Cruise Pilgrimages


All trans-Atlantic, Alaska, and Mexico City trips include air from St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis or Kansas City. Other major U.S. departure cities may be available, please ask us.  Trips with trans-Atlantic air fares include $350 fuel surcharge allowance in the brochure cover price and are marked “*” in this synopsis.  New Orleans-Thanksgiving Cruise by coach does not include air, and departs from various cities in central/southern Illinois and Missouri.

Guests often ask us when is the best time to register. Choice cabin categories, prices and locations book early. Some cabin categories and locations fill 6 months or more prior to departure. Your application and deposit should be submitted 4 months or more prior to departure to insure availability. Registrations received less than 4 months prior to departure are subject to cruise line availability. Registrations within 3 months of departure require payment in full at time of application

Links for Insurance


Travel Guard Travel Insurance  

Travel Guard Pack N Go


Alaska Cruise. Eight days, seven nights by air to Seattle, Washington where we board our luxury cruise ship. On board on board the Norwegian Pearl of Norwegian Cruise Line. For eight days, cruising the Inside Passage, we sail to/from Seattle and visit Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan, the Inside Passage, and Victoria, B.C., Canada. From our ship’s cabin we pass massive glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Price includes ship, round trip air from Chicago/St Louis/Kansas City/or Indianapolis, airport/cruise port transfers, all meals, and entertainment. Discount for third person sharing with two full fares paid.

August 21 to 28, 2016. Priced from $1,998.


New Orleans and Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise.  Want to go on a cruise but don’t want to fly? Motor coach to New Orleans, drive to the pier then embark on a week long cruise to the Caribbean on board the Norwegian Dawn of NCL. A wonderful cruise for seven nights in the Caribbean over Thanksgiving will make a Thanksgiving holiday you’ll remember for a lifetime. Includes two New Orleans tours, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Shrine and cruise to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras; and Harvest Caye, Belize, Central America, hotels and meals, except 1 lunch. 10% discount is also available to families of 14 or more. 10 day trip price includes week long Caribbean cruise.

Ask about the 8 day cruise only option by air.

Passport or Passcard required. Nov. 2017


HAWAII. Eight day, seven night cruise to Hawaii. Four island, five ports: Oahu, Kauai, Hilo, Kona, and Kahului on board Pride of America of Norwegian Cruise Line, a U.S. flagged ship which means no trans-Pacific or foreign port sailing on this cruise. With chaplain escort and round trip air to/from Honolulu.