2021 Hill Cumorah Tour with Patrick Degn

Dates July 8-14, 2021
Destination Philadelphia, PA; Harmony, PA; Palmyra, NY; Niagara Falls, NY; Kirtland, OH; Hiram, OH;
Duration 7 days 6 nights
Price From N/A

Religious Focus:


Activity Level*:

Join Patrick Degn on this unforgettable tour to Philadelphia, Harmony, Palmyra, and Kirtland Church History sites. The highlight of the trip will include Independence Hall, the new Priesthood Restoration site, the Susquehanna River, Peter Whitmer Farm, Sacred Grove, Palmyra Temple, Niagara Falls, Kirtland Temple, Morley Farm, Whitney Store, and the John Johnson Farm to name a few.

To Book this tour you can also contact:

Dani Edmunds, Tour Manager
Tel: (801) 483-6114
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*While the physical activity on this tour (walking distances) is not great, the days are full with touring from breakfast to dinner time with "down-time" only in the evening.

Tour number 9221G08

Day 1: Thursday, July 8, 2021


Depart our homes for Philadelphia. On our way to dinner and our hotel, we see our first glimpse of this historical city as we tie in the freedoms that made the Restoration possible. Accommodations are at Courtyard by Marriott.

Meals : Dinner
Day 2: Friday, July 9, 2021

Philadelphia - Allentown

This morning we begin our exciting tour of Philadelphia. We see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Next is free time to see the grave site of Benjamin Franklin, the first bank of the United States, and Carpenter’s Hall. Following lunch we travel to Washington Crossing and then to Valley Forge National Historic Park.  Accommodations are at the Holiday Inn.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3: Saturday, July 10, 2021

Harmony - Fayette - Palmyra

Today, en route to Palmyra,  we visit the Priesthood Restoration Site in Susquehanna County, PA. Here we see the new visitor’s center and we are able to explore the place where Joseph and Emma Smith lived from 1827 to 1830. Next we travel to the Peter Whitmer Farm where the Church was organized on April 6, 1830.  Accommodations for two nights are at Woodcliff Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4: Sunday, July 11, 2021


Following Sacrament meeting we spend time in the Sacred Grove and reflect on the special events that took place here. Next we visit the restored home and farm of Joseph Smith, Sr., including the restored log cabin where the Smith family lived at the time of the first vision and angel Moroni’s visit to the Prophet. We see the Palmyra Temple and talk about the importance of this modern-day temple in this historic and sacred place. Next, we see the Grandin Printing Complex where the first Book of Mormon was printed and then the grave site of Alvin Smith, eldest brother of Joseph Smith.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Monday, July 12, 2021

Niagara Falls - Kirtland

Today we continue our journey to Niagara Falls, the oldest state park in the USA. We board the Maid of the Mist boat which passes directly in front of the falls and enters Horseshoe Basin. This is a not to be missed activity! After free time for lunch and shopping, we travel to Kirtland, OH. Accommodations for two nights are at Holiday Inn.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6: Tuesday, July 13, 2021


We depart for Hiram, OH to visit the John Johnson Farm. It was at the Johnson farm that Joseph Smith received the vision of the three degrees of glory. Next we see the Temple Quarry and enjoy a picnic lunch. We spend the afternoon visiting the Morley Farm and the historic Kirtland village, including the LDS Visitor’s Center, Whitney Home and Store, Johnson Inn, Ashery, and Sawmill.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Kirtland - Home

This morning we visit the Kirtland Temple where the Lord, Himself, appeared, as did Moses, Elias, Elijah, and numerous other angels. We conclude our tour with a late afternoon flight home and a better appreciation for the life of the Prophet Joseph and the early saints.

Meals : Breakfast

Tour Includes:

  • 1 tour-bus experience for the whole tour
  • 6 night’s hotel accommodations
  • Meals as specified in itinerary
  • Sightseeing as outlined in the in itinerary
  • Ground transportation via deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach 
  • Group transfers
  • All admissions and activities as specified in itinerary
  • Taxes on included services
  • Tour guided/Historian Patrick Degn
  • Meal gratuities on included meals

Price does not include (for all tours):

  • Airfare to Philadelphia and back from Cleveland, OH
  • Additional transfers when not arriving or departing with group
  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Trip cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Checked baggage fees
  • Bus Driver and Historian gratuities

Optional Pricing:

  • Single Price: $2,068
  • Triple Price: $1,549
  • Quad Price:  $1,499
  • Cash Discount $50 per person

Payment Terms:

  • $250.00 per-person due at booking time
  • Final payment due May 7, 2021
  • A minimum number of 29 passengers is needed for this tour to depart
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Note: Do not purchase airline tickets without consulting LDS Travel Study. There is a minimum amount of 30 passengers needed to operate this tour.