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DESTINATIONS WITH NADINE 

EXCITING 2021 - 2022

GROUP TRAVEL DESTINATIONS 

SMALL GROUP SIZES IN 2021!

What a great way to make new friends

who share your joy of adventure and travel!

Come join us on our Exciting Destinations!

ABOUT Group Travel Destinations 

Our destinations include:

  • SMALL GROUP SIZES!

  • Round-Trip Airfare and Deluxe motor coach transportation with onboard washroom

  • For Motor Coach Destinations - deluxe motor coach transportation with onboard washroom

  • Round-trip O'Hare group transportation to/from Mundelein (and Fox Lake with 6+)

  • Private Group Check-in at airports

  • Deluxe Hotel Accommodation(s)

  • Gratuities (Including Driver, Tour Manager and Escorts)

  • Many delicious meals as listed in itinerary

  • Pre-Air Travel Meeting / meet your fellow travelers prior to departure!

  • Souvenir Gift 

  • Baggage Handling

  • Attractions, Tours and Admissions as listed in itinerary

  • Professional Tour Manager - fully escorted tour

  • Our tours are well paced throughout with just the right amount of free time. 

  • Services of Nadine Mihaljevic, owner of Destinations With Nadine, Inc. Nadine escorts our groups to ensure everything runs smoothly and safely; makes certain to acquaint all of our warm and friendly guests to each other; and ensures everyone has a truly memorable and pleasureable experience. 

When comparing prices - compare apples to apples.  We include the "Whole Package"… 

 

Destinations With Nadine offers Optional travel protection plan which is highly recommended.

 

Call Nadine at 847-902-8064 OR Email: DestinationsWithNadine@gmail.com with questions, to request flyers / reservation forms to be mailed.  All forms are also available on this website by clicking underlined destination titles. 

I look forward to traveling with you soon on our fabulous Group Travel Destinations.  You are certain to enjoy yourself and what a great way to make new friends who share your joy of adventure and travel.

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2021 Exciting Group Travel Destinations

Click each of the UNDERLINED Destinations below for Flyers, Reservation Forms and Optional Travel Protection Plan.

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TRAINS AND NATIONAL PARKS OF COLORADO 

August 21-29, 2021            9 Days   Sign-up by July 24th

 

Last year, our group experienced the natural beauty of Colorado with its numerous historic monuments. It is a truly enjoyable destination with its unspoiled and breathtaking scenery: Come join us on the Trains & National Parks of Colorado - Let's explore together!  Back by popular demand this August, 2021. 

Click here to view pictures from our 2019 adventure .

ALL ABOARD!!!  Join us as we travel Colorado with our wonderful train expert on this personally designed adventure featuring amazing trains, breathtaking scenery, fantastic hotels and great food! His lifelong love of trains and the majestic beauty of Colorado makes this Colorado experience a trip like no other! Mark has been featured in “AAA Home & Away” magazine and PBS television for designing this one-of-a-kind Colorado tour. You will absolutely LOVE this trip!  Come join the fun!

 

Highlights include: Durango & Silverton Scenic Narrow Gauge Railroad (Voted 3rd most exciting rail journey in the world, by the American Society of Travel Writers) • Dinner on a Canyon Rim •  Mesa Verde National Park • Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad •  Wine paring dinner at Wine Country Inn • Colorado National Monument • Georgetown Loop Scenic RR • Air Force Academy •  Pikes Peak Cog RR • Sixteen Meals

Lodging:

Embassy Suites, Denver, 1 night  • Wine Country Inn, Palisade, 2 nights  • Strater Hotel, Durango, 2 nights • Holiday Inn Express, Alamosa, 1 night • Cliff House at Pikes Peak, 2 nights  

All this and more await you on this astonishing 9-night summertime getaway!                                                                                            Final Payment: June 1st

 

HEART OF TEXAS:                                                        October 11-17, 2021

Dallas/Ft. Worth, Waco & San  Antonio                      7 Days

No visit to Dallas would be complete without visiting legendary Southfork Ranch. Tour the Ewing Mansion and re-live exciting moments from the series in the "Dallas Legends" exhibit, featuring an exciting array of memorabilia from the series. See the gun that shot J.R., Lucy's Wedding Dress, the "Dallas" Family Tree, and Jock's Lincoln Continental. Welcome dinner reception / tour of Southfork Ranch and dine as the Ewings did with a Texas style BBQ! 

The Heart of Texas awaits you! Tour Waco and visit the Magnolia Market at the Silos / creation of Joanna and Chip Gaines / Fixer Upper Show on HGTV. Watch a Cattle Drive of Longhorns, visit the Sixth Floor Museum* overlooking Dealey Plaza and dine at Southfork Ranch. Stroll the bustling San Antonio Riverwalk and indulge in the history of the Alamo. This Texas experience is one you will always remember.

