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Group Travel

Our Group Travel Department at Crystal Lake Travel Agency is led by Julie Sherwood. Crystal Lake Travel has been serving world travelers since 1960 and is excited to bring you these new adventures!

You can feel confident knowing that Julie is executing every detail of the trip for you and your group. Noted for her love of history and geography, she is an excellent source of information and her passion for travel is compelling. Julie is excited to share her knowledge and experience with her clients to provide them with the best itinerary and create that memorable trip of a lifetime, whether it is a group of two or 100.

Take a look at some of the fabulous group trips we have going on and join us! If you don’t see one that suits you, contact Julie atand she will customize one for you or your group.

Ireland Escape with Globus Vacations
March 14, 2020 - March 21, 2020
Escorted by Patty DeRoo 

Escape to the lush landscapes, charming cities, and friendly people of Ireland during the low season so you can experience it all without the crowds and, most importantly, without the high-season prices. This Ireland tour is an ideal introduction to the Emerald Isle for first-time visitors who have limited time. You’ll relish in some of Ireland’s most magnificent scenery as well as its most famous towns. You’ll start and end in Dublin, and you’ll also have overnights in Ennis, Killarney, and Waterford. Highlights of this tour include the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland’s west coast, where you’ll savor breathtaking views of these sheer cliffs dropping into the ocean, and the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive through rugged and awe-inspiring landscapes. Words cannot capture the magnificence of this natural beauty; it must be witnessed in person!

6 Day Tour Dublin to Dublin
Starting at $992.00 per person. Deposit of $250.00

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Thailand Journey
April 24 - May 1, 2020 (depart US April 22nd)

Escorted by Kelly Brazis
$1449.00 per person plus airfare and mandatory travelinsurance

Optional Extension: Sailing Thailand: Phuket to Ko Phi Phi

May 2-5, 2020

$849.00 per person standard twin/$999.00 deluxe double

Thailand is a feast for the senses! No one can introduce itbetter than the partnership of National Geographic and G Adventures, which hascreated this wonderful small group opportunity for us! From the fresh ingredients you will select in the market forcooking class in Chiang Mai…to the sounds of monks chanting in the goldentemple as it gleams under the sun…to the feel of the stones of the old capitalunder your feet as you visit Ayutthaua Historical Park. Add in the opportunityto meet and dine with locals and experience the vibrant mix of old and new inBangkok: this is a wonderful introduction to Thailand! Have some extra time tospend? Join an optional extension to Southern Thailand. Sail the AndamanIslands in an 82 foot catamaran with us from Phuket to Ko Phi Phi! Secludedbeaches, stunning bays, and friendly Thai people.

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Link for extension (reverse sailing though)

Mexico Beach Party - NOW Natura Riviera Cancun
June 6 - 13, 2020

Join the staff of Crystal Lake Travel as well celebrate 60 years in business with a Beach Fiesta. We have package for 3, 5 or 7 nights at the brand new NOW Natura Riviera Cancun, all Inclusive resort. All meals, drinks, taxes, non motorized watersports and airport to hotel transfers included. Prices start as low as $488.00 per person. 
$50.00 deposit per person to reserve your Garden or Oceanview room. 

Crystal Lake Travel 60th Anniversary trip to Hawaii

7 Night Hawaiian Island Cruise

Norwegian Cruise Line - Pride of America 

October 17, 2020

Escorted by Patty DeRoo  & Denise Roper

Round Trip Honolulu 7 Day Hawaiian Islands cruise on Norwegian's Pride of America. $2785.58 per person in a balcony cabin. Beverage Package and $100.00 Onboard credit included. Only $50.00 per person deposit required to hold your cabin. Call today 815-459-2500 or email 

New Zealand Adventures: 


In country November 2-Nov 16, 2020

Escorted by Kelly Brazis

$6695.00 per person plus air

Kia Ora! New Zealand is nature’s haven – an unspoiledparadise, from the native forests full of unique species to the crystal clearlakes and up to the glaciers in the stunning mountains of the South Island.Known as Aotearoa by the Maori people, New Zealand also have a cultural historyspanning centuries. Today’s New Zealand is warm, friendly, safe, and excitingwith some of the most beautiful land to be found. 

This custom tour offers everything that is wonderful aboutNew Zealand! Come with us to experience the North and South Islands – fromAuckland to Queenstown. Experience the culture of the islands from the Maori tomodern day wine making. We’ll spend lots of time exploring the natural beautyof New Zealand from cave systems with glow worms up North all the way to the mightySouthern Alps. Lastly we’ll have tours and free time to explore the welcomingmodern cities.