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Amish Christmas

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Start off with JUICE & a MUFFIN on the way to MIDDLEFIELD, OH for an AMISH CHRISTMAS TOUR. Meet the STEP ON GUIDE & begin touring throughout MIDDLEFIELD, OH. Enjoy COFFEE & COOKIES IN MRS. MILLER’S HOUSE. Take some fresh baked cookies home with you. BUCKEYE CHOCOLATES is our next stop with a sample & shopping at this family owned company. Stop at SUNRISE FARM to enjoy samples of hot CIDER & COOKIES as you browse their extensive gift shop, LUNCH is a traditional AMISH CHRISTMAS DINNER – Baked Turkey, Mashed Potatoes W/ Gravy, Seasonal Vegetable, 7 Layer Salad, Date Nut Pudding, Homemade Bread & Pies all served Family Style...

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Holiday Bites & Casino Lights

Thursday November 21, 2019

Off to the Southern tier to bring in the holiday season as you travel to SPRAGUE'S MAPLE FARMS. Sprague’s is getting ready for the holiday season. Enjoy Breakfast & time to browse for that special holiday gift at their gift shop. Continue on, to enjoy the casino lights, at the SENECA ALLEGANY CASINO. With 68,000 sq. feet of world-class gaming, more than 2,200 reel-spinning & video Slot Machines & 40 favorite table games.

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$485 TPL
$685 SGL



Day 1 Nov. 28: Home City ~ Steubenville: City of Murals ~ Fort Steuben Nutcracker Village & Visitor Center: Travel aboard a deluxe highway touring motorcoach into the Ohio Valley. As we travel rest and meal stops are made periodically. Following a lunch break we arrive in Steubenville, Ohio – City of Murals. A guided city tour will feature some of the 30 murals which depict the history of this Ohio River town. Later today we gather for dinner at a local restaurant and then enjoy free time to stroll through the quaint Nutcracker Village at historic Fort Steuben. Highlights include life-size nutcrackers depicting local and historical characters and the gift shop in the Visitor’s Center offering a unique selection of gifts and souvenirs. Later this evening we arrive at our hotel for a two-night stay. Day 2 Nov. 29: Cambridge Dickens Victorian Village ~ Oglebay Park’s Winter Festival of Lights: Today we travel to historic Cambridge, Ohio to enjoy the annual Dickens Victorian Village. Journey back in time and experience old world England as historic downtown Cambridge is charmingly transformed into a Dickens Victorian Village. Our guided city tour features 88 scenes of 185 lifelike figures representing classic scenes from Victorian society. The displays include engaging depictions of classic Dickens-era scenes and figures such as Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim, the town crier, groups of carolers (that actually “sing” classic carols!), a bucket \brigade, lamplighters, school children, street peddlers and Father Christmas, all posed in active scenes that appear frozen in time. Enjoy free time to explore the charming streetscape, striking historic architecture, and eclectic shops and eateries of Cambridge. Later today we enjoy the Guernsey County Courthouse Holiday Music & Light Show. The courthouse comes alive with thousands of pulsating lights synchronized to holiday music. The display is computer controlled with over 500 electrical circuits and 20,000 lights. Following dinner we travel to Oglebay Park and embark on a memorable guided tour of Oglebay’s Winter Festival of Lights display. Since 1985 the Winter Festival of Lights has been delighting visitors of all ages! This annual holiday light show is one of the nation's largest, covering more than 300 acres over a six-mile drive throughout the resort. Enjoy a shopping stop at the festive gift store and a chance to see the life-size nativity scene. Later this evening we return to our hotel for the night. Day 3 Nov. 30: Pittsburgh ~ Phipps Conservatory ~ PPG Place Wintergarden & Advent Market ~ Journey Home: Following breakfast at the lodge we depart Oglebay and travel to Pittsburgh. Later this morning we visit Phipps Conservatory & Gardens and enjoy the wonderful Christmas displays. The conservatory was donated to the city of Pittsburgh in 1893 by steel and real estate magnate Henry Phipps. Set amidst one of Pittsburgh's largest greenspaces, Schenley Park, Phipps Conservatory stands as a cultural and architectural centerpiece of the city's Oakland neighborhood. Continue into downtown Pittsburgh for a stop at PPG Place. Visit Wintergarden, a bright and open, plant-filled, all-glass garden environment and site of the annual Spirits of Giving Around the World and Gingerbread House and Train Exhibits. The complex also features a quaint Advent Market which offers unique gifts and foods from around the world. Later today we begin our journey home. Rest and meal stops will be made periodically.

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We're off to TORONTO! Visit the ST. LAWRENCE MARKET - a piece of Toronto History. For each of their 120 vendors, merchants and artisans, the Market is their life's work. Their pride, care and singular passion is the reason, 208 years later, the Market continues to thrive. This two level indoor market is yours to shop, browse and enjoy lunch either at this site or our next stop, the CHRISTMAS MARKET AT TORONTO'S DISTILLERY HISTORIC DISTRICT...

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Buffalo Choral Arts "Christmas Concert"

Sunday, December 2, 2019

Join Know How Tours and the joyous sounds of the BUFFALO CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY for the afternoon performance at ST. JOSEPH CATHEDRAL in Buffalo. This concert features traditional and non-traditional Christmas Carols and Christmas performances featuring guest artists, "The Royal Ringers". These fantastic songs of the season will entertain you...

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"Christmas Memories"

Tuesday December 10, 2019

Holiday greetings as we travel to ERIE, PA. We’re off to THE STATION DINNER THEATER in ERIE, PA for the 12 noon show, “CHRISMAS MEMORIES” Enjoy an all new magical holiday family musical – now celebrating their 30th Anniversary. Start off your season right with this heartwarming musical in which the true meaning of Christmas is always celebrated. This show will even get “Scrooge” in the holiday spirit.. DINNER SHOW INCLUDES HOLIDAY THEMED FAMILY STYLE MEAL. Following the show, we will travel to nearby North East, PA.

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Alpine Christmas

8 Days • 10 Meals: 6 Breakfasts  4 Dinners

Explore traditional European Christmas markets throughout the Alpine region. Six nights in one hotel in Innsbruck allows you time to shop and explore. Explore Oberammergau, home to the original Passion Play...

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San Antonio Holiday

5 Days • 7 Meals: 4 Breakfasts / 3 Dinners

Visit the Alamo where, in 1836, a battle was fought and men made the ultimate sacrifice to defend their freedom and the Republic of Texas. Enjoy a wine tasting at one of the Hill Country’s historic wineries...

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Christmas on the Danube

9 Days • 18 Meals: 6 Breakfasts / 5 Lunches / 7 Dinners

Visit and shop in the famous Christmas markets of Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau and Vienna.

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