Church History Tour


Church History Tour

7 Day Land Tour

10/21/2023 - 10/27/2023

Rob and Chrissy Johnson
Rob & Chrissy Johnson

Join Rob & Chrissy Johnson on this unforgettable tour to Palmyra and Kirtland.  The highlights of the tour are the Sacred Grove, Joseph Smith farm, historic Kirtland village, and the Kirtland temple. You and your family will love Rob & Chrissy as they take you to these historic places. They have been leading groups for many years.


Day 1 : Buffalo, New York

October 21, 2023 (Saturday)

We fly back to Buffalo, New York

Day 2 : Niagara Falls - Palmyra

October 22, 2023 (Sunday)

We attend a local sacrament meeting before enjoying time at Niagara Falls. Later we travel to the Palmyra area.

Day 3 : Palmyra - Sacred Grove - Hill Cumorah

October 23, 2023 (Monday)

We enjoy time seeing the sites in the Palmyra area today. We visit the Sacred Grove, and the surrounding Smith Family Farm which includes the rebuilt log home where Moroni visited Joseph. We visit the Grandin Press, pass by the Martin Harris Farm. We finish our day at the Hill Cumorah.

Day 4 : Palmyra Temple - Fayette

October 24, 2023 (Tuesday)

This morning we attend the Palmyra Temple. We then make our way to Fayette where we visit the Peter Whitmer Farm where the Church was organized. We later travel to the Harmony, PA area.

Day 5 : Priesthood Restoration Site - Kirtland

October 25, 2023 (Wednesday)

This morning we visit the Priesthood Restoration Site. This is also where most of the Book of Mormon was translated. Later we travel to the Kirtland area.

Day 6 : Kirtland

October 26, 2023 (Thursday)

Today we visit the sites in the Kirtland area. We we visit Kirtland Temple. We also visit the Newell K. Whitney store and the school of the prophets. The area also includes the reconstructed Kirtland Schoolhouse, the Kirtland Ashery, among other sites. We visit the Morley Farm where the first missionaries were sent out from and where the first High Priests were ordained. We finish our time in the Kirtland area with a visit to the John Johnson Farm.

Day 7 : Columbus Temple - Home

July 9, 2022 (Saturday)

This morning enjoy a session in the Columbus temple. We then catch a late afternoon flight to return to Salt Lake City.



6 nights hotel accommodations
Meals as specified in itinerary
Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
Taxes on included services
Meal gratuities


Meals not specified in itinerary
Items of personal nature
Trip cancellation and baggage insurance
Checked baggage fees
Bus Driver gratuities
Tips for the LDS tour director are appreciated but not required



  • $1600 per person based on double occupancy


  • Several of you have asked about the tipping for the bus driver and guide.  This is done at the end of the tour (anytime during the last day).    A standard guideline is $2 – $3 per day, per person for the Bus Driver and $4 – $5 per day, per person for the guide.  If you feel they did a good job and would like to thank them, this is the perfect way to do so.  As with any service, tipping is at your discretion.

Payment Schedule

  • $250 per person due at time of booking
  • Final Payment: Final payment is due three months before the tour departure date.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel: Deposit is non-refundable; however, it is transferable to another guest on a new booking, traveling on the same tour date. After final payment, the full amount is non-refundable. If you cancel and you can find someone to take your spot, we will refund the deposit. If we have a waiting list, we will refund your deposit by placing someone in your spot.
  • If we cancel the tour for any reason: Deposit is non-refundable; however, it can be transferred to any other tour or kept as a future tour credit to be used at any time on one of our advertised tours (cannot be transferred to a cruise). The balance will be refunded or applied to a future tour as a credit.
  • The only way to avoid trip cancellation penalties is to buy trip cancellation insurance. If you are interested in the insurance, we can help you purchase it.

Check Your Invoice Names: Please check to see that your names are spelled correctly. Your first and last names must appear as they appear on your passport for International travel and Driver’s License for domestic tours.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the nature of this tour you must be able to climb stairs and walk unassisted at a moderate pace. 

Please note that minor changes to the itinerary may occur due to local conditions and to better accommodate our group.


Rob & Chrissy Johnson
Rob and Chrissy Johnson have spent the last 25 years putting together, and conducting trips that center around visiting Temples, Church History Sites, Historical Sites, and Local Attractions. During this time they have taken groups to 46 States, 91 Temples, 5 Countries, and Countless National Parks, Monuments, and Attractions. They have six children, 3 sons-in-law, and six grandchildren. Rob works full-time as a software developer, and Chrissy works full-time as an Educator. Their favorite pastime is spending time with their family, and taking people to visit Temples, and the wonderful things that the world has to offer.
Reserve Your Spot Now

Church History Tour - 7 Day Land Tour


*Reservation will be confirmed once deposit is received and you receive and email confirmation.