Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are up and running after
their devastating fires in the Fall.
Let’s support the community!
We arrive and check-in at The Summit at Country Cascades, This brand new
resort featuring 98 luxury family suites and a 30,000 sq. ft. outdoor water park
is centrally located in Pigeon Forge, TN, close to attractions, restaurants and
suite has a private balcony with rocking chairs and views of either the Smoky
Mountains or the outdoor water park.
This evening, we enjoy a delicious dinner at Frizzle Chicken Restaurant
before heading to The Comedy Barn to experience comedy, juggling acts, and much
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading out to The Smith Morning
Variety Show featuring Charlie Bob Smith and Friends performing their
award-winning pop, country, and gospel hits in a spectacular new musical revue.
After the show, lunch and shopping on your own at The Island Pigeon
Our afternoon show is at Music Mansion - the
ultimate musical variety show in the Smoky Mountains. Featuring acrobats,
dancers, musicians, an amazing cast of animals and more, this show wows
audiences of all ages. Before our evening show, we enjoy dinner at the Applewood
Then it’s on to Daren Romeo’s Magic Beyond Belief.
A magician and singer, Daren Romeo brings his critically acclaimed
full-scale production “Magic Beyond Belief™” to the stage.
The new show features white tigers, large-scale original illusions, vocal
performances, celebrity impersonations, comedy, and a huge tribute to the
magicians who inspired him the most:
mentors Siegfried and Roy and Harry Blackstone Jr.
Darren Romeo has won "Entertainer of the Year", "Show of
the Year", and "Magician of the Year.
Breakfast at the hotel before our guided Moonshine Mountain Distillery
tour for a tour and tasting.
Not to worry – there will be no banjo players sitting in their rockers
on the porch!
Lunch is on your own in downtown Gatlinburg.
Our evening show is the longest running feud in American history at The
Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show.
Whether you’re city-folk or country cuzins, you’ll love the singing
and dancing, mighty feats of strength, jaw dropping stunts and side-splitting
And the country cookin’?
Granny’s cookin’ up a heap of fried chicken and country pulled pork
shoulder barbecue! Add smashed taters, creamy cole slaw, buttery corn on the
cob, creamy vegetable soup and Granny’s special dessert.
You’ll need to loosen up your belt! Come hungry – it’s all you can
Breakfast at the hotel before departing for home.
Rate = 2
$646.00 per person/double
3 nights room accommodations, 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 1 dinner show at
Hatfield & McCoys, Comedy Barn, Smith Variety Show, Music Mansion, Daren
Romeo Magic Show, moonshine tour, shopping, motor coach transportation &
$125.00 due upon booking
Balance Due: July 11, 2017
After dinner, we make our way to Hampton Inn Danville in Danville, PA for the night. Baggage handling is included.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning prior to checking out. Baggage
handling is included.
free time and lunch on own in Times Square – The world’s busiest
intersection has enough shops, restaurants, and theatres to keep you entertained
for your entire stay. There you will find Planet Hollywood, The WWF Restaurant,
a Toys R Us big enough for an indoor Ferris wheel, the largest music store in
New York, MTV Studios, Good Morning America, many street performers, vendors,
and much more.
check-in to the Cambria Suites Times Square, New York, NY, a new hotel which
just opened in November 2015.
Baggage handling is included.
enjoy dinner this evening at Heartland Brewery, Empire State Building.
Dinner begins with Freshly Bake Bread with Creamy Butter. Appetizer
included Field of Greens Salad with House Vinaigrette served family style. Entrée
includes choice of (1) St. Louis Smoked Ribs served with Heartland’s Famous
BBQ Sauce; or (2) Grilled Salmon with Teriyaki Glaze. Accompaniments served
family style included: (1) Homemade Mashed Idaho Potatoes and (2) Sautéed
includes Key Lime Pie. Beverages include Coffee, Tea, and Unlimited Sodas
included Home Brewed Sodas.
Group chooses upon arrival
We return to the hotel for the evening.
We enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning prior to meeting our GUIDE,
in the lobby and depart.
We arrive at Statue Cruises to take a boat ride to Liberty and Ellis Islands. Between 1892 and 1954, approximately 12 million steerage and third class steamship passengers who entered the United States through the port of New York were legally and medically inspected at Ellis Island. Reopened on September 10, 1990 after a massive restoration, the Main Building on Ellis Island is now a museum dedicated to the history of immigration and the important role this island claimed during the mass migration of humanity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, over 40 percent of America's population can trace their ancestry through Ellis Island.
Enjoy lunch on own today while touring.
NEW! Enjoy a universal audio tour included with your ferry ride. On
Liberty Island, the 30 minute audio tour explores the history of the Statue of
Liberty and its importance as a symbol of freedom and opportunity around the
world. On Ellis Island, the 45 minute audio tour immerses visitors in the
immigrant experience through narration and first-hand accounts, inviting them to
vividly relive the immigrant experiences as if they were the “new arrival.”
Located in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of
international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United
States and is one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and
democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was
designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924. Pedestal Tickets are
Registry Room: The historic Great Hall, once filled with new arrivals
waiting to be inspected and registered by Immigration officers, now contains
historic benches and reproduction inspector desks. Visitors can re-live the
experience of 12 million people processed through this cavernous space.
Treasures from Home: Cherished personal objects, photographs and papers
brought from the homeland are on display.
American Family Immigration History Center: Opened on April 17, 2001,
this new family history research facility contains the ships' passenger records
on the over 22 million people who entered through the Port of New York and Ellis
Island from 1892-1924, the peak years of immigrant processing at Ellis Island.
Visitors will be able to access 11 fields of digitized information, as well as
obtain reproductions of original ship manifests and photos of ships of passage.
