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Laurel Highlands in Autumn

Laurel Highlands in Autumn

Flight 93 Memorial & Chapel, Quecreek Mine Rescue Site, Autumnfest at Seven Springs Mountain Resort

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Flight 93 Memorial & Chapel, Quecreek Mine Rescue Site, Autumnfest at Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Pay your respects at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Hear the account of the miraculous rescue at the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site where, in July 2002 nine miners were rescued from a flooded mine 240 feet beneath a farmer’s field. Visit the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel and the United 93 Crew Monument and see many inspirational items inside the chapel, some donated by family members of Heroes of Flight 93. See a demonstration of the tapping of maple trees at the Somerset Historical Center.  Celebrate the magic of fall at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort Autumnfest.  Live entertainment, scenic chairlift rides, pumpkin patch, wagon rides, hay maze, craft show and the fabulous Autumn Buffet!  Buffet tickets, craft show, entertainment all included.  Some activities available at an additional cost.

 

Departure Dates:

Friday, October 23 - Saturday, October 24, 2020

Friday, October 23

Pay your respects at the Flight 93 National Memorial. On Sept. 11, 2015 the indoor Visitor Center was dedicated and opened to the public. Phase 3 of the Memorial is the Tower of Voices, a 93-foot tall tower with 40 large wind chimes that will "sing" in the breezes, the Voices of Flight 93. Each tour member receives a commemorative magnet " Remember the Heroes of Flight 93."

Visit the Quecreek Mine Rescue Site where, in July nine miners were rescued from a flooded mine 240 feet beneath a farmer's field. Hear the account of the miraculous rescue, see the actual rescue capsule, the broken drill bit and many more artifacts relating not only to the Quecreek event but mining in general.

Next, a stop at the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel and the United 93 Crew Monument is sure to touch your hearts. Hear the story of the chapel's beginnings and its late founder, Father Alphonse Mascherino. See many inspirational items inside the chapel, some donated by family members of Heroes of Flight 93.

Dinner included at Oakhurst Grille.

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Saturday, October 24

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel prior to departing for the Somerset Historical Center. Here you will learn about the history of farming in this area of southwest Pennsylvania, from the Indians to modern-day farms. A demonstration of the tapping of maple trees, making maple syrup and eventually maple sugar is interesting and provides some delicious samples for all.

Later arrive at Seven Spring Mountain Resort where you will celebrate the magic of fall at Autumnfest. Live entertainment, scenic chairlift rides, pumpkin patch, wagon rides, hay maze, craft show and the fabulous Autumnfest Buffet! Buffet tickets, craft show, entertainment all included. Some activities available at an additional cost.

B, L

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Cost Per Person:

$288.00 pp Double Occupancy

$266.00 pp Double Occupancy

$255.00 pp Triple Occupancy

$354.00 Single Occupancy

 

Package Includes:

 * 1 Night – Fairfield Inn & Suites, Somerset, PA

 * Hot Breakfast – 1 day        

 * Lunch Buffet – 1 day

 * Dinner – 1 day

 

 Highlights:

* Flight 93 National Memorial

* Quecreek Mine Rescue Site

* Flight 93 Memorial Chapel

* Somerset Historical Center

* Autumnfest @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort

 

  • Baggage Handling, Hotel Taxes and Gratuities

  • Step-on Guide Service

  • Tour Fully Escorted by an R&J Tours Company Representative

  • All-Inclusive Motorcoach Transportation

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Pine Grove, PA Christ St. Lot, Behind Boro Building
R & J Lot R & J Lot, RT 183, Cressona, PA
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