FALL Ultimate LDS Church HistoryFollow the Legacy-Rich path of the Saints W/ PRIESTHOOD RESTORATION SITE IN SUSQUEHANNA, PA 11 day tour - September 3, 2019
We will begin our fantastic Church History Tour in Susquehanna, PA. We continue to Palmyra, the Sacred Grove, and the Hill Cumorah. We will then follow the legacy- rich path of the saints from Palmyra to Kirtland, on to Independence, Far West, Adam-ondi-Ahman, Liberty Jail and then finally Nauvoo and Carthage. We will not be traveling by wagon train, we are going to fly from Kirtland to Independence. Flying removes two full days of traveling by bus and two months if traveling by wagon!
Along with our own prepared manual, each bus will have qualified educators and escorts that have been to the Church History Sites before. In addition, we are the only ones that have Special Educators in each area to enhance your spiritual experience. All of our Special Educators are experienced tour directors, renowned authors and highly sought after guest lecturers and fireside speakers.
Package Price Includes:
- Quality Hotels.
- All land taxes and booking fees.
- Flight from Kirtland to Independence – $276 including taxes and fees.
- Special Guest Educator: Emily Freeman.
- Educational lectures.
- Fun For Less staff throughout your tour. “We don’t send you, We take you.”
- All transfers, buses, guides, entrance fees.
- Individual Headset receivers for every guest. You do not have to run to keep up with your educator or guide – you also do not need to stand close to your educator or guide to hear them. Even when you step away from the group to take that important picture, you will hear every word spoken by your educator, guide or tour staff.
- Airfare is not included in our package: We give you the OPTION to purchase our group airfare.
Package Price: $2,497*
*Per person cash discount price, based on double occupancy.
Call for single supplement pricing.
Does not include airfare and tips.
SLC roundtrip - $578 (includes SLC to Philadelphia & St Louis to SLC, taxes and fees)
Please call if originating from another city, it may vary from the example above.
You may also purchase your own airfare.
Important Note: We have listed many of the important sites we will be experiencing on this special tour. This list should only be considered a partial list as our educators and escorts will add special experiences and sites not listed in our day by day itinerary. This itinerary is subject to change.
Day 1 – September 3: Today we will start our fantastic church history tour by flying to Philadelphia PA where we will overnight.
Day 2 – September 4: Today we will travel approximately 3 hours to Susquehanna, PA where we will visit the newly dedicated Priesthood Restoration Site. We will visit the baptismal site of Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery. We will visit the home of Isaac & Elizabeth Hale and also Joseph & Emma. We will also see the grave sites of the Hales and Alvin Smith (Joseph Smiths oldest son).This is a wonderful brand new site that was just recently opened. We will then travel towards Palmyra where we will overnight.
Day 3 & 4 – September 5 & 6: Today we will travel into Palmyra New York where we will have a full day visiting all of the Church History sites. Over the next 2 days we will visit sites that will include: The Joseph Smith Sr. home, the Sacred Grove, the Hill Cumorah, the Grandin Printing Complex (where the first Books of Mormon were printed) and the Peter Whitmer farm in Fayette (where the Church was organized). We will then transfer to our hotel and overnight.
Day 5 – September 7: This morning we will start our drive to Kirtland, Ohio. On our way to Kirtland enjoy the majestic Niagara Falls. There will be plenty of free time to enjoy the Falls and maybe even take a ride on the “Maid of the Mist” boat that takes you to the base of the Falls. We will spend the night in Kirtland.
Day 6 – September 8: Today we have a full day visiting all of the important sites around Kirtland including: The Kirtland Temple, the Newel K. Whitney Store (School of the Prophets), the Morley Farm, the New LDS Visitor Center and more.
Day 7 – September 9: This morning WE FLY to Independence, Missouri Area. The Saints went by wagon train. Other tours go by bus, but we are going by airplane. Over the next 2 days we will visit the following sites. We will visit Independence including the Independence Visitor Center and Temple Mount, Independence, Far West, Liberty Jail, Adam-ondi-Ahman and more.
Day 8 – September 10: Today we will finish any missed sites around the Independence and Liberty Jail area.
Day 9 – September 11: We finish experiencing all of the sites started on Day 8. We then travel to Nauvoo, where we will have time to do an overview of the city before getting settled into your hotel.
Day 10 – September 12: Today we have a full day in Nauvoo. You will have time for a Temple session in the new Nauvoo Temple, if available. You will have time to see many of the restored buildings of (Old Nauvoo) and Church History sites. You will also have time to walk the Trail of Hope, where the saints crossed the Mississippi to head west.
Day 11 – September 13: Today we visit the Carthage Jail where the Prophet and his brother were martyred. This afternoon we travel to the airport for your flight home. You cannot catch a flight until after 5pm.