Land Tours - USA by Air

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Christmastime at the Grapevine Gaylord

December 5, 2022 (4 Days)

Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas, is known for its restored 19th and 20th century buildings along Main Street and its many friendly faces.  The Gaylord Texan Resort is built around a gorgeous atrium filled with plants and water features and its holiday decorations and exhibits are world renowned.  

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Rose Parade Highlights

December 31, 2022 (3 Days)

This compact tour by air captures all the excitement of the Tournament of Roses Parade, the diversity of Los Angeles, and the fun of Hollywood. View the parade from our perfectly located, reserved grandstand seats. Celebrate 2023 with SUN TOURS!

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2023 BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament

March 17, 2023 (4 Days)

Experience the drama and excitement of world class tennis at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, plus the fun of Palm Springs in the winter.

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Southern California Missions

May 1, 2023 (7 Days)

Stretching from San Diego to Sonoma. the 21 missions of Alta California are storied reminders of the founding of California and our nation's migrations north from Mexico. Join SUn TOURS to travel the southern portion of El Camino Real and tour 7 of these beautiful structures.

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Denali Explorer Land & Cruise

June 5, 2023 (13 Days)

Combine a great Alaskan land tour with a beautiful cruise. Experience the wonders of Fairbanks, Denali and Mt. McKinley while in exclusive, wilderness accommodations. The Princess Direct-to-the Wilderness Rail Service connects you to the beautiful Sapphire Princess, for your luxurious 7-night Glacier Bay cruise! 

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Boston & Cape Cod featuring the Boston Pops

July 2, 2023 (7 Days)

Nowhere is there a celebration of the Fourth of July like there is in Boston, the city where the American Revolution started. We'll explore Boston, enjoy a rehearsal concert of the Boston Pops and visit the beautiful coastline of Massachusetts..

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Kentucky Fall Frolic

September 20 - 25, 2023  (6 Days)

Kentucky is full of colors - the bluegrass of the Kentucky Derby, the warm brown of aged bourbon, the gold of the goldenrod, the state's official flower- and full of friendly people ready to share the heritage of their Commonwealth. Come explore with us, as we visit Louisville and Lexington, and learn about Muhammed Ali and and the Louisville Slugger, Mary Todd Lincoln and Henry Clay, and the Kentucky Derby. Plus the Noah's Ark Experience!

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Autumn Along Lake Michigan with Mackinac Island

September 26 - October 3, 2023

We have the perfect cool fall trip for you! Just imagine laying your eyes on beautiful green trees, lovely blue lakes and quaint towns as we circle Lake Michigan and fulfilling your dream of staying at the Lake View Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Along with two days on charming Mackinac, we’ll also experience historical sites, beautiful scenery, and unique destinations in Grand Rapids, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin’s Door County and Milwaukee.

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Christmas in New Orleans

December 22, 2022 (5 Days)

Christmas magic comes to New Orleans, where celebration is a way of life. We watch the bonfires being lit along the levee to guide Papa Noel. We see the sights, learn the history, and enjoy the easy-going Creole style in this friendly city at Christmastime.

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Florida's National Parks

February 12, 2023 (7 Days)

We visit the legendary Everglades River of Grass, Biscayne National Park’s colorful fish and coral, and the Dry Tortugas with its enormous Fort Jefferson. The funky fun of Key West, famed for its pastel-hued, conch-style houses, artists and writers opens another door to the history and beauty of the Sunshine State.

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Charleston and Savannah

March 24, 2023 (7 Days)

Spanish moss dangling from live oak trees, antebellum mansions, southern belles in pastel hoop skirts, and southern hospitality linger on in the Old South. The beauty of nature in springtime, with azaleas at their peak, adds a special dimension.

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Indiana/Michigan Tulip Time

May 8, 2023 (7 Days)

Love spring flowers but don’t have the inclination to travel to Amsterdam? SUN TOURS can help! Join us for the gorgeous floral displays at the Holland Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, then experience Amish Country in Indiana. We meet descendants of Dutch and Amish settlers who have kept their traditions alive and enjoy their history, food and arts and crafts.

