US and Canada by Coach

U.S. and Canada by Coach

All U.S. and Canada by coach trips have departure locations in the St. Louis and metro Illinois areas.

Depending on the trip route and destination, some trips have Wentzville, Mo., Southern Illinois, Springfield (Ill.), Festus, Cape Girardeau, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Terre Haute, and other Indiana locations, Louisville, Springfield (Mo.), or Memphis departure points.

Each trip brochure has the pick-up locations for that trip or ask our office for your possibility.

Guests outside of the immediate area may fly to St. Louis Lambert International (STL), and Golden Frontier will provide shuttle to/from our departure hotel. Other guests may meet our group at destination.

The Alberta and Canadian Rockies trip has departures in the St. Louis and metro Illinois areas including Springfield, Staunton and Carlinville, Ill. Please inquire about outlying Missouri pickups.

The Niagara Falls trip has additional pickups through Effingham, Terre Haute, and Indianapolis, please ask.

Passports are required for all coach trips traveling to Canada: United States citizens must have a valid Passport Book or Passport Card. Passport validity must extend through six months after the completion of the trip. All others must have valid passports and necessary visas. Visas are not required for U.S. citizens with a valid U.S. Passport. There are no refunds if you are denied border entry by local officials for lack of a valid Passport or visas, if required

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Springtime in Southern Illinois is a most beautiful time of year. Dogwoods, flowering redbuds, wild daffodils are just a few of the springtime flowers that make a beautiful springtime show. Nature usually graces this time of year with a display beyond description. The trip features some of the parks in Southern Illinois and Shawnee National Forest including Cave-in-Rock State Park, Garden of the Gods, Giant City State Park, The Chocolate Factory, Yoder’s Variety Store in Amish community, Pheasant Hollow Winery, San Damiano Retreat and Good Shepherd Shrine. Three days, two nights, all meals included.

April 23 to 25, 2019. Priced at $418.00.

 

    

 


Springtime in Pella.  Spring flowers and tulips, along with windmills, wooden shoes and Dutch cooking are only a part of the beautiful community in central Iowa. This four-day trip takes in some of the beauty of this quaint city where we visit the Dutch settlement of flowers, especially where tulips reign supreme. Included in the trip are the Vermeer Mill, a full scale working Dutch windmill, The Klokkenspel, and Red Rock Lake area. The boyhood home of Wyatt Earp and home of Mark Twain in Hannibal, Mo. are also featured in this trip.

May 7 to 10, 2019. Priced at $826.00

    


Lake Louise/Banff, Alberta and Canadian Rockies. Fifteen day coach trip through some of the most scenic parts of the Canadian Rockies, historic western U.S. With the exception of the first and last days of tour, each day includes outstanding scenic beauty, historic event stop or site visit. Trip includes Lake Louise with 3 nights in Banff, Calgary, Banff National Park, Columbia Glacier Icefields, Glacier National Park, North Dakota, St. Ignatius, Montana, Little Big Horn, Devil’s Tower, Wyoming, Wall Drug, 2 nights at Keystone, Mount Rushmore and South Dakota Badlands.

 

June 11 to 25, 2019 Priced at $3787.00

    


South Dakota: Mount Rushmore, Black Hills and Badlands.  A 7 day trip including Badlands, Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore, Bear Country, Keystone, Custer State Park, home of the world’s largest buffalo herd, Deadwood, a historic gold town of the 1890’s, and a cowboy chuckwagon dinner. Also included is evening lighting ceremony of Mt. Rushmore, the Corn Palace and Wall Drug.

 

July 24 to 30, 2019. Priced at $1,738 .00

    

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Great Western Adventure with Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks. Eleven-day coach trip through the beauty of America’s western mountain scenery. This tour follows the footsteps of the great pioneer missionary, Father Peter DeSmet. Trace the Oregon Trail from Nebraska to enjoy Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Additional trip highlights in this seven-state trip include Arches National Park, Thermopolis and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Scottsbluff and Colorado National Monuments.

 

August 6 to 16, 2019.  Priced at $2,754.00

    


Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Eight-day motor coach trip to shrines of Ontario including Sainte Marie-among-the-Hurons, the American Martyrs Shrine at Midland, Ontario. We will visit scenic places: Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Fort George. Also included are views of two of the five Great Lakes and Maid-of-the-Mist boat trip on the Niagara River in Canada. Included in the price is transportation, all meals, except two lunches, motels, entrance fees, escort and guide throughout the trip.  Passport or Passcard is required.

August 31 to September 7, 2019. Priced at $1,888.00

    


Wisconsin and Door County - Join us on this five day trip and enjoy accommodations for three nights in Green Bay with day excursions (returning to our base hotel each night) to historic Door County, Wisconsin; National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at Holy Hill near Hubertus, Wisconsin; Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, Champion, Wisconsin. We also visit the National Shrine of Ste. Thérèse in Darien, Illinois. All meals are included except one lunch and is fully escorted.

 

September 10 to 14, 2019. Priced at $869.00

    


Land of Enchantment and Colorado Rockies 10 days via coach traveling to some of the most scenic territory in the Rockies and Southwest. Our group will use two base locations for this trip, with three nights in charming Santa Fe following four nights in beautiful Colorado Springs region. Day excursions including Garden of the Gods, Denver, Cripple Creek, Manitou Springs and Royal Gorge. Next is the second part of the trip based in Santa Fe for three nights. Santa Fe is considered by some to be the heart of the Southwest. In addition to exploring Santa Fe, trips from here include Taos, one of America’s foremost art colonies and Albuquerque.

