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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


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...!

7 Night Northbound Alaskan Cruise

Celebrity Cruise Line - Millennium

June 21, 2019

Escorted by Patty DeRoo – Owner

Explore Alaska
Journey through the wild terrain of Alaska with our Alaska cruises and discover the natural wonders that await as the rugged beauty of this pristine frontier unfolds. Set out on an unforgettable adventure where you’ll get up close and personal with 30-ton whales, zip-line through nature to the Mandenhall Glacier, or take flight high above the snow-capped lands and glaciers.

10 Night Authentic Tastes of Alaska Cruise/Tour

Celebrity Cruise Line – Millennium

June 21, 2019

Escorted by Patty DeRoo – Owner

And, with our Cruisetour we will combine your cruise with an exciting additional 3 nights on a  land tour where you’ll stay in authentic lodges and travel remote roads and railways in deluxe transportation. Experience our award-winning Alaska cruises and take your sense of wonder to new heights.

Switzerland & Oberammergua

Top of Switzerland Tour July 4-14, 2020

Globus Vacations – tour Escorted by Patty DeRoo & Julie Sherwood

As you may be aware, the event that arises once every ten years in the quaint village of Oberammergau, Germany will be coming again soon and is not to be missed. A theatrical tradition since 1634, the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play is a reenactment of the crucifixion of Christ – from His entry into Jerusalem to the Resurrection – performed only once a decade.
 You will witness some of Switzerland's most amazing scenery with overnights in Zurich, Interlaken, and Lucerne. Plus, you'll travel to Germany and overnight in Munich and the charming Bavarian town of Oberammergau. Reserved tickets to the Passion Play are included.

A deposit of $250 locks in your reservation and price with no further payment required until June 2019.
Land only price is $3669.  
More details on this vacation, as well as other Oberammergau tours offered by Globus, can be found at