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    The Dream Begins . . .

    You're Kidding . . . Six Weeks in
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  • Hawaii ?!

    That is pretty much the most repeated comment we heard when we told people what we were going to do for our vacation this year . . .So what exactly is Dave & Dot's 30th Anniverary* Tour?

    Well, in 2000, I thought it would be a great idea if my wife and I celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary the following year by taking a 5 week vacation . . . one week for every 5 years of marriage. She initially thought I was nuts but I went forward with the plans (with her input) and we actually pulled it off!  The end result was awesome five week tour of the southeast U.S.   We flew from Sacramento to Orlando, FL for a week with two of our granddaughters and eight friends and then sent them all home and continued on the road for the next 4 weeks that took us through New Orleans, Memphis, Branson, Kansas City, Northwest Missouri, St. Louis, Nashville, Atlanta, Charleston, Hilton Head Island, St. Augustine/Jacksonville and back to Orlando to fly home.  While on that trip I asked my wife what she would like to do for our 30th Anniversary and she said I must be joking to think about that before we were even finished with the current trip.  So then I said, "how about six weeks in

  • Another "Anniverary" Tour
  • In The Beginning . . .
  • Another "Anniverary" Tour
  • Hawaii . . ."

    Fast forward five years . . . and here we are ready to undertake what most people would consider a total fantasy.  Our itinerary calls for our 1st week on the Island of

  • Another "Anniverary" Tour
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  • Hawaii , our 2nd on Maui, our 3rd on Molokai, our 4th on Kauai, our 5th on Oahu, and our 6th and final week on a Cruise around the islands.  AND we are sharing our adventure by inviting friends and family to join us.

    Oh yeah, about the Anniverary* issue . . .  for our 5-week trip I had made t-shirts for everyone with a group photo and the title "Dave & Dot's 25th Anniverary Tour not knowing I had left the "s" out of the word Anniversary.  It got noticed by someone in the group the afternoon of our first day in Orlando and they proceeded to tell the tour guide at Disney's MGM Theme Park who promptly announced it to the entire tram! Needless to say, the spelling error stuck.  Hence, the reason we are calling this our Anniverary* Tour!

    So click on "The Planning" on the menu to the left and read about how we put it all together and made it happen!

    Another "Anniverary" Tour
  • In The Beginning . . .
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