Lancaster Show Trip & the Dutch Country

Departure:  Wilkes County Senior Center, 228 Fairplains School Rd, North Wilkesboro, NC @ 8am

Day 1:  Board your pacious, restroomand video equipped Motorcoach and set off for Lancaser in the heart of Pennsylvnia Dutch ountr.  Later that dy enjoy a relaxing Dinner and check into yor Pennsylvaia-area hotel for a 4 night stay.
Day 2:  Today after enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you wl go o  GUIDED TOUR OF LANCASTER including Amish Country.  Next, you'll visit the KITCHEN KETTLE VILLAGE- a charming marketplace of shops and restaurants.  Then Sight & Sound Theatres invites you to experience the new musical "Miacle of Christmas".  The greatest rescue story of all time!  Jesus is the action packed musical stage adventure that takes you on a miraculous journey alongside the most famous person to ever walk the earth, and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever.  Tonight enjoy Dinner and head back to your hotel.
Day 3:  Today afer enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you will go to THE AMISH EXPERIENCE attraction.  The Amish Country Homestead is a reflection of their commitment to accurately and sensitively portray the Old Order Amish as they live and work in today's world.  The Homestead is the home of the fictional Amish family of Daniel and Lizzie Fisher, whom you have gotten to know in the Amish Experience Theater's "Jacob's Choice."  Inside the Homestead, learn of Amish traditions and practices, plain clothing and life without electricity.  The Fisher One-Room School is attached to the house and filled with authentic desks and furnishings from an actual Amish school.  You'll learn the tradition of teaching eight grades in one room.  From the pantry stocked full of freshly canned vegetables to the family's plain clothes...from propane-powered lamps to air-compressor driven appliances...the Fisher Family Homestead truly provides insights into the complex riddles of a culture so very different from our own.  After free time at ROCKVALE SQUARE OUTLETS, you will head to Lancaster's famous American Music Theatre for "JOY TO THE WORLD."  Witness the magic and splendor of our holiday celebration,  featuring wondrous costumes, astonishing dancers, breathtaking sets, and all the endearment of a perfect fireside family moment.  This year's all-new Holiday show features your favorite seasonal and sacred Christmas songs - songs brought to life by marvelous vocal talent from across the country, accompanied by our masterful AMT Orchestra.  Tonight, enjoy Dinner before heading back to your hotel.
Day 4:  After enjoying a ontinentalBreakfast youill head to Philadelphia.  Upon yor rrival you will go on a guided tour of Philadelphia  During your stay some of the highlghts you will see inlude:  Independene Hall, Betsy Ross' House, The Mint.  The Federal Reserve, The Holocaust Memorial, Logan Circle, Penn's Landing and "Rocky Steps."  After your GUIDED TOUR OF PHLADELPHIA you will have free time in the historic district where ou will be able to visit the Liberty Bell and the Independence  Visitor Center.  Later, you will ave Dinner before returning to your hotel for the evening.
Day 5:  After enjoying a Continental Breakfast, you'll depart for home.  A perfect time to chat with your friends about all the fun things you have done, the great shows you have seen and where your next group trip will take you!