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Nashville CMA Festival 6/7/16

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Nashville Country Music Festival!
June 9th through June 12th, 2016.

Your Itinerary:
Thursday, June 9th-Let the fun begin as we travel to Nashville, Tennessee. This evening take your seat for the show at the “Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theater”.

Friday, June 10th-Breakfast is included at the hotel. This morning we visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, where you will have time to explore the incredible array of rare costumes, instruments, historical mementos, country video clips and recorded music. This afternoon, take a stroll along Broadway Street and visit the iconic Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, shop at Ernest Tubbs, enjoy lunch or just stroll the downtown streets enjoying the CMA Fest (formerly “FanJam”). This evening enjoy a show at the original Grand Ole Opry and dinner included!

Saturday, June 11th-Breakfast is included at the hotel before we depart for a final day of touring in Nashville. Today you will “Fontanel” an insiders peak into life of a Country Music Star. This former home and grounds of Barbara Mandrell is sure to be a highlight of your trip. This afternoon tour the Ryman Auditorium. You will have a chance to revisit the CMA Fest downtown with a chance to see one of your favorite stars entertain. Tonight you'll cruise the Cumberland River and enjoy a seated dinner and stage show aboard the largest showboat in the world the General Jackson.

Sunday, June 12th-Breakfast is included at the hotel. Before we depart for home, Arrive approximately 7:30pm

Price per Person:
$749.00 Double Occupancy
$675.00 Triple Occupancy
$645.00 Quad Occupancy
$925.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551

Nashville CMA Festival 6/7/16

Depart: 06/09/2016
Return: 06/12/2016

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National Parks Tour 7/25/16

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Southwest National Parks Tour!
July 25th through August 5th, 2016.

Highlights: Bryce - Zion - Arches - Capitol Reef - Grand Canyon - Mesa Verde National Parks, Lake Powell, Monumental Valley, Kaibab Plateau and many more!


