Let’s Travel Together Trips

Let's Travel Together

Here are some group trips that we currently have planned.  I will be hosting some of these but not all, I like to travel but my family will KILL me if I am gone this much!  If you would be interested in hosting a trip please let me know.  There are very few requirements and you may get a discounted trip! 

If there are trips or destinations that you would like to see me add, please let me know. I am also working on scheduling some activities and day trips in the local Louisville area.  Keep checking back or sign up for my email list for this group.   I will only send you emails related to this group. 

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Red Rocks and the Rockies

October 1, 2021  7 Days

12 Meals: 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners
• Round trip airport transfers
• Spend two nights in Denver, the “The Mile-High City”
and take a narrated sightseeing tour with a local guide
• Special group dinner at the historic Buckhorn Exchange
• Visit Rocky Mountain National Park, with elevations
ranging from 8,000 feet on the wet, grassy valleys to
14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak
• Spend a glorious day aboard the Rocky Mountaineer
across Colorado with spacious, reclining seats and
oversized glass-dome windows, crossing the
Continental Divide and travel the six-mile-long
Moffatt Tunnel
• Continue aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train in Silver
Leaf Class from Glenwood Springs to Moab following
the Colorado River and passing beautiful red rock
formations, desert cliffs and canyons
• Tour Arches National Park to see the largest
concentration of stone arches in the world
• Venture into Dead Horse Point State Park with its
amazing views of the Colorado River and massive
sandstone walls
• See the famed “Pink Cliffs” of Bryce Canyon National
Park with its vividly-colored rock formations called
“Hoodoos”
• Explore Utah’s canyonlands and red rocks on an open
air tram tour through awe-inspiring Zion National Park
• Spend one night in Las Vegas, “The Entertainment
Capital of the World”
Prices starting at $4299.00 per person double occupancy. Air not included.

Yellowstone and The Grand Tetons

September 25, 2021    7 Days

Fly into Salt Lake City before taking a tour through the beauty of Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. This tour includes 10 meals, airport transfers, 2 nights in Yellowstone, float trip on the Snake River through the Grand Tetons, 2 nights in Jackson Hole, dinner and entertainment at the Chuckwagon Supper and Western Show, tour of Salt Lake City. Prices starting at $2999 per person double occupancy. Flights not included.

Email me for more information. tara@vacationsbytara.com

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Cape Cod and New England

September 26, 2021  8 Days

Enjoy the tranquil backroads of
Vermont, the monumental mansions of Rhode Island,
gingerbread cottages of Martha’s Vineyard and the history of
Boston while taking in the best autumn colors New England
has to offer.

HIGHLIGHTS
13 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
Round trip airport transfers
City tour of Boston with a local guide including the Freedom
Trail and Boston Common
See Plymouth Rock, where our forefathers first landed on
American soil
On Cape Cod enjoy a delicious New England lobster bake
Take the ferry to the resort island of Martha’s Vineyard with its
astounding cliffs at Gay’s Head and quaint gingerbread houses
of Edgartown
Guided tour of Newport, Rhode Island, a fascinating seaport
famous for its maritime history
Visit the Vanderbilt’s famed Breakers mansion, a testament to
America’s glamorous “Gilded Age”
Travel the “Backroads of Vermont,” with its beautiful mountain
villages, Vermont Country Store, maple syrup and ice cream
See beautiful Quechee Gorge State Park, Vermont’s “Little
Grand Canyon”
Ride the Conway Scenic Railroad through the beautiful White
Mountains
Travel the Kancamagus Scenic Byway through the White
Mountains on one of the world’s most spectacular fall-foliage trips
Cruise across scenic Lake Winnipesaukee on what has been
called the “most beautiful cruise in New England”
Visit the town of Kennebunkport, one of Maine’s coastal jewels

Prices starting at $3179 per person double occupancy. Flights not included.

