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Cruising the Hawaiian Islands with Howard Travel

Have you finally decided to take the plunge and visit the Hawaiian Islands? If so, you might be wondering what destinations you’ll visit. Taking a cruise is a great way to take in the beautiful volcanic islands and the crystal-clear Pacific Ocean, while also still having time to relax and unwind.

Below, Howard Travel has collected some of the top destinations and experiences travelers will have on their Hawaiian Island Cruise, from Dec. 3-19, 2019.

A Brief Stop in L.A. Before Heading to Sea

Before boarding the magnificent Star Princess cruise ship, visitors will first have a brief layover in the “City of Angels.” Howard Travel handles all the transportation to Montreal Airport so you can be relaxed and ready to go when you arrive in L.A. The next morning you’ll enjoy a 3-Hour tour of the city before setting out to sea and sailing towards the Aloha State.

Volcanic Islands & Adventures

After spending a few days at sea and taking advantage of the host of amenities offered by the Star Princess, you’ll dock in Hilo, Hawaii, also known as the “Big Island.” With its breathtaking Rainbow Falls and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as numerous nature reserves, there’s no shortage of sights to see. Then it’s on to Honolulu, where cruise members will have a chance to absorb some of the culture of the state’s capital, known for its nightlife and shopping.

Maui & Mexico

On the last leg of your extended tour of the Hawaiian Islands, the Star Princess will pass through Maui, which boasts the state’s highest peak and spectacular pools and waterfalls of Ohe’o Gulch. There are also 30 miles of pristine beaches and coves, sheltered by the island’s lava-rock jetties. Then it’s out to sea again until cruise-goers arrive in Ensenada, Mexico, where they’ll have a day to spend as they see fit before traveling to Los Angeles for their flight back to Canada.

Visit the Hawaiian Islands on an all-inclusive cruise with Howard Travel

If the above highlights have gotten you excited for a visit to the Hawaiian Islands, contact Howard Travel today to learn more about their tour packages. You can also visit their website for more information about their services.

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Tour the California Coast with an All-Inclusive Vacation Package

Why worry about booking flights and finding affordable travel options for visiting California when you can have a reliable tour agency do the legwork for you? That’s what makes the All-Inclusive California Coast Vacation Package from Howard Travel so enticing. We take care of every aspect of the trip so all you have to do is gaze out at the beauty of the Pacific Ocean and relax.

For those considering taking our all-inclusive tour of the California coast, we’ve provided some highlights of the trip below, so take a look.

The Beautiful City by the Bay

After being transported to the Ottawa International Airport by the Howard Travel team and boarding your flight, you’ll soon arrive in San Francisco or as it’s known by locals “the City by the Bay.” That evening, mix and mingle with other travelers during an exclusive dinner on Pier 39. The following day, you’ll have a choice to either embark upon an hour-long sightseeing cruise of the bay or hit the streets with a local tour guide. Both tours provide ample looks at the city’s landmarks, like Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge or Seal Rocks.

Cities by the Sea

On Day-3 of your trip, you’ll travel to Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quaint and creative California town boasting some breathtaking nature preserves and marine habitats. You’ll then pass through Del Monte Forest on famous 17-Mile Drive, considered one of the most scenic coastlines in the world. Arrive in Monterey, where historic buildings and John Steinbeck’s famous Cannery Row sit nestled amidst humble, Spanish-colonial style homes. The following day, visitors will find themselves in the palatial mountaintop retreat of Hearst Castle, in San Simeon. Built by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, the enormous estate (parodied by director Orson Welles in Citizen Cane) boasts 165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens, terraces, pools, and walkways.

A Trip to Tinseltown

After heading south to Santa Barbara and stopping for an evening, you’ll arrive in Tinseltown. Take a walk down the Hollywood walk of fame and visit historic TCL Chinese Theatre, then head for San Diego for the last and final leg of your all-inclusive vacation. Visit diverse neighborhoods like the Gaslamp Quarter and Old Town San Diego, then celebrate a successful trip with a farewell dinner among your fellow travelers.

