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Where will you travel this winter? Travel with Trailways to these winter destinations

While many want to escape the cold of winter, sometimes it's best to embrace it. Winter travel destinations offer unique experiences that you won't want to miss out on — even the cold wont' stop you. Going to the mountains to ski or enjoying Times Square on New Year's Eve might come to mind when you think of winter travel, but those aren't your only options. Check out these uncommon winter destinations that are sure to warm your spirits.

Enjoy Wisconsin's Winter Wonderland
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The sights and sounds of the holidays can be found throughout the state of Wisconsin. Holiday performances, twinkling lights, delicious treats, and amazing decorations are bountiful around every corner in our big cities and small towns. And if you’re lucky, your groups may be able to enjoy a taste of a white Christmas.


Visit the Ark Encounter in Kentucky
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The Ark Encounter, the largest timber-frame structure in the world, the 510-foot-long full-size Ark is designed to be family-oriented, historically authentic, and environmentally friendly. Additional phases will be added over the years. Opened in 2016, it is a one-of-a-kind, historically themed attraction. In an entertaining, educational, and immersive way, it presents a number of historical events centered on Noah’s Ark as recorded in the Bible. The Ark Encounter, as sister attraction of the popular Creation Museum, is a Christian evangelistic outreach intended to bring the Ark of Noah’s day to life. Located in Williamstown, Kentucky (south of Cincinnati and 40 miles from the Creation Museum), the Ark equips visitors to understand the reality of the events that are recorded in the book of Genesis.


Watch ‘The Miracle of Christmas’ at the Sight & Sound Theater in Missouri
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Last minute tickets — or plan for your group trip next year! The Miracle of Christmas brings the story of Christmas to life for you on the beautiful stage at the Sight & Sound Theatres. Your theater experience at the Sight and Sound Theatre will be enhanced by amazing special visual and audio effects, creative lighting techniques, and beautiful costumes. On your next trip to Branson, be sure to watch the dramatic and timeless Christmas story play out with the Miracle of Christmas on the stage of the Sight and Sound Theatre.


Terrific Time on the Titanic in Branson

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Why visit Titanic Branson? The entire Ship is decorated with Christmas decor. You don't want to miss the Grand Staircase with all the lights!




Fireworks and Adventure on the Titanic in Pigeon Forge
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Four reasons to visit Titanic Pigeon Forge:
  1. Entire Ship decorated with Christmas decor.
  2. Fireworks! Thanksgiving at 7pm.
  3. Calling All Kids - A Special "NOON" New Year's EVE Party. Kids Wear your PJs! Plenty of surprises!
  4. Our 'Secret' Dining room is taking group reservations for 2018.



Muhammad Ali Center
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A visit to the Muhammad Ali Center is not just an experience, but a journey into the heart of a champion. The Center’s two-and-a-half levels of award-winning exhibits and galleries invite visitors to explore Muhammad Ali’s legendary life, as well as to reflect upon one’s own individual values, inner strength, character, and what makes you the greatest person you can be. Visit the Center’s store during December for their annual holiday sale, up to 50% select items.


Genuine experiences are found during a visit to the Hoosier state!
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Tour options include: cultural tours, themed tours, mystery tours, shopping, hands-on demonstrations and much more! Our diverse geography, eclectic foods, and natural attractions are what make Indiana such a special place to visit. Plan your group tour today! Go to visitindianatourism.com/group-travel for sample itineraries.


Get 2-for-1 tickets for Turkey Hill Experience and Christmas Magic at Rocky Ridge
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Enjoy the beautiful decorations at both Christmas Magic and the Turkey Hill Experience (including the Taste Lab) for one low price! You will receive your vouchers to Christmas Magic upon check-in at the Turkey Hill Experience. You do not need to visit both attractions on the same day.


Celebrate the Season at Deck the Streets of Old Milwaukee
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The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is creating yuletide magic and transforming the Streets of Old Milwaukee and the European Village exhibits into holiday wonderlands where you can discover holiday traditions of the past and make new memories with your family! Deck the Streets will kick-off a season of merry memory-making, including seasonal activities for the whole family on Black Friday and discovering European holiday customs at European Village Alive! in December.


Enjoy small-town traditions in Gettysburg
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Pick your weekend and head to Gettysburg to celebrate the holidays this December. Small town traditions are big in Gettysburg, complete with the town Christmas tree and Santa’s Shanty on Lincoln Square and the annual Christmas Parade. A new tradition is “A Christmas Carol” produced by the Totem Pole Playhouse at the Majestic Theater. This is a must on your holiday travels to Gettysburg. Enjoy a matinee, Friday night or Saturday night show.


Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum
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The holiday season is just around the corner, and it’s time to once again Deck the Hall at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. The museum will be packed with a month of seasonal activities in December that blend music, art, education and even Santa Claus, offering fun for the entire family. Festivities officially kick off on Friday, Nov. 24, with the lighting of the thirty-foot-tall Christmas tree in the Museum’s Mike Curb Conservatory.


Starved Rock Lodge Christmas Matinee Shows in Illinois
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Join in the fun of Christmas songs made famous across the decades. Michael Bruccoleri will make you smile with the likes of Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, as well as Frank Sinatra. Mary Pfeifer brings you Karen Carpenter, Brenda Lee, a little Eartha Kitt and many more. Covering all of your Christmas favorites, their voices blend in beautiful harmony as they sing pop, rock and soul. Located between Chicago and Springfield, it's location is prime. Call (815) 220-7386 to request your show date and time.


These destinations are designed for winter fun and there's no better way to get to your destination than a charter bus from Trailways. It's a time to relax, and what's more relaxing than traveling in comfortable, reclining, luxury-type seating complete with Wi-Fi — and peace of mind.

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