Your Itinerary:
MONDAY, JULY 25TH: Perrysburg, OH to Des Moines, Iowa
This morning s we travel along I-80 towards Illinois. We’ll continue through Illinois on our way to Iowa, and the state capital of Des Moines for our overnight stay. Des Moines is located on the fork of the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers and was established in 1843 as the military garrison Fort Raccoon.
TUESDAY, JULY 26TH: Des Moines to Sterling, Colorado
After breakfast, our drive will take us across the farmlands of Iowa and into Nebraska. A must stop for travelers on I-80 is the Great Platte River Archway Monument, the only historical monument that spans an interstate highway. As we ascend into this amazing structure, we ll actually feel as if we’re on a wagon train heading west. We continue our journey west to our overnight stop in Sterling, Colorado.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27TH: Sterling to Moab, Utah
Continuing on today, we travel west this morning to where we ll stop in Denver and meet our Western Step On-Guide that will be traveling with us to for the next several days. As we head through the Rocky Mountain State of Colorado, you will enjoy scenic highlights of the "Real West". We pass through Vail, home of one of the most famous ski resorts in the world. Next, descend from the heart of the Rockies into the Red Rock country of Western Colorado via Glenwood Springs. We are on your way to Moab, where many classic western films have been made on location in Utah's canyon country. Your evening is at leisure.
THURSDAY, JULY 28TH: Moab, Utah
This morning take a short drive to nearby Arches National Park for sightseeing. The 18,000 square-foot visitor s center will introduce you to the unique geologic forces that created the highest concentration of natural arches in the world with over 2,000 named arches within its 73,000-acre boundary. Visit all the park highlights including Park Avenue, Balance Rock, The Windows and Delicate Arch. Return to Moab with free time for lunch on own and shopping. In the afternoon, enjoy a scenic drive from the desert floor to the high plateau of Dead Horse Point State Park, one of the most spectacular scenes in the southwest. See the expanse of Canyon lands National Park stretching to the south and the mighty Colorado River 2,000 feet below. This evening, join the group for a unique experience as you take a Jet Boat Ride on the mighty Colorado River through spectacular red rock canyons. As the sun dips in the west, the canyon colors come to life while you learn about the river s ecosystem, geology and history. After a thrilling ride, enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner with magnificent scenery to make a perfect end to a perfect day!FRIDAY, JULY 29TH: Capitol Reef to Bryce Canyon
Depart Moab and travel west to Capitol Reef National Park for a wonderful picnic lunch under towering cottonwood trees and sightseeing of ancient petroglyphs, beautiful rock formations, deep canyons and pioneer history. The park was established to protect a 100-mile wrinkle in the earth s crust called The Waterpocket Fold as well as the unique natural and cultural history found in the area. Human occupation of the area has spanned from the ancient Freemont Culture to modern native tribes followed by Mormon Pioneers. After touring in Capitol Reef, enjoy a drive on one of America s most spectacular roads. Scenic Highway 12 has been designated as an All American Road, the crown jewel of the Scenic Byways system, that takes us over Boulder Mountain, with spectacular views and on to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, with vast expanses of cream and rose colored Navajo sandstone. There are dramatic cliffs, high mesas, beautiful streams and deep canyons in multi-hued colors across the 1.9 million acre monument. In the late afternoon, arrive Bryce Canyon National Park for sightseeing and optional hiking. The hues and intricate shapes of Bryce Canyon carry even the most mature adult away into a fairyland fantasy. The Paiute Indians used a word to describe Bryce Canyon that translates into, "red rocks standing like men in a bowl-shaped canyon." We overnight just outside of the park and dinner is included at Ruby s Inn.
SATURDAY, JULY 30TH: Zion National Park
This morning, we return to Bryce Canyon National Park for a spectacular morning view. Then we travel a short distance to see Utah's oldest and most famous national park, Zion National Park. An early Mormon settler described the park's massive formations as "temples built by hands, not of man." The Paiutes believed mischievous spirits lived among the 2,000-foot high towers and would not enter the canyon alone or remain there after dark. There will be time for lunch on your own followed by the opportunity to explore Zion Canyon, a brilliant green canyon set against the backdrop of sheer red cliffs, with an occasional lacy waterfall fanning out from the rocks. Again we overnight just outside of the Park. Your evening is at leisure.
SUNDAY, JULY 31ST: Grand Canyon to Lake Powell
This morning we depart Zion National Park and travel across the Arizona Strip before climbing the beautiful Kaibab Plateau. Reaching elevations over 8,000 feet, the Kaibab was a favorite of Teddy Roosevelt and is home to a rich variety of wildlife including elk, deer, turkey and the unique white tailed Kaibab Squirrel. Enjoy a rest stop at Jacob Lake Inn, an old fashion family run lodge since 1923. Then we enter Grand Canyon National Park North Rim, *A UNESCO World Heritage Site, for an afternoon of sightseeing. This 1.2 million acre national park hosts a vast variety of wildlife and scenic wonders. You will learn about the geology and history of the canyon while taking in its breathtaking beauty. The North Rim receives one tenth the number of visitors compared with the more developed South Rim and thus provides a much quieter and more natural Grand Canyon experience. We overnight at the Lake Powell Resort located lakeside. This evening s dinner is in the resort s Rainbow Room with wonderful views of Lake Powell at sunset.
MONDAY, AUGUST 1ST: Monument Valley to Durango
This morning, we enter Utah's Movie Country as we head to into the Four Corners area. Your first stop this morning is Goulding's Trading Post in Monument Valley, where you will have a chance to snap photos of the original set built for the filming of John Wayne's She Wore a Yellow Ribbon. Next, we our Navajo guide and board a 4-wheel drive vehicle for a scenic tour of Monument Valley, known for scores of famous western films, television programs and commercials. Travel through the valley and visit famous locations such as John Ford Point, Artist Point and The Totem Pole while learning more of the Navajo traditions and way of life. This area was the setting for director John Ford's Stagecoach, which began a flood of directors into the area in the l930's, the valley is still used extensively for the filming of movies and commercials. After a wonderful tour, return to Goulding s and enjoy a traditional Navajo Taco lunch. Next, we are on our way to Four Corners , the only place in the United States where four states meet. You will be able to stand in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona, all at the same time. We travel a short distance to Durango, a fun Cowboy Town where your evening is at leisure.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2ND: Mesa Verde to Salida, Colorado
After breakfast, we travel to nearby Mesa Verde National Park for a day of exploration. Here you will visit cliff dwellings where the mysterious Anasazi once lived. Known as the "Ancient Ones" to the Navajo, the Anasazi lived in the Four Corners area almost a thousand years ago, then suddenly disappeared - leaving their incredibly well-preserved dwellings to intrigue and challenge modern man. This is the nation s largest archeological preserve with 4,000 sights including 600 cliff dwellings. Spend some time in the Visitors Center with its large collection of ancient artifacts for an introduction to the ancient culture. A local expert will guide you through the most famous ruin sites with a stop at the Spruce Tree House Restaurant for lunch. After a fascinating tour of the park, we ll continue our journey east through Colorado and our destination in Salida.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3RD: Garden of the Gods to Kearney, Nebraska
Depart Salida and continue north to Colorado Springs and the Garden of the Gods for a tour. An abundance of plant and animal life can be found throughout its 1,340 acres, as well as the magnificent red sandstone rock formations, for which the Garden is best known. We overnight in Kearney, Nebraska.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4th: Kearney to Davenport, Iowa
After breakfast, we’re off to continue our journey through America’s heartland stopping for lunch and a visit to the West End Architectural Salvage Company, which is home to the HGTV remodeling reality series., where you will have time to browse and shop. Tonight, please join us for a farewell dinner!
August 5th: Home!
After a hearty breakfast, we head for home! Relax as you travel, taking this chance to think back on the marvelous scenery and wonderful friendships you have discovered in the past few days. We hope, it was an unforgettable vacation you've had in the West!

