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Northern Area Trips & Excursions

    All Northern Area Trips depart from and return to: 

    College Park Airport 
    1909 Corporal Frank Scott Drive
    College Park, Maryland 20740

  • All trips are self-sustaining, therefore, refunds for all trips will be made only if your place can be filled or the trip is cancelled. Medical reasons cannot be used for refunds unless your spot can be filled.
  • Due to the full tour itinerary, stamina, independence and self-care are necessary. Participants must be able to maintain group pace.
  • Trips depend on sufficient registration; specific registration deadlines may apply.
  • Registration for the Summer Trips & Excursions begins Monday, May 12 for Prince George's County residents and Monday, May 19 for Montgomery County residents and non-residents.
  • Note: Montgomery County residents pay the resident fee for all trips
  • Note: Touch-tone telephone registration is no longer available
  • Please register via SMARTlink at www.pgparks.com (available 24 hours/day from 7 am on the first day of registration) or in-person at any staffed Facility beginning at 9 am

Sunday, July 20, 2014 
DEPARTure: 9:30 AM; RETURN: 8 PM

American Music Theatre: The Lennon Sisters & The Osmond Brothers in Lancaster, PA

Join us as we travel to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to see a live matinee concert of 'The Osmond Brothers and The Lennon Sisters' at the American Music Theatre. The Lennon Sisters made their debut on the Lawrence Welk TV Show in 1955. They charmed the nation with their sweet-voiced harmonies. Come see Kathy, Janet and Mimi carry on the family tradition. Also on stage is The Osmonds, who have been entertaining the world for more than 50 years from childhood to adulthood. Come and celebrate all the hits and memories of this famous family. Enjoy an award-winning smorgasbord before the show at Millers Restaurant, which includes mouth-watering desserts, steamed shrimp, slow roasted top sirloin, breast of turkey, golden fried chicken gourmet pies and ice cream just to name a few items. Don't miss the fun!     

Resident: $138; Non-Resident: $166 

Ages 18 & up 

SMARTlink #1443117


friDAY, july 25, 2014 
DEPARTURE: 6 AM; RETURN: 10:30 PM

Cruise, Wagonette Ride and Lobsters in Cape May, NJ 

Never been to Cape May? Looking forward to a return trip? Then this is the tour for you!  Our first stop in Cape May is the downtown district where we will board a horse-drawn wagonette for a carriage tour in the historic district to see all the ginger bread houses.  There will also be time on your own for some shopping and a snack at the outdoor area of the Washington Street Mall.  Afterwards, we are off to board the Spirit of Cape May for a fully narrated 3-hour history and nature cruise where you will be sure to see dolphins.  This vessel is the largest and fastest boat in New Jersey.  Afterwards, we will have dinner right on the dock, that’s included, at the Lobster House serving your choice of a whole steamed or broiled lobster, filet mignon, baked stuff shrimp or other great choices including dessert.  This is a great summer tour for all to enjoy.     

Resident: $137; Non-Resident: $165 

Ages 18 & up 

SMARTlink #1442217


SaturDAY,  september 6, 2014 
DEPARTure: 7 AM; RETURN: 6 PM

Bison Ranch, Crab Fest and Cruise in Maryland's Eastern Shore

Join us as we travel to the Eastern Shore of Maryland where we will visit a real bison ranch.  Here, you will learn about the herd and get an up-close view of the bison as you ride through the pasture on a tractor-driven wagon professionally built for your safety.  After our farm adventure, we are off to Harris Crab House, located on the Kent Narrow Waterway.  Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Crab Feast that includes not only steamed crabs but also corn-on-the-cob, steamed shrimp, fried chicken, coleslaw, potato salad, corn muffins, fruit pies, soft drinks and their famous, homemade Nutty Buddy ice cream cone, or a delicious ice cream sundae.  After our feast, we are off to Annapolis to board the Harbor Queen for a cruise on a boat that is reminiscent of riverboats past.  Come and enjoy the crabs and this fun adventure.    

Resident: $125; Non-Resident: $150

Ages 18 & up 

SMARTlink #1442067


Sunday-Thursday, November 9-21 2014
Departure: 6:30 am on November 9, 2014; Return: 8:30 pm on November 21, 2014

Motorcoach Tour of the Southern USA

Join us for an exciting tour of the southern United States! This custom tour includes 12 night accommodations (with meals included) at beachfront resorts throughout Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.

While in Florida you’ll stroll through cobblestoned streets of St. Augustine exploring the historic downtown; highlights include Castillo de San Marcos and the Lightner Museum. Then you’ll be whisked to Sarasota for the day to visit the Ringling Museum of Art, Ca’d’zan on the bay and the fun fanfare of the American Circus Museum!

The tour heads to Georgia where you’ll experience Jekyll Island, home of the world’s wealthiest from the 1880s to right after WWII; Brunswick with its historic housing, shrimp boats and port activity. Take a 3 hour Savannah experience tour with plenty of time to discover the sights.

Afterward the trip heads to South Carolina! You’ll visit Beaufort, known for its rich African American heritage and Gullah culture, and the beautiful Hilton Head Island. Also, see St. Simon’s Island a historic landmark and tour Christ Church; then visit Charleston with a land and sea excursion seeing over 75 landmarks. Enjoy the last night of your trip in Myrtle Beach at a spectacular oceanfront hotel!

Tour includes the following: all guide service, admissions, trolley tour, carriage ride, plantation tour, tram and boat tour, all taxes and gratuities, and motorcoach transportation.

Tour DOES NOT include a required $40/person driver gratuity. $800 deposit due at registration. Completed balance is due 8/29/14; walk-in or mail-in registration only. Trip insurance is highly recommended.

 Accommodation  Resident   Non-Resident  
 Single Occupancy   $3,950.00  $4,740.00
 Double Occupancy (rate/person)  $2,990.00  $3,588.00

Ages 18 & up 

SMARTlink #1443167

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