Blennerhassett Island & USAF Museum – August 28-31, 2017
National Museum of the US Air Force
Monday – Thursday
August 28-31, 2017
$799.00 per person double
$769.00 per person triple
$989.00 per person single
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Deduct $50.00 per person if paid in full by May 26, 2017
Depart Lafayette 7:30 A.M. Includes motorcoach transportation, 3 nights lodging, luggage handling, admissions per itinerary, punch & cookies, 5 meals, (3 breakfasts, 2 dinners), theatre tour, dessert and Imperial escort
With the majestic Ohio River as a backdrop, we invite you to come discover the beautiful river town of Parkersburg, West Virginia. En route, explore the 116,000 sq. ft. of the Heart of Ohio Antique Center. Here, enjoy lunch on your own at Mo-Jo’s Café.
The luxurious Blennerhassett Hotel will be home for two nights. This evening enjoy an included dinner before visiting the historic Smoot Theatre. Hear about the theatre, built in 1926, see backstage, enjoy dessert and coffee on stage with live entertainment.
After a delicious breakfast buffet, take a ride on an authentic sternwheeler down the Ohio River to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and explore the beautifully recreated and meticulously furnished Blennerhassett Mansion. Relax as you take in the extraordinary scenery on a narrated horse drawn wagon ride. Visit the nationally recognized Oil and Gas Museum and learn about the events and people who engineered the birth of an industry. Visit the largest country store in the state, Mulberry Lane.
After another scrumptious breakfast buffet, we depart for Dayton, Ohio’s National Museum of the US Air force. The world’s largest military aviation museum, is now bigger and better with the new addition of the fourth hanger. Located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, explore over 1 million square feet of aviation history as it spans more than a century of flight, from early military balloons to the space age. Exhibit galleries include the “Early Years”, “World War II, “Korean War”, “Southeast Asia War”, “Cold War”, “Missile” and “Space”. For an additional charge, experience the Digital 3D Theatre. Choose from 9 different aircraft in the interactive flight simulator. Go for a flight on the Morphis MovieRide. Lunch will be on your own with your choice of the Refueling Café or the Valkyrie Café.
Join us as we travel from the rugged “Mountain State” to the reaches of outer space.