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Escape to Wisconsin - Featuring a Horse Show & Boat Ride

Wednesday, October 6 to Sunday, October 10, 2021 (5 days)
Bus Trip
Walking Level: Light to Moderate
Signup Deadline: Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Wheelchair Accessible Trip

Elvis, Dancing Horses, and little shopping will have you saying, 'Falling in Love with Lake Geneva is Easy!'

Our first stop in Wisconsin will bring us to Janesville, for you guessed it, a taste of some cheese. We simply couldn't miss the opportunity to try some of the delicious dairy since it's what the state is known for after all! Wisconsin is the number one producer of such delectable cheeses as cheddar, American, mozzarella, muenster and limburger. With that much cheese production, you'll be sure to see one of the one million cows that call the state home, and in case you were wondering, that's one cow per every five Wisconsin residents.

After we've filled our tummies full of Wisconsin cheese, we'll make our way to Lake Geneva! We'll begin our time there with a wonderful dinner and a show at the Fireside Theatre. For over 55 years, the Fireside Theatre has been providing entertainment and dining to the Midwest. The show we will see is 'What Happens In Vegas'. This show is a tribute to the world's best dancers, singers, musicians and comedians that have graced the stages of Las Vegas. The Fireside Band and Steve Watts will perform music from Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Rat Pack to artists of today, like Lady Gaga and Celine Dion, plus many more of your favorites of the Las Vegas strip.

Our final day in Lake Geneva we will spend at The Dancing Horses Theatre. This is a horse lovers must see show and Wisconsin's #1 must see attraction. This show is a dazzling spectacle that features many different horse breads who perform alongside their trainers. We'll see a visually stunning showcase of acrobatics, equestrian artistry, and costumes. Before the show, we'll enjoy time at the theatre's petting zoo, The Animal Garden's. Here we will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with 16 species of exotic creatures, and 60 hay-eating animals. From raccoons, deer and sheep, to llamas and ducks. After feeding and petting the animals on the farm, we'll stop to see Echo the Singing Bird! This effervescent yellow-headed parrot and his trainer Sarah, will show off his many talents, including singing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' and 'Old MacDonald Had a Farm'. What makes Echo so special is that he appears to bring human qualities to the stage. And you'll have to make sure you give him a big applause as he enjoys the spotlight!

After our fun day being dazzled by Horses, we will explore the city and get to know it a bit more…. By shopping! It doesn't matter if you're a window shopper, or are looking for a perfect souvenir to bring home, this quaint area has a store for everyone. From antique shops, designer fashions, outdoor gear, to sweet shops and gift shop, you'll find it here!

Our final day in Wisconsin will end with a wonderful treat, a luncheon cruise on the Lake! As one of Wisconsin's top attractions, you know it will be a fun and beautiful way to experience Lake Geneva and view the scenery and spectacular architecture. While we enjoy the delicious food that will be served, our captain will provide a narrated tour as we cruise along the lush shoreline of this historic and legendary lake. It will be the perfect end to a relaxing and fun vacation!

Your Guaranteed Cost Trip™ & Full Fare Price Disclosure

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