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Tulip Festival

Holland, Michigan
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Come along as we journey through Georgia, Tennessee and on into Michigan where the tulips are blooming in welcome. As we travel through Ohio and on into Amish country you’ll see beautiful countryside, Amish crafts and the Amish way of life before continuing on south through the mountains of Virginia and the Carolinas.

TULIP FESTIVAL TRIP DETAILS

TRAVEL DATE May 6-11, 2014
TRIP# 8257
PRICE Deposit of $200 due immediately to ensure availability
$989 double occupancy
$350 single supplement
DESTINATION Holland, Michigan




GUARANTEED DEPARTURES Savannah GA, Columbia, SC and Summerville, SC (with 10 or more travelers departing from the same city, a pick-up may be arranged especially for your group)

TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 5 nights lodging, all tours & admissions listed, 10 meals, and all taxes and travel insurance.
 

TULIP FESTIVAL DAILY ITINERARY

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Depart Savannah and travel up through Georgia and into Tennessee where we spend our first night in Nashville. Tonight we “Get Acquainted” as we join together for our welcome dinner and reserved seats for the Grand Ole...

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Continuing through the rolling hills of Tennessee and Kentucky, passing by Louisville, we’ll stop in Indiana for lunch. This afternoon, arrive in Holland, Michigan for a two-night stay. Many Dutch descendants make up the population of this colorful town where millions of tulips are grown each year and during Tulip Time Week the locals put on a celebration to the homeland’s national flower. This evening is reserved for the New Odyssey Dinner Show. A festival favorite, the three guys and 30 instruments of New Odyssey amaze and entertain with a continual stream of innovative and timeless musical...

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We take a city tour featuring the tulip lane drive through town and a stop at the lovely Veldheer Tulip Gardens, with row after row of multi-colored flowers in full bloom. Just next door is delft ware being manufactured and tulip bulbs for sale. Next, we’ll visit the Dutch Market Platz with authentic food and entertainment before reserved seating for the Volksparade pulling their children in wagons, and scrubbing the streets for all of their visitors! After the parade, time to refresh at the hotel and before we mix and mingle with the locals at the Lions Club Tulip Time Chicken Bar-B-Que for a delicious meal. This evening, “The Tulip Time Salute,” a performance of extraordinary talent and enthusiasm of young performers from the area present a musical collage with full festival orchestra, jazz band and show choir....

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A morning departure bound for Motor City and a visit to Dearborn’s Henry Ford Museum. A National Historic Landmark, it is a large indoor history museum named for its founder. Based on Ford’s desire to preserve items of historical significance including John F. Kennedy’s presidential limousine, Abraham Lincoln’s chair from Ford’s Theatre, Thomas Edison’s laboratory, the Wright Brothers’ bicycle shop, and the Rosa Parks bus. Our tour continues to Akron, Ohio for the night. Stay at the Quaker Square Inn and enjoy deluxe accommodations built from a converted silo complex that once held more than 1.5 million grain...

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Breakfast is sure to include Quaker Oats. Meet a local guide for a tour of the Ohio Amish Country. These folks lead a simple way of life with strong religious morals and without the use of modern gadgets such as electricity, cars, or television. The tour will include narration of the Amish way of life with stops at the one-room school house, a bakery and cheese shop, and an opportunity to shop for some of the Amish crafts and visit Lehman’s Hardware Store. Amish lunch is included before continuing to West Virginia for the night....

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Today’s beautiful drive travels south through the mountains of the Virginia’s and Carolina’s arriving home after a wonderful tour to the Tulip Festival!...

TULIP FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

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Tulip Time Festival is an annual festival held in Holland, Michigan. Tulip festivals are held in many cities around the United States of America that were founded or largely inhabited by Dutch settlers. It has been held every year in mid-May since 1929 and is currently the largest tulip festival in the United States. The festival currently runs from the first Saturday in May through the second Saturday. Activities at the celebration include three parades, fireworks, a Dutch Market, various shows and concerts, a craft fair, klompen dancing, and street scrubbing. The city of Holland has thousands of tulips lining the streets and in special tulip gardens throughout the...

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The Volksparade is led by the governor of Michigan and thousands of locals dressed in Dutch costumes. Focusing on traditions brought from the Netherlands, participants gather at the beginning of the parade for the official Tennant Street Scrubbing, and Klompen Dancers. We will also enjoy the “Festival Musical Show” with an exceptionally large cast of talented performers who will sing and dance their way into your heart with the best variety of music...

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Named the "Best Small Town Festival" by Readers Digest, the Tulip Time Festival celebrates Holland’s Dutch heritage with a week of events and special attractions. Of course the number one attraction is the tulip itself — and there are literally millions to see, in our city parks, Downtown planters, Tulip Lanes, Windmill Island Gardens, Nelis’ Dutch Village, and Veldheer’s Tulip...

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It began as a simple yet bold idea to document the genius of ordinary people by recognizing and preserving the objects they used in the course of their everyday lives. It grew into the ultimate place to explore what Americans past and present have imagined and invented — a remarkable destination that brings American ideas and innovations to life. The sheer scope and design of Henry Ford Museum is as grand as the vision that inspired it. It’s impossible not to feel a sense of awe as your mind adjusts to a different sense of scale — more vast, more expansive and more diverse— by far— than anything you'll encounter in everyday life. The sweeping, single-floor space with its soaring 40-foot ceilings covers nine acres dedicated to showcasing the finest collection of its kind ever...

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If you feel the need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city or you want to enjoy rolling hills and well cared for farmsteads, come to Ohio Amish Country, home of the largest Amish settlement in the world. Explore the unique culture of the Amish in Ohio. Enjoy beautiful scenery, visit an Amish farm, savor homemade foods and listen for the clip-clop of a buggy. Shop for handmade quilts, artwork and furniture. Once you get here, you will understand why this is the 2nd most visited tourist destination in the state of Ohio. There is something special in these rolling...


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