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How To Comment on the BNT Travel Blogs

Did you know you can leave a comment on a lot of the BNT Travel Blogs, in particular the Photo Blogs? The comment box will appear at the bottom of the Travel Blog page once you “log in” or register with your email address. This is a great place to share your memories of the […]

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Arizona, Utah & Grand Canyon w/ Sedona Photos – Part III

Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Name: Arizona, Utah & Grand Canyon with Sedona, AZ  Tour Date: June 21-29, 2018 Tour Director Thoughts/Highlights: “An adventurous group of 32 travelers embarked on a journey by air to Salt Lake City, Utah, where we began with a group dinner at a Japanese hibachi restaurant. Only the brave tried eating with chopsticks! Then, […]

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Utah, Arizona, Grand Canyon Photo Blog – Part II

Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Name: Arizona, Utah & Grand Canyon with Sedona, AZ  Tour Date: June 21-29, 2018 Tour Director Thoughts/Highlights: “An adventurous group of 32 travelers embarked on a journey by air to Salt Lake City, Utah, where we began with a group dinner at a Japanese hibachi restaurant. Only the brave tried eating with chopsticks! Then, […]

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Utah, Arizona, Grand Canyon w/Sedona, AZ – Part I

Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Name: Arizona, Utah & Grand Canyon with Sedona, AZ  Tour Date: June 21-29, 2018 Tour Director Thoughts/Highlights: “An adventurous group of 32 travelers embarked on a journey by air to Salt Lake City, Utah, where we began with a group dinner at a Japanese hibachi restaurant. Only the brave tried eating with chopsticks! Then, […]

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Come to the Islands Photo Blog

Come to the Islands Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour: Come to the Islands – 1 Day Tour Date: May 31, 2018 Tour Director Thoughts/Highlights: Tours of Hooper Island and Smith Island. Dorchester County has a very traditional way of life that they’ve maintained since being one of the first settlements in U.S. The group took a one-hour narrated tour […]

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Spring Mystery Tour Photo Blog

BNT Tour:  Spring Mystery Tour to RICHMOND, VA!! Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Dates:  May 2 – 5, 2018 Tour Highlights:  Agecroft Hall, Trolley Tour, Riverfront Canal Cruise, and St. John’s Church where Patrick Henry fanned the flames of independence with his rousing “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech; glass blowing demonstration, Capital Ale […]

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Savannah & Charleston Photo Blog – April 2018

BNT Tour:  Savannah & Charleston Tour Director: (and photographer extraordinaire) Skip & Karen VanderSchaaf Tour Dates: April 8-14, 2018 Tour Director Memories: “Our trip to Charleston and Savannah was very enjoyable. The travelers were a fun group, laughed a lot, and, were ALWAYS on time. They got along well, and also, seemed to become a “family” that […]

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Ark Encounter Photo Blog – April 2018

BNT Tour: The Creation Museum & Ark Encounter Tour Directors: Dave & Patti Olson Tour Dates: April 23-26, 2018 Memories? Please type a comment in the box at the bottom of the photo blog. We’d love to hear from you! (If you haven’t registered your email yet, you’ll do that first. Look for this at the bottom of the […]

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Best of Texas 2018 Photo Blog

BNT Tour:  Best of Texas Tour Director: Dave & Patti Olson Tour Dates: April 4-15, 2018 Memories? Please type a comment in the box at the bottom of the photo blog. We’d love to hear from you! (If you haven’t registered your email yet, you’ll do that first. Look for this at the bottom of this section:“You […]

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Mystery Tour to Philadelphia & Valley Forge [Photo Blog]

BNT Travelers enjoy a Mystery Tour to Philadelphia and Valley Forge where they enjoyed a tour and learning Block Printing at the University of Pennsylvania’s Anthropology Museum, a re-enactment at Independence Hall, and a stop by the Valley Forge Memorial. Winter fun! Photos courtesy of Tour Director Karen Kuch!  

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Visit New England Lighthouses

Lighthouses are both beacons of warning and welcome. We’ve a long history of exploring the waters by boat. At some point, we must make our way back to the land. Lighthouses are set upon a mound of rocks, a high point on land along the coastline, on flat sandy shores, a harbor opening, or near […]

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2017 Group Tour Photos!

Oh, the places we’ve traveled! The endless roads and waterways. Chasing sunsets. Smelling flowers. Flying to distant lands—and, back in time to Noah and his Ark! Winding through The Rockies. Sailing the oceans. Cities and countryside. Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. We’ve done it all! Thank you, BNT, for taking us there! [Click on the […]

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Bar Harbor Lobster Dinner

Top 11 Best Places in Bar Harbor

Watch this stunning video of Acadia National Park and learn a bit more before you explore! Did you know that the sun falls first on Acadia before any other U.S. National Park? Acadia is home to the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic Coast and completely formed from donated lands. It’s also America’s FIRST National Park […]

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Call for Pennsylvania Dutch Recipes from BNT Travelers!

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been developing and testing the recipe form for our BNT Travel Blog. The first recipe call is for Pennsylvania Dutch Recipes from our staff, tour directors, and travelers. We’ll be filling the blog with lots of yummy recipes and traveler stories that shine a light on our Lancaster, PA, location. What a great addition to our BNT Travel Tips, Photo Blogs, and Travel Articles!

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close up of two roasted venison steak filets seasoned with fresh herbs and served on rustic wood plank

Sauteed Venison Filets (Tenderloin)

Story behind the recipe: “I needed a quick way to prepare venison tenderloin that kept the meat TENDER! The key is to cook to medium.”
BNT Staff: Karen Chronister, Marketing Director
Travel Rating: ★
Pair with: Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions, Smashed Potatoes, and Asparagus
Ingredient List: 1 Venison Tenderloin
2 T Ghee or Butter
Dash of Worcester Sauce or Coconut Aminos

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Recipe for Shoefly Pie from a BNT Traveler. BNT is a tour company located in Lancaster, PA, Amish Country!

Shoofly Pie Recipe

Ever wondered: How to Make Shoofly Pie? Our first in the BNT Recipe Collection of Pennsylvania Dutch favorites is Shoofly Pie from BNT Traveler Glenda Graybill. Ingredient List 1 cup flour 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 Tablespoon shortening 3/4 cup hot water 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup dark molasses

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Highlights of the 2018 BNT Tour Preview

What a wonderful afternoon we had on January 6 at the BNT Tour Preview! Many travelers arrived early for the Tour Reunions, sharing photos, laughter, and memories. Bob Neff, Jr. reminisced about Bob Neff, Sr. and celebrated 45 years of group touring milestones. Comedian Gordon Douglas entertained us with jokes and new, funny ways of […]

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Museum of the Bible & The Ark Encounter

  Tour Director Thoughts: Museum of the Bible At the end of November, I got to experience a dream come true: a visit to the brand new Museum of the Bible. It opened November 17, 2017, and we went November 29, 2017. A much anticipated trip as I’ve followed the creating of the museum for a couple […]

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