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February 1-2, March 29-30, July 26-27, September 20-21, December 6-7

One Night Package

Unlike other casino properties, Mohegan Sun Casino features stunning architecture and design. The casino of the Sky and Wombi Rock reside under the Sky Dome, the world's largest, most spectacular planetarium dome, decorating the casino with an ever-changing display of sparkling constellations. The amazing 7-story waterfall located at The Shops at Mohegan Sun also adds to the breathtaking Mohegan Sun experience. Keno, Roulette, Baccarat, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Craps and the Race Book are just some of the featured games you may choose to join. With over 6,000 slots, there is something for everyone!

Cost Per Person: February 1-2 March 29-30 July 26-27 September 20-21 December 6-7 Single $247 $319 $353 $353 $247 Double $197 $235 $253 $253 $197 Triple $189 $215 $227 $227 $189

play the ever-popular Keno throughout the property, as well as in the comfortable Keno lounge. The spectacular Ultimate Race Book is a sure bet to delight racing fans. Visit the World Poker room and try your hand at Texas Hold'em, 7-card stud and more. Foxwoods is proud to offer both smoking and nonsmoking gaming areas. From elegant dining, to buffets, to express meals, Foxwoods Resort Casino offers restaurant selections that are sure to satisfy every taste. Foxwoods offers first-class shops on the premises to satisfy your shopping desires. Don't miss a chance to refresh at the Grand Spa and Salon, (additional fees apply) which offers diverse beauty treatments or simply lounge about at the indoor pool. You truly will be sure to see "The Wonder of it All!"

Cost Per Person: January 24-25 November 14-15 Single $257 $257 Double $211 $211 Triple $205 $205

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging at Mohegan Sun, $10 food credit or one free Festival Buffet, $30 free bet, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, $10 food credit or Full Festival Buffet, $5 food credit or Full Festival Breakfast Buffet, $10 Keno, $5 pull tab, 20% discount at any Foxwoods gift shop with the purchase of $25 or more up to $1,000, Foxwoods souvenir, $2 off Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center admission, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due 30 days prior to departure. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO & MOHEGAN SUN CASINO

February 27-March 1, September 11-13 Cost Per Person: February 27-March 1 September 11-13 Single $419 $465 Double $325 $349 Triple $313 $335

Two Night Package ­ Two Trees Inn

One Night Package ­ Two Trees Inn

January 24-25, November 14-15

No one offers more gaming choices than Foxwoods Resort Casino, the internationally recognized gaming destination. With its six casinos, Foxwoods offers more than 7,200 slot machines, over 380 table games and the 3,600 seat High Stakes Bingo Hall. Keno lovers can 4

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, two $10 food credit or Full Festival Buffet, $5 food credit or Full Festival Breakfast Buffet, $20 Keno, $5 pull tab, 20% discount at any Foxwoods gift shop with the purchase of $25 or more up to $1,000, Foxwoods souvenir, $2 off Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center admission, Mohegan Sun bonus

package, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due 30 days prior to departure. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

State." Travels today take you to the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening.

Day 2 ­ Thursday, February 5 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel. Journey today to Fayetteville, North Carolina, where a buffet dinner is included this evening at your hotel, the Holiday Inn. Day 3 ­ Friday, February 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Welcome to Florida! Travels today take you to Daytona Beach, your home for the next three nights. Your hotel, the Acapulco Hotel & Resort is located directly on the world famous Daytona Beach and features a tropical pool deck with heated pool and whirlpool, poolside bar & grill, Fiesta Oceanfront Restaurant, in-room safe (included) and more. Dinner is included this evening at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company (please make your meal selection below). Day 4 ­ Saturday, February 7 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel. The day is free to relax on the beach or to explore Daytona Beach at your leisure. Be sure to check with the activity director at your hotel for the daily schedule of activities. Dinner and entertainment are included this evening at the Ohana Luau, where the sights and sounds of the islands come alive. Day 5 ­ Sunday, February 8 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing for the Kennedy Space Center. Enjoy a self-guided tour to include the Apollo/Saturn V Center, LC 39 Observation Gantry and gain an inside look of what astronaut life is really like! Day 6 ­ Monday, February 9 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for beautiful Fort Myers Beach. En route, visit the Mixon Fruit Farm where you will board Mixon's Orange Blossom Express for a guided tour of the farm. Learn all the secrets of citrus while discovering a delightful new world in the grove. Lunch is included before departing for the Outrigger Beach Resort, located directly on Fort Myers Beach. Courtesy LCVCB www.FortMyersSanibel.com Your hotel features two restaurants, tiki bar and a laundromat. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel (please make your meal selection below). Day 7 ­ Tuesday, February 10 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. The day is free to relax on the beach or to explore Fort Myers Beach on your own. Day 8 ­ Wednesday, February 11 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. The morning is at your leisure before departing on a narrated cruise to the Gulf of Mexico. This historical cruise travels west on the Intracoastal Waterway to the Gulf of Mexico, en route passing Cape 5

April 16-17, May 7-8, June 25-26, October 15-16 Cost Per Person: April 16-17 May 7-8 June 25-26 October 15-16 Single $251 $283 $283 $283 Double $207 $223 $223 $223 Triple $199 $211 $211 $211

One Night Package ­ Great Cedar Hotel

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, $10 food credit or Full Festival Buffet, $5 food credit or Full Festival Breakfast Buffet, $10 Keno, $5 pull tab, 20% discount at any Foxwoods gift shop with the purchase of $25 or more up to $1,000, Foxwoods souvenir, $2 off Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center admission, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due 30 days prior to departure. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

OVERNIGHT EXCURSIONS FLORIDA ­ COAST TO COAST

February 4-16 Day 1 ­ Wednesday, February 4 ­ Leave the snow, sleet and cold winds behind as you depart for the "Sunshine

Coral, Shell Point Village, Punta Rassa and more. Watch playful dolphins from time to time swimming back and forth across the bow of the boat while enjoying a delicious lunch. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel (please make your meal selection below).

Day 9 ­ Thursday, February 12 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure. Dinner and a performance of Singin' In The Rain are included this evening at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater. This classic MGM musical is about Hollywood making way for the "talkies," in this all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza. You'll hear Good Mornin', Make `Em Laugh, Fit as a Fiddle and, of course, Singin' in the Rain. Day 10 ­ Friday, February 13 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Wave goodbye to Florida as you start your journey home. Travels today take you to "Georgia's First City," Savannah. Bursting with enchanting charisma and first-class charm, this eccentric Southern city beguiles her guests with splendor, glamour and romance. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel the Holiday Inn. Day 11 ­ Saturday, February 14 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of Savannah to include the Historic District and a visit to the Davenport House. This afternoon, depart for Fayetteville, North Carolina, where dinner is included this evening at your hotel the Holiday Inn. Day 12 ­ Sunday, February 15 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Journey today to Mount Laurel, New Jersey where a farewell dinner is included at the Wyndham Hotel. Day 13 ­ Monday, February 16 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before you depart for home with warm, fond memories of your tour of Florida ­ Coast To Coast. Cost Per Person: Single $2,779 Double $2,125 Triple $1,929

Steamed Gulf Shrimp, BBQ Chicken or Baby Back Ribs February 11 ­ Top Sirloin, Mahi Mahi, Steamed Gulf Shrimp, Teriyaki Chicken or Baby Back Ribs.

QUEBEC WINTER CARNIVAL

February 13-15 Day 1 ­ Friday, February 13 ­ An early morning departure will begin your weekend of fun at the Winter Carnival in exciting Quebec City! Upon arrival, you will have time to explore and relax before an included dinner at a local restaurant. The remainder of the evening is free for you to enjoy, on your own, in the city. Your hotel during your stay in Quebec City will be the Hilton Quebec, which is located directly on the parade route. Day 2 ­ Saturday, February 14 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning enjoy a guided tour of Quebec City to include The Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, Grande Allee, Parliament and more! This afternoon visit The Ice Hotel for a guided tour and a special treat. This evening don't miss the Carnival Parade. Lunch and dinner will be on your own. Day 3 ­ Sunday, February 15 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. You will have the morning free at the Winter Carnival. Some of the ongoing activities at the festival will include the International Snow Sculpture Event, sugar shack, ice fishing, snow rafting, dog sled races, horsedrawn sleigh rides, old fashioned snowmobile rides, aerial trampoline, shows and more. This afternoon say goodbye to Quebec City as your travel home with fond memories of the Quebec Winter Carnival. Cost Per Person: Single $943 Double $655 Triple $557

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 12 night's lodging, 24 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $500 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by December 20, 2008. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choices: February 6 ­ Shrimp Scampi, Dumb Luck Coconut Shrimp, Dixie Style Baby Back Ribs, Bourbon Street Mahi Mahi or Bubba's Accidental Chicken February 9 ­ Prime Rib, Grilled Salmon, 6

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by December 19, 2008. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield and Waterville. Proof of Citizenship will be required for this tour.

RHODE ISLAND SPRING FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW

February 20-21 Day 1 ­ Friday, February 20 ­ A morning departure will start this fun-filled tour to Providence, Rhode Island. Upon arrival, visit the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center, the largest public indoor display gardens in New England encompassing approximately 12,000 square feet. This afternoon, check into the Radisson Hotel and enjoy an included get-acquainted dinner this evening (please make your meal selection below). Day 2 ­ Saturday, February 21 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for the 16th annual Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show. Pack your bags, cameras and binoculars and get ready to discover a side of nature you've never seen before. "Gardens of the World," the show's theme, takes you on a journey through distant and exotic places. Your show "passport" transports you through 30 gardens and an expedition into the Australian Outback, over to Mexico and South America with Mayan and Incan ruins and into Tuscany, Spain and more. This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to the Rhode Island Spring Flower & Garden Show. Cost Per Person: Single $309 Double $247 Triple $231

process ­ sap to syrup, and samples of Vermont's best syrup. Then it's off to the Vermont Marble Museum, where you will discover the world of Vermont Marble and experience the world's largest museum dedicated to this unique and enduring material. Quarried in the Green Mountains, Vermont Marble has been used in buildings and monuments around the world. You will also get a chance to use the number one restroom in USA as voted by America's Best Restroom. This afternoon, check into your hotel, the Holiday Inn in Rutland, Vermont and enjoy a wine and cheese seminar and tasting, hosted by your dining room manager. They will talk about and you will taste three wines from their extensive wine cellar. You will learn about the origin and history of cheese making as you taste some delicious samples including the famous aged Vermont cheddar cheese. This evening enjoy a delicious dinner in Paynter's Restaurant.

Day 2 ­ Saturday, March 14 ­ This morning, enjoy a hearty Vermont breakfast at your hotel before a full day sightseeing with your local guide. First stop will be at Porter Music Box, founded in 1974, the music box company revitalized the music box industry by manufacturing the first large disc style music box in the United States in over 50 years. Next we are off to Montpelier and the State Capitol Building for a photo stop of the smallest Capitol city in the U.S. Vermont's charming Capitol features 1 of the 13 remaining gold domes in the country. Lunch is on your own at the Vermont State Capitol Building before heading to The Morse Farm, where you will see an eighth generation sugar house in action. Continue on to Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory for a guided tour and sample. Nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains, the ice cream factory sits on rolling pastures overlooking the Worcester Mountain Range. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel followed by entertainment in the Centre Stage Lounge. Day 3 ­ Sunday, March 15 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning visit the Mendon Mountain Orchards & Cider Mill for a tour of a small family-owned and operated "barn factory." Learn how apples are sorted, washed, peeled, sliced and packed at one of Vermont's oldest working orchards. The farm store features "the best" homemade apple pies that can be ordered fresh baked after the tour and picked up on your way home. Then it's back to the Holiday Inn for a delicious lunch. Lunch begins with a cooking demonstration on how to prepare Vermont Maple Glazed Ham, and their famous Maple Mousse that you will be enjoying for lunch. After lunch you will board the coach and travel home with a new found appreciation of Vermont. Cost Per Person: Single $512 Double $419 Triple $391

Your Tour Include: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 2 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by January 15, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choice: Baked New England Scrod Casino or Herbed Statler Chicken.

VERMONT MAPLE TOUR

March 13-15 Day 1 ­ Friday, March 13 ­ A morning departure will start your scenic tour to Rutland, Vermont. Upon arrival in Vermont visit the New England Maple Museum, where you will experience Sugar on Snow for dessert. Next it's a trip through Vermont's famous maple industry. In addition to the largest collection of maple sugaring artifacts in existence, the museum features many displays, syrup and sugar making demonstrations, a slide show of the entire

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Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 5 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by January 23, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells and Portsmouth.

shopping and a 60-mile stretch of golden sand beach are yours to experience and enjoy. Dinner is included this evening at the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

Day 2 ­ Saturday, March 21 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before traveling to the Holiday Inn in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where a buffet dinner is included this evening. Day 3 ­ Sunday, March 22 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Myrtle Beach. Upon arrival, visit Brookgreen Gardens, where you will have a guided tour of the gardens. Learn about the different varieties of plant life, the history of Brookgreen Gardens, and the sculpture of Anna Hyatt Huntington and some of her colleagues whose work is displayed in the Brookgreen collection. Your hotel for the next six nights is the Best Western Carolinian Beach Resort. Your resort is an oceanfront property and features oceanfront efficiencies with private balconies for spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, oceanfront pool, fitness room and centrally located to area attractions and shopping. This evening enjoy an included dinner at your hotel. Day 4 ­ Monday, March 23 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Today is free to explore Myrtle Beach at your leisure. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant before an unforgettable performance of One The Show at the Alabama Theatre. Day 5 ­ Tuesday, March 24 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Enjoy another sun-drenched day on the beach at your leisure. Dinner is included this evening a local restaurant before an evening at Legends in Concert, "The World's Greatest Live Tribute Show." Each inspired performance features the superstars of yesterday and today making Legends in Concert an event you won't forget. Day 6 ­ Wednesday, March 25 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for The Palace Theatre. This morning you will be dazzled at the performance of Le Grande Cirque. Le Grande Cirque causes a sensation wherever it appears. It stars an international line of the world's greatest acrobats, jugglers, clowns and high-wire artists that will take your breath away. The remainder of the afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure. Dinner is included at your hotel this evening before departing for a performance at the Carolina Opry (program is to be announced). Day 7 ­ Thursday, March 26 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Today is free to relax on the beach, explore Myrtle Beach or maybe play 18 holes of golf (green fees not included). The possibilities are endless. Day 8 ­ Friday, March 27 ­ Breakfast is included at your

ST PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION

Indian Head Resort

March 17-18 Day 1 ­ Tuesday, March 17 ­ A morning departure brings you to the Indian Head Resort in Lincoln, New Hampshire. Upon arrival, you will have an included luncheon, followed by sightseeing or entertainment. Tonight, enjoy an included cocktail reception and dinner (with your choice of the menu) before an evening of fun with the St. Patrick's Day Celebration Floor Show featuring the Flying Irish Dancers & Irish Mist Band. Day 2 ­ Wednesday, March 18 ­ Breakfast is included at your resort this morning. Bingo is included before departing for home with wonderful memories of your St. Patrick's Day at the Indian Head Resort. Cost Per Person: Single $245 Double $205 Triple $201

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by February 12, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

MYRTLE BEACH LEISURE

March 20-30 Day 1 ­ Friday, March 20 ­ Depart for your great mid-winter get-away to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach offers a diversity of activities, amusements and attractions that make the Grand Strand so popular. Spectacular theaters, sensational restaurants, great 8

hotel. Another sun-filled day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Tonight enjoy a true down-home dinner and entertainment at the Dixie Stampede.

Day 9 ­ Saturday, March 28 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before bidding farewell to Myrtle Beach and starting your journey home. Travels today take you to the Holiday Inn in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where a buffet dinner is included this evening. Day 10 ­ Sunday, March 29 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 11 ­ Monday, March 30 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for home, relaxed from your vacation to Myrtle Beach. Cost Per Person: Single $1,864 Double $1,495 Triple $1,407

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 10 night's lodging, 19 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by February 6, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Day 3 ­ Friday, April 3 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel before meeting your guide and departing on a full day of sightseeing. Visit the Amish Farmlands and the Amish Quilt & Craft Shop before arriving at the Old Country Store, which features discounted fabric, quilts made by local quilters, all sorts of quilt related gifts, notions and books. Lunch is on your own at Kitchen Kettle Village before visiting the Intercourse Canning Company. The Intercourse Canning Company offers products freshly packed by local Amish and Mennonite folk, who work daily to produce various brand jarred goods. Continue on with a visit to the Intercourse Pretzel Factory, where you will learn how to hand roll and make a hard pretzel. Dinner is included this evening at Miller's Smorgasbord before an unforgettable performance of Behold the Lamb at the Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre. Day 4 ­ Saturday, April 4 ­ After an included breakfast bid farewell to Lancaster as you start your journey home. This morning, visit Chocolate World in Hershey, Pennsylvania and enjoy a simulated factory tour ride to learn how their famous chocolate is made. Continue on with a trolley tour of Hershey before departing for the Best Western East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 5 ­ Sunday, April 5 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning before departing for home with wonderful ideas, anxious to create and sew happy. Cost Per Person: Single $957 Double $855 Triple $821

LANCASTER QUILTERS CELEBRATION

April 1-5 Day 1 ­ Wednesday, April 1 ­ A morning departure will start your fun-filled and scenic tour to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This morning we'll travel to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to the Best Western East Mountain Inn. A get-acquainted dinner is included at your hotel. Day 2 ­ Thursday, April 2 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Upon arrival, enjoy the day at the Quilters Heritage Celebration, where you can take in the exhibits and merchant mall, lectures, demonstrations and workshops that are available. (Additional fees may apply for workshops. Cyr Northstar Tours will not be responsible for any pre-registration for workshops. At the time of this brochure printing, specific schedule of events had not been posted). This evening, check into your hotel the Country Inn before enjoying a scrumptious dinner at the Olde Greenfield Inn (please make your meal selection below).

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 4 night's lodging, 8 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by February 25, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choices: Hand Carved Pork Tenderloin, Lemon and Pepper Chicken or Baked Fillet of Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce.

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OUR NATION'S CAPITAL

April 2-7 Day 1 ­ Thursday, April 2 ­ An early morning departure will bring you to the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Upon arrival, enjoy a get-acquainted dinner at your hotel. Day 2 ­ Friday, April 3 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Washington, D.C. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour of the city to include The Capitol, The Librar y of Congress, The Supreme Court Building (pending time and length of lines), The National Archives and The National WWII Memorial. Photo Credit Jake McGuire Dinner is included at a local restaurant before departing for the Hilton Hotel in McLean, Virginia. Day 3 ­ Saturday, April 4 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning enjoy the Cherry Blossom Parade from your reserved seats. The Cherry Blossom Festival marks the celebration of the original gift of the 3,000 cherry trees by the city of Tokyo to the people of Washington, D.C. in 1912. After the parade, enjoy the rest of the afternoon on your own at any of the Smithsonian Institute Museums which includes the National Museum of Natural History, National Air & Space Museum, and others. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel for the evening (please make your meal selection below). Day 4 ­ Sunday, April 5 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on another full day of sightseeing which will include the Arlington National Cemetery via Tram, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Changing of the Guard, Challenger Memorial, Kennedy Graveside, Lee Mansion, Embassy Row, a drive by of the Washington National Cathedral, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial, and The Korean War Veterans Memorial. A visit to The Newseum provides a forum where media and the public can gain a better understanding of each other. This evening enjoy a visit to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial en route to a local restaurant, where dinner is included. Experience D.C. at night on an Illuminated Driving Tour to include the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, the Washington Monument, the White House and the United States Capitol Building. Day 5 ­ Monday, April 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning enjoy a photo opportunity of the White House before visiting Mount Vernon, where you will have a guided tour of the estate and final resting place of George Washington. This afternoon, say good-bye to Washington, D.C., as you make your way home. A farewell dinner is included this evening at the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

Day 6 ­ Tuesday, April 7 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing with wonderful memories of your tour to Our Nation's Capital. Cost Per Person: Single $1,379 Double $1,115 Triple $1,055

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night's lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by January 26, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choice: Brown Ale Chicken, Alder Smoked Salmon, Pub Tenderloin or Penne Primavera.

