The House on the Rock & Wisconsin Treasures

The House on the Rock & Wisconsin Treasures

WOW, what a "New Tour" of "The Badger State," Wisconsin! Travel with Gunther Tours to Wisconsin, and its favorite treasures!

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WOW, what a "New Tour" of "The Badger State," Wisconsin! Travel with Gunther Tours to Wisconsin, and its favorite treasures!

The House on the Rock &

Wisconsin Treasures!

Wisconsin

 

WOW, what a “New Tour” of “The Badger State,” Wisconsin!  Travel with Gunther Tours to some of Wisconsin’s Treasures including:  The House on the Rock – an architectural marvel perched on a 60-foot chimney of rock, Wisconsin Dells – marvel at the high cliffs along the Wisconsin River on a boat cruise, Kristmas Kringle Shoppe – shop for exciting glass Christmas ornaments & decorations, collectibles, and gifts in October, Cristo Rey Ranch – pet a llama and see the fainting goats, Larson’s Famous Clydesdales – see Clydesdale’s close-up and personal, Dancing Horses Theatre – a dazzling spectacle of horse breeds, and Linton’s Enchanted Gardens, Indiana’s # 1 tourist attraction!  Book Early!   

 

 

Included:

* Basic amenities

* 5 nights hotel accommodations

* 5 breakfasts

* 2 box lunches

* 5 dinners (including 2 dinner shows)

* 2 nights of live entertainment, including:

         -Thunder Valley Threshing Dinner Show

         -Dancing Horses Theatre Dinner Show

* Attractions and admissions per itinerary, including:

         -The House on the Rock

         -Upper Wisconsin Dells Boat Cruise

         -Kristmas Kringle Shoppe

         -Cristo Rey Ranch

         -Larson’s Famous Clydesdales

         -Exotic Bird Show

         -Linton’s Enchanted Gardens

         -Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

* Driver and Escort Gratuities

Day 1

Welcome Aboard! Settle back, relax and enjoy a leisurely drive as we head northwest to "The Badger State," Wisconsin for the start of an exceptional "New Tour" of Wisconsin Treasures! Before checking into our hotel in Elkhart, Indiana for the night, we are treated to a delicious dinner at a favorite local restaurant.

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Day 2

After breakfast, we travel through Indiana and Illinois to reach our destination, The House on the Rock in Spring Grove, Wisconsin. Designed and built by Alex Jordan of Madison, Wisconsin, the house is an architectural marvel perched on a 60-foot chimney of rock. Begun in the early 1940's, it overlooks the breathtaking panorama of Wyoming Valley. The 14-room House, sculpted atop Deer Shelter Rock, is the original structure of what is now an extraordinary complex of rooms, streets, buildings and gardens covering over 200 acres. On your self-guided tour, you will explore some of the world's most unique collections including the world's largest carousel, a 200' sea creature, automated music machines, and much more! Following our tour, we continue our journey through Wisconsin on our way to our accommodations for the night in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. After checking into our hotel, you will have time to unwind and freshen up before we go out for dinner and entertainment. Tonight, we have reserved seats at the Thunder Valley Threshing Dinner Show. Enjoy an evening of storytelling, fiddling, singing, sing-a-longs, accordion playing and jokes that will fill the air with laughter! Following the show, we return to our hotel for a restful night's sleep.

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Day 3

After breakfast, we will embark on a delightful 2-hour boat cruise through the beautiful Upper Wisconsin Dells where you will marvel at the high cliffs and dramatic geological formations. We will navigate through the treacherous Devil's Elbow, and make two exclusive and unforgettable shore landings where you can go ashore to explore mysterious Witches Gulch and see the famous dog leap at Stand Rock. Following our boat cruise, we depart for downtown Wisconsin Dells for lunch on your own and later enjoy some leisure time exploring the shops downtown. Later we depart for Kristmas Kringle Shoppe in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Celebrate Christmas 361 days of the year in 10,000 square feet building of exciting glass ornaments, collectibles and gifts for every occasion. Browse through the European Village of Shops and enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of the holidays in October! After checking into our hotel in Fond du Lac, you will have some time to relax and freshen up before we go out for a delicious dinner at Sunset on the Water Restaurant, located on the shores of Lake Winnebago. A historic landmark in the area, the restaurant was built in 1854 as a coach stop and trading store. The name is symbolic of the beautiful sunsets witnessed over the lake! Following our dinner, we return to our hotel for a good night's sleep.