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Niagara Falls & Mackinac Island

June 15, 2023 (8 Days)

Made up of three waterfalls with vertical drops between 69 and 187ft, Niagara Falls is breathtaking. “Niagara Falls lit up at night – I’ve never seen anything so spectacular! The ship took us right up to the falls where we could feel the mist from the towering waters. And then, to go to laid-back Mackinac Island. It was like stepping back in time. A trip of a lifetime!”

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New York Deluxe Theatre Tour

August 22, 2023 (7 Days)

New York City is the “Big Apple.” Its wonders exceed expectations – the fantastic skyline, marvelous restaurants, theaters, museums, sightseeing attractions, cultural centers, shops, and architecture. Join us to see it all!

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Fall Foliage in New England by Train

September 24 - 30, 2023  (7 Days)

The greens of New England are turning gold and red as we explore Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. We enjoy 4 different rail rides and a boat ride, through a variety of countryside and coastlines.  This is some of our country's most beautiful and historic locations and the best time of year to see it all!

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California Splendor

November 3, 2023  (8 Days)

There is good reason why California attracts millions of visitors from around the world. We are entranced by the breathtaking and diverse landscapes, from lakes high in the mountains to giant sequoias. This tour features iconic American national parks like Yosemite and Sequoia, with overnights in the parks, and also explores beautiful Lake Tahoe.

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Hawaii, Island Paradise

February 7, 2023 (9 Days)

Escape to Hawaii, the Aloha State, filled with beautiful beaches, tropical rain forests, stunning waterfalls, rich history, delicious cuisine and magical experiences. We'll visit Oahu, site of Pearl Harbor and the Iolanai Palace, then take the quick trip to  Maui for the Haleakala Volcano and a luau!

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Alaska Iditarod & Northern Lights

February 28, 2023 (9 Days)

Have you always wanted to witness the Iditarod?  Or longed to see the Aurora Borealis? Dreams come true this winter in Alaska. You’ll meet the dogs and mushers, witness the start of “The Last Great Race on Earth”, go on a gray whale watching cruise, take an unforgettable rail journey, and view the unforgettable Northern Lights. This tour has it all—including outdoor gear to keep you warm! 

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Cherry Blossoms in Washington D.C.

March 30, 2023 (7 Days)

Washington itself is a city of treasures – some that we all know about, like the Smithsonian Museums, the monuments, the Capitol Building, and the White House. Others will surprise us as we become familiar with this historic city. Our hotel is conveniently located a stone’s throw from the Capitol Building and Smithsonian Museums. Our nation’s history comes to life on this fascinating tour.

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Along Route 66, Part 1: Chicago to St. Louis

May 30, 2023 (7 Days)

In honor of the upcoming 100th Anniversary of Route 66 in 2026, SUN TOURS is creating three great new tours that will traverse the entire length of the famous roadway. Join us and get your kicks!

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Idyllic Idaho

June 15, 2023 (6 Days)

Our 2021 Mystery Tour of southern Idaho was such a huge success that we are offering it again - without the mystery!

Photo above by Aldon Skeie

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Yellowstone in Depth

September 11, 2023 (6Days)

The smell of sage and the pure dry air, the sound of the wind in the pines, the sight of antelope and buffalo grazing on the prairie. Our senses discover the unspoiled West, as we explore the most spectacular scenery of the American Rocky Mountains.

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San Antonio Die de Muertos

October 26 - 31, 2023 (6 Days)

Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday in which we remember and honor our deceased loved ones. It is both a festive and colorful holiday and a deep and mystical experience, recognized by UNESCO as a cultural heritage event for humanity.  The largest Day of the Dead celebration in the USA is in San Antonio. We'll explore the unique  history, culture and arts that make San Antonio so special and enjoy the Dia de Muertos Celebrations.