Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Ted’s Tours ran this trip a couple years ago and the folks who participated raved about how much fun it was.

So we are bringing it back for Fall 2017.



Three-day trip to Indiana, PA

November 17-19, 2017

“It’s a Wonderful Life” to Jimmy Stewart’s hometown



Cost is $489p.p.



Day 1, Friday, November 17, 2017

                               

·        7:00 AM        Depart Bethlehem – City Line Lot

·        12:00 PM     Approximate noon arrival in Indiana, Pa for a “wonderful” three days! 

                                    Enjoy lunch included upon arrival at Bruno’s Italian Restaurant

                                    1108 Philadelphia St, Indiana, PA   (724) 465-8493

·        1:30 – 2:00 PM     Enjoy a driving tour of Indiana to include Jimmy’s boyhood home, the church he

                                              attended, former location of dad’s hardware store and parts of the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

·        2:00 – 2:45 PM    At the Jimmy Stewart Museum you see many photos and exhibits of Mr.

                                             Stewart’s private and public life including an outstanding military career.

·        3:00 PM     Check in to our hotel Park Inn by Radisson Indiana, (Formerly Holiday Inn)

                                 1395 Wayne Avenue & Route 422, Indiana, PA      (724)- 463-3561     

·        4:30 – 5:30 PM    Prior to dinner you have some time to browse the downtown shops, perhaps

                                              finding that special gift for someone.

·        5:30 PM     Dinner included at Coney’s Restaurant (724) 465-8082

                                  642 Philadelphia St, Indiana

                                    Following dinner everyone will board the hometown float and join in the It’s a

                                    Wonderful Life” parade. 

                                   Following the parade we will return to our hotel after a long day and relax.



               

Day 2, Saturday, November 18, 2017



·        8:00 – 9:00 am       Breakfast at the hotel

·        9:00 am                    Depart with our local guide for a fun filled day of touring.

·        9:30 – 11:30 AM    Travel to Punxsutawney this morning you visit Gobbler’s Knob, the site of every

                                                Feb 2’s Groundhog Day festivities.  Meet Phil and his handler!  Throughout the

                                                town you see some of the whimsical fiberglass “Phils,” decorated by local artists

                                                and make a stop at Phil’s Souvenir Shop.

·        12:00 – 3:00 PM   Enroute back to Indiana a stop is made at Windgate Winery where a boxed

                                               lunch is provided along with tasting and time to browse the Antique Shop and Art Gallery.  Continuing along the country roads of the Amish community of Smicksburg a stop is made at Yoder’s

                                              Quilt Shop prior to arrival to the little village of Smicksburg where you can browse through some small shops.

·        3:30 – 4:00 PM    Return to your hotel enjoy an hour or so of “R&R”

·        5:15 pm                    Depart hotel

·        5:30 – 7:00 PM      Dinner this evening is at nearby Rustic Lodge with an “It’s a Wonderful Life” themed buffet.  Following dinner you’ll meet Chris Collins, a local actor who will present a synopsis of “It’s a Wonderful Life” as JIMMY!

·        7:15 PM                   Return to hotel where you may decorate a Christmas tree while waiting Santa’s arrival with goodies for all!





Day 3, Sunday, November 19, 2017



8:00 – 9:00 am       Breakfast

9:15 – 10:15 AM    Visit the Victorian Silas Clark House, decorated for the holidays by the local garden club.  A visit here, in addition to the house tour provides a history of coal mining, a gown from President Grant’s inauguration and a 19th  century doctor’s office. 

10:45 – 12:00PM   Fleming’s Christmas Tree Farm.  Indiana has long been known as the Christmas Tree Capitol of the World and today you climb aboard a hay wagon (weather permitting -  can be done via your motor-coach) to ride to the tree fields and learn how trees are harvested and prepared for delivery.  A warm beverage and snacks greet you in the gift shop and you have the opportunity to participate in purchasing a tree for families of the Trees for Troops Program. 

12:30 pm      Lunch on own at a local Eat N Park Restaurant, 2675 Oakland Ave, Indiana, PA  (724) 465-2301

1:30 PM       Depart for home

                      We will have a DVD of the famous “It’s a Wonderful Life” movie for the ride home.

6:00 PM      Arrive back in Bethlehem



** Itinerary is subject to change



For reservations, please email tedstours@rcn.com.



Payment plan:

·        A $100 deposit per person will be due within two weeks of booking.

·        Final payment due by October 15



Please make your checks payable to:



Ted Long

1632 Finches Garden Road

Bethlehem, PA  18015



Thank You.

Thursday, May 18, 2017


WHAT:  MOHEGAN SUN CASINO / POCONO DOWNS RACING

WHERE:  WILKES BARRE

WHEN:  SATURDAY, MAY 27



Cost is $39p.p. and includes:

·       Bus ticket

·       Driver’s gratuity

·       Pizza, beer, wine, soda, water on bus ride

·       $25 in slot play

·       $5 food voucher for any restaurant



Trip Itinerary:

·       Depart Trans-Bridge 4:30pm

·       Arrive Mohegan Sun 5:45pm

·       Free time until 11:00pm

·       First live race 6:30pm

·       Home 12:15am



For reservations, please email tedstours@rcn.com.



