January 29-31, 2021
Coastal Delaware Wine & Ale Winter Escape
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All pricing and included features are based on a minimum of 20 full paying passengers. Rates and itinerary are subject to change without notice or compensation.
- Free parking with roundtrip motorcoach transportation
- Two night hotel accommodations
- Baggage handling (1 bag per person)
- Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
- All tours and admissions as listed per itinerary
- Wine and beer tastings as listed per itinerary
- All taxes and gratuities
- Services of a Discoveries Journey Manager
- Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
- Crooked Hammock Brewery
- Nassau Valley Vineyards
- Fire & Ice Festival at Bethany Beach
- Salted Vines
- Pizzadili Winery
Tour Activity Level 2:
This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
Friday, January 29: Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Crooked Hammock Brewery, Nassau Valley Vineyards
7:00AM-Motorcoach will depart from Harrisburg, AAA Central Penn, located 2301 Paxton Church Road.
8:00AM-Motorcoach will depart from Lancaster, AC Moore store located in Lancaster Shopping Center on the Oregon Pike/Route 272 side of the store; travel to Delaware with brief rest stop enroute.
Arrive at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery for a beer tasting experience. Following the tasting we’ll see how and where the magic happens! Enjoy an hour-long tour where you’ll hear about Dogfish Head, stop at the 200 barrel brewhouse, see the Off-Centered Center and the new R & D system where you’ll have a chance to sample one of the experimental brews and finish the tour at the packaging facility where everything is kegged, canned and bottled. Following the tour enjoy lunch, beer tasting and a tour at Crooked Hammock Brewery, a backyard inspired brewpub and beer garden creating an easy-going environment. We’ll also experience a private lecture and tasting at Nassau Valley Vineyards.
Check into the oceanfront boardwalk hotel for a relaxing two-night stay. The evening will be at your leisure to explore Rehoboth Beach, an Atlantic Coast town. The area has many delightful restaurants to choose from to have dinner on your own. Hotel: Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, Rehoboth Beach, DE. (Lunch)
*Oceanfront rooms are not guaranteed.
Saturday, January 30: Leisure Day in Rehoboth Beach, Optional Tanger Outlet shopping, Fire & Ice Festival
Enjoy a leisurely morning walking along the boardwalk, shopping at the boutiques or just enjoy watching the Ocean waves. Motorcoach shuttle will be provided for anyone interested in tax-free shopping at Tanger Outlets in Rehoboth.
Tonight, enjoy the magic of winter at the 4th Annual Fire & Ice Festival. You’ll see the Bethany Beach boardwalk and surrounding small town sidewalks displaying beautiful ice sculptures of every shape and size. You can elect to take a self-guided sculpture tour. Watch as the ice sculptures are unveiled and illuminated by LED lights. Warm-up by the beach bonfires, watch live ice sculpture, enjoy activities and browse your favorite beach shops. (Breakfast)
Sunday, January 31: Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, Pizzadili Winery, Depart for Central Pennsylvania
After breakfast, depart for Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery. Enjoy a tasting in their warm and rustic tasting room. This afternoon we’ll experience a deli lunch, tour, and tasting at Pizzadili Winery. (Breakfast, Lunch) Following lunch depart for Central Pennsylvania with appropriate rest stops enroute.
Hotel and itinerary are subject to change at any time without notification and/or compensation.
A state issued photo I.D. is required (such as a driver’s license). Must be 21 years old with a valid I.D. for wine and beer tasting.
$150 per person deposit due at the time of booking to confirm your reservation. Final payment is due to AAA by December 7, 2020.
Solo Travelers Rewards Club maximum voucher redemption: $50
A $25 per person cancellation fee will be charged by Discoveries in addition to any other supplier’s fees. From December 7, 2020 to day of departure no refunds.
For your protection AAA recommends travel insurance. Pre-existing medical conditions may be waived with proper coverage if travel insurance is purchased within 14 days of initial deposit only. Other conditions may apply; ask your travel agent. AAA recommends Allianz.
Temperatures for Delaware in January average in the 40s. Casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended; be prepared for potential inclement weather. Brewery tours: Closed-toed shoes are required.
For personal comfort, group participants who need assistance are required to have a traveling companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing the needed assistance.
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