PA State Capitol Tour & Shopping/Dining 4-27-17
*new date & time*

Trip Name: Guided PA State Capitol Tour & Shopping /Dining at Broad Street Market
Trip Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017  from 9:00am-3:00pm
Trip Description: Back by popular demand! Designated a National Historic Landmark, the Pennsylvania State Capitol was designated to be the Palace of Art and is located in the heart of Harrisburg. Join us for a guided tour and enjoy Beaux-Art style and Renaissance themes throughout. President Theodore Roosevelt stated that it was the, “handsomest building,” he ever saw. Before our guided tour of the Capitol Building we will visit the Broadstreet Market, on the National Register of Historic Places and one of the oldest continuously operated farmers markets in the U.S. Here we will shop and dine over 40 vendors.
Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline:  Monday, April 17, 2017
Cost: $16/per person, includes transportation & guided tour of the PA State Capitol and a visit to Broadstreet Market
Registration is now open!

Click here for online reservations and payment.

If paying by cash or check, please contact the Touristas Co-Chairs at

Shopping & Lunch in Historic Downtown Frederick 3-10-17

*CANCELLED* Please contact our lovely CBSC Touristas for more information at:

Historic Frederick, MD boasts a walkable retail area filled with independently-owned shops, many housed in historic buildings. You’ll find just what you want — fashion, home furnishings/decor, toys, antiques, specialty shops, along with many great dining destinations to choose from. Reserve your spot today at:!

Yuengling Brewery Tour 1-13-17


Trip Name: Yuengling Brewery Tour
Trip Date: Friday, January 13, 2017 8:30am-4pm
Trip Description: Grab your spouse or a friend and join us for a tour of America’s Oldest Brewery, established in 1829. Enjoy a sampling of Yuengling beers, then relax and enjoy an Italian lunch at Roma’s. YOU MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE & CLOSED HEEL SHOES TO TAKE PART IN THE YUENGLING TOUR. Please wear proper footwear for this trip. There are a total of 85 seats available for this trip and only 11 remain!  Please don’t hesitate to make your reservations today!
Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline: January 2, 2017
Cost: $41/per person, includes transportation, tour with tasting, and lunch

Have a child that will be sent home from early release that day?

Children who are already enrolled in CYSS may be able to receive hourly care at the YS building.  Touristas must make their own reservations for their children.  The cost is $16 ($4/hour from 12pm-4pm). Please contact CYSS for more details.

Wine A Little, You’ll Feel Better **SOLD OUT**

Thank you for your interest! This event is currently SOLD OUT!
If you would like to be placed on the waiting list please email us at:

Trip Name: Wine A Little, You’ll Feel Better

Trip Date: Friday, October 14, 2016 8:30am-3:30pm

Trip Description: Join the CBSC Touristas on a Fall trip to the mountains for some wine tasting! The Winery at Hunters Village will provide us with a guided wine tasting of five wines, including a souvenir wineglass and cheese, cracker and fruit tray. Wine will be available to purchase after the tasting. Next, we will visit Bucks Valley Winery and Vineyard. Lunch will be homemade brick oven pizza and strombolis. We will have a wine tasting of 5 wines and a tour of their wine-making facility. Wine will be available to purchase before leaving. This trip is limited to 44 people.

Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Cost: $40/per person, includes transportation, wine tastings & lunch

Registration: Registration for this event is currently open.
All online payments and any payments made with a debit/credit card will incur an additional $1 transaction fee.



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Amish Country Trip 9-29-16 *Seats added*


Due to overwhelming popularity, our Tourista co-chairs have been hard at work and have added a second bus!  Reservations may be made here until September 14th at 5pm.  If we do not have enough seats sold on the second bus by end of day on Wednesday we will notify those that have signed up of the cancellation and make arrangements to return your payment. Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Trip Name: Amish Covered Bridge Buggy Ride/Shopping & Dining at Kitchen Kettle Village

Trip Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:30am-3:15pm

The bus will be departing from the PX parking lot.

Trip Description: Join the CBSC Touristas on a 55 minute Amish Buggy ride through the Amish countryside, through a beautiful covered bridge. Followed by a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village , with over 40 unique shops. Shopping and lunch at Village on your own. On the way home, we will stop by Ronks Countryside Amish Roadstand featuring homemade crafts, quilts, soft serve ice cream, hand-made pretzels, baked goods, home-made root and birch beer, plus apple butter! This trip is limited to 44 people.

Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline: September 14, 2016 5pm

Cost: $35/per person, includes transportation and Amish Buggy Ride

Any payments made online or with use of debit/credit card will incur an additional $1 service fee.

Meadowbrooke Gourds Tour 11-10-16

Mifflinburg Christkindl Market 12-9-16


Trip Name: Mifflinburg Christkindl Market & Lunch at Rusty Rail Brewery
Trip Date: Friday Dec 9, 2016 8:15am-3:30pm
Trip Description: Visit the 28th Annual Christkindl Market. This is an authentic outdoor German Christmas market and the oldest Christmas Market in America. There are a lot of great reasons to visit the Mifflinburg Christkindl Market, but here are a few things that visitors enjoy each year- Live Nativity, sweet treats like cookies, candy apples, German roasted nuts and streusels. Unique gifts like hand blown glass ornaments, nutcrackers and spun trees (Spanbäume), turned trees (Kräuseelbäume), Christmas pyramids (Weihnachtspyramide), candle arches (Shwibbögen), the lantern parade and last but not least spiced wine (Glühwein)! After visiting the Christkindl market we will head over to Rusty Rail Brewery for lunch. There are 44 seats available for this trip.
Trip RSVP & Payment Deadline: November 13th
Cost: $17/per person, includes transportation
Registration: Please contact the touristas at:

To make a reservation using check or cash, please email

If you would like to be placed on an interest list please contact the Touristas Co-Chairs at