Kentucky bound: Sign up now for May senior services tour

Published 3:10 pm Thursday, January 19, 2023

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After a three year hiatus, the Davie County Senior Services extended trips are back.

Trip leader Mike Garner said the ronce-canceled Spring in Kentucky trip is re-scheduled for this year, May 9-12.

This trip is designed for individuals, pairs, and groups of friends.

Cost: $1,007 per person  single room; $726 per person double room; $634 per person triple room; and $591 per person quadruple room.

Travel to Lexington, Ky. on Tuesday, May 9, with lunch at Shonet’s Country Café in Milton, W.Va.  Dinner is on your own, not included in the price.

On Wednesday, May 10, after breakfast at the hotel, visit the Tour Creation Museum (lunch at museum on your own, not included in price). It is a state-of-the-art 75,000 square-foot museum presenting biblical history. Throughout the museum are life-size dinosaurs, animatronics and visually stunning displays, including a Stargazers Room Planetarium, Special Effects Theater and Botanical Gardens.

Then, tour St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington, Ky., to experience the sacred art and Gothic architecture of the mother church of the Diocese of Covington.

Dinner will be at Cracker Barrel.

On Thursday, May 11, after breakfast at the hotel, tour The Ark (lunch at the Ark on your own, not included in price). Prepare to be amazed at the life-sized ark built to the exact dimensions of the Bible. See three levels of exhibits in this gigantic structure and learn more about Noah’s times and how he accomplished this huge task.

Then tour Mary Todd Lincoln’s childhood home before dinner at Mimi’s Southern Style Cooking.

After brealfast at the hotal on Friday, May 12, tour Kentucky Horse Park – one of the top attractions in Lexington, Ky. The park offers a history museum, culture around the world, hall of champions, parade of horse breeds, and much more. – Lunch will be on your own, not included in price.

Accommodations will be at the Hampton Inn in Dry Ridge, Ky. Tuesday and Wednesday nights and Country Inn & Suites, Georgetown, Ky. Thursday night.

Reservations can be made with a $50 deposit. Deadline for registration is March 17. Final trip payment is due at that time. Davie County Senior Services is unable to give refunds after payment is made to the tour company.

There must be a minimum of 30 participants for the trip to occur. If the trip is canceled due to not enough participation, all money will be refunded.

Contact Senior Services at 336-753-6230 or stop by the Main Campus at 278 Meroney St., Mocksville.