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2024 Motorcoach Tours

2025 Motorocoach Tours

Our group tours are open to anyone interested in traveling on the dates listed. If you’re new to motorcoach touring and have questions, or would like pricing for your own group on a different date, please contact us.

Tour Operator for the following Tours:
Diamond Tours, Inc.
Travel Advisors:
(at least one advisor will travel with each group)
Anderson Travel and Tours
Sharon Anderson (205) 612-2865
Michelle Arena (205) 966-6646


Disclaimer: Anderson Travel and Tours is not the source or supplier of the tours listed on this webpage and acts solely as an agent for the supplier. The Supplier of these tours is Diamond Tours, Inc. / 13100 Westlinks Terrace, Suite No. 1, Fort Myers, FL 33913. Diamond Tours, Inc. manages all 3rd parties related to these tours (examples: motorcoach companies, hotel chains, attractions, restaurants, travel insurance companies, etc.). Anderson Travel and Tours is not responsible for any inconvenience, changes, injury, damage or loss suffered on the account of any conditions, changes, actions or omissions by the Supplier or any 3rd parties.

2024 MOTORCOACH TOURS

2025 MOTORCOACH TOURS


2024 MOTORCOACH TOURS

TOURS ARE LISTED IN DATE ORDER
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VERMONT
(fall foliage tour)
Oct 12-20, 2024

NOTICE: The following tour requires walking a few blocks at a time possibly on uneven sidewalks or terrain and may not be suitable for some mobility impaired individuals. Guests must be able to climb at least 7 stairs unassisted to board the motorcoach. There is no guarantee that attractions, restaurants, buildings, etc. will be accessible / ADA compliant.


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Oct 12-20, 2024
(8 Nights / 9 Days)

Tour Operator:
Diamond Tours, Inc.
Tour Number:
2085306

Departing from:
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
1343 Hueytown Rd
Hueytown, AL 35023
8:00 am
Note: we have people who drive to this location to travel with us from all over the state of Alabama. We have an agreement to allow our cars to remain in the parking lot for the duration of our trip. You may also have someone drop you off. We may add a 2nd pickup location based on the final tour route and location of our travelers.


Join us on a fall foliage tour to Beautiful Vermont.

  • Motorcoach transportation
  • 8 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in Vermont
  • 14 meals:
    8 breakfasts
    6 dinners
  • State Capitol of Montpelier
  • Vermont Maple Farm
  • Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory
  • Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
  • Dinner Cruise on Lake Champlain
  • Church Street Marketplace, Burlington
  • Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
  • Cold Hollow Cider Mill
  • Tour Rock of Ages Granite Quarry
  • Visit Stowe Village

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Tour Package Includes:

  • Motorcoach Transportation
  • Tour Director
  • 8 Nights Lodging
    4 consecutive nights in Vermont
  • 14 meals:
    8 breakfasts
    6 dinners

    DAY 1
  • Lunch and Dinner
    (own your own along the way)
  • En Route Hotel

    DAY 2
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  • Dinner (included)
  • En Route Hotel

    DAY 3
  • Breakfast
  • Take in the beautiful scenery as you drive through Vermont.
  • Dinner (included)
  • Check into your Vermont Hotel for a 4-night stay.

    DAY 4
  • Breakfast
  • Tour the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory to see where these world-famous Teddy Bears are born! The Vermont Teddy Bear Company is the largest maker of handcrafted American-made Teddy Bears.
  • Explore downtown Burlington’s Church Street Marketplace. This award-winning open air mall is a hub of activity where you’ll find architecture and over 100 places to shop and dine.
  • Enjoy a Scenic Dinner Cruise on beautiful Lake Champlain, complete with entertainment and dance floor.

    DAY 5
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tour of the spectacular Rock of Ages Granite Quarry – the world’s largest granite quarry. The scenery at this attraction is stunning! At the Craftsmen Center, you will watch talented sculptors transform granite into lifelike statuary.
  • Visit Montpelier, the State Capitol of Vermont.
  • Visit the Vermont History Museum.
  • Tour an authentic Vermont Maple Farm. With a history dating back hundreds of years, you’ll learn how generations of tradition has gone into making real Vermont Maple Syrup from the tree to your table.
  • Dinner Party with Entertainment.

