The final day….

October 9, 2019

The final day of our tour included a drive into Kansas City where the group would board planes and fly back to their prospective homes. We enjoyed playing games in the motorcoach, a stop at the Osceola Cheese store, and a special BBQ lunch at Smokehouse BBQ near the airport.…

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Branson, Day 3

October 8, 2019

Thankfully, we awoke to much different weather today! Sunshine and blue skies welcomed us into the morning! Branson does a great job of recognizing the Veterans who come into the area, inviting them to stand during shows and publicly thanking them… We started the day at the local college, College…

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Branson, Day 2

October 7, 2019

It was a GUMBY day! Unfortunately, a powerful thunderstorm rolled in while we slept, or for some, didn’t sleep. And, as forecasted, but wishfully hoped wasn’t going to happen, it rained allllllll day! So, we made a plan B. So we headed off to visit a castle, well, it was…

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Branson, Day 1

October 6, 2019

Today was a BIG day! We had two spectacular shows in one day!  The first was Sampson, the current Biblical musical performance offered at the Sight and Sound Theater. Each of us left impressed with an insightful message that was delivered through the words spoken and sung.  A message that reminded…

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Springfield, IL to Springfield, MO!

October 5, 2019

We’re on the road again… Our journey south to Branson just happened to take us right past the St. Louis Arch, the Bass Pro- flagship store and finally, Lamberts-Home of the Throlled Rolls.  So… as you would expect, we stopped at each of them, before arriving into Branson.  Tonight was great…

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Springfield, Illinois-All Things Lincoln!

October 3, 2019

The second night of sleep on tours is always better than the first one! Especially when there isn’t a wake-up call sent to our rooms in the morning! Therefore we started our morning with a leisurely breakfast visiting with friends at the Drury Inn before heading to Downtown Springfield. In…

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Chicago, Chicago!

October 2, 2019

We all arrived without incident into the “muggy” Midwest, which registered a whopping 85* temperature (and about that much humidity) at 7:00pm last night. It was sweatin’ weather instead of sweater weather! And as is common in the Midwest, this morning the weather looked much different! We awoke to sweater weather…

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It’s the annual gathering time!

September 30, 2019

Join us for our annual gathering of friends who have traveled with Tulip Tours over the years! It’s a great time to re-connect with others and share memories while learning about the tours for next year! There will be refreshments and door prizes! JOIN US! October 10th at 7pmLynden Community…

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First Boston, and then home!

September 22, 2019

The cruise ended in Boston early Saturday morning. We disembarked from the ship with suitcases filled with used clothes, cameras filled with pictures, bellies filled with yummy food and our minds filled with special memories we had made together the past week! Our flights back home were later in the…

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Bar Harbor

September 21, 2019

This quintessential New England coastal town is located along the coastline of Maine. We were thankful to have been able to dodge the current hurricane warnings so we could anchor out in the sea, which required a tender boat ride in amongst literally thousands of Lobster traps and buoys!  It lived…

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Halifax and Peggy’s Cove

September 21, 2019

We awoke to a promising weather forecast today which we were thankful for since we were driving out about 60 miles to visit Peggy’s Cove. Halifax is located on a rocky inlet on the Atlantic Ocean and is Nova Scotia’s provincial capital, with its maritime geography and a spirited mix…

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Sydney, Nova Scotia

September 19, 2019

This morning we docked in Cape Breton, in Sydney. We left the ship to explore this little harbor town. Our first stop was a group photo by the World’s largest fiddle!  (60 feet tall!) At the harbor, we were able to enjoy the Celtic folk music and little shops. We then…

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