P.O. Box 23036
Toledo, OH 43623
419-292-1014 phone
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info @ taylor-tours.com

May 2016:

The_Home_Game.jpg"The Home Game" at The Blue Gate Theatre
Wed., May 4, 2016
Cost:  $119 Per Person
**Book now rate is $109 PP if paid by 2/4/16.

**New show!**  For as long as he can remember, Levi Troyer has loved playing baseball and dreamed of some day playing in the major leagues. When a sports talent scout happens into town and catches sight of Levi's fast ball and batting skills, he offers Levi a deal he can't refuse.  How will Levi choose between his father's wishes that he live an Amish life on the farm, and his own deepest dreams? And what will it cost him?  With a family secret soon to be uncovered Levi's journey is one you won't soon forget.  Join us today for this new musical at the Blue Gate Theatre in Shipshewana, IN.  Enjoy Blue Gate's delicious Amish family-style meal before the afternoon show.  Time permitting we will also make a shopping stop at the bulk food store in Shipshewana. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, family-style meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 9:50 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 10:25 AM
Returns approx. 9:30–10:00 PM



KY_Horse_Farm.jpgKentucky's "Bridles, Saddles & More"
Mon. - Wed., May 16 - 18, 2016
Cost:  $579 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $30 PP off if deposit is paid by 2/16/16.

**New tour!**  Join us as we explore the highlights of Kentucky's Blue Grass area.  From horse tails to bourbon trails, you'll learn the history of this scenic area that is the horse capital of the world. Experience the fast paced "Run for the Roses," while viewing a 360-degree audio-visual presentation.  Take a tour of Churchill Downs, and visit Kentucky Horse Park and the grave of Man o' War, considered one of the greatest Thoroughbred racehorses of all time.  Learn the history of making Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey at Buffalo Trace Distillery, and enjoy a real factory tour at Rebecca Ruth Candies, creator of Bourbon Whiskey chocolate candy, a Kentucky tradition.  A stop at Old Friends Retirement & Rescue Facility will introduce you to one of its famous residents, Seabiscuit star Popcorn Deelites, and you will enjoy dinner at Claudia Sanders Dinner House, the site of the original Kentucky Fried Chicken headquarters started by Miss Claudia's husband, the Colonel.  

Single price is $659 per person, triple is $569 per person, quad is $559 per person. $100 per person deposit, balance due:  March 25, 2016.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, visits to the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Horse Park and Mar o' War grave, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Rebecca Ruth Candies, an American Saddlebred horse farm, and Old Friends Retirement & Rescue facility, the services of a local step-on guide, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:00 AM, returns approx. 9:00 PM.  Click to download flyer Kentuckys_Bridles_Saddles.pdf

 

Beatles.jpgThe Beatles' Magical History Tour
Mon., May 23, 2016
Cost:  $77 Per Person

"The Magical History Tour" A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition will make its debut at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI, its first stop in the U.S.! Follow their iconic story from the very beginning as told from the perspective of The Beatles. Be one of the first to experience "The Magical History Tour!" Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation and museum and exhibition admission.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:50 AM
Returns approx. 4:00–4:30 PM

 


June 2016:

Nanas_Knickers.jpg"Nana's Naughty Knickers"
Tues., June 7, 2016
Cost:  $92 Per Person
**Book now rate is $82 PP if paid by 2/7/16. 

Bridget has a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York for the summer, but it quickly turns into an experience she'll never forget.  It seems her sweet Grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling hand-made naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the Five Borough area!  Show is at Cornwell's Dinner Theatre in Marshall, MI where you'll enjoy their delicious turkey buffet meal with all the side dishes before the afternoon show. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, turkey buffet meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:50 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 9:25 AM
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

Lennon_Sisters.jpgThe Lennon Sisters in Concert
Mon., June 13, 2016
Cost:  $129 Per Person

This sparkling vocal quartet graced the Lawrence Welk Show weekly from Christmas Eve 1955 to 1967 when they left to start a career of their own.  The Lennon Sisters, Dianne, Peggy, Kathy and Janet, were the eldest four in a family of 12. They starred in their own variety show and performed regularly on the Andy Williams Show. From 1994 to the present they perform in Branson where the act consists of Janet, Kathy and sister Mimi. Today you will enjoy a performance at Villa Milano Banquet Center in Columbus, OH, along with a served meal before the show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:40 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM

 

Boston_Faneuil_Hall.jpgBoston's "Trails and Sails"
Sun. - Fri., June 19 - 24, 2016
Cost:  $1299 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $50 PP off if deposit is paid by 1/30/16.

