Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Sunday, December 27, 2020
Boothbay, ME

Includes: Motorcoach Transportation & admission to Gardens Aglow
Gardens Aglow is a signature events during the Boothbay Festival of Lights. Join us again for the largest light show in Maine! See hundreds of thousands of lights, strung through the upper gardens in a beautiful display. From the lights, to the s’mores pit, popcorn stand and special art exhibits, Gardens Aglow has something for the whole family.

There will be hot cocoa stands both inside and outside. The old Visitor Center will have a marketplace where guests can purchase beverages and snack/comfort food. There will be tables set up in the old Visitor Center, inside the Education Center where the model trains will be located, as well as benches throughout the Gardens.

1:45pm Biddeford Exit 32 Park & Ride Lot (Across from Walmart)
2:15pm Portland Marginal Way Park & Ride Lot (Across from World Gym)
2:45pm Topsham Park & Ride Lot (Topsham Fair Mall Home Depot)
4:00pm Gardens Aglow Tour, leisurely on your own
6:00pm Depart for home

Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Friday, December 18, 2020
Boothbay, ME

Includes: Motorcoach Transportation & admission to Gardens Aglow
Gardens Aglow is a signature events during the Boothbay Festival of Lights. Join us again for the largest light show in Maine! See hundreds of thousands of lights, strung through the upper gardens in a beautiful display. From the lights, to the s’mores pit, popcorn stand and special art exhibits, Gardens Aglow has something for the whole family.

There will be hot cocoa stands both inside and outside. The old Visitor Center will have a marketplace where guests can purchase beverages and snack/comfort food. There will be tables set up in the old Visitor Center, inside the Education Center where the model trains will be located, as well as benches throughout the Gardens.

1:45pm Biddeford Exit 32 Park & Ride Lot (Across from Walmart)
2:15pm Portland Marginal Way Park & Ride Lot (Across from World Gym)
2:45pm Topsham Park & Ride Lot (Topsham Fair Mall Home Depot)
4:00pm Gardens Aglow Tour, leisurely on your own
6:00pm Depart for home

Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Boothbay, ME

Includes: Motorcoach Transportation & admission to Gardens Aglow
Gardens Aglow is a signature events during the Boothbay Festival of Lights. Join us again for the largest light show in Maine! See hundreds of thousands of lights, strung through the upper gardens in a beautiful display. From the lights, to the s’mores pit, popcorn stand and special art exhibits, Gardens Aglow has something for the whole family.

There will be hot cocoa stands both inside and outside. The old Visitor Center will have a marketplace where guests can purchase beverages and snack/comfort food. There will be tables set up in the old Visitor Center, inside the Education Center where the model trains will be located, as well as benches throughout the Gardens.

1:45pm Biddeford Exit 32 Park & Ride Lot (Across from Walmart)
2:15pm Portland Marginal Way Park & Ride Lot (Across from World Gym)
2:45pm Topsham Park & Ride Lot (Topsham Fair Mall Home Depot)
4:00pm Gardens Aglow Tour, leisurely on your own
6:00pm Depart for home

New England Christmas Festival
Friday, November 27 – Saturday, November 28th, 2020
Mohegan Sun

Includes: 1 night lodging at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville, Continental Breakfast, Admission to the New England Christmas Festival, Round Trip Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation, Free Time at Mohegan Sun, Casino Bonus: $10 Free Bet & $15 Food or Buffet 

An all new spin, the Boston Christmas Festival is now the New England Christmas Festival and will be at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. The 34th Annual Christmas show will be on Black Friday weekend.

Join us as we spend Friday at the New England Christmas Festival. You will see many of your favorite Artisans as well as many new Artisans who are looking forward to sharing their craft with you in this new location. 350+ pop up shops by American Artisans that come together once a year for 3 days only! You will find special and unique gifts for everyone on your list – in all price ranges. This award-winning show is the largest arts and crafts festival in New England.

We’ll spend the night at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Uncasville.  There is a shuttle from the hotel to the casino available for your convenience.

Saturday morning, we’ll ride back to the Casino. At Mohegan Sun, there are nearly 5,000 slot machines and over 300 table games, including favorites like Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow, Texas Hold ‘Em, Three Card poker and state-of-the-art Race Book. With over 30 stores for shopping, you’ll be sure to find something that will catch your eye during Black Friday shopping weekend. We’ll depart for home late afternoon.

“Boo-Bus”
Salem Haunted Happenings

Historic Salem Village, Salem, MA
Saturday, October 31st , 2020

A festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England. We invite you to experience a unique one of a kind Halloween experience. Eat, Drink and be Scary! Family Fun for Everyone! Let VIP do the driving to get you to this world recognized event. The day will be yours to explore all that Salem has to offer during the month of October.  As always, we love when you wear your costume, so don’t be shy! Psychics, museums, tours, reenactments and more. There is something for everyone in the heart of Salem Village.

Saturday, October 31st

10:00am – Portland Marginal Way Park & Ride
10:30am – Biddeford Exit 32 Park & Ride
10:45am – Wells Exit 19 Transportation Ctr
12:30pm – 8:30pm Salem Haunted Happenings

Visit www.hauntedhappenings.org
to help plan your day!