    DAY 6
  • Breakfast
  • Cold Hollow Cider Mill, one of the leading New England producers of fresh apple cider. Today, the mill produces more than one million gallons of cider every year. You’ll also enjoy a taste of fresh apple cider while learning how it’s made.
  • Visit Stowe Village, a charming New England village.
  • Tour the world-famous Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory. Nestled in Vermont’s Green Mountains, this fully guided factory tour will show you the complete ice cream making process. After your tour, you’ll be able to try a sample of their freshly made ice cream local restaurant.
  • Dinner (included)

    DAY 7
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the N.Y. State Museum in Albany, NY.
  • Dinner (included)
  • En Route Hotel

    DAY 8
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, VA.
  • En Route Hotel

Trip Cost:

Trip Cost
Per Person
(pp)
Deposit:Final
Payment
Due:
Double
Occupancy
(2 people
in room)
$1,715.00 pp$75.00 pp8/5/24
Single
Occupancy
(1 person
in room)
$2,294.00 pp$75.00 pp8/5/24

1st Deposit:
due at the time of booking
$75.00
per person
*There is a $25 cancellation fee per person after the deposit is made.

Final / Total Payment:
Due
August 5, 2024
*You must file travel insurance to receive a refund after final payment is made.

Note:
We can only accept checks for trip deposits and final payments.
However, you will pay online with a credit card for your
travel protection plan.

Make checks payable to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
Mail to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
975 Pickens Drive
Hueytown, AL 35023

Please write “Vermont
on the memo line of your check.


BOOK VERMONT TOUR

Click the red, black and yellow buttons to
COMPLETE THE
FOLLOWING 3 FORMS
(register, terms-conditions, travel protection)

Complete a form for each guest.


Travel Protection Plan

NOTE: If your Travel Confident Protection Plan is not purchased within 14 DAYS of your deposit date, it will NOT cover pre-existing illnesses!


Have questions about this tour?
Email info@andersontraveltours.com


SAN ANTONIO, TX
at Christmastime
Dec 1-7, 2024

NOTICE: The following tour requires walking a few blocks at a time possibly on uneven sidewalks or terrain and may not be suitable for some mobility impaired individuals. Guests must be able to climb at least 7 stairs unassisted to board the motorcoach. There is no guarantee that attractions, restaurants, buildings, etc. will be accessible / ADA compliant.


Book Tour Now


Dec 1-7, 2024
(6 Nights / 7 Days)

Tour Operator:
Diamond Tours, Inc.
Tour Number:
2042050

Departing from:
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
1343 Hueytown Rd
Hueytown, AL 35023
8:00 am
Note: we have people who drive to this location to travel with us from all over the state of Alabama. We have an agreement to allow our cars to remain in the parking lot for the duration of our trip. You may also have someone drop you off. We may add a 2nd pickup location based on the final tour route and location of our travelers.


Experience the wonderland San Antonio becomes at Christmastime!

  • Motorcoach transportation
  • 6 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in San Antonio
  • 10 meals:
    6 breakfasts
    4 dinners
  • Guided Tour of San Antonio
  • Cruise at San Antonio’s famous River Walk District
  • Visit the Alamo and Imax Theater Presentation: “Alamo – The Price of Freedom”
  • Visit the Institute of Texan Cultures and San Antonio Missions
  • Visit Fredericksburg and the hill country
  • Tour of the LBJ Ranch

Enjoy a 4-night stay in a historic hotel only steps away from the Alamo and River Walk!


Hotel Gibbs, San Antonio
Distance from the San Antonio River Walk (0.2 miles), The Alamo (0.08 miles)
Click here to view the hotel website


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Tour Package Includes:

  • Motorcoach Transportation
  • Tour Director
  • 6 Nights Lodging
    4 consecutive nights in San Antonio at the Gibbs Hotel (within walking distance of the Alamo and River Walk)
  • 9 meals
    (6 breakfasts, 3 dinners)

    DAY 1
  • Lunch and Dinner
    (own your own along the way)
  • En Route Hotel

    DAY 2
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner (included) at a local restaurant
  • Check into your
    San Antonio hotel
    for 4 nights

    Gibbs Hotel (within walking distance of the Alamo and River Walk)

    DAY 3
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Tour of San Antonio. Visit the San Fernando Cathedral, King William Historical District, and El Mercado (an area patterned after an authentic Mexican market), San Antonio Shoes (SAS), .
  • Visit the Institute of Texan Cultures (devoted to the 26 different cultures that settled Texas).
  • Dinner (included)
  • Scenic Cruise on the River Walk

    DAY 4
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Fredericksburg, “Jewel of the Texas Hill Country.”
  • Visit the National Museum of the Pacific War
  • Visit the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park where you will go on a narrated driving tour of the LBJ Ranch and see the “Texas White House.”
  • Dinner (included) with entertainment.