It's revolutionary!  Experience the historic city fondly known as "Bean Town."  A local step-on guide joins us as we trace the American Revolution by touring the historic towns of Lexington, Concord and Boston.  View the famous sites along Freedom Trail such as Boston Common and the Public Garden, and take in other famous sites such as the "Cheers" pub and the USS Constitution, better known as "Old Ironsides."   

Single price is $1599 per person, triple is $1279 per person, quad is $1259 per person. $200 per person deposit, balance due:  April 22, 2016.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 5 nights lodging (3 in Boston, 2 enroute), 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners (1 is a lobster dinner), guided tours of Boston, Lexington and Concord, guided tours of Salem, Gloucester and Rockport, visit to Quincy Market's Faneuil Hall, admission to the Salem Witch Museum, Gloucester Harbor cruise, the services of a local step-on guide, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 8:00 AM, returns approx. 5:00 PM.  Click to download flyer Boston_Trails__Sails.pdf

 

Amish.Buggy.3.jpgOhio Amish "Make It and Take It" Goodie Bag Tour
Wed., June 29, 2016
Cost:  $115 Per Person

A new spin on our popular goodie bag tour! Today you'll make some of the treats that you take home in your goodie bag.  We start by meeting our local step-on guide at Simply Smucker's retail store.  Shop and sample some of their finest products and recipes. Then it's off to Das Dutch Kitchen to learn how to make a cream stick, and enjoy their delicious buffet meal followed by a visit to the gift shop and bakery.  Next is a stop at Shisler Cheese House, and then Light for My Path Candles where you'll make your own candle to take home.  Our final stop today is Troyer's Homemade Candies to learn the art of making buckeye candies.  At each stop you'll get a goodie for your bag.  You are welcome to bring a cooler today.  Make sure it is identified with your name. Please recall that some businesses we visit may not accept credit cards.   Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal, the services of a local step-on guide, goodie bag with gifts, touring and shopping.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 7:30–8:00 PM

 


July 2016:

Annie_Get_Gun_Berlin.jpgOhio Light Opera "Annie Get Your Gun"
Tues., July 12, 2016
Cost:  $145 Per Person
**Book now rate is $135 PP if paid by 1/29/16. 

"Annie Get Your Gun" (1946), music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields.  This classic Broadway musical tells the story of sharp-shooting Ohio native Annie Oakley.  Her rise to stardom begins when she meets Frank Butler at a shooting contest.  The two become rivals as they travel in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and eventually they fall in love.  Hear such classic songs as "Anything You Can Do" and "There's No Business Like Show Business."  Enjoy this delightful performance at the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH.  A delicious meal is included at The Wooster Inn before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show. Please note:  $50** of your payment is non-refundable.  All tickets must be purchased by May 10, 2016 and entire payment is non-refundable as of that date.  Menu choice required.  Please include your selection with payment.  Choices are:  1) Grilled Chicken Carbonara; 2) Chicken Pot Pie; 3) Butter Crusted Scrod; or 4) Beef Tenderloin Tips.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:40 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)

Returns approx. 8:00–8:30 PM

 

The_Platters.jpgThe Platters in Concert
featuring Sonny Turner 
Thurs., July 14, 2016
Cost:  $115 Per Person

Sonny Turner, the lead singer of The Platters since late 1959, has entertained audiences around the world with emotional renditions of the group's best known songs.  Today you'll hear him perform all of your favorites, such as "Only You," "The Great Pretender," "Twilight Time," and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes."  Join us at Carrie Cerino's Ballroom in North Royalton, OH.  A delicious meal is served before the afternoon performance.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Returns approx. 6:00 - 6:30 PM

 

TraverseSleeping_Bear_Dunes_Beach.jpg"Beacons, Boats & Beauty"
Traverse City, Petoskey & Charlevoix, MI 
Mon. - Thurs., July 18 - 21, 2016
Cost:  $909 Per Person Double

