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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 2018.

covered bridge under fall foliage

Fall Trains and Foliage

New England including Cape Cod
October 5* – 14, 2018
(10 days – 9 nights)

 

Departing Abilene

$2999 per person (2 people per room)
$3669 per person (1 person per room)

Travel Protection Insurance: $239 – $316 per person

$100 due upon booking – Final payment due July 2, 2018

Highlights Include:

  • Roundtrip transportation to DFW
  • *Overnight in DFW area on October 5
  • Roundtrip air from DFW to Boston (Call for pricing from other airports)
  • Vermont
  • New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Connecticut
  • Rhode Island
  • 1-night Cape Cod
  • Norman Rockwell Museum

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  • Conway Scenic Railroad excursion
  • Essex Steam train & Riverboat
  • Cape Cod Railway
  • Covered Bridges
  • Boston City Tour
  • Portland Head Lighthouse
  • JFK Library and Museum
  • Mark Twain’s Hose and Museum
  • Vanderbilt’s The Breakers
  • Lunch at von Trapp Family Lodge
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts and 6 continental breakfasts | 8 lunches or dinners

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hundreds of hot air balloons rising

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 8 – 14, 2018
(7 days – 6 nights)

 

Departing Abilene, Big Spring, and Lubbock

$1599 per person (2 people per room)
$2079 per person (1 person per room)

Travel Protection Insurance: $177-$239 per person

$25 due upon booking – Final payment due July 3, 2018

Photo Courtesy of Ron Behrmann

Highlights Include:

  • Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
  • Mass Ascension
  • Balloon Glow
  • Old Town Albuquerque
  • Albuquerque City Tour
  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • Santa Fe Plaza

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  • Loretto Chapel
  • San Francisco de Asis Mission
  • Santa Fe City Tour
  • Durango and Silverton Train
  • Mesa Verde National Park
  • 4-Corners Monument
  • Meals: 1 breakfast and 5 continental breakfasts | 5 lunches or dinners

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elaborate display of pumpkins

Autumn at the Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

 

Departing Abilene

$129 per person
$25 due upon booking – Final payment due September 3, 2018

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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view of fall foliage

Kentucky Bluegrass
Fall Foliage

Arkansas, Tennessee & Kentucky
October 23 – November 1, 2018
(10 days – 9 nights)

 

Departing Abilene, Big Spring, and Midland

$2245 per person (2 people per room)
$2815 per person (1 person per room)

Travel Protection Insurance: $239 per person

$50 due upon booking – Final due August 1, 2018

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Highlights Include:

  • Loretta Lynn’s Homeplace – Butcher Holler
  • The Ark Encounter
  • My Old Kentucky Dinner Train
  • Music Show at Renfro Valley
  • Kentucky Horse Park
  • Toyota Factory Tour
  • Corvette Museum

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  • Abraham Lincoln Historic Site
  • Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
  • General Patton Museum
  • Bardstown City Tour
  • Dinner at the 1828 Wickland Mansion
  • Heaven Hill Distilleries
  • Shaker Village
  • Meals: 9 continental breakfasts | 9 lunches or dinners

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view of the lodge against horizon

Autumn in the Mountains of Arkansas

October 29 – November 2, 2018
(5 days – 4 nights)

Departing Abilene and San Angelo

$995 per person (2 people per room)
$1249 per person (1 person per room)

Travel Protection Insurance: $99 – $37 per person

$25 due upon booking – Final due September 7, 2018

Photo Courtesy of Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Highlights Include:

  • 2 nights accommodations at The Lodge at Mount Magazine
  • Mount Magazine State Park
  • Leisure time at The Lodge at Mount Magazine
  • Stargazing at Mount Magazine
  • Evening entertainment at The Lodge

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  • Petit Jean State Park
  • Lunch at Mather Lodge
  • Subiaco Abbey – monastery established in 1877
  • Wiederkehr Winery & Village – Swiss family making wine for 135 years
  • Express Clydesdale
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts and 2 continental breakfasts | 4 lunches or dinners

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