USA, Canada & International Tours
Joy Tour & Travel provides high quality group tours around town, or around the world! Please peruse our US, Canadian & International tours below and find the perfect trip for you! Some destinations are reached by luxury motor coach and some destinations are reached by plane. Motor coach tours depart from the Cincinnati and/or Dayton, Ohio area. Please click on the tour name for more information or do not hesitate to give us a call at (513)777-8221 or 1-800-875-4569 for more information.
Tour includes: Deluxe Motorcoach transportation throughout, 8 Night Accommodations, 9 meals, Sightseeing including Vancouver, Sun Peaks, Jasper, Banff, Lake Louise and Calgary, Luggage handling for one suitcase per person, Taxes on accommodations, gratuities on meals, and a Professional Tour Director.Options available: Take The Rocky Mountaineer Train to experience "The Most Spectacular Train Trip in the World." The tour features breathtaking scenery and spectacular onboard service during the day with an overnight stay in Kamloops, BC. Please inquire for pricing on option.
September 26, 2017 $2799 land price including airfare from Boston $3799
October 3, 2017 $2799 land price
Tour includes: Motor coach transportation, 3 night’s accommodations, 6 meals (3 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners), all performances and tours mentioned, taxes & gratuities on included meals & accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY TOUR Director.
Tour includes: Motor coach transportation, 6 night’s accommodations, 11 meals (6 Breakfasts and 5 Dinners), all attractions and tours mentioned, taxes & gratuities on included meals & accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY Tour Director.
Luxury, Leisure & Lady Luck July 19-20, 2017 from $289
Spend 2 days living the “high-life” with JOY! Day 1 you will board the Destiny yacht for a 4 ½ hr. cruise and luncheon. Sit back and relax as the onboard staff see to your every need. You will dock in Rising Sun, IN for a night of gaming and sleep at the Rising Star Casino & Resort. Dinner will be provided at the resort and you will receive $10 in Play Money. The next day check-out and depart to try your luck at Belterra Park, where you will also receive $10 in Play Money.
Tour Includes: Destiny Yacht Cruise, Motor Coach transportation, 1 night’s accommodation, 4 meals (1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, and 1 Dinner) + snacks and soda on the cruise, $20 in Play Money ($10 at Rising Star and $10 at Belterra), taxes and gratuities on included meals and accommodations, luggage handling, and a JOY Tour Director.
Yellowstone Experience & Wildlife Safari call for 2018 dates land only from $1995
See the majesty and wonder of the world’s first National Park! It is a mysterious land of steaming geysers, fumaroles, and bubbling mud pots. Witness an Old Faithful eruption and see the Upper and Lower falls at the “Grand Canyon of Yellowstone”. Take a professionally guided Wildlife Safari through Lamar Valley, Norris Geyser Basin, and Mammoth Hot Springs. Visit the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center to learn about Yellowstone’s top two predators. Tour the neighboring Grand Teton National Park with a stop at historic Jackson Lake Lodge and the picturesque Jenny Lake. And that’s not all! You will also experience a guided Scenic Float Trip on the Snake River and visit Jackson, an old cowboy town with hundreds of art galleries, shops, attractions, and restaurants. Make sure to bring extra batteries for your cameras, as you will not want to miss a single second of this wonder filled trip!
Tour includes: Motor coach transportation, 6 nights’ accommodations, 12 meals (6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, and 5 Dinners), all entrance fees to attractions, National Parks, and Monuments mentioned, tours mentioned, taxes & gratuities on included meals & accommodations, luggage handling and a Professional TOUR Director.
Tour Includes: Motor Coach transportation, 2 night’s accommodation, 5 meals (2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, and 2 Dinners), all attractions mentioned above, taxes and gratuity on included attractions, meals and accommodations, luggage handling and a Professional Tour Director.
Lake Geneva: 1920s Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous September 12-15, 2017 from $899
Leave the 21st Century behind and step into the glamourous lifestyle of Chicago’s rich and famous of the 1920s. Join us as we head up to beautiful Lake Geneva, WI, the weekend getaway destination of Chicago’s elite. We will be staying at the 250 acre Lake Lawn Resort on Delavan Lake. Take a cruise around Lake Geneva onboard a US Mailboat. You will see first-hand one of the most unique mail delivery methods. We will visit and tour Ten Chimneys, the estate loving created by Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. See how they built and maintained an oasis which served as a retreat for them and their famous friends, including Katherine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier. We will also tour Black Point, the estate built in 1888 by Chicago beer baron, Conrad Seipp. This weekend getaway housed 4 generations of this wealthy family, as evidenced by the eclectic and stylish décor found throughout the home.
