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MPT is currently planning its travel excursions through 2024. These trips include both domestic and international destinations. We will be updating this page as details are finalized and new trips added, so visit often!
ADIRONDACK RAIL & SAIL – May 31-June 3, 2024
New York's Adirondacks offer gorgeous scenery, with lakes and ponds, forests, and majestic mountains. This extended weekend getaway incudes highlights such as Woodland Farm Brewery Tour & Tasting, train ride on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Dinner Cruise on Raquette Lake, Tour of Alfred Vanderbilt’s Great Camp Sagamore, Guided walking tour of Sonnenberg Gardens with Wine Tasting, Lunch and Wine Tasting at Arbor Hill Grapery, and plenty of time for shopping, self-guided tours, and more!
MONTREAL & QUEBEC CITY CHRISTMAS MARKETS – December 4-9, 2024
Featuring The Chateau Frontenac & The Queen Elizabeth Fairmont Hotels, this 6-day trip celebrates the sights and sounds of Christmas! Trip highlights include a Montreal City Tour of the Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Jacques Cartier Square, and the Underground City for shopping and indoor fun. Taking the train to Quebec where your tour includes Plains of Abraham, The Citadel and St. Lawrence River views, St. Anne de Beaupre Shrine, Albert Gilles Copper Museum, and of course, the
German inspired Old Quebec Christmas Market.
BETHLEHEM, PA - CHRISTMAS CITY - November 30 - December 2, 2023
From the first documented decorated Christmas tree in America to today when both sides of the river boast Christmas markets filled with artisan craft, retail and food vendors, Bethlehem is filled with one Christmas celebration after another. Explore, shop, revel, and get in the holiday spirit in this iconic town!
ICELAND EXPLORER TOUR - September 19-25, 2023
Appearing on quite a few “Bucket Lists,” Iceland is a truly remarkable vacation destination. This extensive tour of Reykjavik, provides travelers with catered excursions of the Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle Tour, Strokkur Geyser & Gullfoss/Golden Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Skogar Folk Musuem, Skogafoss Waterfall, Keflavik & Bessastadir, Viking Ship Museum, and much more!
Travelers embarked on a fantastic outdoor adventure! They enjoyed crystal clear lakes, mountain streams, the ocean’s roar, wildlife in their natural habitat, kayaks, schooners, and even a little shopping!
Travelers were spoiled with southern hospitality in Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. This trip was a grand tour of striking architecture, cobblestone streets, beautiful gardens, and southern charm! The trip included tours of exquisite homes, a private reception aboard the Schooner Pride, a trolley ghost tour, and more!
For more specific details on our upcoming travel experiences, or if you are ready to reserve your spot, please contact our Boscov’s Travel Manager Michelle Tymon at 833-282-8738 or MPTtravel@boscovs.com.
Maryland Public Television is proud to work with our travel agency of choice, Boscov's Travel. With more than 45 years' experience planning adventures to every corner of the globe, Boscov's Travel delivers exceptional customer experience and unforgettable excursions. We hope you'll join us on a variety of domestic and international trips.
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Travelers saw autumn like they’ve never seen it before; the mountain wilderness of West Virginia shimmered in amber and gold! This five-day trip included incredible entertainment at the Gandy Dance Dinner Theatre, multiple train rides to see stunning landscapes, mansion dinners, accommodations and guided tours of the Greenbrier Resort, and much more!
Travelers broke out their favorite sweaters and and took in the autumn glow of NYC in fall! This unique trip to the Big Apple combined culinary adventures, behind-the-scenes escapades, the sights and sounds of Times Square, and more!
MPT travelers discovered the best of the heart of Italy and its majestic coast during our exclusive Italian Splendor tour. Guests enjoyed a curated itinerary including 7 nights exploring Naples, the Amalfi coast, Capri, and Rome. Highlights included a drive along the Mediterranean coastline, exploration of archaeological site Herculaneum, a tour of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, and much, much more.
A classic is enduring. Like the ocean, it doesn’t strive to be. It just is. Known as Rhode Island’s, “Classic Coast,” Newport is both everything you expect and enjoyably unpredictable. This breathtaking trip included stunning views, gilded age architecture, unique history, local flavor, enchanting shops, charming wineries, upscale nautical accommodations, and so much more!
Built by George Vanderbilt at the close of the 19th Century, the Biltmore residence features a 250-room castle on 8,000 acres. This incredible weekend away included tours of the estate, the Chihuly glassworks exhibition, exceptional dining experiences, tours in and around Asheville, winery excursions, and much more!
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