Featuring Chicago, Independence, Dodge City & Oklahoma City

April 25-May 8 Day 1 ­ Saturday, April 25 ­ An early morning departure will start this exciting tour to The Wild West. To many, the phrase "The Wild West" means cowboys, guns, cattle, horses and gunfights. But it was also homesteading and pioneering. The American west was a rugged country back then with little amenities and much danger. It represented the growth of our nation from independent states and scattered people to a united country. This tour is designed to give you a taste of both. Travels today take you to the Ramada Inn in New Hartford, New York, where a get-acquainted dinner buffet is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Sunday, April 26 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel before departing for the Holiday Inn in Maumee, Ohio. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel. Day 3 ­ Monday, April 27 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Travels today, take you to the "Windy City," Chicago, Illinois. Upon arrival, enjoy the afternoon at the Navy Pier. Navy Pier showcases more than 50 acres of parks, gardens, shops, restaurants and entertainment attractions. Dinner is included this evening at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company (please make your meal selection below) before checking into your hotel, the Holiday Inn in Matteson, Illinois. Day 4 ­ Tuesday, April 28 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel. This morning meet your guide and depart on a guided tour of Chicago to include the historic

THE WILD WEST

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and significant sights, breath-taking views of the skyline and Lake Michigan. You will discover why Chicago is called the "Windy City" and why its river flows backwards. You will see its famous architecture, fabulous outdoor art, the stunning Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile and the landmark Water Tower that survived the Great Fire. This afternoon, enjoy the incredible views at the Sears Tower Skydeck, the highest observatory in Chicago. On a clear day, you can see 40-50 miles. Just imagine seeing Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, just by walking around the Skydeck. Next, you're off to the Chicago Botanic Garden, where you will have a guided tour by tram of the garden, providing an overview of all the areas. After your tour, enjoy a buffet dinner at the garden before departing for the hotel.

Day 5 ­ Wednesday, April 29 ­ Enjoy an included breakfast at your hotel, bid farewell to Chicago as you make your way to the Drury Inn in Overland Park, Kansas. Dinner is on your own this evening. Day 6 ­ Thursday, April 30 ­ Enjoy an included breakfast at your hotel before departing for Independence, Missouri for a day rich with history. Since its founding more than 160 years ago, Independence has played an important role in the history of America and the world. Your first stop of the day is at the Truman Presidential Museum & Library. Experience the eventful and triumphant life of America's 33rd President. Changing exhibits, permanent attractions and a fascinating collection of historical artifacts and documents offer a unique opportunity to explore the powerful decisions of the Truman era. Continue on with a visit to the Vaile Mansion. Built in 1881, this ornate 31-room mansion is one of the finest examples of Victorian architecture in the United States. Lunch is included at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate followed by a guided tour. Next, step back in time at the 1859 Jail & Marshal's Home & Museum. Walk into the cold dark limestone jail cells that housed lawbreakers, southern sympathizers, notorious outlaw Frank James and the famous William Clark Quantill. After viewing a short film on President Harry S. Truman enjoy a guided tour of Independence with Mr. President himself. Dinner is included this evening at the National Frontier Trails Museum. During America's expansion in the 1800's, three great routes led the pioneers west ­ the Santa Fe, Oregon and California Trails. All three trails began in or near Independence, known as the "Queen City of the Trials." Enjoy a self-guided tour of the museum after dinner followed by entertainment by the Platt Purchase Players. Day 7 ­ Friday, May 1 ­ After an included breakfast depart for Wichita, Kansas, where upon arrival, visit the Old Cowtown Museum, a living history museum where you'll experience life in the 1870s as you immerse yourself in a sampling of the sights, sounds and activities common to a midwestern cattle town. You'll experience the dramatic clash of Victorian ideals and economic realities as these

competing forces strove to create an economically viable cattle town and a Victorian metropolis. This afternoon, check into your hotel the Hilton Garden Inn in Wichita, Kansas, before departing for the Diamond W. Chuckwagon Supper. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat BBQ dinner followed by the world famous Diamond W. Wranglers. They perform classic Western Music of the silverscreen cowboy era, such as "Cool Water," "Tumbling Tumbleweeds," and "Ghost Riders In The Sky," as well as classic cowboy trail songs and Prairie Rose Wranglers originals. The tight harmonies and sidesplitting humor of the Wranglers make for a show that whole family will enjoy....good, clean entertainment, the way it should be... the Cowboy Way.

Day 8 ­ Saturday, May 2 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Bid farewell to Wichita as you make your way to Dodge City, Kansas. Founded in 1872, just five miles west of Fort Dodge, it quickly became the trade center for travelers and buffalo hunters. Through the years Dodge City has had many titles: Buffalo Capital, Queen of the Cowtowns, Wickedest Little City in America, Beautiful Bibulous Babylon of the Frontier and others. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour of city to include the Home of Stone, historical downtown Dodge, the cattle industry and Fort Dodge. (Fort Dodge was established in 1865 on the Santa Fe Trail and was an important outpost on the Western frontier, offering protection to wagon trains and serving as a supply base for troops engaged in the Indian Wars.) This afternoon, visit Boot Hill Museum, an accredited western history village museum, where life in the 19th century is interpreted through audio-visual programs, exhibits, a reconstruction of Dodge City in 1867 restorations and living history demonstrations. Tonight, a hands-on approach to ranch living is yours to enjoy at the Moore Ranch. This evening includes a chuck wagon dinner, singing cowboys, ropers and more! Your hotel tonight, is the Comfort Inn, located in Dodge City, Kansas. Day 9 ­ Sunday, May 3 ­ After an included breakfast, say goodbye to Kansas as you make your way to Oklahoma City. Upon arrival, visit the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, America's premier institution of Western history, art and culture. Founded in 1961, the museum in Oklahoma City collects, preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs and ground-breaking scholarly research to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of our American West. This afternoon, check into your hotel the Biltmore Hotel Oklahoma before enjoying an included dinner at a local restaurant (please make your meal selection below). Day 10 ­ Monday, May 4 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing for Stockyards City, the world's

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largest stocker and feeder cattle market. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour of the Stockyards to include a live cattle auction (subject to change). After your tour, enjoy free time for shopping at over 70 retailers and lunch, on your own, at Cattleman Steakhouse. This afternoon, visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, which was created to honor those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever by the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. . The Memorial and Museum are dedicated to educating visitors about the impact of violence, informing about events surrounding the bombing, and inspiring hope and healing through lessons learned by those affected. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant.

Day 11 ­ Tuesday, May 5 ­ After an included breakfast, bid farewell to Oklahoma City and start your journey home. Travels today take you to the Drury Inn in St. Louis, Missouri. Day 12 ­ Wednesday, May 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Journey today to the Drury Inn in Grove City, Ohio. Day 13 ­ Thursday, May 7 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Best Western East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where a farewell dinner is included at your hotel. Day 14 ­ Friday, May 8 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, travel home with fond memories and a new appreciation of the pioneers who helped create our great country. Cost Per Person: Single $2,615 Double $2,013 Triple $1,823

RED & PURPLE CELEBRATION

Indian Head Resort

May 1-2 Day 1 ­ Friday, May 1 ­ Break out the Red & Purple for a fun-filled tour to the Indian Head Resort in Lincoln, New Hampshire, where you will meet many new friends from other Red Hat chapters in New England. Upon arrival, you will have an included luncheon before you enter into your very own fashion show. Be sure to show off your Red Hat best! This evening enjoy an included tea party and dinner (with your choice of menu) followed by the Red Hat Celebration Floor Show featuring Bushwhack, whose members formerly played with Freddy Fender's Touring Band! Day 2 ­ Saturday, May 2 ­ This morning enjoy a Bloody Mary breakfast in your pajamas before enjoying bingo at your resort. Lunch is included today at the Bethel Inn before departing for home with wonderful memories with your Red Hat friends! Cost Per Person: Single $297 Double $247 Triple $243

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 13 night's lodging, 24 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $500 per person is required to confirm the reservation and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by March 2, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choices: April 27 ­ Shrimp Scampi, Coconut Shrimp, Dixie Style Baby Back Ribs, Bourbon Street Mahi Mahi, Accidental Chicken or Veggie Pasta May 3 - #672 Sirloin, Fried Catfish or BBQ Rotisserie Chicken.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 4 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by March 27, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

Indian Head Resort

May 15-16 Day 1 ­ Friday, May 15 ­ A morning departure will bring you to the Indian Head Resort, located in Lincoln, New Hampshire in the heart of the White Mountains. Upon arrival, enjoy an included luncheon before departing for the Sugar Hill Sampler Museum, a unique shopping experience & family museum in one that invites you to taste our delicious spiced tea, bread & cookie mixes, made right here on premises, plus fudge, dressings, jams & jellies, cheese and other fancy foods. Back at your resort enjoy an included cocktail party and a delicious dinner (with your choice of menu). This evening, break out your poodle skirts for the 50's Sock Hop.

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Day 2 ­ Saturday, May 16 ­ Breakfast is included at your resort this morning. Bingo is included before departing for North Conway, New Hampshire. Upon arrival, enjoy a one hour scenic train ride on the Conway Scenic Railroad before departing for home with wonderful memories of your tour to the White Mountains. Cost Per Person: Single $285 Double $235 Triple $231

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by April 10, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

through the Elizabethan Gardens. The gardens are reached by the park road into Fort Raleigh, and are a memorial to the first English colonists in America. This re-created, 16th-century formal English garden has antique statuary, period furniture and rose and herb beds in addition to indigenous flowers, shrubs and trees. This afternoon, visit Roanoke Island Festival Park which blends history, education, and the arts in a lively celebration of Roanoke Island as the Birthplace of English America. Explore the island's unique role in history from the time before England's first attempt to colonize North America in the late 16th century to the early 20 century. A stop will be made at Jockey's Ridge State Park, where you can see the largest sand dunes on the East Coast. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant (please make your meal selection below).

Day 4 ­ Tuesday, May 19 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Today, enjoy another full day of sightseeing as you make your way to Cape Hatteras National Seashore, a 72-mile stretch of the Outer Banks from Nags Head to Ocracoke Island. Hear stories about these islands and waters, once marauded by Blackbeard. Upon arrival, board your ferry to Ocracoke Island and enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant (please make your meal selection below). Depart on a guided tour to include the British Cemetery, Wahab-Howard Cemetery, Ocracoke Lighthouse, Howard Street and more. Back on the mainland stop at the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center (pending availability), which contains a nationally recognized collection of Native American artifacts, exhibits and natural history displays. Tour the outside of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, America's tallest and most recognized lighthouse. Visit the Museum of the Sea, with exhibits on the area's Civil War history, WWI and WWII submarine activity and seaside life and industry. Visit (and try to pronounce) the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station, dating back to 1874, where hundreds of shipwrecked souls were rescued during the days of transport by winddriven sailing ships. Dinner is included at a local restaurant before returning to your hotel for the evening. Day 5 ­ Wednesday, May 20 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning is free to enjoy at your leisure. This afternoon, visit The Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla, the only light in North Carolina that is still housed in its original structure. Enjoy a tour of the Whalehead Club, a beautiful beach mansion with a copper roof, yellow exterior and five stately chimneys. The magnificent display of Tiffany lighting fixtures, fine furnishings and elevator was something very unusual for the Outer Banks residents when built. Visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial before enjoying a family-style dinner at a local restaurant

OUTER BANKS

May 16-22 Day 1 ­ Saturday, May 16 ­ A morning departure will start your scenic tour to the Outer Banks. The Outer Banks is a string of sandy barrier islands more than 130 miles long that bow out into the Atlantic Ocean and cup the shoreline. The islands are filled with watery hideaways where wildlife takes refuge and nature lovers delight, quiet beaches for sport or peace, and history that dates back to America's beginnings. Journey today to the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Sunday, May 17 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing for the Outer Banks in North Carolina. This afternoon, check into your hotel the Hampton Inn & Suites located in Corolla, North Carolina before enjoying an included dinner at a local restaurant (please make your meal selection below). Day 3 ­ Monday, May 18 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing on a full day of sightseeing to include a photo opportunity of historic Bodie Island Lighthouse. The 156-foot lighthouse began operation in 1872 and is painted in black and white horizontal stripes. Visit Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island. A visitor's center, interpretive programs and nature trail are open to the public. Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the New World, along with her family and other colonists disappeared in this area, their whereabouts never discovered. They had left behind the comfortable limits and familiar rhythms of European civilization for a boundless and unpredictable world in which vigilance, courage, and endurance were needed just to survive. Stroll

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(please make your meal selection below).

Day 6 ­ Thursday, May 21 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before starting your journey home. Travels today take you to the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 7 ­ Friday, May 22 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home refreshed from your coastal tour to the Outer Banks. Cost Per Person: Single $1,629 Double $1,285 Triple $1,189

and tell you about some of its most interesting events, guests and ghosts. Finish your tour, with a beverage at the fabulous St. Laurent Bar, located at the Chateau, which has seen visitors such as Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant.

Day 3 ­ Sunday, May 24 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. After lunch, on your own, bid farewell to Quebec City. Cost Per Person: Single $809 Double $619 Triple $573

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 6 night's lodging, 13 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by March 6, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choices: May 17 ­ Chicken Parmigiana, Fettuccini Pasta or Stuffed Rigatoni May 18 ­ Fried Seafood Platter, Mixed Grill of Gulf Stream Fish, Prime Rib or Chicken Selection May 19 ­ Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Shrimp Salad Sandwich or Eastern North Carolina Style BBQ Sandwich May 20 ­ Broiled Seafood Trio, Prime Rib or Montreal Chicken.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 4 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by April 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield and Waterville. Proof of Citizenship will be required for this tour. *Passports will be required June 1, 2009.

ESCAPE TO THE CAPE

June 11-14 Day 1 ­ Thursday, June 11 ­ An early morning departure will bring you to breathtaking Cape Cod. Travels this morning take you to Sandwich, where upon arrival you will visit the Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich Glass is world-renowned and has been made here since the 1820's. Dinner and entertainment are included this evening at a local restaurant. Bring your bathing suit to enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools at your home for the next three nights, the Cape Point. Day 2 ­ Friday, June 12 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning before you depart on the ferry to Martha's Vineyard. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour, where you will learn about the history and lifestyle of the islanders as you travel through the island's villages. Spend free time for lunch and shopping this afternoon on Martha's Vineyard in the historic whaling village of Edgartown. Dinner is included this evening a local restaurant. Day 3 ­ Saturday, June 13 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning before meeting your guide for a full day guided tour to include the Kennedy Memorial, Korean Memorial, St. Francis Xavier Church and the scenic Main Street of Hyannisport. Visit the Eastham Windmill, a Cape Cod lighthouse and a drive through of the Cape Cod National Seashore area en route to Provincetown. Visit

QUEBEC CITY

May 22-24 Day 1 ­ Friday, May 22 ­ A morning departure will take you to Quebec City, where you will experience the excitement and history this city has to offer. Upon arrival, relax at the Palace Royal Hotel, which is located just outside of the St. John Gate, in the heart of Old Quebec. This evening, enjoy a dinner cruise on the Louis Joliette. As the sun goes down, take in all the magic of Quebec City by night. The fabulous view from the comfort of the glassed-in decks sets the stage for a very special evening. Day 2 ­ Saturday, May 23 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of the city to include The Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, The Joan of Arc Garden, Grande-Allee, Parliament and much more! This afternoon, tour the Chateau Frontenac, where you're costumed guide from another era will show you this famous hotel 14

this wonderful village that has a rich history combining a love of the sea and the arts. Walk along the waterfront and the narrow main streets and enjoy your free time exploring the shops, galleries and restaurants that make Provincetown so unique. Today's highlight is sure to be the Dune Tour, where you will experience the beauty of the Province lands. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant.

Day 4 ­ Sunday, June 14 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning before departing for the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Enjoy the unique automobile collection in the Shaker Round Barn, a historic working Carousel, the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame, the beautiful gardens and other special exhibits. This afternoon depart for home from your historic tour of Cape Cod. Cost Per Person: Single $727 Double $597 Triple $569

workshops with noted quilt artists. Shop at the more than 65 vendors, where you are sure to find quilts, fabrics, patterns, books and more! (Cyr Northstar Tours will not be responsible for any pre-registration for workshops. Additional fees may apply for workshops). This afternoon enjoy a visit to the Shelburne Museum, one of the finest, most diverse and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant.

Day 3 ­ Saturday, June 20 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning before bidding farewell to Vermont as you start your journey home. Today enjoy a visit to Keepsake Quilting and Country Pleasures, where you are sure to find vast selections of 100% cotton fabric, hundreds of quilting books, stencils, patterns, notions and more! This afternoon, depart for home inspired with creativity from your tour to the Vermont Quilt Festival. Cost Per Person: Single $673 Double $529 Triple $473

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 6 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by May 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

VERMONT QUILT FESTIVAL

June 18-20 Day 1 ­ Thursday, June 18 ­ A morning departure will start your tour to the Vermont Quilt Festival, New England's oldest and largest annual quilt event. Travels today take you to Burlington, Vermont, where you will check in at your hotel, the Holiday Inn, followed by a get-acquainted dinner (please make your meal selection below). After dinner, you're off to the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction for the Vermont Quilt Festival Champagne Preview, where you will be the first to see breathtaking special exhibits featuring new and antique quilts, great exhibits and over sixty vendors while enjoying delicious chocolate treats and of course bubbly champagne. Day 2 ­ Friday, June 19 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning. This morning visit the Vermont Quilt Festival and see winners of the quilt contest at the award ceremony, enjoy entertaining lectures, gallery talks and

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 4 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by May 8, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham and South Portland. Meal Choice: Vermont Maple Cured Ham, Seared Salmon with Dill Hollandaise or Apple Almond Stuffed Chicken.

Featuring the Point Sebago Resort

June 19-21 Day 1 ­ Friday, June 19 ­ An early afternoon departure will start your tour to the Point Sebago Resort in Casco, Maine. Upon arrival, check into your Equipped Park Home which features either 1 or 2 cozy bedrooms, a kitchen area, a full bathroom, and a living room with TV. All Park Homes have air conditioning, a deck on which you and your family can sit back and relax, and enjoy the fresh Maine air. Campfires outside your home make for a perfect evening gathering. This afternoon is free to explore the resort at your leisure. Be sure to check your program guide for all the ongoing resort activities. Dinner is included this evening at your resort followed by great entertainment at the first Maine Blues Festival event at the Beach Pavilion, located at Point Sebago Resort

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(location subject to change).

Day 2 ­ Saturday, June 20 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Enjoy a leisurely morning before departing for Naples, Maine for the Maine Blues Festival. Enjoy the all day event featuring more than 40 red-hot blues bands at 14 different venues in Naples (festival shuttle bus is provided between the venue locations). Enjoy the whole day or part of the day at the festival, the choice is yours. Lunch will be provided back at your resort today (Cyr Northstar Tours will be running a shuttle back to the resort for lunch). Tonight, dinner is included at your resort followed by entertainment in the Beach Pavilion. Day 3 ­ Sunday, June 21 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing for home with wonderful memories of your tour to the Maine Blues Festival. Cost Per Person: Single $549 Double $439

historic ship Nautilus and experience first-hand the thrill of being a submariner as you walk the decks that made Naval history: the world's first nuclear powered vessel, first ship to go to the North Pole, and first submarine to journey "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea." Explore the spaces where the crew of this amazing ship worked, ate, slept, and entertained themselves on their long voyages far beneath the ocean's waves. This afternoon, enjoy a cruise aboard Steamboat Sabino, the oldest wooden, coal-fired steamboats still in operation. Tonight, dinner is included at your hotel.

