Hill Cumorah Tour with Dean Garner

Dates July 14-19, 2021
Destination Palmyra, NY; Harmony, PA; Niagara Falls, NY; Kirtland, OH;
Duration 6 days 5 nights
Price From 1,355

Religious Focus:


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Join Morris Murdock Escorted Tours and Dean Garner on this unforgettable tour through the footsteps of LDS church history. Relive the Restoration as the early pioneers did and commemorate the 200th First Vision Anniversary. 

Some of the many highlights of this tour include; The Sacred Grove & Smith homestead, the new Priesthood restoration site in Harmony, and the Kirtland Temple. Whether you are tracing family roots or exploring the restoration, you will gain insightful information, relive wonderful stories of faith and endurance and enjoy the wonderful teaching of Dean Garner.

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Questions? Contact:

Dani Edmunds, Tour Manager

Tel: (801) 483-6114

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Day 1: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Home Cities - Palmyra

Depart this morning for Palmyra, NY. We get acquainted with our group at dinner as we look forward to the trip ahead. 

Meals : Dinner
Day 2: Thursday, July 15

Palmyra - Fayette - Hill Cumorah Pageant

Early this morning we visit 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 family lived at the time of the first vision and angel Moroni’s visit to the prophet. Next, we stop at the E.B. Grandin Building where the Book of Mormon was printed. After lunch, we visit the grave site of Alvin Smith, Joseph’s eldest brother. We continue to Fayette, NY to visit the Peter Whitmer Farm where the Church was organized on April 6, 1830. Tonight, we visit Hill Cumorah and witness the highlight of our tour, “The Hill Cumorah Pageant.”   

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Friday, July 16

Harmony, PA - Palmyra

Today we visit the new Priesthood Restoration site in Susquehanna County, PA. We’ll tour the new visitor’s center and meetinghouse, the reconstructed homes of Joseph and Emma Smith and Isaac and Elizabeth Hale, the woods where John the Baptist restored the priesthood, the baptismal site at the Susquehanna River, and the new statuary. 

Meals : Breakfast
Day 4: Saturday, July 17

Niagara Falls - Kirtland

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 fun activity not to be missed! After free time for lunch and shopping we travel to Kirtland, OH. 

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5: Sunday, July 18


Following Sacrament Meeting and our picnic lunch at the Temple Quarry, we visit the Morley Farm, the Kirtland Temple, and the historic Kirtland village including the LDS Visitors Center, the Whitney Home and Store, the Johnson Inn, the Ashery, and the Sawmill. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6: Monday, July 19

Hiram - Cleveland Airport - Home

This morning we will 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. We conclude our tour with a late afternoon flight home and a better appreciation for the life of the Prophet Joseph and early saints. 

Meals : Breakfast


  • 1 tour-bus experience for the whole tour
  • 5 nights hotel accommodations
  • Meals as specified in itinerary
  • Ground transportation via deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Group transfers
  • Taxes on included services
  • All Admissions and activities as specified in itinerary
  • Meal gratuities on included mieals
  • Tour guide/Church Historian Dean Garner

Not Included:

  • Airfare to Rochester, NY 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:

  • Airfare additional (call for pricing)
  • Double price: $1355.00 per person
  • Triple  Price: $1305.00 per person
  • Quad Price: $1255.00 per person
  • Single Price: $1755.00 per person

Payment Terms:

  • $250 per-person due at the time of booking
  • $45 cash discount
  • Final payment due May 14, 2021
  • A minimum number of 29 passengers is needed for this tour to depart
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Note: Do not purchase airline tickets without consulting Morris Murdock Escorted tours/LDS Travel Study.