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JOIN US IN MOROCCO

This March, join Sonya Lowery’s World Next Door for this MAJESTIC 7th Adventure Vacation to MOROCCO! We’ll spend 13 magical days discovering the sights, sounds and flavors of this destination steeped in rich history. Make your reservation today! ***CONTACT OUR TRAVEL AGENTS SUZANNE OR GREG at (212)297-0955 or send an email to suzanne@smartours.com to reserve […]

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JOIN US IN CUBA!

I’M SORRY, THIS “EVENTURE” IS SOLD OUT – BUT YOU CAN CALL OUR TRAVEL AGENTS TO GET ON THE WAIT-LIST.  STAY TUNED FOR OUR NEXT ADVENTURE VACATION COMING SOON! Join Sonya Lowery’s World Next Door for this UNBELIEVABLE 6th Adventure Vacation to CUBA! We’ll spend 6 awe-inspiring days discovering the sights, sounds and flavors of this […]

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Mystical Thailand

Sawadee Ka! This year’s adventure vacation was one for the senses. Thailand delivered everything I thought it would and so much more. Our group of 37 managed the long flight and arrived in Bangkok ready for discovery. Our first guide, “Tan” was full of knowledge and had a great sense of humor. We spent 4 days […]

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South Africa

IT WAS THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME.  Our 4th Annual Adventure Vacation to beautiful South Africa was a trip of beauty and reflection. We spent 11 wonderful days discovering the sights, sounds and flavors of this regal destination. We toured Soweto (acronym for SOuth WEstern TOwnship) where we visited the Hector Pieterson Museum, and discovered the cause […]

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Costa Rican Adventure Vacation

What’s better than visiting one of the most adventurous places on the planet?  Visiting with friends! I have to say that my first time in Costa Rica was choc full of awesomeness. There were sights and sounds that I had not seen nor heard before and I couldn’t get over how much there was to […]

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A Hot-Spot In the Snow – Railey Mountain Lake Resort

Winter is usually a time that I try and stay in the house, eat a lot, and hibernate. There is usually not much to do and I just long for the end of the cold season and the beginning of spring. This year, however, I wanted to break out of my normal routine and try […]

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A Special Summer at Deep Creek Lake

What’s better than family and friends sharing an adventure vacation together? In Deep Creek, Railey Mountain Lake Vacations brings us back for the exciting summer edition of World Next Door where we experience kayaking, white water rafting, food and fun. This is what an ultimate staycation is all about! Book your ultimate staycation with Railey […]

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Bird For A Day – Skydive Orange

I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to fly high among the clouds – to have nothing between me and the ground but air.  Well, I finally got my chance to experience flight from the vantage point of my winged friends – there is nothing quite like the freedom of skydiving!  … and I’m […]

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Your Winter Wonderland – WISP

Have you ever gotten the warm & fuzzies in the great outdoors on a snow covered mountain? Well I did this weekend when a group of friends, old and new, had a day filled with adventure at WISP Resort in Garret County, Maryland. My guests and I were welcomed by Lori Epp, the Marketing Director […]

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An Encounter To Remember

Have you ever looked into the eyes of another being and connected? You may not be able to speak the same language, but somehow you know that they’re watching, listening and learning from you – and you’re doing the same. Well, that’s exactly what happened when I met my newest friend Nani – a dolphin […]