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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


Springbreak on the Allure of the Seas

March 25 – April 1st, 2018

Escorted by Vickie Zinanni

Spend Spring Break 2018 aboard one of the newest, largest ships that sails the Caribbean. Allure of the Seas is an ultimate adventure. There are seven neighborhoods, from the winding paths of Central Park to the ultimate rush of the Pool and Sports Zone. Surfing, ziplining, FlowRider surf simulator, ice-skating, kids water park, 3-D movies and more!

We will depart from Fort Lauderdale, FL and visit Labadee, Haiti, Falmouth, Jamaica and Cozumel, Mexico. Labadee is a private beach resort featuring great beaches, water sports and zipline.
Falmouth is situated between Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. You can climb Dunn’s River Falls, visit the Good Hope Great House plantation or enjoy a beach day. Cozumel features some of the best diving snorkeling and beaches, shopping and of course, the Mayan ruins.

Cabin prices – Per Person (includes cruise fare, taxes, fees and port charges) in double occupancy

Inside Cabin - $1080.80
Ocean View Cabin - $1249.20
Superior Ocean View with Balcony - $1485.80

Contact Vickie at 815-459-2500 or

Italy’s Great Cities with Globus Vacations

October 5 – 12, 2018

Escorted by Patty DeRoo & Julie Sherwood

Vacation Overview
What do you want from your Italy tour-amazing architecture, sumptuous food, delicious wine, breathtaking art, historical treasures, and scenic
beauty? Whatever it is, this Italy vacation offers it to you! You've seen photos of the Vatican and St. Peter's Square-now's your chance to stand
in this square, where people gather to hear the Pope. You've heard about gladiator contests in ancient Rome-now's your chance to visit the
Colosseum, where the contests took place.
These are just a few of the many highlights offered on this tour through Italy's great cities. It's the vacation of a lifetime...!

New Years at Sea

Dec 31st – Jan 7th, 2018

Escorted by Patty DeRoo

Sail into 2018 aboard the Norwegian Getaway!
Norwegian Getaway is Norwegian Cruise Line’s ultimate ship, combining the most magnificent amenities Norwegian has to offer!
Your 7-Day cruise departs from sunny Miami, Florida December 31st 2017!

Discover ancient civilizations, snorkel the deep blue sea off the coast of Roatán, soak up sun in Harvest Caye - NCL’s newest island stop in Belize, explore mysterious pre-Colombian Mayan ruins in Costa Maya, and learn to kayak or go diving in Cozumel.