An Amish Country Christmas

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On this unique Christmas tour discover how the Amish celebrate this holiday! The tour includes a variety of “hands-on” activities as well as the opportunity to fill your Christmas stocking. Enjoy music, delicious food, a musical theatre performance and more.

Dates:
November 28 – December 1, 2018

Prices:

Double: $790/person

Single: $985/person

Highlights:

  • 8 meals
  • Thresher’s dinner
  • Amish Acres for 3 nights
  • Amish Acres 1874 Homestead
  • Holiday baking
  • Amish lecture about Holiday Traditions
  • Round Barn Theatre
  • Amish schoolhouse
  • Martin’s Buggy Shop
  • Candle Making
  • Wine Tasting
  • Low Physical Activity

Itinerary

Day 1
Travel to Amish Country and after checking in at beautiful Amish Acres, home for three nights, receive your Christmas Stocking, ready for your gifts at each of the Amish Acres shops. Enjoy a delicious Thresher’s Dinner, complete with Hot Wassail and Holiday Appetizers before retiring to your comfortable room at the Inn at Amish Acres.
Included Meal: Dinner

Day 2
Following breakfast in the Geranium Room at the Inn, tour the Amish Acres 1874 Homestead which includes the documentary films of Genesis and Exodus of the Amish, a guided house, farm tour and a farm wagon ride. Lunch will be in the Restaurant Barn. Enjoy holiday baking and a countryside tour along the backroads with a local guide. This evening, enjoy a Theatre Cast Reception with appetizers before dinner. Tap your toes as you enjoy bluegrass entertainment.
Included Meals: Expanded Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3
After breakfast, visit a traditional Amish one-room school house followed with a visit to Martin’s Buggy Shop to see Amish buggies and sleighs being handmade. Enjoy the traditional Amish Haystack lunch before a visit behind the scenes of the Round Barn Theatre. Make your own candle before collecting your gifts or freshen up at your hotel room. This evening, whet your appetite for a hearty dinner with wine tasting in the Barn Loft Wine Room. Attend a show (tbd) in the majestic Round Barn Theatre.
Included Meals: Expanded Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4
Enjoy breakfast before boarding our “rubber-wheeled sleigh” to return home, cherishing fond thoughts of our Christmas experience with the Amish.
Included Meals: Expanded Continental Breakfast

Departing From: Marion, Mt. Vernon, Nashville, Fairview Heights, South County, Pontoon Beach, Litchfield, Springfield, Decatur, Champaign, Cape Girardeau, Evansville