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Helen, Georgia Oktoberfest

October 1-3, 2013

1. HELEN, GA/NACHOOCHEE VILLAGE/WINE TASTING/DINNER @ UNICOI STATE PARK/ OVERNIGHT: Hop on board and let’s travel east to visit an old-world Bavarian village.  Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a re-creation of a European alpine village complete with friendly town folks dressed in German and Dutch attire.  After a leisurely lunch in Helen, we enjoy a wine tasting atHabersham Winery.  The winery is located in Nachoochee Village where you can also visit Nora Mill, Nachoochee Antique Mall, Willows Pottery and other shops.  After checking into our hotel and freshening up, we depart for a tasty dinner at Unicoi State Park. (Meals: Dinner) 

2.  HELEN, GA/DAHLONEGA GOLD MUSEUM/BROWSING DAHLONEGA SQUARE/LUNCH AT SMITH HOUSE/MARK OF THE POTTER/FREE TIME IN HELEN/ENTERTAINMENT & DINNER AT OKTOBERFEST/OVERNIGHT: Today is a day for finding treasures.  The Dahlonega Gold Museum is small but packed with history.  Some of the purest gold in the US was mined in Georgia.  You will see a video detailing the events of the Georgia gold rush and the part it played in the tragedy of the Cherokeenation.  The museum is housed in the oldest existing court house in Georgia.  The locally made brick used in construction of the court house have traces of gold in them.  Explore the quaint shops in the town square  before a hearty family-style lunch at the Smith House.

After leaving Dahlonega, we’ll stop at Mark of the Potter where you will find  unique hand-made treasures for the home.  We’ll return to Helen to explore this little town from “top to bottom.”  There will be time to freshen up before our evening festivities.  Oktoberfest dinner will be a festive affair–German style.  We will be entertained by German Oom-pah bands, waltzes, polkas, sing-a-longs, and dancers.  (Meals: Cont. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

3.  BABYLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL/ELLIJAY APPLE ORCHARD/LUNCH AT CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO/HOME:  After leaving Helen this morning, we’ll tour Babyland General Hospital where Cabbage Patch Dolls are delivered.  Then you can stock up on fresh apples at Ellijay Apple Orchard.  There will be time for browsing and a special lunch in Chattanooga at the famous Chattanooga Choo Choo before continuing home.  We return to the Rocket City to make plans for our next adventure! (Meals: Cont Breakfast, Lunch)

 

COST PER PERSON:

Single    Double    Triple    Quad

$529      $399      $359     $339

 

INCLUDED:

R/T deluxe motorcoach transportation         

2 Nights hotel accomodations                     

Nachoochee Village

Wine Tasting at Habersham Winery

Dahlonega Gold Museum

Browsing Dahlonega Square

Mark of the Potter

Free time in Helen

Oktoberfest

Babyland General Hospital

Ellijay Apple Orchard

Luggage Handling

Tour Director

Gratuities on included meals

6 Meals: 2 Dinners, 2 Lunches, 2 Deluxe Continental Breakfasts

 

PAYMENTS:  $50pp deposit at time of reservation.  Final payment due by August 15.

 

RESERVATIONS:  To make a reservation or if you have questions, contact Linda Smith at:

256-772-7751 or 877-248-4748

linda@spirit-coach.com

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT:  30 (Invite your friends!)

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to walk leisurely.  Several situations to walk on level ground.

  

 

 

  

 




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