Explore American Mennonite History – Lancaster, PA

    Meet your family in Lancaster, PA to explore your Mennonite heritage and see some local sights on a refreshing weekend getaway. With an interpreter, tour the Mennonite Information Center and hear facts and stories specific to your family history in Lancaster. Visit Mennonite-owned restaurants, farms, and attractions—including Hershey Chocolate World. This is the perfect local tour for family groups of 5-10. Invite your kids and grandkids. Connect with your siblings and cousins. 

    Explore American Mennonite History – Goshen, IN

    On this wonderful 3-day, 2-night tour, explore your family connections in Goshen or satisfy your curiosity about Mennonite migrations to this area. Stay in a Mennonite-owned hotel. Dine at the in-house restaurant to remember favorite dishes from bygone days. Explore intriguing shops in Goshen and nearby Elkhart. Visit Mennonite historical sites, including the Mennonite Church USA Archives and Mennohof. On a full-day excursion to Barns at Nappanee, tour the farmhouse, enjoy a wagon-tour ride around the farm, and end your visit with a fresh, hearty feast. Take this tour with friends or family of all ages. Suitable for groups of 5-10. 

    Self-Drive Tour: Maritime Explorer

    Known as a land brimming with energy, seacoast traditions and old-world charm-your amazing journey of Atlantic Canada includes Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, as well as Cape Breton and the magnificent Cabot Trail. This independent itinerary allows you to explore areas that cannot always be accessed by scheduled tour services. Your road trip will have you walking on the ocean floor, the option of kayaking the world’s highest tides and sampling some of the hottest seafood spots on the Atlantic. Explore historic sites, a stunning coastline and lands brimming with energy and lively music!

    Self-Drive Tour: The Okanagan Valley

    Any time, any day, any season, the Okanangan Valley offer a world of things to do. Your options are endless and there is something for everyone. You will find a wide variety of activities to choose from, including wine and beer festivals, culinary competitions, sporting events, live music and performing arts, seasonal craft fairs and so much more. Visit organic farms, explore the many Okanangan Vineyards, relax on the beach or hike at one of the beautiful parks. Start your tour in Kelowna, an energetic city surrounded by wilderness, mountains, vineyards and orchards, set on sparkling Okanagan Lake. Then continue on at your own pace to see the surrounding area.

    Self-Drive Tour: Vancouver Island, British Columbia

    Hit the road at your own pace to discover the beauty of British Colombia. You can choose to start your tour in Vancouver or Victoria. British Colombia is a land of spectacular beauty that encapsulates the sheer peaks of the Rockies that line the entire eastern border, the lakes of the interior the stunning city of Vancouver with the back drop of the coastal mountain range and the Pacific Ocean. On Vancouver Island you will find abundant wildlife and the fascinating historic city of Victoria. In addition to the astounding beauty of the province, visitors can immerse themselves in first nations culture, engage in adventurous activities and more.

    Self- Drive Tour: Montreal & Québec City

    Québecers have a culture that’s unique; it is deeply rooted in North America and yet fiercely proud of its French heritage, Québec is a blend of the Old and New Worlds, famous for its unique lifestyle and joie de vivre! On this 5 day self-drive tour in Montreal and Québec City, explore at your own pace, immersing yourself in the culture and fabulous cuisine. 

    Alaska by Land & Sea

    Spend three days in Denali National Park—home to a variety of northern wildlife and of course Mount Denali. See spectacular wilderness vistas as you travel by train to your cruise ship. On a 7-day cruise, enjoy shore excursions in historic Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, and Vancouver, and see unique northern wildlife on land and in the water, calving glaciers, and majestic mountains.

    Newfoundland Adventure

    Revel in Newfoundland’s world-famous culture and hospitality. Experience life in remote otuports and fishing villages. Visit North America’s only Authenticated Norse site at L’Anse Aux Meadows. Enjoy a warm Mi’kmau welcome in Miawpukek First Nations. Hike the spectacular Tablelands at Gros Morne National Park. Get a tast of Europe on the French island of Saint – Pierre. Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites: Red Bay, L’Anse aux Meadows, Red Bay, and Gros Morne National Park. Savour local dishes and meet the fishers and growers who make it happen.

    Cross Canada Russlaender Centenary Tour

    The three-part Russlaender Centenary Tour will re-enact the historic migration of 21,000 Mennonites from Russia to Canada beginning in 1923. With the help of established Mennonites, the refugees found new homes in Canada in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution—a time of civil war, famine, and epidemic. This tour celebrates the faith of these newcomers, memorializes the challenges of resettlement, acknowledges race and displacement in Canadian history.  The tour is a collaborative effort among Canadian Mennonite historians and heritage enthusiasts. Tour leaders Henry Paetkau and Ingrid Mohleman, along with other historic resource people, will share informative talks during the tour.