If you could be anywhere right now, the outdoors would be calling your name. From colorful botanical gardens, to the untouched beauty of natural state parks, you are ready for your next adventure among mother nature.
The tradition of the National Christmas Tree with its walkways surrounding the tree features 56 state and territory trees surround it with hand made decorations. Next stop is at the ZooLights at the National Zoon in Washington, DC. ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of shopping. More than 500,000 LED lights transform the zoo into a winter wonderland.
Since 1829, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has presented the newest plant varieties, garden and design concepts, as well as organic and sustainable practice to those who seek innovative ways to enhance ones surroundings inside and out, but did you know that flowers have special healing powers? Join us for the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show and explore the history and healing properties of flowers and examine the interplay of fragrance and memories.
The famous Smithsonian Institution complex, with more than a dozen museums on and around the National Mall. With everything from art masterpieces to pop-culture icons, the Smithsonian offers great family fun. This tour also does a stop at the National Zoo which is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. It is home to more than 2,000 animals. Spend the day wandering the zoo and see huge gorillas and scary crocodiles to majestic eagles and rare pandas.
Along with a leisurely, luncheon cruise on the Choptank River, discover the heroism and bravery of Harriet Tubman as she risked her life to rescue the enslaved with a visit to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor's State Park and Visitor Center as well as the Harriet Tubman Museum & Educational Center.
Today we travel to the heart of the Chesapeake where you find authentic working watermen villages for a uniquely educational and entertaining "Taster's" Cruise featuring stories of folklore along with crab meat samples, couple that with Hooper's Island's own "Old Salty's" seafood buffet, and finish it all off with a tasting at Dorchester's first winery, and you get a day that will turn any "old crab" happy.
Enjoy a day on the Eastern Shore with a River Cruise and an all-you-can-eat Crab Feast Luncheon. Take a cruise aboard a reproduction of an authentic 80-foot turn-of-the-century paddlewheeler, one of the most exciting attractions offered on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The boat is fully enclosed with heating and air conditioning. The upper deck is covered and provides a great view while cruising. While on board, enjoy an all-you-can-eat crab feast luncheon (provided by Suicide Bridge Restaurant)
Spend the day with Wolf's Bus Lines at the Bronx Zoo in New York City! Your ticket gives you the Total Experience, where you will get to check out all the exhibits such as the Congo Gorilla Forest, which allows you to get quite close to some very cool animals, watch Sea Lion and Penguin Feedings, or check out the Children's Zoo where you can feed and pet goats, sheep, donkeys, and more.
Join us for a trip to Maryland's Eastern Shore where we will enjoy a leisurely, narrated cruise aboard a 50-ft. authentic Chesapeake-built vessel, followed by a good old, roll-up-your-sleeves crab feast at Old Salty's on Hooper's Island and a stop at Emily's Produce to purchase some fresh Eastern Shore produce or homemade specialties.
Hop aboard the Stourbridge Line for a relaxing ride through the northern Pocono region and along the banks of Laxawaxen River, followed by a historical walk through the Dorflinger Glass Museum which consists of the Factory Office building and the Lower Cutting Shop.
Board the Potomac Eagle for a three-hour narrated train ride including a late lunch/early dinner aboard the train. The train ride offers a spectacular view of the tranquil and pristine mountain valley known as "The Trough". Enjoy the view of lush forests and the chance to see the magnificent national symbol - the American Bald Eagle.
See the city in a different light as we travel through the illuminated capital at night. Hear historical tales about the fascinating history of Washington D.C. as you ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled. Along the way, we will make a stop at the National Christmas Tree including the "Pathway of Peace," decorated trees representing all 50 states.. A stop at the Mormon Temple Festival of Lights with a Live Outdoor Nativity Scene.