A Different Type of Resolution: Do More Travelling

The holidays are here, and millions of Americans are going to spend a lot of money in gift giving and festivities, and probably eat far more than they had planned. And after the celebrations are over, the guilt will set in, and they’ll make all the typical New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, pay off a credit card, and lose more weight. This year, instead of tying yourself to the predictable ho-hum holiday resolutions, why not make a different kind of promise-one that will be fun to keep? Resolve to do something fun with your family and take a vacation on a luxury tour bus. Your local travel and tour bus company can help you create a resolution you will enjoy and want to keep!

The Journey is the Adventure!

Why a bus tour? When you fly, the destination is the target, skipping everything in between. However, with a bus tour, every stop is an adventure, a memory, and a chance to have fun with family and friends. The following example tour from Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana will show you just how much fun and adventure can be packed into a 10 day tour.

Day 1 – You travel from Minnesota to the famous and culturally rich town of Hannibal, Missouri. Hannibal is the historic site where Samuel Clemens, also known as Mark Twain, lived as a boy. Twain used Hannibal as the setting for his classic books, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

Day 2 – On the second day of your adventure you arrive in Memphis, Tennessee. There you can tour Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll. Memphis is a town teeming with great music and phenomenal barbeque! Let your senses feast on the vast varieties of entertainment and food which is available in abundance in Memphis!

Day 3 – Today you travel to Vicksburg, Mississippi, where the Siege of Vicksburg occurred, which many historians consider an important turning point in the Civil War.

Day 4 – Ever heard of Natchez Mississippi? If not, you’re in for a treat. This location is the home of the Natchez Pilgrimage tour. During this tour, you will enjoy visiting some of the 500 antebellum mansions, historic and exquisite examples of the elegance of the Old South. You will get to tour and view the beauty of these gorgeous homes and gardens and “step back in time” to a period of architectural grace and grandeur.

Days 5 and 6 – You get a professionally guided tour of Louisiana’s largest city, New Orleans. Here you can explore the French Quarter, visit the Oak Alley Plantation, board swamp boats and tour the Louisiana bayous. And don’t forget about the opportunity to dine on the phenomenal gourmet Cajun cuisine!

Day 7 – If you were visiting New Orleans on a plane, you’d spend this day in airport lines. Luckily, this is a bus tour. So you get to visit Tuscaloosa, Alabama and see the Longue Vue House and Gardens, an 18th Century Greek Revival mansion with acres of landscaped gardens.

Day 8 – Today, the only line you’ll stand in is at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, where you’ll get to see a performance you’ll never forget.

Day 9 – You will go through Indianapolis, Indiana, make a quick stop to get a “Killer Brownie” at Jonathan Byrd’s restaurant, and continue your journey before arriving at Champaign, Illinois for the night.

Day 10 – You get back home with 10 days of photos, videos, and sights, scenes and sounds that are guaranteed to create fantastic family memories that last forever! All that exposure to some of the best entertainment, food, and historic cultural destinations imaginable, and not one pat down from a TSA agent!

A Resolution You Want to Make-and KEEP!

Why join the crowd and resolve to lose 10 pounds or make promises you simply know you’ll never fully follow-up on? Make this year different and put together a resolution you want that will be absolutely enjoyable to keep! Resolve to take your family on a luxury tour bus journey they, and you, will never forget!