**New tour!**  Experience the Sunset Side of Michigan and enjoy the beauty of Traverse City, Petoskey and Charlevoix!  Stay in historic hotels and enjoy the sights sounds and Up North flavors.  **Early reservation is essential as we are visiting and staying in popular resort towns during the busy summer season.**   

Single price is $1149 per person, triple is $889 per person, quad is $869 per person.  Balance due:  June 10, 2016.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 nights lodging (2 in Petoskey, 1 in Traverse City), 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners (1 is a dinner theater), 2 lunches, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore drive, visits to Music House Museum, Old Mission Lighthouse and Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, cruise on the Keweenaw Star, tour of the Mushroom Homes, visits to Cross in the Woods Shrine, Friske Orchards and Castle Farms, guided tours of Petoskey and Harbor Springs, the services of a local step-on guide, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 AM, returns approx. 9:00 PM.  Click to download flyer Traverse.Petoskey.Charlevoix.pdf

 

Glenn_Miller_Orchestra_2.jpgThe Glenn Miller Orchestra
Tues., July 26, 2016
Cost:  $109 Per Person

Between 1939 and 1942, The Glenn Miller Orchestra recorded 17 Top 10 hits, including classic swing sensations "In the Mood," "A String of Pearls," "Little Brown Jug," and "Moonlight Serenade."  The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.  Today they perform at Bearcreek Memories Dinner Theatre in Celina, OH.  A delicious buffet meal is included before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal, and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 9:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 10:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM

August 2016:

Mystery_Man.pngSummer Mystery Tour
Tues., Aug. 2, 2016
Cost:  $115 Per Person
**Book now rate is $105 PP if paid by 2/2/16. 

Today's Mystery Tour will have a summer theme!  Again, this is a new tour for Taylor Tours and we've included something for everyone.  Enjoy beauty indoors and out, some history, shopping, the services of a local step-on guide, and a wonderful meal. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal, the service of a local step-on guide, shopping, and all admissions and attractions.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (at Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 7:55 AM

Returns approx. 7:30–8:00 PM

 

Shout_the_Mod_Musical.jpg"Shout! The Mod Musical"
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Cost:  $92 Per Person
**Book now rate is $82 PP if paid by 3/10/16.
  

Shout! flips through the years like a musical magazine and takes you back to the tunes, fashion and freedom of the 60's!  This smashing revue tracks five groovy gals as they come of age during those liberating days that made England swing.  Enjoy terrific new arrangements of hits such as "To Sir With Love," "Downtown," "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me," "Son of a Preacher Man," and many more.  Enjoy this fun-filled musical at Cornwell's Dinner Theatre in Marshall, MI and their delicious turkey buffet meal with all the side dishes before the afternoon show. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, turkey buffet meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:50 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (at Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 9:25 AM
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

Crazy_for_You.jpg"Crazy For You"
Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016
Cost:  $114 Per Person
**Book now rate is $104 PP if paid by 2/18/16.
  

Crazy for You is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930's playboy, whose dream in life is to dance.  And despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon-to-be ex-fiancee, Bobby achieves his dream!  Crazy for You features some of George and Ira Gershwin's biggest hits, including "I Got Rhythm" and "Someone To Watch Over Me."  This high-energy comedy is performed in the historic Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres in Nappanee, IN. Enjoy a delicioius Threshers Dinner, a family-style feast of Amish favorites, before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (at Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 8:55 AM
Returns approx. 8:00–8:30 PM

 

Samson.jpeg"Samson"
New Show at Sight & Sound's Millennium Theatre
Tues. - Thurs., Aug. 23 - 25, 2016
Cost:  $529 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $30 PP off if deposit is paid by 2/23/16.

The world's first superhero, the strongest man who ever lived.  He killed a lion with his bare hands and defeated a thousand soldiers.  But he's not a hero because of the strength of his hands.  He's a hero because of the faith in his heart!  "Samson" is filled with colorful characters, extraordinary feats of strength, and amazing special effects.  Be one of the first to see Sight & Sound's new production for 2016!  Our tour will also include shopping this quaint Amish area, including a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village.

