Motor Coach Tours — History on the Road
In 27 years of operating hosted motorcoach tours, SHFS continues to offer a unique glimpse at sites that are well recognized for their excellent exhibits. SHFS is also well known for offering visits to excellent sites which are ‘off the beaten path’. All tours include passenger pick up and drop off, in both Regina and Saskatoon. Time and place of pickup points will be provided with your detailed tour itinerary. The itineraries will be issued three weeks prior to each departure date.
Tour #1 – June 18-22, 2014 – A Cultural Tour of Saskatchewan
This tour will concentrate on two aspects of Saskatchewan’s culture that have over the years played an important part in the daily lives of many families -singing and art. In partnership with the Saskatchewan Choral Federation, you can join a group of choral music enthusiasts to practise and perform in several venues. Dr. Victoria Meredith from Western University, will be the Choir Director. The tour will also visit well known and unique art galleries in the western half of the province, such as the Schurniak Gallery in Assiniboia, Sagebrush Galley north of Leader, Imhoff Gallery near St. Walburg and the Sapp Gallery in North Battleford.
Tour #2 – July 18-20, 2014 – Canoeing in Saskatchewan
This tour was cancelled last year due to flooding effects on the South Saskatchewan River. Optimistic that 2014 will bring good paddling, SHFS presents this tour that starts near Clark’s Crossing with the destination being Fort a la Corne. Stops include Batoche National historic Site and Petit Ville, a former Metis community and South Branch House. Each canoe will have an accomplished canoeist and overnight accommodation will be in a hotel in Prince Albert.
Tour #3 – August 21-24, 2014 – Exploring Central Saskatchewan
Covering the central portion of Saskatchewan, stops will include the flour mill in Esterhazy, Touchwood Hills Provincial Historic Park, Last Mountain Lake Bird Sanctuary, Danceland at Manitou Lake, Gardiner Dam, cruising Lake Diefenbaker and the Herschel petroglyphs.
Tour #4 – September 8-18, 2014 – Canada’s Newest Province
Newfoundland and Labrador will be celebrating their 65th anniversary of joining Confederation. The tour starts with a flight to St. John’s and a visit to the area. Then the rest of the province will be toured by motorcoach, including highlights like Gros Morne National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and L’Anse aux Meadows (the first European settlement in North America). Departure to Saskatchewan will be from Deer Lake, Newfoundland.