Tour the California coastline with an all-inclusive vacation package from Howard Travel

Contact the professionals from Howard Travel today to learn more about taking a trip to the “Golden State.” The 8-Day California Coast Tour, from Oct. 20-27, includes roundtrip airfare, accommodations, meals, tour admissions and more, so call today to reserve your spot.

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Embark Upon a Northeast Adventure

Have you finally decided to adventure out of Ontario and see other parts of Canada and Northeastern United States? Perhaps you simply want to get away for a few days. Either way, our Canada & New England Tour won’t leave you disappointed. As one of the leading Brockville cruise and travel agencies, Howard Travel has helped many explore the beauty and historical significance of the Cities that make up destinations of this Canada & New England Cruise.. We’ve collected some more information for you about it below.

Here’s a breakdown of some of the experiences you can expect when embarking upon our Canada & New England Cruise, Oct. 3-11, 2019.

Arriving in Boston

You’ll arrive in Boston at the time of the year when the leaves are setting the hills and historic landscapes on fire with vibrant colors. Your stop in Boston begins with a 3-hour tour of the city, continuing towards the port, where visitors will board the Norwegian Gem. You’ll then travel throughout the northeast, stopping first in Bar Harbour in Maine, then cruising on through the Atlantic Ocean towards Canada.

Traveling Through Canada

After leaving New England, the Norwegian Gem cruises onward, stopping first in Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia. Then guests will visit Charlottetown in beautiful Prince Edward Island, for being one of Canada’s oldest settlements as well as its world-renown PEI muscles and thriving fishing industry.

Onwards to Quebec

After spending a day at sea, you’ll arrive in beautiful La Baie, Quebec, one of three small towns in the city of Saguenay. It was the first colony constructed in the famous Saguenay-Lac-St.-Jean region. After taking in the history and sights of Saguenay,  La Baie, travelers continue on toward Quebec City, the province’s capital situated along the St. Lawrence River. Founded in the early 1600s by French explorer Samuel de Champlain, it’s one of the oldest European cities in North America.

Book our Brockville cruise of Canada & the North East today!

Curious to learn more about our Brockville cruises? Our friendly customer service personnel are always happy to answer any questions. Call our team today or visit our website for a complete list of tours.

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Visiting Ireland on Our Shamrock Royal Tour

Traveling to the shores of Ireland is an experience unlike any other, especially when you have seasoned tour guides take the reigns. This is what makes the Shamrock Royal Tour with Howard Travel so attractive. But that’s not all that makes it one of the most popular tours offered by our Brockville travel agency: it’s the vast beauty and history of the locations you’ll visit along the way.

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure in 2019, we’ve highlighted some of the experiences and landmarks you’ll visit on your tour to Dublin, Ireland, with Howard Travel.

Highlights from Howard Travel’s Shamrock Royal Tour

The Irish Sea & St. Patrick’s Grave

After being transported to the Montreal Airport in a deluxe motorcoach, guests will fly to Dublin for a day of rest in Malahide, overlooking the Irish Sea. After a hearty local dinner and a good night’s sleep, you’ll set out to the majestic mountains of Mourne, where the country’s patron saint called home. Afterward, continue on to Strangford, an area known for its natural landscapes, as well as being one of the locations where Game of Thrones is filmed.

Belfast & its Historic Landmarks

On your trip to Belfast, you’ll gain insight into the city’s historic and political past, first embarking upon a panoramic tour and passing the famous wall murals located on Protestant Shankill Road and Catholic Falls Road. Then, it’s on to the birthplace of one of the world’s most infamous water vessels: The Titanic. You’ll be able to tour the shipyard, recently voted as one of Europe’s top tourist attractions.

