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.
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Biltmore Holiday Classic  SOLD OUT
Asheville, North Carolina
November 29 – December 1, 2018

biltmoreTucked away in between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smokey Mountains, is Asheville, NC, locally known as “The Land in the Sky”.  What better time to visit this beautiful area than during the annual Christmas Celebration at the Biltmore.  This delightful package includes a visit to the Southern Highland Craft Guild at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. You’ll find high-quality arts and crafts created by the mountain craftspeople.  Dinner your first evening will be at the elegant Omni Grove Park Inn. Here you will enjoy a guided tour of the resort featuring a remarkable display of Gingerbread Houses.  Your second day provides an insider’s view of the marvelous city with a guide who is also the author of the “Insider’s Guide to the North Carolina Mountains”.  The tour includes a visit to the amazing Basilica of St. Lawrence and lunch on your own at the Grove Arcade, one of the city’s architectural jewels.  The afternoon features the awe-inspiring Biltmore Mansion and Estate.  The Biltmore House is magical when adorned for the holidays, complete with 55 elaborate hand-decorated trees including the favorite 35-ft. live Fraser fir in the Banquet Hall, as well as a thousand poinsettias and miles of garland and live music. This year’s theme is “A Vanderbilt Christmas” with a strong Gilded Age feel. And there’s much more to see and do throughout the estate. Your tour features an audio cassette for touring, a visit to Antler Hill Village, and a Winery Tour.  Dinner on the estate concludes your day of touring.  Homebound, a stop will be made in Charlotte, NC.  Christmas is a special time at the Billy Graham Library with plenty of attractions to celebrate the birth of Christ.  Lunch will be included at the facility.  Space will fill up quickly on this awesome tour, so call and sign up as soon as possible.

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Christmas in the Big Apple
New York City
December 12 – 15, 2018rockefeller christmas tree

“Christmas in New York” is the tour that you wait for all year!! Each year this tour gets bigger and better and this year it is four days and three nights giving you time to choose options, and design your own tour!
Travel on a luxurious motorcoach to NYC where you check into your beautiful room at the Novotel in the heart of Times Square and within walking distance to many attractions. Begin your stay with a delicious meal at a nearby popular restaurant.
Two FABULOUS shows are included: “My Fair Lady”, a theatrical tradition currently nominated for 10 Tony Awards, and Pretty Woman”, a favorite romantic comedy new to Broadway! Follow the stories of Eliza Doolittle and the enchanting “Vivian” in these two exceptional Broadway shows.
Take time on your own to explore the many sights of New York all decked out in its Christmas finery.  Be sure to walk to Rockefeller Center a few short blocks away to revel in the decorations, light shows, and the infamous Christmas Tree!

Optional tours are available for your enjoyment:

  • Day 2 Optional Tour – Noshing New York City Food Tour with multiple stops showcasing immigrant cuisine to include Little Italy and ChinaTown.
  • Day 3 – Optional Tour  Luxury Sightseeing Luncheon Cruise featuring a 3-course plated meal aboard the Bateaux where you experience elegance on the water and great views of historic landmarks.
  • Day 4 Optional Tour – Morning show of the high-kicking Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular.  Great way to end your tour on a high note or dare we say “High Kick!”

There is time to soak in the atmosphere of New York at Christmas and maybe buy that special gift that you can get nowhere else.  Treat yourself to a carriage ride in Central Park; visit THE Macy’s; explore a museum!
After a fabulous time, board the motorcoach and head for home.  Don’t forget our traditional stop at our favorite New Jersey Diner, Mastoris for lunch on your own and the memories of a lifetime!

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Tournament of Roses Parade – Pasadena, California
December 29, 2018 – January 3, 2019

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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 departing for your choice of one of the following tours . . .  Rose Parade Float Decorating Tour with Lunch and the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens or the Ronald Regan Presidential Library with Luncheon in the Air Force One Pavilion. The evening is at your leisure and there is a free evening shuttle service to Downtown Disney.  Your next day begins with breakfast and is followed by your choice of the following two tours . . .  VIP Tram Tour at Warner Brothers Studios Tour and Hollywood City Tour or Catalina Island including round-trip ferryThis evening’s New Year’s Party” is complete with dining, dancing, party favors, and casino fun! Happy New Year!  New Year’s Day greets you with Breakfast, followed by departure to Pasadena for the spectacular 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. Afterward, return to the hotel for a special Southern California Backyard BBQ!  The afternoon and evening are free to enjoy as you like.  Your last full day begins with Breakfast before departure to Pasadena and the “Post Parade Showcase of Floats.”   Afterward, travel to Beverly Hills for a farewell Lunch at the famous Lawry’s Prime Rib Restaurant.  Your last evening in California is free to enjoy on your own.  Shuttle service is provided to the Irvine Spectrum.  Enjoy one last Buffet Breakfast prior to checkout and departure for the airport and home! ****Fully escorted & flight included.

