November 30 – December 3, 2019

Christmas Time at the Ark & Christmas Town at the Museum

DAY ONE: November 30, 2019

This morning our journey takes us across North Carolina into Tennessee and then north on I-75 toward Kentucky. Arriving in Berea, Kentucky we visit the Kentucky Artisan Center. Here you see the works of over 750 Artisans. Shop for works by some of Kentucky’s finest Artisans, view gallery exhibits and experience some great Kentucky shopping. We also have lunch here on your own. Next we head to George Town and check into our hotel for a 3-night stay.


DAY TWO: December 1, 2019 

After breakfast at the hotel (included), we head out to visit Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm. We will have a tour of this beautiful farm and experience these gorgeous horses. After out visit here we head to the Creation Museum. This state-of-the-art 75,000 square foot museum brings the pages of the Bible to life, casting its characters and animals in dynamic form and placing them in familiar settings. You may even do the zip line and petting zoos zip line at additional cost. We have supper here on your own and tonight the Creation Museum comes alive with the Garden of Lights. Take a walk through the Botanical Gardens and view breathtaking light displays. You will see the live nativity and even meet Bible characters throughout the Gardens, and hear their accounts of the birth of Christ. We return to our hotel late evening.


DAY THREE: December 2, 2019

Breakfast is included at the hotel this morning and then we head out and our first stop is a tour of the Toyota Manufacturing Plant. We will board our tram for a firsthand look at how these cars are made. This afternoon we arrive at the Ark Encounter “Think Bigger” its Noah’s Ark. Tour the most authentic replica of Noah’s Ark in the world, where the Biblical account of Noah’s Ark comes to life. Three decks of world class exhibits are designed to answer your questions about the Ark and the Biblical flood. Dinner is included at Emzara’s Buffet. Tonight the Ark comes alive with its brilliant light displays. Thousands of Christmas lights makes the Ark come alive. You might try Ice Skating, zip lining, and camel rides at an additional cost. There’s time for seasonal snacks and some great Christmas shopping. After our adventure here, we make our way back to the hotel.


DAY FOUR: December 3, 2019

Breakfast is included at the hotel and then we board the coach and we must head for home. We have a few surprise stops along the way and we arrive home early evening.


Total cost of this tour per person:

Double                Triple                Quad              Single

$519.00               $469.00            $419.00            $699.00


$100.00 Deposit due when you sign up and final payment is due by October 30, 2019. No refunds or cancellations after this date. Pickups will be in Charlotte, Gastonia, Hickory, and Lincolnton.