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Tractors and Tulips

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Price per person: $1479.00

The beauty of tulips welcomes us as we arrive in Pella, Iowa, during their Tulip Festival.  Taste Dutch delicacies and learn about the history of the Dutch settlement.  Visit the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, IL, and see where agriculture, construction and forestry are heading.

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 Tractors and Tulips

May 1-8, 2018    |   8 days

Pickup:  Lancaster, Ephrata, Harrisburg
Lv-7:00 am    Rt-9:15 pm

Price per person: $1,479 Double  $1,939 Single
$1,323 Triple     $1,246 Quad
Deposit – $200 per person at registration

7 breakfasts   7 lunches   2 dinners

 

Day 1 *Travel west through PA and Ohio  *Follow the life of Christ through the Bible Walk in Mansfield, OH *Overnight in Ada, OH  (D)

Day 2 *Take a guided tour of Wilson’s Sporting Goods, where they make all the NFL footballs  *Enjoy a delicious lunch in Shipshewana, IN, and a step-on guided tour, seeing the sights, history and hearing stories of the Indiana Amish and Mennonite communities *Overnight in Joliet, IL (B, L)

Day 3 *Begin the day with an antique mystery stop along the way!   *Visit the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, IL  Working the land—It’s what we’ve been doing at John Deere for more than 175 years. And there’s no better way to experience it than a trip to the John Deere Pavilion.  A chance to see where agriculture, construction and forestry are heading, here in America and around the world. It’s fun. It’s educational. *Shop at the John Deere Store, right next to the Pavillion  *Overnight in Coralville, Iowa  (1st of 3 nights)  (B, L)

Day 4 *Tour the John Deere Factory in Waterloo, IA, seeing how our biggest machines are brought to life in some of the most modern and efficient factories in the world  *Experience the Amana Colonies, a group of settlements of German Pietists in Iowa, comprising seven villages  *Overnight in Coralville, IA  (B, L)

Day 5 *Enjoy the colorful festivities of the annual Tulip Festival in Pella, Iowa  *Learn about the history of the Dutch settlement in Pella with a step-on guide, including a visit to the Historic Village Museum  *Taste real Dutch delicacies for lunch  *Delight in traditionally dressed dancers and street performances and take in the Volks’ Parade  *Marvel at all the tulips!  *Overnight in Coralville, IA  (B, L)

Day 6 *Drive to Illinois, stopping to visit the Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, IL The museum combines priceless historical artifacts with innovative, contemporary storytelling technologies  *Take a picture stop at the Lincoln tomb at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield  *Overnight in Crawfordsville, IN  (B, L)

Day 7 *Spend a fun morning experiencing the Gaither Hometown Tour, visiting Alexandria, Indiana, the hometown of Bill and Gloria Gaither  *Visit their studio and distribution center  Learn about their lives and ministry. *Enjoy a unique and delicious dinner in a covered bridge with friends in Ohio!  *Overnight in Marysville, OH  (B, L, D)

Day 8 *Journey homeward  *Tour a ranch of the largest herd of Longhorn Cattle east of San Francisco  *Enjoy lunch at the Dickinson Cattle Ranch  *Arrive in Lancaster  (B, L)