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Ultimate LDS Church History

Follow the Legacy-Rich path of the Saints
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Ultimate LDS Church History

Follow the Legacy-Rich path of the Saints 9 day tour - July 19, 2018

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We will begin our fantastic Church History Tour in Palmyra, the Sacred Grove, and the Hill Cumorah Pageant.  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:

Important Note: Many travel companies show a low price, but by the time you add everything in, they become expensive.
Our pricing is a package that will actually give you more for less!  Below we have listed what is included in our discounted package price.
  • Quality Hotels.
  • All land taxes and booking fees.
  • Flight from Kirtland to Independence – $276 including taxes and fees.
  • Special Guest Educator: Dr. Glenn Rawson
  • 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: $1,796*

*Per person cash discount price, based on double occupancy. Call for single supplement pricing.
Does not include airfare and tips.

Airfare example:
SLC roundtrip - $578 (includes SLC to Rochester & 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 – July 19: Today we will start our fantastic church history tour by flying to Rochester New York where we will overnight.

Day 2 – July 20: Full day visiting all of the Church History sites in Palmyra. Including: 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 spend this evening at the famous Hill Cumorah pageant before returning to our hotel and overnight.

Day 3 – July 21: 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 4 – July 22: 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 5 – July 23: 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 6 – July 24:  Today we will finish any missed sites around the Independence and Liberty Jail area.

Day 7 – July 25: We finish experiencing all of the sites started on Day 5. We then travel to Nauvoo, where we will have time to do an overview of the city before getting settled into your hotel.

Day 8 – July 26: 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 9 – July 27: Today we visit the Carthage Jail were the Prophet and his brother were martyred. This afternoon we travel to the airport for your flight home.