Castles, Farmhouses & Local Entertainment

Further along your journey, you’ll take a trip down Ring of Kerry road to a traditional sheep farm. After seeing what life’s like in the country, visitors will dine at Quill’s Farmhouse for a traditional Irish dinner and entertainment. The next day, you have the option of traveling east to Blarney Castle, or visiting Cahir Castle then heading directly to the medieval town Kilkenny. Then follow in the footsteps of Ireland’s famous Famine immigrants and board the ship the Dunbrody to Waterford, where a host of medieval museums and history awaits.

The Fair City of Dublin

No trip to Ireland would be complete without a stop through the nation’s great capital, Dublin. Here visitors will have a chance to visit the Horse Museum and Japanese Gardens, take a panoramic tour of the city and explore on their own, hitting the many shops and parks the city has to offer. On your final morning in Dublin, you’ll be treated to a hearty Irish breakfast before beginning the trip home.

Book a trip to Ireland with a leading Brockville travel agency!

Our 16-day trip to Ireland runs from Sept. 11-26, 2019. This extended tour fills up fast, so to make a reservation, call our team today. You can also learn more about the history of our Brockville tour agency by visiting our website.

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A Tony-Award-Winning Ontario Day Trip with Howard Travel

For those avid theatergoers who no longer want to battle Ontario traffic on the weekends to make it to their favorite show, Howard Travel has put together an attractive package for you. Heading into town on one of our theatre day trips is a great way to spend a romantic evening or night out with the girls, especially when the show is the Tony-Award-Winning masterpiece Kinky Boots.

A Night at the Theatre with Kinky Boots, April 24, 2019

With an unbeatable score by Cyndi Lauper and breathtaking choreography by Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, it’s no surprise that Kinky Boots has been making the rounds all over the world since its premiere in 2013. Based on a book Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, the musical tells the story of Charlie Price, a young man who’s forced to take over the struggling family shoe factory and find a solution for the failing business. When he meets the lovable Lola, it’s all the inspiration he needs to save the day.

For only $120 per-person, you’ll receive transportation to Kingston, courtesy of Howard Travel. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the curtain rises at 8 p.m. in Leon’s Centre, where you’ll have reserved seating (Section 110). Don’t miss the opportunity to see one of the most enduring pieces of theatre this decade.

Be a drama queen with an Ontario day trip to the theatre!

Remember, it takes a good friend to make a great pair, so contact Howard Travel today and reserve your spot to see Kinky Boots, the winner of six 2013 Tony® Awards.

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Take a Trip to Center Ice with Howard Travel

As one of the leading travel agencies in Brockville, Ontario, Howard Travel understands that sometimes, you just need to get away for a while. That’s probably especially true for when your favorite hockey team’s in town. Whether you’re a super fan or simply enjoy a good game, you’ll love our exclusive hockey day trip packages.

We’ve broken down what you can expect from our two upcoming day trips to world-famous Canadian Tire Centre.

The Ottawa Senators vs. Winnipeg Jets, Feb. 9, 2019

The Ottawa Senators vs. Winnipeg Jets

For only $150 per person, you can enjoy exclusive service while watching the action-packed match between the Ottawa Senators and Winnipeg Jets. While waiting for the game to start, take a walk around the arena or have a few drinks at the bar. This package also includes a buffet meal.  Then get seated at
2 p.m. and ready yourself for an exciting match between two of Canada’s favorite hockey teams.

If you want to wet your whistle with a soda or adult beverage while the game’s going on, don’t worry, you’ll have bar and table service. No matter who walks away winners, a day trip to Canadian Tire Centre with Howard Travel is an experience not to be missed.

The Ottawa Senators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, March 30, 2019

Attempting to qualify for the NHL playoffs for the third season in a row, the match between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators is sure to be hot-blooded and full of action. The game starts at 7 p.m. Don’t worry about battling traffic to get there on time: Howard Travel takes care of the transportation.

You’ll be seated in Canadian Tire Centre’s luxury area The Ledge, so be sure to bring along your appetite because this package includes a  visit to the buffet. Hockey day trippers are also provided with reserved seating, all for only $200 per ticket.

