The Great Christmas Light Tour

The Great Christmas Light Tour

Announcing a spectacular "New Holiday Tour" to 6 Festive Holiday Events! We will experience the brilliance of amazing and dazzling long-established and top-rated holiday displays throughout the U.S.A., as well as new awe-inspiring mega displays!

The Great Christmas Light Tour

Featuring 6 Festive Holiday Events!

Including 3 Nights in Branson, MO

Ohio, Missouri & Kentucky


Announcing a spectacular “New Holiday Tour” to 6 Festive Holiday Events!  We will experience the brilliance of amazing and dazzling long-established and top-rated holiday displays throughout the U.S.A., as well as new awe-inspiring mega displays!  Blended with live entertainment, street carolers, taste-tempting confections and warm-fuzzy feelings, it’s the perfect holiday recipe for a fun-filled Christmas get-away!  We will enjoy the festive Christmas spirit across the country as we make merry and play, seeing many great sites along the way!  Don’t miss this tour!  Book Early!



  • Fully escorted Gunther Motor Coach transportation

  • 7 nights hotel accommodations, including:

- 3 nights at Welk Resort Hotel

  • 7 breakfasts

  • 1 lunch

  • 7 dinners

  • 4 shows, including:

         - Andy Williams Ozark Mountain Christmas

         - Brett Family Christmas Show

         - The Showboat Branson Belle Christmas

         - Christmas Wonderland ‘20

  • Attractions and admissions per itinerary, including:

         - Lights at Clifton Mill

         - Historic St. Charles Christmas Tradition

         - Bass Pro Shops Springfield

         - Silver Dollar City An Old Time Christmas

         - Patti’s 1880’s Settlement

         - My Old Kentucky Home

         - Southern Lights Christmas Light Display

  • Baggage handling (1) per person

  • Driver, Tour Manager & Step-on Guide Gratuities

Day 1

Welcome Aboard! Join Gunther Tours for a fun-filled get-away full of spectacular scenery, holiday cheer and yuletide spirit as we discover the joy and wonder of six unique festive holiday events! Before checking into our hotel in Springfield, Ohio for the night, we are treated to a delicious dinner and later visit the Lights at Clifton Mill. Clifton Mill is one of the most impressive Christmas light displays in the nation, with over 4 million lights in a breathtaking natural setting illuminating the mill, the gorge, the riverbanks, trees and bridges. There is a 100-foot waterfall of lights, a Miniature Village and Santa Claus Museum, a Toy Collection and a spectacular synchronized lights and music show that features the old Covered Bridge. You will see the country's largest Santa Claus collection, with over 3,000 Santa's, dating from 1850 to 2001. For 31 years Clifton Mill has celebrated the Christmas season in a very special way!


Day 2

After breakfast we depart for St. Charles, Missouri, a town where Christmas past and present become one, where storybook characters come to life before your very eyes, and where the typical hustle and bustle of the holiday season melts away and allows you to enjoy the yuletide sights, sounds, and magic of yesteryear! Upon our arrival, enjoy a quaint "Dickens-esk" Holiday evening including a delicious dinner, unique shopping found along the festively decorated brick lined streets, and the boisterous cheers of legendary Christmas figures and the joyful singing of the harmonious carolers! We overnight in St. Charles, Missouri.

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Day 3

After breakfast sit back, relax and enjoy the rolling countryside as we travel along historic Route 66 to the fun-loving town of Branson, Missouri. Our accommodations for the next three nights are at one of Branson's first-class destination resorts, the Welk Resort Hotel, nestled in the breathtaking Ozark Mountains. Tonight, we are treated to a delicious dinner, followed by a wonderful holiday performance, The Andy Williams Ozark Mountain Christmas starring The Lennon Sisters at the Andy Williams Moon River Theater.

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Day 4

After breakfast we take our reserved seats at the energetic Brett Family Christmas Show. You'll feel the joy, nostalgia, reverence, and the uplifting message of the season at one of Branson's premier Christmas shows. After the show enjoy lunch on your own, before filling the afternoon with adventure and fun while leisurely exploring Branson and taking advantage of some great Christmas shopping! Later we return to our hotel where you will have time to sit, relax and freshen up before going out for tonight's dinner and entertainment on board The Showboat Branson Belle.

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Day 5

After breakfast it's time for another holiday show, Christmas Wonderland at King's Castle Theater. Take a magical sleigh ride to a winter wonderland of holiday fun and festive cheer with all of your favorite classic holiday songs and the highest kicking chorus girls this side of the North Pole! Following the show, we return to our hotel and have some leisure time before departing for a festive holiday evening celebration. As the sun begins to set, our arrival at Silver Dollar City will be simply spectacular! We will watch the park be transformed by the brilliance of 6.5 million twinkling lights. Enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of an 1800's village at Christmas. Christmas cheer is found and enjoyed during our Silver Dollar City Ozark Mountain Christmas featuring millions of twinkling lights, inspiring entertainment, a holiday dinner and the magical glow of the season!

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Day 6

After breakfast, we depart for Patti's 1880's Settlement in Grand Rivers, Kentucky. The visit will include an evening reminiscent of an 1880's Christmas Settlement. During the holidays you can stroll along the manicured pathways, gazing at one of the best Christmas light displays in the state, and enjoy a little Christmas shopping. A delicious dinner is included. The Festival of Lights at Patti's is the ultimate holiday destination! It has been featured on the TV show "Great Christmas Light Fight." The gardens, cabins, exterior and interior of each building are beautifully decorated with thousands of twinkling lights. We overnight in Grand Rivers, Kentucky.

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Day 7

After breakfast we will travel through "The Bluegrass State" to Bardstown, Kentucky for a guided tour of My Old Kentucky Home. The tour will include the halls and rooms of one of America's most iconic 19th-century homes and celebrated landmarks. See portraits and paintings by acclaimed artists, some of the finest examples of American antiques, and listen to the stories of the family who built and made Federal Hill their home and their famous guests, all explained by our tour guide who will be wearing the latest in 1850s antebellum fashions! Next, it's a short ride to Historic Talbot Tavern for a delicious lunch. After checking into our hotel in Lexington, Kentucky for the night, we are treated to a delicious dinner. Later we step aboard our deluxe motor coach for a ride through Southern Lights, a holiday drive thru display. Our riding tour features a dazzling variety of Christmas lights and animated displays. Southern Lights shines brightly with over three miles of glittering lights, many of the animated displays are horse-themed and will put a smile on your face!

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Day 8

After breakfast settle back for a relaxing hand-clappin', toe-tappin', good time ride home, while reminiscing about The Great Christmas Light Tour's yuletide sights, sounds, lights and a delightful time spent traveling across the country with friends, old and new alike! Happy Holidays!


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D =Dinner

November 28-December 5, 2020 (Saturday-Saturday)




$1,499.00 Double/PP


$1,369.00 Triple/PP


$1,299.00 Quad/PP


$1,939.00 Single


Deposit:  $125.00/PP


Balance Due:  October 15, 2020



                          Depart                 Return

Gunther               6:00 AM               7:45 PM

Carney                6:45 AM               7:00 PM

Woodbine             7:45 AM               6:00 PM

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Carney Park & Ride Carney Park & Ride - 2980 Jomat Ave. Parkville, MD
Exit 31A (Harford Rd north) off Route 695
Gunther Charters Gunther's - 7443 Shipley Ave. Harmans, MD (GPS)
Lot C off of Shipley Ave.
Woodbine Park & Ride Woodbine Park & Ride 704 Lisbon Center Dr.
Woodbine, MD - I-70 West to Exit 73
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