    DAY 5
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
  • Experience the “Queen of the Missions” – Mission San Jose, established in 1720.
  • Visit the IMAX Theatre at San Antonio River Center to see “ALAMO … The Price of Freedom.”
  • Visit the buildings and grounds of the ALAMO – “The Shrine of Liberty.”
  • Dinner (included) at a local restaurant

    DAY 6
  • Breakfast
  • Visit George Ranch Historical Park in Richmond, TX. Set amid 23,000 acres of working ranch and farmland, the Historical Park shares the stories of Texas in authentic historical settings.
  • Lunch and Dinner (on your own) along the way
  • En Route Hotel

    DAY 7
  • Breakfast
  • Arrive Home

Trip Cost:

Trip Cost
Per Person
(pp)
Deposit:Final
Payment
Due:
Double
Occupancy
(2 people
in room)
$1,235.00 pp$75.00 pp9/24/24
Single
Occupancy
(1 person
in room)
$1,337.00 pp$75.00 pp9/24/24

1st Deposit:
due at the time of booking
$75.00
per person
*There is a $25 cancellation fee per person after the deposit is made.

Final / Total Payment:
Due
September 24, 2024
*You must file travel insurance to receive a refund after final payment is made.

Note:
We can only accept checks for trip deposits and final payments.
However, you will pay online with a credit card for your
travel protection plan.

Make checks payable to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
Mail to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
975 Pickens Drive
Hueytown, AL 35023

Please write “San Antonio
on the memo line of your check.


BOOK SAN ANTONIO TOUR

Click the red, black and yellow buttons to
COMPLETE THE
FOLLOWING 3 FORMS
(register, terms-conditions, travel protection)

Complete a form for each guest.


Travel Protection Plan

NOTE: If your Travel Confident Protection Plan is not purchased within 14 DAYS of your deposit date, it will NOT cover pre-existing illnesses!


Have questions about this tour?
Email info@andersontraveltours.com


2025 Motorcoach Tours

TOURS ARE LISTED IN DATE ORDER
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Miami, Fort Lauderdale
and Key West, Florida
Jan 12-18, 2025

NOTICE:
The following tour requires walking a few blocks at a time, sometimes on uneven sidewalks or terrain and may not be suitable for some mobility impaired individuals. Guests must be able to climb at least 7 steps unassisted to board the motorcoach. There is no guarantee that attractions, restaurants, buildings, etc. will be accessible / ADA compliant.


Book Tour Now


Jan 12-18, 2024
(6 Nights / 7 Days)

Tour Operator:
Diamond Tours, Inc.
Tour Number:
2033328

Departing from:
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
1343 Hueytown Rd
Hueytown, AL 35023
8:00 am
Note: we have people who drive to this location to travel with us from all over the state of Alabama. We have an agreement to allow our cars to remain in the parking lot for the duration of our trip. You may also have someone drop you off. We may add a 2nd pickup location based on the final tour route and location of our travelers.


Join us on a tour to Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Key West and escape the cold for the best weather months in south Florida!

  • Motorcoach transportation
  • 6 nights lodging:
    4 consecutive nights in Miami area
  • 9 meals:
    6 breakfasts
    3 dinners
  • Full-Day Guided Tour of Miami
  • Coral Castle
  • Florida Keys Scenic Highway and Seven Mile Bridge
  • Visit Key West
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Conch Train Tour in Key West
  • Sightseeing Cruise down the “Venice of America” river in Fort Lauderdale
  • Hollywood Beach “Broadwalk”
  • Visit Flamingo Gardens in Ft. Lauderdale

(click photos to enlarge)


Tour Package Includes:

  • Motorcoach Transportation
  • Tour Director
  • 6 Nights Lodging
    4 consecutive nights in the Miami area
  • 9 meals
    (6 breakfasts, 3 dinners)

