Take a spiritual journey with us to see the amazing new Ark Encounter, the Creation Museum, and the Sight & Sound live stage production of "Jesus" in Pennsylvania.
Kentucky Bluegrass &Jesus at Sight & Sound
Saturday, July 21 Friday, July 27, 2018
Take a spiritual journey with us to see the amazing new Ark Encounter, the Creation Museum, and the Sight & Sound live stage production of Jesus in Pennsylvania. The Creation Museum and Ark Encounter are operated by the Christian organization Answers in Genesis, which promotes a literal interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative in the Bible. Regardless of your beliefs, you will find these museums full of thought provoking ideas and exhibits.
DAY 1 Well travel to Bedford, Pennsylvania, where we will overnight at the Quality Inn.
DAY 2 Well continue on to Wilder, KY and arrive at our hotel for the next three nights, the Holiday Inn Express Cincinnati South at approximately 4 PM. B,D
DAY 3 Well enjoy a one-hour guided tram tour through Americas first and the worlds largest Toyota manufacturing facility. The Toyota tour offers an up-close look at the world-renowned Toyota Production System where cars are being assembled while they glide around the plant on the conveyor system. Then, well visit the Ark Encounter, an attraction that features a full-size Noahs Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible, 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high. Scores of exhibits about the flood, Noah, and the animals are designed to answer your questions about the biblical account of Noahs Ark. At the parks Ararat Ridge Zoo, you can visit animals from around the world like Tibetan yaks, kangaroos, and ostriches. Youll enjoy an included lunch before visiting the Ark, and dinner before we depart the Ark Encounter. B,L,D
DAY 4 We will explore Kentuckys beautiful horse country today, beginning with a behind-the-scenes tour at the Thoroughbred Center to learn about the daily care of thoroughbreds, and how they are trained for racing. Youll watch morning workouts, see horses up close at track side, in the paddocks and barns, and visit with professionals who will answer your questions. Then, we will stop at the Old Friends Farm, where race horses retire when their racing and breeding days are over. Well take a guided walking tour to get an upclose look at these race horses and learn about their lives and careers. Then, well continue on to Churchill Downs, where we will take a look at this most famous racetrack on our 30-minute guided historic walking tour. Well visit the Kentucky Derby Museum to see The Greatest Race, which is projected larger-than-life in one of the worlds only 360°, 4K high-resolution theaters its sure to make your heart race. Well explore two floors of interactive exhibits about the history of the race and all of the traditions that have transformed the race into what it is today. Then, enjoy a delicious dinner at Claudia Sanders Dinner House, served in an elegant, Southern Colonial style building where Colonel Sanders began his restaurant business. B, D
DAY 5 The state-of-the-art Creation Museum promotes a literal interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative in the Bible. The museum allows you to venture through biblical history, as you explore the stunning Garden of Eden, Noahs Ark, and the Tower of Babel. Finish your tour by watching the theater production, The Last Adam. We will take a one-hour guided tour of St Marys Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, inspired by the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Afterwards, well enjoy a fun, informative tour of the original Jungle Jims International Market, a wacky food emporium that has over 7 acres of food items, including 800 kinds of produce, 140 types of honey, 1,400 cheeses, and 4,000 local and craft beers. During our tour, youll enjoy food samples from around the world, explore miles of incredible sights, tastes, and smells while our knowledgeable tour guide leads you on a fun-filled, informational, and entertaining safari through the wilds of Jungle Jims! Youll have some time to shop after our tour. Well overnight at the Drury Hotel in Grove City, OH. B
DAY 6 Well travel to Lancaster, PA and check into our hotel, the Comfort Inn Rockvale Outlets. Enjoy a delicious Pennsylvania Smorgasbord dinner at Hershey Farm, and either enjoy the evening on your own relaxing at the hotel or shopping the outlet center or see Sight and Sounds new live musical theatre production Jesus, which is performed on a massive 300-foot stage that wraps around the audience. B,D
DAY 7 Stop at Kitchen Kettle Village to browse their 42 specialty shops and sample some Amish preserves and PA bakery specialties before returning to the Cape.
$ 1,149 per person, double occupancy, $1,518 single occupancy
Please add $ 55 for Sight & Sound show Jesus
Dennis- 6:00 AM
Barnstable- 6:15 AM
Sagamore- 6:35 AM
Sagamore- 7:50 PM
Barnstable- 8:10 PM
Dennis- 8:25 PM
*One night in Bedford, PA
*Three nights in Wilder, KY
*one night in Grove City, OH
*one night in Lancaster, PA
*seven breakfasts, one lunch, four dinners
*the Ark Encounter
*tour of the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
*Toyota Factory tram tour
*Thoroughbred Center Farm
*Tour of Churchill Downs
*the Kentucky Derby Museum
*Jungle Jims tour
*Kitchen Kettle Village shopping.
Payments and Cancellations
Cash, personal checks & money orders accepted
Visa & MasterCard payments accepted via phone.
$75 per person deposit due upon booking, balance due 45 days prior to tour. Refundable up to 30 days prior to tour.
Trip Insurance is available for this trip through Travel Insured International for a per person cost of $82 (based on double occupancy rate)
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|1 - Dennis|| Patriots Square, Route 134, South Dennis |
On Stop & Shop side, park in lot closest to Rt 134
|2 - Barnstable|| Barnstable Exit 6 Commuter Lot - behind |
Burger King, wait at enclosures
|3 - Sagamore|| Sagamore Commuter Lot at base of bridge |
on NON Cape side, wait at enclosures
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