Faceoff with our Brockville travel agency in 2019!

For those who want to get the action on the ice for a fraction of the cost, contact the team from Howard Travel today.

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Touring Canada & New England on a Cruise



The northeastern port cities of North America can be breathtakingly beautiful, especially during the fall months. That’s why Howard Travel is proud to offer their one-of-a-kind Canada & New England Cruise. But if you’re not sold, we’ve gathered some additional information and some of the highlights you’ll experience on the eight-day adventure.



For those looking for a different kind of trip in 2019, consider how much fun you’ll have visiting the destinations below.

A Morning in Boston

Travelers will be able to see Boston and the New England coastline in one of the best seasons. With the leaves changing you’ll be privy to a beautiful view. After a night of rest, guests can look forward to an exclusive three-hour tour of historic Boston. Afterward, head to the Port of Boston, where you’ll embark upon the Norwegian Gem cruise ship that will be your home for the next seven days.

Aboard the Norwegian Gem

Once aboard the Norwegian Gem cruise ship, you’ll be able to relax comfortably and enjoy the sights and sounds of the ocean, as well as all the beautiful stops along the way. Guests will visit Bar Harbor, Maine, before making their way around the coast to Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

Visiting Quebec

After spending a day at sea, the Norwegian Gem will make a stop in the La Baie, along the scenic Saguenay River in Quebec before pulling into your final destination: Quebec City, Quebec. Situated along the spectacular Saint Lawrence River, Quebec City’s old town and Petit Champlain district offers quaint cobblestone streets lined with bistros and boutiques, a perfect final stop on your cruise tour.

Don’t miss our Canada & New England cruise; book today!

Want to experience the northeast like never before? Contact the team at Howard Travel today for more information about our Canada & New England cruise.

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Head South to Myrtle Beach this Winter with Howard Travel



Are you dreading another frigid Ontario winter? If so, the team at Howard Travel can help. Since 1955 they’ve been providing first-class travel services, which is why their annual trip to Myrtle Beach has become such a success. But if you’re still unconvinced, we’ve shared some more details for you below.



Here’s what you’ll experience when embarking upon a Myrtle Beach tour with Howard Travel, one of the leading Brockville travel agencies.

Day Trips & Excursions

Myrtle Beach, SC, has no shortage of things to do, making it a popular vacation destination all year round. Nestled on the scenic coast of the Atlantic Ocean, the city has plenty of first-class golf courses, scenic beaches and walkways, amusement parks and even an Aquarium. Those looking for a different outing might want to consider a day trip to the Carolina Opry, a must-see for any country music fan.

Luxury Lodgings & Amenities

After overnighting in Warrenton, VA, you’ll be able to get out and stretch your legs and then check in to the beautiful Ocean Reef Resort. This one-of-a-kind hotel boasts a beautiful layout and on-site amenities, such as water attractions, pools, and premier cocktails. Enjoy the beachfront view while sipping on a Mai Thai, or enjoy the sunset from your room while cooking a quaint meal in your very own kitchenette.

Activities & Outings

For those who want to venture into town, the Ocean Reef Resort is only a short walk away from downtown Myrtle Beach, where you’ll find hundreds of restaurants to choose from. The area also boasts shopping boutiques and an ample nightlife scene, so be sure to wear your dancing shoes. Want to get out on the town but you’re worried about transportation access? There’s no need to fret: Howard Travel handles it all.

Let us be your Brockville travel agency, call us today!

Is a trip to Myrtle Beach this winter in the cards for you? If so, our Brockville travel agency offers discount group rates and affordable singles packages. To learn more about our travel agency and tours, call our team today. You can also visit our website for more details about our all-inclusive vacations.

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Make Daytona Beach Your Winter Escape Destination



Are you thinking of heading south for the winter to somewhere warm? One of the most popular destinations for tourists looking for a great winter escape is Daytona Beach, FL. As one of the premier Brockville travel agencies, the team at Howard Travel has helped hundreds have memorable experiences there each year. But if you’re still not sold on the idea, here are a few more of the reasons why many choose Daytona Beach as their getaway with Howard Travel each winter.



