What's Included

  • First Class Hotels
  • Breakfast and Dinner Daily
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Guided Tours
  • Gratuities

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Sunday, January 2

Motorcoach Transportation, Driver’s Room & Tips All transportation in Branson is by a modern 56 passenger motorcoach.Costs are included in this package. Professional Tour Manager A Professional Tour Manager will be with your group during their stay in Branson.

Day 2 Monday, January 3

Clay Cooper’s Morning Show “Hot Rods & High Heels” Get your glad rags on! We’re going to the 1950s! Clay Cooper Theatre is excited to take you down memory lane with our award-winning show, Hot Rods & High Heels, to revel one of the greatest music eras of all time. Shepherd of the Hills Historic Tour Then, following a lunch break, you visit the Shepherd of the Hills Farm. This is the authentic setting of the world-famous novel Shepherd of the Hills. Now in modern day, you explore the setting of where the Ozarks began. Plus, your little ones can have a blast in our Lil Pete’s Playland. History comes to life on a tour of the Shepherd of the Hills Farm. Shepherd’s Mill for Dinner Dinner is an authentic Ozark dining experience at the Shepherd’s Mill Restaurant. When you step into the restaurant, you will be placed back in the time of Shepherd of The Hills. While you are in there, take a walk around to find all the meanings behind the decor. Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama The Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama is the action-packed live reenactment of the famous historical novel by Christian minister Harold Bell Wright. Published in 1907, this beautiful story tells of life in the rugged Ozark Mountains of Missouri in the late 1800s. There are over 90 actors and actresses, horses, sheep, mules and donkeys perform on a stage the size of a football field. There’s a shoot-out, the actual burning of a log cabin, a love story, a mystery and a moral message that is as true today as it was over a century ago.

Day 3 Tuesday, January 4

Dogwood Canyon Nature Park & Lunch Call it a “ride on the wild side,” if you will. Step aboard our comfortable, open-air trams and explore the beauty of Dogwood Canyon on our 2-hour Wildlife Tram Tour. You’ll wind through the canyon floor, past towering bluffs and waterfalls, making a stop at the Glory Hole (a magnificent blue-green pool where some of our largest trout reside). Then cross the Arkansas border, where your tram may mingle with herds of American bison, elk, whitetail deer and Texas longhorn. Lunch is a grilled picnic. At a shelter, you will be served hamburgers & hot dogs cooked over charcoal, with potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, a desert, coffee, lemonade and tea. The Holy Land Tour On arrival in Eureka Springs, your group will enjoy The New Holy Land Tour. It provides you with the unique opportunity to experience the people, culture, and history of the ancient Middle East. You will explore the ancient Middle-Eastern culture in which Jesus was raised and will meet characters from the time of Moses to the time of Christ. As you tour through the New Holy Land, your guide will explain each exhibit and will stop along the way to allow you to meet Biblical characters who will help you understand the living history of the scriptures. Each of the individual exhibits in the Holy Land Tour has been researched for historical accuracy and has been recreated as authentically as possible. Here you will: • Speak with a “Levitical priest” in the full-scale replica of Moses’, • Visit a replica of a first-century Inn typical of the type where Mary and Joseph may have asked for shelter • Walk beside the “Sea of Galilee” with Simon Peter as he speaks of his last days with Jesus, • and visit to the upper room where Jesus and his disciples feasted for the Last Supper. Buffet Dinner in The Great Hall You will also enjoy a wonderful dinner in The Great Passion Play’s Great Hall Buffet. The Great Passion Play Finally, this evening, The Great Passion Play. The performance begins with the resurrection of Lazarus and continues on the Triumphal Entry of Christ into Jerusalem on the day known as Palm Sunday. During the performance, you will witness the significant events leading to and including Christ’s crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension into Heaven. You will see the colorful spectacle of the marketplace, the pageantry of the chariot and camel caravan, and the hustle and bustle of the crowds as they go about their daily activities. You may especially enjoy seeing the live animals on the streets of Jerusalem, the poignant healing, the angel rolling away the stone at the tomb, and the dramatic and exciting ascension of Jesus into the night sky. Hundreds of actors and actresses, live animals, and state-of-the-art sound and lighting create an unforgettable experience for you under the stars.

Day 4 Wednesday, January 5

Depart for home Depart for home with fond memories of a wonderful tour.

Departure Dates

  1. Sunday, January 2, 2022
    From $1199
Tour: XC22 Code: J