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Day 1 – Home to Overland Park, KS 

Today we travel to the Drury Inn & Suites in Overland Park and partake in their Kickback Reception which is a complete light meal. 

Included Meals: Drury Kickback 

Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites 

 

Day 2 – Overland Park to Eureka Springs, AR 

Breakfast is included before we depart for Simple Pleasures, nestled in the Ozark Mountains in the town of Bella Vista, Arkansas. Simple Pleasures is a 1930s gas station full of 20s-70s iconic autos, toys, neon advertising and more. Like a time capsule, we’ll be connected to memories that define the America of yesterday. We’ll experience a car barn tour, a “Diana Shore” choir, and even participate in nostalgic activities with a real spinner board! While here, we’ll be treated to a smoked ribs & chicken buffet lunch including ice cream sundaes and entertainment. Later this afternoon we depart for Eureka Springs and check into the Best Western of the Ozarks for a 2-night stay. A Welcome dinner is served at the hotel. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Hotel: Best Western of the Ozarks (2 Nights) 

 

Day 3 – Eureka Springs 

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel before we explore historic Eureka Springs via a narrated tram tour. We will see 100’s of historic homes and buildings during the tour. We will see the majestic 1886 Crescent Hotel and learn about its interesting and diverse history. We’ll take in the beautiful scenery too, including a few of the historic springs that made Eureka Springs the famous health spa that it was in the 1800’s. Then we’ll have time in the Historic District for shopping and lunch on own. The remainder of the day will be spent experiencing all that encompasses the Great Passion Play! First we’re treated to the incredible Holy Land Tour. Walking through a life-sized replica of the Eastern Gate in Jerusalem into an authentic Marketplace, we will feel as if we are in the actual Holy Land. Biblical times come to life before our own eyes with cisterns, sheep pens, guard towers, and a full-scale replica of the Tabernacle. Next, free time will be given to explore. Options to experience include: The Christ of the Ozarks, Moses Tabernacle in the Wilderness, a section of the Berlin Wall, the Church in the Grove, the Bible Museum, the History Museum, the Sacred Arts Museum, God with Us Movie, Noah’s Ark Park Petting Zoo, and hiking trails. We’ll gather back together to enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner. This evening we’ll relive “The Greatest Story Ever Told” through the incredible Great Passion Play! Hundreds of actors and actresses, live animals, and state-of-the-art sound and lighting create an unforgettable experience for us under the stars in “America’s #1 Attended Outdoor Drama.” 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

Day 4 – Eureka Springs to Branson, MO 

We’ll depart after breakfast for scenic Top of the Rock and board golf carts for a self-guided tour through the marvelous Lost Canyon Cave, complete with a drive-thru bar & beverage station, and along the beautiful Nature Trail. We will enjoy checking out the Museum of the Ancient Ozarks. Next, we head to the beautiful Chateau on the Lake Resort, known as the Castle on the Hill since this iconic resort overlooks the shores of Table Rock Lake. Lunch is served at the Chateau before an early check-in. After settling into your room, there will be a little time to walk around and enjoy our surroundings. Be sure to check out the outdoor Roman Bath & waterfall as well as the stunning Swarovski crystal chandelier – and don’t forget to take in the gorgeous scenery! This afternoon we make our way to the remarkable Sight & Sound Theatre for the production of David, a timeless tale! Following remarkable triumphs and harrowing setbacks, a fervent warrior confronts his ultimate challenge: the battle within himself. The story will follow David from the Old Testament and his journey from shepherd to king to becoming a man after God’s own heart!  Dinner is served back at our wonderful resort. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Hotel: Chateau on the Lake Resort 

 

Day 5 – Branson to Overland Park, KS 

Enjoy breakfast at the resort. As we start to make our way home, we’ll be making memories along the way. First we will enjoy a guided tour the Precious Moments Chapel. We’ll be awed by the beautiful narra wood front door and the sanctuary’s stunning 26-foot floor-to-ceiling hand-painted masterpiece! Explore the Chapel’s tranquil gardens, a true retreat into nature! Next, we’ll savor the journey of love through a delicious lunch at Taste of Italy. Tonight we are guests once again at the Drury Inn & Suites in Overland Park and will enjoy their Kickback Reception. Get ready for Game Show Night! We are headed to Game Show Battle Rooms where we will experience the thrill of three classic game show games, all facilitated by charismatic game show hosts! Our Classic Showdowns include Survey Battles – a friendly feud of the top 4 survey answers; Spin and Solve – spin the wheel and solve the phrase; What’s that Cost – name that price games and The Drop! What a fun way to spend our last evening together! 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Drury Kickback 

Hotel: Drury Inn & Suites 

 

Day 6 – Overland Park to Home 

After breakfast, we make our way home, with an included lunch stop in Urbandale, IA. We’ll look back with fond memories of our tour to Eureka Springs & Branson! 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,149
Single: $2,549
Triple: $2,029
Quad: $1,969

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $149
Single: $156

Travel Bucks

$35 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$100 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 30 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

Tour Pace

Extensive Walking

Price Includes

12 Meals & 2 Kickbacks, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 77°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
80°
Minneapolis, Mn
81°
Eureka Springs & Branson
Motorcoach Departure Date:
04/30/2025
Motorcoach Return Date:
05/05/2025

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Tour Highlights

* Simple Pleasures of Yesteryear
* Eureka Springs Guided Tram Tour
* Great Passion Play Outdoor Drama with Holy Land Tour
* Top of the Rock Canyon Tour
* “David” at Sight & Sound Theatre
* Precious Moments Chapel Guided Tour
* Game Show Night at Game Show Battle Rooms



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
80°
Minneapolis, Mn
81°
Eureka Springs & Branson
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 77°
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