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Globetrotting Groups

Globetrotting Groups is the group travel headquarters of Crystal Lake Travel Agency 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.


Globetrotting Groups


7-Day/6-Night Canadian Rockies Adventure

Rocky Mountaineer Gold Leaf Service

August 25-31, 2019

Escorted by Kelly Brazis and Sue Swett

Enjoy the beauty of the Canadian Rockies as only Rocky Mountaineer can provide with their luxurious Gold Leaf Service! Explore Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise before 2 days of scenic rail travel in a glass domed car. Travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the interior. End your Canadian experience with 2 nights in cosmopolitan Vancouver.

Reflections on the Seine – Southbound

8 Day River Cruise Le Havre to Paris

September 23 – Oct 1st, 2019

Escorted by Patty DeRoo & Julie Sherwood

River cruise prices starting from $3581.00 per person. 

$250.00 deposit per person to hold your cabin.

Avalon River Cruise: Begin your Seine River cruise in the city of Le Havre, France. You’ll board your Avalon Suite Ship® and cruise to Rouen for an excursion to Normandy. Tours of the WWII landing beaches, memorials, and monuments, or a “Taste of Normandy” tour to discover the farming traditions and culinary specialties are offered today. Next day, your visit to Rouen includes a walking tour of the village where Joan of Arc was martyred, as well as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Astronomical Clock.

Your river cruise on the Seine sails on to Les Andelys for guided tours of this picturesque village, and nearby castle ruins. Then, continue on to Vernon to visit the home of master artist Claude Monet at the gardens of Giverny, or visit magnificent Bizy Castle. Cruise to Conflans and choose between an excursion to visit Auvers-sur-Oise or Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison.

You’ll disembark in Paris—the “City of Lights”—with reflections of a French river cruise full of history, art, and stunning scenery. You’ll long reflect on this remarkable river cruise on the Seine, and the remembrances of history, heroes, and artists brought to life.

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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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