Your guide will take you to some of the best spots in Downtown Madison all while on your own bar with wheels! The tours are BYOB but an on-board cooler is provided and you are allowed to play your own music to guarantee a fun time!
Travelers in Iowa often visit the Field of Dreams movie site where they have the chance to see the fictional home of Ray and Annie which is well preserved in the real-life Iowa farmhouse. Travelers have the opportunity to get a real feeling for what the rural Iowa lifestyle is like.
This is a great opportunity to experience skydiving for the first time without jumping out of an airplane. This tour is perfect for beginners since it requires zero experience and participants are given a personalized flight certificate at the end!
This tour lets you explore more than just Mt. Rushmore, check out Custer State Park and look for native wildlife or venture out to the Crazy Horse Memorial. This tour gives you the opportunity to take in the magnificent mountain scenery and learn about the area’s vast history.
This most popular tour option gives travelers the chance to learn more about Minneapolis as well as experience the brewpub scene and try out different craft beer options on this 3-hour all-you-can-drink, small group brewery tour. Snacks and transportation are included while travelers visit three Minneapolis breweries.
Kansas City is known for its barbecue food and this food tour will help you find out why! You will visit famous barbecue spots as well as hidden gems while you explore some of the historical neighborhoods of Kansas City.
The Great Platte River Road Archway stretches across I-80 and tourists can visit to learn about the history of the pioneers and the Oregon Trail. In addition, there are hike and bike trails close by and the Trail Blaze Maze is popular among families.
Learn about the history, culture and food of Fargo, North Dakota on this favorites food tour. Beginning at the Fargo Theatre, learn about the institutions that sparked the growth of Fargo’s food scene, which made the city put effort into revitalizing its downtown area.
This tour takes you through the Phoenix-Scottsdale area which is a great way to truly delve into the amazing Arizona landscapes. You will visit the Grand Canyon and enjoy a scenic drive through the Sonoran Desert with an experienced guide who will handle all the driving and logistics, which means you are free to take in all the beautiful scenery in an air conditioned van.
Get your adrenaline pumping with this zipline tour at Seven Falls that gives you a new perspective of Colorado’s amazing scenery. You will soar down five ziplines extending up to 1,800 feet and travelers can also cross over two suspension bridges for a truly adrenaline filled day.
Explore the local streets of Boise on this walking tour of the city with food tastings included. This excursion is led by a local guide and takes travelers through the historic downtown while they enjoy a feast at food stores, markets and restaurants with time to explore parks and landmarks on the way.
This two hour rafting adventure helps you to take in the beautiful scenery of Yellowstone National Park. A professional guide accompanies you on the adventure to help you have the best experience possible. In the areas where the water is calmer, it is possible to stop for a swim in the Yellowstone River.
This tour gives you the opportunity to explore the iconic natural wonder of the Grand Canyon through a scenic helicopter flight. The first flight will fly over the Hoover Dam and then land on a canyon bluff where you will enjoy a glass of champagne and snacks. For the return flight, you will fly over the Las Vegas Strip for a fantastic view of the city skyline.
This sunrise hot air balloon ride lets travelers take in the marvelous views of the Rio Grande Valley and experience the picturesque colorfun sunrise over the Sandia Mountains. The tour begins with an amazing aerial view and then continues on to dip low enough to skim the Rio Grande and then rises back up above the desert landscape. The tour ends with sparkling wine and a light continential breakfast.
This tour allows you to take a 2.5 hour UTV tour of Hell’s Revenge from Moab where you will drive a 4-person utility terrain vehicle on a challenging 4×4 route. You will be following an experienced guide over slickrock and sandstone where you will take in views of Abyss Canyon, La Sal Mountains and the Colorado River.
Enjoy a full-day exploring Yellowstone National Park with a wildlife tour from Jackson Hole, Wyoming as well as a stop at Old Faithful and the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone. The professional guide that accompanies you on your tour will point out the park’s history, ecology and geology throughout the day.
Enjoy a full-day trip to the Northern California wine country and Muir Woods National Monument all for one price. Experience the giant redwood sequoia trees on easy to maneuver walking paths. There is also the chance to take a tour of Napa and Sonoma wineries and sample 3-5 wines at each location. The last stop is to take a spectacular drive over the Golden Gate Bridge and hear commentary from a guide.
The Columbia River Gorge is one of the most photographed Natural Scenic Reserves in the United States due to its amazing waterfalls. This tour takes you along the oldest scenic highway in the US and stops at vast viewpoints, flowing falls and a historic lodge.
Come discover Pioneer Square, Seattle’s original neighborhood, on this guided walking tour that takes travelers to explore the underground pathways that were built over 120 years ago. Travelers will learn about the history of Seattle and the events that transformed the area from an indigenous dwelling place into one of the most popular cities in the United States.
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Take in the beauty of Hawaii’s ‘Garden Isle’ by taking a helicopter tour above Kauai in a Eurocopter Eco-Star. You will soar over the island’s unique terrain and see the rain-soaked Mt. Waialeale, the waterfalls of Waiapuna and the astonishing emerald spires of the Na Pali Coast. The Eurocopter has won the FAA Diamond Award every year since 1998, no other helicopter tour company has won this award in Hawaii.
This once-in-a-lifetime adventure gives you the chance to explore the 3,000 year- old Mendenhall Glacier that leaves from Alaska’s capital city of Juneau. You will be up close to wildlife with a local guide while you spend the day exploring glaciers.
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