Sunrise Tours is a family owned and operated company that was started in 1993. The company has grown steadily over the years, and now consists of 20 fantastic employees and offices in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Kansas City. We pride ourselves on delivering extremely high quality tour experiences at a fair price, and we consider repeat Sunrise Tours customers our most important marketing “tool”.
Featuring the Crystal Bridges Museum and Spanker Creek Crafts Fair
Day 1: Four Star Stay Enjoy Ozark nature’s golden fall palette en route to Branson. Unpack your bags for a 2-night stay and dinner at the four-star Hilton Promenade with direct access to the spectacular Branson Landing. After dinner, stroll waterfront and enjoy the dazzling display of water, fire, light and music! D
Day 2: Branson and beyond! Visit the always popular Dogwood Canyon Nature Park – a 10,000-acre pristine Ozark Mountain landscape, for a guided open-air wildlife tram ride. Wind through the canyon floor past towering bluffs and waterfalls before crossing the Arkansas border to ascend 300 feet to American bison, elk and longhorn pastures. Board the Showboat Branson Belle, America’s most entertaining dinner cruise. Cruise along Table Rock Lake while enjoying stunning lake views, a delicious three-course dinner and an exciting variety show. B, D
Day 3: Arkansas Arts and Architecture Behold the beauties that are Mildred Cooper Chapel and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. With awe-inspiring designs that incorporate the natural elements surrounding them, bringing people, art, and nature together is the result of both these Arkansas treasures. At Cooper Chapel, our group will have exclusive access to the building and surrounding grounds and enjoy a private classical pianist performance! Art abounds at the Spanker Creek Farm Art & Crafts Fair – a farm setting with a great Ozark atmosphere ideal for arts, crafts and more! B, D
Day 4: Railroads and Mountains Board the A&M railroad and ride in style in their meticulously restored antique passenger rail cars from Springdale to Van Buren, complete with commentary from the conductor. Relax as the train winds through the river valleys and high trestles showcasing a cornucopia of fall colors. Travel to Arkansas’ highest peak – Mount Magazine. Explore the visitor center before checking into the Lodge at Mount Magazine where each room features views of Petit Jean River Valley and Blue Mountain Lake showcasing autumn’s splendor. Enjoy dinner followed by relaxation in the hearth room highlighted with a two-story fireplace. B, D
Day 5: Foliage finale Fall color abounds as we enjoy a relaxing ride home. B