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Mayflower Cruises & Tours, LLC, is a division of the Scenic Group, located in Lisle, IL.  Celebrating 40 years of business in 2019, Mayflower’s mission is to create Life Enriching Experiences and give travelers the trip of a life-time at each and every destination. Since 1979, the team at Mayflower has been providing individual and group guided cruise and tour arrangements within the United States and around the World.

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River Cruising & World Holidays

Splendor of the Seine
11 Days - 22 Meals
The Seine River flows through the center of Paris and is the main artery of the ‘City of Light’. Cruise down one of Europe's most enchanting rivers through storybook landscapes of vineyards, historic abbeys, Norman castles, tranquil orchards and medieval towns. Cruise includes all shore excursions.

Danube Delights River Cruise
11 Days - 22 Meals
Experience the Danube River aboard your Emerald Waterways star-ship on a seven-night cruise through four countries. Includes two nights in Prague and escorted shore excursions with English-speaking guides in six cities.

Gems of Eastern Europe River Cruise
11 Days - 23 Meals
Discover the scenery and history along the lower Danube River as you sail aboard our exclusively chartered ship. Travel through five countries of Eastern Europe and discover their history, culture and beauty.

Gems of the Danube River with Prague
12 Days - 23 Meals
Experience the majesty of the Danube River while cruising aboard your 5-star Scenic Space-Ship on a seven-night cruise through four countries. Enjoy escorted shore excursions with English-speaking guides, deluxe amenities and outstanding service onboard ship and conclude your holiday with three nights in the capital city of Prague, Czech Republic.

Jewels of Europe River Cruise
16 Days - 41 Meals
Natural beauty, medieval towns and historic cities await your discovery as you cruise through four countries on this amazing voyage through Europe.

Jewels of the Rhine
11 Dyas - 23 Meals
Enjoy a relaxing and inspiring cruise on the Romantic Rhine, Europe's longest river. Travel onboard a modern luxurious ship, visiting iconic ports of call, sampling incredible cuisine, and absorbing the local culture and atmosphere.

Portugal and the Douro River Cruise
11 Days - 22 Meals
Spend two nights exploring Lisbon, then set sail through the Portuguese Frontier. Visit Spain’s walled city of Salamanca, and the quaint and historic towns of Portugal along the Douro River

Rhine Highlights
9 Days - 20 Meals
Enjoy a relaxing and inspiring cruise on Europe’s longest river, the Rhine. From castles gracing the region to picturesque, historic and charming ports, you’ll experience it all as you travel aboard a Scenic Space-Ship. Known to be the most luxurious river ships in Europe, enjoy 5- star all-inclusive features, Butler service, dining options and so much more!

Sensations of Lyon and Provence River Cruise
12 Days - 24 Meals
Enjoy the beautiful scenery and lovely towns along the Rhône and Saône Rivers. As you leisurely cruise through the wine country of France aboard the Emerald Liberté, the friendly crew makes you feel right home.

Best of Scandinavia
10 Days - 12 Meals
The remarkable cities of Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen and Copenhagen will come alive filled with history, the Viking legends, Hans Christian Andersen and The Little Mermaid. You won't believe the natural beauty of the Scandinavian countries.

Classic Italy by Rail
10 Days - 11 Meals
For centuries it was the center of civilization, and Italy continues to fascinate with historic cities, majestic vistas, and hill towns frozen in time. Our tour is not only a visual delight, but gives you the chance to savor Tuscan cuisine.

Culinary Italy from Sorrento to Rome
13 Days - 17 Meals
Discover the beauty and charms of southern Italy on this adventure through the Sorrento area, Campania region and Rome. UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic monuments, breathtaking scenery and hands-on culinary experiences are sure to please as you travel through Italy.

9 Days - 11 Meals
Step into history and discover a place where the mythical Greek Gods ruled the world. Spend three nights in Athens and travel by high-speed ferries across the Aegean Sea to the islands of Mykonos and Santorini where you will meet friendly islanders, eager to welcome you to their picture-perfect paradise.

Iceland Land of Fire and Ice
7 Days - 7 Meals
Iceland is a unique destination that offers pristine nature, boasting geysers, geothermal pools, waterfalls and wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture deeply rooted in ancient heritage. Spend five nights in Iceland while exploring this amazing land of fire and ice.

East African Safari Adventure
13 Days - 32 Meals
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime — a safari across two African countries! Experience elephants, giraffes, wildebeests, rhinos, and other animals you've only seen on TV or in zoos in their natural habitats.

Desert Adventures
9 Days - 13 Meals
Experience the luxurious United Arab Emirate cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi – a perfect combination of rich history mixed with modern wonders.

