Upcoming Tours

 

Logo_CE_NEW_(2)_(2)_(1)                       District 214

        Community Education Travel

                   2018-19 Schedule
 

They say travel is an education. Join us as we make lifelong learning through travel a reality and have fun doing so! Community Education Travel is part of District 214 Community Education’s effort in Building Learning Communities. You don’t have to live in the district or be an employee of District 214.   Everyone is welcome!  CET Tours are hassle-free.  We provide parking in our lot during the tour and take you to/from the airport.  We have a meeting before the tour to discuss money, temperature, packing, etc.  We help you through airport check-in and explain security procedures.  We obtain boarding passes, seat assignments and pay the fees to check your bag.  If the place you visit requires a Visa, we obtain the Visa for you.  You just have to book early, relax and enjoy the trip! CET TOURS INCLUDE roundtrip airport transportation Forest View Educational Center (FVEC), 2121 S Goebbert Rd/O’Hare (free parking in our lot permitted for duration of tour), roundtrip air, deluxe accommodations; meals, sightseeing and admissions as listed in itinerary; CET Host (minimum numbers required), local tour director/guides, deluxe motorcoach transportation throughout tour, pre-departure informational meeting, detailed final documents, destination information, CET Rewards, baggage handling/airline fee for one bag per person, government fees and taxes. Cruises also include port charges and roundtrip transportation airport/ship. Day trips include gratuities for driver and guide.

IT’S NOT TOO EARLY TO BOOK!  FOR MULTI-DAY TOURS, WE RECOMMEND YOU MAKE YOUR DEPOSIT AT LEAST 6 MONTHS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE IN ORDER TO INSURE AVAILABLE SPACE AND BEST AIR SCHEDULE/CRUISE CABINS.  BOOK DAY TRIPS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE—THEY SELL FAST!.

DETAILED BROCHURES providing day-by-day itineraries, pricing and inclusions are available for the following tours.  Call or email and we will send/email the brochures to you.

2018-19 TOURS

NOV 15-19 NASHVILLE COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Get in the holiday spirit as we visit the Music City--Nashville, Tennessee! A major highlight of this trip is a four-night stay at the Opryland Hotel. Each year Opryland creates a glittering holiday extravaganza sparkling with the brilliance of millions of lights. Nine acres of indoor gardens are lavishly decorated with amazing holiday displays you need to see to believe! There’s even the Delta River Flatboat which cruises down a scenic river inside the hotel! This trip will feature a guided tour of Nashville highlighting Music Row Recording Studios Area, homes of Country & Western Music stars, the Parthenon, Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and more. Enjoy great entertainment including: Grand Ole Opry Show, General Jackson Showboat, Opryland Hotel Holiday Dinner Show, and “Broadway In Nashville” Theater production.  Other events include: Opryland Hotel’s Treasures for the Holidays Craft Fair, Barbara Mandrell’s former Estate-Fontanel and the exciting Fantasy in Ice which is an incredible exhibit of carvings out of one million pounds of ice! Take some time out to experience the joy of the Christmas Season on this festive Tour to Nashville!

DEC 6-8 AMISH COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Join us next holiday season as we visit the heart of Amish Country. View beautiful Christmas decorations throughout. Relax at the charming Blue Gate Inn of Shipshewana, Indiana. Savor homemade Amish meals. At the Menno-Hof Interpretive Center learn the story of the Anabaptists: Amish, Mennonites and Hutterites and their journey from Europe to the New World. Tour the peaceful rolling countryside of the Crystal Valley with its small Amish country schools, neat Amish farmsteads, Amish folk in plain dress and black buggies. Attend three shows: Christmas in Paradise at the Blue Gate Theater, Essenhaus Heritage Theater Christmas Show and Dailey & Vincent Bluegrass Christmas Show! Shopping stops will feature Amish cheese, bakery, noodles, jams & jellies, quilts and more. In an Amish farm home enjoy a Christmas cookie making demonstration and a hearty dinner. Try your hand at woodworking as you build a birdhouse – no experience necessary! Your charming creation will be carefully boxed for you to take home as a souvenir of your visit to Amish Country. Merry Christmas Everyone!

DEC 28-JAN 2, 2019  TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & LOS ANGELES California: it’s full of sunshine, movie stars and the annual Tournament of Roses Parade! An American New Year’s Day tradition, the Tournament of Roses Parade has all the bells and whistles – magnificent floral floats, high-stepping equestrians, spirited marching bands, celebrities and more! The day before the parade you will visit the pavilions to witness how each rose is put into place and how other natural elements are assembled to make the intricate floats. Then experience all the excitement of the parade from reserved seating. Other highlights: guided tour of Los Angeles & Hollywood, Catalina Island, the Queen Mary, Warner Brothers Studio Tour, Santa Monica Pier, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum and more. So take a break from our cold winter by joining us in sunny, warm Southern California!

 ALSO COMING IN 2018:   NEW YEARS EVE CRUISE

CET also has Day Trips—call 847 718 7709.  CET REWARDS earned on each trip—you receive $5 in CET Rewards for every day you are on a CET Tour, which can be used toward the final payment of your next Extended CET Tour within (redemption limits apply). It pays to travel with CET because CET Celebrates Every Traveler!  CET GOLD CARD DISCOUNT—Gold Card Members receive $50 off trips over $2500, $25 off trips $750-2499 and $10 off trips under $750 (not combinable with rewards).  CET REFERRAL PROGRAM—refer a friend or relative and earn $25 Referral Dollars toward your next CET trip when that person deposits on a CET extended trip.   CET REUNIONS—Reunions with a light lunch are held once a quarter for everyone who went on a CET Multi-Day Tour in the previous three months.  CET GIFT CERTIFICATES—Looking for a great gift idea?  Give the gift of travel.  COMMUNITY EDUCATION TRAVEL, ROOM B106, FOREST VIEW EDUCATIONAL CENTER, 2121 S GOEBBERT ROAD, ARLINGTON HTS 60005 847-718-7709 email:  cetravel@d214.org Website:  www.ce214.org.  Itineraries, dates and prices subject to change.