2014 is jammed packed with travel opportunities for Golden Partner members. Whether you like to travel long distance or just go away for the day, there's something in here for you. If you never traveled with Golden Partners you might just find it's more of an adventure than you ever thought it could be. All trips depart from Owensboro.
Day at the Races - June 13
June 13, 2014
$109 per person $84 Plus member
Day at the Races is still one of Golden Partners most popular trips. Each year we take two motorcoaches to Churchill Downs, for a fun-filled Day at the Races! It is horse racing at its finest. We start our adventure with the “Chef’s Table of Delight” for lunch. I’ve heard it said that it’s “The best buffet you ever did see”. We will spend the entire afternoon enjoying the horse races while sitting in the comforts of Millionaires Row! You can step out onto the balcony for the race or watch on screen right from your dining table! Reserve your seat now as this trip sells out fast. Lunch included. Payment due in full at time of registration.
Mackinac Island & More - July 8-12
July 8-12, 2014
$1589 per person double occupancy $1564 Plus member
Let’s travel back to northern Michigan to the island of Mackinac. Enjoy a 2-night stay at the beautiful Grand Hotel. Every year since 1887 the Grand Hotel has welcomed countless guests and families to Mackinac Island, where bikes and horse drawn carriages are the only modes of transportation. We will ferry over to the island and say good bye to the motorcoach while we live like the wealthy for 2 days! You’ll have plenty of time to visit the quaint shops, indulge in the islands famous fudgeries, or just enjoy the view from the 660 foot front porch of the Grand hotel. The porch is the world's largest, and is visible as you approach the island from the Straits of Mackinac. On this trip we’ll also spend the night in Frankenmuth where you can visit Bronner’s Christmas Village, the world’s largest Christmas shop. We’ll come home through Auburn and make a stop at the Auburn Cord Dusenberg Museum, a National Historic Landmark which has welcomed nearly two million visitors from all 50 states and from over 40 countries since the museum opened it’s doors in 1974. It inhabits the former Auburn Automobile Company’s national headquarters building, a place where history was made over 75 years ago! 8 meals included: 4 dinners and 4 breakfasts.
Balance due: April 30, 2014.
West Coast Tour August 20-September 4
August 20- September 4, 2014
$4739 per person double occupancy
Golden partners will fly to Seattle, Washington and then motorcoach our way back to Owensboro, by the way of the west coach; featuring Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Arkansas. This 16 day trip is filled with so many exciting things to do and see. From the George Bush, Ronald Reagan and Clinton Libraries to the San Diego Zoo & Monterey Bay Aquarium; from the Warner Bros. Studios to Alcatraz; from the Redwood National Park to Pikes Place Market – there is sure to be something for everyone! For a more detailed itinerary please request a color brochure. 20 meals included: 15 breakfasts and 5 dinners.
Balance Due: May 23, 2014
"A Mighty Fortress is Our Basement" Church Basement Ladies 3 -
September 12, 2014
$74 per person
We will begin the evening with a delicious buffet dinner at the Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville, IN. Then join us as we go back to the basement of a little Lutheran church where they are cookin’ again at East Cornucopia Lutheran! It's 1960, and a reformation is underway.
Beverly’s getting her first high heels, Mrs. Engelson’s getting her driver’s license. Through it all, these "bulwarks never failing" stand strong in their faith and in their friendships. With more great new songs and more lessons reluctantly learned,the Church Basement Ladies are at it again in their new musical comedy. As always, you’ll laugh until your “side-dish hurts” at the hilarious antics and down-to-earth charm of the Lutheran ladies. I am certain this will be another sold out trip, so get your reservations in early. Dinner included. Payment due in full at time of registration.