Day 3 ­ Wednesday, June 24 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, bid farewell to Mystic as you travel to Hartford, Connecticut, to visit the Mark Twain House & Museum. Enjoy a guided tour of the house where Mark Twain lived and worked from 1874 to 1891. After your tour, enjoy free time to explore the museum before departing for home with fond memories of your tour to Mystic Seaport. Cost Per Person: Single $596 Double $475 Triple $435

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 5 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, lodging gratuity, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Luggage handling is not available at the Point Sebago Resort. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by May 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

MYSTIC SEAPORT

June 22-24 Day 1 ­ Monday, June 22 ­ Depart this morning for a funfilled tour to scenic Mystic, Connecticut. Upon arrival, enjoy a visit to the Mystic Aquarium, one of America's leading aquariums, showcasing the living collections, science and conservation work of Sea Research through exhibits, demonstrations and educational programs, emphasizing hands-on, interactive, live animal contact experiences for all ages. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel, the Hilton Mystic Hotel. Day 2 ­ Tuesday, June 23 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning before departing for Mystic Seaport. Climb aboard a historic tall ship. Discover stars under the planetarium dome. Explore exhilarating exhibits. See a working shipyard in action. Take a horse and carriage ride through a recreated 19th century seafaring village, the possibilities are endless! This afternoon, visit the 16

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 4 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by April 27, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

NEW YORK CITY

June 26-29 Day 1 ­ Friday, June 26 ­ A morning departure will take you to exciting New York City! Your hotel for the next three nights is the Hampton Inn Manhattan, located on West 31st Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. Day 2 ­ Saturday, June 27 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of New York City to include Times Square, Central Park, Ground Zero and more! This afternoon, visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, where you will have the rare opportunity to mix, mingle and rub elbows with famous wax figures such as James Dean, Madonna, LeAnn Rimes, Bob Marley, Jon Bon Jovi, the blushing Jennifer Lopez and many more! Day 3 ­ Sunday, June 28 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, enjoy the day exploring the Bronx Zoo, where you can trek through the African Plains to see lions, zebras and gazelles, visit the gorillas in the Congo or head to the Asian jungle where the warm air is just

right for otters, gibbons and nearly 800 other critters that live in mangroves and beaches.

Day 4 ­ Monday, June 29 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home from the "City That Never Sleeps." Cost Per Person: Single $1,311 Double $849 Triple $695

Cost Per Person:

Single $327

Double $257

Triple $237

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by May 15, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Note: Accommodations may vary. No cots are allowed due to fire codes.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 2 meals, attractions as highlighted in your itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and the Boston Duck Tour conDUCKtor. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by May 20, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO FESTIVAL

June 30 ­ July 4 Day 1 ­ Tuesday, June 30 ­ A morning departure begins your tour to Nova Scotia, "Canada's Ocean Playground." Nova Scotia is proud to announce that Her Majesty, granted The Nova Scotia International Tattoo the designation "Royal." (This makes the Tattoo unique in the Commonwealth, and indeed, as far as is known, anywhere in the world. The only other show of its type that had the Royal title was London's Royal Tournament, which had its final performance in 1999.) Travel today to Moncton, New Brunswick, where a get-acquainted dinner (please make your meal selection below) is included at your hotel the Crowne Plaza. Day 2 ­ Wednesday, July 1 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning visit the Anne Murray Center, located in historic Springhill, Nova Scotia. The center pays a fitting tribute to the achievements of the internationally acclaimed singing superstar, Anne Murray. A series of award-winning three dimensional and audio-visual displays feature awards, memorabilia and highlights of her exciting career together with a special exhibit of the dramatic story of her hometown. This afternoon, arrive in Halifax at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the collection that includes artifacts, images, charts and plans relating to the marine history of Nova Scotia. The Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Merchant Marine, Nova Scotia small craft and local shipwrecks are particular strengths of the collection, much of which represents the period 1850 to the present. Check into your hotel the Westin Nova Scotian before departing for an included dinner at a local restaurant (please make your meal selection below). Day 3 ­ Thursday, July 2 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of Halifax. Your tour consists of the downtown area, including City Hall, St. Paul's Church, the story of the Halifax Exposition,

BEST OF BOSTON

June 27-28 Day 1 ­ Saturday, June 27 ­ Travel to Boston for an unforgettable experience in this city rich with history. Upon arrival, see Boston like never before, by land and water on the Boston Duck Tour, an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. Check into your hotel, the Four Points Sheraton, located in Revere, Massachusetts, before enjoying an included dinner at the Fire & Ice Restaurant. Day 2 ­ Sunday, June 28 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, depart on a narrated historical sightseeing cruise that features Boston's inner and outer harbor and offers a fun and informative look at its many historic and contemporary landmarks. See and learn about the past, present and future of Boston's historic harbor including tales of famous revolutionary battles, the Nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the islands of the outer harbor, Boston as a working industrial port, the high price of waterfront living and more! The remainder of the afternoon is free to explore Quincy Market at your leisure. Quincy Market is a renovated 19th Centur y complex containing more than 125 restaurants, boutiques, produce stands and more. This evening, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to Boston.

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Waterfront, Province House, Halifax's involvement in the recovery operation of the Titanic and a visit to Citadel Hill, admission included. The remainder of the afternoon is free for you to explore Halifax at your leisure. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant before you experience the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Festival. The Tattoo is unlike any other show in the world. Military bands, pipes and drums, choirs, gymnasts, dancers, militar y displays and competitions offer the most exciting entertainment found under one roof.

Day 4 ­ Friday, July 3 ­ After an included breakfast, bid farewell to Halifax as you start your journey home. This afternoon visit the Hopewell Rocks and enjoy an included lunch followed by a guided tour. Also known as the "Flowerpot Rocks," Hopewell Rocks experiences the highest tides in the world. This evening dinner (please make your meal selection below) is included at your hotel the Crowne Plaza, located in Moncton, New Brunswick. Day 5 ­ Saturday, July 4 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home with wonderful memories of your tour to Nova Scotia. Cost Per Person: Single $1,423 Double $1,095 Triple $1,009

White Mountains at the Beacon Resort in Lincoln, New Hampshire. This 3rd generation family-owned resort is where you will enjoy great hospitality and excellent food served at Dad's Restaurant, followed by a relaxing time at the night club featuring live entertainment. Upon arrival, enjoy an included lunch followed by an afternoon of sightseeing or a resort activity. This evening enjoy a delicious lobster bake dinner in Dad's Dining Room followed by live entertainment in Dad's Lounge.

Day 2 ­ Monday, July 13th ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Meredith, New Hampshire. Upon arrival enjoy a nostalgic scenic excursion along the shores of the lake aboard the Winnipesaukee Railroad. This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful memories of your Sunday Summer Special tour. Cost Per Person: Single $253 Double $229 Triple $229

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 4 night's lodging, 9 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, hotel gratuity for the room attendant at the Crown Plaza, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by April 17, 2009. Departure Locations: Portsmouth, Wells, Biddeford, South Portland, Topsham, Lewiston, Augusta, Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor and Old Town. Meal Choices: June 30 ­ Seafood Casserole or Blade Angus Beef Tips July 1 ­ Grilled Salmon Fillet, Herb Rubbed Chicken Breast or BBQ Cedar Planked Haddock July 3 ­ Breaded Fillet of Haddock or Chicken with Honey Lavender Gravy. Passports will be required for this tour.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 5, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

THOUSAND ISLANDS

July 13-17 Day 1 ­ Monday, July 13 ­ A morning departure will start your fun-filled tour to the Thousand Islands. The Thousand Islands region takes its name from the more than a thousand scenic islands that dot the borders of the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. Travels today take you to Montreal, Quebec, where a get-acquainted dinner is included at your hotel, the Marriott Chateau Champlain. Day 2 ­ Tuesday, July 14 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Today you will travel to Kingston, Ontario, in the heart of the Thousand Islands. Upon arrival, enjoy a narrated luncheon cruise on the St. Lawrence River aboard the Island Star. This afternoon, you will meet your guide and depart on a tour to include a drive-by of the Royal Military College, Fort Frontenac, Olympic Harbour and more! Tonight, dinner is included at your hotel the Ambassador Resort. Day 3 ­ Wednesday, July 15 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning enjoy a ferry ride to Boldt Castle, the grandest of Gilded Age mansions and the setting of a tragic love story. Upon arrival, enjoy a self-guided tour

SUNDAY SUMMER SPECIAL

Beacon Resort

July 12-13 Day 1 ­ Sunday, July 12th ­ Uncover the magic of the

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of this magnificent six story, 120-room castle, complete with a drawbridge and Italian gardens. Upon arrival back to the mainland, enjoy an included lunch before departing for Fort Henry, where the past comes to life. You will depart on a guided tour of the fort, where you will experience life like it was back in the 1800's. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel.

Day 4 ­ Thursday, July 16 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning say goodbye to Kingston as we begin our journey home. This morning, visit Upper Canada Village, where you will get in touch with the past. See log homes, stone farmhouses, grand old residences and how life was on the St. Lawrence River in the 1860's. This afternoon continue on to Montreal, where a farewell dinner is included at your hotel the Marriott Chateau Champlain. Day 5 ­ Friday, July 17 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, enjoy free time to explore Montreal on your own before departing for home from your tour to the Thousand Islands. Cost Per Person: Single $1,343 Double $1,029 Triple $959

Five" 1840's locks, and travel through the solid walls of the "rock cut" as your Coast Guard licensed captain describes the architecture, sights and folklore along the way. Continue on to Niagara Falls, where upon arrival you will check into your hotel the Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at the Greg Frewin Theater, where you will experience the mystery and art of illusion with Greg Frewin, one of the most decorated magicians in the world.

Day 3 ­ Wednesday, July 22 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour to include the Niagara Parks Green House, the world famous Floral Clock and much more! Take a ride on the Maid of the Mist and hear the roar of the water ringing in your ears and feel the mist on your face. This afternoon, Courtesy Canadian Tourism Commission enjoy free time to explore Niagara Falls on your own. Dinner is included this evening at the Skylon Tower (please make your meal selection below). At 775 ft. high overlooking the thundering Falls, the Revolving Dining Room offers a spectacular view of the ever-changing mist and the rainbow of evening illumination. Day 4 ­ Thursday, July 23 ­ Breakfast is included at the hotel before we say goodbye to Niagara Falls and start our journey home. Lunch is included at the Roycroft Inn (please make your meal selection below) before making your way to the Ramada Inn in New Hartford, New York. A farewell dinner is included at your hotel. Day 5 ­ Friday, July 24 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home with a new appreciation of Niagara Falls. Cost Per Person: Single $1,329 Double $989 Triple $877

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 4 night's lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham and South Portland. Passports will be required for this tour.

NIAGARA FALLS

July 20-24 Day 1 ­ Monday, July 20 ­ A morning departure will start this scenic tour to Niagara Falls. Travels today take you to New Hartford, New York, to the Ramada Inn, where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Tuesday, July 21 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel. This afternoon, experience the "Eighth Wonder of the World" on the Erie Canal Cruise en route to Niagara Falls. This unique narrated cruise includes "locking through" and being raised the 49ft. elevation of the Niagara Escarpment in the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal. While onboard, enjoy an included boxed lunch (please make your meal selection below) as you pass under bridges that raise straight up. See water cascade over Lockport's famous "Flight of

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 4 night's lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 10, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choices: July 21 ­ Turkey Club or Chicken Salad July 22 ­ Prime Rib, Grilled Salmon, Baked Chicken Breast or New York Sirloin Steak July 23 ­ Ginger Chicken Salad

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or Open Faced French Dip. Passports will be required for this tour.

NOVA SCOTIA EVANGELINE TRAIL

July 22-27 Day 1 ­ Wednesday, July 22 ­ A morning departure will start your tour to scenic Nova Scotia. Travels today will take you to the Delta Brunswick Hotel in St. John, New Brunswick where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Thursday, July 23 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Oak Island Resort in Western Shore, Nova Scotia. Your resort is a premiere full-service resort nestled along the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia. Dinner is included at your resort this evening followed by Oak Island ­ The Real Story, told by local Oak Island historian, Danny Hennigar. Day 3 ­ Friday, July 24 ­ After an included breakfast visit Amos Pewter, located in picturesque Mahone Bay. Amos Pewter has designed and handcrafted exquisite gifts and keepsakes since 1974. Tour the interpretive workshop where talented craftspeople work and show you how molten pewter is cast into jewelry, sculptures, frames and other collectibles. Continue on with a visit to Peggy's Cove, the fishing village that is famed for its picturesque profile, with houses perched along a narrow inlet and on wave-washed boulders facing the Atlantic. This afternoon, visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic in Lunenburg. The museum commemorates the fishing heritage of the coast of Canada. Housed in brightly painted red buildings, with floating vessels at wharfside, the Museum offers a host of attractions. Dinner is included at your resort this evening. Day 4 ­ Saturday, July 25 ­ Breakfast is included at your resort. This morning, meet your guide for a full day of sightseeing along the Evangeline Trail. Visit the Grande Pre Winery where you'll experience a Nova Scotia tour that you won't find anywhere else in the region. Tour the acres of vineyards, learn about the grape varieties that are unique to Nova Scotia and taste their passion in the wine boutique. At the Grande Pré National Historic Site of Canada you will visit the site of the church and cemetery of the 17th/18th century Acadian village that became the scenic setting for Longfellow's narrative poem Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie. Arrive back at your resort mid-afternoon and relax before enjoying an included dinner this evening. Following dinner, enjoy live entertainment by a local musician. Day 5 ­ Sunday, July 26 ­ Breakfast is included at your resort before bidding farewell to Nova Scotia as your start your journey home. This afternoon, visit the Hopewell Rocks. Also known as the "Flowerpot Rocks," Hopewell Rocks experiences the highest tides in the world. A farewell dinner is included this evening at your hotel the Delta Brunswick in St. John, New Brunswick.

Day 6 ­ Monday, July 27 ­ After an included breakfast depart for home with wonderful memories and photographs of your tour to Nova Scotia. Cost Per Person: Single $1,513 Double $1,159 Triple $1,055

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night's lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: The customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 1, 2009. Departure Locations: South Portland, Topsham, Lewiston, Augusta, Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor and Old Town. Passports will be required for this tour.

NOVA SCOTIA CABOT TRAIL

July 30-August 5 Day 1 ­ Thursday, July 30 ­ A morning departure begins your tour to Nova Scotia, "Canada's Ocean Playground." The scenery is unsurpassed, from the rugged coastline and sandy beaches to the pastoral farmlands. The culture is varied and unique, shaped by its proximity to the sea and the many people who settled here. Travel today to Moncton, New Brunswick. Enjoy an included getacquainted dinner at your hotel the Crowne Plaza (please make your meal selection below). Day 2 ­ Friday, July 31 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before visiting the Acadian Museum at the University of Moncton, where you will see the original Acadian flag and other cultural artifacts. Continue on to Nova Scotia to the town of Pictou and visit the Hector Heritage Quay, where you will see the "Hector" which was a Dutch "Boot Ship," designed for cargo which carried thirty-three families nd twenty five single men to begin the first Scottish settlement in Nova Scotia. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel, the Silver Dart Lodge in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. Day 3 ­ Saturday, August 1 ­ After an included breakfast enjoy your morning at leisure before departing for the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, which contains the largest collection of Bell's artifacts and inventions, including replicas of the first telephones and a full scale model of the HD-4 hydrofoil craft. This afternoon travel to Highland Village, where you will experience good music, good people and good times! Hear Gaelic singing, learn to speak Gaelic phrases and take part in a traditional céilidh. Dinner is included this evening back at your hotel.

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Day 4 ­ Sunday, August 2 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, travel to Louisbourg for a guided tour of the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, the largest reconstructed 18th century French fortified town in North America. After your guided tour, enjoy an included lunch at the Fort before exploring at your leisure. Your meal will be presented in the 18th century tradition where townspeople and off-duty soldiers would have eaten, drank, gambled and gossiped. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel before experiencing an evening of informal traditional Scottish music and dance at a Céilidh. Day 5 ­ Monday, August 3 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, begin your excursion along the Cabot Trail with a local guide. Today you will discover first-hand why Conde Nast magazine readers rated Cape Breton one of the top ten most beautiful islands in the world! Named for the famous explorer, John Cabot, the trail winds for nearly 185 miles around the north shore and is carved into the sides of the mountains that rise high above the Gulf of the St. Lawrence River. You will travel through the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and visit the intriguing village of Cheticamp, famous for its crafts and Acadian culture. The oldest park in eastern Canada, Highlands National Park protects a variety of wooded valleys, shoreline and barren plateau habitats. Moose, bald eagle, hare and deer are often seen, along with the occasional coyote, bear, fox and bobcat. Enjoy another included dinner tonight at your hotel. Day 6 ­ Tuesday, August 4 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, bid farewell to Nova Scotia as you start your journey home. Travels today take you to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monction, New Brunswick, where a farewell dinner is included this evening (please make your meal selection below). Day 7 ­ Wednesday, August 5 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home with incredible memories, spectacular pictures and a new found love for the Acadian culture. Cost Per Person: Single $1,789 Double $1,429 Triple $1,315

South Portland, Topsham, Lewiston, Augusta, Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor and Old Town. Meal Choices: July 30 ­ Breaded Fillet of Haddock or Black Angus Beef Tips August 4 ­ Seafood Casserole or Chicken with Honey Lavender Gravy. Passports will be required for this tour.

INTERNATIONAL FIREWORKS FESTIVAL & NEW FRANCE FESTIVAL

August 5-7 Day 1 ­ Wednesday, August 5 ­ A morning departure will take you to Quebec City, where you will experience the excitement and history this city has to offer. Upon arrival, relax at the Palace Royal Hotel, which is located just outside the St. John Gate, in the heart of Old Quebec. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner and entertainment at a Sugar Party. This evening, set to music against the backdrop of Montmorency Falls, enjoy the International Fireworks Festival. During the festival, five countries compete annually in this spectacular fireworks contest located at the lookout point of Montmorency Falls. This evening enjoy the incredible display of fireworks as you cheer on tonight's featured country. The falls are 1-1/2 times taller than Niagara Falls and are perfect for such a spectacular event! Day 2 ­ Thursday, August 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before you depart on a guided tour of Quebec City to include The Plains of Abraham, the Joan of Arc Garden, Grande-Allee, Old Quebec, Chateau Frontenac and much more! You will have free time this afternoon for lunch, on your own, and the New France Festival. Enjoy theater, concerts, shows, historical reenactments, street entertainers and more! Dinner is on your own this evening. Day 3 ­ Friday, August 7 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Enjoy free time this morning and lunch, on your own, before saying goodbye to Quebec City. Cost Per Person: Single $799 Double $589 Triple $535

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 6 night's lodging, 13 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, hotel gratuity for the room attendant at the Crowne Plaza, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 19, 2009. Departure Locations: Portsmouth, Wells, Biddeford,

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 12, 2009. 21

Departure Locations: Portsmouth, Wells, Biddeford, South Portland, Topsham, Lewiston, Augusta and Waterville. Passports will be required for this tour.

GASPÉ PENINSULA

August 6-11 Day 1 ­ Thursday, August 6 ­ A morning departure will start this scenic tour to the Gaspé Peninsula. Travels today take you to the Chateau Edmundston in Edmundston, New Brunswick, where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. Tonight, enjoy spectacular entertainment at L 'Acadie des Terres et Forets en Fete, where you will be entertained by thirty young singers, dancers, actors and musicians that will brighten your evening in a top of the range presentation surrounded by sophisticated lighting and sound systems. L'Acadie des Terres et Forets en Fete addresses the sad event of the Great Disturbance of 1755 and the arrival of the Loyalists at Saint Anne des Pays Bas. Day 2 ­ Friday, August 7 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the New Brunswick Botanical Gardens. Spread out over an area of seven hectares, it is both a haven of peace and relaxation and a center for the study of nature in all its beauty and colors. The rose garden, the rhododendrons, the luxuriant annuals and perennials offer you a symphony of thousands of colors and ecstasy of innumerable perfumes. Finally, make sure to open your eyes so you don't miss the mosaicultures that surround the decor of the Garden. This afternoon, travel to Rimouski and visit the Pointe-au-Pere Sea Museum, which tells the story of the Empress of Ireland, which claimed 1,000 lives when it sunk in 1914. It was the worst maritime disaster in Canada. Learn about life onboard the vessel and experience its final voyage through a 3D presentation. Afterwards, stretch your legs by climbing the 128 steps of Canada's second tallest lighthouse. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel the Hotel Rimouski. Day 3 ­ Saturday, August 8 ­ After an included breakfast depart your hotel for Percé, where dinner is included tonight at your hotel the Riotel Percé. Percé, Quebec located on the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula, was once a very important fishing village for the Mi'Kmaq people and the early European settlers. Wandering through the village of Perce, Quebec you will see ancient buildings that were used for different aspects of the fishing industry. Day 4 ­ Sunday, August 9 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, visit the Interpretation Center, where you will learn all about the history, vegetation, wildlife and natural phenomena in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Enjoy a harbor cruise around Percé Rock and Bonaventure Island - home to exceptional vegetation and the colony of gannets. You will be amazed at the sight of 250,000 birds nesting on the island. (You may disembark on the island and visit the LeBoutillier House and hike the many trails on the

island. Additional fees may apply.) This afternoon is free for you to explore the island, Percé village or relax at your hotel. Visit some of the galleries, handicraft and souvenir shops, enjoy one of the many cafés for a regional dish. NOTE: At low tide you are able to wade out to Percé Rock and explore this colorful geological wonder. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel.