Some Highlights:

Southfork Ranch Tour & Dinner •  George W. Bush Pres. Library & Museum •  

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza •  Magnolia Market at the Silos •  Waco Tour •  Dr. Pepper Museum •  Texas Ranger Hall Of Fame •  The Alamo and Theater San Antonio Riverwalk •  SAS Shoe Factory •  Dinner on the Canal

Lodging:  The Gaylord "Texan" / Hilton, Waco  / Drury Inn San Antonio Riverwalk

* USA TODAY:  Sixth Floor Museum -  Whether you're a history buff or a conspiracy theorist, you'll find the Sixth Floor Museum an interesting source of information about the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The museum's exhibits contain over 45,000 items, ranging from artifacts to home movies and video footage, documenting Kennedy's presidency through to his final days. One of the highlights of the tour is the Plexiglas enclosed area where Lee Harvey Oswald is believed to have fired the fateful shot. After visiting the museum, be sure to go down to the grassy knoll to gain more perspective about what transpired that tragic day.

 

All this and more await you on this wonderful 7 day / 6-night October getaway!                                                                                                   Final Payment: July 1st

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American Legacy: Washington DC  and Williamsburg     6 Days

                                                                                 December 8-13, 2021

Join us on a journey that will take you from the earliest days of the birth of our nation to a modern-day place where heroes are trained to protect our freedom.  Fly to Norfolk, Virginia, and transfer to Williamsburg for a two-night stay.  Enjoy dinner at one of Williamsburg’s historic taverns and get a good night’s rest so that you have plenty of energy for a full day of independent exploration of Colonial Williamsburg.  Become a part of the saga of the American Revolution as the city comes alive to depict the days, months, and years leading up to that historic time.  The following day we’ll visit Mount Vernon, the historic plantation estate of our first president, George Washington, en route to Washington D.C. where we’ll check into our hotel for three nights.  Take a dinner cruise on the Potomac River.  Visit many of the Memorials and Monuments that honor the visionaries, revolutionaries, patriots, and heroes that were responsible for shaping the country we live in today.  See the grave of John F. Kennedy and the Changing of the Guard at Arlington Cemetery.  Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the museums that interest you most such as the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex and research organization.  Our final destination is Annapolis where we will tour the United States Naval Academy before we head to the Baltimore-Washington airport for our flight home, filled with an uplifted, patriotic spirit. All this and more await you on this wonderful 5-night winter getaway!   

Final Payment: August 27th

 
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Join us as we experience the lovely Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Tulip Town, a 30-acre farm offering a variety of display gardens including a windmill garden, an International Peace Garden and a stunning 10-acre field planted in stripes of color. Next, explore RoozenGaarde, the largest tulip farm in the United States, featuring more than 250,000 bulbs and an authentic Dutch windmill, alongside a stunning 30-acre field of tulips.  Welcome aboard San Juan Cruises’ Salish, our splendid private motor yacht, for an exclusive cruise through the magnificent San Juan Islands located off the scenic Pacific Northwest Coast, north of Seattle. Our cruise route will take us south through the beautiful Swinomish Channel, then north along Saratoga Passage where we’ll pass under the Deception Pass Bridge, one of the most photographed landmarks in Washington State. We will search for the wide variety of wildlife that inhabits the area including Orca, Humpback and Minke whales, bald eagles, harbor seals, Dall’s porpoise and sea birds. A hearty homemade lunch will be served as our captain gives an interesting and entertaining narration on the history, geology and wildlife of the islands. We’ll quite possibly cruise past the historic Burrows Island lighthouse, as well as points of interest with names like Iceberg Point, Deadman’s Island, and Cattle Pass. This evening we dock in Friday Harbor, a charming, historic, walkable seaport and experience the best in Pacific Northwest dining.  Enjoy a hot breakfast on board the Salish for another exciting day of cruising. Visit historic Roche Harbor, the company town of the Roche Harbor Lime Works. We will take a guided walking tour passing by the old lime works and the outstanding San Juan Island Sculpture Park with over 125 works of art. Or, you can explore the town on your own and browse through the quaint shops.  Noon time! Get ready for a San Juan Cruises tradition, and feast on the Northwest's finest Dungeness cracked crab lunch and continue searching for sea birds, whales and other magnificent wildlife during our feast. The captain has ample time to choose our route to Victoria, optimizing our time for touring these beautiful islands and watching for wildlife. Ultimate destination is lovely Vancouver Island and the picturesque city of Victoria, British Columbia

Enjoy a city tour learning about the history of Victoria and see its famous sites. Then enjoy 55 acres of floral splendor at one of the world’s most magnificent gardens, Butchart Gardens! Then feel like you've stepped back in time as we experience a classic British tradition - an authentic Victorian High Tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.  Live music, tableside tea service and delicious English sandwiches and pastries in this stunning hotel -- it doesn't get better than this. Then back to Victoria harbor to board the Victoria Clipper, a high-speed catamaran, for our trip to Seattle. As we travel through Puget Sound and into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, we’ll see the majestic Olympic Mountains and quaint seaside villages. Keep a watchful eye as the sky and the sea are abundant with wildlife. 