11th Annual Mystery Tour - September 16-21
September 16-21, 2014
$1474 per person double occupancy $1449 Plus member
This shortened Mystery tour is sure to be filled with excitement everyday! Surprises around every corner are sure to keep you hoppin! I must tell you it gets harder & harder every year to come up with new destinations. I am so excited about this trip! It is certainly one you won’t want to miss! If you’ve never tried a mystery trip, this one is just the right length for you! I would love to tell you more, but then it wouldn’t be a Mystery! Ha – see you in September! 12 meals included: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners.
Balance due: June 15, 2014.
Rhine River Cruise - October 22-30
October 22-30, 2014
Book now & save $250. Rates good through February 5, 2014.
$4809 Main outside cabin
$5059 Middle outside cabin
$5309 Upper outside cabin
Cancellation waiver and insurance included.
Experience the best of both worlds on this exciting cruise and land tour. Enjoy the splendor of Holland and the incredible Rhine Valley on this relaxing cruise tour. In Amsterdam, come to know this ancient capital city on an included city tour and canal cruise. Next, board your 4-star river cruise, your home for the next seven nights. Enjoy entertainment onboard and 3 meals daily including unlimited wine and other beverages during lunch and dinner. Relax on the observation deck and watch fairytale landscapes, vineyards, castles and towns of Holland, Germany and France drift by. Explore Amsterdam, Cologne, Rudesheim, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Castle, Strasbourg and the open air museum Zaanse Schans on included tours. They say to know the Rhine River is to know Europe. Running from the Swiss Alps through Germany, this vital waterway eventually flows into the North Sea. Travel from Basel, Switzerland all the way to Amsterdam in style. Along the way you gain a new perspective that only a river and land travel experience can offer. For a more detailed itinerary please request one of our color brochures.
This 9 day trip features 20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners.
Balance due: June 6, 2014.
A Pearl of a Tour - November 12-13
November 12 & 13, 2014
$414 per person double occupancy $389 Plus member
I am so excited about this tour! We are going to have so much fun, but you know what? I’ve decided to make it a short mystery tour. But you absolutely must go! It might just be the best thing since sliced bread – or maybe I should say since good ol’ homemade biscuits! Ha-ha! Be sure to bring your dancing shoes as you might just want to do a little jig! I am laughing so hard right now, just thinking of what might be going through your mind. 4 Meals included: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner.
Balance due: September 1, 2014.
Shop Till You Drop - December 5
December 5, 2014
$59 per person
City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks, dress in holiday style…A feeling of Christmas, that’s just the feeling you’ll have as we spend two days shopping for those perfect gifts. We'll spend the day in Louisville, KY going to the Oxmoor and St. Matthews malls and then over to Steinmart. We'll start early and end late. It will be a day of fun for everyone! A delicious lunch is included at the Bristol Bar & Grille. Register by October 1 and get your name in a drawing for a $25 gift card! Gift card to be presented on the trip and must be present to win.
Balance Due date: At time of registration
Shades of Ireland - April 14-26, 2015
April 14-26, 2015
$4479 per person double occupancy
$4879 single occupancy
$4449 per person triple occupancy
Cancellation waiver and insurance included.
From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast and onwards to Belfast, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this 13-day tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during two overnight castle stays. Visit the House of Waterford Crystal factory. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Stand on the awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway. Tour the walled city of Derry. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Have tea and scones at a working farm. See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone! This exciting trip will take us in to Northern Ireland where you will stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle. Cabra Castle stands on 100 acres of gardens and parkland, with delightful views over the Cavan countryside, famous for its beautiful lakes. Formerly known as Cormey Castle, the history of the castle dates back to the pre- Cromwellian times of the 16th century. The property was bought in the early 19th century by Colonel Joseph Pratt who rebuilt it, renaming it as Cabra Castle. Its long legacy lends a mature, cultured air to the castle which can be felt by strolling through the castle’s magnificent hallways and stairwells. Experience this history when you enjoy an overnight stay on the castle grounds.
18 meals included: 11 breakfasts and 7 dinners. Call Golden Partners for a detailed color brochure.
Balance due by: February 13, 2015.