URGENT RESPONSE NEEDED FOR SUN - TUES TOURS by June 3rd!
1. Please review the following tour
is limited, register SOON!
you have made your tour selections, send your responses to Lyle Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
(a) Please tell me
what tours you want to participate in
(b) How many will be going on specific tours
(c) How many total dollars you will owe.
may sign-up for as many tours as you desire!
Adult Tour #1 - Sunday, June 8th
Wine Tour $15/person
You can preview this tour @ www.maderavintners.com
Tour guided minibus trip to 3 of the best
wineries out of the Madera Wine Trail.
Bus will leaving the hotel at 2:00 p.m. and
returning to the hotel by 5:30 p.m.
glass fee at all three of the wineries has been waived for our group!
Family Tour #2 - Sunday, June 8th
– Boomers - $11/person (4 miles from
You can preview this tour @ www.boomersparks.com/park/fresno/index.html
ATTRACTIONS: Miniature Golf, Go Karts, Bumper
Boats, Lazer Tag; Outdoor Rock Wall; Rookie Track (Go Kart Drivers between
42” and 58” tall); Tiny Tots Cars (Drivers under 42” tall);
and the GameRoom.
Special 11th Birthday Celebration for Boomers on
June 6th – 8th; $8 saving per person.
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Family Tour #3 - Sunday, June 8th
- (7 miles from hotel)
Adults $12; Teens (13-17)
$8; Seniors (60+) $10; Children (5-12) $7; 4
and under Free
You can preview this tour @ www.undergroundgardens.info/
Underground Gardens Tour
Description: A hand-built network of underground rooms, courtyards and
passageways. Unique underground trees, shrubs, and vines producing fruits—
some over 90 years-old! Arches and stone work patterned after the ancient
catacombs. Underground micro-climates -- temperature variations of 10 to 20
degrees. Underground home of visionary and self- taught artist/builder
Baldassare Forestiere completed in 1906.
Public tour schedules: Friday:
11 am, Noon, 1
& 2 pm; Saturday
& Sunday: 10
& 11 am, Noon, 1:30 & 2:30 pm
Spousal Tour #4 - Monday,
June 9th - Monastery
& Garden Tour - $45/person
(meal & transportation included)
You can preview this tour @ www.SquawValleyHerbGardens.com
Tour guided minibus depart the hotel at
8:30 a.m. and returns to the hotel by 3:30 p.m.
Monastery & Garden
Tour Description: Immerse your self
in nature's beauty and aromatherapy at the Squaw Valley Herb
recipes and remedies with fascinating stories and history with
demonstrations, tastings and lavender harvest. Visit St. Nicholas Ranch and Retreat Center minutes up the road and enjoy a
delicious Greek Lunch. Behold the wonder of this architectural jewel of the Byzantium inspired Church
and Monastery. The Abbess and 15 Sisters purpose is to pray for our world. After
the tour they’ll invite us for Greek coffee and cookies. Visit their
tiny gift shop where what they make helps support their ministry. The blend of
sacred art and natural beauty will make for an inspiring day.
- REQUIRED DRESS CODE: Covered arms, skirts and scarves or
hats must be worn at the St. Nicholas Ranch & Retreat Center.
Parent / Children’s Tour #5 - Tuesday,
June 10th – Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad and the Gold Gulch
Museum Tour – $40/person
over age 13; $32.25/child 3-12 years old; and $24.25/child under age 3. MEAL NOT INCLUDED IN FEE –
(We will be eating at
Todd’s Barbeque at about 12:30 p.m. – approximately $8/meal –
large portions - could be shared.)
You can preview this tour at the following
two websites: @ www.Ymsprr.com and www.ksee24.com/younews/10692166.html
Tour guided minibus depart the hotel at
9:00 a.m. and returns to the hotel by 5:00.
Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Description: Trill to the sights and sounds of the Vintage Shay Logger
Steam Powered Train. An exciting 4-mile, one hour narrated excursion at Yosemite Park’s south gate. Ride into
history where powerful locomotives once hauled massive log trains through the
Sierra mountains. Where mighty lumberjacks felled the timer and flumes carried
lumber to the distant valley below. The Sierra Nation
Forest’s majestic woods provide the back drop for the narrow
gauge railroad journey back in time.
Gold Gulch Museum Description: Kids and their teachers, parents or grandparents can learn about early California and the Gold Rush era at the Gold Gulch Museum. Regardless of your age, you can
pan for gold, walk inside a real mine tunnel, make candles, and do other crafts
reflective of the OLD WEST. There is an authentic Miwok village on the grounds
and story tellers from the nearby tribes tell visitors about their culture.
discount is being given to our group for these tours.
Parent / Children’s Tour #6 - Wild Water Adventure
Park - Based
on Consignment Admission Tickets (30 ticket minimum) our cost would be
$16/person. We will need 30 people committed before we would be
able to get the special discounted rate. Children
2 and under are free.
* General Admission is $26 and Junior Admission is $19 for
children under 48” tall.
Preview this water park attraction at: www.wildwater.net/
Wild Water Adventure
Park is located on 52 acres just 3
miles east of Clovis
on Shaw Avenue.
The park is filled with over 20 attractions and 37 slides. There is also
15,000 square feet of attractions for younger children. The park is surrounded
by trees, lakes and grassy picnic areas.
Park hours are Monday – Thursday 11
a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday – Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Here are two additional websites with just
general “Things to See & Do” information:
I am still continuing to
set-up additional less costly tours that will be in the Fresno area; however
these tours will not be announced until Sunday Registration.