Day 5 ­ Monday, August 10 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel. Enjoy your coffee as you watch the sunrise over Percé Rock from your hotel. Enjoy a leisurely morning before starting your journey home. Travels today take you to the Auberge Pres du Lac Hotel in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 6 ­ Tuesday, August 11 ­ After an included breakfast return home with new friends, wonderful memories and beautiful photos of your time in the Gaspé region. Cost Per Person: Single $1,279 Double $999 Triple $919

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night's lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 12, 2009. Departure Locations: Portsmouth, Wells, Biddeford, South Portland, Topsham, Lewiston, Augusta, Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor and Old Town. Passports will be required for this tour.

BOSTON POPS AT TANGLEWOOD

August 7-8 Day 1 - Friday, August 7 - A morning departure will start your exciting tour toTanglewood, summer home to the Boston Pops. Upon your arrival in the Berkshires, check into your hotel, Patriot Suites in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant. The highlight of your tour is tonight's performance of the Boston Pops conducted by Keith Lockhart featuring Chris Botti on trumpet. Courtesy of MOTT (Chris Botti is known for his contemporary smooth jazz. He has been on stage and in the studio with artists such as Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell and Josh Groban. He is well known for joining Sting on the "Brand New Day" world tour.)

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Day 2 - Saturday, August 8 - Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for a visit to the Norman Rockwell Museum where you will see many of the illustrator's works in the original oil paintings. There are gallery talks, Rockwell's Studio, and a gift shop to explore. Lunch will be on your own in Stockbridge. This is where Rockwell lived and worked. You will enjoy a variety of shops, small restaurants in this quaint picture postcard town. Take time to visit the Red Lion Inn and see the antique furniture and the famous "teapot collection" (teapots from all over the world). Depart for home humming a new song from your trip to Tanglewood. Cost Per Person: Single $510 Double $407 Triple $384

included at your hotel. There is so much to see and do! Enjoy the day at your leisure for shopping, world-class museums or sightseeing.

Day 4 ­ Monday, August 17 ­ Continental breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home from your tour of the "Big Apple." Cost Per Person: Single $1,189 Double $765 Triple $619

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 2 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, tax and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required by February 9, 2009 to confirm reservation and is due at the time of booking [A non-refundable deposit of $50 per seat is required to book the Boston Pops concert tickets. Once you have paid your deposit, tickets will be purchased and cannot be returned or refunded]. Final payment is due by June 12, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by July 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

MICHIGAN'S UPPER PENINSULA

August 19-27 Day 1 ­ Wednesday, August 19 ­ A morning departure will start your scenic tour to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron draw a continuous 1,700 mile shoreline around the Upper Peninsula and is greater in size than the four states of Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined. Within these boundaries the 384-mile-long peninsula stretches from Drummond Island to Ironwood, reaching 233 miles wide from Menominee to the south to Copper Harbor at the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula. Travels today take you to Holiday Inn Midtown in Montreal, Quebec, where a get-acquainted dinner (please make your meal choice below) is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Thursday, August 20 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Radisson Hotel in Sudbury, Ontario. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel. Day 3 ­ Friday, August 21 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for Sault Ste Marie, Michigan and enjoy a narrated cruise on the Soo Locks Boat Tours. The Soo Locks have been referred to as one of the great wonders of the world and it is still the largest waterway traffic system on earth. While onboard, enjoy an included boxed lunch (please make your meal selection below) as your boat will travel along the international shoreline of the lower harbor letting you experience all the sights, sounds, and excitement of Michigan's oldest city, Sault Ste Marie. This afternoon visit the Tower of History, rising 210 feet above the city; enjoy spectacular views of Sault Ste Marie, Sault Locks 23

NEW YORK CITY

August 14-17 Day 1 ­ Friday, August 14 ­ A morning departure will take you to New York City. Explore all the sights and sounds New York has to offer, at your leisure, over your four day tour. The Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, world-class shopping and many other popular attractions are just some of the possibilities. Your hotel for the next three nights is the Holiday Inn Express Manhattan, located on West 29th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. Day 2 ­ Saturday, August 15 ­ Continental breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of the city to include all the sights that people associate with New York City; Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown and Wall Street. The remainder of the afternoon is yours to explore the city on your own. Day 3 ­ Sunday, August 16 ­ Continental breakfast is

and St. Mary's River to the Canadian wilderness. Tonight, dinner (please make your meal selection below) is included at your hotel the Best Western Sault Ste. Marie.

Day 4 ­ Saturday, August 22 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Soo Junction for the Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour. Experience Upper Michigan's wilderness via a 24 inch gauge railroad as you ride through the habitat of bear, deer and many other animals and birds. The train brings you to the Tahquamenon River where a spacious riverboat waits to take you on a cruise along the pristine river to the rapids ½ mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. Along the way, the captain gives a commentary on the river history and Indian lore. This afternoon, return back to your hotel in Sault Ste. Marie to explore the city at your leisure. Day 5 ­ Sunday, August 23 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel. Bid farewell to Sault Ste Marie as you travel to The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is the only one of its kind dedicated to the perils and heroism of maritime transport on the Great Lakes. The museum and historic buildings on site are fittingly co-located with the oldest active Light Station on Lake Superior. Throughout the museum gallery you will see dramatic shipwreck legends come to life. Artifacts and exhibits tell the stories of sailors and ships who brave the waters of Lake Superior and those who were lost to menacing waves. This afternoon check into your hotel, the Best Western Harbour Point Lakefront, where a barbecue dinner is included this evening. Day 6 ­ Monday, August 24 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning travel by ferry to Mackinac Island and enjoy a guided carriage tour of the island to include the downtown area and Surrey Hills. Continue on with a self-guided tour of Fort Mackinac. Constructed by the British during the American Revolution, Fort Mackinac ser ved as an imposing sentinel in the Straits of Mackinac for 115 years. Within its 14 original buildings, you'll enjoy informative and interactive exhibits and a Victorian-themed museum store. Courtesy of Balthazar Korab Outside, the 1880's soldier interpreters play concerts of military music, fire rifles on the parade ground, and deliver a cannon salute over the harbor. Explore the state of 19th century medicine in the newest exhibit, "Military Medicine at Mackinac," located inside the 1829 Post Hospital. Take a look through a giant microscope, watch a virtual physician make his rounds in 1837; examine the unusual medical and surgical equipment of the time...all in Michigan's oldest hospital building. A buffet lunch is included at the Grand Hotel before departing back to the mainland. Day 7 ­ Tuesday, August 25 ­ After an included breakfast say goodbye to Michigan's Upper Peninsula as you 24

start your journey home. Lunch (please make your meal selection below) is included today at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, Michigan. After lunch, enjoy free time to explore Bonner's Christmas Wonderland, the world's largest Christmas store, offering over 50,000 trims, gifts & collectibles. Your hotel this evening is the Ramada Inn in London, Ontario.

Day 8 ­ Wednesday, August 26 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Travels today take you to the Ramada Inn in New Hartford, New York, where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 9 ­ Thursday, August 27 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Cost Per Person: Single $1,955 Double $1,523 Triple $1,386

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 8 night's lodging, 16 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $500 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by June 29, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham and South Portland. Meal Choices: August 19 ­ Chicken Supreme, Roast Beef or filet of Sole August 21 (lunch) ­ Turkey or Ham Sandwich August 21 (dinner) ­ Herb Crusted Pork Loin or Roasted Turkey August 25 ­ Frankenmuth Style Chicken, Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin) or Broccoli Pasta Alfredo. Passports will be required for this tour.

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At the time of printing, the details were not able to be finalized. (You see, it really is a mystery!) Information should be available in February.

BOSTON RED SOX AWAY GAME

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At the time of this brochure printing the 2009 Red Sox schedule had not been established. We will again be offering a trip for an away game. Currently under consideration is Philadelphia, Baltimore, Toronto or Cleveland, depending on who is offering a weekend series. Unfortunately, tickets are not available for any Red Sox/Yankees series. Please call for more information in January.

THE HAMPTONS

September 1-4 Day 1 ­ Tuesday, September 1 ­ A morning departure will start this scenic tour to The Hamptons, New York's summer playground for the rich and famous. Dinner is included this evening at the wonderful East End Restaurant. Your hotel for the next three nights is the Inn at Baron's Cove in Sag Harbor. Day 2 ­ Wednesday, September 2 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Old Westbury Gardens and the Phipps Estate. This Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 160 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes. Continue on to the Cradle of Aviation Museum. This fabulous museum holds guests spellbound as they enter the four-story glass atrium and gaze upon a sampling of aircraft. Eight galleries showcase the history of aviation over the last century. Tonight, enjoy a dinner cruise with entertainment as you cruise around Fire Island. Day 3 ­ Thursday, September 3 ­ This morning enjoy breakfast in bed before departing on a full day of sightseeing. Visit the famous Montauk Lighthouse and see the incredible three-state view. See the lifestyle of the Rich and Famous (and infamous) with a tour of Southampton's "Mansions Along the Water" before a tour and tasting at Duck Walk Vineyards. Dinner is included this evening at the East End Restaurant. Day 4 ­ Friday, September 4 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home with wonderful memories of your tour to The Hamptons. Cost Per Person: Single $865 Double $689 Triple $639

your hotel for the next two nights. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant.

Day 2 ­ Friday, September 4 ­ After an included breakfast, depart your hotel for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Located on Main Street in the heart of picturesque Cooperstown, New York, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is one of the country's most popular destinations and is surely the best-known sports shrine in the world. The Hall of Fame has stood as the definitive repository of the game's treasures and as a symbol of the most profound individual honor bestowed on an athlete. It is every fan's "Field of Dreams" with its stories, legends and magic to be passed on from generation to generation. Lunch is included this afternoon at The Otesaga Resort Hotel before visiting the Farmers Museum. Rediscover the innocent beauty, the intricate wisdom and the enduring charm of our rural past. Imagine turning the latch, opening the door and stepping over the threshold into another century. At The Farmers' Museum, ever y visit is a new adventure, determined by the path you choose. Continue on with a visit to Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard which features over 40 daily samples of sweet cider, apple salsa, aged cheese, wines, hard ciders and more! Day 3 ­ Saturday, September 5 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This afternoon enjoy an included luncheon (please make your meal selection below) as you ride the rails through the legendary Catskill Mountains on the elegant Rip Van Winkle Flyer Train (this train was also known as "The Acadian" when it ran in Greenville, Maine). Continue on with a guided tour of the Hudson River Maritime Museum the only museum in New York State exclusively preserving the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and the industries dependent on the river. Your hotel for the next two nights is the Holiday Inn in Kingston, New York. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant. Day 4 ­ Sunday, September 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for West Point Military Academy. Upon arrival, visit the West Point Military Museum, which offers the largest collection of military history in the U.S. Next, enjoy a guided tour of the Academy, which includes an exciting blend of the historic past and the modern military of today. Brunch is included today at the Thayer Hotel before departing for the Vanderbilt Mansion. Enjoy a guided tour to include the home, grounds, formal gardens and a spectacular view of the Hudson River. Dinner is included at your hotel this evening (please make your meal selection below). Day 5 ­ Monday, September 7 ­ Breakfast is included

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 6 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by July 13, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Featuring Cooperstown & West Point

September 3-7 Day 1 ­ Thursday, September 3 ­ A morning departure will start your tour to the great state of New York. Travels today take you to the Holiday Inn in Oneonta, New York,

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at your hotel before departing for home from historic New York.

Cost Per Person: Single $1,103 Double $865 Triple $769

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 4 night's lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by July 24, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choices: September 5 ­ Chicken Marsala, Beef Burgundy, Chicken Pot Pie September 6 ­ Trout Almondine or Stuffed Pork Chops.

on the Showboat Branson Belle before a performance at the Jim Stafford evening show. Critically acclaimed as the "Victor Borge of the Guitar," Jim creates hilarious antics from everyday life ­ out of his mind and into your heart! Famous for his million-selling records, "Spiders & Snakes," "Cow Patti," and the infamous "My Girl Bill," Jim satirizes the obvious with his music and comedy. Only Jim Stafford can combine hysterical comedy with masterful performances on the classical guitar and heart-warming stories of the human spirit.

Day 6 ­ Monday, September 14 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, experience the Buck Trent morning show, where they guarantee to get your toes tappin' and hands clappin' with his high-energy country music show. This afternoon, enjoy a guided tour by tram of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, to include the historic district. Dinner is included this evening before enjoying a performance at The Great Passion Play. Experience the wonder and glory of the "Greatest Story Ever Told," featuring a cast of hundreds perform amid historically accurate stage settings, The Great Passion Play brings to life the thrilling, epic drama surrounding Christ's last days on earth, death and resurrection. After the show, return to your hotel in Branson. Day 7 ­ Tuesday, September 15 ­ Breakfast is included this morning. This morning enjoy a performance at Clay Cooper's Country Music Express. Clay Cooper's Country Music Express is an all-new, high energy show filled with incredible singin', amazing dancin', tricky gun-slingin', rope-twirlin', and comedy that will tickle your funnybone! This afternoon is free to explore Branson at your leisure. Dinner is included at the Ground Country Buffet before an unforgettable performance at The Presley's Country Jubilee evening show. Four generations of Presley's perform country and bluegrass favorites, new country, and southern gospel, with plenty of comedy thrown in. It's a colorful production filled with the Presley's love for humor and down-home music. Day 8 ­ Wednesday, September 16 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, experience the Brett Family morning show. This fast-paced musical variety show is jam-packed with feel good music and dance, showcasing classic favorites from the 30's to present, country, gospel, and patriotic. All of the Bretts have dynamic solo voices, that when combined, create breath-taking, world-class harmony, and an a cappella sound that is second to none. This afternoon, enjoy an unforgettable performance of Noah at the Sight and Sound Theater. After God reveals to the righteous Noah that a flood will extinguish all life on earth, He charges the man to construct an ark massive enough to shelter his family, any other true believers, and pairs of every species of living creature. Dinner is included at the Uptown Café before a performance at the Welk Theater (Performer TBA. Possible performers are Tony Orlando, Louise Mandrel or The Tillis Family Reunion).

September 9-21 Day 1 ­ Wednesday, September 9 ­ Early morning departure today begins your travels to "See The Best of Country Music." Your destination today will be Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. A get-acquainted dinner is included this evening at your hotel, the Best Western East Mountain Inn. Day 2 ­ Thursday, September 10 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Travels today take you to the Drury Inn in Grove City, Ohio. Day 3 ­ Friday, September 11 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Today you will travel to St. Charles, Missouri to the Holiday Inn Select. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant. Day 4 ­ Saturday, September 12 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, meet your guide for a city tour. St. Charles was founded in 1769 and is the site where on the banks of the Missouri River, Lewis and Clark met to begin their westward expedition. Continue on with a visit to the Lewis and Clark Boat House and Nature Center. The facility houses a museum dedicated to the Lewis & Clark Expedition, Missouri River habitats, and St. Charles history. The full-size replica boats constructed by the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles and used during the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial are on display. This afternoon, depart for Branson and check into your hotel the Grand Country Resort upon arrival. Day 5 ­ Sunday, September 13 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of Branson to include the College of the Ozarks. Dinner is included

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Day 9 ­ Thursday, September 17 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before saying goodbye to Branson as you start your journey home. Travels today take you to the Drury Inn & Suites in Louisville, Kentucky. Day 10 ­ Friday, September 18 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning visit Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby. Tour the Derby Museum that includes the sounds, images and artifacts that bring the pageantry and excitement of the Kentucky Derby to life. Continue your guided tour of the facility to include the Grandstand, the Finish Line and Winner's Circle. This afternoon, experience the Louisville Slugger Museum on your guided tour. It takes a special place to craft the official bat of Major League Baseball. Since 1884, Louisville Slugger has put prime lumber in the hands of the greatest players of the game. A visit to the museum shows you how the sport has changed a bit between then and now, but the "crack of the bat" remains one of the sporting world's most thrilling moments. Dinner is included this evening on the Belle of Louisville. With the playing of her calliope, the Belle, continues to beckon one and all to join her on a journey back to the time when she carried passengers and goods to ports all along the beautiful Ohio River. The majestic Ohio River, the major link between the bustling cities of the East Coast and the mighty Mississippi River, was greatly instrumental in shaping the future of the city of Louisville and to this day still captures the imagination of all who visit. Day 11 ­ Saturday, September 19 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Journey today to the Hampton Inn in Wheeling, West Virginia. Dinner will be on your own this evening before a performance at the Victoria Vaudeville Theater where there is music and entertainment for everyone! Day 12 ­ Sunday, September 20 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. You will pay a visit to West Virginia Independence Hall before departing Wheeling. It was here that issues dividing many Virginians ­ slavery being one of many ­ were debated, compromised and shaped into the skeleton of statehood. Mid-morning, begin your travels to the Best Western East Mountain Inn in WilkesBarre, Pennsylvania, where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 13 ­ Monday, September 21 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for home with new friends from your exciting tour to Branson. Cost Per Person: Single $2,661 Double $2,183 Triple $2,041

appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $500 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by July 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

REBELLIONS AND REVOLUTIONS

September 11-16 Day 1 ­ Friday, September 11 ­ A morning departure will take you to Lexington, Massachusetts, America's Birthplace. Upon arrival, you will have free time for lunch on your own before a tour of Lexington and Concord. Ride along the historic Battle Road while your costumed guide recounts the exciting events of April 19, 1775 and the literary legacy that defined American identity and culture. You will visit the Lexington Battle Greens and Minute Man National Historic Site which includes Paul Revere's captured site, Hartwell Tavern, North Bridge and more! This afternoon, check into your hotel the Four Points Sheraton in Revere, Massachusetts, where a getacquainted dinner is included. Day 2 ­ Saturday, September 12 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, visit the Bunker Hill Monument, which was built to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill, the first major conflict between British and Patriot forces. Next, visit the Battle of Bunker Hill Museum, which houses all new exhibits on the Battle of Bunker Hill, the building of the Monument and the history of Charlestown. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon exploring Quincy Market and the Freedom Trail at your leisure. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant. Day 3 ­ Sunday, September 13 ­ After an included breakfast, bid farewell to Boston as you make your way to Bennington, Vermont. Upon arrival, enjoy a visit to the Bennington Monument. Built in the late 1880's, the monument is a dedication to the famous Battle of Bennington that took place in 1777. It was at this location the American colonists maintained a store of weapons and food, which British General Burgoyne knew was critical to capture in order to restock his own troops. This afternoon, depart for the Georgian Resort located in Lake George, New York. Day 4 ­ Monday, September 14 ­ Breakfast is included at your resort. This morning depart for Fort Ticonderoga in Ticonderoga, New York for a self-guided visit. Just three weeks after Lexington and Concord, Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold converged on Ticonderoga with the same idea. In a bold down raid on May 10, 1775, they took

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Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 12 night's lodging, 20 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and

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the Fort from the British, giving America its first victory in the struggle for independence. Dinner is included this evening at your resort.

Day 5 ­ Tuesday, September 15 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for the Saratoga National Historic Site Visitors Center to gain an inside look at the Battle of Saratoga. This afternoon, enjoy a luncheon cruise aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement. Enjoy the incredible scenery of Lake George while your Captain gives you a narrative of the history of the lake. This afternoon, enjoy free time to explore Lake George at your leisure or relax at your resort. The choice is yours! Tonight, dinner and spectacular entertainment are included at your resort. Day 6 ­ Wednesday, September 16 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home with a new found respect for the struggles that our forefathers had to endure for our freedom. Cost Per Person: Single $1,181 Double $905 Triple $827

at your resort. Be sure to look at your activities program for tonight's entertainment and activities.