    DAY 1
  • Lunch and Dinner
    (own your own along the way)
  • En Route Hotel

    DAY 2
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Dinner (included) at a local restaurant
  • Check into your
    Miami area hotel
    for 4 nights


    DAY 3
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Guided Tour of Miami, Florida
    (Miami Beach, South Beach, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Holocaust Museum, Brickell, Downtown, Venetian Pool, Port Miami, Miracle Mile, Fontainebleau Hotel, Ocean Drive, Versace Mansion, Millionaires Row and much more)
  • Visit the Coral Castle.
    On the Register of National Historic Places since 1984, Coral Castle Museum draws visitors looking to uncover the mystery of how one man single-handedly and secretly carved over 1,100 tons of stone.
  • Dinner (included) with Entertainment

    DAY 4
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Journey along the Florida Keys Scenic Highway. Highlighted by the crystal clear waters and tropical breezes, the drive is one of the greatest in America, its panoramic, scenic views in great abundance.
  • Make your way across Florida’s renowned, Seven Mile Bridge (one of the longest bridges in America) to arrive in Old Key West.
  • Enjoy a Hop-On / Hop-Off Conch Train Tour in Key West and learn about the unique history of the area.
  • Free time to Explore Key West.
    (there’s plenty to see and do: Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, Key West’s famous southernmost point in the United States monument, the Key West Cemetery, shop on Duval Street to Clinton Street Market, stroll down cigar alley or Front Street, visit historic landmarks, museums, browse unique Caribbean artwork, watch the sun set at Mallory Square, and much more)
  • Dinner (on your own) in Key West. Try unique local delicacies, cocktails and of course award-winning key lime pie!
  • Return to your Miami area hotel

    DAY 5
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit oceanfront Hollywood Beach “Broadwalk.” (named one of America’s best beach boardwalks) Admire the Atlantic Ocean while strolling this brick-paved promenade or relax at one of its many cafés and eateries.
  • Lunch (on your own) on the Hollywood Broadwalk.
  • Sightseeing Cruise down Fort Lauderdale’s New River the “Venice of America,” , sailing through Millionaire’s Row with homes of the Rich and Famous, spectacular Mega Yachts, and sights beyond belief. 
  • Dinner (included) at a local restaurant

    DAY 6
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Check out of your Miami hotel.
  • Visit Flamingo Gardens, a 60-acre botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary in Davie, FL (near Ft. Lauderdale). Enjoy a narrated tram ride through 42 remote acres and see some of the last original jungle growth in South Florida. Travel through a native hammock of 200 year-old Live Oaks, a tropical rainforest, fruit groves, mitigated wetlands, Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary (and even feed flamingos).
  • Lunch (on your own) inside Flamingo Gardens
  • Dinner (on your own) along the way
  • En Route Hotel

    DAY 7
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Arrive Home

Trip Cost:

Trip Cost
Per Person
(pp)
Final
Payment
Due:
Double
Occupancy
(2 people
in room)
$1,235.00 ppFull Payment
Due at
Booking
Single
Occupancy
(1 person
in room)
$1,584.00 ppFull Payment
Due at
Booking

Deposit:
$75.00
*There is a $25 cancellation fee per person after the deposit is made.
Final/Total Payment Due:
Nov 5, 2024
*You must file travel insurance to receive a refund after final payment is made.

Note:
We can only accept checks for trip deposits and final payments.
However, you will pay online with a credit card for your
travel protection plan.

Make checks payable to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
Mail to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
975 Pickens Drive
Hueytown, AL 35023

Please write “Miami
on the memo line of your check.


BOOK MIAMI TOUR

Click the red, black and yellow buttons to
COMPLETE THE
FOLLOWING 3 FORMS
(register, terms-conditions, travel protection)

Complete a form for EACH guest.


Travel Protection Plan

NOTE: If your Travel Confident Protection Plan is not purchased within 14 DAYS of your deposit date, it will NOT cover pre-existing illnesses!


Have questions about this tour?
Email
tours@andersontraveltours.com


SOUTH DAKOTA:
Mount Rushmore, The Badlands and Black Hills
DATE: TBA

NOTICE:
The following tour requires walking several blocks at a time, often on uneven sidewalks and/or rough or uneven terrain. These tours are not suitable for some mobility impaired individuals. Guests must be able to climb multiple steps unassisted (at least 7 to board the motorcoach). There is no guarantee that attractions, restaurants, buildings, etc. will be accessible / ADA compliant.