Tour includes: Motor coach transportation, 3 night’s accommodations, 6 meals (3 breakfasts and 3 dinners), all touring noted above, taxes & gratuities on included meals & accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY TOUR Director.
Red Cliffs Adventure by Rail Moab Utah September 16-24, 2017 Guaranteed Departure land only from $2299
Ride the rails to experience the beauty of Moab, Utah at the Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge! Take a daylight ride on Amtrak from Denver to Grand Junction Colorado viewing awesome scenery. Motor coach to beautiful Moab for a 4 night stay at the Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge. You will tour Dead Horse Point State Park, Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park by jet boat. If you are feeling adventurous, you can add a 2 hour Hummer tour of the famous slick rock or go horseback riding. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Capitol Reef before you travel scenic Highway 12 through Escalante National Monument. The day ends up at Bryce Canyon for a rim walk. Enjoy a day trip to Zion National Park with a local guide. Travel to Salt Lake City for a glimpse of the city before your flight home.
Tour includes: 1 night accommodations in Denver, Amtrak transportation from Denver to Grand Junction Colorado in coach seating, 4 night’s accommodations at Red Cliffs Lodge, 2 night’s accommodations at Bryce Canyon, 13 meals (6 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners), all included attractions, taxes and gratuities on included meals, step-on guide in Utah, transfers in Colorado and Utah to Salt Lake City and a JOY TOUR Director.
Tour Includes: Motor Coach transportation in New England, airport transfers, 7 night’s accommodations, 12 meals, Amtrak from Boston to Maine, Cape Cod Central Railway, Conway Scenic Railroad, Hobo Railroad, Boston Harbor cruise, scenic lobster cruise, lighthouse cruise, Hyannis Harbor cruise, JFK Hyannis Museum, taxes and gratuities on meals and accommodations, baggage handling and a Professional Tour Director.
Tour Includes: Airport Transfers, Motor Coach Transportation, 5 night’s accomodations, 9 Meals (5 Breafasts & 4 Dinners), Afternoon Tea & Cookies, Tour of Traverse City, 1920’s Welcome reception, 2 Evening Receptions at the Grand Hotel, 3 Evening Gatsby Parties, taxes & gratuities on included meals & accommodations, luggage handling and a Professional Tour Director.
New Mexico Balloon Fiesta October 7-14, 2017 Guaranteed Departure land only from $2149
See first-hand the world famous the International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, NM. Hundreds of hot air balloons taking flight together…what a marvelous sight to behold! Begin the trip exploring beautiful Santa Fe. You will visit the Museum of International Folk Art, the Georgia O’Keefe Museum, Old Santa Fe Trail and more. Head in to Taos and visit the Taos Pueblo, an authentic 600 year old village. Travel through “Billy the Kid” country and stay in Ruidoso, NM. You will visit the White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Then it is on to Albuquerque for the Balloon Festival. You will be staying at a hotel right near the entrance to the Festival. You will also take a trip to the Acoma “Sky City” Pueblo and Old Town for shopping.
Tour includes: Airport transfers, Motor coach transportation, 7 night’s accommodations, 13 meals (7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, and 5 Dinners), all touring and admissions to attractions noted above, taxes & gratuities on included meals & accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY TOUR Director.
Autumn Along the Ohio River October 16-17, 2017 from $335
Board the Belle of Louisville and cruise up river 6 hours to picturesque Madison, IN. Lunch and snacks will be served on-board. Relax and enjoy on-board entertainment or simply sit on deck and take in the beautiful fall foliage along the river bank. You will be staying at Belterra Casino Resort and be provided a $10 Free Play credit to use in the Casino. Day 2 starts with a guided tour around Madison, IN. Then you will visit the Lanier Mansion and the Shrewsbury-Windle home, before having free-time to enjoy this charming town on your own.
Tour Includes: Motor coach transportation, Belle of Louisville river cruise, 1 night’s accommodations, 4 meals (1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner), taxes and gratuities on included meals and attractions, luggage handling and a JOY TOUR Director.
Tour Includes: Motor Coach transportation, 2 night’s accommodations, 4 meals (2 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners), all tours and attractions listed, taxes and gratuities on included meals, attractions, and accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY Tour Director.
