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Holler Travel Club

Holler Travel Club

Join the Holler Travel Club 
for wonderful memory making experiences!

 

 

 

My most recent visit to Apple Holler was for the presentation of the many trips that are planned for the next year. The games we played were quite exciting to take part in and the info that was presented was remarkable!Of course, the planned trips were enticing and the meal was absolutely marvelous! Thanks for all of Apple Holler's involvement in presenting such a fun span of events to us retired visitors!   KAREN from Mt. Pleasant WI 

 

 

Cedarburg - Tastes of Wisconsin

Friday, May 2, 2014

Join us on a fun filled day in Cedarburg.  On our way to Cedarburg we will be stopping by Held’s Meat

Market for a sampling of their delicious homemade sausage and the wonderful selection of fine Wisconsin cheeses.  Our next stop on our way will be Kelley’s Creamery – Their homemade ice cream has been named the BEST by Good Morning America.  Our first stop in Cedarburg will be Cedar Creek Winery for a wine tasting tour of their best selections.  You will have time to wander and explore the dazzling array of specialty shops in the Cedar Creek Settlement.

 

Book by March 31: $99     Book After March 31: $109

 

 

Chicago Baseball Behind The Scenes

Monday, May 12, 2014

· Delicious Apple Holler breakfast

· Tour Wrigley Field & see the Press box, Cub’s clubhouse, visitor clubhouse, bleachers, Cub’s dugout & field

· Stop for a Chicago Hot Dog at Portillo’s

· US Cellular Field (Comisky Park) - White Sox press box, dug out, Stadium Club & Suite

· Explore Grant Park & Buckingham Fountain

· Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse - Holy Cow! Burger.

  

Book before April 1: $169  
Book After April 1: $186

 

It's a Mystery!
 

Friday, May 30, 2014

Join us on a wonderful day trip to......  Oops, almost let the cat out of the bag. 

But, we can say that this trip will not disappoint. 

Join us for this fabulous mystery tour.  We can’t tell you where we are going but we can give you hints.

Think:

Fascinating World War II history
Casey Jones rolling down that track

Blooms & Beauty
Fowl you usually see under glass
Lunch at a wonderfully historic spot

You don’t want to miss out on this one!

Book before April 15th: $109    
Book after April 15th: $120    

 

Untouchable Tour

Friday, June 13, 2014

Experience Chicago at it was during the 1920’s and 30’s. See the old Gangster hot spots. Hear historical accounts of Capone, Moran, Dillinger and the rest a da boys!

After our tour we will enjoy Chicago’s longest running audience interactive dinner show complete with a delicious Prime Rib dinner at Tommy Guns Garage. Don’t miss out on this trip back in time.

 

Book before May 1: $169    Book After May 1: $186

 

Amish in Pennsylvania

Sunday, June 22 – Saturday, June 28, 2014

 

  • Amish Farm & House Tour
  • 2 Hour Country Tour
  • School Presentation with a retired Amish Teacher
  • Hay Ride
  • Amish Experience Theatre
  • At least two Farmers Markets
  • Kitchen Kettle Village
  • Intercourse Pretzel Factory
  • Intercourse Canning Company
  • Bird-in-Hand Old Village Store and Antique Market
  • 5 Mile Covered Bridge Ride
  • The Music Man at The Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
  • Sally Esh’s Home
  • Meals will be in wonderful restaurants and of course one in an Amish Home.

Our Hotel will be in the middle of all the places we’ll be going.  Truly Beautiful with Pool, Fitness Room, Arcade, Breakfast, Microwave & Refrigerator in each room.  Our Hotel will be in the middle of all the places we’ll be going.

Per Person Price
Double by April 15: $1100      After April  15: $1210
Single by April 15: $1497      After April  15: $1607

 

Dubuque Sunset Cruise & Galena History & Shopping

Sunday & Monday July 6-7, 2014

Join us for a summer adventure on the Mississippi River. Visit Dubuque, Iowa for a day of exploring the rich history with our step on guide. Explore the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute. Board the Spirit of Dubuque River boat to enjoy a sunset cruise of interesting narration, as well as musical entertainment and a Prime Rib & Chicken buffet as we steam down the old Miss!

After a breakfast at the hotel restaurant, we will head to Galena, Illinois where we will meet up with our guide for another tour of the amazing Galena history. Learn all about this quaint and picturesque little town, that time forgot. We will visit  more than 6 blocks of over 100 shops to enjoy and browse. Relax on park bench with a good book, or explore one of the many historic sites in this area.

Per Person Price

Double by April 5: $309      After April  5: $340

Single by April 5: $367     After April  5: $397

 

 

 

Lake Geneva Cruise & Black Pointe Estate

Monday, July 21, 2014

Enjoy a wonderful Apple Holler Breakfast before we board our Motorcoach.

Enjoy a narrated boat cruise of Lake Geneva to the Black Pointe Estate.
Tour one of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture and view one of the most intact collections of Victorian furnishings in the Midwest.
Back to the boat for a delicious box lunch and tour more of Lake Geneva from the water.
After docking, explore the quaint Lake Geneva shops, before returning home.

