MPT Travel

See the world with MPT!

Maryland Public Television is proud to announce our travel agency of choice, Boscov's Travel. With more than 40 years' experience planning adventures to every corner of the globe, Boscov's Travel delivers an exceptional customer experience. We hope you'll join us on a variety of national and international excursions.  Questions? Please contact Kristen Penczek at

See below for details on our next trip.

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Discover the best of the heart of Italy and her majestic coast during our exclusive Italian Splendor tour. Guests will enjoy a curated itinerary including 7-nights exploring Naples, the Amalfi coast, Capri, and Rome. Highlights include a drive along the Mediterranean coastline, exploration of archaeological site Herculaneum, a tour of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, and an exclusive private tour of the Papal Palace. During your trip, you’ll discover why people return again and again to this breathtaking country.

Highlights include:

  • AMALFI COAST – Unforgettable drive along the Amalfi Coast exploring a colorful world of turquoise seas, purple bougainvillea, vine covered hills, lemon and olive trees

  • RAVELLO – Visit Villa Rufolo and Gardens; Lunch at a local restaurant for an authentic taste of the regional specialties

  • HERCULANEUM – Exploration of the Archaeological site of Herculaneum, buried beneath the ash of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD

  •  CAPRI & ANACAPRI – Sightseeing by open-taxi in Capri and Anacapri ROME – A high-speed train to Rome from Naples

  • CASTEL GONDOLFO – An Exclusive Private tour of Villa Barberini and Palazzo Apostolico (Papal Palace)

  • VATICAN – Tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Also included:

  • Roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation between Owings Mills and JFK International Airport including driver gratuities. (roundtrip transportation to JFK from Owings Mills is included in the package at no additional cost, though not mandatory if you wish to get to JFK on your own.)

  • Roundtrip air transportation between JFK and Naples/Rome (inclusive of air taxes, government fees & current fuel surcharges – subject to change at the discretion of the airline)

  • Transportation by deluxe motorcoach, high speed train and/or high speed ferry throughout your tour in Italy with included Wi-Fi

  • English speaking Tour Guide

  • Seven (7) Nights’ accommodations at Deluxe hotels based on double occupancy rooms

  • Fifteen (15) Meals – seven (7) Breakfasts at your hotel; four (4) Lunches and four (4) Dinners

  • Much, much more!

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Space is very limited, so book early. This trip will fill up.

Questions?  Please contact 800-782-5605 or, today!

Previous Trips:

Maryland Public Television and Boscov's Travel visit the iconic


Motorcoach Trip: Thursday, May 17 - Sunday, May 20, 2018

MPT Trip to Biltmore Estates

MPT Travel is coordinated by the MPT Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, that helps Maryland Public Television (MPT) achieve its mission to enrich lives and strengthen communities through the power of media. A portion of each travelers fees go to the MPT Foundation. These funds help to support not only the programs you watch, but also the non-broadcast, educational, outreach, and other initiatives that touch the lives of tens of thousands of Marylanders, and people in the surrounding region, daily. Thank you for your support!

Mark your calendars!  

Below is a list and general timeframe of our upcoming trips. More details will be posted as soon as they are available.

The list below is a working list and is subject to change at any time.

Spring 2019
The Enchanting Emerald Isle (Ireland)
12 Days

Summer 2019
A Taste of New York 
3 Days, 2 Nights

Fall 2019
Alaskan Cruise (On the Norwegian Bliss)
7 days

Spring 2020
Enticing Portugal and a Taste of Spain (Portugal River Cruise)
11 Days

Summer 2020 
Newport, Rhode Island
4 Days, 3 Nights

Fall 2020
Oberammergau (Bavarian Alps, Germany)
7 days 

Spring 2021
Treasures of the Adriatic (Croatia to Venice)
14 Days

Spring 2022
South African River Cruise (with a land tour safari in Greater Kruger Park, Johannesburg) 
15 Days