Visit New York City with JOY to experience 2 Broadway shows and some holiday shopping! Stay at the Millennium Hotel located in Times Square. You will have Orchestra seating for 2 Broadway shows (Beautiful, the Carole King Musical and Come From Away) in the heart of the Theatre District. Tour the “Big Apple” and see all the holiday decorations throughout the city. You will see Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown, Little Italy, Wall Street, the World Trade Center and much more! You will also visit the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
Tour Includes: Motor Coach transportation and airport transfers in New York, 2 night’s accommodations, 3 meals (2 Breakfasts and 1 Dinner), all tours and attractions listed, taxes and gratuities on included meals, attractions, and accommodations, luggage handling, driver and guide gratuities, and a Proffesional NYC Tour Guide
Tour includes: Motor coach transportation, 2 night’s accommodations, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners, Winterfest lights driving tour, admission to 3 shows, baggage handling, taxes and gratuities on meals and accommodations and a JOY Tour Director.
Sun, Sand & Shows in Myrtle Beach April 8-13 from $1099
Escape with JOY to the sun and sand in Myrtle Beach, SC! You will spend one night enroute in Flat Rock, NC both directions. While in Myrtle Beach, enjoy a beautiful Oceanfront Suite at the Avista Resort in North Myrtle Beach. Attend 2 Shows: Legends in Concert and The Carolina Opry. Tour Brookgreen Gardens by foot and on a Creek Excursion with a picnic luncheon on the grounds. There will be plenty of free time to simply relax and soak up the sun on the beach. Optional shopping & sightseeing excursions to Barefoot Landing, Pawleys Island and Broadway on the Beach will be available.
Tour Includes:Motor Coach transportation, 5 night’s accommodations (3 Oceanfront), 10 Meals (5 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 4 dinners), 2 Shows, all attractions and tours listed, taxes and gratuities on included meals, attractions & accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY Tour Director.
Tour Includes: Round-trip airfare from Cincinnati, air taxes and fees/surcharges (baggage fees not included), Hotel/Airport Transfers in Montreal & Toronto, Motor Coach transportation, 7 night’s accommodations, 11 meals (7 Breakfasts & 4 Dinners), all attractions and tours listed, taxes and gratuities on included meals, attractions & accommodations, luggage handling at hotels and a Professional Tour Director.
Discover Indiana’s Amish Country May 16-17 from $279
Journey north to Amish Acres in Nappanee, IN for a 2-day immersion in Indiana’s Amish culture. Tour the Amish Acres 1874 Homestead house and farm, take a wagon ride, bake a Shoofly Pie, attend a performance at the Round Barn Theatre built in 1811, tour the Amish countryside with a local guide and fill up on traditional Amish fare at the Restaurant barn and Thresher’s. There will also be time for shopping in Downtown Nappanee and Coppes Commons.
Tour Includes: Motor Coach transportation, 1 night accommodation, 3 meals (1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner), all attractions and tours listed, taxes and gratuities on included meals, attractions & accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY Tour Director.
Lilacs & Leisure on Mackinac Island June 10-14 from $999
Step back in time with JOY on picturesque Mackinac Island. Head north through Michigan with an overnight at the luxurious Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino, with $30 in Premium Play credit and a $20 Dining Card per person to spend. Then take Shepler’s Ferry to Mackinac Island for a 2 night stay at the Mission Point Resort. Your resort package includes a Carriage Tour of the island, a guided Horticulture Tour of the resort grounds and carriage taxi tickets to get around the island. Admittance to the Grand Hotel and grounds is included, so you can explore the famous resort. While on the island, the Annual Lilac Festival will be in ‘full bloom’, so there will be plenty to see and do! On your journey home, you will overnight in Allen Park, MI and tour the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
Tour Includes:Motor Coach transportation, 4 night’s accommodations, 8 Meals (5 breakfast, 2 dinners & a $20 Dining Credit at Soaring Eagle), $30 Premium Play credit at Soaring Eagle Casino, round trip Shepler’s Ferry ticket, all attractions and tours listed, taxes and gratuities on included meals, attractions & accommodations, luggage handling and a JOY Tour Director.
Explore Oklahoma's Frontier, Travel on Historic Route 66, Visit Will Rogers Home and Explore American Indian CultureA TAP Guaranteed Departure: Experience Oklahoma on our Western Adventure on this 8 Days / 7 Nights tour. An epic getaway filled with diverse experiences, historic sites, and vibrant American Indian and Cowboy Cultures! Explore the life of Oil Barons and see iconic sites along Route 66. Visit Oklahoma City, the capital of Oklahoma, where we will visit the reflecting pool and empty glass and bronze chairs of the Oklahoma City National Memorial which recalls the victims of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Enjoy a fun evening "Date with the Duke" at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Visit the Woody Guthrie Museum and Will Rogers Museum and Ranch. Submerse yourself in the art and gardens at the beautiful Philbrook Museum. Explore the rich cultures of American Indian tribes of the Chickasaw, Osage, Pawnee, and others. This American journey is one everyone should experience!
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