2017 Tours

 

 

 

TOUR ATTRACTIONS FOR 2017

 

All tours will depart from and return to Harding’s Marketplace, 6330 S. Westnedge, Portage, MI (One mile south of I-94) unless otherwise stated on individual tours. Price includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, all included lodging, sightseeing attractions & entrance fees, step-on guides and gratuities – including our driver gratuity. Professionally escorted. Coaches are non-smoking, non-alcoholic and are restroom equipped. If you are physically limited, a full-time travel assistant is required. Thank you for not wearing heavy scents - many travelers have allergies. Please take into consideration that all tours require walking – some EXTENSIVE WALKING. For more information and reservations, please contact Carolyn at 269 327-4389.

 

Carolyn Mack

 

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“A FOODY FANTASY”

GRAZING THROUGH CHICAGO

August 24, 2017

Cost:  $132

Tour Length: 1 Day

 

 

Experience the culinary delights of Chicago…..as diverse as the city itself.  take a behind-the-scenes look at this fascinating and delicious world, from creation to consumption.  Learn the history of foods, seasonings and customs from ancient times to the tastes of today.

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

PILGRIMAGE OF FAITH

A Spiritual Journey

Washington, DC; Steubenville & Flight 93 National Memorial

 

September 10-15, 2017

Cost:  $986 *

Tour Length: 6 Days

 

 

Join Fr. Robert Creagan as we share moments of renewed Faith, Love and Hope in our lives. The practice of pilgrimage represents the journey each of us makes in this life.  Life itself is a pilgrimage, traveling along the road making our way to the desired destination. Join us as we discover new facets of our Faith through our visits to Shrines, Basilicas, Catholic Educational Institutions, and Flight 93 National Memorial. We will visit national memorials and monuments in Washington DC commemorating our Nations’ history as well.

 

For more information, please refer to the registration form.

* Cost based on double occupancy

 

 

     

 

 

 

     ELVIS LIVES!

 

September 27-30, 2017

Cost:  $705 *

Tour Length: 4 Days

 

 

Experience the beauty of the fall colors and ambiance of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.  We’ll learn of the preservation of antique music machines, the world’s largest theatre pipe organ and much more.  Experience the whimsy of jelly belly and explore the historic taste of the home test kitchen.  Step back into the 50’s and enjoy an evening with Elvis, then round out our tour cruising down the mighty Mississippi.

 

For more information, please refer to the registration form.

* Cost based on double occupancy

 

 

     

 

 

 

“ARTPRIZE NINE” 2017

 

October 4, 2016

Cost:  $95

Tour Length: 1 Day

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT:  “ArtPrize is an international art competition and festival open to all and determined equally by public vote and expert jury.  ArtPrize encourages critical discourse, celebrates artists, transforms urban space and promotes cultural understanding.”  What is art to you?  Why does it matter to you?  Do you find it intriguing? Challenging? Disruptive? Unorthodox? Join us! Explore with us! Learn about the artists and their works through our knowledgeable step-on guide.  She will acquaint us with the imaginativeness of the art displays as we glide through the city on our coach discovering both indoor and outdoor venues including the top 20 finalists.

 

 

     

KARSP “ARTPRIZE NINE”

October 6, 2017

Cost:  $95

Tour Length: 1 Day

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT:  “ArtPrize is an international art competition and festival open to all and determined equally by public vote and expert jury.  ArtPrize encourages critical discourse, celebrates artists, transforms urban space and promotes cultural understanding.”  What is art to you?  Why does it matter to you?  Do you find it intriguing? Challenging? Disruptive? Unorthodox? Join us! Explore with us! Learn about the artists and their works through our knowledgeable step-on guide.  She will acquaint us with the imaginativeness of the art displays as we glide through the city on our coach discovering both indoor and outdoor venues including the top 20 finalists.

 

 

 

 

 

UNBRIDLED SPIRIT, BOURBON & BLUEGRASS!

October 9 - 13, 2017

Cost:  $872*

Tour Length: 5 Days

 

 

Oct. 9 -   

Tour of DeBrand Fine Chocolates Factory.

