Learn more about the current Tour Updates. Safety and health is our priority.

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Your Journey Begins with Friendship Tours

With each day comes a new sunrise and a new opportunity. When designing our logo several years ago, it was no accident that we picked a rising sun and an endless road. These are symbols of our optimism of the joys of travel you will experience as your journey begins with Friendship Tours.

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Day Trips

A day trip is a great way to visit New England and the metro areas’ must-dos as well as hidden gems. From harbor cruises to museums to historic landmarks, even lunch with a spectacular show, Friendship Tours offers an impressive variety of fun-filled Motorcoach Day Trips. And whether yours is a large group or just a small get together of friends, we can turn any day into an unforgettable day. Leave the driving, tour planning, and parking to us. Our experienced drivers and expert Tour Directors will be there to ensure a worry free day.

Day Trips depart from several convenient departure points throughout Connecticut & Massachusetts, including Manchester, West Hartford/New Britain, Waterbury, Danbury, and West Springfield, MA. The departures locations vary depending on each trip, please refer to the description in each trip listing for details.


Overnight Tours

Your motorcoach journey awaits… Motorcoach overnight tours offer unforgettable destinations to visit. Motorcoach overnight tours range from the Canadian Atlantic provinces in the north, south to the Carolina’s and as far west as Michigan. These tours feature deluxe motorcoaches, first-class hotels, exciting attractions, the best restaurants, and unique experiences with that special "Friendship" touch. Our experienced drivers and expert Tour Directors add to the journey while ensuring everything goes as planned.

Motorcoach Overnight Tours depart from several convenient departure points throughout Connecticut & Massachusetts, including Manchester, West Hartford/New Britain, Waterbury, Danbury, and West Springfield, MA. The departures locations vary depending on each trip, please refer to the description in each trip listing for details.


ShowBus Broadway

Broadway is back welcoming theater-goers once again.

Safety is the Priority: As Broadway reopens, theaters will introduce safety measures for both guests and the cast & crew. Along with Friendship Tours' commitment to our “Safe Journey” policies, these extra measures will continue to help promote health and safety on the road.

ShowBus is the most convenient, user-friendly way to travel into New York City. Hop aboard a comfortable, deluxe motorcoach from multiple departure locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Relax as Friendship Tours whisks you away to your exciting Broadway show adventure.

Enjoy a long-running musical favorite like THE LION KING or PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Looking to take in the excitement of a new show, MOULIN ROUGE! or HADESTOWN might be what your looking for!

Inquire about ShowBus Dates & Show Availability by calling us: 860-243-1630 or email: brenda@friendshiptours.net

Broadway Collage

NEW Departures for 2022!

West Springfield, MA - Manchester, CT - West Hartford, CT - Waterbury, CT - Danbury, CT

Join ShowBus on any of our upcoming dates!

Sat., February 12, 2022 Sat., April 30, 2022 Sat., June 18, 2022

Call for reservations 860-243-1630

Broadway Updates Vaccination and Mask Policy for All Performances Thru April 30, 2022:

Broadway welcomes audiences back with updated safety protocols in place and will continue to require vaccinations for audience members, as well as performers, backstage crew, and theatre staff, for all performances through April 30, 2022. Masks will continue to be required for audiences inside the theatre, except while actively eating or drinking in designated locations.

Starting January 29th
, all guests ages 5 and over must provide proof of full Vaccination with an FDA approved vaccine. Guests age 18 and over must present a government-issued photo ID such as a driver’s license or passport. Guests 12-17 may use a government-issued ID or school ID - no photo required. Guests ages 5 – 11 may enter the theatre only when accompanied by an adult who complies with the theatre’s vaccination entry requirements.

VACCINATED is defined as on the day of the performance date as shown on the valid ticket, a guest has received:

(a) the second dose of an FDA authorized 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or

(b) the single dose of an FDA authorized 1-dose vaccine

Any guest whose last vaccine dose (excluding boosters) was fewer than 14 days before the date of performance must, in addition to meeting these requirements, also present proof of (a) a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of the performance time, or (b) a negative COVID-19 antigen test within 6 hours of performance time.

Mandates are subject to change.


Luncheon Shows

Entertainment, Food & Fun…

Join us for a fun day of entertainment and lunch at any of these daytime events. Drive on your own to the various beautiful venues throughout Connecticut & Massachusetts. Enjoy a delicious lunch followed by a wonderful musical performance.

We can provide motorcoach transportation for your group of 40 or more people; we can help to find a group for your smaller group to share transportation with; or you can Drive on your Own to the event!

Important: Reservations must be made in advance. We need to know that you are joining us! Call us at Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 so that we can assist with any questions.


Ship Shop Cruises

The Ship Shop is ready to help you plan your next cruise vacation! Cruising is one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry. The ocean breeze and lapping waves are calling your name, and we’re here to make sure you answer the call in style.

Tropical destinations, Trans-Atlantic crossings, river cruises, and journeys to all of the continents are in your reach. We have a number of group departure options that you can join to take advantage of discounted group rates, as well as convenient transportation to your pier or airport. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, give us a call, and we would be happy to customize your own personalized cruise experience.


Fly Tours

For world travelers and adventurous tour explorers, we have a number of fly tours that can take you to the global destination of your dreams.

Go a little further with a tour that takes you across the continental United States, journey to the National Parks, Europe and beyond. We can organize the perfect tour for you.



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