Blank Canvas Tours offers vacations in the best art, music and theatre destinations in the world, with a variety of trips across the United States available throughout the year. From relaxation in the peaceful Berkshires to exploration in the high desert of New Mexico, Blank Canvas has your vacation covered.
Every trip is all-inclusive and provides access to exclusive shows, talks and private tours of unique venues. The small group model limits each trip to no more than 20 people with three trip leaders. Each trip is specifically designed to make the vacation as seamless and relaxing as possible for guests. Learn more about our 2019 trips below!
The Berkshires in Peak Summer
Experience the quintessential Berkshires vacation with towns such as Lenox, Stockbridge, Great Barrington and Williamstown and connect with the culture, beauty and history of one of the most beautiful areas of the world. This trip offers a juxtaposition of historic inns, fine dining, and modern and contemporary art all set within the scenery of the Berkshire Mountains. Beginning at the historic Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, this six-day, five-night trip will take you to major Berkshires landmarks including Tanglewood, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Clark Art Institute and the Williamstown Theatre Festival, as well as newer gems like MASS MoCA and the Barrington Stage Company. Now with four trip dates through the Summer of 2019!
New Mexico in Late Summer
A fascinating and enchanting blend of diverse cultures, ancient history, world-class art and historic opera, this trip takes place amidst the inspiring New Mexican landscape. This five-day, four-night trip begins in Santa Fe, where guests will experience historic neighborhoods, colorful art galleries and a vibrant city with a noted art and performing arts scene. Guests will have the chance to visit Taos and Abiquiu, scenic towns in the high desert and explore the infamous Georgia O’Keeffe Home & Studio and the Taos Pueblo among many unique destinations. Late August offers comfortable daytime temperatures in the low 80s and cool evenings.
Fall Foliage in Vermont
Set amidst the scenic fall foliage of Vermont and the Northern Berkshires in October, this trip offers picturesque views and cultural exploration. From quaint and delightful Vermont bed & breakfasts to some of the largest art museums in the world, this four-day, three-night trip is the best way to experience fall foliage in New England. Take the guided tour of Hildene, the Lincoln family home, and visit the Weston Playhouse, one of Vermont’s oldest theatres. This trip combines picturesque and vivid fall scenes in Vermont, with premier art and theatre options. And don’t miss exclusive a cappella performances just for Blank Canvas guests!