Full payment will be needed immediately since the trip is 10 days away.



Please make your checks payable to:



Ted Long

1632 Finches Garden Road

Bethlehem, PA  18015



Thank You.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


2017 Ted’s Tours

How to make a reservation for a Ted’s Tours trip:

  • Please check your calendar to make sure you have the date “open” before ordering.

·         Please email me a request of which trip you would like…. and how many seats you need. 

·         I will then respond to your email and either confirm or deny your request.

·         If you are confirmed, your deposit is due within two weeks. (checks only)

·         Final payments are due one month before your trip date.

·         You will receive a “final itinerary” by email….one to two weeks before the trip.

Please make your checks payable to:

·         Ted Long

·         1632 Finches Garden Road

·         Bethlehem, PA  18015



BROADWAY SHOWS

Day
Date
Depart
Showtime
Home
Show
Price
Deposit
Seats left
Sun
5/14
10:00am
3:00pm
8:00pm
Bandstand
$149
$100
sold out
Sun
5/14
10:00am
3:00pm
8:00pm
On Your Feet
$139
$100
sold out
Sat
5/20
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Book of Mormon
$219
$100
sold out
Sat
5/20
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Waitress
$169
$100
sold out
Sun
6/11
9:00am
2:00pm
8:00pm
The Great Comet
$179
$100
sold out
Sun
6/11
9:00am
2:00pm
8:00pm
Beautiful
$149
$100
sold out
Sun
6/11
9:00am
3:00pm
8:00pm
A Bronx Tale
$169
$100
sold out
Sat
6/17
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
The Great Comet
$179
$100
sold out
Sat
6/17
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
A Bronx Tale
$169
$100
sold out
Sat
6/17
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Beautiful
$149
$100
sold out
Sun
6/18
10:00am
3:00pm
8:00pm
The Great Comet
$179
$100
sold out
Sun
6/18
10:00am
3:00pm
8:00pm
Aladdin
$159
$100
sold out
Sat
6/24
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
The Great Comet
$179
$100
sold out
Sun
6/25
10:00am
3:00pm
8:00pm
Aladdin
$159
$100
sold out
Sat
9/23
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
A Bronx Tale
$169
$100
sold out
Sat
9/23
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Wicked
$179
$100
3
Sat
9/23
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Bandstand
$169
$100
8
Sun
9/24
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Hello Dolly
$259
$125
sold out
Sat
9/30
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Phantom of the Opera
$149
$100
sold out
Sat
9/30
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Aladdin
TBA
TBA
sold out
Sat
9/30
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Lion King
$199
100
sold out
Sun
10/1
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Hello Dolly
$219
$100
sold out
Sat
10/7
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Beautiful
$149
$100
7
Sat
10/7
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Come From Away
$189
$100
sold out
Sun
10/15
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Hello Dolly
$259
$125
sold out
Sat
10/28
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Dear Evan Hansen
TBA
TBA
sold out
Sat
10/28
9:00am
2:00pm
7:00pm
Bandstand
$169
$100
sold out

CONCERTS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Trip
Price
Deposit
Seats



FLOWER GARDEN EVENTS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Event
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sun
6/4
9:00am
6:00pm
Longwood Gardens in Spring Time
$69
$69
sold out
Sat
12/2
11:00am
8:00pm
Longwood Gardens at Christmas Time
$69
$69
46
Sun
12/10
11:00am
8:00pm
Longwood Gardens at Christmas Time
$69
$69
52

DO YOUR OWN THING TRIPS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Event
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sat
6/17
6:30am
8:30pm
Winging it in Lancaster
$79
$79
20
Sun
6/25
10:00am
8:00pm
Do your own thing in NYC
$42
$42
sold out
Sat
9/16
9:30am
8:30pm
San Gennaro Festival Little Italy NYC
$53
$53
14

911 MEMORIAL TRIPS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Trip
Price
Deposit
Seats

Iron Pigs Outings in Luxury Suite / 2 ½ Food Buffet / Drawings / Fireworks

Day
Date
Gates open
Game time
Event
Price
Deposit
Seats
Fri
5/12
5:30pm
7:05pm
Iron Pigs vs. Buffalo
$49
$49
sold out
Fri
7/14
5:30pm
7:05pm
Iron Pigs vs. Rochester
$49
$49
sold out
Fri
8/11
5:30pm
7:05pm
Iron Pigs vs. Charlotte
$49
$49
sold out
Fri
9/1
5:30pm
7:05pm
Iron Pigs vs. Scranton
$49
$49
sold out