Single price is $619 per person, triple is $509 per person, quad is $489 per person. $100** per person deposit, **deposit is non-refundable as of June 30, 2016, balance due:  July 12, 2016.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 2 nights lodging, 2 full breakfast buffets, 1 Amish family-style dinner, reserved ticket to "Samson," shopping time, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 AM, returns approx. 6:00 PM.  Click to download flyer Samson.pdf

 


September 2016:

Million_Dollar_Quartet_3.jpg"Million Dollar Quartet"
Thurs., Sept. 8, 2016
Cost:  $109 Per Person

"Million Dollar Quartet" is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n roll icons, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. That legendary night is brought to life with a tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring timeless hits including "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "That's All Right," "Sixteen Tons," and so many more.  It's a fun, upbeat trip through some of America's greatest music that will leave you smiling.  The show and a delicious buffet meal will be at LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)

Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

Country_Living_Fair.jpgCountry Living Fair
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016
Cost:  $86 Per Person

**New tour!**  Arts and crafts aficionados will love this brand new tour.  The pages of Country Living Magazine come to life in a spectacular show and sale of antiques, vintage "Made in America" crafts, art, furniture, home decor, handcrafted clothing and jewelry, specialty foods, and so much more.  See artisan and cooking demonstrations and home decor presentations.  Shop the Harvest and Gourmet Market, and gather ideas and inspiration. Fair is at Ohio Village in Columbus, OH.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation and fair admission.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:20 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 7:40 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 7:00–7:30 PM

 

Hudson_River_Scene.jpg"Fall Delights with Historical Sites"
Hudson River Valley & Catskill Mtns. of New York
Mon. - Sat., Sept. 19 - 24, 2016
Cost:  $1429 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $50 PP off if deposit is paid by 3/19/16.

This tour features admission to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's birthplace and home and Presidential Library, and admission and tour at West Point Military Academy.  Plus admission to Washington Irving's home (author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow), Hudson River cruise and much more!

Single price is $1799 per person, triple is $1409 per person, quad is $1389 per person. $250** per person deposit, **deposit is non-refundable as of July 12, 2016, balance due:  July 26, 2016.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 5 nights lodging, 5 breakfasts, 4 dinners, 1 lunch, tour of West Point Military Academy, admission to FDR's Springwood Estates and Presidential Library, Hudson River cruise, admission to Boscobel, admission to Washington Irving's Sunnyside, admission to Church of Pocantico Hills, guided tour of Tarrytown, guided tour of the Hudson River area, the services of a local step-on guide, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 AM, returns approx. 5:30 PM.  Click to download flyer Hudson_River_Valley.pdf

 


October 2016:

The_Ark_Encounter.jpg"A Tour of Biblical Proportions"
The New Ark Encounter & The Creation Museum
Tues. - Thurs., Oct. 4 - 6, 2016
Cost:  $479 Per Person Double

**New tour!**  The brand new Ark Encounter is opening in the summer of 2016. This full sized replica of Noah's Ark includes displays and re-creations of how Noah and his family may have lived on the Ark.  There is even an animatronic version of Noah that will answer questions.  The Ark will offer the same quality of visit as Universal Studios, and is a one of a kind in the world.  We will also visit the Creation Museum where the "history book of the universe comes to life," plus much more.  Be one of the first to experience the Ark! 

Single price is $589 per person, triple is $469 per person, quad is $459 per person. $100 per person deposit, **balance due:  August 4, 2016.   **Please note that on this tour there will be a $25 per person additional cost for sign-ups after August 4, 2016.

Tour includes:  Round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, admission to the Ark Encounter, admission to the Creation Museum, visit Garden of Hope, tour Beau Verre Riordan Studios, the oldest continually operating stained glass studio in the country, baggage handling, tax on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:00 AM, returns approx. 6:30 PM.  Click to download flyer The_Ark__Creation_Museum.pdf

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New Date Added!
Great Trains & Grand Canyons 
With Premier World Discovery
Sun. - Fri., Oct. 9 - 14, 2016 Sold Out
Sun., Oct. 30 - Fri., Nov. 4, 2016

Cost:  $2195 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $100 PP off if deposit is paid by 5/31/16**

This tour features 5 nights in Sedona and 2 rail journeys: Grand Canyon Railway and Verde Canyon Railroad, plus Grand Canyon National Park, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona Trolley tour, Chapel of the Holy Cross, Tiaquepaque and uptown Sedona, Montezuma Castle, Jerome, and Old Town Scottsdale. Includes round trip airfare from Detroit, hotel transfers and 8 meals.  Ask about transportation to/from Detroit Metro.

