Gifts from the farm

GIFTS FROM THE FARM

 September 28, 2012 $89.00 per person

   
Hunter’s Honey Farm in Martinsville has been a family owned business for over 100 years. The Hunters manage several hundred hives throughout that state that are used to pollinate apples, melon, strawberries, pumpkins and other similar crops. While at the honey farm, you’ll have an opportunity to create your own beeswax candle.
Take home a bottle of honey  & beeswax candle  

Next, learn about the art of growing and painting gourds at Lankford Homestead Primitives. You can take home a hand painted gourd. You will also be able to view primitive furniture and antiques .

 Take home a    hand painted gourd

   Your included lunch will be enjoyed at “The Restaurant.Coachman ”

 Our last stop will be at the family owned, organic dairy in Zionsville, Trader Point Creamery. You can enjoy some ice cream, tour the dairy farm, sample the delicious cheese and chocolate milk. There will be time to shop at the Farmer’s market, bring a small cooler if you wish.

 

 

 

 

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New England

$1989. per person double, $1859 p.p. triple, $1819 p.p. quad., $2439. Single

 Includes: Transportation, (10) nights lodging, 18 meals (some continental breakfast) admissions per itinerary, baggage handling and Imperial Escort

New England’s fall Foliage is Legendary! You will have enjoyed the vivid colors of New England in the Green Mountain State of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. You will travel down the Rocky Coast of Maine, see the stark beauty of the Portland Head  Light and the charm of Kennebunkport. Enjoy guided tours of Niagara Falls, historic Boston,  and Cape Cod with an included scenic whale watch. Tour the quaint countryside of Lancaster, Pa. Each day is planned to bring enjoyment, fun and entertainment.
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Cubs host St. Louis

                                    

Cubs host St. Louis

 

September 21st

$79.00 per person

 Includes transportation and ticket to the game.

 

 

 

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Nascar at Chicagoland Speedway

Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

 


SEPTEMBER 16, 2012

$99.00 per person

Includes: Motorcoach Transportation, Race ticket and Imperial escort

 This tour requires a $50.00 deposit at time of reservation and in nonrefundable unless space can be resold.

 The 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup will begin at Chicagoland Speedway.The 26-race regular schedule season culminates with the start of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup-The final ten races of the Series.

This places Chicago front and center as the World’s best drivers compete for the most coveted championship in professional motorsports.

Here’s your chance to join in the excitement!

 Departure time to be determined. Pick ups enroute may be arranged

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Food, Shopping, Bingo, Amish Backroads

          FOOD – SHOPPING – BINGO – AMISH BACKROADS
A Day Full of Fun!
 

September 8, 2012

  $79.00 per person

 Includes: Motorcoach transportation, Coffee & Donut at Rise & Roll Bakery, Amish Backroads Tour, Haystack Lunch at an Amish Home, Bingo with homemade Amish prizes and Imperial Escort.

 We begin our day with a stop at the Rise’ N Roll Bakery located in Middlebury, Indiana for an included Donut and Coffee. They are famed for their cinnamon caramel donuts, mouthwatering pastries & crunch candies – cashew, pecan & nutty.

We then take off with a local step-on-guide to tour the Amish Backroads. It’s a blast traveling country roads with an expert who points out all the fun things along the way that you might have missed and gives all the inside scoop. Friendly shopkeepers, quaint shops, hand-crafted items, fabulous finds and tasty foods will keep you smiling.

Next, we’ll experience true Amish cooking at its best with a “Haystack” lunch & served at an Amish Home. After our delicious meal, we’ll enjoy a fun afternoon of BINGO. Maybe you’ll win some of the Homemade Amish Goodies to take home.

Our local guide will finish the day with a tour of his personal Amish home.

 Departure from Lafayette . Pickups en route may be arranged

 

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Chicago Your Way


YOU DECIDE WHERE AND HOW TO SPEND THIS DAY!   We will drop you off at one of three locations : Museum Campus ( Shed aquarium, Museum of Natural History and Adler Planetarium), Navy Pier, or the Magnificent Mile (Close to Water Tower Mall).

Low cost trolleys run throughout Chicago all day, just be at one of our locations at the designated departure time.
Enjoy the day Your Way in Chicago!

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Chicago at Beef and Boards

Beef & Boards Present  

September 12, 2012

 Includes transportation, buffet lunch, great seats for the show and Imperial Escort.

 This sensational tale of sin, corruption and all that jazz has everything that makes Chicago great: knockout dancing, a ripped-from-the-headlines story about fame and scandal and one show-stopping song after another. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations.

