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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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sunglasses, world map, beach shoes, sunscreen, passport, planeickets, beach ball, hat and old red suitcase for travel on the wood background.

How To Comment on the BNT Travel Blogs

Byline: Karen Leslie 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 […]

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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

Byline: Karen Leslie 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 […]

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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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Submit A Recipe for the BNT Travel Blog

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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Photo Blog: Summer in Quebec and Montreal 2017

Tour Director: Karen Kuch From Lake George to Old Town Quebec and Montmorency Falls, from a cruise on the Louis Jolliet to the Notre Dame Basilica, from Montreal Museum of Archaelogy to Sainte Catherine Street and Underground City…and a walk through Place d’Armes past the Chateau Frontenac and on the Dufferin Terrace…and Mont Royal Chalet and the Olympic Tower, tallest […]

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Cabot Trail Map, which way to drive?

Nova Scotia Scenic Shots

“The Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island tour is one that we will always cherish. It included so many interesting and beautiful locations and experiences. The meals were excellent. The driver and tour director were exceptionally competent. These destinations were on our bucket list, and we could not have had a better fulfillment of our […]

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Nova Scotia Lobster Roll delicious and succulent

Nova Scotia: The Food

Eating fresh, local seafood in Nova Scotia ranks high on our traveler’s Bucket List. Boats go out in the early morning and return later in the day with catches of lobster, crab, scallops and other varieties of seafood. What’s on your Lobster Bucket List?

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Beautiful field of red and variegated tulips.

Tulip Time Festivals in America

Byline: Karen Leslie Travelers still obsess over the tulip with its colorful cup-shaped, six star-petals, flocking annually to tulip festivals in Holland, Michigan, Pella, Iowa, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In May 2018, BNT will travel to “The Tulip Festival” on the “Tractors and Tulips” tour in Pella, Iowa. Along the way, the coach bus will […]

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