August 25-30 Biltmore Estate & Blue Ridge Mountains (6 days 5 nights)
Travel to the beautiful Biltmore Estate to visit this privately-owned home, gardens, Antler Village and winery all right on site. While touring the property you will experience historical exhibits, enchanting gardens and Biltmore’s hospitality. The next day we will take guided tour of the downtown Asheville area featuring Art Deco Architecture and the magnificent St. Lawrence Basilica. Continue the day with a tour of the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, its visitor center along with the Folk-Art Center. During our ride home, we will stop to visit the O. Winston Link Museum which beautifully showcases the human history of VA. $75 deposit due at registration.
Member: $565pp Double Occupancy, $725pp Single Occupancy
Not Yet Member: $575pp Double Occupancy, $ 735pp Single Occupancy
September 24-October 1 Canyon Country (8 days 7 nights) WAITLISTED
Experience the endless beauty and mystery Canyon Country. Travel through Scottsdale, Sedona and Kaibab National Forest before reaching the rim of the Grand Canyon. After touring the endless canyon enjoy the stunning blue waters of Lake Powell. You may choose to tour though the Navajo Nation or cruise the Navajo and Antelope canyons. We will continue to Bryce Canyon National Park to view the famous Hoodoos. On to Zion National Park to ride the open-air tram along the Virgin River and 2,400-foot-deep canyon. Finally, we will trade nature’s beauty for the lights of the Vegas strip and round-the-clock action. $500 due at registration
$3,299pp Double Occupancy, $4,199pp Single Occupancy, $3,249pp Triple Occupancy
October 16-18 Boston, MA (3 days 2 nights)
Enjoy a comfortable motor coach ride throughout the historical city of Boston. We will learn the history of the age-old science of brewing beer, we will explore the New England Aquarium and Faneull Hall Marketplace and experience the living history of the Boston Tea Party Ship. This amazing trip will fully immerse you in fascinating history. $25 deposit due at registration.
Member: $549pp Double Occupancy, $691pp Single Occupancy
Not Yet Member: $559pp Double Occupancy, $701pp Single Occupancy
March 27-April 5, 2020 Sunny Portugal (10 days 9 nights)
Ancient castles and Roman ruins. Groves of lemon and almond trees. Quiet, whitewashed villages and kind gentle people. Portugal is waiting for you. Join us as we travel throughout the Portuguese Riviera taking in the culture, the history, the architecture and not to mention the food! We will journey to the picturesque town of Sintra to see the vineyards, castles and the “Silver Coast.” Explore the “Museum City of Portugal” Evora where you will see a 2nd-century Roman temple and the 16th-century Chapel of Bones. Visit the 16th-century fortress of Sagres and take in the views from the 200 foot cliffs that plunge into the Atlantic at the Cape of St. Vincent. This trip has it all! From guided tours to self exploration, you will truly discover Sunny Portugal!
$3,499pp Double Occupancy, $3,999pp Single Occupancy, $3,469pp Triple Occupancy (After Sept 27, 2019, call for rates)
May 10-18, 2020 American Music Festival Cruise (Nashville to Memphis on the American Queen Steamboat Company) (9 Days 8 Nights)
Join us for one of the American Queen Steamboat Company’s most soul-stirring American music cruises. Discover the sights and sounds of America’s rivers and the roots from which sprung a variety of musical genres. While onboard we will experience special musical performances, scenic river views and an unlimited beverage package. We will visit the National Quilt Museum, view Illustrative floodwall murals, and learn all about the underground railroad history. This fantastic trip includes a one-night pre-cruise hotel stay, roundtrip airfare from Albany, ground transportation, guided shore excursions and prepaid gratuities. Join the adventure!
Rates starting at $3,399
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Sept 29-Oct 9, 2020 Imperial Cities (Prague, Vienna and Budapest) (11 Days 10 Nights)
Set out on a grand cultural adventure through the Imperial Cities of Central Europe- Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Along the way enjoy traditional entertainment, local cuisine and a glimpse into the region’s eminent history. Feel the magic and wonder of the fairy-tale city of Prague as you explore the “Castle District.” Take in the picturesque Vatava River. Visit Vienna to marvel at the magnificent Schonbrunn Palace and hear the past of Vienna come alive through music and performances featuring the works of Mozart and Strauss. Tour Budapest through a panoramic tour of the city by a local expert. Then head out of the city to the former Renaissance capital of Visegrad for a spectacular view of the Danube Bend and the Borzsony Mountains. This is Europe at its finest!
$3,999pp Double Occupancy, $5,049pp Single Occupancy, $3,949pp Triple Occupancy (After March 29, 2020, call for rates)
Sept 11 (Wednesday) Mystery Trip ONLY 2 SEATS LEFT
Come on a trip with QSC where half the fun is the surprise!!! The trip will depart QSC at 8:30am, lunch will be on your own at a popular restaurant (~$15-$20) and we will arrive back at QSC around 4:30pm.
Member $49, Not-Yet Member $59
Oct 11 (Friday) Foliage & Lunch on the Delaware & Ulster Rail Road
All aboard the Rip Van Winkle Flyer! We will be traveling on one of the most unique trains in NYS, a vintage Streamliner from the Golden Age of Passenger Trains. Enjoy an included 3-course meal while you sit back and take in the beautiful fall foliage along the Delaware River.
Member $105, Not-Yet Member $115
November 9 (Saturday) Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Yankee Candle Co
A perfect mix of holiday shopping and relaxation. We will begin our day on a comfortable motor coach ride to Deerfield MA where we will be amazed on a guided tour of the oasis that is The Butterfly Conservatory. If you truly stay still you may even have a butterfly decide to land on you! Next, we will visit The Yankee Candle Co to make our own candle, enjoy a candle-making demonstration and begin some holiday shopping. Lunch on your own at the Yankee Candle Co. Hope you can join us!
Member $74, Not-Yet Member $84
December 12, 2019 NYC Day Trip
Hitch a ride on a comfortable motor coach to NYC. The day will be yours to explore the city. We plan to arrive in at Bryant Park around 12:30pm and depart Bryant park at 5:00pm. The tree will be lit and the city fully decorated for the holidays!
Member: $65 Not-Yet Member $75
December 2019 Holiday Day Trip
Trip in the planning process…We are working on planning a day trip to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra… If you are interested in attending the sure-to-sell-out trip, please contact us to be placed on the pre list.
*** If you plan to travel with QSC, please complete the Traveler Information Sheet/Waiver once per year. You can get this form at the travel kiosk at QSC or Rachel can email you one. ***