Tour of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

Oct. 10 –

Churchill Downs Breakfast & tour, Maker’s Mark Distillery tour and tasting. Frozen Niagara Tour at Cave.

Oct. 11 -

National Corvette Museum, Step on guided tour of “Folk Arts and Crafts, Capitol of Kentucky,” and Show at Boone Tavern.

Oct. 12 -

Step on guided tour with visit to the Kentucky Horse Park plus 2 working horse farms, Watch horse racing at Keeneland Racetrack. Captain’s Dinner Cruise with B&B Riverboats.

Oct. 13 -

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

 

For more information, please refer to the registration form.

* Cost based on double occupancy

 

 

     

GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH or

“TOUR-ON-YOUR-OWN” IN WASHINGTON, DC

 

October 22 - 28, 2017

Cost:  $1,043*

Tour Length: 7 Days

 

 

Carolyn Mack Tours, LLC invites all genealogists from the Southwestern Michigan area to join our motorcoach research journey to Washington DC.  OUR TOUR IS DESIGNED, AS WELL, FOR THE DISCERNING TRAVELER WHO PREFERS TO SPEND THEIR VISIT EXPLORING THE CITY AND ITS MAGNIFICENT HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS FOLLOWING THEIR OWN AGENDA. This visit to our Nation’s Capitol will allow five full days of touring exploration or genealogical research at three different facilities which include the following:

 

For more information, please refer to the registration form.

* Cost based on double occupancy

 

 

     

OZARK TRADITIONS AND LEGACIES

November 6 - 11, 2017

Cost:  $1,075*

Tour Length: 6 Days

 

 

Start your Ozark experience county-style.  Come with us to Branson, MO for a southern home-style festival of beautiful music and entertainment, history, food and shopping.  Enjoy the best of six wonderful shows and explore with us other great attractions that will round out our Ozark adventure. 

 

For more information, please refer to the registration form.

* Cost based on double occupancy

 

 

     
     

42ND STREET, THE MUSICAL

 

November 30, 2017

Cost:  $147

Tour Length: 1 Day

 

 

One of show business’s most classic and beloved tales, 42nd Street tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a talented young performer with stars in her eyes who gets her big break on Broadway.

Peggy arrives to New York City from her hometown of Allentown, Pennsylvania, armed with her tap shoes and big dreams. Peggy’s talent catches the eye of legendary Broadway director Julian Marsh, who gives her a spot in the chorus of Pretty Lady, his newest show. Pretty Lady stars Dorothy Brock, the classic Broadway diva, who takes an instant dislike to the new girl in the cast. When Dorothy is injured during the show’s previews, Pretty Lady looks like it will have to close, unless a new girl talented enough to lead the show can be found — someone like Peggy Sawyer!

Peggy’s rise from showgirl to star is the stuff of show business dreams. 42nd Street is full of crowd-pleasing tap dances, popular musical theatre standards, and show-stopping ensemble production numbers.

 

 

     

 

 

 

December 2, 2017

Cost:  $54

Tour Length: 1 Day

 

 

The Holiday Season in the Windy City radiates festive spirit.  From the magnificent storefront windows and 5-story Christmas tree at Macy’s downtown store to the beautifully decorated horse and buggies as they offer rides throughout the city.  From the street entertainers along Michigan Avenue to the tantalizing aromas as you enter your favorite eatery, this truly is a family day with many activities available to you.  Whether your plans are to shop, visit a museum, people-watch or just bask in the ambiance of the city’s holiday traditions, this trip is sure to fill your heart with the happenings of the season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fellow Travelers:

 

            A big “THANK YOU” for your enthusiasm and support in making our tours such an overwhelming success. You have given to me so much more than I can ever return to you.  I have been truly blessed! 

Carolyn Mack

 

 

CANCELLATION WAIVER POLICY

 

This Cancellation waiver will allow passengers to cancel up to 14 days prior to departure with full amount of refund if applied toward another tour or full amount minus previously incurred expenses by Carolyn Mack Tours, LLC. Refund amounts will be returned following completion of the tour.  No refunds will be made 13 days or less prior to the departure date unless a replacement can be found. This is not an insurance policy.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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