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“Traveling—It Leaves You Speechless, Then Turns You Into A Storyteller”

Bilbrey Tours is Abilene’s leading resource for tourism opportunities, providing the time to travel, relax, and enjoy the amazing things this country has to offer. Read below to learn about the featured destinations for October 2021.

Niagara Falls Foliage Tour

Colors of the Northeast
Niagara Falls Foliage Tour

September 29 – October 12, 2021
(14 days – 13 nights)

Departing Abilene, Big Spring, Midland and San Angelo

$3389 per person (2 people per room)
$4459 per person (1 person per room)

Travel Protection Insurance -$248-313 per person
$50 due upon booking – Final due July 27, 2021

NOTE: Passport Required

Highlights Include:

  • Niagara Falls
  • Maid of the Mist Niagara Cruise
  • Niagara Falls Observation Tower
  • Illuminated Falls
  • Hudson River Valley
  • Gettysburg National Military Park
  • US Military Academy at West Point
  • Lucy Desilu Museum (I Love Lucy)
  • Cooperstown, NY
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Hershey’s Chocolate World
  • US Air Force Museum
  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House – Buffalo, NY
  • Amish Tour and Dinner – Lancaster, PA
  • Kentucky Horse Park – Lexington, KY
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts and 11 continental breakfasts, 9 lunches or dinners

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Photo courtesy of Niagara/Gettysburg/Hershey & Harrisburg CVB

Autumn at the Arboretum

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Departing Abilene

$135 per person
$25 due upon booking-Final due September 8, 2021

Highlights Include:

  • Dallas Arboretum is a favorite Fall tradition.  The fall festival is a spectacular show of color with 4,500 Chrysanthemums, along with 150,000 fall blooming plants
  • Internationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village features more than 90,000 pumpkins, squash, and gourds
  • Named “One of the World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest
  • Lunch included


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Photo Courtesy of Bilbrey Tours Inc/Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Fiddler on the Roof
Granbury Opera House

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Departing Abilene

$139 per person
Full payment due upon booking

Highlights Include:

  • Shopping and browsing around Granbury’s historic town square
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.  Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof’s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.
  • Lunch included


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Photo Courtesy of Granbury Theatre Company

Cowgirls & Cowboys
Including Historic Fort  Worth Stockyards

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Departing Abilene

$125 per person
Full payment due upon booking

Highlights Include:

  • National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring women of the American West who have displayed extraordinary courage in their trailblazing efforts, the extensive renovation continues to explore the special bond among the horse, women, and the West, as viewed through the lens of many Cowgirl Hall of Fame Honorees.
  • John Wayne:  An American Experience exhibit is structured to give you an intimate tour of the life of John Wayne.  Starting with his early childhood and career, each room highlights an aspect of The Duke’s legacy.  For the film aficionados, an extensive gallery called the “Life on Screen” highlights the most iconic film props and costumes.  In the “America, Why I love Her” gallery, patriotism at its finest through Grammy-nominated original poems, recited by John Wayne.  This experience gives you exclusive access to never-before-seen family photos which have been thoughtfully curated by the Wayne family in order to provide you with a holistic view of the icon, whose values translate both on the silver screen and off. (This treasure is located in the FW Stockyards.)
  • Shopping and lunch on your own in Fort Worth’s Historic Stockyards

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Photo Courtesy of National Cowgirl HOF Museum / Fort Worth CVB / Bilbrey Tours