 

 

September 17 to 26, 2019 Priced at $2,498.00

    


New Orleans and Cajun Country are two centers on the seven-day trip via coach. Two nights and days in New Orleans shows the heart of Creole country. Creole food, and a history that shaped westward expansion are all parts of one of the most colorful cities in America. We’ll spend two nights in this beautiful city. Lafayette is the heart of Acadiana and Cajun Country. Our visits here begin from a time when the Acadians arrived from present day Canada with their Catholic faith and French heritage. Today the heritage lives on through their music and lifestyle. Two nights each in New Orleans and Lafayette, plus Vicksburg, entrance fees, all meals, except two lunches are included.

September 28 to October 4, 2019. Priced at $1,688.00.

    

 


Savannah, Georgia.  Eight day trip by coach to the southern belle city of the South. Graced with huge live oak trees, festooned with Spanish moss and azaleas, this unique city of the old south on the shores of the Atlantic will be our home for five nights. Tybee Island lighthouses and forts are included. A live performance at the oldest theater in the U.S. and a dolphin watching excursion are also included. An excellent value trip-- includes hotels, dinner meals except one, all breakfasts, most lunches and admissions.

October 17 to 24, 2019 Priced at $1,648.00

    

 


Coach to New Orleans and AFTER-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 an 10-day trip including a cruise to the Caribbean on board the Norwegian Getaway of NCL. After Thanksgiving dinner and Black Friday shopping, what could be a better way to relax after the holiday? This 10-day trip includes two New Orleans tours, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Shrine and 7-day cruise to Cozumel, Mexico; Roatán, Bay Islands, Honduras; Harvest Caye, Belize; hotels and meals, except 1 lunch. 7-day cruise only option by air available.

Reservations due by August 3, 2019 or earlier for best selection.

Passport or Passcard required. November 30 to December 9, 2019.  

Priced from  $1,888.00

    


Christmastime in Branson.  Four days by coach to Branson which is all decked out for Christmas! Trip includes reserved seating for the Christmas  season shows. Also includes the Andy Williams Show and Silver Dollar City ready to welcome you with their Christmas shows, too.  Of course, there is time to finish your Christmas shopping in Branson and get ready for the holidays. 9 meals included.

 

 

December 11 to 14, 2019. Priced at $768.00.

    


2020 Panama Canal Cruise 17 Day Trip via coach to Miami Including 12 Night Panama Canal Cruise to Central and South America Want to go on a cruise but don’t want to fly? This trip is designed for guests like you. There is no flying on this trip. Motor coach with Golden Frontier to Miami, drive to the pier then embark on a 12-night cruise on board the Norwegian Joy sailing to the Panama Canal.This is a very special event, a very special trip. The warm waters of the Caribbean and the white sand beaches are a far cry from the cold and snow of the Midwest in February. You can be cruising through the Panama Canal on the NCL Norwegian Joy on a journey to South America, South Caribbean Islands, and Central America.This is a 17-day trip to warm and wonderful places. Overnighting in central Georgia and Florida, we arrive in Miami. Aboard our beautiful ship we sail from Miami and across the Caribbean Sea to Panama, Central and South America.The best part of the trip is that Golden Frontier has been able to secure the cruise, plus your transportation to and from Miami, hotels and meals en route, accommodations and meals on board the ship and entertainment for the entire 17-day trip for as low as $3,943.00 per person.Truly, the Panama Canal is one of America’s great engineering wonders. Man’s ingenuity triumphed when the fifty-mile Panama Canal cut through the Isthmus of Panama and joined the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Completed in 1914, this incredible feat was achieved with American technology and diplomacy; and the labor of 43,000 workers. Passing through the Gatun Locks the ship is raised and lowered by an immense water ladder. The ship glides into Gatun Lake, one of the world's largest artificial lakes, turns around, and continues through the locks. The Canal rises and descends 85 feet through six sets of locks. After turning around in Gatun Lake, our ship will then return down the steps back into the Atlantic Ocean.Until you have actually seen and been on the Panama Canal it is hard to envision. Panama varies in width from 30 to 120 miles, bathed by the Caribbean Sea on the north and the Pacific Ocean on the South.

17-day trip including 12 night Panama Canal Cruise, February 2 to 16, 2020. Priced from $3,943.

Also available as 12-day cruise only from $3,232 plus air to/from Miami.

    



Québec, Cap de la Madeleine & Montréal. Eleven-day trip by coach including Niagara Falls and the Chute Montmorency, Basilique Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Fortifications of Quebec and the Plains of Abraham, Place-Royale, the cradle of French civilization in North America, the Basilique Notre Dame de Montréal, and St. Joseph Oratory, three nights in Québec /Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré region, two nights in Montréal, two nights in Niagara Falls, includes meals, hotels, transportation, escorts.

Passport or Passcard is required. Returning in SUMMER, 2020. Priced $TBA

 

 

    


FALL New England and Canada Cruise and Bus trip.  Want to go on a cruise but don’t want to fly? Motor coach with Golden Frontier through Upper New York State to Boston, Massachusetts, drive to the pier then embark on a 7 night cruise to Canada and New England on board the Brilliance of the Seas of Royal Caribbean International Cruise Line. A wonderful cruise for seven nights sailing from Boston and visiting Bar Harbor, Maine; Portland, Maine; Saint John, New Brunswick (Bay of Fundy) (Canada); Halifax, Nova Scotia, (Canada) before returning to Port of Boston. Then we return by coach to the Midwest through Hershey, Pennsylvania and the Pocono and Allegheny Mountains.  13 day trip price includes 7 night New England/Canada cruise.

Also available 7 day cruise only option by air.

Passport or Passcard required. Returning FALL 2020. Priced from $TBA

    


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