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Holland, Michigan Tulip Festival

Windmill Island Village; Photo Credit Craig Sterken
Tulip Field; Photo Credit John McCormick Meadow Brook Hall; Photo Credit David Hepworth Dutch Dance Windmill Island Village; Photo Credit Craig Sterken

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Mon – Fri, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Come with Starr to the annual Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan, a celebration of Dutch heritage and culture.


6 Days/5 Nights

Meals Included:

5 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners


$1,799.00 per person / double occupancy
$2,299.00 per person / single occupancy
$1,699.00 per person / triple occupancy

NOTE: Itinerary subject to change

Day 1:
Travel to Elyria, OH
Lunch on own en route
One overnight at Hampton Inn (no baggage handling)
Dinner on own

Day 2:
Breakfast included at hotel
Check out (baggage handling provided)
Travel to Holland, MI
Lunch on own en route
Visit Nelis' Dutch Village
Two overnights at Fairfield Inn
Dinner included at local restaurant
Evening entertainment: Concert featuring Scotty McCreery

Day 3:
Breakfast included at hotel
Visit Windmill Island Gardens
Enjoy the "Volksparade" at the Holland Tulip Festival
Box lunch included
Return to hotel to freshen up
Holland Princess Dinner Cruise

Day 4:
Breakfast included at hotel
Check out
Guided Sightseeing Tour of Holland, MI
Visit Veldheer Tulip Farm
Travel to Grand Rapids, MI
Admission and Tram Tour of Meijer Gardens
Lunch included at Meijer Gardens Cafe (lunch voucher)
Travel to Troy, MI
One overnight at Hampton Inn & Suites
Dinner on own

Day 5:
Breakfast included at hotel
Check out
Travel to Rochester, MI
Guided tour of Meadow Brook Hall
Lunch included at Meadow Brook
Travel to Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Guided Tour of Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
Travel to Elyria, OH
One overnight at Hampton Inn (no baggage handling)
Dinner on own

Day 6:
Breakfast included at hotel
Check out (baggage handling provided)
Travel home
Lunch on own en route

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$1,799.00 per person / double occupancy
$2,299.00 per person / single occupancy
$1,699.00 per person / triple occupancy

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Nelis' Dutch Village
Take a step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago, on a day when a festival came to town. Demonstrations of old Dutch crafts, Dutch klompen dance performance and lessons, classic rides, petting farm and family fun all rolled into one. Tons of tasting experiences and one can even order a Dutch or local craft beer.

Evening Entertainment Concert
Concert Featuring Scotty McCreery

Close your eyes and get lost in Scotty McCreery's soulful voice as he blends contemporary and traditional country in this unforgettable live experience. McCreery takes guests through life's highs and lows through chart-topping hits "Five More Minutes," "Damn Strait," and "You Time," as well as current single "Cab in a Solo" and recent smash "It Matters to Her."

After winning season 10 of American Idol, McCreery launched his recording career by making history in 2011 as both the first country artist and the youngest male artist of any genre to debut his first studio album at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. Since then he's been producing award-winning albums and songs while touring and headlining all over the country.

Windmill Island Gardens
A beautiful oasis on the edge of downtown Holland, Windmill Island features a 248 year old working Dutch windmill "De Zwaan" (meaning graceful bird). The windmill, which reaches 125 feet from the ground to the top of the blades, towers over 36 acres of manicured gardens, dikes, canals and picnic areas.

For over 80 years, Holland residents have been keeping with the "Dutch Cleanliness" tradition starting with the white glove inspection. Later, watch hundreds of Dutch-costumed townspeople armed with brooms and pails scrub the parade route clean. Experience dozens of colorful bands, floats, and Dutch Dance groups as they "Klomp" along the route in their authentic costumes and real wooden shoes!

Holland Princess Dinner Cruise
Tour through beautiful Lake Macatawa and Lake Michigan and cruise past the BIG RED lighthouse on this 65' Victorian style paddle-wheel river boat. Take in the scenery while enjoying a memorable dinner cruise. Pass by picturesque lake homes, historic land marks, and nature at its best.

Holland, MI Sightseeing Tour
Guided sightseeing tour of Holland with a drive through downtown and historic areas. View the city parks, Hope College, Windmills, Tulip Lanes and more.

Veldheer Tulip Farm
Veldheer is Holland, Michigan's only tulip farm perennial garden. In 1950 Vern Veldheer started a hobby farm with 100 red tulips and 300 white tulips, today Veldheer plants over five million tulips for you to walk through and enjoy. Perennials and flowers are brought in from around the world for you to buy and plant in your gardens.

You'll also visit the only Blue Delft Factory in the U.S. and watch a carver create a wooden shoe from a block of wood at the wooden shoe factory.

Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
Enjoy a visit and tram tour at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. There are many areas within Meijer Gardens to explore including the indoor gardens - the tropical conservatory, carnivorous plant house, and arid gardens - as well as the outdoor areas like the Children's Garden, Michigan's Farm Garden, seasonal gardens, and the world-class Sculpture Park with meandering nature trails and boardwalk.

Meadow Brook Hall
Meadow Brook Hall is the fourth largest historic house museum in the United States. Built between 1926 and 1929 as the residence of Matilda Dodge Wilson (widow of auto pioneer John Dodge) and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson, the 110-room, 88,000-square-foot, Tudor-revival style mansion is complete with vast collections of original art and furnishings.

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
Experience the story of the Ford family in this historic mansion, rich with art and antiques spanning the centuries. Situated along Lake St. Clair, the estate stands amid 87 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds. Highlights include visiting the enchanting playhouse and the garage, which houses five of Edsel�s classic designs.
The state-of-the-art visitor center offers 2 special exhibits: Making It Work, which chronicles the lives and labors of the staff that made Ford House a home. Guests will learn about the various staff, their families, and how their work on the estate impacted their lives.. The second exhibit, The Ford Story, will take visitors deep into the Ford family story and the creation of this magnificent estate

Accommodations Day 1 and Day 5: Hampton Inn & Suites, Elyria, OH

The hotel features an indoor pool and fitness center.

Guestrooms include refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron/board, and hairdryer.

Baggage service provided upon check out only

Accommodations Days 2 & 3: Fairfield Inn, Holland, MI

The hotel features an indoor pool and fitness center.

Guestrooms include refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron/board, and hairdryer.

Accommodations Day 4: Hampton Inn & Suites, Troy, MI

The hotel features an indoor pool,and Fitness Center.

Guestrooms include microwave, refrigerator, iron/board, hair dryer, and coffee maker.

-Veldheer Tulip Farm is 7 acres of Tulips. The terrain is hard packed dirt and or gravel and there are plenty of benches throughout to just sit and enjoy the views.

Please note, Baggage handling at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Elyria, OH will only be available on the morning of check out. You will need to handle your own luggage upon Checking in

-Starr has a select quantity of wheelchair accessible motorcoaches available; therefore, we suggest you contact a Travel Advisor to discuss any needs you may have before reserving your trip.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is totally barrier-free with ramps and paved paths in all garden locations.Complimentary wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECVs) are available inside the Welcome Center. Wheelchairs and ECVs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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