Girlfriends Getaway

October 6-10, 2021

Hey ladies! Are you ready for some good food, great drinks and toes in the sand? I know I am! Let's go on a girlfriends getaway to Margaritaville Island Reserve! Invite all your girlfriends and let's have some fun! Pricing includes roundtrip flights from Louisville, 4 nights at Margaritaville Island Reserve all-inclusive, cancel for any reason travel protection and transportation to/from the resort. I am giving a special referral bonus to anyone that has 3 rooms or more traveling together. Prices starting at $1,268 per person based on double occupancy. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You can message, call or email me for more details and to reserve your room. 502-438-8367 or tara@vacationsbytara.com

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Scarlet Lady

Sunsets and Soirees

November 3-7, 2021

Join Ian and me on Virgin Voyages' new ship, The Scarlet Lady.  Cruising has resumed and this is a brand new cruise line with a lot of surprises in store.  Richard Branson is not going to have a typical cruise ship or experience. 

This is an adults-only cruise, there are more inclusions than your regular cruise lines like "basic bevvies" (most non-alcoholic drinks), no extra charges for the "specialty dining", gratuities included and more.  There is a tattoo parlor on the ship, an options drag queen brunch, and a wide variety of other entertainment.  

We will be cruising to Key West and then to Bimini Beach Club, their private beach club in the Bahamas.  The Beach Club looks AMAZING! 

Current prices start at $1895 for an ocean view cabin based on double occupancy.  Airfare and insurance are not included.  Call me for package pricing.   tara@vacationsbytara.com     502-438-8367

I will throw in a $25 onboard credit so you can have a drink on me!   

I hope you can join us!  

Fire and Ice Iceland

March 9, 2022   7 Days

Join us on this special departure to, hopefully, see the Northern Lights. Although it is not guaranteed, there will be several opportunities to hopefully see this amazing sight.
You will be departing on an evening flight and arriving the next day in Iceland. While in Iceland you will adventure to the South Shores through farmlands and small villages. There will be amazing mountain views including Mt Hekla, the most active volcano in Iceland, and waterfalls. You will learn about the preservation of the Southern Iceland cultural heritage and visit a folk museum. You will visit the village of Vik, the Blue Lagoon, the geothermal area of Krysuvik. You will tour Reykjavik and have free time to explore the city. You will get a virtual "fly over" of Iceland to see some of its beautiful and unique landscapes. You will also tour the Golden Circle where you will see the UNESCO site of Thingvellir National Park, see the most active geyser in Iceland, and the most famous waterfall in Iceland. You will visit a local farm and meet some Icelandic horses and learn about growing with "green energy", pure water, and organic pest control.
Tour includes 5 breakfasts and 2 dinners. Airport transfers when air is purchased through the tour, local guides, and all tours mentioned.
Air is only $350 when purchased as part of the package.

Prices start at $2,499 per person. Single supplement is an additional $379. If you need a roommate we will try to match you up with someone from our group. If not the tour company has a roommate guarantee. If they do not find a roommate for you, then you do not have to pay the single supplement. You will not know if you have a roommate or not until you arrive.
Travel insurance is available for $249 per person. This covers cancellation up to 24 hours before the tour, medical coverage, and more. Other insurance options are also available.
Please call or email me for more details. tara@vacationsbytara.com 502-438-8367

There are only 2 dates available for the Norther Lights tour and one is already sold out. Act fast!

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London and Paris

May 3, 2022  9 Days

Join other members of our group on this escorted tour of Paris and London!
Your trip will start in London with a city tour and some free time to explore. You will have a welcome dinner on the first night to meet your tour manager and other travelers. While in London you will also take a full-day tour out to Leeds Castle and Dover. Your tour manager will help you plan out your free time to explore if you like or we can arrange optional tours for you like Windsor Castle, pub crawls, a tour of Notting Hill, a visit to Stonehenge, or go gaze at the Crown Jewels. So many things to choose from!
When you leave London you will travel on the highspeed train, Eurostar, and travel under the English Channel via the "chunnel" to arrive in Paris. When you arrive in Paris you will board your motorcoach for a city tour where you will you will drive along the Champs-Elysees, see the Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Bastille, the Latin Quarter, and the Louve. The tour will stop for photos at the Eiffel Tower. During the remainder of your stay you will visit the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and attend a private workshop on French Etiguette, The Art of Receiving to learn how the staff were trained to greet guests, you will enjoy a lunch at the chateau. You will tour the incredible Palace of Versailles and have leisure time for options tours or to explore the MANY things that Paris has to offer.
This tour includes 9 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner, airport transfers (if air is booked with the tour) all tours mentioned, and the high-speed train to Paris.
If booked by July 31, 2021 airfare is included!
Prices start at $3,279 per person double occupancy. For a single room add $999.
If you would like a roommate but don't have one we can try to find one from the group. The tour company also has a "roommate guarantee". If you sign up as a single and want a roommate, they guarantee they will have one for you. If they do not, you do not have to pay the single supplement. You will not find out if you have a roommate or not until you arrive.
Travel protection is available for $249 per person. This covers all cancellation fees if you cancel up to 1 day before departure, medical coverage while traveling, and more. I also have other insurance options available for you if you are interested.

