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Hershey & The Miracle of Christmas

Nov 29, 2023 - Dec 1, 2023

Join us for a festive holiday tour to Hershey, PA and the Sight & Sound Theatre for the "Miracle of Christmas".

3 Day(s) | 4 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • 2 Nights at the Hershey Lodge
  • Reserved tickets at Sight & Sound for "The Miracle of Christmas"
  • Hershey Sweet Lights
  • Hershey Story Museum
  • Hershey Chocolate World
  • Byer's Choice
  • 4 Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort


Day 1

Depart via deluxe motorcoach for a festive holiday tour to Hershey, PA. Visit to HERSHEY CHOCOLATE WORLD where you can ride the animated tram to learn the chocolate making process and shop the neat gift shops for those stocking stuffers. Spend 2 nights at the HERSHEY LODGE, so elegant at holiday time... high post and beam ceilings, exposed stonework, a roaring 4 sided fireplace in the gracious lobby. Welcome dinner marks our arrival before riding through HERSHEY SWEET LIGHTS. Sit back and relax while viewing 2 miles of over a million sparkling lights and 600 enchanting animated displays.

Day 2

We begin our day with a visit to the HERSHEY GARDENS. The Conservatory features a year round indoor Butterfly Atrium with hundreds of tropical and North American butterflies. Visit the HERSHEY STORY MUSEUM where you’ll go on a journey through amazing museum exhibits on Milton Hersey’s life, his chocolate company, his generous philanthropic legacy and the town of Hershey. We head to SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE in Lancaster this afternoon, to experience the “MIRACLE OF CHRISTMAS”. Go back in time and witness the greatest birth in history. Be surrounded by the bustling village of Bethlehem as camels, horses, donkeys and villagers pass by. Be transported to the hillside where legions of angels descend upon the shepherds to proclaim, “The Savior is born!” Dinner tonight in Lancaster before returning to Hershey.

Day 3

Visit BYERS’ CHOICE, see incredible displays of famous Caroler figurines, watch the artisans creating, painting and costuming. Explore PEDDLER’S VILLAGE, beautifully decorated Victorian-style, with fruit wreaths and greenery - lovely for strolling and visiting their many shops and restaurants. Head for home with warm holiday memories.

Departure Locations


Depart: 7:00 AM

Return: 8:30 PM

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road


Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

Park & Ride Commuter Lot, 575 Colt Highway (Rte 6) & South Rd


Depart: 8:15 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride, 709 Chase Parkway, across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT


Depart: 9:30 AM

Return: 7:00 PM

Exit 2 off I-84, Commuter Park & Ride on Mill Plain Rd., Danbury









Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $150 per person due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: October 18, 2023

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit to October 18, 2023 fee of $50.00 pp; October 19, 2023 to November 15, 2023 fee of $200.00 pp; no refunds if canceled on November 16, 2023 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068 OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply. Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan. Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.

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