Single price is $2820 per person.  $300 per person deposit, Oct. 9 departure balance is due July 12, 2016, Oct. 30 departure balance is due Aug. 2, 2016.  Click to download flyer Great_Trains__Grand_Canyons.pdf

 

Grand_Hotel_2013.jpgMackinac Island's Grand Hotel
Mon. - Thurs., Oct. 10 - 13, 2016
Cost:  $969 Per Person Double

A "Grand" experience!  You'll delight in the magic and charm of this beautiful hotel and island.  This is a unique opportunity to stay at one of the finest and most historic hotels in America. Step back in time and experience a way of life that has all but disappeared. You'll enjoy the charm of a horse-drawn carriage, relax in the parlor each afternoon for high tea, or enjoy a game of bocce ball in the lush surroundings of the tea garden. Inside, explore the Grand Hotel with its vast array of antiques, art and other surprises.  Outside, explore the beauty that nature provides.  A favorite among many visitors is the peaceful setting of the famous front porch while taking in the views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge.

Participants must be 50 years or older, although also welcome are spouses under 50, sons and daughters who accompany a parent 50 or older, and caregivers accompanying a participant 50 years or older.  

Dress Code at Grand Hotel:  Before 6:00 PM, dress for comfort and weather. Casual clothing and jeans are allowed in the dining room for breakfast and lunch. After 6:00 PM, ladies should wear dressy outfits, evening dresses or dressy pants outfits.  Gentlemen must wear a coat and tie in the dining room.

Single price is $1249 per person (limited availability), triple is $969 per person.  $250 per person deposit, balance due:  August 19, 2016.

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Tour includes:  Round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 3 nights lodging at Grand Hotel (rooms assigned by luck of the draw), 3 full breakfasts, 3 five course dinners, a wine and champagne reception on the evening of Day 3, tea and cookies each afternoon, round trip ferry to/from Mackinac Island, round trip horse-drawn taxi to/from hotel, carriage tour, evening entertainment, nightly demitasse, nightly dancing to the Grand Hotel Orchestra, 2 feature movies each evening, history and garden lectures, special discount lunch prices for Grand Hotel lunch buffet and Carleton's Tea Shop, shopping on Mackinac Island, discounts on fudge, bicycle rental, golf, and the Grand Hotel Salon & Spa, plus planned tournaments, games, activities daily, guided and self-guided walks, baggage handling, tax on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 6:00-6:30 AM, returns approx. 6:00-6:30 PM. Click to download flyer Grand_Hotel_16.pdf

 

Indiana Amish Goodie Bag - Fall Treats
Tues., Oct. 18, 2016
Cost:  $115 PP 

Explore the picturesque back roads of Shipshewana and Middlebury, IN with a local step-on guide.  You'll feel as if you have stepped back in time as you learn of the fascinating life of these "plain people." Throughout the day you will receive gifts for your goodie bag, and you'll enjoy a family-style feast at an Amish home.  Stops today are an Amish bakery, a cheese factory, a bulk food store, a popcorn shop and an Amish school. You are welcome to bring a cooler today.  Please make sure it is identified with your name.  Recall the some businesses we visit do not accept credit cards. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, family-style meal, the services of a local step-on guide, goodie bag with gifts, touring and shopping. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 7:55 AM
Returns approx. 7:00-7:30 PM

 

"The Miracle Worker"
Thurs., Oct. 27, 2016
Cost:  $114 Per Person
**Book now rate is $104 PP if paid by 4/27/16.  

Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic show tells the story of Anne Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller.  Trapped in a secret, silent world and unable to communicate, only Anne realizes that there is a mind and spirit in Helen waiting to be rescued. Show is performed in the historic Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres in Nappanee, IN. Enjoy a delicious Threshers Dinner, a family-style feast of Amish favorites, before the afternoon show. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (at Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 8:55 AM
Returns approx. 8:00–8:30 PM

 

November 2016:

Our_Christmas_Dinner_2.jpg"Our Christmas Dinner" at The Blue Gate Theatre
Thurs., Nov 10, 2016
Cost:  $119 Per Person
**Book now rate is $109 PP if paid by 5/10/16.