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Day 4

After breakfast, we depart for a day of sightseeing with an animal theme. We begin at Cristo Rey Ranch in Mount Calvary, Wisconsin for a guided tour and a wagon ride. Cristo Rey Ranch is owned by the Congregation of Sister Servants of Christ the King. Having a love for animals, as well as people, the sisters began to provide homes for various animals, which has grown into a menagerie of over 300 animals at any given time. Currently, there are sheep, goats, llamas, emu, donkeys, rabbits, and horses, pot-bellied pigs, dogs, cats, a variety of fowl including turkey, geese & ducks, also peacocks, chickens, living in the rolling countryside. You'll have a chance to pet a llama or see the fainting goats at this unique ranch run by nuns, just a part of the retirement complex they operate. After lunch on your own we'll visit Larson's Famous Clydesdales in Ripon, Wisconsin. One of the only places in the United States where you can see fourteen Famous Clydesdale's, close-up and personal. Enjoy a truly exciting, entertaining, and fun 90-minute guided tour with a short grandstand show. Also, prior to our departure, you can take pictures of Baby Clydesdales, and you will have time for visit the museum and browse in the Clydesdale gift shop. We continue our travels through Wisconsin to Delavan, Wisconsin. This afternoon, experience a very different kind of dinner show . . . at the Dancing Horses Theatre. This dazzling spectacle features an array of horse breeds that perform alongside their trainers in this fantastic cavalcade of equestrian artistry. Visually stunning, and performed in a state-of-the-art theatre, this live show is truly a must see! Before dinner enjoy a wagon ride through the green pastures to see the Arabian horses. Also, included is the Exotic Bird Show featuring parrot's roller skating, playing basketball and singing. These birds have been featured on Jay Leno and Animal Planet. Tonight, we will spend the night in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

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Day 5

After breakfast, we say goodbye to Wisconsin and travel through Illinois to reach our destination Elkhart, Indiana. Upon our arrival, we will visit Linton's Enchanted Gardens, Indiana's largest Home and Garden Center, and the number one attraction according to TripAdvisor! Your visit will include a fun, relaxing narrated tour on the Enchanted Gardens Express Train Ride. Immerse yourself in a variety of beautiful display gardens that will be sure to inspire you! Explore the largest selection in the country of rare and most unusual plants, trees and shrubs, grown locally right at the Nursery. Discover the magnificent nine-acre facility, all while surrounded by the sights, and sounds of fountains, wind chimes, and whimsical garden art. There is a petting zoo featuring miniature animals and an exotic bird aviary. Stroll through the spectacular gardens and enjoy the sounds of the babbling Pine Creek that winds itself through century old trees, feed the Japanese Koi in the beautiful pond. Also, prior to our departure, you will have time for browsing in the gift shop that features an eclectic selection of unique gifts, home décor, hand crafted jewelry, women's fashion and accessories, as well as the area's largest selection of Vera Bradley. A box lunch is included in the beautiful conservatory. Tonight, we will spend the night in Findlay, Ohio at the Drury Inn & Suites. Each evening from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, the Drury Inn & Suites hosts a Manager's Reception with free hot food & cold beverages for guests, including beer, wine and mixed drinks.

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Day 6

After a buffet breakfast, we depart for Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, a magnificent historic house museum and country estate in Akron, Ohio. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the manor house, one of the finest examples of Tudor Revival architecture in America. Next we view The Gardens, 70 landscaped acres of beauty and color that flow into the natural surroundings. Following our visit, we depart for home with our box lunch taking with us a new appreciation for "The Badger State," Wisconsin, and its favorite treasures!

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D =Dinner

Included:

* Basic amenities

* 5 nights hotel accommodations

* 5 breakfasts

* 2 box lunches

* 5 dinners (including 2 dinner shows)

* 2 nights of live entertainment, including:

         -Thunder Valley Threshing Dinner Show

         -Dancing Horses Theatre Dinner Show

* Attractions and admissions per itinerary, including:

         -The House on the Rock

         -Upper Wisconsin Dells Boat Cruise

         -Kristmas Kringle Shoppe

         -Cristo Rey Ranch

         -Larson’s Famous Clydesdales

         -Exotic Bird Show

         -Linton’s Enchanted Gardens

         -Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

* Driver and Escort Gratuities

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
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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