Buggies & Bavaria

Buggies & Bavaria
Wed, Sep 7th, 2022
Mon, Sep 12th, 2022
  • • "Triple" : $1230 per person
  • • "Quad" : $1210 per person
  • • "Single" : $1550 per person

$1250 per person

Visit Shipshewana, Indiana to learn about the Amish that live here!
Frankenmuth, Michigan is known for its German roots & Bavarian style architecture! 

*Optional Trip Insurance is Available for Purchase*

Tour Highlights:

Menno-Hof Mennonite Amish Visitor Center
Amish Tour with an Amish Guide (2 days)
Thresher's Meal at an Amish Home
Dailey & Vincent Bluegrass at Blue Gate Theater
Shipshewana Flea Market
Russell Moorse at the Blue Gate Theater
Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland
Frankenmuth City Tour
Pretzel Rolling
German Wine Tasting Bavarian Inn Chicken Dinner
& Much More!

Day 1 Tinley Park, IL
Our tour begins as we board our comfortable motor coach and travel through Wisconsin into Illinois to our overnight destination in Tinley Park.

Day 2 Shipshewana, IN
This morning we will make our way to Shipshewana, Indiana. Upon arrival, we will visit the Menno-Hoff Mennoite Amish Visitor Center to learn about the faith and unique lifestyle of the Amish and Mennoites that live here. Next we will head over to the Shipshewana Flea Market. Discover treasure after treasure, everything from handmade quilts to fresh vegetables. There are more than 85 shops and more than 1,000 vendors displaying their wares. This afternoon an Amish guide will board our bus and give an Amish countryside tour! We’ll see where many still live a centuries-old “Plain” lifestyle. Visit places such as an Amish Market where we will see how delicious Amish noodles are made and it's beautiful floral quilt garden. An Amish Cheese Factory and Amish Quilt Shop. This evening enjoy a traditional Thresher’s Meal in an Amish home. This evening we'll go to the Blue Gate Theater for the "Dailey & Vincent - Bluegrass" Show. (B, D)

Day 3 Shipshewana, IN
Our Amish Tour continues today. Sights include an Amish Chime Making Shop, an Amish Bakery and Amish Manufacturer of Wooden Toys. For lunch, enjoy a true Amish Haystack meal. Tonight we’ll have a buffet dinner before "Russell Moore" at the Blue Gate Theater. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Frankenmuth, MI
We head north today and make our way into Michigan to Frankenmuth. A visit to Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland is a must when coming to Frankenmuth. This amazing store has over 50,000 Christmas ornaments and is the size of 1.5 football fields. Next, a guide will board our bus and show us around "Michigan's Little Bavaria" before a Pretzel Rolling experience. This class teaches you the story of how the pretzel came to be and leaves you with your very own to take home! While your pretzel bakes, we'll do some German Wine Tasting. Tonight we'll enjoy the Bavarian Inn's world-famous chicken dinner. Every family-style chicken dinner meal starts with a delicious noodle soup, followed by some seasonal starters, then the main course with chicken, potatoes, noodles, and more, and ends with a yummy dollop of ice cream! (B, D)

Day 4 Wisconsin Dells, WI
We’ll then start our trek toward home driving to the Wisconsin Dells for our overnight stay. Here, we'll ride the Original Wisconsin Ducks. This half-land, half-water adventure transports you through the most scenic parts of the Wisconsin Dells, territory exclusively traveled by Original Wisconsin Ducks since 1946. (B)

Day 5 Home
We return home today, reminiscing of our trip to the Amish area of Indiana and the Bavarian Village of Frankenmuth. (B)
3 dinners 
1 lunches and 
5 continental breakfasts

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