This two-day tour promises a perfect blend of shopping, dining, and exploration. This All-American adventure begins in Wellsville, NY, where we'll indulge in a delightful retail therapy session and savor the flavors of local cuisine at charming eateries. Next, we'll make our way to the renowned Cuba Cheese Shoppe, a haven for cheese lovers, where we'll sample and purchase an array of delectable cheeses. Our journey continues with a thrilling visit to Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, where we'll embark on a captivating safari and encounter magnificent wildlife up close. To satisfy our sweet tooth cravings, you'll indulge in irresistible desserts before retreating to a cozy overnight stay, recharging your energy for the adventures that lie ahead.
The following day, we'll delight in a shopping excursion and a garden tour at The Country Cottage, immersing ourselves in the beauty of nature. We'll refuel with a delightful lunch at D&R Depot Restaurant before discovering the vibrant patterns of the LeRoy Barn Quilt Trail. Our journey concludes with a visit to the iconic Oliver's Candies, where we can stock up on delicious treats before bidding farewell to this memorable tour.
10:30 to 1:00
Arrive in Wellsville, NY
Head back in time to a Main Street of yesteryear. Main Street in Wellsville has remained intact and harkens back to a simpler time. A local guide brings the quaint village to life. Stroll Main Street and browse the unique shops that offer plenty of nostalgia. Stop in for a truly American meal at Texas Hot, celebrating over 100 years in the same location, or visit the Beef Haus Restaurant for Western New York’s famous “Beef on Weck.”
1:30 to 2:30
Cuba, NY is affectionately known as the “Cheese Center of the World.” Visit this expansive cheese store where you can stock up on the famous Cuba Cheddar amount other cheese varieties.
4:00 to 5:30
Hidden Valley Animal Adventure
Begin the adventure at the Trailside Grill for a casual, sit-down lunch before heading out for a truly fascinating experience. Step onto a Safari Bus and view exotic animals such as elk, bison, ostriches, zebras, camels, and much more! There will be time to visit the petting zoo before sitting down to a fun and casual dinner at The Trailside Grill right in the park.
Check-In: Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham
7:00 to 8:00
Nothing tops off an adventurous day like an artisan ice cream cone at a quintessential hometown ice cream parlor.
6:00 to 8:45
Breakfast at the Hotel
9:30 to 11:00
A hidden gem of clever cottage shops situated amidst meticulously crafted flower and water gardens. Shop for unique country gifts and unusual craft items.
11:45 to 1:30
Take a step back in time & dine in a former B & O train depot where the food is homemade, the service is friendly and attentive, and even the background music is old-fashioned.
1:30 to 3:00
A wonder of color and creativity; there are over 100 hand-painted barn quilts along the back-country roads and you’ll view many of these unique creations on your narrated driving tour. Your local guide will convey interesting and charming tails while you view the quilts that adorn barns, homes, and fences.
3:30 to 4:30
Oliver’s is celebrating over 90 years of operation in the same location and this little shop of delights still offers delectable confections including the western New York classic ‘sponge candy.’ Don’t leave until you’ve tried it then bring some back home for family and friends to enjoy.
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