Richmond Overnight Tours

Important Overnight Tour Information . . .

Tours depart from two convenient locations:

  • Chippenham Hospital on the Southside
  • Holiday Inn, Staples Mill Rd in the West End

Overnight Tours include:

  • Professional SignaTours Escort
  • Tax and Gratuities on Listed Inclusions
  • Refreshments, and Driver & Escort Gratuities

Insurance Information will be sent with your tour confirmation.

A $250 Deposit reserves your space on most overnight tours – some may be slightly higher. Balance in Full is Due approximately five weeks prior to departure. Seating is assigned in the order payment is received in the office.

Price shown is the “Cash Price” for Cost per Person Double Occupancy.
Detailed itineraries for all overnight tours are available online.
To learn more about a tour, simply click View Tour Details below.


 

A Smoky Mountain Christmas
A Fantasy of Lights Tour
December 5- 8, 2019

Join us as Gatlinburg, TN launches into the holiday season with its  “44th Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade.”  Accommodations for this tour are at the Greystone Lodge, just a short walk from the Parkway where the 1.5 mile long parade travels.  Your own folding chair accompanies you to the parade where you can seek out a good spot to view the parade which is in the running for “Best Holiday Parade” by USA TODAY. 
A morning of touring thru the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, an 8-mile loop features artisans at work whittling, painting, sewing, weaving, carving, is planned.  Candles, baskets, quilts, brooms, pottery, jewelry, dolls, ceramics, scrimshaw and so much more await your visit. 
After a busy morning, return to Gatlinburg and visit the dozens upon dozens of shops near your Downtown hotel.  Enjoy an early dinner (cost is on your own) so you can find the perfect spot to view the parade.  
The popular parade is only the beginning . . . a trip to Pigeon Forge includes The Incredible Christmas Place, the largest Christmas shopping village in the South.  Next is time on The Island, home to more than sixty retail and specialty shops and Paula Deen’s Restaurant and gift shop. 
The afternoon will be spent at Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas venue.  Rides, attractions, award-winning shows, over 5,000,000 lights, and a delicious Holiday Dinner are yours to enjoy. 
Your day concludes with a multi-million dollar Christmas production at the Smoky Mountain Opry.  Angels, elves, reindeer, Jolly ‘Ol St. Nick and an incredible Nativity scene round out your day. 
The saying in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge during the holidays . . . “If it doesn’t move, it has lights on it!”  Come and see for yourself! 

 
 

Annual Holiday Extravaganza
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December 17 – 20, 2019

“Christmas in New York” is the tour everyone waits for all year!  Travel on a luxurious motorcoach to New York City and check into your beautiful room at the Novotel in the heart of Times Square and within walking distance to many attractions.  We picked two incredible shows for you this year . . .  “Tootsie,” one of Broadway’s new hit sensations, and “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations,” Their signature dance moves and unmistakable harmonies created the backdrop for their 42 Top Ten Hits, 14 of which made it to number one! Take time on your own to explore the many sights of New York all decked out in its Christmas finery.  Be sure to visit nearby Rockefeller Center, to revel in its beautiful decorations, light shows, and their famous Christmas Tree Display! 

Three Optional tours are available for your enjoyment: The world renown high-kicking Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular!  ” Making its debut in December of 1933, this beloved “Holiday Family Show” has become an annual tradition for theatergoers near and far for more than 85 years! Our Broadway Up Close & Movie Tour will give you an up close and personal view of Broadway and its history, followed by a tour of places where famous television shows were shot. The third choice is  “Discover Manhattan Tour” One of the most popular parts of New York City is the area between Central Park and
Battery Park. Within those borders are some of the world’s most famous places . . . The Empire State Building, Chinatown, Grand Central Terminal, the 9/11 Memorial, BrooklynBridge, South Street Seaport, WashingtonSquare Arch, Little Italy, Rockefeller Center, and Times Square. 
The atmosphere of New York at Christmas is always something very special, with extra free time built into the tour, do something different during your stay, whether it’s a carriage ride in Central Park, a shopping spree in Macy’s or maybe a relaxing visit to one of the many museums. After four fabulous days, board the motorcoach for home.  Don’t forget our traditional stop at our favorite New Jersey Diner! Check our Website or Call for a Detailed Flyer!   $1275

Deposits Made by July 31st Will Be Entered Into a Drawing
For a Free Carriage Ride for Two in Central Park!!!

