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National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Columbus, OH and National Museum of the US Air Force, Dayton, OH

May 2-3, 2019

RATE $209 per person (double occupancy)

Join us on our overnight trip to tour the brand-new National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) in Columbus, Ohio, and the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio on May 2-3. The National Veterans Museum is the first museum dedicated to veterans’ voices and stories. Located in a grassy grove along the river in downtown Columbus, the museum is a stunning piece of architecture and highlights the experiences of all veterans from all branches of service throughout our history. The Air Force Museum is the largest aviation museum in the world with over 360 aircraft and missiles on display.

We will depart from Parkway Center on the morning of May 2, stop for a group lunch, tour the NVMM, have dinner at Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant in Columbus’s German Village, and then travel to Dayton for an overnight at the Comfort Suites Wright Patterson. We’ll tour the Air Force Museum all the next day and arrive back home that evening after stopping for a group dinner.

What’s Included: Price includes admissions, motorcoach transportation, one breakfast at hotel, one lunch, two dinners, and hotel (double occupancy) in Dayton. Travelers will be on their own for lunch at the Air Force Museum, which has several dining options. Those wishing their own single hotel rooms must pay a $50 single supplement ($259 total).

Reservation and Payment Information: Reservations and full payment of $209 ($259 for single supplement) are due April 1. Make your reservation by paying for the trip in full either by credit card through our PayPal account or by sending your name, address, email, and cell phone information, along with a check made out to “Veterans Breakfast Club” for $209 ($259 for single supplement) to:

Veterans Breakfast Club, 200 Magnolia Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15228

Tour Capacity: This trip will be capped at 50 travelers. Reservations will be accepted in the order they are received. We will create a waiting list for late reservations and may be able to add travelers to a second motorcoach, perhaps at a higher price, if we receive enough reservations. Those who cannot be accommodated will be refunded their payments in full. We will also make every effort to refund those who make a reservation and must cancel later.

Questions and More Information: Contact Lauren DelRicci at 412-623-9029 or lauren@veteransbreakfastclub.com

Parkway Center Parking Accomodations

These parking spaces are arranged by the VBC for your convenience. The VBC assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to parked vehicles.

Travel to Italy with the VBC!

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Travel with the VBC on our Historic Tour of Italy and WWII Italian Campaign sites October 1-13, 2019. We’ll fly to Rome, tour the landing beaches at Salerno and Anzio, visit Monte Cassino and the Gothic Line in the Po Valley and, along the way, tour Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast, Florence and Venice.

(not including optional roundtrip group air: $1,250)

For questions or full itinerary, contact Todd at todd@veteransbreakfastclub.com or 412- 623-9029 or the VBC’s expert travel planner, Laura Passuello at Dog Tag Tours at 717-417-8721 or info@dogtagtours.com.

National WWII Museum & History Tour in New Orleans

December 4-8, 2019

Cost: $995 (double occupancy; $400 solo supplement) (optional roundtrip group air from Pittsburgh additional $400)

We’ll enjoy guided tours  of the National WWII Museum Holiday, USO Style Entertainment, Lodging at the Brand-New Higgins Hotel, and tour the sights and sounds of historic New Orleans. Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum of the United States, The National WWII Museum sits on a six-acre campus, where five soaring pavilions house historical exhibits, on-site restoration work, a period dinner theater, and restaurants.

What’s Included: Price includes 2-day admission to museum, four nights at the luxury Higgins Hotel (on the site of the museum), one lunch, two dinners, airport transfers.


Wed., Dec. 4 (Day 1): Arrival Louis Armstrong International Airport. Transfer to Higgins Hotel. Afternoon on your own. Welcome Buffet Dinner at Higgins Hotel.

Thurs., Dec. 5 (Day 2): Full day guided tour of the National WWII Museum

including exhibit areas, Beyond All Boundaries documentary, Final Mission submarine experience, lunch. Dinner on own.

Fri., Dec. 6 (Day 3): Several optional tours/excursions for morning and afternoon: Gray Line hop on/off tour of city, Steamboat Natchez Harbor Cruise & Lunch, Garden District Tour, French Quarter walking tour, Laura Planation Tour, Cajun Bayeux Tour. USO style dinner and entertainment at museum.

Sat., Dec. 7 (Day 4): Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance and activities at the Museum. Possible optionalPT-305 cruise on Lake Ponchartrain. Farewell reception in bar.

Sun., Dec. 8 (Day 5): Morning is free. Early afternoon departure for airport.

Deposit information: Deposits due to Laura Passuello, Dog Tag Tours, 717-417-8721 or info@dogtagtours.com by the following:

April 15: $450pp deposit due ($75 non-refundable)

April 15: $200pp Group Air Deposit due

June 15: final payment due

These due dates will allow us to plan the optional tours and excursions.