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Featuring a Holiday Performance by Daniel O’ Donnell

Itinerary

Day 1 | December 5 | Overland Park, KS

Enjoy the comfort of your luxury motor coach today as you travel to Illinois. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Day 2 | December 6 | Branson, MO

You’ll arrive this morning in Shipshewana, Indiana just in time to catch a bite to eat at the Shipshewana Auction Restaurant. Explore the Shipshewana Across the Road Indoor Market where you can shop from the 50+ vendors who offer unique gifts, local crafts, and a variety of food items. This afternoon, at Davis Mercantile, the building is as unique as the shops. The Mercantile has a timber framed construction with a Douglas Fir tree located in the center of the building, standing 56 feet tall and it is over 370 years old! As you explore on your own, you may want to visit the 3rd floor for a ride on the 1906 Dentzel Carousel or visit Jojo’s Pretzels for a pretzel making class. You’ll check into your hotel and enjoy some leisure time before an evening tour of an Amish home. The tour offers a unique experience to learn first hand about the culture and faith of the Amish and enjoy an authentic Amish prepared holiday meal. BlueGate Garden Inn * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 3 | December 7 | Branson, MO

This morning explore Shipshewana at your leisure. Perhaps you could do some early holiday shopping, try any one of the exceptional food offerings, or take a traditional buggy ride offered right at the hotel. Following lunch, there is a guided tour of the Menno-Hof Amish/Mennonite Interpretive Center, where presentations and colorful displays take you on a fascinating journey inside the unique world of the Amish and Mennonites. Dinner tonight is at the Blue Gate Restaurant and Theater. This Amish style restaurant is located in the heart of Shipshewana and includes a traditional Amish meal served family style. Following dinner, take a short walk to the top floor of the restaurant for a first time ever appearance by Daniel O’ Donnell! He will be performing his  ‘Christmas and More’  holiday concert providing a nostalgic trip down memory lane as he performs hit after hit in the first part of the show. The second half of the show features all-time great Christmas classics and favorites and will surely get you in a festive holiday mood.  Blue Gate Garden Inn * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 4 | December 8 | Branson, MO

As you begin your journey home today, you’ll stop at the Recreational Vehicle and Manufactured Home Hall of Fame. Explore at your leisure the exhibits of RV’s dating from before WWI to present and be amazed at the advancements in the RV industry. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson * Breakfast Included

Day 5 | December 9 | Home

Your Amish Christmas tour concludes today as you arrive home this evening. Breakfast Included

 

Mode of Travel

Pricing Per Person Cash Or Check

  • $  880 – Double
  • $  805 – Triple
  • $  765 – Quad
  • $ 1,155 – Single

Pricing Per Person Credit Card

  • $  910 – Double
  • $  830 – Triple
  • $  790 – Quad
  • $ 1,190 – Single

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Itinerary, Pricing and Availability are subject to change without notice. Tours are subject to energy surcharges and other factors beyond our control.

Departure Date

12/05/2019

Return Date

12/09/2019

Tour Highlights

  • Farmstead Expo Barn
  • Davis Mercantile
  • Blue Gate Garden Inn & Theater
  • Menno-Hof Amish/Mennonite Interpretive Center
  • Recreational Vehicle/Manufactured Homes Hall of Fame
  • 4 Breakfasts / 2 Dinners

Hosted By: Southwest Tour & Travel

Activity Level:

Moderate
Guests should be prepared to walk slightly longer distances, climb stairs and tolerate periods of standing, for example on city walks, sightseeing, or ship excursions. The daily pace and timing can fluctuate significantly between longer and shorter travel days, with additional activities possibly occurring in the early morning or evening.