Price per Person:
$3,258.00 Double Occupancy
$3,858.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551


National Parks Tour 7/25/16

Depart: 07/25/2016
Return: 08/05/2016

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New York City 8/11/16

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Tour fabulous New York City!
August 11th through August 14th, 2016.

Your Itinerary:
THURSDAY, AUGUST 11TH: We are off for a day of travel to New York City. Late afternoon, we will check into our New Jersey Hotel for a three night stay. Tonight, is free for you to explore Time Square on your own, or you may opt to join your Tour Director for some famous New York Pizza!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12TH: This morning, enjoy a fascinating tour of New York City. See the famous west side of Central Park, where many celebrities and actors have made their homes. Next, our tour takes us along the famous Fifth Avenue, where you will see the Plaza Hotel, FAO Schwarz, Saks and many other fine stores. Then we head to the Financial District, the home to Wall Street and St. Paul’s Chapel. Lunch will be on your own in Chinatown with some time for shopping. After lunch, visit the Intrepid Air & Sea Museum, where you can explore the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Dinner in included at Ben’s Deli, followed by a visit to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck for a stunning view of the city.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13TH: Today, our first stop is the 911 Memorial, where we pay honor to the lives that were lost that day, and tribute to the heroes. Your tour, also includes admission to the 911 Museum, where you will see authentic artifacts helping you to understand exactly what happen that day, and the history of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center. We continue on to see St. John the Devine Church, the Lincoln Center and Harlem. The reminder of the afternoon is free for you to explore more of New York city; you might opt to go shopping, visit a museum of your choice, catch a harbor cruise to view and take pictures of the New York skyline, or opt to see a Broadway Show. Dinner is included tonight in Time Square.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14TH: We begin the morning with a boat ride to view the Statue of Liberty and a visit to the Immigration Museum at Ellis Island. At noon we head for home.

