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Oak Alley Plantation: If These Old Oaks Could Talk…

Which came first, the house or the oak trees? That’s a persistent question at Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie, Louisiana. Built in the early 1800s and listed as a Designated National Land Mark, this sprawling four square Greek Revival antebellum mansion sits along the winding west bank of the Mississippi River. The answer, according to the Oak […]

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Panama Canal Photo Blog

Tour Name: Panama Canal Dates: April 13-30, 2019 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Director Highlight: Cruising through the Panama Canal is on many people’s bucket list. What a privilege to make the journey this year from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to San Diego, California. We had port stops in Cartegena, Colombia; Fuerte Amador (Panama City), Panama; […]

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Myrtle Beach Photo Blog

Tour Name: Springtime in Myrtle Beach Tour Dates: April 8 – 12, 2019 Tour Director: Marge Sherid Tour Director Highlight: Wonderful 5 day tour!  We stayed at the beautiful Beach Cove Resort, enjoyed 3 shows, toured the Hopsewee Plantation, Brookgreen Gardens, and had some downtime on the beach! [Click on any photo to view as slideshow.]

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Florida Sunshine Photo Blog

Tour Name: Florida Sunshine Dates:  March 13 – 22, 2019 Tour Director: Skip VanderSchaaf BNT Tour Director Highlights: “Seeing Florida naturally was refreshing. We started with a tour of Savannah—the Azaleas were beautiful. Then, on to Florida. The Boggy Creek airboat ride, the beauty of Bok Tower Gardens, and Homosassa Springs were physically and mentally […]

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20 Ways to Practice Slow Travel While on a Group Tour or Cruise

Choose a longer tour. Study the itinerary and choose (or don’t choose) your optional excursions. Don’t opt for all of the options if you think you’ll be rushed. Choose a“hub-and-spoke” tour to explore an area. That way you’ll be staying put longer. Explore. Choose a different walking or dinner companion every now and then. Try […]

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Slow Down, Time, and Give Me Some Slow Travel

When is enough enough? I’m talking about travel, by the way. We travel away from the comfort of our homes for a change of scenery, a different pace of life, a new perspective. We explore, discover new places, refresh our minds, or maybe even, return to a familiar place where we feel “at home.” How […]

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2019 Preview Photo Blog!

Our 2019 BNT Preview event on January 12th was a heart-warming success despite the cold temperatures outside! Bob and Cindy Neff, along with the entire BNT staff and tour directors, fellowshipped with our largest Preview crowd of travelers yet. We celebrated Mary McMichael’s retirement from 40 years of impeccable and inspiring Tour Directing…enjoyed the wonderful […]

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2018 BNT Memories Movie

Did you miss the 2019 Preview this year and want to see our annual BNT Memories movie—or, maybe you’d love to see it again and again. Ever wonder what it’s like to go on a BNT tour?? It’s fun and filled with adventure. Take a look! If you’d like to view it in full screen, […]

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Photo Blog: Israel and Jordan 2018

Tour Name: Israel and Jordan Dates: November 6-17, 2018 Tour Director: Patti Olson BNT Tour Director Highlights: “If you ask anyone who has visited Israel if you should make the trip to tour the Holy Land, they will all answer positively that it is a must-see at least once in your lifetime. So 31 of us from […]

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Photo Blog: Cranberry Harvest 2018

BNT Group Tour: Cranberry Harvest in Cape Cod Date: October 8 – 12, 2018 Tour Director: Bob Neff, Jr. & Cindy Neff Tour Director Highlights: “…Meandering through quaint, historic towns dating back to before the revolution. Enjoying refreshing strolls on gorgeous beaches. Eating scrumptious seafood in historic taverns. Experiencing the whole fascinating process of cranberry harvesting […]

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Photo Blog: Ricketts Glen

From Tour Director Karen Kuch~ 2018 was a year of new ideas for BNT. This year we planned a few tours designed for our travelers who wanted more activity. We took ten hearty hikers to Ricketts Glen in the Sprinter van. In fact, I believe this was one of the most diverse group of ten […]

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Photo Blog: Kentucky Treasures

From Tour Director Karen Kuch~ In 2017, Bob Neff planned a trip to Kentucky for 2018. It was a cool trip—full of diversity of things to see and things to ride. Since we had a smaller number of travelers on this tour, we decided to try an alternative means of travel. BNT mostly uses motor […]

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Meet Frances Drost

Frances Drost – 2019 BNT Tour Preview Featured Entertainer Byline: Karen Leslie “I understand that music is a powerful, God-given tool which touches people and I greatly enjoy using my gifts to minister to listening hearts.” “Frances Drost is a concert artist and inspirational speaker who began her own company, “Musical Creations” as a way […]

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Bob Neff, Jr.’s Top Tour Picks for 2019

Byline: Karen Leslie We don’t like to hurry time here at BNT; however, this is THE time of year when we are scurrying around polishing up next year’s tour book. It’s a little like the old Sear’s Wish Book where we circle and highlight and bend over the corner of every other page. The thing about […]

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Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Celebration Still “Wow’s”

Cheyenne Frontier Days Byline: Karen Leslie Where else can you watch the “Daddy of ‘em All” rodeo and choose from over 100,000 free flapjacks? Cheyenne Frontier Days, the U.S.’s most renowned rodeo, is filled with challenging, breath-stuck-in-your-throat true grit competitions where over 1,800 cowboys and cowgirls and 2,000 “animal athletes” show the rest of us […]

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Vermont & New Hampshire & Boston including the Cog Railroad Photo Blog

BNT Group Tour: Vermont & New Hampshire & Boston including the Cog Railroad Dates: September 24-29, 2018 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Highlights: Rockwell Museum, Boston, Concord, Castle in the Couds, Kancamagus Highway, Cog Railroad, and Lake Champlain. Lastly Burlington, the Shelburne Museum, and Lake George…WOW!!!   Related BNT Group Tours: Tour North (with Spider Cake Recipe!) […]

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Niagara Falls Ontario Photo Blog

BNT Tour: Niagara Falls, Ontario Dates: October 3-6, 2018 Tour Director: Patti Olson Related Travel Blog: Did You Know – 7 Fascinating Facts About Niagara Falls Related BNT Group Tours: Radio City & Sightseeing  

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Quaker Treasures Photo Blog

BNT Tour Name: Quaker Treasures Date: Sept. 18, 2018 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Director Highlights: This new one-day tour was a hit with the passengers as we toured William Penn’s homestead and the city he founded and laid out. We had a delicious Early American dinner at City Tavern, which  hosted our founding fathers in […]

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