August 25-28, 2015 TRIP INCLUSIONS: Deluxe Motor Coach Tour Director 3 Nights Lodging Luggage Handling Santa Fe Trolley Tour Opera Back Stage Tour Daughter Of The Regiment Opera Churches of Enchantment Tour 7 Meals (3-breakfast; 3-lunch; 1-dinner) Water & Snacks PRICE PER PERSON $1135 Single Occupancy $845 Double Occupancy $100 Deposit Due June 8, 2015 TOTAL PAYMENT DUE: July 8 2015 pRESENTED BY: MEANDERING WITH MARY SANTA FE OPERA ITINERARY Tuesday, August 25 New Mexico, the “Land Of Enchantment” here we come! Traveling south on I-25 our morning leg-stretcher will be in Pueblo. Southern Colorado scenery at its best, picturesque Raton Pass at 7,834 feet on the Santa Fe Trail is a federally designated National Historic Landmark. Raton is Spanish for “mouse”. Lunch will be at K-Bob’s Steakhouse in Raton, New Mexico. Onward to the seat of old world charm in the Wild West, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe, meaning “holy faith” was founded in 1610. INCLUSIONS: Lunch______________________________________________________________ Wednesday, August 26 Start the morning off with a full hot buffet breakfast at Inn Of The Governors! Our Santa Fe experience begins with an open-air tram tour of the historic District of Santa Fe. We’ll be back in time for lunch, so you may relish the cuisine that Santa Fe has to offer on your own. Later this afternoon we have an hour-long, Santa Fe Opera Back Stage Tour. Just down the hill from the theater, we’ll enjoy a delightful pre-opera buffet dinner which includes wine, dessert and concludes with a 25-minute introductory lecture about our evening’s performance, “The Daughter Of The Regiment”. Born to wealth, the vivacious Marie is found as an infant on a battlefield and raised by soldiers who dote on her. INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Tram Tour, Back Stage Tour, Dinner & Opera___________________ Thursday, August 27 A full hot buffet breakfast awaits you again this morning! Our “Churches of Enchantment Tour” enables us to visit three of Santa Fe’s most beautiful churches; Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, San Miguel Chapel and First Presbyterian Church. Our elegant lunch complete with china, glassware and fine linens will be served in the solarium of Clarice Coffey’s private home. It is so unique it has been featured on HGTV (Home Gardening TV). A tour of the home and gardens will precede lunch. An explanation of her personal collection of religious art from her travels around the world will be discussed at the conclusion of the meal. Back to our lodging with free time and dinner on your own. INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Tram Tour, Home & Garden Tour and Lunch_____________________ Friday, August 28 Last chance for the buffet breakfast! Sit back and reminisce about your Santa Fe experience and the new friends you’ve met along the way. Meandering to Trinidad, CO, we’ll stop at Tequila’s Family Mexican Restaurant for lunch! Colorado Springs will be our afternoon break stop before Anthem and home! INCLUSIONS: Breakfast & Lunch___________________________________________________ THANKS FOR MEANDERING WITH MARY!