(Rated PG 13 due to the story content)

 Depart Lafayette at 10 a.m. Additional en route pick ups may be arranged

 

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Four Winds Casino

 

September 11, 2012

$35.00 per person

 Includes transportation, (4) hours gaming time $15.00 instant slot play and
up to $10.00 food credit

 Departures from Lafayette, Kokomo, and Logansport

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Charleston and 5 Day Cruise


 September 3-11, 2012

Interior Cabin:
$1,369.00 per person double     $1,229.00 p.p. triple     $1,159.00 p.p. quad     $1,929.00 single

 Ocean View Cabin:
$1,409.00 per person double    $1,249.00 p.p. triple     $1,179.00 p.p. quad.     $2,009.00 single

HIGHLIGHTS: Fort Sumter Tour, Carriage Tour of Charleston, 5-Day Bahamas Cruise (Nassau & Freeport) Titanic Museum , Pigeon Forge

 Includes: Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation, Welcome Dinner, Admissions per itinerary, 5-day Cruise, $50.00 per cabin shipboard credit, all meals onboard the ship, port charges, 3 nights hotel with breakfast each morning, hotel taxes, Farewell Dinner & Imperial Escort.

Forget the hassle of airline travel. Why not board one of our luxury motorcoaches for a relaxing ride to the port of Charleston, SC for a fabulous 5-night cruise. We’ll overnight on our way to Charleston and then spend our second night is Historic Charleston.
While in Charleston, we’ll enjoy a relaxing 30 minute cruise through Charleston’s historic harbor to Fort Sumter. The tour is fully narrated and explains many points of interest and historic significance. Learn about the major events which led to the outbreak of America’s most bloody war. At Fort Sumter National Park, historians will provide detailed information about Fort Sumter and its pivotal role in the War between the States. After spending some time at the Fort, we will cruise back to port, enjoying panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Charleston’s bustling harbor.
Charleston is notably the most historic city in America and has many historic areas and attractions which are best visited by carriage tour. We’ll Clippity clop our way back to Colonial times aboard a horse-drawn carriage tour. Experience over 300 years of history including antebellum mansions, churches, and cobblestone streets.

After our time in Charleston, we’ll board the Carnival Fantasy ship for an exciting 5-Day cruise to the Bahamas. Enjoy 2 full days at sea and 1-day in Nassau and 1-day in Freeport.
The days at sea give you plenty of time to relax and enjoy all the amenities offered aboard the ship. All your meals are included on the ship. Shore excursions in Nassau and Freeport will be available for an additional fee and gratuities on the ship are not included.

Our return travels will take us to Pigeon Forge for our last evening where we’ll visit the Titanic Museum. The museum provides a gateway to 1912, where First Class Maids and a variety of Officers and crew members bring the stories of the fabled ship and its
fascinating passengers to life by retelling their stories in vivid, dramatic detail. The priceless artifacts throughout the museum shed additional light on the lives of those passengers and crew members. We’ll see the actual belongings of those on board and artifacts that sailed on Titanic’s maiden voyage.

A passport is not required, however, it is strongly recommended.

 

 

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Mt Rushmore and Black Hills

MOUNT RUSHMORE and BLACK HILLS
Crazy Horse and Needles Highway

Getaway weekend!

September 1-3, 2012

  $929. p.p. double      $899. p.p. triple    $879. p.p. quad       $1049. Single
Full payment by June 1st to guarantee listed price

Includes: Roundtrip air from Indianapolis (2) nights accommodations, roundtrip transfers to the hotel, 3 Meals, Full day sightseeing tour, Cowboy Music Variety Show, baggage handling at the hotel, taxes and Imperial Escort
 Roundtrip transportation from Lafayette to Indianapolis Airport for an additional $45. p.p.
Airline baggage fee is additional

Saturday – September 1, 2012 Indianapolis, IN  to Rapid City, SD 

 Our morning flight departs from the Indianapolis Airport. We are headed to the beautiful Black Hills for the holiday weekend. Today we’ll enjoy some time in Deadwood. Long before the modern day gaming halls were built, Deadwood was known as a lawless town run by infamous gamblers and gunslingers. Bars, brothels and gaming halls made up this tiny town in the Black Hills of South Dakota that was home to legendary characters like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock. Not much has changed in Deadwood. It’s still a town wild at heart.

Sunday – September 2, 2012 Rapid City, SD

 This morning we begin at the Fort Hays Dances with Wolves film set for an “All-You-Can-Eat” Cowboy Breakfast at their Chuckwagon. We then board the motorcoach for an incredible day of touring the Black Hills. First stop is Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Next we’ll wind over the Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway as it takes us over Iron Mountain through scenic tunnels and pigtail bridges. Then to Custer State Park where we’ll be on the lookout for wildlife like buffalo,  antelope, elk, and Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. We’ll make a stop at State Game Lodge, the presidential summer White House for former president Calvin Coolidge. Lunch is on your own at the lodge. You may want to try the buffalo soup! After lunch, we continue through Custer State Park up Needles Highway, passing through scenic tunnels and by scenic overlooks. A stop will be made at Sylvan Lake, a man-made lake located at the bottom of Harney Peak. We’ll continue our travels to Crazy Horse Mountain and Memorial. The end of our tour will take us back to the Fort Hays Dances with Wolves Film Set for a Chuckwagon Supper served on a tin plate. After Supper, the Fort Hays Wranglers take the stage for over an hour of music and comedy that will have your toe tappin’, foot stompin’, and your belly shakin’ with good times.

Monday – September 3, 2012 Rapid City, SD  to Indianapolis, IN

 This morning we board our flight for the return to Indianapolis.

Wow!! What a weekend!!

 

 

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