Day 2 ­ Wednesday, September 16 ­ Breakfast is included at your resort this morning. Enjoy your day as you choose. Get involved with the daily activities at your resort or maybe play 18 holes of golf (green fees are not included). Some of the activities that are offered at your resort are: Ladies Only Free Pampering Session, Indoor Putting Contest, Texas Hold'em Tournament, Jewelry Making Class, Learn to Make Your Own Website and many more! Dinner is included at your resort. Tonight, enjoy the spectacular entertainment at your resort. Day 3 ­ Thursday, September 17 ­ After an included breakfast, enjoy your day as you wish. Be sure to check your activities program for all the up-to-date information on today's daily activities. Dinner is included at your resort followed by entertainment. Day 4 ­ Friday, September 18 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before bidding farewell to the Pocono's and journey home feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Cost Per Person: Single $1,045 Double $749 Triple $655

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night's lodging, 10 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by August 5, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

THE POCONOS

September 15-18 Day 1 ­ Tuesday, September 15 ­ Depart this morning for the Split Rock Resort & Golf Club, situated on 125 acre Lake Harmony in the western region of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Numerous leisure time activities can be found year round at Split Rock including 27 holes of championship golf, 18 hole championship miniature golf course, two indoor pools, one outdoor pool, swimming lagoon, three indoor surface tennis courts and six outdoor clay tennis courts, racquetball, archery, bocci ball, shuffleboard, softball, volleyball, fully equipped fitness center, massage center, whirlpool, steam room, video arcade, billiards room, bowling alley with eight lanes, first run movie theater, gift shop, video rentals, fishing, paddle boats, outdoor barbecues, hiking, and biking. Whether you choose to have a relaxing vacation or enjoy all the great amenities and activities that are available, your vacation is what you make it and the possibilities are endless! Dinner is included this evening

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 6 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, resort fee, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by July 24, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

September 15-18 Day 1 ­ Tuesday, September 15 ­ An early morning departure will bring you to breathtaking Cape Cod. Travels this morning take you to Sandwich, where upon arrival you will visit the Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich Glass is world-renowned and has been made there since the 1820's. Late afternoon, check into your hotel the Bayside Resort, where dinner is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Wednesday, September 16 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before meeting your guide and departing on a full day sightseeing tour of the Cape. You will travel along scenic Route 6A, driving through colonial villages filled with wonderful examples of New England architecture. You will view the Eastham Windmill, a Cape

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Cod lighthouse and drive through the Cape Cod National Seashore area. The landscape dramatically changes as you approach "Land's End," Provincetown. You will be surrounded on all sides by the ocean and sand dunes and a landscape dotted with small cottages. Provincetown is a unique destination with rich history that combines a love of the sea and the arts. Walk along the narrow Courtesy of MOTT streets filled with restaurants, shops and galleries. Today's highlight will be a Dune Tour that brings you out to the Province Lands to appreciate the natural beauty of Cape Cod. This evening, enjoy an included lobster dinner (an alternative entrée is available for those not wishing to have lobster).

Day 3 ­ Thursday, September 17 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, depart on a guided tour to Hyannis. You will stop at the Kennedy Memorial and the Korean War Memorial, drive through the village of Hyannisport and view St. Francis Xavier Church. Continue on with a cruise on Hyannis Harbor followed by a one way journey from Hyannis to Sandwich aboard the Cape Cod Central Railroad. You will see the Great Salt Marsh, a cranberry bog, a peek of Cape Cod Bay and scenic views of Cape Cod. Dinner and entertainment are included this evening. Day 4 ­ Friday, September 18 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing home with wonderful memories of your tour to Cape Cod. Cost Per Person: Single $705 Double $573 Triple $539

dazzling shows, exhibits, thrilling performances, unique specialty items and scrumptious food from the four corners of the globe. A shuttle pass to your hotel is included today so you can enjoy the fair at your own pace.

Day 2 ­ Saturday, September 19 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Today, enjoy the day at The Big E, at your own leisure (admission included). Two roundtrip shuttle passes from your hotel to the fair are included today. Day 3 ­ Sunday, September 20 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for the Yankee Candle Flagship Store. Far more than just a candle store, it's a special place where magic comes to life. From watching animated, singing characters to celebrating Christmas year round, it is quite an unusual place, where the whole family can experience an enchanting mix of shopping and entertainment. This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to The Big E. Cost Per Person: Single $465 Double $347 Triple $319

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 6 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by August 7, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 2 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by August 10, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

FALL COLORS OF VERMONT

September 20-22 Day 1 ­ Sunday, September 20 ­ Enjoy the spectacular fall colors as you make your way to the Holiday Inn in Rutland, Vermont. Upon arrival, your host will present a wine and cheese seminar and tasting. Learn about the origin and history of cheese making and the wines in their extensive wine cellar. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel. Day 2 ­ Monday, September 21 ­ A hearty Vermont breakfast is included at your hotel this morning before departing for Mendon Mountain Orchards & Cider Mill. Here you will tour a small family-owned and operated "barn factory." Learn how apples are sorted, washed, peeled, sliced, packed and stored at one of Vermont's oldest working orchards. Sample a cup of fresh apple cider as you browse the farm store which features "the best" homemade apple pies that can be ordered fresh baked. Next, you're off to the picture perfect Vermont 29

September 18-20 Day 1 ­ Friday, September 18 ­ Depart this morning for Springfield, Massachusetts, where upon arrival you will enjoy the remainder of the day at The Big E (admission included). The Big E takes you on a grand journey to

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village of Weston where you will wander the extensive aisles of the famous Vermont Country Store. In the Orton family since its inception in 1946, it is a unique and fascinating trip back in time, full of memories as we see merchandise not seen in years, candy, toys, hard to find items of yesteryear. Just up the street you will see first-hand the journey of Vermont commerce through the years by visiting the old grist mill and "little gem" of a House & Tavern Museum portraying family life and work in the 1800's. This afternoon, arrive back at your hotel, where fresh baked treats along with coffee and tea are waiting for you. Tonight, your chefs will demonstrate how to prepare hors d'oeuvres for your next party before an included dinner. After dinner enjoy tonight's entertainment at your hotel.

Day 3 ­ Tuesday, September 22 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, depart for Mr. Twitters for a sip and sample tour. Mr. Twitters is a garden center and unique gift emporium filled with seasonal treasures. Next, you're off to the New England Maple Museum for a trip through Vermont's famous maple industry. In addition to the largest collection of maple sugaring artifacts in existence, the museum features many displays, syrup and sugar making demonstrations and samples of Vermont's best syrup. Return back to your hotel, where an included lunch buffet awaits you. After lunch, bid farewell to Vermont as you journey home. A stop will be made at Mendon Mountain Orchard Store to pick up any fresh baked apple pies that have been ordered. Cost Per Person: Single $560 Double $463 Triple $427

Day 2 ­ Tuesday, September 22 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before we travel to Lititz, Pennsylvania where we'll stop at the Julius Sturgis Pretzel House, America's first commercial pretzel bakery. Enjoy a tour of the facility and learn the history of pretzel making and how to "twist your own pretzel." At The Perfect Blend, enjoy high tea with scones, soup, an assortment of finger sandwiches and pastries and, of course, a pot of hot tea of your choice. This afternoon, visit the Wilbur Chocolate Museum where a video host takes you through the world of Chocolate. Starting with the history of the cocoa bean and ending with modern day products we crave today. Learn how Cortez's discovered the "Food of the Gods" which started the chocolate craze in Europe and later came to America. Continue on to Lancaster to the Holiday Inn Express before an included dinner and a performance of Smoke On The Mountain at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Day 3 ­ Wednesday, September 23 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Your guide will meet you for a full day of sightseeing. Spend the day visiting Gettysburg, where one of the most important contested battles of the Civil War was waged. Your tour includes Fields of Freedom at the Gettysburg Gateway Theatre. Experience the greatest battle of the Civil War as never before. This groundbreaking 30-minute film transports you to the Battle of Gettysburg with all its sound and fury. Based on the discovered diaries of soldiers from both sides, Fields of Freedom immerses you in the lives of two young men as they prepare for battle. Next, visit the Gettysburg Museum of the American Civil War before your guided tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield. Enjoy a visit to the Eisenhower Farm, the only home the Eisenhower's ever called home. Dinner is included this evening at the Dobbin House Restaurant, the oldest existing building in Gettysburg that was used as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Day 4 ­ Thursday, September 24 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before meeting your guide for another full day of sightseeing. Visit Amish Farm & House and Farmlands, where you will discover the Amish lifestyle at the oldest, most authentic and most exciting Amish Home in Lancaster County. Continue on with a visit to the Amish Quilt & Craft Shop before arriving at Kitchen Kettle Village where you will have free time for lunch on your own and shopping. This evening, enjoy the amazing production of In the Beginning at the Sight & Sound Theatre before an included traditional family style dinner at the Hershey Farm Restaurant. Day 5 ­ Friday, September 25 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, depart for the Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market, where you will find locally made crafts, gift, novelties and more. Next, enjoy a guided tour of

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 5 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by August 15, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells and Portsmouth.

PENN DUTCH & GETTYSBURG

September 21-26 Day 1 ­ Monday, September 21 ­ This popular tour highlights the rich farmland of Pennsylvania's Dutch Country and Gettysburg. This morning we'll travel to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to the Best Western East Mountain Inn, where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening.

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Ephrata Cloister, one of the nation's earliest religious communities founded by German settlers. Discover the peace, tranquility and beauty of this National Historic Landmark. This afternoon, say goodbye to Lancaster County as you depart the Best Western East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. A farewell dinner is included at your hotel this evening. Day 6 ­ Saturday, September 26 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home with wonderful memories of your tour to Pennsylvania Amish Country and historic Gettysburg. Cost Per Person: Single $1,225 Double $1,077 Triple $1,019

the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by August 21, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

CIRCLE TENNESSEE

October 1-12 Day 1 ­ Thursday, October 1 ­ Travels today will take you to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to the Best Western East Mountain Inn, where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Friday, October 2 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Holiday Inn Express in Abingdon, Virginia. Day 3 ­ Saturday, October 3 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing for Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Today, experience the best that the Smoky Mountains have to offer at Dollywood! See spectacular entertainment with over 40 performances daily, master craftsmen, Dolly's Museum, a 110-ton steam train and much more! This evening, check into your hotel the Holiday Inn before departing for an evening at dinner and entertainment at the Smith Family Theater. Enjoy a performance of three men ­ a thousand voices and their eclectic blend of country, bluegrass and gospel. Day 4 ­ Sunday, October 4 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Blackwood Morning Variety Show for an unforgettable show with soaring songs of faith and toe-tapping, hand-clapping fun. This afternoon is free for you to explore Pigeon Forge at your leisure. A shuttle will be provided to Gatlinburg for passengers who wish to go there. Tonight, an unforgettable evening filled with fun, dinner, excitement and romance is yours to enjoy at Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede. Day 5 ­ Monday, October 5 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for Chattanooga, Tennessee. Upon arrival, visit the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway and experience the thrill of "America's Most Amazing Mile" as you ride the world's steepest passenger railway u p h i s t o r i c L o o ko u t Mountain. Next, visit the Rock City Gardens, a 14-acre national, scenic attraction with a 4,100 foot-trail featuring unique rock formations and gardens. This afternoon, explore the Tennessee Aquarium and journey from the mountains to the sea. Explore a cove forest where otters play. Feel steam rise

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 night's lodging, 11 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by August 14, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

INDIAN HEAD FALL FOLIAGE

Indian Head Resort

September 27-28 Day 1- Sunday, September 27 ­ A morning departure brings you to the White Mountains of New Hampshire for the Autumn colors. Upon arrival at Indian Head Resort, you will have an included luncheon followed by local sightseeing or entertainment. This evening an included cocktail reception and Lobsterfest dinner (or your choice of menu) followed by an exciting Country and Western floor show featuring Jose Duddy is yours to enjoy! Day 2 ­ Monday, September 28 ­ Breakfast is included at your resort this morning. Bingo is included before departing for Castle in the Clouds. Upon arrival, enjoy an included lunch followed by a guided tour of the historic castle, which was built in 1914 and offers breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee. This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful photos of your fall foliage tour to the White Mountains. Cost Per Person: Single $289 Double $239 Triple $237

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 4 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals,

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in the delta swamp where alligators lurk. Visit a tropical island, touch a stingray and surround yourself with butterflies. Stand in the shadows of sharks overhead while thousands of reef creatures dart through amazing coral formations. Late afternoon, check into your hotel the Chattanooga Choo Choo Holiday Inn before departing for a dinner cruise on the Southern Belle Riverboat. Enjoy your evening with music and a nighttime tour of the Tennessee River.

Day 6 ­ Tuesday, October 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Bid farewell to Chattanooga as you make your way to Memphis. Upon arrival, check into your hotel the Drury Inn before an included dinner at BB King's Blues Club on Beale Street. Day 7 ­ Wednesday, October 7 ­ After an included breakfast depart for Graceland where a Platinum Tour is included. Tour Elvis's mansion, two custom airplanes, the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum and a memorabilia museum call "Sincerely Elvis." This afternoon, visit the Pink Palace Museum, Tennessee's most visited museum. You can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders' Piggly Wiggly. Explore the cultural and natural history of the mid-South through exciting exhibits, dioramas, and audiovisuals. Trace Memphis' development from the time of Spanish explorers through the Civil War and the yellow fever epidemics. Learn from the award-winning medical exhibit how health care grew to be Memphis' largest industry. Dinner is included this evening at the Kings Palace Café (please make your meal selection below). Day 8 ­ Thursday, October 8 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Enjoy free time this morning to explore Beale Street at your leisure before departing for Nashville. Check into your hotel the Drury Inn (please note that rooms at the Gaylord Opryland were not available due to a conference in town) before departing for the Nashville Nitelife Theater for great entertainment and a scrumptious dinner. Day 9 ­ Friday, October 9 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for the Country Music Hall of Fame, where you will experience an exciting, multilayered journey through the life of country music with photographs, original recordings and artifacts. Next, visit the Ryman Auditorium for a self-guided tour of the former home of the Grande Ole Opry. Lunch is included at the Belle Meade Plantation, an 1853 Greek revival mansion that was world renowned as a thoroughbred stud farm and nursery. After lunch enjoy a guided tour of the mansion with your costumed guide. Tonight, experience an incredible performance at the Grande Ole Opry (performers TBA).

Day 10 ­ Saturday, October 10 ­ After an included breakfast bid farewell to Tennessee as you start your journey home. Travels today take you to the Holiday Inn Express in Abingdon, Virginia. Day 11 ­ Sunday, October 11 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing for the Best Western East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 12 ­ Monday, October 12 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your hotel before departing for home with wonderful memories of your tour to Tennessee. Cost Per Person: Single $2,531 Double $2,043 Triple $1,881

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 11 night's lodging, 20 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $500 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by August 14, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choice: BBQ Sampler, Blackened Catfish, Grilled Chicken or Chicken Pasta.

CANADA BY RAIL

October 4-16 Day 1 ­ Sunday, October 4 ­ Depart this morning and travel via motorcoach to Montreal, Quebec. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel the Marriott Chateau Champlain. Day 2 ­ Monday, October 5 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Join the tour at the Montreal VIA rail station where you will meet your Canada by Rail Tour Director and board your VIA 1 service to Toronto. Upon arrival in Toronto we will transfer to the Delta Chelsea Hotel and this evening attend a "Welcome Dinner" hosted by your tour director. Day 3 ­ Tuesday, October 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning is at your leisure to spend as you wish. In the afternoon, join together for a tour of Canada's largest city - Toronto. From your coach, see many of the city's famous landmarks and neighborhoods including Casa Loma, Eaton Centre and Kensington Market. Dinner is included atop the world's tallest building ­ the CN Tower with its panoramic views of Toronto before heading to the train station. At 10:00pm, depart Toronto on VIA Rail's Transcontinental train, restored to

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its original 1950's style. "The Canadian" is a handsome stainless steel re-creation of the great era of train travel. Enjoy your private room...socialize over a drink with your friends in the Mural Lounge...or ascend the staircase to the dome of the Park Car for coffee under the stars. Your private room is transformed into a cozy bedroom for a night's rest.

Day 4 ­ Wednesday, October 7 ­ After a peaceful night's rest, awake and enjoy the view of the untamed wilderness of Northern Ontario while enjoying your included breakfast. There is something special about taking the train in Canada, for it was the railway that linked this country together. The train is close to the very essence of Canada. You will be traveling in "Silver and Blue" class, enjoying first class service. This sleek, polished and finely upholstered special section of the train is a reminder of how civilized rail travel can be. Cross the rugged rocks of the Canadian Shield to enter the Province of Manitoba while you sleep. Lunch and dinner are included onboard today. Day 5 ­ Thursday, October 8 ­ Arrive in Manitoba's capital city Winnipeg early this morning. During your layover, enjoy a guided tour, seeing Assiniboine Park, the Legislature Building, the Louis Riel Statue, the downtown area, St. Boniface Basilica amongst other important sites. Depart Winnipeg at 12:00pm. Guests will want to visit the Dome for sweeping views of the vast rolling prairies as you travel across Saskatchewan during the afternoon and into Alberta this evening. Breakfast and dinner are included onboard today. Day 6 ­ Friday, October 9 ­ Breakfast is included this morning. After passing Edmonton, Alberta's capital, you will notice your first glimpse of the Canadian Rockies. Arrive in Jasper in the early afternoon and travel by motorcoach south on the Icefields Parkway. Stop at Columbia Icefields, where you board a sno-coach for a ride up the Athabasca Glacier (weather and schedule permitting). Continue along the Parkway on route to Banff - a bustling resort village nestled under imposing peaks - for a two-night stay at the Banff International Hotel. (Note: The Columbia Icefields will be included as long as VIA Rail is on time arriving in Jasper. If the train is late and we are unable to include the Columbia Icefields, another attraction will be substituted later on during the tour.) Day 7 ­ Saturday, October 10 ­ Breakfast is included this morning. Start with a tour of Banff including Bow Falls, the Banff Springs Hotel, Tunnel Mountain and Sulphur Mountain Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain where you can look down over the entire town of Banff. The afternoon is free to explore Banff at your own pace.

Day 8 ­ Sunday, October 11 ­ Breakfast is included this morning. Today it's "All Aboard" as you pull out of the Banff Station on the "Rocky Mountaineer" two-day rail tour, "the Most Spectacular Train Trip in the World". Sit back and relax in spacious, comfortable reclining seats with picture windows...your lunch will be served at your seat, along with snacks and nonalcoholic drinks. Your Onboard Service Attendant will provide interesting and informative commentary on the history and geography of the route. Travel through the snow-capped mountains of Banff, Yoho and Glacier National Parks...twist a figure eight through the "Spiral Tunnels"...watch for wildlife on the hillsides...traverse Rogers Pass...and discover Craigellachie, where, in 1885, the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railroad was driven. Overnight is in Kamloops at a local hotel (hotel TBA). Day 9 ­ Monday, October 12 ­ Breakfast is included this morning. Re-board the train to continue your journey westward through Canada's semi-arid desert. Lunch is included today as you travel down the Thompson River, where whitewater rafters challenge the rapids at the Jaws of Death Gorge. Along the historic Fraser River, see Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon before entering the lush fertile fields of the Fraser Valley. In the late afternoon, arrive in Vancouver for a three-night stay at the Blue Horizon Hotel. Day 10 ­ Tueday, October 13 ­ After an included breakfast it's an early start to enjoy a day trip to charming Victoria. Board the ferry at Tsawwassen to cross the Strait of Georgia to Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island. Visit Butchart Gardens, offering a magnificent array of flowers, trees and much more. Victoria ­ "the Emerald of the West and Sunshine City" - is a regal capital with a British accent and old English charm. Your tour of the city includes the Tudor-style buildings, parks, flower-lined streets and more. Return to Vancouver. Day 11 ­ Wednesday, October 14 ­ Breakfast is included this morning. A morning city tour will acquaint you with this magnificent western Canadian city, site of the 1986 World Exposition and host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. See historic Gastown, 1000-acre Stanley Park, the downtown area, English Bay beaches, the waterfront and the second largest Chinatown in North America. The afternoon is free to pursue your own interests. This evening your tour director will host a farewell dinner at your hotel. Day 12 ­ Thursday, October 15 ­ You have traveled Canada's rails through five provinces...visited the picturesque resorts of Jasper and Banff...toured Victoria and Vancouver...and viewed the magnificent Canadian Rockies. Say "good-bye" to your Canada by Rail tour director and transfer to the Vancouver airport to catch your included flight back to Montreal. Cyr Northstar Tours will welcome you in Montreal and transfer you to the Marriott Chateau Champlain.