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131st Annual Tournament of Roses Parade
2019 – 2020

Join us on our annual California Rose Parade Tour! Accommodations this year are at the luxurious Hotel Irvine. Following arrival and check-in, meet your fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner at the hotel. In the morning, enjoy Breakfast, before departure for a Rose Parade Float Decorating Tour to see the finishing touches put on the Parade Floats. Afterward, travel to Beverly Hills for Lunch at the famous Lawry’s Prime Rib Restaurant and a visit to Santa Monica Beach. This evening is at your leisure with free shuttle service to the Irvine Spectrum. Breakfast once again begins your next day and is followed by your choice of one of the following tours… Warner Brothers Studios Tour and Hollywood City Tour or Catalina Island or Ronald Regan Presidential Library. This evening’s “New Year’s Eve Gala Celebration Party” is complete with dining and a live band, a “Monte Carlo” style casino with dancing, party favors, casino fun and a champagne toast to ring in a Happy New Year! New Year’s Day greets you with Breakfast, followed by departure to Pasadena for the Tournament of Roses Parade! Your Reserved Premium Grandstand Seats along with a Souvenir Program and Blanket, provide comfort and a perfect viewing location for the Parade. Afterwards, return to the hotel for a special Southern California Backyard BBQ! The afternoon is at your leisure and is followed by a special movie night “under the stars.” Breakfast is followed by departure for the “Showcase of Floats!” The “Showcase” is your chance to see the Rose Parade Floats up close and personal. Spend the afternoon at Downtown Disney to shop and enjoy lunch on your own. Don’t want to shop… travel back to the hotel and relax by the pool! Your last evening includes a Farewell Dinner Cruise in Newport Beach. One last Breakfast is followed by departure for home. Happy New Year!



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The Best of Nashville & Memphis
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April 18-22, 2020
                                                             

If you are a country music lover, then this is the tour for you!  Enjoy four fabulous nights at the magnificent Gaylord Opryland Resort, sensational shows, incredible touring, and thirteen delicious meals!  There are a host of inclusions on this fantastic trip. One Guided Tour is hosted by a duo singing favorite country songs as you pass the places where the songs were created, written or recorded.  Midday features lunch at Nashville Underground with an award-winning songwriter.  Make your own Goo Goo Cluster and indulge in a dessert sampling. 

Experience Waylon’s Way, a performance with audience interaction, and storytelling of Waylon Jennings’ musical career.  Enjoy a Box Lunch and a private performance by Country Music Star Carter Robinson.  An “up close and personal” visit with many of your favorite stars at Madame Tussaud’s precedes Nashville’s newest show, “The Music of Nashville.” Take the General Jackson Showboat for lunch and a ride on the Cumberland River while being entertained. For dinner, enjoy the Nashville Nightlife Dinner Show.

 Also included is a trip to Memphis where we will tour downtown Memphis, then Graceland, the home of the “King of Rock & Roll – Elvis Presley.”  Lunch at Vernon’s Smokehouse is followed by a visit to Graceland’s Mansion and Museums.  Dinner at Casey Jones Village includes a visit to the Old Country Store.  An Amish Lunch at a farm en route home concludes this spectacular trip that really does “Have It All!”.

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Virginia’s Crooked Road . . .logo-crookedroad
A Celebration of Country Music
July 31 – August 3, 2020

Experience first-hand how music is woven into the tradition in Southwest Virginia. Day One begins at where you journey back to the birth of Country Music, Floyd, Va. where we will check into the Hotel Floyd.  Complete your Friday evening with a visit to the Floyd Country Store and the “Friday Night Jamboree.”  Enjoy the old-time & bluegrass music and dancers filling the streets. Day Two – it’s on to Abingdon, Va and a play at the famous Barter Theater. Next, travel the Crooked Road to Hiltons for the Carter Family Fold. “Sweet Mountain Music” fills the air. Bring along those dancing shoes & clog or flat-foot to the country music. Day Three sends you to Country Cabin II, where the oldest mountain music cultural venue, puts on a program just for you. Next travel the country roads to Clintwood to the Ralph Stanley Museum & Traditional Mountain Music Center, highlighting art exhibits and displays of the roots of the surrounding area and its influence on the music of today. This evening, get your “hands a clappin’ & your toes a tappin’” with Tim White and the VW Boys.   Day Four includes a “windshield riding tour” of Bristol with guide Tim White. As we bid adieu to Tim, we head to the  Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace and finish up at the Lincoln Theater in Marion, Virginia.

 

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