A local guide will take us on a tour to see many of Seattle’s highlights and iconic landmarks - the Space Needle, Chinatown, the floating homes and much more in this culturally and historically rich city. Then free time to stroll through world-famous Pike Place Market, the century-old farmer’s market known for its fishmongers, produce stalls, craft stands and specialty food shops. Grab a bite to eat before we head into the countryside to see the beautiful 268-foot tall Snoqualmie Falls. Our next stop is at Chateau Ste. Michelle, a 3,500-acre estate in Washington State’s renowned Columbia Valley. Learn about the process of grape growing and wine making. Taste the fabulous wines and then be seated for a delicious dinner complete with wine, of course! The next morning, we'll visit Chihuly Gardens and Glass, the art museum and sculpture garden that showcases Dale Chihuly’s large, colorful glass works. Then we’re off to the airport for our flight home. We’ll be taking with us enchanting memories of a truly fantastic trip to Washington State!

Final Payment: January 11, 2022  

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CASTLES, FLOWERS AND NIAGARA FALLS               May, 2023

Includes Finger Lakes, 1,000 Islands, Rochester NY     6 Days

TWO HOTELS: Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn (3 nights) and enjoy the view from your room at Hilton Niagara Falls Hotel (2 nights) 

Fly to western New York State, cruise through the beauty of the 1000 Islands Region of the St. Lawrence River, visit magnificent Boldt Castle on Heart Island, and enjoy an elegant dinner at lovely Belhurst Castle located on Seneca Lake and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We’ll spend a day exploring the picturesque Finger Lakes region which is filled with boutique wineries and Small-Town American Charm, award-winning food, gourmet offerings, homemade delicacies, and culinary creations abound. The highlight of our trip will be the Rochester’s Lilac Festival in Highland Park with 22 acres of more than 500 varieties of lilac bushes, from the deepest purple to the purest white, from lightly scented to irresistibly aromatic.  And stroll through the luscious gardens of George Eastman House.  Then, cross the border into Canada to marvel at the power and grandeur of incomparable Niagara Falls.  All this and more await you on this wonderful 5-night spring time getaway!                             

2021 - 2022

  Exciting DWN Group Travel Destinations at a Glance​​​​ 

  Final Payment due 6/1/21

 Final Payment due 7/1/21

  • 2022 Jan 26 - Feb 9   St. Petersburg Florida Resort *– Two weeks / Annual Winter Trip

  • 2022 - September - Stunning Croatia! * – plan now and save on your calendar

* Includes Air, Deluxe Hotels, Tips, ORD Transportation and more.  Click above for flyers and reservation forms or Call Nadine, 847-902-8064 for details.  

 
2021 Motor Coach Destinations to be announced. Stay Tuned​

 

 Come Join Us for Some Real Excitement! 
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Destinations With Nadine now offers

 

Travel Insured’s Travel Protection Plan 

directly to individuals and to our Group Travelers.  Whether traveling on your own or as part of our Group Travel, I am able to offer the optional Travel Protection Plans which can help protect your trip & your investment.

Destinations with Nadine, Inc. is not an insurer and does not have any liability for any coverage amounts. As a travel retailer, Destinations with Nadine, Inc. is not qualified or authorized to answer technical questions about the benefits, exclusions or conditions of any of the insurance coverages in the plan or to evaluate the adequacy of your existing insurance coverage. Destinations with Nadine, Inc. and its employees may offer and disseminate travel insurance under the direction of Travel Insured International (TII). You may have coverage from other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this plan with your existing life, health, home, and automobile insurance policies. If you have any questions about this coverage, contact TII at 844-440-8113 and mention Destinations With Nadine. Purchasing a travel protection plan is not required in order to purchase any other products or services offered by Destinations with Nadine, Inc.

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NOTE: Optional Travel Protection Plan is highly recommended.

 

Reserve while seats are available or by the final payment date. 

 

Small Group Size

on each of our exciting 2021 Group Travel Destinations!

What if I Need a Roommate?

Contact Nadine at 847-902-8064. There are always requests for roommates on each of our fun destinations - Colorado for one.

Call or email Nadine at 847-902-8064

for additional information.  

 

You are certain to enjoy yourself and what a great way to make new friends who share your joy of travel and adventure.

 

Come Join the Fun!!!   

Nadine Mihaljevic

DestinationsWithNadine@gmail.com

847-902-8064

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