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Day 13 ­ Friday, October 16 ­ Buffet breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home with incredible pictures and wonderful memories of a tour like no other! Cost Per Person: Single $6,743 Double $6,005 Triple $5,729

WASHINGTON, D.C.

October 15-19 Day 1 ­ Thursday, October 15 ­ An early morning departure will bring you to your first overnight destination, the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Upon arrival, enjoy a get-acquainted dinner at your hotel. Day 2 ­ Friday, October 16 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning depart for Washington, D.C., for a sightseeing tour with your local guide. Stop for a photo opportunity and narrative tour of the outside of The United States Capitol, visit the National World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, drive by Embassy Row Photo Credit Jake McGuire and Washington National Cathedral and much more! Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant before checking into your hotel the Hampton Inn in Arlington, Virginia. Day 3 ­ Saturday, October 17 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel this morning. Today, visit Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for President John F Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, prizefighter . Joe Louis and thousands of soldiers from every major U.S. war. On your included tour around Arlington Cemetery via tram, you will also see the Space Shuttle Challenger Astronaut's Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers. This afternoon, visit your choice of the Smithsonian Institution's Museums on the National Mall, at your leisure. This evening, experience all the delectable offerings with your included dinner buffet at the Phillips Flagship Restaurant. Day 4 ­ Sunday, October 18 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Mount Vernon, the estate of George Washington. Upon arrival, embark on a guided tour of the estate. It is here that George Washington escaped the rigors of public office and enjoyed the life of a successful Virginia planter. The estate sits on a grassy, shaded slop overlooking the Potomac River and boasts original furnishings, acquired by Washington himself. This afternoon, bid farewell and travel to the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 5 ­ Monday, October 19 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for home. Cost Per Person: Single $1,143 Double $845 Triple $755

Please call for detailed itinerary and more information. Passports will be required for this tour.

FALL FOLIAGE

Beacon Resort

October 12-13 Day 1 ­ Monday, October 12 ­ View the autumn colors in the White Mountains at the Beacon Resort, located in Lincoln, New Hampshire. This 3rd generation familyowned resort is where you will enjoy great hospitality, excellent food served in Dad's Restaurant, followed by a relaxing time at the night club featuring live entertainment. Upon arrival, enjoy an included luncheon before departing for Clark's Trading Post where you'll find it all - an excursion on The White Mountain Central Railroad through an authentic covered bridge and into Wolfman's territor y. Browse museums filled with Americana, witness the extraordinary stunts of the Seyranyan Family Circus and visit our many unique shops. Don't forget our featured attraction The Bear Show--a truly original experience. All this and more await you, at Clark's Trading Post--a White Mountain classic. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at Dad's Dining Room followed by live entertainment in Dad's Lounge. Day 2 ­ Tuesday, October 13 ­ Breakfast is included this morning at your resort. Relax a bit before departing for Hobo Junction's Railroad Station. Take a memorable ride aboard a nostalgic train of days gone by with the Hobo Railroad. Your round-trip journey takes you along the Pemigewassett River and through the White Mountains National Forest. This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to the Beacon Resort. Cost Per Person: Single $265 Double $239 Triple $239

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by September 4, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 4 night's lodging, 8 meals, attractions as highlighted on the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals,

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the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by September 10, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by September 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield and Waterville. Passports will be required for this tour.

QUEBEC IN AUTUMN

October 25-27 Day 1 ­ Sunday, October 25 ­ A morning departure will take you to historic Quebec City. Upon arrival, check into your hotel the Palace Royal, located just outside the St. John Gate, in the heart of old Quebec. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant. Day 2 ­ Monday, October 26 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a full day of Sightseeing on the Island of Orleans. Classified as an historic site, the Island of Orleans offers its beauty to all who visit. This morning visit the Chocolaterie de I'lle d'Orleans, where you will find home-made chocolate, ice cream as well as some of the finest organic chocolates from around the world. Lunch is included at a local restaurant before visiting L'en Tailleur for a maple tasting. Depart the Island of Orleans and visit the Ste. Anne Basilica before arriving at the Copper Studio for an introduction to a special craft ­ copper repoussé. The day of sightseeing ends at Montmorency Falls. These falls, the first to be harnessed for hydro-electric power, are 1½ times taller than Niagara Falls. Day 3 ­ Tuesday, October 27 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, meet your guide and depart on a guided tour of the city to include The Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, The Joan of Arc Garden, Grande-Allee, Parliament and much more! After your tour visit the Notre Dame Basilica and discover the church and its architecture, interior features and works of art. You will also have a guided visit to the crypt, Quebec City's first cemetery. From the second level, get a close up view of the gallery organ, the stained glass windows and choir ornamentation. After lunch, on your own, bid farewell to Quebec City as you make your way home. Cost Per Person: Single $667 Double $515 Triple $479

Featuring Birmingham and New Orleans

November 3-14 Day 1 ­ Tuesday, November 3 ­ A morning departure will start this exciting tour that features Birmingham, Alabama and New Orleans, Louisiana. Birmingham, Alabama is classic southern charm and hospitality. This vibrant, beautiful city is nestled in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and serves up nationally recognized dining, shopping, entertainment and worldclass attractions. With all of its facets, a New Orleans experience is never anything but completely authentic. The city's marvelous eccentricities are born from a rich heritage, respectfully and indelibly woven into the fabric of everyday life there. Journey today to the Best Western East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Wednesday, November 4 ­ Breakfast is included this morning. Travels today take you to the Holiday Inn Express in Abingdon, Virginia. Day 3 ­ Thursday, November 5 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for Birmingham, Alabama. Upon arrival, check into your hotel, the Drury Inn and enjoy free time to freshen up and relax before departing for dinner at the Irondale Café, the original Whistlestop Café and the inspiration for the movie "Fried Green Tomatoes." Day 4 ­ Friday, November 6 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning, visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The story of Birmingham's role in the nation's civil rights movement has been told and retold by countless sources around the world. Since its opening, Birmingham has told its own stor y. Exhibits in the institute portray the struggle for civil rights in Birmingham and across the nation. Displays and multi-media presentations join music and storytelling to depict historical events, from life in the 1920's through current race relations. Lunch is included at a local restaurant Photo Credit Darrell Hickman before departing for the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, where you will visit and tour Birmingham's most famous civil rights landmark.

SOUTHERN SWING

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 4 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services.

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The church was bombed by Klansmen on September 15, 1963 killing four girls preparing for the morning worship service. This event shocked the nation and galvanized the civil rights movement.

Day 5 ­ Saturday, November 7 ­ After an included breakfast, bid farewell to Birmingham and depart for New Orleans, Louisiana. Upon arrival, check into your hotel, the Drury Inn, which is located only four blocks from the French Quarter. Tonight, go back to when life was as slow and graceful as the current on the Mississippi on the Steamboat Natchez, New Orleans' only authentic steamboat. Enjoy a scrumptious dinner and savor the beauty and romance of the New Orleans skyline. Day 6 ­ Sunday, November 8 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing on a guided tour of the city. Travel through three centuries of history, legends and romance as you encounter "The City That Care Forgot!" Absorb the sights & sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square, home of the Cabildo and Presbytere Museums. Visit one of the historic cemeteries, referred to as "Cities of the Dead" and learn about this unique above ground burial system. Marvel at stories of voodoo and piracy on Bayou St. John, the waterway used by Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates, as you visit the shores of Lake Pontchartrain and view the longest bridge over water in the world. See the homes of former Kings & Queens of Mardi Gras, stately mansions and the world-famous, exclusive Garden District. After lunch, on your own, depart for Oak Alley Plantation and feel the gentle breeze of Southern hospitality on a tour that takes you back to the glory of the Old South! Experience a bygone era in one of the South's most beautiful settings and marvel at the unbelievable quartermile long alley of 28 magnificent Oak Trees, each over 250 years old. Perhaps the most photographed plantation ever, Oak Alley has been the setting for such motion pictures as "Interview with a Vampire," "Primary Colors" and the wedding of Bo and Hope from the daytime soap opera, "Days of Our Lives." This evening, enjoy an included dinner at The Court of Two Sisters Restaurant in the heart of the French Quarter (please make your meal selection below). Day 7 ­ Monday, November 9 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. After a short motorcoach ride across the Mississippi River, take a fascinating guided boat trip into the Louisiana Swamps & Bayous. Experience the timeless beauty of South Louisiana in a custom built, all weather swamp boat. Native guides will reveal the mysteries of the swamps and bayous and the Cajun "joie de vivre." Hear how the Cajuns turned soup into gumbo, the washboard into a musical instrument, and the

swamps of Louisiana into a paradise. Observe the nesting grounds of alligators, egrets, raccoons, nutria, and many species of snakes. (Please note that some wildlife are more numerous during the warmer months of the year.) You will be treated to a Bayou Nature Wildlife Show by a local naturalist. Snakes, alligator snapping turtles, raccoons and nutria will be among the animal guests. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon to explore New Orleans at your leisure. This evening, learn how to prepare some of the more traditional dishes at Cookin' Cajun. Enjoy watching the talented chef's preparing your meal with a two-hour demonstration, which is entertaining and educational. After your demonstration, enjoy the dinner that your chefs prepared for you. Before departing, you'll receive copies of all the recipes to take home with you to experiment later in your own kitchen.

Day 8 ­ Tuesday, November 10 ­ After an included breakfast depart for Biloxi, Mississippi for an authentic and educational experience on the Biloxi Shrimping Trip. The pride and heritage of Biloxi come alive aboard this unique and interesting cruise. The Biloxi Shrimping Trip exposes you to the spectacular world of sea life caught on a real shrimping expedition. Upon leaving the harbor, the shrimping net is set out with full details of how and what makes the net spread and operate correctly. The net will catch any and all sea creatures in its path along with the shrimp. The entire catch will be identified and presented for your inspection by the Captain. This afternoon, try your luck at one of the many Biloxi Casino's before returning back to your hotel in New Orleans with the evening free to enjoy at your leisure. Day 9 ­ Wednesday, November 11 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Bid farewell to New Orleans as you start your journey home. Travels today take you to Montgomery, Alabama where you will enjoy a selfguided tour of the Hank Williams Museum. The museum houses Hank's 1952 Cadillac in which he made his final journey, along with clothing, albums and contains the most complete collection of memorabilia. This afternoon, check into your hotel the Drury Inn before enjoying an included dinner at a local restaurant. Day 10 ­ Thursday, November 12 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for the Holiday Inn Express in Abingdon, Virginia. Day 11 ­ Friday, November 13 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Travels today take you to the Best Western East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 12 ­ Saturday, November 14 ­ After an included breakfast, depart for home with a new appreciation for the South. Cost Per Person: Single $2,397 Double $1,919 Triple $1,739

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation,

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11 night's lodging, 19 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $500 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by September 18, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choice: Pan Roasted Chicken Breast, Seared Duck Breast, Corn Fried Des Allemands Catfish, CrabmeatShrimp-Crawfish Penne Pasta or Char-Broiled Tenderloin of Beef.

your hotel before departing for Cape Cod's oldest town, Sandwich, where you will view the village green, the Great Salt Marsh, a cranberry bog and Cape Cod Bay. The highlight of today will be a visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum. Sandwich Glass is world-renowned and has been made here since the 1820's. This afternoon depart for home from your "pilgrimage" through history.

Cost Per Person: Single $529 Double $439 Triple $419

NEW ENGLAND HARVEST

November 6-8 Day 1 ­ Friday, November 6 ­ A morning departure will bring you to breathtaking Cape Cod for your New England Harvest. This afternoon, enjoy a guided tour to include the Kennedy Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, drive through the village of Hyannisport and view St. Francis Xavier Church. This afternoon, check into your hotel the Holiday Inn in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Enjoy an included get-acquainted dinner this evening. Day 2 ­ Saturday, November 7 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before meeting your local guide for a tour of America's home town, Plymouth. What a perfect way to celebrate the Thanksgiving season in the Courtesy of MOTT town where it all began. Your tour will include a view of the majestic Forefather's Monument and Plymouth Rock. Climb aboard the Mayflower II and gain a new appreciation of the hardships that our forefathers endured on their journey to begin a new life. You will also visit America's first grist mill, Jenny Grist Mill, established in 1636 by Pilgrim, John Jenny. This afternoon, step back in time as you visit Plimoth Plantation, where costumed interpreters portray our earliest settlers. Enjoy a visit to the Pilgrim Hall Museum, which is one of the oldest public museums in America and houses a collection of authentic Pilgrim furniture, decorative art, paintings and more. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant. Day 3 ­ Sunday, November 8 ­ Breakfast is included at

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 4 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by October 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING TOUR

November 21-22 Day 1 ­ Saturday, November 21 ­ Travel to Boston, Massachusetts for two days of shopping. Visit Quincy Market , which features over 125 restaurants and boutiques or head over to the Prudential Center Mall. There are so many options and the choice is yours. Dinner is included this evening at your hotel, the Four Points Sheraton in Revere, Massachusetts. Day 2 ­ Sunday, November 22 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. Today, enjoy the day shopping at your leisure or take in one of the many attractions that Boston has to offer. The possibilities are endless! Cost Per Person: Single $285 Double $219 Triple $199

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 2 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by October 15, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. 37

Featuring Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination

December 4-10 Day 1 ­ Friday, December 4 ­ Kick off the holiday season with a tour to Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination, where you will discover the true spirit of the season. Travels today take you to the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey where a get-acquainted dinner is included this evening. Day 2 ­ Saturday, December 5 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before departing for Williamsburg, Virginia. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel the Homewood Suites before departing for evening of fun and entertainment at A Capitol Evening. Enjoy the 18th century holiday event of the season that includes elegant dancing, lively fast-paced hilarity, and amazements and amusements for the senses. Day 3 ­ Sunday, December 6 ­ After an included breakfast, put on your best walking shoes before departing for Colonial Williamsburg. Step back in time to experience the ideas and dreams of both great and everyday people on the eve of the American Revolution. Spend the day talking with the local town folk about British taxes, tour a Colonial house or attend court to watch judging of the accused. This evening, Colonial Williamsburg welcomes in the Christmas season with The Grand Illumination that features candles, fireworks and entertainment on multiple stages. After the fireworks, enjoy the Grand Illumination Dinner a delightful follow-up to the festivities and features a reception, holiday feast, music and entertainment. Day 4 ­ Monday, December 7 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel. This morning visit the Jamestown Settlement, where America began. The Jamestown Settlement tells the story of the people who founded Jamestown and the Virginia Indians they encountered through film, galler y exhibits and a living history museum. This afternoon, depart for Virginia Beach where you will visit the Hunts Club Farm and experience the Winter Wonderland Christmas Barn that is decorated as "A Magical Forest Toyland" of animated animals & elves preparing for the holidays! You will be delighted by the sparkling petting farm light display, live animal nativity and huge old-fashioned bonfire for marshmallow roasting. Dinner is included this evening at a local restaurant before experiencing the Holiday Lights at the Beach. View over 250 animated nautical and holiday-themed light displays along the boardwalk from the motorcoach. Festive fish, jumping dolphins,

YES, SANTA CLAUS, THERE IS A VIRGINIA

frolicking porpoises, all illuminated by thousands of tiny colored lights. This evening, return back to your hotel in Williamsburg.

Day 5 ­ Tuesday, December 8 ­ After an included breakfast, bid farewell to Williamsburg as you make your way to Washington, D.C. This morning, visit Mount Vernon, the estate of George Washington. Here they are joyfully decking the halls for "Christmas at Mount Vernon," a special daytime program that includes historical chocolate making demonstration, 18th century dancing, a gingerbread Mount Vernon and the popular tradition of opening the rarely-seen third floor of the Mansion during the guided tour. This afternoon, check into your hotel, the Hampton Inn before an unforgettable evening aboard the restaurant cruise ship, Nina's Dandy. Tonight, a delicious dinner will be served (please make your meal selection below), while viewing the Washington Monument, Jefferson and Lincoln Memorials, the Kennedy Center, Watergate, Rosslyn, Washington Harbor, Georgetown and many more beautiful landmarks, as you cruise on the Potomac River. Day 6 ­ Wednesday, December 9 ­ Breakfast is included at your hotel before meeting your guide for a four hour sightseeing tour. Stop for a photo opportunity and narrative tour of the outside of The United States Capitol; visit The National World War II Memorial, The Korean War Veterans Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial, The Korean War Veterans Memorial, drive by of Embassy Row and Washington National Cathedral and much more. This afternoon depart for the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, where a farewell dinner is included this evening. Day 7 ­ Thursday, December 10 ­ After an included breakfast depart for home with having captured the true spirit of the holidays. Cost Per Person: Single $1,629 Double $1,279 Triple $1,168

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 6 night's lodging, 12 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by October 16, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choice: Prime Rib, Stuffed Shrimp, Filet of Haddock, Cornish Game Hen, Poached Salmon, Vegan Pasta

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Primavera or Vegetable Lasagna. Please Note: Activities at Colonial Williamsburg are subject to change.

CHRISTMAS AT THE MANSIONS

December 5-6 Day 1 ­ Saturday, December 5 ­ A morning departure will start your exciting tour to Newport, Rhode Island. Upon arrival, visit The Elms, the summer residence of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind of Philadelphia and New York. Mr. Berwind made his fortune in the Pennsylvania coal industry. In 1898, the Berwind's engaged Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer to design a house modeled after the mid-18th century French chateau d'Asnieres (c.1750) outside Paris. The grounds cover 10-acres and the mansion contains every technological marvel of its time and was the first Newport home to have full electricity. This afternoon, check into the Courtyard by Marriott before departing for The Breakers. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the mansion, all decked in its holiday finery, while enjoying live music, Christmas sweets, eggnog and cider. The Breakers is the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, President and Chairman of the New York Central Railroad. This 70-room Italian Renaissance style house includes a 45-foot high central Great Hall and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Tonight, dinner is included at the Atlantic Beach Club before returning to your hotel (please make your meal selection below). Day 2 ­ Sunday, December 6 ­ After an included breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a visit to the Marble House. Marble House was built between 1888 and 1892 for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, a summer house, or "cottage," as Newporters called them in remembrance of the modest houses of the early 19th century. But Marble House was much more; it was a social and architectural landmark that set the pace for Newport's subsequent transformation from a quiet summer colony of wooden houses to the legendary resort of opulent stone palaces. This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful memories of your holiday tour to the Newport mansions. Cost Per Person: Single $319 Double $269 Triple $254

Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choice: Atlantic Chicken, Baked Stuffed Scrod or New York Sirloin Steak.

BRIGHT NIGHTS

December 6-7 Day 1 ­ Saturday, December 5 ­ Enjoy an early morning departure taking you to Springfield, Massachusetts, to the Clarion Hotel. Upon arrival, you will visit the Wistariahurst Museum, the former home of the Skinner Family, a prominent silk manufacturer in Holyoke, Massachusetts from 1874-1962. The museum is a National Historic Landmark that features parquet floors, vaulted ceilings, elaborate woodwork and two marble lions that have guarded the entrance since the late 19th century. Tonight, enjoy the Bright Nights Celebration with a 2½ mile ride through the historic Forest Park, New England's largest light display. You'll see more than 350,000 lights celebrating the season in dramatic combination of light and movement. See the incredible and ingenious creations all in lights. A visit to the Bright Nights gift shop will be made to find that special memento of this unique celebration before an included dinner back at your hotel (please make your meal selection below). Day 2 ­ Sunday, December 6 ­ After an included breakfast depart for the Yankee Candle Flagship Store. Far more than just a candle store, it's a special place where magic comes to life. From watching animated, singing characters to celebrating Christmas year `round, it is quite an unusual place, where the whole Courtesy of MOTT & Yankee Candle family can experience an enchanting mix of shopping and entertainment. This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful holiday memories of your tour to Bright Nights. Cost Per Person: Single $263 Double $225 Triple $215

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 2 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by November 2, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport,

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 2 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by November 5, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport,

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Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. Meal Choice: Herb Roasted Pork Loin, Chicken Cape Cod or Baked Scrod New England.

class museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the Guggenheim. The possibilities are endless!