Luxury Hotels & Amenities

One of the foremost reasons to travel to Daytona Beach with Howard Travel is because you’ll be outfitted with luxury accommodations. After overnighting in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania for the first night and Lumberton, North Carolina, you’ll arrive in Daytona Beach at the illustrious Tropical Winds Oceanfront Hotel. From here you’ll be able to take advantage of the beautiful surroundings, as well as all the amenities. Each room is equipped with its very own kitchenette, giving you the choice of eating out or dining in.

Activities & Outings

Spending 11 days at beautiful Daytona Beach might seem like plenty of time to take in all it has to offer, but as the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. Throughout your stay at the Tropical Winds Oceanfront Hotel you’ll be able to swim, shop, golf, and take in all the arts, culture and history of one of Florida’s most popular vacation destinations.

Day Trips & Excursions

There are plenty of things to keep you busy at the hotel and the surrounding area, but you can also venture off on a day trip or two. Popular trips include St. Augustine, Orlando, the Daytona Motor Speedway, local historic sites and more. The best part about it is you won’t have to worry about getting there: the team at Howard Travel takes care of everything for you.

Learn about our Daytona Tour Packages today!

Howard Travel is committed to being one of the most affordable Brockville travel agencies, which is why they offer group tour packages as low as $1,385 that include everything from breakfast to luggage handling. To request more details about our Daytona Beach tour, contact our friendly customer service representatives in Brockville today, or visit us online.

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Our All-Inclusive Vacation Package to Panama

Have you been dreaming of visiting Central America? Perhaps you simply want a place where you can escape the frigid Ontario winters for a few days; either way, Panama City, Panama might be your ideal destination. Panama City has been a highly-sought vacation destination for years, which is why Howard Travel has developed a unique all-inclusive vacation package to the famous city.

But in case you’re not won over by the warm weather alone, our team has gotten together a guide for you below detailing the highlights of an all-inclusive vacation package to Panama with Howard Travel.

A Week by the Beach in Luxury

When you sign on to Howard Travel’s all-inclusive vacation package to Panama City, Panama, you can expect the very best treatment and accommodations. You’ll be staying at one of the area’s leading hotels, the Westin Playa Bonita Panama, situated on the beautiful sands of the Playa Bonita Beach.

Extensive On-Site Amenities

Guests staying at the Westin Playa Bonita Panama will be delighted to discover a wide array of dining options and other amenities at their disposal. There are six restaurants on the property, meaning guests could eat at a different one almost every night of their vacation. There’s also a spa and three infinity-edge pools to keep you busy. Sportier travelers can play soccer or beach volleyball or take out the kayaks for a spin.

Resort Nightlife

Those who don’t want to venture into town every night will be delighted with the number of nightly activities for Westin Playa Bonita Panama guests. Once the sun goes down, the beach lights up with a bonfire and DJ, as well as bar service on select nights. For guests desiring a more relaxing evening, you’ll find pool, ping pong, and poker tables in the game room along with some of the latest DVDs to watch.

Offsite Adventures

Howard Travel chose the Westin Playa Bonita Panama because it provides guests with a breathtaking location, as well as convenient access to downtown and the famous Miraflores Locks along the Panama Canal. There are numerous nature reserves nearby on the coast and the rainforest is only a short drive away. Whether you want to hike or take a trip downtown, a host of offsite adventures await you.

Our all-inclusive vacation packages are one of a kind!

Do you want to do something different this winter? Contact Howard Travel today to learn more about our trip to Panama City, Panama, from Feb. 7-14, 2019.

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Take Advantage of Amazing Shopping Opportunities with Daytrips in Ontario

You don't have to go far from home to have a great time, especially if there's shopping involved!

