FAMOUS FACES / FAMOUS PLACES
AUGUST 23 - August 27, 2021
You’ve heard about them! Shopped in their merchandise! So let’s learn where and how they all got started
DAY 1: We’re off to WACO with overnight in Shreveport, LA.
Day 2: WACO, Texas enjoy a guided city tour and plenty of time to shop at the Magnolia Market at the Silos made famous by Chip and Joanna Gaines of the “Fixer Upper ”TV show. Overnight in Waco. (Dinner included)
Day 3: Leaving Waco, we’re on to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Find out more about the domestic terrorist attack by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols and a vast array of FBI investigations inside the museum. Overnight in the area of Pawhuska, OK.
Day 4: In the area of Pawhuska we will visit the Mercantile store owned by Food Network Star Ree Drummond aka The Pioneer Woman. Enjoy shopping and maybe a pastry at the bakery. Then it’s on to visit the “original” Walmart - the first Sam Walton store located in Bentonville, AK. At the Walmart Museum you will see the first Walton 5&10 and learn about the history of the Walton family.
In Bentonville, we will pay a visit to the Crystal Bridges Museum founded by Alice Walton. Once a decommissioned cheese factory, today it houses works of art by such famous names like Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, and Georgia O’Keeffe. Then onto Memphis. TN for overnight stay where you can enjoy a meal at one of the many Beale Street Restaurants.
Day 5: Today we will visit the Martin Luther King National Civil Rights Museum that includes five centuries of history — from the beginning of the resistance during slavery to the seminal events of the late 20th century that inspired people around the world to stand up for equality. PLUS you can see his room where he was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel. Before heading home, we will do a drive-by/stop at the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum in Tupelo, MS
R/T via deluxe new motor coach with wifi, restroom and full time group leader, 4 breakfasts, 1 dinner, all admissions & tours, 4 nights accommodations.
Departs 7 AM - from United Methodist Church, 2061 Kentucky Ave., Vestavia Hills, AL
COST: $699.per person double / Single ADD: $225.
Deposit: $100. per person required now to reserve a space. Call: 205-617-7866
Final Payment due date: July 1, 2021
No refunds after final payment date. Trip insurance is available and recommended.
Checks payable to: Celebration Tours, Llc, PO BOX 2217, Alabaster, Al 35007
NOTE: We do not process credit card