Day 3 ­ Saturday, December 19 ­ Enjoy the day at your leisure. Visit NBC Studios for a guided tour or shop until you drop ­ the choice is yours. This evening a 5:00pm dinner is included at one of New York's fine restaurants before attending the 7:30pm performance of the world renowned Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Day 4 ­ Sunday, December 20 ­ This morning, bid farewell to New York City as you return to Maine with wonderful memories of this great city! Cost Per Person: Single $1,579 Double $1,069 Triple $907

CHRISTMAS PARTY AT THE BEACON RESORT

December 7-8 Day 1 ­ Monday, December 7 ­ Uncover the magic of the White Mountains at Christmastime. This 3rd Generation family-owned resort is where you will enjoy great hospitality and excellent food served in Dad's Restaurant, followed by a relaxing time at the night club featuring live entertainment. Upon arrival, enjoy an included luncheon at Dad's Restaurant followed by afternoon entertainment. This evening, enjoy a delicious Christmas candlelight buffet dinner at Dad's Dining Room followed by live entertainment for a special Christmas celebration. Day 2 ­ Tuesday, December 8 ­ Breakfast is included this morning before departing for North Conway, New Hampshire. Enjoy free time to find that perfect gift before departing for home. Cost Per Person: Single $253 Double $229 Triple $229

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 1 night's lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $50 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by November 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 1 meal, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $250 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by October 7, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

NEW YORK CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

December 18-20 Day 1 ­ Friday, December 18 ­ Depart early this morning for fabulous New York City! Your hotel, the Affinia Manhattan is located on Seventh Avenue between 30th and 31st Streets. This evening is yours to explore the city on your own. Day 2 ­ Saturday, December 19 ­ Enjoy the day at your leisure. Visit one of the many museums or head for Macy's and shop until you drop ­ the choice is yours. This evening a 5:00pm dinner is included at one of New York's fine restaurants before attending the 7:30pm performance of the world renowned Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Day 3 ­ Sunday, December 20 ­ Depart New York City for your return to Maine with wonderful memories of New York City at Christmastime.

NEW YORK CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

December 17-20 Day 1 ­ Thursday, December 17 ­ Depart early this morning for fabulous New York City! Your hotel, the Affinia Manhattan, is located on Seventh Avenue between 30th and 31st Streets. This evening is yours to explore the city on your own. Day 2 ­ Friday, December 18 ­ This morning, enjoy a guided tour of New York City to include Central Park, Times Square, Ground Zero, Wall Street and much more. The remainder of the afternoon is yours to explore this great city at your leisure. See all the sights that people associate with New York City such as Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown or maybe visit one of the world

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Cost Per Person:

Single $1,147

Double $807

Triple $699

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night's lodging, 1 meal, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suit case per person, hotel taxes, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $250 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due by October 7, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. February 27, April 10 February 27 ­ vs. Indiana Pacers Cost Per Person: $123 Seat Selection: Section 320 ­ Rows 13-15 April 10 ­ vs. Miami Heat Cost Per Person: $123 Seat Selection: Section 327 ­ Rows 13-15 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, Boston Celtics ticket, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations. Full payment must be received no later than 45 days prior to departure (January 9 & February 20). Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

BOSTON CELTICS

GET-AWAY FOR A DAY

SEALIFE & SCIENCE

February 18

Travel to historic Boston for a fun filled day of activities. Upon arrival, enjoy a unique look at aquatic life at the New England Aquarium . View incredible mammals, take in a show or get handson experience at the touch tank. This afternoon, explore the exhibit halls at the Museum of Science, where you can participate in over 600 interactive exhibits, Science Theater and live public programs. A 3D Show at the Omni Theater (a five-story domed screen theater) is included this afternoon before your departure for home.

Cost Per Person: Children 3-12 $107 $99

BOSTON CHOCOLATE TOUR

February 21

If you're a fan of chocolate, then this tour is for you! Travel to historic Boston, Massachusetts, and experience a tour like no other. Upon arrival, enjoy free time at Quincy Market for a quick bite to eat, on your own. Be sure to save room, your next stop is the Chocolate Bar Buffet, showcasing more than 100 delicacies. Help yourself to a full dessert buffet featuring milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate creations including chocolate fondue, tortes, mousses, chocolate croissant bread pudding with chocolate and caramel sauce, crepe station with chocolate, fruit and much more! Before traveling home, visit one of Boston's most popular attractions, CHEERS, the site which was the inspiration for the hit series of the same name.

Cost Per Person: $131 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, visit to Quincy Market, admission to the Chocolate Bar Buffet, visit to CHEERS, tax and gratuity on the Chocolate Bar Buffet, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than January 2, 2009. 41

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to the New England Aquarium, admission to the Museum of Science and Omni Theater, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than January 16, 2009.

Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

STARS ON ICE

April 11

Full payment must be received no later than March 18, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

This is America's premier figure skating show at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland. A dinner stop, on your own, will be made at the Maine Mall in South Portland after the show. (Performers are to be announced).

Cost Per Person: $90 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, ticket for Stars on Ice, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than March 11, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston and Topsham.

COASTAL MAINE BOTANICAL GARDENS

June 19

A morning departure will start this scenic tour to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour and discover stunning natural beauty on over 248 waterfront acres. Revel in their spectacular gardens, native wildflowers, majestic ledge and stonework, pristine forest and tranquil water views. After lunch, on your own, depart for the NickelsSortwell House, whose elegant façade dominates the main street of Wiscasset. Built by Captain William Nickels, a ship owner and trader, the grounds were landscaped in 1926 with period gardens and an elaborate classical fence, have been restored. This afternoon depart for home.

Cost Per Person: $67 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission and guided tour to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, guided tour the Nickels-Sortwell House, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than May 15, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville and Augusta.

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF SALEM

April 18

A morning departure will bring you to Salem, Massachusetts, well known for the Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692, maritime history and gracious architecture. Upon arrival, meet your local guide for a guided tour of historic Salem. Following the tour, you will make a stop at the Salem Witch Museum, which brings you back to the dark events of 1692. Next, explore the trial of Bridget Bishop (one of the many individuals accused of practicing witchcraft) at the Salem Witch Dungeon. You will also visit the House of Seven Gables, one of the first "mansions" in the 17th Century, made famous by author Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Cost Per Person: $105 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, guided tour of Salem, admission to the Salem Witch Museum, the Salem Witch Dungeon and the House of Seven Gables, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. 42

KINGS LANDING

June 20

A morning departure takes you to Kings Landing in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This authentically recreated loyalist village vibrantly brings to life the story of the first settlers to the St. John River Valley through its more than 70 beautifully restored buildings and friendly costumed staff. In the world kaleidoscope of cultural attractions, Kings Landing stands out in a striking example of historybrought-to-life, a simple riverside hamlet locked-in-time, presented with a sophistication that is world-class. An included lunch will be served at the Kings Head Inn (please make your meal selection below).

Cost Per Person: $133 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to Kings Landing, luncheon, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and

appreciate gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver & Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than May 19, 2009. Departure Locations: Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor, Old Town, Howland and Houlton. Meal Choice: Turkey Fricot (thick stew) or Joslin Salad (chef salad).

required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than 45 days prior to departure (May 15 & August 7) NOTE: Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be returned. Cancellations received after the final payment date will result in a loss of payment regardless of reason for cancellation, unless a replacement can be found. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells and Portsmouth.

POINT SEBAGO DAY PARTY

June 23

BOSTON TALL SHIPS

July 11

Travel to beautiful Casco, Maine, to the Point Sebago Resort. Upon arrival, enjoy an included Chicken BBQ lunch will all the trimmings. This afternoon, explore Sebago Lake with a scenic cruise aboard the Sebago Princess. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Cost Per Person: $88 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, BBQ luncheon, cruise on Sebago Lake, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than May 20, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

A morning departure will start this exciting tour to Boston, Massachusetts, for Sail Boston 2009. Upon arrival enjoy free time for shopping and lunch, on your own, at Quincy Market before departing on M/V Provincetown II for an up-close look at the Tall Ships. This evening, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to the Tall Ships in Boston.

Cost Per Person: $103 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, visit to Quincy Market, admission onto the M/V Provincetown II, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Does Not Include: the customary and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than May 25, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES

Loudon, New Hampshire June 28 & September 20 June 28 Cost Per Person: $175 Main Grandstand Seat Selection: Rows 31-40 Cost Per Person Ride Only: $75 September 20 Cost Per Person: Cost Per Person: Cost Per Person Ride Only: $165* $185* $75

YARMOUTH CLAM FESTIVAL

July 18

A morning departure starts this fun filled day to the Yarmouth Clam Festival in Yarmouth, Maine. Spend the day enjoying all the activities that the festival has to offer such as fine seafood, craft shows, music and much more!

Cost Per Person: $52 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, visit to the Yarmouth Clam Festival, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than June 19, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston. 43

*Please note that we will not have the seat locations confirmed until February.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, NASCAR race ticket (unless specified Ride Only package) and Photo courtesy Randy Dickerson tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver. Payment & Reservations: Book Early!! Full payment is

BOOTHBAY HARBOR WHALE WATCH

July 19

A morning departure will start your exciting tour to Boothbay Harbor, Maine, where you will board the Harbor Princess for your whale watching adventure. Experience the thrill of seeking the world's largest mammals on your 3-4 hour cruise. Your boat, the Harbor Princess is a stable, high speed vessel, custom-designed for whale watching and offers a spacious heated cabin, full service galley, and a bottom deck that has 360 degrees of rail space, allowing you to view the whales from all locations. Be sure to bring a camera to capture the breathtaking sights, a sweater or jacket, hat and perhaps a poncho as the ocean air tends to be cooler than the land temperature.

Cost Per Person: $87 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to the Boothbay Harbor Whale Watch, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than June 19, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville and Augusta. Note: In the event of inclement weather such as fog or a sea greater than four feet, whale watching will be canceled.

Lighthouse and Museum, admission to the Portland Harbor Museum, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than June 29, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

BOSTON BY LAND & SEA

August 8

A morning departure will start this fun filled tour to Boston, Massachusetts. Upon arrival, enjoy an included lunch at the Fire & Ice Restaurant before departing on a Boston Duck Tour, an authentic renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. See Boston like you never have seen it before, by land and sea! This afternoon, enjoy free time to explore Quincy Market at your leisure before departing home.

Cost Per Person: $122 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, lunch at Fire & Ice Restaurant, admission to the Boston Duck Tour, visit to Quincy Market, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and Boston Duck Tour conDUCKtor. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than July 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

LIGHTHOUSES & LOBSTERS

July 29

Today's adventure brings you to the Portland Head Lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Upon arrival, enjoy free time to explore the Portland Head Light Museum, which houses a number of lighthouse lenses and interpretative displays. A lobsterbake lunch (chicken will be offered for those not wishing to have lobster) is included this afternoon before arriving at the Portland Harbor Museum. Founded in 1987, Portland Harbor Museum is an exciting place to explore and celebrate the rich maritime history of Portland Harbor.

Cost Per Person: $97 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, lobsterbake luncheon, admission to the Portland Head 44

BAILEY ISLAND

August 9

See the Maine coast and spectacular views with a visit to beautiful Bailey Island, voted one of Maine's most picturesque places. Upon arrival enjoy a delicious luncheon at Cooks Lobster House (please make your meal selection below). Following lunch, visit the Lands End Gift Shop, where you will find a wide assortment of treasures. The family run gift shop has been a destination for tourist and locals for almost 50 years and offers a wide selection of Maine made items including handmade crafts, pottery, jams and jellies, along with thousands of items from around the world. You are sure to find a special treasure.

Cost Per Person: $75 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation,

luncheon at Cooks Lobster House, visit to Lands End Gift Shop, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than July 9, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Topsham. Meal Choice: Lobster Casserole, Haddock Ala Cooks, Broiled Scallops, Broiled Seafood Sampler or Broiled Sirloin Steak.

Cost Per Person: Adult Children under Age 3

$107 $83

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to Santa's Village, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is due to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than July 15, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

MACHIAS WILD BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL

August 15

MOOSEHEAD EXCURSION

August 14

An early morning departure will start this scenic tour to Greenville, Maine. Upon arrival, enjoy an included luncheon at Kelly's Landing (please make your meal selection below) before departing on the Katahdin for a scenic threehour narrated cruise on Moosehead Lake. The views of Moose Mountain, the Spencer Mountains and Mount Katahdin are breathtaking when seen from the upper deck of the ship. Enjoy the lake's natural beauty while learning the history of the region.

Cost Per Person: Adult Senior 65 + $129 $125

Travel to beautiful Machias, Maine, for the 34th Annual Machias Wild Blueberry Festival. Enjoy free time to explore the festival at your leisure. Browse the many crafts, taste the endless blueberry treats or listen to the live entertainment. There is something for the whole family!

Cost Per Person: $75 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, visit to the Machias Wild Blueberry Festival, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Yo u r To u r D o e s N o t Include: the customary and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations. Full payment must be received no later than July 15, 2009. Departure Locations: Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor and Old Town.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, lunch at Kelly's Landing, three-hour narrated cruise, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is due to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than July 13, 2009. Departure Locations: Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor and Old Town. Meal Choice: Baked Lasagna, Deep Fried Haddock, Kelly's Quesadilla, Baked Haddock, Chicken Parmesan, Roast Pork Dinner or Deep Fried Maine Shrimp.

CABBAGE ISLAND CLAMBAKE

August 16

SANTA'S VILLAGE

August 15

A morning departure will start this fun-filled family tour to Santa's Village in Jefferson, New Hampshire. Since 1953, families have enjoyed Santa's summer home in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. With over 30 rides and attractions, you are sure to enjoy a day your family will long remember!

Depart for beautiful Boothbay Harbor, where you will board your boat for a scenic cruise to Cabbage Island. Upon arrival on the island, your hosts, the Moore Family will welcome you and treat you to a Traditional "Downeast" Clambake with all the trimmings (chicken is available for those not wishing to have lobster). After lunch, enjoy the beautiful scenery on the island and browse the gift shop before departing for the mainland. Back on the mainland, enjoy free time to browse the many shops in Boothbay Harbor before departing for home.

Cost Per Person: $105

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Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, Traditional Downeast Clambake, admission on the scenic cruise, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than July 16, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville and Augusta.

an abundance of mouthwatering seafood delicacies, 80 arts & crafts booths, continuous entertainment and much more! Don't miss out on this oceanfront festival.

Cost Per Person: $77 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission into the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of the booking. Full payment must be received no later than August 11, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford and Wells.

STRAWBERY BANKE

August 29

Step over the threshold of history and into life in one of our countr y's oldest waterfront neighborhoods. Strawbery Banke is a 10-acre living history museum that has preserved the lifestyles and traditions of four centuries of New Englanders. Here you can see 40 buildings, most on their original site, spanning from the late 1600's to the mid 1950's. From the spare storefronts of colonial merchants to the elegant Georgianstyle mansions of Governor Goodwin, from the humble dwellings of early Jewish immigrants to the penny candy counter of the WWII era Abbott Store, Strawbery Banke tells the stories of a neighborhood over time. A late afternoon luncheon (please make your meal selection below) is included at Warren's Lobster House before departing for home.

Cost Per Person: $85 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, luncheon, admission to Strawbery Banke, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than July 29, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford and Wells. Meal Choice: Seafood Newburg, Fried Baby Shrimp, Ritzy Filet of Haddock, Crab Crusted Salmon, Teriyaki Sirloin Tips or Chicken Parmesan.

MT. WASHINGTON FALL FOLIAGE

September 23

A morning departure will start this scenic tour to the Mt. Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. This grand hotel was once the summer haunt of poets, presidents, princes and is a National Historic Landmark. Enjoy a scrumptious lunch in one of the hotel's elegant dining rooms with spectacular views of Mt. Washington. After lunch, depart on a guided tour, where you will be able to view the beautiful hotel up-close.

Cost Per Person: $129 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, luncheon, guided tour of Mt. Washington Hotel, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than August 14, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

HAMPTON BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

September 12

PITTSTON FARM FALL FOLIAGE

September 30

Come and celebrate the last blast of summer at the 20th annual Hampton Beach Seafood Festival. The festival includes over 50 of the Seacoast's top restaurants serving 46

You'll find the best of Maine and lots of down-home hospitality at historic Pittston Farm, nestled in the North Maine Woods where south and north branches of

Penobscot River come together and wrap into beautiful Seboomook Lake. Upon arrival, enjoy an all-you-can-eat luncheon followed by a guided tour of this historic farm. Learn the history of the farm, its listing on the National Historic Register and the stories about the people that have passed through and still come today.

Cost Per Person: $104 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, all-you-can-eat luncheon, guided tour of Pittston Farm, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than August 30, 2009. Departure Locations: Waterville, Pittsfield, Newport, Bangor and Old Town.

spots. Upon arrival, enjoy a delicious lunch (please make your meal selection below) at the Bethel Inn and Country Club as you take in the magnificent views of the mountains and all of the autumn colors they display.

Cost Per Person: $79 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, lunch at the Bethel Inn & Country Club, tax and gratuity on the included meal, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than September 9, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston. Meal Choice: Chicken Pot Pie, Fresh Broiled Haddock, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Yankee Pot Roast Sandwich, Quiche du Jour, Fresh Fruit Bowl or Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken.

FRYEBURG FAIR

October 6

A morning departure will start this fun-filled tour to the Fryeburg Fair, Maine's largest agricultural fair. Spend the day listening to live music, wander the exhibit halls, watch a tractor pull, view some of the most spectacular crafts and don't forget the famous midway! You are sure to enjoy this famous fair!

Cost Per Person: Adult Senior 65+ $79 $70

KEEPSAKE QUILTING AND COUNTRY PLEASURES

October 10

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to the Fryeburg Fair, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Yo u r To u r D o e s N o t Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than September 5, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

Early morning departure takes you to New Hampshire for the largest quilt shop you've ever seen, Keepsake Quilting & Country Pleasures. If you are an avid quilter, we invite you to lose yourself among the vast selection of 100% cotton fabric, hundreds of quilting books, stencils, patterns, notions and more! This afternoon, depart for Cottage Herbs in Berwick, Maine selected as one of the top ten shops by "Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Sampler Magazine." You will find a wide assortment of traditional, country and primitive fabrics, hand dyed wool as well as home dried herbs.

Cost Per Person: $93 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, visit to Keepsake Quilting and Country Pleasures, visit to Cottage Herbs, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than September 10, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta and Lewiston.

FALL FOLIAGE LUNCHEON

October 8

A morning departure will start your scenic tour to Bethel, Maine. Enjoy the beautiful views of the countryside as you make your way to one of Maine's most popular resort

HAUNTED HAPPENINGS

October 24

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frighteningly good time! Upon arrival, meet your local guide for an overview tour of this famous town that is most well known for the Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692. After lunch, on your own, visit the Salem Witch Museum, which will bring you back to the dark events of 1692. Continue on to New England's oldest mansion made famous by author Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of Seven Gables. The remainder of the day is at your leisure enjoying all the Halloween activities going on in Salem. Visit a haunted house; get your fortune told by a psychic or shop for some souvenirs from the many street vendors. You are sure to leave Salem in good "spirits."

Cost Per Person: $108 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, guided tour of Salem, admission to the Salem Witch Museum, admission to the House of Seven Gables, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than September 24, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

Full payment must be received no later than October 14, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook. *Please note that the departure locations south of South Portland will not visit the Christmas Tree Shop.

HOLIDAY STOCKING STUFFER TOUR

December 12

This new and exciting tour is sure to delight. Upon arrival in Boston, Massachusetts, enjoy free time at Quincy Market for lunch on your own before meeting your local guide for a tour of the city. Your guide will give you a holiday stocking, which will be filled with mementos at each stop you make. Don't miss out on this perfect way to celebrate the festivities of the holiday season!