 

Book before June 9: $129    Book After June 9: $142

 

 

 

Trains, Trains and More

Wednesday, July 30 2014

Trains fascinate the young and the young-at-heart. We will visit the Wandering Tree Estate, the home of “The Train Lady”, Elaine Silets.  Internationally known for creating famous train gardens and landscapes for more than 20 years, Elaine’s work has been featured in publications and displays such as:

- The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book
- Hammacher Schlemmer's Holiday Gift Catalogue
- Christmas windows at Tiffany & Co.
- The Oprah Winfrey Show
- Chicago’s John Hancock Building lobby during the holiday season

Your day will include:

- Access to the Wandering Tree Estate

- Talk by Elaine Silets

- Experience The Shabui Garden Railway, a Japanese water and steam garden

- Over 6,000 feet of track, bridges, trestles, a waterfall and a lake

-1400 sq. ft. Railroad Museum, designed to highlight famous Chicago Landmarks and used to house the indoor trains

- Lunch at Chessie’s

- Stop at Lamb’s Farm to take in the shops and baked goods

Book before June 15th: $139
Book after June 15th: $153

 

Legacy Girls  - Andrews Sisters Tribute
at
Starved Rock

August 11, 2014

The vocal trio, The Legacy Girls, will entertain you with three-part harmonies, costumes and synchronized dances in the Andrews Sisters style!

Enjoy a historic trolley ride to Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center. Visit Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and see Starved Rock across the river and watch as the river traffic lock through the locks. Travel through the village of Utica and hear about the Illinois and Michigan Canal, and the history and legends.           

Book by July 1st: $139    
Book after July 1st: $153    

 

Door County & Washington Island

Sunday-Monday, August 24 - 25, 2014

Join us for our annual trip to Door County! You won’t want to miss the great line up we have planned this year!

· Country Ovens store - famous for Cherry De-Lites delicious dried cherries.

· Weinke’s Farm Market store: home-made preserves, canned goods, and bakery like grandma used to make.

· Lunch on your own at The Log Den in Egg Harbor, A gorgeous log cabin restaurant with wooden carvings all through-out

· Fish Creek - adorable shops, boutiques, candy shops or enjoy the scenic water views

· The Open Hearth Lodge

· Dinner at the elegant English Inn of Fish Creek

· Peninsula Players Theatre - for an exciting and entertaining evening. You can even enjoy a bon fire during the intermission at this unique destination.

· Breakfast included at the hotel

· Ferry Ride to Washington Island

· Guided tour while we cross the lake.

· Danish Bakery with free Coffee and bakery samples to enjoy and buy too

· Island Fantasy Gift shop

· Tour guide with us for entire day of history of the island

· Lunch included at the Holiday Restaurant

· Norwegian Stave Chapel

· Al Johnson’s restaurant - to see the goats, gift shop & a snack if you like

Per Person Price

Double book by July 12: $309      After July 12: $340
Single book by July 12: $359        After July 12: $395

 

Reindeer Ranch & More!

Friday & Saturday, September 26 - 27, 2014

  • Amish Adventure with Amish home meal
  • Flessors Candy Kitchen -  Old Fashioned Soda Fountain
  • Stagecoach Steak House - Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
  • “Sip and Spit” Coffee Tasting
  • Railway Museum 
  • Painting Class
  • Reindeer Ranch Dinner, Buggy Ride and Show

DON’T Miss out on this unique experience -There is nothing else like it!

Per Person Price

Double by August 15: $409    
 After August 15: $450

Single by August 15: $455   
  After August 15: $500

 

Cole Porter's Greatest Hits
and
The Baha'i Temple

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

We will enjoy Cole Porter’s Greatest Hits in the Nichols Concert Hall at the Music Institute of Chicago.  Cole Porter was a rare talent who penned music and lyrics... For such Broadway hits as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Silk Stockings and Can-Can, plus countless movie musicals.  Join us for a sophisticated concert of great music performed amidst the architectural and acoustical beauty of the Nichols Concert Hall in downtown Evanston.  Savor such song gems as I Get Kick Out of You, Let’s Do It, Night and Day and I Love Paris.

 Join us on our guided tour one of only seven Baha'i temples in the world at present, this unique structure symbolizes unity and invites prayer to God, the temple in Wilmette has nine sides and is surrounded by exquisite gardens and fountains which we will tour.

We will also enjoy a fantastic lunch at Hackney’s in Glenview.  This wonderful restaurant in been family run since the 1920’s when they started selling burger and beer out of the back of their home during prohibition. 

 

Book before August 25th: $139
Book after August 25th: $153

Cole Porter's Greatest Hits
and
The Baha'i Temple

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

We will enjoy Cole Porter’s Greatest Hits in the Nichols Concert Hall at the Music Institute of Chicago.  Cole Porter was a rare talent who penned music and lyrics... For such Broadway hits as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Silk Stockings and Can-Can, plus countless movie musicals.  Join us for a sophisticated concert of great music performed amidst the architectural and acoustical beauty of the Nichols Concert Hall in downtown Evanston.  Savor such song gems as I Get Kick Out of You, Let’s Do It, Night and Day and I Love Paris.

 Join us on our guided tour one of only seven Baha'i temples in the world at present, this unique structure symbolizes unity and invites prayer to God, the temple in Wilmette has nine sides and is surrounded by exquisite gardens and fountains which we will tour.

We will also enjoy a fantastic lunch at Hackney’s in Glenview.  This wonderful restaurant in been family run since the 1920’s when they started selling burger and beer out of the back of their home during prohibition. 

 

Book before August 25th: $139
Book after August 25th: $153

Autumn’s Splendor

Friday, October 10, 2014

Join the Holler Club for the a wonderful fall experience

Our first stop on our journey will be the color train tour.  We will board the train in North Freedom, Wi.  While aboard the train we will enjoy a first class lunch while we take in the beautiful colors that nature has in store for us.

The next stop on our day is to Wisconsin’s #1 attraction.  House on the Rock.  We will enjoy a self guided tour of the Gate House, Infinity Room, The Original House, Mill House, Streets of Yesterday, Heritage of the Sea, Tribute to Nostalgia, Music of Yesterday, Spirit of Aviation and the Carousel.

After we have enjoyed the House on the Rock we will have  fantastic dinner at the historical Quivey’s Grove.

Book before September 1st: $169
Book after September 1st: $186