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Panama Rocks Scenic Park-Autumn Begins

Monday September 23, 2019

Autumn begins today and there is no better destination than the Chautauqua Region in Fall. En route, we will stop at THE GRAPE DISCOVERY CENTER which is the official Visitor’s Center for the Lake Erie Concord Grape Belt, designated a New York State Heritage Area in 2006. Developed by the Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association, it seeks to be an experiential destination that supports and promotes the grape industry through sharing stories and engaging, educating and informing the public about all things grape. Located on beautiful Chautauqua Lake in Mayville, NY, WEBB'S CAPTAIN'S TABLE RESTAURANT has been family-owned and...

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Ole' Covered Wagon Tour -Grand Canyon Of The East

Saturday October 5, 2019

Fall time is a great time for a tour to WELLSBORO, PA. JUICE AND MUFFIN will be served en route. LUNCH is included at the PENN WELLS HOTEL upon our arrival in Wellsboro. Following our lunch, we will stop at DUNHAMS DEPARTMENT STORE and time on Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Dunham’s Department Store is among the last remaining family-owned and operated independent department stores of its kind in the nation. We’ve been proudly serving Tioga County and the surrounding region for over...

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$865 DBL
$785 TPL
$1175 SGL

Best D*mn Foliage Tour

Monday October 7 - 11, 2019 / 4 nights

Come see the best foliage tour ever! Vermont and New Hampshire; two nights each. Visit the Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop; enjoy Champagne on Champlain Lunch Cruise before a trip to World Famous Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Enjoy one of countries most scenic drives on Route 100! We will then travel to Franconia Notch- Home of the site of the state’s symbol, the ill-fated “Old Man on the Mountain“. Enjoy Pancakes at Fadden’s General Store & Maple House w/ Pancakes - , boasting syrup worthy of being named New Hampshire’s best a whopping five times, as well as being once named the best in North America!

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Local Haunts Of The Finger Lakes

Tuesday October 29, 2019

Join us as we explore LOCAL HAUNTS OF THE FINGER LAKES! Start the day with a tour at the SENECA FALLS HISTORICAL SOCIETY, where Historical Society staff and psychic mediums believe the souls of three people tied to the property are still there haunting the house and grounds. After, enjoy a BUFFET LUNCH AT BELHURST CASTLE. There is free time included to explore the property, maybe even find the ghost of...

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$499 DBL
$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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$550 DBL
$699 SGL
$535 TPL

Nutcracker Christmas & Holiday Lights

December 3-5, 2019

Oglebay’s Winter Festival of Lights ~ Nativity Scene ~ Dickens Victorian VillageHistoric Downtown Cambridge ~ Guernsey County Courthouse Music & Light Show Pittsburgh ~ Phipps Conservatory ~ PPG Place ~ Wintergarden & Advent MarketFort Steuben Nutcracker Village and Visitor Center ~ Steubenville “City of Murals”

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