Your Package Includes:
Motorcoach Transportation via Blue Lakes Charters & Tours
3 Nights - at the Holiday Inn Totowa, New Jersey
6 Meals –(3 Breakfasts & 3 Dinners)
Tour Highlights: All Sightseeing, Attractions and Admissions as listed in itinerary.
Fully Escorted by Denny Otte

Price per Person:
$685.00 Double Occupancy
$669.00 Triple Occupancy
$635.00 Quad Occupancy
$729.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551

New York City 8/11/16

Depart: 08/11/2016
Return: 08/14/2016

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Lancaster PA. & Samson

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Join Blue Lakes Charters as we explore the Amish crafts and production of Samson at the Sight & Sound Theater!
Departs August 22nd through August 25th, 2016.

Your Itinerary:
MONDAY, AUGUST 22: Join us for a Pennsylvania Dutch Adventure and the specular presentation of “Samson”, at the Sight and Sound Theater. This morning we have a unique coffee break planned for you along the way, as we travel through Ohio on our way to Lancaster. Dinner is included tonight at one of the area’s Dutch Family Style Restaurants.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 23: After breakfast, we depart with our guide for a tour of the Amish farmlands. You will have a chance to buy hand-made Amish crafts and visit an Amish lady’s quilt shop. This afternoon, we will take our seats at the Sight & Sound Theater for an inspiring production of Samson. One of the most captivated stories in the Bible, Samson, brings the Bible to life! Tonight’s dinner is included at an Amish Farmhouse.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24: This morning we travel to Herr’s Foods, where you will see a factory at work, making delicious snacks! You can enjoy samples right off the cooking line. Late morning enjoy some free time and lunch on our own as you explore the Kitchen Kettle Village, with it variety of restaurants, homemade foods and specialty shops. Then Mid-Afternoon, we take our seats at the American Music Theater for The Crooners, a five-star musical journey featuring the most popular and enduring songs from 1920’s through the 1950’s. Dinner is included tonight at the Plain and Fancy Farm followed by a special event in Chalk Artistry and Music.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25: All too soon our tour has come to an end. Lunch is included on the way home at the Jean Bonnet Tavern before we arrive the Flight 93 National Memorial to pay our respects to the Heroes of Flight 93. A truly moving experience!

YOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Motorcoach transportation via Blue Lakes Charters & Tours
3 Nights Hotel at the Windgate Hotel
7 Meals – 3Breakfasts, 1Lunch, 3 Dinners
All Meal Taxes, Meal Gratuities, Room Taxes and Luggage Handling
2 Shows - Sight & Sound Theater – “Samson“, American Theater – “The Crooners “
All sightseeing. Admissions and the use of a local step on guide in Lancaster
Escorted by Blue Lakes Tour Guide Kathy Kranz

Price per Person:
$675.00 Double Occupancy
$625.00 Triple Occupancy
$600.00 Quad Occupancy
$799.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551


Lancaster PA. & Samson

Depart: 08/22/2016
Return: 08/25/2016

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Washington D.C. 9/8/16

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Tour Washington D.C. & Gettysburg!
September 8th through September 11th, 2016.

Thursday, Sept. 8th:
Join us for a fascinating tour of our nations’ capital. This afternoon we arrive into Gettysburg one of the most important sites of the Civil War. It is here that the tide of the war turned. A National Park guide will join us for a tour of the battlefield. Afterwards you will have time to explore the Gettysburg Visitor’s Center and Cyclorama. Dinner is at the Mountain Gate Restaurant.