Please email or call me for more information. tara@vacationsbytara or 502-438-8367

Yellowstone and Jackson Hole

September 17, 2022  7 Days

On this exploration of Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons, you will fly into Salt Lake City before setting off on your tour. In these 7 days, you visit Yellowstone National Park to visit geysers and thermals basins, see the 1,200 foot deep Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and see the terraced formations of Mammoth Hot Springs. We can't forget Old Faithful which has been spouting every 80 to 90 minutes for at least 150 years. After visiting Yellowstone you will travel to Grand Teton National Park driving along Jackson and Jenny Lakes. Enjoy a float trip on the Snake River and visit Jackson Hole. We will also be visiting the Bar J Chuckwagon for some evening entertainment and cowboy chow. We will enjoy a show at the Jackson Hole Playhouse before departing the Tetons. We will travel back to Salt Lake City for a city tour including Temple Square.
This tour includes 10 meals: 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners, airport transfers (if air is booked through the travel company), narrated tours of Yellowstone, float trip, Chuckwagon Supper/Western Show, theater performance, and city tour in Salt Lake City.
Does not include airfare.
Prices start at $2999 per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is $1,239. If you need a roommate we will try to find you one from this group. If not the tour company has a roommate guarantee, if they don't have a roommate for you, you do not have to pay the single supplement. You will not know if you have a roommate or not before arriving.
Travel protection is available for $150 per person. This allows you to cancel up to 24 hours before departure with no penalties.
This is a moderately active tour.
Please email or call me for more information or pricing with airfare. tara@vacationsbytara.com 502-438-8367

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Red Rocks to the Rockies  7 Days

This 7-day tour is not all amazing scenery, it starts in VEGAS! You will be staying on the Vegas strip at Treasure Island and have some free time to explore before or after the welcome dinner to meet your tour manager and other travelers.
After leaving Vegas you will travel to southern Utah to see Zion National Park. You will get close-up views as you ride on an open-air tram. Hop on and off as you like to get a closer look. You will get to experience the Pink Cliffs of Bryce Canyon National Park, visit Dead Horse Point State Park and view the Colorado River, and overnight in Moab. You will visit Arches National Park and then board the incredible Rocky Mountaineer to travel through Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and overnight in Glenwood Springs Colorado. The next day you will board the train again to enjoy their reclining seats and glass dome windows. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of White River National Forest, Byers and Gore Canyons, and the raging rivers and mountain lakes of Arapahoe National Forest. Cross the Continental Divide and enjoy a sparkling wine toast and travel through a 6-mile long tunnel. You will be arriving in Denver for a 2-night stay. From Denver, you will visit the Rocky Mountain National Park and go on a city tour with a local guide.
Airfare is FREE if booked by July 31, 2021!
This tour includes 12 meals: 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 4 dinners, airport transfers (if the tour is booked with the tour company), and all tours mentioned as well as Silver Leaf class on the Rocky Mountaineer.
Pricing starts at $4299 for double occupancy, single supplement is $1149.

If you would like a roommate but don't have one we can try to find one from the group. The tour company also has a "roommate guarantee". If you sign up as a single and want a roommate, they guarantee they will have one for you. If they do not, you do not have to pay the single supplement. You will not find out if you have a roommate or not until you arrive.
Travel protection is available for $339 per person. This covers all cancellation fees if you cancel up to 1 day before departure, medical coverage while traveling, and more. I also have other insurance options available for you if you are interested.

Please email or call me for more information. tara@vacationsbytara or 502-438-8367