You are cordially invited to attend . . . Our Christmas Dinner.  This musical is a hilarious look at family tradition, holiday expectations, unexpected guests and the REAL meaning of Christmas . . . (football??!).  A heaping scoop of humor, a slice of family memories, and some unexpected surprises all serve up The Most Wonderful Meal of the Year!  Join us today at the Blue Gate Theatre in Shipshewana, IN. Enjoy Blue Gate's delicious Amish family-style meal before the afternoon show.  Time permitting we will also make a shopping stop at the bulk food store in Shipshewana. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, family-style meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 7:55 AM
Returns approx. 6:30–7:00 PM

 

A_Christmas_Carol.jpg"A Christmas Carol"
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016
Cost:  $109 Per Person
**Book now rate is $99 PP if paid by 5/16/16. 

Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future at LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH, as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a classic journey of forgiveness and redemption  Along the way, he learns that love and friendship are much more important than amassing a fortune.  Featuring your favorite Christmas carols and LaComedia's traditional rendering of "O' Holy Night," this musical production of the timeless Dickens novel aptures the true spirit and magic of Christmas and transforms a humbug into a hero.  Enjoy LaComedia's delicious and bountiful buffet meal before the afternoon show.   Don't forget to try their sweet potato souffle!  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:30-7:00 PM

 

christmas-connection.ashx.pngCleveland Christmas Craft Connection
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016
Cost:  $76 Per Person
**Book now rate is $66 PP if paid by 5/18/16.

This tour is an annual shopping event for our customers!  One of the largest holiday shopping shows in the country, the Cleveland Christmas Connection brings together artists, crafters and merchants who will transform your day into a bustling shopping experience.  The show features uniquely hand-crafted items, the very best in retail, and the newest in holiday decorating ideas.  At lunch time (on your own) you can visit one of the many I-X food vendors.  Or you might want to pack a lunch and save more time for shopping! Show is at the I-X Center in Cleveland.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation and show admission. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:50 AM
Returns approx. 6:00-6:30 PM

 

Neil_Diamond_Tribute.jpgNeil Diamond Tribute
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Cost:  $115 Per Person
**Book now rate is $105 PP if paid by 5/27/16.

Jay White performs the ultimate tribute of Neil Diamond!  His every movement and sound evokes the passion and the power of "America's Classiest Rock Star." There is no doubt about it, when it comes to a portrayal of the world's most well-known Diamond, Jay White is a real gem!  Enjoy this entertaining show at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant in Frankenmuth, MI.  A hearty chicken plate meal is included before the afternoon show. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, show, meal and shopping time.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Returns approx. 5:30-6:00 PM

 

December 2016:

Memphis_Graceland.jpg"Blue Christmas"
Memphis and Its Music
Mon. – Fri., Dec. 5 – 9, 2016
Cost:  $1398 Per Person Double
**Book now!  Take $50 PP off if deposit is paid by 6/5/16.
 

**New tour!**  This is an exclusive tour that features a private event at Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley.  It is also a new destination and holiday tour for Taylor Tours. On this tour, you'll enjoy KaLIGHToscope at the Galt House in Louisville, KY, a guided musical tour of Memphis including Sun Studios and the Rock and Soul Museum, plus much more.

Memphis_Elvis_Christmas.jpgSingle price is $1598 per person, triple is $1378 per person, quad is $1358 per person. $250 per person deposit**, **deposit is non-refundable as of September 23, 2016, balance due October 21, 2016.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 4 nights lodging (2 in Memphis, 2 enroute), 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners, 1 lunch, 2 shows, admission to private event and tour at Graceland, admission to KaLIGHToscope at the Galt House, step-on guided musical tour of Memphis, visit to Sun Studios and the Rock and Soul Museum, tours at St. Mary of the Woods and Clabber Girl Museum, the services of a local step-on guide, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 6:30 AM, returns approx. 8:00 PM.  Click to download flyer Memphis_Blue_Christmas.pdf

 

Meadow.Brook.1.jpg"Holiday Walk" at Meadow Brook Hall
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Cost:  $112
**Book now rate is $102 PP if paid by 6/14/16. 