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TRIPS

Day
Date
Depart
Game Time
Home
Game
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sun
5/14
TBA
7:35pm
12:30am
Yankees vs. Astros (Jeter Day)
$95
$50
2
Sat
6/24
9:00am
1:05pm
7:00pm
Yankees vs. Rangers
$89
$50
sold out
Sat
7/1
11:00am
4:10pm
9:30pm
Mets vs. Phillies
$99
$50
sold out
Sat
8/12
12:00pm
4:05pm
10:00pm
Yankees vs. Red Sox
$89
$50
4
Sat
8/26
2:30pm
7:05pm
12:30am
Phillies vs. Cubs
$95
$50
12
Sat
9/2
9:00am
1:05pm
7:00pm
Yankees vs. Red Sox
$89
$50
24
Sat
9/16
12:00pm
4:05pm
10:00pm
Yankees vs. Orioles
$89
$50
41

WINE AND FOOD FESTIVALS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Trip
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sun
6/25
10:00am
7:30pm
Pennsylvania Wine and Food Festival at Split Rock Resort
$69
$30
12
Sat
9/9
7:45am
8:00pm
Gettysburg Wine and Food Festival
$79
$40
30

LANCASTER TRIPS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Trip
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sat
12/16
8:00am
8:30pm
American Music Theatre Christmas Show
$119
$60
96

HORSE RACING….CASINO TRIPS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Trip
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sun-Mon
5/21-22
7:30am
7:30pm
Atlantic City Fling…Resorts-Tropicana-Caesars
$189
$189
sold out
Sat
7/8
8:00am
8:30pm
Delaware Park Horse Racing / Casino / Barbecue “Preakness Day”
$92
$30
12
Sat
6/3
3:00pm
11:30pm
“The Penn Mile” at Penn National / Hollywood Casino
$42
$42
23
Sat
6/10
6:00am
11:00pm
“The Belmont Stakes” 3rd Jewel of the Triple Crown
$185
$100
sold out
Thu-Sat
7/27-7/29
6:30am
11:30pm
Ted’s 60th Birthday Bash on “Jim Dandy” Weekend at Saratoga
$399
$100
2

THREE-DAY TRIPS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Trip
Price
Deposit
Seats
Fri-Sun
8/18-8/20
8:00am
8:00pm
“San Gabriel Festival” in Inner Harbor, Baltimore
$459
$150
sold out
Fri-Sun
9/8-9/10
7:00am
7:00pm
“Hampton Beach Seafood Festival” in Dover, New Hampshire
$449
$100
sold out
Fri-Sun
10/20-10/22
6:30am
7:00pm
“Haunted Happenings” in Salem, Massachusetts
$549
$100
sold out
Fri-Sun
11/17-11/19
7:00am
6:00pm
“It’s a Wonderful Life Trip” in Indiana, Pennsylvania
$489
$100
33
Fri-Sun
12/1-12/3
7:00am
9:00pm
“Norman Rockwell Christmas Tour” in Lenox, Massachusetts
$499
$100
38

COLLEGE FOOTBALL TRIPS 

Day
Date
Depart
Game time
Home
Game (home team on left)
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sat
9/9
TBA
TBA
TBA
Penn State vs.  Pittsburgh
$179
$100
sold out
Sat
10/14
TBA
TBA
TBA
Army vs. Eastern Michigan
$155
$100
6
Sat
10/21
TBA
TBA
TBA
Penn State vs.  Michigan
$179
$100
sold out
Sat
11/18
TBA
TBA
TBA
Penn State vs.  Nebraska
$179
$100
38
Sat
12/9
TBA
TBA
TBA
Army vs. Navy in Philly
$179
$100
sold out

NFL FOOTBALL TRIPS 

Day
Date
Depart
Game time
Home
Game
Price
Deposit
Seats
Mon
10/23
3:00pm
8:30pm
1:30am
Eagles vs. Redskins
$229
$100
28

CRUISES AND ALL-INCLUSIVE VACATIONS

Day
Date
Depart
Home
Destination
Price
Deposit
Seats
Sat-Sat
4/29/17—5/6/17
5:00am
8:00pm
JAMAICA ALL-INCLUSIVE…GRAND PALLADIUM LADY HAMILTON RESORT
$1995pp
$300
2
Sun-Sun
4/30/17—5/7/17
5:00am
8:00pm
JAMAICA ALL-INCLUSIVE…GRAND PALLADIUM LADY HAMILTON RESORT
$1995pp
$300
SOLD OUT
Sat-Sat
9/23/17—9/30/17
TBA
TBA
ARUBA ALL-INCLUSIVE…TAMARIJN ALL-INCLUSIVE
$2249pp
$300
SOLD OUT
Sat-Sat
4/21/18-4/28/18
TBA
TBA
ANTHEM OF THE SEAS CRUISE—Leaving from NJ.  ORLANDO (Cape Canaveral), COCOCAY, Bahamas…NASSAU, Bahamas
$1240pp inter $1395 ov balc
$300
50