Day 1 - Home - Allegheny Mountains
An early departure for the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania and overnight at the Fairfield Inn of New Stanton. DINNER will be included next door at Bob Evans.
Day 2 - Ohio Amish Country
Breakfast is included each morning on our trip. This morning visit renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece home called Falling Waters before continuing to the Ohio Amish Country. Spend two nights at the Berlin Grande Hotel and a local guide will show us the scenic farm country around Sugarcreek. Dinner tonight will be an Amish style meal.
Day 3 - Ohio Amish Country
Breakfast and a full day of sightseeing in Amish Country. Our guide knows all the scenic byways and the human interest stories, legends and lore tied to Ohio’s Amish country. This will be a relaxing day of sightseeing and shopping and tonight sit down to Dinner with an Amish Family.
Day 4 - Williamstown, KY
Breakfast before we head to Williamstown, Kentucky to visit THE ARK. What a sight as we approach the Ark. It’s over 50 feet tall (about the height of a 4 story building), 510 feet long (nearly 2 football fields) and 80 feet wide. This is a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. It’s a modern engineering marvel that amazes all who see it and makes you wonder how Noah ever did it. From the moment you turn the corner and the towering Ark comes into view, to the live animals and the jaw-dropping exhibits inside the Ark, you will experience Biblical times like never before. Spend three nights in Lexington at the DoubleTree Hilton. This is the heart of Blue Grass Country. Dinner is included tonight.
Day 5 - Louisville, KY
Breakfast and spend a day visiting the Ohio River Valley city of Louisville. We’ll start at historic Churchill Downs and Racing Museum where the Kentucky Derby is run each May. We’ll also tour the Louisville Slugger Museum and enjoy a lunch cruise on the Ohio River aboard the Spirit of Jefferson.
Day 6 - Lexington, KY
Today we have a whole day in Lexington. See the early morning workouts at the Keeneland Track, see magnificent race horses at famous Kentucky horse farms and enjoy a tour of the Woodford Reserve Bourbon Distillery. Dinner is included tonight.
Day 7 - Natural Bridge, VA
After breakfast we’ll travel from the Bluegrass Country of Kentucky through the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia to White Sulphur Springs and famous Natural Bridge, Virginia. Located in the scenic Blue Ridge, Natural Bridge was once owned by Thomas Jefferson. Overnight at Natural Bridge historic hotel with dinner included. Also included will be the show Drama of Creation beneath Natural Bridge.
Day 8 - Natural Bridge, VA - Home
Breakfast, then sit back and reminisce with your fellow travelers about all the interesting things we have seen and places we have been. We return home this evening.