Spring-time means Thoroughbred racing at legendary CHURCHILL DOWNS in Louisville,KY and we are off to the races! Learn all about the history of racing at the Kentucky Derby Museum along with a guided walking tour of Churchill Downs and the beautiful grounds in their spring glory! Get race-ready with a quick lesson and tips on Race Horse Betting from a professional handicapper and make your own Derby Hat/Fascinator at Hatitude! With reserved seating in Millionaires Row/Skye Terrace overlooking the race track, we are in for a thrilling evening of LIVE THOROUGHBRED RACING and Chef’s fabulous Dinner Buffet!
WELKOM to TULIP TIME in Holland, MI – heralded as the nation’s Best Flower Festival with over 5 million tulips blooming throughout the city. We will take you right to the heart of the festivities celebrating the town’s Dutch Heritage with the klompen dancers in traditional Dutch wear, incredible fields of blooming Tulip Gardens, and the DeKlomp Wooden Shoe & Delft Factory with acres of beautiful blooms and artists that hand carve wooden shoes or hand-paint blue and white delftware. Another Michigan highlight is one of the Great Lakes – LAKE MICHIGAN – with a vast array of impressive freshwater coastal sand dunes thanks to the westerly winds that blow the sand into massive dune formations. Take an exhilarating Dune Buggy ride across the dunes – you can’t imagine how much fun this is!
Venture into the heart of INDIANA AMISH Country with a 2-night stay in Shipshewana and experience the culture of this most welcoming large Amish community as we tour along the Heritage Trail. Find some treasures along the way such as local Amish-made goods and the “Quilt Gardens & Murals” famous in this part of Indiana. Enjoy a live production show at The Blue Gate Theater, and don’t forget about those amazing Amish meals including hearty desserts and homemade breads (no calories when you are on vacation!) Get away with us for a SPRING FLING! Includes 12 Meals (6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners)