Countdown For Departure!
Come join the 55 Plus Ministry as they travel to Williamstown, KY on April 30 – May 3, 2023.
Experience Bible history at the life-size Noah’s Ark! Meet Noah, his family, and the animals on the Ark.
Be transported back in time to meet Noah and his seven other family members, who lived aboard the
Ark and cared for all the animals during the Flood. See what their living quarters may have looked like,
what they could have brought on board, and even what kinds of clothing they wore.
- What is the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum
- What to expect on the way
- What to Bring
- Travel Itinerary
The Ark Encounter
The Ark Encounter is a one-of-a-kind museum in Williamstown, KY, featuring a full-size replica of Noah’s Ark where visitors can learn all the details of the ark, life on the ark, animals on the ark, and more. Ark Encounter is the only exhibit of its kind that will inspire you to think differently about the Biblical account of Noah’s ark and the flood. The Ark Encounter features the most authentic full-size replica of Noah’s Ark in the world, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible, with three decks of teaching exhibits. Ark Encounter is 45 minutes south of the Creation Museum.
Click here for more information: (https://arkencounter.com/things-to-do/)
The Ark Encounter also has a variety of events to enhance your visit. The Answers Center hosts daily presentations with our world-class creation apologetics speakers, concerts, conferences and special events, and more. There is something for everyone in your family to enjoy during your trip to the Ark Encounter! Click here for more information” (https://arkencounter.com/events/)
The Creation Museum
At the 75,000-square-foot Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY, the pages of the Bible dramatically come to life. Journey through biblical history as you marvel at the Garden of Eden alongside Adam and Eve, and discover more about Noah’s Ark and the Flood. There’s more than enough to see and do! Click here for more information:(https://creationmuseum.org/things-to-do/)
From hands-on science programs to presentations from our engaging speakers, there’s always something happening at the Creation Museum. Enhance your time with these fun learning experiences, whether it’s your first, fifth, or fifteenth visit! Click here for more information:(https://creationmuseum.org/events/)
Read the biblical account (Genesis 5:32-9:17) before your trip. This will put things afresh in your minds.
We leave from Pearland Texas – Harvest Point, April 30th 2023 at – 3:00am and will arrive in Wiliamstown Kentucky at 5:00pm.
We will have coordinated stops along the way.
We will be traveling in a 56 Passenger Charter Bus that provides an unforgettable atmosphere and an unsurpassed ride for as many as 56 passengers and a spacious under cabin luggage compartment. Other amenities include the following but is not limited to:
Each seat has its own Electrical Outlets & USB Outlet
Luxury Seats with Three-Point Seatbelts
Multiple Large Flat Screen TVs
DVD & CD Players
We also carry ADA-Compliance Charter Buses
What to pack in your carry on
You can pack food, snacks, and medication. Chargers etc.
Members are encouraged to bring their own snacks. We will be making stops for breakfast and lunch and to stretch if needed. Water will be provided by 55 PLUS MINISTRY.
MEDICATION AND HEALTH
PLEASE HAVE ALL MEDICATIONS, MEDICAL NEEDS, OR SUPPLIES IN A PLASTIC BAG TO CARRY ON THE BUS.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL MEDICATIONS ARE LABELED WITH YOUR NAME DISPLAYED.
A FIRST AID KIT AND DEFIBRILLATOR WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED.
THERE WILL BE A LIABILITY FORM AND A EMERGENCY CONTACT FORM FOR MEMBERS TRAVELING DURING THIS TIME.
IF YOU HAVE ANY HEALTH ISSUES PLEASE INFORM US BEFORE DEPARTURE.
TOTAL COST FOR THE ENTIRE TRIP $250.00.
This does not include souveniers, which may be an additional $100.00 to $150.00.
Yes, transportation will be provided by Sam’s Limousine and Transportation.
Where will we stay for logging?
We will be staying at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Covington, KY.
What is the minimum deposit?
A $50 deposit is required to reserve your spot and is Due January 15th.
Do I need money?
It is encouraged to bring spending money to purchase food, snacks and memorabilia that may be available during our visit.
What should I wear?
Dress comfortable there is a lot of walking and standing.
How do we get from one museum to the next?
A shuttle takes you to the Ark. After purchasing your tickets, you will board the Ark Encounter shuttle and be driven 1 mile to the Ark.
What can I carry with me at the Ark?
Lockers are available at the Guest Services Building. Keep in mind that the bus may be far away and with large crowds, it could take some time to get there and back. Be sure to throw necessities in your purse, or small backpack or rent a locker for your time near the Ark.
Can I go if I have a wheelchair or need special assistance or if I have a stroller?
Strollers, wheelchairs and electric scooters are available for rent in the Guest Services building (with the lockers & ATM machine) near the Ark. You are free to bring your own as well.
Can I get Wifi?
Free wifi is available. Check the brochure for network and password info.
Are there any places to eat at the Ark?
Hungry or thirsty on the Ark? There is a snack station on Deck 1 where you can purchase an assortment of food and drinks. Please follow signs and instructions because some decks and exhibits don’t allow food or drinks.
Departing on Sunday, April 30th, 2023 and returning Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023.
4:00 pm Bus will return back to the Hotel.
|Day 1 – April 30||3:00 am
Bus will leave for Kentucky
Bus will arrive at Hotel (Embassy Suites) in Covington, Kentucky
|Day 2 – May 1||8:00 am Bus will leave Hotel to head to Ark Encounter in Williamstown Kentucky.||4:00 pm Bus will return back to the Hotel.|
|Day 3 – May 2||8:00 am Bus will leave Hotel to head to Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky.||4:00 pm Bus will return back to the Hotel.|
|Day 4 – May 3||8:00 am Bus will leave Hotel and head back to Harvest Point Fellowship Church in Pearland, Texas||4:00 pm Bus will return to Pearland,Texas.|