Cost Per Person: $121 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, Stocking Stuffer Tour, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than November 12, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

BOSTON HOLIDAY SHOPPING

November 14

An early morning departure will start this exciting day to Boston, Massachusetts. Enjoy the day shopping for that perfect gift at Quincy Market , a renovated 19th century complex containing more than 125 restaurants, boutiques, produce stands and pushcarts. Lunch and dinner are on your own before visiting the Christmas Tree Shop* in South Portland, Maine where you are sure to find something for everyone!

Cost Per Person: $78 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, visit to Quincy Market, visit to the Christmas Tree Shop, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking.

ATTENTION RED SOX FANS

At the time of the brochure printing, the 2009 Red Sox schedule had not been established. We will again be offering tours to Fenway Park for Red Sox games. Unfortunately, tickets are not available for any Red Sox/Yankees series. Please call for more information in January.

LET US ENTERTAIN YOU!

The Opera House, Boston

April 4

DIRTY DANCING

Dirty Dancing, a movie seen by millions, with an unforgettable soundtrack and a story which touched the heart of a generation is now a record breaking stage show. Exploding with heart-pounding music, pure dance energy and breath-taking emotion, this is a timeless story of first love. This acclaimed production experiences all the excitement and romance as never before with brand

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new scenes written especially for the stage. Now with more Baby and Johnny, more sensational dancing and even more classic songs ­ you're sure to have "the time of your life!"

Cost Per Person: $161 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to Dirty Dancing (matinee performance, orchestra seating), the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than January 1, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

romance! Phantom is based on Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel, The Phantom of the Opera, and tells the heartbreaking stor y of a disfigured musical genius who falls in love with the voice and beauty of a street singer who becomes his protégé. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Cost Per Person: $119 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to Phantom (matinee performance, upper circle seating), the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than March 6, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells and Portsmouth.

Charles Playhouse, Boston

April 11

BLUE MAN GROUP

Blue Man Group is best known for its award-winning theatrical productions, which critics have described as "ground breaking," "hilarious," "visually stunning" and "musically powerful." The performance features three bald and blue characters that take the audience through a multi-sensor y experience that combines theater, percussive music, art, science and vaudeville into a form of entertainment that you have never seen before!

Cost Per Person: $133 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, performance of the Blue Man Group, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than March 4, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

Boston Ballet

May 3

With its scenario drawn from the stories of Perrault, a glorious score by Tchaikovsky, and choreography after Marius Petipa, The Sleeping Beauty has been enchanting audiences of all ages for over a century. But more than the tale of a princess, a spell and a kiss, The Sleeping Beauty is a tour de force of classical dancing, with brilliant solo choreography and ensemble pageantry.

Cost Per Person: $137 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to The Sleeping Beauty (matinee performance), the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than March 20, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

North Shore Music Theater

May 2

PHANTOM

Travel to the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly, Massachusetts, for the unforgettable performance of Phantom. The stunning lyrics and music of two time Tony Award winning Maury Yeston will sweep you away in this epic and passionate tale of murder, intrigue and

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WEST SIDE STORY

New York City

May 7-10

The classic American musical returns to Broadway for the first time in more than 25 years! West Side Story transports the achingly beautiful tale of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to the turbulent streets of the Upper West Side in 1950's New York City. Two star-crossed lovers, Tony and Maria, find themselves caught between the rival street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds, the "Jets" and the "Sharks." Their struggle to exist together in a world of violence, hate and prejudice is one of the most heart-breaking, relevant and innovative musical masterpieces of our time. This new production will feature Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's legendar y score, including the classics "America," "Tonight," "I Feel Pretty" and "Somewhere."

Day 1 ­ Thursday, May 7 ­ An early morning departure will start your exciting tour to New York City. Your hotel, the Holiday Inn Express Manhattan, is located on West 29th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues. Enjoy the evening on your own exploring the "Big Apple." Day 2 ­ Friday, May 8 ­ Continental breakfast is included at your hotel. Central Park, Times Square and Greenwich Village are just some of the sights you will see on your guided tour of New York City. The afternoon is free to explore the city on your own. This evening, dinner is included at a local restaurant before enjoying a performance of the classic West Side Story *(orchestra seats). Day 3 ­ Saturday, May 9 ­ Continental breakfast is included at your hotel before exploring the city at your leisure. Visit "Top of the Rock" at Rockefeller Center, take a tour with a Rockette at Radio City Music Hall, go shopping at Macy's or cruise over to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. New York offers world-class museums, Broadway plays and so much more ­ the possibilities are endless. Day 4 ­ Sunday, May 10 ­ Continental breakfast is included at your hotel before returning home with fond memories of your tour to New York City. Cost Per Person: Single $1,449 Double $987 Triple $833

of booking. Final payment is due by March 20, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.

LAKEWOOD THEATER

August 5 (tentative)

At the time of this brochure printing, the 2009 performance schedule had not been established. Please call for more information in April.

North Shore Music Theater

November 7

HELLO, DOLLY!

Travel to the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly, Massachusetts, for the spectacular performance of Hello, Dolly! You've been singing the tune for years, now see the incorrigible Dolly Gallagher Levi in person in this 1964 Tony Award winner for Best Musical! Based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder, when recently widowed Dolly decides that widower and half-a-millionaire Horace Vandergelder and his fortune will make her the perfect mate, hilarious complications ensue! This charmer has become one of the most enduring musical theater hits of all time!

Cost Per Person: $119 Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, admission to Hello, Dolly! (matinee performance, upper circle seating), the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director. Payment & Reservations: Full payment is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking. Full payment must be received no later than September 4, 2009. Departure Locations: Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, Topsham, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells and Portsmouth.

Your Tour Includes: Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 3 night's lodging, 4 meals, admission to West Side Story (orchestra seating), guided tour of New York City, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services. Your Tour Does Not Include: the customar y and appreciated gratuity for the Motorcoach Driver, Tour Director and any local guide service. Payment & Reservations: A deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time

COLLETTE VACATIONS WONDERS OF ICELAND

June 21-28

An overnight flight brings you to Iceland ­ an island of dramatic contrasts, and a landscape forged by fire and ice. Steaming lava fields and hot pools reflect its volcanic nature, while massive glaciers continue to sculpt the mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. The Icelandic people combine a reverence for their Viking heritage and ancient language

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with an industrialized, progressive society. Discover the spectacular landscapes and proud people of this small island nation during this fascinating journey that highlights Reykjavik, Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle, Thingvellir, National Park, Skogar Folk Museum, Skaftafell National Park, Nature Cruise and an Icelandic Farm.

Passports will be required for this tour. Please call for more information and itinerary.

traditional Maya and Mexican cultures and savor the delicious flavors of the region's cuisine. Your tour begins in the Caribbean jewel of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, Cancun. Your tour also features a visit to Ek'Balam, guided tour of Merida, visit to Valladolid, Izamal, Uxmal, Kabah, Celestun and Chichen Itza.

Passports will be required for this tour. Please call for more information and itinerary.

THE BLUE DANUBE RIVER CRUISE

August 23-September 1

Your visit to the Imperial cities of Central Europe will be the cultural experience of a lifetime. Your tour begins in the "Golden City" of Prague and ends in the "Queen of the Danube," Budapest. Highlights of your tour are the amazing Hradcany Castle, Passau, Danube River Cruise, Wachau River Valley, Vienna, Schoenbrunn Palace, French Language Lesson, cooking lesson, Durnstein and Budapest.

Passports will be required for this tour. Please call for more information and itinerary.

TREASURES OF VIETNAM AND ANGKOR

Date TBA

This exciting journey through Southeast Asia showcases the fascinating history, culture and artistic treasures of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Explore glorious cities, from vibrant Bangkok to ancient Angkor Wat and from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. Discover early empires, enchanting landscapes and friendly people. Gain an insider's understanding of this wondrous region during guided tours and leisure time to explore on your own.

Passports will be required for this tour. Please call for more information and itinerary.

NATIONAL PARKS

October 3-14

Join Collette on a tour through five of America's most splendid national parks. Your tour begins in Arizona, where you will enjoy a stay in the world-famous resort town of Scottsdale. The highlights of your tour will be a visit to Sedona, breakfast cruise on scenic Lake Powell, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion Canyon National Park, Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, the Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, Old Faithful, Bighorn Mountains, Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Monument.

Please call for more information and itinerary.

SAN FRANCISCO AND LAKE TAHOE

April

Spend three nights in San Francisco, home to the famed cable cars, Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and Chinatown. This tour features a winery tour complete with a special wine tasting in Napa Valley, the most famous wine-growing region in the country.

Please call for more information and itinerary.

OBERAMMERGAU

August

2010 SNEAK PEEK MEXICO'S TREASURE: THE YUCATAN

February 7-14

Be part of this spiritual journey when you join over 2,000 actors, singers, and instrumentalists as they bring to the stage the 41st Passion Play. Keeping a pledge made nearly 400 years ago by villagers hoping to stem the terrible toll the Black Plague had exacted on their remote Bavarian village, this reenactment of the life and death of Christ blends dramatic text, beautiful music and choral accompaniment as scenes from both the Old and New Testament are depicted in a once-in-a-lifetime event. Due to the unique nature of this event, special terms and conditions apply. Don't delay if you are interested in this tour.

Passports will be required for this tour. Please call for more information and itinerary.

Travel to Mexico's lush Yucatan, a topical paradise filled with ancient archaeological sites, baroque architecture and exotic flora and fauna. During your historic journey, marvel at ancient Maya pyramids and temples, learn about

Payments are required one year prior to tour date.

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2009 PLANNING CALENDAR

Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Apr

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New Year's Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lincoln's Birthday St. Valentine's Day President's Day Washington's Birthday Ash Wednesday St. Patrick's Day Palm Sunday

Apr Apr Apr May May May Jun Jun Jul

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Passover Good Friday Easter Sunday May Day Mother's Day Memorial Day Flag Day Father's Day Independence Day

Sep Sep Sep Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec

7 19 28 12 31 3 11 26 19 25

Labor Day Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Columbus Day Halloween Election Day Veteran's Day Thanksgiving Hanukkah Christmas Day

Let Cyr Northstar Tours custom design an original tour or day trip for your group or organization. We currently work with scores of senior citizens, schools, youth and civic organizations throughout Maine. We can custom design a tour to fit the specific needs of your group. With one phone call to us, we will arrange not only your transportation, but your hotel accommodations, meals and activities. Of course, those groups who require transportation only can call us.

ATTENTION GROUPS!

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deposit (the deposit amount is specified with each tour) will hold your space and is due at the time of reservation. We are no longer able to hold space for any time without a payment. Cyr Northstar Tours accepts MasterCard and VISA.

TOUR INFORMATION

Answers to a few of your questions...

What do your tours include? Round-trip transportation via deluxe motorcoach or round-trip airfare as indicated, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director, overnight accommodations, admissions, meals and sightseeing as indicated for each specific tour, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, taxes and gratuities on the included meals and lodging taxes. Fly tours and rail tours will vary. Additional suitcases may be carried for an additional charge. What is not included in the price of your tours? Meals and attractions not specified, tips to drivers, tour director, local guides, housekeeping, hotel gratuities and other items of a personal nature are not included in the price of the tours. Travel insurance is not included in the price of our tours. Prices: Prices are all quoted per person. Single Rate (1 person per room) allows you a private room and the price is based only on the additional charges for your non-shared room. Double Rate is 2 people sharing a room with 1 or 2 beds. (Twin room accommodations are at double rate but guarantees 2 beds; usually full or queen size.) Triple/Quad rate is for 3 or 4 people sharing a room with 2 beds. In New York City, accommodations may vary and no cots are allowed due to fire codes. When should I make reservations? You should make your tour reservation and deposit early! We recommend you reserve your seat when you decide on what tour you are interested in, at least 60-90 days prior to departure. Reservations made within 30 days of departure are accepted on a space available basis only. To be fair to all passengers, tour availability is first come, first served. Fly tours and rail tours will vary. Please consult each individual tour itinerary for specific information. How do I make reservations and deposits? We ask that a reservation form accompany all reservations. If you do not have a reservation form, the following information is required along with your payment: the name(s) of the people going on the tour, addresses, telephone numbers and any special request(s) you may have. Be sure to specify which tour you are making reservations for, the date of departure and your departure location of choice (located on the back cover of this brochure). Please mail your reservation form and payment to Cyr Northstar Tours, P Box 368, Old Town, Maine .O. 04468. Once payment has been received, you will be mailed a Reservation Confirmation. Please review the confirmation to be sure all the information is correct. Be sure to note any changes when you submit your final payment. Can I make reservations over the phone? Reservations will be accepted over the phone based on tour availability. A tour

What if I have a special request? Special requests such as non-smoking room, low floor, or any other special needs should be noted on your original reservation form. We will do our best to accommodate these requests, but unfortunately cannot guarantee them. What is your cancellation policy? If you need to cancel on a tour, we will do our best to assist in finding you a replacement, when possible. We cannot guarantee any replacements and strongly suggest purchasing travel insurance at the time of deposit to protect your investment. When a cancellation occurs and replacements are found, fees may apply. · A full refund will be issued to all passengers whose cancellations are received prior to the final payment due date. · Cancellations received after the final payment date to 15 days prior to the tour departure will result in a loss of deposit plus any non-recoverable expenses. · No refund will be issued on any tour when cancellations are received 14 days or less prior to tour departure. · Day Trips: cancellations received after the final payment date will result in a cancellation fee of $25 plus any non-recoverable expenses, which would include tickets, or any payments made on your behalf. In fairness to all, exceptions cannot be made. Please consult the individual itinerary for specific cancellation restrictions. Day trips, fly tours, rail tours will vary. Cancellations and transfers must be made during regular business hours. No-shows: No-shows will not be refunded regardless of the reason. We are on a schedule and count on you to help us keep it. If you're not at your assigned departure location at the published time, we are not responsible and you will be considered a no-show. Changes from your assigned departure location per the final reservation confirmation must be made with our office, during regular business hours. Departure location changes may not be made 14 days or less prior to departure date. Can I get travel insurance? Cancellation, interruption and travel insurance is available through our office and is strongly recommended. This protects the cost of your tour if an untimely death occurs within your family and prevents you from traveling or you or your traveling companion gets ill or hurt while on the tour. Nobody expects an injury or illness, take comfort knowing you are fully covered. Benefits under Medicare or similar coverage may not apply while traveling outside of the United States. We recommend that you check coverage with your provider before traveling. Please review the travel insurance policy we offer. Insurance must be purchased when you make your deposit or payment to guarantee coverage. Insurance is only available at the time of initial payment. Physicians documentation will be necessary for the insurance company to process your claim. If you elect not to purchase coverage, you must return the signed waiver back to our office before we can process your reservation.

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What about tipping? Tipping of drivers, tour directors and any local guides is not included in the price of the tour. Customary and appreciated gratuities to the tour directors and drivers are discretionary and therefore, should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not in the form of a group collection. The suggested tipping amount per passenger is $2 per person per day. Will I have an assigned seat on the coach? Seating aboard our motorcoaches is assigned based upon the order we receive reservations. Guests traveling in odd numbers may be assigned to sit with other guests. Guests traveling single will likely be seated next to another guest. Rotation of seats is at the discretion of the Tour Director. We ask that requests for special seating, due to physical conditions be made at the time of reservation. A physician's statement may be required in certain cases. Cyr Northstar Tours reserves the right to adjust seating arrangements. What time is check-in? Hotel check-in times are usually 3:00pm or 4:00pm. If we arrive early, the hotel will try to accommodate. However, it is not guaranteed that your room will be available before 3:00pm. What are All-Star Dollars? All-Star Dollars are sent to all passengers who have traveled on an overnight tour. They can be used as cash value toward the final payment of your next Cyr Northstar Tours retail tour. Emergency Contact Information: Emergency contact and medical information forms are sent with final documentation. Each guest is asked to bring the completed form on the day of departure to give to the Tour Director. Please do not mail back to the office. How much walking will I do? Our itineraries include many activities and may consist of moderate to heavy walking at times. Some of the sightseeing included in our tours can mean accessing locations that limit or restrict motorcoaches, especially in historic districts where the streets are narrow and were designed before the motorcoaches were. For your comfort, we recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes. If you have questions regarding specific tours, please call. Does Cyr Northstar Tours have a fragrance free policy? Yes - Due to the fact that many of passengers and employees have respiratory sensitivities or allergies we ask that you refrain from wearing any fragrances, aftershaves, scented lotions, etc...when traveling with Cyr Northstar Tours. Please observe this when you are traveling on our coaches or stopping by our office in Old Town. In many cases, people with allergies can have life threatening reactions and we do not want our passengers to create a hazardous health situation for anyone. Is smoking allowed on the motorcoach? For the comfort and safety of all our passengers, the use of alcohol and tobacco products is prohibited on our coaches. Rest stops are made frequently so those who smoke will have the opportunity to smoke outside of the bus. Will I need identification for my tour? Yes, it is required for all tours. A driver's license or equivalent should be carried for

positive ID any time you travel.

Travel to Canada: Canada can deny admission to persons with criminal convictions or OUI violations. Cyr Northstar Tours cannot be held responsible for passengers who fail to provide required documentation. Passport Information: At the time of printing this brochure, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State announced the official requirement for citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Bermuda to present a valid passport to enter the United States when arriving by air from any part of the Western Hemisphere.

For travel by land or sea, from now until June 1, 2009, if a U.S. citizen does not have a passport, the following may be accepted as proof of citizenship: A U.S. state or federal government issued birth record (note: hospital-issued birth certificates are not acceptable) or naturalization paper. On June 1, 2009 all U.S. and Canadian citizens who are 16 and older traveling between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda by land or sea (including ferries), will be required to present a valid passport or other alternative documents as determined by the Department of Homeland Security. U.S. and Canadian citizens who are 15 years old or younger will still be allowed to travel with just a copy of their birth certificate, as will teens between the age of 16-18 if they are part of an adult supervised school, religious, cultural or athletic group. Additional information: **Fly tour rates and schedules are subject to changes announced by the airline company. **Cyr Northstar Tours requests that clients who require special assistance or accessible transportation please notify the office in advance. **Published times on itineraries are as accurate as possible and subject to change due to traffic, weather, mechanical and any other conditions that prevent Cyr Northstar Tours from operating normally. **Cyr Northstar Tours/Cyr Bus Line is not responsible for articles left on the motorcoach

Cyr Northstar Tours is an agent for the passengers and therefore accepts no responsibility for any "extra overnights" caused by any delays due to: An Act of God, delayed departures or arrivals, missed connections, hurricanes, snow storms, riots, accidents, breakdowns, bad road conditions or any other conditions beyond our control. Cyr Northstar Tours reserves the right to change the itinerary and substitute arrangements of equal or greater value if, based on professional experience, circumstances warrant a change. Cyr Northstar Tours is not responsible for deficiencies on the part of the hotels, restaurants, airlines, cruise lines or any other company providing services throughout the tour. Cyr Northstar Tours has the right to cancel any and all tours if bookings are inadequate, and/or decline to book any persons, making full and equitable refunds.

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Motorcoach Tour Reservation Form

Name: Street: Tour Name: Email: City: Tour Date: Departure Location: Phone: State: Zip:

Please consult individual itineraries for departure locations.

I/WE PREFER

SPECIAL NEEDS Wheelchair accessible motorcoach Walking challenged Handicap room First floor rooming accommodations

(For health reasons, only if elevators are not available)

Non-Smoking Double ­ Dbl/Queen Triple/Quad ­ Dbl/Queen Smoking 1 Bed ­ 2 People 2 Beds ­ 3 or 4 People Meal Choice(s):

Single 1 Bed ­ 1 Person

Twin ­ Dbl/Queen 2 Beds ­ 2 People

Special Requests:

PAYMENT INFO PAYING BY CHECK Check Enclosed Deposit Full Payment PAYING BY CREDIT CARD Charge to my: Please check appropriate box VISA MasterCard Amount Debited to card $ Deposit Full Payment

Card Number:

INSURANCE Would you like travel insurance? Yes No

Please make checks payable to Cyr Northstar Tours. REMEMBER to send a SEPARATE CHECK For each trip

Exp. Date: Name on Card: Signature: ROOMMATE/TRAVELING PARTNERS

Cyr Northstar Tours has affordable cancellation and travel insurance available through our office.

If you have friends traveling with you, please include their names and addresses below. Traveling with Roommate

Name Address City/State/Zip Phone Number

Traveling with Roommate

Name Address City/State/Zip Phone Number

Adjoining Room

With Who:

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