Lancaster Show Trip and more! — June 18th – 23rd
Lancaster, PA - the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Enjoy 6 days and 5 nights touring the great state of Pennsylvania. After our continental breakfast upon arriving in Lancaster, we will travel to the Sight and Sound Theater to see the brand, new show, "Jesus." We will also enjoy visiting The Amish Experience attraction located in Bird-in-Hand, PA where we will learn of the Amish traditions and practices accurately and sensitively portrayed. The show, "Jacob's Choice," tells the story of an Old Order Amish family and their challenges with faith, tradition, and family in a fast-changing world. Free time for shopping in the Rockvale Square Outlets will be enjoyed before we are off to Lancaster's famous American Music Theater to see their production of "Songs of the Silver Screen." You won't to miss this toe-tapping tribute to some of the most famous movie song hits spanning several decades in film making.
After a continental breakfast, we head to Philadelphia, PA, the city of brotherly love. We will go on a guided tour of the city where we will see Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, The US Mint, The Federal Reserve, The Holocaust Memorial, Logan Circle, Penn's Landing, and of course, the "Rocky" steps! You will have some free time in the Historic District to enjoy sites like the Liberty Bell and the Independence Visitor Center. After dinner, we are back to the hotel to rest from this amazing day.
After another enjoyable continental breakfast, we take a guided tour of Lancaster's Amish country. Then we travel to Hershey's Chocolate World for a sweet way to end our day. Your friends and family will cross their fingers you bring home lots of souvenirs from this delightful stop!
Double Occupancy rate of $599 / Single rate $774 ***$75 deposit with full payment required by 4-11-18***
Kentucky Bluegrass Experience — October 1st – 4th
Join us as we travel to the great state of Kentucky for a 4 day and 3 night tour of our neighbor to the north. We will enjoy a spectacular lunch at the Boone Tavern and a visit to the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea before checking into our home for the next three nights. Dinner will be on your own before we travel to a taping of WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour. This show airs on over 500 stations around the world including the Armed Forces Radio Network. It also airs in millions of homes on RFD-TV. Performers such as Tommy Emmanuel, The Railsplitters, Jewel, and East Tennessee's own EmiSunshine have performed here.
In Danville, we will tour the Ephraim McDowell House, a medical pioneer whose 18th century home was restored by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and opened as a museum in 1939. Then we will visit the Great American Dollhouse Museum which is home to more than 200 dollhouses, miniature buildings, and room boxes filled with furnishings in amazing detail showcasing America's social history. We will enjoy lunch at Grace Cafe before visiting the Wilderness Trail Distillery known for its bourbon and other fine spirits.
We will enjoy a day of American history as we tour two famous homesteads in Lexington. First, we will visit the Mary Todd Lincoln House in the heart of Lexington. This guided tour will introduce you to the complex life of Mrs. Lincoln. Built in the early 1800's to serve as an inn, the house soon became home to politician and businessman, Robert Todd. Mary lived in the home until her move to Springfield, Illinois in 1839. The 14-room home hosts visitors from around the world and features family portraits and furnishings from the Todd and Lincoln families. Our historic trip to Lexington wouldn't be complete without a stop at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate. As you enter the 18-room mansion, you will be transported from the 18th century to present day. You can browse the Henry Clay exhibit room and stroll about the grounds with its formal gardens, walking trails, and Civil War monument.
Before heading home we'll enjoy lunch on a train as we travel through scenic Kentucky. Perhaps the leaves will be showing their glorious Fall colors as we journey through the beautiful Kentucky wilderness.
Double Occupancy rate of $599 / Single rate $799 ***$75 deposit with full payment required 6 weeks before trip***
Cumberland Mountain State Park — Day Trip, December 13th
Cumberland Mountain State Park and the Cumberland County Playhouse
Enjoy a full buffet lunch at the Homestead Harvest Restaurant in Cumberland Mountain State Park. This delicious meal includes Southern favorites like Chicken and Dumplings, hot vegetables, a soup & salad bar, fresh baked rolls, homemade banana pudding, cobblers, and much, much more. After we get our fill, we are off to the Cumberland County Playhouse to see the production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. Based on the classic film, this show packs in a year's worth of holidays in one wonderful musical. A laugh-out-loud comedy featuring dance numbers and a parade of Irving Berlin's hits including "Steppin' Out with My Baby," "White Christmas," and "Cheek to Cheek," you are sure to enjoy this heartwarming, high energy, tap dancing musical extravaganza.
$99 per person $75 deposit with full payment due by November 13th