BOOK NOW

2025 DATE TBA
(9 Nights / 10 Days)

Tour Operator: Diamond Tours, Inc.
Tour Number: 2091967
Travel Agent/ Group Leader:
Sharon Anderson
sharon@andersontraveltours.com
(205) 612-2865

Departing from:
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
1343 Hueytown Rd
Hueytown, AL 35023
8:00 am
Note: we have people who drive to this location to travel with us from all over the state of Alabama. We have an agreement to allow our cars to remain in the parking lot for the duration of our trip. You may also have someone drop you off. We may add a 2nd pickup location based on the final tour route and location of our travelers.


South Dakota Tour
Experience the mystical Black Hills, spectacular Badlands National Park and awe-inspiring Mount Rushmore Memorial Park. Take in the magnificent scenery marvel at the amazing wildlife along the Wildlife Loop Road in Custer State Park. Travel back in time to the old West in Deadwood and explore the High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish. Visit the inspirational Crazy Horse Memorial and learn about history in the Borglum Historical Center, Journey Museum, and the National WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial. Visit the historical Corn Palace “the agricultural show-place of the world” and do some shopping at the amazing Wall Drug Store.

  • Motorcoach Transportation
  • Tour Director
  • 8 Nights Lodging
    4 consecutive nights in South Dakota
  • 14 meals
    (8 breakfasts, 6 dinners)

(click photos to enlarge)

Tour Package Includes:

  • Motorcoach Transportation
  • Tour Director
  • 8 Nights Lodging
    4 consecutive nights in South Dakota
  • 14 meals
    (8 breakfasts, 6 dinners)

    DAY 1
  • En route Hotel

    DAY 2
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • En route Hotel

    DAY 3
  • Breakfast
  • Badlands National Park
  • Visit Wall Drug Store
  • Dinner
  • Check Into South Dakota Hotel

    DAY 4
  • Breakfast
  • Borglum Historical Center
    learn about Gutzon Borglum – sculptor of Mount Rushmore
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial
    America’s “Shrine of Democracy”
  • Tour of Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park
    (rolling prairies, pine covered hills, and native animals in the wild)
  • Dinner with Entertainment

    DAY 5
  • Breakfast
  • High Plains Western Heritage Center
  • Guided Tour of Deadwood, South Dakota
    (former home of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane)
  • Dinner

    DAY 6
  • Breakfast
  • Journey Museum
    (learn the history of the mystical Black Hills)
  • Crazy Horse Memorial
    (destined to be the world’s largest memorial upon completion)
  • Dinner with Entertainment

    DAY 7
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the Famous Corn Palace
  • Dinner
  • En Route Hotel
  • DAY 8
  • Breakfast
  • National World War I Museum
    (Liberty Memorial, Kansas City, MO)
  • En Route Hotel
  • DAY 9
  • Breakfast
  • Arrive Home

Trip Cost:

Trip Cost
Per Person
(pp)
Deposit:Final
Payment
Due:
Double
Occupancy
(2 people
in room)
$ pp$75.00 ppTBA
Single
Occupancy
(1 person
in room)
$ pp$75.00 ppTBA

1st Deposit:
due at the time of booking
$75.00
per person
*There is a $25 cancellation fee per person after the deposit is made.

Final Payment:
Due
*You must file travel insurance to receive a refund after final payment is made.

Note:
We can only accept checks for trip deposits and final payments.
However, you will pay online with a credit card for your travel protection plan.

Make checks payable to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
Mail to:
Anderson Travel & Tours
975 Pickens Drive
Hueytown, AL 35023

Please write “South Dakota
on the memo line of your check

Deposit: $75 per person
(due at booking)
* if you are a couple, you can just write one check for $150
($75 x 2 = $150)


BOOK SOUTH DAKOTA TOUR

Click the red, black and yellow buttons to
COMPLETE THE
FOLLOWING 3 FORMS
(register, terms-conditions, travel protection)

Complete a form for EACH guest.


Travel Protection Plan

NOTE: If your Travel Confident Protection Plan is not purchased within 14 DAYS of your deposit date, it will NOT cover pre-existing illnesses!


Have questions about this tour?
Email info@andersontraveltours.com