Featuring Three Holiday Shows: An American Christmas – Big Band style, the Dazzling Diamond Variety Show and Direct from Branson show at the Amish Country Theater.
1 Depart for Ohio and An American Christmas – Big Band Style
Depart the Chicagoland area today for the Buckeye State of Ohio. Arrive in Cambridge and check in to your hotel. Then head to the Pritchard Laughlin Center and Theatre for a delicious, welcome dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Then, take your reserved seats in the adjoining theatre for an evening of magical wonderment and fun with Tom Daugherty’s 15-piece Big Band performing An American Christmas. Meal: D
2 Diamond Variety Show & the Ohio Star Theatre
The day begins at the fabulous Hartville Flea Market, founded in 1939 and featuring over 100 unique shops. At the “World’s Largest Hardware Store” both men and women alike will enjoy the over 7 acres of shopping found under one roof. Make a stop for an included lunch at The Shop at Hartville Kitchen featuring clothing, jewelry, gifts and of course the Candy Shop.
Enjoy the dazzling Diamond Variety Show, a one-man performance featuring the music of Neil Diamond and the stories that inspired the songs. Check into the comfortable Berlin Encore Hotel before dinner at the Dutch Valley Restaurant for a hearty Amish dinner served family-style. At the Ohio Star Theatre enjoy a live production of The Christmas Tree Ship
, a heartwarming and inspirational tale of the joy of Christmas. Meals: B, L & D
3 Warther Museum & Amish Country Theater
The first stop today is at the beautiful 19th century J.E. Reeves Mansion. Tour the beautiful Victorian Mansion for their Holidays at the Mansion celebration with every room bedecked in holiday splendor. 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. After light on own, visit Heini’s Cheese Chalet shop. At Kaufman Bakery, sample Amish baked goods and then shop for holiday decorations at 'Tis the Season Christmas Shop. Tonight, enjoy the Direct from Branson show at the Amish Country Theater. Meals: B, D
4 Castle Noel and Miss Molly’s Tea Room
Begin the day at Castle Noel, “America’s Largest Christmas Entertainment Attraction.” A narrated tour 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
movies 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 Victorian Tea Room depicting a gentler, more relaxing time period before departing for home. Meals: B, L