Southern Indiana – Sep 11-12, 2018
Explore Southern Indiana
New Harmony, Ferdinand with Tropicana Hotel & Casino
Tuesday, September 11 – Wednesday, September 12, 2018
$229.00 per person double
$219.00 per person triple
$209.00 per person quad
$279.00 per person single
Depart Lafayette at 6:30 AM, Lebanon at 7:00 AM and Indianapolis at 7:30 AM.
Includes motorcoach transportation, 1 night lodging, luggage handling, 2-meals (1-breakfast, 1 lunch), admissions per itinerary and Imperial Escort.
Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy-In 1937, Hoosier Red Skelton made his debut on radio and Broadway, he was a radio staple in the 1940’s and the funny redhead appearing in MGM movies. Skelton delighted in bringing joy to others and the mission of the museum is to keep the legacy alive. It you enjoy comedy in its most pure form; this museum will make the trip.
New Harmony-A quaint little town with rich history, quaint shops and attractive architecture. The Roofless Church, an architectural monument designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, was commissioned by the late Jane Blaffer Owen, founder of the Robert Lee Blaffer Foundation and a New Harmony resident passionate about preserving nature. Johnson and Owen envisioned a church where the only roof large enough to encompass a world of worshippers was the sky. Enjoy free time to dip into shops, galleries and cafés to sample the charming town of New Harmony.
We will overnight at Tropicana Hotel and Casino. The newly renovated casino with high stakes poker, slots and nightly entertainment is sure to provide an evening of excitement and fun. Imperial travelers will receive $5.00 slot play at arrival and a breakfast buffet.
Monastery of Immaculate Conception-A National Register of Historic Places dating back to 1867 and known locally as The Castle on the Hill, our guided tour will include serene gardens, outdoor Stations of the Cross, a labyrinth and three shrines. The monastery has a gift shop with everything from quilts to cookies!
Schnitzelbank-Polka music and an included German buffet….Yum
Oliver Winery-What started as a basement hobby of William Oliver, an Indiana University law professor has now become one of Indiana’s most renowned wineries and one of the largest east of the Mississippi. We will taste a few wines and take in the fall beauty of Monroe County from the decks of the winery.
Moderate self paced walking, 21 years of age and over.