Friday, Sept. 9th:
We start the day with a visit to the U.S. Capitol. An extension of the Capitol itself, the Visitor Center welcomes you to the seat of America’s Government in a facility neatly hidden underground next to the Capitol. A Capitol Guide will join us for our tour. Lunch is on your own at the Visitor’s Center Cafeteria. After lunch we will visit the following memorials; the Jefferson, the FDR Memorial and the Martin Luther King Memorial. Dinner is included tonight, before we continue on with an illuminated driving tour of Washington’s grand buildings and monuments that are stunning at night!

Saturday, Sept 10th:
This morning you will have time to explore the world-renowned Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum complex and research organization. Some of the more famous exhibitions include the Hope Diamond, gowns of the First Ladies, Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis and the command module from Apollo 11.or you might opt to explore on your own a museum of your choice. This afternoon we will visit Lafayette Park, where you will get a firsthand view of the White House, followed by the World War II Memorial, the Vietnam and The Korean Memorial. Dinner is included tonight, followed by a visit to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday Sept. 11th:
Start the day with a visit to Arlington National Cemetery - the final resting place of many of our national heroes. You will enjoy a narrated tour mobile ride that will make stops throughout the cemetery. View the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, followed by a stop at the United States Marine Corp Memorial. Lunch today is included at Old Country Buffet Bethesda before departing for home.

Your Package Includes:
Motorcoach Transportation via Blue Lakes Charters & Tours
3 Nights - at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites
6 Meals –(3 Breakfasts & 3 Dinners )
Tour Highlights: Gettysburg Battlefield Tour, US Capitol Visitor Center, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Museums, Arlington National Cemetery, White House Picture stop, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, WWII Memorial, FDR Memorial, Capitol Hill.

Price per Person:
$625.00 Double Occupancy
$575.00 Triple Occupancy
$749.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551

Washington D.C. 9/8/16

Depart: 09/08/2016
Return: 09/11/2016

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Niagara and Erie Canal 10/3/16

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Niagara Falls USA & Erie Canal! October 3rd, 2016 through October 5th, 2016.

Your Itinerary:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3RD-We are off to experience the beauty and majesty of the American Falls. Upon arrival a local guide will meet us. We start our tour at the Robert Moses Power Vista, observation deck, where you will see spectacular views, and the Thomas Hart Benton Mural, and learn about hydropower and the science behind the state’s largest electricity producer. We continue on to Whirlpool State Park, for an impressive view of the Whirlpool Basin, Rapids and Bridge. The Whirlpool Bridge was made famous during the time of the Underground Railroad. Dinner is included tonight at the Top of The Falls Restaurant overlooking the Horseshoe Falls. The rest of the evening is free for local sightseeing, casino and Falls Illumination.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4th-Our first stop this morning is at the IMAX Theater, to see “Niagara’s Miracles, Myths & Magic’, for an overview of the history and development of the falls. We continue on to the Maid of the Mist boat tour, for a close up view of both the American Falls & Horseshoe Falls. Today, lunch is on your own in the Village of Lewiston. After lunch, we continue our travels, along the scenic countryside of the Niagara Wine Trail, where there is a diverse production of fruit and vinifera wine. We will visit the following: the Honeymoon Trail Winery, Niagara Landing Wine Cellars and Flight of Five Wines, for tastings of their popular wines, which have won top scores by wine critics both locally and internationally. Late afternoon, enjoy a narrated Lockport Locks and Erie Canal cruise as we enjoy a cruise along the Erie Canal. Dinner is included at the Canal Side Emporium Restaurant. Rest of the evening is at leisure.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5th-This morning, our guided tour, takes us to Goat Island and the Cave of the Winds; where you can walk right up to the base of the Bridal View Falls. There is no other experience like it! Enjoy lunch on your own at Wegman’s Market Cafe before we depart for home.


