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Preview 2020: An Interview with The Franklins

Barbi & Terry Franklin, world-renowned gospel singer songwriters and revival leaders from Nashville, TN, will join us at our 2020 Tour Preview on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Calvary Church in Lancaster, PA. We had the opportunity to get to know them a little better. We hope you’ll enjoy this interview and plan to join […]

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Play Tulip Trivia!

Did You Know Trivia Quiz: All About Tulips   Q1. In what century were tulips the most expensive flower? Q2. Tulips are the symbol of _____. Q3. The best time to plant tulips is in the ______. Q4. We can learn a lot about living from tulips because they will bend and twist to grow […]

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Beautiful field of red and variegated tulips.

BNT Celebrates The Tulip

Updated: November 15, 2019 Byline: Karen Leslie People have been obsessing over the tulip for centuries. Its cup-shaped, star-petaled beauty draws throngs of travelers to tulip festivals in Holland, Michigan, and Pella, Iowa, here in the U.S.. Annually, flora-lovers fill tours and cruises to Switzerland, France, Germany, and The Netherlands just to gawk and see the tulip […]

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BNT One Day Tour: Museum of the Bible

“The Museum of the Bible exists to invite all people to engage with the Bible.” 430,000 square feet—that’s the size of it! The Museum of the Bible (MOTB) showcases rare artifacts spanning 3,500 years in history, stunning museum collections, technological displays, and immersive experiences like the “Hebrew Walk-Through.” Whether you’re familiar with the Bible—maybe you’ve […]

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Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island Photo Blog

Tour Name:  Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Deluxe Tour Dates:  August 9-20, 2019 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Director Highlights: This trip remains one of our most popular ones over the years, and this year’s journey was exceptional. We had warm, sunny weather the entire time and a group of passengers who delighted in […]

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Canadian Rockies Photo Blog

Tour name: Canadian Rockies Via Rail Tour dates: July 27-August 3, 2019 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Director Highlights: A trip through the Canadian Rockies, especially with an overnight in the train, is on many people’s bucket list, and this year’s trip was all and more than any of the passengers anticipated. Nothing compares to […]

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Living the Tour Director Life—With Cindy Wilson

Whenever you are with Cindy, she is looking to have fun. She has a refreshing smile and loves to laugh. She has led groups that come to experience Lancaster for a day and many others that have gone for a couple of weeks to far off places. Cindy always seems to come home with more […]

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Rhine River Photo Blog

Tour Name:  Tulip Time on the Romantic Rhine & Mosel River Cruise Tour Dates:   April 7-17, 2019 Tour Director:  Yang Bontrager Tour Director Highlights: Seeing many charming European cities with numerous castles & cobblestone streets took you back to the past with all its interesting history. Another highlight was the many acres of beautiful […]

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Mackinac Island & Thunder Bay Resort Photo Blog

Tour Name: Mackinac Island & Thunder Bay Resort Tour Dates: June 17-24, 2019 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Director Highlights: Spring was late in Michigan, which meant that we were there as the lilac trees emerged into full bloom! The aroma was heavenly and easily masked the normal odors of horse-drawn transportation on Mackinac Island. […]

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Grandparent & Child Mystery Tour Photo Blog

Tour Name: Grandparent and Grandchild Mystery Tour Tour Date: June 15, 2019 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Director Highlights: The day’s theme was animals with our first stop at an alpaca farm in Mount Joy, Then we were on to hot dogs for lunch and a visit to a wild animal rescue preserve. Both children […]

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BNT Welcomes Three New Tour Directors!

You may have wondered what Bob Neff, Jr. looks for when hiring a new tour director. His response? “Loves Jesus, cares about people, and a good communicator.”  I remember specific moments with great tour directors over the years. In London, our tour director carried an umbrella—everywhere. Because, London! When it wasn’t raining, and she needed to […]

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Living the Tour Director Life—With Patti Olson

              “Patti has more energy than I ever had.  She loves to travel (especially Alaska where she used to live). She is always excited to help people have the best vacation possible.” ~Bob Neff, Jr. Where’s your hometown? I was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, but I left […]

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Celebrate the Roses Photo Blog

Tour Name:  Celebration of the Roses Tour Dates:   May 25, 2019 Tour Director:  Karen Kuch Tour Director Highlights: Seeing the beautiful fragrant gardens with such an old mansion was interesting and lovely for the eyes and nose!!  Listening to Silver, Wood and Ivory and eating there was lovely for the ears, mouth, and eyes!  Overall rejuvenation […]

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33 Verses for the Traveler—When Faith Leaves Footsteps

I trust these meditation and scripture readings will speak to you and help start your day on the right foot. Always be grateful for strength for the day knowing that God is working behind the scenes in a thousand different ways for your good and His glory.  Remember to refresh the spirit of those around […]

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Spring Mystery Tour 2019 Photo Blog

Tour Name:  Spring Mystery Tour Tour Dates:   May 18, 2019 Tour Director:  Marge Sherid Tour Director Highlights:  What a fun day!  Where are we going?!  New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx!  After a delicious lunch we hopped aboard the tram for an hour guided tour of the garden!  The day ended at the Liberty Bell Museum in […]

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Tulip Time 2019 Photo Blog

Tour Name:  Tulip Time in Holland, MI Tour Dates:   May 6-10, 2019 Tour Director:  Marge Sherid Tour Director Highlight: Beautiful 5-day getaway, starting with an exciting Dune Ride, fabulous tulips and concerts, Windmill Island, Veldheer’s Tulip Gardens, a fun parade, wonderful food, concluding with stops at Our Daily Bread Ministries, the Henry Ford Factory Tour, and Warther […]

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Panama Canal Photo Blog

Tour Name: Panama Canal Dates: April 13-30, 2019 Tour Director: Patti Olson Tour Director Highlight: This was my second time transiting the Panama Canal, and it maintained its allure. The history of its building is so rich and fascinating. Besides the canal itself, we had many port stops, including Cartegena, Colombia; Panama City itself (first […]

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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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