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Bethlehem: Saints & Sinners

May 11, 2020 - May 13, 2020

In light of the news surrounding coronavirus, our trip to Bethlehem & Lancaster has been cancelled. Anyone booked on this trip will automatically receive a full credit that can be used toward any future travel. There is no need to call our office, a credit will automatically be placed in your account
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Join us as we spend a fun filled 3 days in Bethlehem & Lancaster, PA. Try you hand at Lady Luck as we spend 2 nights at the Wind Creek Casino. We then spend the day in Lancaster to see the brand new show at Sight & Sound Theatre - "Queen Esther".

3 Day(s) | 3 Meals


  • Deluxe motorcoach
  • 2 Nights Wind Creek Bethlehem Casino
  • Casino Bonus: $60pp Slot & 2 - $20 Food Vouchers
  • Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "Queen Esther"
  • Dinner at Shady Maple Smorgasbord
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach for Bethlehem, PA. 2 nights at Bethlehem’s LUXURIOUS CASINO HOTEL, THE WIND CREEK BETHLEHEM (formerly the Sands Casino), with the largest hotel rooms in Lehigh Valley, modeled after the ultra-luxurious Palazzo in Las Vegas. Offering 3,000 slots and table games, 7 restaurants plus food court, Outlet Shopping and more. CASINO BONUS OF $60pp SLOT AND 2-$20 FOOD VOUCHERS. Afternoon and evening at leisure to try your hand at lady luck!

Day 2

This morning we depart for Lancaster and the Amish Country. We begin at the Amish Experience for a viewing of “JACOB’S CHOICE,” a dramatic tale of an Amish family’s effort to preserve their lifestyle and culture as told by the Fisher Family. Explore Kitchen Kettle Village for lunch on own with 42 shops and restaurants jammed full of Lancaster County’s simple pleasures. This afternoon we’ll take our reserved seats at Sight & Sound Theatre for their brand new show QUEEN ESTHER. Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, Queen Esther is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Esther’s ordinary life changed forever when she was taken through the palace doors, entering a new world of royalty and risk. With a crown on her head and a secret in her heart, can she find the courage to trust in God’s plan and believe that she was made for such a time as this? Experience one of the most riveting Bible stories of the Old Testament as it comes to life with magnificent sets, special effects and live animals. Dinner tonight at SHADY MAPLE SMORGASBORD before returning to Bethlehem.

Day 3

Time to relax and enjoy the Casino this morning before heading for home with memories of our Saint’s & Sinner’s tour.

Departure Locations


Depart: 9:00 AM

Return: 6:30 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $200 pp due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: March 30, 2020

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to March 30, 2020 fee of $100.00 pp; March 31, 2020 to April 27, 2020 fee of $250.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on April 28, 2020 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.

2. Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.

3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

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