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Remote Alaska Fishing with Larry Csonka, NFL Hall of Famer

Elfin Cove, Alaska, United States
5 Nights

About Your Trip

  • Active Sports

  • Platinum Experiences

  • Points of Interest

Cast yourself into the premier adventure of chartered fishing for 3 days in pristine fishing locations in Alaska – with NFL Hall-of-Famer and Super Bowl champ Larry Csonka and his wife Audrey Bradshaw. Larry Csonka was named the 10th toughest player of all time in the NFL Films production The NFL’s 100 Toughest Players. Larry and Audrey have years of successful experience organizing and exploring outdoor adventures in Alaska through their syndicated show North to Alaska.

Arrive into Alaska’s capital Juneau, from where you take a floatplane to Tanaku Lodge in beautiful Elfin Cove. From the tranquil floatplane, visually scan the area for possible sightings of sea lions, sea otters and brown bears that could be playfully roaming along the beaches down below. In addition to 3 fun-filled days of fishing for varieties of salmon and halibut, enjoy a fascinating excursion to George Island to see the mysterious World War II “big gun.”


What we love:
• The Pro Football Hall of Fame inducted Larry Csonka in 1987 and the Miami Dolphins retired his #39 in 2002.
• The views from Tanaku Lodge are majestic, including outstanding Elfin Cove and the awe-inspiring Fairweather Mountain Range.
• The streams and rivers of Elfin Cove offer a chance to catch such varieties of fish as pink and coho salmon, halibut and rockfish.



DreamBreak: Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece
2 Nights

About Your Trip

  • Culinary

  • DreamBreaks

  • Points of Interest

Escape the everyday with a well-deserved weekend in Thessaloniki, Greece. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, our new DreamBreak travel option offers you a fresh way to experience your DreamTrips™ Membership, starting with a 2-night stay at a stylish hotel and an afternoon tour of local food markets — delicious samples included. With some expert help from a city insider, the rest is up to you! This DreamBreak does not include an In-destination Support team member so you can create your own adventures, your way.



Famous monuments and archaeological sites draw thousands of visitors to the gorgeous port city of Thessaloniki every year. As compelling as its history under Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman rule, the city’s temperate climate is equally alluring, allowing guests to walk its ancient streets year-round.

You can plan the best use of your free time with the help of a city insider during breakfast on Day 2. Get tips and tricks and learn more about your upcoming “Taste of Thessaloniki” tour — then head out to discover culinary masterpieces.

Kick-start your tour with strong, flavorful Greek coffee, then try a delicious bougatsa — phyllo-wrapped breakfast pastries filled with cheese, custard or minced meat. Leave room to sample other fares, including olives, cheese and koulouri — bread rings baked with sesame seeds on top — and the regional treats of a traditional meze platter. Refresh with an ouzo aperitif and purchase souvenirs in the open-air markets (at your own expense).

Your “Taste of Thessaloniki tour” ends in the city center, leaving you in the perfect spot to explore at your own pace. Don’t miss your chance to stroll through immense galleries at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, home to thousands of artifacts from the Hellenistic, Roman, Classical and Archaic periods. Or, you could venture to Aristotelous Square, the Port of Thessaloniki or the Citadel. With plenty of time to explore, the choice is up to you!

What we love:
• During free time, visit the famed White Tower of Thessaloniki and the Church of Agios Dimitrios, a sacred Byzantine church and crypt dedicated to St. Demetrius.
• Not tired yet? Thessaloniki is home to many cultural events, including the Thessaloniki Film Festival and the International Trade Fair, and offers plenty of sights, museums and restaurants to explore, along with a vibrant nightlife.
• The Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki features a wide variety of notable exhibits, including the statue of Harpocrates, the Head of Serapis, golden Medusa heads and the marble door from the Macedonian tomb of Agia Paraskevi.

A Bird’s-eye View of Maui

Maui, Hawaii, United States
4 Nights

About Your Trip

  • Platinum Experiences

  • Points of Interest

Board a helicopter and glide high above lush Haleakala National Park’s vibrantly colored volcanic geography, as well as the Seven Sacred Pools of Oheo Gulch. You will also travel over Keopuka Rock, the site of at least 1 significant scene from the movie “Jurassic Park.” In your free time, leisurely shop around Whalers Village, a popular mall that is close to your hotel and offers a variety of appealing retailers and restaurants. Or take advantage of Maui’s epic surfing breaks, beaches, snorkeling and diving.

What we love:
• It is awesome to see Haleakala, one of the world’s largest volcanoes, from the spectacular perspective of a helicopter.
• The Road to Hana is on many people’s bucket lists due to its awe-inspiring scenery.
• Famous celebrities who own homes in Maui include: Steven Tyler, Willie Nelson and Oprah Winfrey.