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The Best of Nashville and Memphis
A Country Music Lover’s DreamThe best of Nashville & Memphis
April 5-9, 2019

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.” Dine at the Santa Fe Cattleman’s Club. Included is a trip to Memphis’ Graceland, the home of the “King of Rock & Roll – Elvis Presley.” Lunch at Vernon’s Smokehouse is followed by 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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Sensational Southern Sojourn
Best of Savannah and CharlestonSensational Southern Sojourn
April 16-19, 2019

From historical tours to outdoor scenery, to taking in the southern art and culture, Charleston and Savannah have a variety of adventures for everyone. Amidst grand mansions, Victorian architecture, cobblestone streets, and riverfront cafes, the natural beauty of the area thrives in their history, country squares and public parks. We think we have it all for you along with a few hidden gems that are off the beaten path, making this trip your perfect vacation. Delicious Dinners have been arranged each evening in restaurants that highlight the personality of the area. We have selected two Springhill Suites known for their favorable locations for your lodging. Your Charleston hotel is the starting point for a fully comprehensive Driving Tour which includes the Citadel, Rainbow Row, Marion Square, Catfish Row, Mother Emmanuel AME Church, the Battery, the Old Market and much more. Your afternoon features a Carriage Tour which offers a blend of knowledge, wit, humor, and history to the clip-clop of your horse-drawn carriage. This evening features the sounds that define Charleston and its southern charm… Jazz, gospel, Gershwin, Gullah, Spirituals, Civil War Songs, all come to life in the Circular Congregational Church. Day Three features both a Trolley and Factory Tour of the Charleston Tea Plantation as well as a visit to the majestic Angel Oak. Then we are off for Savannah and a live evening show at Savannah Live, a high-energy 2-hour variety show that features everything from “Pop” to “Broadway” and “Motown to “Rock & Roll!” Your last day of the tour includes a visit to the Mercer Williams House, famous for the part it played in the “Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil.” After your house tour, enjoy a comprehensive Trolley Tour which highlights fascinating history, magnificent mansions and more than 100 points of interest. Your day concludes at City Market, one of the nation’s oldest public markets and the cultural heart of Charleston. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy these two charming s e n s a t i o n a l southern cities.


 

The ARK
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May 7-10, 2019

Offering a glimpse into the historical and current world of the Bible are some of the newest attractions in the Bluegrass State of Kentucky and Ohio. Accommodations are within two blocks of the beautiful and historic Main Strasse Village and their quaint shops, the Goose Girl Fountain, and the Carroll Chimes that display the Pied Piper of Hamlin on the hour. One evening’s dinner and entertainment by a popular award-winning Americana Group performing a set of classic country and bluegrass songs will get your toes tapping. Your journey to the “Queen City” of Cincinnati highlights 17 Riverfront Murals, the World’s Peace Bell and a visit to the Basilica of the Assumption. A visit to the 75,000 sf “walk through history” Creation Museum highlighting the Garden of Eden, Six Days of Creation, Men in White and the new Christ, Cross, Consummation exhibits, is a must-see and included. Your featured visit to a full-sized replica of Noah’s Ark, the largest wooden frame structure IN THE WORLD contains three levels of exhibits – Before The Flood, During the Flood, and After the Flood. The self-paced tour includes two visual productions, a Zoo, and excellent dining facilities. The word “AMAZING” does not do this venue justice! Hands will be clapping and your feet tapping to the music, as you sail on the Ohio River on a fantastic night of fun which a two-hour Private Riverboat Cruise, delicious dinner and Contemporary Gospel Music entertainment.

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Las Vegas Getaway!
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May 21-25, 2019

Be a part of a new “Spring Tradition” by joining SignaTours on a four-night tour to “Glitzy” Las Vegas! You may have thought you have arrived in “Ancient Egypt” when checking into the beautiful Luxor Resort and Casino! Built for the ancient pharaohs but on loan to us for a short time, the Luxor is more than just a hotel. Live like a pharaoh and enjoy exalted splendor where service is “fit for royalty.” The Luxor boasts a 10-story sphinx, the World’s largest atrium and the most powerful beam of light in the world. It has more than 5,000 rooms, 9 restaurants, a shopping mall, a fabulous showroom and best of all, more than 100,000 sf of casino space! Located on the Las Vegas Strip, you are minutes away from many other Iconic Las Vegas Casinos and Landmarks. Believe it or not, Las Vegas is not all about gambling, as there are so many other things to do. For example, from your hotel lobby, tours can be arranged to Death Valley, Mount Charleston, Hoover Dam, the Grand Canyon, Colorado River, and many other outdoor adventures! Nearby, there are countless Broadway shows, musical acts, comedians, magicians and so much more! Join us for four fun-filled nights, non-stop action and entertainment in Las Vegas. This tour is all about you, so you are on your own to spend time in “Sin City” any way you wish. You will have five full days in Las Vegas with an early arrival on September 25th and a red-eye departure on September 29th. And always remember… “What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas!”

$795

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This Glitzy Getaway is Fully Escorted, Includes Round-trip Air from Richmond or Norfolk, “ALL” Transfers, Resort Fees, Taxes and Gratuities!


“JESUS” & “OVATION”
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June 4-5, 2019

No matter how many times you’ve been to Lancaster, there’s always something new and exciting! And this tour has two of the newest and most exciting shows in the area as part of your itinerary! Travel to the American Music Theater for an all-new original show… OVATION. This dazzling musical production celebrates popular classic and contemporary musical hits featuring your favorite music and songs. Sight & Sound Theater’s production of JESUS has been so popular; it has been extended two times. This action-packed musical stage adventure takes you on a miraculous journey alongside the most famous person to ever walk the earth and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever. No visit to the area would be complete without going to Shady Maple Market. Those who have been, know it is one of the best gift shops on the east coast. With over 40,000 sf of retail space, offering visitors an endless selection and variety of the finest collectibles and gifts, you are sure to find something for someone special. Likewise, a visit to the Bird-in-Hand Farmer’s Market, featuring 30 local vendors who provide a wide variety of homemade baked goods, meats, veggies, handmade quilts and much, much more, is a must! Enjoy a traditional family-style dinner at the popular Plain & Fancy Restaurant and an excellent smorgasbord lunch at Miller’s Restaurant. This family-owned restaurant has a tradition of good food and exceptional service since 1929. An amazing gift shop, bakery, wine shop, and 3,000 sf quilt shop are also available. Accommodations for this tour are at the luxurious Amish View Inn. Sign up today for this inspiring tour that is packed with entertainment, shopping, and great food.

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