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Hershey & Lancaster – featuring “Daniel” at The Sight & Sound


May 14, 2024 - May 17, 2024 $987
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Hershey & Lancaster – featuring “Daniel” at The Sight & Sound

Save $25 with deposit by March 1st– Lancaster and Hershey, Pennsylvania offer so much to do on a getaway! A trip through Pennsylvania Dutch Country brings visitors face-to-face with history, through the business and philanthropic dreams of a local chocolate maker, and the rustic lifestyle chosen by pilgrims who came in search of religious freedom. Travel to and learn about this “sweet” and “simple” U.S. vacation destination.

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Save $25 when you make your deposit by March 1st!

Highlights & Inclusions:

  • 3 Nights | 4 Days
  • 8 Included Meals
  • "Daniel" at The Sight & Sound Theatre
  • Kitchen Kettle Village
  • Ride on the Strasburg Railroad
  • Traditional Smorgasbord Dinner
  • Hershey’s Chocolate World
  • Make Your Own Candy Bar
  • Soap Making Experience
  • Nature’s Platter Charcuterie Board Class
  • Lunch & Tour at The Tara Inn
  • Hotel Accommodations – Four Points by Sheraton
  • Round Trip Motor Coach Transportation
  • Professional Tour Manager

Day 1
Tuesday, May 14

Depart Southgate this morning and travel to York, PA for a 3 night stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel. Dinner is included at the hotel this evening. (D)

Day 2
Wednesday, May 15

After an included breakfast at the hotel, visit Kitchen Kettle Village for authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Country shopping, homemade food, specialty shops, and activities in over 40 local shops. Next, take a ride on the Strasburg Railroad with an included lunch on board the train. This historic steam train takes you through scenic Lancaster County aboard the oldest continually operating railroad in the nation. This afternoon, visit the Sight and Sound Theatre for a matinee performance of Daniel. Experience one of the Bible's most epic stories as it comes to life on a panoramic stage! From the fiery furnace to the infamous den of lions, DANIEL is a spectacular theatrical experience. Witness one of the Bible’s most hope filled stories in this BRAND-NEW original stage production from Sight & Sound Theatres. Enjoy a 3 Meat Smorgasboard Dinner tonight at Hershey Farm before returning to the hotel this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 3
Thursday, May 16

Breakfast is included at the hotel this morning, followed by a visit to Hershey’s Chocolate World! Take a delicious journey from tropical cocoa bean to wrapped candy bar on their immersive chocolate factory tour ride. Delight your taste buds with a sweet product sample at the end of the tour! We’ll then experience Hershey’s Great Candy Expedition, their BRAND-NEW train-themed adventure, where the journey is up to the audience! Explore colorful, candy-filled worlds in their authentic train station, and then cast your vote for the three lands you'll visit in an immersive theatre. You'll feel right inside the adventure, surrounded by epic screens and dazzling special effects. We’ll round out the Hershey experience with a chance to Create Your Own Candy Bar! Dream up your perfect candy bar and watch it come to life, from flowing chocolate to solid bar. Choose your ingredients and design a personalized wrapper! Enjoy lunch on your own at their cafe/food hall.

This afternoon, enjoy an immersive soap making experience. Made in small batches with high-quality oils, Sunrise Soap Company offers a skin-healthy alternative to many of the harsh soaps and other personal care products found on big-box retail shelves. Participate in an energetic, behind-the-scenes soap making demonstration then head next door to Sunrise's exclusive Creation Station to engage in a curated DIY experience where you will make your own soap bar to take home! We will continue our “Makers Spirit” theme with a visit to Nature’s Platter. Inspired by nature and hand-crafted with love, Nature’s Platter is a female owned and operated company specializing in handmade live edge wooden charcuterie boards. This will truly be a unique VIP experience where we will visit their workshop where the process of making a beautiful charcuterie board happens. Learn about the types of woods and materials used, and take part in the crafting experience. You will also learn how to assemble a charcuterie board and enjoy a tasting! Dinner this evening will be at Archetype Pizza, an eclectic restaurant in Downtown York. (B,L)

Day 4
Friday, May 17

After an included breakfast at the hotel, we’ll depart and make our way back to Michigan. Enjoy a delightful stop for lunch on the way home at The Tara Inn in Sharon, Pennsylvania. Inspired by Gone with the Wind, Tara is a recreated antebellum home and an embodiment of the Old South style. Enjoy the famous southern hospitality along with a homestyle lunch and a tour of the property before returning home. (B,L)

Trip Facts

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  • $987
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