Learn Macau’s Rich History & Culture

Macau, Macau, Macao
3 Nights

About Your Trip

  • Arts & Culture

  • Platinum Experiences

  • Points of Interest

Marvel at the bustling city of Macau, a small self-governing region within China, and see what makes it so special as you visit its top attractions and famous landmarks. Start your adventure at the Cotai Strip and Coloane Island Center, with a stop at Lord Stow’s Bakery for a Portuguese egg-custard tart. Then, it’s off to the iconic Macau Tower and its Observation Lounge for a breathtaking 360° view of the area through a telescope. Visit the UNESCO-protected Ruins of St. Paul’s cathedral, a grand church that finally succumbed to an 1835 typhoon after surviving multiple fires since its construction in 1580. Continue to Senado Square, the city’s time-honored urban center that still hosts public events and celebrations today. End the day with a breathtaking aquatic performance — “The House of Dancing Water” — a can’t-miss spectacle you must see to believe!

Also take advantage of a day to explore the area as you please using your complimentary 1-day pass for unlimited rides on an open-top sightseeing bus. Or, visit sites of interest such as Fisherman’s Wharf or the dazzling Nam Van Lake Cybernetic Fountain at night.

What we love:
• Indulge your sweet tooth when you try Macau’s most famous dish, the Portuguese egg tart, a flaky pastry shell filled with a rich egg custard akin to creme brulee.
• UNESCO lauds the Ruins of St. Paul’s as part of the Historic Centre of Macau World Heritage site.
• Try your luck at one of the city’s extravagant casinos. Unlike cities in China, gambling is allowed in the autonomous region of Macau — it’s known locally and abroad as the “Las Vegas of Asia.”

Sail an Ancient Desert Lake in Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
3 Nights

About Your Trip

  • Platinum Experiences

  • Points of Interest

Enjoy a private, 2-hour sightseeing tour of Saguaro Lake near Scottsdale, Arizona. Hop aboard the newly remodeled Desert Belle — the boat’s double-decker design with large windows and an open-air upper deck offers unobstructed views of the landscape. Marvel at steep canyon walls, ancient geological formations and desert flora and fauna as the boat cruises around the lake. Animal sightings may include bighorn sheep and eagles. Then, spend the rest of your time in Scottsdale exploring the area on your own, or enjoying all that the award-winning Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch has to offer.

What we love:

• Saguaro Lake, in Tonto National Forest, is a 10-mile-long (16-kilometer-long) reservoir named after the Saguaro cactus that dots the desert landscape.
• The complimentary Scottsdale Trolley is an easy way to get around the downtown.
• Scottsdale’s 1st golf course opened in 1920. Today, the city and surrounding area includes approximately 200 courses, many within a short drive of your lodgings.

VIP Party in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
3 Nights

About Your Trip

  • Arts & Culture

  • Platinum Experiences

  • Points of Interest

Experience the allure and thrills of the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” Dive into major party events at some of the most prestigious day and night clubs in the heart of Las Vegas. Thrill to world-class DJs and visually stimulating light shows; indulge in exclusive benefits, such as VIP service, priority entrance, access to the VIP area and premium drinks.

In your leisure time, explore Vegas to your heart’s desire — and try your hand at the many casino games, if you feel Lady Luck’s on your side. The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino offers a wide variety of restaurant and pool options to keep you thoroughly entertained.

What we love:

• The Las Vegas Strip is more than 4 miles (6 kilometers) long and is lined with elaborate hotels, such as the pyramid-shaped Luxor; the Venetian, which has its own Grand Canal; and the Bellagio, with its dancing fountains.
• The city has been a filming site for innumerable movies and television shows, including “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Iron Man” and “The Hangover.”
• Las Vegas has some of the best rollercoasters around, with the one at the Stratosphere once holding the title of highest in the world.


Orangutans & City Tours in Penang

Penang Harbour, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
4 Nights

About Your Trip

  • Arts & Culture

  • Platinum Experiences

  • Points of Interest

Journey to Penang Island and discover some of Malaysia’s oldest and most culturally significant landmarks. Your first full tour day takes you to an island sanctuary for critically endangered Bornean orangutans. See these beloved red-orange haired apes roaming freely in their natural habitat at Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation. Dedicated to the well-being of these “People of the Forest,” it provides conservation education to its visitors. After lunch featuring Ipoh bean sprouts, transfer to Ipoh Old Town, a vibrant place full known of narrow, crowded alleyways, intriguing wall murals and an architecturally impressive railway station.

Continue your exploration of Penang’s rich history, this time with a city tour of George Town. Attractions include historic Fort Cornwallis for photos, as well as City Hall and the clock tower commemorating Queen Victoria’s jubilee. You’ll travel down Armenian Street and take in the unique art collection of painted murals and wirework on the sides of buildings and houses. Transfer to the Clan Jetties and walk through the Chew jetty. Then, you can kick back and experience a trishaw ride. At the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, marvel at the antiques and collectibles owned by a rich Baba more than a hundred years ago. Located on one of the oldest streets in the city, Wonderfood Museum displays realistic replicas of Penang’s well-known culinary delights. End your outing with a treat: a traditional durian egg tart with Hainanese coffee!

What we love:
• Early 20th-century Chinese settlements on Weld Quay, known as the Clan Jetties, formed a water society that exists to this day — 7 clans still reside in these houses on stilts.
• Thanks to well-preserved buildings, the capital city of George Town is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
• Trishaws, a popular mode of transportation, are often lavishly decorated to draw the attention of tourists.
• Themed heritage walking tours available throughout George Town enable visitors to explore the city’s culture and history at their own pace — try the Food Trail or Heritage Building Trail.