October 17, 2019
The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race
Enjoy free parking and roundtrip motorcoach transportation to Maryland, where you'll emabark on a 3-hour cruise, pacing the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, followed by a tour and tasting at Heavy Seas Brewery
Booking Deadline: October 17, 2019
$209.00 Per Person
All pricing and included features are based on a minimum of 25 full paying passengers. Rates are subject to change.
- Free parking with roundtrip motorcoach transportation
- Three Hour Cruise onboard a Luxury Yacht
- Boxed Lunch
- Tour and Tasting at Heavy Seas Brewery
- All taxes and gratuities
- Services of a Discoveries Journey Manager
7:45AM: Motorcoach will depart from Harrisburg, AAA Central Penn, 2301 Paxton Church Rd, upper lot behind the building.
8:45AM: Motorcoach will depart Lancaster, AC Moore Store, at the Lancaster Shopping Center on the Oregon Pike/Route 272 side of the store. Depart for Maryland with a brief rest stop en route.
Early afternoon arrival in Annapolis to board our Luxury Yacht. Get ready for a unique experience and a great opportunity to get on the water for a three hour cruise, pacing with the annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race. You will see thirty or more tall ships, as they storm across the starting line located just south of the bay bridge. The Schooners will race against the wind, en route to Portsmouth, VA. You will see schooners such as the Pride of Baltimore, The Virginia, The Norfolk, and the Lady Maryland just to name a few. A boxed lunch will be provided during the cruise. Bring your camera and enjoy the race!
Following the cruise we depart for Heavy Seas Brewery, where their mission is to sail new brewing horizons, guided by the winds of traditions, and driven by the quest for adventure. Here we will have a tour and a tasting. You will see beer names such as Loose Cannon, Cross Bones and Peg Leg.
6:00PM: Approximate departure time for Central Pennsylvania, with a possible fast food rest stop en route.
7:30PM: Approximate arrival time back in Lancaster.
8:30PM: Approximate arrival time back in Harrisburg.
Itinerary is subject to change at anytime without notification and/or compensation.
Tour Activity Level: 2
This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
Full payment of $209 per person is due to AAA with this registration to confirm your reservation. Solo Travelers Rewards Club maximum voucher redemption: $20
Day of payment to day of departure: No refunds.
For your protection AAA recommends travel insurance. Pre-existing medical conditions may be waived with proper coverage if travel insurance is purchased within 14 days of initial deposit only. Other conditions may apply; ask your travel agent. AAA recommends Allianz.
Temperatures for Maryland in October average in the 60s. Casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes are fine; be prepared for potential inclement weather. Heavy Seas Beer Tour: For safety reasons this tour does not permit open toe shoes, flip flops, or heels, etc.
For personal comfort, group participants who need assistance are required to have a traveling companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing the needed assistance.
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