American Immigrant Wall of Honor: A popular exhibit at the Ellis Island
Immigration Museum is the American Immigrant Wall of Honor. The Wall of Honor is
located outdoors, just outside the "Peopling of America" exhibit. The
Wall honors America’s immigrants regardless of when they immigrated or through
which port they entered. The Wall is currently inscribed with over 600,000
names. If you would like to add a name to the Wall of Honor, support the
continuing work of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
Documentary Film: "Island of Hope, Island of Fears" is an award
winning 30-minute documentary film that is shown at regularly scheduled times in
two theaters. Each theater seats 140 people. Tickets are required and are
available free at the Ellis Island information desk.
We depart and stop at The 9/11 National Memorial The 9/11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. The Memorial’s twin reflecting pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in the North America. The pools sit within the footprints where the Twin Towers once stood. The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into bronze panels edging the Memorial pools, a powerful reminder of the largest loss of life resulting from a foreign attack on American soil and the greatest single loss of rescue personnel in American history. During your visit you will see the restaurant where the first responders ate.
depart for a driving tour with stops as time allows:
Visit St. Paul’s Chapel and Trinity Church (exterior only).
Enjoy a driving tour of the Financial District including Wall Street.
Stop for a photo opportunity at the Charging Bull. Sometimes referred to
as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, this statue is a 7,100 lb.
bronze sculpture by Arturo Di Modica that stands in Bowling Green Park Standing
11 feet tall and measuring 16 feet long, the oversize sculpture depicts a bull,
the symbol of aggressive financial optimism and prosperity, leaning back on its
haunches and with its head lowered as if ready to charge
Enjoy a driving tour of Chinatown, SoHo, Little Italy and more.
The Brooklyn Bridge: One of the oldest suspension bridges in the United
States connects the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn (on Long
Island). Upon completion, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world, the
first steel-wire suspension bridge, and the first bridge to connect to Long
Island. Originally referred to as the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, it was
dubbed the Brooklyn Bridge in an 1867 letter to the editor of the Brooklyn Daily
Eagle, and formally so named by the city government in 1915. Since its opening,
it has become an iconic part of the New York skyline. It was designated a
National Historic Landmark in 1964.
arrive to the hotel to refresh for the evening.
We enjoy dinner this evening at Cucina & Co Restaurant. Your “Concourse Dinner” menu this evening starts with a classic Caesar salad appetizer. Entrée choices include the following: (1) Chicken Milanese with cherry tomato, baby arugula, and fennel salad, (2) Skillet Seared Salmon with a vegetable ragout, or (3) Penne Pasta with Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella. Dessert this evening is Chocolate Mousse cake and includes soft drinks, coffee or tea to drink.
depart to enjoy a Broadway Show.
The show choice will be determined closer to the date of the tour after
determining which shows will be playing at that time.
return to the hotel for the evening.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning.
is a completely free in New York City to explore on your own.
By this time, you will have discovered that New York City is very easy to
maneuver and find your way.
There will be locations in which you wish we had spent more time and want
to go back to explore. Examples
are Central Park for a carriage ride, the 911 Museum, the street vendors,
Chinatown, or you
may want to take in another Broadway show.
This free day will give everyone the opportunity to delve deeper into
their individual interests.
meet at the hotel lobby and depart for dinner.
enjoy dinner this evening at Ellen’s Stardust Diner. This unique diner
features singing waitstaff and variety shows that perform nightly. So, sit back
and relax as you will be taken back in time to a never forgotten era as you
enjoy the best in classic American cuisine.
See your favorite "Miss Subways" in the gallery honoring the
beauty queens of a bygone era. You can even wave to the conductor of the New
York Central, NYC's largest indoor choo choo, as it circles around the
begins with Small Caesar Salad.
Entrée choices include:
(1) Sirloin Steak, (2) Roasted Turkey, (3) Meatloaf, (4) Large Caesar
Salad (with or without chicken) or (5)Pasta Pommodora (with or without chicken),
(6) Chicken Breast Entree.
Dessert is Mini Ice Cream Sundae.
Beverages include: Soda, Iced Tea, Hot Coffee or Tea.
depart and return to the hotel for the evening.
We enjoy breakfast at the hotel this morning prior to checking out to
enjoy the morning on your own in New York City with lunch on your own. Baggage
handling is included.
noon, we board motor coach and depart.
in Clarion, PA, we check-in to Park Inn by Radisson.
Baggage handling is included.
enjoy dinner this evening at the hotel. Menu to be announced.
We enjoy breakfast at the hotel before departing and heading for home.
Lunch is on your own enroute.
Rate = 4
per person/double occupancy
5 nights accommodations, 5 breakfasts, 5 dinners, admissions as stated in
the itinerary, guide tip, driver tip, baggage handling, and motor coach
Tunica, Mississippi Casinos
$420.00 per person/double occupancy
We are returning to Frankenmuth, Michigan for one of our favorite Christmas trips with room accommodations at Zehnder’s Splash Village. Included this year will be a wine tasting at St. Julian’s, We will be entertained by a new group this year for our dinner show at Zehnder’s. Entertainment will be provided by The Teen Angels, a very popular group out of Detroit. Their show feature a tribute to 50’s and 60’s, with tributes to Motown, Frankie Vali, The Beatles, and The Beach Boys with a capella versions of “Under The Boardwalk” and “Our National Anthem”.
will also visit Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland – with eye-popping Christmas
ornaments and decorations.
Walk Rate = 2
per person/double occupancy
1 night room accommodations, breakfast, St. Julian’s wine tasting,
Holiday dinner show, motor coach transportation, and driver tip.
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