Here at Howard Travel, we love giving people an opportunity to explore all the best to see in do across the North American continent.  But that doesn't mean we neglect activities which are closer to home - like shopping!  Our day trips in Ontario and Quebec can make it easy for you to get your Christmas shopping done, taking you to some of the greatest spots to shop 'til you drop.  After all, you don't have to worry about driving yourself home!

We've got two MASSIVE Daytrips in Ontario lined up for November, including one that could make your Black Friday shopping a breeze!

November 10, 2018 - Shopping in Montreal

On November 10, we'll happily shuttle you to either of Montreal's top shopping destinations.  You'll have your choice of either the downtown shopping district or else the Fairview Shopping Centre.

Montreal's downtown is well known for being one of the cultural centerpieces of the city, full of amazing shops and restaurants for you to enjoy.  The Rue Sainte-Catherine center-ville could be an especially great spot for Christmas shopping, with its huge range of boutique shops.  

Or, hit up one of the largest indoor malls in Quebec - the Fairview Pointe-Claire shopping centre.  With roughly 1,000,000 square feet of shopping space, there's truly something here for everyone.  Eat up!  You can sleep on the way home.

November 23, 2018 - Black Friday At Bayshore

For Black Friday, we're staying close to home.  The Bayshore Shopping Center is Ottawa's favorite mall, attracting over 7 million visitors per year, and for good reason.  With three floors and over 80,000 square meters of space, this huge mall is going to be a magnet for deal-seekers and holiday shoppers.

You could be among them - but without having to deal with the hassle of traffic or parking.  We take care of that for you!  With our luxurious coach buses, you'll be extra-comfortable throughout the ride.  The only thing you have to worry about is how to properly check off your Christmas buying list.

Choose Howard Travel for Top-Quality Daytrips in Ontario And Beyond!

We're a first-class family owned coach and touring service that prides itself on service.  Our staff is highly trained, and we have a stellar safety record.

Don't wait!  Book your November day trip tickets today!

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Discover Nashville As Only an Experienced Travel Agency Can Show It Off with Howard Travel Tours

Few cities anywhere in North America are as famous and evocative as Nashville.  The home of country music and numerous stars, as well as one of the most important economic centers on the Gulf Coast, Nashville is one of the most fascinating cities you could ever hope to visit.

Howard Travel can make it happen!

We have an exclusive week-long extended Nashville tour coming up at the end of November, and this isn't your typical tourist experience.  This is the sort of package only a highly experienced travel agent can deliver.  We've got reservations in place nobody could make on their own - but there's still time for you to reserve your seat on one of our luxury first-class buses!

This Is How an Experienced Travel Agency Can Show You Nashville

It's two days down to Nashville, with a stopover in Ohio, but once you arrive you'll be staying at the world-famous Gaylord Opryland Hotel.  This hotel doesn't just provide world-class accommodations - it's an attraction all by itself.  We've booked you tickets for their own Christmas Dinner Show, as well as an invitation to their ICE festival - holiday scenes created out of 2 million pounds of ice.

If you're interested in the stars, we'll have plenty to show you.  We have almost a full day dedicated to touring the city, seeing the birthplaces or homes of celebrities’ past and present.  These include Dolly Parton, Ronnie Milsap, Kid Rock, Toby Keith, Trisha Yearwood and, of course, Taylor Swift.  Not enough?  You'll also get to see the famous RCA Studio B, the Johnny Cash Museum, and also get a guided tour through Fontanel Mansion - the home of Barbara Mandrell for many years.

Of course, Nashville isn't only about stardom.  It's also an extremely important historical location.  You'll get to see plenty of landmarks and hear about their history, such as the famous Belle Meade Plantation.  You'll also get to step back in time by taking in a dinner and show on the General Jackson Showboat as it cruises down the majestic Cumberland River.

This is truly a trip which will bring you memories for a lifetime.

Let Howard Travel Take You There

The Howard Travel Agency is dedicated to bringing you safe, fun, stress-free holiday tours.  We take care of everything!  All you have to do is sit back, relax, and have a great time.  Contact us to reserve your tickets today!

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