7-Day LDS CHURCH HISTORY
Including the Hill Cumorah Pageant

* WAITLIST ONLY. Please call for details.

* July 13 - 19, 2020 *

Your tour INCLUDES:

  • Round-trip airfare from Salt Lake   *please call for other cities.
  • First Class Hotels in great locations
  • Escorted from Salt Lake City by Steve Judd - Black Hills Expert!
  • 12 Meals: 6 Full Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 2 Dinners
  • Deluxe Motorcoach equipped with a restroom and DVD equiped
  • Baggage handling at most hotels
  • Tips to porters, hotel staff & restaurant staff all paid!
  • All sightseeing and admissions paid, no-add ons
  • Top quality service throughout
  • Meal with Amish Family 
  • Reserved session at the Palmyra Temple
  • Maid of the Mist boat ride at Niagara Falls
  • Hill Cumorah Pageant
  • Tips and Taxes on all services
  • Two nights stay in Rapid City all Suites Hotel!

Palmyra, Harmony, Fayette & Kirtland!

 

Pricing

$2495.00 per person - Double Occupancy
$2386.00 per person - Triple Occupancy/Quad Occupancy
$2935.00  Single Occupancy

* Pay by check prices.     Credit cards + 3.2%

Itinerary

DAY 1 -  SALT LAKE * BUFFALO * PALMYRA                    

The fun begins with your flight from Salt Lake City to Buffalo New York. An early morning flight allows you to get the most out of the day! After arrival we travel by motorcoach to Palmyra and the Hill Cumorah and Visitor’s Center. This serves as an outstanding starting point for your Church History tour and your stay in Palmyra. You’ll also have your first look at the Palmyra Temple. Enjoy four nights at the Victor Hampton Inn & Suites, located in beautiful upstate New York and right by the Victor City Mall.  Enjoy a group welcome dinner tonight.  (D)

DAY 2 -   PALMYRA     {TEMPLE SESSION OPTION}

This morning we visit the Joseph Smith Snr. Farm and Log Cabin where Joseph lived as a boy and was visited by the Angel Moroni. You will be touched by the spirit as you walk through the Sacred Grove and contemplate the event that took place here in the spring of 1820. A picnic lunch is included today before we go to the sites of the Martin Harris Farm, Alvin Smith’s Grave and the Erie Canal Locks. Later this afternoon we have the marvelous experience of entering the Palmyra Temple to participate in a pre-reserved session. Then relax and enjoy this evening.        (B,L)

DAY 3 -    PALMYRA     {HILL CUMORAH PAGEANT}

This morning after breakfast we make an early morning visit to the top of the Hill Cumorah,with views of the Pageant setting and an up-close look at the Angel Moroni Statue created by Torleif S. Knaphus who was commissioned to create many statues and bias-reliefs for the Church. We then go to the Grandin Printing Shop, where the Book of Mormon was first published. Then a lunch break and stroll the old main street of Palmyra. This evening, events in the Book of Mormon will come alive as we attend the site activities and then the final production and presentation of the HILL CUMORAH PAGEANT, “America’s Witness for Christ.”  (B)

DAY 4 -    SUSQUEHANNA - HARMONY * FAYETTE * PALMYRA  

We travel to Harmony this morning and visit the Priesthood restoration site on the banks of the Susquehanna River. Also see Joseph & Emma’s first home and the Priesthood restoration statues and monuments. After lunch we arrive at Fayette, New York. It was here, in the Peter Whitmer home on April 6, 1830 that the Church was organized. After our tour of the Whitmer home we continue on to Palmyra with a stop at the Waterloo Mall for dinner on your own.  (B,L)

DAY 5 -    NIAGARA FALLS * KIRTLAND, OHIO       

After breakfast we depart for Niagara Falls. We’ll take the thrilling “Maid of the Mist” boat ride on the Niagara River right up to the base of the Falls, an experience not to be missed! You’ll also have time to view the Falls from the Skywalk with awesome views of the falls, the Canadian side and surrounding area. Spend time in the Visitors Center, grounds and museum before we leave Niagara and travel to Kirtland. After dinner we visit the Isaac Morley Farm and get a great view of the Kirtland Temple at night.  (B,D)

DAY 6 -   KIRTLAND * AMISH

Today our tour begins in restored and dedicated Kirtland. We start at the Visitors Center and then see the Newell K. Whitney Home and Store the John Johnson Inn, the School House, the Saw Mill and Ashery. After lunch we travel to Hiram, Ohio and visit the John Johnson Farm. It is here Joseph and his family lived for several months and had many marvelous spiritual manifestations. It was in the front yard that Joseph and Sidney Rigdon were dragged, beaten and tarred and feathered during the night of March 24, 1832. Leaving the farm we bus to Middlefield for a home-cooked mid-day meal in the home of a delightful Amish family. There will be a stop along the way to shop at an Amish gift shop for Jams, quilts, candies, leather goods, wood- working, needlepoint and lacework.    (B,L)

DAY 7 -     KIRTLAND * SALT LAKE CITY

We attend Sacrament meeting this morning at one of the Kirtland wards. Then we spend time at the historic Kirtland Temple and Visitors Center. We’ll also visit the Historic Kirtland Cemetery and Temple Stone Quarry before returning to our hotel for check out and departure. On the way to the airport we stop for a delicious Sunday lunch at the Cracker Barrel restaurant. You will return home this evening with an increased appreciation for your country and for the gospel and its restoration.   (B,L)

                                                                                     

B-breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner

About this tour

We invite you to join us on this outstanding tour and once-in-a-lifetime LDS Church History experience. We are excited about this well-planned, well-organized itinerary that will take you to all the sights and special points of interest in Palmyra, Harmony, Fayette & Kirtland. You will appreciate the top quality service, first class hotels, 12 delicious meals and complete sightseeing. The Hill Cumorah Pageant is just some of the many highlights of this wonderful tour. Don't miss this outstanding trip!

Tour Includes:

  • Hill Cumorah Pageant
  • Sacred Grove
  • Joseph Smith Snr. Farm & Log Cabin
  • Palmyra Temple Session
  • Martin Harris Farm
  • Alvin Smith Gravesite
  • Erie Canal Locks
  • Fayette
  • Susquehanna River
  • Priesthood Restoration Site
  • Book of Mormon Grandin Printing Bldg.
  • Old main street Palmyra
  • Peter Whitmore home
  • Niagara Falls
  • Maid of the Mist boat ride
  • Special meal with the Amish
  • Isaac Morley Farm
  • Kirtland Temple
  • Historic Kirtland
  • Restored Kirtland sites
  • The Kirtland Temple Stone Quarry
  • and More!

 

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