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The Factories of York, PA
April 19-20         $310

Trip # 1724A
Deposi0t:  $100
Final Payment:  3/2/17
Single Sup. +$50

Package Includes:
*Motorcoach Transportation
*Baggage Handling
*Taxes & Meal Gratuities
*1 Night Accommodationat the Wyndham Garden, York
*1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
*Sightseeing per Itinerary

 7.00 a.m. Depart for York PA after last pick up in Vienna VA
 9.45 a.m. Arrive for a 10.00 a.m. tour at the
Harley-Davidson® Motor Company, Vehicle Operations. Harley-Davidson® Motor Company Vehicle Operations factory tour offers you a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a legend. See first-hand how these legendary machines come to life and take a look at the manufacturing and assembly processes. (Low-heeled, closed-toe shoes are required for factory tour)
11:30 a.m. Enjoy a private lunch at Bulley's. At this historic location which has been providing hospitality since 1903, the current owners are proud to continue the time-honored tradition of operating a full service Inn, Restaurant & Pub. In addition to the Restaurant & Inn, the facility includes the property across the street which houses "The Flour Child" pastry & Bake Shop
1.30 p.m. A visit at
George's Furniture. At George's Furniture, solid hardwood furniture is made the old-fashion way – by hand, one at a time. Their custom furniture is handcrafted by skilled artisans to your specifications. Look closely at the craftsmanship and you'll see that George's wooden furniture is nothing like the mass-produced furniture sold in stores. For a fun and informative experience, visit and take a guided woodshop and showroom tour.  See first-hand how George's Furniture is handcrafted by skilled craftsmen. It's an experience you will always remember.
 3.00 p.m. A visit to Turkey Hill Experience. The 26,000 square foot Turkey Hill Experience in Columbia pays homage to Turkey Hill Dairy's history while highlighting its ice cream and iced tea-making processes. The Experience includes interactive exhibits (including a chance to make your own ice cream flavor), a café, a gift shop, and lots of other fun things for the entire family!
 4.45 p.m. Check into your area hotel, the Wyndham Garden York. Your hotel offers free Wi-Fi Internet access, refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker, ergonomic work area, flat-screen HDTV, as well as indoor and outdoor heated pools and fully equipped fitness center.  There's also Fender Z Grill & Pub on site.
 6.30 p.m. Dinner at Wyndridge Farm. In the windswept hills of Pennsylvania you'll find historic American farms that contain picturesque views of green fields and sweet-smelling orchards. Wyndridge Farm is a shining example of the natural beauty contained within these farms. Rustic but elegant, Wyndridge has the heart of a historic Pennsylvania farm.  The tasting menu offers a wide variety of delicious bites, tasty samples and savory delights, which helps to complement their crafty beverages. It is recommended ordering a few and sharing.
 8.30 p.m. Return to the hotel

 6.30 a.m. on: Breakfast at the hotel to begin your day.  Enjoy a continental breakfast which includes waffles, fruit, yoghurt, oat meal etc.
 8.15 a.m. Depart
 8:30 a.m. A visit to New Grounds Roasting Company. New Grounds Roasting Company uses coffee beans from around the world to produce the finest coffees in York. Visit for a firsthand look at how coffee beans are roasted. Be sure to grab a coffee to go or a pound to take home and share!
 9.30 a.m. A visit to Sunrise Soap Company and (10.15 a.m.) York City Pretzel Company. (Group will split into two, then switch)  Sunrise Soap Company offers a skin-healthy alternative to many of the harsh soaps found on store shelves. Sunrise soaps are made in small batches, contain high quality oils (which are extremely beneficial to the skin, providing moisture) and produce a wonderful lather.  Soaps are made using pure vegetable, coconut and olive oils, shea butter, cocoa butter, castor oil, offering a wide – and sometimes wild – selection of fragrances to please everyone.  The energetic demonstration will show you how these natural oils are used to make specialty soaps.
York City Pretzel Company. Downtown York's newest attraction, York City's first craft pretzel bakery is now open. Join us downtown and enjoy our Signature Soft Pretzel and beer mustard, wash it down with a Sprecher draft root beer or just stop by to say "hi" to Central Pennsylvania's newest pretzel bakers.
11:45 a.m. Lunch on own at the Markets of Hanover. The Markets at Hanover feature over 50,000 square feet of entertaining sights and smells you can only find at an authentic market. Discover exceptional values in a unique market ambience that features over 50 vendors.  At the Markets you will find a fresh bakery, mouthwatering ribs, fresh seafood, organic products, fresh poultry, meats and cheeses or fulfill your sweet tooth with bulk candy items and homemade ice cream.
 1.00 p.m. A tour at Snyder's of Hanover. The Snyder's of Hanover Pretzel Bakery offers a free in-house tour that combines the exciting history with a fast paced manufacturing facility. On the guided walking tour you'll see the raw material warehouse, finished goods warehouse (where you will see robotics at work), and the state of the art packing room. After that you'll see the oven room where you can almost taste the pretzels.  The tour starts and ends at the Factory Store. There are stairs.
 3.00 p.m.  A visit to Bluett Bros Violins, and (3.45 p.m.) Stauffer's Factory Outlet.  When you take a tour of Bluett Bros Violins, Mark will walk you through the process of crafting a violin; from choosing the wood, carving, & tap toning to the finishing process. Learn about the correlation of stringed instruments throughout history as well as the acoustic properties that connects each genre of music.  Stop by Stauffer's Factory Outlet store where you can shop in their large store which is handicapped accessible and set up to accommodate bus groups.  Known worldwide for their Animal Crackers and cookies, Stauffer's Outlet offers a wide variety of other cookies, candies and salty treats delighting shoppers with every visit.
 4.00 p.m. Depart for home
7.00 p.m. First drop in Vienna VA

his itinerary is approximate.  The exact times, days and destinations may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

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