A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook Hall is the historic estate built by one of the automotive aristocracy's most remarkable women, Matilda Dodge Wilson.  Join us in Rochester, MI as we celebrate the 45th annual Holiday Walk at this Tudor-revival style mansion that will be aglow with holiday treasures.  A delicious meal will be enjoyed at Meadow Brook, and we'll also make a shopping stop at Morley Candy, the makers of Sanders Candy.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, Holiday Walk meal, admission and tour, and shopping time at Morley Candy.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Returns approx. 5:00–5:30 PM

 

Brenda_Lee.jpgBrenda Lee in Concert
Fri, Dec. 16, 2016
Cost:  $129 

One of the biggest pop stars of the 1960's performs today at Bearcreek Memories Dinner Theatre in Celina, OH.  Best known for her hits "I'm Sorry" and "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," Brenda's career has spanned over 50 years!  Don't miss this chance to see the legendary singer in concert.  Enjoy a delicious buffet meal that is included before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 9:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 10:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)

Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM

 

January 2016:

Sorry, we do not have any tours scheduled during the month of January 2016.

 

February 2016:

Pump_Boys__Dinettes.jpgMystery_Its_A.jpg"Mystery Tour"
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016
Cost:  $115 Per Person

We start our year with a mystery tour! This is a new destination for Taylor Tours, and will feature some musical entertainment, history, sightseeing with a local step-on guide, and of course a delicious meal.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal, the services of a local step-on guide, and all admissions and attractions. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:40 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 4:00–4:30 PM

 

March 2016:

Bavarian_Inn_Restaurant.jpg"Fun in Frankenmuth" 
Tues., March 8, 2016
Cost:  $99 Per Person

Spend the day in Frankenmuth, MI.  Try your hand at making Dorothy Zehnder's signature dessert, strudel!  While your strudel is baking enjoy a chicken dinner at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, followed by a city tour with a local step-on guide. Complete the day with some shopping time and a stop at Bronner's!  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, plated chicken meal, strudel making, guided city tour, the services of a local step-on guide, and shopping. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Dundee, MI Park & Ride (across from Spirit Ford) 8:55 AM

Returns approx. 6:00-6:30 PM

 

Fiddler_on_the_Roof.jpg"Fiddler on the Roof" 
Fri., March 18, 2016
Cost:  $106 Per Person

Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world for over fifty years with its humor, warmth, and honesty.  It's celebrated score features songs such as "Sunrise Sunset," "If I Were A Rich Man," and "Matchmaker." Enjoy this classic Broadway show at LaComedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH.  A delicious and bountiful buffet meal is included before the afternoon show.   Don't forget to try LaComedia's sweet potato souffle!  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 7:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:30-7:00 PM

 

Amish.Buggy.04.jpgAmish Country Backroads & Goodie Bag Tour
Northern Indiana Amish Country
Wed., March 30, 2016
Cost:  $115 Per Person 

Explore the picturesque back roads of Shipshewana and Middlebury, IN with a local step-on guide.  You'll feel as if you have stepped back in time as you learn of the fascinating life of these "plain people." Throughout the day you will receive gifts for your goodie bag, and you'll enjoy a family-style feast of Amish favorites at an Amish home. Stops today include a true Amish bakery, a cheese factory, a bulk food store, a camel dairy farm, and an Amish woodworker who makes puzzles, pens and baskets.  Of course, time is allowed for shopping at each stop we make.  You are welcome to bring a cooler today.  Make sure it is identified with your name and address.  Please recall that some businesses we visit do not accept credit cards.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, the services of a local step-on guide, family-style meal, goodie bag with gifts, touring and shopping time.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 7:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford 7:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 7:55 AM
Returns approx. 7:00–7:30 PM

 

April 2016

Savannah_Forsythe_Park.jpgSavannah & Charleston
Sun. - Sun., April 3 - 10, 2016
Cost:  $1899 Per Person Double

Spring is a lovely time to visit Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC, and this tour highlights the best of both cities.  Travelers are drawn to Savannah because of its natural beauty, rich history and good old-fashioned Southern hospitality. Charleston, the Grand Lady of the South, is a city steeped in history, heritage and culture.  It is the state's oldest city and is one of America's most beautifully preserved architectural and historical treasures.

Single price is $2399 per person, triple is $1799 per person, quad is $1699 per person.  $200 per person deposit, balance due:  February 22, 2016.

