Join us on Saturday, October 8, 2022, as we travel to Highland County, “Virginia’s Switzerland,” for an Apple Butter Stir-Off, Cider Pressing, Amish Lunch, hayride, tour, and entertainment. There will be fresh hot maple donuts in the rustic country with maple syrup, jam, jellies, Amish-made butter, cheese, baked goods and more!
We will enjoy a hot meal made by the Amish and enjoy the harvest. You will be able to stir apple butter if you would like. On our tour, we will see where the Cowpasture River begins in Highland County. At Iron Gate, it joins the Jackson to form the James River. The South Branch of the Potomac River has it’s headwaters in northwestern Highland County near Hightown. Our tour will also show us the beautiful farmland, cattle, spectacular mountain terrain. The county is rich in natural resources. The peak foliage colors in the autumn add to the beauty.
Our lunch will include a variety of meats, sides, and desserts.
PRICE PER PERSON: $99. The full amount is due when the reservation is made. Seats on the bus are assigned in the order that payment is received.
PRICE INCLUDES: Roundtrip motor coach transportation, an Amish lunch, bluegrass music, tour of the Highlands, and a tour host.
DEPARTURE TIME AND LOCATIONS: The bus will depart at 6:00 a.m. from 4430 Cleburne Blvd., Dublin, VA; at 6:20 a.m. from Hardee’s, exit 118, Christiansburg, VA; at 6:45 a.m. from Food Lion, exit 137 Salem, VA; at 7:15 a.m. from the Clearbrook Walmart, Route 220, Roanoke, VA; and at 7:40 a.m. from the Bonsack Walmart, Route 460, Roanoke, VA. Return time is around 8:00 p.m. to Roanoke.
CANCELLATION POLICY: The trip is based on a minimum amount of paid participants by September 23, 2022. Should we cancel the trip, a full refund will be given. If you cancel before September 23, a refund less $30 service fee will be issued. After September 23, 2022, there will be no refunds.
RESERVATIONS: Send the completed registration form below along with a check in the amount of $99 per person made payable to Roanoke Tours, Inc., 3531 Peters Creek Road, # 507, Roanoke, VA 24019. For further information, call (540) 366-2888.