Wohlfahrt Haus presents
The Christmas Spectacular
$139 per person
When the holidays hit the Wohlfahrt Haus, the halls are filled with song, dance and Christmas spirit! This show-stopping celebration of Christmas is sure to have the whole family singing along with both mainstream and traditional Christmas favorites!
Each performance ends with the real reason for Christmas; a Nativity that honors our Lord, Jesus.
Ring in the holidays and celebrate with us!
Tour Highlights: (SEE DAY-BY-DAY BELOW)
Visit Michigan during the amazing Holland Tulip Festival.
View Windpoint Lighthouse, one of the oldest and tallest active lighthouses on the Great Lakes, and we'll tour Eagle Bluff Lighthouse - built in 1868
Two nights in the Mackinac Island area
Lunch at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
Free time on the the island to enjoy shopping, trails or the Old Fort
Carriage Tour - Enjoy this horse-drawn carriage tour of Mackinac Island
Henry Ford Museum - Some of the most interesting artifacts, displays and exhibits you may ever see. The car that President Kennedy was riding in when he was assassinated is here. Outside in the “old” town, drive a Model A or Model T
Enjoy a delicious meal at the Bavarian Inn. They are famous for their chicken dinner
See and hear the 35-bell glockenspiel which tells the story of the Pied Piper
Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland - The world’s largest Christmas store…a place so special, you’ll talk about it for years
Farewell luncheon at Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant (included)
Transportation aboard late model European model motorcoach with power ports for your electronics, large windows for sightseeing, rest room and wifi. Tour Director and professional driver
PRICE PER PERSON -
THROUGH JANUARY 15! (DEPOSIT of $500 MUST BE PAID TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT)
JANUARY 16 AND AFTER -
DAY BY DAY -
May 8 - First Day - (Events may change)
TENNESSEE / KENTUCKY / INDIANA:
We're ready for an amazing time! Day one, we travel through South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. After lunch we travel through beautiful Kentucky - and horse country - on the way to Indianapolis, Indiana, our home for the first night.
May 9 - Second Day -
SAUGATUCK / GERALD R. FORD MUSEUM
After a quick look at "City of Speed City" this morning, we'll ride along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, home to many small, scenic towns. We’ll take a little time in Saugatuck to check out the charming shops. Then, it's the Gerald R. Ford Museum presidential museum. Take pictures in the Oval Office and see the Smithsonian-worthy exhibits. We'll spend the night in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
May 10 - Third Day -
TRAVERSE CITY “CHERRY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD” / SLEEPING BEAR DUNES:
Traverse City, the “Cherry Capital of the World” is our next stop. Could you imagine 125 million pounds of cherries? That's how much is produced here each year. After lunch there, we head north along Grand Traverse Bay. The sights include quaint villages, green hills and thick forests. You'll see the world’s largest moving sand dunes, towering over Lake Michigan. This evening, we'll stay in Traverse City.
May 11 - Fourth Day -
CHERRY FARM / BAY SHORE DRIVE / MACKINAC ISLAND / TWO NIGHTS AT THE GRAND HOTEL
Let's visit a cherry farm in the area, and enjoy some delicious treats! We continue along the coastline as we drive north to Petoskey. This is where Ernest Hemingway wrote A Farewell to Arms and was home to Bruce Catton, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War historian. Get your camera ready for a panoramic view of the bay. In Petoskey, enjoy lunch (on your own). We'll follow Bay Shore Drive, one of the most beautiful drives in all of Michigan. At Indian River Catholic Shrine we’ll stop and see the world’s largest Crucifix and outdoor shrine. A short distance north is Mackinac City, where we cross the Big Mac Bridge, a 100 million dollar structure completed in 1957 to span the Straits of Mackinac. The 8,344 feet between cable anchorages makes it one of the world’s largest suspension bridges. Three of the largest freshwater lakes on the face of the globe form the peninsula’s shoreline. Our adventure get exciting with a ferry ride to legendary Mackinac Island. We have reservations the next two nights at the elegant Grand Hotel. Horse and carriage will be waiting at the dock to transport us to the famous front porch of the hotel. The movie Somewhere in Time was filmed here.
May 12 - Fifth Day -
BREAKFAST / ISLAND CARRIAGE TOUR / FREE TIME ON MACKINAC ISLAND / DINNER:
Begin our fabulous day on Mackinac Island with a steaming breakfast in the dining room of the Grand Hotel. Then we’re off for a horse and buggy tour of the island that allows no cars. The Indians looked at the profile of the island and poetically called it the “Great Turtle.” It’s a fitting name for a place where time seems to stand still. The remainder of the day is free for you to enjoy the sweeping view of the Straits from the porch of the hotel, stroll the shops of Huron Street, or walk some of the endless nature trails on the island. Golfing, swimming, biking, and fudge-eating are four popular sports on Mackinac. A delicious dinner is included tonight at the Grand Hotel.
May 13 - Sixth Day -
FERRY TO MAINLAND / SOO LOCKS / FRANKENMUTH:
We'll enjoy another fantastic breakfast at the Grand Hotel, then we're transported by carriage to the awaiting ferry for the cruise to St. Ignace, where we board our motorcoach. Just a short drive takes us to Sault St. Marie, Michigan, where we enjoy a boat cruise through the American Soo Locks. On this comfortable double-decked Soo Lock Tour Boat, the adventure of locking through the largest water traffic system on earth begins! We return to St. Ignace, where we cross the Mighty Mac Bridge and journey to Frankenmuth, Michigan, a small but quaint Bavarian type village. This evening we have an all-you-can-eat family style dinner including delicious fried chicken. We overnight in the quaint village of Frankenmuth.
May 14 - Seventh Day -
BRONNER’S CHRISTMAS SHOP / DINNER AT DER DUTCHMAN:
This morning , you'll see and hear the 35-bell glockenspiel that tells the story of the Pied Piper. You'll go back in time as you walk through gift shops, craft shops, restaurants and bakeries along Main Street. Then, we'll visit Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, the largest and best known Christmas decoration store in the world. This afternoon we drive south near Columbus where dinner is included at Der Dutchman, known for their Amish style meals.
May 15 - Eight Day -