This Trip Includes
Hotel accommodations, including porterage (where available)
Breakfast (B) daily; 5 lunches (L); 4 dinners (D)
SIGHTSEEING & ACTIVITIES
Guided sightseeing with your Tour Manager as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary; visits, admissions and special features are shown in bold.
Deluxe motorcoach transportation roundtrip from Brainerd with pickups in St Cloud & Maple Grove. Contact us for other departure points.
PROFESSIONAL TOUR MANAGER
Full time throughout the trip
- Wilstem Wildlife Park
- Authentic German Dinner
- French Lick City Tour
- French Lick Museum
- Santa Claus Museum
- Huber’s Winery
- Schimpff’s Confectionary
- Culbertson Mansion High Tea
- Underground Railroad Tour
- Derby Dinner Playhouse’s “A Christmas Carol”
- Barnwood Bravo Theater
- Christmastime at the ARK Encounter
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Breakfast (B) | Lunch (L) | Dinner (D) | Drury Dinners (DD)
BRAINERD – ALSIP
Depart Brainerd with pickups enroute and travel to Alsip, Illinois for our overnight.
ALSIP – FRENCH LICK
Travel through Indiana and arrive in French Lick, Indiana. Visit the Wilstem Wildlife Park and get up close and feed the exotic animals! After our authentic German Dinner, relax at the West Baden Resort for the next two nights. Outstanding!!! (B D)
History awaits us on our guided City Tour and a visit to the French Lick Museum, featuring a HUGE circus diorama and then travel to the Santa Claus Museum in Santa Claus, IN! We return to French Lick to enjoy the hotel and the Christmas spirit. (B L D)
FRENCH LICK – LOUISVILLE
On our way to Louisville we will visit the Huber Winery for some local libations and lunch. We spend two nights near Louisville. (B L)
We have a busy day planned today! We’ll stop at an amazing place where you can watch them make sweets right before your eyes—Schimpff’s Confectionary. Enjoy a high tea luncheon & beautiful Christmas decorations at the Culbertson Mansion. Next, a tour of the Underground Railroad in Indiana. Finish out the day with a visit to the Derby Dinner Playhouse for their production of A Christmas Carol. (B L D)
LOUISVILLE – THE ARK
Our day begins with a lunch and Christmas show at the Barnwood Bravo Theater. This afternoon & evening we visit the star of the tour—the ARK Encounter. See Noah’s Ark and the gardens illuminated in a remarkable sea of rainbow colored lights! Tour the dazzling garden of lights, reflect on the true meaning of the season at the live nativity, enjoy a special holiday dinner, do some unique gift shopping, and experience more at ChristmasTown! Buffet dinner is included at Emzara’s Kitchen. (B L D)
THE ARK – JANESVILLE
Travel through the beautiful hills of Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois to Janesville. (B)
JANESVILLE – BRAINERD
We make our way across Wisconsin and into Minnesota where we enjoy a farewell lunch before heading home. (B L)
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