Download Full Schedule & Details:

Salem Haunted Happenings Boo Bus Oct 2020

“Boo-Bus”
Salem Haunted Happenings

Historic Salem Village, Salem, MA
Saturday, October 24th, 2020

A festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England. We invite you to experience a unique one of a kind Halloween experience. Eat, Drink and be Scary! Family Fun for Everyone! Let VIP do the driving to get you to this world recognized event. The day will be yours to explore all that Salem has to offer during the month of October.  As always, we love when you wear your costume, so don’t be shy! Psychics, museums, tours, reenactments and more. There is something for everyone in the heart of Salem Village.

Saturday, October 24th

8:00am – Portland Marginal Way Park & Ride
8:30am Biddeford Exit 32 Park & Ride
8:45am – Wells Exit 19 Transportation Ctr
10:30am – 6:00pm Salem Haunted Happenings

Visit www.hauntedhappenings.org
to help plan your day!

Download Full Schedule & Details:

Salem Haunted Happenings Boo Bus Oct 2020

“Boo-Bus”
Salem Haunted Happenings

Historic Salem Village, Salem, MA
Friday, October 23rd, 2020

A festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England. We invite you to experience a unique one of a kind Halloween experience. Eat, Drink and be Scary! Family Fun for Everyone! Let VIP do the driving to get you to this world recognized event. The day will be yours to explore all that Salem has to offer during the month of October.  As always, we love when you wear your costume, so don’t be shy! Psychics, museums, tours, reenactments and more. There is something for everyone in the heart of Salem Village.

Friday, October 23rd
10:00am – Portland Marginal Way Park & Ride
10:30am – Biddeford Exit 32 Park & Ride
10:45am – Wells Exit 19 Transportation Ctr
12:30pm – 6:30pm Salem Haunted Happenings

Visit www.hauntedhappenings.org
to help plan your day!

Download Full Schedule & Details:

Salem Haunted Happenings Boo Bus Oct 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Day Trip
Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
Includes: Round trip Motorcoach & Ferry Ticket
Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Enjoy a trip to Martha’s Vineyard, the largest island off the coast of New England.  The island is famous for historic sea captain homes and mansions, charming gingerbread cottages, the nation’s oldest operating Carousel plus boutiques, galleries and world-class restaurants.

Explore the island on your own. You might enjoy lunch at the famous Black Dog restaurant, or an afternoon ice cream at Mad Martha’s and dinner overlooking the ocean.  Spend the afternoon at the beach; there are miles of pristine beaches.  Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour on a sightseeing bus or purchase a Vineyard Transit day pass ($8 adults, $5 seniors) allowing you to travel all day between the towns and even “up island” with departures every fifteen minutes. We recommend planning your day in advance to make the most of your day! (Points of Interest)

Then next fall when someone asks you what you did over the summer you can tell them you vacationed on Martha’s Vineyard!

5:30am – Portland, Marginal Way Park & Ride
6:00am – Biddeford, Exit 32 Park & Ride Lot
6:15am – Wells, Exit 19 Transportation Center
10:45am – Ferry sails from Woods Hole, MA – 45 minute ferry ride that does not cruise in open water
11:30am – Arrive Martha’s Vineyard “Vineyard Haven” for the day at your leisure
7:15pm – Ferry ride back to Woods Hole, MA
8:00pm – Board the bus for return home

Martha’s Vineyard Day Trips 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Day Trip
Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
Includes: Round trip Motorcoach & Ferry Ticket
Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Enjoy a trip to Martha’s Vineyard, the largest island off the coast of New England.  The island is famous for historic sea captain homes and mansions, charming gingerbread cottages, the nation’s oldest operating Carousel plus boutiques, galleries and world-class restaurants.

Explore the island on your own. You might enjoy lunch at the famous Black Dog restaurant, or an afternoon ice cream at Mad Martha’s and dinner overlooking the ocean.  Spend the afternoon at the beach; there are miles of pristine beaches.  Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour on a sightseeing bus or purchase a Vineyard Transit day pass ($8 adults, $5 seniors) allowing you to travel all day between the towns and even “up island” with departures every fifteen minutes. We recommend planning your day in advance to make the most of your day! (Points of Interest)

Then next fall when someone asks you what you did over the summer you can tell them you vacationed on Martha’s Vineyard!

5:30am – Portland, Marginal Way Park & Ride
6:00am – Biddeford, Exit 32 Park & Ride Lot
6:15am – Wells, Exit 19 Transportation Center
10:45am – Ferry sails from Woods Hole, MA – 45 minute ferry ride that does not cruise in open water
11:30am – Arrive Martha’s Vineyard “Vineyard Haven” for the day at your leisure
7:15pm – Ferry ride back to Woods Hole, MA
8:00pm – Board the bus for return home

Martha’s Vineyard Day Trips 2020

Boston Flower & Garden Show
Friday, March 13, 2020
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Includes: Round Trip Motorcoach Travel & Show Ticket

This year’s Show theme is “Garden Party: Celebrating Friends & Family”. There’s nothing more important than time spent connecting with the precious people and places in our lives!  At this year’s show, we’ll celebrate outdoor living and interior plantscapes that inspire us to spend time with the ones we love.  Explore plant families, including the beauty of “black sheep” and “everyone’s favorites”, as well as ways of connecting with each other through our love of nature and gardening.

8:00am Marginal Way Park and Ride Lot (across from World Gym)
8:30am Biddeford Exit 32 Park and Ride Lot (across from Walmart)
8:45am Wells Exit 19 Transportation Center
10:30am – 4:00pm Boston Flower Show