Discover Chile's Patagonia
10 Days - 23 Meals
Discover Chile and experience the culture of South America. Enjoy the vibrant wine country where you will taste the spectacular vintages and visit UNESCO World Heritage sites. Then explore the incredible landscape of Chile’s southern frontier, Patagonia, as you cruise the fjords, taking in sights of the Andes Mountains and glaciers.

South Africa and Safari Adventure
12 Days - 20 Meals
Experience the culture, history and beauty of three African countries. Experience history in Cape Town and amazing safari adventures in Kruger and Chobe National Parks. Stand in awe at nature’s supreme masterpiece – Victoria Falls, and relax on a spectacular sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River. Discover the best of these three countries on this South African safari and adventure.

North America Air Holidays

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
6 Days - 8 Meals
Dazzling during the day, the spectacle of hundreds of hot air balloons is even better when they light up at dawn and dusk. See these amazing displays, plus explore early Pueblo life, and the artists of Santa Fe.

America's Canyon Country
9 Days - 14 Meals
America's legendary canyons await you in this three-state tour of the nation's rugged majesty. Bryce, Glen, and the mighty Grand Canyon join a list of national parks and monuments that will delight and amaze.

Autumn in New England
9 Days -  14 Meals
Tour the length and breath of New England from mountain hamlets to seaside villages in this leaf peeping tour of the northeast.

Colorado's Historic Trains
9 Days - 14 Meals
Follow the historic routes of the Old West with excursions on five different scenic railroads. Then witness the amazing rock formations and natural beauty of three national parks.

Florida Adventure
9 Days -  14 Meals
Come explore the Sunshine State, from the Moorish architecture of St. Augustine and Space Coast of Cape Canaveral to the excitement of Epcot and warm beauty of Florida’s Gulf of Mexico.

From Black Hills to Badlands
6 Days - 9 Meals
Visit South Dakota’s historic Black Hills and beautiful Badlands on one trip. See National monuments, historic towns, a multitude of wildlife and prehistoric remains all on one exciting journey.

Islands of New England
7 Days - 11 Meals
Come join us on a summer visit to Cape Cod and it’s colorful islands. Witness the nautical history and Quaker-style homes of Nantucket, the unspoiled beauty and laid back atmosphere of Block Island and the picturesque Gingerbread cottages and “Old Cape Cod” feel of Martha’s Vineyard.

National Parks of the Southwest
12 Days - 17 Meals
This holiday is the perfect blend of the beauty of the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque and the amazing National Parks in the Southwest. Explore six National Parks on this incredible journey as well as enjoy a float trip on the Colorado River, a scenic cruise on Lake Powell and so much more!

Seven Wonders of Oregon
9 Days - 15 Meals
From painted deserts to rainforest gorges to the mighty Pacific coast, experience the variety, beauty and majesty of Oregon and its seven unique wonders.

Tournament of Roses Parade
5 Days - 7 Meals
See the Granddaddy of all Parades from your reserved seats along Colorado Boulevard. Explore Los Angeles on a sightseeing tour and ring in the New Year in style with a private gala event. Enjoy dinner aboard the legendary Queen Mary ocean liner and gain a unique glimpse into a bygone era.

Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and Mr. Rushmore
9 Days - 13 Meals
Tour Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Watch Old Faithful erupt in natural wonder. Tour historic mining towns and discover treasures of the Old West.

Explore The World

Mayflower’s tours are designed for travelers looking for the fullest travel experience at a great value. Offering over 100 itineraries annually, travelers can choose from tours on six continents, utilizing many different travel styles, including river cruising, special event departures, national parks adventures, seasonal excursions, domestic and international guided holidays. 

When Mayflower became a part of the Scenic Group in 2018, their access to the litany of river and ocean cruising itineraries on both Scenic and sister brand, Emerald Waterways, opened up new cruising opportunities to travelers around the world.   

We have tours available to the destinations shown on this map

We specialize in these types of tours:

Age Group - 51 to 64
Age Group - 65+
Castle Stay / Chateau Stay
Cruises / Ocean - Tour
Cruises / River - Small Ships
Escorted Tours
Fall Foliage
Family / Multi-Generational
FIT (Independent)
Guided Vacations
Holiday Tours and Cruises
Length of Trip - 05 days or less
Length of Trip - 05 to 10 days
Length of Trip - 10 to 15 days
Length of Trip - 15 days or more
Motorcoach Tours
Rail Travel
Safari / Game Lodges
Sporting Events (spectator)

We offer Luxury & First Class tours.

Mayflower Cruises and Tours Last Updated January 21, 2020

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