Your Package Includes:
Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation via Blue Lakes Charters & Tours
2 Nights Hotel Accommodations at the Comfort Inn – “The Pointe”
4 Meals – (2 Breakfast & 2 Dinners)
Baggage Handling at the hotel
All Sightseeing and Admissions as stated in itinerary
Local Guide to be with us for the duration of the tour
Fully Escorted By Blue Lakes Charters & Tours

Price per Person:
$525.00 Double Occupancy
$465.00 Triple Occupancy
$425.00 Quad Occupancy
$595.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551

Niagara and Erie Canal 10/3/16

Depart: 10/03/2016
Return: 10/05/2016

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Pigeon Forge/Myrtle Beach 10/17/16

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Tour wonderful Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach!
October 17th through October 23rd, 2016.

Your Itinerary:
OCTOBER 17TH – STATEVILLE, NC
Plan now to join us for a coastal adventure to gracious cities along the Atlantic Ocean!
This morning, we have an unique coffee break planned for you along the way, as we travel through Ohio into West Virginia and Virginia to our overnight stop in Statesville.

OCTOBER 18th - SAVANNAH
We continue on to Georgia’s first city, Savannah. A local guide will join us for an afternoon tour; to include the major attractions such as the Juliette Gordon Lowe House, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Cotton Exchange and the historic Riverfront. Dinner is included at the famous Pirates’ House, which first opened as an inn for the seafarers in 1753, and fast became a rendezvous for pirates and sailors from the Seven Seas. After dinner, a wonderful evening of fabulous entertainment is awaiting us at the Historic Savannah Theater.

OCTOBER 19TH – CHARLESTON /MYRTLE BEACH
After breakfast, we travel to one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the south. Her stately homes with their lovely gardens, magnificent public buildings and majestic churches will captivate you. During your guided tour you will see the College of Charleston, Harleston Village, one of the early suburbs of the city, and the famous Battery, with its elegant townhouses built by planters and merchants in the 18th & 19th centuries. Enjoy some free time after our tour to have lunch and browse the Old City Market. After lunch we will visit the Drayton Hall, the only plantation house on the Ashley River to survive the Revolutionary and Civil War intact. Its Georgian-Palladian architecture represents the oldest surviving example of its kind in the American South. Then we continue on to exciting Myrtle Beach, enjoy some leisure time before our included dinner at the Giant Crab Restaurant.

OCTOBER 20TH – MYRTLE BEACH
This morning is at leisure to take a walk on the beach, enjoy the pool, play golf or shop on your own. This afternoon you will have time to explore the shops at Broadway on the Beach where dinner is included, before our evening show at the Alabama Theater.

OCTOBER, 21ST – PIGEON FORGE
Our travels this morning take us to the Biltmore Estate, the home of George and Edith Vanderbilt. Lunch is included at the Deer Park Restaurant, with time to explore their home. We continue on to Pigeon Forge for dinner and the great show - ” Country Tonite.!”

OCTOBER, 22nd – PIGEON FORGE
This morning, a local guide will join us for a morning tour through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to the Newfoundland Gap, with scenic stops along the way. At the end of the tour enjoy some free time for lunch and shopping in Gatlinburg, before returning to Pigeon Forge. Dinner is included today, at the Hatfield & Mc-Coy Dinner Show. Enjoy side-splitting comedy between the two famous feuding families, The Hatfield’s & the McCoy’s. Great music, clog-dancing and a delicious family- style dinner is all part of the show

OCTOBER, 23RD
After breakfast, we depart for Lexington, Kentucky, and the Old Friends, Thoroughbred Retirement Home, for a guided tour. You will meet the equine residents and learn about their careers and lives. Each horse has a very individual story, and was kindly donated by their owners. Some of them were fantastic race horses; like Silver Charm, others didn't earn anything but our respect. This afternoon we travel home with many great memories of the people you met and the places you have seen along the way.

