6:30am, depart Westgate Shopping Centre for your journey to Frankenmuth. A lunch stop will be made on route. Expect to arrive in Frankenmuth around 4:30 pm. Your hotel for the next two nights is the Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center. After checking into your hotel, you will have some free time to freshen up before heading to dinner in the hotel. (D)
Depart the hotel for your included city tour of Frankenmuth. It is famous for its Bavarian architecture and its large Christmas store. Bronner’s Christmas wonderland is the size of 5 ½ football fields with a Christmas inventory to match. You will have some free time to shop and enjoy this festive village after the city tour. This afternoon, join your Tour Director for a strudel making Experience and wine sampling at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant. Tonight’s dinner is included at the Hotel. (B, D)
After your included breakfast in the hotel, depart Frankenmuth for St. Jacobs. The Village of St. Jacobs is a beloved destination steeped in history and set in a charming location along the Conestoga River. This small community is known for original arts and crafts and myriad of stores featuring home decor, clothing, jewellery, accessories, toys, gourmet foods, and gifts. Your hotel for the night is the Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo, St. Jacobs. (B)
This morning, you will depart St. Jacobs for Niagara Falls. You will have some free time before checking in to your hotel. In the early evening, we will depart for Niagara-on-the-Lake to see the evening performance of A Christmas Carol**(Optional). If you do not wish to see the show, you will have free time to explore Niagara on the lake or stay back and enjoy the lights of Niagara Falls. Your Hotel for tonight is the Embassy Suites, Niagara Falls. (B)
After breakfast your morning will be at leisure to explore Niagara Falls. You will make your way back to Ottawa after an early lunch. Your tour director will advise you of your departure time and your expected arrival time in Ottawa. (B)
Reserved orchestra seating for “A Christmas Carol” at the Shaw Festival. $56 per person if numbers are met.