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Here's a brief synopsis of some of the recent cruises and other vacations Nancy and Hal have enjoyed. Click on the photos to visit with us.

"Signature City Pittsburgh" with Road Scholar, September 2017

Hal and Nancy visit Pittsburgh with Road Scholar. We also visited Carnegie Mellon University and took a foodie tour.

"Signature City New Orleans" with Road Scholar, March 2017

Hal and Nancy visit New Orleans with Road Scholar for the program "Signature City New Orleans: An Unforgettable City of Mystery and Intrigue"

"Signature City Detroit" with Road Scholar, October 2016

Hal and Nancy visit Detroit with Road Scholar for the program "Signature City Detroit: Motors, Motown and Moving Forward"

"Beyond the Velvet Curtain"—Broadway Theater with Road Scholar, April 2016

Hal and Nancy visit New York with Road Scholar for the program "The Best of Theater in New York: Behind the Velvet Curtain"

Everglades and Florida Keys with Road Scholar, February 2016

Hal and Nancy visited South Florida with Road Scholar for the program "Keys and Everglades: Human and Natural History Outdoor Studies"

Holland America New England and Canada Cruise, September 2015

Hal and Nancy traveled to New England and Atlantic Canada, in two parts: a brief visit to Providence, Rhode Island, followed by a cruise on Holland America Line's MS Maasdam from Boston to Montréal.

Lexington, Kentucky, March 2015

Hal and Nancy traveled to Kentucky for Nancy to attend the Road to the Horse show.

Backstage at Walt Disney World with Road Scholar, January 2015

Hal and Nancy attend "Walt Disney World Resort: The Mystery Behind the Magic" with Road Scholar

National Review Post-Election Caribbean Cruise, November 2014

Hal and Nancy travel with National Review magazine on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas to the Bahamas, St. Thomas, and St. Maarten

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Savannah, April 2013

Hal and Nancy attend "Savannah’s Rich Heritage, Remarkable History and Memorable Music" with Road Scholar

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Caribbean Medley Cruise — Emerald Princess, December 2012

Hal and Nancy cruise in the Caribbean for Christmas.

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Charlottesville, November 2012

Hal and Nancy attend "Friends, Neighbors, Presidents: The World of Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe" with Road Scholar

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Bermuda Cruise, July 2012

Hal and Nancy cruise from New York to Bermuda with the Weekly Standard magazine.

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Utah National Parks, April 2012

Hal and Nancy visit a boatload of national parks and monuments in southern Utah with Road Scholar.

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Chincoteague Island, September 2011

Hal and Nancy visit the wild ponies on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, with Road Scholar. A trip to some Civil War sites in Baltimore is included.

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Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, August 2011

Hal and Nancy visit the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks with Road Scholar

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"Grand Canyon Odyssey," April 2011

Hal and Nancy visit Grand Canyon with Road Scholar

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Princess Western Caribbean Cruise, December 2010

Nancy, Hal, Jeff, and Carol sail on the Crown Princess to the Western Caribbean

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Military Vehicle Technology Foundation, October 2010

Hal visited a privately owned collection of tanks and other vehicles in Portola Valley, CA.

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Vision Quest Safari B&B, September 2010

Nancy and Hal encounter some big game in Salinas, CA.

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Road Scholar Trip to Reno, Nevada, August 2010

Nancy and Hal experience America's Living Legends: Wild Horses of the West.

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Caneel Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands, April 2010

Nancy and Hal celebrated her birthday on the beach.

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2009 The French Laundry

A visit to the best restaurant in the U.S.?

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2008 Safari West

Nancy and Hal visited an African game reserve in Sonoma County, California.

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2006 Alaska Cruise-Tour

Nancy and Hal spent two weeks in Alaska with Princess Cruise lines. The first week was land travel from Fairbanks to Anchorage, including Denali National Park. The second week was on the Sapphire Princess from Anchorage to Vancouver, B.C.

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2005 Mexican Riviera Cruise

We took a 10 day cruise over the Christmas holiday break on Holland America Lines, traveling from San Diego, concentrating on the Sea of Cortez.

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2003 Pacific Northwest

We visited the Pacific Northwest over the Fourth of July holiday week, including Seattle and Portland.

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2002 South Australia

We returned to Australia and centered our activities around Adelaide, which is one of the most significant wine regions. We also had two interesting days on Kangaroo Island.

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2001 Mediterranean Cruise

We took a luxurious two weeks vacation on Windstar Cruise Line for our 25th wedding anniversary. We sailed from Lisbon to Nice with many stops including Tangier, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, and Cannes.

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2002 Bordeaux Wine Tour

Hal traveled on an extensive wine tasting tour of the Bordeaux region in France, starting in Paris, and visiting a number of great châteaux.

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2000 Australia Millennium

We traveled to Australia to celebrate the new millennium (meaning January 1, 2001). We spent the majority of the time near Sydney and Melbourne.