Tour includes:  round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, 7 nights lodging (3 in Savannah, 2 in Charleston, 2 enroute), 7 breakfasts, 6 dinners, 1 lunch at Paula Deen's Lady & Sons, 2 shows (1 in Savannah, 1 in Pigeon Forge), step-on guided tour of Savannah Historic District and Savannah Lowcountry, step-on guided tour of Charleston including the Historic District, visit The Citadel and Cadet's Chapel, view The Battery and Rainbow Row, view White Point Garden and Fort Sumter in the harbor, tour of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens (the oldest public gardens in America), tour the Charleston Tea Plantation (America's only tea plantation), visit Charleston's City Market, luggage handling, taxes on lodging and admissions, taxes and gratuities on included food.  Departs approx. 7:30 AM, returns approx. 6:00 PM.  Click to download flyer Savannah__Charleston.pdf

 

Premier_Queen_Mary.jpgSouthern California & the Queen Mary
With Premier World Discovery
Sun. - Fri., April 10 - 15, 2016
Cost:  $2175 Per Person Double
**Ask about a $100 PP booking bonus!**

This tour features 5 nights lodging in deluxe rooms on the Queen Mary, plus a Los Angeles city tour, Hollywood and the Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills & Rodeo Drive, Warner Brothers Studio tour, Rose Bowl Stadium tour, Old Town Pasadena, The Getty Center, USS Iowa, Queen Mary Walking Tour, Wayfarers Chapel, and Point Vicente Interpretive Center. Includes round trip airfare from Detroit, hotel transfers and 8 meals.  Ask about transportation to/from Detroit Metro.

Single price is $2675 per person.  $300 per person deposit, balance due January 12, 2016Click to download flyer So._Cal.__Queen_Mary.pdf

 

Vera_Bradley_Outlet_Sale.jpgVera Bradley Outlet Sale
Thurs., April 14, 2016
Cost:  $78 PP

Come along today as we travel to Fort Wayne, IN and the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale.  Shop this exclusive collection of fashionable, quilted cotton handbags and more at 40% - 70% off retail prices.  Usually found only in specialty shops and boutiques, the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale is a once-a-year spectacular shopping event.  We have special motorcoach admission to the sale, with a special check-out area just for the motorcoach groups.  This means no waiting in lines to get into the sale or to check-out and pay for your purchases.  Tickets must be purchased in advance and the ticket deadline is January 19, 2016.  $10 of your payment is non-refundable as of that date.  A new lunch stop (on your own) will be made in Fort Wayne. Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation and special motorcoach admission to the outlet sale.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 9:20 AM
Wauseon Shell Station (
Ohio Turnpike Exit 34) 9:55 AM
Returns approx. 7:30–8:00 PM

 

Fifth_Dimension.jpgThe 5th Dimension in Concert
Featuring Florence LaRue
Thurs., April 21, 2016
Cost:  $125 PP

In 1967, a little known vocal group called "The 5th Dimension" recorded a song called "Up, Up and Away (In My Beautiful Balloon,) which turned out to be one of the biggest smash hits in musical history. Today, original member Florence LaRue performs all their classic hits, including "One Less Bell To Answer," "Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In," "Wedding Bell Blues," "Stone Soul Picnic," and "(Last Night) I Didn't Get to Sleep."  Enjoy the performance at the Crowne Plaza in Columbus, OH.  A delicious served meal will be enjoyed before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, meal and show. 

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 8:00 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 8:20 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 8:40 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:00-6:30 PM

 

Crystal_Gayle.jpgCrystal Gayle in Concert
Sat., April 30, 2016
Cost:  $129 Per Person

The award-winning country music singer is best known for her hit "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue."  She accumulated 20 number one country hits during the 1970's and '80's, and became the first female artist in country music history to reach Platinum sales with her 1977 album, "We Must Believe in Magic." And she is just as famous for her nearly floor length hair! Crystal performs today at Bearcreek Memories Dinner Theatre in Celina, OH. A delicious buffet meal is included before the afternoon show.  Includes round trip deluxe motorcoach transportation, buffet meal and show.

  Departs:
  Sears Westgate 9:30 AM
Perrysburg/Rossford Meijer 9:50 AM
Bowling Green Meijer 10:10 AM
(E. Wooster St., parking lot behind gas station)
Returns approx. 6:00–6:30 PM