Tour the beautiful Victorian mansion for the Holidays at the Mansion celebration with every room bedecked in holiday splendor.
1 Depart for Ohio and Jingle Jangle Christmas Jubilee Show
Depart the Chicagoland area today for the Buckeye State
of Ohio. Arrive in Cambridge at the beautiful Salt Fork Lodge,
rich in rustic charm with its stone fireplace, cathedral ceilings
and holiday decorations. Tonight, enjoy a delicious holiday
dinner followed by the Jingle Jangle Christmas Jubilee Show,
a live musical performance featuring such holiday favorites like
Jingle Bell Rock, Go Tell It On The Mountain and Let There Be
Peace On Earth
. Meal: D
2 Dickens Village, Mosser Glass and Historic Palace Theater
A sweet start to the day begins with a stop at Nothing
But Chocolates followed by journey back in time through
Charles Dicken’s Victorian Village in downtown Cambridge.
Here, the street is lined with life sized, hand-made mannequins
wearing vintage clothing depicting classic Dickens-era scenes.
At Mosser Glass, discover more than 160 years of history at
the glassworks. Tour the beautiful Victorian Mansion for their
Holidays at the Mansion celebration with every room bedecked
in holiday splendor. Check in to your hotel with time to freshen
up before dinner. Tonight, enjoy a two-hour variety show at the
Historic Palace Theater. The show features a live band, choral
groups and Jay Spencer on the Kilgen Pipe Organ to kick off the
holiday season. Meals: B, Box Lunch, D
3 Castle Noel, Holiday Shopping and Christmas in the Country Show
Begin the day at Castle Noel, “America’s
Largest Christmas Entertainment Attraction.” A narrated tour
of this wonderful building shows you ”Hollywood Movieland”
which features the world’s largest privately-owned collection
of Hollywood movie props and costumes used in Elf,
The Grinch, Jingle All The Way, The Santa Claus
and many more. Walk through New York Christmas
Windowland which features window displays from Saks
Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor and Macy’s.
Lunch is at Miss Molly’s Tea Room, a lavishly decorated
Victorian Tea Room depicting a gentler, more relaxing time
At Heini’s Cheese Chalet shop for farm-fresh foods.
At Kaufman Bakery, sample Amish baked goods and then
shop for holiday decorations at ‘Tis the Season Christmas
Shop. After dinner at the hotel, settle in at the Amish Country
Theater for their live variety show Christmas in the Country
featuring holiday music, hilarious comedy skits and ventriloquist
Ken Groves. Meals: B, L, D
4 Warther Tree Fest and Home
We’re up early this morning
to make a stop at The Warther Museum for a look at their fabulous
display of hand-carved trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations.
Visit the home decorated in 1920’s holiday style. Meal: B