Tour Includes:
Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation via Blue Lakes Charters & Tours
6 Nights Hotel – Hampton Inn or similar
13 Meals – 6 Breakfasts – 1 Lunches – 6 Dinners – all taxes & meal gratuities 4 Shows – Savannah Theater, Alabama Theater, Country Tonite, Hatfield & McCoy’s Dinner Show
All Sightseeing Admissions & Sightseeing as stated in above itinerary
Use of local guides: Savannah, Charleston, Pigeon Forge and Lexington
Included is luggage handling and gratuities for all step on guides.
Fully Escorted by Blue Lakes Charters & Tours – Escort – Kathy Kranz

Price per Person:
$1,349.00 Double Occupancy
$1,199.00 Triple Occupancy
$1,592.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551

Pigeon Forge/Myrtle Beach 10/17/16

Depart: 10/17/2016
Return: 10/23/2016

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Branson 10/31/16

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Join us for the best shopping experience in Branson, Missouri!
Departs October 31st, 2016

Your Itinerary:
MONDAY, OCTOBER 31ST
Welcome aboard as we begin the Christmas Season, with a tour to Branson, Missouri. Today, we travel across the states of Indiana and Illinois to our overnight stop in Collinsville, Illinois. Dinner is included at the Drury Inn.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST
This morning, our first stop is the Museum of Westward Expansion, in St. Louis, Missouri. Enjoy free time to explore the museum and perhaps take the tram ride to the top of the St. Louis Arch, for specular views. Then we continue on to Branson, for a three night stay. Dinner is included tonight, followed by “The Haywood’s,” one of Branson’s most popular Shows! Their Christmas Show is outstanding filled with music, dance and seasonal cheer!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd
Enjoy, a fun filled day of entertainment! We start the day at one of Branson’s newest shows, “All Hands on Deck,” an All-American Roadshow and Radio broadcast, recreated just for you! The show features 42 of the Greatest American songs ever written. Lunch is on your own. Mid- Afternoon take your seats for one of Ireland’s most popular singers, “Daniel O’Donnell.” Enjoy his beautiful songs that include a rich blend of Irish Tone! This evening’s show…… The Shoji Tabuchi’s Christmas Show, is filled with high-tech surprises, elaborate stage sets and world class music.!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD.
Our final day in Branson! Last year’s group enjoyed this show so much that we included it again, “The Brett’s Family Christmas Show,” a family with a dynamic performance every time. Lunch and some shopping time is included at the Tangier Outlet Mall. Late afternoon, step back in time as you take your seats onboard the Branson Belle Dinner Cruise, for their Christmas Show.

Friday, November 4th
After breakfast, we say goodbye to Branson, and enjoy a scenic drive for an early lunch at Lambert’s Café, the “Home of the Throwed Rolls.” We overnight at the Drury Inn in Fairview Heights, Illinois. The evening is at leisure to enjoy the hotel’s lite dinner and visit with friends!

Saturday, November 5th
Today we travel home, taking with us many memories of our Branson Christmas Vacation!

Your Package Includes:
Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation via Blue Lakes Charters & Tours
5 Nights Hotel Accommodations
11 Meals – (5 Breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 Dinners)
All Luggage Handling and Hotel and Meal taxes.
6 Shows – The Haywood’s, Shoji Tabuchi, Showboat Branson Belle, The Brett Family, All Hands on Deck, Daniel O’Donnell
Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation via Blue Lakes Charters & Tours
2 Nights Hotel Accommodations at the Comfort Inn – “The Pointe”
4 Meals – (2 Breakfast & 2 Dinners)
Baggage Handling at the hotel
All Sightseeing and Admissions as stated in itinerary
Local Guide to be with us for the duration of the tour
Fully Escorted By Blue Lakes Charters & Tours

Price per Person:
$986.00 Double Occupancy
$925.00 Triple Occupancy
$1,175.00 Single Occupancy

To Make a Reservation Call: Denny or Kathy #800-282-4287 EXT#1401 or 419-874-4225

Mailing Address: Blue Lakes Charters & Tours 12418 Williams Rd. – Perrysburg, OH 43551

Branson 10/31/16

Depart: 10/31/2016
Return: 11/05/2016

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