Travel groups in the area are planning the following trips. Call the number listed for more information. The Advantage has no connection with any of these groups.
• Brooklyn, N.Y., Aug. 12: Mainly Hair by Dorie is organizing a trip to Brooklyn, New York, and the “Original Brooklyn Pizza Tour” on Saturday, Aug. 12. Price is $99 per person. Call 570-504-6993 to reserve seats.
•Williamsport, Aug. 16: The Double R Twirlettes sponsor a bus trip to the Little League World Series Grand Slam Parade on Wednesday, Aug. 16. The bus will leave from Peckville at 9 a.m. You will have your day open in Williamsport since the parade does not begin until 5:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, call 570-342-8768 or 570-904-3241.
•Bronx Zoo, Aug. 17: Thursday Aug. 17, a bus trip to the Bronx Zoo will depart from Carbondale at 7:30 a.m. Includes roundtrip Martz Bus Service, driver’s tip, total experience ticket and t-shirt. Call 570-281-9797 for availability. Deadline is Saturday, Aug. 5.
•Atlantic City, Sept. 9: The Double “R” Twirlettes will sponsor a bus trip to the Miss America Pageant Parade in Atlantic City on Saturday, Sept. 9. The cost for the bus is $40 per person (with a $15 rebate at Caesar’s for those 21yrs and older). Bus will leave from Peckville at 9 a.m. and return home at 9 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, call 570-351-1794.
• Puerto Rico, Oct. 7-11: A group is planning a trip Columbus Day weekend, October 7-11 to Puerto Rico. Package includes bus transfer to Newark, nonstop air, accommodations at the Marriott Stellaris Resort Oceanfront Casino and all airport transfers. Price is $995 per person. Call 570-351-5649 for more information.
• Salem, Mass, Oct. 28-29: The Mid-Valley Travelers will have a trip for Halloween in Salem on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28 and 29. The trip includes round-trip bus fare from Peckville, hotel with breakfast, Salem Haunted Happenings and visit to Boston. Cost is $195 per person, double occupancy. For information, call 570-955-6989.